ATHENS' MILLER 'COACH OF YEAR' — MACIK, MILLER REPEAT AS FIRST-TEAM LARGE SCHOOL ALL-STARS

ATHENS' MILLER 'COACH OF YEAR' — MACIK, MILLER REPEAT AS FIRST-TEAM LARGE SCHOOL ALL-STARS

March 21, 2021 • Tim Birney

ATHENS — Athens’ Brian Miller was named the NTL “Coach of the Year” for the second straight season, and his star players — senior Kayleigh Miller and junior Caydence Macik — were voted first-team NTL Large School Division all-stars for the second straight year in voting by the league's coaches.

ATHENS FALLS AT SHAMOKIN IN CLASS 4A SEMIFINALS

ATHENS FALLS AT SHAMOKIN IN CLASS 4A SEMIFINALS

March 8, 2021 • Tim Birney

COAL TOWNSHIP — Athens turned in its typical strong defensive effort, but could not buy a ticket in a 32-25 loss to Shamokin here Monday night in the quarterfinals of the District 4, Class AAAA girls basketball playoffs.

ATHENS HOLDS OFF PESKY MILTON, 54-42, IN CLASS AAAA QUARTERFINALS

ATHENS HOLDS OFF PESKY MILTON, 54-42, IN CLASS AAAA QUARTERFINALS

March 4, 2021 • Tim Birney

ATHENS — Athens built a 14-point lead early in the third quarter, but on three different occasions over the next 12 minutes needed a “big shot” to stave off a pesky Milton in a 54-42 win here Thursday night in the quarterfinals of the District 4, Class AAAA girls basketball playoffs.

COACH MILLER NETS 300TH WIN, KAYLEIGH MILLER REGISTERS 200TH CAREER 3-POINTER; ATHENS ROLLS OVER TROY, 53-22

COACH MILLER NETS 300TH WIN, KAYLEIGH MILLER REGISTERS 200TH CAREER 3-POINTER; ATHENS ROLLS OVER TROY, 53-22

February 9, 2021 • Tim Birney

ATHENS — Athens shook off a sluggish first half, and outscored Troy, 40-8, in the second half to deliver coach Brian Miller his 300th career victory — a 53-22 decision over Troy — here Tuesday night in NTL Large School girls basketball action.

ATHENS RIDES DEFENSE, BALL MOVEMENT IN 50-17 WIN OVER BENTON

ATHENS RIDES DEFENSE, BALL MOVEMENT IN 50-17 WIN OVER BENTON

February 8, 2021 • Tim Birney

BENTON — Athens built a double-digit lead in the first half, then blew the game wide-open in the third quarter of a 50-17 rout of Benton here Monday night in non-league girls basketball action.

 
 
TOWANDA RALLIES IN FOURTH QUARTER TO EDGE ATHENS JV, 38-35

TOWANDA RALLIES IN FOURTH QUARTER TO EDGE ATHENS JV, 38-35

February 6, 2021 Tim Birney

TOWANDA — Towanda knocked down a pair of key 3-pointers in the fourth quarter to rally for a 38-35 win over Athens here Saturday afternoon in NTL junior varsity girls basketball action.

FOURTH-QUARTER RUN LIFTS TOWANDA TO 43-36 WIN OVER ATHENS

FOURTH-QUARTER RUN LIFTS TOWANDA TO 43-36 WIN OVER ATHENS

February 6, 2021 Chris Manning

Valley Sports Report TOWANDA — For three quarters, Athens outplayed Towanda, taking a 31-26 lead into the fourth quarter. Then, disaster struck, as they were outscored 19-5 in the final frame to fall to the Knights, 43-36, in NTL girls’ basketball action Saturday.

THOMPSON'S DOUBLE-DOUBLE POWERS ATHENS JV IN WIN OVER WYALUSING

THOMPSON'S DOUBLE-DOUBLE POWERS ATHENS JV IN WIN OVER WYALUSING

February 4, 2021 Tim Birney

WYALUSING — Mya Thompson registered a double-double, and led three scorers in double-figures in Athens’ 45-21 win over Wyalusing here Thursday in NTL junior varsity girls basketball action.

ATHENS FALLS AT WYALUSING ... AGAIN

ATHENS FALLS AT WYALUSING ... AGAIN

February 4, 2021 Chris Manning

WYALUSING — It just didn’t seem like it was going to be Athens’ night in Wyalusing.

MILLER NETS 1,000TH CAREER POINT IN 56-13 WIN OVER COWANESQUE VALLEY

MILLER NETS 1,000TH CAREER POINT IN 56-13 WIN OVER COWANESQUE VALLEY

January 29, 2021 Tim Birney

ATHENS — It was quite a day for Kayleigh Miller. In a two-hour span, the Athens senior signed her National Letter-of-Intent to play at Penn College, then scored her 1,000th career point in the Lady Wildcats’ 56-13 win over Cowanesque Valley here Friday.

DEFENSE, BARTLOW DRIVE ATHENS JV IN WIN OVER COWANESQUE VALLEY

DEFENSE, BARTLOW DRIVE ATHENS JV IN WIN OVER COWANESQUE VALLEY

January 29, 2021 Tim Birney

ATHENS — The Athens defense shut down Cowanesque Valley, and Karlee Bartlow provided more than enough offense in a 28-5 win here Friday night in NTL junior varsity girls basketball action.

 
 
Points
Caydence Macik

Caydence Macik
298

Assists
Kayleigh Miller

Kayleigh Miller
33

Rebounds
Caydence Macik

Caydence Macik
67

Steals
Caydence Macik

Caydence Macik
23