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Wildcats showcase enhanced passing attack without Naesean Howard
Having Naesean Howard around gave the West Genesee football program a higher profile in recent years, and his performance rated a spot on this fall’s Syracuse University squad. But now that Howard is gone, the Wildcats, out to improve on a 3-5 mark in 2013 that included a first-round Section III Class AA playoff ouster by Liverpool, look forward to showing a few more dimensions on the offensive side of the ball.
Marcellus has lots of skill, even battle for QB spot
With the Class B West football landscape changing around them thanks to a fair amount of arrivals and departures, the Marcellus Mustangs stand out for its relative stability.
Eagles have experience, depth to challenge in C West
Perhaps the time has finally arrived for Jordan-Elbridge football. A combination of veteran leadership on the field, vast improvement in all phases of the game and changes within the Class C West division give the Eagles an opportunity to end its long quest and turn into a league and Section III title contender.
New coach leads Warriors after off-season turmoil
When the Westhill football team’s 2013 season abruptly ended with a 37-0 defeat to Oneida in the first round of the Section III Class B playoffs, no one could have foreseen the sweeping chain of events that would guarantee to make 2014 very different.
Gaelic Knights have sophomores, freshmen in key roles
As they do each fall, the Bishop Ludden football team has to play the numbers game in 2014 and hope that the guys that take the field for next Friday night’s season opener against Utica-Notre Dame are still going in mid-October, if not beyond.
Solvay hosts Marcellus, Westhill in first two weeks
Ending a long and frustrating losing streak was nice for the Solvay football team. Taking those small steps and turning them into giant leaps back toward prominence would be much nicer.
Football Bearcats host rivals Marcellus, Westhill in first two weeks
Solvay High School’s 2014 fall sports schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.
Gaelic Knights football opens against Utica-Notre Dame
Bishop Ludden Junior/Senior High School’s 2014 fall sports schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.
Football Wildcats to start Sept. 5 against Central Square
West Genesee High School’s 2014 fall sports varsity schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.
Girls, boys soccer moves up to Class A, OHSL Freedom division
Marcellus High School’s 2014 fall sports varsity schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.