Key early battle with defending sectional champ Westhill looms
With just five seniors on its roster, the Skaneateles boys soccer team made it all the way to the Section III Class B title game last fall, only to get stopped by eventual state finalist Westhill.
Skaneateles hits for 19 goals in easy season-opening wins
At last, the door for the Skaneateles girls soccer team appears swung open. For much of the last three decades, the Lakers have fielded winning sides, able to beat most of its league foes and go deep into Section III Class B tournaments, too.
Deep, strong Lakers favored to finish stop OHSL Liberty division
It didn’t take long for the Skaneateles girls tennis team to run into the kind of conditions – high winds, cooler temperatures – that can make fall matches so unpredictable.
Only Fairport finishes in front of Skaneateles in opener
If air as thick as a bowl of chowder hits your sweet spot, then the 23rd annual running of the East Syracuse-Minoa Cross Country Invitational would have been front and center on your Sunday dinner plate.
Skaneateles sets up showdown with rival Marcellus
Before the Skaneateles football team could step into the realm of its most desirable match-ups, it first had to prove that its return to Class B competition would be, at the very least, a competent one. That was accomplished - along with a lot more - in Friday night's season opener at Hyatt Stadium, where the Lakers used all sorts of big plays from the offense and defense to handle Chittenango 40-13.
Buccholz, Teixeira each win two races for Lakers
For a long while, the Skaneateles girls swim team had reason to think that it had not caught up to its Maroon-clad neighbors to the west – but those times have changed.
Tanner takes over as head coach after Doctor's retirement
Yes, it’s a new era for Skaneateles girls volleyball, but at least at the outset, it’s the same satisfying results.
Reigning sectional champs still looking for answers
“We’re essentially the same team as last year when we finished third in the state (in Class C), but we’re so different at the same time,” said Jack Reed who is once again coaching the Skaneateles girls cross country team with Rob Tuttle.
Skaneateles renews rivalries with Marcellus, Westhill, Solvay
To put it mildly, the three seasons that the Skaneateles football team spent in the Section III Class C ranks were eventful. One season was perfect – but ended in accusations of recruiting and Section III throwing them out of the playoffs. The next season was just as good and produced a first sectional title in 20 years. And the third involved a rash of untimely injuries that led to a quick post-season exit.
Football returns to Class B, will face Marcellus Sept. 12
Among the many stories going into the Skaneateles High School fall sports season is the football team’s return to the Class B ranks after three years in Class C, and the renewal of rivalries with the likes of Marcellus, Westhill and Solvay. Here is the varsity schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.
Venezuelan posts 65 for three-shot win at Drumlins
In five years and more than 40 attempts, Veronica Silibert had never tasted victory on the Symetra Tour. But all of that changed in the Credit Union Classic at Drumlins Country Club's East Course, where Silibert moved into contention right from the start and then saved her best golf for the closing stretch to earn a three-stroke victory, $15,000 and better odds to reach the LPGA Tour in 2015.
Two tied, four others one back heading into final round
Little about the 19th annual Symetra Tour Credit Union Classic remains resolved with 18 holes to play. A tight leaderboard only got tighter during Saturday's second round at Drumlins Country Club's East course, leaving American Rachel Rohanna and Venezuelan Veronica Filibert tied for the lead and four others just one shot back.,
Credit Union Classic draws top women's golfers looking for LPGA cards
Nearly two decades old, the Symetra Tour’s Credit Union Classic has turned into a late-summer fixture on the Central New York golf calendar. And once again, the future stars of women’s golf are heading to Drumlins Country Club’s East course this weekend, battling for $100,000 in prize money and improving their odds of being one of the 10 players that, at season’s end, will earn an LPGA Tour card.
Skaneateles resident competes in FIL World Championships
Back in 2010, when the United States National Team went to Manchester, England and won the Federation of International Lacrosse World Championship, Kevin Leveille was just an alternate, soaking in the scene, but not an integral figure.
Lakers renew rivalries with Marcellus, Solvay, Westhill
Glory, shame, turnover and constant upheaval have marked the recent history of the Skaneateles football program, but for the 2014 season, what’s new is old.