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Sports briefs

Midwest Soccer Academy will be running their Dutch Summer Soccer Camp July 27-31 at the North French Soccer Complex, intersection of I990 and North French Road. More...

East softball loses in tournament final

Williamsville East's bid to become champions at the 12th annual Wildcat Invitational Softball Tournament fell one run short. The Lady Flames were defeated by host-school Depew, 2-1, in the Bracket B final Saturday at Walden Pond in Lancaster. More...

Sixth annual Tigers' Fed hockey clinic slated

Amherst Tigers Varsity Federation Head Coach Mark Mobus will be leading the sixth annual Amherst Tigers Ice Hockey Youth Clinic for grades 1-6 June 9-14 at the Amherst Pepsi Center, 1615 Amherst Manor Dr. More...

Amherst loses battle of ECIC III unbeaten

Softball

Amherst Central's bid to take over ECIC Division III softball came up one run short. Senior Alexis Wayne scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning, lifting Depew to a 4-3 win over Amherst last Wednesday. More...

South splits games at tourney

Williamsville South has fared well in recent years at the Wildcat Invitational Softball Tournament but they only managed a 1-1 record this year. More...

Fireman's Softball

May 8 Akron at Getzville Ellicott Creek at North Bailey Clarence Center at Main Transit Eggertsville at Harris Hill East Amherst at Clarence Snyder at Swormville North Amherst at Newstead More...

Attea tosses no-hitter for North softball

The Williamsville North varsity softball team improved to 8-0 overall and 4-0 in ECIC Division I with two victories last week. More...

High School Sports Scoreboard

Tuesday, April 28 Girls lacrosse — West Seneca East def. Sweet Home, 17-6; Hamburg def. Williamsville East, 14-8; Mount Mercy def. Sacred Heart, 21-17 Boys outdoor track and field — Sweet Hone def. More...

Tigers salvage ECIC Division III victories

The Amherst Central baseball team shook off ECIC Division III road losses to Pioneer, 4-2, and Cheektowaga, 4-0, Monday, April 27, and last Wednesday, respectively, and closed out the week with wins over Depew, 6-4, last Thursday at home and Maryva More...

Panthers lose one-run games

Sweet Home has played competitive baseball for much of the season. The only problem is they've lost more one-run games then they've won. More...

Amherst wins another close one over Sweet Home

In recent years, games between the Sweet Home and Amherst boys lacrosse teams have been close and this year was no different. Amherst downed Sweet Home, 9-7, last Friday at Amherst. More...

East girls lax posts 4-3 record; South improves

A young and developing Lady Flames' team is 4-3. East has beaten Sweet Home, 16-12, Williamsville South, 15-4, Lake Shore, 12-11, and West Seneca East, 12-11. They lost to West Seneca East, 9-2, Iroquois, 15-10, and Hamburg, 14-8. More...

PHOTO FINISH

PHOTO FINISH — Williamsville North's Evan Hughes, left, and Sweet Home's Jordan Johnson compete during the 4x200-meter relay at the Wildcat Relays held last Saturday at Depew High School. Neither team scored points in the event. More...

Amherst men finish fourth at Super Senior tennis nationals

A men's tennis team from Amherst, representing the United States Tennis Association Eastern Section, finished fourth at the USTA League presented by Chrysler 6.0 Super Senior National Championships held last Wednesday at the Surprise Tennis & Racqu More...

East heads into second half atop ECIC II

When every starter is in the lineup, teams haven't had any success against Williamsville East this spring. The Flames are 7-1 with their only loss coming last Friday at West Seneca East, 4-1, as part of a doubleheader. More...

MAKING CONTACT

MAKING CONTACT — Bo Stroud of Central Amherst's AAA Marlins hits a foul tip against the Rockies on opening day, May 2. More...

Connie Mack Orioles edge Angels

The "AA Jr." Orioles pulled out a come from behind 2-1 victory over the Angels. The winning run was driven in by Ethan DeSabio and scored by Elijah Haqq. The Angels' lone run was scored by Mike Bowkowski off a hit by Tony Shay. More...

'Major' Royals down Braves

Mathewson McCarthy

The Major 70 Royals used a giant third inning to pace their 9-2 win over the Braves. Leading the way was Nolan Burch's double and Cole Bogacz's RBI single. The Royals got two more in the fourth with Burch and Bogacz belting singles. More...

'AA' Blueclaws, Owls play to 2-2 tie

Amherst Girls Softball

On opening day of Amherst Girls Softball, the "AA" Blue Claws and Owls played to an intense 2-2 tie. The Owls were led by the strong hitting of Marina Faulise, Alyssa Lombardo, and Sydney Lewandowski. More...

Basketball camps slated

The fifth annual Big Red Basketball Camp for boys and girls in kindergarten through fifth grade will be held August 10-14 at the Clarence Church of Christ on Old Goodrich Road in Clarence. More...

Mel Ott 'AA' Phillies blank Yankees, 6-0

Jacob Ohman pitched a complete game shutout for the Phillies for their second win. Ohman struck out nine batters and posted three fielding assists. Vinny Ventura went 3-for-3 with a home run. More...

ON FIRE

ON FIRE — The Amherst Flames' girls U16 soccer team recently won the Akron Tournament Championship. The Flames shut out each team they faced, winning their second championship of 2009. More...

BACK TO NATIONALS

BACK TO NATIONALS — The Niagara Frontier Volleyball Club's 15U National team, who placed third in last year's USA Volleyball Junior Olympics tournament in Dallas, are heading to this year's tourney June 26-29 in Miami, Fla., after obtaining a f More...

North girls win Wildcat Relays for first time

Williamsville North outdoor girls track and field coach Julian Blake was as surprised as anybody that his team won the Depew Wildcat Relays Saturday at Depew High School. "I did not think that we would place in the top three," said Blake. More...

Inaugural 'Throwback Classic' slated

The inaugural "Throwback Classic" between the Amherst and Sweet Home baseball teams is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday at Amherst's home field on Westmoreland Road. Both teams will wear vintage uniforms and use wooden bats. More...

Simon sets scoring record

Amherst Central graduate Amy Simon is the new single-season school record holder for the Fredonia State College women's lacrosse program. More...

Lady Tigers earn big league win on track

Since Dan Tryon has been the coach of the Amherst Central girls track and field, the Lady Tigers have never beaten Starpoint but that all changed last Wednesday. Amherst won at Starpoint, 81-60. More...

Amherst boys lose close meet

The Amherst Central boys track and field team was one point away from going 2-0 on the season but unfortunately, Starpoint had other ideas. Amherst fell to Starpoint, 71-70, last Wednesday at Starpoint. More...

Lady Flames win by shutout

The Williamsville East softball team opened last week with a 2-0 home victory over Williamsville South last Wednesday at Transit Middle School. More...

Sacred Heart improves Monsignor Martin Association record

The Sacred Heart Academy softball team improved their Monsignor Martin Association record to 3-1 with victories over Mount Mercy, 3-2, Friday and Nichols, 12-0, in five innings, Monday. More...

South baseball rallies, upsets Iroquois

Williamsville South put together their most complete effort on the baseball diamond last Friday and the result was their first ECIC Division II win of the 2009 season. More...

North closes out rough week with first league win

Baseball

Last week did not start off well for the Williamsville North baseball team, but it ended strong. The Spartans scored four runs in the top of the seventh inning to down Jamestown, 7-5, last Friday at Jamestown. More...

Lake Shore crushes Williamsville East

The Lake Shore Eagles handed Williamsville East their worst defeat of the season, 17-2, last Friday at East. Lake Shore senior pitcher Jason Radwan scattered six hits to get the win. Radwan — headed to St. More...

East boys lacrosse almost upsets Hamburg

Four seconds separated the Williamsville East boys lacrosse team from an upset over the second-ranked Class B team in the state. More...

Panthers 9U baseball posts victory

The Amherst Panthers 9U team opened the 2009 season with a 13-3 win over Mathewson McCarthy. Michael Flemming hit 3-for-3 with a triple and two singles. Andre Torrico, Mike Mazzara, Owen Green each had two hits. More...

Amherst remains perfect

Two more games, two more victories for the Amherst girls lacrosse team. More...

High School Sports Calendar

Wednesday, May 6 Baseball: Springville at Amherst, 4:30 p.m.; West Seneca East at Williamsville East, 4:45 p.m.; Williamsville South at Sweet Home, 4:30 p.m.; Williamsville North at West Seneca West, 5 p.m. More...

South boys tennis improves record

The Williamsville South boys tennis team won both of its home matches last week to improve to 3-1. The Billies downed Iroquois, 4-1, Monday, April 27 and West Seneca East, 3-2, last Wednesday. More...

Mike MacDonald to host hoops camp at Medaille College

Medaille College Men's Basketball Coach Mike MacDonald and members of his 2009 NCAA Tournament team will host two weeks of summer basketball camps. More...

South modified girls lax rout Eden

Williamsville South's modified girls lacrosse team beat Eden, 12-5, last Thursday at home. South's Alyssa Ferenczy scored about one minute into the game. Two minutes later, Lindsay Baldwin (Alyssa Ferenczy) scored. More...

Red Sox win 'Majors' opener

Central Amherst Little League

The Central Amherst Little League's Red Sox Majors won their season opener against the Phillies, 9-5, thanks to the combined pitching efforts of Peter Sinagra, Dathan Lee and Drew Schake, who together struck out 14 of the Phillies batters. More...

RETURN TO SENDER

RETURN TO SENDER — Williamsville North's Alex Bronsky follows through on a backhand hit versus Clarence's Nick Sarles Thursday, April 23 at North. The Spartans lost 5-0. Photo by Scott Schild Purchase color photos at www.BeeNews.com More...

SAFE

SAFE — An unidentified Mets runner dives back to first safely as the Royals' Michael Pence prepares to receive the pickoff attempt in Mathewson McCarthy Baseball opening week action. More...

Strauss crowned Level 7 state all-around champion

Taylor Strauss was in top form as the Level 7 girls from Stumpf's Gymnastics Center competed at the Level 7 state championships held in Orangeburg. There were over 275 gymnasts in attendance from 55 different gyms from across the state. More...

MudDogs win first travel game of season

The Sandlot MudDogs (10 and under) won their first game of the Clarence Travel Baseball League season by defeating the Lancaster B, 14-8, Sunday afternoon at Offerman Field in Lancaster. More...

HERE'S THE PITCH

HERE'S THE PITCH — Emilee Foster of Christ the King's varsity softball team winds up against North Tonawanda Catholic. Although CTK won their game against NT Catholic, 11-1, on April 24, they lost against them, 16-5, on Saturday. More...

Inaugural hoops tourney slated

The inaugural Courts Classic 3-on-3 basketball tournament will be held Sunday, May 10, at Buffalo Niagara Court Center, 425 Meyer Road, West Seneca. The tournament is open to boys ages 9 and older and girls 11 and older. More...

Frankowski places sixth on beam

Amherst resident Alexis Frankowski, a level 9 gymnast at Gleason's Gymnastics, took sixth-place on balance beam at the regional gymnastics championships held April 18 in Danvers, Mass. More...