Mustangs edge Cazenovia with wins from Donovan, Ruggles, Long
To a season that already boasted plenty of individual and collective accomplishments, the Marcellus wrestling team could add the championship it won Saturday in a hard-fought Onondaga High School League Liberty/Patriot League Tournament at Skaneateles.
Reynolds contained by Black Knights in 59-48 defeat
Many official titles and honors remain well within the reach of the Westhill boys basketball team, ranging from league to Section III to state and Federation championships, all of which were attained a year ago. However, the unofficial crown of best team in the Syracuse area belongs elsewhere - at least for now.
Teams get last tune-ups before Section III championships
Now all the preliminaries are done, and it’s time for area indoor track and field teams to gear up for next week’s Section III championships, to take place Wednesday (Class AA and A) and Thursday (Class B and C/D) at SRC Arena.
Syracuse gets hat trick from Eccles in 5-4 win
Over the course of eight days, the West Genesee and Syracuse ice hockey teams would settle matters in the Division I American Conference against each other. But even the participants had no idea just how intense the battle would get once they squared off.
Eagle's Nest opens at J-E
Lakers 5-1 in nine-day stretch, only loss to Potsdam
When the Skaneateles girls hockey team took to the ice at Allyn Arena on Jan. 16 against Massena, it began a crowded regular-season homestretch that would feature six games in nine days – and it would only taste defeat once.
WG falls to Central Square; J-E holds reunion
The terrific season put together by the Marcellus wrestling team, which is likely leading to an Onondaga High School League Liberty division regular-season title, has drawn some attention. And no better signal of that attention was the Mustangs getting invited to last Saturday’s Section III Dual Meet at Cicero-North Syracuse, a gathering of the top 16 teams in an elimination tournament.
Wildcats win big; Cougars topple Liverpool, Skaneateles
Twice on consecutive Wednesday nights – this week at Meachem Rink, next week at Shove Park – the West Genesee and Syracuse ice hockey teams will settle the Division I American Conference regular-season title and, at the same time, shape the bracket for the Section III playoffs.
Marcellus impressive in road win at Cortland
A 4-8 start had the West Genesee girls basketball team concerned that, after recent runs to the Section III Class AA final, it might not get into the post-season at all this time around.
Marcellus, Solvay both take Friday-night defeats
It’s amazing what a couple of days of rest can do. West Genesee’s boys basketball team went to Henninger last Wednesday night and pushed the Black Knights all the way to the final buzzer before taking a 63-61 defeat, and then went on to play another city foe on Friday and returned to the win column, beating Corcoran 65-55.
Ludden ends long slump with pair of victories
Westhill’s girls basketball team thought it had all the momentum it needs for its rematch this Saturday against unbeaten, state Class B no. 2-ranked Bishop Grimes – until a late-game rally by Cazenovia in last Friday night’s 40-39 defeat changed matters.
Wildcats drop league showdown to Auburn
Two high-level boys swimming programs that are long-time rivals had their annual showdown last Wednesday night, and West Genesee did not get the better of it. Auburn, improving to 7-1 on the season, won each of the first five individual races, plus two of the three relays, and would pull away, the Maroons defeating the Wildcats 91-75.
Roland nets 22; Reynolds nears 1,000 career points
In years past, the Westhill boys basketball team had not found much peace or quiet in its trips to Cazenovia, twice having to rely on last-second shots from Jordan Roland to pull it out. So when the state Class B no. 1-ranked Warriors returned to Buckley Gym Friday night, it wanted things settled long before the final buzzer - and it was, Westhill handling the Lakers 70-36.
Benson takes girls 1,500; Westhill-Ludden's Kiley wins on boys side
This was the last week of twin boys and girls indoor track and field events at SRC Arena prior to the Section III championships on Feb. 4 and 5, so the area’s local teams wanted to make a good showing during the Fred Kirschenheiter Memorial Invitational.
College to offer new sports program