Marcus Chance has game for the ages as Clyde-Savannah clinches Wayne title (W-FL round-up 2/14)

Clyde-Savannah senior Marcus Chance broke the Clyde-Savannah single game scoring record previously held by Terry Brown with a 55 point outburst in the Golden Eagles season finale at Marion. Chance also dished out 11 assists, recorded 11 steals and buried 8 three-pointers as Clyde-Savannah won the game 101-47 to clinch their second consecutive Wayne County title. Fellow senior and brother... more

Forbes scores 1,000th as Midlakes stays unbeaten; Penn Yan ruins Senior Night for Mynderse (W-FL round-up 2/12)

Midlakes junior Alaina Forbes scored her 1,000th career point in the third quarter of her team’s 69-57 win over Geneva in Clifton Springs on Monday night. Forbes would score 33 points in the win as Midlakes moves to a perfect 19-0 with just one game left in their regular season, Tuesday night at Pal-Mac. Mynderse had a chance to clinch... more

Romulus girls stun Bloomfield in 2 OT; Irondequoit pulls away from Wayne in 2nd half (W-FL round-up 2/8)

Despite Bloomfield’s big win over the South Seneca Lady Falcons on Friday night, the Lady Bombers still aren’t able to claim sole possession of the Finger Lakes West title. The Romulus Lady Warriors played spoiler on Saturday afternoon in the Tony Alvaro Gymnasium, overcoming a 34 point, 24 rebound effort from Braelin Scott, to defeat Bloomfield in double-overtime. Meanwhile, South... more

Bloomfield girls snap South Seneca streak; Red Creek girls sweep Gananda (W-FL round-up 2/9)

Braelin Scott recorded her 18th consecutive double-double as the Bloomfield Lady Bombers avenged their only league loss to South Seneca last night in Bloomfield winning 41-39. The win snaps South Seneca’s 11 game winning streak and puts Bloomfield puts 2 games ahead of the Lady Falcons in the Finger Lakes West standings as the Bombers clinch at least a share... more

Clyde-Savannah takes Wayne County title with 83-71 win over Lyons (W-FL round-up 2/8)

The Lyons Lions and Clyde-Savannah Golden Eagles were tied atop the Wayne County league standings at 13-1 heading into Thursday night’s match-up on Senior Night at Clyde-Savannah High School. Lyons won the first meeting between the two rivals in January at the Atwood Gymnasium and the rematch was much anticipated but was delayed by about an hour after a gas... more

UPSTATE HOOPS: Skylar Shaulis, Jenna McDonald & Jade Parsons of South Seneca in-studio (podcast)

The South Seneca Lady Falcons are riding a 10-game winning stream coming off two-consecutive trips to the NYSPHSAA Final Four. On Sunday morning, Skylar Shaulis, Jade Parsons & Jenna McDonald are in-studio to talk about their season so far and their expectations for the post-season ahead. Also, highlights from the week in W-FL high school basketball, a big week ahead... more

Three South Seneca students selected for Area All-State Chorus

South Seneca Middle High School is honored to have had three singers selected to attend this year’s Senior High Area All-State, which took place at Ithaca High School over the weekend of February 2 and 3. Junior Sarah Corning, was selected for Mixed Chorus as an Alto II. Senior Julia Diamond and Junior Madelyn Houck were selected to sing in... more

Big week of Wayne-Finger Lakes high school basketball ahead

League titles will be on the line almost every night this week across the Wayne-Finger Lakes boys and girls basketball leagues. We’ll carry some of the action LIVE on FingerLakes1.com and will continue to have the most comprehensive nightly recaps posted every evening. The regular season ends on Valentine’s Day next week but the bulk of important remaining games are... more

WEBCAST REPLAY: South Seneca Lady Falcons invade Romulus to face rival Lady Warriors

One of the fiercest rivalries in Wayne-Finger Lakes high school basketball is renewed on Tuesday night as the South Seneca Lady Falcons visit the Romulus Lady Warriors for their second match-up of the season. South Seneca enters the game on an 8-game winning streak while Romulus has won 4-in-a-row. Dave Barnick and Mike Alessio have the call for FL1 Sports... more

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Stephen Harkness of MacDougall (podcast)

Stephen Harkness, a native of MacDougall, New York in Seneca County, became the second most wealthy American of his time through a partnership with John D. Rockeller of Richford, NY. This episode tells the story of Harkness’ rise to “Millionaire’s Row” in Cleveland, Ohio. Seneca County Historian Walter Gable presents the third in his series of famous historic people with Finger... more

Non-profit group aims to better south Seneca County communities

A new nonprofit organization known as the Backbone Ridge Benevolent Association Inc. has been formed to benefit areas of south Seneca County and northern Schuyler County. The purposes of the corporation, according to Steven Hall of Ovid, one of three founding members of the Board of Directors, are: FL Times: Read More more

Helming announces $89K grant for farm to school program at Seneca County schools

Senator Pam Helming announced that Seneca County Cornell Cooperative Extension has received Farm-to-School funding through the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets. The $89,442 grant will allow Cooperative Extension to continue and expand its services through the Farm-to-School program, which benefits 3,886 students at 13 schools in the four school districts in Seneca County. The program connects school... more

Lodi man gets prison for big drug bust

The Lodi man arrested last summer in a major Seneca County drug and weapons bust is heading to prison. Shawn Rousseau, 33, was sentenced Tuesday by county Judge Dennis Bender to three years in prison after pleading guilty to third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. He will be on parole for three years after getting out of prison. FL... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: Marisa Rubé & Rachel Gregory of Safe Harbors of the Finger Lakes (podcast)

Marisa Rubé, executive director of Safe Harbors of the Finger Lakes is in-studio along with assistant director Rachel Gregory to talk about her organization that provides services, at no charge, for individuals, children, and families who have experienced sexual assault, sexual abuse, and interpersonal violence in Ontario, Seneca, and Yates Counties. . more

Village elections planned up in Ovid, Lodi to fill vacancies

Normally, this would be an off-year for elections in Seneca County’s four villages. But the Nov. 28, 2017, death of Ovid Mayor David Terry created a vacancy that will be filled in the March 20 election. The winner will serve the remaining year of Terry’s four-year term and then have to run again in 2019 if they want to remain... 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

Seneca County completes ‘Public Works’ transition by hiring director

The supervisors didn’t make it easy, but eventually they moved to hire a new employee who will serve as the Seneca County Director of Public Works. Originally listed under a Rule 29 proceeding, the board instead moved to handle the resolution adopting the position under new business. On Monday, eight members of the board met – asking the candidate, who... 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
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