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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.
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Nov. 21 game part of Crunch's Dome Classic weekend
Baldwinsville and Cicero-North Syracuse will have the high honor and distinct privilege of playing the first-ever high school ice hockey game in the Carrier Dome. It was announced Tuesday that the Northstars and Bees will face each other Nov. 21 at 6 p.m. as the kickoff event of the Toyota Frozen Dome Classic that culminates with the Syracuse Crunch's showdown with the Utica Comets the following evening.
Bees suffer first blemish after blazing to 3-0 start
It took a few games before the Baldwinsville field hockey team tested itself on a turf field, but by that point it had gained all sorts of confidence and momentum from its fast start.
Staso wins 200, 500 free against Maroons, J-D
As the competition gets tougher, the Baldwinsville girls swim team is meeting it head-on, even if it isn’t always reflected in the win column.
Bees's wins follow defeats to Liverpool, F-M
It proved an interesting week for the Baldwinsville cross country teams, who learned plenty from facing up against the top teams in the state and then taking a turn on the course that will host the Section III championships later this fall.
Second-quarter surge delivers B'ville past Wildcats
Though it wasn't like the Baldwinsville football team had disappeared from the short list of serious Section III Class AA title contenders, some had wondered if it had what it took to climb back to the top of the ladder. They may have stopped wondering after Friday night's game at Pelcher-Arcaro Stadium, where the Bees, making all the crucial plays on both sides of the ball, put West Genesee away with 30 first-half points, eventually earning a 36-7 victory over the Wildcats.
Goal late in first half difference in 1-0 defeat
Action among the top teams in Section III Class AA girls soccer figures to be close and tense all season, something that Baldwinsville already knows.
Home-field advantage helps B'ville get off to fast start
Much of Baldwinsville’s recent field hockey history involved getting a decent amount of wins, but rarely breaking through against other established powerhouses.
Bees have won six of last seven Class AA sectional titles
Recent Section III Class AA boys soccer history has a lot of red painted on it. Baldwinsville has won or shared six of the last seven sectional championships, a remarkable run that includes just one defeat in 19 sectional contests.
Match with West Genny postponed after Wildcats end F-M win streak
While the Baldwinsville girls tennis team was in the midst of its hard-fought match against Auburn last Wednesday afternoon, major news broke elsewhere.
Bees undertake busy opening stretch vs. tough league foes
The Baldwinsville boys golf team entered the school-year portion of its schedule with a 2-1 mark, having swept past Central Square and Fayetteville-Manlius at home before going to Camillus on Aug. 29 and taking a 189-198 defeat to the West Genesee Wildcats.