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  • Ithaca Boys Lacrosse Win 2017 Section 4 Crown

    Ithaca Boys Lacrosse Win 2017 Section 4 Crown

    Ithaca defeated Corning 10-5 to win the 2017 Boys Lacrosse Section 4 Championship! Ryan Sposito paced the Lil Red with 5 goals on the evening. This was the first Section 4 Championship for Ithaca since 2013.

    Ithaca defeated Corning 10-5 to win the 2017 Boys Lacrosse Section 4 Championship! Ryan Sposito paced the Lil Red with 5 goals on the evening. This was the first Section 4 Championship for Ithaca since 2013.

  • lady blue raiders take sectional title

    Lady Blue Raiders Take Sectional Title

    Lady Blue Raiders Take Sectional Title

    The Horseheads Girls Lacrosse team cruised to the Section IV Class B title with a 17-6 win over Union-Endicott. The Lady Blue Raiders advance to the Class B State Tournament, and will play on June 1st against the Section III champion. 

    The Horseheads Girls Lacrosse team cruised to the Section IV Class B title with a 17-6 win over Union-Endicott. The Lady Blue Raiders advance to the Class B State Tournament, and will play on June 1st against the Section III champion. 

  • Horseheads Baseball Wins 2017 Class AA Title

    Horseheads Baseball Wins 2017 Class AA Title

    The Horseheads Blue Raiders Baseball Team is your Class AA Sectional Champs! The Blue Raiders beat Ithaca 2 games to none in the best of 3 series to win the title. They'll head to the state tournament next week. 

    The Horseheads Blue Raiders Baseball Team is your Class AA Sectional Champs! The Blue Raiders beat Ithaca 2 games to none in the best of 3 series to win the title. They'll head to the state tournament next week. 

  • Corning Girls Storm Back to Win Sectional Crown

    Corning Girls Storm Back to Win Sectional Crown

    The Corning Girls Lacrosse team stormed back from a halftime deficit to win the Section IV Class A title 10-8 over Ithaca. Sophomore Kenna Newman scored the game's final 3 goals to complete the team's comeback. Corning advances to the Class A state tournament next week. 

    The Corning Girls Lacrosse team stormed back from a halftime deficit to win the Section IV Class A title 10-8 over Ithaca. Sophomore Kenna Newman scored the game's final 3 goals to complete the team's comeback. Corning advances to the Class A state tournament next week. 

  • corning cruises to sectional final

    Corning Cruises Into Sectional Final

    Corning Cruises Into Sectional Final

    The Corning Boys Lacrosse team cruised past Elmira 15-3 on Tuesday afternoon. The Hawks advance to take on rival Ithaca in the Class A Sectional Final on Thursday. The Hawks and Little Red split their 2 games during the regular season, with each team winning its home game.

    The Corning Boys Lacrosse team cruised past Elmira 15-3 on Tuesday afternoon. The Hawks advance to take on rival Ithaca in the Class A Sectional Final on Thursday. The Hawks and Little Red split their 2 games during the regular season, with each team winning its home game.

  • waverly baseball moves on to sectional semis

    Waverly Baseball Moves on to Sectional Semis

    Waverly Baseball Moves on to Sectional Semis

    The Waverly Baseball team edged Union Springs 2-0 on Tuesday to advance to the Section IV Class B semifinals. Bradey Roney pitched 7 innings, giving up no runs for the Wolverines. Nate Bennett hit the game-winning 2-RBI double in the 4th inning. 

    The Waverly Baseball team edged Union Springs 2-0 on Tuesday to advance to the Section IV Class B semifinals. Bradey Roney pitched 7 innings, giving up no runs for the Wolverines. Nate Bennett hit the game-winning 2-RBI double in the 4th inning. 

  • Crusader Softball Stays Perfect With Quarterfinal Win

    Crusader Softball Stays Perfect With Quarterfinal Win

    The Notre Dame softball team has won 19 straight games, and have looked unstoppable as of late. The Crusaders beat Sidney 7-1 in the quarterfinals Tuesday afternoon. Izzy Milazzo struck out 13 and allowed just 3 hits on the afternoon for Notre Dame. 

    The Notre Dame softball team has won 19 straight games, and have looked unstoppable as of late. The Crusaders beat Sidney 7-1 in the quarterfinals Tuesday afternoon. Izzy Milazzo struck out 13 and allowed just 3 hits on the afternoon for Notre Dame. 

  • Tioga Upsets 2nd Ranked Edison

    Tioga Upsets 2nd Ranked Edison

    The Tioga Tigers used two 2-run homers on the afternoon to pull off the upset against 2nd ranked Edison 5-4. Edison made it a 3-3 game in the 5th, but Sarah Hollenbeck blasted a 2 run shot in the 6th to take the lead for good. Tioga advances to the Class C Semifinals on Thursday, 

    The Tioga Tigers used two 2-run homers on the afternoon to pull off the upset against 2nd ranked Edison 5-4. Edison made it a 3-3 game in the 5th, but Sarah Hollenbeck blasted a 2 run shot in the 6th to take the lead for good. Tioga advances to the Class C Semifinals on Thursday, 

  • Spartans Baseball Headed To Semis

    Spartans Baseball Headed To Semis

    The Thomas Edison Spartans beat Harpursville 6-3 to advance to the Class C Semifinals. The Spartans scored 5 runs in the 4th inning to take the 6-0 lead and hold on for good. Tome Kane and Nate Chorney combined for a 3-hitter on the day. 

    The Thomas Edison Spartans beat Harpursville 6-3 to advance to the Class C Semifinals. The Spartans scored 5 runs in the 4th inning to take the 6-0 lead and hold on for good. Tome Kane and Nate Chorney combined for a 3-hitter on the day. 

  • Hitting For Hope: Softball Tournament Raises Suicide Awareness

    Hitting For Hope: Softball Tournament Raises Suicide Awareness

    Monday, May 22 2017 8:37 PM EDT2017-05-23 00:37:24 GMT

    For Sam Allington, the issue of suicide hits extremely close to home. When 2 family friends took their lives within the same year, she decided she wanted to use the game of softball to raise awareness. This past weekend, Allington hosted the first annual hitting for hope suicide and PTSD awareness tournament, issues which have not just impacted her life but the lives of her teammates as well, particularly Lee Wilson, a member of the founding team.  

    For Sam Allington, the issue of suicide hits extremely close to home. When 2 family friends took their lives within the same year, she decided she wanted to use the game of softball to raise awareness. This past weekend, Allington hosted the first annual hitting for hope suicide and PTSD awareness tournament, issues which have not just impacted her life but the lives of her teammates as well, particularly Lee Wilson, a member of the founding team.  

  • Horeseheads Baseball Headed to Sectional Final

    The Horseheads Baseball team is headed back to the Class AA Section IV Final after a 5-2 win over Corning. Mike Limoncelli pitched 6 strong innings for the Blue Raiders, giving up just 2 earned runs on 3 hits. Horseheads moves on to face Ithaca in a best-of-three championship finals, beginning with Game 1 on Monday in Ithaca.  

    The Horseheads Baseball team is headed back to the Class AA Section IV Final after a 5-2 win over Corning. Mike Limoncelli pitched 6 strong innings for the Blue Raiders, giving up just 2 earned runs on 3 hits. Horseheads moves on to face Ithaca in a best-of-three championship finals, beginning with Game 1 on Monday in Ithaca.  

  • Crusaders Baseball Cruises in 14-7 Win

    Crusaders Baseball Cruises in 14-7 Win

    It was a slug fest of an afternoon for the first round of the Class C Baseball Sectional Tournament as Notre Dame beat Walton 14-7. The Crusaders tallied 19 hits on the afternoon. Notre Dame will play in the sectional quarterfinals Monday, May 22nd. 

    It was a slug fest of an afternoon for the first round of the Class C Baseball Sectional Tournament as Notre Dame beat Walton 14-7. The Crusaders tallied 19 hits on the afternoon. Notre Dame will play in the sectional quarterfinals Monday, May 22nd. 

  • From Wildcats to Colonels: 2 Athens Wrestlers Headed to Wilkes University

    From Wildcats to Colonels: 2 Athens Wrestlers Headed to Wilkes University

    Thursday, May 18 2017 6:51 PM EDT2017-05-18 22:51:23 GMT
    There's a special bond created between high school teammates, from practices to games 6 days a week- you tend to get pretty close. Today two wrestlers from Athens went from being high school teammates to collegiate teammates, as they made the transition from Wildcats to Colonels. Brock Horton and Gage Cannavino both signed their National Letters of Intent, as they'll head to Wilkes University in Wilkes Barre come fall. The two helped the Wildcats to one of their mo...
    There's a special bond created between high school teammates, from practices to games 6 days a week- you tend to get pretty close. Today two wrestlers from Athens went from being high school teammates to collegiate teammates, as they made the transition from Wildcats to Colonels. Brock Horton and Gage Cannavino both signed their National Letters of Intent, as they'll head to Wilkes University in Wilkes Barre come fall. The two helped the Wildcats to one of their mo...
  • Local Student Suing New York Public High School Athletic Association

    Local Student Suing New York Public High School Athletic Association

    Wednesday, May 17 2017 7:00 PM EDT2017-05-17 23:00:55 GMT

    A Horseheads high school student has filed a lawsuit against the New York State Public High School Athletic Association. The suit challenged a denial by the association to play basketball during a 5th year of high school. The student will attend high school for an additional year due to his disabilities, which limited him to only 8 minutes in one season of his high school career. WENY reached out to NYSPHSAA for comment. NYSPHSAA said they do not have the authority to overturn t...

    A Horseheads high school student has filed a lawsuit against the New York State Public High School Athletic Association. The suit challenged a denial by the association to play basketball during a 5th year of high school. The student will attend high school for an additional year due to his disabilities, which limited him to only 8 minutes in one season of his high school career. WENY reached out to NYSPHSAA for comment. NYSPHSAA said they do not have the authority to overturn t...

  • Softball Sectional Brackets Released

    Softball Sectional Brackets Released

    Tuesday, May 16 2017 7:54 PM EDT2017-05-16 23:54:00 GMT

    The 2017 Softball Sectional Brackets have been released for Section IV, with many local Twin Tiers qualifying for postseason play. In Class AA, top-seeded Horseheads takes on Corning, while 2-seed Elmira faces off with defending state champion Binghamton. In Class B Waverly received the 5 seed after finishing with an 11-5 record/ They will face off with 4th-seeded Oneonta in the first round. Meanwhile, Elmira Notre Dame received the top seed in Class C thanks to its undefeated 17-0...

    The 2017 Softball Sectional Brackets have been released for Section IV, with many local Twin Tiers qualifying for postseason play. In Class AA, top-seeded Horseheads takes on Corning, while 2-seed Elmira faces off with defending state champion Binghamton. In Class B Waverly received the 5 seed after finishing with an 11-5 record/ They will face off with 4th-seeded Oneonta in the first round. Meanwhile, Elmira Notre Dame received the top seed in Class C thanks to its undefeated 17-0...

  • More Top Talent Headed To Dunn Field

    More Top Talent Headed To Dunn Field

    Monday, May 15 2017 8:59 PM EDT2017-05-16 00:59:37 GMT
    It may be hard to believe, but the Elmira Pioneers are just over 3 weeks away from opening day, and the talent they continue to bring to the Dunn primes them to be a top contender in the West Division. Earlier today, the Pios added 4 more Division 1 players to their already star studded roster. 2 players hail from Xavier University, 6'5 pitcher Allbry Major, and 6'1 pitcher and infielder Connor Grammes. Also joining the Pios is Samford University outfielder Ayrton Schafer, a...
    It may be hard to believe, but the Elmira Pioneers are just over 3 weeks away from opening day, and the talent they continue to bring to the Dunn primes them to be a top contender in the West Division. Earlier today, the Pios added 4 more Division 1 players to their already star studded roster. 2 players hail from Xavier University, 6'5 pitcher Allbry Major, and 6'1 pitcher and infielder Connor Grammes. Also joining the Pios is Samford University outfielder Ayrton Schafer, a...
  • CCC Softball Regional Finals Bound

    CCC Softball Regional Finals Bound

    The Red Barons are NJCAA Regionals Final bound after their 4-3 comeback win over Monroe Community College. 

    The Red Barons are NJCAA Regionals Final bound after their 4-3 comeback win over Monroe Community College. 

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