September 28, 2021

Woes snowball for Cortland football

September 24, 2021

CORTLAND — The first 18 minutes of Thursday night’s game were the best the Cortland High football team had played all season. Their run game was efficient, their offensive and defensive lines were stout and […]

Homer football moves to 2-0 with road win at V-V-S

September 18, 2021

VERONA — Homer Trojans head coach Gary Podsiedlik preached patience to his offense after falling behind 21-14 to the Vernon-Verona-Sherrill Red Devils at halftime Friday evening. The Trojans responded by scoring 16 unanswered points to […]

Oneida blanks Cortland in football opener

September 11, 2021

CORTLAND — Having to defend the Oneida Indians’ single wing offense — and the amount of pre-snap motion that comes with it — with only 16 healthy players was going to be a tall task […]

Defense leads way in opening win

September 7, 2021

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — SUNY Cortland’s new football coach, Curt Fitzpatrick, earned a 38-16 victory Saturday at Wittenberg University in his first game thanks to a staunch defense and a quick start. The Red Dragons’ defense […]

Cortland underclassmen to get big role

August 23, 2021

CORTLAND — The Cortland Purple Tigers football team will have a lot of youth on their roster this fall, but they won’t be lacking for experience or mental toughness. Despite returning only four seniors this […]

Homer football has strength in numbers

August 12, 2021

HOMER — With high school sports less than a month away, the Standard’s first fall preview takes us to the Homer Trojans football squad, which is preparing for its 74th season after going 3-0 and […]

Cortland defense shines in football finale

April 20, 2021

CHITTENANGO — The Cortland Purple Tigers wrapped up their season with a strong win on the road over the Chittenango Bears, 28-10. Collin Williams had eight carries for 101 yards and a touchdown. Defensively, the […]

Last-second TD spoils Dryden effort

April 17, 2021

DRYDEN — Friday’s performance by the Dryden Lions was their best of the season in every way, shape and form. But 13 seconds and one stop away from sealing their first victory of the season, […]

Homer dominates rivalry game

April 14, 2021

CORTLAND — For the Homer Trojans, Tuesday’s game against the Cortland Purple Tigers meant many things. It was the final game for the seniors. It was a chance to continue their win streak against their […]

Homer notches big win

April 8, 2021

SYRACUSE — The Homer Trojans celebrated the 600th game in the football program’s history in style with a 40-0 shutout of the ITC Eagles Wednesday night at Fowler High School. Andrew VanPatten rushed for more […]

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