In conjunction with its annual open house and sales event later this month, AJ’S Archery will host the IBO World Championship Warm Up to benefit Syracuse-based “Two Smiles One Hope” The event takes place Saturday and Sunday, July 25 and 26, at AJ’S Archery, 3938 Nelson Heights Road in Cazenovia.
Cazenovia Town Clerk Connie Sunderman would like to remind Cazenovia residents and visitors that the town has resumed selling hunting and fishing licenses on July 1 after an 18-month hiatus. Licenses may be purchased at the town office at 7 Albany St. during regular business hours, which are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday. A driver’s license is required.
The Cazenovia Central School District has announced that the Caz football program will hold a special “roast” of longtime Cazenovia football coach Tom Neidl at 6 p.m. Friday, July 31, at the Cazenovia Golf Club, following the annual Bucky Bennett golf tournament that afternoon.
Willow Bank Yacht Club hosted the Lightning class district championship regatta on Father’s Day weekend, June 20 and 21. Twenty-one boats participated. Three Willow Bank sailors finished in the top 10 — Clay Murphy, Federico Meira and Ed Seyerlein.
The Greater Cazenovia Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its 13th annual golf tournament on July 20. The tournament will be held at the Cazenovia Golf Club, on Rt. 92, in Cazenovia for a 1 p.m. tee off.
Rowles, boys 4x100 relay sides have strong finishes
From a team and individual standpoint, Cazenovia’s track and field program was represented quite well during this weekend’s New York State Public High School Athletic Association championship meet at the University at Albany.
Longtime Cazenovia High School Head Football Coach Thomas Neidl recently accepted a position on the Utica College football coaching staff as a running backs coach. Neidl, a retired Cazenovia physical education teacher, joins the Utica staff after spending 25 years at the helm of the Cazenovia Lakers football program.
Local residents driving down Route 92 in Cazenovia have seen for many weeks past an 11-acre swath of land by the intersection with West Lake Road shorn of trees and made into a large dirt field studded with golf flags. This is not the start of some new housing development or business track, but the location of the Cazenovia Golf Club’s new practice range.
Cold Spring Harbor hangs on, beats Caz 9-8
With the final minute of Saturday's state Class C boys lacrosse championship game at Vestal High School's Dick Hoover Stadium ticking away, Cazenovia waged an all-out assault on the Cold Spring Harbor net, determined to force overtime and, perhaps, bring home the program's third state title in five years.
Lakers beat Penn Yan again in state semifinals
In pursuit of another state Class C championship, the Cazenovia boys lacrosse team had another tough encounter with Penn Yan - and got another victory.
As part of the national Learn to Row Day, the Cazenovia Rowing Club will be hosting a three-hour Learn to Row workshop from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 6 at Gypsy Bay Park.
Lakers get fourth regional win over Salmon River
Plenty of messages and warning signs were out there for the Cazenovia boys lacrosse team going into Saturday's Class C regional final against Salmon River at Cicero-North Syracuse's Bragman Stadium.
Boys Lakers finish fourth despite two wins from Nichols
Each of Cazenovia’s track and field teams took aim at Section III Class B-1 championships late last week, and got close to the throne. Going first, the Cazenovia girls went to Westhill High School on Thursday afternoon, where it picked up 103.5 points to finish comfortably in second place amid a nine-team field. Only Skaneateles, with 149.5 points, fared better.
Willard goal completes Caz rally against Westhill
Yes, the Cazenovia boys lacrosse team had rallied before against Westhill. It had gone to overtime before against the Warriors - twice, in fact - and won both times. But the third time, and the third victory, was the biggest and sweetest of all, as Cole Willard's goal in the first minute of OT completed the Lakers' comeback from a six-goal deficit to win, 9-8, in Wednesday night's Section III Class C final at the Carrier Dome.
Sean, Connor join older sister Kara as national champs
Two years ago in the Philadelphia area, Kara Cannizzaro made Cazenovia proud by leading North Carolina’s women’s lacrosse team to an NCAA championship, beating Maryland in triple overtime for the crown and earning tournament Most Outstanding Player honors. Now Kara has company in her own family as her younger brothers, Sean and Connor Cannizzaro, helped take the University of Denver men’s lacrosse team to a national title – also beating Maryland, and also doing so in Philadelphia.