GENEVA — The Finger Lakes West softball league had it all this season: A team with an undefeated league record, Cinderella-esque postseason runs, dominant pitching, and big-time hitting.
GENEVA — The first normal softball season since 2019 in the Finger Lakes East featured contested battles all year long. Of the eight teams competing in the FL East, four ended with records above .500 and Wayne Central took the league crown with a 12-2 record.
HONEOYE FALLS — Waterloo softball arrived at Honeoye Falls-Lima High School with a Class B1 sectional title in tow. Their opponents — Wellsville — arrived with the Class B2 sectional title. Class B supremacy came down to a battle of the orange and black.
WEBSTER — The Section V Championship game is not unfamiliar to the Waterloo softball team. Each of the last three seasons, the Kierstyn DeCory-led squad has made an appearance in either the Class B1 or B2 sectional title game.
LYONS — At Lyons Central School on Monday afternoon, a 10-0 lead was erased as if it was a 2-0 lead and a clutch double play decided the game.
The Finger Lakes East softball Player of the Week was not as cut and dry this time around. Two players stood out above the rest and for that reason both Mynderse Academy’s Lauren McDermott and Geneva High School’s Madison Martinez have been named the Finger Lakes East softball Player(s) of t…
Waterloo freshman shortstop Madison Westerberg is the first non-pitcher to take home the Finger Lakes East Player of the Week award this season, and for good reason.
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…
AURORA — Keuka softball finished their 2022 season Tuesday on a high note. The Wolves (4-24) took a trip to Wells College a few lakes over. The Wolves dominated the Express 18-1 in the first game and put up eight runs in the first inning of the second game to go on to win 22-0. Both games en…
ONTARIO — Following Penn Yan’s Giana Ficcaglia, another pitcher has been named the Finger Lakes East Player of the Week.
GENEVA — In early May of 2021, Steve Marshall, program coordinator for the Genesee Region of Special Olympics New York and head coach of the Finger Lakes East softball team, was informed by the state Special Olympics softball headquarters that the Finger Lakes East softball team was awarded …
PITTSFORD — Keuka baseball’s postseason hopes came down to the final day of the regular season on Sunday.
WATERLOO — The Waterloo Indians softball team capped off a highly competitive week with a rematch against the Bath-Haverling Rams on Saturday.
SARATOGA SPRINGS — Hobart rowing team swept all competition Friday afternoon at the Liberty League Championships. The Varsity eight, the second varsity eight and the Novice Eight all placed first at the championships hosted by Saratoga Rowing Association.
PENN YAN — After a rainy and cold start to the season, Finger Lakes softball is in full swing and the Finger Lakes East named its first Player of the Week for the 2022 season.
ELMIRA — The Keuka College Softball team split its Empire 8 doubleheader at Elmira College on Monday afternoon. Keuka College (2-16, 1-7) fell in the opener 12-4 but rebounded in game two to defeat the Soaring Eagles 4-2 in 10 innings.
OVID — The main goal on Saturday morning for the combined softball team of South Seneca and Romulus was to bounce back from their run-rule loss against Honeoye from Friday evening.
GENEVA — The William Smith lacrosse team played the second of its 3-game homestand on Saturday afternoon to close out the 2022 regular season.
GENEVA — Led by their unrelenting offense, William Smith lacrosse continued its dominance over the Liberty League conference Friday evening with a 15-2 win against Rochester Polytechnic Institute.
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. — Hobart lacrosse is getting its steam back it lost after the first two games of the season. A key game against Merrimack College awaited the Statesmen and after falling behind four goals early in the game, Hobart showed grit and determination to claw their way back and …
KEUKA PARK — Things didn’t look promising early on for Keuka College baseball on Friday. In the first game of a doubleheader and a four-game weekend series against Utica, the Wolves found themselves down 5-0 early to the Pioneers. Keuka not only fought back but took complete control of the g…
ITHACA — A top-tier matchup took place in this Finger Lakes city as the country’s eighth-ranked William Smith lacrosse team took on the ninth-ranked Ithaca squad Wednesday afternoon.
CANANDAIGUA — It was a rough double-header for the Finger Lakes Community College Lakers softball team on Tuesday afternoon when they hosted Corning Community College for their first MSAC games of the season.
CANANDAIGUA — The Finger Lakes Community College baseball team won its sixth straight game at home after its double-header sweep over Broome Community College on Saturday afternoon.
GENEVA — William Smith lacrosse has encountered just one opponent thus far in the season able to best them, and it was the number-one ranked team in the country.
PHILADELPHIA — Hobart lacrosse continued their losing skid over the weekend in Philadelphia to Saint Joseph’s University, 16-12.
CANTON — The William Smith lacrosse team improved to 2-0 in Liberty League play after its 13-5 victory over No.25 St. Lawrence on Saturday afternoon.
POTSDAM — Fresh off its first loss of the season to the top-ranked team in the country, the William Smith lacrosse team traveled to the North Country to take on undefeated Clarkson in its first Liberty League game of the season.
DAVENPORT, Fla. — The Keuka Wolves baseball team picked up its second win in Florida when they defeated Toronto’s Knox College by a final score of 9-2 on Monday morning.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Following a bye-week after losing to Syracuse in the Carrier Dome, the Hobart College lacrosse team had a chance to get back in the win column in the first conference game of the season.
The Four Lakes Womens Softball Umpire Association is looking for individuals who would like to umpire high school girls fastpitch softball for the upcoming season. Training is provided with clinics beginning in March.
GENEVA — Hobart and William Smith Colleges have announced plans to add 12 new sports—six for men and six for women—over the next five years.
WATERLOO — The Waterloo Hall of Fame has been waiting, patiently, to induct distinguished former athletes since 2020. The Class of 2020 — now the Class of 2021 — will finally be enshrined Labor Day Weekend.
It had been two years since this year’s seniors had played a high school softball game and for some the 2021 season was their first season on varsity.
The Finger Lakes West softball league produced one of the tightest races this season with over half the league finishing at least four games over .500.
Finger Lakes East softball was one of the toughest leagues from top to bottom in all of Section V in 2021. Five out of the eight league teams ended at or above .500, which made for a deep list in the All-League selections.
WATERLOO — The much-anticipated meeting between No. 2-seeded Newark and top-seeded Waterloo in the Section V Class B1 championship game lived up to its billing.
BRADFORD — The Dundee/Bradford BraveScots softball team took a 7-0 record when playing at Bradford into the Class C2 semifinal against the Bolivar-Richburg Wolverines.
WATERLOO — In 2019, Waterloo and Newark softball played against one another in the Class B crossover game with the winner advancing to the state tournament. Newark, Class B1 sectional champions, fell 5-3 to Waterloo, the Class B2 sectional champs.
LYONS — The Lyons Lions won 10 of their last 12 games entering Thursday afternoon’s Class C1 quarterfinals against the Pembroke Dragons.
SENECA FALLS — Saturday was the final day of the regular season for Finger Lakes East softball, and the Newark Reds and Mynderse Academy Blue Devils squared off ready to make one final statement after solid 2021 campaigns.
CLIFTON SPRINGS — The Waterloo Indians have been red-hot since their 0-2 start to the season. The last game they lost came at the hands of the Midlakes Screaming Eagles, and the two were set for a rematch on Tuesday evening.
GENEVA — Waterloo and Geneva were at the top of the Finger Lakes East standings back in 2019 with the Panthers winning the league title. After two-plus years off, however, both the Indians and the Panthers are off to slow starts to open up 2021 play.
ITHACA — Revenge is sweet, and the William Smith Herons lacrosse team got its revenge against Ithaca in the Liberty League Championship on Saturday.
Shortly after sending 12 emails to the different athletic directors in our area like a Gatling flare gun, I was pancaked by emotion and elation in anticipation of next week.
UTICA — The Keuka Wolves lost the first game of a doubleheader against Utica 3-2 but left Utica on a high note, winning the second game, 5-3.
HOPEWELL — Finger Lakes Community College baseball and softball were in action on Tuesday afternoon with a pair of doubleheaders against Erie College. The women played at Erie while the men hosted the Kats at home.
SMITHFIELD, R.I. — Hobart lacrosse was forced to play their third road game in a row following last weekend’s postponement against Sacred Heart.
KEUKA PARK — After many months of anticipation, Keuka College will finally get to compete in their new conference.
GENEVA — High-risk winter sports began practice this week, with games set to begin next week. In less than a month, the winter season will ramp up and overlap with the Fall II sports season — a rare crossroads of football and basketball meeting before spring sports get underway.