Making the Cut

Do you have what it takes to compete at the next level? It is incredibly difficult to move from high school to collegiate athletics. In high school baseball, only 7% of players proceed to play at any level of college, (and for division 1, it’s 2%.) Today we speak to Rob Brant, a 2004 graduate of Mansfield High School who went on to pitch for the University of Pittsburgh on this edition of Making the …

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Football is arguably the most popular sport in the United States. Over one million high school athletes play football. Of those million, only 72,000 players compete at any collegiate level. That is only 6.7% of all high school football players. Today on Making the Cut we speak to Michael Pietropola – a 2015 graduate of Wellsboro High School who has gone on to play football at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP).

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Kate Reese is a 2008 graduate of Wellsboro High School who went on play at Susquehanna University and competed in volleyball and softball.

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Do you have what it takes to play at the next level? There are over 480 thousand high school baseball players in the United States. Of those, only 7% participate at the collegiate level. Matthew Reese is a 2013 graduate of Wellsboro who is currently attending Wilkes University. We got to speak with him on this edition of Making the Cut. Reese participated in many sports throughout high school. During his freshman year he was …

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Do you have what it takes to compete at the next level? There are over 400,000 female high school volleyball players in the United States. Of those, only 3.9% participate in any level of collegiate volleyball. Home Page Sports had the opportunity to speak with one of these few individuals, Hannah Zuchowski. In three years at Keystone College Zuchowski has totaled 1,146 kills from her Outside Hitter position, including a school record 26 kills, twice. …

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Do you have what it takes to compete at the next level? The transition from high school to college athletics is an incredibly difficult task. There is not one, simple way to do it. Here on Making the Cut, we have spoken with recruited players, preferred walk-ons, and walk-ons. Today, we met with someone who is currently in the process of making the cut through prep school. Kieron Smethers attended East Coast Prep in Great …

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Do you have what it takes to compete at the next level? There are over 1 million high school football players in the United States. However, only 6.5% will go on to play at a collegiate level. On today’s edition of Making the Cut, Drew Patrick has the pleasure of speaking with former Penn State Nittany Lion player, Russ Manney. Manney graduated from Wellsboro High School in 1996 and would go on to play at …

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Over 500,000 male high school students play basketball in the United States. Only 3.4% of those students play at the collegiate level. Not everyone follows the traditional route to play in the NCAA.

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Few people have encapsulated a community quite like the Egleston Sisters did for Elkland and Tioga County in the late 90’s. Marlo and Brooke led an Elkland squad to the 1996 PIAA Class A state championship.

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