High School Sports


F-M boys struggle late, fall to Henninger

Black Knights slow down Hornets in fourth quarter

In order for the Fayetteville-Manlius boys basketball team to get a season-defining win at Henninger Thursday night, it had to several things well, from hitting outside shots to seeing Jake Wittig get the better of his point guard duel with Romero Collier. And those things happened – until the fourth quarter.

Lane leads girls Lakers past Marcellus

Skaneateles wins twice, locks down playoff berth

Tested in so many different ways this winter, the Skaneateles girls basketball team was proud, and relieved, to have a Section III Class B playoff berth locked up a full three weeks before the regular season concluded.

B’ville wrestlers defeat Fulton, 40-29

Bees to host Section III Class AA meet this Saturday

Baldwinsville’s wrestling team will serve as the hosts when the nine Section III Class AA teams gather next Saturday for their annual championship meet, the Bees looking to defend its title from the likes of Liverpool, who enter as the favorites after its run to the sectional Dual Meet semifinals.

Liverpool second, C-NS third at Constantino meet

Warriors win two relays; Northstars' Fanizzi, Herringshaw prevail

Indoor track and field teams from Liverpool and Cicero-North Syracuse will both head into next Wednesday’s Section III Class AA championship meet at SRC Arena with plenty of high expectations.

F-M girls build up indoor track win streak

Hornets pull away for victory in George Constantino Invitational

Going into next Wednesday’s Section III Class AA championship meet, the Fayetteville-Manlius indoor track and field teams have all the momentum possible In fact, the girls Hornets come off back-to-back titles, having rolled to 102 points and first place in Thursday’s George Constantino Memorial Invitational at SRC Arena.

Girls indoor track Bees warm up for sectionals

Ludden finishes second in 3,000 at Constantino meet

Just one more event remained before Baldwinsville’s indoor track and field teams ventured to SRC Arena for next Wednesday’s Section III Class AA championships. During Thursday’s George Constantino Memorial Invitational, the girls Bees could only manage 14 points, tying Corcoran for 11th place, well off the 102-point pace that Fayetteville-Manlius established winning its second straight meet.

Relays fuel girls Lakers at Constantino meet

Skaneateles second in 4x200, third in 4x400

High expectations surround the Skaneateles indoor track and field teams as they head to SRC Arena next Thursday night to compete in the Section III Class B and C/D championship meets.

Track athletes get wins at Constantino meet

Teams get last tune-ups before Section III championships

Now all the preliminaries are done, and it’s time for area indoor track and field teams to gear up for next week’s Section III championships, to take place Wednesday (Class AA and A) and Thursday (Class B and C/D) at SRC Arena.

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Cougars hold off Wildcats in hockey clash

Syracuse gets hat trick from Eccles in 5-4 win

Over the course of eight days, the West Genesee and Syracuse ice hockey teams would settle matters in the Division I American Conference against each other. But even the participants had no idea just how intense the battle would get once they squared off.

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Sport of the arts

Cicero-North Syracuse’s Northstars Winterguard is the longest-running program of its kind in New York state. Earlier this month, the program celebrated 50 seasons at the Cicero-North Syracuse Varsity Home Show with a performance from the current guard and an alumni performance.

Paul Muench returns as F-M football coach

Former F-M mentor led program from 2000 to 2012

The new head varsity football coach at Fayetteville-Manlius is the old one. Paul Muench, who guided the Hornets for 13 seasons before stepping at the end of the 2012 season, was named Monday to return to the helm to replace Damien Rhodes.

C-NS girls beat Seton Catholic, Horseheads

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.

Girls Red Rams avenge state final defeat

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.

Hornets have wild week, rally past C-NS

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.

J-D win streak ended by McQuaid at buzzer

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.