High School Sports


Brothers roar again, romp past West Genny

F-M falls to 2-4 with defeat to Indian River

Something familiar was on display Friday night at Alibrandi Stadium – the Christian Brothers Academy football team in top form, lighting up the scoreboard, flying around on defense and causing fear and dread in its opposition.

J-D, ESM football earn crucial league wins

Red Rams outscore Oswego; Spartans stop Fulton

All of that abuse the Jamesville-DeWitt football team took in September on its way to an 0-4 start had a purpose, for now the Red Rams find itself in a three-way battle with East Syracuse-Minoa and Fulton for the Class A American division regular-season championship.

J-D, MPH tennis fall in sectional semifinals

Unbeaten Red Rams upended; F-M gets to Class A final

In order to lay claim to the Section III Class B team title, the Jamesville-DeWitt girls tennis team had to navigate through three tough matches in a 72-hour span – but only won one of them.

J-D runners sweep ESM, grab league titles

Girls, boys Red Rams both finish 8-0 in OHSL Freedom division

Once again, Jamesville-DeWitt’s cross country teams find themselves perched atop their respective Onondaga High School League Freedom divisions. Not only did the Red Rams sweep these league titles with matching 8-0 marks, they wrapped them up Wednesday against their neighbors from East Syracuse-Minoa on the Spartans’ home course, which only made it sweeter.

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F-M golfers repeat as sectional AA champs

CBA's Bellardini shoots 73, wins individual honors

High winds, chilly temperatures, occasional rain - nothing was going to keep the Fayetteville-Manlius boys golf team from claiming another Section III Class AA championship, or stop Christian Brothers Academy's Jack Bellardini from emerging as the top individual at Wednesday's fall sectional tournament at the Links at Sunset Ridge.

Grimes girls soccer blanks CBA, stays unbeaten

Cobras, still atop state Class C poll, have four straight shutouts

Even a 1-1 draw with Tully on Sept. 23, the first blemish it had taken this fall, did not keep the Bishop Grimes girls soccer team from staying atop the state Class C rankings.

CBA football victimized by Liverpool rally

Brothers fall to 2-3; F-M slump continues against Auburn

Whatever turmoil and struggles that the Christian Brothers Academy football team had faced so far in 2014 would feel more tolerable if it could muster a win against unbeaten Liverpool last Friday night at Alibrandi Stadium.

Grimes football moves to 4-1; J-D ends skid

ESM takes surprising defeat to Oswego, 28-20

It took a month, and five games, before the Jamesville-DeWitt football team could savor a victory, something that Bishop Grimes was getting quite used to – and East Syracuse-Minoa was familiar with, too, until an unlikely foe intervened.

J-D swimmers win, await West Genny showdown

CBA drops tight battle to Liverpool

While sweeping through all of its Onondaga High School League opposition, the Jamesville-DeWitt girls swim team has paid close attention to West Genesee doing the same thing in the Onondaga High School League.

J-D girls tennis finishes unbeaten regular season

Red Rams hold off Homer 4-3, stop CBA 5-2

Through a busy fall and wading through a tough, deep OHSL Freedom American division, the Jamesville-DeWitt girls tennis team would never take a blemish.

F-M girls runners fall from top of state rankings

Hornets were no. 1 every week since 2006

Something happened early this week that had not taken place since 2006. The Fayetteville-Manlius girls cross country team found itself outside the no. 1 spot in the state rankings, something it had held for eight years through its continual reign that included state and national championships.

F-M tennis, golf gets even with West Genny

Late-season wins avenge earlier defeats to Wildcats

Whether it was for a few weeks, or a few days, a pair of Fayetteville-Manlius teams - one in girls tennis, the other in boys golf - were both eager for another shot at West Genesee. And when they got that chance on the same Monday afternoon within a few hundred yards of each other in Camillus, both sets of Hornets pulled it off, providing a satisfactory conclusion to their respective regular seasons.

CBA football rebounds, rips RFA 51-20

F-M stopped at B'ville, falls to 1-3 on season

Those were seven long days for the Christian Brothers Academy football team, with constant reminders of the 50 points Corcoran had scored on them Sept. 19 at Alibrandi Stadium, leaving a 1-2 mark and all kinds of questions of where this season was headed.

Spartans smash Cortland for second straight win

J-D runs into Carthage, falls to 0-4

Just as planned, the East Syracuse-Minoa football team has maneuvered its way to the top of the Class A American division, while Jamesville-DeWitt goes into October still in search of its first win in 2014. The Spartans went to Cortland Friday night and, propelled by a big first half, rolled past the Purple Tigers 40-12, while the Red Rams lost at home to defending Section III Class A champion Carthage 40-18.

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‘Red Out’ raises money for Heart Association

On Sept. 13, the Fayetteville-Manlius and Christian Brothers Academy girls and boys JV and varsity soccer teams participated in their annual fundraiser, the “Red Out.” During the event, The FM girls varsity Soccer Team held a Have A Heart Bake Sale during the Varsity games at the FM Swan Pond and raised $300.