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Sectionals: Newark girls shock in Class B; South Seneca girls roll (full coverage)

Thirty-four Section V boys basketball teams and a whopping sixty girls teams were in action on Wednesday night for the final night of opening round Sectional action. Only two Wayne-Finger Lakes boys teams took the court, Geneva in Class A2 and Romulus in D2, and both lost. The Canandaigua boys would advance with a 26 point win. On the girls... more

Big wins for W-FL teams on opening night of Sectional basketball (full coverage)

Fifty-six high school basketball teams from throughout Section V were in action on opening night of Sectional play on Tuesday night and several W-FL teams advanced to the quarterfinals. Full results from the entire slate of games on Tuesday night in Section V, updated tournament brackets and upcoming schedule below…   TUESDAY NIGHT OPENING ROUND SCOREBOARD: CLASS B BOYS  (Updated... more

2017 Section V boys & girls basketball Sectional tournament brackets

Late Friday morning, the seeding points for Section V boys and girls high school basketball became official as the regular season is behind us. Ahead is Sectionals! Check out the brackets below for every classification in Section V for the boys and girls with our area teams highlighted. Postseason play gets underway Tuesday night. Check back to FingerLakes1.com for our... more

Clifton Springs woman rejects plea deal in predatory sexual assault case

The Clifton Springs woman facing a possible life sentence for alleged sex crimes against children and child pornography charges revealed that she has no interest in accepting a plea deal. Janiet Simonds, 26, whose charges include two counts of predatory sexual assault against a child, a class A-II felony, was offered a deal crafted by the District Attorney’s Office that... more

Bank robbery suspect remains at large, says deputies

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office is still investigating the bank robbery, which took place in Clifton Springs at the local Community Bank branch. The robbery took place on February 1st around 9 am. The Sheriff’s Office says that the suspect fled in a Dodge Charger, which was silver in color. The car is believed to be a 2–5 to 2010... more

W-FL Friday: Midlakes, Penn Yan win, snow postpones Wayne County slate

Heavy lake effect snow in Wayne County turned a heavy slate of action into a light schedule of Wayne-Finger Lakes games on Friday night. Midlakes continued their resurgence with a key win along with Penn Yan as the two Finger Lakes East schools position for seeding in Class B Sectionals. In girls action, the Penn Yan girls picked up a... more

Reed promotes Cures Act during stop at Clifton Springs Hospital

In these highly political times, bipartisan legislation that proponents believe will lead to better treatments — even cures — for a host of deadly diseases is something worth celebrating, says Rep. Tom Reed. The Corning Republican, who represents the 23rd District in the House, was at Clifton Springs Hospital & Clinic Thursday morning championing the passage of the 21st Century... more

W-FL Tuesday: Newark falls at Midlakes, Mynderse takes East title

The Midlakes Screaming Eagles stunned the Newark Reds on Tuesday night behind 22 points from Bryce Burri and 20 rebounds from Daryn Carswell. The loss by Newark, coupled with Mynderse Academy’s win at home over Pal-Mac, gives the Blue Devils the outright Finger Lakes East championship. With Marcus Whitman’s clinching of the FL West title two weeks ago, the last... more

Midlakes over Newark in boys varsity hoops (photo)

  The Midlakes Screaming Eagles defeated the Newark Reds Varsity boys basketball team 65-57 in action last night. Daryn Carswell helped lead the winners with 15 points. Teammate Bryce Burri added 22. Midlakes is now 10-8 on the year while Newark dropped to 13-5. Photo by Jim Miranda more

Screaming Eagles defeat Newark Reds (photo)

The Midlakes Screaming Eagles Varsity boys basketball team produced a mild upset last night with a 65-57 win over the Newark Reds at Midlakes. Bryce Burri led the winners with 22 points and ten rebounds. Teammate Daryn Carswell added 15 points for the 10-8 Eagles. Newark’s Nate Beard scored 22 in a losing effort with Brian Sharp adding 13. Burri... more

W-FL Saturday: Gananda takes Midlakes to OT; Tyler Norris scores 42

North-Rose Wolcott senior Tyler Norris has had quite a career and he just keeps adding to his 1,000+ point scoring total. On Saturday night he recorded a career-high 42 points in a loss to Williamson and currently is responsible for six of the top 10 single-game high scores by an individual this season in all of the Wayne-Finger Lakes leagues.... more

W-FL Friday: Mynderse girls clinch share of East title

A moderate slate of games in Wayne-Finger Lakes high school basketball on Friday night saw Finger Lakes East boys and girls teams in action as well as some games in the Finger Lakes West. Mynderse Academy stands alone atop both the boys and girls East standings and picked up a pair of wins against Penn Yan while the Newark and... more

Midlakes wrestlers earns four No. 1 seeds for sectionals

The best wrestlers in Section V will hit the mats at four locations today and tomorrow as they begin a postseason journey they hope takes them to the state capital. The Section V BBB Championships will be held at Wayne Central High School, and Wayne-Finger Lakes East champion Midlakes has earned four No. 1 seeds. FL Times: Read More more

Bank robbery in Clifton Springs; suspect remains at large

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office released an update on the robbery that took place at approximately 9:01 am at the Clifton Springs Community Bank. Sheriff Philip C. Povero says that the Clifton Springs Police Department and the Ontario County Office of Sheriff are investigating a robbery which occurred around 9 am. A white male entered the Community Bank, N. A.,... more

W-FL Tuesday: East leaders all win; Sodus tops Lyons; DiSanto buzzer-beater lifts Williamson

A full schedule for girls and boys varsity basketball teams in the Wayne-Finger Lakes leagues on Tuesday night saw a buzzer beater from Williamson, and several great individual performances including 35 points from Tyler Norris (NR-Wolcott), 12 assists from Derrick Chance (C-S), and 7 three-pointers from Pat Geitner (Bloomfield) and Dylan Ufholz (C-S). Also, a nice alley-oop dunk by Jake... more

STUDY: How much does fighting fires in Ontario Co. cost taxpayers?

The goal was to learn more about fire service in Ontario County. The Ontario County Values, Inc. or OCVI, an independent and not-for-profit corporation was formed to compare the costs of local government services in Ontario County. The results have been released. As expected there are disparities throughout Ontario County — when it comes to actual cost for fire services.... more
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