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Skaneateles girls lacrosse beats West Genesee

Comeback sends Lakers past Wildcats in OT

If, as advertised, the Skaneateles and West Genesee girls lacrosse are the two best in Central New York, then they delivered a game worthy of those honors on Saturday night at Hyatt Stadium. For a long while, it looked like the Wildcats would finish on top. But a late surge by the Lakers, capped by dramatics at the end of regulation and overtime, helped the hosts pull out a 6-5 victory - and, perhaps, those precious local bragging rights.

Softball Lakers handle Phoenix, Tully

Tomlinson sisters lead Skaneateles with pitching, hitting

In Sarah Tomlinson, the Skaneateles softball team possesses a pitcher that can carry her side to victories in a manner not seen in the program in years. Tomlinson demonstrated this ability in last Monday’s game against Phoenix, where the Lakers, who had not yet played in 2014, shut down the Firebirds in a 5-1 decision.

Skaneateles baseball tops APW, Tully

Lakers have busy week after weather issues

With plenty of room left to improve, the Skaneateles baseball team did not like it when bad weather returned early last week, causing more postponements.

Skaneateles golfers rip past Solvay

Lee shoots personal-best 33 in windy conditions

Year after year, the Skaneateles boys golf team wants to do more than just make its way to the course and play a few pleasant spring rounds. The Lakers expect to contend for titles, and it patiently waited through the deluge of bad early-April weather for a chance to prove itself against a tough OHSL Liberty division.

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Track Lakers open season at Jordan-Elbridge meet

Skaneateles girls set school mark in sprint medley relay

Twice in the early part of April, both of the Skaneateles track and field teams saw season openers wiped out by the weather, as trips to Hannibal and Altmar-Parish-Williamstown were scrapped. So the Lakers’ first real action of the season didn’t take place until last Saturday, when it went down the road to the Jordan-Elbridge Relay Invitational and made some immediate history.

Girls Lakers race past Cazenovia, Clinton

Skaneateles to take on West Genesee this Saturday

In between the emphatic victory it delivered over reigning state Class B champion CBA on April 5 and the showdown with another big powerhouse, West Genesee, this Saturday night, the Skaneateles girls lacrosse team was intent on casting aside all of its other challengers, too.

Skaneateles boys lax falls to F-M, Auburn

Lakers competitive against foes from higher classes

At least the Skaneateles boys lacrosse team can take comfort in knowing that it was a lot more competitive in its second go-round with Class A opposition than it was the first time around.

Baseball Lakers open, fall to Westhill

Diamond sides lost four games to early-season weather

Through weeks spent in gymnasiums when they wanted to be outdoors, and then weeks waiting for the fields to dry and temperatures to warm, both the Skaneateles baseball and softball teams only grew more eager to begin their respective 2014 seasons.

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Skaneateles girls lacrosse smashes CBA

Lakers knock off defending state Class B champs in 18-6 romp

What was already a memorable weekend for the Skaneateles girls lacrosse program was made more so after it won big in a showdown of local powerhouses. On Friday afternoon, six different seniors signed their college letters on intent. Then, on Saturday night, Skaneateles took to the field at Hyatt Stadium to face reigning state Class B champion Christian Brothers Academy.

Skaneateles boys lacrosse beats LaFayette

Fourth-quarter rally pushes Lakers past Lancers, 10-8

It took the challenge of an old rival, and the danger of falling too far behind early in the campaign, but at just the right moment the Skaneateles boys lacrosse team found something special.

Girls lacrosse Lakers tear through Marcellus

Skaneateles dominates, 18-8, in sectional finals rematch

Just by the numbers, the Skaneateles girls lacrosse team began its 2014 season Tuesday night by hammering Marcellus 18-8 in the first meeting between the rivals since last May's Section III Class C final at the Carrier Dome.

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Nationally ranked ice duo to perform at Skaneateles show

On Friday, March 28 and Saturday, March 29 the Skaneateles Figure Skating Club will present the “Legends of Pop” Ice Show at the Skaneateles YMCA.

Why I still do this

State finals remind writer of joys inherent in covering sports

So you want to know - after all these years spent jotting illegible things down in notebooks, doing hundreds of interviews, writing thousands of stories, covering untold numbers of contests both mundane and meaningful, and then hammering it out in front of an inanimate computer screen, why keep doing it?

Skaneateles announces spring sports schedule

Girls lacrosse Lakers look for return to state finals

After going to the state Class C championship game a year ago, the Skaneateles girls lacrosse team sets out to win it all in 2014, with the opener set for April 1 against Marcellus, the team it beat in 2013 for the Section III Class C title. Here is the full varsity schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.

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CNY Flyers to host first sled hockey tournament at Skaneateles YMCA

The CNY Sled Hockey Flyers will host its first ever sled hockey tournament March 21 through 23 in Skaneateles.

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