Phil Blackwell

Sports Editor
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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.

He can be reached at pblackwell@eaglenewsonline.com.

Recent Stories

Aris, Headd named to Syracuse Sports Hall of Fame

F-M cross country coach receives another big honor

Every local sports fan has grown familiar with the running dynasty Bill Aris has helped to build at Fayetteville-Manlius, but few of them might remember Marty Headd's basketball contributions at Christian Brothers Academy and Syracuse University.

Seniors honored as Section III Scholar-Athletes

Each of the area’s high schools was well-represented as their top performers on the field and in the classroom were honored June 8 during the Section III Scholar-Athlete Awards Dinner at Onondaga Community College’s SRC Arena.

Clonan takes over as ESM athletic director

On Tuesday, Bob Campese spent his last day at East Syracuse Minoa before stepping down from his post as athletic director and heading into retirement.

Kim, Jones compete in state tournament

J-D golfers join Auburn's May, who repeats as champion

Two of Jamesville-DeWitt’s top girls golfers would finish a memorable season by appearing in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association championship tournament.

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Millar, Barber run to state track championships

CBA's Schug, J-D's Payne also earn medals

One more time, Bryce Millar and Kyle Barber participated in a high school state championship meet with the intent to add more victories to the titles they have accumulated over the years across the fall, winter and spring.

Track stars win big at sectional state qualifier

F-M, J-D, ESM, CBA all have first-place finishes

From Fayetteville-Manlius to Jamesville-DeWitt to East Syracuse Minoa to Christian Brothers Academy, local track and field athletes earned a large share of the winner’s glory during Friday’s Section III state qualifier at Cicero-North Syracuse’s Bragman Stadium.

Red Rams fall to Victor in state semifinal

J-D unable to make late comeback against unbeaten Blue Devils

Since claiming its last state Class B title in 2011, the Jamesville-DeWitt boys lacrosse team has, in each of the ensuing four seasons, come close to adding another crown, but have not quite pulled it off.

J-D softball drops Class A final to Oneida

Red Rams unable to hold 2-0 lead in late innings

Everything was falling into place for Jamesville-DeWitt’s softball team when they finally got around to playing the Section III Class A championship game against defending champion Oneida Wednesday night at Onondaga Community College.

CBA baseball stopped again in sectional final

VVS pulls away late, beats Brothers 11-3

Christian Brothers Academy's quest to claim the Section III Class A baseball championship got thwarted, in the championship round, by a hard-hitting opponent wearing red - again.

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Bellardini helps Section III win state golf tourney

CBA star shoots 35 on final nine holes to play key role

When Christian Brothers Academy boys golfer Jack Bellardini completed his fall season at the Section III tournament at Marcellus Golf Club, it was amid cold, raw and windy conditions. And when Bellardini’s season ended nearly eight months later at Cornell University’s Robert Trent Jones course during the New York State Public High School Athletic Association championship tournament, it was again cold and raw.

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