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Villages must think outside the box to hold onto local police departments

One of the biggest assets Wayne County villages boast, their police departments, are in jeopardy. Village officials from across Wayne County came together last Monday, March 20th for their monthly meeting to discuss the pros and cons of community policing. While the idea of a local police department is a huge asset for a village, officials are not blind to... more

Katko: Lake Ontario closer to national marine sanctuary status

Lake Ontario is a step closer to being officially designated as a national marine sanctuary. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reviewed the nomination of southeastern Lake Ontario and will include it in a collection of areas under consideration for national marine sanctuary status. Four counties — Cayuga, Jefferson, Oswego and Wayne — partnered to work on the proposal for... more

Wolcott sex offender charged twice within a month

A level 2 sex offender has been arrested for the second time in a month. Jacob Ritchie, 31, of the village of Wolcott, was charged March 9th by Wayne County sheriff’s investigators  with failing to change and/or update his status with the New York state Sex Offender Registry, an E felony, and resisting arrest. The charges stem from an online... more

Mynderse and Newark advance to Class B final at the Blue Cross Arena; South Seneca girls roll to title game (full coverage)

The top seeded Mynderse Academy Blue Devils led the #4 seed Early College by 27 points in the 3rd quarter of the first game Wednesday night’s Section V Class B Semifinal doubleheader at Victor High School. Early College would come storming back as the Blue Devils went cold at the free throw line and had the ball with a chance... more

Sectional Saturday: Semifinals set for boys & girls in Section V (full coverage)

The second slate of Section V boys and girls basketball quarterfinal games were played out on Saturday throughout the region. For Wayne-Finger Lakes teams, the Wayne boys, Mynderse girls, South Seneca girls, Gananda girls, Red Creek girls punched their ticket to the Sectional Final Four rounds to be played this upcoming week. Full results from Saturday below… BOYS BRACKETS (.pdf): AA... more

Sectionals: Newark girls shock in Class B; South Seneca girls roll (full coverage)

Thirty-four Section V boys basketball teams and a whopping sixty girls teams were in action on Wednesday night for the final night of opening round Sectional action. Only two Wayne-Finger Lakes boys teams took the court, Geneva in Class A2 and Romulus in D2, and both lost. The Canandaigua boys would advance with a 26 point win. On the girls... more

Big wins for W-FL teams on opening night of Sectional basketball (full coverage)

Fifty-six high school basketball teams from throughout Section V were in action on opening night of Sectional play on Tuesday night and several W-FL teams advanced to the quarterfinals. Full results from the entire slate of games on Tuesday night in Section V, updated tournament brackets and upcoming schedule below…   TUESDAY NIGHT OPENING ROUND SCOREBOARD: CLASS B BOYS  (Updated... more

FL1 Sports live coverage of postseason HS basketball kicks-off in Sodus (webcast replay)

Opening night of the Section V Class C1 boys basketball tournament gets underway tonight at 7:00 pm. FL1 Sports will be courtside at Sodus High School to bring you live coverage of the #11 seed Red Creek Rams against the #6 seed Sodus Spartans as the Wayne County League foes face-off for the right to face #3 seed Vertus on... more

2017 Section V boys & girls basketball Sectional tournament brackets

Late Friday morning, the seeding points for Section V boys and girls high school basketball became official as the regular season is behind us. Ahead is Sectionals! Check out the brackets below for every classification in Section V for the boys and girls with our area teams highlighted. Postseason play gets underway Tuesday night. Check back to FingerLakes1.com for our... more

W-FL Wednesday: Whitman caps perfect FL West season with win in Naples

On Wednesday night, the Marcus Whitman Wildcats completed a perfect league schedule in the Finger Lakes West with a victory over Naples to cap their league slate with a 16-0 record. The Wildcats (16-0/16-2) host Livonia on Thursday night in a non-league contest on the final night of the regular season. On the final night of girls action, Pal-Mac topped... more

W-FL Tuesday: Klein & Norris have shootout for the ages as Creek beats NR-W in OT

With the final week of the regular season in Wayne-Finger Lakes high school basketball, all the league titles have been decided but area teams are still jockeying for sectional seeds. The game of the night took place in Wolcott where North Rose-Wolcott senior Tyler Norris and Red Red senior Nick Klein put on a show in the second half and... more

Wayne County joins others across state in search of mandate relief

It was just a couple of weeks ago that Wayne County Administrator Rick House joined other officials from across the state to lobby in Albany for unfunded mandate relief. House visited the Governor’s mansion with other members of the New York State Association of Counties, which represents county leaders all across the state, to seek some relief from state mandates.... more

WEBCAST REPLAY: Nick Klein & Red Creek look to spoil Senior Night for NR-W’s Tyler Norris

A special Valentine’s Day presentation of Wayne-Finger Lakes high school basketball on Tuesday night as the Red-Green Rivalry between Red Creek and North Rose-Wolcott is renewed at North Rose-Wolcott High School on FL1 Sports. It was senior night for Cougar great Tyler Norris who squared off with fellow 1,000 point club member and senior Nick Klein of Red Creek. Jim... more

W-FL Monday: Gananda girls take Wayne County title; Rogers school-record 8 threes not enough for Falcons win

The weather wreaked havoc on area high school basketball late-season schedules again on Monday prompting postponements of several games. The wintry weather on Monday night didn’t cool down South Seneca’s Devin Rogers who fired in a school-record 8 three-pointers in a loss HAC. In the Wolves’ 5-point win, Jamarr Paisley canned an impressive 15 of his 16 free-throw attempts. In... more

W-FL Thursday: 15 straight for Whitman boys; Creek’s Mosqueda scores 30 in win

The Marcus Whitman Wildcats won their 15th straight game on Thursday night, dispatching with South Seneca, 69-40. Riley McLoud and Nick Young scored 16 points each while Burlin Allen dished out 11 assists. It was Allen’s second 11 assist game of the season for the Finger Lakes West Champion Wildcats. Outside of Whitman’s dominance this season, the Finger Lakes West... more

W-FL Wednesday: Clyde-Savannah wins Wayne County title, Mynderse girls take outright East crown

The Clyde-Savannah Golden Eagles captured their first Wayne County League Championship since 2014 with a 60-50 victory over East Rochester on Wednesday night in Clyde in a game streamed live on FL1 Sports. After the game, C-S junior point guard Derrick Chance spoke to FL1 Sports about the league title. “It means a lot.  The whole year we had a couple... more

W-FL Tuesday: Newark falls at Midlakes, Mynderse takes East title

The Midlakes Screaming Eagles stunned the Newark Reds on Tuesday night behind 22 points from Bryce Burri and 20 rebounds from Daryn Carswell. The loss by Newark, coupled with Mynderse Academy’s win at home over Pal-Mac, gives the Blue Devils the outright Finger Lakes East championship. With Marcus Whitman’s clinching of the FL West title two weeks ago, the last... more

W-FL Friday: Mynderse girls clinch share of East title

A moderate slate of games in Wayne-Finger Lakes high school basketball on Friday night saw Finger Lakes East boys and girls teams in action as well as some games in the Finger Lakes West. Mynderse Academy stands alone atop both the boys and girls East standings and picked up a pair of wins against Penn Yan while the Newark and... more
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