The NTL academic all-star team has been named and Towanda leads the way with 13 players making the list.
After leading the NTL in rushing with over 1,500 yards on the season, North Penn's Skye Stiner is the NTL coaches' large school all-star player of the year.
LERAYSVILLE - There were memories all-around: photos, newspaper clippings and videos.
Towanda senior Tori Welliver helped guide the Black Knights to their fifth straight District 4, Class AA championship earlier this month.
In one of the more exciting cross-country seasons it was Northeast Bradford's Curt Jewett taking home the Male All-Region Runner of the Year honors while newcomer Erika Huffman of Wyalusing is the Female All-Region Runner of the Year.
TOWANDA - After winning 35-20 in last week's first round playoff game, the Black Knights found themselves on the losing end of the same score last night as their season came to an end at the hands of the Bloomsburg Panthers, 35-20.
BLOSSBURG - There are games, moments, or single plays that define a team. With a 36-38 win in overtime over Tamaqua, North Penn might have used all three to define their team and season. And they earned the Eastern Conference Championship.
After a back-and-fourth first game that saw the East rally, the East wound up topping the West 3-0 in the Kiwanis senior volleyball game.
ATHENS - Lewisburg dominated all aspects of the game as they out played Athens both offensively and defensively during the opening round of the 2011 District 4 AA tournament. The Green Dragons had success both throwing and running the football. Camden Cassells, quarterback of the Green Dragons, went 4-8 passing for 98 yards and two touchdowns. Lewisburg ran for 346 yards on the ground against the struggling Athens' defense. Jared Liano led the rushing attack for the Green Dragons as he carried the ball 12 times for 77 yards and a touchdown. The Green Dragons would win the game, 35-7.
A 21-point second quarter doomed Canton as they fell to Line Mountain 38-0 in Class A, District Four football action Friday.
CATAWISSA R.R. - Sayre's first return trip to the District 4 playoffs since the early 90's didn't go in their favor as they fell to Southern Columbia 55-7 Friday.
TOWANDA - For 24 minutes, the number 7 seed Danville Ironmen took control and a 13-0 lead over the Black Knights in their District IV first round playoff game. But the combination of winning tradition, great half time adjustments and never-say-die-attitude allowed the Knights to turn the tables completely and come away with a 35-20 win.
BLOSSBURG - With the snow falling and temperatures dropping, North Penn turned up the heat on Hughesville and did the Island Park thing. While other local teams failed to win or even score, the Panthers lit up the scoreboard with 48-21 win over Hughesville to advance to the Eastern Conference finals.
Williamson's playoff run came to an end Friday, as they were swept out of Pool A in the quarterfinals of Class A, PIAA volleyball action.
It was another year of close competition in area boys' soccer.