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2020-21 Broadcasts

We will keep a running tab of our 20-21 broadcasts right here for your enjoyment and convenience.

October 3, 2020: Naples boys soccer defeated Blomfield 3-0 at Bloomfield. Player Of The Game was Naples Junior Owen Hulbert with two goals scored.

October 5, 2020: Naples girls soccer defeated Bloomfield 4-3 at Bloomfield. Player Of The Game was Naples Senior Carolelyn LaPrairie with a hat trick (three goals scored).

October 7, 2020: Naples girls soccer improves to 2-0 with a 5-1 Senior Night win over Dundee/Bradford at home. Player Of The Game was Kasey Hall of Naples w/2G.

October 8, 2020: Naples boys soccer completes the sweep over Bradford/Dundee with a 4-2 win at Schenk Field. Player Of The Game w/2G was Ryan Lester from Naples.

October 17, 2020: Naples girls soccer beat Marcus Whitman 3-1 at Schenk Field. Naples Player Of The Game was Grace Uhlen.

October 21, 2020: Bloomfield handed Naples girls soccer their first L of the season beating them 2-1. Complete Circuits, Inc. POTG for Naples was Senior Meaghan Gerstner. Believe Essential Oils Finger Lakes POTG for Bloomfield was Kaylee Lewis.

October 27, 2020: Naples boys soccer returned from a two week COVID layoff to beat Bloomfield who had won four in a row. Score was 7-1. Bob’s Alignment Naples Player Of The Game with an offensive hat trick was Naples Junior Austin Chapman.

October 28, 2020: Naples girls soccer lost their second straight in a 1-0 defeat to Honeoye. The LaPrairie Family Naples Players Of The Game were the Naples defense.

October 29, 2020: Naples boys soccer improved to 6-0 beating Honeoye 5-1. Bloomers/Hulbert Family Naples Players Of The Game were Sophomore Donivan Todd with 2G/1A and the stout Naples defense.

October 31, 2020: Naples girls soccer bounced back from a two game slide with a 3-0 win over scrappy Red Jacket to improve to 6-2. POTG was Senior Carolelyn LaPrairie with two goals scored. Also scoring for Naples was Junior Anna Quarterman. Junior Mary English was credited with 14 saves.

October 31, 2020: Naples boys soccer completed a broadcast doubleheader beating the Waterloo Indians 4-0. Complete Circuits, Inc. POTG was Sophomore Donivan Todd with a goal and an assist. Also scoring for Big Green were Junior Wyatt Woodard, Junior Austin Chapman, and Sophomore Evan Waldies.

November 3, 2020: FLCC was the venue and Naples boys soccer improved to 8-0 by beating Marcus Whitman 2-0. MP Delivery, Inc/Dr Christopher Brown Player of the Game for the Wildcats was Senior Zackary Lovejoy. Bloomers Floral & Gift POTG for Naples was Sophomore Evan Waldies. Whitman dropped to 5-5 on the season.

November 4, 2020: Naples girls soccer finishes the regular season losing three of their last four including their season finale at FLCC against Marcus Whitman 1-0. Scoring her first varsity goal for Whitman was Freshman Taylor Bond. Co-Players Of The Game for Whitman were their stout defenders who shut down the Naples offense in Olivia Herod/Lily Morse/Grace Morse along with Bond. Bob’s Alignment POTG for Naples was Jesse Gordon.

November 5, 2020: Naples Big Green finishes the regular season unbeaten at 9-0 after a 4-0 win at FLCC on Thursday night. The MP Delivery/Dr. Christopher Brown POTG for the Wildcats was GK Carson Miller. The Co-POTG’s for Naples were Ben Green and Max Ryan. MW finishes the reg szn at 5-6.

November 10, 2020: #13 Pavilion beat #4 Naples 2-0 in girls soccer Class C2 action, ending the Big Green season at 6-4. Co-POTG for Naples were goalie Jesse Gordon and the Naples Seniors.

November 14, 2020: Top seeded Naples boys soccer improved to 10-0 after beating #9 Bradford/Dundee in Class C2 sectionals action. Brundee drew first blood just five minutes in, but Naples responded with three unanswered goals by Ryan Lester (twice from Austin Chapman) and Owen Hulbert (from Donivan Todd). Co-POTG were Max Ryan, Lester, and Chapman.

2020 Fall Season – Thank You

213 days.

March 4th to October 3rd.

Kudos to anyone who just counted to make sure that it was in fact 213 days.

On March 4th, we broadcast the Class C1 girls basketball sectionals semi-finals between Red Jacket and Pembroke. Pembroke won 53-35, and we had no clue that it would be our last broadcast.

For 213 days.

As we navigated our way through the COVID-19 mess, and we wondered what we were going to do moving forward, in September we received a voicemail from Michelle Webb, who is the President of the Naples Sports Boosters.

Naples soccer (boys and girls) were interested in obtaining information about us broadcasting their games.

Normally we follow and broadcast Canandaigua games but due to COVID-19 restrictions and press box social spacing, we were unable to…so we were available.

After some negotiating, we came to an agreement and we officially became “The Station For Big Green Nation”.

Michelle did the leg work related to finding sponsors and individual contributions to cover costs, travel, equipment, and time…and we had a Fall broadcast schedule to cover.

We broadcast nine Naples girls soccer games, and 11 Naples boys soccer games.

The boys season began with a win at Bloomfield on October 3rd (a Saturday). 213 days after the last broadcast before COVID-19 shut everything down.

The ladies also began their campaign with a 4-3 win on a winning goal with just 5 seconds left to play on the following Monday.

20 games and 47 days later, Naples boys soccer won their first sectionals title in 20 years, and the season was over just as quickly as it started.

As we now wonder what we will do for what is being called the Winter season, if anything, we harken back upon the Fall season.

Spazman enjoyed the drive into The Valley to Community Park. The eye candy that we were witness to for every game. How passionate Naples people are about soccer. Being in the press box overlooking the field and pitch that are dedicated to legendary Gary Schenk. Working alongside Mrs. Schenk every home game, and receiving one of her apples as a gift that was just as much her welcoming me into the Naples family as it was a snack. Being involved with another sectionals championship.

We will never forget this season, and everything that we all went through to bring it to fruition.

As it is the weekend following Thanksgiving, we would like to extend some thanks to the folks who were there for us like Michelle Webb, and the entire Naples Sports Boosters. Athletic Director Greg Parzych who welcomed us with open arms and always made sure that we had whatever we needed. Head Coaches Frank Gleichauf and Ryan Betrus, who always had time to speak with us before or after a game. Kory Bay and Mrs. Schenk who helped us with the clock so we could impart that info to listeners. Aaron Mann for his help whenever Spazman needed something.

We could not have done any of it without help from family contributions, and business sponsors like Bob’s Alignment, Complete Circuits, Inc, Bloomer’s Florals

We will always be grateful for the support of listeners and the kind words that we received. Thank you.

A very special season. A very special group of student athletes. A very special group of people.

Thank you one and all.

In Depth Game Time Forecast For Tuesday

Paige Jansen is an aspiring meteorologist and is a Senior at SUNY Oswego. Paige was kind enough to give us an in-depth forecast for tomorrow’s Class C2 boys soccer sectionals semifinals game between #1 Naples and #4 Kendall taking place in Naples, and being broadcast LIVE on Chosen Spot Radio.

“Temperatures around noon on Tuesday are expected to be in the mid to upper 30’s and to stay consistent right up to game time. A mostly Northwesterly wind is also expected, with speeds around 12-15 mph with gusts near 20 mph at times. A few lake effect snow showers are possible to start the game, but rain may also mix in at times. As time progresses, temperatures will continue to drop toward the low 30’s around 4-5pm. Winds are expected to shift into a more southwesterly trend toward the end of the forecast period, with speeds keeping mostly consistent in the 10-12mph range. Snow showers are expect to linger into the evening, but may become lighter with time.”

Thank you Paige J for taking time out from your busy schedule to drop some Weather 411 on us.

Finger Lakes Teams Still In Soccer Sectionals

As action gets hot and heavy on the pitch, here are the teams from the Finger Lakes that are still in play.

Boys Class B1 #4 Pal-Mac (FLE)(5-4-1) will host #5 Hornell (LCAA 1)(4-5-1) on Saturday. #6 Newark (FLE)(4-7-2) will play #3 Batavia (Monroe 4)(6-4-1) at Van Detta Stadium on Saturday. #10 Midlakes (FLE)(0-11-0) moves on after a forfeit by #7 Greece Olympia (Monroe 4)(3-8-1) and will play at #2 Livonia (LCAA 1)(11-2-0) on Saturday.

Boys Class B2 sees #2 Penn Yan as the lone FL team out of the FLE and the Mustangs (FLE)(5-4-1) will host #7 Wellsville (Indy)(6-2-1) on Saturday at 6PM.

Boys Class C1 has #4 Bloomfield (FLW)(7-3-0) hosting #5 Sodus (Wayne County)(6-5-0) at 2PM on Saturday.

Boys Class C2 Top Seed Naples (FLW)(9-0-0) will host #9 Bradford/Dundee (FLW)(2-6-0) on Saturday at 1PM (game will be broadcast on Chosen Spot Radio). This is the only weekend matchup that pits a FLX team against another FLX team and both are from the FLW.

In Boys Class D1 action #5 Honeoye (FLW)(5-5-0) will play at Houghton College on Saturday at 6:30PM against #4 Arkport/Canaseraga (Steuben 2)(6-2-2).

As we switch focus to the ladies we start with Class B1 where top seeded Pal-Mac (FLE)(12-0-0) has forfeited to #8 Greece Olympia (Monroe 4)(3-8-1). #2 Newark (FLE)(8-4-0) will host #7 Wayne (FLE)(4-8-1) on Friday at 6PM. #5 Midlakes (FLE)(4-8-1) will be at #4 Batavia (Monroe 4)(4-6-0) on Friday at 6PM.

In Class B2 action #1 Penn Yan (FLE)(9-2-0) will host #9 Mynderse (FLE)(4-9-0) on Friday at 6PM. #5 Waterloo (FLE)(6-7-0) will travel to Hardwood Park to play #4 LeRoy (LCAA 1)(6-5-1) on Friday at 6PM.

In Class C1 #8 Marcus Whitman (FLW)(6-4-2) will be at top seeded Avon (LCAA 2)(12-0) on Friday at 6PM.

Class C2 sees #2 Honeoye (FLW)(8-1-2) hosting #7 Genesee Valley (Allegany 1)(9-4-0) on Saturday at 6PM.

All scheduling is subject to change as we stay fluid through The-Virus-That-Shall-Not-Be-Named.

Finger Lakes West Girls Soccer Sectionals!

Section V girls soccer sectional kick off on Tuesday with opening round action, and here is how the Finger Lakes West shakes out.

In C1 action #7 Bloomfield Bombers finished the regular season at 6-4-2 losing their final two games at home to Waterloo (6-7) and FLW Champions Honeoye (8-1-2). They will play #10 Pembroke (4-9) who also closed their season down with two road losses against Byron-Bergen (9-4) and Holley (10-1-2). The Dragons are 1-5 on the road, and the Bombers are 2-3-2 at home.

#8 Marcus Whitman (5-4-2) will host #9 Canisteo-Greenwood (6-4) at FLCC. MW has not lost since October 17th when they lost at Naples 2-1. They are coming off of a season final 1-0 win at FLCC over that same Naples team. C-G is coming off of being blanked in their last two games on the road at Addison (6-1) and Alfred-Almond (6-2). C-G is 3-2 on the road, and MW is 3-3 at FLCC.

#11 Red Jacket (1-8-1) will play at #6 Addison (6-1). Addison’s one loss came in their season finale at home 2-1 being spoiled by Arkport (8-1). Red Jacket closed out their campaign with a 1-1 tie with Dundee/Bradford at FLCC. RJ is 1-4 in roadies, and Addison is 4-1 in homies.

In C2 bracket #4 Naples (6-4) will host #13 Pavilion (2-10). Naples finished their reg szn losing three of their last four to Bloomfield, Honeoye, and Marcus Whitman. The Golden Gophers are coming off of losing their last two at Warsaw (9-2-1) and versus Dansville (4-5-3). Pavilion is 2-4 away and Naples is 3-2 at The Schenk.

#14 Dundee/Bradford (0-8-1) will take on #3 Red Creek (7-4). DB closed out their season with a 1-1 tie with Red Jacket at FLCC. Red Creek is 4-1 in their last five coming off of three wins over North Rose-Wolcott (4-7), Marion (4-3-1), and Hannibal. DB is 0-4-1 on the road, and RC is 3-2 at home.

Our final Finger Lakes West team is this season’s league champions out of Honeoye (8-1-2) who is the #2 seed in Class D1 and will play #7 Genesee Valley (9-4) on the 14th. The Bulldogs only loss was at home 2-1 to Naples on October 10th and they went 3-0-2 in their last five. GV finished 4-1 in their last five and are coming off a 2-1 season finale loss against 2-5-2 Wellsville. Honeoye is 3-1-1 at home while GV is 6-1 in roadies.

Thanks for checking out this quick FLW sectionals reference. Stay tuned for further updates as we will keep you up to date on FLW soccer action.

Once the brackets are finalized for the fellas we break them down for you.

GAME PREVIEW: Naples BS vs Bloomfield

The Section V soccer season is at the midway point, and while the weather begins to cool down, the action on the pitch is heating up.

Naples boys soccer (4-0) had been self-quarantining and have not played a competitive game in nearly two weeks. While the Big Green has been itching to get back on Schenk Field at Naples Community Park, the Bloomfield Bombers (4-2) will be in the valley on Tuesday.

Bloomfield will be looking to avenge a 3-0 season opening loss to Naples back on October 3rd. Junior Owen Hulbert was the Excelsior 17 Studios Player Of The Game knocking down two goals for Big Green.

“Feel bad Ryan and his team have had to quarantine, but he will have his kids ready no doubt. We always play Naples physically and expect a physical game tomorrow. I played against coach Schenk in Naples in the late 80’s, and it’s always a tough game down in Naples. Win or lose, it’s always fun to go to Naples cause you always have your hands full, not with grapes but 11 green guys coming at ya.” Head Coach Scott Kimball said.

While Naples comes into the contest unbeaten, with not having seen competitive action one has to ponder if there will be some green colored rust that they will have to shake off against a team that has won their last four straight, including a road game at Honeoye.

“The boys are all healthy and ready to go. They are excited to get back onto the field. I’m sure we will have a few times where they look a little rusty. Hopefully, they will get right back into it. We have 5 games to play in the next 10 days and Bloomfield always plays a tough game against us. I’m looking forward to the competition” said Naples Head Coach Ryan Betrus.

Bloomfield has 12 goals scored while yielding nine, and Naples has a total of 15 scored and three allowed.

“What I recall about this game at the beginning of the season was how aggressive Naples was in everything that they did. I do not foresee that Bloomfield will allow that to happen again” said Chosen Spot Radio PBP announcer Spazman.

The Bloomfield offense is lead by Senior Ryan Wollschleger with eight goals, and Naples’ leading scorer and field general is Junior Owen Hulbert with eight goals and an assist.

The Naples Sponsor Of The Game is Bob’s Alignment located at 8668 State Route 21. If you have any problems with your ride, take it Bob’s and they will keep you rolling.

First touch is slated for 4PM and you can tune in LIVE at our website stream, or listen on your smartphone either streaming or using the free Mixlr app (find and follow us).

Game Preview: Bloomfield at Naples Girls Soccer!

Eagle Insurance presents high school girls soccer tonight as Naples hosts Marcus Whitman in Finger Lakes West action.

Naples girls soccer (5-0) survived a scare against Marcus Whitman (1-4) last Saturday to remain unbeaten, while Bloomfield (3-2) is coming off of their second loss of the season after being blanked by Honeoye (also last Saturday).

The Big Green was without the services of a couple key components to their game plan in Kasey Hall and Lillian Pridmore, and Whitman took full advantage of that fact as they ramped up the physicality in attempting to control the middle.

It seemed as if the Whitman game plan was working as the score was tied 1-1 until Carolelyn LaPrairie was able to let go from the front to bury her second goal of the day with 2:59 left to play.

Both goalies earned their keep with Whitman’s Abby Kornbau (Soph) making 14 saves, and Jesse Gordon (Junior) making 12 stops for Naples.

Sutton Spoons Player Of The Game was Grace Uhlen from Naples for her stepping up to help fill the void by Hall’s absence, and her gritty performance.

After winning three straight and allowing just one goal in those three games, the Bombers allowed three goals in being shutout by Honeoye (4-1) whose lone loss was at the hands of Naples back on the 10th at home.

Naples has outscored opponents 15-7 while winning three games on the road, and two at home. Leading the offense for Naples is LaPrairie with 7g/1a/15p.

Bloomfield is 2-1 at home, and 1-1 on the road having won at Whitman. Junior Cam Lewis scoring for Bloomfield with five goals.

Naples holds on to their lead in the C2 standings over Geneseo who is unbeaten and has outscored opponents 36-0. Bloomfield is in 7th place in C1 standings.

In Finger Lakes standings Naples is first, and Bloomfield is third behind Honeoye.

The game can be heard in its entirety on Chosen Spot Radio and is brought to you by the fine folks at Complete Circuits, Inc in Naples.

The Bloomfield Player Of The Game is sponsored by Believe Essential Oils Finger Lakes.

Pre-Game: Whitman at Naples Girls Soccer

Unbeaten Naples Big Green Soccer (4-0) hosts Marcus Whitman Wildcats (1-3) on Saturday morning at 10AM at Schenk Field located in the valley at Naples Community Park.

Whitman started their 2020 campaign with a 3-0 victory at winless Red Jacket (0-4) and hopes for a great season ahead were high.

Then came three straight home losses to Bloomfield (3-1), Waterloo (1-4), and Honeoye (3-1).

Naples has earned the moniker of “Road Warriors” as three of their four wins have come away from the familiar confines of The Schenk.

The Big Green’s season lid lifter was a 4-3 win at Bloomfield that resulted from a game winner knocked down by Player Of The Game Carolelyn LaPrairie with just 5.7 seconds left to play. A convincing 5-1 home win over Dundee/Bradford (0-3), and road wins at Honeoye and Red Jacket have the Big Green hitting on all eight cylinders.

Leading the way offensively for Whitman is Sophomore Aurora Woodworth with two goals.

Leading the Big Green in offense is catalyst Senior LaPrairie with four goals and an assist for 11 points. Right behind her is Junior Kasey Hall with three goals and two apples for eight points (and a yellow card).

Tending net for the Wildcats has been a platoon thing between Sophomore Abby Kornbau (10S/2GA/240M) and Junior Evelyn Lambert (6S/3GA/80M) while Naples has been anchored by Junior Jesse Gordon (43S/6GA/320M).

Whitman brings a deep, but young bench to the valley with just four Seniors, and more than half of their roster being Sophomores (10 of them).

Conversely Naples celebrated Senior Night with seven Seniors on the roster.

Head Coaches are Greg O’Connor for Whitman, and Frank Gleichauf for Naples.

Gametime weather is forecast to be a mostly sunny 43 degrees with humidity at 62% which might make conditions a little moist.

Can Whitman put any shots on frame against the Big Green defense and Gordon? Can Naples continue to dominate the middle using the Twin Towers of LaPrairie and Hall? Time will tell, and you can catch all of the action LIVE thanks to all of our amazing sponsors, and the efforts of Michelle Webb and Naples boosters.

With current COVID19 regulations only two spectators are allowed per player. Please spread the news that people can tune in online to catch all of the action LIVE as it happens either at chosenspotradio.com or on their smartphones using the free Mixlr app (find and follow us).

Thurman Munson

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Hey everyone…Spazman in the house again.

August 2nd is a sad day for myself, for millions of New York Yankees fans, and for lovers of baseball as we honor the memory of Thurman Munson.

Thurman was a loyal family man. He loved his wife and kids so much that he wanted to spend every available moment that he could with them.

So he bought himself a plane so that he could fly home to Ohio to be with his family whenever he had time off from being the Captain of the greatest sports franchise in history.

While Thurman was practicing touch-and-go landings his plane crashed, and Thurman was gone forever.

He was fiercely loyal. He was born in Ohio, and he died in Ohio. He was the leader and the soul of the New York Yankees. He was tough. He was gruff. He was Thurman.

Thurman was not only my favorite Yankee, he was also my favorite baseball player. Loved everything about him. Never took a second off while suited up in the famous pinstripes.

I was 16 when it happened, and it feels like it was yesterday.

August 2, 1979 will always be remembered in my household.

 

Sheriff Henderson – Celebratory Parade Protocol!

Sheriff Henderson

To the Residents of Ontario County,

In recent days, my Office has received numerous requests to provide Sheriff’s Deputy escorts for informal, civilian motorcades organized for various celebratory purposes.

While I encourage our citizens to find enjoyment in ways that are in compliance with the State’s social distancing rules, I feel it would not be appropriate to devote County resources, made even more scarce by the unprecedented budgetary constraints we find ourselves in, to escort private parades that are organized to celebrate a recognized holiday or event, or is otherwise issued a permit by a locality.

Should you decide to participate in an informal automobile procession, please remember that you must obey all the rules of the road and abide by the social distancing measures imposed by the State. Be safe and be well.

Sheriff Kevin Henderson