Syracuse's Boeheim ready for 42nd year

College Sports SYRACUSE (AP) — Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim admitted that the beginning of his 42nd year as head coach at his alma mater feels a little different, and it has nothing to do with his age. Longtime assistant Mike Hopkins is no longer there to lean on. After 22 years on the bench alongside his mentor, Hopkins jumped at the chance to become head coach at Washington in March, passing... 9:10am 10/21/17

Vernon Downs entries — Oct. 21, 2017

Sports Agate Vernon Downs Saturday's Entries Post Time 6:45 p.m. 1ST RACE--Pace 1 Mile. Purse $4,800.1 Sucrose Hanover (John Macdonald) 9-5 1-2-62 Samson J (Josh Kinney) 2-1 3-1-53 Big Game (Brett Crawford) 6-1 4-2-54 On The Big Swing (Chris Lems) 10-1 5-2-15 Sea Harrier (Claude Huckabone III) 8-1 5-3-36 Roaddog Jess James (Jimmy Whittemore) 5-1 2-6-6 2ND RACE--Pace 1 Mile. Purse $9,000.1 9:00am 10/21/17

Sports calendar — Oct. 18, 2017

Tonight’s Schedule...ProfessionalHarness racing — Vernon Downs, $360,000 New York Excelsior Finals for 2- and 3-year-old trotters and pacers, first post 6:45.Scholastic boysSoccer — Section III playoffs, Class AA: RFA at Baldwinsville, 6. Class B: Camden at Chittenango, 6; Holland Patent at Cazenovia, 6:30; Adirondack at South Jefferson, 7. Class C: Little Falls at South... 1:42pm 10/18/17

Vernon Downs results — Oct. 20, 2017

Vernon Downs Friday's Results 1ST RACE--Trot 1 Mile. Purse $6,000.4 Mckenzie's Star (J. Whittemore) $2.90 $2.20 $2.101 Frisky Joe (C. Huckabone III) $2.30 $2.106 My Lucky Word (J. Macdonald) $2.60Off: 6:47 Time: 1:55.1ALSO STARTED: Hanrahan, Ulysses Bi, A ListerExacta (4-1) Paid $11.80.Trifecta (4-1-6) Paid $9.45.2ND RACE--Trot 1 Mile. Purse $3,600.5 Stirling Accord (J.... 7:08am 10/21/17

Vernon Downs entries — Oct. 19, 2017

Vernon Downs Thursday's Entries Post Time 6:45 p.m. 1ST RACE--Pace 1 Mile. Purse $4,800.1 The Time To Win (Leon Bailey) 7-2 3-2-12 Giftfromtheheart (Claude Huckabone Jr) 10-1 8-X-X3 Granny Pants (John Macdonald) 8-1 X-X-X4 Zero Stress Hilary (Dustin Ingraham) 5-2 2-3-25 Aldine Hanover (Atlee Bender) 6-1 X-X-X6 Won Sweet Dream (Shawn Mcdonough) 8-1 2-3-47 Blissfilly Fancy... 9:00am 10/19/17

Vernon Downs entries — Oct. 18, 2017

Vernon Downs Wednesday's Entries Post Time 6:45 p.m. 1ST RACE--Pace 1 Mile. Purse $45,000.New York Excelsior A Series Final 2-year-old fillies1 Kj's Bekah (Jason Bartlett) 5-2 1-X-X1A Kj's Justine (Daniel Dube) 5-2 1-X-X2 Checkered Past (Jim Morrill Jr) 7-2 3-5-X3 Majorette Angie (Andy Miller) 8-1 3-2-X4 Act Like A Diva (Marcus Miller) 6-1 4-1-X5 Special Kay Deo (Jeff Gregory)... 9:00am 10/18/17

RFA aiming for crossover football win at Nottingham

Sports The Rome Free Academy football team will have a couple more weeks to get another notch in the win column as the Black Knights travel to Nottingham tonight at 6:30 for a crossover contest after both teams failed to qualify for the Section III Class AA playoffs. RFA, comes into tonight’s game with a 1-6 overall record, 1-5 in the Class AA-1. Nottingham finished the regular... 4:10pm 10/20/17

Miami hosts SU, seeking to extend perfect start

College Sports MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Hard Rock Stadium doesn’t permit smoking in locker rooms. Syracuse might hope to test that policy. Victory cigars were part of the celebration at the Carrier Dome last week when Syracuse knocked off then-unbeaten and defending national champion Clemson. Another robust test awaits the Orange (4-3, 2-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) on Saturday, when they... 4:00pm 10/20/17

Oneida edges VVS in girls soccer sectional game

Sports Sophia Sanchez scored the lone second half goal that powered the No. 4 seed Oneida girls soccer team to a 1-0 home victory over Tri-Valley League rival and No. 13 seed Vernon-Verona-Sherrill in a Section III Class B girls first round game on Thursday. Kayla Suppa assisted on Sanchez’s goal. Kyra Shlotzhauer made three saves in recording the shutout for Oneida, while Samantha... 4:00pm 10/20/17