Skaneateles track wins at ESM Invitational

Lakers nearly pull off sweep of three relay races

In the first large-scale Section III girls track and field meet of the spring, the Skaneateles Lakers found its way to the top. During Friday’s East Syracuse Minoa Invitational, Skaneateles picked up 69.4 points, beating out a field of 21 other teams, including Tully, who finished a close second with 64.4 points. Christian Brothers Academy took third place with 48 points.

Skaneateles girls lacrosse builds win streak

Routs of Westhill, J-E help Lakers take three in a row

Steeled by the rough experience of back-to-back defeats to Massapequa and Garden City, the Skaneateles girls lacrosse team found things far more hospitable against local opposition.

Boys lacrosse Lakers have 3-0 week

Skaneateles edges Tully, wins twice on road trip

What the Skaneateles boys lacrosse team took from its near-miss against defending Section III Class C champion Cazenovia on April 2 was that it had the capability to make any opponent worry.

Skaneateles girls fall to Long Island powers

Manhasset, Garden City humble Lakers on back-to-back days

As a sign of just how much respect the Skaneateles girls lacrosse team has garnered, it earned a no. 9 spot in the first Nike/Lacrosse Magazine top 25 rankings of the country’s best squads.

Track Lakers open at Westhill-Ludden meet

Hagen wins boys 100 sprint; Neal second in girls 1,500

Plenty of challenges await the Skaneateles track and field teams this spring, right down to the home facility that sustained some damage due to the winter weather. But the Lakers still got started Thursday at the Westhill-Bishop Ludden Spring Invitational, where it made some inroads with some high finishes against large-school opposition.

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Swimmers earn academic honors

Athletes and best friends

Skaneateles boys take close loss to Cazenovia

Laker lacrosse clash decided by pair of late goals

Whatever else the Skaneateles boys lacrosse team wants to do in 2015, it knows that the path to ultimate glory goes through those other Lakers from Cazenovia. So when the two sides clashed Thursday night at Hyatt Stadium, Skaneateles put together a determined, all-out effort and did a lot of things right, yet still saw the game slip from its grasp in the final seconds of an 8-6 defeat.

Girls lacrosse Lakers top Webster Thomas

Sears, Powers each have seven goals for defending state champs

Just as Skaneateles sports fans were done celebrating the state championship of its boys ice hockey team, another group of state champion Lakers was ready to start again.

Boys lacrosse Lakers edge Auburn in opener

Some players in action days after winning state hockey title

For some members of the Skaneateles ice hockey team that won a state Division II championship on March 15, there was no off-season rest. Immediately, they were headed to lacrosse, where those Lakers carry their own winning tradition and, in 2015, are looking to end Cazenovia’s four-year reign at the top of the Section III Class C ranks.

Skaneateles announces spring sports schedule

Girls lacrosse Lakers defend state Class C title

On March 31, the Skaneateles girls lacrosse team begins the defense of its state Class C title when it hosts Webster Thomas, the start of a schedule that includes 10 road games and plenty of top-flight opponents such as West Genesee, CBA, Cicero-North Syracuse, Garden City and Manhasset. Here is the 2015 varsity sports schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.

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Major and Gerst look back on 1989 hockey championship

State title a true team effort

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Figure skating club holds annual show

Club encourages all aspects of skating

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Skaneateles wins first state hockey title since 1989

Lakers rally past Williamsville East, 5-2, in state final

At approximately 2:18 p.m., the Lakers’ wait for a state title that dated back to 1989 officially ended. Helmets, gloves and sticks flew all over the ice, players piled on each other and a large contingent that had traveled from Skaneateles roared at a celebration long awaited.

Hockey Lakers top CBA/J-D in state semis

Three goals in third period produce 4-3 win over Brothers

On the fourth try, and when it counted the most, the Skaneateles boys ice hockey team broke through against CBA/Jamesville-DeWitt and earned a chance a its first state championship since 1989. In Saturday morning’s state Division II semifinal at Utica Memorial Auditorium, the Lakers’ trio of third-period goals, two of them 31 seconds apart, was enough to beat the Brothers 4-3.

Indoor track Lakers vie for state meet honors

Boys 4x200 relay team gets sixth-place finish

Two of the Skaneateles indoor track and field team’s relay teams would go up against the best competition of the winter during last Saturday’s New York State Public High School Athletic Association championship meet at Cornell University’s Barton Hall.