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 […]

Lady Raider Volleyball Team Completes Season

    by Rich Summers The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider Volleyball team had three matches in their final week of the season but were unable to come up with a win. On Monday they were swept by Otto-Eldred at home, on Tuesday they dropped a hard fought match with Port Allegany, also […]

Jr. High Raiders Finish Season 6-1

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Junior High School Red Raider football team fell short of a perfect season as they were beaten in their final game of the season at Smethport last Thursday, 16-0. Braedon Johnson had touchdown runs of nineteen and eight yards for the Hubbers and Noah […]

Lady Raider Volleyball Team Winless Last Week

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider volleyball team had three matches last week but were unable to come up with a win. On Monday they were beaten at Oswayo Valley, on Tuesday they fell to Smethport and on Thursday they were swept at Coudersport. At […]

Jr. High Volleyball team Has Busy Week

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Junior High School Lady Red Raider volleyball team had three matches in a crowded slate last week. On Tuesday they traveled to Smethport, on Wednesday they traveled to Galeton and on Thursday they finished the week at Coudersport. Against Smethport the A squad won […]

CCHS Cross Country Team Competes at League Championships

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider cross country team traveled to Oswayo Valley last Tuesday for the North Tier League Championships to complete their season. “I am very proud of all our runners this year,” said Coach Shawn Bidwell. “Each week was a new challenge and […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   Someone once said “99% of all statistics tell 49% of the story.” If that math is too fuzzy for you, the great Mark Twain was more specific when he said “there are three types of lies; lies, damn lies and statistics.” A look at two great college football games this […]

Junior High Raiders Win Weather Shortened Game

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Junior High School Red Raider football team remained unbeaten last week in a weather shortened 13-0 win over the Sheffield Wolverines. The two teams were able to play just a quarter before heavy rain, thunder and lightning forced the cancellation of the remainder of […]

Red Raiders Drop Season Finale

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity football team traveled to Sheffield for the last game of the season on Saturday but were beaten by the Wolverines, 26-6. The Raiders complete the season with a record of 1-8 and were 1-4 in the Allegheny Mountain League […]

Volleyball Team Falls To Austin, Galeton

    by Rich Summers The Cameron County High School Red Raider volleyball team had a pair of games last week but were unable to come up with a victory. On Tuesday they dropped a home match to Austin and on Thursday were beaten at Galeton. On Tuesday the Lady Raider fell to the Austin […]

Jr. High Volleyball Team Tops Austin

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Junior High School Lady Raider volleyball team was at home against Austin last Monday and the A squad won 25-13, 25-17. Leading the Lady Raiders were Morgan Lorenzo with nine passes, two aces, a set, and two spikes, Mallory McKimm with nine passes, an […]

Junior High Red Raiders Remain Unbeaten

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Junior High School Red Raider football team won their fifth game in as many tries last Thursday as they topped Elk County Catholic, 20-12. After falling behind 6-0 the Raiders rebounded to remain undefeated. Sean Lathrop ran for two touchdowns and Nate Palumbo passed […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   When you watch as many high school sports as I do you see a lot of stuff. Nothing is more heart wrenching than watching a team work an entire season and not get to see any wins as a result of their labors. Make no mistake about it, going to […]

Storm Ends Season With Playoff Loss

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Storm youth football team traveled to Kane last Saturday for the opening round of the league playoffs but were defeated by the hosts 38-0. Despite being dominated, the Storm battled hard for all four quarters. Kyle Earle had a catch for twenty yards and […]

Lady Raider Golf Season Wrap-Up

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo “The 2016 Girls Golf Team had an excellent season,” said Lady Red Raider Coach Ben Porkolab. The girls finished with eight wins and two losses. The North Penns Woods tournament was held Thursday, September 29th at Smethport on a very wet and rainy day. “I was very […]

Raiders Top Gators For First Victory

    by Rich Summers The Cameron County High School Varsity football team took on the Port Allegany Gators in their final home game of the season and defeated the visitors 48-28 to pick up their initial victory of the season. The Red Raiders amassed 537 yards including 451 on the ground in an impressive […]

JV Red Raiders Tie Coudersport

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider Junior Varsity football team played their first game of the season last Monday night and battled to a 6-6 tie. Jesse Coffman and Nick Peters both intercepted passes in the end zone to stop Coudersport scoring drives and Luiz Patricio […]

CCHS Volleyball Results

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron High School Lady Red Raider volleyball team hosted Oswayo Valley last Tuesday but fell to the Lady Green Wave 10-25, 16-25 and 14-25. The top performers for Cameron County were Payton Bloom with two aces and nine digs, Alyvia McKimm with seven assists, and Kendyl […]

Jr. High Volleyball Team Tops Oswayo Valley

    by Rich Summers The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider Junior High volleyball team hosted Oswayo Valley last Tuesday evening and both the A and B teams were victorious. The A squad won 25-6, 25-12. Leading the Lady Raiders were Morgan Lorenzo with nine passes, eight aces and one set, Kaelee Bresslin […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   There seems to be a lot of improvements going on at the Cameron County Little League field and to be honest, it is time the whole complex underwent rehabilitation. The fields were built to high level but many things have deteriorated over the years and it is great to see […]

Cross Country Team Completes Season

Cross Country Team Completes Season   by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School varsity cross country team competed at their final meet of the season at Port Allegany last Tuesday. For the girl’s team Laila Smith was 15th at 28:41, Cassie Frey was 16th at 28:56 and Kamme Guisto was 19th […]

Brown Shares Medalist Honors

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity golf team hosted St. Marys Area at the Emporium Country Club last Tuesday afternoon and were beaten by the Flying Dutchmen 33 ½ to 21 ½. Dino Brown of Cameron County shared medalist honors with Nick Wendel and Ryan […]

Junior High Football Team Remains Unbeaten

    by Rich Summers The Cameron County Junior High School Red Raider football team won for the fourth time in as many games last Thursday as they shut out the Port Allegany Gators 12-0. In the game played at Port Allegany High School, Sean Lathrop ran for a seventeen yard touchdown and also had […]

Storm Tops Eldred, Falls To Portville

    by Rich Summers Last Saturday Treyton Tucker ran for two touchdowns and Josh Smith threw for two more to lead the Cameron County Storm Pony youth football team to a 38-6 win over Eldred. Kyle Earle added a touchdown run and Jameson Britton ran for another and had one touchdown reception. The other […]

Raider Gridders Beaten at Otto-Eldred

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity football team is still looking for its first win of the season after dropping a road game at Otto-Eldred last Friday, 48-6. At Duke Center the Terrors jumped out to a 27-6 lead at the intermission and cruised to […]

Coudersport Shuts Out Raiders

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Red Raider varsity football team hosted Coudersport last Friday night in search of their first win but were dominated by the visitors 34-0.  The Falcons controlled the entire game, limiting the Raiders to just 148 yards of offense while amassing three hundred thirteen yards […]

Junior High Raiders Top Bucktail

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Junior High School Red Raider football team hosted Bucktail last Thursday evening and defeated the Bucks 26-16.  The Raiders got two touchdowns on a seventy-one yard pass and a two yard pass from Caden Beldin to Nate Palumbo, and two touchdowns on runs of […]

Coudersport Shuts Out Raiders

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Red Raider varsity football team hosted Coudersport last Friday night in search of their first win but were dominated by the visitors 34-0.  The Falcons controlled the entire game, limiting the Raiders to just 148 yards of offense while amassing three hundred thirteen yards […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   It was not a good weekend for college football, despite the good wings I had from the barbeque cookoff to enjoy while watching. A beat up Penn State team was destroyed by Michigan, who might be one of the better teams in the country this season, and Pitt gagged up […]

Cross Country Team Competes at Otto-Eldred

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider cross country team had three boys and three girls who competed at Otto-Eldred last Tuesday afternoon.  Brady Lovett was 19th at 21:01, Hunter Horning was 22nd at 21:34 and Dalton Ball was 42nd at 28:38. Cassie Frey was 8th at […]

Jr. High Volleyball Teams Win Two

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider volleyball team took on Coudersport and Oswayo Valley last week and were victorious in both matches.  On Wednesday the Lady Raiders A squad won at Oswayo Valley 25-10, 25-22. Leading Cameron County were Morgan Lorenzo with thirteen passes, an […]

CCHS Volleyball Team Drops Two Matches

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider varsity volleyball team had a pair of matches last week but were unable to gain a win. On Tuesday they fell to Coudersport at home and on Thursday they were beaten at Port Allegany. On Tuesday the Lady Falcons […]

Lady Raider Golfers Fall at Bradford

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider golf team traveled to Bradford’s Penn Hills Country Club last Thursday but were defeated by the Lady Owls, 35-20. Elyse Goulding was the medalist for the match and paced Bradford with a 46.       

Storm Loses To Smethport

Storm Loses To Smethport   by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Storm youth football Pony team hosted Smethport last Saturday but fell to the visitors 6-0 in a defensive struggle.  The Cameron County defense played well with several players coming up with multiple tackles. Jameson Britton was the offensive work horse, running […]

Raider Golf Team Completes Regular Season

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider golf team had two matches to complete their regular season. On Monday they defeated Kane in their final league match and on Tuesday they dropped a non-league match at St. Marys. At the Emporium Country Club, Dino Brown shot a […]

Hubbers Slip Past Raiders

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo Despite outgaining the home team by one hundred yards, the Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity football team remained winless on the season as they were beaten at Smethport 12-7 last Friday night.  The Raiders amassed 331 yards to just 237 for the Hubbers, but three […]