Phil Blackwell

Sports Editor
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Phil Blackwell has been sports editor of Eagle Newspapers since 1998 and is the co-host of the Inside High School Sports show, Saturday mornings from 10 to 11 a.m. on ESPN Radio 97.7 and 100.1.

He can be reached at pblackwell@eaglenewsonline.com.

Recent Stories

WG girls third at Class AA sectionals

Benson wins 1,000; Wildcats runner-up in two relays

Carly Benson’s swift victory in the 1,000-meter run, combined with strong performances in all of the relays, helped the West Genesee girls indoor track and field team claim third place in Wednesday night’s Section III Class AA championship meet at SRC Arena.

Ludden again tops CBA in 'Holy War'

Clutch play in final minute key to 52-49 win

For the Bishop Ludden boys basketball team to maintain its four-year hold on the "Holy War" with Christian Brothers Academy, it needed something more than one player's supreme skills. In front of an overflow crowd Tuesday night, the host Gaelic Knights got exactly the team effort it needed, right to the end, and again got the best of the Brothers in a 52-49 victory.

Girls Warriors stop Grimes again

Westhill takes 17-game win streak into sectionals

During a three-game stretch in the last week of its regular season, the Westhill girls basketball team had a chance to further entrench itself as the side everyone will have to catch in the Section III Class B playoffs.

West Genny hockey caught by B’ville

Wildcats win Senior Night battle with Liverpool

One single period of ice hockey was all it took to humble the West Genesee Wildcats – at least a little bit.

Westhill boys shut down Grimes

Ludden keeps rolling; J-E clinches playoff berth

At a rare crisis point, battered by injuries and knowing a large test loomed before the Section III Class B playoffs, the Westhill boys basketball team put its trust in Ryan Roland – and that, plus some well-timed defense, engineered quite a turnaround.

WG boys fall to Henninger again

Girls Wildcats roar past Black Knights

All season long, the West Genesee boys basketball team has traveled within close range of greatness, only to get denied.

Ludden girls hoops gets trio of wins

Solvay breaks long skid, beats ITC/Fowler

Steaming about a poor performance in a Jan. 28 defeat to Bishop Grimes, the Bishop Ludden girls basketball returned home last Monday and took it out on Solvay, rolling to a 72-26 victory over the Bearcats to open a week where it won three times.

Syracuse hockey falls to Fulton

Cougars' 2-1 week includes loss to Red Raiders

The Syracuse ice hockey team had long wrapped up the regular-season crown in the Division I National Conference and just wanted to maintain positive momentum with the Section III playoffs looming.

Marcellus wrestlers eighth at sectionals

Donovan, Rice each have third-place finishes

A strong regular season, and an Onondaga High School League Liberty/Patriot title earned on Jan. 30, did little to help the Marcellus wrestling team when it ventured to Central Valley Academy for Saturday’s Section III Class B championship meet.

Westhill-Ludden boys win sectional B title

Girls Warriors rise to fourth-place finish

With a strong all-around effort, the Westhill-Bishop Ludden boys indoor track and field team earned the Section III Class B championship Friday night at SRC Arena, and other local teams had plenty of reason to feel proud, too.

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