Phil Blackwell

Sports Editor
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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.

He can be reached at pblackwell@eaglenewsonline.com.

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Girls lax Bees reach semis, fall to West Genny

B'ville rallies past F-M, but can't hold lead against Wildcats

Baldwinsville’s girls lacrosse team did something remarkable and historic during Thursday’s Section III Class A semifinal at Chittenango High School. For an entire half, the no. 4 seed Bees kept top seed and defending state champion West Genesee off the board, something no one else had pulled off in Wildcats head coach Bob Elmer’s 16 years at the helm.

B’ville third as hosts of CNYCL track meet

Miller, Jaquint both win girls events for Bees

Even though it was competing in familiar surroundings at Pelcher-Arcaro Stadium, each of Baldwinsville’s track and field team still found themselves chasing Liverpool and Cicero-North Syracuse during Thursday’s CNY Counties League National division championship meet.

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Bees fall to Syracuse in Class A sectionals

Second-quarter run turns game in Cougars' favor

All was going well for the Baldwinsville boys lacrosse team early in Wednesday night’s Section III Class A playoff opener against the Syracuse Cougars at Pelcher-Arcaro Stadium. Not only were the Bees out in front, it was doing so with a potent attack that was flustering the Cougars at every turn. One or two more goals, and B’ville might have produced a runaway.

Boys tennis Bees play in sectional tournament

Lenkiewicz finishes second; Dukat-Ferrari gets third in doubles

A strong regular season for the Baldwinsville boys tennis team was followed up by its participation in the Section III Class A tournament early this week at Syracuse University’s Skytop Courts.

Walsh, Monaco earn trips to state golf finals

B'ville stars make strong efforts at sectional tournaments

Throughout the last four years, the one constant on Baldwinsville’s girls golf team has been the excellent work done by Katie Walsh. Now, as a senior, Walsh gets to make one more trip to SUNY-Delhi to compete in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association championship tournament – and she’ll do so after the Bees’ Matt Monaco makes an appearance in the boys state golf tournament in Ithaca.

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Boys lax Bees battle past C-NS

B'ville draws no. 3 seed, meets Syracuse in sectional opener

Perhaps all of the pieces for the Baldwinsville boys lacrosse team are starting to fit into their proper places just when they need to be there.

B’ville softball goes 1-1, beats Central Square

Bees also tough in second loss to Liverpool

What the Baldwinsville softball team can take some solace in, despite two defeats to defending Section III Class AA champion Liverpool, is the way pitchers Keeanna Wolcik and Emma Bernet has contained the powerful Warriors lineup.

Track Bees swept by Liverpool

B'ville girls also compete at Tully meet

One more bit of regular-season action remained for the Baldwinsville track and field teams before league and Section III Class AA championships would get decided.

B’ville baseball defeats West Genny, 7-5

Bees' big win follows narrow defeat to C-NS

Here was a chance for the Baldwinsville baseball team to jump back into the fray among the major Section III Class AA title contenders – and after an initial misstep, the Bees did just that, knocking off state Class AA no. 8-ranked West Genesee 7-5 on Thursday afternoon.

Girls lax Bees topple West Genny, 6-5

Defense carries B'ville to first win over Wildcats since '09

What was a hot rivalry in girls lacrosse between Baldwinsville and West Genesee had turned one-sided in recent years, the Bees always putting up a valiant effort, but always seeing the Wildcats finish on top. All of that changed on Tuesday at Pelcher-Arcaro Stadium, instantly adding intrigue to the upcoming Section III Class A playoffs -and giving B'ville fans a reason to hope for more magic once the post-season got underway.

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