All posts by Andrew Henderson

Fulton baseball falls to Christian Brothers Academy

by Rob Tetro

Christian Brothers Academy scored six runs against the Fulton baseball team during the second inning of the team’s game Monday afternoon.

CBA’s second inning offensive explosion essentially set the tone for its 19-8 win over Fulton.

Neither team was able to score until the second inning of play. CBA scored six runs to take a 6-0 lead. Fulton responded during the top of the third and fourth innings. The Raiders scored two runs to cut Christian Brothers Academy’s lead to 6-2.

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Fulton boys tennis team tops Cortland 5-2

The Fulton boys tennis team topped Cortland 5-2 Tuesday afternoon.

In first singles, Fulton’s Mitchell Lalik defeated Cortland’s Kyle Davis 6-3, 6-0. In second singles, Fulton’s Eric Naioti defeated Cortland’s Devin MacHenry 6-0, 6-0.

In third singles, Fulton’s Nathan Deavers defeated Brandon Schaff 6-0, 6-3. In fourth singles, Fulton’s Neil Devendorf lost to Nicholas Franceschelli 7-5, 6-3.

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Teammate and Coaches’ Awards – Pictured are winners of the Teammate and Coaches’ Awards. From left are  Assistant Coach Daisy Ruiz, Anna Guernsey, Ross Gardner, and Head Coach Dexter Hinman and Griffin Marriner.

Fulton YMCA Speed Demons hold annual awards banquet

Teammate and Coaches’ Awards – Pictured are winners of the Teammate and Coaches’ Awards. From left are Assistant Coach Daisy Ruiz, Anna Guernsey, Ross Gardner, and Head Coach Dexter Hinman and Griffin Marriner.

The Fulton YMCA Speed Demons swim team celebrated a successful season at a recent awards banquet at the Fulton Polish Home.

The 75 members of the team and their families enjoyed a summer fun-themed meal, accepted awards and honored its departing senior, Chris Pridat.

Coach Dexter Hinman praised the team for placing 22 members in the YMCA State Meet held in March in Buffalo.

The 2012 States Team included Courtney Beckwith, Ross Gardner, Lacey Reich, Janelle Tallents, Kyle Buck, Andrew Distin, Justin Grower, Sage Hourihan, Zachary Perry, David Tallents, Miwa Burdic, Michael Mankiewicz, Jenna Ruzekowicz, Sarah Tallents, Camille Stevenson, Ean Stevenson, Mark Tallents, Jayda Borrow, Abigail Hinman, Rimma Mankiewicz, Jaden Patterson, and Christina Tallents.

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Quick start leads Cortland past Fulton baseball 15-8

by Rob Tetro

The Cortland baseball team scored all 15 of its runs during the game’s first four innings in its contest against Fulton Friday.

Fulton rallied at the end, but lost 15-8.

Cortland scored early and often, which essentially put the game out of reach before the start of the third inning. By the end of the fourth inning, Cortland had a 15-0 lead over Fulton.

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Oswego County Legislature debates wind power…again

by Carol Thompson

The Oswego County Legislature debated wind power once again when they met Thursday evening.

County Administrator Phil Church addressed the topic, explaining that New York is among the five Great Lakes states that recently reached a deal with the Obama administration to streamline the development of offshore wind turbines.

Church told legislators that he was trying to get more information. The legislature had previously passed a resolution in opposition of offshore wind farms.

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Oswego County flow control lawsuit discussion leads to outburst

by Carol Thompson

A judgment against Oswego County for legal fees to be paid in a lawsuit challenging the county’s flow control lawsuit brought about some debate and an outburst from the plaintiff who was sitting in the audience.

During Thursday’s meeting, the legislature voted to pay Jeff Holbrook $65,214 as ordered by the court.

Holbrook sued the county over its flow control law and a federal court judge ruled the county’s law unconstitutional.

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ES-M tops Fulton girls lacrosse

by Rob Tetro

East Syracuse-Minoa held on for a one-goal win against the Fulton girls varsity lacrosse team Wednesday.

East Syracuse-Minoa was a little more aggressive on the offensive end, taking four more shots on goal than Fulton did. The conversion of one of the additional shots proved to be the difference in ES-M’s 9-8 win over Fulton.

By the numbers, these were two evenly matched teams. East Syracuse-Minoa led by only one goal going into halftime.

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Poirier and Sears claim wins at Fulton Speedway

The Fulton Speedway began the 2012 season Saturday night. Steve Poirier of Quebec bested a field of 42 of the best 360 Sprint car drivers in the Northeast in round one of the Patriot Sprint Tour.

Tim Sears Jr. grabbed the checkers in both the NAPA Late Models and SUNY Canton Sportsman.

Sears grabbed the lead early on in the 15 lap NAPA Late Model feature and cruised to the easy win. Sean Beardsley, Alan Fink, Brandon Kidd and Mike Trapp chased Sears across the line.

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