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WG girls lacrosse claims showdown with C-NS

Wildcats avenge 2013 sectional semifinal defeat to Northstars

Yes, it was cold, raw and windy again, and yes, Cicero-North Syracuse stood on the opposing side, providing a serious challenge. But this time around, the West Genesee girls lacrosse team got the best of it, prevailing 10-7 over the Northstars in a key early-season showdown Tuesday night at Wildcat Stadium.

West Genny baseball shuts down B’ville

Wildcats knock off both of 2013 sectional AA finalists

Due to the bad weather that pushed the start of its 2014 season back for more than a week, the West Genesee baseball team found itself hosting both of last spring’s Section III Class AA finalists when it finally took the field – and beating them both.

WG girls lax smashes Liverpool, C. Square

Wildcats to face C-NS Tuesday in playoff rematch

All the steps that the West Genesee girls lacrosse team had to take prior to Tuesday night’s long-awaited reunion with Cicero-North Syracuse – better known as the team that ended the Wildcats’ six-year championship run in last year’s Section III Class A semifinal – were made with little incident.

Ludden girls lacrosse flies to 4-0 start

Gaelic Knights rally past LaFayette, Cortland

Bigger challenges loom ahead for the Bishop Ludden girls lacrosse team, but it is displaying, at this early point in the season, quite a lot of grit and determination.

Westhill baseball wins thriller over Solvay

Sixth-inning rally helps Warriors survive at OCC field

In an early-season showdown, the Westhill baseball team met its neighbors from Solvay at the new Onondaga Community College complex Thursday night, and it turned into a particularly exciting contest, with the Warriors requiring a late comeback to beat the Bearcats 5-4.

Marcellus girls track ends Cazenovia 32-meet win streak

Garn, Fallon, Sylcox each win twice for Mustangs

When it finally dried up and warmed up for the high school track and field season to get underway, the Marcellus girls managed to pull off something no one has in five years – namely, beat the Cazenovia Lakers.

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WG boys lacrosse battles past B'ville

Koziol's 16 saves key Wildcats' 8-5 win over Bees

A wide array of challenges greeted the West Genesee boys lacrosse team in the first full week of April, with plenty of motivation to meet those challenges head-on and eventually conquer them.

Boys lacrosse Mustangs, Warriors pick up wins

Marcellus prevails at Liverpool; Westhill goes 2-0

Competition at the top of the OHSL Liberty division in boys lacrosse is bound to be fierce, as Marcellus quickly found out. Fresh off its tough season-opening win over Auburn on March 29, the Mustangs hosted LaFayette last Tuesday afternoon, and it proved a close, tense contest, but Marcellus fell to the Lancers 11-9.

Marcellus, Westhill girls lax get mixed results

Ludden/Grimes debuts with rout over Clinton

Within hours of each other last Tuesday night, the Marcellus and Westhill girls lacrosse team, playing important early-season contests, met with wildly varying degrees of success.

Boys lacrosse Wildcats get past F-M, 10-6

First encounter since sectional sees WG prevail again

The last time they were together, West Genesee's boys lacrosse team was celebrating yet another Section III Class A championship on the Carrier Dome turf while, on that same field, Fayetteville-Manlius dealt with the heartbreak of yet another opportunity that slipped away.

Westhill baseball claims opener over Marcellus

Walsh strikes out 13 in six innings of 2014 debut

With a Section III Class B championship that it badly wants to reclaim, the Westhill baseball team got started on another spring of high expectations. At the heart of those expectations is pitching ace Sam Walsh, who proved quite impressive in Wednesday afternoon's season opener against Marcellus, throwing six innings and only allowing one hit in a 5-2 victory over the Mustangs.

WG girls lacrosse routs B'ville in season opener

Senior-heavy Wildcats determined to regain Class A crown

May 24, 2013 remains a vivid memory for the West Genesee girls lacrosse team, and because of what took place that day, anything short of a championship this season will prove a major disappointment.

Boys lacrosse Mustangs give new coach first win

Cizenski leads Marcellus, who rallies past Auburn 11-10

With all of the questions off the field addressed and an exciting young coach at the helm, the Marcellus boys lacrosse team could turn its attention back to the game itself.

Westhill, Marcellus girls lacrosse gain early wins

Warriors back on field shortly after Reed Derenbacker tragedy

If any group of people could fully grasp the concept of moving ahead through tragedy, it was the Westhill girls lacrosse team.

West Genny boys lacrosse drop opener in OT

Penfield rallies late in state semifinals rematch

With its trademark brand of stifling, man-to-man defense, the West Genesee boys lacrosse team kept host Penfield off the scoreboard for most of Saturday afternoon's season opener - and still lost.

OCM BOCES to host Common Core academies for educators

Central New York educators can take advantage of courses designed to help them implement the Common Core curriculum at OCM BOCES next week. From 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 27 and 28, educators in the Syracuse area can attend Discovery Education’s Common Core Academies at BOCES’ Central New York Regional Information Center, 6075 East Molloy Road, Syracuse. The courses will be lead by Common Core state standards expert Dr. Karen Beerer and hosted by Discovery Education, a publisher and content provider that offers textbooks and multimedia content that support Common Core implementation.

West Genesee announces spring sports schedule

Boys lacrosse starts sectional title defense at Fairport

West Genesee High School’s 2014 spring sports schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.

Westhill announces spring sports schedule

Baseball Warriors look to reclaim sectional Class B honors

Westhill High School’s 2014 spring sports schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.

Solvay releases spring sports schedule

Softball Bearcats defends sectional Class B championship

Solvay High School’s softball team is defending its Section III Class B championship with most of its lineup back from 2013, hoping to open (weather and field conditions permitting) April 1 against West Genesee. Here is the 2014 spring sports varsity schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.

OCC child care faces cuts

Community college students may soon have a harder time finding child care while they go to school. In his 2014-15 executive budget proposal, Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed cutting $653,000 from the state’s operating grant to the State University of New York’s child care centers. The cut would come in addition to a reduction in the federal Child Care Block Grant, which subsidizes care for children of needy student-parents. While the New York State Senate restored Cuomo’s cut in their budget proposal, advocates say the cuts faced by SUNY centers in the last several years are still devastating and need to be restored. And it’s community colleges that will likely see the most damaging consequences.

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