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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.
Johnson, Atkinson lead Bees to win over Skaneateles
It’s rare to see any high school girls swim meet end in a tie, but that’s what Baldwinsville went through during its recent meet against Christian Brothers Academy.