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Crunch edged by Senators, 3-2

The Syracuse Crunch were edged by the Belleville Senators, 3-2, tonight at the Upstate Medical University Arena. The loss moves the winless streak to six games and drops the Crunch to 5-7-2-1 on the season. Goaltender Amir Miftakhov started in net for ... MORE
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Syracuse DT Curtis Harper enters transfer portal

Syracuse football defensive tackle Curtis Harper has entered the transfer portal, according to a source. The fifth-year junior becomes the second key reserve on the Orange’s 3-3-5 defense to leave the program in as many weeks, following third-year linebacker Geoff Cantin-Arku. The ... MORE
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Tampa Bay Lightning reassign defenseman Fredrik Claesson to Syracuse Crunch

The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned defenseman Fredrik Claesson to the Syracuse Crunch, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today. Claesson, 29, has skated in three games with the Lightning this season, posting two shots on goal. The 6-foot-1, 196-pound ... MORE
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Sean Tucker on return to Syracuse next year: ‘I believe a lot I’m going to be here’

Syracuse football running back Sean Tucker has established himself as one of the nation’s top players this fall. The second-year standout from Baltimore set the program’s single-season rushing record at No. 25 North Carolina State on Saturday, breaking a mark held by ... MORE
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Syracuse women’s basketball goes winless in Battle 4 Atlantis, edged by Buffalo 88-79 (full coverage)

A week ago, Felisha Legette-Jack stood at center court in the Carrier Dome and watched her No. 33 jersey rise to the Carrier Dome rafters. The former Syracuse women’s basketball star became the first Orange female athlete to experience a jersey retirement ... MORE
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Tricky travel this morning as snow covered roads, slippery spots make for wintry commute

The lake effect snow bands that are making travel difficult during the early-morning hours will dissipate as time goes on. Use caution on roadways, especially if traveling along the Route 104 corridor between Monroe, Wayne, and Cayuga counties. That’s where the heaviest ... MORE
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One dead, another seriously injured after head-on crash on Rt. 31

State police provided an update on a fatal crash that happened in Bridgeport claiming the life of a Mattydale man. On Friday around 5 p.m. troopers responded to a two-car head-on crash on Route 31 west of Tuttle Road in Cicero. Troopers ... MORE
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Syracuse FB/TE Chris Elmore to return for 2022 season

One of Syracuse football’s most well liked players within the program and amongst the fan base will return for the 2022 season, head coach Dino Babers said during his weekly press conference on Monday. Starting tight end/fullback Chris Elmore, who has missed ... MORE
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Syracuse women’s basketball falls to Minnesota at Battle 4 Atlantis (full coverage)

The Syracuse women’s basketball team fell into a hole in the third quarter and couldn’t dig itself out in a 70-63 loss to Minnesota at the Battle 4 Atlantis in the Bahamas on Sunday night. Box score Former Syracuse player Kadiatou Sissoko ... MORE
ORANGE GAME DAY: Syracuse hosts Colgate (preview, media & info)

Streak snapped: Syracuse falls to Colgate, 100-85, for first time since 1962 (full coverage)

Syracuse’s 50-year winning streak against Colgate came to a shocking end on Saturday. Syracuse had beaten its Upstate New York neighbor 54 consecutive times with Colgate’s last win over the Orange coming in the 1961-62 season. When Syracuse ran out to an ... MORE
Skaneateles’ football season comes to an end with loss to Chenango Forks

Skaneateles’ football season comes to an end with loss to Chenango Forks

Photo Via: Justin Ritzel All season long, the Skaneateles football team had counted on its quick-strike offense to overwhelm the opposition, which worked quite well during an unbeaten run to the Section III Class C championship. But it was the Lakers who ... MORE
ORANGE GAME DAY: Syracuse looks to rebound at NC State (preview, media & info)

Syracuse drops second straight road game, falls to NC State 41-17 (full coverage)

Three huge plays went NC State’s way and that was enough to knock off Syracuse 41-17 on Saturday. Despite Sean Tucker setting Syracuse’s single season rushing record and having a strong game, the Orange struggled to consistently move the ball. Then, defensive ... MORE
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Tampa Bay Lightning recall forward Alex Barre-Boulet from Syracuse Crunch

The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled forward Alex Barre-Boulet from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today. Barre-Boulet, 24, has skated in nine NHL games this season with the Lightning and Seattle ... MORE
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Syracuse women’s basketball falls to South Florida in Battle 4 Atlantis (full coverage)

Syracuse (2-2) lost to No. 23 South Florida (3-1), 77-53, in the first game of the Bad Boy Mowers Women’s Battle 4 Atlantis on Saturday afternoon. Christianna Carr led all scorers with 14 points while Eboni Walker had a team-best seven rebounds ... MORE
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Weedsport native will lead Troop D after being named New York State Police Commander

A New York State Police officer with local roots will be leading Troop D, headquartered in Oneida. Weedsport native, Major Michael TenEyk has been appointed commander of Troop D. TenEyk entered the state police academy in 1996 after graduating from SUNY Oswego ... MORE
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Crunch defeated by Monsters, 5-1

The Syracuse Crunch were defeated by the Cleveland Monsters, 5-1, tonight at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. The loss extends the winless streak to five games and moves the team to 5-6-2-1 on the season and 2-1-2-0 in the eight-game season series against ... MORE
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Syracuse women bounce back with win over Morgan State, 79-60 (full coverage)

Syracuse improved to 2-1 on Wednesday night with a 79-60 win over Morgan State (0-4) in the Carrier Dome. Led by a career night by redshirt sophomore Teisha Hyman, Syracuse scored 40 points in the paint in the win and shot 40.9 ... MORE
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Suspect wore clown mask during overnight armed robbery at Verona Circle K gas station

New York State Police are investigating an armed robbery that took place in the town of Verona at a Circle K gas station and convenience store. The suspect, who was not identified or taken into custody, was wearing a clown mask at ... MORE