Former F-M mentor led program from 2000 to 2012
The new head varsity football coach at Fayetteville-Manlius is the old one. Paul Muench, who guided the Hornets for 13 seasons before stepping at the end of the 2012 season, was named Monday to return to the helm to replace Damien Rhodes.
J-D defense smothers Pittsford Sutherland
More than 10 months had passed, and the stakes and venue were quite different. But the Jamesville-DeWitt girls basketball team still remembered what Pittsford Sutherland had done to them, ending the Red Rams’ dream of a first-ever state Class A championship one victory short of the summit in March 2014.
F-M comeback follows road loss at Proctor
Following a week where it lost on the road and nearly suffered a devastating defeat at home before making a miraculous recovery, the Fayetteville-Manlius boys basketball team now turns its attention to a punishing regular-season homestretch.
CBA boys rolls to wins over C-NS, Fulton
Jamesville-DeWitt’s boys basketball team has waited since Dec. 29 to get another shot at Christian Brothers Academy, and it will arrive next on Feb. 3 – but only after some tough preliminaries both sides had to negotiate.
Brothers sit at no. 8 in state Division II rankings
With its long road swing in the books and plenty of big games ahead, the CBA/Jamesville-DeWitt ice hockey team, who sat at no. 8 in the latest state Division II rankings, had to avoid the trap of looking past the opponents in front of them.
Knapp, Potocki, divers stand out in loss to Warriors
Having rampaged through their respective leagues, the Jamesville-DeWitt/CBA and Liverpool boys swim teams met up with each other, head-to-head, on Thursday night at J-D Middle School. Together, the two powers put together some of the season's fastest times, and the Red Rams more than held its own, even in a 99.5-86.5 defeat to the Warriors.
Cobras now no. 2 in state Class B rankings for first time
Now the Bishop Grimes girls basketball team might have a bit more than the Section III Class B and state titles down the road on its agenda. There’s a real chance the Cobras could sit atop the state Class B rankings at some point before the season ends. A steady climb up the state poll has now put the Cobras in the no. 2 spot, trailing only Irvington, who won four consecutive state titles from 2010 to 2013.
The accolades continue to roll in for the Fayetteville-Manlius High School national championship boys and girls cross country teams, as well as their head coach, Bill Aris.
Hornets' runners lead way; J-D girls finish fourth
Exactly two weeks before the Section III championships get decided at SRC Arena, the Fayetteville-Manlius indoor track and field team made a bold statement at at that same Onondaga Community College facility, sweeping both sides of the Fred Kirschenheiter Memorial Invitational.
Brothers return home after eight straight road games
Even though no one thought the CBA/Jamesville-DeWitt ice hockey teams’ 2-1 defeat to New Hartford on Jan. 7 was a bad loss, it still cost the Brothers a bit. When the next state Division II rankings were released, CBA/J-D found itself at no. 7, down from its high point of no. 3.
CBA returns key player, splits with ESM, Indian River
Moving up to the no. 3 spot in the state Class B rankings, and still undefeated after its narrow 50-49 escape against Bishop Kearney on Jan. 10, the Bishop Grimes girls basketball team looked forward to less stressful encounters against OHSL Liberty division foes.
Red Rams fall to Troy, finish third at Juggler Classic
Those struggles of December for the Jamesville-DeWitt girls basketball team move further and further into the past, replaced by the top form showed by a unit with every intention of maintaining its league and Section III crowns.
Hornets avenge season-opening defeat to West Genesee
Nearly 11 months after its last visit to SRC Arena ended in a painful Section III Class AA semifinal defeat, the Fayetteville-Manlius boys basketball team had a far happier time of it when it returned Sunday night for the Pathfinder Bank Zebra Classic - a feeling that Christian Brothers Academy could not equal, despite the nostalgic feel of its latest "Holy War" with Bishop Ludden.
J-D beats West Genesee as '04 state title team reunites
Jamesville-DeWitt’s boys basketball team would test itself again when it hosted a tournament during the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend – and pass that test, extending its win streak to six and improving its record to 10-2 overall.
J-D, led by Payne, finishes third in girls meet
Full fields were back on hand for last week’s indoor track and field John Arcaro Invitational at SRC Arena, but the local sides remained strong. In the girls portion of the Arcaro meet last Thursday night, Fayetteville-Manlius, with 66 points, and Jamesville-DeWitt, with 58 points, finished right behind Liverpool, who prevailed with 76 points as East Syracuse Minoa (24 points) grabbed seventh place.