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Volleyball Lakers claim sectional championship

Caz handles Westhill in four sets for Class C title

First in September, and then in October, the Cazenovia girls volleyball team took the measure of Westhill, and both would emerge with four-set victories on their respective home courts. When they met for the third time, though, it was with the Section III Class C championship on the line at Jamesville-DeWitt High School Thursday night – and propelled by a great start, the Lakers would conquer the Warriors in four sets.

Top-seeded Lakers roar to Class B final

Caz boys soccer blanks General Brown, to meet Skaneateles in title game

All season long, the Cazenovia and Skaneateles boys soccer teams have been inked up together, and not just because they share the same nickname.

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Caz field hockey sectional streak hits nine

Lakers smash Holland Patent in one-sided Class C final

It's getting to a point for the Cazenovia field hockey team where it's not a question of whether or not it ends a season with a Section III championship - just what are the details that lead to the title.

Girls soccer Lakers ousted in Class B semis

Top seed Lowville shuts down Cazenovia, 1-0

According to the plan, the Cazenovia girls soccer team would step up, reach its first Section III Class B final since 2007 and then, with the most at stake, end a quarter-century of waiting for a championship banner. Those plans fell two wins short of fulfillment, though.

School board approves ice hockey, wrestling combination teams with other districts

Sets groundwork to make cheerleading a sport next year

The Cazenovia school district Board of Education last week approved two combination sports teams with other school districts, added a new combination team and set the groundwork for making cheerleading a school sport in 2015-16.

Field hockey Lakers return to sectional final

Big second half pushes Caz past Little Falls, 6-0

Now the Cazenovia field hockey team is a step closer to winning a Section III championship for the ninth consecutive year. Having earned the top seed in the seven-team sectional Class C bracket, the Lakers enjoyed a full week of rest and recuperation while everyone else in the field had to go through an opening round game.

Boys soccer Lakers move playoff opener, win big

Caz, top seed, handles South Jefferson in Class B quarterfinal

Ideally, the Cazenovia boys soccer team would enter the Section III Class B playoffs as a talented and prominent top seed, ready to welcome a hapless opponent to the Sean Googin Sports Complex and then take them out. Well, that did happen - but not in Cazenovia.

Caz sails through football playoff opener

Rout of Skaneateles sets up sectional semifinal against Westhill

Compared to its usual standard, the Cazenovia football team found itself sloppy, unfocused and making mental errors throughout the first quarter of Saturday’s Section III Class B opening-round playoff game against Skaneateles at Buckley-Volo Field. And it didn’t matter one bit.

Caz girls stop Skaneateles in soccer sectionals

Big first half sets up semifinal against unbeaten Lowville

True, the ending to the regular season was not what the Cazenovia girls soccer team had in mind – far from it. But if things break right in the Section III Class B playoffs, the Lakers could get the best possible chance to atone and finish on top.

Caz girls volleyball ties for league title

Wins over Solvay, LaFayette help Lakers tie Westhill for first

Though it took a whole lot of effort and court time, the Cazenovia girls volleyball team was quite happy to walk away from the 2014 regular season holding a share of the OHSL Liberty division title with the Westhill Warriors.

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Caz cross country third in girls, boys league meets

Ridings fourth in boys race; Rowles also fourth on girls side

One more big race remained before Cazenovia’s cross country teams could turn their collective attention to next Saturday’s Section III Class C championships at Vernon-Verona-Sherrill.

Lakers stunned in OT by late Westhill goal

Monds scores with 10 seconds left on controversial tally

Jayanna Monds was offsides by several yards, as far as the Cazenovia girls soccer team was concerned. Westhill, on the other hand, thought that Monds had perfectly timed her run. The only thing that matters was that no whistle was blown. And Monds, with just 10 seconds to play in overtime, put home the decisive goal as the state Class B no. 3-ranked Warriors edged past the state no. 8-ranked Lakers 3-2 in Saturday's regular-season finale.

Caz field hockey rips past ESM again

McLaughlin nets four goals for Lakers in 5-0 romp

Safe to say, the Cazenovia field hockey is eager to enter the post-season again. Carrying with it the burning memory of its overtime defeat to Pierson/Bridgehampton in last November’s state Class C final, the Lakers have gone through a 2014 regular season that’s included plenty of tests, but also some impressive all-around efforts.

Lakers smash Oneida, earn B East title again

Caz football continues domination over Indians

If ever there was a time for the Cazenovia football team to piece together its most complete effort of the season, it was now. With the Class B East division championship on the line, the Lakers went to Oneida Friday night and reminded everyone why it was the reigning Section III Class B champions, setting a season-high point total and smashing the Indians 64-18.

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Caz runners drop showdown with Skaneateles

Rowles, Neal both break course record in rain

Even with Clara Rowles breaking a course record at the Skaneateles Polo Grounds, the Cazenovia girls cross country team could not snatch the OHSL Liberty National division regular-season title away from those other Lakers.