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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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Camden ousts B'ville, 47-16, in opening round
Baldwinsville’s wrestling team, due to its sustained excellence through the years and decades, have proven a regular visitor to the Section III Dual Meet. So it was again on Saturday at Cicero-North Syracuse, where the Bees again joined the top 16 teams in the area battling it out for local bragging rights.
Bees end victory drought after loss to Ludden
It was about time that the Baldwinsville boys basketball team see its months of hard work lead to a satisfying victory against a quality opponent. That moment arrived on Friday night, when the Bees hosted Auburn and, in a game that was tense from start to finish, held on for a 55-53 victory over the Maroons.
B'ville ends skid by stopping IHC, Liverpool
Consecutive January weekends where the Baldwinsville ice hockey team went a combined 0-3-1 against West Genesee, Fairport, Syracuse and Rochester McQuaid, and consequently fell from no. 3 to no. 10 in the state Division I rankings, had taken a toll.
Bees improve to 13-1; Miller has 19 points, 17 boards, seven blocks
Though it dare not look ahead, the Baldwinsville girls basketball team’s marvelous regular season continues to build toward a climactic Feb. 6 showdown with Cicero-North Syracuse.
B'ville girls win 4x400; Donhauser second in boys 55 hurdles
With the Section III championships looming on Feb. 4, the Baldwinsville indoor track and field teams still had some regular-season work left to do. Each of the Bees’ sides took part in this week's Fred Kirschenheiter Memorial Invitational, getting to fifth place on the boys side and sixth on the girls side on consecutive nights.
Showdown part of Warriors' dual meet, where Bees go 3-2
Having missed the chance to square off with Liverpool on Jan. 7 due to a weather postponement, the Baldwinsville wrestling team would do so when the Warriors hosted its own dual meet last on Saturday afternoon. And in the very first round, B’ville and Liverpool squared off. Unable to put its best lineup together, the Bees kept up on the mat, but still lost, 43-33, to the Warriors.
Pressure by Cougars proves too much in 3-1 decision
For the second weekend in a row, the Baldwinsville ice hockey team faced the daunting prospect of two games against state-ranked Division I opponents in a span of less than 24 hours - and in this case, both of them took place away from the Bees' friendly Lysander confines.
Boys finish fourth on team side; girls finish fifth
Everyone in local indoor track and field was back in action at SRC Arena for last week’s John Arcaro Memorial Invitational – including Baldwinsville, for whom the meet meant a bit more, given John Arcaro’s long and rich history with the Bees’ track program.
Goalie starred at SU, is at U.S. National Team camp
Events for Alex Bono, the Baldwinsville-based goalkeeper sensation, have accelerated right from the moment he announced that he was foregoing his senior year at Syracuse University to turn professional.
Last-minute surge helps B'ville prevail 48-44
A season that was already feeling quite special for the Baldwinsville girls basketball team passed another major hurdle. When the 9-1 Bees visited 8-2 Central Square Tuesday night, it blew a seven-point fourth-quarter lead, only to recover in the final minute to push past the Redhawks 48-44 and reach double digits in the win column.