Former Section V basketball star Jeenathan Williams commits to Buffalo

Former UPrep basketball star Jeenathan Williams is coming back east to western New York to attend college. Over the weekend, the guard, who currently plays for Prolific Prep in California, announced via Twitter he had committed to the University of Buffalo. Syracuse had previously been recruiting Williams. Committed. THANK GOD 💯🙏🏽#HORNSUP🤘🏾 pic.twitter.com/6C6R1CpT09 — Jeenathan Williams (@JeenathanW11) September 24, 2017   more

Another all-star high school athlete leaving Rochester for prep school

Rayshawn Boswell, a senior at Monroe High in the Rochester City School District, is the latest local high school athlete leaving the area for a prep school before his class graduates. Boswell, a 2016-17 Democrat and Chronicle All-Greater Rochester second team selection in basketball and football, said he departs Sept. 2 for The Berkshire School in southwest Massachusetts. Part of... more

UPrep basketball star Jeenathan Williams plans to leave Section V behind for prep school

Jeenathan Williams doesn’t know who he’ll be playing for next season yet, but the 6-fot-6 guard said Monday he is planning to leave Section V behind and spend his final high school basketball season at a prep school. “Definitely, I want to go to a prep school. I’m trying to help myself and be academically and physically ready for college... more

Buddy Boeheim will spend next basketball season at prep school

Buddy Boeheim will play basketball next season at Brewster Academy, his dad, Jim Boeheim, said this morning. Buddy, the 6-foot-5 Jamesville-DeWitt star guard, wants to challenge himself in the difficult NEPSAC league, a New England prep school conference that has acted as proving ground for many Syracuse basketball players, the latest being Taurean Thompson, Matthew Moyer and Tyler Lydon. Syracuse.com:... more

People assume Buddy Boeheim will play for Syracuse, but it’s not a done deal

As Buddy Boeheim sinks more shots and reaches the radar of more college basketball coaches this summer, he bumps into a rising tide of speculation. People assume this son of Jim Boeheim, this 6-foot-5 teenager who is developing a reputation as someone who “shoots the lights out” according to his EYBL coach, is headed to Syracuse. College coaches ask him... more

Watkins Glen’s Amanda Pike named NYS Class C Player of the Year

Watkins Glen has followed the first state girls basketball title in program history with another first for the program. Senecas senior Amanda Pike was named Thursday afternoon as New York’s Class C Player of the Year by the New York State Sportswriters Association…. IthacaJournal.com: Read More more

Local schools should jump on unified hoops bandwagon

Last week, Finger Lakes TImes Sports Editor Pat Macdonald had a chance to go to a practice for the Newark unified basketball team — and got to see firsthand how special this program is. For those of you who don’t know, unified basketball brings students with disabilities and students without disabilities together on the court. FL Times: Read More more

FingerLakes1.com’s Jim Sinicropi honored by Chapter 5 of the NYS Athletic Administrators Association

On Monday, FingerLakes1.com President Jim Sinicropi was a presented with a 2016-17 Appreciation Award by Red Creek Athletic Director Marc Blankenberg at the annual Dennis E. Fries, Chapter 5 Awards Luncheon held at Burgundy Basin Inn in Pittsford. The recognition award was on behalf of the Wayne County Athletic Association for FingerLakes1.com’s and FL1 Sports expanded coverage of Wayne-Finger Lakes... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: FingerLakes1.com Offices/Studio moving this week & Fab Five hoops team reactions (podcast)

Join Harold “Web Dog” Weber and Jim Sinicropi for this week’s edition of Weber This Week on FingerLakes1.TV where they announce the move of FingerLakes1.com, Inc’s offices and studio starting in Thursday. Find out all the details and, after the break, listen to reaction of the Finger Lakes Times’ area high school basketball Fab Five boys and girls teams. more

Meet the All-Greater Rochester Winter 2016-17 selections

Meet the 2016-17 All-Greater Rochester Winter Sports teams — 164 athletes and 16 coaches selected to represent 14 teams. Three athletes repeated as Players of the Year, including a track star who broke national records and appeared in Sports Illustrated. Two AGR nominees are triplet sisters, born premature and underweight who now overpower their Nordic skiing competition. A wrestler lives... more

Former Kearney standout Thomas Bryant of Indiana declares for NBA Draft

Throw Thomas Bryant and Robert Johnson into the NBA draft mix. Just don’t close the book on their Indiana University careers. Johnson and Bryant, a former standout at Bishop Kearney, on Tuesday became the third and fourth Indiana University basketball players to declare for this summer’s NBA Draft. Neither will sign with an agent, allowing them to return to the... more

FL1 Sports 2016-17 Wayne-Finger Lakes high school basketball season recap (video)

The 2016-17 Wayne-Finger Lakes boys and girls basketball season brought home five sectional titles this year in Section V. Re-live some of the highlights of our coverage here at FingerLakes1.com and the championship runs from Mynderse Academy, Gananda, South Seneca and Wayne. When it was all said and done, FL1 Sports produced 47 live game broadcasts from 18 different locations... more

Upstate Hoops 2016-17 season finale episode (podcast)

Take a look back at another great season of Wayne-Finger Lakes High School basketball and recap the sectional championship runs from Mynderse, Wayne, Gananda and South Seneca on the final episode of the Upstate Hoops Podcast recorded live on Sunday morning. Stay tuned at the end of the show for our annual season recap video… more

Section V Ronald McDonald All-Star Games bring baskets for charities

The Section V Ronald McDonald All-Star Games took place at Rush Henrietta on Saturday. Featuring one game each for the best in Section V basketball in both boys and girls, the crowd was treated to nice shooting and a few dunks. The proceeds from the event go to the Ronald McDonald Charities of Rochester, and will help provide housing for... 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

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
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