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Tougher than mud: Reading gallops into showdown with Hudson with atypical victory

It was not a prototypical Reading win Friday night, it was a of grind-it-out, “we’re tougher than you are” systematic kind of victory involving a two-hour mud bath that puts a team into the second round of the playoffs. Billy Julian ran for 124 yards and a touchdown and the Ranger defense forced two key … Continue reading

Pittsford Wildcats cruise into round two

After the first two weeks of the 2009 season, the Pittsford Wildcats looked like they might be on the outside looking in come playoff time for the first time in a long time. However, the beatdown the Wildcats put on the visiting Eau Claire Fighting Beavers on Friday night to open the playoffs is all … Continue reading

Hornets end season with valiant loss

Hillsdale hung with undefeated Wyoming Kelloggsville for longer than a lot of people thought they would, but ultimately their season ended with a 22-8 loss more than two hours away from home Friday night. The Hornets never quit this season, turning an 0-3 start into a six win team who made the playoffs, but 36 … Continue reading

Championship Colts: Hillsdale Academy sweeps No. 3 North Adams-Jerome to win SCAA East

Showing the urgency and resolve of a true champion Thursday, the Hillsdale Academy Colts dug themselves out of what appeared to be a Titanic-sized hole early on to sweep four games and take two matches from the No. 3 team in the state and win the SCAA East crown outright. The No. 5 Colts (31-11-1 … Continue reading

Staying focused on what they do best: Hillsdale has been fine-tuning itself for tonight’s long road trip

By J. Pruitt / Daily News Editor  It’s the first week of the postseason on the schedule, but for the Hillsdale High School football team this is their seventh playoff game of the year. The Hornets have been playing chicken with elimination ever since they opened the season 0-3 before running the table and securing … Continue reading