Skaneateles to face Auburn, seeks first title since '08
Six years since it last reigned over the Section III Division II ranks, the Skaneateles ice hockey team would have to climb through its hungry neighbor and rival to reclaim the throne.
Skaneateles unable to keep up with Utica-Notre Dame
Toughened up by the competition it had faced all winter long, the Skaneateles girls basketball team sought a landmark victory, but only met with frustration. Utica-Notre Dame, the no. 4 seed and defending champions, dashed the no. 4 seed Lakers’ dreams in a 71-40 defeat during Tuesday night’s Section III Class B quarterfinal.
Lakers unable to solve Utica-Notre Dame defense in 68-32 defeat
With one big road win tucked away in the Section III Class B playoffs, the Skaneateles boys basketball team went after more. The no. 11 seed Lakers, who ousted no. 6 seed Phoenix in the opening round, went to no. 3 seed Utica-Notre Dame for Tuesday’s Class B quarterfinal and, at the least, hoped that it could make the Jugglers sweat a bit while defending its home court.
Skaneateles pounds Clinton, 58-31, in Class B sectionals
A massive challenge greets the Skaneateles girls basketball team as it will try to upend defending champion Utica-Notre Dame in Tuesday night’s Section III Class B quarterfinal.
Janes hurt; Gray gets sixth-place finish at 182 pounds
All concerns about how the Skaneateles wrestling team would fare during Saturday’s Section III Division II championship meet at Onondaga Community College’s SRC Arena became trivial during the quarterfinal round.
Lakers shake off late-season struggles with sectional win
Maybe that three-game losing streak the Skaneateles boys basketball team went through at the end of the regular season meant nothing at all. For when the Section III Class B playoffs got underway Friday night, the no. 11 seed Lakers were reborn, as it went to no. 6 seed Phoenix and, by playing well down the stretch, pushed past the Firebirds 53-49.
Girls Lakers second, boys third with series of wins
Each of the Skaneateles indoor track and field teams would emerge from the Onondaga High School League Division 2 championship meets at SRC Arena with strong finishes.
Facebook vote to be held Feb. 18-21
Skaneateles High School has been named one of three finalists in a “Battle of the Fans” competition. The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) is holding the contest this year for the first time ever and will announce the winner on Feb. 21.
Lakers rout APW before pair of late-week losses
After a winter full of ups and downs, the Skaneateles boys basketball team wanted to be sure that it would at least get a taste of the Section III Class B playoffs.
Lakers qualify at least five for overall sectional meet
Already the owners of a school record for wins in a season, the Skaneateles wrestling team would find out how that success translated into results when it went north, to General Brown High School in Dexter, for Saturday’s Section III Class C championship meet.
Lakers, Potsdam play to 2-2, four-overtime tie
It only figured for the Skaneateles girls ice hockey team that its quest to win the Upstate New York championship would involve multiple overtimes. That was, after all, the exact same scenario that had unfolded in 2012 and 2013 for the Lakers, who both times lost double-OT decisions to Alexandria Bay that kept them from advancing beyond the Section III tournament.
Hill leads boys Lakers to fifth-place sectional finish
One more time, the winter weather affected plans for the Skaneateles indoor track and field teams, as its appearance in the Section III Class B championships at SRC Arena got pushed back 24 hours by the largest snowstorm of the season.
Skaneateles repeats as league champs, moves to 13-4
If all went well for the Skaneateles girls basketball team, it would not have to travel anywhere for more than two weeks – which would mean an advancement into the Section III Class B playoffs.
Second-period surge leads Maroons to 4-0 win
A whole lot was on the line when neighbors Skaneateles and Auburn had their latest ice-hockey showdown Thursday night at Casey Park, most notably first place and a possible league title in the Division II American Conference. Yet what the Maroons had going for it was some things the Lakers could not match - home ice, a large home crowd cheering them on, and revenge on the mind.
Lakers blank Oswego, 3-0, moves to state final four
Each of the last two seasons, the Skaneateles girls ice hockey team's season came to a dramatic, painful end in back-to-back double-overtime defeats to Alexandria Bay in the Section III championship game. But in the 2014 version of the sectional final Tuesday night at Austin Park Pavilion, there was no pain, and very little drama, as the Lakers finally got to the top by shutting out the Oswego Buccaneers 3-0.