Doubledays drop series opener at West Virginia

The Doubledays’ “never-give-up” attitude during Sunday afternoon’s matchup against the West Virginia Black Bears was a refreshing sight to see. Trailing on three separate occasions, Auburn’s offense bailed out it’s pitching multiple times by forcing three ties and eventually extra innings. But the Black Bears proved more resilient in the end. A walk-off single won it for West Virginia, with... more

Auburn moving forward on $2M upgrade for wastewater treatment system

The city of Auburn is moving forward on a project to upgrade ultraviolet disinfection equipment at the wastewater treatment plant. During the Auburn City Council meeting Thursday, councilors authorized the purchase of the new UV equipment. The city will purchase the equipment from a wastewater treatment company called Suez for $462,000. The city council approved a $2.25 million bond in... more

Doubledays let seven run lead slip away at State College

Both teams let a lead slip away, but the State College Spikes emerged with an 11-10 victory over Auburn Doubledays at Lubrano Park Friday night. Auburn got the game going with a seven spot in the first inning. Cody Daily started it off with an RBI double, Jacob Rhinesmith brought in a run with a fielder’s choice, Kyle Marinconz drove... more

Auburn man charged after hours-long domestic incident

An Auburn man was arrested following an hours-long domestic incident at an apartment in the city, according to police. The Auburn Police Department reports that the incident began around 9:30 pm when Daquan S. Richardson, 21, of Lewis Street – bit, punched, and spit at the victim, who was not identified. Police say he then took the victim’s cellphone so... more

Police: Auburn man strangled ex-girlfriend

An Auburn man is facing criminal charges after allegedly strangling a former girlfriend. Auburn Police Chief Shawn Butler said Brian D. France got into a confrontation over money with the woman at her Venice Street home Aug. 11. France began taking the woman’s front door off its hinges, and the two fought on her front lawn, Butler said. Butler said... more

Doubledays lose 5th straight on wild pitch in ninth inning

The Auburn Doubledays rallied to tie the score in the eighth inning, but the State College Spikes scored the winning run on a wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth in a 3-2 victory at Lubrano Park Thursday. With the Auburn loss and Mahoning Valley’s 3-2 win over West Virginia, the Doubledays slip 1 1/2 games behind the Scrappers... more

Doubledays cough up game, division lead in loss to Mahoning Valley

Less than a week ago, the Doubledays waltzed into Mahoning Valley, taking three games and the Pinckney Division lead from the Scrappers. In the next meeting, the Scrappers returned the favor. Auburn coughed up an early five-run lead to Mahoning Valley, falling 9-6 in 10 innings Thursday at Falcon Park. The loss drops the Doubledays to a 1/2 game behind... more

Student sets Cayuga record with finish in national business competition

A Cayuga Community College student set a College record this summer when she finished in the top three of a national Phi Beta Lambda business competition, the best finish for a Cayuga student in the history of the competition. Cayuga Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) member Bethany Jorolemon finished third in a Justice Administration competition at the National Phi Beta Lambda... more

Doubledays drop second straight key game at home to Scrappers

Niomar Gomez tossed a gem his last time out against Mahoning Valley – which happened to also be his New York-Penn League debut with the Doubledays. He tossed six scoreless innings while allowing just one run to jump the Scrappers in the Pinckney Division standings for first place on August 16th. This time out, however, Gomez couldn’t replicate those results.... more

Pedestrian dies after being struck by pickup on busy Auburn road

An Auburn woman who was airlifted to a Syracuse hospital after being struck by a vehicle on Grant Avenue on Sunday – has died from the injuries she sustained. Cayuga County dispatchers told the Auburn Citizen that the first call for the incident came in at 8:42 p.m., and the Auburn Police Department and the Auburn Fire Department were dispatched... more

Auburn school district restores cut teacher aide positions

The positions of several teacher aides who were let go earlier this year from the Auburn Enlarged City School District have been restored. Eight aide spots that were cut back in June were recalled at a district board of education meeting Tuesday night. Fifteen teacher aides were originally part of 28 positions that had been set to be cut in... more

State police: Auburn man charged with driving while intoxicated with child in vehicle

An Auburn man with a history of drunk driving convictions was again charged with driving while intoxicated, this time with a child in the car, state police said. Troopers stopped Harry E. Walter, 39, on state Route 34 in Brutus around 8:30 p.m. Saturday. He was placed under arrest after failing the standard field sobriety tests, according to a press... more

DA Budelmann: Convictions on tax, cigarette fraud in Cayuga Co.

District Attorney Jon E. Budelmann announced that following months of investigation and prosecution, three agencies working together resulted in a conviction on several charges. Budelmann says Timothy W. Heburn, Jr., of Utica has been convicted of two felony-level crimes relating to tax evasion and tax fraud in Cayuga County Court. The case was prosecuted through Cayuga County’s NYS Crimes Against... more

Sheriff: Weedsport man dead after possible fall, investigation launched

Officials say they are investigating the death of a Weedsport man after an incident on Sunday. Sheriff David Gould reports that on Sunday at approximately 1:02 pm the Cayuga County E-911 Center dispatched deputies to investigate a report of a person laying near the railroad tracks in the area of the Oakland Road bridge in the Town of Brutus. The... more

Doubledays drop series opener to Mahoning Valley

Monday night’s match-up at Falcon Park appeared to be the perfect opportunity for the first place Doubledays to put some distance between themselves and the second place Mahoning Scrappers. Back two-and-a-half games in the Pinckney Division and on the heels of their eighth straight loss against the night before, the Doubledays threw Ryan Tapani on the mound for his first... more

Doubledays split series against Batavia after 4-2 loss

The Doubledays (35-26) found themselves on the losing end of a 4-2 game after defeating the Muckdogs (27-33) by the same score on Saturday. Despite solid outings by all three pitchers that Auburn threw at Batavia, four single run innings proved to be too much for the Doubledays to overcome. Jake Irvin had himself a fantastic New York-Penn League debut.... more
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