When the Susquehanna Valley Sabers need a spark on offense, they know who to give the ball to: Senior runningback Johnathan Cortese. The central back for SV’s offense has been solid so far in 2023, helping his team to a 3-1 record and a top-20 ranking in Class C.
Coming into the 2022 season, the Maine-Endwell Spartans were fresh off a state title, but they also had a gap at quarterback. Enter Anthony Policare, a transfer who had only been with the team since last year. But he’s used that time to become a solid leader on the team, earning a captaincy in 2022.
On the football field, there are certain players that just grab your attention. Whether it’s by delivering the big hit, or breaking off a long touchdown run, some players just stand out.For the Vestal football team, junior running back/safety Liam Nealy does both.
It hasn’t been an easy road for Chenango Valley senior striker Nadia Wojcik, as she’s dealt with multiple career-threatening injuries. Throughout her recovery process, though, one thing kept her focused.
Union-Endicott junior golfer Dante Bertoni has a history of delivering when the pressure is the highest. He has a first place finish at the Section 4 Championships and a top-15 placement in the state title on his resume, and everyone on his team remembers a time when he made the unthinkable look easy.
Every time the Chenango Forks lacrosse team takes the field, they can rely on attacker Caden Olmstead to score. Just last Saturday, he netted five in the Blue Devils 12th win of the year. But if you ask his teammates, he could never score again and still be satisfied, just as long as they keep winning games.
All points aren’t equal in a basketball game. When it gets to that final quarter buckets are just harder to come by. That’s why when Seton Catholic’s Kaelin Thomas scored twelve points in the fourth quarter of their regional win he had to do it every way possible.