Burdo wins twice, is named Athlete of the Meet
Right up to the final race, Friday's Section III Class A boys swimming championships carried some suspense, with defending champion Liverpool doing its best to fend off strong challenges from CBA/Jamesville-DeWitt and Watertown.
C-NS second in both divisions of sectional meet
Ben Petrella and Terrell Coleman provided the lead, and the rest of the Liverpool boys indoor track and team followed them, all the way to the Section III Class AA championship. Winning two races apiece, Petrella and Coleman helped the Warriors hold off Cicero-North Syracuse in Wednesday night's sectional meet at SRC Arena.
Girls Northstars near undefeated regular season
Now the push for the Cicero-North Syracuse girls basketball team was to go through its entire regular season without a defeat, and hope that can carry on all the way deep into the month of March.
Liverpool third, C-NS fifth in standings behind B'ville
One more time, Liverpool wrestler Audey Ashkar got to perform on his home mats during last Saturday’s Section III Class AA championship meet, and he didn’t disappoint.
Liverpool goes 1-1; C-NS ties F-M
A real possibility existed that the Liverpool and Cicero-North Syracuse ice hockey teams could meet up in the opening round of the Section III playoffs. For that to happen, the Warriors would have to overtake Fulton for third place in the Division I American Conference, and the Northstars would have to hang on to second place in the National Conference.
Four Liverpool players score in double figures
If the Liverpool boys basketball team wants to go from contender to champion, it knows it must shine on both sides of the ball. So it only figured that the Warriors' defense played a central role in knocking off defending Section III Class AA champion Henninger 63-55 on Friday night, holding the Black Knights without a field goal for more than five minutes in the fourth quarter to put the game away.
Northstars beat Mary Louis Academy at end of 4-0 week
When the Cicero-North Syracuse girls basketball team returned to New York City for a weekend appearance in the Mecca Tournament, it left behind a Section III Class AA field that, including Liverpool, seemed as far away as ever, especially with the Northstars rising all the way up to no. 10 in the latest USA Today Super 25 rankings of the best teams in the nation.
Big crowd watches Warriors keep local supremacy
Much more than the typical hoopla associated with a rivalry was present when Cicero-North Syracuse and Liverpool square off in boys basketball last Friday night, especially from the Northstars’ perspective.
Northstars, Liverpool also take part in Arcaro Invitational
Only by the margin of a single point did the Cicero-North Syracuse indoor track and field teams miss sweeping a large field of challengers from Section III and elsewhere during last Friday night’s Utica Challenge Invitational.
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.
Warriors fall to Central Valley; Northstars beaten by CBA/J-D
Now it’s the Liverpool wrestling team’s turn to host the Section III Class AA championship meet following years of travel to other venues, including Cicero-North Syracuse and Baldwinsville.
Late surge helps Warriors take battle of unbeaten powers
At least for now, the Liverpool boys swim team still holds on to the title of best in Section III. Buoyed by a string of victories late in the meet, the Warriors defeated Jamesville-DeWitt/CBA 101-84 Wednesday night in a showdown of two undefeated league champions.
Petrella, Schulz, Coleman all win distance races
All season long, the Liverpool indoor track and field teams looked to catch Cicero-North Syracuse, and finally did so – at least for one day.
Warriors shine following close loss to B'ville
All sorts of glory was within the reach of the Liverpool wrestling team, starting with last week’s showdown with Baldwinsville for CNY Counties League superiority and continuing with Saturday’s appearance at Cicero-North Syracuse for the Section III Dual Meet.
Liverpool to visit C-NS as rivals clash this Friday
Now that it had its confidence restored, the Liverpool boys basketball team could not wait to enter the regular-season homestretch, even if it includes its annual trip down the road to face its rivals from Cicero-North Syracuse, who is just glad to be on the brink of returning to the Section III Class AA playoffs after a one-year absence.
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