Fueling Excellence

Fueling Excellence Athletes of the Week

Head to our Podcenter to listen to interviews with the athletes below!


  • Bri Beebe – Newark Valley Girls Soccer – Scored five goals in two games including a four-goal game against Odessa-Montour.
  • Brandon Vanacore – Southern Cayuga Boys Soccer – Made 18 saves in a 1-0 overtime victory over previously undefeated Marathon, the defending state champions.


  • Jacob Humble – Newfield Football – threw for 143 yards and 4 touchdowns and ran for 121 yards and 2 touchdowns in season-opening 74-16 win over TAE.
  • Hannah Nolan – Odessa-Montour Soccer – scored hat trick in season-opening win 5-2 over Tioga.


  • Kalib Manning – Groton Boys Basketball – Scored 1,000th career point in game against Ithaca.
  • Kelly Moravec – Newfield Girls Basketball – Scored 1,000th career point in game against Newark Valley.


  • Thomas Kopelson – Ithaca Boys Hockey – scored hat trick and two assists in season-opening game vs. Auburn then scored another goal against Cortland/Homer.
  • Braelyn Hornick – Candor Girls Basketball – had 21-point, 14-rebound double-double in upset victory over Owego. Also had 11-point, 20-rebound double-double against S-VE to set career-high in rebounds.


  • Brooke Tillotson – Marathon Girls Basketball – tallied multiple 30+ point games to start the season and moved to third on the school’s all-time scoring list as a junior.
  • Josh Duke – Newark Valley Wrestling – dominated both of his matches in the season-opening tri-meet against SVEC and Thomas A. Edison while wrestling in a higher weight class than usual.