Waterloo runs over Newark at home

Indians run over Newark at home
There is a season and a time for everything in life. For many, the days spent playing youth sports not only help to define one’s character but equally important, remain cherished memories to hold onto and share. After a recording of Whitney Houston’s rendition of The Star Spangled Banner, with the sun setting on Tom Coughlin Stadium and hundreds of... more

Dundee edges Tri-Town for first win of the season

Dundee edges Tri-Town for first win of the season
Friday night was the beginning of homecoming weekend for the South Seneca school district. It also marked the first official game played under lights at their newly renovated Rich Stadium. Unfortunately, for the Tri-Town football team they will have to at least wait one more week before they can claim the first win on their new turf as Dundee edged... more

Red Jacket takes down Clyde-Savannah

Red Jacket takes down Clyde-Savannah
The Red Jacket football team jumped out to an early lead and never looked back on their way to a 40-26 victory over Clyde. The Indians took a commanding 28-6 lead into halftime. Logan Keifer led the Indians with 193 yards on the ground including an 88-yard run. Teammate John Scarf added 111 yards and a trip to the end... more

Seth Vigneri’s 3 TDs power Canandaigua over Webster Schroeder

Seth Vigneri’s 3 TDs power Canandaigua over Webster Schroeder
After missing most of his sophomore year with a broken collarbone Canandaigua’s Seth Vingeri was eager to get back on the field. In the Braves season opener against Webster Schroeder, Vingeri showed no signs of rust powering for three touchdowns as Canandaigua rolled to a 34-8 victory. In three quarters of action Vigneri rushed 14 times for 64 yards and... more

Victor kicks off Section V football season with Teddi Bowl victory

Victor begins Section V football with Teddi Bowl victory over Pittsford
There was only one high school game on Thursday to begin the local football season, but it was for a good cause. The Teddi Bowl, after all, raises money for Camp Good Days. Victor and Pittsford played in this year’s game. The lights were on for this year’s version, which took place at St. John Fisher College. Victor shuts out... more

Section V football previews: Who will emerge from loaded Class A field?

Class A may be the most competitive class in Section V this season, with 16 teams vying for the eight playoff spots in sectional playoffs. Last year, the Wilson Wildcats stunned the section by becoming the first Rochester City Athletic Conference team to win a sectional title in nearly a dozen years. With the high school football season officially beginning... more

Line, backfield among strengths for Watkins Glen/Odessa-Montour

Year four of Watkins Glen/Odessa-Montour combined football holds promise thanks to the returns of several key seniors from last year’s team. The Seneca Indians finished 2017 with a 2-7 record, dropping their final seven games after impressive victories against Greene and Spencer-Van Etten/Candor to open the season. Trevor Holland, in his third season as head coach, said the goals for... more

25 questions entering the 2018 Section V football season

The Section V football season opens with the third annual Teddi Bowl featuring Victor and Pittsford at 7 p.m. Aug. 30 at St. John Fisher College. As team’s prepare to begin official practices on Aug. 13, here are 25 questions from the Democrat & Chronicle to consider 25 days before the first game. Read More High school football: 25 questions entering... more

36th annual Eddie Meath All-Star football game canceled due to heat

The 36th annual Eddie Meath All-Star Football Game was canceled Sunday due to the heat index. The game for high school seniors was originally scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday at Eastridge, but organizers attempted to beat the heat by pushing the start time back to 6 p.m. and eventually 8 p.m. However, game Chairman Dick Cerone was forced to cancel... more

Marcus Whitman to play 8-man football this fall

And now there are three area teams going to eight-man high school football, with more sure to follow. Marcus Whitman has informed Section V football coordinator Scott Barker that its varsity football team will join the group of eight-man teams around the state. The Wildcats had planned to play a Finger Lakes West league schedule while attempting to qualify for... more

Eight-man football comes to Section V this fall

The New York State Public High School Athletic Association is examining if reduced-man football can be a solution where there are concerns whether schools have enough players to field a team for an entire season. The varsity Holley and Finney/Northstar coaches said the teams would have struggled to maintain the 16-player roster required by the NYPSHSAA to play 11-man football.... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: Finger Lakes HS football officials Dan Miller & Doug Roll (podcast)

Have you ever thought about becoming a high school football referee? Learn how you can as Section V Football officials Doug Roll and Dan Miller are in-studio for this week’s edition of Weber This Week on FingerLakes1.com. . more

STATE CHAMPS: Skaneateles captures first NYS football title in school history (full coverage)

The Lakers have had plenty of good teams in the past, but this year’s team seems to have a flare about it that has not ever been matched. Patrick Hackler, a junior, has led the Lakers all season, passing for a New York State record 50 touchdown passes in a single season. On Friday night, Hackler was up to his... more

Skaneateles holds off Newark Valley to secure state semifinal berth

Three yards. The Lakers had two chances to deny the Cardinals three years. After failing to on the first try, Skaneateles stood firm on the second. The defensive stand was the difference between playing another week and going home for the winter. Skaneateles football denied Newark Valley on a two-point conversion on the final play of the game to seal... more

Clyde-Savannah’s magical season ends with loss in state quarterfinals

Clyde-Savannah knew it was in for a challenge against Maple Grove, the state runner-up a year ago, but the Golden Eagles found out the hard way just how good the Red Dragons are Friday. Maple Grove had over 450 yards rushing and the only the time the starters didn’t score was at the end of the first half when they... more

Preview: State quarterfinal football games, Section V vs. Section VI

While the high school football state quarterfinal round is new territory for the Wilson Wildcats of the Rochester City School District, the same can’t be said for the remaining four Section V champions. Game recaps of past Far West Regionals involving Aquinas, Hornell, Caledonia-Mumford/Byron-Bergen and Clyde-Savannah could fill an old-school team playbook. Four of Section V’s most successful high school... more

Skaneateles to face Newark Valley in state football quarterfinal

A 23-game win streak will accompany Newark Valley into Saturday’s Class C state football quarterfinal, 11 a.m. against Skaneateles at Union-Endicott’s Ty Cobb Stadium. Skaneateles (9-1), which lost a seven-point game Oct. 13 to Class B champion Homer, is coming off a 66-27 win against General Brown for Section 3’s championship. In that one at the Carrier Dome, junior quarterback... more
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