Girls hoops Bees open with Middleton Tournament
What began this week, with Baldwinsville’s bowling teams sweeping West Genesee and its ice hockey team facing Cicero-North Syracuse in the Carrier Dome continues as each of the school’s winter sports teams get underway in the days and weeks ahead. Here is the 2014-15 varsity sports schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.
Girls stunned by Shen in five sets; boys lose to Bethlehem
Four consecutive times, the Baldwinsville girls volleyball team had followed up a Section III Class AA championship with a conquest of Section II power Shenendehowa on the way to another state tournament appearance in Glens Falls. But on the fifth try, the Bees finally got tripped up, beaten in a five-set epic by the Lady Plainsmen in Saturday's regional final at Niskayuna High School, near Albany, just as the boys Bees fell in four sets to Bethlehem in its regional final at Cicero-North Syracuse.
Burchill second in 100 breaststroke; Staso third in two events
With the likes of Noelle Staso and Lauren Burchill in top form, the Baldwinsville girls swim team nearly earned some big victories during Friday night's Section III Class A championship meet at West Genesee High School.
Boys turn back C-NS; girls sweep past Liverpool
Whether it was a new sensation or a familiar feeling, both of Baldwinsville's volleyball teams walked away from Wednesday night's televised twin bill with Section III championships in their possession. Atoning for a defeat in last year's Division I title match, the boys Bees pushed past host Cicero-North Syracuse in three sets, while the girls Bees earned a seventh straight sectional Class AA title, and 17th overall, by sweeping Liverpool.
Late goal on free kick propels Hornets to 1-0 win
Much of the 80 minutes of Monday night’s Section III Class AA final was a defensive clinic authored by the Baldwinsville boys soccer team, who knew that protecting its own net was the best way it could keep its title from unbeaten, state no. 1-ranked Fayetteville-Manlius.
Fourth-quarter TD propels Warriors past B'ville
Just as promised, the Section III Class AA football semifinal between Baldwinsville and Liverpool, held Saturday at Cicero-North Syracuse's Bragman Stadium, was a tough, physical grind, two long-time rivals and full-time neighbors bent on keeping each other from getting to the Carrier Dome for next Sunday's title game against Henninger.
B'ville advances to sectional final against Liverpool
When the spotlight shines on Cicero-North Syracuse next Wednesday night and the Section III boys and girls Class AA volleyball championships are at stake, Baldwinsville will be a part of both of those matches.
Close races, Bees' comeback mark 47-47 classic
With one more chance to compete in front of a home crowd, the Baldwinsville girls swim team nearly got a signature win in Wednesday’s regular-season finale against Cicero-North Syracuse. When the final race was done, though, the Bees and Northstars were in a 47-47 tie. And it took winning the last three races for B’ville to pull even.
B'ville to clash with F-M again for championship
True, the opponent it had to get through was a bit different, but for the Baldwinsville boys soccer team, the destination - another Section III Class AA championship game - was the same. When the no. 3 seed Bees edged no. 7 seed Fowler 1-0 in Thursday night's AA semifinal at Liverpool High School Stadium, the prize was a return trip to the Liverpool turf Monday night at 7:30 for yet another sectional final showdown with Fayetteville-Manlius.
Liverpool uses big second-half surge to prevail, 3-1
A Baldwinsville field hockey season that started so promising, included plenty of bumps in the middle and featured a strong entrance into the Section III Class A playoffs ended a couple of steps short of glory.
B'ville holds off CBA, 1-0, on Ingersoll goal
Six Section III championships in seven years have proven that the Baldwinsville boys soccer team is very difficult to beat when the calendar creeps toward the end of October. This time around, the no. 3 seed Bees are far from a favorite to win it all again, but even the presence of a 17-0, state no. 1-ranked giant like Fayetteville-Manlius hasn't kept B'ville from dreaming of another day of glory.
B'ville to face Liverpool in Class AA semis
Excitement at the outset, concern in the middle, and resilience in the end - those were the phases the Baldwinsville football team went through in the course of Friday night's Section III Class AA opening-round game against defending champion Christian Brothers Academy.
Hat trick sends B'ville girls soccer past F-M in overtime
Already cold, wet and weary from 80 tough minutes of Section III Class AA playoff girls soccer, Baldwinsville knew that the work was not done. To get through Thursday night’s tense AA quarterfinal at Pelcher-Arcaro Stadium, the no. 2 seed Bees would have to play 20 full minutes of overtime against no. 7 seed Fayetteville-Manlius, an opponent it had beaten twice in the regular season.
Junior rolls through Section III state qualifier at Drumlins
From her serves to her ground strokes, Baldwinsville girls tennis junior Kahlei Reisinger simply plays at a different speed than the vast majority of her opponents.
B'ville girls win twice, Smith serves up 25-0 set
Both of Baldwinsville’s volleyball teams will enter their respective Section III tournaments fully expecting championship honors on Nov. 5 at Cicero-North Syracuse.