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…

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.

STATEN ISLAND — While Newark boys basketball won their first sectional title since 2016, many of the classmates of the players were on the opposite side of the state competing for state titles in the indoor track & field championships.

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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.

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.

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.

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LATHAM — It’s not the best news, but it certainly could be worse given the rise in COVID-19 cases across New York state.

WATERLOO — Waterloo High School’s 54th annual sports award ceremony wasn’t the usual night of celebration it has been in years past. Nonetheless, the Athletic Department ensured the district’s student-athletes were honored for their hard work and dedication.

PENN YAN — Area high schools continue to come up with clever ways to make sure their student-athletes receive recognition for their hard-fought fall and winter seasons.

ROMULUS — Despite the cancellation of the spring sports season, Romulus high school athletes rightfully received recognition for their efforts in the 2019-20 fall and winter seasons.

Waterloo High School had plenty of graduating seniors that have signed letters of intent to play at different colleges and universities across New York State. Because of the social distancing mandates, the signings were done outside and with a select number of family members. 

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LATHAM — The announcement that many suspected came down from the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Monday morning: There will be no state championships for spring sports in 2020.