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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

WG football moves ahead as ‘quiet’ contender

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.

Football Mustangs outlook hinges on new line, better defense

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.

J-E football poised to make serious title run

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.

Casullo leads Westhill football into new era

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.

Ludden depending on youth, versatile players

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.

Bearcats know early games key 2014 season

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.

Solvay announces fall sports schedule

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.

Bishop Ludden releases fall sports schedule

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.

West Genesee announces fall sports schedule

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.

Marcellus HS announces fall sports schedule

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.

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