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Section V high school football coaches rate Victor preseason #1

There are some high school football coaches who are in charge, and there is no doubt about it. There are others who persuade players to not only follow their instructions, but to do so with faith that the desired results will come. The Victor Blue Devils are 29-5 in the last three seasons, winning two Section V championships, with an... more

Ithaca High campus springs to life for fall sports

With the stresses of handing in paperwork and medical records behind them, high school athletes can now focus on the competition as programs throughout the state hosted their first practices of the season on Monday. On a comfortable 80-degree day at Ithaca High School, several teams were scattered on the athletic fields and courts in the morning. IthacaJournal.com: Read More more

Section V moving football championships to Brockport & Alfred State

Monday, Section V announced that it will move Sectional playoff games out of Capelli Sport Stadium due the costs associated with having games there. The Section V Football Championships games will be played at SUNY Brockport and Alfred University. Previously, the championship games were held at Sahlen’s Stadium in downtown Rochester. more

Eddie Meath game proves a good start for future teammates

The Eddie Meath All-Star Football Game allows recently graduated high school seniors from schools around Section V to come together as teammates. For two players from the East squad, Sunday was only the beginning of their time together. Fairport quarterback Keshawn Howard and Eastridge defensive end Joey Lewin will find themselves on the sidelines this fall at Division II Edinboro... more

Rosters announced for Eddie Meath All-Star football game

The Eddie Meath All-Star Game in Section V, one of the most enduring charity high school sports events in the state after 34 years, will adjust to another change. The 35th edition on July 9 has been moved to Webster Thomas High School because of a construction project at East Irondequoit Eastridge High School, the game site the previous three... more

Mynderse Athletics HOF seeks 1970 Blue Devils football team memorabilia & photos

In October, the 1970 Mynderse Academy Blue Devils football team will be inducted into the Mynderse Athletics Hall of Fame. Organizers are seeking any photographs, newspaper clippings, video, or other memorabilia surrounding this team to use in the induction ceremony presentation and program. Anyone with something to offer is asked to contact Mynderse Athletics Hall of Fame committee member Ted... 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

Meet the All-Greater Rochester Fall 2016 selections

Meet the 2016 All-Greater Rochester Fall Sports teams — 163 athletes and 15 coaches selected to represent 11 teams. Several athletes repeated as Players of the Year — one two years after receiving her first recognition — while another garnered her second such honor before the end of her freshman year. What is becoming most notable about AGR athletes is... more

Victor Blue Devils fall in State Class AA finals

The number one ranked Victor Blue Devils fell in the State Class AA football finals, 21-20 to Troy, to bring their season to a close just short of a state title. The Blue Devils (12-1) had a chance late in the game to take a lead, but a 2-point conversion failed and the Devils did not receive the ball again. Read... more

Victor football’s day of reckoning arrives

Today is the day for state championship football. Rejoice, and be glad in it. So close the book on the scouting reports and turn off the film machine. The time for this has passed and today is the day to strap it up and get after it for the 13th and final time this season. The Victor Blue Devils are... more

Victor Blue Devils gunning for first football state championship

The number one ranked Victor Blue Devils are just four quarters away from their first-ever football state championship. The team was practicing inside for Saturday’s game in the Carrier Dome and said that the target on their backs of being the number one ranked team for more than a month hasn’t distracted them from their goal of a state title.... more

Teamwork goes beyond football plays, players at Victor

When varsity coach Geoff Mandile began to put the Victor football team together — a team that on Saturday will play for the Class AA championship in the Carrier Dome — he looked beyond X’s and O’s. He looked at every aspect of making a complete team. He had a good idea about his running backs, quarterback, wide receivers, linemen,... more

Victor football is feeling the Section V love in the state playoffs

The Victor Blue Devils charge into the state semifinals as the number one ranked team in New York State. They’re undefeated and they dominated a lot of teams in Section V to get where they are now. But as the Blue Devils say, it’s those same teams who have rooted them on now that they’re closing in on a state... more

Victor answers challenge, advances to state semifinals

The Victor Blue Devils have carried around the No. 1 state ranking in Class AA high school football since Oct. 26, but very few teams have made challenges to knocking them from their perch. The Class AA state quarterfinal against Lancaster on Saturday at New Era Field was a little different. Democrat & Chronicle: Read More .@DandC High School #Football... more

High school football State Regionals kick off Friday

High school football State Regionals kick off Friday
The high school football playoffs resume Friday night with the State Regionals at C-NS. First up at 5 p.m. is the Class D quarterfinal between Onondaga Central and Sidney. The Tigers are ranked No 4 in the latest state poll, with the Warriors checking in at No. 7. Both teams are expected to have high scores, with both offenses averaging... more
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