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W-FL Friday: Wayne beats Newark, Mynderse back on top in East; Whitman wins 11th straight; Lady Blue Devils top Geneva

The Wayne Eagles won their 9th straight on Friday night, defeating Newark and knocking the Reds out of a two-way tie atop the Finger Lakes East with Mynderse who erased a 9-point halftime deficit in Geneva to defeat the Panthers. In the West, Marcus Whitman continues to roll through the league with their 11th straight win (longest current streak in... more

SOUTH-END RIVALRY PART II: South Seneca boys host Romulus on FL1 Sports

Last night the FL1 Sports team was in Romulus to watch the #1 NYS ranked South Seneca Lady Falcons cruise to victory over the Lady Warriors. Tonight, the Romulus boys will try to avenge the loss when they visit the Jack Guinan Gymnasium in Ovid to take on South Seneca. Dave Barnick and Jason Hunt have the call on FL1... more

W-FL Thursday: South Seneca girls roll over rival Romo; ER sweeps season series against Lyons

The South Seneca Lady Falcons used a dominant performance on the road to run away from Romulus on Thursday in a game that was streamed live on FL1 Sports. The final score of 66-37 was in stark contrast to the FL West rivals first meeting earlier this season which the Lady Falcons won by just 2 points. Watch the game... more

Auburn City Council serves up $150,000 loan to Doubledays

Auburn officials hope that the city’s latest loan to the Auburn Doubledays will be the last. Members of the Auburn City Council voted unanimously Thursday to authorize a $150,000 interest-free loan for the Doubledays, the short-season Class-A Minor League Baseball affiliate of the Washington Nationals. The loan, which will come from the city’s fund balance, is pending the approval of... more

W-FL Wednesday: Marcus Whitman extends West lead; LaBobmbard triple-double not enough for Red Jacket win

Four Finger Lakes West boys varsity basketball teams were in action on Wednesday night along with a full Wayne County and Finger Lakes East girls slate. The biggest match-up heading into the night pitted West leading Marcus Whitman Wildcats against second place Dundee. The game was never close as Whitman rolled to their 10th straight win to take a commanding... more

WEBCAST REPLAY: South Seneca Lady Falcons face rival Romulus Lady Warriors on FL1 Sports

The South Seneca and Romulus girls basketball programs have been the class of the Wayne-Finger Lakes in recent years. Both have captured New York State titles, Romulus in 2014 (Class D) and South Seneca in 2016 (Class C). Currently, the defending state champion Lady Falcons are ranked 1st in NYS in Class C by the New York State Sportswriters Association.... more

Late-night workouts fuel Tyus Battle as he settles in at Syracuse

While most Syracuse players are asleep in the team hotel before a road game, Tyus Battle finds the building’s workout facility. He’s often by himself, opting for solidarity into the early morning on game day. Lifting weights is Battle’s preferred alternative to sleep, something he admittedly doesn’t do much of. Daily Orange: Read More MORE ORANGE BASKETBALL ONLINE: – Tyler... more

Could Miami running back transfer Gus Edwards be heading to Syracuse?

On Wednesday, the Miami Hurricanes announced that running back Gus Edwards would seek a transfer to another program. Edwards is a fifth-year senior, so would be able to suit up right away. In 35 games at Miami, he rushed for 977 yards on 186 carries, scoring 12 touchdowns. Edwards had 290 yards rushing in 2016, serving largely as a backup... more

Newark Reds bowlers honored (photo)

The Newark Reds varsity girls bowling team has been one of the top teams in Section Five thanks in part to seniors Alexis Rowe and Raylyn Schommer. Both seniors were honored on Senior Night at Doug Kent Rose Bowl Lanes in Newark this Thursday evening. The Lady Reds hold a commanding lead atop of the Finger-Lakes East. Photo by Jim... more

VIDEO REPLAY: Midlakes invades Arthur L. Baker to face Mynderse on FL1 Sports

The Mynderse Academy Blue Devils hit the court for the first time following their loss at Newark on Thursday night when they hosted the Midlakes Screaming Eagles for a Finger Lakes East showdown live on FL1 Sports. Jim Sinicropi and Matt Verkey had the call on FL1 Radio at 7:30 pm and the game was re-streamed with full video at 10:15... more

Victor sneaks past Schroeder in OT

Victor would open up the scoring with two goals early in the first period as Sam Lambert and Ashton Collazo found the back off the net. Schroeder would score the next three goals by Nick Obi, Hunter Olsen and Matt Higgs. After Brandon Manning tied it up for the Blue Devils, Michael Leone gave the Warriors the lead back before... more

W-FL Tuesday: East & Wayne leaders win big; pair of big men throw down dunks

The top teams in the Finger Lakes East and Wayne County all posted impressive wins on Tuesday night in boys varsity action. In the East, Newark used a big 3rd quarter to pull away at Geneva, Mynderse bounced back from their first loss with a win at home against Midlakes, and Wayne looked dominant in a 46-point road victory at... more

Syracuse can’t hang in Chapel Hill, falls 85-69 (full coverage)

Sophomore Tyler Lydon was one of three Orange to score in double figures to lead Syracuse in its 85-68 setback at No. 9 North Carolina on ESPN’s Big Monday broadcast. The Orange go 11-8 overall, 3-3 in ACC play, while the Tar Heels improve to 17-3, 5-1 in league action. Lydon was 11-of-14 from the field, including 3-of-5 from 3-point... more

W-FL Monday: #6 Whitman snaps HAC streak to stay undefeated in West

The H.A.C. Wolves have been playing their best basketball in several seasons. They would put their three-game winning streak on the line Monday afternoon when they welcomed Finger Lakes West leading Marcus Whitman into their gymnasium. After three quarters it looked like the Wolves might do the improbably and hand the Wildcats their first league loss. Whitman trailed 52-51 after three... more

Upstate Hoops: Newark, Whitman surging & Wayne County shockers (podcast)

The Newark Reds scored a big win over Mynderse on Thursday, Marcus Whitman is undefeated in the East, and Wednesday night’s results from Wayne County shocked the league. Recap the wild week that was in Wayne-Finger Lakes basketball and hear interviews with Newark’s Nate Beard, Whitman’s Nick Young, Lyons’ Ben Rockefeller and Mynderse girls varsity basketball coach Jerry Anderson. Audio... more

7 foot 8 inch tall Razorshark Bob Wegner makes season debut

Nobody knows if the Rochester RazorSharks got better, but they sure are taller. The team announced Friday that it has signed 7-foot-8 center Bob Wegner, one of the world’s tallest professional athletes, to a four-game contract and made his debut when Rochester hosted the Providence Sky Chiefs on Saturday in their home opener at Blue Cross Arena at the Community... more

Another balancing act for Section V high school sports

This school year, Section V put a policy in place that states that sports with girls and boys equivalents — soccer, volleyball, lacrosse, cross country, skiing, bowling and basketball, for example — are supposed to have similar, if not equal, awards and experiences. In the time since the passing of Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, female... more
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