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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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B'ville only trails Liverpool, C-NS in team standings
Arden Kellner's first-place finish in the 600-meter run, plus strong efforts in the relays, helped the Baldwinsville boys indoor track and field team rise to third place in the season-opening Jack Morse Kickoff Meet on Wednesday night at SRC Arena.
Bees get past RFA, 3-1, with 23 saves from Sabourin
For three weeks, the Baldwinsville ice hockey team has stayed home, and when it didn’t work on its game during its practice sessions, it offered unwelcome greetings to four different opponents, beating them all.
Four Black Knights score in double figures against B'ville
In terms of building confidence, the schedule did not do the Baldwinsville boys basketball team many favors. A week after a season-opening Dec. 5 defeat to Bishop Ludden, the Bees, for its first road assignment of the winter, had to go face another perennial power, Henninger – who, like the Gaelic Knights, would prove too much to handle, B’ville taking a 79-58 defeat to the Black Knights.
Defense rules for Bees as it improves to 3-0
Though many local high school athletes saw their schedules blown up by winter weather and school closings, the Baldwinsville girls basketball team didn’t fall into that category. Instead, the Bees’ problem was a schedule with wide gaps between games.
Bees roll past five opponents, including host Blue Devils
Baldwinsville’s wrestling team is large enough to, at times, split into two groups that can compete at different large-scale meets on the same day.
B'ville has 3-0 week after OT defeat to C-NS in Dome
Exciting as it was for the Baldwinsville ice hockey team to play in the Carrier Dome on Nov. 21, it was quite eager to move on from that spectacle, especially given that it ended in a painful 3-2 overtime defeat to Cicero-North Syracuse. Just two weeks later, everything had changed.
Bees rout Auburn, struggle at Andersen Tournament
Even a wrestling program as strong and traditional as Baldwinsville faced a fair amount of transition going into the 2013-14 season. The combined departures of Kevin Paul, Chad McArdell, Gunnar Sutphen, Steve Petrelli and Joe Nasoni, stars responsible for hundreds of victories on the mat in their years with the Bees, would rattle any program.
Watchus rolls 804 series at Strike-N-Spare Lanes
After a 2-0 start, competition picked up for both of Baldwinsville’s bowling teams – and so did the excitement, even if it was accompanied by a pair of defeats.
16-0 run to start third quarter helps Gaelic Knights get away
A fast finish to the regular season, and a run to the Section III Class AA quarterfinals, in 2013-14 was the brightest effort by the Baldwinsville boys basketball team in a long while.
B'ville handles Henninger, Homer for Middleton title
A whole lot more than a first-place trophy was attained by the Baldwinsville girls basketball team during its run to the title at its own season-opening Bill Middleton Tip-Off Tournament. When the Bees defeated Homer 73-46 in Saturday’s championship game, it gave long-time head coach Kathy Morse her 300th victory with the B’ville program.