Northstars go 2-1, lose Evans to concussion
To say that the Cicero-North Syracuse boys basketball team’s 2013-14 regular-season schedule was front-loaded might prove more than a slight understatement. Before it even hits the middle of December, the Northstars will have played five games against, in order, Christian Brothers Academy, Nottingham, Utica Proctor, Liverpool and Henninger, all in a span of just 11 days.
Pascale leads Bees to road wins at Auburn, Central Square
While the Baldwinsville girls basketball team enjoyed winning its own Bill Middleton Tip-Off Tournament on Nov. 29-30, it knew that such a victory wouldn’t mean much unless the success continued against CNY Counties League foes.
Westhill opens with easy win over Skaneateles
In both of Dan Hallinan’s seasons at the helm of the West Genesee girls basketball team, the Wildcats have achieved plenty – and have also seen its Section III Class AA championship dreams thwarted each time by powerhouse Cicero-North Syracuse.
Marcellus starts 1-1; J-E rolls past Solvay
Even before the first week of December was done, the Marcellus boys basketball team had a chance to open some eyes among followers of the OHSL Liberty division - but it only got half the task accomplished.
J-E improves dramatically in early defeat to Solvay
Tame winter weather meant that all of the area’s high school girls basketball teams could get started, and the results within the OHSL Liberty division proved quite fascinating.
Lakers turn back Solvay, Marcellus for 2-0 start
Playing in one of the toughest Class B leagues in the state should, in theory, make the Cazenovia boys basketball team quite a force by the time the post-season rolls around.
Caz offense struggles in Friday loss to Marcellus
Though it had to wait nearly a week longer than expected for real game action, the Cazenovia girls basketball team was quite ready when the 2013-14 season tipped off.
Caz has new head coach as 2013-14 season gets underway
Changes have rippled through the Cazenovia ice hockey program, but the goal – to seek the top spots in Section III Division II and then in the state tournament – remain the same.
F-M boys hoops gain confidence from early-season win
John Schurman waited less than 15 seconds before launching a 3-point shot on the opening possession of the third quarter in Friday night's boys basketball showdown between Fayetteville-Manlius and Henninger at the 11th annual Peppino's Invitational.
Hunter suceeds Olley; Liverpool top Central Square, Henninger
After a decade of Mike Olley at the helm, a new head coach has taken over the Liverpool girls basketball team, looking to help the Warriors return to the realm of Section III Class AA title contenders and threaten Cicero-North Syracuse’s long-held crown.
Hornets rely on veterans, new stars for key victories
Even as it built itself up as a steady, strong program, the Fayetteville-Manlius wrestling team could not battle its way past Central Square, the reigning power in the CNY Counties League American division.
Tough opening stretch includes losses to Ludden, Westhill
In a very high-profile manner, the Skaneateles girls basketball team entered a new season, only to find itself at 0-2 by the time it was done.
Great man fought for freedom, forgiveness in extraordinary life
A Sunday morning, February 11, 1990, and I was still a freshman in high school. We were all about to head out to church, but we turned on CNN – and the most astonishing, remarkable and wonderful sight greeted us.
Annual Wal Mart shopping spree event benefitted 15 local non-profits
While a “shopping spree” may sound like something a contest winner would get, Skaneateles students recently participated in a spree to help less fortunate people. For the 14th consecutive year, Skaneateles Middle School Student Council Holiday Shopping Spree was held yesterday. Fifty-six total students split into 15 groups, each with a chaperone, spent $13,200 on gifts at the Camillus Wal Mart.
Cazenovia High School was one of 123 schools nationwide to be named GRAMMY® Signature Schools semi-finalists Nov. 20 by the GRAMMY Foundation.
Charlie Mann, Kyler Hathaway, Kate Sosville, Clara Rowles, Laura Connor and Samuel DeLeon are Student Leaders at Cazenovia Middle School. Student Leaders are seventh grade students chosen by their peers to represent the students of the school. They enforce school rules around the hallways and try to make school fun and safe for everyone.
Lakers go 5-0 at APW/Pulaski Duals after loss to Hannibal
Competition in the Onondaga High School League Liberty division was keen for the Skaneateles wrestling team right from the outset of its 2013-14 season. And the Lakers were ready for it, especially on Saturday, when it swept five different opponents to win the Rebel Duals at Altmar-Parish-Williamstown High School.
When I was a kid in the 1950s and ’60s, we used to buy caramel-covered popcorn at the Karmelkorn Shoppe in downtown Syracuse. In 1986, Dairy Queen bought the franchise which had been founded in 1929 in Casper, Wyoming, by Bill O’Sullivan. A Karmelkorn Shoppe later opened at the Carousel Center mall. Now that the mall has morphed into Destiny USA, Karmelkorn’s no longer there. But the Kandied Kernel is.
Ask any parent, and they’ll tell you: a baby changes everything. And no more for an unwed teenage mother carrying the child of God. That’s the message behind the musical the North Syracuse Baptist Church (NSBC) is putting on this year as it annual Christmas pageant. “A Baby Changes Everything” is based on the popular Faith Hill song, which came out in late 2008.
Warriors get quartet of pins to stop Northstars 46-33
Not wasting any time, the Liverpool and Cicero-North Syracuse wrestling teams opened the 2013-14 season with each other as their neighborhood rivalry renewed on Wednesday night. And this time it was the Warriors coming out on top, sweeping the lower weight classes and earning four pins on its way to defeating the Northstars 46-33.