Team-first culture rooted in service for Pal-Mac girls swim team

Team-first culture rooted in service for Pal-Mac girls swim team
Daunting workouts, fiery speeches and last-second victories are all staples in the story of any successful team; however, for the 2018 Palmyra-Macedon girls varsity swim team, it began with 22 girls holding shovels and pitchforks, surrounded by cows and horses. When coaches Christopher Oaks and Rebecca DeSol took over the team a decade ago, they wanted to build a selfless,... more

Victor-Bloomfield swimming beats Canandaigua

Victor-Bloomfield swimming beats Canandaigua
The Victor-Bloomfield girls swimming team traveled to Canandaigua and defeated the Braves 112-74 Tuesday evening. Erin Ritz, Erin DeHollander, and Emma Senglaub were all double winners for Victor Bloomfield. Ritz claimed first in the 200-IM (2:14.31) and the 100-backstroke (1:01.93). DeHollander claimed first in the 100-breaststroke (1:11.29) and the 500-freestyle (5:22.70). Senglaub finished first in the 200-freestyle (2:04.41) and the... more

Palmyra-Macedon swimming impresses

Palmyra-Macedon swimming impresses
The Palmyra-Macedon girls swimming team hosted a double dual meet vs Marcus Whitman and Gananda Thursday afternoon. Marcus Whitman, who won the Finger Lakes League Title in 2017, was defeated by Palmyra-Macedon by a score of 92-80. Palmya-Macedon also beat Gananda 107-59. Marcus Whitman enjoyed a win versus Gananda, 102-59. 50 freestyle between host Pal-Mac, Marcus Whitman and Gananda this... more

Olympian Ryan Lochte banned 14 months for IV infusion

Olympic swimmer and former Canandaigua resident Ryan Lochte has been suspended for 14 months after receiving an intravenous infusion without a therapeutic use exemption, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency announced Monday. The 12-time Olympic medalist posted a photo of himself on social media May 24 receiving an IV infusion. USADA said Lochte cooperated fully with its investigation, which revealed he received... more

Bloomfield freshman Alex Kenyon named All-American diver

Alex Kenyon, a Bloomfield Freshman, has been named a 2017-2018 NISCA/Speedo Boys One Meter Diving All-American.  Alex is the 2018 Section V Class D Champion and 9th place finisher at the 2018 NYSPHSAA State Championships.  He is one of 9 Freshman in the entire United States to be named All American and one of only 5 New York Student Athletes... more

D&C releases 2017-18 All-Greater Rochester Winter Sports picks

Meet the 2017-18 All-Greater Rochester Winter Sports picks — 175 athletes and 15 coaches selected to represent 14 all-star teams. One Wrestler of the Year hasn’t lost a match in four years while a track Athlete of the Year weathered a storm to become the first competitor in Section V history to win three gold medals at states. First-team picks... more

Horseheads, Watkins Glen, Lansing swim to titles

Horseheads, Watkins Glen and Lansing captured team titles Saturday at the 17-team Dr. Jack Thomas Girls Swimming and Diving Invitational at Ernie Davis Academy’s Thomas Natatorium. Horseheads led Class A with 279 points, followed by Chenango Valley with 261.5 and Ithaca with 246. Watkins Glen’s win in the Class B division came with a 310-point effort that edged runner-up Vestal’s... more

Meet the All-Greater Rochester Fall 2016 selections

Meet the 2016 All-Greater Rochester Fall Sports teams — 163 athletes and 15 coaches selected to represent 11 teams. Several athletes repeated as Players of the Year — one two years after receiving her first recognition — while another garnered her second such honor before the end of her freshman year. What is becoming most notable about AGR athletes is... more