Penn State York to again honor memory of Dover High School graduate Maddie Hill

Penn State York will again honor Maddie Hill during the second annual Maddie Hill Basketball Games on Friday, Jan. 19, at Penn State York. Hill was 19 when she died in June of 2016 after battling cancer three times. The ceremony, to be held at approximately 7:30 p.m., will be held between the women’s and men’s basketball … Continue reading Penn State York to again honor memory of Dover High School graduate Maddie Hill

ICYMI: BOYS’ BASKETBALL: Dallastown captures double-overtime thriller over Central York

Cliches in sports are often repeated with good reason — they ring true. After a sub-par start to the season, Dallastown High School boys’ basketball coach Mike Grassel let a few cliches fly of his own after his team’s 60-56, double-overtime victory against Central York on Wednesday night. CONTINUE READING HERE

HEISER: With participation down, forfeits up, high school wrestling searches for solutions

Steve Heiser, 505-5446/@ydsports High school wrestling is enduring some tough times. Everyone involved in the sport knows that. Participation is down and forfeits are up. Take last Thursday, Jan. 11, as just an example. It was a full night of York-Adams League competition. Results for nine matches involving 17 league teams could be tracked down. … Continue reading HEISER: With participation down, forfeits up, high school wrestling searches for solutions

ICYMI: GIRLS’ BASKETBALL: Dallastown knocks off Central York to move into tie for first place

RYAN VANDERSLOOT, 505-5403/@yaiaascores EMIGSVILLE — Basketball is played indoors, but don’t let anyone tell you that the weather can't have an impact on the sport. Many games this season have already been postponed because of inclement conditions outside. The Dallastown-Central York girls’ basketball showdown on Wednesday, Jan. 17, was not one of the postponed encounters, but the weather … Continue reading ICYMI: GIRLS’ BASKETBALL: Dallastown knocks off Central York to move into tie for first place

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

HEISER: Unbeaten York College men’s basketball team enjoying history-making start

Steve Heiser, 505-5446/@ydsports Folks, we’re getting into some rarefied air here. In case you hadn’t noticed, the York College men’s basketball team is on a run of historic proportions. For the first time in the 49-year history of the program, the Spartans have started a season at 13-0. They’re one of just four unbeaten teams … Continue reading HEISER: Unbeaten York College men’s basketball team enjoying history-making start

SWIMMING: Central York girls knock off perennial York-Adams Division I champion Dallastown

DICK VanO'LINDA, 505-5403/@ydsports The Central York girls' swimming team didn't take long to show why this season could be a special one for the Panthers. In its first York-Adams Division I meet of the season on Tuesday, Jan. 9, Central defeated Dallastown, which had captured the last 13 division titles in a row. The Panthers accomplished the feat decisively … Continue reading SWIMMING: Central York girls knock off perennial York-Adams Division I champion Dallastown

WRESTLING: Penalty point gives Eastern York improbable one-point win over West York

RYAN VANDERSLOOT, 505-5403/@yaiaascores WRIGHTSVILLE — In a match in which every bout finished with six points being awarded to either visiting West York or host Eastern York, it came down to one point. For the Bulldogs, that point cost them a victory. With West York leading 42-18 with four bouts left, it seemed virtually certain the Bulldogs would prevail. … Continue reading WRESTLING: Penalty point gives Eastern York improbable one-point win over West York

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL: Eastern York’s Hannah Myers goes over 1,000-point milestone for caree

RYAN VANDERSLOOT, 505-5403/@yaiaascores WRIGHTSVILLE — It’s human nature to get a bit antsy when a big milestone is drawing near. Eastern York girls’ basketball standout Hannah Myers, who was closing in on 1,000 points for her career, was certainly feeling some anxiety. Pressing a little more than she normally would recently, Myers had her sights set … Continue reading GIRLS’ BASKETBALL: Eastern York’s Hannah Myers goes over 1,000-point milestone for caree