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.
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.
Young stars go from club success to higher levels
On June 14, the Skaneateles Laker Track and Field Club sent 34 athletes to the Hershey West State meet in Greene. The Lakers got up on the awards podium in 28 of the 31 events they entered. Of those 28 events, the Lakers won nine.
Campbell fourth in 400 hurdles; Biver breaks school mark in 400 sprint
Everyone from the Skaneateles track and field teams that made it to last weekend’s New York State Public High School Athletic Association championship meet at Cicero-North Syracuse’s Bragman Stadium had top finishes in mind – and managed to get them.
Wood goal with two seconds left beats Cold Spring Harbor
Molly Wood was kept in check all game long, but broke through when it mattered the most - and delivered the shot that gave the Skaneateles girls lacrosse team its third state Class C championship in program history. Wood's goal with just two seconds to play in regulation, achieved off a mad scramble in front of the net, gave the Lakers a 12-11 victory over Cold Spring Harbor in Saturday's state final at SUNY-Cortland.
Skaneateles handles HF-L, faces Cold Spring Harbor for title
Now the Skaneateles girls lacrosse team finds itself in the exact same place where, 12 months ago, it saw a state Class C championship dream fall short. Intent on not letting that happen again, the Lakers earned its second chance on Friday afternoon in the state semifinal at SUNY-Cortland by pulling away in the second half to beat Section V champion Honeoye Falls-Lima 16-6.
Skaneateles smashes Potsdam, Owego in one-sided regionals
With little stress or worry, the Skaneateles girls lacrosse team earned a return trip to the state Class C final four at SUNY-Cortland – but the real story was what occurred elsewhere on the state tournament trail, especially on Long Island.
Three Skaneateles relay teams advance to state meet
Each of the Skaneateles track and field teams will have a big role during next weekend’s New York State Public High School Athletic Association championship meet at Cicero-North Syracuse’s Bragman Stadium.
Lakers get away from first-time finalist South Jefferson
A normal occasion for the Skaneateles girls lacrosse team in 2014 may involve a stumble or two at the outset, but within minutes a pattern of total domination is established, and the result is a lopsided victory. South Jefferson tried, in vain, to offer an alternative to this script in Tuesday night's Section III Class C final at the Carrier Dome, but a tremendous defensive effort, followed by a second-half scoring onslaught, pushed the Lakers past the Spartans 17-6 for its second consecutive sectional championship.
Skaneateles routs LaFayette, to face South Jefferson at Dome
With only the smallest amount of stress, the Skaneateles girls lacrosse team ran its way back to the Carrier Dome - and to the brink of another Section III Class C championship.
Skaenateles ace nearly gets perfect game against Solvay
Whatever else happened to the Skaneateles baseball team in the Section III Class B playoffs, it would prove a memorable experience because of what Paul Musso did on the mound during Thursday's opening-round game against Solvay.
Skaneateles girls roll to quarterfinal win over Ludden/Grimes
Any smiles that the Skaneateles boys lacrosse team showed when the Section III Class C playoff bracket came out did not last long. True, the Lakers were a no. 2 seed, and would enjoy a first-round bye, something only Cazenovia, the undefeated top seed and reigning state champions, would otherwise have in a 14-team field.
Lakers pull away from host Marcellus
Another week, another trip to Marcellus for the Skaneateles girls track and field team - and another prestigious title to bring back home. This time, that prize was the Section III Class B-1 championship, earned on Tuesday afternoon a mere eight days after the Lakers had won the Onondaga High School League Liberty division title on this same track.