Steinhorts suceeds Neidl after 25 years as Lakers assistant
Few things change in the Cazenovia football program. Year after year, a group of committed, well-conditioned athletes, led by a core of veteran coaches who have run the show for decades, take the field in September and October, where they run wild on offense and shut down the opposition on defense, leading to plenty of wins for the Lakers and an annual shot at championship glory.
Chittenango hungry after one-win season in 2014
The pain that Chittenango football players, coaches and fans felt during a 2-6 season in 2014 had several sources. Some of it was due to the youth in the lineup. Some of it had to do with poor execution of the game plan. But Bears players that return for 2015 said a lot of it could be pinned on a lack of cohesion within the team, which makes it far more difficult to win.
C-NS falls to St. Joseph's, routs Nichols
All around them, the Cicero-North Syracuse boys soccer team can see success, and often at the Northstars’ expense. Absent an outright Section III Class AA title since 2006, the Northstars again were close a season ago, taking a narrow 2-1 defeat in the sectional semifinals to eventual champion Fayetteville-Manlius.
All four doubles matches go to three sets
Two full weeks before school got underway, Cicero-North Syracuse’s girls tennis team stepped into CNY Counties League competition, and in its second match found the win column in the most satisfying way possible.
Northstars surprise West Genesee in league opener
Once again, Cicero-North Syracuse has a pair of golf teams – Blue and Green – teeing off in the fall, with Liverpool also part of the fray in the CNY Counties League. And C-NS Blue didn’t waste time announcing its status as a league title contender, going to Camillus and beating West Genesee 186-189 in last Wednesday’s match at Westvale Golf Club.
Hornets beat New Hartford, fall to Cazenovia
Very little changed with the Fayetteville-Manlius field hockey team following the 2014 season, with just four seniors graduating from a squad that went 9-8-1 and fell to eventual champion Cicero-North Syracuse in the Section III Class A semifinals.
F-M starts 3-0 in league; CBA, J-D, ESM each join them
As defending Section III Class AA champions, the Fayetteville-Manlius boys golf team carried its usual weight of high expectations into 2015, but had a bit of trouble at the outset before quickly finding its top form.
Lakers sweep singles against rival Mustangs
Even though it has three consecutive Section III Class C championships in the books, the Skaneateles girls tennis team is far from content.
Wildcats start 1-1 in league matches, fall to C-NS Blue
It’s a heady time for West Genesee’s golfing family, from seeing alum John Clare compete in the United States Amateur to a current Wildcats team with championship dreams.
Warriors outscore Carthage, General Brown by combined 10-0
Bent on reclaiming the Section III Class B title it surrendered to Skaneateles a year ago, the Westhill boys soccer team was 2-0 before the calendar even turned to September.
Bees take final against 2014 state AA final four squad
For 10 long months, the Baldwinsville girls soccer team got ready to start again. Dropping last October’s Section III Class AA semifinal to Liverpool, and then seeing the Warriors surprise top seed Cicero-North Syracuse to repeat as sectional champions, was all the motivation the Bees could possibly want.
Second-half surge key to finals win over Hornets
Just maybe, against the odds of sustained success and in defiance of cold, hard numbers, the Cazenovia field hockey team will turn out just fine. That was the message the Lakers sent during the season-opening Fayetteville-Manlius Tournament, culminating in Saturday's final, where a late scoring surge produced a 3-1 victory over the F-M Hornets.
Cross country girls, boys seek national championship again
Many stories fill the Fayetteville-Manlius fall sports season, from another national championship quest in cross country to the defense of a Section III Class AA title in boys soccer and the return of Paul Muench as varsity football coach, plus the return of junior varsity football. Here is the 2015 varsity sports schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.
Football opens against Aquinas at Carrier Dome Sept. 5
Christian Brothers Academy’s 2015 fall sports schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.
Football Cobras return to Class D West ranks
Bishop Grimes Junior/Senior High School’s 2015 fall sports schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.
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