Weekly Feature



April 12, 2006 RSS feed / Sports

New faces, same goal for Amherst boys lax

Some of the faces have changed since last year but the same goal remains for the Amherst Central varsity boys lacrosse team. More...

Swimkins in sync at international meet

The Swimkins synchronized swimming team's most recent overseas venture culminated with gold. More...

Sunday afternoon home for Bills

The NFL sent a message to Buffalo this week that the Bills are not quite ready for prime time. More...

BU F FA L O BILLS 2006 SCHEDULE

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Youth to aid East boys lacrosse; South more patient

East head coach Ed Greenway has been pleasantly surprised with his team's effort so far this season and why shouldn't he? More...

Bowman Showcase ready to rock Buffalo

The stage is literally set for the second annual Scotty Bowman Showcase, as two dynamic bands have been added to the day-long hockey extravaganza. More...

New head coach has East girls lax off to quick start

If its first four games are any indication, things are definitely looking up this year for Williamsville East varsity girls lacrosse. More...

Sports Briefs

Sweet Home wrestler Nic Stella was named an ECIC Division I all-star. More...

Fireman's Bowling

Te a m               Wi n s         Lost More...

Jeffords overcomes injury, qualifies for nationals

Last year, a torn ligament in her foot kept Bethany Jeffords from competing in all-around as a freshman gymnast at Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU). But that hasn't been the case this season. More...

Aunt Rosie's 2006 tournaments slated

The 18th annual Aunt Rosie's Girls'/Women' Fast Pitch Softball Tournament kicks off this year with the ever popular 16 and under division competition at the Audubon Recreation Center in Amherst from June 23 to 25. More...

JV Club Hockey

After further review, North wins title

Having overcome Depew in a best two out of three playoff round (the last game a double overtime thriller, the Williamsville North JV Club hockey team faced off against a Starpoint team that had eliminated Grand Island in equally thrilling fashion. More...

Knights overcome, beat Monroe County

It was the last game of the Holiday/ Leisure Rinks Pepsi Tournament and the last game of a long hockey season for the Amherst Knights Midget "A" team. More...

CHAMPS

The Rafales recently beat the Stingrays, 3-2, in overtime to More...

SECOND PLACE -

The Amherst All-Stars, all members of the Amherst Youth Basketball League, finished in second place in their division of the Shooters Roundup 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament held last weekend at the University at Buffalo. More...

Monte named to All-WNY girls basketball first team

Sacred Heart's Elyse Monte was this year's All-Bee girls basketball MVP so it's no surprise the 5-foot-6 senior was named to the All-Western More...

New team alignment indicative of lacrosse growth

John Faller remembers 30 years ago when Western New York boys lacrosse started with eight teams. Now with 30 teams and the elimination of the ECIC and Western New York leagues for sectional classifications (A, B, C), boys More...

NHL

Sabres gearing up for playoff run

With the playoffs looming just a week away, the Buffalo Sabres are spending this light week tweaking and tightening their game. More...

Commentar y

The moral issues of student-athletes and loitering

Imagine you're a high school athlete who just helped your team beat the school's rival in the big game. It's More...

North boys lax looking to repeat success

After a school record 12 wins last year and an appearance in the section finals for the first time, expectations are once again high for Williamsville North varsity boys lacrosse. More...

Baseball

North pitchers command Jamestown

Last year, Williamsville North baseball was known for its power at the plate. This year, teams should be concerned about the Spartans' pitchers. More...

Section title a reachable goal for North girls lax

Last year, Williamsville North made its first Section VI tournament appearance since 2001 with a 9-8 loss to Lancaster. With only three players graduated from that team, is a Section VI championship in the cards this season? More...

South softball dominates opener,

East, Sweet Home lose

Williamsville South softball may have lost several starters from last year's Section VI Class A champion team but the Lady Billies did not let down in its season-opening 17-0 win at Springville this past Thursday. More...

North grad humbled by record setting year at Fredonia State

The postseason honors keep coming for Cheryl Kindzia. More...

East baseball holds off Hamburg, routs Iroquois

Williamsville East senior right-hander pitcher John Quartironi threw a one-hit shutout through four innings against Hamburg this past Saturday and left with a comfortable 7-0 lead. More...

North softball opens season on high note

The Williamsville North Lady Spartans varsity softball team opened its 2006 season in impressive fashion by winning 8-1 at West Seneca West on Monday. More...

Buffalo In-Line Hockey Group

Black Knights win it all; Campuzano earns MVP

Very often it takes many different facets of a hockey team to come together to win a championship. More...

CHAMPS -

The Mite Phantoms soared through Super Sunday at The Pepsi Center to become the Mite Champions for the 2005-2006 season. The Phantoms persevered for a 3-2 win over the Grizzlies. More...

Randaccio's tie-breaker leads Avalanche soccer to win

Lauren Randaccio's unassisted goal late in the first half broke an early tie and led the Amherst Avalanche girls U-11 indoor soccer team to a 5-2 victory in a friendly match Sunday against a Webster team that traveled to Buffalo for a rematch against More...

Lazio soccer remains unbeaten

The Amherst Lazio B U-13 indoor soccer team (5-0-1) continued its unbeaten streak after tying the Orchard Park Stallions, 2-2 at Sahlen's Sports Park on Sunday. More...

United U-10 girls soccer advance to finals

Amherst United, a U-10 girls indoor soccer team coached by Shelley Bonaventura, had a slow start on Sunday for their first playoff game against the Clarence Condors but won 7-2. More...

Students take top honors at martial arts competition

Over 40 students (children and adults) from Western New York Karate Center competed in the 23rd annual Niagara Falls USA Karate/ TaeKwonDo/ KungFu Championships which were held on Saturday, March 18 at Niagara University. More...