Sportsmanship keeps paying off: Two YAIAA hoops teams will earn thousands in scholarships

Seniors from the Susquehannock girls’ and Bermudian Springs boys’ basketball teams will be able to earn thousands of dollars in scholarship money because of their good sportsmanship this season. More from the York Daily Record:

New Oxford boys, York High Girls Win Sportsmanship Award, Will Earn Scholarships

The York Chapter of PIAA Basketball Officials selected the New Oxford boys’ basketball team and York High girls’ basketball team as the winners of the Gretchen Wolf Swartz Sportsmanship Awards.

Members of the Gretchen Wolf Swartz Scholarship Foundation Board will select senior members from each team and determine the amount of scholarships awarded to those players. Total scholarships for both teams could combine to exceed $100,000…

York High girls, New Oxford boys capture Gretchen Wolf Swartz Sportsmanship Awards

The torch of sportsmanship has found another new home.

For the first time in the 19-year history of the of the Gretchen Wolf Swartz Sportsmanship Awards, the York High girls’ basketball program has been named a winner. Meanwhile, the boys’ traveling trophy will go to New Oxford High School for the second time in the past three years.

The winning programs were determined …

York Dispatch – HEISER: Gretchen Wolf Swartz Scholarship Program puts proper value on sportsmanship

A team’s success is often judged by wins and losses.

To many, those are the only numbers that truly matter.

Pile up enough wins and a team will be celebrated for a championship season.

Wins and championships, however, are not the only barometers of athletic achievement …