Category Archives: Odds and ends

York Suburban volleyball player Paul Um is an incredible young man

So many of you are aware of my well-documented battle with cancer from 2012 into 2013. So many people commended me for my attitude during the struggle, a compliment which I treasure. However, on Thursday, April 10 I met a … Continue reading

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Change coming to high school roundups

On mobile? Click here to view photo galleryI know that headline sounds ominous, but don’t fear — nothing is changing about the way we cover high school sports for GameTimePA. You’ll still see my reporters, correspondents and photographers out in … Continue reading

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Ballyhoo Crew Girls U19 qualify for national indoor tourney

After finishing third out of 23 teams, the “Ballyhoo Crew” girls U19 field hockey team, shown at left, has qualified for the upcoming national indoor tournament held in Richmond, Va. Pictured are; goalie Karley Andrews (in front); Ashley Chioda; Taylor … Continue reading

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Unusual happenings during Central York at Red Lion swim meet

Thursday’s Central York at Red Lion swim meet, produced a couple of things that you don’t see very often. For starters, check out this photo sent to me from Scott Fisher, whose son, Ben, swims for the Panthers. The event … Continue reading

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West York’s Kim Holbert selected as only female CPIHL all-star

In her quiet, unassuming way West York senior Kim Holbert is pleased to be chosen to play in one of two CPIHL all-star games that are taking place Wednesday, Jan. 29 at Twin Ponds in Harrisburg. Holbert was selected to … Continue reading

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NewsVroom hits Hanover: Contest winners and videos from the event

Highlights from the trip to Friday’s Hanover boys’ basketball game against York Suburban.

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A salute to a terrific guy

Even journalists that still do a fair amount of writing can struggle finding the right words sometimes and never was this truer than when I opened my email this morning. I got a message from Missy Mulcahy, whose daughter Shannon … Continue reading

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Basketball player who survived two plane crashes hits 3-pointer in return to court

Loyola (Calif.) High School senior Austin Hatch survived two plane crashes — one in 2003 that killed his mother and two siblings and one in 2011 that killed his father and stepmother. Hatch, who received a scholarship offer from Michigan, … Continue reading

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A look back: West York girls’ basketball in 1927

Excerpts for this post come courtesy of our friend and former colleague, Chris Otto, and his Papergreat blog. It seems that the Bulldogs girls’ basketball team during the 1926-27 season was something of a dream team. According to this post … Continue reading

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Video: Buzzer-beater win from District 9′s Cameron County High School

Who doesn’t love a shot launched from way past half court with one second left? Check this out: We’ve had our share of buzzer-beaters caught on tape, too. Check out this one from Saturday’s William Penn game:

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