Rochester angler wins Bassmaster tournament on Oneida Lake, takes home $45,733

BREWERTON -- A Rochester angler won the Bassmaster Northern Open on Oneida Lake on Saturday with a three-day winning total of 52 pounds, 3 ounces. Bill Perkins, led the tournament each day. He turned in weights of of 18-11 and 17 pounds on Thursday and Friday, taking a slim lead each day. On Championship Saturday, his five-fish total was 16 pounds, 8 ounces -- more than 2 pounds ahead of second-place A.J. Slegona Jr., of Walker Valley, N.Y.
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Sunday’s Rochester Red Wings game postponed

Sunday’s Rochester Red Wings game against the Lehigh Valley IronPigs at Frontier Field has been postponed in the best interest of the players and coaches for both teams following the medical emergency that occurred during the 1st inning of game one of Saturday’s doubleheader. Makeup information for both of Saturday’s...
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Rochester man wins Bassmaster Northern Open at Oneida Lake

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — A Rochester man won the Bassmaster Northern Open at Oneida Lake Saturday. Bassmaster said Bill Perkins won with a three-day total of 52 pounds, 3 ounces, and weights of 18-11 and 17 pounds the first two rounds, giving him a slim lead each day. Then on championship Saturday, he added 16-8 and won by more than two pounds.
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Rochester track athlete already has sights on 2024 games in Paris

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — Watching the track and field competition at the Olympics in Tokyo has become a bittersweet experience for one Rochester area athlete who almost, but didn’t quite, make it to the games. “My mind right now is just on being the best in the world,” declared runner...
Waterloo, NYFinger Lakes Times

WATERLOO HALL OF FAME: Four individuals, one team make up Class of 2021

WATERLOO — The Waterloo Hall of Fame has been waiting, patiently, to induct distinguished former athletes since 2020. The Class of 2020 — now the Class of 2021 — will finally be enshrined Labor Day Weekend. Meghan (Courtney) Shaner, Kate (Lincoln) Harris, Adam McMahon, Jim Panek and the 1956-57 Basketball...

Red Wings game postponed Sunday due to medical emergency Saturday involving IronPigs player

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The Rochester Red Wings say Sunday's game against the Lehigh Valley IronPigs has been postponed after an IronPigs player collapsed during a game Saturday. The team says infielder Daniel Brito suffered a medical emergency in the first inning during Saturday's game, causing the doubleheader to be suspended. He is currently undergoing a medical evaluation.

Rye Little League 12U’s Epic Run Comes to a Close

Rye Little League 12U’s dream summer of baseball came to an unfortunate end Friday afternoon in Rochester, NY. Colonie (Albany) soundly defeated Rye to finish their round robin undefeated at 3-0. The loss pushed Rye into a tie for 2nd place with Rotterdam-Carman (to whom they lost 3-2) and East...
Canandaigua, NYFinger Lakes Times

Thompson Foundation resumes Golf Classic

CANANDAIGUA — The F.F. Thompson Foundation celebrated its return to live events on June 7 with the annual Thompson Health Golf Classic. Held at the Cobblestone Creek Country Club, the event drew more than 100 golfers and netted nearly $60,000 for UR Medicine Thompson Health, a nonprofit organization. “We are...
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'It healed me:' The 2021 Shootout for Soldiers was the best one yet

Don’t get me wrong. All four Shootout for Soldiers events in Canandaigua have been special. But this one? This one will be tough to top. That the lacrosse marathon with 24 games of one hour each took place last weekend at Braves Field is nothing short of miraculous considering the coronavirus pandemic that’s still here. But once again, even in the face of long odds, Canandaigua and the lacrosse family came through.
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Baseball named New York's 'official sport'

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — New York already houses the Baseball Hall of Fame, and now, the sport known as "America's past time" will now be recognized as the state's official past time. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation Friday to make the sport New York state's official sport. His office says...
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LL NYS 12s All-Star baseball: Mid-Island takes first loss of summer, still advances to State semifinals

PENFIELD, N.Y. -- Mid-Island entered All-Star play on Friday with an unblemished 12-0 record, but emerged with its first defeat of the summer -- a 4-3 loss at the hands of Fairport LL -- thanks to an amalgamation of early miscues and one questionable umpiring call to end the contest. Nevertheless, the Travis loop, which finished 2-1 in pool play, advances to Saturday’s semifinals, to be played at noon and opponent TBA.