Dansville, Keshequa and Way-Co's varsity sports for this weekend.
The Wayland American Legion and HARP hosted the annual lunchon and fashion show
The Wayland-Cohocton girls’ basketball campaign opened on Nov. 28 in the Southern Tier where the Redskins grounded the Golden Eagles 47-38.
The Wayland-Cohocton boys basketball team opened the season on a plus note for new head coach Pat Farhar as the Golden Eagles soared over Marcus Whitman in the Dundee tournament opener by a convincing 73-53 final. The Eagles left the launching pad with a 23-10 run to start the first period as Darren Becker scored 10 in the period as 4 different players put numbers on the board.
Well it’s time to get down on the mats and get working on those moves. Yes, the high school wrestling season is here and the Wayland-Cohocton Golden Eagles are ready to get going as coach Tom Simons checked in prior to the season’s start.
The Wayland-Cohocton (1-0) boys swimming squad opened their season on Nov. 27 with a victory over visiting Canisteo-Greenwood (0-1) by an 89-76 final.
The reality and inexperience of a young team showed up on Saturday night as the Wayland-Cohocton boys’ basketball team were tripped up by the host team in the Dundee Tournament by a 61-48 final.
The Wayland-Cohocton girls claimed the Class CC/C sectional title with 61 points as Elba-Byron Bergen finished second with 62. Golden Eagles freshman standout Meghan Curtin won the race in 20:30.
The Red Raiders were counting on their superiority in two categories to help upend the Eagles from Wayland-Cohocton in the opening round of the Section V, Class C postseason tournament.
By the end of the evening it was clear, Wayland-Cohocton couldn’t handle Hornell’s fast and physical brand of football. And it was even tougher for the Eagles to handle Zack Bacon and Luke Morgan.
In a special ceremony Saturday night, members of the community dedicated and renamed the Cohocton Sports Complex, the Ellsworth “Ozzie” Tripp Sports Complex.
The Fall Foliage soccer finale in Cohocton was played in honor of Sgt. Devin Snyder on Saturday night at the Ellsworth R. Tripp Sports Complex.
Quarterback CJ Ellis went 9-for-10 with two touchdowns, leading the Way-Co Eagles to a 21-14 victory on Homecoming.
Wayland-Cohocton football watched a first-half lead evaporate Friday in Cohocton as the Bath-Haverling Rams (3-2) scored 18 unanswered points in the second half. A lone second-quarter touchdown was all the Eagles (1-4) could muster in the contest that ended 18-7 in the Rams’ favor.
Well, it wasn’t like winning last November’s Sectional Championship match-up, but on Friday night the Wayland-Cohocton football team claimed its first victory of the year as the Golden Eagles held off a hungry Lions team late in the game for an exciting 28-26 triumph in high school football.
Despite the chill of an early-fall Friday evening, Hornell defensive end Zach Oyer left the field at Maple City Park feeling all warm and fuzzy.
Wayland-Cohocton hosted Livonia in high school football action at the Cohocton Sports Complex on Friday night and the two teams played an exciting contest somewhat reminiscent of the Golden Eagles heartbreaker at Shalen Stadium against Wellsville in the Sectional Finals last year in Rochester.
One year ago a core group of gifted athletes brought the Golden Eagles literally within inches of a Section V title. One year later, 15 of those players graduated and coach Jim Brownell has put his whistle aside as well.
In an effort to curb school budget expenses, local districts are looking at saving costs in all areas. One area in which the 22 districts within the Genesee Valley Educational Partnerships region is discussing is in Section V transportation.
Oneonta survived a rare bout of wildness to hold off Wayland-Cohocton’s latest bit of comeback magic.
Wayland-Cohocton waited a very long time on Wednesday night to see if it would have an opportunity to rally.