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W-FL MONDAY: Waterloo wins third straight, Romulus wins by a point & Red Creek beats Clyde

W-FL MONDAY: Waterloo wins third straight, Romulus wins by a point & Red Creek beats Clyde
It was a light slate of games on Monday night in the world of Wayne-Finger Lakes high school basketball with just three games on the schedule for the boys and two on the girls side. The bug news of the night was an impressive win for the Waterloo Indians over World of Inquiry and a league victory for Red Creek... more

W-FL FRIDAY: Peters powers Newark over Mynderse; Whitman handles Bloomfield

W-FL FRIDAY: Peters powers Newark over Mynderse; Whitman handles Bloomfield
In the first full Friday night of high school basketball in the Wayne-Finger Lakes, it certainly wasn’t a Wonderful Life at Arthur L. Baker where the visiting Newark Reds defeated Mynderse in their home gym for the first time in six years. Also in the East, Wayne handled Penn Yan, Geneva snuck by Midlakes, and Waterloo rolled past Pal-Mac. In... more

W-FL TUESDAY: Waterloo bounces back; Wayne falls to Leadership, VanAken drops 29 to lift Red Jacket girls

W-FL TUESDAY: Waterloo bounces back; Wayne falls to Leadership, VanAken drops 29 to lift Red Jacket girls
In a clash of Class A2 titans, the two-time defending Sectional champion Wayne Eagles lost to a tough Leadership team at Wayne Central Tuesday night, 83-72. After falling behind 26-9 after the first quarter, Wayne came back to tie the game early in the fourth quarter. They would never take the lead, however, as Leadership pulled away for the 11... more

W-FL FRIDAY: Wayne Train departs from the station with a win & a hot night for Kunes in Vine Valley

W-FL FRIDAY: Wayne Train departs from the station with a win & a hot night for Kunes in Vine Valley
Friday night in Wayne-Finger Lakes high school basketball saw some big early season wins and some great individual performances. The biggest win of the night came from the Wayne Eagles who begin their quest for a Sectional title three-peat in Class A2 by earning a 3-point win over Pittsford-Sutherland. The Eagles were led by Nick Carmichael with 19 points and... more

Two hospitalized at Strong Memorial after violent accident in Wayne County

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The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports that the violent one-vehicle accident that unfolded in Butler on Tuesday happened after the driver fell asleep at the wheel. They say Erin A. Ward, 25, of Williamson was traveling northbound on Wolcott Spring Lake Road with her son, who is 1-year-old, when she went off the roadway — missing a guard rail. Her... more

Deputies: Auburn man charged with sexually assaulting toddler in Wolcott

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Deputies in Wayne County report that a 22-year-old Auburn man has been accused of sexually assaulting a toddler at a home in Wolcott. Vince Ferris, 22, of Auburn was charged with first-degree sex abuse and arraigned on the charge. He’s being held at the Wayne County Jail in lieu of $5,000 cash bail or $10,000 secured bond, according to The... more

Serious accident reported in Wolcott

Serious accident reported in Wolcott
First responders were dispatched to a car accident involving one vehicle near Wolcott Spring Lake and Wagner roads around 2:41 p.m. Reports indicate that the car flipped and landed on its roof. The Wolcott Fire Department and local ambulance crews were dispatched to the scene. First responders say both occupants were successfully pulled out from the vehicle, which sustained heavy... more

W-FL SATURDAY: Marion girls edge Wilson to start 2-0; Red Jacket & Mynderse notch first wins

W-FL SATURDAY: Marion girls edge Wilson to start 2-0; Red Jacket & Mynderse notch first wins
The Marion girls basketball team moved to 2-0 on the young season with a convincing 53-22 win over Wilson-Magnet on Saturday to capture the Red Jacket tip-off tournament title. Meanwhile, the Red Jacket girls notched their first win in the consolation game behind a 27 point effort from Sara VanAken. In Ovid, the South Seneca girls lost to Section 3’s... more

W-FL FRIDAY: South Seneca girls roll past Sodus; Mynderse, Red Jacket lose openers

W-FL FRIDAY: South Seneca girls roll past Sodus; Mynderse, Red Jacket lose openers
With the Thanksgiving leftovers in the fridge, area high school basketball teams are preparing to take the court for a new season. A few teams are in action this weekend. The premiere event would be a girls tournament hosted by South Seneca. Check out the full results from Friday night’s action below… GIRLS BASKETBALL: WEEDSPORT (3) 59 VS MYNDERSE 46... more

North Rose-Wolcott chorus members participate in senior high area all-state festival

North Rose-Wolcott chorus members participate in senior high area all-state festival
Three North Rose-Wolcott High School chorus members performed at the NYSSMA senior high area all-state festival this weekend. Students from surrounding counties were selected to participate in the festival, held at Webster-Schroeder High School. Dominique Warring, Kennedy Jones represented NRW in the mixed chorus group, and AnnaMae Humbert performed with the women’s chorus. They performed alongside students from Orleans, Genesee,... more

North Rose Taxidermist says bucks he’s seeing have big racks

North Rose Taxidermist says bucks he’s seeing have big racks
I walked in the door at Clingerman Taxidermy, prepared to talk deer during my annual visit. Opening day is this coming Saturday, making the time for a whitetail discussion perfect. On the wall to my left was a beautiful mount of a cougar. As I greeted business owner Randy Stewart, I told him I was going to put that masterpiece... more

North Rose-Wolcott juniors inducted into National Honor Society

North Rose-Wolcott juniors inducted into National Honor Society
The North Rose-Wolcott National Honor Society inducted 16 new members in a ceremony on Thursday, November 1st at North Rose-Wolcott High School. The school-wide ceremony was conducted by current NHS members, principal Brian Read, assistant principal Matt Wendel, and NHS adviser Michele Bartholomew. “These students have achieved a high level of success in academics and have demonstrated a commitment to... more

Sheriff: Woman brutally assaulted in Red Creek

Sheriff: Woman brutally assaulted during Red Creek domestic incident
Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts says a Wolcott man is in custody after turning himself in two days after a brutal domestic incident, which left a Red Creek woman seriously injured. The victim, who was slammed to the ground, dragged, and punched about the face and body – could be heard screaming for help in the background of a 911... more

UPDATE: Wolcott man dies after rollover accident in Wayne Co.

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Deputies say one person was airlifted from the scene of a Wolcott accident along Chapman Corners Road on Friday. It happened when 89-year-old Donald Odell, of Wolcott was traveling down the roadway, passing an intersection – which was followed by his car leaving the opposite side of the roadway. He struck a grassy ditch, and the vehicle flipped multiple times.... more

Two airlifted to different hospitals after head-on crash in Wolcott; four seriously injured

Deputies say the investigation of a personal injury motor vehicle accident that occurred on Ridge Road in the Town of Wolcott is underway. On Saturday at about 6:28 pm a vehicle, operated by Liborio McCauley Jr., 23, of Walworth and his passenger Edward Leno, 41 of Savannah were traveling east on Ridge Road in the Town of Wolcott. Deputies say... more

Academic awards handed out at NR-W

North Rose-Wolcott Central School District recently recognized the academic achievements of high school students at an academic awards night. “We are so proud of these students for showing grit and determination both in and out of the classroom,” said NRW High School Principal Brian Read. Each class walked on stage to receive honor and high honor awards. Scholarships were distributed... more
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