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October 18, 2017 RSS feed / Sports

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 Amherst Central Boys  cross-country:    def. Iroquois 20-43, def. Lake Shore 19-40; seventh in large schools at Alden Bulldog Stampede Girls cross-country:    lost to Lake Shore 24-36, def. More...

Sweet Home spoils South’s playoff hopes

Panthers reach Fed postseason for first time since 2014

For years, Sweet Home’s football team was the epitome of excellence, winning seven Section VI Class A titles from 2007 to 2014 and back-to-back Class A state championships in 2008 and 2009. More...

Sweet Home, North, East qualify for boys golf sectionals

Six golfers from Sweet Home, Williamsville North and Williamsville East will be represented at next May’s Section VI Boys Golf Championships after qualifying at the ECIC Championships Oct. More...

Short-handed East girls volleyball takes runner-up at tourney

Williamsville East girls volleyball coach Scott Wright was never happier to see his team take runner-up at a tournament than he was with their performance at Saturday’s Lady Jacks “Dig Pink” Invitational Volleyball Tournament in Nor More...

East girls golf loses regular-season finale

Williamsville East’s girls golf team finished the 2017 regular season with a 167-184 loss against Clarence Oct. 11 at Audubon Golf Course.  Senior Amanda Gaffney was the medalist with a 38. Senior Ann Wang shot a career-low 49.  More...

Firemen's Bowling

Team Wins Losses Lancaster 28 7 Harris Hill B 25 10 North Amherst 23 12 Main-Transit C 23 12 Eggertsville 21 14 Clarence Center 20 More...

North football spoils N-Wheatfield’s first night game

Spartans finish regular season 7-0

Niagara-Wheatfield never played a night football game until Friday, and Williamsville North made sure they never forgot it. The Spartans led 21-7 at halftime on their way to a 49-14 rout over the Falcons, completing an undefeated regular season. More...

Vikings cool Flames’ win streak

East plays South Park in playoffs

Williamsville East’s football team entered Week Seven with a possible shot at a piece of the Class A North regular-season division title and the second seed in the Section VI Federation playoffs. More...

Sports brief

Williamsville North’s boys cross-country team placed third out of 17 schools at Saturday’s Alden Bulldog Stampede at Alden High School. North was missing two of its top five runners.  More...

South girls tennis finishes 5-5

Williamsville South’s girls tennis team finished the regular season with a 5-5 record.  It is the third straight year the Lady Billies have finished .500 or better.  South swept Sweet Home and West Seneca East, and split with Hamburg. More...

Amherst competing in matches

Amherst’s boys volleyball team is 1-9 in ECIC II and 3-11 overall, but coach Peter Wlosinski said the team has had some good competitions this season.  More...

Sports brief

Amherst graduate Maddie Aston, a junior on the Colgate softball team, was named an Easton/National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-America Scholar-Athlete. More...

Lady Spartans close regular season with victories

Williamsville North’s girls soccer team (12-4, 8-4) gained momentum heading into this week’s Section VI Class AA Tournament by recording home wins over Jamestown, 8-0, Oct. More...

East boys soccer wins first ECIC II title since 2013

For the first time since 2013, Williamsville East’s boys soccer team can call themselves division champions.  The Flames downed Hamburg, 2-1, at home Friday night on the Flames’ new turf field complex.  More...

Tigers reach A-2 quarters

Amherst’s boys soccer team lived to play another day after defeating South Park, 3-0, in a Section VI Class A-2 prequarterfinal Monday at All-High Stadium.  The Tigers outshot South Park, 20-2, and scored three times in the first half.&nbs More...

Amherst field hockey blanks WS West, EA

The Amherst field hockey team had a strong game in its 3-0 road win against West Seneca West Oct. More...

Seniors lead East past Pioneer

Seniors on the Williamsville East field hockey team stepped up huge in its 7-0 home win over Pioneer Oct. 11. More...

Sweet Home swim team ends regular season 5-4

Sweet Home’s girls swim team concluded the 2017 regular season with a 111-69 home loss to Amherst Oct. 10. The team ends their season 5-4 on the year, but several swimmers performed at personalor season-best times. More...

East girls swim team wins final meet

Williamsville East’s girls swim meet finished the regular season 3-6 with a 100-73 home win over Jamestown Oct. More...

Sweet Home boys cross-country upsets Pioneer

Sweet Home’s boys cross-country team ruined Pioneer’s chances of an undefeated season, handing the Panthers a 29-30 home loss Oct. More...

East performs well at invite

Another beautiful fall day to run sparked a great team effort from the Williamsville East boys cross-country team at Saturday’s Alden Bulldog Stampede at Alden High School.  More...

STAR swimming’s Owen Matteson named Niagara District male age group swimmer of year

STAR swimmer Owen Matteson of Getzville won the male age group swimmer of the year for the Niagara District 2016-2017 season. The district encompasses all USA swimmers in the Central and Western New York and Southern Tier areas. More...

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East’s Greenfield surpasses 3,000 career assists

Williamsville East’s girls volleyball team has achieved great success in the past four years, and senior setter Makayla Greenfield has been the driving force behind it.  Greenfield added a major milestone to her resume when she eclipsed 3, More...

Sacred Heart volleyball takes St. Mary’s to five games

In a very exciting home league match against top-ranked St. Mary’s of Lancaster, Sacred Heart showed how well it can play this year. The Sharks nearly pulled out a huge upset, losing 25-16, 22-25, 26-28, 25-18, 27-29, Oct. 11. More...

North girls volleyball falls in five games

For the second time this season, Williamsville North’s girls volleyball team went to five games with Orchard Park and could not pick up the victory, losing to the Lady Quakers, 17-25, 19-25, 25-23, 26-24, 22-25 at home Oct. 10. More...

Amherst girls volleyball team wins bronze at invitational

Amherst’s girls volleyball team won the bronze division championship at Saturday’s Lady Jacks “Dig Pink” Invitational Volleyball Tournament in North Tonawanda.  After an extremely challenging morning of games, coach Rache More...

Tigers drop homecoming heartbreaker to McKinley

The Amherst football team appeared to be on its way to its third straight win of the season in Friday’s homecoming game against McKinley, but a multitude of mistakes ended the Tigers’ chances.  Amherst held a 14-0 lead into the fourt More...

North tennis qualifies doubles teams for sectionals

A pair of doubles teams from Williamsville North qualified for this weekend’s Section VI Girls Tennis Championships by their performances at this past weekend’s ECIC Championships.   More...

East avenges lone league loss

Williamsville East’s girls tennis team avenged its only loss of the season with a 3-2 win over Hamburg Oct. 2. East lost to Hamburg by the same score Sept. 18.  East won at third singles, and first and second doubles. More...

South boys volleyball wins bronze at own invite

Williamsville South’s boys volleyball team took third-place honors at its 26th annual invitational Sunday, beating Cheektowaga, 21-25, 25-9, 25-8 in the bronze game.  More...

Amherst girls swim team finishes 9-1

Van Buren qualifies for state meet in 50 free

Amherst’s girls swim team won on the road against Sweet Home, 111-69, Oct. More...

East girls soccer wins fourth straight ECIC II title

Lady Flames secure second seed for playoffs

Williamsville East’s girls soccer team locked up its fourth consecutive ECIC Division II title with a 2-0 home win over Starpoint Oct. 10. More...

Sacred Heart hands Nichols first league loss

Sacred Heart’s girls soccer continues to improve, handing Nichols its first Monsignor Martin Association loss of the season with a 1-0 home win Oct. More...

CCA girls soccer posts wins

Christian Central Academy’s girls soccer team recorded two wins last week, blanking Barker, 7-0, Oct. More...

Sacred Heart field hockey wins ‘Pink the Field’ game

Sacred Heart’s field hockey team scored three times in the second half to defeat Roy-Hart, 3-0, in Thursday’s “Pink the Field” home game, where the team will play in honor of those impacted by breast cancer.  Coach Kristi More...

South beats Lancaster in overtime, falls to Iroquois

Williamsville South is playing competitive field hockey heading into the Section VI playoffs.  The Lady Billies (10-4) beat Lancaster, 3-2, in overtime Oct. 11 on South’s turf facility but fell to Iroquois, 2-0, at home Friday.  More...

East gymnastics team finishes 2-1 at meet

Williamsville East’s girls gymnastics team scored 137.55 points to defeat Williamsville South (127.60) and Clarence (127.40) Oct. 11 at Williamsville South. More...

Amherst girls soccer closes regular season with pair of wins

Amherst’s girls soccer team finished 5-5-2 in ECIC division II and 6-8-2 overall with victories last week over West Seneca East, 1-0 in overtime, at home Oct. More...

Sacred Heart places seventh at invitational

Sacred Heart’s girls cross-country team finished seventh out of 16 teams in the large school division at Saturday’s Alden Bulldog Stampede at Alden High School.  Alex Judge placed 28th out of 88 runners in 21 minutes, 46 seconds.&nbs More...