Lakers defend sectional boys soccer, swim titles
Among the many storylines for Skaneateles fall sports is the return of Joe Sindoni as varsity football coach, sectional title defenses for boys soccer and girls swimming, along with what should be strong teams in cross country and volleyball, too. Here is the 2015 fall sports varsity schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.
Steinhorst debuts as Laker football coach in Dome Sept. 4 against Amsterdam
The fall sports season at Cazenovia High School includes a new varsity football head coach as long-time assistant Jay Steinhorst succeeds Tom Neidl, plus the field hockey Lakers seeking a 10th consecutive Section III title, among other storylines. Here is the varsity sports schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.
Football Bears open Sept. 4 against Skaneateles
Chittenango High School’s 2015 fall sports schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.
Caz field hockey star key part of winning Black team
Ever since Cazenovia’s field hockey season ended last November with a defeat to eventual state champion Whitney Point in the Class C regional final, defender Zoe Shephard has seen her profile continue to grow.
The Cazenovia Athletic Association has announced the names of the eight individuals who will be inducted into its 2015 Hall of Fame Class. The induction dinner will be held Friday, Sept. 25, at the Rusty Rail in Canastota.
The Cazenovia Central School District athletic director has announced the eligibility requirements and sports physicals schedule for students wishing to participate in fall 2015 sports.
Lacrosse coaching legend honored at Pepper Tournament
At the school where he built a coaching legend, Mike Messere now has a permanent honor. In a ceremony Saturday during the annual John Pepper Memorial Lacrosse Tournament, the turf field at West Genesee High School was formally dedicated as "Mike Messere Field" as a large contingent of current and former players joined in the proceedings.
Cazenovia Laker football draws fans from far and wide causing a run on prime parking at or near Buckley-Volo Field on fall game days. The Cazenovia Athletic Association (CAA) has a solution for avid spectators eager to attend the varsity team’s four home match-ups: CAA is coordinating a raffle of three exclusive VIP parking spaces located at the upper west parking lot, closest to the stadium. In addition, raffle winners will receive free game tickets for four, and fast track entrance and concession access.
Christian Brothers Academy graduate Tyler Hamblin ’11, who received his degree in sociology from Harvard University in May, recently donated his 2011 Ivy League Football Championship ring to the school.
The Cazenovia Central School District has announced that the Caz football program will hold a special “roast” of longtime Cazenovia football coach Tom Neidl at 6 p.m. Friday, July 31, at the Cazenovia Golf Club, following the annual Bucky Bennett golf tournament that afternoon.
WG stars help Americans tie Canadians in international matches
Just a few days after the Fourth of July, West Genesee boys golf stars Dylan Plis and Sean Stanistreet did their own bit of patriotic duty. Together, Plis and Stanistreet were part of the United States team that took on a side from Canada in the North America Cup, a match-play tournament that took place at Weston Golf & Country Club in Ontario.
Each of the area’s high schools was well-represented as their top performers on the field and in the classroom were honored June 8 during the Section III Scholar-Athlete Awards Dinner at Onondaga Community College’s SRC Arena.
On Tuesday, Bob Campese spent his last day at East Syracuse Minoa before stepping down from his post as athletic director and heading into retirement.
Lakers re-hire leader of 2012 sectional champs
Three years ago, in the aftermath of a stormy, scandalous season that cost the Skaneateles football team a shot at championship glory, the Lakers won a Section III title no one could take away. Joe Sindoni was the head coach of that Lakers team in 2012, but then left to try and rebuild the program at Cicero-North Syracuse, little imagining that he would return to Skaneateles.
Fayetteville-Manlius High School’s cross country, indoor and spring track head coach has earned another accolade to add to his list of honors.
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