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Mynderse, Penn Yan & Wayne notch East wins; Bloomfield girls edge Whitman (W-FL round-up 12/15)

Three of the top contenders for the Finger Lakes East title each recorded wins on Friday night. In Wayne County action Lyons defended home court against Gananda and it was an emotional night in Marion. On the girls’ side, Bloomfield snuck by Marcus Whitman in Rushville as the Bombers’ Braelin Scott recorded her 6th straight double-double. Full results below… W-FL... more

Deputies: Lyons teen charged with DWI after after Clyde incident

Deputies arrested a 19-year-old Lyons woman after allegedly going to a residence to start trouble, while looking for a subject. Authorities say Victoria L. Tandle, 19, of Lyons was charged with driving while intoxicated after a traffic stop, where she left the location that resulted in the call to law enforcement. Tandle is accused of going to a residence, looking... more

Geitner’s 50 points lift Bloomfield over Honeoye in 2 OT thriller (W-FL round-up 12/12)

It took 2 overtimes on Tuesday night but the Bloomfield Bombers survived a trip to Honeoye to escape with a 101-99 win in the most exciting game of the year in the Wayne-Finger Lakes. Bloomfield senior Patrick Geitner exploded for nearly half of his team’s output ending with an incredible 50 points. Even more impressive, just 6 of the 50... more

Lyons, Naples boys win; Bloomfield girls on a roll (W-FL round-up 12/9/)

The Bloomfield girls basketball team improved to 4-0 on Saturday night with a 52-36 win over Lyons in an inter-league match-up. Braelin Scott led the Bombers with her 4th double-double of the season finishing with 11 points and 16 rebounds. Jessie Sheehan added 15 rebounds in the win, Lyons was led by Adrianna Kemp with 17 points and 8 rebounds... more

Clyde’s Chance brothers combine for 65, Bloomfield’s Scott drops 37 & Weaver knocks down 10 threes for Lyons (W-FL round-up 12/7)

The Wayne County boys league got into full-swing on Thursday night and the fireworks were flying along the Route 31. In Clyde, the C-S Golden Eagles shook-off an early 9-point deficit to visiting Gananda and exploded past the Blue Panthers for a 81-53 win. Derrick Chance was the game’s leading scorer with 33 points as he proved to be virtually... more

Honeoye’s Marble scores 1,000th; Red Creek girls slam ER (W-FL round-up 12/6)

The first full night of Finger Lakes West boys varsity basketball action had everything fans of the league could hope for. Two games decided by one possession and a Honeoye Bulldog scoring his 1,000th point. The Honeoye Bulldogs won their first game of the season on Wednesday night, travelling to southern Yates County to defeat Dundee, 45-36 in overtime. Dundee... more

Officials praise efforts to land infrastructure funding in Lyons, Auburn, and Geneva

Three communities in the Wayne-Finger Lakes region will receive a combined $1.8 million to replace residential drinking water service lines containing lead through New York State’s Clean Water Infrastructure Act. The City of Auburn will receive $698,134, while the City of Geneva and the Town of Lyons each received $538,096. “A clean, safe drinking water supply isn’t a luxury for... more

Possible shakeup ahead for Wayne coroner’s office

The county coroner job isn’t an elected position most of us think about, said Wayne County Administrator Rick House, but the work the office does is vital. “The job of coroner is never in the spotlight,” House said. “But it has the potential to have a huge impact upon families” if the process goes badly. And in Wayne County, House... more

Prisoner at Wayne County Jail strikes corrections officer, gives him concussion

Officials say a Wayne County prisoner faces new charges after striking and injuring a corrections officer. The incident took place Saturday morning, according to the Sheriff’s Office, who did not identify the injured officer. Deputies say 23-year-old Jonathan L. Tyson, of Lyons struck a corrections officer. The officer suffered a concussion as result of the attack. Additional details of the... more

Deputies: Palmyra man sent threatening letter to judge

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Palmyra man following an investigation into a letter sent to a Wayne County Court Judge. Authorities say John P. McMenamin, 57, of Palmyra was charged with second-degree aggravated harassment, second-degree coercion, and obstructing governmental administration after he sent a letter to a Wayne County Judge. The letter intended to force... more

Geneva takes HOF Classic; Mynderse opens with win over Whitman (W-FL round-up 12/2)

After dropping their opening game to Gananda earlier this week, Brian Miller’s Geneva Panthers bounced back with two straight wins to capture the Waterloo Hall of Fame Classic title this weekend. On Friday night, the Panthers topped Lyons on a late Adrian Porter lay-up and then came back on Saturday night to defeat Weedsport 62-57  in overtime. Geneva was led... more

Rally in Lyons for a “Clean” Dream Act

The local Rural and Migrant Ministry, Wayne Action for Racial Equality, Kids for College and the New York Immigration Coalition are joining forces with others across the country for what is being called a “Rally for a Clean Dream Act” on Monday. The local rally will be held at 4 p.m. at the Wayne County office of Rep. John Katko... more

State to spend $6M on canal bridges in Wayne County

The state is planning to spend $6 million to repair four Wayne County bridges that cross the Erie Canal. The funding was announced Thursday by Assemblyman Bob Oaks, R-130 of Macedon, and Sen. Pam Helming, R-54 of The bridges scheduled for repair are the County House Bridge in Arcadia, the Lyons-Marengo Road Bridge in Galen and the Galloway Road and... more

WEBCAST REPLAY: Quadruple-header of HS basketball at Waterloo Hall of Fame Classic (webcast)

FingerLakes1.com’s award winning live coverage of Wayne-Finger Lakes high school basketball returns on Saturday with a quadruple-header in the “Spo Center” for day two of the Waterloo Hall of Fame Classic. FL1 Sports goes live for the 2017-18 season webcast schedule opener at 2:30 pm as the defending Section V Class B Champion Mynderse Blue Devils face the defending Finger... more

Geneva nips Lyons on late Porter lay-up; South Seneca girls start 2-0 (W-FL round-up 12/1)

With Lyons junior standout Justice Smith sidelined with foul trouble for much of Friday night’s opening round game against Geneva at the Waterloo Hall of Fame Classic,59 Coach Brian Miller’s Panthers were able to stick around just long enough to gut out a 46-45 win on a driving lay-up from Adrian Porter in the waning second of the fourth quarter…... more

UPSTATE HOOPS: New season of Wayne-Finger Lakes high school basketball tips-off (podcast)

The 2017-18 local high school basketball season is underway and FingerLakes1.com will have full coverage, live game webcasts and your weekly round-up every Sunday morning on the Upstate Hoops Podcast. Our season premiere went live on Sunday morning with your host Jim Sinicropi and in-studio analysis from Lyons varsity boys head coach Zac Young and first year Mynderse varsity boys... more

Lyons man jailed after punching pregnant wife, threatening family with knife on Thanksgiving

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Lyons man on a number of charges after a Thanksgiving Day domestic incident. Jacob F. Covert, 25, of Lyons is being held at the Wayne County Jail in lieu of $5,000 cash bail or $10,000 secured bond after having been charged with second-degree assault, second-degree menacing, fourth-degree criminal possession of... more
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