From the Bleachers

with Rich Summers It sure did get busy last week with four nights at sporting events at the school, but I want to start with an apology. Somehow in the communication between Coach Cooney and me, JV player Damien Erickson, who wears number 34, was omitted from my Red Raider preview. Readers of this column […]

Fall Athletes Garner Post Season Honors

    Three Cameron County High School athletes in the 2015 fall season were named to all-star teams last week. Payton Bloom, a junior on the Lady Red Raider varsity volleyball team, was a second team selection in the North Tier League.

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   Slippery Rock won their second consecutive Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference football championship with a 61-12 drubbing of West Chester on Saturday. My alma mater, who won the PSAC west, crushed PSAC east champion West Chester to avenge last year’s loss to the Golden Rams in the Division 2 playoffs. Go […]

Legion Sign-Ups

    Sign-ups for St. Marys American Legion baseball will be held on November 22nd at 6:30 p.m. at the St. Marys Legion on Center Street.  First year players must bring a copy of their birth certificate.

Raiders Pound Sheffield For First Win of Season

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity football team picked up their first win of the season on Friday as they trounced the visiting Sheffield High School Wolverines 44-8 in a homecoming contest.  The Raiders scored on both offense and defense and the defense held Sheffield […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   I spent Saturday celebrating Slippery Rock University’s homecoming at one of my fraternity brother’s cabin on the banks of Slippery Rock Creek and had a great time getting reacquainted with guys I have not seen in thirty years; but, to be honest, we never got to the actual football game. […]

Lady Raider Golfers Take Second Place at District 9 Tournament

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider golf team traveled to Pine Acres Country Club in Bradford last Monday to compete in the 2015 District 9 Class AA Championships and came away with a second place finish. Kendyl Guisto shot a 103, Tess Dubler had a […]

North Penn Woods Golf Tourney Held at Emporium Country Club

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The 2015 North Penn Woods Boys Golf League Tournament was held at the Emporium Country Club last Tuesday afternoon with Oswayo Valley High School capturing the championship. Alex Bernard shot an 88 and Nate Resig added an 89 to power Oswayo Valley to the title.     

CCHS Volleyball Team Falls at Oswayo

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider volleyball team travelled to Shinglehouse last Tuesday to battle Oswayo Valley but was turned back by the Lady Green Wave in three sets, 25-14, 26-24, 25-18.  For Cameron County, Payton Bloom totaled fifty-five assists, eighteen kills, an ace and […]

Junior High Volleyball Teams Beat Oswayo Valley

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Junior High School Lady Red Raider volleyball team traveled to Oswayo Valley on Monday and both the seventh and eighth grade squads were victorious.  The seventh grade won 25-13, 25-21 and the eighth grade won 25-18, 25-18.     

Boys Basketball Sign-Ups

    Boys Basketball (4th, 5th and 6th grade boys) sign-ups will be held October 20th and 21st from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Cameron County Recreation Center in the upstairs conference room.  

Storm Tops Coudy

  by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Storm hosted Coudersport in Olean Area Youth Football League action on Saturday and defeated the visitors 18-7.  Quarterback Dylan Rieder scored all three touchdowns on runs for the winners.     

Raiders Beaten at Port Allegany   by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo On a sloppy, cold, rainy day at Port Allegany, the Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity football team dropped their fifth straight game by a score of 6-0. After both teams failed to move the ball at all, Port Allegany took advantage […]

Storm Defeats Smethport on Parents’ Night

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Storm took on the Smethport Little Hubs on Saturday night and defeated the visitors 13-6 at the Cameron County High School football field in Olean Area Youth Football action.  On a night when the Storm Pony players in their final year, cheerleaders and parents […]

Jr. High Raiders Fall at Bucktail

    by Rich Summers The Cameron County Junior High School Red Raider football team traveled to Renovo last Monday to take on Bucktail Area and were handed a 30-8 defeat by the Bucks. The Raiders scored early to tie the game but the home squad reeled off twenty-two unanswered points to capture the victory. […]

Lady Raiders Lose Pair of Volleyball 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 come up with a win. On Tuesday they dropped a three set match at Northern Potter and on Thursday were swept at home by Otto-Eldred. […]

Junior High Volleyball Results

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo On Tuesday the Cameron County Junior High School Lady Red Raider volleyball team traveled to Northern Potter and the 7th grade team won 25-10, 25-17.  The 8th grade team was also victorious, 25-11, 25-18.  Leading the Lady Raiders were Morgan Lorenzo with six passes, two aces, a […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   I am officially an old man.  After standing through the rain and cold at Port Allegany on Saturday afternoon and then working the PA system for the Storm game on Saturday night, it took me until Sunday morning to get warmed up again. That said, I had a great time […]

Lady Raiders Top Coudy

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider golf team completed their 2015 regular season with a 30 ½ – 24 ½ win over the Coudersport Lady Falcons last Monday at the Emporium Country Club.  Cameron County’s Kendyl Guisto and Coudy’s Stephanie Fry shared medalist honors as […]

Lady Golfers Place Fourth at Tourney

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider golf team traveled to the Bolivar Country Club last Thursday to compete in the 2015 North Penn Woods League Tournament and came away with a fourth place finish, shooting a team score of 178.   

Raiders Compete at D9 Golf Championships

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo Brian Shupe and Brennan Guisto traveled to Brookville’s Pinecrest Country Club for the District 9 Class AA Golf Championships last Monday, but neither was able to advance to the second round.  Shupe carded a 97 while Guisto shot a 107.  Jordan Tosh of Brookville was the tournament […]

Curwensville Pulls Away In Final Quarter To Top Cameron County

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity football team hosted an explosive Curwensville squad last Friday and hung with the Golden Tide for the better part of three quarters but finally succumbed, 58-28. The Raiders pulled to within 34-28 with four minutes to play in the […]

Jr. High Raiders Shut Out Tide

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Junior High Red Raider football team defeated the Curwensville Golden Tide 30-0 last Thursday evening at the CCHS football field. The Raiders scored early and often and rode a strong defensive performance to the victory.  On the first play from scrimmage the Red Raiders […]

Lady Raiders Win Two More Matches

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider golf team had two league matches last week and picked up wins in both contests. On Tuesday they defeated Port Allegany at the Emporium Country Club and on Thursday topped Kane at the Kane Country Club. On Tuesday the […]

Lady Raider Volleyball Team Drops Two Matches

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider volleyball team had a pair of games last week but dropped both contests. On Tuesday they were beaten at Coudersport and on Thursday they lost a home match to Port Allegany.  At Coudersport, Ally Easton had three aces and […]

Junior High Lady Raider Volleyball Results

    by Rich Summers The Cameron County Junior High School Lady Red Raider volleyball team had plenty of action this week with three matches. On Monday they hosted Oswayo Valley, on Tuesday traveled to Coudersport and on Thursday entertained Port Allegany. On Monday against Oswayo Valley the seventh grade won 25-10 and 25-20, and […]

Raider Golfers Complete Regular Season

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider golf team completed the regular season last Monday at the Coudersport Country Club but fell to the Falcons 37 ½ – 17 ½. Chance Ramsey shot a 46 for Coudersport to garner medalist honors. Andy Richnafsky was the low golfer […]

Storm Football Pony Team Tops Bolivar

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Storm youth football team traveled to Bolivar on Sunday and the Pony squad came away with a 13-6 victory. The Storm scored on a touchdown run by Camdyn Allison and a touchdown catch by Maddox Baughman.  The Peewee team was beaten by Bolivar with […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   Some observations from Friday night’s Red Raider football game with Curwensville.  There is no sugar coating the fact that the Raider defense has been mostly unable to stop anyone, allowing close to 47 points per game, but the effort has been there and they have mostly been outsized, especially at […]

Hardinger To Move On To State Level

    Eight Cameron/Elk Stride for Stride 4-H Horse Club members participated in the 2015 North Central Region District VIII 4-H Horse Show held August 29th and 30th at Clearfield. Three members of the Cameron/Elk 4-H Stride for Stride horse club qualified to move on to the State level for the 2015 Pennsylvania State 4-H […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   The first weekend of college football produced mixed results for Pennsylvania schools, as Penn State proved it has yet to recover from the sanctions of the Jerry Sandusky fiasco and Pitt was less than stellar in picking up a win over championship sub division Youngstown State. On the positive side, […]

Storm Punt, Pass and Kick Competition

    Cameron County Storm Football will host an NFL Punt, Pass & Kick competition powered by USA Football.  Young pro football fans will have the opportunity to exhibit their football skills when Cameron County Storm hosts an NFL Punt, Pass & Kick competition on Saturday, Sept. 12 at 4 p.m. (time is approximate as […]

Volunteer Referees Needed

  Cameron County Recreation is seeking volunteers to referee for the elementary 2015-2016 basketball season.   If you or anyone you know is interested in helping out please contact Holly Manginell at the Recreation Center by calling 486-8915 or send an email to camcorecreation@gmail.com.    

Lady Raider Golf Team Defeats Kane

    by Rich Summers Cameron Coumty Echo The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider varsity golf team hosted Kane last Tuesday and defeated the Lady Wolves 30-25.  In the match played at the Emporium Country Club, Halley Oknefski shot a 44 to take medalist honors for Kane but the Lady Red Raiders prevailed […]

Raider Golfers Fall at Kane, Top Smethport and Port Allegany

    by Rich Summers Cameron Coumty Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider golf team had three matches last week.  On Tuesday they traveled to the Kane Country Club and lost to the Wolves, but on Thursday they rebounded to defeat both Smethport and Port Allegany at the Smethport Country Club.  

Raiders Drop Opener at Kane

    by Rich Summers Cameron Coumty Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity football team traveled to Kane Area High School on Saturday night for their 2015 season opener but were shut out by the Wolves, 38-0.  In the game that was postponed from Friday night due to a lightning storm, the […]

Bowling Season

  Underway Emporium USBC Bowling Assoc. started the 2015-2016 season with the Thursday Men’s League on Aug. 28th. The  Ladies League will begin Sept. 8th; Wednesday Men’s League, Sept. 9th; and Mixed League, Sept. 11th. All leagues start at 6:30 p.m. New this year is a Couples League that will start Sept. 12th at 7 […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   In speaking to members of the Red Raider football staff it seems that the scrimmage with St. Marys on Friday was much like the one with ECC last week in that the Raiders started very slowly but picked it up later in the workout. They were also happy with the […]

Volunteer Refs Needed

  Cameron County Recreation is seeking volunteers to referee for the elementary 2015-2016 basketball season.   If you or anyone you know is interested in helping out please contact Holly Manginell at the Recreation Center by calling 486-8915 or send an email to camcorecreation@gmail.com.    

Dubler Medalist In CCHS Win

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider golf team picked up their first win of the season last Tuesday as they defeated Smethport 31 ½ – 23 ½ at the Emporium Country Club.  Tess Dubler garnered medalist honors and led the way for CCHS, carding a […]

Raiders Defeat Depleted Smethport Squad

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider golf team hosted the Smethport Hubbers last Monday and they picked up their first win, 36-13, although the Hubbers were able to field just two players.  Brian Shupe took medalist honors, shooting a 44 for the Red Raiders.   

Storm Captures First Win

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Storm youth football team won their first game of the season on Saturday afternoon as they defeated Port Allegany 13-6 at the CCHS football field.  Camdyn Allison scored on a sixty-five yard run and Dylan Reider added a two yard touchdown plunge as the […]

CCHS Boys Drop Golf Season Opener

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity golf team traveled to the Bolivar Country Club last Friday but were defeated by the host Oswayo Valley Green Wave, 35 ½ to 17 ½.  OV’s Alex Bernard was medalist for the match with a 39. Brian Shupe was […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   Fall sports season has officially begun. Even though students have yet to attend a class in the Cameron County School District there have already been a bunch of athletic events. The CCHS golf teams have already completed their first matches, the Storm football season is underway and the Red Raider […]

Lady Raider Golfers Fall at Bradford

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider varsity golf team opened their 2015 season  in the rain at Pine Acres Country Club in Bradford and fell to the Lady Owls 39-16 last Thursday.  Bradford’s Bri Wells was medalist for the match with a 50.  The low […]

Kane Tops Cameron County Storm

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Storm youth football team traveled to Kane for their season opener on Saturday but fell to the hosts, 20-6.  Dylan Reider scored the lone touchdown for the Storm, who were competitive but unable to bring home the victory.  The pee-wee Storm defeated Kane 14-0. 

Annual Camp Cadet Golf Tournament

    The 11th Annual Camp Cadet Golf Tournament will be held September 9th at the Emporium Country Club. Registration for the four man scramble is from 8:30 a.m. until the shotgun start of the tournament at 9:30 a.m. Cost for members is $40, reciprocal $50 and non-members $60, which includes green fees, carts, and […]

Emporium Destroys Crosby In Alle-Catt League Championship

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Crosby Mud Hens defeated Emporium last week to force a rematch for the Allegheny-Cattaraugus League title on Sunday, but the Catts left no doubt who would be the 2015 champs as they clubbed the Mud Hens 20-4 in the final game of the double elimination championship […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   The fall schedules have been delivered thanks to new CCHS athletic director Dave Sullivan and District Assistant to the Administration Wendy Goulding. That is an awful job title but it is what is listed on the school district website so she will have to live with it.  The Red Raider […]

Alle-Catts Power Past Crosby To League Finals

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Emporium Alle-Catt baseball team got six solid innings from left handed pitcher Ryan Bresslin and home runs from Saul Solveson and Anthony Grimone to defeat the Crosby Mud Hens 12-2 in the semifinals of the league championship. Emporium scored six first inning runs at Olivett Field […]

Four CCHS Graduates Represent Raiders In Big 30 Classic

    The Don Raabe Big 30 Charities Classic will be played Saturday, August 1 at 7 p.m. in Bradford The day will begin with a parade set to begin at 2:30 pm., sharp. The parade will begin on South Davis St., and proceed down Main St., where it will go right on Mechanic St., […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   How smart does the Pittsburgh Pirate front office look now with the signing of Jung Ho Kang? Although they are paying the Korean infielder under three million a year for four years, a bargain for a starting third baseman in the majors these days, the nine million they had to […]

Registration Still Accepted For Willow Creek Triathlon

    There is still time to sign up to take part in the Willow Creek Triathlon. The triathlon, celebrating its 10th year, will be held Saturday, Aug. 1. Proceeds from the event benefit the Disabled American Veterans of McKean and Warren counties. Over the past decade more than $150,000 has been donated to these […]

Sports Injury Clinic

    Champion Orthopedics and Sports Medicine at Cole Memorial Hospital invites all coaches, school nurses, athletic trainers, physical education instructors and EMTs to the fourth annual Coaches’ Clinic to learn about sports injury prevention and awareness. On Tuesday, July 21 at 5 p.m., a line-up of orthopedics and sports medicine providers will present the […]

Free Kayak Demo

    Experience the sport of kayaking during the Free Kayak Demo Day at Sinnemahoning State Park. On Saturday, July 18th from noon to 4 p.m. Country Squirrel Outfitters, of Ridgway, will have a variety of kayak styles available for use and will provide expert assistance and basic instruction throughout the day.  

Camp Cadet Golf Tourney

    The 11th Annual Camp Cadet Golf Tournament will be held September 9th at the Emporium Country Club. Registration for the four man scramble is from 8:30 a.m. until the shotgun start of the tournament at 9:30 a.m. Cost for members is $40, reciprocal $50 and non-members $60, which includes green fees, carts, and […]

Storm Football Joins New League

    by Amanda Jones  Echo News Editor Cameron County Storm Football will now be part of the Olean Area Youth Football League (OAYFL), which includes more competitors from the Northern Tier League that Cameron County High School teams compete against in regular season games. One of the biggest advantages to joining the new league […]

Girls Basketball Sign-Ups

    Sign-ups for 4th, 5th and 6th grade girls’ basketball will be held July 20th and July 27th at the Cameron County Recreation Center from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.  

Alle-Catts Win Final Two Games, Claim Top Seed In Playoffs

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Emporium Alle-Catt baseball team played the last two games of the 2015 regular season and were victorious in both. Last Monday the Cats won at Crosby in a rescheduled night game and on Sunday they nipped Eldred in the season finale. At Crosby, Emporium’s lefthander pitched […]

Emporium Country Club Member – Guest Tournament Winners

    The 2015 Emporium Country Club’s Men’s Member/Guest was held June 26 – 28. Friday’s practice round proved to be the best day for golf with most of the golfers participating.  Hors d’oeuvres  and an open bar was provided after golf with the culmination of a putting contest.  Dave Phillips was the lucky golfer […]

Alle-Catts Crush Smethport

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Emporium Alle-Catt baseball team traveled to Smethport on Sunday and whipped the Goshawks by a score of 13-4. Ralph McKimm returned to the lineup after a month hiatus and garnered the mound win for Emporium. The Cat righthander went the distance allowing four runs and seven […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   Once again I am stuck in an airport, this time in Fort Lauderdale, waiting for my plane back to Pittsburgh. Sunday morning is thankfully slow here and while I’m not anxious to leave my daughter, wife and aunt here in sunny Florida, it will be nice to get back home. […]

Guisto Named To All-Star Team

    Cameron County High School senior shortstop James Guisto was named to the North Allegheny Baseball League small school division all-star team for 2015. Guisto was the lone Red Raider named to the squad.  Below is the entire list of honorees for this season:  

Storm Football Joins Olean Area Youth Football League

    Attention Current and Potential Storm Football Parents: A mandatory, parents-only meeting will be held on June 28, at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Any player already signed up for this season or any interested players must have a parent present for this important meeting.  

Storm Cheerleader Sign-Ups

    Storm Cheerleading sign-ups will be held Friday, June 26th from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Memorial Hall. Sign-up fee is $35. A copy of the cheerleader’s birth certificate is required. Must be 6 by August 1st and no older than 12 by December 31.  

From the Bleachers

  by Rich Summers   I received an email from outgoing CCHS Athletic Director Chris Horning with the North Allegheny Baseball League All-Star team for this season, but it also included the information that Dave Sullivan, Lady Red Raider basketball coach, will be the new AD. I’m sorry to see Horning move on, but Sullivan […]

Alle-Catts Pound Kane

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Emporium Alle-Catt baseball team hosted Kane on Sunday and proved they are real mudders with a 15-2 win in a game shortened to six innings when several downpours rendered Olivett field unplayable. A close game was blown open by the home team as Emporium scored eight […]

Lady Crusaders Win State Softball Title

    lic Lady Crusaders brought home the PIAA Class A State Softball title Friday with a 7-0 victory over Conemaugh Valley at Beard Field on the campus of Penn State University in State College. Abbey Bauer was on top of her game both at the plate and on the mound, leading ECC to its […]

From the Bleachers

  by Rich Summers   Congratulations go to the Elk County Catholic softball team as they won the Pennsylvania State Athletic Association Class A softball title on Friday. After losing only one game to St. Marys Area during the regular season and then sneaking by in three close playoff games, the Lady Crusaders totally dominated […]

ECCHS Athletic Assoc. Golf Outing

    The Elk County Catholic High School Athletic Association invites you to support Crusader athletics at its 5th Annual Golf Outing. The four-person scramble will be held on Saturday, June 27 at the Bavarian Hills Golf Course in St. Marys. The registration fee includes greens fees and a cart, a continental breakfast, dinner following […]