Tough opening stretch includes losses to Ludden, Westhill
In a very high-profile manner, the Skaneateles girls basketball team entered a new season, only to find itself at 0-2 by the time it was done.
Warriors win last four matches, rally past Lakers 45-36
Competition in the Onondaga High School League Liberty division was keen for the Skaneateles wrestling team right from the outset of its 2013-14 season. The Lakers hosted Hannibal Wednesday night, and were in front with four matches to go, only to see the Warriors storm back and claim all of those remaining matches to prevail 45-36.
Bucs score twice late in third period, prevail 4-2
Recent years have produced all sorts of memorable ice hockey encounters between Skaneateles and Oswego, and Wednesday night's clash at Allyn Arena added to that ledger. Trailing by two goals, the Lakers came back to tie it and appeared ready to go in front - but instead, the Buccaneers used a well-timed breakaway goal late in regulation to move back in front for good, eventually beating Skaneateles 4-2.
Skaneateles boys hoops rallies for OT win in opener
It didn’t take long – one game, to be exact – for the Skaneateles boys basketball team to write up the most exciting ending of the early portion of the 2013-14 season.
Lakers rally past Glens Falls, defeat host Spartans
That the Skaneateles ice hockey team fell short in another Section III Division II championship quest in the 2012-13 season was painful enough. But the fact that the defeat in the sectional semifinals took place on home ice, in triple overtime, to a CBA/Jamesville-DeWitt side that went on to an improbable state championship, only made the Lakers’ wounds sting even more.
Skaneateles falls, 2-1, to Albany Academy
Another quest for glory has begun for the Skaneateles girls ice hockey team as it began the 2013-14 season nearly a full week before Thanksgiving.
Boys, girls ice hockey Lakers both debut in November
Skaneateles High School’s 2013-14 winter sports schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.
Skaneateles sophomore just seconds away from state title
With 555 meters remaining, Skaneateles girls cross country star Kaitlyn Neal gave it everything she had as the two lead runners emerged from 2.5 miles of wooded trails at Saturday’s New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class C championship race at Queensbury High School in the Adirondacks.
Skaneateles prevails in front of home fans, sets records
From a strong start to a stronger, record-setting finish, the Skaneateles girls swim team made sure that no one caught them as it earned a fifth consecutive Section III Class C championship in front of a boisterous home crowd at the Community Center pool Friday night.
Top-seeded Westhill rallies past Lakers, 2-1, in title game
Just 40 minutes separated the Skaneateles boys soccer team from an unlikely Section III Class B championship as it led top seed Westhill at halftime of Tuesday night’s championship game at Liverpool High School Stadium.
Lakers claim first outright championship since 2006
From the sound of the starter’s pistol, it was all Skaneateles at Saturday’s Section III Class C girls cross country championship race at Jamesville Beach Park. Led again by Kaitlyn Neal, the Lakers tallied 45 points to outdistance runner-up Cazenovia’s 66 points. Upstart Hannibal totaled 98 points to edge Marcellus with 102 points in the 16-team race.
Skaneateles swept in Doctor's final game at helm
Trying to give departing head coach Doreen Doctor one more championship run, the Skaneateles girls volleyball team could not pull it off, stopped short in the semifinals by Westhill Friday night in a three-set sweep as the Lakers’ season ended with a record of 14-4.
Bailey scores twice; Skaneateles faces Westhill in finals
What was, already, a pretty good post-season run by the Skaneateles boys soccer team has turned downright memorable – and now, it could turn extraordinary.
Lakers advance to face Westhill in Class B semis
Back on Sept. 26, when the Skaneateles girls volleyball team rallied to beat Marcellus in five sets, perhaps it sensed that the two long-time rivals would cross paths again in the Section III Class B playoffs. That's exactly what transpired as, in Tuesday night's sectional quarterfinals, the Lakers again went to five sets with the Mustangs - and again, managed to prevail to keep its dreams of another championship alive.
Lakers get goals from Bailey, Clymer, meet Marcellus next
A long run for the Skaneateles boys soccer team in the Section III Class B playoffs would require a long road trip and a successful conquest of a long-established power. That is what faced the no. 7 seed Lakers as it took on no. 2 seed Clinton in Saturday’s Class B quarterfinals. And as it turned out, Skaneateles was up to the challenge.