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W-FL Friday: Wayne beats Newark, Mynderse back on top in East; Whitman wins 11th straight; Lady Blue Devils top Geneva

The Wayne Eagles won their 9th straight on Friday night, defeating Newark and knocking the Reds out of a two-way tie atop the Finger Lakes East with Mynderse who erased a 9-point halftime deficit in Geneva to defeat the Panthers. In the West, Marcus Whitman continues to roll through the league with their 11th straight win (longest current streak in... more

W-FL Thursday: South Seneca girls roll over rival Romo; ER sweeps season series against Lyons

The South Seneca Lady Falcons used a dominant performance on the road to run away from Romulus on Thursday in a game that was streamed live on FL1 Sports. The final score of 66-37 was in stark contrast to the FL West rivals first meeting earlier this season which the Lady Falcons won by just 2 points. Watch the game... more

W-FL Wednesday: Marcus Whitman extends West lead; LaBobmbard triple-double not enough for Red Jacket win

Four Finger Lakes West boys varsity basketball teams were in action on Wednesday night along with a full Wayne County and Finger Lakes East girls slate. The biggest match-up heading into the night pitted West leading Marcus Whitman Wildcats against second place Dundee. The game was never close as Whitman rolled to their 10th straight win to take a commanding... more

Garbage truck, car collide in Penn Yan; three seriously injured, one airlifted to Strong

The Penn Yan Police Department reports that on Tuesday at 8:54 am they were called to the intersection of Clinton Street and Hamilton Street. Police say that Bret Cofer, of Rushville was headed east on Clinton Street when it was hit near the front door and spun around by a Casella Waste garbage truck that was headed north on Hamilton... more

W-FL Monday: #6 Whitman snaps HAC streak to stay undefeated in West

The H.A.C. Wolves have been playing their best basketball in several seasons. They would put their three-game winning streak on the line Monday afternoon when they welcomed Finger Lakes West leading Marcus Whitman into their gymnasium. After three quarters it looked like the Wolves might do the improbably and hand the Wildcats their first league loss. Whitman trailed 52-51 after three... more

Upstate Hoops: Newark, Whitman surging & Wayne County shockers (podcast)

The Newark Reds scored a big win over Mynderse on Thursday, Marcus Whitman is undefeated in the East, and Wednesday night’s results from Wayne County shocked the league. Recap the wild week that was in Wayne-Finger Lakes basketball and hear interviews with Newark’s Nate Beard, Whitman’s Nick Young, Lyons’ Ben Rockefeller and Mynderse girls varsity basketball coach Jerry Anderson. Audio... more

W-FL Friday: Waterloo holds Midlakes ‘Ransom’ at the buzzer; Red Creek’s Klein scores 1,000th point

The Waterloo Indians went to Midlakes on Friday night still seeking their first Finger Lakes East league win after five attempts. With the Indians down two with just over 2 seconds left in the game, Waterloo would inbound from the sideline and Ransom Benedicks would receive the pass… With Benedicks shot, Waterloo captured their first win since their opening game... more

W-FL Thursday: Newark hands Mynderse first loss to force tie atop FL East

For the fourth straight season, the Newark Reds defended their home court against the Mynderse Blue Devils with a 50-42 win on Thursday night in a game that was streamed live on FingerLakes1.com. The loss, was Mynderse Academy’s first of the season and creates a tie with the Reds at the top of the Finger Lakes East. Also on Thursday... more

WEBCAST REPLAY: Naples at Marcus Whitman on FL1 Sports

Marcus Whitman looks to keep their hold on the top spot in the Finger Lakes West standings when they host the Naples Big Green Machine on Wednesday night in Rushville. Brendan Harrington and Tane Robinson have the call for FL1 Radio and in the video replay below.  This game was re-scheduled after weather forced the cancellation of Tuesday night’s originally scheduled... more

Rushville board rejects petition to dissolve village on technicality

The Rushville Village Board Monday rejected a petition calling for a vote on whether to dissolve the village. At a board meeting attended by about 40 people, Mayor John Sawers said the petition “was not done right. We have disallowed it,” he said. The petition forwarded by former Mayor Jon Bagley contained 128 signatures, well above the 20 percent (or... more

Some residents in the village of Rushville are talking about dissolving it; these writers say it’s a bad idea

On Dec. 27, 2016, a citizen-initiated petition to dissolve the Village of Rushville was filed. This filing has the potential to create a lot of discussion and disagreement between village residents. It is important to maintain the village because government closest to the people is the most free. Small government allows residents to contact their government leaders to resolve important... more

W-FL Friday: Mynderse wins 11th straight, Pal-Mac comes back for needed win, Whitman tops the West

The top teams in the Finger Lakes East all picked up wins on Friday night and Pal-Mac may have turned their season around with a big fourth quarter comeback in Geneva. Also on Friday night, the Finger Lakes West continues to provide close games and every contest seems like a toss-up, with the exception of Marcus Whitman, who remains undefeated... more

Will the Village of Rushville dissolve?

The Village Board has less than a week left to respond to a petition calling for a village-wide vote on whether to dissolve. The petition submitted Dec. 27 has 128 signatures, Village Clerk Joanne Burley said Tuesday. The board had not yet responded but expects to take up the matter at its Village Board meeting next Monday, she said. The... more

Former mayor moves to dissolve village of Rushville

In the midst of a legal battle over the future of the village-owned Martin Tire building – a dispute that has divided many, including the mayor and former mayor – former mayor Jon Bagley is working to force a vote on dissolving the village. “I am trying to find a positive solution for everyone,” Bagley said Monday, referring to the... more

W-FL Friday: Burri’s putback sinks Pal-Mac, Mynderse passes road test & Bloomfield wins at Red Jacket

A full Friday night of W-FL boys basketball had teams from all three leagues in action. The biggest questions of the night… could #1 Mynderse win a tough match-up on the road against Wayne, is Midlakes ready to content in the Finger Lakes East, and who are the contenders and pretenders in the Finger Lakes West? Full results, updated standings... more

W-FL Tuesday: Newark edges Wayne, Tyler Norris scores 1000th & Carswell throws down on Penn Yan

A full slate of games on Tuesday night in Wayne-Finger Lakes boys high school basketball action with 24 of the 26 W-FL teams in action. North Rose-Wolcott senior Tyler Norris scored his 1,000th career point, South Seneca defeated Romulus in the south-end rivalry game, and Newark hung on to edge the visiting Wayne Eagles as Finger Lakes East play opened... more

W-FL Thursday: Marcus Whitman trounces Dundee

Dundee, standing at 3-0 heading into Thursday night, would play host to the 1-2 Marcus Whitman Wildcasts and the result was all Whitman, 71-42. Burlin Allen led the charge with a career-high 6 three pointers while Nick Young scored 15 and Riley McLoud had 14 points. Dundee was led by Wylie Hall who had 12 in the loss. More results... more
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