Skaneateles edges Clinton, to face Caz for sectional title
For the fifth time in seven years, the Skaneateles boys soccer team earned a trip to the Section III Class B championship game. Yet for sheer excitement, it would be difficult to top the way the Lakers got there this time around.
Lakers drop regular-season finale to unbeaten West Genny
Having turned itself into a regular presence at the top of the standings at each year’s Section III Class C championship meet, the Skaneateles girls swim team is going for more glory.
Lakers beat J-E, fall to Westhill in semifinals
Within a 24-hour span, the Skaneateles girls volleyball team had the capability to reverse the entire course of its season and earn the right to play for the Section III Class C championship.
In the hopes of both improving graduation rates, the New York State Board of Regents last week approved a plan to add flexibility to its graduation requirements. On Monday, Oct. 20, the Board of Regents agreed to create a 4+1 pathway option, which would allow students to opt out of one of the social studies exams currently required for graduation. Instead, they could take a "comparatively rigorous" assessment in career/technical education (CTE), science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), the humanities, foreign languages or the arts.
For too long, New York’s system for drawing electoral maps has been broken. Under current legislation, members of the New York State Legislature draw the lines for legislative and congressional districts. Those lines are redrawn every 10 years by a committee made up of sitting legislators. That means that the people responsible for drawing the lines are the very people who benefit from how the lines are drawn.
Smart Schools Act could benefit district
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Two-time defending champs roll in sectional opener
Banged up all season, but showing a lot of heart, the Skaneateles football team still made it into the Section III Class B playoffs as the fourth-place finisher in the B West division. Yet it led to an impossible first-round playoff assignment - namely, a trip to Buckley-Volo Field Saturday to run headlong into unbeaten, state no. 3-ranked, two-time defending sectional champion Cazenovia, who proved again its worth by beating the visiting Lakers 56-8.
Teixeira, Buchholz, King sisters win at OHSL meet
Between a diving sweep and a pair of relay titles, the Skaneateles girls swim team had plenty to feel good about in last Wednesday night’s home meet against Baldwinsville, even though the Lakers took a 97-84 defeat to the Bees.
Skaneateles advances to Class B semifinal against Clinton
Just one victory separates the Skaneateles boys soccer team from a return trip to the Section III Class B championship game. From a no. 2 seed, the Lakers hosted no. 7 seed Solvay in last Friday night’s opening-round game at Hyatt Stadium, and with Jack Bailey proving unstoppable on the offensive end, Skaneateles turned back the Bearcats in a 3-0 shutout.
Trio of defeats in Lakers rivalry includes sectional quarterfinal
Even with two regular-season defeats on the ledger, the Skaneateles girls soccer team knew quite well that it could still maintain the bragging rights in the long-standing Laker rivalry with Cazenovia if it won the third – and most important – clash.
Skaneateles duo finishes second at Section III qualifier
Two days of hard work and grace under pressure helped the Skaneateles girls tennis doubles team of Makenzi Herbst and Grace Magee reach next weekend’s New York State Public High School Athletic Association championship tournament.
Both matches take four sets; Sknaeateles record at 6-12
Even with all the improvement it had made late this season, the Skaneateles girls volleyball team could not quite catch up to the sides atop the OHSL Liberty division.
Westhill-Ludden tops Skaneateles; sectional meet awaits
Kaitlyn Neal easily won last Wednesday’s Onondaga High School League Liberty division championship race at Jordan-Elbridge despite a rough day in the classroom, as she clocked a course-record time of 19:41.4 to lead her Skaneateles girls cross country team to the runner-up spot behind the merged team from Bishop-Ludden and Westhill.
Inmates at the Onondaga County Justice Center can now be assured that any pets they leave behind while incarcerated will be taken care of.
Republican Congressional candidate John Katko has received the backing of Onondaga County Executive Joanie Mahoney.
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