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Marion basketball players honor family of brothers killed in crash

The Friday night basketball game at Marion High School brought an emotional display of solidarity in the face of tragedy. “Tonight is… mixed emotions… memories,” said Marion High varsity basketball coach Terry Krocke. Before the game, the basketball team presented memorial jerseys to the family of Marion High Junior Evan Woodward, 16 and his brother Marion graduate Taylor Christie, 20,... more

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

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

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

Clyde-Savannah & ER open with league wins; Red Jacket deals South Seneca girls first loss (W-FL round-up 12/5)

Clyde-Savannah opened up their season and their Wayne County league slate with a convincing 80-45 win over Red Creek. Also hitting the court for the first time, East Rochester hosted Sodus and sent the Spartans packing with a 53-39 win behind 17 points and 20 rebounds from John Lexer. Also in Wayne County boys action, Marion won their second straight... 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

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

Marion girls top HAC; Dundee boys open with win (W-FL round-up 11/30)

In an early season Wayne County-Finger Lakes West girls cross-over match-up Thursday night, the Marion Black Knights overcame a 22 point effort from Jalen Nowden to defeat Harley-Allendale-Columbia 51-30. In other girls action last night… Honeoye hosted and defeated Warsaw, 42-34. Kale Pestle scored 14 and Hannah Reynolds had 11 points in the win for the Lady Bulldogs. Girls 🏀…... 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

Marion community mourns the loss of Taylor Christie and Evan Woodward

Many in the Marion community are mourning the loss of two brothers killed in a crash Monday evening. The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office said 20-year-old Taylor Christie was driving on Ridge Chapel Road in Marion when he lost control of the car and hit a tree. His 16-year-old brother, Evan Woodward, was also in the car. Both died at the... more

Step-siblings killed in Marion crash after car slams into tree

A pair of step-siblings are dead after a crash Monday evening, according to the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office. The wreck happened when Taylor Christie, 21, of Marion was operating his vehicle south on Ridge Chapel Rd. His 16-year-old step-brother – identified as Evan Woodward, was the passenger in the vehicle, according to deputies. Another fatal crash in Marion tonight. We’re... more

Marion woman dead after exiting moving vehicle on SR 21

Reports indicate that a 40-year-old woman, who exited a moving vehicle, has died from injuries sustained during the incident at Strong. Deputies say 40-year-old Christy Switzer, of Marion was headed north on State Rt. 21 when she exited the vehicle. According to deputies, the vehicle was still in motion — and as result had to be airlifted by Mercy Flight... more

ELECTION NIGHT LIVE 2017 (webcast replay)

Josh Durso, Jackie Augustine & Jim Sinicropi were live inside the all-new FingerLakes1.com Studio on Election Night for results, reaction, interviews and analysis from Tuesday’s vote in Cayuga, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Tompkins, Wayne and Yates Counties. Hear from Seneca Falls Town Supervisor Greg Lazzaro, successful Seneca Falls Town Council candidate Doug Avery, Geneva City Supervisor candidates Lou Guard &  Dom... more

Michael Calarco wins big in Wayne DA race

Michael Calarco said during the campaign that experience was the difference between he and his opponent, David Fulvio, in the race for Wayne County district attorney. On Tuesday, the voters agreed. Calarco, running on the Democratic and Conservative lines, handily defeated Fulvio, a Republican. Calarco finished with 9,574 votes in unofficial results posted on the county website just before 1... more

ELECTION GUIDE 2017: Looking at all of the candidates, issues in Wayne County

A contested District Attorney’s race in Wayne County highlights an active year for local, municipal races. Sodus Point will elect a village mayor just months after historic flooding ravaged the Lake Ontario coastline. Walworth will elect a new Town Supervisor, as well. While the only Democratic Supervisor in Wayne County, Kenan Baldridge, will run unopposed. The biggest issue, by far,... more

Case of viral meningitis confirmed at Marion School District

The Marion School District has announced that they have a student diagnosed with viral meningitis in the 5th grade. Common symptoms are, fever, poor appetite, nausea, vomiting, headache, stiff neck, lack of energy, sensitivity to bright lights. People at risk: weakened immune systems caused by disease, medications( chemo therapy), babies, children under 5. Prevention is basically the same way to... more

Wayne sheriff’s association endorses Calarco

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Police Officers Association-Teamsters Local 118 have endorsed Michael Calarco for district attorney. The group includes members of the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office. FL Times: Read More more

Marion striker passes Abby Wambach on Section V career-goal list

Marion sophomore striker Chloe DeLyser surpassed U.S. Women’s Soccer legend Abby Wambach’s Section V girls soccer career goal-scoring mark of 142 and is in a tie for fifth all-time with Jamie Koehnlein (Honeoye, 2001) with 144 goals after finishing off a penalty kick in a 4-1 win over Gananda on Friday night. DeLyser, the 5-foot-4 varsity starter since seventh grade,... more
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