Jim McGuire Reflects on Nearly 40 Years as Smethport Assistant Coach

Olean Times Herald – by Joel Whetzel As seasons have gone by and coaching regimes changed over the years at Smethport Area High School, one thing has remained constant within the Hubbers’ program: the presence of assistant coach Jim McGuire. McGuire has served as an aide at Smethport since 1981, having recently completed his 39th season within the program. But his time at Smethport began even before that, as…

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Smethport Area School District Superintendent David London to Retire

Bradford Era – Fran De Lancey Smethport Area School District Superintendent David London plans to retire next summer. The school board accepted his letter of resignation for retirement purposes at its reorganizational meeting on Dec. 2. By law, all Pennsylvania school boards must reorganize the first week in December. Prior to accepting the chief school administrator’s position in Smethport in May 2016, London, a former mathematics teacher, was principal…

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Smethport’s Darion Gregory Hopeful for Return to Competition in 2021

Bradford Era – by Nate Steis Smethport Area High School graduate Darion Gregory is a runner used to competing at the highest level. In cross country, he was a four-time state qualifier and a two-time state medalist. He also competed at the state meet in high school track and field. So with that type of high school career, it was no surprise that he continued his running career at…

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Smethport’s Emily Treat Excelling in Collegiate Volleyball

Bradford Era – by Nate Steis University of Pittsburgh at Bradford junior Emily Treat (right) is one of the more notable athletes to emerge from Smethport Area High School in the past few years. The 2018 graduate was a four-sport athlete who excelled in basketball, cheer, softball and volleyball. In a competitive North Tier League that has featured a collection of talent at all member schools, Treat stacks up…

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Sue Jordan to Retire from Smethport After 20 Years of Service

Bradford Era – by Fran De Lancey Few professions have risen as fast as that of school business manager. School districts have grown and so have the budgets, which can best be managed by professional business managers who have training in finance, accounting and management. One person who has seen many changes in the school district business manager’s responsibilities is Sue Jordan, who is retiring March 19, 2021, after…

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Late Rally Lifts Smethport Past Union/A-C, 12-10

Olean Times Herald – by Joel Whetzel For the second time in three seasons, the Smethport football team is heading to the District 9 Class A championship game. Behind another stellar night of defense and some heroics from Noah Lent and Ryli Burritt, the Hubbers rallied in the fourth quarter to upend Union/A-C Valley, 12-10, on Friday night to advance to the D9 finale. Smethport had trailed 10-6 heading…

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Smethport Deals Coudy 1st District 9 Loss Since 2018 – Next: Post Season

Bradford Era – by Joel Whetzel It had been nearly two full calendar years since Coudersport lost to a team from within District 9, but three days short of reaching that two-year point, the Falcons’ streak came to an end. Behind a defensive performance for the ages and a strong night of running by Braedon Johnson, Smethport dealt Coudersport a 14-0 defeat on a cold evening in Potter County….

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Noah Lent, Smethport Overpower Port Allegany, 49-6

Olean Times Herald – by Joel Whetzel It’s a problem Port Allegany has faced before. For the third week in a row, a dynamic opposing quarterback was able to overwhelm the Gators en route to a win for his team. In Week 1, it was Coudersport’s Hayden Keck, while in Week 2, it was Otto-Eldred’s Cole Sebastian. Friday night’s culprit was Smethport’s Noah Lent. Lent ran wild for 188…

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Smethport Alumnus Dario Caminite Graduates from USD with Double Cum Laude

Smethport H.S. alumnus Dario Caminite has graduated from the University of San Diego with a B.S cum laude and a B.A. cum laude in mechanical engineering. At USD, he was unanimously selected to be the Commanding Cadet of all Air Force ROTC students at the 19 colleges and universities in southern California. Upon graduation, he was commissioned as an officer in the US Air Force and sent to Vance…

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Lent, Johnson Lead Smethport Past ECC, 39-6

Bradford Era – by Patrick Kotnik Another fast start and high quality performance from quarterback Noah Lent and running back Braedon Johnson led Smethport to a 39-6 win over Elk County Catholic Friday night in Smethport. Lent accounted for five total touchdowns with two coming through the air and the other three on the ground. Overall, he completed six of his 10 passes for 76 yards and rushed for…

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