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WEBO Sports Roundup – August 2, 2017

The Rumble Ponies played Trenton Tuesday evening. The Rumble Ponies defeated Trenton 3-1. New York Mets outfielder Juan Lagares played center field for the Rumble Ponies last night, beginning a Major League rehab assignment. Lagares, who played for Binghamton in 2011 and 2012, fractured his left thumb in June. New York Mets pitcher Rob Gsellman…

Five high school seniors will compete in a race at Tioga Downs Sunday

Five local high school seniors will compete at Tioga Downs Sunday in the track’s annual Scholarship Race. Each of the seniors has received a $1,700 scholarship from the track and the local horsemen’s associations. Each of the five winners will be paired with a trainer to pilot a harness racehorse around the track immediately following…

Vestal Hills Elem and M-E High School recognized by state

Two local schools have been identified as “High Performing Reward Schools” by the New York State Education Department. Vestal Hills Elementary School was selected for the fourth straight year while the Maine-Endwell High School was also given recognition this year based on their high academic achievement and demonstrated student progress. Only 185 of the state’s…

Sports Report: SU, NASCAR, and Sect. 4 basketball

The Syracuse men’s basketball team is back in action Saturday hosting NC State for their final home game of the regular season. Pregame coverage will begin on WEBO at 1pm. After a thrilling Daytona 500, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is in Atlanta for a race on Sunday that will be heard live on WEBO. Coverage…

Vestal Students Receive Art Awards

Several Vestal High School students have been notified that they will be receiving awards for their artwork as part of the Scholastic Art Awards. Samantha Cooper, Kristen Garrison, Emma Pierre, and Brielle Sarkaisian will all be receiving the highest possible regional award for their art, the Gold Key Award. Their artwork will now be moving…

Charges Still Possible in Tioga Hills Incident

The Tioga County District Attorney’s office has not yet decided whether a Tioga Hills Elementary School teacher will be charged in connection with the abuse of a student, that according to New York State Police yesterday. This information comes one day after Vestal Central School District Superintendent Mark LaRoach sent a letter home to parents…

State Police Investigate Abuse Allegations at Tioga Hills Elementary

New York State Police say they have completed an investigation into allegations that a teacher seriously injured a student at Tioga Hills Elementary. The New York State Police Child Abuse hotline was contacted on March 18, a day after the alleged incident. The mother of the 10-year-old took him to the hospital after he complained…