Girls Hornets runners roll to sectional title

F-M boys upended by Liverpool in Class A battle

While one Fayetteville-Manlius cross country team continues on its inevitable championship path, the other got halted short of the prizes it wanted. The girls Hornets, with Kaitlyn Neal proving her toughness at the forefront, earned yet another Section III Class A championship Saturday at Vernon-Verona-Sherrill, while F-M's boys took a four-point defeat to Liverpool but still qualified three of its runners for next Saturday's state meet at Monroe-Woodbury.

J-D swimmers sweep through sectional meet

Red Rams win Class B title, plus George Falwell Cup

With years of repairs finally done, it was time for Nottingham High School's pool to host another big-time meet, and Jamesville-DeWitt's girls swim team was all too happy to play a starring role.

Spartans stopped in final by Whitesboro

First-half turnovers help Warriors turn back ESM

Whether it was four years without a Section III Class A title, or the pain of dropping last November's title game to the eventual state champions from Indian River, the East Syracuse Minoa football team didn't need to look far for motivation when it returned to the Carrier Dome for Friday night's Section III Class A final against Whitesboro.

J-D volleyball reaches sectional final

F-M, Grimes girls unable to win semifinal matches

A set of Section III championship matches awaited the area’s girls and boys volleyball teams, though several of them had to negotiate their way through tough semifinal matches to get there.

J-D girls soccer beats Burnt Hills

Sherling, Catanzarite net goals for Red Rams

At the heart of what the Jamesville-DeWitt girls soccer team has accomplished throughout this remarkable 2015 season is the pain of what took place 12 months ago in the state semifinals at Tompkins County Community College.

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Hornets survive shoot-out in sectional final

F-M field hockey shares title with B'ville

While the Fayetteville-Manlius field hockey program boasts six Section III championships, including two in the last three years, it rarely, if ever, has experienced a game as exciting and thrill-packed as Sunday's Class A final against Baldwinsville.

Football Spartans earn return to Dome

Perry, Buck lead ESM past Fulton in Class A semis

Twelve months later, the East Syracuse Minoa football team has made it back to the Carrier Dome. Denied the Section III Class A title by eventual state champion Indian River a year ago, the Spartans would have accepted nothing less than a return to that title game, and earned it Friday night by putting away Fulton 34-15 in the sectional semifinal at Chittenango High School.

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J-D/F-M gymnasts earn sectional title

Fishkin second in all-around division behind Todd

A strong combined effort from several top performers helped the Jamesville-DeWitt/F-M girls gymnastics team earn the large-school championship during Friday’s Section III championship meet at Valley Gymnastics.

Brothers bash Proctor, return to AA final

Scott carries CBA with 204 yards, four TD's

Though just a sophomore, Christian Brothers Academy running back Stevie Scott carried his team to the Section III Class AA football finals with a stellar performance in Friday night's AA semifinal against Utica Proctor at Cicero-North Syracuse's Bragman Stadium.

J-D girls soccer claims another sectional title

Red Rams shut out New Hartford 2-0 in Class A final

A 20-0 record, and a no. 2 state ranking, are wonderful accomplishments for the Jamesville-DeWitt girls soccer team. So is winning seven consecutive Section III Class A championships, even though the Red Rams are hopeful that this time it will finally translate into a first-ever state title.

J-D swimmers finish 9-0 regular season

Red Rams beat Skaneateles; F-M falls to 10-0 C-NS

While the Jamesville-DeWitt girls swim team has earned many honors already in 2015, that of overall Section III champion might prove most rewarding. To get it, the Red Rams will have to top all others on two occasions this weekend, starting Friday with the sectional Class B meet at Nottingham and continuing at that same pool two days later with the state qualifier.

J-D boys fall in sectional semifinal

F-M girls take loss to Liverpool in AA semis

The Jamesville-DeWitt boys soccer team knows both the glory and cruelty of the Section III Class A playoffs. Along with a pair of sectional titles, the Red Rams have also seen its season end in quick and brutal manners, though none might top what happened in Tuesday night’s Class A semifinal at East Syracuse Minoa High School Stadium, where J-D’s title reign ended in a 2-1 overtime defeat to Fulton.

Field hockey Hornets reach sectional final

F-M uses big second half to pull away from RFA

Not only does the Fayetteville-Manlius field hockey team have a chance at its first Section III Class A title since 2012, it will play the championship game on its home turf.

Big plays push Brothers past F-M, 41-14

CBA wins first match-up over Hornets since 2011

Though close in geography, the Christian Brothers Academy and Fayetteville-Manlius football teams rarely encounter each other on the field - unless something is at stake late in October or early in November.

ESM overcomes errors, ousts Watertown

J-D falls to Indian River in sectional playoffs

All the East Syracuse Minoa football team has wanted is to get back to the Carrier Dome and take that extra step to earn a Section III Class A title that proved elusive one year ago - but the Spartans nearly didn't make it out of the opening round in 2015.