Lakers hold off Albany Academy, 3-2
A season ago, the Skaneateles girls ice hockey team rode a winter-long hot streak all the way to the state championship game, where it shared the title with Potsdam after a double-overtime, 2-2 marathon at Clayton Recreation Park Arena.
Wildcats senior finishes fifth in 100 freestyle
Named as Section III’s top swimmer in the 2014 season, West Genesee’s Olivia Castro had one more chance to earn top honors when she went to Ithaca College for last weekend's New York State Public High School Athletic Association championship meet.
Hockey Wildcats host annual tournament Dec. 5-6
West Genesee High School’s 2014-15 winter sports schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.
Boys basketball Warriors defend state, Federation titles
Westhill High School’s varsity boys basketball team will start its defense of the Class B state and Federation titles with a big game Dec. 5 against Jamesville-DeWitt as part of the Peppino’s Invitational at Henninger High School. Here is the full varsity schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.
Boys basketball opens Dec. 3 at Clinton
Just as with soccer in the fall, each of the Marcellus High School varsity basketball team move up this winter to play in the OHSL Freedom division and in Class A when the Section III playoffs roll around. Also, several home games will be played at Solvay High School’s gymnasium.
Wrestling returns Dec. 10 with meet against ITC
Wrestling returns this winter for Jordan-Elbridge, adding to its 2014-15 winter sports slate. Here is the varsity schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.
Girls hoops Bearcats begin Nov. 25 against Chittenango
Solvay High School’s 2014-15 winter sports schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.
Boys Gaelic Knights to move up to Class AA
A big change for Bishop Ludden Junior/Senior High School’s boys basketball team comes at the end of the 2014-15 season, when it will move up to Class AA for the Section III playoffs after winning the Class A title each of the last two seasons. Here are Ludden’s basketball schedules, with all dates and times subject to change.
Randall, Gugel also have strong efforts at Bowdoin Park
West Genesee’s Carly Benson and Will Randall, along with, Jordan-Elbridge’s Abby Gugel each had one more chance this fall to offer a major impression to cross country followers at the end of a memorable freshman campaign that included a Section III Class A championship and a top-five finish at the state meet.
Bronxville hangs on, eliminates Warriors 1-0
Not once, in its run to the state Class B final four, had the Westhill girls soccer team trailed in the post-season. Yet that is what the Warriors had to deal with during Saturday night's state semifinal against Bronxville on the turf at SUNY-Cortland.
Castro wins twice, breaks pool record in 100 freestyle
Yes, it helped that the West Genesee girls swim team was the hosts during Friday night’s Section III Class A championship meet. But no matter what the venue, the Wildcats, who had just finished a fifth consecutive undefeated regular season, carried that magic into the post-season, earning yet another sectional team title.
Honeoye Falls-Lima defeats Bearcats in four sets
The comeback was in full swing for Solvay’s girls volleyball team during Wednesday night’s Class B regional playoff opener against Section V champion Honeoye Falls-Lima. After a one-sided opening-set defeat, the Bearcats had won the second set and were poised to move out in front if it could pull out the third set, too.
Warriors beat Catholic Central, Beekmantown in regionals
With its first Section III Class B title in six years locked away, the Westhill girls soccer team set about the business of going after a state championship, knowing it would take four wins in two weeks to go all the way to that ultimate accomplishment.
Frood retires after 40 years of coaching at J-E
Craig, Randall also earn berths in state championships
All throughout this autumn, West Genesee girls cross country runner Carly Benson had proven herself the legitimate heir to Laura Leff among great Wildcats runners, emerging as one of the nation’s top ninth-graders.