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Weekly Highlights – 09/26/16 – 09/30/16
It’s time once again to take a look at what happened the past week. The Weekly Highlights are a great way to catch up, but don’t forget that you can always watch the full stories from either our front page or the archives section.
HORNETS DEFEAT TROY, 54-13
The Wellsboro Varsity Football team rushed for 367 yards en route to a 54-13 win over Troy on Friday, September 23.
The win is Wellsboro’s fifth of the year (5-0, 5-0 NTL), and is the third time in 4 years under head coach Matt Hildebrand (33-7, .825%) that the Hornets have started 5-0.
“We talked all week to the kids about playing a complete game,” Hildebrand said. “We haven’t done that this year until tonight. We needed to come out firing on offense and put the ball in the end zone every time we had the football. Now we need to continue to do what we did tonight, start fast and finish the football game.”
‘BORO HISTORY: MONUMENTS ON THE GREEN
The first, and oldest statue on The Green is the Civil War Soldiers Memorial that honors both soldiers and sailors. It was dedicated in 1886 thanks to the efforts of the Grand Army of the Republic and the Union Veterans League.
A bust of John Magee also stands on The Green. Magee never actually lived in Tioga County, but he was instrumental in its industrial development, including Fall Brook Coal Company and the Tioga County railroad.
If you would like to learn more about the statues and monuments on The Green, or are interested in the history around Wellsboro – please visit the Tioga County Historical Society, located at:
120 Main St.
Wellsboro PA, 16901
PERSONAL PROFILE OF A PASTRY CHEF
Have you ever wondered who makes all the delicious desserts at the Penn Wells Hotel? Kayla Tilton, who has just recently taken on the position of head pastry chef at the Penn Wells Hotel, tells us her story of how she became interested in this career, and how she shares her passion with the community.
She identified her family as having a tremendous impact on her final decision to become a pastry chef. They have encouraged her from a young age to accomplish this dream and have inspired her to continue to do what she loves.
MOVIN’ TOGETHER – TO SLEEP OR NOT TO SLEEP
Stick to a sleep schedule for a better you!
Today’s feature focus is all about sleep and how important it is to recharging you, your muscles, your brain, and your day! Our studio guest today on Movin’ Together is Bonnie Kendrick, a registered polysomnographic technician who works at the sleep center at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital. Join us, as she explains how sleep is essential to you and your children’s physical and emotional health.
WELLSBORO VOLLEYBALL SWEEPS CV, 3-0
The Wellsboro Varsity Volleyball team swept Cowanesque Valley 3-0 on their home court on Thursday, September 29.
This win, the Lady Hornets’ seventh of the year, is their third in a row since dropping four straight games. Wellsboro won the first set 25-18, the second 25-6, and held on in the third, 25-22 for the win. The win is also head coach Sharon Zuchowski’s 60th career win since taking over in 2012.