Hornets star helped win state, national titles as senior
In its 30th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, Gatorade, in collaboration with USA Today High School Sports, announced that Fayetteville-Manlius senior Bryce Millar is the 2014-15 Gatorade New York Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year.
Three individual races, two relays part of astonishing individual effort
A new year meant that full-borne activity would start again for the Jamesville-DeWitt/CBA boys swim team as it looked to stay in front of the Onondaga High School League standings. And it also meant some milestones, including one from Cory Knapp that was particularly special during Friday night’s 98-77 victory over the host Auburn Maroons.
F-M prevails over smaller field due to weather issues
Frigid weather on Wednesday forced most of the area’s boys indoor track and field teams to sit at home and not compete in the George Constantino Memorial Invitational at SRC Arena. However, Fayetteville-Manlius was able to compete, and with 137 points took top honors over Cicero-North Syracuse, who had 107 points. Jamesville-DeWitt (47 points), CBA (21 points) and East Syracuse Minoa (20 points) also took part.
Brothers' 11-game unbeaten streak halted by Sparatns
It took more than half of the regular season, and it required another state-ranked opponent to pull it off, but the CBA/Jamesville-DeWitt ice hockey team finally had to accept a defeat on its ledger.
Hornets great, SU alum spent two seasons at helm
Mere hours after word got out that Christian Brothers Academy football coach Joe Casamento had resigned to take an administrative position in Washington, D.C., Fayetteville-Manlius found itself also in search of a new man to lead its varsity program - but for a much different reason.
Casamento led Brothers to 2004 state Class AA title
For 16 seasons, Joe Casamento has led Christian Brothers Academy's football program to heights both familiar and new, sending dozens of players into the college ranks. Now, that task falls on someone else after the 67-year-old Casamento announced on Wednesday that he is leaving CBA to take a job at a private school in Washington, D.C.
A review of some of the biggest stories of the year
As we say goodbye to 2014 and hello to 2015, we usually take the chance to reminisce on our past year and give good hopes for the future. Looking back through the 2014 editions of the Eagle Bulletin, there have certainly been some big events that have stood out and defined our local communities.
F-M girls second, J-D third; Payne, Schug win twice
Fully rested after their Nike Cross Nationals sweep in early December, those same distance runners from Fayetteville-Manlius made their indoor track debuts this winter on New Year's Eve, propelling the Hornets to dual runner-up finishes in the Oscar B. Jensen Holiday Relays - but finding lots of local company, too.
Grimes second at OCC tourney; MPH falls to NY Mills
Tournament week was a busy one as boys basketball teams from Fayetteville-Manlius, Bishop Grimes and Manlius-Pebble Hill had varying results in wildly varying venues.
Cobras beat F-M at SRC Arena; ESM goes 1-1
Just before the transition from 2014 to 2015, the Bishop Grimes girls basketball team would head to Onondaga Community College, attempting to protect both its undefeated record and its no. 6 state Class B ranking.
Pokines, Morris leads F-M past Bethlehem, Shaker-Colonie
The Fayetteville-Manlius ice hockey team, still looking for a victory in the 2014-15 season, took part in the annual “Pink the Rink” fund-raiser when it faced Cicero-North Syracuse Dec. 26 at the Onondaga County War Memorial, just prior to the Syracuse Crunch’s game against Albany.
Rams routed by state AA champion Ossining, beats Albany
In the curious case of the Jamesville-DeWitt girls basketball team, what cannot be argued is that it has tested itself whenever it has taken the court in the early portion of the 2014-15 season.
'Orange Out' salutes CBA student battling leukemia
If such a thing as divine inspiration exists, the Christian Brothers Academy boys basketball team possessed it Monday night as it defeated Jamesville-DeWitt 83-64 in the opening round of the annual Bottar-Leone Holiday Classic on Buddy Wleklinski Court.
Brothers stop host Warriors, Clarkstown North
Impressive as the CBA/Jamesville-DeWitt ice hockey had proven in Division II play, it seemed to do even better outside of that realm. First, there was the 3-2, come-from-behind victory over Division I contender Syracuse on Dec. 22 at Meachem Rink. Then came a trip to Clinton for this weekend's Warrior Holiday Classic, where the Brothers knocked off the hosts en route to another first-place trophy.
Cobras push past Tully, Solvay for top prize
A 2-4 start, and wildly inconsistent play, had left the Bishop Grimes boys basketball team in a perilous spot as it made the short trip to Chittenango for a holiday tournament early this week. But the Cobras turned things around in the Bears' lair, roaring to the first-place trophy with solid wins over Class C and B foes.