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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

Consignment sale draws thousands of horse lovers from across state

The Countrymax Saddle and Tack Consignment Sale is just a week away, but there’s still time to drop off items to sell. Known as the Black Friday in February in the equine world, the sale is next Friday and Saturday, February 24th and 25th. Countrymax representative Mandi Lenhard said people come from all over the state to buy and sell... more

State plow truck overturns in Wayne County

Crews are on scene of a crash involving a state plow truck in Ontario. The truck overturned on Route 350 in Wayne County. There are no reported injuries. Route 350 North at Hennessy Road is currently closed while crews clean up the scene. The roadway has since been re-opened. Officials say an investigation into the matter is underway. Read more... 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

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

Wayne County Clerk urges residents to renew locally at your DMV

By Tammy Whitacre For years, Wayne County Clerk Michael Jankowski has worked to educate residents when it comes to helping the county they live in. The “notice to Wayne County residents” urges them to bring their renewals for vehicle registration and driver’s licenses to their local Department of Motor Vehicles in Lyons and forgo returning the payment in the pre-addressed... more

Investigators looking into ‘unattended death’ in Wayne Co.

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an unattended death that happened in the Town of Ontario. While there is no indication at this time that the death was suspicious, deputies and investigators were called to the scene at Orchard Grove Park on Wednesday for a person who died. Deputies did note that the death wasn’t expected. Little information was... more

W-FL Tuesday: East leaders all win; Sodus tops Lyons; DiSanto buzzer-beater lifts Williamson

A full schedule for girls and boys varsity basketball teams in the Wayne-Finger Lakes leagues on Tuesday night saw a buzzer beater from Williamson, and several great individual performances including 35 points from Tyler Norris (NR-Wolcott), 12 assists from Derrick Chance (C-S), and 7 three-pointers from Pat Geitner (Bloomfield) and Dylan Ufholz (C-S). Also, a nice alley-oop dunk by Jake... more

W-FL Monday: Romulus boys win; Section 6 sophomore hits state record 16 threes

Six Finger Lakes West boys varsity basketball teams were in action to kick off the week on Monday night while eight Wayne-Finger Lakes girls teams were in competition. The big news of the night in high school basketball came out of Section 6 as Medina High sophomore Maddie Williams exploded for a school record 54 points, including a state record... more

Upstate Orange: Marquee win & eighties ‘Cuse trivia (podcast)

Syracuse finally gets a marquee win over #6 Florida State in the Carrier Dome on Saturday but they still have a lot of work to do before Orange fans can get excited about Selection Sunday. Jim Sinicropi and Brad Conner talk about it on Sunday morning’s live edition of the Upstate Orange Podcast along with some fantastic 1980’s Syracuse basketball... more

Ontario woman charged with DWI over the weekend

Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts reports the arrest of an Ontario woman after she was found to be driving while intoxicated after a traffic stop. Deputies say that they observed Svetlana Maystruk, 39, of Ontario backing her vehicle eastbound on Whitney Road in the westbound lane after allegedly driving past her house. When deputies stopped her, she was found to... more

Ontario man charged with DWI in Palmyra

Deputies in Wayne County arrested an Ontario man after he was found to be driving while intoxicated on State Route 21. Deputies say that Donald A. Stanton, 65, of Ontario was charged with driving while intoxicated in the Town of Palmyra after a traffic stop. He was additionally charged with operating a vehicle with a blood-alcohol content of .08 or... more

Upstate Hoops: Looking ahead to Sectionals & W-FL round-up (podcast)

Jim Sinicropi and Matt Verkey recap the short-week of action for Wayne-Finger Lakes varsity basketball on Sunday morning and breakdown the Sectional Point Standings as we head into the final three weeks of the regular season. Also, a look at the week ahead and our latest Power Rankings and Girls Super Six. AUDIO ONLY VERSION: more

Webster woman charged with grand larceny after stealing purse from Recycle-Mart in Ontario

Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts reports that a Webster woman was arrested following an investigation into an alleged larceny that took place at the Recycle-Mart on January 12th. Deputies arrested Dawn M. Omark, 51, of Webster for fourth-degree grand larceny after she allegedly stole a purse that contained over $1,000 inside it. There was cash and several other valuable items... more

Webcast Replay: #2 Wayne brings young squad to face #1 Mynderse

Coach Bill Thompson brings a young Wayne Eagles boys varsity basketball team that has won 10 straight games into Arthur L. Baker Gymnasium in Seneca Falls on Friday night. They’ll try to knock off Finger Lakes East leading Mynderse Academy led by senior big man Jake Mein.  The bulk of Wayne’s production comes from junior Braedan Zenolovich and three sophomores,... more

W-FL Friday: Mynderse takes control in East with win over Wayne

Mynderse entered Friday night with a 1 game lead over the Newark Reds and 1.5 game lead over Wayne who they hosted in Seneca Falls in a game streamed live on FL1 Sports. The Blue Devils would pull away late in the game for the win to open up a 2.5 game lead over Wayne in the Finger Lakes East.... more

Ontario man charged with harassment, mischief after Walworth incident

Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts says an 18-year-old Ontario man was arrested after a disturbance in the Town of Walworth. Deputies arrested Joseph A. Sisca, 18, of Ontario following a disturbance where he allegedly went to another person’s residence — confronting them and damaging property. He was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief, second-degree harassment, and was arraigned in Walworth Town... more

W-FL Saturday: Wayne tops Sodus in W-FL cross-over

Just three Wayne-Finger Lakes boys varsity basketball teams were in action on Saturday and the most interesting match-up featured a Wayne County-Finger Lakes East game between the red-hot Wayne Eagles and the Sodus Spartans. Wayne was coming off their big win against Newark on Thursday night. Full results below… Saturday’s W-FL Boys Results: Romulus 40 Southern Cayuga (4) 71 ROM... more
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