Submitted by Oswego County BOCES
Students from school districts throughout Central New York showcased their athletic abilities and team spirit during the Special Olympic games held at Cicero-North Syracuse High School May 15.
“Play hard, play smart and have fun,” said emcee Breanna Stewart, former C-NS basketball standout and a star for the University of Connecticut’s national championship hoops team. Continue reading
By Rob Tetro
The Phoenix varsity baseball team now has a 9-5 record after losing two games in its last three outings.
On May 10, Phoenix held off Cazenovia 8-7. The Firebirds fell to Marcellus 5-3 in Game 1 of a tournament held May 12 and then Syracuse East knocked off Phoenix 14-5 in Game 2 of the May 12 tournament. Continue reading
Ithaca College — Adam Kinney, a graduate student occupational therapy major in the School of Health Sciences and Human Performance at Ithaca College, awarded the Graduate Professional Excellence Award. The Graduate Professional Excellence Award is given to the graduate student who will be an excellent representative of the program in the professional community of occupational therapy, through clinical work, research, interdisciplinary projects, experiential learning, or work in the profession or local community.
Heidelberg University – Meghan Yost, Mexico, senior history and political science major, spring semester dean’s list.
Nazareth College – Kenneth Marshall of Fulton and Annie Viau of Central Square, graduated May 11 with master’s or doctoral degrees. Continue reading
The Oswego Opera Theater has announced its fourth annual Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, June 21 at Battle Island State Park just north of Fulton.
Oswego Opera’s annual golf tournament supports the opera’s productions, such as the recently seen Rigoletto – The Oswego Story,” and appearances by Craig Schulman. Continue reading
By Rob Tetro
The Fulton boys’ varsity lacrosse team has a 5-8 record after losing its last three of four games.
On April 25, New Hartford topped the Red Raiders 12-5. Cortland held off Fulton 10-8 on April 29. The Red Raiders knocked off Whitesboro 11-4 May 2, while Jamesville-DeWitt rolled past Fulton 16-3 May 6. Continue reading
By Rob Tetro
The Fulton varsity softball team won its last four games to improve to a 10-5 overall record.
Fulton cruised past Homer 18-6 May 9. The Lady Raiders topped county foe Hannibal 13-0 in Game 1 of a May 10 Tournament. In Game 2 of the tournament, Fulton knocked off Syracuse West 7-1. The Lady Raiders held off county rival Mexico 3-1 May 12. Continue reading
The record for catching the largest inland striped bass in New York state was recently broken, said state Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens.
Eric Lester of Campbell Hall, Orange County, caught a 60-pound female striped bass measuring 53.4 inches in length and 33 inches in girth from the Hudson River in Newburgh, Orange County May 14. Continue reading
SUNY Oswego faculty members John Kane in economics and James MacKenzie in biological sciences will join Ben Parker, academic planning and veterans services coordinator for the Division of Extended Learning, as recipients of the college President’s Award for Excellence in Academic Advisement for 2014. Continue reading