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Phil Blackwell has been sports editor of Eagle Newspapers since 1998 and is the co-host of the Inside High School Sports show, Saturday mornings from 10 to 11 a.m. on ESPN Radio 97.7 and 100.1.
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B'ville encounters Warriors again at McQuaid Invitational
No relief was offered to the Baldwinsville cross country teams after a dual meet with mighty Fayetteville-Manlius and the successful staging of its own B’ville Invitational on Sept. 26.
Girls still unbeaten; boys split with C-NS, Oswego
On consecutive nights early last week, both of Baldwinsville’s volleyball teams had important tests to see whether they still stood out at the top of their respective CNY Counties League standings.
Bees fall to Nottingham in 2-1 OT battle
All through the 2015 season to date, the Baldwinsville boys soccer team has found itself one or two scoring plays away from a real breakthrough. And that was the case, again, in last Thursday night’s match against Nottingham at Pelcher-Arcaro Stadium, where the Bees rallied to force overtime, but still could not pull out in front and lost a 2-1 decision to the Bulldogs.
B'ville finishes regular season with 10-2 record
Though it couldn’t upend Fayetteville-Manlius, a 10-2 regular season meant a solid second-place finish for the Baldwinsville girls tennis team in the CNY Counties League American division.
Bees have 3-0 week, also beat Cato, ESM
Well-rested, and ready for its most important stretch of the season, the Baldwinsville field hockey team dealt with all kinds of conditions and surfaces while playing three games in a six-day span – and won every time.
Lakers head to sectionals; Chittenango falls to New Hartford
Once the rains stopped and the temperatures dropped, Cazenovia’s girls tennis team squeezed in one more victory before play began in the Section III team and individual tournaments.
Skaneateles caps stretch by defeating Auburn
At just the right time, the Skaneateles girls soccer team is finding some good, consistent form, as evidenced by three wins in four nights, the last of them an exciting victory over its Class AA neighbors to the west.
Warriors' long shutout streak ends; Marcellus blanks J-E
Now the Westhill boys soccer team is quite aware of the main obstacle to reclaiming the Section III Class B title – namely, one opponent that still holds the crown. Having gone unbeaten against everyone else, the Warriors still haven’t solved defending sectional champion Skaneateles in either of their two meetings, including last Thursday night’s home game, a 2-1 defeat to the Lakers.
Chittenango close to J-D in rainy 3-2 defeat
The agenda for Cazenovia and Chittenango’s girls soccer teams last week had some similarities to them, most notably games against state-ranked defending Section III champions that neither side could conquer.
Northstars get nice balance from run, pass in 50-19 win
Dave Kline coached his football team to another win on the turf at Henninger High School’s Sunnycrest Field – only it wasn’t with the side wearing black and gold. Instead, Kline was on the opposite sideline, watching his new charges at Cicero-North Syracuse defeat the Black Knights 50-19 Friday night to move back above the .500 mark (3-2, 2-1 league) and keep alive its chances for a Class AA-2 division regular-season title.