PURE PREPS: York Suburban, Central York listed among top 50 high schools for sports in Pa.

A pair of York County schools were recently listed among the top 50 best high schools for sports in Pennsylvania, according to Niche.com. Niche.com is a Pittsburgh-based website that utilizes reviews from students, parents and residents, as well as its own analysis, to help determine potential strengths and weaknesses of schools. CONTINUE READING HERE

NLI SIGNING DAY: York Catholic’s Kate Bauhof makes commitment to St. Francis (N.Y.) official

Patrick Strohecker, 505-5402/@P_Strohecker Basketball aside, St. Francis College in Brooklyn checked all the boxes that York Catholic senior Kate Bauhof was looking for in a college. Wanting to be in a big city, she will soon be in the nation's largest. Not to mention that New York City is her favorite city. CONTINUE READING HERE

Central York volleyball standout Cole Johnson says UCLA is right kind of ‘different’

RYAN VANDERSLOOT, 505-5403/@yaiaascores Some people prefer changes that are subtle. Others look to shake things up a bit more. Central York boys’ volleyball standout Cole Johnson definitely belongs to the latter group. One of mostly highly-recruited players in the nation, Johnson had his pick of powerhouse college programs. One of the schools vying for his services was … Continue reading Central York volleyball standout Cole Johnson says UCLA is right kind of ‘different’

STROHECKER: A look back at a memorable 2016-17 York County sports season

Patrick Strohecker , 505-5402/@P_Strohecker When you're in the midst of covering the high school sports season, it's amazing how fast it feels like the year comes and goes. At one point, you're gearing up for high school football and, the next thing you know, the spring season has concluded. Yet, when you look back on everything … Continue reading STROHECKER: A look back at a memorable 2016-17 York County sports season

Reflections of a champion: Kakos believes team-first mentality was key for Central York

RYAN VANDERSLOOT, 505-5403/@ydsports In sports, it's typically the stars who garner the most of the attention. While the Central York boys’ volleyball team certainly had its share of stars during a banner 2017 season that was capped earlier this month with a PIAA Class 3-A state title, the Panthers' success was fueled by every single player who stepped … Continue reading Reflections of a champion: Kakos believes team-first mentality was key for Central York

BLOG: York County athletes dominate All-District 3 Class 2-A Boys’ Volleyball Teams

YORK DISPATCH STAFF REPORT Sixteen players earned berths on the Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association All-District 3 Class 2-A Boys' Volleyball Teams. Nine of those standouts came from York County schools. Not surprisingly, District 3 and PIAA Class 2-A champion Northeastern had five players garner all-district recognition. Making the first team from the Bobcats were junior outside … Continue reading BLOG: York County athletes dominate All-District 3 Class 2-A Boys’ Volleyball Teams

BLOG: Four York-Adams boys’ volleyball teams finish with top-10 state rankings

Steve Heiser , 505-5446/@ydsports The final Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association rankings are in. Not surprisingly, York County teams are very well represented. Central York and Northeastern each captured state championships on Saturday at Penn State's Rec Hall, solidifying the county's reputation as a power center for the sport. The Panthers claimed the No. 1 spot in … Continue reading BLOG: Four York-Adams boys’ volleyball teams finish with top-10 state rankings

ICYMI – Bobcats secure fifth consecutive PIAA Class 2-A state crown

Patrick Strohecker , 505-5402/@P_Strohecker STATE COLLEGE — With every thunderous Cole Brillhart kill, every authoritative block and every eruption of cheer by the Northeastern fans, the Bobcats inched closer and closer to an unprecedented fifth consecutive PIAA Class 2-A state championship on Saturday afternoon. Then, with one final kill that was struck with such menace by … Continue reading ICYMI – Bobcats secure fifth consecutive PIAA Class 2-A state crown