Dodgeball Tourney

    A dodgeball tourmament will be held on Saturday, April 22nd, in the Cameron County High School gym to raise money for new wrestling uniforms for the elementary school wrestlers. Start time is 9 a.m. Cost is $60 per each six-person team, and prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place. Snacks […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   We lost two icons in Cameron County sports recently, which may or may not have gone unnoticed by younger readers. James Baker and Byron Horning Jr. are two people whose contributions to our youth are immeasurable and their passing is, in a sense, the end of an era.  Baker was […]

Jr. High Track Teams Compete at Coudersport

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider Junior High track and field teams competed at the Coudersport Invitational last Wednesday afternoon. Participating for the Red Raiders were Sean Lathrop, Forrester Smoker, Logan Irwin, Gannon Horning and Max Catalano.  For the Lady Raiders, Morgan Lorenzo, Kaelee Bresslin, Natalie […]

CCHS Track Teams Host Northern Potter, Coudy

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School varsity track and field teams hosted a home meet last Tuesday with Northern Potter and Oswayo Valley. The boys’ team defeated Northern Potter 103-25 but lost to Coudersport 106-43. The girls’ team fell to Northern Potter 86-54 and Coudersport 103-25. In the […]

Lady Raiders Win Two at Home, Lose One On the Road

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider softball team had three games last week and won two home contests while falling on the road. On Monday they defeated Port Allegany and on Wednesday they nipped Smethport but on Thursday were beaten at Brockway.  On Monday Hannah […]

Shaffer Tosses No-Hitter Against Port

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity baseball team had three games last week and were able to capture two victories. On Monday they beat Port Allegany and on Wednesday they topped Smethport, but on Thursday they dropped a road game at Brockway. On Monday Adam […]

From the Bleachers

  with RichSummers   I had a good visit with an old fraternity brother of mine on Saturday, Gregg Fritz. Gregg is the recently retired golf pro from Pinecrest Country Club in Brookville and is also a PIAA basketball official. He is recovering from left knee replacement surgery and will soon undergo the same operation […]

Storm Sign-Ups

  Cameron County Storm Football will be holding 2017 sign-ups at Memorial Hall on Friday, April 21st from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. and on Saturday, April 22nd from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.   Registration fee is $35 per player and $20 per additional child.   Pee-wee players (7-9 years old) must be 8 […]

Raider Track Teams Open Season

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity Track and Field teams travelled to Otto-Eldred last Tuesday for their first meet of the season. The Raiders defeated Oswayo Valley but fell to Otto-Eldred, while the Lady Raiders defeated Otto-Eldred but lost to Oswayo Valley. Lady Raiders 68 […]

Raider Baseball Team Falls To Otto

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity baseball team traveled to Eldred last Thursday but was defeated by the Otto-Eldred Terrors, 9-1. The home team outhit the Red Raiders just five to four, but six errors, including five in the Terrors’ five run fifth inning, doomed […]

Lady Raiders Nip Otto-Eldred

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider softball team traveled to Otto-Eldred last Wednesday afternoon and came away with a 5-3 win in extra innings.  The Lady Raiders scored single runs in the seventh and eighth innings only to have the Lady Terrors tie the game in […]

Lady Raiders Drop Close Game To Coudy

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider varsity softball team had three games last week and were 1-1 with a game postponed.  On Monday they dropped a close game at home to Coudersport, on Wednesday they defeated Galeton in another home contest and on Friday they […]

Raider Baseball Team Drops Season Opener

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity baseball team opened the season at home last Monday but were beaten by the Coudersport Falcons 9-4 in a game that was switched from Carp Park to the Cameron County Little League Complex due to field conditions.  “We played […]

Jr. High Lady Raiders Complete Season

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Junior High School Lady Red Raider basketball team had four games in the final week of their 2017 season and were able to win three of the contests.  On Monday they won at Northern Potter, on Wednesday they beat Otto-Eldred, on Thursday they lost […]

Red Raider Jr. High Wins Three of Four

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Junior High School Red Raider basketball team had four games in their final week of the 2017 season and won three of those contests.  On Monday they won at Northern Potter, on Wednesday they defeated Otto-Eldred, on Thursday they fell at Coudersport and on […]

Yang Provides Winning Point In Penn State Win

    Penn State Altoona men’s tennis picked up its first Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference victory of the season, defeating Pitt-Bradford 5-4 at ProCare Fitness & Tennis Center. Tao Yang, of Emporium, a 2016 graduate of Cameron County High School, provided the winning point with a 6-2, 7-5, 6-2 victory in the No. 6 flight. […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   Two quick observations from watching the NCAA Division I basketball championship semifinals. First, did Oregon forget how to block out when rebounding free throws? And second, I guess I never realized the amount of foreign players that were matriculating at top United States universities; at least the basketball playing ones. […]

Lady Raiders Shut Out Bucktail In Softball Opener

      The Cameron County High School varsity softball team opened their 2017 season last Friday with a 9-0 win over the visiting Bucktail Bucks in the first game for both teams.  Laila Smith tossed a three hitter that included seven strikeouts, no walks and a hit batsman to collect the win for the […]

Lady Raider Junior High Has Winning Week

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Junior High School Lady Red Raider basketball team had three home games last week and were able to score victories in all three. On Monday they topped Smethport, on Tuesday they defeated Galeton and on Friday they beat Port Allegany. On Monday Kaelee Bresslin […]

Jr. High Raiders Have Perfect Week

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Junior High School Red Raider basketball team had three home games last week and won all three. On Monday they defeated Smethport, on Tuesday beat Galeton and on Friday topped Port Allegany. On Monday Caden Beldin scored twenty points to lead the Red Raiders […]

Reed Invited To Play In Big 30 Classic

    Tristan Reed has accepted an invitation to play in the Don Raabe Big 30 Charities Classic. Reed is a senior at Cameron County High School, where he was an offensive running back and defensive cornerback for the Red Raiders. He is 6’ and weighs in at 200 lbs. Tristan plans to attend a […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   I’m no outdoorsman, but some recent news in sporting goods stores has me scratching my head. Gander Mountain has apparently decided to concentrate on internet sales and will begin closing some stores, but that is more than offset by huge stores being built by Cabela’s, Field and Stream and Bass […]

Enter a Team In the Baguba Dodgeball Tourney

    Cameron County Baguba Wrestling Club will sponsor a dodgeball tournament on April 22 starting at 9 a.m. sharp in the Cameron County High School gym. To sign up, call/text Jenn Dixon at 814-512-1267; or email: bagubawrestlingclub@gmail.com. First, second, third places and bragging rights will be awarded. Cost for the six-person teams to enter […]

CCHS Baseball Team Prepares For Season

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The 2017 Red Raider Baseball team will look to build on last year’s moderate success (7-11 overall record) and try to make a playoff push for the first time since 2011.   The whole pitching staff is returning from last season including last year’s co-MVP, Adam Shaffer. […]

Local Basketball Players Receive Post Season Honors

    by Rich Summers, Cameron County Echo Several Cameron County High School varsity basketball players garnered post-season honors following the recently concluded basketball season. Derek Rieder, Madi Guisto and Madison Harrier were selected to play in the Big 30 Senior All-Star game on March 19th in Portville, New York.  Madi and Madison were also […]

Junior High Red Raiders Top Austin, Galeton

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Junior High School Red Raider basketball team had two games last week.  On Wednesday they topped Austin in a home contest and on Friday they won at Galeton. On Wednesday the Raiders collected a 50-20 win against the Austin Panthers.  “The boys came out […]

Jr. High Lady Raiders Pick Up Two Wins

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Junior High School Lady Red Raiders basketball team had two games last week and posted wins in both contests.  On Wednesday they defeated Austin in Emporium and on Friday they won at Galeton. On Wednesday the Lady Raiders easily dispatched the Austin Lady Panthers, […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   The PIAA basketball championships are ongoing; although, as of today (Sunday) all of the District 9 teams will have been eliminated. Elk County Catholic was ousted by Kennedy Catholic and though comparing ECC to Kennedy isn’t really equitable, I have a hard time feeling sorry for private schools competing in […]

Junior High Raiders Garner Two Victories

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Junior High School Red Raider basketball team had three games last week and were able to garner two victories. They picked up home wins on Monday and Friday but were beaten at Otto-Eldred on Wednesday. On Monday the Northern Potter Panthers took the home […]

Lady Raider Junior High Wins Two of Three

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Junior High School Lady Red Raider basketball team had three games last week and were able to win twice. They defeated Northern Potter and Oswayo Valley at home but lost at Otto-Eldred. On Monday the Lady Raiders easily defeated the Northern Potter Lady Panthers […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   This cold snap and impending possible Nor’easter have come at just the right time for college basketball fans. If there is a lot of snow on the ground we won’t feel guilty for spending all weekend sitting in front of the television set watching the NCAA Tournament. About half of […]

Junior High Red Raiders Win Two of Three

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Junior High School Red Raider basketball team had three games last week and were able to win twice. On Monday they topped Smethport, on Wednesday they fell at home to Coudersport and on Friday they won at Port Allegany. At Smethport the Raiders used […]

Jr. High Lady Raiders Defeat Smethport, Fall To Coudy, Port

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Junior High School Lady Red Raiders had three games last week and were able to come away with one win. On Monday they won at Smethport but dropped a home game to Coudersport on Wednesday and fell at Port Allegany. At Smethport the Lady […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   The District 9 basketball playoffs have been completed and to no one’s surprise the Elk County Catholic Crusaders defeated Johnsonburg for the Class A boys’ title. But there are some North Tier League teams, both boys and girls, that placed and will advance to the PIAA playoffs.  First, the Coudy […]

Harlem Ambassadors To Take On Elk, Cameron All-Stars On Sunday

    Get ready for dazzling ball-handling tricks, high-flying slam dunks and hilarious family comedy!  Join the Harlem Ambassadors basketball show on Sunday, March 12th at 6 p.m. at the St. Marys High School gymnasium as they take on the Elk and Cameron All-Stars. Dez Fledderman, Kendall Guisto and Cassidy McLaughlin will represent Cameron County […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   A few weeks ago five wrestlers were dismissed from the Baguba wrestling team for various infractions that were detrimental to both the team and the students. Without delving into the quagmire of rumors and innuendo, suffice it to say that their actions compelled first year coach Kevin Shunk to administer […]

Flag Football Sign-Ups

    It’s that time of year again—spring is fast approaching, and so is Cameron County Flag Football. Sign-ups will be Monday, March 6th, from 6  p.m. to 8 p.m. at Memorial Hall.   Cost is $35 per family and $10 for each additional child.  Ages are from 5 to 12 years old.     […]

Bagubas Compete At D9 Tourney

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo Five Cameron County High School Red Raider Baguba varsity wrestlers traveled to Clearfield High School for the Class AA District 9 Championship Tournament. None were able to advance to the Western Regional Tournament this week.  At 132 pounds sophomore Ethan Fields lost by fall to Tyler Thompson […]

Junior High Lady Raiders Open Season

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Junior High School Lady Red Raider basketball team began its 2017 season last Wednesday and won at Austin by a score of 30-5.  Kaelee Bresslin paced Cameron County with eleven points, Julia Aikens added ten including two three point field goals, Mallory McKimm netted […]

Johnsonburg Eliminates CCHS From District 9 Championships

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity basketball team entered the District 9 Class A Championship Tournament as the second seed but their run was short lived as they fell in the opening round to the Johnsonburg Rams 52-44.  In the game played at St. Marys […]

Raiders Clinch Second Place In North Tier League

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity basketball team won three important games and clinched second place in the North Tier League last week.  On Monday they defeated Port Allegany, on Wednesday they won at Northern Potter and on Friday they returned home and dominated Otto-Eldred. […]

Lady Raiders Lose Pair of NTL Games

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider varsity basketball team had a pair of North Tier League games last week but were unable to come up with a victory.  On Tuesday they were dominated at Port Allegany but on Thursday rebounded to push Northern Potter to […]

Junior High Bagubas Defeat Coudy

    The Jr. High Bagubas defeated Coudersport recently, 24-15, and their record is now 5-3. Winning for Cameron County were Ryan Chilcote, Nate Palumbo, Chandler Chaney and Aaron Kepple.  

Rieder To Play In Don Raabe Big 30 Classic

    Derek Rieder has accepted an invitation to play in the Don Raabe Big 30 Charities Classic. Rieder is a senior at Cameron County High School, where he was an offensive tight end and defensive end for the Red Raiders. He is 6’3” and weighs in at 240 lbs.  

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   Some difficult news for local baseball fans was recently sent out on the Alle-Catt baseball Facebook page; the league appears to have finally folded. In talking with Ralph McKimm, only two teams were interested in entering this season. The league has had a long and interesting history but waning interest […]

Lady Raiders Win One of Three Last Week

    by Rich Summrs Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider varsity basketball team had three games last week but were only able to capture one win. They dropped non-league contests on Monday and Wednesday and then returned to North Tier League play on Thursday and won at Austin. On […]

Raiders Defeat Austin and Galeton, Beaten By Ridgway

    by Rich Summrs Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity basketball team had a busy week last week as they played a non-league game and two North Tier League contests. On Monday they dropped a road game to Ridgway of the Allegheny Mountain League but rebounded to win North […]

Sheffield Tops Bagubas

    by Rich Summrs Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider Baguba varsity wrestling team hosted Sheffield in their home opener last Thursday night but the visitors prevailed, 42-18.  Winning by fall for CCHS was Shea Garrigan and Ethan Vislay. Jared Whiting also received a forfeit for the home team.   […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   Congratulations to an old friend, former Ridgway and Cameron County football coach, Mark Morelli, who has been named the new head coach at Warren High School. Morelli has been as assistant coach at several local schools since his stint with the Red Raiders. With President Donald Trump instituting his new […]

Charity Basketball Game

    Madi Guisto will host a Pink/Teal Basketball game on Friday, February 3rd, to raise awareness for breast and ovarian cancer.  This home game against Coudersport will be played at the Cameron County High School gym, with JV starting at 6 p.m. and Varsity to follow.        

Elk County Strider 2017 Race Schedule

    The Elk County Striders have announced the following races for 2017. Fever 4 Mile Run & Walk on March 18 at 10 a.m., 212 Lexington Ave., Warren.  Contact Jody Gardner, Warren YMCA, (814) 726-0110, ext. 121, jody@warrenymca.org Dahoga Dash 5K on May 28 at 9 a.m., 40 Dahoga Road, Wilcox.      

Red Raider Hoopsters Win One of Three

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity basketball team dropped two of three basketball games and suffered their first two North Tier League defeats in a busy slate.  On Monday they were defeated at home by unbeaten Coudersport, on Wednesday they fell at Port Allegany and […]

Lady Raiders Fall To Port, Defeat Bradford

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider basketball team played two games last week and split the contests.  On Thursday they dropped a home league game to Port Allegany but rebounded on Saturday to defeat AAAA Bradford in a non-league tilt. CCHS was also scheduled to […]

Bagubas Fall at Smethport

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider Baguba wrestling team traveled to Smethport last Thursday but were beaten by the Hubbers 46-12.  CCHS only picked up forfeit wins by Ethan Fields and Shea Garrigan in the match. The home opener that was scheduled for last Tuesday with […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   I had an interesting conversation with CCHS Athletic Director Dave Sullivan this week concerning the District 9 basketball playoffs and he convinced me of his position on the Red Raiders’ and Lady Red Raiders’ entrance in the tournament. Currently the Cameron County School District has a policy of requiring a […]

From the Bleachers

with Rich Summers This is the time of year when I watch a lot of basketball. Between high school and college I literally watch hundreds of games and one thing finally struck me at the Lady Raider game Friday night. To win consistently a team has to have good shooters who are able to knock […]

Jr. High Bagubas Compete at Union City

    The Junior High Bagubas competed at the Union City Tournament recently. Nate Palumbo improved his record to 9-0 by taking first place, going 3-0 on the day. Sean Lathrop went 3-2, taking fourth place; he is 9-3 on the year. Also competing for the Bagubas were Chandler Chaney and Aaron Kepple, picking up […]

Bagubas Top OV, Fall At Ridgway

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider Baguba varsity wrestling team had two road matches last week and collected their first victory of the year.  On Tuesday they won at Oswayo Valley and on Thursday they were beaten at Ridgway. “We wrestled very well against Oswayo Valley,” […]

CCHS Lady Raiders Split NTL Contests

  by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider basketball team had two North Tier League games last week and came away with one win and one loss. On Wednesday they dropped a road game at Galeton but on Friday rebounded to top Smethport. At Galeton, Madison Harrier netted […]

Raiders Remain Unbeaten In North Tier League

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity basketball team improved to 3-0 in North Tier League action with a pair of wins last week. On Tuesday they defeated Galeton in a home game and on Thursday they won at Smethport. On Tuesday, Adam Shaffer scored nineteen […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   The best part about watching high school sports is watching kids come together as a team and have some success. There are moments in games that can really be turning points for a team and I witnessed one such moment last Monday when the CCHS varsity basketball team hosted Kane. […]

Lady Raiders Fall at Brockway, Top Austin

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider basketball team had a pair of games the week before Christmas and collected their second win of the season.  On Wednesday they were beaten in a non-league game at Brockway but rebounded to defeat Austin in their North Tier […]

Raiders Win Two of Three

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity basketball team had three games in the week before the holiday break and were able to win two.  After dropping a non-league game to Kane on Monday, they bounced back with a North Tier League win at Austin on […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   This week I remembered the only reason I dislike wrestling and basketball season. Walking down the street to CCHS in twenty-five degree weather with wind blowing down my neck, snow accumulating on my Steelers ski cap and slush building up in the tread of my sneakers will never be one […]

Lady Raiders Drop Opener to Johnsonburg

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider varsity basketball team began their 2016-17 season last Friday but were beaten by the Johnsonburg Rammettes, 45-34.  The Lady Raiders fell behind early, trailing 16-5 after one quarter and were never able to quite get back in the game. […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   The Big 10 championship game between Penn State and Wisconsin on Saturday night was as fun of a football game as I have seen in a while. As a matter of fact, the Nittany Lions have played in three great games this year including electrifying wins over Ohio State and […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   All of the District 9 football teams have once again been eliminated after the first weekend of the PIAA playoffs; and to be honest, they were barely able to put up a fight. Karns City did stay in their game until the fourth quarter when they gagged up twenty-two points […]

From the Bleachers

    I may have sold Penn State football coach James Franklin short. Until lately the Nittany Lions have underperformed and I heaped most of the blame on the Langhorne native and former quarterback at East Stroudsburg. But most of the Lion defense has returned from injury and quarterback Trace McSorely has been playing lights […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   College football was fun to watch with a couple of undefeated pretenders, West Virginia and Baylor getting their comeuppance this season. And Penn State finally put a hurting on a team they should dominate. To me it is just as important to thump bad teams as it is to defeat […]

Jr. High Volleyball Team Defeats Otto-Eldred, Port Allegany

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Junior High School Lady Red Raider volleyball team had two matches last week and completed their season with a pair of wins. On Monday they topped Otto-Eldred and on Wednesday they ended the year with a win over Port Allegany. The Lady Raiders were […]