Homer Sports

Sports Editor Paul Cifonelli and Sports Reporter Matt Czeitner break down the 2024 All-Greater Cortland baseball and softball selections on the latest episode of the Standard in Sports Podcast.

Twenty-two local baseball and softball players, 11 boys and 11 girls, have been selected to the All-Greater Cortland teams for their performances during the 2024 season. There are two pitchers, two …

Homer’s Earle ends career as strikeout leader

Homer ace Mitchell Earle used a 16-strikeout effort in his final game as a Trojan to break the school’s career strikeout record. Earle ends his time at Homer with 286 strikeouts, breaking the 41-year-old record of 274.

Homer falls to J-D in sectional title game

FULTON –– The No. 3 Homer boys lacrosse team was unable to contain a high-powered offensive performance from No. 1 Jamesville-Dewitt, as the Trojans fell behind early and eventually lost 18-4 in the Section III Class C title game Wednesday at G. Ray Bodley High School.

Homer boys lacrosse ready to shock top-seeded J-D

The No. 3 Homer boys lacrosse team has a tall task ahead of it, but the Trojans are confident they can topple No. 1 Jamesville-Dewitt in the Section III Class C finals at 5 p.m. today at G. Ray …

Homer boys lacrosse stifles South Jeff in semis

MANLIUS –– The No. 3 Homer boys lacrosse team played stellar defense for 48 minutes and held No. 2 South Jefferson to just four goals in a 10-4 win in the Section III Class C semifinals …

Hard-hitting Homer boys lacrosse edges Indian River

The No. 3 Homer boys lacrosse team laid the lumber for all 48 minutes and Cooper Swartz scored the game-winning goal with 4:41 left as the Trojans beat No. 6 Indian River 7-6 Wednesday night at Homer …

Homer girls lacrosse secures dominant sectional win

The No. 6 Homer girls lacrosse team overwhelmed an inferior and undermanned No. 11 Watertown IHC side to win 19-2 in the first round of the Section III Class D playoffs Monday night at Homer High …

Four local teams set to compete in Section III baseball postseason

The Section III baseball postseason stage is set with Cortland and Homer competing in the Class A tournament, Tully in Class C and McGraw in Class D. All four teams begin postseason play today. …

Partis scores 7 in Homer girls lacrosse win

Maria Partis went for seven goals and three assists as the Homer girls lacrosse team erased an early 3-0 deficit to beat Cazenovia/Hamilton 19-10 Tuesday night at Homer High School. Partis went …

Homer softball falls to Phoenix

The Homer softball team struggled with the wet conditions Monday at Gutchess Lumber Sports Complex, losing 37-17 to Phoenix. Homer walked 25 batters and hit nine and Phoenix walked 17 and hit three. …

Homer baseball ace Mitchell Earle talks about his commitment to LeMoyne, his time at the Wake Forest Pitching Lab and his favorite pitchers to watch with Sports Editor Paul Cifonelli in the latest episode of The Standard in Sports Podcast, presented by the Cortland Standard.

Homer boys lacrosse holds off Tully/F-P for win

TULLY –– The Homer boys lacrosse team took an early lead on Tully/F-P and always seemed to have an answer to runs from the Black Knights, as the Trojans prevailed with a 16-11 win …

Nasiatka gets 200th win as Trojans top Mexico

Homer senior Tristan Allen surprised head coach Robert Nasiatka with a plaque commemorating his 200th win as the head coach of the Homer baseball team after the Trojans’ 4-1 win over Mexico …

Homer girls lax snaps skid with close win

Eila Spanbauer and Maria Partis combined for 11 goals Saturday as the Homer girls lacrosse team edged out East Syracuse-Minoa at Homer High School. Both the girls and boys teams wore lavender jerseys …

Earle outduels Campbell, Homer baseball splits series

Homer’s Mitchell Earle and Westhill’s Ryan Campbell put on a show on the mound Thursday at Gutchess Lumber Sports Complex, with Earle coming out victorious in a 2-1 win. Earle carved …

Kline, VanEtten, Bertram come up clutch for Homer baseball

The bottom of the Homer baseball team’s lineup provided big production Wednesday, with Andrew Kline, Tyler VanEtten and Jack Bertram all driving in multiple runs as the Trojans beat Solvay 10-0 …

Homer softball game called early

Homer trailed Solvay 31-9 through two and a half innings Wednesday at Gutchess Lumber Sports Complex, with the remaining status of the game in limbo. The game was stopped due to weather. Kaylee …

Moravia baseball blows out Marathon

The Moravia baseball team had everything clicking against Marathon Tuesday as the Blue Devils beat the Olympians 14-1 in six innings at Marathon High School. Moravia led 4-1 through three …

Earle dominates, Homer baseball gets back to .500

Mitchell Earle battled the rain for five one-hit innings, helping the Homer baseball team move to 3-3 with a 7-0 win over Chittenango Thursday at Gutchess Lumber Sports Complex. The game was called …

Eila Spanbauer, Emma Effinger and Gracie Newman teamed up to score 11 goals as the Homer girls lacrosse team beat cross-town rival Cortland 16-7 Monday night at Cortland Junior-Senior High School. …

Johnson shuts out Homer, Cortland sweeps rival

Ethan Johnson went seven shutout frames for Cortland as the Purple Tigers shut out Homer for the second time this week with a 3-0 win Thursday at Gutchess Lumber Sports Complex. Ethan Johnson …

Cortland’s Albright tosses shutout in win over Homer

Cal Albright threw a complete game shutout for the Cortland baseball team and the Purple Tigers’ offense pulled away from Homer in the top of the fifth inning and won 7-0 Tuesday at Gutchess …

Cortland softball runs past Homer

The Cortland softball team scored 14 runs in the top of the sixth to seal the deal on a 27-3 win over Homer Tuesday at Homer Junior High School. It was the first game for both teams. Cortland …

Earle gets 200th K, Homer baseball splits doubleheader

The Homer baseball team split a doubleheader with a strong 9-2 win over Windsor and an 11-1 loss to Fulton in the PBR Lumber Yard High School Classic Sunday at Gutchess Lumber Sports Complex. …

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