Lakers to face top seed Westhill in semifinals
In terms of the regular season, the Laker duel in boys basketball between Cazenovia and Skaneateles was a stalemate – but when the stakes got higher, Cazenovia would prevail.
Nichols third in boys 55-meter hurdles, long jump
One last time this winter, Cazenovia’s top indoor track and field athletes made it to Onondaga Community College’s SRC Arena for Wednesday night’s Section III state qualifying meet.
Henderson scores 31; quarterfinal clash with Skaneateles next
A Lakers boys basketball team is guaranteed to reach the March 1 Section III Class B semifinal at Onondaga Community College’s Allyn Hall. Whether it’s no. 4 seed Cazenovia, or no. 5 seed Skaneateles, will get determined by next Wednesday night’s quarterfinal showdown at Buckley Gym, which followed Friday’s opening round where Cazenovia needed Ryan Henderson’s hot hand to fend off the no. 13 seed Phoenix Firebirds and prevail by a 52-49 margin.
Former SUNY Potsdam student-athlete and Class of 1980 Cazenovia Alumni, Mark Nourse, was inducted into the 2014 Potsdam College Bears Hall of Fame, with an induction ceremony on Oct. 2, 2014, at Knowles Hall on the SUNY Potsdam campus.
First-round defeat contrast to earlier win over Gaelic Knights
What a difference seven days can make, especially when the pressure of the post-season is brought into the equation.
Cazenovia takes 14-5 record to Class B sectionals
With relentless work and well-timed big plays, Jake Shaffer turned into the most reliable and consistent force on the Cazenovia boys basketball team in the last stages of the regular season.
Lakers also top Solvay, enter post-season with momentum
True, the Cazenovia girls basketball team lost to Bishop Grimes Feb. 5 after holding an eight-point lead in the third quarter. But by pushing the then-undefeated, state Class B no. 2-ranked Cobras so hard, the Lakers gained confidence, and used that momentum to get a pair of impressive wins as the regular season drew to a close with the team sporting a 12-6 record.
Lakers finish regular season, beat Oswego, Mohawk Valley
This Friday night at 7 p.m., the Cazenovia ice hockey team will make its way into the Section III Division II playoffs, competing on home ice at the Morrisville State IcePlex. But the Lakers will not have an easy task in front of them.
Bears unable to top Carthage, end 37-year title drought
Not only did the Chittenango girls volleyball team have a chance to end a 37-year Section III championship drought, it could do so in front of the home fans. The opportunity arrived Saturday night, when the no. 2 seed Bears would try and upend unbeaten, top-seeded Carthage (whose last title came back in 1981) in the Class A final.
Nannery fourth for Cazenovia; Bixby reaches 100 wins for Chittenango
Several wrestlers from Cazenovia and Chittenango would make it to the awards podium by the end of Saturday’s Section III Division II championships at Onondaga Community College’s SRC Arena.
Kent leads domination of field events; Rowles, Gates also win
For the second time in as many weeks, the Cazenovia girls indoor track and field team met up with Skaneateles with a championship at stake, and got the better of the Laker duel.
Nichols, Satchwell combine for five wins to lead Lakers
Already with a fifth straight Section III Class B girls championship tucked away, the Cazenovia indoor track and field teams returned to Onondaga Community College’s SRC Arena to seek more glory – and found it, too, only now it was the boys team finishing on top.
Nannery, Phillips finish second; Bixby wins for Bears
It was just the fortune of the Cazenovia and Chittenango wrestling teams to get thrown into the toughest of the five Section III class meets. Both the Lakers and Bears were part of the Class B sectional meet at Mexico on Saturday, with Cazenovia taking ninth place in a 12-team field with 100 points and Chittenago (69.5 points) 10th, each of them well behind Phoenix’s winning total of 203.5 points.
Shaffner shot wins it for Caz, who also beat Phoenix
A pair of defeats to Westhill and Institute of Technology Central had threatened to throw the Cazenovia boys basketball team off balance. By the start of February, though, the Lakers were standing up again, and by the time Jake Shaffner’s shot rattled in at the end of the second overtime of last Friday night’s 60-58 win at Bishop Grimes, all was fine again.
Lakers defeat Clinton to clich second in National Conference
Whether the Cazenovia ice hockey team would get to stay at home at the Morrisville State IcePlex for the first round of the Section III Division II playoffs would largely depend on what it did when it visited Clinton last Friday night.