Skaneateles tops all small schools at Morse Kickoff Meet
Both on the relay side and the individual side, the Skaneateles girls indoor track and field team could not have asked for a more promising start to its 2014-2015 season. The Lakers sprinted past all of the other small schools in Friday night's Jack Morse Kickoff Meet at SRC Arena, and finished third overall with 43 points. Only large schools Liverpool (67 points) and Cicero-North Syracuse (63 points) fared better.
Warriors edge C-NS in Jack Morse Kickoff Meet
Perhaps the Liverpool girls indoor track and field team was paying closer attention to what its male counterparts were doing than anyone could imagine. For when the girls Warriors had its turn in the season-opening Jack Morse Kickoff Meet Friday night at SRC Arena, it did exactly the same thing, finishing in first place and fending off a strong challenge from Cicero-North Syracuse to do so.
Bulldogs run wild, hand Liverpool first defeat
It took five games, but the Liverpool boys basketball team finally hit a rough passage right before the holidays. The 4-0 Warriors visited Nottingham Friday night and saw just how a bigger, faster opponent could operate in prime condition, seeing the Bulldogs pull away in an 81-53 decision that marked Liverpool's first defeat of the season.
Cazenovia boys join girls at top of MVITA standings
Not caring much about possible fatigue, and certainly not looking ahead to the holidays, the Cazenovia indoor track and field teams pulled off a clean sweep of the Mohawk Valley Indoor Track Association’s third meet of the season on Thursday night at Colgate University’s Sanford Field House.
Bees take defeat to J-D/CBA before holiday break
It took four tries this season for the Baldwinsville boys swim team to enter the win column, but it did so on Dec. 12, defeating the combined Syracuse city squad by a 95-80 margin at the Henninger High School pool. Back home on Tuesday night, the Bees got a tougher challenge, from Jamesville-DeWitt/CBA, and despite some bits of individual success, it took a 53-39 defeat to the Red Rams.
Visiting side prevails 34-30 in latest Laker duel
Exactly one week before Christmas, it was time for the two Lakers wrestling teams to get together. And the showdown Thursday night between Cazenovia and Skaneateles proved quite good, too, with the visitors from Cazenovia roaring out in front with wins in five consecutive bouts, and then having to withstand a late Skaneateles charge to pull out a 34-30 victory.
C-NS pulls away from Catholic Central after 12-day break
More than a month had passed since practices got underway for the Cicero-North Syracuse girls basketball team, and it had just one game in the books - a Dec. 6 win at Bishop Kearney. Weather (thanks to the snowout of a Dec. 10 game with Liverpool), and a schedule with big tournaments on the horizon, had limited the Northstars' game activity, and head coach Eric Smith said his players were tired of facing each other and wanted to get back into game action.
Late wins help B'ville top Redhawks 52-28
For the first time this winter, the Baldwinsville wrestling team got to perform in front of a home crowd at the Baker High School gymnasium - and thoroughly enjoyed the occasion. Victories in six of the last seven bouts helped the Bees overcome Central Square's strong start Wednesday night and prevail over the Redhawks by a 52-28 margin.
More than 100 people — at least 50 from St. James Roman Catholic Church — attended the Cazenovia Board of Education meeting on Monday; most of them were there to stand up, literally, in support of the district’s religious release time program for district students.
The Cazenovia Middle School has named its first quarter Citizens of the Quarter for the 2014-2015 school year.
Jill Dudley of Cazenovia won a 50 inch LG Smart Television in the recent Cazenovia Lions Club’s TV Raffle. The winning ticket was sold by Lions Club member Steve Burrell.
The use of excess heat from the Madison County’s Gas-to-Energy facility will be used in Johnson Brothers Lumber’s soon to be constructed drying kilns at the Buyea Road landfill site and the newly installed 210 panel solar array will provide all of the power necessary to run the landfill’s operations building.
Wildcats roll at IHC; Cougars blank F-M
Much of the winter will pass before the West Genesee and Syracuse ice hockey teams will meet up with each other in a pair of late-season clashes one week apart – Jan. 28 at Meachem Rink, then Feb. 4 at Shove Park. In the meantime, each side had a lot of work to do, with the Wildcats trying to recover from the rare instance of a rough (1-3-1) start and the Cougars resuming action after a nine-day break.
Solvay beats J-E; Eagles get win at Weedsport
Without question, the Westhill boys basketball team was paying close attention to Syracuse Academy of Science’s 4-0 start, which included an average of nearly 84 points per game. So when the two sides squared off Wednesday night, the Warriors were ready for the Atoms and, with a barrage of hot outside shooting, pulled away for an 85-57 victory.
The Cazenovia Public Library board of trustees has announced its 2015 meeting dates and holiday schedule.
Ludden routs Solvay; Westhill handles J-E
With just one game (and one win) in the books so far, the Marcellus girls basketball team appeared to be at a disadvantage when it visited 3-0 East Syracuse Minoa last Tuesday night. But it didn’t turn out that way, as the Mustangs, playing strong defense at the outset, went out in front and managed to stay there most of the way, defeating the Spartans 49-44.
Mustangs win nine consecutive bouts to subdue Wildcats
When neighborhood bragging rights were on the line, it was the Marcellus wrestling team getting the better of West Genesee. The two sides clashed Wednesday night, with the host Mustangs dropping the first two bouts, but winning the next nine in a row to build up an insurmountable margin on the way to defeating the Wildcats by a score of 53-27.
Bears tame APW, Pulaski on back-to-back nights
With two more victories in a 24-hour span during the week before the holiday break, the Chittenango girls volleyball team positioned itself right behind Tully in the tight Onondaga High School League race.
ESM's McGrath finishes first in 55-meter hurdles
Less than two weeks after Fayetteville-Manlius dazzled everyone by sweeping the Nike Cross Nationals in Oregon, it was time for the indoor track and field season to get underway. Local teams, including F-M, made their first venture of the winter to SRC Arena, on the Onondaga Community College campus, to compete in the Jack Morse Kickoff Meet.
Skaneateles second in 4x200; Goodell third in high jump
Connor Hill’s victory in the 300-meter dash helped propel the Skaneateles boys indoor track and field team to within a single point of top honors among small schools during Wednesday night’s season-opening Jack Morse Kickoff Meet at SRC Arena.