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COOPERSTOWN — Cooperstown defeated visiting Westmoreland, 68-54, Monday, Jan. 13, in a Center State Conference Division III boys basketball game, giving the Hawkeyes nine consecutive wins.

Avery Leonard won the 120 pound championship to help Cooperstown/Milford wrestling place fifth in its home tournament, the Cooperstown Invitational Scramble at Cooperstown Central School on Monday, Dec. 30. 

ONEONTA — Three first-half goals were too many to overcome as third-seeded Cherry Valley-Springfield fell to top seed Marathon, 4-1, in the Section IV Class D boys soccer final Saturday, Nov. 2, at Wright National Soccer Campus.

ONEONTA — No. 5 seed Marathon completed its upset run through the Section IV Class D girls tournament Saturday, Nov. 2, with a 3-0 win over second-seeded Cherry Valley-Springfield at Wright National Soccer Campus. 

ONEONTA – Cherry Valley-Springfield stunned South Kortright, 2-1, in the semifinal round of the Section IV Class D boys soccer tournament on Andrew Oram’s overtime winner Wednesday, Oct. 30, at Wright National Soccer Campus.

ONEONTA — Ari Bosc’s goal with less than three minutes left in the second period of overtime pushed second-seeded Cherry Valley-Springfield past No. 6 Edmeston, 1-0, in a Section IV Class D girls soccer semifinal Tuesday, Oct. 29, at Wright National Soccer Campus.


Harvest Classic Invitational 

Oct. 26

Ryan Lansing earned third place and Ward Oles finished fifth overall to lead the Cooperstown boys team to a fifth-place finish at the Harvest Classic Invitational in Amsterdam.

Lansing had a time of 15:30, while teammate Oles completed the course in 15:54 for the Hawkeyes, who concluded the Invitational with 133 points.

Cooperstown also received 40th place from Mason Raffo (19:23), 45th place from Lincoln DiLorenzo (20:22), and 48th place from Simon Hurysz (20:53).

Noah Engel won the boys race with a time of 15:21 for Queensbury, which won the invitational.

Jade Brotherton and Tess DiLorenzo each got 15th and 23rd overall, respectively, as the top Cooperstown finishers on the girls side. Brotherton finished in 21:17. DiLorenzo finished in 22:04. Sarah Johnson placed 26th (22:41), and Monica Kennedy placed 34th for the Hawkeyes, who did not have enough runners for a team score.


Edmeston 2, Milford 0

Oct. 23

Ninth-seeded Edmeston got first-half goals from Tyrick Wheeler and Logan Williams to defeat No. 8 Milford on the road in the first round of the Section IV Class D boys soccer tournament.

Wheeler opened the scoring by taking a failed Milford clearance and converting from close range to put the Panthers up, 1-0.

Williams scored a similar goal late in the first half to build a 2-0 halftime deficit that Milford could not erase.

Edmeston finished with an 18-13 lead in shots and a 7-1 advantage in corner kicks.

Louis Banks made 12 saves for the Wildcats.

Milford finished its first year under coach Gregg Eggleston with a 9-6-2 record.

“I look back and there are some we let get away, but all in all, 9-6-2 for a team that is trying to rebuild is a decent year,” Eggleston said. “I’m happy with the kids’ effort.”

A late second-half surge was not enough as 13th-seeded Cooperstown fell to No. 4 Westmoreland/Oriskany, 3-2, in the first round of the Section III Class C boys soccer tournament Wednesday, Oct. 23, at Westmoreland Central School.

ONEONTA – Revenge was on Cherry Valley-Springfield’s mind Saturday, Oct. 19, when it took down Schenevus, 2-1, in the Tri-Valley League girls final at Wright National Soccer Campus.

ONEONTA – Laurens and Cherry Valley Springfield battled to a 1-1 tie Saturday, Oct. 19 at Wright National Soccer Campus in the Tri-Valley League boys final.

"A League of Their Own," a baseball film partially shot in Cooperstown, will be the headline screening in the National Baseball Hall of Fame's 14th annual Baseball Hall of Fame Film Festival, which will take place Friday and Saturday, Sept. 20 and 21, in the museum's Grandstand Theater and B…

Milford’s Riley Stevens scored four goals as the Wildcats downed Morris, 5-3, in a back-and forth Tri-Valley League contest that opened the season for both teams on Thursday, Aug. 29.

With two appearances in the Class C baseball final four in three years, Cooperstown is trending upward in the sport that’s synonymous with the village. And if the trend continues with a state title for the Hawkeyes in 2020 or 2021, there seems to be little doubt in the minds of Cooperstown’s…

ENDWELL — Cooperstown baseball coach Frank Miosek has coached a lot of talented teams in his 29 years at the helm, including 2017’s state semifinalists, but Friday, as the Hawkeyes defeated Pierson, 5-2, in the Class C semifinals at Maine-Endwell High School, the 2019 team became the first i…

BINGHAMTON — No team prefers to be trailing in the later moments of a game, especially one as important as Saturday’s Section III Class C regional baseball final between Cooperstown and Tioga. But some teams respond better to adversity than others. Some teams can look at a three-run deficit …

Sixth-seeded Cooperstown allowed five runs in the first two innings, just one of them earned, and never fully erased the deficit in a season-ending 9-7 loss to No. 3 Port Byron in the Section III Class C softball quarterfinals on Thursday, May 30.

UTICA — Chris Ubner carried the load for Cooperstown during most of Sunday’s Section III Class C championship game. But when the time came for others to take charge, the rest of the Hawkeyes responded.

The name of the game is boys tennis, but that didn’t stop three Cooperstown girls from winning Section III championships in the sport this spring. 

UTICA — Quality pitching, clean defense and timely hitting helped Cooperstown to a Section III Class C baseball title Sunday Night with a 2-1 win over Oriskany in eight innings at Donovan Stadium.

COOPERSTOWN — Orlando Cabrera’s first grand slam since his minor-league days saved Team Rollie from a potential loss Saturday at the Hall of Fame Classic at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, but it couldn’t guarantee a win against Team Goose.

Canoes on the Susquehanna River are a familiar sight in Bainbridge on Memorial Day. For the top two boats in Monday’s marquee race, the C-2 Pro, the results were also familiar.

 Postseason accolades continued to roll in for Cooperstown boys basketball and the Lambert family as Jack Lambert was named The Daily Star Player of the Year and John Lambert was named Coach of the Year.

For Cooperstown boys basketball coach John Lambert, last week’s Class C state championship featured enough heart-warming storylines to be a television movie. 

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WESTFORD - The life of Jeremy McCaffery will be celebrated on Saturday, Nov. 9, the first anniversary of his passing. Family members and friends are welcome for light refreshments and are encouraged to share their memories and stories of Jeremy anytime from 1 to 3 p.m. in Sunset Pavilion at …

WESTFORD - The life of Jeremy McCaffery will be celebrated on Saturday, Nov. 9, the first anniversary of his passing. Family members and friends are welcome for light refreshments and encouraged to share their memories and stories of Jeremy anytime from 1 to 3 p.m. in Sunset Pavilion at Bett…