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FL1 Sports 2016-17 All-Wayne-Finger Lakes Basketball Awards: Tyler Norris & Emily Larvanway named Players of the Year

With the 2016-17 regular season complete and the brackets set for Sectional play, FingerLakes1.com has released our FL1 Sports Wayne-Finger Lakes boys and girls basketball awards which were first revealed during Sunday afternoon’s live edition Upstate Hoops Podcast. The awards were determined by an open ballot of all FL1 Sports team members and select coaches and contributors to our coverage... more

2017 Section V boys & girls basketball Sectional tournament brackets

Late Friday morning, the seeding points for Section V boys and girls high school basketball became official as the regular season is behind us. Ahead is Sectionals! Check out the brackets below for every classification in Section V for the boys and girls with our area teams highlighted. Postseason play gets underway Tuesday night. Check back to FingerLakes1.com for our... more

UPrep boys basketball a contender in any Section V bracket

Section V’s Class AA boys basketball tournament field is all set, courtesy of the state education department, avoiding a different type of march madness. There was a debate alive as late as Friday afternoon, after the seedings of all nine tournaments were announced by Section V, about which classification University Preparatory Charter School for Young Men would play in. Democrat... more

Upstate Hoops 2017 Sectionals Preview Special (podcast)

Join Jim Sinicropi, Matt Verkey, Zac Young and Kevin Korzeniewski for FL1 Sports’ special Sectional Preview extended edition of the Upstate Hoops Podcast on FingerLakes1.TV and YouTube. FL1 Sports 2016-17 Season Award winners will be revealed and then a breakdown of all the boys and girls Sectional brackets for each classification in Section V. Also, our bold predictions for some... more

South Seneca’s Wagner wins section title, character scholarship

Adam Wagner keeps tearing through the postseason gauntlet. The South Seneca senior won the Section V Division II championship held at The College at Brockport, SUNY Saturday, Feb. 11 for the second consecutive season. “ had to chase every wrestler he faced at 145,” head coach Ken Sweet wrote in an email. “Of course when you are 42-0, they have... more

Moravia boys knock off Newfield for IAC Small School title

Tired of watching his team’s 16-point lead shrink to single digits in the fourth quarter, Moravia’s Jordan Crossgrove took the matter into his own hands Friday night. The senior guard scored 11 points, hitting five shots from the field, in the fourth quarter as the Blue Devils held off a late comeback by Newfield in a 55-49 victory for the... more

W-FL Thursday: Whitman’s 16-game win streak snapped on regular season’s final night

Non-league contests dotted the schedule on Thursday night, the final night of the regular season for Section V boys basketball teams. Some interesting, pre-Sectional match-ups that included Newark with a big comeback win at Batavia and Geneva picking up a win against School of the Arts. Marcus Whitman, who had won 16 straight games, hosted Class B Livonia and dropped... more

W-FL Wednesday: Whitman caps perfect FL West season with win in Naples

On Wednesday night, the Marcus Whitman Wildcats completed a perfect league schedule in the Finger Lakes West with a victory over Naples to cap their league slate with a 16-0 record. The Wildcats (16-0/16-2) host Livonia on Thursday night in a non-league contest on the final night of the regular season. On the final night of girls action, Pal-Mac topped... more

W-FL Tuesday: Klein & Norris have shootout for the ages as Creek beats NR-W in OT

With the final week of the regular season in Wayne-Finger Lakes high school basketball, all the league titles have been decided but area teams are still jockeying for sectional seeds. The game of the night took place in Wolcott where North Rose-Wolcott senior Tyler Norris and Red Red senior Nick Klein put on a show in the second half and... more

WEBCAST REPLAY: Nick Klein & Red Creek look to spoil Senior Night for NR-W’s Tyler Norris

A special Valentine’s Day presentation of Wayne-Finger Lakes high school basketball on Tuesday night as the Red-Green Rivalry between Red Creek and North Rose-Wolcott is renewed at North Rose-Wolcott High School on FL1 Sports. It was senior night for Cougar great Tyler Norris who squared off with fellow 1,000 point club member and senior Nick Klein of Red Creek. Jim... more

W-FL Monday: Gananda girls take Wayne County title; Rogers school-record 8 threes not enough for Falcons win

The weather wreaked havoc on area high school basketball late-season schedules again on Monday prompting postponements of several games. The wintry weather on Monday night didn’t cool down South Seneca’s Devin Rogers who fired in a school-record 8 three-pointers in a loss HAC. In the Wolves’ 5-point win, Jamarr Paisley canned an impressive 15 of his 16 free-throw attempts. In... more

Upstate Hoops: W-FL league champs & regular season finale (podcast)

On Sunday night’s live edition of the Upstate Hoops Podcast, the final episode for the Wayne-Finger Lakes and Section V high school basketball regular season,  six league champions are crowned, a look at all the potential sectional matchups, and a preview of the last week of the regular season. AUDIO ONLY VERSION: more

Banning tackling in youth football not without precedent (Chavez, MPNnow.com)

Injuries in game has been addressed before, and it led to absence of game at Canandaigua Academy for 30 years The idea has been put forth, but how much traction it has remains to be seen. It’s a stunning proposition at first, this proposal from two downstate lawmakers to ban tackling in football for kids under the age of 14.... more

Mynderse girls rolling towards postseason with win at Newark

The Mynderse Lady Blue Devils jumped out to a 28-15 advantage at the end of the first half and cruised to a 56-36 victory on the road at Newark on Saturday afternoon. The game was originally scheduled to be played on Friday night but was postponed to Saturday due to winter weather. Mynderse (12-1, 16-3) was led by senior center... more

W-FL Friday: Midlakes, Penn Yan win, snow postpones Wayne County slate

Heavy lake effect snow in Wayne County turned a heavy slate of action into a light schedule of Wayne-Finger Lakes games on Friday night. Midlakes continued their resurgence with a key win along with Penn Yan as the two Finger Lakes East schools position for seeding in Class B Sectionals. In girls action, the Penn Yan girls picked up a... more

Five Section V wrestlers to watch at state qualifiers (video)

Just like the NCAA basketball tournaments, résumés count when it comes to who goes on to the high school wrestling state championships. Anyone who wins one of the 30 weight-class tournaments during SuperSectionals, Feb. 10-11 at The College at Brockport, is guaranteed a spot in the brackets at the state championships Feb. 24-25 in Albany. Democrat & Chronicle: Read More more
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