Spartans fall to Burnt Hills in OT; Hornets routed by Shenendehowa
The area's pair of field hockey Section III champions searched for successful conclusions during Saturday's regional playoffs at Cicero-North Syracuse's Bragman Stadium, but neither East Syracuse-Minoa nor Fayetteville-Manlius was able to find it.
CBA needs late Zazzara touchdown to prevail 19-14
Put under pressure as never before in its undefeated quest for ultimate glory, the Christian Brothers Academy football team had a ready answer - and gained possession of a second consecutive Section III Class AA championship. From J.R. Zazzara's long touchdown run early in the fourth quarter to a defense that overcame injuries to key starters to make a key stop in the final minutes, the state no. 2-ranked Brothers fought past Henninger 19-14 in Saturday's sectional final at the Carrier Dome.
Coyne sisters, Hair, Schultz key Red Rams' efforts
First the Coyne sisters took their turns gathering up race victories. Then Molly Hair and Hayley Schultz made their decisive moves. Put it all together, and it meant that the Jamesville-DeWitt girls swim team would hold off host New Hartford and earn first place in Friday night's Section III Class B championship meet.
Red Rams drop epic regional after 2-2 draw with Spartans
With each year, the Class A girls soccer regional playoff clashes between Jamesville-DeWitt and Burnt Hills/Ballston Lake have turned more epic. And none went longer, or had more twists and turns, than Tuesday night’s renewal at Stillwater High School, near Saratoga Springs. For more than two hours, the Red Rams and Spartans went back and forth, trading bursts of momentum, but settling nothing.
F-M boys, led by Millar, go 1-2-3 to fend off Liverpool
Working together with purpose and determination, the trio of Bryce Millar, Andrew Berge and Peter Ryan made sure the Fayetteville-Manlius boys cross country team did not have its reign as Section III Class A champions stopped by Liverpool.
Red Rams survive long OT duel with ESM, 1-0
Half a decade ago, the question was simply about whether the Jamesville-DeWitt girls soccer team would ever win a Section III Class A championship. Now, the Red Rams have five consecutive sectional titles on the ledger, none of them more dramatically earned than Saturday night's 1-0, triple-overtime decision over East Syracuse-Minoa in the Class A final at SUNY-Cortland.
F-M stops C-NS 1-0; ESM edges Camden 2-1
True, the Fayetteville-Manlius field hockey team did not have to wait as long as East Syracuse-Minoa did for another Section III championship - it only seemed that way. The Hornets, absent a title for nearly a quarter-century, finally saw that drought end Saturday night at Rome Free Academy Stadium when it defeated Cicero-North Syracuse 1-0 in the sectional Class A final.
Stroman hits game-winner for CBA in 2-1 classic
When Monte Stroman’s free kick hit the back of the net for the overtime game-winner in Saturday night's Section III Class A final at Liverpool High School Stadium, the Christian Brothers Academy boys soccer forward said his life flashed before his eyes.
Brothers get 61 points, put away Liverpool in semifinal
For the fifth year in a row, the Christian Brothers Academy football team moved on to the Class AA championship. This time, it was at the expense of the Liverpool Warriors. The state no. 2-ranked Brothers capitalized on three Warrior turnovers and pulled away for a 62-28 victory at West Genesee High School Saturday afternoon.
Black Knights advance to face CBA for sectional title
Week after week, game after game, the Fayetteville-Manlius football team stared at defeat and did not blink, building an eight-game win streak. But in one dreary afternoon, that luck ran out, as Henninger handed the Hornets a humbling 44-14 defeat in Saturday's Section III Class AA semifinal at Liverpool High School Stadium.
Spartans drop classic to Carthage; Red Rams ousted by Indian River
Dreams that football teams from East Syracuse-Minoa and Jamesville-DeWitt carried of, perhaps, meeting up in the Carrier Dome for the Section III Class A championship were thwarted one step short of that goal. The Spartans dropped a 43-36 classic to Carthage in Friday night's Class A semifinal at Fulton Stadium, while in the other semifinal the Red Rams fell to Indian River for the second time this season in a 31-14 decision at Watertown High School.
F-M edges C-NS, will face Baldwinsville for sectional title
A day before the Fayetteville-Manlius boys soccer team was to face Cicero-North Syracuse in the Section III Class AA semifinal, the team spent a good part of its practice – nearly an hour - working on free kicks and other set pieces.
Rams to face CBA in sectional title game
Few who follow boys soccer at Jamesville-DeWitt or Christian Brothers Academy will recall a single evening as memorable as what took place in Wednesday night's Section III Class A semifinals. On one side, the Red Rams stunned undefeated, state no. 1-ranked Fowler 2-0 at Chittenango High School, while on the other side the Brothers survived penalty kicks to get past Watertown after those two sides played to a 1-1 tie at Liverpool High School Stadium.
Spartans blank Camden; Red Rams handle Whitesboro
This time around, someone different is lined up to try and end the Jamesville-DeWitt girls soccer team's four-year reign as Section III Class A champions - someone right down the road from where the Red Rams reside.
Carter-Huffman scores twice; ESM blanks Whitesboro
Going into Sunday afternoon’s Sectiion III Class A field hockey semifinal match-up against Rome Free Academy, Fayetteville-Manlius’s Christine Carter-Huffman had only scored one goal during the entire regular season.