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November 8, 2017 RSS feed / Sports

East girls volleyball wins fourth straight section title

Another year, another sectional title for Williamsville East’s girls volleyball team.  The Lady Flames won their fourth consecutive section title after beating Niagara Wheatfield, 25-23, 19-25, 25-12, 25-18 in Thursday’s Class A fina More...

Sports briefs

Williamsville North graduate Shannon Quinlan, a freshman at Assumption College, was named to the Northeast-10 All-Conference Rookie Team. More...

North girls soccer loses in section final

The third time was not the charm for the Williamsville North girls soccer team against Clarence as the Lady Spartans lost 1-0 to the Lady Red Devils in the Section VI Class AA final Oct. 31 at Williamsville East. More...

Lancaster football tops North in section final

Lancaster barely had to sweat on its way to a second consecutive Section VI Class AA football title. The Legends took an early double-digit lead and cruised to a 35-6 victory over Williamsville North at New Era Field Friday night. More...

Firemen's Bowling

Team Wins Losses Main-Transit C 42 14 North Amherst 40 16 Harris Hill B 37 19 Lancaster 33 23 Swormville 31 25 Clarence Center 29 More...

North field hockey three-peats as section champions

Season ends in regionals

Williamsville North remained the queen of Section VI Class A field hockey following its 1-0 win over Clarence in the title game Nov. 1 at Williamsville South. It was the Lady Spartans’ third consecutive section crown. More...

SHAQ swimmers compete in short course season meets

Sweet Home Aquatics swimmers have competed in several local meets during the short course season.  At the Can Am Challenge Oct. More...

Amherst field hockey wins fourth section title in past five years

Lady Tigers fall in regional

For the fourth time in five years, the Amherst field hockey team won the Section VI Class B title, beating Williamsville East, 1-0, in the final Nov. 1 at Williamsville North.  More...

All-Bee Soccer squads’ selection process explained

Given the tremendous success of last year’s squad, The Bee’s sports staff is once again proud to recognize some of the area’s top talent with the 2017 installment of the All-Bee Soccer teams.  More...

EA’s Beale named Boys Coach of the Year

East Aurora has been a dominating force in boys soccer for decades, but Kevin Beale — the 2017 All-Bee Boys Soccer Coach of the Year — said it is a testament to the East Aurora community that begins with the Town of Aurora Arsenal youth s More...

Sweet Home boys volleyball returns to section final

After losing to Hamburg in last year’s Section VI Division II-A final, the goal for the Sweet Home boys volleyball team was to get back to the title game and win it.  The third-seeded Panthers (16-3) are halfway there after beating second More...

Sacred Heart soccer ends season with semifinal loss

Sacred Heart’s chances of playing for the Monsignor Martin Association girls soccer title ended with a 2-0 loss to Nardin Oct. 30 in rainy and windy conditions at the Cheektowaga Masonic Center. More...

Williamsville gymnasts qualify for state meet

Gare wins section title on vault

Gabbi Gare, Madison Penetrante and Zoe Kyriakopoulos all punched their tickets to the girls gymnastics state meet after performances at Thursday’s Section VI Championships at Clarence High School.  Gare, a junior at Williamsville South, wo More...

South’s Bergamasco, Sweet Home’s Sambrotto qualify for state meet

Williamsville South’s David Bergamasco qualified for the New York State Cross-Country Championships after finishing fourth in the Class B race with a time of 16 minutes, 28 seconds at Friday’s Section VI Championships at Bemus Point Golf More...

Sacred Heart runners earn honors at All-Catholics

Freshman Brigid Christ led the Sacred Heart girls cross-country team at Sunday’s All-Catholic race at Knox Farm State Park, finishing fifth overall in 22 minutes, 10 seconds and earning First Team All-Catholic honors.  Alex Judge took 13th More...

East’s Ford named Player of the Year

All-Bee Girls Soccer

Tess Ford has been a steady presence in the midfield for years for the Williamsville East girls soccer team but with the graduation of the school’s all-time leading scorer, Marissa Birzon, the five-year starter took her game to a whole new leve More...

North’s Kircher tabbed All-Bee Girls Coach of the Year

For the past 10 years, Doug Kircher has made the drive from Rochester to Williamsville to coach the Williamsville North girls soccer team. Judging by the team’s performance over the past decade, it has been worth it.  More...

Six programs represented on First Team

All-Bee Girls Soccer

A vast array of talented players from six schools make up the 2017 All-Bee Girls Soccer Team.  More...

Sacred Heart girls volleyball loses in league final

Sacred Heart fell short in its bid to become Monsignor Martin Association champion but it was not due to a lack of effort.  On the Sharks’ home floor Friday, St. More...

North girls volleyball loses in five to Clarence

Williamsville North’s girls volleyball team won the first two sets of its Section VI Class AA semifinal road match with Clarence Oct. More...

Sacred Heart girls swimming repeats at All-Catholics

It took 25 years for the Sacred Heart girls swim team to win last year’s All-Catholics title but they had no problem defending its title this year, scoring 291 points to repeat as champion Thursday at Erie Community College’s Burt Flickin More...

East field hockey loses in section final

Williamsville East field hockey’s season came to an end with a 1-0 loss to Amherst in the Section VI Class B final Nov. More...

Clarence, EA land multiple players on top squad

All-Bee Boys Soccer

Clarence and East Aurora always field outstanding boys soccer teams and the trend continued this season.  Neither squad suffered a loss to a Section VI team on their way to sectional championships as Clarence won the Class AA title and East Auro More...

EA’s Schiltz named Player of the Year

All-Bee Boys Soccer

Bryce Schiltz’s first goal of his four-year high school career for East Aurora’s boys soccer team came against Iroquois in the first game of his freshman season. His ability to find the back of the net never stopped.  More...

East’s Shine wins section title in 100 fly

Jessica Shine shined for Williamsville East’s girls swim team at Friday’s Section VI finals at Erie Community College’s Burt Flickinger Athletic Center.  Shine won the 100-yard butterfly in 56.86 seconds, breaking the previous More...

East falls in quarters

Williamsville East’s boys volleyball team had an early exit in the Section VI Tournament, falling to Grand Island, 9-25, 28-26, 22-25, 26-24, 13-15, in the Division II-A quarterfinals Nov. More...

North boys volleyball reaches section final

Two years ago, Williamsville North, as an 18th seed, shocked the Western New York boys volleyball universe when they upset top seed Grand Island for the Section VI Division II title.  More...

Local hockey players to compete in Icing the Fed tourney

High school hockey players in Western New York will have a chance to get a head start on hockey season. Players from about a dozen Federation Hockey teams will play in the inaugural Icing the Fed 3-on-3 Tournament at Riverworks Nov. 16.  More...

Amherst shines at sectionals

Amherst’s girls swim team continued to build upon their successful season with another impressive outing at the Section VI Class B Championships Nov. More...

Sweet Home’s Spence wins section title

Sweet Home was represented by a small number of girls but that didn’t stop them from making a splash at Friday’s Section VI Championships at ECC’s Burt Flickinger Center.  More...