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VanScoter among nine first team all-state baseball selections in Section V

Livonia left-hander Reid VanScoter, who is entering his freshman year at Binghamton University, snagged another baseball award before heading to the Division I program. The New York State Sportswriters Association named VanScoter the state’s player of the year in Class B, after he led Livonia to the division’s state championship. VanScoter was dominant, finishing with two no-hitters and 147 strikeouts... more

2017 Daily Messenger Spring All-Stars: Victor’s Torlish is softball Player of the Year

Understand, Sammie Torlish didn’t always dream of softball diamonds. She’s no stranger to the game, though. When she arrived to play with the Victor softball team and coach Shelly Collins, Torlish knew all about running the bases, snagging line drives and fielding ground balls. She knew how it felt to put the sweet spot of a bat on the ball... more

Meet the All-Greater Rochester Spring 2017 HS sports selections

Meet the 2017 All-Greater Rochester Spring Sports picks — 128 athletes and nine coaches selected to represent eight teams. One Player of the Year had never made an AGR team while another followed in the footsteps of his brother as the best on the golf course. A tennis player posted a 19-2 record and found time to volunteer more than... more

Canandaigua baseball repeats as Class A1 Champs

Canandaigua’s battery powered the Braves to their second straight Class A1 sectional title. Tanner Cooper struck out 12 Titans over six plus innings of work on the mound. Freshman catcher Seth Vigneri drove in three runs including a two run double to open the scoring for Canandaigua in the 3rd inning. WROC: Read More more

Victor baseball stuns Schroeder in quarterfinal upset

Tied at 1-1 in the 6th inning, Victor would take the lead on an RBI single by Zack Carpin that brought home Nate Hampson. Warriors answer right back in the home half. After a lead off double by Connor Bisallion, Caleb Punter singles to center to tie the game back up at 2-2. WROC: Read More more

Trumansburg defeats Tioga 3-0, advances to semifinals

In what head coach Scott Voorhees called his team’s “best defensive game for the year,” the Trumansburg Blue Raiders defeated Tioga, 3-0, at home Monday afternoon to advance to the Section IV Class C semifinals. Junior Jake Shelley got the win on the mound, going six innings of three-hit ball while striking out 10 Tigers in a rematch of the... more

Denny Miles, Williamson baseball among Section V Best

It’s all about milestones in this week’s edition of Section V Best. Wellsville’s Denny Miles tops the list after recording his 700th win on Monday after 41 seasons. He is now just five wins short of Ed Nietopki’s all-time Section V record. Watch the video at the link below to find out the rest of the Section V Best. WROC:... more

HS Roundup: CA’s division title, Midlakes’ no-hitter highlight busy Wednesday in local baseball

Wednesday was one of the more nicer days in the Finger Lakes region in the past couple of weeks, but it was also a really nice day for two local baseball teams. The Canandaigua baseball team would win the Monroe County Division III title, and Midlakes’ Devin Hicks would throw a no-hitter in a 10-1 win over Waterloo on Wednesday... more

Section V baseball, softball scramble due to spring weather

Months ago when Section V baseball and softball organizers decided to extend the regular season this year by a few days they had no idea what was in store for them this spring, which as it turns out is a lot of cold weather and rain and postponed games. That’s why ending the regular season by a few days right... more

Dealing with new pitching rules in high school baseball

Like it or not, the safety-inspired pitch count rule already has changed how local teams are playing the ol’ ballgame. The rule, based on the number of pitches per player and put in place by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association, establishes a specific number of days that must pass before a player pitches in his next... more

Trumansburg clinches IAC Small North baseball title

The Trumansburg Blue Raiders clinched the IAC North Small division Wednesday afternoon at home with a 6-0 victory over the Moravia Blue Devils. It locks the team into an IAC Small championship bout with Tioga (10-3, 9-2 IAC Small South) at Dunn Field in Elmira Thursday, May 11. Waverly (14-1, 11-0 Big South) and Union Springs (11-1, 9-0 Big North)... more

Trumansburg pitcher strikes out 14 in no-hitter

Jack English threw a no-hitter Wednesday as Trumansburg rolled to a 16-0 baseball rout of visiting Marathon in the Interscholastic Athletic Conference. English took a perfect game into the seventh, but a throwing error allowed a runner to reach base. He struck out the final two batters, finishing his no-no with 14 strikeouts and no walk IthacaJournal.com: Read More more

Ithaca High debuts pristine baseball scoreboard

Spectators watching the Ithaca High School baseball team at Tatascore Field this season can leave the pencil and paper at home. After years of playing in front of a scoreboard which faced the wrong direction and would rarely turn on when needed, a community-wide effort has turned an eyesore into a jewel. IthacaJournal.com: Read More more

Union Springs defeats Trumansburg, 4-3

Trumansburg was heating up. Then the baseball team ran into Union Springs Thursday afternoon. The Wolves walked out of T’burg with a 4-3 victory, plating three runs in fourth inning that gave them a 3-2 lead. They pushed one across in the sixth and allowed one to the Blue Raiders in the bottom of the seventh before closing out the... more
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