Phil Blackwell

Sports Editor
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Phil Blackwell has been sports editor of Eagle Newspapers since 1998 and is the co-host of the Inside High School Sports show, Saturday mornings from 10 to 11 a.m. on ESPN Radio 97.7 and 100.1.

He can be reached at pblackwell@eaglenewsonline.com.

Recent Stories

Girls Lax Lakers rally past West Genesee

Big win ends 2-1 run through Class A gauntlet

If the Skaneateles girls lacrosse team accomplished all that it wanted to accomplish, by the time the first weekend in May was done, it would hold a legitimate claim as the best side in Central New York.

Tennis Lakers get wins over Homer, Phoenix

Skaneateles goes 2-2, falls to CBA, Cazenovia

Greeted by the best weather of the entire spring, the Skaneateles boys tennis team, returning from a 12-day respite mostly caused by rain and other weather-related postponement, wanted its results to match those fine conditions – but that didn’t always happen.

Skaneateles baseball has 2-3 stretch

Lakers sweep Cazenovia, get swept by Phoenix

If it wanted to move up in the OHSL Liberty division, the Skaneateles baseball team knew that it would have to chase down Westhill at some point.

Boys golf Lakers sweep league foes

Skaenateles defeats Cazenovia, Solvay, APW

An important week of regular-season action awaited both of the Skaneateles golf teams, especially with the weather finally behaving on a consistent basis – and getting warmer, too.

Skaneateles boys lax falls to Cazenovia

Lakers rebound with tough 14-9 win over J-E

All season long, the Skaneateles boys lacrosse team has swerved in different directions – one moment brilliant and inspired, the next moment perplexed and frustrated.

Skaneateles track tops field at CBA Invitational

Girls Lakers get victories from Wetmore, Willcox

Put together, the Skaneateles track and field teams would prove better than all the others gathered at Friday’s Christian Brothers Academy-Brother Basilian Invitational at Alibrandi Stadium.

Skaneateles girls lacrosse topples C-NS

Herr nets five goals in win over no. 2-ranked Northstars

Now the fun part of the schedule really begins for the Skaneateles girls lacrosse team. In the span of eight days, the Lakers would face each of the three Class A favorites – Cicero-North Syracuse, Christian Brothers Academy and West Genesee, who also happened to occupy three of the top four spots in the first state Class A rankings of the spring.

Girls track Lakers tear up Marcellus meet

Skaneateles wins pair of relays; Malcolm, Gage second in races

As they do each April, the Skaneateles girls track and field team took part in a meet it co-hosts with Marcellus, though it’s held on the Mustangs’ home track. And the Lakers had plenty to be happy about from Saturday’s showing, capped by a sweep of the last two relay events.

Skaneateles boys go 1-1, hold off Homer

Lakers recover from Westhill defeat, improve to 7-3

During this truncated regular season, the Skaneateles boys lacrosse team has seen plenty of close contests, benefiting in some instances, but not in others.

Skaneateles boys lax gets win over F-M

Pair of victories follow early-week defeat to CBA

When the Skaneateles boys lacrosse team returned from its spring-break road trip that included wins over Section II foes Colonie and Bethlehem, it found out that it had the no. 13 spot in the first state Class C rankings of the spring.

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