The nationally-ranked Oswego State men’s ice hockey team scored the game’s first five goals en route to a 7-4 victory over host Cortland on Friday in Alumni Arena. With the win, No. 4/4 Oswego improves to 13-2-3 on the year and 8-1-1 in the SUNYAC while the Red Dragons fall to 7-9-3, 3-7-2.
The Oswego State women’s basketball team lost 71-64 to host Oneonta on Saturday evening in Alumni Field House. With the loss, the Lakers drop to 5-12 overall and 3-7 in the SUNYAC while the Red Dragons improve to 11-6, 6-4. Oswego got off to a hot start, leading for the first 9:15 before Oneonta captured a one-point edge at 18-17 with 10:45 to play in the first.
The Oswego State men’s basketball team scored seven of the game’s final nine points to hold on and beat host Oneonta 83-79 in overtime on Saturday afternoon in Alumni Field House. As the Lakers jump back into the win column after a slight trip up at New Paltz on Friday, Oswego improves to 12-5 on the year and, most importantly, 8-2 in the SUNYAC. It was the Lakers’ second victory over the Red Dragons this season.
Sidney LeCeur keeps pounding away on the competition. The Oswego Boxing Club member won by knockout in the second round on January 23 in Watertown at the “Showdown in Snowtown.” 2015 is going to be a busy year, the local boxer said. “I am going to train as hard as I can and compete as often as possible,” he said.
Students dressed in a variety of different colored clothes, shoes and fun-filled outfits for the traditional Wednesday event. Other days during Spirit Week included: Hat Day, Favorite Sports Team Day, Crazy Hair Day, and Buc Blue Day.
Park visitors are invited to enjoy a winter wonderland snowshoe hike at Selkirk Shores State Park from 5 to 7 p.m. on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14. Beginning at the skier parking area, lanterns will line a gradual self-guided mile loop. Following the hike, hot chocolate will be served around a cozy fire at the pavilion overlooking Lake Ontario.
SUNY Oswego’s Rice Creek Field Station will provide some financial assistance to a limited number of children interested in its summer programs, Exploring Nature and Conservation Field Studies. The scholarship applications, available for printing at oswego.edu/ricecreek/programs, require that children be eligible for free or reduced lunches and have a copy of the award verification from the school district. The information is confidential, and will not be shared.
SUNY Oswego’s registrar, Jerret LeMay, has been appointed to a two-year term on a customer advisory board at Ellucian serving the Degree Works community. Degree Works is degree-planning software that gives students a visually informative tool to stay on course for graduation. Oswego students and their faculty advisers began using Degree Works two years ago.
The Chili Pepper Scavenger Hunt is set to kick off on Jan. 31 and run through Feb. 7 at participating locations in Oswego as part of the 10th annual Warm Up Oswego Festival. Participants will receive a “passport” along with a map of the city of Oswego. The “passport” contains the full list of the 42 participating locations.