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Northstars fall to West Genny after road win at F-M
A chance at snaring the biggest victory in program history lay right in front of the Cicero-North Syracuse boys lacrosse team.
C-NS could face Liverpool in Class AA semis
In so many different ways, the Liverpool and Cicero-North Syracuse softball teams end up drawn to each other – especially at the end of the season, when the stakes are high.
Akinpelu, Reader each win three individual events
Since just four teams were involved, Thursday’s CNY Counties League National division track and field championship meets at Baldwinsville’s Pelcher-Arcaro Stadium turned into yet another neighborhood duel between Liverpool and Cicero-North Syracuse.
CBA takes out Northstars after shutout of Liverpool
What unfolded Thursday night at Chittenango High School during the Section III Class A girls lacrosse semifinals was guaranteed to be cruel for someone. Cicero-North Syracuse, no. 4 in the state rankings, was facing Christian Brothers Academy, no. 3 in that same state poll, and one of them would see their season end.
Vogue reached second singles final to lead Warriors
Boys tennis teams from Liverpool and Cicero-North Syracuse would both try to make deep runs in the three singles and two doubles divisions during this week’s Section III Class A tournament at Syracuse University’s Skytop Courts.
Northstars standout beats F-M's Bonomo for final spot
Nessa McKie felt the nerves when she stepped up to the first tee at Kanon Valley Country Club Tuesday afternoon, and she promptly mishit her drive, the ball barely traveling 50 yards. Yet when the playoff for the last Section III berth in next month’s state tournament at SUNY-Delhi was complete, it was McKie smiling as she overcame her rough start to defeat Fayetteville-Manlius’ Maggie Bonomo.
Northstars sweep West Genny; Warriors top B'ville again
Though the Cicero-North Syracuse baseball team was on the road and their Liverpool counterparts were on the road, each of them would emerge with important victories early in the final week of the regular season.
Warriors shut out B'ville; Northstars get even with Auburn
Nearly getting swept by Cicero-North Syracuse probably did more to motivate the Liverpool softball team than any number of one-sided victories it has recorded in 2015. With the Warriors sitting at no. 14 in the state Class AA rankings after edging the Northstars 5-4 on May 8, it visited Baldwinsville last Tuesday afternoon and relied on early run production to put away the Bees in a 4-0 shutout.
Webb, Mahana win multiple events for Northstars
With a CNY Counties League National division regular-season title secured,, the Cicero-North Syracuse girls track and field teams is ready for the next phase that starts with Thursday’s league meet at Baldwinsville’s Pelcher-Arcaro Stadium.
Liverpool boys 4x800 team wins at Schenectady meet
Both of the Liverpool boys and girls track and field teams will make their way to Baldwinsville’s Pelcher-Arcaro Stadium to compete this Thursday in the CNY Counties League National division championship meet.