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Northstars have dropped sectional finals in 2013, '14
In each of the last two seasons, the Cicero-North Syracuse girls lacrosse team has made it to the Section III Class A championship game, only to get turned back – by Baldwinsville in 2013, and by West Genesee in 2014.
Northstars fall to Syracuse; Warrior rout Central Square
It would not take long for the Liverpool and Cicero-North Syracuse boys lacrosse teams to get a look at each other in this 2015 season. The two neighbors and rivals square off Tuesday night at Bragman Stadium after each of them played last Friday night, with varying results – the Warriors routing Central Square 21-4, the Northstars falling to the newly combined Syracuse squad 10-8.
Some players in action days after winning state hockey title
For some members of the Skaneateles ice hockey team that won a state Division II championship on March 15, there was no off-season rest. Immediately, they were headed to lacrosse, where those Lakers carry their own winning tradition and, in 2015, are looking to end Cazenovia’s four-year reign at the top of the Section III Class C ranks.
WG looks to regain titles in Messere's 40th season
Every high school boys lacrosse program in Central New York – heck, most programs in the United States – measures itself against West Genesee. But by its own measure, the Wildcats haven’t gained much recent satisfaction.
Park holds off Warriors despite Roland 3 at end of regulation
Among all the other things the Westhill boys basketball team had accomplished in its two-year run as New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class B champions was winning 14 consecutive post-season games.
Former Red Rams basketball coach said he was given no reason for firing
Three days after being told that he would no longer coach the Jamesville-DeWitt boys basketball team, Bob McKenney offered up his side of the story and said he was given no reason for his dismissal after a 19-year tenure that included five state championships.
Boys, girls lacrosse teams open next week
Christian Brothers Academy’s 2015 spring sports schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.
Boys lacrosse team looks to return to state Class B final
Jamesville-DeWitt High School’s 2015 spring sports schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.
Lacrosse starts pushed back by field issues
East Syracuse Minoa High School’s 2015 spring sports varsity schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.
Hornets defend sectional Class A boys lacrosse title
Having reached the state Class A final a year ago, Fayetteville-Manlius begins its boys lacrosse season March 31 against Auburn and will face West Genesee April 7 and May 5. Here is the F-M varsity sports 2015 spring schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.