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Phil Blackwell

Sports Editor
315-434-8889 Ext: 348

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.

He can be reached at pblackwell@eaglenewsonline.com.

Recent Stories

F-M announces fall sports schedule

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.

J-D announces fall sports schedule

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.

ESM releases fall sports schedule

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.

CBA releases fall sports schedule

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.

Gilroy takes second at NYS Amateur Championships

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.

Hoops Festival draws large pool of local talent

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.

Felibert's fast finish leads to Credit Union Classic title

Venezuelan posts 65 for three-shot win at Drumlins

In five years and more than 40 attempts, Veronica Silibert had never tasted victory on the Symetra Tour. But all of that changed in the Credit Union Classic at Drumlins Country Club's East Course, where Silibert moved into contention right from the start and then saved her best golf for the closing stretch to earn a three-stroke victory, $15,000 and better odds to reach the LPGA Tour in 2015.

Race for Credit Union Classic title remains tight

Two tied, four others one back heading into final round

Little about the 19th annual Symetra Tour Credit Union Classic remains resolved with 18 holes to play. A tight leaderboard only got tighter during Saturday's second round at Drumlins Country Club's East course, leaving American Rachel Rohanna and Venezuelan Veronica Filibert tied for the lead and four others just one shot back.,

Aussie rookie races to Symetra lead at Drumlins

Davies-Graham, with 65, leads Stoelting by one shot

Having played just four times on the Symetra Tour in 2014, Australian native Ellen Davies-Graham came into the Credit Union Classic lagging far back in 130th place on the money list. That could change quickly, though, especially after Davies-Graham posted a six-under-par 65 on Drumlins Country Club's East course in Friday's opening round to seize a one-shot lead over Jackie Stoelting.

Crain, Hunt win titles at Fay-Man Day of Races

It only figured that heavy rains fell just hours before they set off on Sunday for the third annual Fay-Man Day of Races, held at Fayetteville-Manlius High School.

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