FL1 SPORTS PODCAST: Red Jacket’s NYS Pentathlon Champ Sara VanAken (podcast)

FL1 SPORTS PODCAST: Red Jacket’s NYS Pentathlon Champ Sara VanAken (podcast)
Red Jacket senior athletic stand-out Sara VanAken is in-studio to talk about her NYS Pentathlon Championship while looking ahead to her freshman year on the Ole Miss track & field team competing in the Southeastern Conference. . more

NYS high school sports seasons will start one week later beginning in 2020

NYS high school sports seasons will start one week later beginning in 2020
Summer for high school athletes in New York will be a little longer starting with the 2010-21 school year. The state public high school athletic association’s executive committee approved a move to cut a week off of the fall, winter and spring seasons Thursday morning during its quarterly meeting in Saratoga Springs. Read More: Syracuse.com A recap of the #NYSPHSAA... more

Newark Reds Girls Varsity Bowling Team, Trinity Wells recognized by Village Board

Newark Reds Girls Varsity Bowling Team, Trinity Wells recognized by Village Board
At the March 19, 2019 Village Board meeting, members of the 2019 Newark Girls Varsity Bowling Team were recognized for their outstanding achievements this season. The team, comprised of Emily Spry, Abbie Olmstead, Natalie Kent, Ashley Tack, Rebecca Spry, Emily Lang, and Coach Mark Rowe, won the Finger Lakes League. They advanced to become Section V – Class C Champions... more

Newark names scholar athlete teams

Newark names scholar athlete teams
Newark High School Winter teams have qualified for scholar athlete team status. The recognition is given by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association to varsity athletic teams that collectively achieve averages of 90 or better. “Education-based athletics provides the culture and environment for young people to thrive,” said Chris Corey, Director of Health, Physical Education and Athletics... more

Meet the All-Greater Rochester spring sports selections

Meet the 2018 All-Greater Rochester Spring Sports picks — 128 athletes and 10 coaches selected to represent eight all-star teams. One Athlete of the Year finished her decorated career with 56 state titles and another was the best player in the state and led her team to a state championship in her first year on varsity. First-team picks include a... more

Watson breaks record and Rush-Henrietta sweeps at Section V track championships

Track and field strategy seems simple on one level. Run faster, jump higher and throw farther than the other athletes and your team will be alright. But there’s more to think about at the Section V Track and Field Championships. “It’s competitive in Section V so it’s always tough to gauge how many events is too much,” Penfield senior Tyler... more

South Seneca grad Lavarnway sets SUNYAC heptathlon record for Geneseo

2017 South Seneca graduate Emily Lavarnway set a new SUNYAC Championship Track and Field meet record in the Heptathlon event for Geneseo College on Saturday in Geneseo. The Geneseo Knights captured their 11th overall SUNYAC Championship title behind Lavarnway’s record breaking day. Emily, who is finishing her freshman year at Geneseo, will be competing at the NCAA Division III Track &... more

Union Springs boys track and field sweeps past So. Cayuga, Moravia, Marathon & Lansing

Union Springs was able to complete the sweep. Paced by Eric Ryan’s four first-place finishes, the Wolves won 10 events, as the Union Springs boys track and field team beat Southern Cayuga 96-35, Moravia 115-8, Marathon 103-24 and Lansing 80-61 at Union Springs High School Wednesday. Ryan took first in the 100m dash (11.85), the 200m dash (23.65) and the... 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

Meet the All-Greater Rochester Spring 2017 HS sports selections

Meet the 2017 All-Greater Rochester Spring Sports picks — 128 athletes and nine coaches selected to represent eight teams. One Player of the Year had never made an AGR team while another followed in the footsteps of his brother as the best on the golf course. A tennis player posted a 19-2 record and found time to volunteer more than... more

South Seneca’s Emily Lavarnway defends NYS pentathlon title… and then some

For South Seneca Falcon senior Emily Lavarnway, being given a hero’s welcome upon arrival home from a NYSPHSAA competition may be something she is getting accustomed to. The siren’s blared from the Ovid Fire Department leading the way into Seneca County and Ovid announcing the arrival of the stellar South Seneca athlete back home following her stunning successful defense of... more

Lansing girls crush Section IV track competition

Lansing nearly doubled the second-place team’s score in winning the Section IV Class C girls track championship Thursday, May 25 in Trumansburg. The Bobcats won with 160 total points. Newark Valley had 89 and Oneonta had 53 for third place. Trumansburg placed fifth (41 points) and Dryden placed eighth (22). The Bobcats swept the top three spots on the podium... more

T’burg boys easily win Section IV track title

The Trumansburg boys track team crushed the competition in the Section IV Class C championship meet at home last week, earning 148 points for the title. Sidney placed second with 59 and Elmira Notre Dame placed third with 56. Lansing placed seventh with 35.5 points and Dryden finished 10th with 20 points. Senior Sam Ives placed second in the steeplechase... more

Section V Track and Field Championships round-up

Rush-Henrietta’s Lanae-Tava Thomas won a trio of individual events as the Royal Comets won the Class AA track and field sectional title with 124 points at home Saturday. Elyse Barkstrom won the 1,500 meters with a time of 4 minutes, 51.08 seconds and the 800 in 2:24.06 to help Pittsford Mendon claim the Class A title with a score of 130.... more

South Seneca’s Lavarnway dominates W-FL pentathlon

Emily Lavarnway didn’t just win the Wayne-Finger Lakes championship in the outdoor pentathlon Saturday. The South Seneca senior simply dominated the event. Lavarnway posted the best effort in each of the pentathlon’s five disciplines to run away with the title at Sodus High School. FL Times: Read More more

Union Springs claims track and field title

The Union Springs boys and girls track teams clinched division titles Tuesday, as the teams swept Moravia and Southern Cayuga in a tri-meet. The Wolves’ boys team topped the Blue Devils 101-35 and defeated Southern Cayuga 112-25, while Moravia split on the day by beating the Chiefs 66-56. The Citizen: Read More more

Lansing girl sets Section 4 record in pole vault

Lansing’s Emily Gallagher set a Section 4 record in the pole vault Friday during the Bobcats Field Festival at Lansing. She cleared 12 feet, 3 inches. The previous sectional record of 12-1 was set by a pair of Vestal athletes — Camille Ginyard in 2010 and Kari Stromhaug in 2014. Gallagher also won the long jump at 15-10 1/2. IthacaJournal.com:... more
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