High School Sports


Boys Warriors drop playoff opener to B’ville

Even at full strength, Liverpool stopped by Bees

Once surrendered, all the momentum that the Liverpool boys basketball team gained early this season could never get recovered. Even when the no. 9 seed Warriors’ full roster returned in time for Friday night’s Section III Class AA opening-round game at no. 8 seed Baldwinsville, it could not slow down a red-hot Bees side that put five players in double figures and prevailed 77-64.

Liverpool’s Carnie earns state tournament berth

Warriors' 285-pound star joins Ashkar in trip to Albany

Audey Ashkar will have some company as two Liverpool wrestlers will make their way to Albany’s Times Union Center for this weekend’s New York State Public High School Athletic Association championship meet.

Liverpool girls top Corcoran in playoff opener

Patulski leads Warriors to quarterfinal clash with C-NS

It’s proved to be an exciting time for the Liverpool girls basketball team. First, the Warriors had to wait until the last game of the regular season against Henninger, and then get a school-record seven 3-pointers from Drew Dufrane in that victory, just to get a Section III Class AA playoff berth.

Boys swimming Warriors retain George Falwell Cup

Burdo, Miller lead Liverpool at sectional state qualifier

Having the Section III Class A championship was nice, but for the Liverpool boys swim team, total satisfaction would only derive from beating everyone else, too.

Ashkar powers to sectional wrestling title

Liverpool third in team standings; Carnie, Nash drop close finals

Thanks to the dominance of Audey Ashkar, the Liverpool wrestling team is assured of having one representative at Albany’s Times Union Centter on Feb. 27-28 for the state championship meet. Ashkar won the 120-pound title during last Saturday’s Section III Division I tournament at SRC Arena, the only Warriors wrestler able to get to the top spot on the podium despite having three finalists.

Liverpool girls hoops make it to sectionals

C-NS rips Auburn, is top AA playoff seed again

While the Cicero-North Syracuse girls basketball team could comfortably prepare for its latest Section III Class AA title defense, Liverpool just wanted to be part of the sectional tournament – and had to wait until the last game of the regular season to secure its playoff spot.

Evans suits up, gets basket in final C-NS game

Liverpool plays without Sullivan, loses twice

Connor Evans wanted one more chance to play high school basketball, one more opportunity to step on the floor and score a basket. To its everlasting credit, the Cicero-North Syracuse boys basketball team gave it to him.

Evans suits up, scores in final C-NS game

Knee injury sidelined Northstars guard for season

Connor Evans wanted one more chance to play high school basketball, one more opportunity to step on the floor and score a basket. To its everlasting credit, the Cicero-North Syracuse boys basketball team gave it to him.

Girls Warriors complete league indoor track sweep

Basla wins twice for Warriors; Fanizzi gets three wins for C-NS

Just 24 hours after its male counterparts went to the top of the standings, the Liverpool girls indoor track and field team did the same during Thursday’s CNY Counties League National division championships at SRC Arena.

Liverpool swimmers rally, win Class A sectional title

Burdo named Swimmer of the Meet with pair of titles

Three races remained in Thursday night's Section III Class A championship meet, and the Liverpool boys swim team still trailed in the race for top honors. Then, with a series of high finishes in both relays and individual events, the Warriors erased that deficit and repeated as sectional champions with a total of 399.5 points, holding off Watertown (361 points) and Jamesville-DeWitt/CBA (355 points) for first place.

Warriors third, Northstars fourth in hockey standings

Liverpool beats IHC; C-NS takes loss to Syracuse

In very different ways, the Liverpool and Cicero-North Syracuse ice hockey teams closed out their respective regular season and got ready for the Section III playoffs.

Liverpool holds off C-NS in league indoor meet

Warriors win on track; Northstars' Reader wins three field events

Without question, the Liverpool boys indoor track and field team did not like finishing behind Cicero-North Syracuse at the Feb. 4 Section III Class AA championship meet. So when the two sides returned to SRC Arena a week later for the CNY Counties League National Division championship meet on Wednesday night, the Warriors got the best of it, scoring 156 points to the Northstars’ 139, with Baldwinsville (106 points) in third place.

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LHS Senior of the Week: Matthew Sala

This week’s Liverpool High School Senior of the Week is Matthew Sala. Matthew is an accomplished athlete, having played varsity football for three years, including acting as captain during the team’s undefeated 2014 regular season, and varsity lacrosse for three years.

Liverpool wins Class AA sectional wrestling title

Warriors edge Baldwinsville by one point in team standings

Four head-to-head title bouts between Liverpool and Baldwinsville were the points on which last Saturday’s Section III Class AA championship meet turned. And though the Bees had the advantage of competing in its home gym, it didn’t matter one bit to the Warriors, who won all four of those finals and, by doing so, prevailed by a single point.

C-NS cheerleaders win sectional Class AA title

Northstars pull away from field; Liverpool finishes fifth

Just as they had done throughout the winter, the Cicero-North Syracuse cheerleading squad turned back all challengers – but this time, it delivered, for the Northstars, a Section III Class AA championship.