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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 drops 4-3 decision to Hornets in Class A team final
Once more, the Baldwinsville girls tennis team took aim at an elusive Section III Class A championship, knowing that, once more, the long-reigning dynasty at Fayetteville-Manlius stood in the way.
Girls await Liverpool clash; boys top C. Square, Liverpool
When it made the trip to Long Island last weekend for the John Glenn-Northport Invitational, the Baldwinsville girls volleyball team did so still with a perfect mark in the CNY Counties League and knowing a big Friday-night showdown with Liverpool looms ahead.
B'ville boys, girls both run well at Manhattan Invitational
Yet another big local showdown awaited each of Baldwinsville’s cross country teams during last Wednesday’s trip to Auburn, where the Maroons proved easy to tame – but Cicero-North Syracuse was another matter.
Bees top Port Byron, are rained out at Oneida
A three-game win streak had not only pushed the Baldwinsville field hockey team above the .500 mark, it also marked a point where it started to wonder whether it could make a serious Section III Class A championship push.
B'ville football still atop AA-2 standings after fifth straight win
Between the pageantry of Senior Night and the emotions of playing one more regular-season home game on a grass field at Pelcher-Arcaro Stadium, the Baldwinsville football team nearly suffered a paralyzing defeat.
Each B'ville player shoots 89 or lower at Arrowhead
One absolute truth about the Baldwinsville boys golf team in 2015 was that it had more quality players on hand than in many different past seasons. In all, the Bees sent eight golfers to Arrowhead Golf Course for Wednesday’s Section III Class AA championships, and they all shot 90 or better, though only Matt Monaco was able to advance to the May sectional state qualifier at Colgate University’s Seven Oaks.
Goal late in second OT allows Liverpool to get even
In their own unique ways, the Liverpool and Baldwinsville girls soccer teams left Tuesday night's showdown equally surprised by the 2-2 outcome. For the Warriors, who were in a defensive mode most of the game, a draw was welcome - but the Bees exited LHS Stadium frustrated that a come-from-behind victory was snatched away in the most unlikely manner.
B'ville encounters Warriors again at McQuaid Invitational
No relief was offered to the Baldwinsville cross country teams after a dual meet with mighty Fayetteville-Manlius and the successful staging of its own B’ville Invitational on Sept. 26.
Girls still unbeaten; boys split with C-NS, Oswego
On consecutive nights early last week, both of Baldwinsville’s volleyball teams had important tests to see whether they still stood out at the top of their respective CNY Counties League standings.
Bees fall to Nottingham in 2-1 OT battle
All through the 2015 season to date, the Baldwinsville boys soccer team has found itself one or two scoring plays away from a real breakthrough. And that was the case, again, in last Thursday night’s match against Nottingham at Pelcher-Arcaro Stadium, where the Bees rallied to force overtime, but still could not pull out in front and lost a 2-1 decision to the Bulldogs.