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Phil Blackwell

Sports Editor
315-434-8889 Ext: 348

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

Lacrosse Wildcats open, shut down Penfield

WG looks to regain titles in Messere's 40th season

Every high school boys lacrosse program in Central New York – heck, most programs in the United States – measures itself against West Genesee. But by its own measure, the Wildcats haven’t gained much recent satisfaction.

Westhill drops Federation semifinal in overtime

Park holds off Warriors despite Roland 3 at end of regulation

Among all the other things the Westhill boys basketball team had accomplished in its two-year run as New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class B champions was winning 14 consecutive post-season games.

West Genesee announces spring sports schedule

Girls lacrosse team defends state Class A title

West Genesee High School’s 2015 spring sports schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.

Marcellus announces spring sports schedule

Boys, girls lacrosse Mustangs open this weekend

Marcellus High School’s 2015 spring sports schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.

Jordan-Elbridge releases spring sports schedule

Boys lacrosse Eagles open April 11 at General Brown

Jordan-Elbridge High School’s 2015 spring sports schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.

Bishop Ludden releases spring sports schedule

Baseball team moves into OHSL Liberty division

Bishop Ludden Junior/Senior High School’s 2015 spring sports schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.

Westhill boys basketball repeats as state Class B champs

Third-quarter surge pushes Warriors past Woodlands

Once again on a March Saturday evening in Glens Falls Civic Center, the Westhill boys basketball team lay claim to a state Class B championship - and make no mistake, the whole team won this.

Westhill boys blaze back to state title game

Roland scores 38 as Warriors beat rochester Leadership Academy

Few opponents have pushed the Westhill boys basketball team in the dominant two-year run it has put together. And whenever it has happened, Jordan Roland and his colleagues have shown that they know how to answer.

Roland, Reynolds lead Westhill to state final four

Warriors inch closer to third state title in six years

Passing through the regional portion of the state Class B tournament Saturday at Colgate University's Cotterell Court, perhaps the Westhill boys basketball team remembered how close it came to seeing its perfect 2013-14 season end in this same round in a tense overtime win over Walton, and wanted no part of any kind of tension this time around.

Girls Warriors lose close Class B regional

Susquehanna Valley overcomes long drought, beats Westhill

Somewhere, the unlikely journey of the Westhill girls basketball team from young upstart to no. 8 seed to a first Section III Class B championship in 12 years was going to end. The Warriors just wished it had a few more chapters to author.

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