Penn Yan throttles Newark; Burri scores 1,000th point in Midlakes loss (W-FL round-up 1/9)

League play was in full swing for the Finger Lakes East on Tuesday night with the biggest news coming out of Newark as the Penn Yan Mustangs blew the Reds out of their own gym winning 61-36. Marty Gibson’s Mustangs opened up a 26-11 halftime lead and then built the lead to 44-19 at the end of the third quarter.... more

Top-ranked Midlakes girls thump Mustangs in Penn Yan, 72-42 (W-FL round-up 1/8)

In a match-up of the top two teams in the Finger Lakes East varsity girls basketball standings on Tuesday night, it was Midlakes with a huge 31 point win on the road at Penn Yan. The convincing 73-42 win sends a message to the rest of the East that the Screaming Eagles are clearly the team to beat as they... more

Clyde-Savannah’s Derrick Chance scores 1,000th; Wayne girls beat Newark in double-overtime (W-FL round-up 1/3)

Clyde-Savannah senior point guard Derrick Chance scored his 1,000th career point on a corner three-pointer as the Golden Eagles took home a 56 point win over North Rose-Wolcott in Clyde on Wednesday night. The final score was 88-32. Derrick’s brother Marcus Chance led all scorers with 28 points, Dru Carnevale scored 23 and Derrick finished with 24. Gage Leous led... more

Big 3rd quarter leads Penn Yan girls past Mynderse (W-FL round-up 1/2)

In a game pitting a pair of Finger Lakes East girls teams with 1 league loss, the upstart Penn Yan Lady Mustangs hosted Mynderse and found themselves trailing the visiting Blue Devils by 4 at halftime.  Penn Yan would outscore Mynderse 21-8 in the third quarter to run away with a 59-53 win to remain just one-game behind league leading... more

Scott’s 30 leads Lady Bombers past Red Jacket; Penn Yan edges Geneva (W-FL round-up 12/22)

Twenty-eight Wayne-Finger Lakes boys and girls varsity basketball teams were in action on the evening of the last day of school heading into Christmas break and the marquee match-up was on the girls side with #2 Bloomfield visiting #5 Red Jacket. The most intriguing contest on the boys slate was streamed live on FL1 Sports with #4 Penn Yan meeting... more

Golden Eagles lose shootout to C.G. Finney in Clyde (W-FL round-up 12/21)

It was up and down action in the gymnasium at Clyde-Savannah High School on Thursday night as Section V Independent C.G. Finney came to town to face the Golden Eagles. Clyde’s Derrick Chance would bury three straight three-pointers to end the first half with C-S on top 51-44 but Finney would outscore the hosts 23-14 in the 3rd quarter and... more

Deadlines approaching for flood recovery applications

Residents and business owners affected by Lake Ontario’s historic flooding this past spring are reminded of the upcoming federal and state application deadlines to receive financial assistance relating to damages they may have. “Lake Ontario’s devastating flooding has caused a great deal of hardship, both emotional and financial, for many residents and business owners along the shoreline,” Assemblyman Steve Hawley... more

Deputies: Sodus man threatened girlfriend with a knife

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Town of Sodus man following a domestic incident at a residence. Clayton J. Bardin, 50, is accused of threatening his girlfriend with a knife. He was charged with Menacing in the Second Degree, a Class A Misdemeanor. Bardin was arraigned in the Town of Arcadia Court by Judge Williams. Judge... more

ER beats Lyons; South Seneca girls down rival Romulus (W-FL round-up 12/19)

With Christmas break fast approaching, Wayne-Finger Lakes boys and girls basketball teams are positioning themselves in league standings prior to taking a few days off an heading to holiday tournaments and showcases next week. Tuesday night’s line-up of games featured a pair of cross-town rivalry games in Seneca County and a huge match-up at the top of the Wayne County... more

Sheriff: Sodus man charged with aggravated DWI

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Sodus man for aggravated driving while intoxicated after a traffic stop. Jacob Beach, 38, was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated. Beach was stopped for traffic violations, and upon stopping the vehicle, it was determined that Beach was operating the while in an intoxicated condition. He was subsequently arrested for... more

Deputies: Man went snowmobiling while drunk

A Wayne County man is facing several charges after deputies say he operated a snowmobile while intoxicated on the night of December 13. According to the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, 34-year-old Kristopher Skilins of Williamson was operating his snowmobile on state trails that had yet to be opened for the year in Sodus. Upon further investigation, Skilins was found to... more

Sodus home destroyed by fire on Friday

Multiple crews responded to a structure fire on Friday around noon. The home was located on Centenary Road, according to first responders. Flames from a wood stove reportedly spread to the living room. The Wayne County Sheriff's Office, Wallington and Sodus Fire Departments, Williamson Ambulance, and Red Cross are all on scene of a fire in Sodus. News 8 will... more

Sodus woman breaks window, punches husband repeatedly during domestic incident

Deputies in Wayne County arrested a 47-year-old Sodus woman following a domestic dispute. The Sheriff’s Office reports that Letia M. Wilson, 47, of Sodus was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and second-degree harassment after breaking her husband’s driver side window and punching him in the face several times. Wilson was arraigned in Sodus Town court and an order of protection... 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

TWICE THE TRAGEDY: Sodus HS suffers another loss after student murdered in Newark

After a Friday night stabbing, the community of Sodus has been left reeling. Newark Police say that Zachary Dwello, a Sodus resident and senior at Sodus High School was stabbed multiple times near Perkins Park in Newark. There wasn’t any word on why Dwello may have been there, but he did manage to call 911 himself. Dwello was taken to... 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

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

‘Achilles heel’ begins to surface on Lake Ontario

What one expert calls the “Achilles' heel” of the controversial plan for regulating Lake Ontario water levels is revealing itself for the first time this fall. The lake is high — at a near-record high level for this time of year — because the new regulatory system, Plan 2014, dictates that it be that way. The water is likely to... more
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