Pioneers aiming to defend Empire 8 Conference basketball title

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READY FOR THE SEASON — Utica College basketball players, from left, Damien Call, Tommy Morreale and DJ Harter get ready for practice on Friday. Call, a sophomore from Rome Free Academy; Morreale, a junior from Whitesboro; and Harter, a junior from Holland Patent; all look to play significant roles for the Pioneers this season.
UTICA — The Utica College men’s basketball team wants to hit the ground running after winning its first Empire 8 Conference championship last season. “We’ve been the hunters for a while and …
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      FOOTBALL Friday Cicero-North Syracuse 41, RFA 7 CNS 21 14 6 0 — 41 RFA 0 0 0 7 — 7 First quarter CNS — Scripa 5 fumble return (Kubala …

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Mac Jones and Zach Wilson have learned quickly this season just how difficult it is to win as rookie quarterbacks in the NFL. With Jones under center the Patriots have yet …
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ROMAN IN SWITZERLAND — Rome native Tony Restrosi has been named the interim head coach for the senior national gymnastics team in Switzerland. Joining his staff are three-time Swiss Olympian Giulia Steingruber, center, and 1992 U.S. Olympic bronze medalist Wendy Bruce-Martin.

Rome native Retrosi takes helm of senior national gymnastics team in Switzerland

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Rome native Tony Retrosi has taken the position as head coach for the senior national gymnastics team in Switzerland. The Swiss National Team Training Center is located in their Olympic Training …
CELEBRATION — Clinton’s Paige Luke, front, hugs Avery Maxam with Maddie Luke, Riley Jones and Taylor Maxam also celebrate during Thursday’s Section III Class B first round game against Holland Patent in Clinton. The Warriors advanced with a 6-2 victory.

Unbeaten Warriors defeat HP; advance to Class B quarters

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The two seed Clinton girls soccer team remained unbeaten by defeating 18 seed Holland Patent 6-2 in Thursday’s Section III Class B first round game in Clinton. Game details were not available at …
RIBBON CUTTING — Utica College officials and student athletes, Appel Osbourne Landscape Architecture and Charles A. Gaetano Construction Corporation officials cut the ribbon on the new Pioneer Turf and Track Complex at Utica College on Thursday afternoon. From left: David Fontaine, Timothy Bonaparte, Robert Munson, Robert Brevnik, UC track and field athlete Chase Pecoraro ‘23, UC women’s soccer player Jenna Keeman ‘23, Jeffery Gates, UC president Laura Casamento and William Gaetano.

Utica College cuts ribbon on new Pioneer Turf and Track Complex

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POOL PARTY — The Adirondack girls varsity swim team holds the ribbon while swim coach Elizabeth Ritter cuts it at a ceremony Wednesday at the high school in Boonville. The event included a welcome and introductions, a swimming race, duck drawing and closing ceremony. The new facility includes new scoreboards, swimsuit dryers, lighting and sound systems, new logos, record board and an auto-covering system.

New pool opened at Adirondack

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BOONVILLE — Adirondack Central School District has opened its new high school pool. The pool faciities include new scoreboards, swimsuit dryers, lighting and sound systems, new logos, record board …

College notebook — Oct. 22, 2021

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Rome’s Faso earns golf scholarship James Faso of Rome, who attends the University of Buffalo, is one of 11 student-athletes to receive New York State Golf Association Foundation Scholarship Fund …

Win caps off undefeated season for Westmoreland-Oriskany

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CANASTOTA — Seven different players scored goals for the Westmoreland-Oriskany boys modified soccer team en route to a 7-0 win over host Canastota on Wednesday. Netting goals for the Red Dogs were: …

Sports agate — Oct. 22, 2021

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SOCCER Boys Wednesday Westhill 5, Westmoreland-Oriskany 2 W-O scoring (goals-assists): Bratge 1-1, Miller 1-1. Westhill scoring (goals-assists): Dabbiero 2-0, Schwartz 1-0, Rosenberger 1-0, Starowicz …
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Sports agate — Oct. 21, 2021

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FIELD HOCKEY Wednesday Whitesboro 2, Camden 1 (2 OT) Whitesboro scoring (goals-assists): Arnold 1-0, Clausen 1-0. Camden scoring (goals-assists): A. Prievo 1-0. Halftime: Whitesboro 1, Camden 1. End …

Sports agate — Oct. 20, 2021

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SOCCER Girls Tuesday Oriskany 4, Sackets Harbor 3, OT SH scoring (goals-assists): Britton 2-0, Flint 1-0, Sholett 0-1. Oriskany scoring: M. Denison 2-1, Fabbio 1-0, Matys 1-0. Goalie saves: SH, …

Sports agate — Oct. 19, 2021

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FIELD HOCKEY Saturday Holland Patent 6, VVS 0 HP scoring (goals-assists): Kelly 2-1, Cummings 1-1, McLaughlin 1-0, Alexander 1-0, Acevedo 1-0. Goalie saves: HP, Allen 3; VVS, Balfe 8. FOOTBALL …
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RFA entertains C-NS in football regular season finale

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Rome Free Academy football will wrap up its regular season hosting Cicero-North Syracuse at 6:30 tonight at RFA Stadium in a Class AA matchup. It’s Senior Night and two years removed from RFA’s …