High School Sports


J-D boys soccer blanks South Glens Falls

Win sends Red Rams to regional final agianst Peru

Not content with the Section III Class A championship it earned at the expense of Marcellus on Nov. 1 at SUNY-Cortland, the Jamesville-DeWitt boys soccer team wanted to find more success in the regional playoffs, too, and earn a trip to Middletown for the state final four.

J-D runs over Scotia-Glenville in regionals

Stunning first-half surge leads to 6-0 victory

In recent post-season rounds, the Jamesville-DeWitt girls soccer team had made a habit out of scoring early goals. But the Red Rams took that practice to a new level during the first half of Tuesday night's Class A regional playoff game against Section II champion Scotia-Glenville at Fulton.

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Hornets fly to Class AA soccer sectional title

Tresness goal gives F-M 1-0 win over B'ville

Tysen Tresness had waited long enough. So had the rest of the Fayetteville-Manlius boys soccer team, who had gone nearly a decade without winning a Section III Class AA championship all by itself. And because Tresness wasn't patient at a critical juncture, the Hornets were able to beat Baldwinsville 1-0 and claim that outright sectional title Monday night at Liverpool High School Stadium.

J-D girls wins sectional cross country title

ESM's Marra, Young join Dye, Morganti at state meet

Just running by themselves, the members of the Jamesville-DeWitt girls cross country team are solid performers, but don’t evoke fear in the minds of competitors. Put together, though, the Red Rams are a force – and now are proud owners of the Section III Class B championship, earned last Saturday amid cold, windy conditions at Vernon-Verona-Sherrill.

Last-second TD sends Grimes to NFF final

Cobras beat Little Falls, 18-13, in dramatic ending

Moving to the National Football Foundation division this fall gave Bishop Grimes a chance at gridiron glory. But not even the Cobras' most ardent supporters could have dreamed of the way Grimes would get that glory during Saturday night's 18-13 victory over Little Falls in the NFF semifinals at Sauquoit Valley.

F-M runners start big push with sectional sweep

Hornets head to Canton to defend state Class A titles

Now the serious business begins for the Fayetteville-Manlius cross country teams, with local honors just the first hurdle cleared and plenty of glory, at the state and national level, still waiting to be attained. First, though, the Hornets had to take care of matters during Saturday's Section III Class A championship meet at Vernon-Verona-Sherrill, sweeping to the boys and girls team titles and getting the top individual boys time of the day from senior Bryce Millar.

J-D sweeps to soccer sectional titles

Girls, boys Red Rams both beat Marcellus in finals

Gaining a Section III Class A championship has turned into an annual rite for the Jamesville-DeWitt girls soccer team, and the boys are now joining in the fun. Both sets of Red Rams celebrated sectional titles Saturday night at SUNY-Cortland - and both beat Marcellus in their respective title games, with the girls prevailing 2-0 before the boys turned back the Mustangs 2-1.

Epic rally propels ESM to sectional final

Spartans erase 25-point deficit, stun Whitesboro

Whether the East Syracuse-Minoa football team prevails in the Carrier Dome against Indian River with the Section III Class A championship on the line, it will never, ever forget the way it got to that game. In a comeback for the ages, the Spartans, trailing 35-10 at halftime to Whitesboro in Friday night's Class A semifinal at Chittenango High School, made it all the way back and, on Jake Rodman's last-second touchdown pass to Fred Johnson, beat the Warriors 38-35.

Hornets hang on, return to AA sectional final

F-M top C-NS, draws B'ville again in title game

It only figures that the undefeated, state no. 1-ranked Fayetteville-Manlius boys soccer team will need to gets past its recent post-season nemesis if it wants to reclaim the Section III Class AA championship. The top-seeded Hornets' 2-1 victory over no. 4 seed Cicero-North Syracuse in Thursday night's AA semifinal at Liverpool High School Stadium sets up a title-game showdown on that same Liverpool turf Monday night at 7:30 against Baldwinsville, who edged Fowler 1-0 in the other semifinal.

OT goal sends J-D boys soccer to sectional final

Red Rams upend top seed, will face Marcellus Saturday

Four years after it finally broke through for a Section III Class A championship, the Jamesville-DeWitt boys soccer team moved closer to another title in the most exciting way possible. Jordan VanStry's goal late in the first overtime helped the no. 4 seed Red Rams upend top seed Indian River 2-1 in Wednesday night's Class A semifinal at Watertown High School.

Grimes, MPH soccer sides ousted in semifinals

Cobras fall to defending champion Beaver River

Once more, in a particularly painful manner, the Bishop Grimes girls soccer team discovered just how tough it is to navigate through the Section III Class C playoffs, regardless of the high regard shown toward them.

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Voters approve J-D school district $3 million capital project by nearly 3-to-1 margin

Project will improve the district’s athletic stadium and install a new turf field

After two years of work, the Jamesville-DeWitt school district will be allowed to install a turf field at the high school’s main athletic stadium. School district voters gave their overwhelming approval to the $3.1 million capital project during a public referendum vote on Oct. 28. The results showed a nearly 3-to-1 victory ratio for the referendum, with 619 votes to approve and 254 to reject.

J-D girls stop Whitesboro in Class A semis

ESM falls to Marcellus in penalty kicks

For the fifth consecutive year, the Jamesville-DeWitt girls soccer team thwarted Whitesboro's championship dreams. This time, it took place in Tuesday night's Section III Class A semifinal at Chittenango High School, where the unbeaten, top-seeded Red Rams relied on Alex Catanzarite to pull away and beat the no. 4 seed Warriors 4-1.

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J-D turf field project goes to vote on Oct. 28

Polls will be open 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

The possibility of construction for a $3.1 million capital project and update to the main athletics stadium, which includes installation of a multi-use turf field, at Jamesville-DeWitt high school is approaching with a Tuesday, Oct. 28 vote. The vote goes from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. and will take place in the main high school gym foyer.

Fayetteville-Manlius to host seminar focusing on NCAA recruiting and eligibility

The Fayetteville-Manlius school district is hosting a seminar focusing on NCAA recruiting and eligibility on Monday, Oct. 27 at the high school’s main auditorium.