Skipworth, Burchill, Penfield lead Bees into 2014 season
Not far down the road, the sports teams at Baker High School will have the all-weather Field Turf at Pelcher-Arcaro Stadium, a big change that the Baldwinsville athletic program has wanted for decades. Yet it’s doubtful that, whatever surface they play on, the football Bees will change that much.
Girls volleyball Bees to defend state Class AA title
Among the many stories going into the Baldwinsville fall sports season is seeing whether the girls volleyball team can earn another state Class AA championship after taking the title for the second time a year ago in Glens Falls. Here is the fall sports varsity schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.
B'ville golf star contends for top honors in Rochester
Just before the high school boys golf season gets underway, Baldwinsville’s Christian Nizamis culminated a summer of amateur competition with a strong third-place finish in the junior division of this week’s New York State Boys and Girls Amateur Championship.
"Fire Bees" claim District 8, NY State Senior championships
Little was expected of Baldwinsville Little League’s 14-16 softball team in mid-July when it entered the post-season phase of its spring and summer season – which only made the ultimate result that much more sweet.
"Everyone else matters." Matt Capucilli had a dream that his late brother David said this to him. The dream came just hours after Dave died. The life Matt's brother led made a lasting impression.
Venezuelan posts 65 for three-shot win at Drumlins
In five years and more than 40 attempts, Veronica Silibert had never tasted victory on the Symetra Tour. But all of that changed in the Credit Union Classic at Drumlins Country Club's East Course, where Silibert moved into contention right from the start and then saved her best golf for the closing stretch to earn a three-stroke victory, $15,000 and better odds to reach the LPGA Tour in 2015.
Credit Union Classic draws top women's golfers looking for LPGA cards
Nearly two decades old, the Symetra Tour’s Credit Union Classic has turned into a late-summer fixture on the Central New York golf calendar. And once again, the future stars of women’s golf are heading to Drumlins Country Club’s East course this weekend, battling for $100,000 in prize money and improving their odds of being one of the 10 players that, at season’s end, will earn an LPGA Tour card.
Majors team wins first-ever District 8 title
Baseball - especially little league baseball - is very much a part of Americana, and even more so in Central New York, with Cooperstown and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in our backyard.
Bees do not face Liverpool in regular season, has strong home slate
In the more than quarter-century he has presided over Baldwinsville football, head coach Carl Sanfilippo has rarely diverted from a run-first philosophy, and that’s translated into more than 200 victories on the field and a status as one of Central New York’s strongest programs.
Alex Tuch goes to Minnesota Wild with 18th overall pick
Twice in the span of a month, athletes with Baldwinsville ties were taken on the first day of their sports’ respective professional drafts. However, in the case of hockey player Alex Tuch, he was chosen a lot earlier than baseball star Scott Blewett. And unlike the pitcher now toiling in the Appalachian League, Tuch is expected to take his time before going to the professional ranks.
Golf, basketball, football, journalism all part of Class of 2014
With accomplishments that span the entire second half of the 20th century and the first years of the 21st century, the six newest inductees to the Greater Syracuse Sports Hall of Fame provide a wide variety of compelling stories.
B'ville star will go from HS graduation to Appalachian League
Like hundreds of thousands of other American teenagers, Scott Blewett would celebrate his high school graduation on Sunday with the rest of his Baker High School classmates at Onondaga Community College's SRC Arena. Unlike most of them, though, Blewett will head toward his new job with $1.8 million in the bank, and potentially much more ahead.
B'ville golfer ties for 30th; Auburn's May wins individual championship
Once more, Baldwinsville girls golfer Katie Walsh made her way to SUNY-Delhi to take one more shot at top honors during last weekend’s New York State Public High School Athletic Association championship tournament.
Soeder, Martin, 4x400 relay team offer strong finishes
Baldwinsville’s best track and field athletes would find their way to Cicero-North Syracuse’s Bragman to compete in three different events during last weekend’s New York State Public High School Athletic Association championship meet.
Baldwinsville Girls Volleyball is conducting a flash shoe collection drive on Saturday, June 14 to raise funds for their sports programming costs while benefiting microenterprise ventures in developing nations and keeping old shoes out of local landfills. Individuals can help by donating used shoes of any condition, size, style or color at Baldwinsville Baker High School bus circle.