The boys swimming regular season ended on Jan. 25. That’s nearly five months ago, but until recently, the Times hadn’t received the all-league selections from the 2021-22 season. And, it is never a bad time to give due recognition to the Finger Lakes swimmers who had terrific seasons. For so…
GORHAM — The Newark Reds and Marcus Whitman Wildcats boys swim teams each won their final two swim meets of 2021 and faced each other in their first 2022 meet Tuesday.
CLYDE — Clyde-Savannah has long had a swimming program; 30 years, in fact. But never before had the Golden Eagles hosted a single varsity swim meet in its three decades despite having a team and pool to practice in.
OSWEGO — The Hobart basketball team got the season off to a strong start by reaching the title game of the Max Ziel Tournament Saturday afternoon at Oswego.
POUGHKEEPSIE — William Smith soccer allowed its first goal since Sept. 12 against Arcadia. Although it ends an impressive streak, it did not matter in the end as the Herons scored three goals in the second half to beat Vassar 4-1 on Saturday.
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.
WEBSTER — For every high school athlete, the thought of how their career will end always crosses their mind.
SODUS — Multiple pool records were broken and eight out of 11 winners from the Finger Lakes Invitational bested their seed time on Saturday morning as Division I’s best swimmers showed out at Sodus Middle School.
GENEVA — What started out as a crucial Finger Lakes Division I match-up turned into a recording-breaking night for the lone Waterloo representative on the Geneva/Waterloo team.
WALWORTH — The 2020-21 boys swim season roared off with the battle of the Panthers.
LATHAM — There was a slight glimmer of hope entering the 2020-21 high school winter sports season. When the “Return to Interscholastic Athletics” document was updated Nov. 17, winter sport states championship were still on, as previously scheduled.
LATHAM — The New York State Public High School Athletic Association announced on Friday that all Winter Sports State championships for High School sports are cancelled.
December has arrived, and against all odds the high school winter sports season is a go, for now.
Whether you believe the rules and protocols surrounding the COVID-19 virus are either too relaxed or too strict is irrelevant. The rules are in place, and it’s time to play winter sports with the hand that has been dealt.
WEBSTER — All eyes were on Pal-Mac after their strong performance at the Wayne-Finger Lakes Championships a few weeks ago, but it was Marcus Whitman sophomore Zoey Dean and senior Amy Smothling who stole the show at the Class C Section V championships with huge wins in the 200 IM and 100 bac…
LATHAM — It’s not the best news, but it certainly could be worse given the rise in COVID-19 cases across New York state.
GENEVA — What has been feared for months has come to fruition.
GENEVA — With the conclusion of fall sports in the coming weeks, the attention would soon turn to local winter sports. A few weeks ago, SUNY Athletic Conference announced the cancellation of their winter sports season.
A relatively quiet high school sports week typically signifies the break between the regular season and postseason. After just a month of regular-season action, it’s hard to believe that sectionals are even possible, given the parameters put in place earlier this fall.
CANANDAIGUA — Despite the fact that there were the most swimmers gathered at any meet all year long, the Finger Lakes Invitational held at Canandaigua Academy saw two swimmers with multiple victories.
This has been a wild fall sports season, and I’m not talking about national sports. The high school campaign has given my colleagues and I emotional whiplash from the constant cycle of postponements, cancellations and changing start times.
Nearly two months ago athletes, players, coaches and the like were thrilled to have competition back at the high school level, albeit minus the full fall offering of sports. As teams began to get back into game shape, league championships and sectionals seemed to be an afterthought; getting …
GENEVA — Not only did the return of high school competition in the Finger Lakes bring with it heaps of joy, it provided a hint of a return to normalcy.
Girls swimming and diving was one of the normal fall sports green-lighted for play by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Public High School Athletic Association’s COVID-19 task force.
GENEVA — It has been known for approximately two weeks that high school student-athletes will get the chance to compete in interscholastic sports this fall season.
On Aug. 24, Gov. Andrew Cuomo opened the gates for low-risk high school sports to resume activities on Sept. 21.
The last high school sports event that took place in the Finger Lakes was March 11, when the Geneva boys basketball team routed Avon 84-56 to advance to the New York state tournament for the first time.
GENEVA — It may not be perfect, but fall in the Finger Lakes will have sports.
LATHAM — The New York State Public High School Athletic Association has put together a task force to begin examining the potential impact of COVID-19 on the upcoming fall 2020 season — as well as the entire 2020-21 school year.
Competitive swimming was a mystery to me, so when our youngest son said he was “Going out for swimming?” I asked, “Why?” It was because his cross country teammates were doing it.
GENEVA — The boys swimming season seemed to end a lot longer ago than it actually did because of the pandemic that has brought much of the world to a standstill. The state championships were conducted less than a week before many of the COVID-19 restrictions were put into place.
EAST MEADOW — Dominic Fratto’s first trip to the New York state boys swimming and diving championships was a success.
EAST MEADOW — Dominic Fratto’s New York state championship journey has started in just about the best manner possible.
GENEVA — The fifth-ranked Hobart hockey team showed a lot of heart and guts against Skidmore in the first round of the New England Hockey Conference tournament Saturday.
BATH — Though just a freshman, Carl Parsons came very close to winning a Section V Class C swimming championship Friday night.
WEBSTER − Geneva/Waterloo’s Dominic Fratto already had qualified for the state championships in the 50-yard freestyle going into Thursday’s Section V Class B finals. A berth in the 100-yard freestyle state race was on the junior’s mind Thursday night.
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WEBSTER — Webster Aquatic Center hosted the Section V Class B Championship preliminary races Tuesday afternoon and evening.
ROCHESTER — Anna Leffler entered the pool on Saturday and exited with two Bristol pool records. One in the 200-yard backstroke and the other in the 400-yard individual medley. Leffler helped propel the Herons to wins over Cazenvoia by a score of 166-79 and Wells by a score of 166-74 on Saturday.
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GENEVA — Tuesday’s narrow loss to Pal-Mac seems to have motivated the Geneva/Waterloo boys swim team.
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PALMYRA — Geneva/Waterloo boys swimming has dominated the water and their opponents in their first eight meets of the winter season before falling short to Pal-Mac by a close score of 93-90 on Tuesday evening.
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