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Geitner’s 50 points lift Bloomfield over Honeoye in 2 OT thriller (W-FL round-up 12/12)

It took 2 overtimes on Tuesday night but the Bloomfield Bombers survived a trip to Honeoye to escape with a 101-99 win in the most exciting game of the year in the Wayne-Finger Lakes. Bloomfield senior Patrick Geitner exploded for nearly half of his team’s output ending with an incredible 50 points. Even more impressive, just 6 of the 50... more

Honeoye’s Marble scores 1,000th; Red Creek girls slam ER (W-FL round-up 12/6)

The first full night of Finger Lakes West boys varsity basketball action had everything fans of the league could hope for. Two games decided by one possession and a Honeoye Bulldog scoring his 1,000th point. The Honeoye Bulldogs won their first game of the season on Wednesday night, travelling to southern Yates County to defeat Dundee, 45-36 in overtime. Dundee... more

Clyde-Savannah & ER open with league wins; Red Jacket deals South Seneca girls first loss (W-FL round-up 12/5)

Clyde-Savannah opened up their season and their Wayne County league slate with a convincing 80-45 win over Red Creek. Also hitting the court for the first time, East Rochester hosted Sodus and sent the Spartans packing with a 53-39 win behind 17 points and 20 rebounds from John Lexer. Also in Wayne County boys action, Marion won their second straight... more

Mynderse explodes past Avon; Gananda rolls and HAC starts 4-0 (W-FL round-up 12/4)

The Mynderse Academy boys basketball team hosted Avon on Monday night and after a little more than a quarter of play, the Braves faithful knew it would be a long drive back to Livingston County. Under first-year Mynderse head coach Kevin Korzeniewski, the Blue Devils jumped out to a 28-2 lead just 2 minutes into the 2nd quarter at Arthur... more

Geneva nips Lyons on late Porter lay-up; South Seneca girls start 2-0 (W-FL round-up 12/1)

With Lyons junior standout Justice Smith sidelined with foul trouble for much of Friday night’s opening round game against Geneva at the Waterloo Hall of Fame Classic,59 Coach Brian Miller’s Panthers were able to stick around just long enough to gut out a 46-45 win on a driving lay-up from Adrian Porter in the waning second of the fourth quarter…... more

Marion girls top HAC; Dundee boys open with win (W-FL round-up 11/30)

In an early season Wayne County-Finger Lakes West girls cross-over match-up Thursday night, the Marion Black Knights overcame a 22 point effort from Jalen Nowden to defeat Harley-Allendale-Columbia 51-30. In other girls action last night… Honeoye hosted and defeated Warsaw, 42-34. Kale Pestle scored 14 and Hannah Reynolds had 11 points in the win for the Lady Bulldogs. Girls 🏀…... more

Taylor Clements’ full court shot not enough to beat Canandaigua; South Seneca girls start season with rout at Dundee (W-FL round-up 11/29)

The Newark Reds are no stranger to playing up-in-classification early in the season so it was no surprise when they opened their season on the road at Class A1 Canandaigua. The Braves would defend home court coming away with a 58-52 win. Senior big man Taylor Clements led the Reds with 17 points including an 88-foot full-court shot to end... more

UPSTATE HOOPS: New season of Wayne-Finger Lakes high school basketball tips-off (podcast)

The 2017-18 local high school basketball season is underway and FingerLakes1.com will have full coverage, live game webcasts and your weekly round-up every Sunday morning on the Upstate Hoops Podcast. Our season premiere went live on Sunday morning with your host Jim Sinicropi and in-studio analysis from Lyons varsity boys head coach Zac Young and first year Mynderse varsity boys... more

Deputies administer NARCAN after driver found unconscious in Honeoye

On Wednesday around 3:35 pm a Lakeville man was arrested for driving under the influence of drugs, after deputies administered NARCAN to a driver in Honeoye. The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of Christopher M. Healy, 31, for driving while ability impaired by drugs. Following the complaint of an unconscious male in the driver’s seat of a passenger... more

ELECTION NIGHT LIVE 2017 (webcast replay)

Josh Durso, Jackie Augustine & Jim Sinicropi were live inside the all-new FingerLakes1.com Studio on Election Night for results, reaction, interviews and analysis from Tuesday’s vote in Cayuga, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Tompkins, Wayne and Yates Counties. Hear from Seneca Falls Town Supervisor Greg Lazzaro, successful Seneca Falls Town Council candidate Doug Avery, Geneva City Supervisor candidates Lou Guard &  Dom... more

Ritts is new DA in Ontario County

Ontario County has a new district attorney for the first time in 28 years. First Assistant District Attorney Jim Ritts, running on the Republican line, defeated Kristina “Kitty” Karle, 12,194 to 8,936, in unofficial results posted by the Ontario County Board of Elections Tuesday evening. Ritts had defeated Karle in the GOP primary in September and following that primary, Karle... more

Deputies: Honeoye man slapped, verbally abused child

Deputies say a 39-year-old Honeoye man was arrested after an investigation revealed that on October 20th he slapped and verbally abused a 12-year-old child. Bryan E. Montgomery, 39, of Honeoye is accused of slapping a 12-year-old and verbally abusing the child for 30 minutes. He was charged with endangering the welfare of a child and arraigned in Richmond Town Court.... more

Motorcyclist airlifted to Strong after Richmond crash

Deputies say a 61-year-old motorcyclist was airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital following a collision with a deer on Rt. 20A in the Town of Richmond. The Sheriff’s Office reports that Kevin R. Walden, 61, of Honey was traveling westbound when he struck a deer that entered the roadway from the south side of the road. The deer was killed upon... more

ELECTION GUIDE 2017: Looking at all of the candidates, issues in Ontario County

The race in Ontario County that has received the most coverage this cycle locally is that for District Attorney. While Jim Ritts has emerged as the front runner, after claiming victory in the Republican Primary held in September — Kristina “Kitty” Karle has continued seeing support. Even after announcing that she was ending her campaign several weeks ago, the race... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Charlie Evangelista talks elections, Ontario County (podcast)

On episode #73 of the Inside the FLX podcast Josh Durso is joined by Ontario County Elections Commissioner Charlie Evangelista to discuss a host of local issues, including some local races taking shape. Over the summer, Evangelista transitioned from serving on the Ontario County Board of Supervisors to serving as the chief elections official for Ontario County. The Democrat has... more

Rain doesn’t dampen first-school-day spirits in Ontario County

Teachers and administrators donned umbrellas to greet students, some of whom covered their heads with hoods and backpacks to shelter from the rain. “Children eagerly arrived to Victor Primary School this morning, wet from the rain and excited for the promise the year holds,” said Principal Jennifer Check. “This year, we are looking forward to growing as a school community,... more

Little lake sees big developments with Honeoye research

New research on Honeoye Lake could crack the code for what ails that lake and waterways everywhere: Harmful blue-green algae. The project involving citizens, students and scientists has this summer uncovered new clues to what spawns and fuels those nasty algae blooms that plague Honeoye and other lakes. “The types of blooms we are seeing are changing,” said Roxanne Razavi,... more
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