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Phil Blackwell has been sports editor of Eagle Newspapers since 1998 and is the co-host of the Inside High School Sports show, Saturday mornings from 10 to 11 a.m. on ESPN Radio 97.7 and 100.1.
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Ezidegwu, Geehrer both win twice for F-M boys
Before it could go after the other main powers in Section III Class AA indoor track and field, Fayetteville-Manlus first had to handle the business of winning Wednesday night’s CNY Counties League American division championship meet at SRC Arena.
Payne wins three events, leads Red Rams to victory
Though pushed by plenty of challengers, the Jamesville-DeWitt girls indoor track and field team claimed the top spot in Wednesday night’s Onondaga High School League Division 1 championships at SRC Arena, and the Red Rams nearly won on the boys side, too.
Right in the middle of a stretch where it would play three times in four nights, the Liverpool ice hockey team would pay a visit to Meachem Rink and measure itself against the 13-1-1, state Division I no. 4-ranked Syracuse Cougars.
J-D continues stay atop state Class A rankings
Still possessing the top spot in the state Class A rankings, the Jamesville-DeWitt girls basketball team tested itself again by venturing to New York City – or, more specifically, the Bronx – for the Mecca Tournament.
J-D topped by Ludden again; CBA returns to winning form
Just once in this renaissance winter had the Bishop Grimes boys basketball team tasted defeat, at home in a loss to Syracuse Academy of Science on Jan. 17. Less than two weeks later, the Cobras paid a visit to SAS, looking to get even, and did so last Friday night, though it took working all 32 minutes to get in front and withstand all of the possible charges to edge the Atoms 66-62.
F-M girls tops CBA despite Schug claiming three wins
Over a two-week stretch, the area’s indoor track and field teams would have six different competitions on the agenda, including both league and Section III meets that will take place at SRC Arena.
Cobras roll until late-week defeat to Seton Catholic
From a broken clock to a late-game injury, the Bishop Grimes girls basketball team underwent many different kinds of adversity in last Thursday’s game against Bishop Ludden, any of which could have provided an excuse had the Cobras faltered.
F-M drops close decision to Rome Free Academy
Going into the decisive month of February, the CBA/Jamesville-DeWitt ice hockey team just may have timed it right.
F-M boys struggle in home loss to Black Knights
It was crucial for the Fayetteville-Manlius girls basketball team to recover from its Jan. 22 defeat at West Genesee and get some victories before the tough regular-season homestretch in early February.
J-D makes noise at Utica Challenge Invitational
Post-season action for each of the area’s indoor track and field teams would commence in the last full week of January, when Christian Brothers Academy contended for top honors in the Onondaga High School League Division 2 meet at SRC Arena.