Category Archives: Athletes of the Week

Poll: YAIAA boys’ Athlete of the Week | March 2-March 7

The wrestling season officially came to an end Saturday, as the three-day state championships closed with a handful of YAIAA wrestlers finding their way on to the medal stand. State basketball, on the other hand, opened up this past weekend. … Continue reading

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Poll: YAIAA girls’ Athlete of the Week | March 2-March 7

York Catholic — like many seasons before this one — continues to roll through the postseason, easily winning its first-round game. The Irish haven’t won a state title since 2008. Is this the year the Irish get back on top? … Continue reading

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Poll: YAIAA boys’ Athlete of the Week | Feb. 23-Feb. 28

The William Penn boys’ basketball team has an impressive recent track record. Very impressive. It’s District 3 Class AAAA championship victory on Saturday marked the third time in five years the Bearcats have won district gold. Head coach Troy Sowers … Continue reading

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Poll: YAIAA girls’ Athlete of the Week | Feb. 23-Feb. 28

Make that 10-straight District 3 Class AA championships for the York Catholic girls’ basketball team. Not that it came easy. On mobile? Click here to view photo gallery The Irish first had to fight through Trinity, which was no small … Continue reading

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Poll: YAIAA boys’ Athlete of the Week | Feb. 16-Feb. 21

There were plenty of heroes this past week at the District 3 wrestling tournaments held in Hershey. Lucas Barshinger continues his strong season at Central York High School. After a strong campaign as a running back on the Golden Knights … Continue reading

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Poll: YAIAA girls’ Athlete of the Week | Feb. 16-Feb. 21

It’s like clockwork. The York Catholic girls’ basketball team just keeps on winning. Year in and year out, game in and game out. Seeded No. 1 in the District 3 Class AA tournament, the Irish are going for their 10th-straight … Continue reading

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Poll: YAIAA boys’ Athlete of the Week | Feb. 9-14

It’s playoff time! And for basketball and wrestling, the path to gold and glory leads to Hershey. On mobile? Click here to view photo gallerySeveral York/Adams hoops teams started district play on the right foot, with victories in Friday’s preliminary … Continue reading

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Poll: YAIAA girls’ Athlete of the Week | Feb. 9-14

It’s an exciting time for West York girls’ basketball. The Bulldogs capped off the YAIAA season with a victory in the tournament title game, their first since 2009. On mobile? Click here to view photo galleryNext up: They take their … Continue reading

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Poll: YAIAA boys’ Athlete of the Week | Feb. 2-Feb. 7

The favorites held serve when the YAIAA boys’ basketball tournament opened on Saturday. In fact, the closest game was nine points in the first round, but expect much tighter matchups during round two when Central York will face Northeastern and … Continue reading

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Poll: YAIAA girls’ Athlete of the Week | Feb. 2-Feb. 7

Shot clock or no shot clock? That was the question posed to high school basketball coaches in the area, regarding the implementation of such a tool in the current game. The answers were interesting, with 20 of the 37 coaches … Continue reading

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