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March 22, 2017 RSS feed / Sports

Elite talent highlights First Team

All-Bee Boys Hockey

The 2016-17 All-Bee Boys Hockey Team is not short on elite talent. More...

Mustangs hockey program sends 18U, 14U squads to state finals

For the first time in organization history, the Clarence Mustangs hockey program was recently able to push a pair of its clubs to the state championships — and one, the 18U squad, was able to return to Western New York with some hardware.  More...

Sports brief

Doyle Academy will host a baseball and softball spring training warmup at the turf field at Sweet Home High School, 1901 Sweet Home Road, from 1 to 5 p.m., Sunday, April 2. It will be moved to the Sweet Home gym in case of inclement weather. More...

Ken West’s Roszak voted Coach of the Year

When Rob Roszak saw the other nominees for 2016-17 All-Bee Boys Hockey Coach of the Year, he thought there was no way he was going to win.  But Roszak, in his second year as Kenmore West head coach, should give himself a little more credit, as h More...

Regals 14U girls hockey wins state title

The Buffalo Regals girls claimed the 14U Tier I New York State Championship by going 6-0 in the tournament, including a 3-1 win over the Syracuse Nationals in the finals.  The win gave the girls a berth in the USA Hockey National Championships More...

CHAMPIONS

— The Sharks clinched the Amherst Youth Hockey Squirt Championship with a 5-2 win over the Red Wings on March 5. The team finished with an overall season record of 15-2. More...

Hot Shots Girls Lacrosse Camp slated

Hot Shots Girls Lacrosse Day Camp will run for its 20th year July 17-20 at Amherst High School’s athletic fields on Westmoreland Drive.  Under the direction of Janet Battaglia, the camp is open to girls ages 4 to 18 regardless of ability o More...

Greater Buffalo Level 4 girls team places second at invite

The Level 4 girls team from Greater Buffalo Gymnastics placed second in the small team division at the Lucky Stars Invitational March 11 in Jamestown.  In the 6- to 9-year-old group, Audrey Stringfellow placed fourth on vault and bars, 10th on b More...

St. Joe’s Lalley tabbed Player of the Year

Rich Crozier has coached some elite hockey players in his nine years at St. Joe’s, and senior defenseman Jack Lalley ranks right at the top of the list.  More...

Selection process explained for All-Bee Boys Hockey Team

Being selected for an All-Bee Team is an honor that the recipients are proud to receive, not just because it looks good, but also because opposing coaches see how valuable a player each recipient is to his or her team — which is why The Bee has More...

Bantam 14U Mixed Warriors claim Scottsville March Madness tourney title

After previously posting a WNAHL divisional title win, the Cheektowaga Warriors Bantam 14U Mixed hockey team — which includes players from Cheektowaga, Amherst, Depew, Lancaster, West Seneca and Williamsville — rounded out its 2016-17 sea More...

BRINGING HOME GOLD

— Paige Nowak earned a gold medal for her floor routine at this past weekend’s New York State Gymnastics Championships at Brockport State College. More...

Stumpf’s Xcel team places first at Lucky Stars Invite

The Stumpf’s Gymnastics Center Xcel team recently placed first in team competition at the Lucky Stars Invitational at Jamestown Community College.  Abianys Calderon scored her highest all-around total of the year with a 37.425 and took fir More...

Sports brief

Mel Ott Little League in Amherst on Maple Road, located behind Sweet Home Middle School, is registering boys and girls ages 4 to 18 for the 2017 baseball and softball season. Opening day is April 29. More...

Firemen's Bowling

Team Wins Losses Main-Transit C 123 59 North Amherst 112 70 Main-Transit B 107 75 Harris Hill 103 79 East Amherst 99 More...

DREAM VICTORY

— The Dream held off a late rally from the Liberty to win the Amherst Youth Basketball seventh-, eighth-grade girls championship, 24-16, March 4. More...

Greater Buffalo Level 5 girls place second at invite

The Level 5 girls from Greater Buffalo Gymnastics placed second at the Lucky Stars Invitational held March 11 in Jamestown.  In the 7-10 age group, Sarah Seyfang placed second on vault (9.10) and floor exercise (9.35), sixth on bars (8.60) and b More...