ATHENS RALLIES TO TOP SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, 35-18

ATHENS RALLIES TO TOP SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, 35-18

October 17, 2020 • Tim Birney

ATHENS — Athens scored in the final 30 seconds of the first half, and then three more times in the second half to erase an 18-7 deficit en route to a 35-18 win over South Williamsport here Friday night in NTL football action at Alumni Stadium.

ATHENS FALLS TO CANTON, 33-9

ATHENS FALLS TO CANTON, 33-9

October 12, 2020 • Tim Birney

ATHENS — It took a couple of series to shake off the rust — the result of not playing a game in 31 days, but once Canton hit its stride, it put together a convincing performance in a 33-9 win over Athens here Monday night in NTL Large School football action at Alumni Stadium.

OPPORTUNISTIC WILDCATS ROLL OVER TOWANDA, 44-14

OPPORTUNISTIC WILDCATS ROLL OVER TOWANDA, 44-14

October 5, 2020 • Chris Manning

ATHENS — Athens coach Jack Young knew this had the makings of a trap game. The contest had been moved from Friday to Saturday, then Saturday to Monday. It wasn’t until 9:30 a.m. Monday morning that they had confirmed they were going to play.

ATHENS PUTS TOGETHER COMPLETE GAME IN 21-14 WIN OVER WYALUSING

ATHENS PUTS TOGETHER COMPLETE GAME IN 21-14 WIN OVER WYALUSING

September 25, 2020 • Chris Manning

WYALUSING — This was the game Athens coach Jack Young was waiting for, and his team’s 21-14 victory over Wyalusing Friday night was worth the wait.

LATE FIELD GOAL LIFTS ATHENS TO 10-7 WIN OVER SAYRE IN RUSTY RAIL RIVALRY GAME

LATE FIELD GOAL LIFTS ATHENS TO 10-7 WIN OVER SAYRE IN RUSTY RAIL RIVALRY GAME

September 11, 2020 • Tim Birney

ATHENS — Hobbled by leg cramps for most of the second half, junior Shayne Reid split the uprights on a 27-yard field goal late in the fourth quarter to lift Athens to a 10-7 win over Sayre here at Alumni Stadium Friday night in the annual Rusty Rail rivalry game.

 
 
 'RUSTY RAIL' FOES ATHENS, SAYRE RENEW RIVALRY FOR 120TH TIME

'RUSTY RAIL' FOES ATHENS, SAYRE RENEW RIVALRY FOR 120TH TIME

September 10, 2020 Tim Birney

ATHENS — For the first time since 1980, Athens and Sayre will open the season against each other here Friday night at Alumni Stadium.

ATHENS' LANE EARNS 'PLAYER OF THE YEAR' HONORS; BABCOCK, HUDSON COLLECT ALL-STAR ACCOLADES

ATHENS' LANE EARNS 'PLAYER OF THE YEAR' HONORS; BABCOCK, HUDSON COLLECT ALL-STAR ACCOLADES

April 29, 2020 Tim Birney

ATHENS — Athens senior Aaron Lane led the Wildcats to the NTL Showdown championship, and was voted the NTL “Player of the Year” in recent voting by the league’s coaches, while his teammates sophomore J.J. Babcock and senior Damian Hudson earned Large School all-star accolades.

ATHENS' MILLER NAMED LEAGUE 'PLAYER OF YEAR' - BARRY, MACIK EARN FIRST-TEAM HONORS

ATHENS' MILLER NAMED LEAGUE 'PLAYER OF YEAR' - BARRY, MACIK EARN FIRST-TEAM HONORS

April 29, 2020 Tim Birney

ATHENS — To the victors go the spoils. The NTL Large School champion Athens Lady Wildcats brought home three of the major league awards in recent voting by the league’s coaches, with junior Kayleigh Miller earning top honors as NTL “Player of Year” honors.

Athens, Valley Sports Report & Circle W Sports to launch new Wildcat Athletics website

Athens, Valley Sports Report & Circle W Sports to launch new Wildcat Athletics website

February 24, 2020 Tim Birney

WAVERLY - River Road Media Group, parent company of Valley Sports Report, and Circle W Sports announced a partnership Sunday with the Athens Area School District to provide an athletic web site for all Wildcat sports.

Athens tops Montoursville, 52-45, in Class AAAA quarterfinals.

Athens tops Montoursville, 52-45, in Class AAAA quarterfinals.

February 21, 2020 Tim Birney

For second-seeded Athens, during its 52-45 win over seventh-seeded Montoursville here Thursday night in the quarterfinals of the District 4 Class AAAA girls basketball playoffs, it was executing on its in-bounds plays.

Athens' Maslin signs to play collegiately at Northhampton CC.

Athens' Maslin signs to play collegiately at Northhampton CC.

February 21, 2020 Tim Birney

ATHENS — Athens senior Joel Maslin signed a National Letter-of-Intent to play baseball at Northhampton Community College here Thursday in a brief ceremony in the high school library, and is looking forward to playing at the next level.

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