Category: High School Hockey

NYSPHSAA releases expanded guidance for high school athletics

NYSPHSAA releases expanded guidance for high school athletics

On Friday, in response to questions and concerns expressed by member schools, the New York State Public High School Athletic Association, released a 41-page document as a recommended resource on how schools may consider approaching the “Return To Interscholastic Athletics.” As NYSPHSAA ... MORE
Low-risk HS sports get go ahead in NY

Low-risk HS sports get go ahead in NY

Governor Andrew Cuomo gave some high school sports the go ahead for next month, while keeping other sports as “practice-only” sports. At a news briefing Monday morning, Cuomo said lower-risk sports such as tennis, soccer, cross country, field hockey, and swimming can ... MORE
Weedsport basketball, Skaneateles hockey seasons left incomplete

Weedsport basketball, Skaneateles hockey left to wonder what could have been

Two Cayuga County-area teams will be left wondering, “What could have been?” after the NYSPHSAA’s decision to cancel the remaining winter championships on Monday due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. There’s Weedsport boys basketball, the Section III Class C champion that was ... MORE
NYSPHSAA Winter Championships Postponed Indefinitely

NYSPHSAA hockey, bowling and basketball State Championships postponed indefinitely

On Thursday afternoon shortly before 4:00 pm the New York State Public High School Athletic Association issued a release notifying media that they are postponing the Ice Hockey, Bowling and Basketball State Championship Tournaments indefinitely. This would include Geneva’s Far West Regional ... MORE
Victor advances to state hockey semifinals with win over Syracuse

Victor advances to state hockey semifinals with win over Syracuse

Moments after the Victor Blue Devils completed a 4-0 whitewash of Syracuse to earn a berth in the Division 1 hockey final four, Darius Rucker’s country hit Wagon Wheel blared in the dressing room. Truth be told, Tim McGraw’s Humble And Kind would have been more ... MORE
Victor defeats Fairport in OT for Class A title

Victor defeats Fairport in OT for Class A title

Back in January, after Victor slipped past Fairport 2-1 on a mid-winter Friday night, long-time coaches Mike Ferrari and Chris Moretter reflected on the quality of the rivalry, and of each team. “We said this would be a great sectional championship game,” ... MORE
NYS high school sports seasons will start one week later beginning in 2020

NYS high school sports seasons will start one week later beginning in 2020

Summer for high school athletes in New York will be a little longer starting with the 2010-21 school year. The state public high school athletic association’s executive committee approved a move to cut a week off of the fall, winter and spring ... MORE
Section V hockey playoff primer: Power seedings & what you need to know

Section V hockey playoff primer: Power seedings & what you need to know

A thrilling Section V regular season ended on a high note as the Democrat and Chronicle’s top-ranked team Fairport downed No. 2 Penfield 5-4 in a back-and-forth season finale on Saturday. However, McQuaid’s 5-4 overtime win over the Red Raiders on Wednesday ... MORE
Section V hockey poll: Rankings get tight as regular season winds down

D&C Section V hockey poll: Rankings get tight as regular season winds down

Fairport’s 11-game unbeaten streak was snapped by the Greece Storm on Jan. 18, but that wasn’t enough to knock the Red Raiders from the No. 1 spot in the Democrat and Chronicle’s Section V hockey coaches’ poll. Fairport (10-2-3) rebounded nicely from ... MORE
Newark names scholar athlete teams

Newark names scholar athlete teams

Newark High School Winter teams have qualified for scholar athlete team status. The recognition is given by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association to varsity athletic teams that collectively achieve averages of 90 or better. “Education-based athletics provides the ... MORE
Section V Hockey: Six storylines for the 2018-19 season

Section V Hockey: Six storylines for the 2018-19 season

A year after Victor and Canandaigua ruled their respective classes, the 2018 hockey season figures to have new contenders emerging. The season started last Tuesday with the Braves’ 8-2 win over Brockport. The Blue Devils went unbeaten a year ago and secured ... MORE
D&C releases 2017-18 All-Greater Rochester Winter Sports picks

D&C releases 2017-18 All-Greater Rochester Winter Sports picks

Meet the 2017-18 All-Greater Rochester Winter Sports picks — 175 athletes and 15 coaches selected to represent 14 all-star teams. One Wrestler of the Year hasn’t lost a match in four years while a track Athlete of the Year weathered a storm ... MORE
Skaneateles girls hockey tops Alex Bay to advance to sectional finals (highlights)

Skaneateles girls hockey tops Alex Bay to advance to sectional finals (highlights)

Ioanna Christou and Meg Teachout each had a pair of goals and assists to lift the Skaneateles girls hockey team over Alexandria Bay, 6-3, in the Section III semifinals at the Skaneateles YMCA and Community Center on Wednesday. Game highlights below… ... MORE
Victor hockey rallies from 2 goal deficit to advance to state final

Victor hockey rallies from 2 goal deficit to advance to state final

Having now gone unbeaten in 25 games, with a goalie who has yielded more than two goals in a game just twice this season, Victor hasn’t had many opportunities to test its come-from-behind skills. The opportunity presented itself Saturday afternoon at HarborCenter ... MORE
Victor completes undefeated hockey season with state title

Victor completes undefeated hockey season with state title

The Victor Blue Devils captured their first NYSPHSAA boys hockey championship in school history on Sunday in Buffalo scoring three goals in under five minutes in the second period en route to a 5-1 victory over Niagara Wheatfield of Section VI to ... MORE