Raiders Top DCC, Reach D9 Semis

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity basketball team took on DuBois Central Catholic in the second round of the District 9 Class A playoffs last Friday night and defeated the Cardinals by a score of 41-30.  In the game played at St. Marys Area High […]

Karsten Wins D9 Wrestling Title, Saline Takes Second

    by Rich Summers, Cameron County Echo A pair of Cameron County High School Red Raider Baguba wrestlers placed at the District 9 Class AA tourney and will advance to the PIAA Regional Tournament this weekend.  At 285 lbs., number one seeded Jack Karsten (above, left) blew through the early rounds with a pair […]

Unlikely Victories Propel Lady Raiders Into D9 Semi-Finals

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider basketball team had a pair of District 9 playoff games last week and advanced to the semifinals of the Class A tourney by collecting a pair of unlikely victories.  On Tuesday, the seventh seeded Lady Raiders hosted the Allegheny-Clarion […]

Raiders Repeat As NTL Basketball Champs

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo It took an extra game to decide the title, but the Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity basketball team won their second straight North Tier League Championship last week. On Tuesday they thrashed Port Allegany and then on Wednesday dominated Coudersport to tie the Falcons for […]

Lady Raiders Complete Regular Season, Prepare For Playoffs

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider varsity basketball team completed the 2014-15 season last week with two North Tier League contests. On Tuesday they lost on the road to North Tier League Champion Port Allegany but on Thursday rebounded to defeat Coudersport at the CCHS […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   This is a real exciting time of the year despite the sub-zero temperatures. With the District 9 basketball playoffs and wrestling championships there will be plenty to do in the next two weeks. It has been a pretty successful winter season for Cameron County High School sports and it bears […]

Class A District 9 Basketball Pairings

    by Rich Summers The 2015 District 9 Class A basketball brackets have been released and include both the Cameron County High School Red Raider and Lady Red Raider teams.  For the girls’ tournament, CCHS is seeded seventh and will host tenth seeded Allegheny-Clarion Valley on Tuesday, February 17th at 7 p.m. (after press […]

Red Raider Junior High Wins Twice

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County Junior High School Red Raider basketball team opened their 2015 season with two games last week. On Wednesday they defeated Johnsonburg and on Saturday they topped Bucktail. At Johnsonburg the Raiders defeated the Rams 29-27. Ty Bauer led Cameron County with nine points, Marcus […]

CCHS Bagubas Down Kane In Season Finale

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider Baguba varsity wrestling team hosted Kane last Tuesday night in their last dual match of the 2014-15 regular season and defeated the Wolves 55-18. Shea Garrigan picked up a pin, Brandon Saline had a technical fall and Rusty Setzer and […]

Bagubas Honor Seniors, Parents

    The Cameron County Baguba Wrestling Boosters were pleased to host Parent’s Night on February 10th at the last home match against the Kane Wolves. All J.O., Jr. High and Varsity wrestlers were introduced prior to the Varsity match in front of a large crowd.  

JO Bagubas Compete At Johnsonburg, Port Allegany

    On February 7th the J.O. Bagubas traveled to Johnsonburg to compete in both the open and novice divisions of the Under Armour Tournament. In the open tournament, the team had two place finishers. Josh Smith (age 8, 80 lbs.), won both of his matches to take first.  

District 9 Class AA Wrestling Pairings

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The 2015 District 9 Class AA pairings have been announced for the championship tournament to be held on Friday and Saturday at Clarion University. The following are the pairings, seedings, and records for the Cameron County Bagubas participating in the championships:

Sestina Powers Raiders Past Galeton, Otto

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity basketball team had two North Tier League basketball games last week and won both contests. Senior Nate Sestina scored sixty-one points and grabbed thirty-six rebounds in a home victory against Galeton on Tuesday and a road win at Otto-Eldred […]

Lady Raiders Lose On the Road, Win at Home

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider varsity basketball team had two North Tier League games last week and lost on the road while winning at home. On Wednesday they were beaten at Galeton but on Friday rebounded to top Otto-Eldred.  At Galeton, Susie Guisto was […]

CCHS Bagubas Defeat Curwensville Golden Tide

    by Rich Summers The Cameron County High School Red Raider Baguba varsity wrestling team traveled to Curwensville last Wednesday to battle the Golden Tide and came away with a 42-36 win. Scott Cokely, Brandon Saline, Rusty Setzer, Jacy Langley and Jack Karsten all picked up pins for the Bagubas.  For the season, Jack […]

From the Bleachers

    I frequently hear coaches preaching patience on the basketball floor, and it is no secret that two District 9 boys’ basketball teams, Elk County Catholic and Ridgway have done extremely well in recent seasons by taking care of the basketball and being patient in working for the best shot on the offensive end. […]

Little Lady Raiders Take Second at Tourney

    The Cameron County Little Lady Raiders brought home the second place trophy in the Otto-Eldred Basketball Tournament Saturday. Their first game Cameron County faced Otto-Eldred, coming away with the 14-8 win. Scoring for the Lady Raiders were Mallory McKimm with six points and Bella Palumbo, Kaelee Bresslin, Haley Rees and Reggie Goodrow with […]

Frey, Guisto Compete In Tuck Dynasty Tourney

    Cassie Frey (right) and Kamme Guisto, gymnasts competing for the Bradford Flames Gymnastics team, recently competed at the Greensburg Invitational “Tuck Dynasty” tournament. Nine teams from all over Pennsylvania and over 200 gymnasts attended the event. The Flames claimed 12 All Around titles at the event, including Level 2, Level 3 and Xcel, […]

Jr. High Wrestling Tournament

    The 28th Annual Jr. High Wrestling Tournament was held Saturday, Jan. 17th. Deven Palumbo took first, going 5-0 on the day. Adam Brown was second, going 4-1. Elias Kisor was third at 3-2, and Ethan Fields was fourth at 1-3-1.

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   Super Bowl Sunday is virtually a national holiday, but today I will be more interested in the NHL matchup between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Nashville Predators before the football game. The Pens had a great start to the season but have played very unevenly since Christmas, largely due to […]

6th Graders Win Two

    by Dino Brown Last Wednesday, Cameron County 4th, 5th and 6th grade basketball teams played St. Marys Dutch. The 4th and 5th graders lost 19-14. Dylan Reider led the Little Raiders with eight points, Brevin Lewis added four and Camdyn Allison had two. The 6th graders beat the Dutch by a score of […]

JO Bagubas Show Great Progress

    The Cameron County J.O. Bagubas made the long trip to Sheffield on Saturday, January 31st for some Round Robin action. This was a great tournament for the boys as they saw a lot of new faces in their brackets. Young guns Jackson Smith (6 yrs. old, 60 lbs.) and Andrew Dixon (6 yrs. […]

Raiders Coast To Two Wins

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity basketball team had two games against teams with a combined three wins this season and easily dispatched both squads. On Wednesday they defeated Austin and on Friday they won at Smethport. Against Austin, Cameron County took a 32-6 lead […]

Bagubas Finish 4-1 at Duals

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider Baguba wrestling team competed at the West Shamokin Dual Tournament on Saturday and were 4-1 for the event. The Bagubas beat Indiana 45-30, Summit Academy 52-18, Cranberry 52-27, and Brashear 68-18. The only loss came to West Chester Henderson 57-18. […]

Lady Raiders Pick Up Two Wins Last Week

    by RichSummers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider varsity basketball team had two games last week and were victorious in both contests. On Tuesday they defeated the St. Marys Lady Dutch and on Thursday they won a North Tier League game at Austin. On Tuesday, CCHS broke a […]

CCHS Bagubas Claim Second Place In AMWL

  by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider Baguba varsity wrestling team had two huge Allegheny Mountain Wrestling League matches this week at the CCHS gymnasium. On Tuesday the Bagubas defeated the Coudersport Falcons but dropped a close decision to the Port Allegany Gators on Thursday. Against Coudersport, Scott […]

CCHS Bagubas Claim Second Place In AMWL

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider Baguba varsity wrestling team had two huge Allegheny Mountain Wrestling League matches this week at the CCHS gymnasium. On Tuesday the Bagubas defeated the Coudersport Falcons but dropped a close decision to the Port Allegany Gators on Thursday. Against Coudersport, […]

40 Youngsters Brave The Cold To Attend Ice Fishing Event

Today we’re writing about a fantastic event that has allowed some of our younger generation to access a sport that they probably never thought they would be able. The Bucktail Rod and Gun Club and Cameron County Outdoor Youth Activities (CCOYA) recently co-sponsored a youth ice fishing program at Bucktail Lake. Apparently, Over 40 young […]

Climate Clamor

by William Crisp   It is February 1st and I am watching the Super Bowl:  The last football game of the season and the beginning of the long, cold off-season of non-football until August. It is also the anniversary of a memorable time in my life. Ironically, as I sit I am looking at storm […]

JO Bagubas Results

    On Saturday, January 24th, the Cameron County J.O. Bagubas took a small group to compete at the Smethport Junior Wrestling 5-man Round Robin Tournament. Ryan Moore (9-10 age division, 55 lbs.) brought home a 3rd place trophy in his first tournament of the season. The Bagubas also traveled to Smethport on Sunday, January […]

4th, 5th, 6th Grade Basketball

    by Dino Brown On Tuesday, the 4th and 5th grade boys basketball team A took on Ridgway’s St. Leo’s. The Raiders lost 14-8. Scoring for Cameron County were Chase Streich with six points, Jameson Britton with two and Devin Streich added one. The 6th grade team had better luck against St. Leo’s, winning […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   I missed my first home basketball game of the year last Friday and was glad to see the Lady Raiders get back on the winning track. It wasn’t illness that kept me away (there is enough of that going around), it was just a trip to the Seneca Allegany Casino […]

CCHS Lady Raiders Win One of Three

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider basketball team had three North Tier League games last week and were only able to get one victory. After dropping close games at Coudersport on Monday and Northern Potter on Wednesday, the Lady Raiders rebounded on their home floor […]

Raiders Collect Two More Victories

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity basketball team had two North Tier League games last week and came away with comfortable wins in both contests. On Tuesday they easily defeated Northern Potter in a home game and on Thursday won at Oswayo Valley. On Tuesday, […]

Bagubas Defeat Sheffield

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider Baguba varsity wrestling team hosted Sheffield last Wednesday in Allegheny Mountain League wrestling action and the Bagubas came away with a 49-27 win. Paul Etchepare and Austin Smoker both picked up falls and Brandon Saline picked up a major decision […]

JO Bagubas Compete at St. Marys Tourney

    On Saturday, January 17th, the Cameron County J.O. Bagubas traveled to the 4th Annual St. Marys 5-man Round Robin Tournament. First year wrestler, Ishmael Conklin (5 yrs. old, 40 lbs.), set the bar in his first tournament appearance going 3-0 and pinning all 3 of his opponents.  Coach Scott Penfield said all the […]

Bagubas Lose One, Win One

    The Cameron County High School Red Raider Baguba wrestling team had two dual matches last week, both on the road, and split the contests. On Tuesday, CCHS lost to the Elkers in Ridgway but on Thursday traveled to Bradford and overwhelmed the Owls. At Ridgway, Brandon Saline, Paul Etchepare, Rusty Setzer and Jack […]

4th, 5th, 6th Grade Basketball

    by Dino Brown The 4th, 5th and 6th grade boys basketball teams only had one game on their schedule last week. Both Cameron County boys’ teams came away with wins against Kane. The 4th and 5th grade team B Raiders got their first win of the season in overtime, 25-23. Dylan Reider was […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   On cold winter nights when I walk the last block of Sixth Street with snow freezing in my hair and wind stinging my face and whistling in my ears, I sometimes wonder why I leave the house for a high school basketball game or wrestling match. After all, without doing […]

Lady Raiders Fall To Otto-Eldred, Port

    by Rich Summers The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider varsity basketball team suffered two North Tier League losses last week. On Tuesday they lost at Otto-Eldred and on Thursday dropped a home game to the defending league champs, Port Allegany. At Duke Center, the Otto- Eldred Lady Terrors rallied for thirty-nine […]

Coudersport Overtakes Raiders In Showdown For NTL First Place

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity basketball team had three North Tier League games last week and were able to win two. They beat Otto-Eldred on Monday and Port Allegany on Wednesday but fell to Coudersport on Friday in a showdown for first place. On […]

Lady Raiders Win Two of Three

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider varsity basketball team had three North Tier League games last week and were able to win two. On Monday they won a home game with Austin, on Wednesday they dropped a close game at Smethport and on Friday rebounded […]

Raiders Pick Up Three Wins

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity basketball team had three North Tier League games last week and coasted to victories in all three contests. They defeated Smethport at home on Tuesday and topped Galeton and Austin on the road on Thursday and Saturday. Against Smethport, […]

Little Red Raiders Pick Up One Win Last Week

    by Dino Brown Last week, the Cameron County boys’ 4th, 5th, and 6th grade basketball teams took on the St. Marys Cavaliers and the St. Marys Dutch, coming away with one win out of four games. The 4th and 5th grade team lost to the Cavaliers 33-8. Scoring for Cameron County were Chase […]

Bagubas Defeat Smethport

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider Baguba varsity wrestling team traveled to Smethport last Friday for a huge AML match-up with the Hubbers and came away with a hard fought 45-30 victory.  “This win will provide for a very exciting season with future AML matches with […]

J.O. Bagubas Compete at Ridgway

    On Saturday, the Cameron County J.O. Baguba Wrestling Team competed at the 2015 Ridgway 5 Man Super Trophy Round Robin Tournament.   Place winners in the 7-8 age division were Josh Smith, 2nd (80 lbs.) and Jake Narby, 4th (60 lbs.).      

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   During football season it was becoming obvious to me that the only way some of the local high school teams could survive and compete was to follow the lead of Ridgway and Johnsonburg and combine their squads. CCHS Athletic Director Chris Horning told me on Friday that the baseball teams […]

Red Raiders Capture Sheffield Tournament Title

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity basketball team traveled to Sheffield on December 26th and 27th and came away with the Sheffield Holiday Basketball Tournament Championship. CCHS easily defeated Youngsville in the opening round and then topped Union High School in a close game for […]

Lady Raiders Fall at Kane

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo On Monday, December 22nd, the Cameron County High School Lady Red Raiders traveled to Kane in the last game before the holiday break but fell to the Lady Wolves, 35-32. CCHS led after three quarters 28-25, but a comeback by the home team in the fourth quarter […]

Lady Raiders Win Coudersport Tourney

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider varsity basketball team played in the Coudersport Holiday Tournament on December 27th and 29th and came home with the tournament title. In the opening round they won easily over Cowanesque Valley and then took care of the host Lady […]

Raiders Run Win Streak To Seven

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity basketball team won its seventh straight game last Friday night over the Kane Wolves, 56-39. The Raiders overcame a sluggish first half with thirty-eight points after intermission to pull away in a close contest. Kane’s obvious strategy was to […]

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   With all the college football bowl games on television the last two weeks I have barely left the couch. But last Friday’s meltdown by Pitt in the Armed Forces Bowl against Houston was as bad as I have ever seen. Pitt allowed an equally mediocre University of Houston team to […]

Palumbo Takes First at Tourney

    Devin Palumbo took first place at 210 lbs. in the Jr. High Wrestling Tournament at Union City recently. Caleb Pifer took second at 145. Tim Hasselman took 4th  place. Also competing were Wendell O’Brien, Ethan Fields, Adam Brown and Josh Summers.        

Saline, Etchepare, Karsten Go 5-0 at Coudersport Duals

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider Baguba varsity wrestling team competed at the Coudersport duals on Saturday, January 3rd and finished the day with a 3-2 record. They started the day off with a 72-3 romp over Wellsboro, but then fell to the Ridgway Elkers 50-20. […]

Bagubas Finish 4-1 at Redbank Dual Christmas Tournament

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider Baguba varsity wrestling team was 4-1 at the Redbank Valley Duals on Saturday, December 27th. CCHS started the day with state-ranked Redbank Valley and lost 46-22.  That would be their only loss for the day as they won against Youngsville […]

CCHS Basketball Team Defeats Punxsy, Falls To Ridgway

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity basketball team played a pair of non-league games last week and split the contests. On Monday they were defeated at Ridgway and on Wednesday they beat Punxsutawney in the home opener. At Ridgway, Cameron County played a nip and […]

Lady Raiders Win Opener at Bradford

    by Rich Summers The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider basketball team made a snowy trip to Bradford last Thursday night for their season opener but made the drive worthwhile by upsetting the Class AAA Lady Owls 44-42. Madi Guisto hit the game winning put-back as time expired to provide the margin […]

Bagubas Defeat Rams, Fall To St. Marys

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider Baguba varsity wrestling team had a pair of Allegheny Mountain Wrestling League matches last week and finished the week 1-1. On Monday the Bagubas won at Johnsonburg but on Thursday were beaten by St. Marys.  

Former Baguba Coach Baker Honored With Lifetime of Dedication Award

    Prior to the first home Baguba wrestling match against St. Marys, the Baguba Club honored Jim Baker with the first ever Lifetime of Dedication Award. Mr. Baker coached the Bagubas from 1968-1974. During that time his teams compiled a 44-38 record, with his best season in 1974.  

Hoop Club Meeting

    The Boys’ Hoop Club will be having their next meeting on Wednesday, December 3rd at 7 p.m. in the High School cafeteria.      

From the Bleachers

  by Rich Summers   In reading the season preview information that was provided to me from the winter season sports coaches at CCHS, I can’t help but get excited for the coming seasons. All three teams should be extremely competitive and fun to watch, but the memories the season brings of chasing my kids […]

Bagubas Set For 2014-2015 Campaign

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The 2014-15 Cameron County High School Red Raider Baguba varsity wrestling season will get underway on Saturday at the St. Marys Kickoff Classic. Under the direction of new Head Coach Terry Schwab, the Bagubas will try to bring home their first ever Allegheny Mountain Wrestling League title. […]

CCHS Lady Raiders Prepare For Season

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Lady Red Raider varsity basketball team is hard at work preparing for the 2014-15 season, which will begin with a road game at Bradford on December 11th and will continue with the home opener against Johnsonburg on December 15th. The Lady Raiders […]

Red Raider Hoop Team To Open Season Monday

    by Rich Summers Cameron County Echo The Cameron County High School Red Raider varsity basketball team will begin their 2014-15 season on Monday when they travel to Ridgway. The Raiders were to open at home on Friday against the Kane Wolves but the game was postponed. Kane’s football team just finished up their […]

Referees   Cameron County Recreation is looking for volunteers to referee for the elementary 2014-2015 basketball season. If you are interested, please contact Holly Manginell at the Recreation Center by calling 486-8915 or send an email to camcorecreation@gmail.com.  

Baguba Club Meeting

    The Cameron County Baguba Wrestling Club will hold its next meeting on Sunday, November 23rd at 6:30 p.m. at the VFW.  The meeting is mandatory for all board members and coaches.    

From the Bleachers

  with Rich Summers   Some musings from a slow week in local sports. NFL Sundays just aren’t the same when the Steelers have a Monday night contest. Other than watching the NFL’s Red Zone channel to see how my fantasy players are doing, nothing really holds my interest. Speaking of fantasy football, I have […]

Lady Raider Hoop Club Meeting

    The Lady Raider Hoop Club will meet on Wednesday, Nov. 19th in the high school cafeteria at 7 p.m.    

JO Wrestling Sign-Ups

    A second opportunity to sign up for J.O. Baguba Wrestling will take place this week.  Members of the Baguba Club will be available outside of the CCHS wrestling room on Thursday, November 13 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.  

St. Marys Legion Sign-Ups

    St. Marys Legion Baseball sign-ups will be held Sunday, Nov. 23rd at 6 p.m. at the St. Marys Legion.