BOYS’ BASKETBALL: York Catholic will have chance to defend its tournament championship

DAVID BARTH, 505-5403/@ydsports YORK — Speed and athleticism were the keys that helped the York Catholic High School boys' basketball team dismantle previously undefeated Danville, 61-34, Wednesday night at York Tech. The Fighting Irish (4-2), the defending champions of the Robert H Griffith Holiday Classic, lost some talent from last year, but it didn’t look like it … Continue reading BOYS’ BASKETBALL: York Catholic will have chance to defend its tournament championship

Eastern York High School looking for a new head varsity football coach

Steve Heiser, 505-5446/@ydsports Eastern York High School is looking for a new varsity head football coach. Jeff Mesich has decided to step way after two seasons as the leader of the Golden Knights program, citing family reasons. Mesich and his wife had their second son, Niko, in August. He was born with two heart defects … Continue reading Eastern York High School looking for a new head varsity football coach

BOYS’ BASKETBALL: Dover, Red Lion Christian pick up victories

YORK DISPATCH STAFF REPORT Dover and Red Lion Christian captured boys' basketball wins on Thursday. Dover earned a 65-49 non-league triumph at Northern York, while RLC downed visiting Carlisle Christian, 67-56. In Dover's win, Keith Davis finished with 24 points, while Elijah Sutton scored 15, all coming on 3-pointers. Victor Dorm and Brady Bowman each added … Continue reading BOYS’ BASKETBALL: Dover, Red Lion Christian pick up victories

Off to hot start, unbeaten Spring Grove girls’ basketball team looks to end losing ways

Patrick Strohecker, 505-5402/@P_Strohecker Every day, the players on the Spring Grove girls' basketball team are reminded of the program's recent down years. While it's a young team, many of the Rockets have been part of the program's losing ways over the last several seasons. For the Rockets who weren't around for those losing seasons, the … Continue reading Off to hot start, unbeaten Spring Grove girls’ basketball team looks to end losing ways

WRESTLING: Motivated Dalton Rohrbaugh sparks Spring Grove to easy victory

RYAN VANDERSLOOT, 505-5403/@yaiaascores EMIGSVILLE — When it comes to wrestling, there's only one thing on Dalton Rohrbaugh’s mind this year — winning a state title. A year after a disappointing 1-2 record at the PIAA event in Hershey, Rohrbaugh can’t help but think of those two losses, day after day. They're fueling the Spring Grove standout as … Continue reading WRESTLING: Motivated Dalton Rohrbaugh sparks Spring Grove to easy victory

SWIMMING: Longtime Dover High coach Rich Janosky honored during final season with Eagles

DICK VanO'LINDA, 505-5403/@ydsports DOVER — Dover assistant swimming coach Drew Becker saw some people he hadn't seen in 10 or 15 years at Thursday's meet against Spring Grove. A group of some 50 men and women were wearing T-shirts inscribed with the words "36 years, Thanks Coach J." They were part of the crowd squeezed into the Dover … Continue reading SWIMMING: Longtime Dover High coach Rich Janosky honored during final season with Eagles

Fred Mulbah, Nate Wilson lead the way as Northeastern boys stifle Central York

Patrick Strohecker, 505-5402/@P_Strohecker The problem every Northeastern opponent faces when it plays the Bobcats isn't if a big scoring run is going to occur. It's a matter of when. For Central York on Tuesday, Dec. 19, that run happened right at the start of the second half and the only thing that ended it was … Continue reading Fred Mulbah, Nate Wilson lead the way as Northeastern boys stifle Central York

HEISER: Kennard-Dale boys’ basketball team creating buzz with its 5-0 start

Steve Heiser, 505-5446/@ydsports The folks down in Kennard-Dale can sometimes feel like the forgotten stepchildren of the York-Adams League. You can hardly blame them. Tucked away in largely-rural southeastern York County, the Rams’ athletic programs often toil in the shadows cast by the more high-profile urban and suburban schools in the densely-populated York area. CONTINUE … Continue reading HEISER: Kennard-Dale boys’ basketball team creating buzz with its 5-0 start

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL: Susquehannock wins low-scoring, early-season showdown over West York

RYAN VANDERSLOOT, 505-5403/@yaiaascores GLEN ROCK — Through the first three games of the season, the West York girls' basketball team was averaging nearly 60 points per game. On Tuesday, Dec. 19, against York-Adams League Division II rival Susquehannock, the Bulldogs struggled to get halfway to their average. While West York no doubt missed several very make-able … Continue reading GIRLS’ BASKETBALL: Susquehannock wins low-scoring, early-season showdown over West York

Six former York Catholic standouts to be inducted into Athletic Hall of Fame on Jan. 13

YORK DISPATCH STAFF REPORT York Catholic High School’s Athletic Association is inducting six new members into its Athletic Hall of Fame. Those being inducted this year, listed with their graduation year, are: Kelly Rhein Bray (2008), Sarah Cadwallader Fermento (2008), Patrick Hickey (1996), Ashton Bankos Hirsch (2008), Jacob Iati (2008) and Tim McConville (1994). The inductees will … Continue reading Six former York Catholic standouts to be inducted into Athletic Hall of Fame on Jan. 13