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Shootout for Soldiers lacrosse event this weekend

Months of planning and anticipation finally unfolds into reality this weekend for the Shootout for Soldiers lacrosse event at Canandaigua Academy. With an opening ceremony scheduled for 6 p.m. featuring the Patriot Guard, a bagpipe band and comments from state senator Pam Helming, R-Canandaigua, the first faceoff of the first game is at 7 p.m. It kicks off the 24-hour... more

Mynderse Academy Alumni Lacrosse 2017 (photo)

Thirty seven former MA lacrosse players from around the country gathered on Bracht Field in Seneca Falls Saturday night for the 2017 alumni lacrosse game. Many thanks to organizer Joe Barbay, volunteer official Steve Sandroni, and the many spectators for a great evening of lacrosse. Former Mynderse standout Leroy Halftown was named the game’s MVP. Photo by Celeste Trickler. more

Pal-Mac grad makes cut for U.S. Lacrosse training team

A Palmyra-Macedon graduate has made the cut for a training team with U.S. Lacrosse. Earlier this week, it was announced that Ben Reeves is one of 49 players selected to be on the U.S. Lacrosse National Training Team. Over 60 professional players were invited to the initial round of tryouts, and a dozen college players were then given an invitation... more

Skaneateles’ Kyla Sears named US Lacrosse’s National Player of the Year

Skaneateles’ Kyla Sears was named the Epoch/US Lacrosse National Player of the Year Thursday. Sears, who missed her entire junior year and a part of her senior season with knee injuries, led the Lakers to the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class D championship last spring. The Citizen: Read More 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

Unique lacrosse event coming to Canandaigua this month

What began as an idea by some high school players in Baltimore as a way of saying thanks to United States military personnel has grown into a national phenomenon. And now it’s coming to Section V. Canandaigua Academy is one of four new sites and among just 12 nationwide selected in 2017 to host a Shootout for Soldiers event, further... 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

US Lacrosse honors for 12 players in Section V

US Lacrosse announced its annual national awards, and the governing body’s girls lacrosse All-American and All-Academic teams includes 12 players from Section V schools. A pair of the award winners are from Palmyra-Macedon, a team that made history in May by winning its first Section V championship. The Red Raiders advanced to the Class D state semifinals in Cortland with... more

Victor Blue Devils rout Yorktown to three-peat as NYS champions

There was nary a sound to be heard as the Victor boys’ lacrosse team walked off the field at halftime Saturday afternoon at St. John Fisher College. The scoreboard was a beautiful sight, but there was no whooping, no trash-talking, just respectful, work-still-to-be-done quiet, because about 90 minutes earlier, they had watched their Section V brethren from Pittsford lose a... more

Skaneateles girls top Pal-Mac in Class D state lacrosse semifinals

Palmyra-Macedon’s breakthrough season in girls lacrosse came to an end on Friday afternoon. The Red Raiders were undone by a slow start in the second half of the Class D state semifinals and lost, 10-7, to Section III’s Skaneateles at the State University of New York at Cortland. “Obviously you’re disappointed to lose this game but one of the goals,... more

Victor one win away from NYS three-peat after topping Vestal

The Victor Blue Devils defeated the Vestal Golden Bears 11-5 in the Class B State semifinals at St. John Fisher College. The Blue Devils got off to a lightening fast start. Victor led 5-0 early using goals from five different players. Victor was never challenged in the game. They led 6-1 at the half, and were up 11-3 late as... more

Pal-Mac falls in state semis

The Pal-Mac Red Raiders fell 20-6 to the Jamesville-Dewitt Rams at Cicero-North Syracuse High School in the Class C state semi-finals Wednesday evening. After an early Rams goal, Joe Lyko tied the game up 1-1 for Pal-Mac. However it all went downhill from there, as JD scored the next 13 straight goals to secure the win. WROC: Read More more

Victor, Pal-Mac stroll into state lacrosse semis

Your guess is as good as Victor’s. Or Palmyra-Macedon’s. Or Vestal or Jamesville-DeWitt, for that matter. The state semifinals for boys lacrosse are as much guessing games as they are lacrosse games, but at some point on Wednesday afternoon, the guessing will stop. The assertiveness will kick in, and that’s what will extend the season. The Victor boys play Vestal... more

Victor survives heavy Hamburg challenge

Victor’s bid for a 3rd straight state title got a scare Saturday thanks to a tenacious squad from Hamburg before the Blue Devils prevailed 7-4 in the Boys Lacrosse Class B Far West Regional. Victor will take on Vestal (IV) in the Class B state semifinal on Wednesday, June 7th at 6:30 pm at St. John Fisher College in Pittsford.... more

Victor boys win 4th straight Section V lacrosse title, topping Canandaigua

The first day after every Victor boys lacrosse game is spent looking back, and the next day is spent looking ahead. Coach Jim Andre calls them, respectively, the fix-it day and the prep day. Earlier this month, those two days were eye-opening for the two-time defending state champions after they lost to Canandaigua, snapping a 43-game winning streak against Section... more

Penn Yan rolls to another Section V boys’ lax title, this time in Class D over Waterloo

Penn Yan fans are wearing T-shirts this year that read “Tradition Doesn’t Graduate.” “No it doesn’t,” Penn Yan coach Brian Hobart said with a smile. Neither does the utter domination the Mustangs’ boys lacrosse program wields in Section V year after year after year, no matter what class it competes in. Wednesday afternoon at St. John Fisher College, Penn Yan... more
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