PREP NOTEBOOK: Dallastown boys’ basketball team dealing with absence of two key players

Patrick Strohecker, 505-5402/@P_Strohecker Coming into the season, there were plenty of expectations riding on the shoulders of the Dallastown boys' basketball team. The Wildcats were coming off a promising 2016-17 season, when they made the District 3 Class 6-A playoffs and finished 14-9. Most of that team was returning. However, before the 2017-18 campaign could begin, Dallastown was … Continue reading PREP NOTEBOOK: Dallastown boys’ basketball team dealing with absence of two key players

ICYMI: GIRLS’ BASKETBALL: Susquehannock survives for overtime win over York Suburban

RYAN VANDERSLOOT, 505-5403/@yaiaascores High school basketball games in March are normally quite different then they are in December. That’s something that both coaches from the clash between York-Adams League Division II rivals Susquehannock and York Suburban understand. The Warriors, a team that won the District 3 Class 5-A title before advancing to the PIAA Class 5-A … Continue reading ICYMI: GIRLS’ BASKETBALL: Susquehannock survives for overtime win over York Suburban

Defending champs look strong, but could face challenges in York-Adams girls’ basketball

RYAN VANDERSLOOT, 505-5403/@ydsports The girls' basketball divisional races in the York-Adams League were exciting last year. There's a good chance, however, that the upcoming season may top that. Many of the same teams that battled down to the wire for divisional supremacy a season ago figure to be among the contenders again this season. That fact presents a … Continue reading Defending champs look strong, but could face challenges in York-Adams girls’ basketball

Ron Ruman, longtime voice of York County sports, announces retirement as radio broadcaster

YORK DISPATCH STAFF REPORT Longtime WOYK radio play-by-play announcer Ron Ruman has retired from his position as the voice of York-Adams League sports, the station announced Thursday, Nov. 30. Ruman concludes his play-by-play career on WOYK after 18 seasons and more than 900 football and basketball games. “WOYK would not be where it is today as … Continue reading Ron Ruman, longtime voice of York County sports, announces retirement as radio broadcaster

ICYMI: West York girls’ basketball team looks strong, but Division-II challenge still formidable

RYAN VANERSLOOT, 505-5403/@yaiaascores (Editor's note: This is another in a series of stories leading up to the start of the York-Adams League winter sports season). A year after leading the New Oxford girls' basketball team to the York-Adams League championship game, James Kunkle may find that repeating that feat this season will be a significant … Continue reading ICYMI: West York girls’ basketball team looks strong, but Division-II challenge still formidable

Red Lion High School graduate Devan Horka gets Middle Atlantic Conference basketball honor

YORK DISPATCH STAFF REPORT Red Lion High School graduate Devan Horka is the Middle Atlantic Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week. Horka enjoyed a dominant performance on Saturday afternoon, when she led Albright College with a career-high 25 points on 8-of-12 shooting from the floor. She fell a rebound short of recording a double-double in the Lions' 65-59 … Continue reading Red Lion High School graduate Devan Horka gets Middle Atlantic Conference basketball honor

With core returning, Susquehannock girls’ basketball team looks to maintain winning ways

Patrick Strohecker, 505-5402/@P_Strohecker (Editor's note: This is another in a series of occasional stories leading up to the start of the York-Adams League winter sports season.) If there was one intangible that you would think the Susquehannock girls' basketball team wouldn't need to worry about in 2017-18, it would be chemistry. Yet, that was exactly what the team's … Continue reading With core returning, Susquehannock girls’ basketball team looks to maintain winning ways

Former York Catholic standout Ashton Hirsch moving into JV head coaching role

RYAN VANDERSLOOT, @YAIAAScores When former York Catholic girls’ basketball junior varsity coach Mike Englar was hired to lead the girls’ varsity squad at New Oxford over the summer, Irish head coach Kevin Bankos had a position to fill on his staff. It didn’t take long for a consensus candidate to emerge to take over Englar’s spot. … Continue reading Former York Catholic standout Ashton Hirsch moving into JV head coaching role

Experienced Central York squad poised to build off last season’s success

Patrick Strohecker, 505-5402/@P_Strohecker (Editor's note: This is the second in an occasional series of stories leading up to the start of the York-Adams winter sports season). When the Central York girls' basketball team takes the floor for the first time this season, so much about it will look the same. But, it might be the … Continue reading Experienced Central York squad poised to build off last season’s success

COLLEGE: Spartans edge McDaniel for season-opening victory

YORK DISPATCH STAFF REPORT Behind double-digit scoring performances by three York County products, the York College women's basketball team kicked off the 2017-18 season with a 67-61 home victory over McDaniel College on Wednesday, Nov. 15. Red Lion graduate Morgan Kuehne, Dallastown grad Katie McGowan and Susquehannock grad Katie Wagner were the only three Spartans … Continue reading COLLEGE: Spartans edge McDaniel for season-opening victory