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Phil Blackwell

Sports Editor
315-434-8889 Ext: 348

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.

Recent Stories

Baldwinsville announces fall sports schedule

Girls volleyball Bees to defend state Class AA title

Among the many stories going into the Baldwinsville fall sports season is seeing whether the girls volleyball team can earn another state Class AA championship after taking the title for the second time a year ago in Glens Falls. Here is the fall sports varsity schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.

Nizmais third at NYS Amateur Championship

B'ville golf star contends for top honors in Rochester

Just before the high school boys golf season gets underway, Baldwinsville’s Christian Nizamis culminated a summer of amateur competition with a strong third-place finish in the junior division of this week’s New York State Boys and Girls Amateur Championship.

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B’ville Little League softball team reaches milestones

"Fire Bees" claim District 8, NY State Senior championships

Little was expected of Baldwinsville Little League’s 14-16 softball team in mid-July when it entered the post-season phase of its spring and summer season – which only made the ultimate result that much more sweet.

Felibert's fast finish leads to Credit Union Classic title

Venezuelan posts 65 for three-shot win at Drumlins

In five years and more than 40 attempts, Veronica Silibert had never tasted victory on the Symetra Tour. But all of that changed in the Credit Union Classic at Drumlins Country Club's East Course, where Silibert moved into contention right from the start and then saved her best golf for the closing stretch to earn a three-stroke victory, $15,000 and better odds to reach the LPGA Tour in 2015.

Symetra Tour returns to Drumlins this weekend

Credit Union Classic draws top women's golfers looking for LPGA cards

Nearly two decades old, the Symetra Tour’s Credit Union Classic has turned into a late-summer fixture on the Central New York golf calendar. And once again, the future stars of women’s golf are heading to Drumlins Country Club’s East course this weekend, battling for $100,000 in prize money and improving their odds of being one of the 10 players that, at season’s end, will earn an LPGA Tour card.

B’ville football sees changes in AA-2 league

Bees do not face Liverpool in regular season, has strong home slate

In the more than quarter-century he has presided over Baldwinsville football, head coach Carl Sanfilippo has rarely diverted from a run-first philosophy, and that’s translated into more than 200 victories on the field and a status as one of Central New York’s strongest programs.

B’ville native chosen in first round of NHL Draft

Alex Tuch goes to Minnesota Wild with 18th overall pick

Twice in the span of a month, athletes with Baldwinsville ties were taken on the first day of their sports’ respective professional drafts. However, in the case of hockey player Alex Tuch, he was chosen a lot earlier than baseball star Scott Blewett. And unlike the pitcher now toiling in the Appalachian League, Tuch is expected to take his time before going to the professional ranks.

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Hart leads Syracuse Sports Hall of Fame inductee list

Golf, basketball, football, journalism all part of Class of 2014

With accomplishments that span the entire second half of the 20th century and the first years of the 21st century, the six newest inductees to the Greater Syracuse Sports Hall of Fame provide a wide variety of compelling stories.

Blewett gets $1.8 million signing bonus from Royals

B'ville star will go from HS graduation to Appalachian League

Like hundreds of thousands of other American teenagers, Scott Blewett would celebrate his high school graduation on Sunday with the rest of his Baker High School classmates at Onondaga Community College's SRC Arena. Unlike most of them, though, Blewett will head toward his new job with $1.8 million in the bank, and potentially much more ahead.

Walsh helps Section III win state golf title

B'ville golfer ties for 30th; Auburn's May wins individual championship

Once more, Baldwinsville girls golfer Katie Walsh made her way to SUNY-Delhi to take one more shot at top honors during last weekend’s New York State Public High School Athletic Association championship tournament.

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