High School Sports


Liverpool baseball falls in Class AA semis

Rough start leads to Auburn stopping Warriors, 10-2

Three pitches, especially the first three pitches of a baseball game, are far from enough to decide any kind of outcome. Yet it was what took place on that initial trio of deliveries that would start to send the Liverpool Warriors spiraling down to a 10-2 defeat to Auburn in Monday’s Section III Class AA semifinal at Onondaga Community College.

C-NS, Liverpool softball handle playoff openers

Warriors pull away from Auburn; Northstars blank F-M

Though certainly eyeing each other for a possible Section III Class AA championship showdown, the Cicero-North Syracuse and Liverpool softball teams did not forget about the immediate task of getting through the early rounds.

Liverpool baseball advances; C-NS knocked out

Warriors get past RFA as Northstars fall to F-M

Though the Liverpool baseball team lost twice in the regular season to Cicero-North Syracuse, it was the Warriors moving past the early rounds of the Section III Class AA playoffs, while the Northstars exited early.

Northstars’ Petrin reaches state golf tournament

C-NS brother tandem contends at sectional qualifier

Cicero-North Syracuse boys golfers Joe and John Petrin both had strong fall campaigns and finished among the leaders in the Section III Class AA tournament last October at the Links at Sunset Ridge.

C-NS girls lax makes return to sectional final

Northstars stop F-M, to face West Genny at Carrier Dome

Everything that the Cicero-North Syracuse girls lacrosse team had done to build its program back up to elite status leads up to the trip it takes to the Carrier Dome Tuesday night to see if it can upend West Genesee and win its first Section III Class A championship in 16 years.

Vanmarter leads Liverpool to second at AA meet

C-NS boys finish third; Girardi prevails twice

Mark Vanmarter and Alex Christensen helped the Liverpool boys track and field team to a second-place finish, just ahead of Cicero-North Syracuse, in Wednesday’s Section III Class AA championship meet at Bragman Stadium.

C-NS's Sovring earns return to state golf tournament

Northstars standout finishes fifth at sectional tourney

Cicero-North Syracuse girls golfer Brianna Sovring reached a pinnacle in her high school career when she qualified for the New York State Public High School Athletic Association tournament for the second time a season ago. Now, though, Sovring has reached a new milestone as, by finishing fifth in Tuesday's 2014 Section III championships at Kanon Valley Country Club, she will get to return to SUNY-Delhi's course on June 14-15 and make a third appearance in the state tournament.

Liverpool boys gets close to league track title

Vanmarter wins three events; Warriors one point back of F-M

A single point kept the Liverpool boys track and field team from winning last Thursday’s CNY Counties League National division championship on its home track. With a total of 147 points, the Warriors finished just behind Fayetteville-Manlius, who seized the top spot with 148 points. Cicero-North Syracuse had a strong showing, too, getting to third place with a total of 126 points.

Girls track Northstars takes second at league meet

Liverpool's Akinpelu wins three races

With lots of depth on its roster, the Cicero-North Syracuse girls track and field team offered a legitimate challenge to Fayetteville-Manlius during last Thursday’s CNY Counties League National division championship meet at Baldwinsville’s Pelcher-Arcaro Stadium.

C-NS, Liverpool softball build win streaks

Rivals both beat B'ville as sectional playoffs near

Though the path to those wins proved different, the Cicero-North Syracuse and Liverpool softball teams both earned crucial decisions with the Section III Class AA playoffs close at hand.

Liverpool baseball rallies, stuns B’ville

Warriors putting together strong finish to regular season

Should the Liverpool baseball team rise up and make a serious push for the Section III Class AA title, it may point to last Monday’s game against Baldwinsville as a turning point.

C-NS girls lax tops F-M, finishes 15-1 regular season

Liverpool to face Hornets in sectional playoffs

Though it knows that the task to reclaim the Section III Class A title after a 16-year absence is a tall one, the Cicero-North Syracuse girls lacrosse team goes into the Section III Class A playoffs confident after a tremendous 15-1 regular season.

C-NS boys lacrosse pulls away from Liverpool

Northstars regain form after pair of late-season defeats

Losses to Fayetteville-Manlius and West Genesee had the Cicero-North Syracuse boys lacrosse team in a skid, while its counterparts from Liverpool were making a furious late push to atone for early-season woes.

Softball Northstars, Warriors roll to more wins

C-NS splits weekend doubleheader with Horseheads, Troy

Once their regular-season business with each other was done (with one victory apiece), the Liverpool and Cicero-North Syracuse softball teams proceeded to handle most of its other opposition through the rest of the busiest week of the regular season.

Girls lacrosse Northstars hold off B'ville

Liverpool stopped by Bees, West Genesee

Still perched at the no. 4 spot in the state Class A rankings, the Cicero-North Syracuse girls lacrosse team motored toward the post-season, though perhaps a bit concerned with the way its defense was performing.