Canandaigua alum Tanner Cooper drafted by Cincinnati Reds

Canandaigua alum Tanner Cooper drafted by Cincinnati Reds

By BILLY HEYEN Tanner Cooper was selected by the Cincinnati Reds in the 35th round of the Major League Baseball Draft on Wednesday with the 1044th selection. Cooper starred at Canandaigua Academy before heading to Stony Brook. This past season, Cooper’s sophomore year, he dominated at Finger Lakes Community College. Cooper’s committed to Penn State. […]

Previewing Class A crossover between Canandaigua and Pittsford Sutherland

Previewing Class A crossover between Canandaigua and Pittsford Sutherland

What: Section V Class A crossover game (state qualifier) Who: Class A1 champion Canandaigua Braves vs. Class A2 champion Pittsford Sutherland Knights When: Tuesday, June 4 at 5 p.m. Where: Rochester Institute of Technology Possible starters After winning their sectional finals with complete games, Canandaigua’s Michael Sculli and Sutherland’s John Messina will be unlikely to pitch much Tuesday due […]

Michael Sculli and the ‘power curve’ lead Canandaigua to 7-1 win over Webster Thomas

Michael Sculli and the ‘power curve’ lead Canandaigua to 7-1 win over Webster Thomas

By BILLY HEYEN WEBSTER, N.Y. — Michael Sculli has heard the two-word shout from behind the backstop many times. So has Seth Vigneri, the Canandaigua catcher. “Power curve!” That’s Sculli and Vigneri’s fathers, taking turns, imploring the Braves’ southpaw to break off his big hook. On Monday, Sculli’s curve may have been more inconsistent than […]