Second-half surge key to finals win over Hornets
Just maybe, against the odds of sustained success and in defiance of cold, hard numbers, the Cazenovia field hockey team will turn out just fine. That was the message the Lakers sent during the season-opening Fayetteville-Manlius Tournament, culminating in Saturday's final, where a late scoring surge produced a 3-1 victory over the F-M Hornets.
The Ladies’ Death and Derby Society (LDDS) will host its fourth and final home bout of the season, "Skaters of the Lost Arc,” at the IcePlex in Morrisville. The LDDS TitleTown KnockOuts will bout the Seven Vally Rollers from Cortland. A portion of the proceeds from ticket sales will benefit The Arc of Madison Cortland.
Steinhorst debuts as Laker football coach in Dome Sept. 4 against Amsterdam
The fall sports season at Cazenovia High School includes a new varsity football head coach as long-time assistant Jay Steinhorst succeeds Tom Neidl, plus the field hockey Lakers seeking a 10th consecutive Section III title, among other storylines. Here is the varsity sports schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.
Football Bears open Sept. 4 against Skaneateles
Chittenango High School’s 2015 fall sports schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.
Caz field hockey star key part of winning Black team
Ever since Cazenovia’s field hockey season ended last November with a defeat to eventual state champion Whitney Point in the Class C regional final, defender Zoe Shephard has seen her profile continue to grow.
The Cazenovia Athletic Association has announced the names of the eight individuals who will be inducted into its 2015 Hall of Fame Class. The induction dinner will be held Friday, Sept. 25, at the Rusty Rail in Canastota.
On Saturday, Aug. 22, the Cazenovia High School Varsity Tennis teams will run a free youth tennis clinic open to kids in the Cazenovia school community. This will be a one-day, two-hour clinic for beginning tennis players ages 10 years and younger.
The Cazenovia Central School District athletic director has announced the eligibility requirements and sports physicals schedule for students wishing to participate in fall 2015 sports.
You ran the mountain with the goat, the lake in red, white and blue — now run in the country with the cows! The annual Mad Cow 5K Race will be held this Saturday, Aug. 1, at the Nelson town office building, located at 4085 Nelson Road. Sign-up will be from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., and the race begins at 9 a.m.
Cazenovia Laker football draws fans from far and wide causing a run on prime parking at or near Buckley-Volo Field on fall game days. The Cazenovia Athletic Association (CAA) has a solution for avid spectators eager to attend the varsity team’s four home match-ups: CAA is coordinating a raffle of three exclusive VIP parking spaces located at the upper west parking lot, closest to the stadium. In addition, raffle winners will receive free game tickets for four, and fast track entrance and concession access.
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.