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Longtime York Catholic assistant coach Michael Englar has been named the new head coach of the New Oxford girls’ varsity basketball team.

Englar has been a coach for more than 25 years. He has served as a varsity assistant coach at York Catholic since 2004.

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MICHAEL LOVE, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (TNS)

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A summer search at Plum High School has landed a new varsity girls’ basketball coach.

Steve Elsier, the boys’ varsity coach at Biglerville High School in the York-Adams League the past eight seasons, takes over for Lindsy Muchnock, who resigned after one season with the Mustangs to accept the girls’ coaching job at Hempfield.

“I am very excited to get started,” said Elsier, who was hired earlier this month in a vote by the Plum School Board. “I had a chance to meet some of the returning girls. I look forward to implementing my system, keeping the numbers up and working with the feeder programs.”

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When you’re in the midst of covering the high school sports season, it’s amazing how fast it feels like the year comes and goes.

At one point, you’re gearing up for high school football and, the next thing you know, the spring season has concluded.

Yet, when you look back on everything that took place, you start to remember how long ago it seemed like something happened. Great moments from the fall and winter feel like an eternity because they’ve been replaced by other, more recent great moments from the spring.

So, here’s a roundup of some of the best things to occur in York County high school sports during the 2016-17 season.

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Kate Dellinger

Eastern York High School graduate Kate Dellinger has been hired as an assistant coach for the Trinity College women’s basketball team.

Dellinger comes to Trinity, located in Hartford, Connecticut, after one year on the Johns Hopkins coaching staff.

Dellinger graduated from the Widener University in 2013 with a degree in psychology, where she played four years of basketball and was an assistant coach for three seasons before joining Johns Hopkins.

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Five senior members of the Biglerville High School girls’ basketball team were recently awarded Gretchen Wolf Swartz Scholarships totaling $51,000.

The awards were presented during the school’s Senior Awards Banquet held last week at the high school.

Gretchen Wolf Swartz Sportsmanship Awards are annually presented to York-Adams League boys’ and girls’ athletic programs in recognition of outstanding sportsmanship. Winning programs are determined by a vote of York-area basketball officials after observing the season-long conduct of players, fans, faculty, students, managers, coaches and cheerleaders from levels ranging from junior high through varsity.

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Spring Grove vs New Oxford Division 3, Class 5-A boys basketball

Both Eli Brooks and Kate Bauhof were among the finalists for the fourth annual Mr. and Miss Pennsylvania Basketball Awards this weekend.

However, neither of them earned the final honor.

Among six finalists for the statewide award, Brooks lost out on the boys’ honor to Reading All-American Lonnie Walker, while Bauhof finished behind Boyertown’s Abby Kapp. Both Kapp and Walker led their teams to PIAA state championships this season.

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Colonials

Seven senior members of the New Oxford High School boys’ basketball team were recently awarded Gretchen Wolf Swartz Scholarships totaling $53,000.

The awards were presented during the team’s recent All-Sports Recognition Ceremony.

Gretchen Wolf Swartz Sportsmanship Awards are annually presented to York-Adams League boys’ and girls’ athletic programs in recognition of outstanding sportsmanship. Winning programs are determined by a vote of York-area basketball officials after observing the season-long conduct of players, fans, faculty, students, managers, coaches and cheerleaders from levels ranging from junior high through varsity.

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