Jeff DiVeronica, Tallahassee Democrat

Jeff DiVeronica

Tallahassee Democrat

Rochester, NY, United States

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Past articles by Jeff:

Denise Williams charged with insurance fraud

Denise Williams, in jail for alleged murder of husband Mike Williams, appears in Leon County Court on three new counts of insurance fraud. → Read More

Mike Bidzerkowny and his father have worked for Zweigle's for 85 years

Zweigle's Research and Development chief Mike Bidzerkowny just celebrated his 45th anniversary with the company. His father worked there for 40 years. → Read More

Off-season? What off-season? High schools and athletes ramp up summer training

More schools are opening weight rooms and hiring certified trainers to work with athletes year-round and are increasing availability in the summer. → Read More

Penfield powers up its strength and conditioning

Led by trainer Joe Aratari, Penfield coaches and athletes are going all-in just as other schools ramp up their summer sessions. (June 29, 2018) → Read More

Katie Smolensky grew up watching Brighton win lacrosse titles, then led the Barons to one

The senior attack helped Brighton manage the pressure to win, leading the Barons to their first sectional championship since 2013. → Read More

Pitcher Katie Sidare comes up aces for Victor softball and is AGR Player of the Year

The sophomore pitcher led Victor to its first state championship and sported the type of poise and confidence you'd see from a senior. → Read More

Local chiropractor hopes to cash in at the World Series of Poker's Main Event

Local chiropractor Russ Campanella has found success on the tables at poker and treating patients. He plans to play in the Main Event soon in Vegas. → Read More

Local chiropractor Campanella talks poker prowess

Russ Campanella, 44, has played in 3 World Series of Poker Main Events in Las Vegas. → Read More

Elite former McQuaid big man Isaiah Stewart grabs spot on Team USA squad

With one season of high school ball left, former McQuaid big man Isaiah Stewart has earned one of 12 spots on Team USA for the Under-17 World Cup. → Read More

Judge Odorisi throws out case, saying courts shouldn't get involved in sports 'squabble'

Judge Odorisi dismisses case brought by a Red Creek basketball parent challenging Section V's lack of appeals process for ejected athletes. → Read More

Finalists announced for All-Greater Rochester Athletes of the Year

Ten high school students have been named finalists for the 2018 All-Greater Rochester Male and Female Athlete of the Year Award. → Read More

Pal-Mac's Cody Eckerson was at a concert in Buffalo when L.A. Angels offered a contract

Left-handed starting pitcher Cody Eckerson from Palmyra-Macedon, who just wrapped up his career with Niagara, signs with the Los Angeles Angels. → Read More

Game-saving snag takes Play of the Week!

Victor shortstop Santino Rosso made a leaping catch in the Section V Class AA baseball championship game to help the Blue Devils win the crown. (June 13, 2018) → Read More

Brighton hung close with Manhasset, but Indians goalie Krissy Kowalski stopped the Barons

Brighton hung close with Manhasset, but couldn't solve goalie Krissy Kowalski enough and lost the Class B girls lacrosse title game, 6-4. → Read More

The Patriots tied it up early put played from behind all day and this time couldn't rally

After rallying for an overtime win in Saturday's semifinals, the Patriots couldn't convert enough to keep pace with Syracuse CBA and lost 10-5. → Read More

Hot goalie stymies Brighton girls lacrosse in state championship

Manhasset goalie Krissy Kowalski was tough to beat all afternoon, especially in the last 10 minutes of a 6-4 win for the state championship. → Read More

A loss for a lacrosse title but Penfield still proud

The Patriots lost 10-5 to Syracuse CBA but took their surprising season to the final day. → Read More

Big Blue wrecking crew: Victor athletic program becomes dominant force

With three teams playing for state championships this weekend, the Victor Blue Devils are a dominant force in New York high school sports. → Read More

Ruling on Red Creek basketball parent's appeal case against Section V expected June 22

Matt Wilbur, whose daughter was ejected from a sectional basketball game in February, is challenging the lack of an appeals process in Section V athletics. → Read More

Victor: Secrets to its sports success

Coaches Sean Rucker, Jim Andre and Shelly Collins and retiring athletic director Ron Whitcomb Sr. discuss about the Blue Devils’ success. → Read More