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Alaina Campolieta - Photo by Nicole Reitz

Fulton Figure Skating Club holds annual show

Alaina Campolieta - Photo by Nicole Reitz

Final bow – Graduating senior Alaina Campolieta skates to Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believing” during the annual Fulton Figure Skating Club’s show at the War Memorial.

Campolieta began skating in the second grade, has competed in several skating competitions, and assists with beginning skaters in the Learn to Skate Program.

She will attend SUNY Potsdam in the fall, pursuing a degree in elementary education.

Fulton's Nick Woodworth received the Division One Exceptional Senior Award for this past season. Woodworth finished his final year with a record of 34-4.

Fulton, Phoenix wrestlers honored during banquet

Fulton's Nick Woodworth received the Division One Exceptional Senior Award for this past season. Woodworth finished his final year with a record of 34-4.

Last weekend, the Friends of Section 3 Wrestling held its fourth annual banquet honoring the best wrestlers in Central New York for the 2011-2012 year.

Fulton Senior Nick Woodworth (160 pounds) was selected as the recipient for the Division One Exceptional Senior Award for this past season.

Woodworth finished his final year with a record of 34-4.

Overall, he was 107-37 for his high school career with 63 pins. He was also a two-time Section 3 champion.

Senior Tyler Button (145 pounds), senior Austyn Hayes (195 pounds) and junior Nick Tighe (126 pounds) of the Phoenix Firebirds were also honored at the Friends of Section 3 Wrestling Banquet for their outstanding accomplishments this past season.

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Hannibal volleyball seniors led by example this season

by Rob Tetro

With the conclusion of the 2011-12 Hannibal varsity volleyball season comes the departure of five graduating seniors.

According to Coach Angela Pietroski, her team bids farewell to Brittany Sizemore, Liz Sullivan, Becky Kelly, Sierra Ingersoll and Brandi Moody.

Though these players bid Hannibal volleyball adieu, they do so while having had a positive influence on their younger teammates.

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Pop-tabs challenge

For the remainder of the 2011-2012 year, the Fulton City School District will participate in the Ronald McDonald House Charities of CNY’s Pick Up the Tab Campaign.

This campaign collects aluminum  pop-tabs year-round. Pop-tabs  are found on soda and soup cans, some animal food containers, and other food and beverage items.

There is a serious need for a second Ronald McDonald House to be built in Syracuse. Over 200 organizations, including many school districts, are on the bandwagon collecting pop-tabs to help keep families in need together.

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Phoenix boys indoor track team ready for outdoor season

by Rob Tetro

It was a successful season for the Phoenix boys varsity indoor track and field team.
In league competition, Phoenix earned a second-place finish behind Jamesville-Dewitt.

This season, Firebird runners set six shool records while several runners earned All-League Awards and took part in both league championship and sectional meets.
Jeff Wells, Will Miller, Jason Czyz, Bryce Ferris, Brandon Halstead and Mike Leach were the runners who set school records this season.

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