Liverpool stars both notch top-five individual finishes
Liverpool track and field stars Ore Akinpelu and Ryheim Lawes refused to let a little rain – or a lot of rain – affect the way they performed at last weekend’s state championship meet at Middletown High School.
C-NS makes second straight appearance at SUNY-Delhi
For the second consecutive year, Cicero-North Syracuse girls golfer Brianna Sovring ended her season on the hills of SUNY-Delhi’s course, playing in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association championship tournament.
O'Hara leads Northstars past Brockport, East Meadow
All the Cicero-North Syracuse softball team wanted to do was win one more game than it did each of the last three seasons - to "Finish It", as they so succinctly put it. And the Northstars did finish the task on Saturday, winning the state Class AA championship for the first time since it prevailed on its home diamond in 2006.
Local athletes making it big at college, pro level
Section III’s athletes are going after state championships this week, from boys lacrosse in Pittsford to baseball in Binghamton to girls lacrosse at Cortland to softball at Queensbury to track and field at Middletown to girls golf at Delhi. They do so amid a year where, everywhere you look, from the college to professional ranks, local athletes are seizing their moments in the spotlight and shining brightly.
O'Hara strikes out 12, hits long home run
With one more chance to play in front of the home folks at the Gillette Road Middle School complex, the Cicero-North Syracuse softball team gave them another taste of the winning formula that has worked so well over the years.
Liverpool, C-NS standouts part of strong team effort
Liverpool senior Karl Deuble and Cicero-North Syracuse junior Joey Petrin are both proud part-owners of a state boys golf championship. Deuble and Petrin helped Section III capture a tight battle for team honors during the New York State Public High School Athletic Association tournament at Cornell University’s Robert Trent Jones course in Ithaca.
Syracuse puts away Wilkes-Barre/Scranton in five games
The Syracuse Crunch has yet to be challenged in the American Hockey League playoffs. After trailing 1-0 to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in the Eastern Conference finals, the Crunch responded like a champion winning three straight, including a grinding two-game sweep in Games 3 and 4 on the road in Pennsylvania to take a 3-1 series lead.
O'Hara throws three-hitter, hits pivotal home run
Sydney O’Hara expects to spend a lot of time on the softball diamond at Syracuse University over the next four years. But O’Hara got to play - and stand out - in an important game at the SU diamond while still wearing a Cicero-North Syracuse softball uniform during Saturday’s Section III Class AA final against Liverpool.
Lawes wins 100, 200 sprints for Warriors
Battling 90-degree heat and the pressure of wanting to advance to this weekend’s state meet at Middletown High School, track and field athletes from Liverpool and Cicero-North Syracuse would earn a series of victories in Thursday’s Section III state qualifier at Bragman Stadium.
Warriors stop Central Square; Northstars oust Auburn
Liverpool and Cicero-North Syracuse cruised through their respective Section III Class AA softball semifinal matchups at Hopkins Road Park on Thursday night, setting up the same final meeting for the fourth time in five years. In the first AA semifinal, Liverpool took down Central Square 4-1, and C-NS followed with a 10-0 drubbing of Auburn.
Dolphins hold off Mercyhurst in Division II title game
There’s a deep connection between Liverpool High School’s lacrosse program and that at Le Moyne College, never better personified than the contributions made by Warriors to the Dolphins’ NCAA Division II men’s lacrosse title in 2013.
C-NS grad led Division III runner-up Red Dragons
Capping off a tremendous college career, Cicero-North Syracuse graduate Lucia Meola was named to the Division III All-American team for the third straight year after a successful senior season at Cortland State.
Four early Bucs home runs doom Northstars
In just a couple of innings on a windy Sunday afternoon, the work of an entire season by the Cicero-North Syracuse baseball team, which included a 15-0 start and a rise to the no. 2 spot in the state Class AA rankings, got halted in an abrupt and powerful manner.
C-NS, Liverpool golf beat brutal conditions at Seven Oaks
Way back in October, boys golfers from Liverpool and Cicero-North Syracuse recorded high finishes in the Section III Class AA championship tournament. But the New York State Public High School Athletic Association championships don’t take place until the first weekend in June, at Cornell University’s Robert Trent Jones-designed layout. So they have to wait more than seven months for a resolution to the season.
Liverpool tops B'ville; O'Hara, Lenart no-hit F-M
Bad weather caused some havoc with the Section III softball playoffs, but it did not keep the top two seeds, Cicero-North Syracuse and Liverpool, from making it to this week’s Class AA semifinal round.
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