Marathon 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 …

Marathon holds on for sectional win over Moravia

Despite being outhit by No. 9 Moravia 14-5, No. 8 Marathon capitalized with runners on base and the Olympians held on for a narrow 5-4 win over the Blue Devils in the first round of the Section IV Class C tournament Thursday at Appleby Elementary School. Marathon moves on to the quarterfinal round, where it will play No. 1 Tioga at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at Tioga High School.

High-powered offense leads Cincy softball past Marathon

The Cincinnatus softball team had 24 hits and finished off Marathon in five innings via the run rule with a 20-5 win Tuesday at Cincinnatus Central School. The Lions ended the regular season with a …

All-around performance sends McGraw baseball to win over Marathon

McGraw’s Jaydon Bassett struck out 12 Marathon hitters and the Eagles gave their starting pitcher plenty of support as they defeated the Olympians 12-1 Monday at Marathon High School. …

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 …

Sports Editor Paul Cifonelli and Sports Reporter Matt Czeitner break down the 2023 All-Greater Cortland basketball selections on the latest episode of the Standard in Sports Podcast, presented by the …

Twenty local basketball players, 10 boys and 10 girls, have been selected to the All-Greater Cortland teams for their performances during the 2023-24 season. The teams were chosen without position …

Marathon girls basketball advances, to meet Greene in quarters

The No. 7 Marathon girls basketball team held off a pesky No. 10 Walton/Downsville team to win 49-42 in the first round of the Section IV Class C tournament Tuesday at Marathon High School. The …

Moravia boys looks to defend Section IV Class C crown

The Moravia boys basketball team earned the No. 3 seed in the Section IV Class C tournament and the Blue Devils are clicking on all cylinders heading into the postseason as they will look to go …

The Moravia, Marathon and Groton girls basketball teams all earned spots in the Section IV postseason, and all will be competing in a loaded Class C bracket that features five teams with 15-plus …

Canzano, Tinker qualify for states

Cortland seniors Avery Canzano and Wyatt Tinker earned a trip to the New York State Wrestling Championships Saturday, with Canzano placing second at 190 pounds and Tinker coming in third at 160 at …

Cortland’s Canzano wins Class B title

Cortland’s Avery Canzano won the Section III Class B championship at 190 pounds Saturday, going 3-0 with two pins in the first period and an 8-1 decision win to move his senior season record to …

Despite losing two starters in the first half, the Marathon boys basketball team gained a quality lead and hung onto it for a 49-38 win over Groton Friday at Marathon High School. The Olympians …

Hartman’s shot helps Marathon boys basketball win nail-biter

Bryce Hartman hit a 3-pointer with two seconds remaining to give the Marathon boys basketball team a one-point lead and the Olympians held on for a 64-63 win over Odessa-Montour Tuesday at Marathon …

Sorenson, Sutton both place at girls state wrestling meet

SYRACUSE –– Homer’s Lilly Sorenson and Marathon’s Melodie Sutton reached the podium at their respective weight classes in the second Girls State Wrestling Invitational Friday …

Late rally helps Marathon girls basketball upset Moravia

The Marathon girls basketball team trailed Moravia by 10 points midway through the fourth quarter, but the Olympians used a late surge to take the lead and hold on to earn a 56-54 upset victory over …

The Moravia boys basketball team used a dominant defensive performance to power it to a comfortable lead in the first half and Marathon could never recover in the Blue Devils’ 64-31 win Friday …

Defense, strong first half leads Marathon to win

The Marathon girls basketball team used a strong first half, did not let Spencer-Van Etten gain any type of momentum, and the Olympians won 44-22 Friday at Marathon High School.

Cortland’s Canzano wins Kenneth Haines Memorial

Cortland’s Avery Canzano tore through the 190-pound tournament at the Kenneth Haines Memorial Tournament Friday at Oswego State, winning four matches to claim first place. The senior is now …

Marathon boys basketball cruises in consolation game

The Marathon boys basketball team controlled the pace from the jump, took an early lead and never let up to beat Groton 56-36 in the consolation game of the Tom Neugebauer Holiday Tournament Friday …

Homer boys basketball survives late Marathon surge

Marathon cut the Homer lead to three early in the fourth quarter, but a bad break halted the Olympians’ momentum and the Trojans ended up pulling away late for a 56-42 win Thursday in the first …

Homer, Marathon boys wrestling beat Chenango Forks

The Homer and Marathon boys wrestling teams both picked up comfortable wins over Chenango Forks Friday, with the Trojans winning 40-21 and the Olympians winning 34-22 at Homer High School. The …

Slow second half sinks Olympians boys basketball

The Marathon boys basketball team led Candor at halftime, but went cold offensively in the second half and the Coyotes made timely buckets down the stretch to beat the Olympians 46-40 Thursday at …

Marathon boys basketball survives late Groton run for road win

GROTON –– Jacob Byron went crazy in the first half to lead the Marathon boys basketball team to a 38-21 halftime lead, then the Olympians held on through a late Groton rally for a 63-51 …

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