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Phil Blackwell has been sports editor of Eagle Newspapers since 1998 and is the co-host of the Inside High School Sports show, Saturday mornings from 10 to 11 a.m. on ESPN Radio 97.7 and 100.1.
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Liverpool sees pair of two-goal leads disappear in season opener
If the opening act was any sort of indication, the Liverpool ice hockey team’s trek through the 2015-16 season could prove quite exciting. It’s just that the Warriors would like to win, too.
Warriors earn return trip to Nike Nationals
Now the Liverpool boys cross country team has made it past all of the hurdles and are going back to Portland, Oregon, ready to take on the best in the United States at the Nike Nationals, where it finished fourth a year ago.
Boys, girls hoops Warriors open with Baldwinsville
Liverpool High School’s 2015-16 winter sports schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.
Girls basketball Northstars to make holiday trip to San Francisco
Cicero-North Syracuse High School’s 2015-16 winter sports schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.
Lamison, Evangelista part of historic NCAA title for SU
When the Syracuse University field hockey team earned the first NCAA championship for any women’s program in that school’s history, two recent Liverpool High School graduates had a part in it.
Liverpool falls, 17-16, in tense AA state semifinal
With a mixture of pride and sadness, the Liverpool football team trudged off the field Saturday night at Cicero-North Syracuse's Bragman Stadium, full of a sense of accomplishment of all it had done, but also ruing that it could not do just a little bit more.
Late TD drive sends Liverpool to state semifinals
With a 17-year Section III title drought finally behind them, the Liverpool football team now began the quest to end another long wait – this one for the program’s first-ever state Class AA championship.
Petrella sets course record at Monroe-Woodbury
Early on Saturday evening, the bus carrying the Liverpool boys cross country team received a grand welcome back home, complete with a police escort and wailing sirens. It was the sort of greeting only winning a state championship could provide - and the Warriors have it.
Northstars hold off B'ville in four sets on home court
From start to finish in 2015, the Cicero-North Syracuse boys volleyball team held domain over local large-school sides, and wasn't about to let go of that position at the end of the tale.
C-NS boys soccer stopped short of state final four
Perhaps the only downside of the Cicero-North Syracuse boys soccer team's run to Section III Class AA championship was that it could not follow up and find its way to the state final four in Middletown.