Rochester products Dontay Caruthers, Jeenathan Williams help Buffalo beat Syracuse, 71-59

Rochester products Dontay Caruthers, Jeenathan Williams help Buffalo beat Syracuse, 71-59

By BILLY HEYEN SYRACUSE, N.Y. — With 4:25 to go on Tuesday, Buffalo’s Dontay Caruthers heard the whistle after contesting Syracuse’s Tyus Battle’s jump shot. He sprinted down toward the other end of the floor in disbelief. That was his fifth foul, disqualification from a game about 90 minutes from his hometown in Rochester. But […]

‘You win some. You lose some:’ Night after Wings win by 11, Charlotte beats Rochester by 6

‘You win some. You lose some:’ Night after Wings win by 11, Charlotte beats Rochester by 6

By BILLY HEYEN ROCHESTER, N.Y. — When a reporter mentioned to Red Wings manager Joel Skinner postgame that if the second and third innings hadn’t happened, Rochester would’ve won, he put his head in his right hand. The reporter chuckled, and said, “Can’t do that.” “No you can’t,” Skinner replied. It’s true that Rochester outscored […]

Former RIT standout Will Gorman makes hero’s return to Hillsboro after facial fracture

Former RIT standout Will Gorman makes hero’s return to Hillsboro after facial fracture

By BILLY HEYEN On June 15, Arizona Diamondbacks’ prospect Will Gorman stepped into the left-handed batters’ box for his second at-bat with the Hillsboro Hops. Facing a left-handed pitcher, he saw a fastball coming toward his head. “It was coming right at my face,” Gorman said. “It was tough to really tell distance when it’s […]

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