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Victor lacrosse puts championships in rearview mirror headed into 2017

The Victor lacrosse team knows a little bit about success. The past two seasons, the Blue Devils have had two undefeated seasons and back-to-back state championships. However, they’re starting the 2017 season by literally shelving their previous accomplishments as part of the past. WHEC: Read More more

South Seneca seniors end stellar careers short of 2nd title

As head coach Heather Mott spoke of the South Seneca community’s overwhelming support, a player could be heard over the phone yelling in excited exclamation. The towns that make up South Seneca High School have been big supporters of an incredible two-year run by the Falcon girls basketball team, even if it ended sooner than anyone would have liked over... more

East Rochester loses vital member of sports community

On the surface it looks like business as usual for the East Rochester baseball team. Practicing indoors ahead of another season, but unlike the last 20, something is missing… equipment manager Dan Marra. Dan Marra served Rush-Henrietta and East Rochester sports for over 50 years. “Its very different because he’s been around for as long as I can remember,” East... more

Syracuse offers scholarship to UPrep’s Jeenathan Williams

Jeenathan Williams already had scholarship offers to play major-college basketball with Georgia Tech, Rutgers and Temple. But the offer he received Tuesday topped them all. This one came from Syracuse University. When Orange assistant coach and former star guard Gerry McNamara told Williams over the phone that SU wanted the junior from UPrep, well, it was a dream come true.... more

State champs Irondequoit shift focus to Federation tourney

The Irondequoit boys basketball team already etched it’s name in the history books by winning a state championship last weekend, but the Eagles aren’t quite done with their 2016-17 season yet. This weekend is the Federation Tournament of Champions in Glens Falls that features the champs from New York’s public schools both outside and inside New York City along with... more

Mattiacio Orthodontics to provide custom mouthguards

Mattiacio Orthodontics, 1393 Hathaway Drive, Farmington, will host its “emBrace Athletics and Play It Safe” event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 1 for Canandaigua and Victor youth teams.Players will receive a free custom mouth guard that allows them to communicate on the field without taking it out for the spring lacrosse season. The event will be open for... more

Canandaigua softball boosters to host CA Idol talent competition

Canandaigua Softball Boosters will present its 13th annual CA Idol Talent competition at 6:30 p.m. March 31 at Canandaigua Academy Theatre, 435 East St.The competition will feature individual and group musical performances by elementary and middle school students from Canandaigua. Audience members will cast their votes for the top performances in each category.Tickets cost $8 in advance; $10 at the... more

Watkins Glen wins State Championship at buzzer (video)

The Watkins Glen Lady Seneca’s trailed by as many as 16 points in the second half of Sunday’s NYSPHSAA Class C Championship Game before coming back to pull the game even late in the fourth quarter. Then with under 10 seconds left in the game, sophomore point guard Hannah Morse had the ball in her hands and this happened… Morse’s... more

State tourney a success in Binghamton, with lessons learned

Year One of three successive boys state basketball championships in Binghamton featured a customarily fine level of competition and well-received new wrinkles coupled, naturally, with a few glitches to be addressed. The New York State Public High School Athletic Association’s final fours, staged Friday through Sunday at Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena, marked the first time a venue other... more

Moravia wins Class C state title

As the final seconds ticked off the clock in the Class C state boys basketball championship, Moravia senior Gabe Short gave his coach Todd Mulvaney a huge bear hug, lifted him up and spun him as both could barely contain their joy. Mulvaney’s impenetrable bond with his players started years ago at youth camps and seeing first-hand the hard work... more

Port Jefferson ends South Seneca’s quest for consecutive state titles

The Port Jefferson Royals, out of Section XI, pulled away from the South Seneca Lady Falcons in the fourth quarter of Saturday’s NYSPHSAA Class C semifinal game at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, NY. The final score was 71-53. The loss ends the defending state champion Lady Falcons’ quest for consecutive state titles. – Click here to listen to... more

Watkins Glen girls advance to first ever state title game

The Watkins Glen girls basketball team advanced to the NYSPHSAA Class C championship game on Sunday morning after defeating Mekeel Christian Academy 60-49 at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, NY on Saturday afternoon. The Senecas will face the Port Jefferson Royals (XI) who defeated South Seneca 70-53. Watkins Glen celebrates as South Seneca looks on… pic.twitter.com/FCToGF3bf8 — FingerLakes1.com (@FingerLakes1)... more

Newfield rides out 2 overtimes to reach state final

Quintel Clements took a steal the length of the court to give Newfield a 65-62 lead with 12.8 seconds on the clock that sent the Trojans into the Class D state championship game behind a two overtime victory over Harrisville in the semifinal Friday at Floyd L. Maines Arena. The 65-62 final score makes it the first time since 1986... more

Moravia withstands rally, heads to state final

If any team knows how quickly a seemingly insurmountable early lead can evaporate, it would be the Moravia Blue Devils. They rallied from a 21-point first-quarter deficit Sunday to reach Friday’s state semifinals. Leading, 35-16, at halftime against Stony Brook of Section 11, Moravia coach Todd Mulvaney reminded his team there was still plenty of basketball remaining. IthacaJournal.com: Read More more

South Seneca Lady Falcons celebrate a great season (photo)

Members of the Lady Falcons 2016 NYS Class C Girls Basketball Championship Team, South Seneca falcons family and friends lined Main Street Ovid on Sunday, March 19, 2017 to cheer on and congratulate the Watkins Glen Lady Senecas on their 2017 NYS Class C Girls Basketball Championship win. The escort was led by Watkins Glen Police and Ovid Fire Department.... more

Pittsford Mendon girls reach Class A state final

Pittsford Mendon isn’t 26-0 because it’s a dominating, basketball machine. The Vikings pick and prod and pester opponents and eventually they find a way to win. That’s what happened Friday at Hudson Valley Community College. It didn’t happen until the fourth quarter, but that’s when Mendon found the linchpins to keep the wheels on and moving forward in its 53-41... more

South Seneca in Troy with one goal… another state title

The South Seneca girls basketball team left for the Capital Region Thursday with one goal in mind: coming home with the program’s second straight state championship, and its third overall. While the Falcons will be the favorite to win the Class C title, Mother Nature did them no favors this week. The squad missed two days of practice due to... more
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