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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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Two schools raise money for American Heart Association
As they do each fall, the Fayetteville-Manlius and Christian Brothers Academy soccer programs gathered together for a doubleheader, this time held under the lights last Saturday at Alibrandi Stadium.
F-M also gets key league win over C-NS
Plenty of important matches awaited the field hockey teams at Fayetteville-Manlius and East Syracuse Minoa as the calendar turned from September to October, including a head-to-head neighborhood clash last Friday afternoon.
J-D also gets 2-0 shutout over Skaneateles
Even with a five-game win streak and both defeats coming to Class AA opponents, the Jamesville-DeWitt boys soccer team remained missing from the state Class A rankings, though that might not last too much longer.
Grimes rises to no. 4 in state Class C rankings
Still situated at no. 2 in the state Class A rankings, the Jamesville-DeWitt girls soccer team would have a pair of interesting tests while defending its undefeated mark as the calendar turned from September to October.
F-M gets 41 unanswered points in first half
Barely three minutes had passed in Friday night’s game at Holland Stadium, and the Fayetteville-Manlius football team trailed at Auburn, its followers concerned that a defeat disastrous to its own post-season hopes was on the horizon.
Spartans rout Oswego; Red Rams top Fowler
Now the East Syracuse Minoa and Jamesville-DeWitt football teams are certain to have at least one more home game once the regular season is complete, having all but locked up the top two spots in the Class A American division.
Brothers gain control of AA-1 division, beat Warriors 28-17
When the two Section III Class AA football front-runners, Christian Brothers Academy and Liverpool, gathered on a brisk Friday evening at jam-packed LHS Stadium, one side would run to glory – in the most literal way possible.
Hornets win on same course twice in five days
A quirk in the schedule had the Fayetteville-Manlius cross country teams venturing to the same Baldwinsville course twice in a span of five days.
Coyne, Fletcher both win two individual races
While the Jamesville-DeWitt girls swim team had a case as Section III’s top squad after its season-opening win over West Genesee, local bragging rights remained important. So it was that the Red Rams and Christian Brothers Academy got together last Thursday night at J-D Middle School, where the Red Rams again asserted itself, eventually getting the best of the Brothers and prevailing by a score of 97-86.
Boys beat Corcoran, Proctor; girls blank C-NS, Auburn
These are exciting times for each of the Fayetteville-Manlius soccer teams, even if they don’t always result in victories.