CBA/J-D hockey secures state tournament berth

Brothers beat Whitesboro, will face Skaneateles in sectional final

At least one mission is accomplished for CBA/Jamesville-DeWitt's ice hockey team. By defeating Whitesboro 6-1 in Wednesday night's Section III Division II semifinal at Onondaga Nation Arena, the Brothers assure itself a place in the state tournament, regardless of what happens in Saturday's final against state no. 1-ranked Skaneateles at Utica Memorial Auditorium.

Track athletes sweep to state qualifying meet wins

F-M's Millar, Barber, Ryan, Ezidiegwu earn first-place finishes

The quartet of area high school indoor track and field teams will all have representation when the top athletes gather at Cornell University on March 7 for the New York State Public High School Athletic Association championship meet.

J-D, CBA boys advance to Class A semifinal

Red Rams survive Cortland in OT; Brothers bash Oneida

As they moved toward a possible championship showdown, the Jamesville-DeWitt and Christian Brothers Academy boys basketball team had vastly different experiences in their respective Section III Class A quarterfinals on Tuesday night.

Hornets drop close AA quarterfinal to Proctor

Wittig sees high school career end in 55-52 defeat

Jake Wittig had two chances, in the waning seconds of Tuesday night’s Section III Class AA quarterfinal, to keep his high school career going. With the Fayetteville-Manlius boys basketball team trailing Utica Proctor by three, the Hornets had possession, and as everyone expected, the ball was in Wittig’s hands. Make a 3-pointer here, and the game would go to overtime, and from there, who knew what could happen.

Grimes girls stunned by Westhill, 45-43

Warriors eliminate top-seeded Cobras in Class B quarterfinals

When the Bishop Grimes girls basketball team got a look at the Section III Class B playoff bracket, it saw all kinds of familiar faces standing in the way of a trip to the March 7 finals at SRC Arena, with four members of the OHSL Liberty division positioned in the bracket. But no one could have dreamed that the first of these league foes would bring the championship dreams of the state no. 3-ranked Cobras crashing down.

Red Rams rip Homer in sectional opener

ESM, Bishop Grimes, MPH all see seasons end

A quartet of area boys basketball teams would climb into the Section III playoff fray during Friday night’s slate of opening-round games – and only one made it out.

J-D girls reach sectional Class A semis

CBA edged by top seed Indian River; ESM falls to Camden

Though it had to wait through plenty of nervous moments, the Jamesville-DeWitt girls basketball team made it through to get a shot at top seed Indian River in next Saturday’s Section III Class A semifinal.

CBA/J-D hockey reaches sectional semis

Brothers rout Clinton, are one win from state tournament berth

One more victory separates the CBA/Jamesville-DeWitt ice hockey team from a return to the state Division II tournament that it conquered two winters ago. This is the case even though the Brothers have only reached the semifinals of the Section III playoffs, doing so Wednesday night with a 9-2 romp over Clinton on home ice at Onondaga Nation Arena.

Girls hoops side sweep Class A opening round

ESM, J-D, CBA all reach sectional quarterfinals

Three girls basketball teams from East Syracuse Minoa, Christian Brothers Academy and Jamesville-DeWitt all entered the Section III Class A playoffs on Tuesday night - and all of them won.

Boys Red Rams power to pair of wins

ESM heading into sectionals; MPH stays busy

Far away from the intense spotlight shown on CBA, the area’s other boys basketball teams had their own interesting experiences in the last week of the regular season.

Boys Hornets fall to Baldwinsville, Nottingham

Wittig misses game with Bees, returns for Senior Night

What the Fayetteville-Manlius boys basketball team had in mind for the last week of the regular season, and what actually took place, proved quite different.

J-D girls ready to start sectional title defense

ESM, CBA also busy in last week of regular season

Clearly, the Jamesville-DeWitt girls basketball team arrived to the last week of the regular season in a bad mood, and all subsequent opponents would pay for it. On Feb. 7, the Red Rams lost at home to Catholic Central (Section II) 45-36, a game where it played brilliant defense in the first half and led, 19-10, only to see the Crusaders dominate the last two periods and lead by the fourth quarter.

CBA falls to Ludden in ‘Holy War’ rematch

Brothers can't stop senior duo of Rauch, Walser

All the pieces were in place last Friday night for the Christian Brothers Academy to end a three-year drought in the “Holy War” against Bishop Ludden.

MPH volleyball advances to Class D final

Trojans survive five-set semifinal, then fall to Remsen

In difficult times, people have rallied around sports as a way to feel proud and happy. Much uncertainty surrounds the future at Manlius-Pebble Hill, but with an inspired run through the Section III Class D tournament, the girls volleyball Trojans proved an inspiration.

J-D/CBA finishes third at sectional swim meet

Red Rams unable to hold off Liverpool, Watertown

Just a few successful events separated the Jamesville-DeWitt/CBA boys swim team from toppling Liverpool and winning the big prize during Thursday night’s Section III Class A championship.