Solvay overwhelmed by Homer in 65-14 loss
Fast finishes are fun, but the Marcellus football team was getting tired of waiting to play its best after the halftime break. So the Mustangs set out, in Friday’s game against visiting Chittenango, to assert itself early – and it did, unleashing its big-play offense in a manner that the Bears could not handle and excelling on defense, on the way to a 45-0 shutout victory.
J-E struggles in home opener after 2-0 start
Not in many years had the Jordan-Elbridge football team found itself part of a home opener that carried this much importance.
WG football shares AA-1 lead with Liverpool
Even with a defeat on its ledger, the West Genesee football team is sitting atop the Class AA-1 division, and events both inside and outside of its control would drastically alter the league race. As to the task at hand, the Wildcats were more than up to it on Friday night, venturing to Nottingham and rolling to a 42-12 victory over the Bulldogs.
Goal-line stand, four Jamison TD's pace Westhill
Four plays in the shadow of its own goal line got the Westhill football team rolling. Four touchdowns by Ja'Shai' Jamison would propel them to a 3-0 mark few could have anticipated when the season got underway.
Wildcats get sprint sweep from Castro, key 1-2 finishes
To this point, the West Genesee girls swim team remains tough to catch. In Wednesday night’s match against Christian Brothers Academy at the Le Moyne College pool, the Wildcats used timely 1-2 finishes and enough individual triumphs to put together a 92-82 victory over the Brothers.
J-E splits with Skaneateles; Marcellus falls to J-D
When the first state Class A girls cross country rankings came out, West Genesee was in the no. 5 spot, high praise, even though it knew what just lay ahead.
Solvay, J-E find early-season league success
Waiting until the second week of September to get underway, the West Genesee boys soccer team tested itself with three games in a five-day span.
West Genny runs into B'ville; Marcellus gains split
A key early-season girls volleyball contest among top OHSL Liberty division contenders – and neighbors – went the way of Westhill, as it went to Solvay last Tuesday night and recorded a four-set victory over the Bearcats.
Wildcats also claim VVS Invitational girls title
With a deep roster on both the girls and boys sides, West Genesee’s cross country teams will again be a force in the 2014 season. Just how dangerous was apparent during last Saturday’s Vernono-Verona-Sherrill Invitational.
Ludden falls to 0-2 after tough defeat to Lowville
What the Jordan-Elbridge football team wanted out of its long trip east to play Cooperstown on Saturday afternoon was a bit more comfort than it had claiming its first victory six days earlier in the Carrier Dome. That was accomplished, and then some, by the Eagles, whose attack sprung to life in a big way during a 49-8 victory over the Hawkeyes.
Bees hurt West Genny with 30 first-half points
Sure, it didn't count in the league standings, so the West Genesee football team still shares the top spot in the Class AA-1 division two weeks into the season. But the Wildcats still went through a humbling experience in Friday night's trip to Pelcher-Arcaro Stadium, falling 36-7 to Baldwinsville and learning that it still has a lot of work to do if it wants to be a long-term league and Section III title contender.
Warriors give Bearcats yet another frustrating defeat
Atonement was at hand for the Solvay football team. Seven days after squandering a 22-point second-half lead to Marcellus, the Bearcats had returned to the friendly turf of Al Merola Field Friday night and fought its way to a slim one-point lead against its other neighbor and rival, Westhill. What's more, it had the Warriors pinned deep in its own territory, and one more stop might provided a long-awaited breakthrough win.
Marcellus enjoys another second-half surge against rival Lakers
Maybe the Marcellus football team can just skip the prelminaries and go directly to the third quarter, because that's when all the fun starts. For the second week in a row, the Mustangs put up big second-half numbers, striking with five touchdown plays of 31 or more yards, this time resulting in a 35-20 victory over neighbor and rival Skaneateles on Friday night.
Marcellus defeats Westhill; Solvay stops Mexico
In one of the first big girls volleyball contests of the season, defending Section III Class B champion Westhill would take on Solvay Tuesday night, but the Warriors would do so coming off a three-set loss to Marcellus.
J-E hosts Kamikaze Challenge; Marcellus contends at C. Square meet
Just in time, the searing summer heat left, and the area’s high school cross country runners were thankful as they got to compete in various meets on Saturday to get the 2014 season underway.