Category: High School Football

‘OUR KIDS LACK ENOUGH’: South Seneca stays out of Section V soccer, but will resume cross country and golf

‘OUR KIDS LACK ENOUGH’: Parents hammer South Seneca BOE over decision to cancel fall sports

At a mid-September meeting without a lot of fanfare, the South Seneca Board of Education opted out of the Section V fall sports season. It was a move that did not receive a lot of attention at the time, but prompted heavy ... MORE
High School Football, Volleyball will be pushed to Spring in New York

Fall season delayed until Spring 2021; Condensed schedule to begin next year for HS football, volleyball

The Officers of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association voted to delay the official start date of the Fall 2020 sports season, cancel the Fall 2020 Regional and State Championships and prepare to implement a condensed season schedule in ... MORE
NYSPHSAA releases expanded guidance for high school athletics

NYSPHSAA releases expanded guidance for high school athletics

On Friday, in response to questions and concerns expressed by member schools, the New York State Public High School Athletic Association, released a 41-page document as a recommended resource on how schools may consider approaching the “Return To Interscholastic Athletics.” As NYSPHSAA ... MORE
NYSPHSAA to release guidance for fall high school sports on Friday

NYSPHSAA to release guidance for fall high school sports on Friday

The COVID-19 task force assembled by the High School Athletic Association is meeting Monday to discuss the fate of fall sports. The NYSPHSAA expects to have that answer by the end of the week and will send out guidance to schools statewide ... MORE
Low-risk HS sports get go ahead in NY

Low-risk HS sports get go ahead in NY

Governor Andrew Cuomo gave some high school sports the go ahead for next month, while keeping other sports as “practice-only” sports. At a news briefing Monday morning, Cuomo said lower-risk sports such as tennis, soccer, cross country, field hockey, and swimming can ... MORE
All fall high school sports delayed in New York, fall championships cancelled

All fall high school sports delayed in New York, fall championships cancelled

Just like the end of the 2019-2020 local high school sports season, the upcoming one will look a lot different than usual as well. The New York State Public High School Athletic Association has delayed the official start date of the fall ... MORE
NYSPHSA expected to make decision about falls sports this week

NYSPHSA expected to make decision about fall sports this week

The New York State Public High School Athletic Association is considering several outcomes for fall sports, but no official word has come down yet. The entity, which governs sports across public high schools in New York is expected to make a decision ... MORE
Michael Oher – a story of a player from adoption to being a top player in the NFL

Michael Oher – a story of a player from adoption to being a top player in the NFL

We always come across stories when children from low-income families manage to become one of the most successful people in the world. Sometimes it looks very unrealistic, but the past experience proves it is possible that everything can be achieved if a ... MORE
Section V releases 2020 high school football schedules

Section V releases 2020 high school football schedules

Below you will find a link to the approved 2020 Section V High School Football Schedule. This is a team by team schedule, per the 7 blocks, for every classification. Please note that the date and time of every game is a ... MORE
Waterloo’s Joel Kraft to play football at Hobart

Waterloo’s Joel Kraft to play football at Hobart

Waterloo senior athletic standout Joel Kraft and the Waterloo Indians Athletic Department have announced that Joel will be playing collegiate football at Hobart College in Geneva next fall. Last season the Hobart Statesmen football team recorded a 9-2 record on the season ... MORE
Section V coaching legend Dave Whitcomb returns to Midlakes to revive football program

Section V coaching legend Dave Whitcomb returns to Midlakes to revive football program

A familiar face will be back on the football sideline at Midlakes next season. The hope is that Dave Whitcomb will bring back some familiar results. Whitcomb, 68, was appointed as the football coach at Midlakes, where he coached from 1986 to ... MORE
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Former Canandaigua star hopes to win Super Bowl as part of Kansas City Chiefs staff

Ryan Poles will be in Miami for the Super Bowl, the biggest and brightest football stage of the year. But as nearly any conversation with a former Canandaigua Academy football player tends to go, the talk eventually circles around to another football ... MORE
Canandaigua is headed to Class A Final Four after defeating South Park, 24-6

Canandaigua headed to Class A Final Four after defeating South Park, 24-6

Canandaigua pulled away early Friday night and right into the Class A high school football state tournament semifinals. The Section V champions scored two touchdowns in the first quarter and held down a high-scoring Buffalo South Park team to win 24-6 during ... MORE
Auburn’s football season ends with state playoff loss to Rye

Auburn’s football season ends with loss to Rye in state quarterfinals

The Auburn Maroons saw too much of Rye quarterback Declan Lavelle on Friday night. The senior threw for five touchdowns as the No. 10 state-ranked Garnets defeated the Section III runners-up, 49-13, in a Class A football playoff quarterfinal at Mahopac High ... MORE
Canandaigua loses to Carthage in Class A State Semifinals

Canandaigua loses to Carthage in Class A State Semifinal

Canandaigua was unable to rally in the waning moments of Friday’s state semifinal game, falling to Section III champion Carthage, 16-6, at Cicero-North Syracuse High School. The Braves struck early on a Nathan Maclean pick-six on the second play of the game ... MORE