High School Sports


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.

Cazenovia, Skaneateles go 0-0 in soccer showdown

Laker rivals offer possible sectional playoff preview

Should the boys soccer teams from Skaneateles and Cazenovia find themselves in one more encounter during the upcoming Section III Class B playoffs, they'll have a lot to resolve. That was the takeaway from Monday night's hard-fought 0-0 battle at Hyatt Stadium, where the two Laker rivals went at it for 100 minutes without putting a shot in the net, each settling for their first draw of the season.

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Lakers stop VVS, head to showdown with Oneida

Caz football gets three TD's from Connellan

Having done their parts for the past six weeks, the undefeated football teams from Cazenovia and Oneida are ready to decide the Class B East regular-season championship on Friday night. When it faces the Indians, the state Class B no. 3-ranked Lakers will carry plenty of confidence, flowing from an offense that showed more potency in Saturday's 48-7 victory over Vernon-Verona-Sherrill at Buckley-Volo Field.

Girls soccer Lakers improve to 12-2

Trio of wins lead to rematch with Westhill next Saturday

Fairly or not, everything the Cazenovia girls soccer team did until next Saturday’s regular-season finale, a rematch with the Westhill side that beat the Lakers 2-1 in overtime on Sept. 23, would serve as an extended prelude.

Caz field hockey returns with 3-0 stretch

Lakers hammer Homer, Cortland, top F-M again

For a full week, the Cazenovia field hockey did whatever it could to rest, heal and work on what was wrong with its game, and there was plenty to consider.

Rowles rolls again for cross country Lakers

Cazenovia splits pair of 27-28 meets with Hannibal

Everything for the Cazenovia girls cross country team is now pointed toward next week’s showdown with Skaneateles for the OHSL Liberty National division regular-season championship.

Caz volleyball conquers Westhill, Homer

Lakers survive Warrior comeback, tie for league lead

Whatever mid-season bouts of inconsistency and doubt that surfaced for the Cazenovia girls volleyball team are now swept away, and there’s no telling where the road might end.

Caz football gets away, stops Mexico 41-7

Lakers use 27-point second half to end early suspense

They had reached halftime in Friday night's game at Mexico, and the Cazenovia football team again found itself in front - but was also furious. Instead of the efficient, relentless and versatile machine fans were used to seeing, the state Class B no. 3-ranked Lakers were shaky, prone to self-destructive errors and only led the Tigers by a touchdown.

Crawford, Burbidge lead sweep of Skaneateles

Caz girls soccer maintains no. 9 state ranking

Perhaps the best way to get a maximum effort out of the Cazenovia girls soccer team is to put them behind early. Stung by an early goal in Thursday night's game against Skaneateles at the Sean Googin Sports Complex, Cazenovia was even within minutes and soon took control, eventually prevailing 3-1 to complete a sweep of the 2014 version of the Lakers series.

Chittenango cross country sweeps ESM, Mexico

Caz splits with J-E despite wins from Rowles, Ridings

Fine seasons are unfolding for both of Chittenango’s cross country teams, as reflected by the efforts they put forth in Wednesday’s sweep of a three-way battle with East Syracuse-Minoa and Mexico.

Caz volleyball sweeps Marcellus, Skaneateles

Lakers move to second in league with big matches ahead

Through past winter and fall seasons, the Cazenovia girls volleyball team always carried on intense battles with Marcellus and Skaneateles, looking to rise up to the high standard that those two sides set for so long.

Field hockey Lakers fall to Liverpool rally

Cazenovia ends busy stretch of seven games in 15 days

If ever a week’s break in between games was welcome, this one for the Cazenovia field hockey team fit that profile. Over a course of two weeks, the Lakers had played seven games, six of them on the road, facing all kinds of quality opposition inside and outside the Section III ranks.