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

Shortsville man sexually assaulted estranged wife

The Palmyra Police Department reports the arrest of a Shortsville man following an incident that took place during the late-evening hours of November 29th. Kolby G. Clayton, 27, of Shortsville was charged with forcible touching. The incident involved his estranged wife of two-and-a-half years, who entered the home through an unlocked door. Police say that he entered the residence to... more

Lyons, Naples boys win; Bloomfield girls on a roll (W-FL round-up 12/9/)

The Bloomfield girls basketball team improved to 4-0 on Saturday night with a 52-36 win over Lyons in an inter-league match-up. Braelin Scott led the Bombers with her 4th double-double of the season finishing with 11 points and 16 rebounds. Jessie Sheehan added 15 rebounds in the win, Lyons was led by Adrianna Kemp with 17 points and 8 rebounds... 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

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

Troopers: Shortsville man charged with attempted rape of 12-year-old

An Ontario County man has been charged after State Police say he attempted to meet an underage girl in Livingston County. Scott Castle, 36, of Shortsville drove to Dansville to engage a 12-year-old girl in sexual conduct, according to Troopers. He was arrested on Friday, prior to having contact with the victim. Castle was charged with first-degree attempted rape, first-degree... 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

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

2017 Section V high school football play-off brackets

The top eight teams from each classification across Section V will begin first round postseason action as Sectional football action gets underway on Friday and Saturday. Check out all the match-ups and tournament brackets below… – Get game results and Connors & Ferris Bowl matchups at SectionVFootball.org more

Deputy suffers minor injuries after drunk driver hits patrol car in Shortsville

A 70-year-old Shortsville man was charged with driving while intoxicated after colliding with a patrol car owned by the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies say that David Matichak, 70, of Shortsville was charged with driving while intoxicated after failing to yield the right of way at a stop sign and fourth-degree criminal mischief. The accident happened at the intersection of... 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

Shortsville woman hospitalized at Strong follow one-car crash in Manchester

A 20-year-old Shortsville woman was sent to Strong Memorial Hospital after a crash on County Rd. 13 in Manchester. Deputies say Kinley A. Ingutti-Lambert, of Shortsville was traveling east on County Rd. 13 when she crossed the westbound lane, leaving the north side of the highway — striking a cluster of trees. Her vehicle came to rest in that cluster... more

Driver airlifted to Strong, ID’d after crash in Shortsville

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that a tractor-trailer flipped, which was carrying milk on State Route 21 resulting in both lanes of the highway to be closed for hours. The crash happened just before noon and resulted in the driver being airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital. Deputies say that due to an unknown reason, he traveled off of the... more

Police, military honored with day at Red Jacket

The Red Jacket community will honor law enforcement, first responders and past and present military members Saturday before the Indians hit the field in a varsity football game against the Dundee Scotsmen. The fourth annual Service Bowl ceremony will begin at 12:45 p.m. at the football field on the Manchester-Shortsville Central School District campus, 1506 state Route 21. Procession participants... more

Man was high, possessed heroin during Shortsville crash

Deputies say that on Friday around 10:06 am a single-car crash on West Main St. in Shortsville resulted in a 68-year-old North Syracuse man being charged with possessing heroin. John R. DelGiorno, 68, of North Syracuse was traveling west on West Main St. when he crossed the center line, exited the roadway and struck a utility pole. The pole was... more

Red Jacket football finally gets a night under the lights

This week, Red Jacket football is set to make history, win or lose, when they take on rival Clyde-Savannah. For the first time ever, they’re hosting a game under Friday night lights. “I got goosebumps right now just talking about it,” said Travis Liberty, Red Jacket senior quarterback. “I didn’t think I would ever be able to play under the... more
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