PENN YAN — Penn Yan football greats Tony Collins, Tom Watkins and Richard Enos — members of the undefeated 1976 Mustangs team — were in attendance for Penn Yan/Dundee’s regular-season finale against the Le Roy Oatkan Knights on Mustang Field Saturday.
GENEVA — It took the entire third quarter and six minutes of the fourth for St. Lawrence University to tie the Hobart Statesmen at 10-10. It took them just over six more minutes to take a 13-10 lead.
GENEVA — The Hobart and William Smith Colleges sailing team won the David Lee Arnoff Trophy on Seneca Lake this past weekend, Oct. 16-17. It’s the fifth-straight time the Colleges have won the trophy. In addition, William Smith sailors were in Cambridge, Massachusetts for the Women’s Atlanti…
GENEVA — The Hobart football team was coming off a bye, which followed its first loss of the season two weeks ago at always-tough Ithaca.
Lyons/Sodus — A wet night made for tricky handling for all players involved in the Lyons/Sodus vs. Frewsburg 8-man football game on Friday night.
OVID — It was homecoming weekend for the South Seneca Falcons when its combined team with Romulus hosted another combined team of Lyons/Sodus for some 8-man football action on Saturday night.
ITHACA — The Hobart football team steamrolled every opponent in the first month of the regular season. That domination may be spare for the rest of the season for the Statesmen, who faced their first of several undefeated Liberty League opponents on Saturday in the Ithaca Bombers.
PALMYRA — The epic 15-minute fireworks display at halftime at Palmyra-Macedon High School provided plenty of excitement for the hundreds of fans, parents and students in attendance for the Red Raiders’ homecoming game against Geneva on Friday night.
PENN YAN — Saturday’s tilt between Penn Yan/Dundee and Midlakes had everything any football fan would wish for: two teams with the same record in the same class battling for Sectional position, Homecoming, back-and-forth action and loads of offense.
WAVERLY — The Waverly Wolverines hosted the Geneva Panthers in a football game that had been scheduled a week in advance. The last minute addition left both teams with minimal time to prepare and questions about their game plans.
GENEVA — The main question entering Saturday evening’s matchup against the Keystone Giants for the Hobart Statesmen football team was: how would they fare knowing that one of the biggest matchups of the season is next week against Ithaca?
PITTSFORD — Hobart’s trip to St. John Fisher Saturday afternoon not only marked the first time the NCAA Division III football stalwarts had met in four years, it was a crucial, early battle between a pair of 2-0 teams.
CLIFTON SPRINGS — An eye-raising, 39-0 blowout of Waterloo in Week 2 made for a buzzing Midlakes high school home opener on Friday night.
DUNDEE — It had been two years since Dundee had played at Scotsmen Field and Saturday, the Scottmen returned to their home turf with teammates from Penn Yan in tow.
GENEVA — The Hobart football team headed into the locker room at halftime with a 10-0 lead over Morrisville State. The Statesmen had a few solid offensive drives, a turnover that led to a score and the defense gave the Mustangs little to work with, but the offense didn’t seem like it was cli…
WATERLOO — Given that the Midlakes Screaming Eagles were a one-win team in the Fall II season last spring and the Waterloo Indians made it to the sectional semifinals, it would have been difficult to predict the lopsided final outcome of Friday’s game.
HORNELL — It has been only a few months — since April 24 to be exact — when the Waterloo football program lost to Livonia in the Class B sectional semifinals during the Fall II sports season.
GENEVA — The Wayne Central Eagles football team came to Loman Stadium ready to put Class B on notice.
GENEVA — Prior to 2020, the last time the Hobart football program didn’t have a season was during World War II.
GENEVA — Currently, Italy occupies one of the top spots in world football rankings after its victory over England in the 2020 European Championships. While most of the world refers to it as football — or futbol — some countries in North America call it soccer.
WATERLOO — The Waterloo Hall of Fame has been waiting, patiently, to induct distinguished former athletes since 2020. The Class of 2020 — now the Class of 2021 — will finally be enshrined Labor Day Weekend.
GENEVA — Not many coaches in any sport have the pedigree that Mike Pane has during his time with the Geneva football program.
By the end of 2021, two high school football seasons will take place in the same calendar year, but the upcoming season will finally kick off a normal high school athletic year once again.
WATERLOO — This past football season for the Waterloo Indians was one to remember; not just for fans, but for the record book as well. Senior quarterback Brian Oddi accomplished much more than just lifting his team to the Class C sectional semifinals.
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SHORTSVILLE — It’s hard to save the best for last when a team enters a championship game with an undefeated record and an average margin of victory of 40 points, but the Red Jacket Indians did just that.
BATAVIA — The final score may not indicate it, but the Newark Reds football team was within striking distance of the Batavia Blue Devils in the first half of their Section V Class B semifinal at Van Detta Stadium on Sunday night.
LIVONIA — Waterloo knew when it made the hour-plus drive west to take on Livonia that it was going to be a challenge to keep its football season alive.
Heading into Tuesday night, the high school football season — this year held in the spring, courtesy of pandemic-related changes — had just about wrapped up.
PHELPS — Before the short-but-sweet Fall II season began, Midlakes football was stuck in a rut that had only deepened since 2017.
WATERLOO — The Waterloo Indians knew they needed a win in their regular-season finale to clinch a sectional berth in the Class C postseason.
WATERLOO — Being two of the four unbeaten teams remaining in Class C, the Waterloo Indians and the Bath Haverling Rams knew entering Tuesday afternoon’s contest that it was going to be a dogfight to remain so.
GENEVA — A blistering first quarter from Geneva was not enough to overcome a slow and steady comeback from the triple-combined team of Bishop Kearney/Rochester Academy Charter School/Rochester Prep on Thursday night.
SENECA FALLS — Not a lot of people knew what to expect from Mynderse Academy when it hosted rival Waterloo at Bracht Field Wednesday night. A big reason for that: The Blue Devils did not start their season until last week due to a COVID-19 pause.
Last week’s postponements and cancellations has left people wondering what has gone on with the South Seneca girls volleyball program along with the Midlakes and Lyons football programs.
WATERLOO — Though the near-freezing temperatures across the Finger Lakes on Thursday usually take place in the late stages of a football season, Waterloo High School seems to be reveling in spring football despite the fluctuation of springtime temperatures.
GENEVA — It was a classic Week 2 football battle at Loman Stadium on Saturday: one team hoped to establish a win streak and the other aimed for their first win of the season.
LYONS — Teams and fans didn’t have to wait long in the football season for a Route 31 rivalry game, and both teams showed signs that it was just Week 2 of one of the strangest football seasons ever played.
WATERLOO — In the first week of high school football, there were few close games. Most were a one-sided bludgeonings that provided an insight to the challenges of playing games with little preparation.
SENECA FALLS — Football and volleyball athletes waited until the end of winter for the startup of their seasons, courtesy of COVID-19.
PENN YAN — It wasn’t ideal nor was it at the right time or place, but football returned to the Finger Lakes on Saturday and presented a storied rivalry with a thrilling finish.
PHELPS — As unfamiliar as it is for high school football to be played in March, there is something quite familiar about the Midlakes program this year.
On the second-to-last day of February the Hobart College community lost a legend. Former Statesmen football coach Jack Daniels passed away peacefully at his home at the age of 84.
GENEVA — It’s been quite a run for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in this year’s NFL playoffs. It’s especially cool for this area to see former Hobart College star Ali Marpet not only contributing for Tampa Bay, but anchoring the offensive line from his spot at left guard.
GENEVA — High-risk winter sports began practice this week, with games set to begin next week. In less than a month, the winter season will ramp up and overlap with the Fall II sports season — a rare crossroads of football and basketball meeting before spring sports get underway.
GENEVA — Playing in Super Bowl 55 is, unquestionably, the biggest moment of Ali Marpet’s football career, but the “biggest moment” has presented itself to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ left guard many times throughout his journey.
After a 27-year stretch that included the “Music City Miracle” and plenty of other heartbreak, the Buffalo Bills are making their return to the AFC championship game. They visit Arrowhead Stadium Sunday night for a date against the Kansas City Chiefs (6:40 p.m., CBS), with a spot in Super Bo…
BUFFALO — In 2020, the word “memorable” often was accompanied by a heavy helping of sarcasm.
ORCHARD PARK — Leslie Frazier’s faith in his Bills defense never wavered even at the lowest point of Buffalo’s season.
Notes from Buffalo’s 17-3 victory over the Ravens in Saturday night’s divisional playoff game Saturday night at Bills Stadium: