Hall’s three goals helps Bulldogs end six-game losing streak against Bloomfield

It’s just one game and just one win, but it’s a big step forward for the Honeoye girls. The Bulldogs opened their girls soccer season with a 3-0 home win over rival Bloomfield on Tuesday. The significance? It’s the first win over Bloomfield since at least 2014, a string of six straight losses for the Bulldogs in which they were... more

Mynderse boys soccer opens 2017 with 5-1 win over NR-Wolcott

The Mynderse Academy boys varsity soccer team hosted North Rose-Wolcott on Monday night in Seneca Falls in the season opener for both squads. The Blue Devils came away with a 5-1 victory. Mathew Reardon scored the first two goals. Sophomore Griffin Herron scored off an assist from senior Keegan Baker. Baker also assisted on the Blue Devils’ final two goals,... more

Section V preseason high school boys soccer polls released

Webster Thomas and World of Inquiry will start the season as the No. 1 teams in the Democrat and Chronicle’s boys soccer preseason polls, but based on the opinions of Section V coaches they’ll be hard-pressed to hold onto the top spots. Three other teams — defending Section V champions Fairport and Greece Athena, along with McQuaid — also received... more

Section V girls soccer: From big-school talent to small-school stars

Even before Mary Abigail Wambach became the national high school Player of the Year in 1995, Rochester was regarded as an area that was strong in girls soccer players. While there isn’t another Wambach in sight — there may never be, right? — there is another solid crop of talent. Here are 10 players to watch… Democrat & Chronicle: Read... 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

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

Mynderse to have new athletic director

The Board of Education will vote Thursday on accepting the resignation of athletic director and assistant administrator Scott Redding. The board will then vote on appointing Redding to a four-year probationary appointment as a biology teacher. The board will then consider appointing retired Mynderse Academy principal Tony Ferrara as athletic director. Other appointments on the agenda include Kimberly Stevers of... more

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

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

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

Mandatory meeting for Canandaigua Academy athletes on Aug. 17

Training rules, eligibility and sportsmanship expectations will be reviewed for fall athletes entering grades 7 to 12 The Canandaigua City School District Athletic Department will hold a mandatory meeting for all student athletes entering grades 7-12 and their parents on August 17 at 7 p.m. in the Academy auditorium. Daily Messenger: Read More 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
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