Win clinches winning regular season for Skaneateles
Much of the penultimate week of the regular season for each of the Skaneateles varsity basketball teams involved practice, but no games. The pair of varsity contests scheduled between the Lakers and Altmar-Parish-Williamstown twice got postponed - first on Monday by snow that closed schools everywhere in Central New York, then again on Friday when more snow hit Oswego County and kept the Rebels from traveling.
Skaneateles gains control of league title race
Regardless of whether a great season for the Skaneateles boys ice hockey team turns into one full of championship banners, it will always take the memory of the comeback it pulled off Friday night at Onondaga Nation Arena against CBA/Jamesville-DeWitt.
Boys Lakers sweep relays; girls finish in third place
School was closed in Skaneateles on Thursday – but that didn’t keep the Lakers’ indoor track and field teams from making their way to SRC Arena, and it didn’t keep Skaneateles from bringing home the boys Section III Class B championship.
Last-second goal sends Alex Bay past Lakers, 3-2
A mad post-season scramble would determine whether the Skaneateles girls ice hockey team would repeat as Section III and state champions. But the Lakers were unable to get out of the sectional bracket, beaten 3-2 by top seed Alexandria Bay in a tense title game at Haldane that was not decided until Alex Bay netted the winning goal in the waning seconds of regulation.
Skaneateles pays tribute to 7-year-old fan on special night
During a 72-hour stretch, the Skaneateles boys ice hockey team would play three times, and the whole point was build up momentum toward the big showdowns at the end of the regular season – and, more importantly, honoring a brave little boy gone too soon.
Collier passes 100 career wins with 120-pound title
Serving as hosts for last Saturday’s Onondaga High School League Liberty/Patriot League Tournament, the Skaneateles wrestling team wanted to do much more than provide the mats and hospitality.
Lakers hit 3-pointers to stop Mustangs again
About the only thing more satisfying for the Skaneateles boys basketball team than one victory over Marcellus is getting two of them in the same season. Having already conquered the Mustangs once this winter, the Lakers did so again last Friday night, rallying late in each half to erase deficits and, aided by hot outside shooting at key moments, emerging victorious by a 68-63 margin.
Skaneateles wins twice, locks down playoff berth
Tested in so many different ways this winter, the Skaneateles girls basketball team was proud, and relieved, to have a Section III Class B playoff berth locked up a full three weeks before the regular season concluded.
Skaneateles second in 4x200, third in 4x400
High expectations surround the Skaneateles indoor track and field teams as they head to SRC Arena next Thursday night to compete in the Section III Class B and C/D championship meets.
Skaneateles goes 19-3 in superb regular season
Though 16 wrestling teams vied for top honors in the Section III Dual Meet at Cicero-North Syracuse on Saturday, Skaneateles was not one of them. Instead, the Lakers were busy hosting its own dual meet that same day, welcoming Auburn, Cato-Meridian, East Syracuse Minoa and Oneida for four rounds of competition - and it would win each of them to claim the title at the Laker Duals and finish a superb 19-3 regular season.
Lakers 5-1 in nine-day stretch, only loss to Potsdam
When the Skaneateles girls hockey team took to the ice at Allyn Arena on Jan. 16 against Massena, it began a crowded regular-season homestretch that would feature six games in nine days – and it would only taste defeat once.
Skaneateles impressive in home win over New Hartford
While the Skaneateles girls basketball team left Bishop Grimes last Wednesday night on the wrong end of a 49-36 decision, it also had to feel proud about its effort. Against the unbeaten, state Class B no. 2-ranked Cobras, the Lakers did not flinch one bit, keeping the game close most of the night and proving that a possible post-season rematch might not prove that easy for Grimes.
Lakers recover quickly from loss to ITC
Opponents from the city of Syracuse have not proven kind to the Skaneateles boys basketball team this winter. First, it was Syracuse Academy of Science twice beating the Lakers. Then, in last Tuesday night’s visit to Institute of Technology Central, Skaneateles found itself in a fast-paced affair that it could not get control of, falling 83-74 to the Eagles.
Lakers win at Oswego, drop thriller to Syracuse
With that single overtime defeat to New Hartford on Jan. 14, the Skaneateles boys ice hockey team fell from no. 2 to no. 7 in the state Division II rankings, a fall that did not sit well.
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