ROCHESTER — Greece Athena and Upstate New York basketball hero Jason “J-Mac” McElwain has been hospitalized after a crash in Greece Monday.
The Geneva Sports Hall of Fame will welcome its next class of inductees on May 20 at Club 86. This year’s class includes Kelvin Cruz, Christine Driscoll Rosato, Kelley Driscoll, Barron Frank, Bill Hadsell, Craig McDonald, Melissa Smith Sladden, Beth Teague Mabry and the Geneva High 1923 Lacr…
The Geneva Sports Hall of Fame will welcome its new class of inductees on May 20 at Club 86.
On June 1, 1964, I was graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Even though I spent just the final three of my college semesters at UNC, that makes me a “Tar Heel.”
WATERLOO — After another competitive run from Waterloo’s winter sports teams, it’s time to also celebrate their excellence in the classroom.
SENECA FALLS — Mynderse Academy student-athletes competed all winter season long and some found themselves in contention for sectional titles.
The Finger Lakes West girls basketball season lasted all the way to the sectional finals. The one-loss Dundee/Bradford squad battled and bruised its way to the Class D sectional final against York. Though the BraveScots fell short, their future remains bright as does the rest of the young FL…
Finger Lakes East girls basketball showcased itself as one of the top leagues in New York state from the beginning of the season until the very end. Two teams won Section V titles (Waterloo and Midlakes) and five teams made it to sectional semifinals across classes B1 and B2 (Waterloo, Midla…
Kids will be kids, and certainly around other kids. Sectional tournaments across the state bring out the best in both players and fans, particularly the student sections.
TROY — Heartbreaking barely fits the description of what the Waterloo girls basketball team experienced when the final buzzer of the 2021-22 season came to a close.
TROY — Waterloo girls basketball have one game remaining. One game left for seniors Macy Carr and Giavanna White-Principio; one game left for the entire season; one game left to show they are the best in New York State.
TROY — The No. 1-ranked team in New York state in Class B gets its shot at history starting today.
This year’s Wayne County girls basketball season saw a lot of teams step up and take charge to earn some success during 2021-2022. Now, those efforts are being rewarded in this year’s all-league selections.
HENRIETTA — Waterloo girls basketball head coach Michael Bree has seen tons of different players step up for his undefeated team during the 2021-2022 season on the way to the NYSPHSAA Class B quarterfinal matchup against Lewiston-Porter from Section VI.
BUFFALO — The Newark Reds boys basketball team made their way to Buffalo State for Saturday night’s NYSPHSAA Class B quarterfinals against Allegany-Limestone.
In what was another competitive season across Wayne County, the Lyons Lions headlined this year’s boys basketball all-league selections.
PENN YAN — As Newark boys basketball head coach Henry Kuperus put it, “You can’t call yourselves Class B champions until you win this game.”
PALMYRA — Waterloo girls basketball didn’t shoot particularly well, but their tenacious defense and ability to win any way made the difference in the Class B play-in against the B2 champion Midlakes.
While three local teams remain in the hunt for a New York State basketball title, there is still one more game to be played for local seniors to cap off their high school careers.
WEBSTER — It seems every year that no matter what seed they get heading into the sectional tournament, Mynderse Academy boys basketball always finds a way to create postseason magic.
HENRIETTA — The Dundee/Bradford girls basketball team sought revenge on Saturday morning against the 2-seed York after getting eliminated by the Knights in last year’s sectional semifinals.
WEBSTER — It’s been a long time coming for the Newark boys basketball team. The Reds’ last sectional championship was in 2016. Saturday’s Class B1 championship game against 4-seed Palmyra-Macedon provided the perfect opportunity to prove their superiority in both the Finger Lakes East and Class B1.
HENRIETTA — Winning back-to-back sectional championships is a tough task. The Waterloo High School girls basketball team was not only looking to accomplish that feat Friday night, the team also was looking to avoid its first loss during that span.
HENRIETTA — The Midlakes High School girls basketball team set a goal of winning its first sectional title in three years.
VICTOR — Forced turnovers and rebounding was the name of the game for the Oakfield-Alabama boys basketball team Friday night.
BLOOMFIELD — Ever since 2022 began, Newark boys basketball has been on a mission.
GORHAM — After a long year of waiting, the 3-seed Mynderse Blue Devils are heading back to the sectional finals after a hard-fought 52-48 semifinal victory over the 2-seed LeRoy Oatkan Knights at Marcus Whitman High School.
HONEOYE FALLS — All year long, Newark struggled to have a full complement of starters. Once they finally did, the team that lost their final four regular season games made it all the way to the Class B1 semifinals and pulled off one of the upsets of the tournament in the process in the quart…
CANANDAIGUA — The 1-seeded Dundee/Bradford girls basketball team advanced to the Class C3 sectional finals on Tuesday evening with a 46-39 semifinal victory over 5-seeded Keshequa at Canandaigua Academy.
PENN YAN — After steamrolling Warsaw in the quarterfinals, the 1-seed Lions made their way south to Penn Yan Academy, the neutral-site host of the Class C2 semifinals, to face the 5-seed Campbell-Savona Panthers.
NEWARK — An exciting first quarter filled with dunks, alley-oops and back-and-forth action ended with Newark boys basketball taking a 16-12 lead into the second. The second eight-minute quarter was starkly different than the first — the 2-seed Reds locked down on defense, played smart offens…
CLIFTON SPRINGS — Friday evening was the start of the Midlakes girls basketball postseason run after receiving a first-round bye as the Class B2 number-one seed.
March is known for many things — some good, some bad.
In what could be the first completed high school girls and boys basketball season in three years, some local teams are looking to make deep runs in this year’s Section V tournaments.
GENEVA — Hobart is playing solid basketball as the Statemen’s regular season winds down. They are 4-1 over their last five games and completed a season sweep of Bard College on Tuesday night, winning 97-77.
GORHAM — It was the final night of the girls basketball regular season for both Finger Lakes West champion Dundee/Bradford BraveScots and the Marcus Whitman Wildcats on Tuesday night.
GENEVA — Fresh off a 10-point win over Clarkson and their second win in a row, the William Smith Herons basketball team looked to complete the season sweep over Bard College Tuesday night in Bristol gym.
GENEVA — The William Smith Herons hockey team pulled off one of their best wins of the season in an upset win over eighth-ranked Norwich 3-2 on Saturday afternoon at The Cooler.
WATERLOO — The final Friday night of the high school basketball regular season was an anticipated matchup between Waterloo and Mynderse. The Blue Devils lost to Waterloo by single-digits back on Jan. 14 in Seneca Falls, which is the closest any team has come to beating Waterloo this season or last.
MANSFIELD, Pa. — It did not take long for Lyons grad Justice Smith to make history in his collegiate basketball career.
CANTON — After losing by 20 points on Friday night at home to the St. Lawrence Saints, the Hobart basketball team pulled off one of their biggest upsets of the season with a 64-49 victory on Tuesday night in the North Country.
GORHAM — The Romulus Warriors and Marcus Whitman Wildcats came into Tuesday afternoon as two of the youngest programs across the Finger Lakes West with neither having a current junior varsity team and zero active seniors.
GENEVA — It was a battle of first-year head coaches on Saturday between Waterloo’s Josh Rice and Geneva’s Ed Collins Jr.
GENEVA — The William Smith women’s basketball team came into Friday evening hoping a five-game losing streak would finally come to an end against one of the best teams in the Liberty League in St. Lawrence.
The Fury Basketball Club is entering its 13th year of professionally run events and has released evaluation/try-out sessions for the upcoming AAU season.
LYONS — A highly-anticipated non-league boys basketball matchup is set for this Friday when the Finger Lakes East-leading Palmyra-Macedon Red Raiders travel down Route 31 to Atwood Gymnasium to take on the undefeated Lyons Lions.
ATTLEBORO, Mass.— The sixth-ranked Hobart College hockey team scored two goals in each period as it cruised to a 6-3 victory over Johnson & Wales in a New England Hockey Conference contest at the New England Sports Village Saturday evening.