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November 19, 2008 RSS feed / Sports

Sweet Home thumps Aquinas, gains redemption

Panthers win first regional football game in school history

All year Sweet Home football coach John Faller has asked his players how they want to be remembered. More...

North field hockey falls in state final

Williamsville North's bid to become back-to-back Class A state champions in field hockey ended in a 2-0 defeat to Section XI's Ward Melville, in the state championship game last Saturday at Chittenango High School. More...

Sports brief

St. Leo's swim team placed fifth in the Neumann Catholic Swim League competition on Sunday, Nov. 9. Kaitlyn Alcazaren placed 25th in the 200- yard individual medley (age 11 and over). Josh Hennsey took 30th in the 50 freestyle (age 8 and under). More...

Sweet Home's Gutowski wins 100 back, sets school record

You would have never guessed that Paige Gutowski never swam competitively in the 100-yard backstroke in high school until this fall. More...

South field hockey shut out in Class B state semis

Williamsville South's bid to win their first state championship in field hockey ended in a 3-0 defeat to Section IX's Roundout Valley last Friday night at Chittenango High School. More...

Midget Blackhawks hand Danglers year's first loss

In-line hockey

The Blackhawks recently handed the Danglers their first loss of the Buffalo Inline Hockey Group's Midget Division season in a convincing 13-10 win. More...

Maving headed to the Big East

One of Sweet Home's all-time greats in girls volleyball will continue her career in the Big East next fall. More...

Lacrosse tourney lets players showcase skills

Veterans Day might have been a day off from school, but that doesn't mean every student was satisfied to just sit home and take it easy Tuesday. More...

Monaco named to ESPN The Magazine's Academic All-District football team

Amherst Central graduate Brian Monaco, a member of the Hobart College football team, was recently named to the 2008 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Football Team. More...

Level 4 girls take third at invite

Greater Buffalo Gymnastics

Greater Buffalo Gymnastics Center's Level 4 girls placed third at Buffalo Turners Turkey-Tine Invitational. Samantha Robins won all-around (37.35) in the 9-10 year old division. More...

Beauchamp's hat trick propels Yale

Emily Beauchamp scored a hat trick and added an assist to help Yale defeat Princeton, 5-2, on Sunday. Princeton's Lydia Kather scored the lone goal in the first period. Beauchamp passed to Miranda Podlas for the tying goal in the second. More...

Photo policy in place

The Bee has changed its policy on send-in photos for youth sports. The Bee will run a team photo only once during a season. This applies to baseball, softball, basketball, football, gymnastics, soccer, hockey and any other sport. More...

Knights Bantam Minor 'AA' remain unbeaten

The Amherst Knights Bantam Minor "AA" team (7-0) defeated the Wheatfield Blades, 3-1, last Thursday for their seventh league win. Brian Halpern of the Knights had a stellar night. More...

Red Wings pick up first win of season

The Pee Wee Red Wings secured their first win of the season with a 3-1 decision over the Predators on Sunday. The Red Wings started quickly with an unassisted goal by Ryan Majewski 36 seconds into the contest. More...

Blackhawks tame Predators

The Mite Blackhawks downed the Predators, 6-4, on Sunday. The Blackhawks' Rian Bisson (Michael Floccare, Adam Pohrte) opened the scoring with an early first period goal. Ryan Rapini tied it at 1-1. Max Krajacic put the Predators up 2-1. More...

Sabres' sled hockey blanks Hamilton

The Buffalo Sabres Sled Hockey team defeated the Hamilton Sledgehammers, 3-0. More...

Squirt Penguins hold on for victory

The Squirt Penguins extended their winning streak with a 5-4 over the Bruins this past Sunday. The close finish (Penguins were leading 5-2 after two periods) moves the Penguins to 3-0. More...

North girls swimming sends two relays to states

A goal for the Williamsville North girls swimming team at last weekend's Section VI Championships was to qualify all three relays for this weekend's New York State Championships. But, like the singer Meatloaf has said, "two out of three ain't bad. More...

East's 200 free relay qualifies for states

Williamsville East qualified its 200-yard freestyle relay for the girls swimming state meet this weekend. More...

Sweet Home football rolls on

Playing against defending champion Aquinas of Rochester, the Sweet Home Panthers jumped out to an early lead Friday at UB Stadium. More...

East girls soccer plays well in state semifinal loss

The Williamsville East girls soccer team did not win its Class A state semifinal debut, but they have a lot to be proud of. More...

Amherst's Gowen commits to Canisius

When it came time for Abbie Gowen to decide on which college she wanted to attend, Canisius College stood above every other choice. The Amherst Central senior signed her National Letter of Intent last Friday in the Amherst High faculty room. More...

Big Red Kids Wrestling slated to begin Dec. 1

Big Red USA Kids Wrestling will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. beginning Monday, Dec. 1, and run every Monday and Thursday night through Thursday, April 2, 2009, in the wrestling room at Williamsville East High School, 151 East Paradise Road. More...

Sports briefs

The Amherst Mite Minor "AAA" hockey team lost a closely contested contest to the Wheatfield Blades, 4-2, on Sunday, Nov. 9 at the Hockey Outlet. Paul Cartone tallied twice for Amherst with help from Dante Santora and Trevor Kuntar. More...

Amherst Lady Knights 14U make history

The Amherst Lady Knights 14U travel ice hockey team became the first Amherst girls travel team to win a tournament in Canada. The Lady Knights beat Stoney Creek, 2-1, in overtime to capture the St. More...

St. Greg's swim team caps off undefeated season

The St. Gregory the Great swim team capped off an undefeated season at the Newmann League Championships last Sunday. Theresa Munroe broke the girls' 200 individual medley record in 2:25.99, a second-place finish. More...

Dartmouth schools Harvard, 3-2

Amherst Girls Development League

Dartmouth defeated Harvard, 3-2, in an Amherst Girls Hockey game played on Sunday. Harvard's Emily Martin scored unassisted in the second period to break a scoreless tie. Dartmouth's Kathleen Ruggierio answered at 7:31. More...

Bisons post come back, tie Stars

The Buffalo Bisons came back from a two-goal deficit and needed a late third-period goal to scratch out a 4-4 tie with the Southtown Stars last Sunday afternoon. More...

Fireman's Bowling

200 games, 550 sets M. Gaiser 243, 228 — 665; AJ Swannie 225, 222, 206 — 653; J. Maine 233, 210, 204 — 647; D. Hohl 233 — 580; J. Rusin 225; B. Stachowiak 223 — 570; B. Hitzges 213 — 571; R. More...

Vandemark scores game-winning goal for Pee Wee Blue Sabres

Bubba Vandemark poked in a rebound of a David Hnat shot with 16 seconds left to lead the Pee Wee Blue Sabres past the White Sabres, 2-1. More...

Mite Penguins tie Stars, 4-4

Evan Kumpf's hat trick helped the Mite Penguins overcome a couple of two-goal deficits to tie the Stars, 4-4. Ethan Beecher and Daniel Ivanov recorded important assists on two of Kumpf's goals. More...

Micron Gray Sabres defeat White Sabres

The Micron Gray Sabres are now 2-0, with an early morning win over the Micron White Sabres on Sunday. More...

SHOWCASING SKILLS

SHOWCASING SKILLS — Max Lipsitz, a 2006 Williamsville North graduate and junior at Penn State University, prepares for a kill during an exhibition match against George Mason University on Sunday at the Buffalo Niagara Center Courts in West Sene More...

Blue Sabres roll, stay unbeaten

The Squirt Blue Sabres downed the Blackhawks, 9-2, on Sunday afternoon to remain unbeaten (2-0-1). More...