High School Sports


School board approves ice hockey, wrestling combination teams with other districts

Sets groundwork to make cheerleading a sport next year

The Cazenovia school district Board of Education last week approved two combination sports teams with other school districts, added a new combination team and set the groundwork for making cheerleading a school sport in 2015-16.

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J-D turf field project goes to vote on Oct. 28

Polls will be open 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

The possibility of construction for a $3.1 million capital project and update to the main athletics stadium, which includes installation of a multi-use turf field, at Jamesville-DeWitt high school is approaching with a Tuesday, Oct. 28 vote. The vote goes from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. and will take place in the main high school gym foyer.

Fayetteville-Manlius to host seminar focusing on NCAA recruiting and eligibility

The Fayetteville-Manlius school district is hosting a seminar focusing on NCAA recruiting and eligibility on Monday, Oct. 27 at the high school’s main auditorium.

Grimes girls get revenge over Waterville

Yearby's four goals propel Cobras to Class C semifinal

In many ways, the 15-0-1 regular season, and no. 1 state ranking, attained by the Bishop Grimes girls soccer team was the easy part. The hard portion started now, in the very place where things got upended a season ago during the early rounds of the Section III Class C playoffs – where familiar faces awaited the Cobras.

MPH boys soccer reaches Class C semis

Trojans survive upset bids, meet Fabius-Pompey again

Working from a no. 3 seed in the Section III Class C playoffs, the Manlius-Pebble Hill endured a pair of tense, low-scoring struggles in the opening rounds, but made it through.

ESM field hockey returns to Class A final

Spartans stop Whitesboro; F-M ousted by C-NS

In pursuit of a third consecutive Section III Class B championship, the East Syracuse-Minoa field hockey team knows that few will expect that to happen.

C-NS, Liverpool field hockey to battle for sectional title

Northstars topple F-M; Warriors run away from B'ville

For the first time since 2008, the Cicero-North Syracuse and Liverpool field hockey teams will settle the Section III Class A championship among themselves. The two neighbors and rivals got to this showdown through impressive finishes to their respective sectional semifinals, with the top-seeded Northstars getting away from Fayetteville-Manlius 3-1 and the Warriors unleashing its attack on no. 2 seed Baldwinsville to win by that exact same margin.

B'ville field hockey falls in sectional semifinal

Liverpool uses big second-half surge to prevail, 3-1

A Baldwinsville field hockey season that started so promising, included plenty of bumps in the middle and featured a strong entrance into the Section III Class A playoffs ended a couple of steps short of glory.

Field hockey Lakers return to sectional final

Big second half pushes Caz past Little Falls, 6-0

Now the Cazenovia field hockey team is a step closer to winning a Section III championship for the ninth consecutive year. Having earned the top seed in the seven-team sectional Class C bracket, the Lakers enjoyed a full week of rest and recuperation while everyone else in the field had to go through an opening round game.

F-M boys soccer reaches sectional semifinal

Hornets smash Liverpool after reaching top of state rankings

An undefeated, untied regular season did much more than give the Fayetteville-Manlius boys soccer team the top seed for the Section III Class AA playoffs. It also made the Hornets the top-ranked team in the latest state Class AA poll, a big honor that would mean little if F-M didn’t secure its first outright sectional title in a decade.

J-D soccer moves ahead; ESM, CBA stopped

Red Rams draw top seed Indian River in Class A semis

Even though they were together throughout the regular season, the Jamesville-DeWitt and Christian Brothers Academy boys soccer teams found themselves in separate brackets once the Section III playoffs got underway.

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CBA football falls to B’ville in sectionals

Missed chances, turnovers costly in 28-20 defeat

Christian Brothers Academy’s football team had to grow up a lot in the 2014 season, but it still carried the dream of repeating the Section III Class AA title its more experienced predecessors claimed a season ago.

Skaneateles football stopped by Cazenovia

Two-time defending champs roll in sectional opener

Banged up all season, but showing a lot of heart, the Skaneateles football team still made it into the Section III Class B playoffs as the fourth-place finisher in the B West division. Yet it led to an impossible first-round playoff assignment - namely, a trip to Buckley-Volo Field Saturday to run headlong into unbeaten, state no. 3-ranked, two-time defending sectional champion Cazenovia, who proved again its worth by beating the visiting Lakers 56-8.

Girls swimming Lakers battle against B’ville

Teixeira, Buchholz, King sisters win at OHSL meet

Between a diving sweep and a pair of relay titles, the Skaneateles girls swim team had plenty to feel good about in last Wednesday night’s home meet against Baldwinsville, even though the Lakers took a 97-84 defeat to the Bees.

Boys soccer Lakers blank Solvay, 3-0

Skaneateles advances to Class B semifinal against Clinton

Just one victory separates the Skaneateles boys soccer team from a return trip to the Section III Class B championship game. From a no. 2 seed, the Lakers hosted no. 7 seed Solvay in last Friday night’s opening-round game at Hyatt Stadium, and with Jack Bailey proving unstoppable on the offensive end, Skaneateles turned back the Bearcats in a 3-0 shutout.