Logan Castiglione (Waterloo ’18) is making the most of her first-year opportunity at SUNY Oswego.

Brian Sharp (Newark ‘17) is nearing the middle of his second season as a member of the D’Youville College basketball team.

With the Keuka College women’s soccer team’s season having ended just five days ago, senior Sarah Tyler (Newark ’15) is preparing to hit the court in her final go-round as a member of the basketball team.

This week’s edition of College Playbook takes an interesting twist. Rather than highlighting a local athlete, I’ve decided to focus on a former local coach.

Dillon VanDemortel has been building a tremendous foundation in the first season of his collegiate cross country career.

Annabelle MacIntosh, a 2018 graduate of South Seneca, is in her first season playing forward on the Erie Community College women’s soccer team.

Ryan Velte, a 2017 Newark High School graduate, is making the most of his opportunities as a second-year member of the Keuka College men’s soccer team.

GANSEVOORT — For the second consecutive year, Keuka College leads the list of North Eastern Athletic Conference scholar-athletes for the 2017-18 academic year. The NEAC recognized 110 Keuka College scholar-athletes, 18 more than the second-best school in the conference. That number is up nea…

AUSTIN, Texas — Keuka College senior baseball player Dakota Skinner has been selected a 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-American by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). He becomes the first Keuka College student-athlete to repeat the honor, being named to the third te…

LA CROSSE, Wis. — Former South Seneca Track and field standout Emily Lavarnway has added All-American to her list of accomplishments. The SUNY Geneseo first-year achieved the honor in the women’s heptathlon at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships Thursday and Friday.

GENEVA — The Hobart College rowing team earned the 2017-18 Liberty League Crew of the Year and Coaching Staff of the Year awards the conference office announced Tuesday. In addition, four Statesmen were named All-Liberty League.

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GENEVA — William Smith College forward Hannah Wood has been voted the Liberty League Field Hockey Offensive Player of the Year for the second consecutive year. In addition, six members of the Heron team earned all-league honors.

Erin Guinan distinguished herself as one of the Finger Lakes East’s top softball players during her high school career at Geneva.

Penn Yan graduate Dylan Yonts began his lacrosse career at Division II St. Leo with eight goals and eight assists. Since then it’s been onward and upward — and upward in a big way.

Merritt Bailey spent his freshman season with the Seton Hill men’s lacrosse team learning the collegiate ropes behind two-year starter Brady Lawrence.

It’s been a productive New Year for former Marion star Olivia Suhr. That’s good news for the SUNY Brockport women’s basketball team, considering we’re only seven days into 2016.

Newark graduate Tyler Collins is only seven games into his collegiate career, but he’s already helping the Corning Community College men’s basketball team reach uncharted territory.

Marcus Whitman and Palmyra-Macedon have spent recent seasons battling for the Finger Lakes girls swimming championship. A trio of swimmers from the two league powers — Pal-Mac’s Jensen VanNostrand and the Marcus Whitman duo of Miranda Dunton and Natalie Johnson — have enjoyed early-season su…

Carmen Sapp and Celia Cordero faced off against each other many times during their Finger Lakes East encounters in volleyball, basketball and lacrosse. Sapp, a Geneva High School graduate, and Cordero, a Midlakes alumna, squared off mostly on the volleyball court: each played five varsity se…

One had to rally. The other witnessed a runaway. Penn Yan Academy graduates Ryan Maciejewski and Kelly Lickert-Orr may have gone about it in different ways, but both came way with lacrosse national championships over the weekend.