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McHugh preparing for Christmas tree farm

Local man's daughter makes documentary about her father's hope and determination

Girls Wildcats fall to C-NS, beats CBA

Lacrosse state champs recover from blowing late lead to Northsatrs

In the span of less than half an hour last Tuesday night on the Wildcat Stadium turf in Camillus, the girls lacrosse season, especially in the Class A ranks, got a whole lot more interesting. West Genesee, seemingly on its way to a tough victory over visiting Cicero-North Syracuse, ended up surrendering a four-goal lead in the game’s latter stages and saw the Northstars prevail, 12-11, when Hanna Haven put in a rebound goal with four seconds left in regulation.

Boys Wildcats win OT classic over J-D

Shoults nets game-winner after second-half rally

At the outset of a difficult two-week stretch that includes five straight games against high-level competition, the West Genesee boys lacrosse team nearly saw its unbeaten mark get cast aside. But a timely surge in the second half, and a pair of clutch goals from Tyler Shoults, helped the Wildcats turn back Jamesville DeWitt 12-11 in Saturday afternoon's showdown between a pair of traditional lacrosse powers.

Baseball Warriors edge Bearcats, 3-2

Canavan single plates Roland with winning run in bottom of seventh

If, as many think, the Westhill and Solvay baseball teams are supposed to battle it out atop the OHSL Liberty division, then their initial encounter shows they’re not too far apart.

Solvay softball blanks Westhill, 15-0

Nichols hits two home runs; Gardner tosses shutout

Even as it plots another championship course, the Solvay softball team is aware of the challenge its neighbors and rivals from Westhill could provide. And when the two squared off for the first of a pair of regular-season showdowns on Thursday afternoon, the Bearcats, even as the visiting team, grabbed control early and never let go until it had put away the Warriors 15-0.

Westhill lax drops triple-OT epic to Cazenovia

Lakers get goal in last second to avoid fourth OT

If the battle for Section III Class C supremacy in boys lacrosse boils down to Westhill trying to snatch the crown from Cazenovia, then two things are apparent. First, the competition is bound to be exciting, tense and unpredictable. Second, they have a first act that might prove impossible to follow.

Marcellus parks and recreation plans summer events

Trips and more planned

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OCC brings books to life

Human library, a new way to engage in books

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Celtic tales and tunes

McMaster to share stories and songs

Girls lax Wildcats rip Pittsford, move to 5-0

WG shines in rematch of epic 2014 state semifinal

At last, the West Genesee girls lacrosse team was heading home, having gone to several different fields that served as “home” venues” while the turf at Wildcat Stadium slowly improved and, finally, was deemed ready for play.

Boys lacrosse Warriors rout Homer, 16-1

Westhill on tear going into Tuesday showdown with Cazenovia

Through the early portion of this season, the Westhill boys lacrosse team is continuing to prove itself as a major contender for OHSL Liberty and Section III Class C honors, and might end up the favorite, especially if it can topple defending champion Cazenovia on Tuesday night.

WG baseball roars to 2-0 start

Westhill faces tests in games at Myrtle Beach

Tired of practices in gymnasiums, and hoping to expedite the process of getting its 2015 season underway, the West Genesee baseball team went out and shoveled its own field in the early days of April, and was glad to see warm weather help melt the rest of the white stuff.

Westhill girls lax rallies past Ludden-Grimes

Marcellus, Jordan-Elbridge both add to win totals

Even in girls lacrosse, where a few players can carry the attack, having depth matters, and helps when things don’t go well in the early going. Proof of this came in last Wednesday’s game between Westhill and Bishop Ludden-Bishop Grimes, where the Warriors overcame a poor start and dominated the latter stages to prevail 15-12.

Camillus police continue investigation of crash

INvestigation of a serious motor vehicle crash that occurred on West Genesee Street between Hunt Avenue and Myrtis Road in the Town of Camillus continues

Track teams get wins at local invitational

West Genny, J-E, Westhill/Ludden have standout efforts

Area track and field teams got a chance to taste their first spring competition during Thursday’s Westhill-Bishop Ludden Spring Invitational.

Syracuse man charged in Camillus crash

Investigation is on going

ConsensusCNY forum steers clear of school districts

Despite the high burden school taxes place on many Onondaga County taxpayers, the recently established ConsensusCNY commission will focus instead on modernizing the county’s general-purpose governments.

U.S. Congress bulletin: Calling all CNY high school artists

Each spring, the members of the U.S. House of Representatives sponsor a high school art competition to acknowledge and promote artistic talent. The winning piece of artwork from each congressional district across our country is displayed for one full year in the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C.

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Eagle Newspapers reporter receives state award

Ashley M. Casey, reporter for the Baldwinsville Messenger and the Eagle Star-Review, was recently honored with an award at the New York Press Association 2014 Better Newspaper Contest held March 27 and 28 in Saratoga Springs.

West Genny takes lacrosse battle with F-M

Scoring bursts, defense highlight win over Hornets

To say that the West Genesee boys lacrosse team avenged last May's Section III Class A final defeat to Fayetteville-Manlius when it prevailed 8-4 amid a gray Tuesday afternoon on the Hornets' home turf would overstate it, since the stakes were not the same, nor were the lineups thanks to plenty of roster turnover since 2014 on both sides.

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