High School Sports


F-M girls earn 10th straight state title

Walters break through as individual champion

Even by the terms of routine greatness that it offers every single autumn, the Fayetteville-Manlius girls cross country team accomplished something special during Saturday's New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class A meet at Monroe-Woodbury High School.

Soccer Lakers fall again in state semis

Skaneateles takes 2-1 defeat to Plattsburgh

Twelve months later, on the same grounds at Middletown High School where it got run over by Mattituck in last fall’s state Class B semifinals, the Skaneateles boys soccer team was bound and determined to write a different conclusion and capture a second state Class B championship to go with the one it earned in 2010. Instead of redemption, though, the Lakers felt even more pain.

Willcox runs at state cross country meet

Skaneateles junior takes 21st in Class C race

Skaneateles girls cross country runner Juila Willcox had worked hard, and gone through plenty, in order to earn her place at Saturday’s New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class C championship race.

WG’s Benson takes fourth at state meet

Wildcats' Leff also part of Section III winning team

All the work done by the area’s top cross country teams and individuals would culminate at Monroe-Woodbury High School in Orange County, close by the Hudson River valley, for Saturday’s New York State Public High School Athletic Association championships.

Volleyball Warriors reach state final four

Westhill claims epic Class B regional over Honeoye Falls-Lima

Not content with claiming a second Section III Class B title in three years, the Westhill girls volleyball team attained new heights – and by doing so, is going to Glens Falls Civic Center this weekend in pursuit of a state championship.

Lakers survive OT battle with Waverly

Caz football advances to state Class B semifinal

Though it has ventured into the state football playoffs many times before, the Cazenovia football team has to feel that its best chance at a first-ever state championship was right in front of them. Thanks to the combined efforts of young men like Cole Willard and Paul McLaughlin, that dream remains alive – at least for another week.

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Field hockey Lakers take state semifinal

Shephard goal lifts Caz past Pierson/Bridgehampton

Everywhere the Cazenovia field hockey team looked during state Class C final four weekend at Maine-Endwell High School, reminders of frustrations of the recent past were right in front of them.

Rowles runs to fifth at state meet

Caz freshman helps Lakers take fifth in Class C

When the Cazenovia girls cross country team earned the right to represent Section III in Saturday’s New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class C championship meet at Monroe-Woodbury High School, it knew exactly what it was facing.

J-D volleyball falls in sectional finals

Girls Red Rams drops five-set classic to Oswego

So close on one front, and so far away on another front, each of Jamesville-DeWitt’s volleyball teams could not get past their counterparts from Oswego in Wednesday night’s pair of Section III Class A finals at Onondaga Community College’s Allyn Hall.

Skaneateles volleyball falls in sectional final

Cazenovia relies on serves to prevail in three sets

A moment arrived Wednesday afternoon during the Section III Class C championship match at Onondaga Community College’s Allyn Hall when the Skaneateles girls volleyball team finally felt like it was ready to challenge its Laker counterparts from Cazenovia.

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Westhill volleyball reclaims Class B title

Warriors sweep Hannibal in sectional finals

Maybe the Westhill girls volleyball team isn't the strongest side at the start of sets - but if so, it sure makes up for it. Homer found this out in Wednesday's Section III Class B final at Onondaga Community College's Allyn Hall, as the top-seeded Warriors dragged out of the gate, but closed strong and swept the Trojans to earn its second sectional championship in three years.

Caz volleyball rolls to sectional title

Hot serves make difference in sweep of Skaneateles

Whatever else happens during a point in volleyball, it always starts with a serve, so it makes sense to master that part of the game.

B’ville boys volleyball drops sectional final

C-NS outlasts Bees in four sets, claims Division I championship

With their red-clad partisans growing in volume and belief, the Baldwinsville boys volleyball team moved in front of Cicero-North Syracuse early in the third set of Tuesday night’s Section III Division I final, played on the Northstars’ home court.

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C-NS boys volleyball grabs sectional title

Northstars hold off B'ville in four sets on home court

From start to finish in 2015, the Cicero-North Syracuse boys volleyball team held domain over local large-school sides, and wasn't about to let go of that position at the end of the tale.

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Volleyball Bees win another sectional title

B'ville sweeps Liverpool for eighth straight AA crown

Now the Baldwinsville girls volleyball team's streak of consecutive Section III Class AA championships stands at eight. And the Bees got there in 2015 undefeated, rolling to a three-set sweep over Liverpool in Tuesday night's sectional AA final at Cicero-North Syracuse's gymnasium.