High School Sports


Cazenovia, Skaneateles go 0-0 in soccer showdown

Laker rivals offer possible sectional playoff preview

Should the boys soccer teams from Skaneateles and Cazenovia find themselves in one more encounter during the upcoming Section III Class B playoffs, they'll have a lot to resolve. That was the takeaway from Monday night's hard-fought 0-0 battle at Hyatt Stadium, where the two Laker rivals went at it for 100 minutes without putting a shot in the net, each settling for their first draw of the season.

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Girls Lakers take third at Newark Valley meet

Neal finishes second among individuals in elite field

The fields were gold, the mountains that surrounded the flood plain were vibrant shades of Autumn red, and the Skaneateles girls cross country Lakers took home the bronze in Friday's 32nd running of the Newark Valley Invitational.

Boys soccer Lakers run win streak to seven

Skaneateles hot in advance of rematch with Cazenovia

Given the competition right in front of them, there was no chance of the Skaneateles boys soccer team looking too far ahead to its Columbus Day showdown with Cazenovia.

Football Lakers head to Class B playoffs

Skaneateles gets 28-7 road win at Phoenix

To go from a 60-point defeat to a 21-point margin of victory is quite extreme, but the Skaneateles football team did not mind one bit. When the Lakers went on the road Friday night to Phoenix, it took charge in the opening minutes and did not let go until it had beaten the Firebirds 28-7 and clinched a Section III Class B playoff berth.

Skaneateles volleyball beats Marcellus in five sets

Though Lakers blow 2-0 lead in sets, it still tops Mustangs

Ever since its five-set win over Solvay on Sept. 25, the Skaneateles girls volleyball team had given every opponent plenty of headaches, even if it hadn’t shown up in the win column.

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Girls tennis Lakers streak to Class C final

Skaneateles handles Cazenovia, MPH in early rounds

An undefeated regular season and an OHSL Liberty division regular-season championship were all nice accomplishments for the Skaneateles girls tennis team, but it wouldn’t be completely satisfied until it added the Section III Class C team title.

Girls soccer Lakers play Westhill to 2-2 draw

Quick exchanges in second half, OT period mark fast-paced battle

Though the Skaneateles girls soccer team knows it possesses enough talent and resolve to make a championship push, a pair of regular-season defeats to Cazenovia, ranked in the state Class B top 10, threatened to dent the Lakers' confidence.

Boys soccer Lakers blank Cortland, Homer

Cazenovia rematch will get made up on Columbus Day

What was supposed to be the busiest home stretch of the regular season for the Skaneateles boys soccer team got curtailed a bit.

Skaneateles girls soccer falls to Cazenovia

Busy homestretch awaits, including two games with Westhill

In essence, three big games in a two-week October stretch would go a long way toward defining how the Skaneateles girls soccer team would look at itself heading into the Section III Class B playoffs.

Girls tennis Lakers are Class C top seed

No one in the Onondaga High School League’s Liberty division was able to get close to challenging the Skaneateles girls tennis team in nine league matches.

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Skaneateles cross country sweeps APW

Boys Lakers join girls with wins at Polo Grounds

Fresh off another big effort at the Maine-Endwell Invitational on Sept. 27, the Skaneateles girls cross country team would relax a bit while taking a tour of its famed Polo Grounds.

Skaneateles football runs into Homer machine

Trojans score 69 points on host Lakers

For a very brief moment, when the Skaneateles football team recorded a safety in the first quarter of Friday night's game against Homer at Hyatt Stadium, there was a notion that it could at least make the Class B West division front-runners feel a bit of stress, something the Trojans hadn't felt all season. Then the second quarter got underway, and the Lakers' notions were dashed in a hurry.

Skaneateles volleyball beats Solvay in five sets

Lakers break long skid with late comeback against Bearcats

Even though it's going through a tough season by its own high standards, the Skaneateles girls volleyball team has found some moments to savor.

Lakers end two-game skid, handle Solvay

Hill leads way as Skaneateles improves to 2-2

Major struggles in back-to-back road losses to Marcellus and Westhill left the Skaneateles football team all too glad to come back to friendlier grounds and more pleasing results. It found both in Friday night's Homecoming game against Solvay at Hyatt Stadium, as the Lakers, riding another brilliant all-around effort from Connor Hill, kept the Bearcats winless and prevailed by a 21-6 margin.

Skaneateles boys soccer ends 10-day break

Lakers get 4-2 win at Phoenix, hosts Cazenovia next

When the Skaneateles boys soccer team left the field Sept. 15 in the wake of a 4-0 shutout over Jordan-Elbridge, it was satisfied – but tired.