Summer Basketball League Begins Sunday

    The summer basketball league at the Cameron County Recreation Center will begin Sunday, June 12.  The game times will be 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.  For those who signed up, a list of teams, game times and rules will be posted on the Cameron County Recreation Facebook page, on the window at the […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   Sudden death overtime in sports is so difficult to watch but the most gut-wrenching viewing comes in the Stanley Cup playoffs. When the games go to overtime every shot by the Penguin opponents, no matter how weak, creates a knot in the stomach. Hockey has virtually no stoppages in play […]

DCC Eliminates Lady Raiders From District 9 Tournament

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider varsity softball team traveled to DuBois last Monday for their first round matchup with DuBois Central Catholic in the District 9 Class AA but were beaten by the undefeated Lady Cardinals, 13-0.  Riley Assalone tossed a one-hitter for DCC […]

Smith Medals at State Track and Field Championships

    Cameron County High School senior Trae Smith traveled to the 2016 Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association Track and Field Class AA Championships last Friday and came away with a sixth place medal in the javelin. Smith had a throw of 181’3”.     

Alle-Catts Top Kane

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Emporium Alle-Catt baseball team traveled to Kane on Sunday to battle the Wildcats and easily defeated the home team 24-3.  Rick Uber was the winning pitcher for the Cats, working seven innings to collect the victory. He allowed three runs on six hits while striking out […]

Smiths Tabbed For Baseball/Softball All-Stars

    Cameron County High School senior Trae Smith was selected to the Northern Allegheny Small School all-star baseball team and freshman Laila Smith was selected to the Northern Allegheny Small School softball squad.  The entire teams and champions are as follows:  Northern Allegheny League Small School Division: NORTH – BASEBALL  Divisional Champs – Oswayo […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   I am a fan of ESPN and every morning before work I turn on Mike and Mike for a half hour before I leave for work, largely because the hosts, Mike Golic and Mike Greenberg are entertaining. But ESPN, and especially the Mike and Mike show, seem to think that […]

Lady Raiders Suffer Through Tough Week, Prepare For Playoffs

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider varsity softball team had three difficult games to complete their regular season and were unable to come up with a victory.  On Monday they fell at Smethport, on Tuesday they dropped a home game to Galeton and on Wednesday […]

Raiders Compete at Track Districts

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo Trae Smith led a contingent of Cameron County High School track and field athletes at the 2016 District 9 Class AA Championships last Friday with a win in the javelin. Smith had a toss of 178’8” in the event held at Brookville High School, outdistancing the second […]

Raiders Win Two of Four In Final Week

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity baseball team had four games including two makeup contests in the final week of the season. They played road games in Smethport on Monday and Coudersport on Wednesday and home games with Galeton on Tuesday and Brockway on Friday. […]

Last Chance To Sign Up For B-ball League

    The final day to sign up for the summer basketball league at the Rec. Center is Friday, May 27th.  The league will be held on Sunday evenings at the Rec. Center. Times will vary according to the number of participants. The league is open to anyone in seventh grade and up thru adult […]

CCLL To Host Pitch Hit & Run

    Cameron County Little League will host a free Scotts® Major League Baseball® Pitch Hit & Run Competition for area youth on May 28th, starting at 11 a.m. at the Cameron County Little League complex. Pitch Hit & Run is the official skills competition of Major League Baseball. This grassroots program is designed to […]

Raider Basketball Summer Camp

    Raider Basketball Summer Camp will be held Monday, June 6 through Thursday, June 9, in the Woodland Elementary School gymnasium. The Camp is open to boys and girls currently in grades K-7. Times: Current K-2 students, 8 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.; current 3-4 students, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.; and current 5-7 students, […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   In the past I have stated the policy that the Cameron County School District has generally followed in recent years that a team must have at least a .500 record in order to enter the District 9 playoffs in team sports. Since District 9 puts on open tournaments in which […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   I visited Nova Southeastern University for my daughter’s commencement exercises from the Shepard Broad School of Law. It says a lot that after all the celebrations of completing law school Summa Cum Laude, we sat down at her apartment with a couple of pizzas on Friday night to watch the […]

Storm Cheerleader Sign-Ups

    Storm Cheerleading sign-ups will be held Friday, May 20 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and Saturday, May 21 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Memorial Hall. Ages 6-11; $40 registration fee. Bring a copy of your child’s birth certificate.      

Little League Fundraiser

    The Cameron County Little League fundraiser for 2016 will be the sale of Mariannas hoagies and pizzas. All kids are required to sell five  items. If you are not contacted by a player and would like to purchase an item, please call Sandy Bresslin at 486-3552 or Beth Newhouse at 486-1450 for details. […]

Alle-Catts Pound Smethport in Opener

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Emporium Alle-Catt baseball team opened the 2016 season in dominating fashion with an easy 16-1 win over the Smethport Goshawks.  In the game played at Olivett Field on Sunday the Catts plated eight runs in the first inning and never looked back. Ryan Bresslin started on […]

Raiders Drop Pair of Games

    by Rich Summers The Cameron County High School Red Raider baseball team faced two of the better teams in District 9 last week and were unable to challenge either opponent.  On Tuesday, they were soundly beaten by 13-2 by Elk County Catholic at the Cameron County Little League field, and on Thursday were […]

Richnafsky, Smith Star at NTL Track Meet

    by Rich Summers The 2016 North Tier League Track and Field Championships were held at Port Allegany High School last Friday and a couple of Red Raiders collected first place medals.  Junior Andy Richnafsky swept the two glamor sprinting events, winning the 100m in 12.46 seconds and the 200m in 24.59 seconds.    […]

Great Pitching, Offense Lead Lady Raiders To Victory

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider softball team continued their winning ways last Thursday as they topped the Oswayo Valley Lady Green Wave 10-3.  Cameron County got a strong pitching performance by freshman Laila Smith and plenty of offense to collect their sixth victory of […]

CCHS Red Raider Track Team Enters Area Invitationals

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider Track and Field teams competed at several Invitationals over the past week and had some fine place winning performances. At the Lock Haven Invitational Trae Smith won the javelin with a toss of 182’10”. The Raiders traveled to the Brookville […]

Jr. High Track Team Competes at Northern Potter, Johnsonburg

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Junior High Track team competed at two invitationals last week. On Wednesday they were at Northern Potter and on Saturday they traveled to Johnsonburg. At Northern Potter, Lily Martin finished in fourth place in the 100m at 16 seconds and won the 200 in […]

Lady Raiders Get Revenge On Northern Potter

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo Just a week after suffering an extra inning defeat at Northern Potter the Lady Red Raiders gained a measure of redemption as they topped the Lady Panthers 7-4 at the Cameron County Little League complex last Wednesday afternoon. The win evened CCHS’s record at 4-4 on the […]

Raiders Fall To Bradford, Nip No. Po.

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity baseball team had two home games last week and split the pair. On Monday they were beaten by the Bradford Owls but on Wednesday rebounded to defeat Northern Potter. A third game scheduled for Friday against Brockway was postponed […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   The Alle-Catt season is about to get underway and there are five teams in the league again this season; Emporium, Crosby, Smethport, Kane and Eldred. This Sunday is opening day, but Emporium doesn’t have their first game until next Sunday, May 15th, when they host Smethport at 2 p.m at […]

Sign-Up For Summer Basketball League

    A summer basketball league is forming and sign-ups are now being accepted. The league will be held on Sunday evenings at the Rec. Center. Times will vary according to the number of participants. The league is open to anyone in seventh grade and up thru adult age. Female and male teams will be […]

Dodgeball Tourney

      The Bridge Youth Group of the Alliance Church in Emporium will be hosting a Dodgeball Tournament at the Cameron County High School Gym on Saturday, May 14th.    

Lady Raiders Win One Of Three Games Last Week

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider varsity softball team had three games last week and were able to come away with one victory. On Wednesday, in a game rescheduled from a previous rainout CCHS dropped an extra inning game at Northern Potter. They then fell […]

Raider Track Teams Beaten at Port

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School varsity track and field team traveled to Port Allegany last Wednesday, but both the girls’ and boys’ squads were defeated by the Gators. The boys’ team fell by a score of 89-61. Winning their events for CCHS were Chris McIsaac in the […]

Raiders Top No. Po., Fall at Coudy and Port

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity baseball team had three games last week but could win just one. On Wednesday, the Red Raiders won a game shortened to five innings by the ten run rule at Northern Potter but dropped a home game to Coudersport […]

Lady RaiderBingo

    The Cameron County High School Lady Raider Softball Team will host Bingo at the Emporium Firehall on Saturday, May 7th from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. There will be 50/50 drawings, food, drinks, and fun!    

From the Bleachers

  by Rich Summers   I want to correct my column from last week; Anthony Grimone has indeed lost his season on the Gannon University baseball team to a broken foot in his senior year, but the news for him is a little better. Grimone was red-shirted in his first year and actually has another […]

Lady Raiders End Two Year Drought With Win Over Smethport

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider softball team won its first game in more than two years as they defeated the Smethport Lady Hubbers 6-4 last Thursday. The game, played at the Cameron County Little League Complex, was shortened to six innings by a downpour […]

Red Raiders Shut Out Smethport Hubbers

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity baseball team picked up their first win of the season last Thursday as they blanked the Smethport Hubbers 10-0 in a game shortened to five innings by the ten run rule. The Raiders rode the arm of south paw […]

CCHS Track Team Hosts Otto-Eldred, Oswayo Valley

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity track and field team opened their season last Tuesday by hosting the Oswayo Valley Green Wave and the Otto- Eldred Terrors in a tri-meet. The Red Raider boys defeated both opponents while the Lady Red Raiders dropped both contests. […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   I realize that Lady Red Raider softball Coach Ralph McKimm and a lot of this season’s players weren’t a part of previous seasons, but their win over Smethport last Thursday had to be a huge relief. The Lady Raiders had not won a game in the last two seasons; so […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   Opening day. There are probably no two words that bring me more joy and this year is no exception. Even in the years when the Pirates were mired in twenty-one years of losing baseball, the thrill and anticipation were still there. As of Sunday there are now six months of […]

Junior High Raider Basketball Team Finishes Season With a Win

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Junior High School Red Raider basketball team took on Oswayo Valley last Tuesday in their season finale and defeated the Green Wave 46-26. In the game played at the Cameron County High School gym the Raiders capped a fine season with an easy victory. […]

Raiders Lose First Two Games Of Season

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider baseball team opened the 2016 season last week with two games against two of the better teams in the district. They were beaten in games shortened by the five inning rule on Thursday by DuBois Central Catholic and then on […]

Smith Throws Solid Game For Lady Raiders

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider softball team opened their 2016 season last Friday but fell at home to Oswayo Valley, 4-0. It was the second game for the Lady Green Wave, who lost their opener to Northern Potter 1-0. Laila Smith was the starting […]

Raider Baseball Team Prepares For New Season

    by Rich Summers, Cameron County Echo The 2016 Cameron County High School Red Raider Baseball team is under new management. Coach Jamer Cooney takes the helm in his first season as head coach.  Joining him on the staff are assistants Dave Lyon and Randy Cooney.  Cooney and Lyon last coached together in 2006 […]

CCHS Red Raider Junior High Wins Two of Three Games

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Junior High School Red Raider basketball team had three games last week and was able to win two. On Monday they won a home game with Northern Potter, on Tuesday they fell at home to Coudersport and on Wednesday they won at Otto-Eldred. On […]

Jr. High Lady Raiders Complete Season

    by Rich Summers The Cameron County Junior High School Lady Red Raider basketball team had three games in their final week of the 2016 season. They were able to win one of the three and finished the season with a record of 10-6. On Monday the Lady Raiders hosted Northern Potter and came […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   I had the opportunity to watch both the CCHS baseball and softball teams last week as they hosted the Bradford Owls in a scrimmage. Both teams performed okay for an early season practice, but looking at the experience on the rosters they are very young. But there is some talent […]

Junior High Red Raiders Win Twice

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Junior High School Red Raider basketball team had two North Tier League games last week and picked up wins in both contests. On Wednesday they won at Austin and on Friday returned home to defeat Galeton. At Austin, the visiting Red Raiders outscored the […]

Lady Raider Jr. High Defeats Austin, Galeton

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Junior High School Lady Red Raider basketball team had two games last week and won both. On Wednesday they won at Austin and on Friday defeated Galeton at home. At Austin, Julia Aikens scored eleven points to lead the Lady Red Raiders past the […]

Jr. High Lady Raider B Team Tops Galeton

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Junior High School Lady Red Raider basketball team hosted Galeton on Friday and the B-team captured a 29-8 win over the Lady Tigers.  Leading Cameron County was Tapanga Allison with thirteen points. Also getting in the scoring column were Raelle Putt with six points, […]

No Little League Sign-Ups Accepted After March 20

    The Cameron County Little League will not accept any sign-ups after March 20th. If you missed getting your child signed up, please call Beth Newhouse at 486-1450 or Sandy Bresslin at 486-3552 by March 20th. The Little League meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 22nd, will be changed to a date in April, due […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   This week begins one of the best months of the year for sports and that is obviously because of the NCAA Division I Basketball Championship Tournament. For the better part of the next twenty days there will be multiple college basketball games available on television just about every night beginning […]

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 two contests. They won road games at Northern Potter on Monday and at Oswayo Valley on Friday but were nipped by Otto- Eldred at home on […]

Jr. High Raiders Unbeaten Last Week

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Junior High School Red Raider basketball team had three games last week and posted victories in all three. Cameron County sandwiched road wins at Northern Potter on Monday and at Oswayo Valley on Friday around a home victory against Otto-Eldred on Monday. At Ulysses, […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   Cameron County High School Athletic Director Dave Sullivan sent me the Allegheny Mountain League football schedule for the next two years, which is probably as far ahead as the league wants to go right now. All the teams in the league will have one scrimmage against a league team and […]

Local 4-H Air Rifle Team Prepares For 2016 Regional Event

    The 4-H Air Rifle Team is preparing for the Regional Air Rifle event scheduled for April 12th in St. Marys. Youth from Cameron, Elk, Potter, Jefferson, and Clearfield counties compete as individuals and as teams in the event. There are 21 young shooters in this year’s program, practicing every week at the Emporium […]

Jr. High 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 was able to win two home games while losing on the road.  On Monday, Cameron County topped Smethport but lost at Coudersport on Tuesday before rebounding to defeat Port Allegany on […]

Lady Raiders Hold Annual Awards Banquet

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Lady Red Raiders Hoop Club hosted their annual banquet last Thursday evening at the Cameron County High School cafeteria.  The attendees watched a season highlight film and had a fine meal catered by Mark and Jen Abriatis. Coach Dave Sullivan then thanked the Hoop […]

Lady Raider Jr. High Wins One of Three Last Week

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Junior High School Lady Red Raider basketball team had three games last week. The A-squad was able to win one of the three contests.  On Monday, the Lady Raiders topped Smethport, on Tuesday they were beaten at Coudersport and on Friday they fell to […]

Bagubas Compete at D9 Wrestling Championships

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider Baguba varsity wrestling team took part in the 2016 District 9 Class AA Wrestling Championship Tournament at Clearfield High School with the following results.  At 113 pounds, Ravon Foltz was pinned by Bryce Barclay of Ridgway in the first round […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   If you want to catch some little kids playing some pretty good basketball, check out the Cameron County boys’ and girls’ junior high basketball teams this season. I’ve been particularly impressed with the skill level on the girls’ squad and the court savvy of the boys’ team. Usually junior high […]

Smith, Guisto Headline NTL All-Star Selections

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo Cameron County High School senior Trae Smith and junior Madi Guisto have been chosen as first team North Tier League All-Stars for the 2015-16 basketball season.  Smith, who averaged 15.3 points per game, and Guisto, who averaged 12.6 points per game, were joined on the league all-star […]

Little Lady Raiders Play at Coudy Tourney

    by Kendyl Hostetlar Last Saturday, the Cameron County Lady Raiders (Grades 4, 5, and 6) traveled to Coudersport for a basketball tournament.  The Lady Raiders lost their first match to the Port Allegany Gators. It was a close game with the Gators topping the Lady Raiders 13-8.   

Elkers Eliminate Raiders From District 9 Playoffs

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity basketball team entered the 2015 District 9 Class A Championship Tournament as the tenth seed and advanced to the quarterfinal round before being eliminated.  Last Wednesday, CCHS won their opening game against seventh seeded Oswayo Valley but on Friday […]

Jr. High Boys Top Austin

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo After several cancelations, the Cameron County Junior High School Red Raider basketball team finally played their second game of the season last Thursday and both the seventh and eighth grade teams were victorious.  In the eighth grade game, Dino Brown scored ten points and Bryce Ellis and […]

Junior High Girls Open With Win Over Austin

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Junior High School Lady Red Raider basketball team was at home against Austin Thursday night and the A-squad won 29-19 in their season opener.  Kaelee Bresslin scored twelve points to lead the Lady Raiders.  Also getting in the scorebook was Julia Aikens, Bella Palumbo, […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   Despite the mostly benign winter we have had, I was reminded how ugly trips to Shinglehouse in February can be last Wednesday night. We no sooner got to the Emporium Alle-Catt field when it started snowing and the roads were less than ideal the rest of the night. I’d like […]

Raiders Finish Regular Season With Win Over Oswayo Valley

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity basketball team played their final North Tier League game of the season last Tuesday and gained a measure of redemption with a 53-46 win on Senior Night in Emporium. The Green Wave had won the first meeting between the […]

CCHS Lady Raiders Complete Season

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider varsity basketball team had two North Tier League games in the final week of their season and were able to come away with one victory. On Monday they were beaten at home by Otto-Eldred but on Wednesday won the […]

Junior High Raiders Drop Season Opener

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Junior High School Red Raider basketball team began their 2016 season last Wednesday when they hosted Johnsonburg but were beaten by the visitors, 43-27.  “We took our lumps tonight,” said Raider Coach Chris Horning.     

Bagubas Fall at Kane

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider Baguba varsity wrestling team traveled to Kane last Tuesday for their final dual match of the season but fell to the Wolves 43-30. Ethan Vislay picked up a pin in the loss.  All of the Bagubas will be traveling to […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   Senior Night games are mostly uneventful for those of us who don’t have kids playing, but last Monday’s Lady Raider game was an exception.  The only Lady Raider seniors this year were Noelle Austin and Amelia Holjencin, who, unfortunately, missed most of the season with a severe knee injury. But […]