Ostrander, long-time boys JV soccer coach, takes over for Hornets
Brent Ostrander finally gets his chance to coach high school soccer at the varsity level – on the girls side. For nearly a quarter-century, Ostrander had led the Fayetteville-Manlius junior varsity boys soccer team, molding the players that the varsity team, under Jeff Hammond, would later take to a string of league and Section III titles.
Spartans return plenty on offense, break in new QB
A big reason why the East Syracuse-Minoa football team has kept itself among the top Section III Class A programs in the last decade is its ability to absorb the inevitable departure of star players and find new ones to shine in their place.
J-D football starts life after Baker, Crossett graduate
No longer is the Jamesville-DeWitt football program concerned about reaching the top of the Section III Class A ranks. It now confronts a different challenge – staying there.
Wittig keys Hornets after massive roster turnover
Sequels are inevitably compared to what took place the first time around. Damien Rhodes’ debut season as Fayetteville-Manlius football coach was close to ideal. It included a perfect 7-0 regular season and a high-octane offense that averaged more than 46 points per game. Hornets fans dreamed of a Section III Class A title.
Football Cobras to open Sept. 7 at Dome against NY Mills
Bishop Grimes Junior/Senior High School’s 2014 fall sports schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.
Football Hornets open against C-NS Sept. 6 at Carrier Dome
Fayetteville-Manlius High School’s 2014 fall sports varsity schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.
Girls soccer Red Rams go after sixth straight sectional title
Jamesville-DeWitt High School’s 2014 fall sports varsity schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.
Spartans football to play Vestal at Carrier Dome Sept. 5
East Syracuse-Minoa High School’s 2014 fall sports varsity schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.
Defending AA football champs open with Henninger Sept. 5
Christian Brothers Academy’s 2014 fall sports varsity schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.
F-M freshman makes impact in statewide competition
For Kyle Gilroy, it quickly became apparent that winning the boys junior division of the New York State Boys and Girls Amateur Championship was out of the question.
ESM's McDuffie part of Central boys' second-place effort
With help from East Syracuse-Minoa’s Jah-meer McDuffie, the Central boys basketball team finished second at the Aug. 1-3 Summer Hoops Festival in Johnson City, near Binghamton. But the Central girls side, despite the presence of seven local basketball stars, four of them from 2014 state Class A finalist Jamesville-DeWitt, only managed a single victory in four tries.
CBA defends AA sectional title; F-M provides strong challenge
Just a month remains before the area’s quintet of high school football teams hit the field for practice and, soon after that, the start of the 2014 season. They will do so with plenty of changes on the horizon – some of them small, others large.
CBA, F-M standouts to play in Under Armour All-American games
Even though the high school lacrosse season has ended, a busy summer of camps, clinics and tournaments await most of the area’s top players. And that included, for members of Christian Brothers Academy’s girls team, a chance to try out for spots on the a national team – all while in the middle of another run to the state Class B final four.
Hair, Kim both garner top-30 finishes in state tournament
Jamesville-DeWitt girls golfer Molly Hair was accustomed to the pressure of playing in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association tournament on SUNY-Delhi’s course, while her teammate, Junghye Kim, was new to all this.
Millar, Berge', Avery, Pearl all have top-five runs for F-M
Though part of a much smaller track and field team than most of the girls she competes against, Christian Brothers Academy sophomore Anna Schug finds herself just as good – if not better – than any of them.