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…

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.


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 — 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.

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 — 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.

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.