Phil Blackwell

Sports Editor
315-434-8889 Ext: 348

Phil Blackwell has been sports editor of Eagle Newspapers since 1998 and is the co-host of the Inside High School Sports show, Saturday mornings from 10 to 11 a.m. on ESPN Radio 97.7 and 100.1.

He can be reached at pblackwell@eaglenewsonline.com.

Recent Stories

Cazenovia announces winter sports schedule

Boys hoops Lakers open two days after football state final

Cazenovia High School’s 2015-16 winter sports schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.

Chittenango releases winter sports schedule

Wrestling Bears host dual meet on Dec. 5

Chittenango High School’s 2015-16 winter sports schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.

Football Lakers to play for state Class B title

Caz pulls away from Cheektowaga, 55-12

Many important games, and many glorious moments, dot the history of the Cazenovia football program. But none might prove as important or glorious as what takes place next Sunday at the Carrier Dome, when the Lakers meet Schuylerville and play for the first state championship in its history.

Lakers survive OT battle with Waverly

Caz football advances to state Class B semifinal

Though it has ventured into the state football playoffs many times before, the Cazenovia football team has to feel that its best chance at a first-ever state championship was right in front of them. Thanks to the combined efforts of young men like Cole Willard and Paul McLaughlin, that dream remains alive – at least for another week.

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Field hockey Lakers take state semifinal

Shephard goal lifts Caz past Pierson/Bridgehampton

Everywhere the Cazenovia field hockey team looked during state Class C final four weekend at Maine-Endwell High School, reminders of frustrations of the recent past were right in front of them.

Rowles runs to fifth at state meet

Caz freshman helps Lakers take fifth in Class C

When the Cazenovia girls cross country team earned the right to represent Section III in Saturday’s New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class C championship meet at Monroe-Woodbury High School, it knew exactly what it was facing.

Caz volleyball rolls to sectional title

Hot serves make difference in sweep of Skaneateles

Whatever else happens during a point in volleyball, it always starts with a serve, so it makes sense to master that part of the game.

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Field hockey Lakers reach state final four

Caz blitzes Schuylerville in first half of regional final

One way or another, the Cazenovia field hockey team’s steamrolling ways will end at Maine-Endwell High School next weekend in the state Class C final four. Whether it’s just as a participant, or as a state champion for the third time in program history, remains an open question.

Lakers win sectional cross country title

Cazenovia girls edge J-E by three points

For much of the cross country season, Cazenovia freshman Clara Rowles healed an injury, waiting patiently to return to full strength. Now Rowles has found her top speed – and along with plenty of valuable contributions from her teammates, it helped the Lakers rise to the Section III Class C championship.

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Caz football routs VVS, reclaims sectional ittle

State no. 1-ranked Caz improves to 10-0

High as the Cazenovia football team's aspirations are, one goal - going back to the Carrier Dome and getting things right in the Section III Class B championship game - was a particular focus.

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