Roberts net six of 12 points in homestretch to beat Blue Raiders
A change in the schedule meant that the Cicero-North Syracuse girls basketball team would go up against state-ranked section IV opponents twice in a 48-hour span. And while neither game proved easy, the Northstars won them both.
J-D defense smothers Pittsford Sutherland
More than 10 months had passed, and the stakes and venue were quite different. But the Jamesville-DeWitt girls basketball team still remembered what Pittsford Sutherland had done to them, ending the Red Rams’ dream of a first-ever state Class A championship one victory short of the summit in March 2014.
F-M comeback follows road loss at Proctor
Following a week where it lost on the road and nearly suffered a devastating defeat at home before making a miraculous recovery, the Fayetteville-Manlius boys basketball team now turns its attention to a punishing regular-season homestretch.
CBA boys rolls to wins over C-NS, Fulton
Jamesville-DeWitt’s boys basketball team has waited since Dec. 29 to get another shot at Christian Brothers Academy, and it will arrive next on Feb. 3 – but only after some tough preliminaries both sides had to negotiate.
Camden ousts B'ville, 47-16, in opening round
Baldwinsville’s wrestling team, due to its sustained excellence through the years and decades, have proven a regular visitor to the Section III Dual Meet. So it was again on Saturday at Cicero-North Syracuse, where the Bees again joined the top 16 teams in the area battling it out for local bragging rights.
Bees end victory drought after loss to Ludden
It was about time that the Baldwinsville boys basketball team see its months of hard work lead to a satisfying victory against a quality opponent. That moment arrived on Friday night, when the Bees hosted Auburn and, in a game that was tense from start to finish, held on for a 55-53 victory over the Maroons.
B'ville ends skid by stopping IHC, Liverpool
Consecutive January weekends where the Baldwinsville ice hockey team went a combined 0-3-1 against West Genesee, Fairport, Syracuse and Rochester McQuaid, and consequently fell from no. 3 to no. 10 in the state Division I rankings, had taken a toll.
Skaneateles goes 19-3 in superb regular season
Though 16 wrestling teams vied for top honors in the Section III Dual Meet at Cicero-North Syracuse on Saturday, Skaneateles was not one of them. Instead, the Lakers were busy hosting its own dual meet that same day, welcoming Auburn, Cato-Meridian, East Syracuse Minoa and Oneida for four rounds of competition - and it would win each of them to claim the title at the Laker Duals and finish a superb 19-3 regular season.
Lakers 5-1 in nine-day stretch, only loss to Potsdam
When the Skaneateles girls hockey team took to the ice at Allyn Arena on Jan. 16 against Massena, it began a crowded regular-season homestretch that would feature six games in nine days – and it would only taste defeat once.
Skaneateles impressive in home win over New Hartford
While the Skaneateles girls basketball team left Bishop Grimes last Wednesday night on the wrong end of a 49-36 decision, it also had to feel proud about its effort. Against the unbeaten, state Class B no. 2-ranked Cobras, the Lakers did not flinch one bit, keeping the game close most of the night and proving that a possible post-season rematch might not prove that easy for Grimes.
Lakers recover quickly from loss to ITC
Opponents from the city of Syracuse have not proven kind to the Skaneateles boys basketball team this winter. First, it was Syracuse Academy of Science twice beating the Lakers. Then, in last Tuesday night’s visit to Institute of Technology Central, Skaneateles found itself in a fast-paced affair that it could not get control of, falling 83-74 to the Eagles.
WG falls to Central Square; J-E holds reunion
The terrific season put together by the Marcellus wrestling team, which is likely leading to an Onondaga High School League Liberty division regular-season title, has drawn some attention. And no better signal of that attention was the Mustangs getting invited to last Saturday’s Section III Dual Meet at Cicero-North Syracuse, a gathering of the top 16 teams in an elimination tournament.
Wildcats win big; Cougars topple Liverpool, Skaneateles
Twice on consecutive Wednesday nights – this week at Meachem Rink, next week at Shove Park – the West Genesee and Syracuse ice hockey teams will settle the Division I American Conference regular-season title and, at the same time, shape the bracket for the Section III playoffs.
Marcellus impressive in road win at Cortland
A 4-8 start had the West Genesee girls basketball team concerned that, after recent runs to the Section III Class AA final, it might not get into the post-season at all this time around.
Marcellus, Solvay both take Friday-night defeats
It’s amazing what a couple of days of rest can do. West Genesee’s boys basketball team went to Henninger last Wednesday night and pushed the Black Knights all the way to the final buzzer before taking a 63-61 defeat, and then went on to play another city foe on Friday and returned to the win column, beating Corcoran 65-55.
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