ATANASOFF ADVANCES TO FINALS IN 50 AND 100 FREESTYLE SPRINTS

ATANASOFF ADVANCES TO FINALS IN 50 AND 100 FREESTYLE SPRINTS

March 6, 2020 • Tim Birney

LONG ISLAND — Waverly senior Mike Atanasoff advanced to Saturday’s finals in both the 50- and 100-yard freestyle sprints, while senior diver Gage Streeter saw his career come to an end here Friday in Day 1 of the New York State swimming & diving championships here at the Nassau County Aquatic Center.

WAVERLY BOWS OUT OF CLASS B PLAYOFFS WITH LOSS TO UNBEATEN NEWARK VALLEY

WAVERLY BOWS OUT OF CLASS B PLAYOFFS WITH LOSS TO UNBEATEN NEWARK VALLEY

February 29, 2020 • Tim Taylor

NEWARK VALLEY — Newark Valley held the Waverly offense in check early and gradually pulled away for a 55-37 victory in the Section IV Class B girls basketball playoffs here Saturday evening.

STOTLER FALLS IN SEMIS; BATTLES BACK FOR FOURTH PLACE AT STATES

STOTLER FALLS IN SEMIS; BATTLES BACK FOR FOURTH PLACE AT STATES

February 29, 2020 • Tim Birney

ALBANY — Waverly senior Ethan Stotler dropped a hard-fought decision in the semifinals, but bounced back for a fourth-place finish here Saturday afternoon in the 160-pound bracket at the New York State Division 2 Championships at the Times-Union Center.

WAVERLY'S SEASON COMES TO AN END AT ONEONTA IN CLASS B QUARTERFINALS

WAVERLY'S SEASON COMES TO AN END AT ONEONTA IN CLASS B QUARTERFINALS

February 28, 2020 • Tim Birney

ONEONTA — Senior Scott Woodring closed out his high school career with another monster double-double, but it wasn’t enough as fourth-seeded Oneonta ousted fifth-seeded Waverly from the Section IV, Class B boys basketball playoffs with a 65-53 win here Friday night.

STOTLER MAKES QUICK WORK OF THIRD SEED IN STATE QUARTERINALS

STOTLER MAKES QUICK WORK OF THIRD SEED IN STATE QUARTERINALS

February 28, 2020 • Tim Birney

ALBANY — After a slow start in his opening-round match, Waverly senior Ethan Stotler, the 11th-seed at 160 pounds, left little doubt in the quarterfinals of the 160-pound bracket, decking third-seeded Onteora junior Pat Ross in 67 seconds to advance to Saturday’s semifinals at the New York State Division 2 Championships at the Times-Union Center.

STOTLER WIPES OUT EARLY DEFICIT WITH PIN; ADVANCES TO STATE QUARTERFINALS

STOTLER WIPES OUT EARLY DEFICIT WITH PIN; ADVANCES TO STATE QUARTERFINALS

February 28, 2020 • Tim Birney

ALBANY — Waverly senior Ethan Stotler had faith in his cradle, and it paid off in a third-period pin of Marcus Whitman / Pen Yan senior Justin Smith in the opening round of the 160-pound bracket here Friday morning at the New York State Division 2 Championships at the Times-Union Center.

ATANASOFF ADVANCES TO FINALS IN 50 AND 100 FREESTYLE SPRINTS

ATANASOFF ADVANCES TO FINALS IN 50 AND 100 FREESTYLE SPRINTS

March 6, 2020 Tim Birney

LONG ISLAND — Waverly senior Mike Atanasoff advanced to Saturday’s finals in both the 50- and 100-yard freestyle sprints, while senior diver Gage Streeter saw his career come to an end here Friday in Day 1 of the New York State swimming & diving championships here at the Nassau County Aquatic Center.

WAVERLY BOWS OUT OF CLASS B PLAYOFFS WITH LOSS TO UNBEATEN NEWARK VALLEY

WAVERLY BOWS OUT OF CLASS B PLAYOFFS WITH LOSS TO UNBEATEN NEWARK VALLEY

February 29, 2020 Tim Taylor

NEWARK VALLEY — Newark Valley held the Waverly offense in check early and gradually pulled away for a 55-37 victory in the Section IV Class B girls basketball playoffs here Saturday evening.

STOTLER FALLS IN SEMIS; BATTLES BACK FOR FOURTH PLACE AT STATES

STOTLER FALLS IN SEMIS; BATTLES BACK FOR FOURTH PLACE AT STATES

February 29, 2020 Tim Birney

ALBANY — Waverly senior Ethan Stotler dropped a hard-fought decision in the semifinals, but bounced back for a fourth-place finish here Saturday afternoon in the 160-pound bracket at the New York State Division 2 Championships at the Times-Union Center.

WAVERLY'S SEASON COMES TO AN END AT ONEONTA IN CLASS B QUARTERFINALS

WAVERLY'S SEASON COMES TO AN END AT ONEONTA IN CLASS B QUARTERFINALS

February 28, 2020 Tim Birney

ONEONTA — Senior Scott Woodring closed out his high school career with another monster double-double, but it wasn’t enough as fourth-seeded Oneonta ousted fifth-seeded Waverly from the Section IV, Class B boys basketball playoffs with a 65-53 win here Friday night.

STOTLER MAKES QUICK WORK OF THIRD SEED IN STATE QUARTERINALS

STOTLER MAKES QUICK WORK OF THIRD SEED IN STATE QUARTERINALS

February 28, 2020 Tim Birney

ALBANY — After a slow start in his opening-round match, Waverly senior Ethan Stotler, the 11th-seed at 160 pounds, left little doubt in the quarterfinals of the 160-pound bracket, decking third-seeded Onteora junior Pat Ross in 67 seconds to advance to Saturday’s semifinals at the New York State Division 2 Championships at the Times-Union Center.

STOTLER WIPES OUT EARLY DEFICIT WITH PIN; ADVANCES TO STATE QUARTERFINALS

STOTLER WIPES OUT EARLY DEFICIT WITH PIN; ADVANCES TO STATE QUARTERFINALS

February 28, 2020 Tim Birney

ALBANY — Waverly senior Ethan Stotler had faith in his cradle, and it paid off in a third-period pin of Marcus Whitman / Pen Yan senior Justin Smith in the opening round of the 160-pound bracket here Friday morning at the New York State Division 2 Championships at the Times-Union Center.

 
 
 
 
 
WHEELER, ATANASOFF, BENNETT LEAD WAVERLY TO THIRD-PLACE FINISH AT CLASS B CHAMPIONSHIPS

WHEELER, ATANASOFF, BENNETT LEAD WAVERLY TO THIRD-PLACE FINISH AT CLASS B CHAMPIONSHIPS

February 22, 2020 Tim Birney

WATKINS GLEN — Sophomore Kaden Wheeler recorded four top-three finishes, and senior Mike Atanasoff and junior Ryan Bennett each had four top-six finishes to lead Waverly to third place in the team standings here Saturday at the Section IV, Class B boys swimming championships.

WAVERLY'S VICTORIA HOUSEKNECHT PLACES 13TH AT STATE QUALIFIER, RACHEL HOUSEKNECHT FINISHES 37TH

WAVERLY'S VICTORIA HOUSEKNECHT PLACES 13TH AT STATE QUALIFIER, RACHEL HOUSEKNECHT FINISHES 37TH

February 22, 2020 Tim Birney

WAVERLY — Freshman Victoria Houseknecht was less than 50 pins away from a berth at States here Saturday at the Section IV State Qualifier at the Valley Bowling Center.

WAVERLY'S WOODRING EARNS SOUTH'S LARGE SCHOOL DIVISION MVP HONORS — TWO WOLVERINES EARN SECOND-TEAM HONORS

WAVERLY'S WOODRING EARNS SOUTH'S LARGE SCHOOL DIVISION MVP HONORS — TWO WOLVERINES EARN SECOND-TEAM HONORS

February 22, 2020 Tim Birney

WAVERLY — Six-eight Waverly senior Scott Woodring, who had a potentially historic season derailed by a knee injury last year, bounced back this season to average a double-double and earn MVP honors in the IAC South Large School Division.

WAVERLY FINISHES FIFTH AT STATE QUALIFIER

WAVERLY FINISHES FIFTH AT STATE QUALIFIER

February 21, 2020 Tim Birney

WAVERLY — Junior Matt Mauersberg finished in the top 20 to lead Waverly’s efforts at the Section IV State Qualifier here Friday. The Wolverines finishes fifth in the Division 2 team standings, while Tioga was seventh.

WAVERLY'S TOMASSO NAMED SOUTH'S LARGE SCHOOL DIVISION MVP — THREE OTHERS RECOGNIZED

WAVERLY'S TOMASSO NAMED SOUTH'S LARGE SCHOOL DIVISION MVP — THREE OTHERS RECOGNIZED

February 21, 2020 Tim Birney

WAVERLY — Waverly junior Sidney Tomasso was named the IAC South Large School Division MVP, and freshman Kennedy Westbrook was a first-team all-star selection in recent voting by the division’s coaches.

STREETER QUALIFIES FOR STATES WITH RECORD-SETTING PERFORMANCE; FIRST WAVERLY DIVER IN 25 YEARS TO PUNCH TICKET TO STATES

STREETER QUALIFIES FOR STATES WITH RECORD-SETTING PERFORMANCE; FIRST WAVERLY DIVER IN 25 YEARS TO PUNCH TICKET TO STATES

February 20, 2020 Tim Birney

ENDWELL — Waverly senior Gage Streeter was not ready for his high school career to come to an end, and he kept it going in record-setting and dramatic fashion.