High School Sports


Skaneateles wrestlers hit tournament circuit

Lakers finish second at Lewis County, Port Byron meets

On consecutive Saturdays at the end of 2014 and the start of 2015, the Skaneateles wrestling team hit two different tournaments, and stayed in top form.

Girls hockey Lakers go 1-0-1, tie Beekmantown

Skaneateles blanks Plattsburgh 4-0 a day later

Through eight games, the Skaneateles girls ice hockey team still hasn’t lost in regulation. In its return to Austin Park Pavilion last Friday night, the Lakers held three different leads against visiting Beekmantown, but could not hold on to any of them, settling for a 3-3 tie with Eagles.

Skaneateles indoor track competes at Jensen Relays

Girls Lakers finish tops among small schools with 23 points

On the last day of 2014, the Skaneateles indoor track and field teams would both return to SRC Arena and get some work in before a new year and the end of the holiday break. They held the Oscar B. Jensen Holiday Relays on New Year's Eve, where the girls Lakers again finished tops among small schools, picking up 23 points to finish seventh. Cicero-North Syracuse, with 50.5 points, took top honors as Fayetteville-Manlius (46 points) finished second.

Boys Lakers win tournament at SRC Arena

Knupp scores 34 points in final against Bishop Grimes

Though it has a small (nine-man) roster, the Skaneateles boys basketball team continues to meet large-scale goals and defy the modest expectations thrown on them when the season got underway.

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Girls Lakers fall victim to Norwich, Westhill rallies

Four-game win streak halted in late-December defeats

The Skaneateles girls basketball team, riding a four-game win streak, saw that the momentum it had built before the holiday break dissipate in a pair of dispiriting defeats.

Skaneateles wrestlers pull away from ESM

Lakers record seven pins to stop Spartans 64-18

Having gone through a string of close meets within the OHSL Liberty division, the Skaneateles wrestling team almost had to feel relief when it visited East Syracuse-Minoa for a non-league battle on Monday afternoon - something it handled quite well, taking 12 of 15 bouts to roll past the Spartans 64-18.

Girls hoops Lakers get even with Bishop Ludden

Kraetz, Lane, Foehl lead Skaneateles to 48-40 win

What a difference three weeks can make – or even less. The same Skaneateles girls basketball team that lost by double figures at Bishop Ludden in its season opener got even last Friday night in front of the home fans, using a big second-quarter surge, plus lots of tough defense, to beat the Gaelic Knights 48-40.

Skaneateles hockey smashes Auburn, 8-1

Major, Buell get hat tricks in sectional finals rematch

Less than 48 hours after emerging from a high-energy, high-effort battle with CBA/Jamesville-DeWitt that ended in a 3-3 tie, the Skaneaetles boys ice hockey team faced another tough task when it ventured to Casey Park for its first encounter with Auburn since last February's heartbreaking defeat to the Maroons in the Section III Division II final. Or at least it was supposed to be tough.

Girls indoor track Lakers have impressive start

Skaneateles tops all small schools at Morse Kickoff Meet

Both on the relay side and the individual side, the Skaneateles girls indoor track and field team could not have asked for a more promising start to its 2014-2015 season. The Lakers sprinted past all of the other small schools in Friday night's Jack Morse Kickoff Meet at SRC Arena, and finished third overall with 43 points. Only large schools Liverpool (67 points) and Cicero-North Syracuse (63 points) fared better.

Caz wrestlers claim showdown with Skaneateles

Visiting side prevails 34-30 in latest Laker duel

Exactly one week before Christmas, it was time for the two Lakers wrestling teams to get together. And the showdown Thursday night between Cazenovia and Skaneateles proved quite good, too, with the visitors from Cazenovia roaring out in front with wins in five consecutive bouts, and then having to withstand a late Skaneateles charge to pull out a 34-30 victory.

Lakers' Hill wins 300 sprint at Morse meet

Skaneateles second in 4x200; Goodell third in high jump

Connor Hill’s victory in the 300-meter dash helped propel the Skaneateles boys indoor track and field team to within a single point of top honors among small schools during Wednesday night’s season-opening Jack Morse Kickoff Meet at SRC Arena.

Hockey Lakers play CBA/J-D to 3-3 tie

First-place duel features 35 saves from Vinal

They had built it up as a special event Wednesday night at Allyn Arena, and the ice hockey teams from Skaneateles and CBA/Jamesville-DeWitt obliged with a special game that left everyone thirsting was more. Partially, that was because of the back-and-forth nature of the contest, but mainly it was because this showdown of undefeated teams ended in a 3-3 tie, leaving everyone waiting for the Feb. 6 rematch at Onondaga Nation Arena.

Wrestling Lakers get road win at Chittenango

Skaneateles also gets title at Portville Invitational

Having swept through the Rebel Duals on Dec. 6, the Skaneateles wrestling team was eager to resume OHSL Liberty division action and atone for its season-opening defeat to Marcellus. The Lakers ventured to Chittenango last Thursday night, and despite some lost practice time due to winter weather, Skaneateles proved sharp enough once the bouts got underway and defeated the Bears by a score of 46-30.

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Skaneateles basketball sweeps Cazenovia

Knupp scores 37 for boys Lakers; girls win two straight

Just as in all of the other team sports, the Skaneateles basketball teams carry on a rivalry with Cazenovia and desperately want to prove that it’s the better Lakers side. For a couple of nights, that’s exactly what it did.

Skaneateles hockey shuts out Whitesboro

Showdown with CBA/J-D looms; girls fall in OT

Though both of the Skaneateles ice hockey teams entered the week undefeated, only one of them would end that way. And it was the boys Lakers taking the honor, earning its second consecutive shutout when it beat Whitesboro 3-0 Friday night at Whitestown Community Center.