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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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Bees suffer first blemish after blazing to 3-0 start
It took a few games before the Baldwinsville field hockey team tested itself on a turf field, but by that point it had gained all sorts of confidence and momentum from its fast start.
Cazenovia, Nardin cool off hot-starting Skaneateles
In a single night, the Skaneateles girls soccer team got the message that, while it had the firepower and determination to reach the top of the OHSL Liberty and Section III Class B ranks, more work still remained to actually get there.
Lakers see top opposition in losses to J-D, Liverpool
From a collective standpoint, the Skaneateles girls swim team may have struggled against a pair of powerful opponents, but it still made plenty of individual impact.
Solvay, J-E find early-season league success
Waiting until the second week of September to get underway, the West Genesee boys soccer team tested itself with three games in a five-day span.
Solvay finishes second at Chittenango Tournament
The Marcellus girls soccer team was just 1-1-1 going into last Monday night’s game at Oswego, but got to unleash its attack in the course of a 5-1 victory over the Buccaneers.
West Genny runs into B'ville; Marcellus gains split
A key early-season girls volleyball contest among top OHSL Liberty division contenders – and neighbors – went the way of Westhill, as it went to Solvay last Tuesday night and recorded a four-set victory over the Bearcats.
Wildcats also claim VVS Invitational girls title
With a deep roster on both the girls and boys sides, West Genesee’s cross country teams will again be a force in the 2014 season. Just how dangerous was apparent during last Saturday’s Vernono-Verona-Sherrill Invitational.
Caz gets big win at Skaneateles, 3-2
Putting up big numbers against overmatched foes is one thing. Doing so against someone that could contend for league and sectional honors is quite another.
Lakers beat RFA, Solvay, Marcellus in five-day span
Though frustrated with its 2-0 defeat to Skaneateles on Sept. 5, the Cazenovia boys soccer team did not let that disappointment linger too long.
Lakers drop five-set thriller to C-NS
Easy wins in its first three matches had the Cazenovia girls volleyball team in a good frame of mind as it traveled east to meet Skaneateles last Wednesday night for its first major test of the fall.