ATHENS SWEEPS TUNKHANNOCK; ADVANCES TO SUB-REGIONAL FINALS

ATHENS SWEEPS TUNKHANNOCK; ADVANCES TO SUB-REGIONAL FINALS

November 2, 2020 • Tim Birney

TUNKHANNOCK — Seventh-seed Athens was dominant at the net, and nearly flawless at the service line in a sweep of sixth-seed Tunkhannock here Monday evening in the semifinals of the District 2-4 Sub-Regional volleyball playoffs.

ATHENS DROPS 3-2 DECISION TO MIFFLINBURG IN DISTRICT 4 SEMIFINALS

ATHENS DROPS 3-2 DECISION TO MIFFLINBURG IN DISTRICT 4 SEMIFINALS

October 31, 2020 • Tim Birney

ATHENS — To paraphrase a famous American sports entertainer, “to be the champion, you have to beat the champion.”

ATHENS BLANKED BY DANVILLE IN DISTRICT 4 SEMIFINALS

ATHENS BLANKED BY DANVILLE IN DISTRICT 4 SEMIFINALS

October 31, 2020 • Tim Birney

DANVILLE — K.J. Riley threw a 61-yard TD pass on the first play from scrimmage, and added four more first-half TD throws to lead Danville to a 37-0 lead at the intermission en route to a 43-0 win over Athens here Saturday afternoon in the semifinals of the District 4, Class AAA playoffs.

ATHENS BOYS FALL TO JERSEY SHORE, 1-0, IN CLASS AAA SEMIFINALS

ATHENS BOYS FALL TO JERSEY SHORE, 1-0, IN CLASS AAA SEMIFINALS

October 31, 2020 • Tim Taylor

ATHENS — Jersey Shore erased the bitter taste of three consecutive PIAA District 4 semifinal losses to Athens here Saturday afternoon, downing the Wildcats, 1-0, in a Class AAA semi-final match-up.

ATHENS UPENDS SECOND-SEED GREATER NANTICOKE IN EPIC FIVE-SET THRILLER IN SUB-REGIONAL PLAYOFFS

ATHENS UPENDS SECOND-SEED GREATER NANTICOKE IN EPIC FIVE-SET THRILLER IN SUB-REGIONAL PLAYOFFS

October 30, 2020 • Tim Birney

NANTICOKE, Pa. — Seventh-seeded Athens won the first two sets, but needed to rally in the fifth set to pull out a thrilling 3-2 win over second-seeded Greater Nanticoke in the quarterfinals of the District 2-4 Sub-Regional volleyball playoffs.

 
 
PANDEMIC CHANGES COST TRIO OF ATHENS BOYS TRIP TO STATES; BRONSON FINISHES 20TH FOR GIRLS

PANDEMIC CHANGES COST TRIO OF ATHENS BOYS TRIP TO STATES; BRONSON FINISHES 20TH FOR GIRLS

October 29, 2020 Chris Manning

TURBOTVILLE — Of all the NTL teams, the new pandemic changes to the PIAA Cross Country Championships hurt Athens the most.

ATHENS CLOSES REGULAR SEASON WITH COME-FROM-BEHIND, 3-1, WIN OVER WYALUSING

ATHENS CLOSES REGULAR SEASON WITH COME-FROM-BEHIND, 3-1, WIN OVER WYALUSING

October 26, 2020 Tim Birney

ATHENS — Wyalusing took advantage of three costly errors in a row to take the first set, but Athens responded with three dominant wins in a regular-season closing 3-1 win here Monday night in NTL volleyball action.

LEWIS LEADS ATHENS BOYS TO SECOND PLACE AT NTL JUNIOR HIGH CROSS COUNTRY MEET; BRONSON WINS GIRLS RACE

LEWIS LEADS ATHENS BOYS TO SECOND PLACE AT NTL JUNIOR HIGH CROSS COUNTRY MEET; BRONSON WINS GIRLS RACE

October 24, 2020 Tim Birney

ATHENS — Carter Lewis won the boys race to lead Athens to a second-place finish, and Sara Bronson finished second in the girls race here Saturday morning in the NTL Junior High Cross Country Championships.

BIG PLAYS HELP WILDCATS OVERCOME LITTLE MISTAKES IN 35-7 WIN OVER MONTGOMERY

BIG PLAYS HELP WILDCATS OVERCOME LITTLE MISTAKES IN 35-7 WIN OVER MONTGOMERY

October 24, 2020 Tim Birney

MONTGOMERY — Sophomore Caleb NIchols got Athens off on the right foot on the first play from scrimmage, and the Wildcats shook off “little” mistakes, thanks to big plays in a 35-7 win over Montgomery here Friday night in NTL football action.

LEZAK NAMED '2019-20 NFHS PA. BOYS SOCCER COACH OF THE YEAR'

LEZAK NAMED '2019-20 NFHS PA. BOYS SOCCER COACH OF THE YEAR'

October 22, 2020 Tim Birney

ATHENS — Not only was Wednesday Jake Lezak’s birthday, but the Athens coach was named the 2019-20 National Federation of High Schools Pa. Boys Soccer Coach of the Year.

ATHENS TOPS TOWANDA, 3-0 — SWEEPS SEASON SERIES

ATHENS TOPS TOWANDA, 3-0 — SWEEPS SEASON SERIES

October 22, 2020 Tim Birney

TOWANDA — Athens sailed to a 3-0 win over Towanda here Thursday night in NTL volleyball action to sweep the season series.

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