Camden shows grit in winning Class B-1 baseball title

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SECTIONAL CHAMPS — The Section III Class B-1 champion Camden baseball team poses for a team picture following its 11-9 win over Homer on Saturday at Camden Yards. The Blue Devils, who finished the season at 15-4 overall, won their fifth sectional baseball title and first since 2000.
CAMDEN — Breaking the ice. In his 17th season at the helm, Camden baseball head coach Jake Bates earned an elusive Section III title on Saturday as the second-seeded Blue Devils rallied twice early …

Trainer Baffert sues to get NY suspension lifted

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NEW YORK (AP) — Trainer Bob Baffert sued in federal court Monday in an effort to get his suspension by the New York Racing Association lifted. The NYRA suspended the Hall of Famer in mid-May after …
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AP source: Rangers hiring Gallant as coach

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(AP) — Gerard Gallant is set to join one of hockey's oldest organizations instead of the NHL's newest franchise after reaching an agreement to coach the New York Rangers. Gallant and the Rangers …
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AP source: WR Crowder agrees to renegotiated deal with Jets

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NEW YORK (AP) — New York Jets wide receiver Jamison Crowder agreed to a renegotiated deal that will keep him with the team through this season, a person with direct knowledge of the decision said …
TVL HONORS — Rome Free Academy freshman Kayleana VanDeusen drives in this file photo from the 2021 season. She was named to the Tri-Valley League’s second team.

RFA pair named TVL girls golf all-stars

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Rome Free Academy freshman Evie Denton was named to the Tri-Valley League first team in girls golf. Fellow RFA freshman Kayleana VanDeusen was named to the second team. Also on the first team are …

Greater Utica Sports Hall of Fame announces Class of 2021

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UTICA — The Greater Utica Sports Hall of Fame will induct five new members in the fall. The Class of 2021 that will be honored on Sunday, Sept. 26 is NHL player Kevin Todd, WNBA player Brianna …

Sports agate — June 12, 2021

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BASEBALL Class AA Semifinals Thursday No. 1 Baldwinsville 8, 4-RFA 0 2-West Genesee 2, 3-C-NS 1 Final Saturday 2-West Genesee at 1-Baldwinsville, noon. Class A Semifinals Thursday 3-Auburn 3, …
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Mets' deGrom pulled elbow issue, says not concerned

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NEW YORK (AP) — New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom was pulled after six scoreless innings Friday night with right flexor tendinitis, but the two-time NL Cy Young Award winner said he isn't troubled by …
CHEERING ON THE ISLANDERS — Fans cheer after Islanders’ Kyle Palmieri scored a goal during the second period of Game 6 during an NHL second-round playoff series against the Bruins on Wednesday night in Uniondale.

‘New York Saints’ moniker catches on during Islanders run

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RUN AFTER THE CATCH — Jets wide receiver Elijah Moore carries the ball after catching a pass during an NFL football practice on May 27 in Florham Park, N.J.

Jets versatile rookie WR Moore impressing with each catch

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FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Elijah Moore has made catch after impressive catch this spring for the New York Jets, diverting some of the massive focus away from the guy throwing him the ball. That’s …

22 of 30 MLB teams relax COVID protocols, vaccine pace slows

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NEW YORK (AP) — Two additional Major League Baseball teams have been able to relax coronavirus protocols after reaching the 85% vaccination threshold for players and other on-field personnel, …
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Sports agate — June 11, 2021

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BASEBALL Thursday Baldwinsville 8, RFA 0 RFA 000 000 0 — 0 5 5 B’Ville 100 052 X — 8 10 0 W: Auclair. L: Campanaro. RBI: B’Ville: Girard, Branigan, Arvantides, Carner, Milburn. Auburn 3, …

Sports agate — June 10, 2021

Thursday, June 10
SOFTBALL Tuesday Holland Patent 7, General Brown 5 GB 203 000 0 — 5 8 1 HP 001 510 X — 7 6 0 W: Rossi. L: Ward. 2B: GB, Ward; HP, Koenig. BASEBALL Class AA Tuesday No. 2 West Genesee 11, No. …

Sports agate — June 9, 2021

Wednesday, June 9
BASEBALL Tuesday RFA 1, Liverpool 0, 8 inn. Liverpool 000 000 00 — 0 2 3 RFA 000 000 01 — 1 3 3 W: Brawdy L: Lapine 2B: RFA, Campanaro. 3B: RFA, Riley. RBI: RFA, DeLutis. Whitesboro 10, Carthage …
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MV Golf and Event Center: A playable course for everybody

Saturday, September 26, 2020
(Nineteenth in a series) LITTLE FALLS — The final leg of the Rome Sentinel Golf Tour landed in my backyard, going all the way down to Little Falls to play my home course, MV Golf and Event Center; …
THENDARA GOLF PRO — Thendara Golf Club PGA professional Rich Chapman poses for a photo in front of the sign welcoming players to the club and the clubhouse.

Thendara Golf Club: A fair challenge

Saturday, September 19, 2020
(Eighteenth in a Series) THENDARA — The Rome Sentinel Golf Tour took a scenic ride up to Thendara this week to play Thendara Golf …
S IN THE GRASS — Bushes shaped like an “S” at Skenandoa Club Wednesday afternoon.

The Skenandoa Club: ‘A Great Place to Meet’

Saturday, September 12, 2020
(Seventeenth in a Series) CLINTON — The Rome Sentinel Golf Tour visited an exclusive club this week, the Skenandoa Club. “It’s a …
PATIO VIEW — The back deck of the Kanon Valley clubhouse overlooking the 10th tee on Wednesday morning.

Kanon Valley Country Club: Working back to glory days

Saturday, September 5, 2020
(Sixteenth in a Series) ONEIDA — The Rome Sentinel Golf Tour continued this week by taking a trip down to Oneida and visiting Kanon …
LINES ACROSS THE FAIRWAY —Power lines run across the fifth fairway at Casolwood Golf Course on Wednesday.

Casolwood Golf Course: Enjoyable for all players

Saturday, August 29, 2020
(Fifteenth in a Series) CANASTOTA — The Rome Sentinel Golf Tour took a trip to Canastota this week and visited Casolwood Golf …
GOLFING WITH TRAFFIC — Golfers tee off of the 16th hole at Hidden Valley Golf Club Wednesday morning with traffic moving westbound on the New York State Thruway in the background.

Hidden Valley Golf Club: An enjoyable course for all

Saturday, August 22, 2020
(Fourteenth in a Series) WHITESTOWN — The Rome Sentinel Golf Tour made the short trip to Whitestown this week to visit Hidden Valley …
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Mets GM rebuts Alonso, says balls have 'no influence' on pay

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NEW YORK (AP) — Mets acting general manager Zack Scott refuted New York star Pete Alonso's charge that Major League Baseball has been manipulating baseballs to hurt potential free agents, saying …