Jeff DiVeronica talks with Coach Andrew Solomon and senior setter Alea Steigerwald about the top-seeded Patriots’ season, national ranking and Friday’s Section V championship match.
Varsity Voices: Football Chris Battaglia talks about the end of his era as Aquinas coach
D&C Digital sports reporter James Johnson talks with long time coach Chris Battaglia about highlights of his last 11 years with Aquinas and what’s next.
Varsity Voices: Girls Tennis
Jeff DiVeronica speaks with Mercy freshman Julia Andreach, the Section V tennis champion and reigning All-Greater Rochester Player of the Year. Andreach leads area players into the state championships this weekend.
Varsity Voices: Football Class A semis preview
Jeff DiVeronica and James Johnson preview the Section V Class A football semifinals. Greece Athena takes on Canandaigua and Brighton plays Eastridge Friday at Rhinos Stadium. (Oct. 26, 2016) Video by James Johnson and Jeff DiVeronica.
Varsity Voices: Football Class AA semis preview
Jeff DiVeronica and James Johnson preview the big Class AA semis Sunday at Rhinos Stadium: Victor vs. McQuaid and Pittsford vs. Fairport. (Oct. 26, 2016)
Varsity Voices: Football preview – Rush-Henrietta vs. McQuaid
The host Knights face the Royal Comets in a Week 1 rematch on Saturday. R-H won the first matchup, 27-13. (Oct. 19, 2016)
Varsity Voices: Football preview – Batavia hosts upstart UPrep
The top-seeded Blue Devils edged UPrep earlier this season, 30-26. Will the rematch be as exciting? (Oct. 19, 2016)
Varsity Voices: Football preview – Brockport vs. Eastridge in Class A
The defending Section V champion Blue Devils travel to East Irondequoit for a rematch. Brockport won their Week 2 game, 31-15. (Oct. 19, 2016)
Varsity Voices: Boys Soccer – Fairport hopes to regain title
The Red Raiders are the top seed in the Class AA tournament. Head coach Gianni Bussani, and senior Pete Critchlow, talk with Jeff DiVeronica about their season and sectionals.
Varsity Voices: ER/Gananda looks to remain undefeated
Marc Dovi and James Johnson discuss ER/Gananda’s attempt to remain undefeated in the regular football season.
Varsity Voices: Girls Soccer Eastridge
Marc Dovi and James Johnson talk with Eastridge coach Marc Dall and senior captain Christina Hess about the rise of the division champion Lancers.
Varsity Voices: Football key matchups in the final week of regular season.
Marc Dovi and James Johnson talk about Batavia’s interesting matchup with Class D Clyde-Savannah, the undefeated Livonia and Hornell game, a Class AA scramble, and the play-in game between Class A Irondequoit and Greece Arcadia.
Varsity Voices: Girls Golf Section V Championship
Marc Dovi and James Johnson talk about how players at Penfield, Pittsford, Webster and Victor fared at Oak Hill.
Varsity Voices: Top area boys soccer teams
Jeff DiVeronica and James Johnson discuss the top area teams, most notably Fairport and Hilton along with the upstart Canandaigua Braves.
Varsity Voices: Football preview, McQuaid vs. Aquinas
Jeff DiVeronica and James Johnson previews Saturday’s matchup between two private school rivals.
Varsity Voices: Football preview, Spencerport at Athena
Jeff DiVeronica and James Johnson preview Saturday’s class A football matchup between Spencerport, with Alton Jones and undefeated Greece Athena.
Varsity Voices: Football preview, Victor vs. Fairport
Jeff DiVeronica and James Johnson preview the challenge ahead for Fairport at Victor on Friday night.
Varsity Voices: Boys Volleyball
Penfield coach Mike Fusare, center, talks with Jeff DiVeronica and James Johnson about the big win over McQuaid and the Patriots’ strong start to the season.
Varsity Voices football: Rushing record season highlight so far
Sports writers Jeff DiVeronica and James Johnson spotlight record-setting Spencerport running back Alton Jones including highlights of his 491-yard, eight-TD game, and preview this week’s matchups.
Sports writers Jeff DiVeronica and James Johnson talk with Webster Thomas senior Amanda Vestri about her career and running in Saturday’s 52nd annual McQuaid Invitational, one of the most historic cross country meets in the U.S.
Varsity Voices Girls Volleyball: Fast start by Penfield, Victor
Sports writers Jeff DiVeronica and James Johnson highlight the fast start by Penfield and show Victor’s three-set win over Webster Schroeder this week.
ICYMI: Spencerport’s Jones runs for 491 yards. See how he did it
Alton Jones rushed for a Section V record 491 yards and finished with eight total touchdowns in Spencerport’s 63-39 victory over Irondequoit on Sept. 23, 2016.
Varsity Voices: Big games this week in soccer, football
Jeff DiVeronica and James Johnson look ahead to the big games.
Varsity Voices: Who is No. 1 in high school football, soccer
The beginning of the season brought some big games to Section V and the action is just heating up.
Varsity football returns to Monroe High after 30 years
At the 2016 Monroe High football pre-season camp, coach Jason Muhammad and players talk about what the return means to them. Video by James Johnson,
Fairport’s Keshawn Howard, right, celebrates a touchdown run with teammate Mitch Disanto during the regular season.
Ontario Honda sponsored awards for the top offensive and defensive players in Section V football each week. Players were nominated by the coach of their teams, then the winner selected by members of the Section V Football Committee.
Below are the 2016 Ontario Honda Section V Football Players of the Year
Class AA: Keshawn Howard, Fairport, senior quarterback.
Class A: Tavon Granison, Greece Athena, senior quarterback.
Athena quarterback Tavon Granison is hit while looking extra yards against Canandaigua during the Section V Class A semifinals.
Class B: Brody Metcalf, Livonia, senior quarterback.
Class C: Cameron Cleveland, East Rochester/Gananda, senior running back.
Class D: PJ Brennan, Alexander, senior quarterback.
ER/Gananda running back Cam Cleveland, left, ran for 2,095 yards last season and 28 touchdowns and has 1,886 yards and 29 more rushing TDs this fall.
Class AA: Jake Zimmer, McQuaid, senior linebacker.
Class A: Rayshauid Smith, Eastridge, junior defensive back.
Class B: Anthony Ray, Batavia, junior defensive lineman.
Class C: Levi Snyder, Attica, senior linebacker.
Class D: Jacob Smith, Bolivar-Richburg, senior defensive back.
University Prep quarterback Amir Massey, left, tries to hold off Batavia’s Anthony Ray.