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January 10, 2018 RSS feed / Sports

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 Amherst Central Boys basketball:   def. West Seneca East 58-57   Girls basketball:    def. Hamburg 66-40 Federation boys ice hockey:    lost to North Tonawanda 5-0, def. More...

East hockey struggles to cash scoring opportunities

It’s not for a lack of trying, but Williamsville East hockey players were snake-bitten getting on the scoresheet in its most recent games.  East was outscored 8-1 in Division II losses against Grand Island, 4-1, Thursday and West Seneca Ea More...

North boys hoops overpowers Sweet Home

Williamsville North boys basketball coach Chuck Swierski isn’t sure which version of his team will show up on a game-by-game basis.  More...

Amherst edges WS East

Amherst’s boys basketball team was in control of its home game with West Seneca East Saturday but needed a basket in the final seconds to secure its third league win.  Ja’kye Womack scored on a putback with 6.7 seconds left for the g More...

Sacred Heart drops non-leaguer to Bishop Kearney

Sacred Heart’s girls basketball team dug itself a 37-20 halftime deficit on its way to a 75-50 non-league road loss against Bishop Kearney Saturday.  The Sharks turned over the ball 35 times, including nine times in the first quarter.&nbs More...

Stumpf’s Gymnastics excels at Steel City meet

The Stumpf’s Gymnastics boys teams had a great showing at the Steel City meet hosted by Jewart’s Gymnastics Dec. More...

Sweet Home boys track’s 4x200 relay win among highlights at Kevin Dare Invite

The Sweet Home boys and girls indoor track teams had a tremendous showing at Saturday’s Kevin Dare Invite at Penn State.  The boys 4x200 relay of Anthony Williams, Eric Johnson, Tommy Rivera and Nate Davis set a school record after winning More...

Amherst girls bowling team improves to 5-0

The Amherst girls bowling team improved to 5-0 after defeating Williamsville East, 7-0, Jan. More...

Sweet Home doubles up NT

Sweet Home’s boys hockey team continued to climb atop the Section VI Division III standings with a 4-2 win over North Tonawanda Jan. 3 at the Hockey Outlet.  Sweet Home leads the division with a 7-1 record and is 8-1 overall.  More...

Amherst wrestler Kennedy places runner-up at NFWOA Tournament

Calik Kennedy continued an impressive season by taking second place at 285 pounds at Saturday’s Niagara Frontier Wrestling Officials Association Tournament at Niagara County Community College.  More...

South improves league record to 4-1

Williamsville South’s wrestling team improved to 4-1 with a 53-25 road win over Sweet Home Jan. 3.  Ten Billies won 10 matches. More...

Sports brief

Team New Era Baseball will hold tryouts for its 8- and-9-year-old rookie elite travel baseball program at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 14 and 21, at its Depew facility, 3950 Broadway. More...

Football players honored at awards banquet

Several football players from the Town of Amherst were honored at the 31st annual WNY High School Football Awards Banquet Dec. 16 at Classics V Banquet and Conference Center. More...

Aquettes compete in sculling meet

Members from the Town of Amherst competed for the Town of Tonawanda Aquettes at a sculling swim meet Dec. More...

NT boys hockey snaps Amherst’s win streak

Tigers rebound against Niagara Falls

Amherst boys hockey’s four-game win streak came to a screeching halt as they lost to North Tonawanda, 5-0, Saturday at the Northtown Center at Amherst Feature Rink. More...

Amherst’s Battaglia to enter WNY Chapter of U.S. Lacrosse Hall

Amherst girls lacrosse coach Janet Battaglia is among the 12 members recently selected to the Western New York Chapter of U.S. Lacrosse’s Class of 2018 Hall of Fame.  More...

St. Greg’s swim team wins division title

St. Gregory the Great School finished first overall in the Neumann Catholic Swim League Division I for the 2017 season.  Strong swims in all three divisions led them to victory again this year.  More...

Sports Calendar

 Wednesday, Jan. 10  Girls basketball:  Lockport at Sacred Heart, 6:30 p.m.  More...

Amherst girls hoops dominates North, Hamburg

Amherst’s girls basketball team put it all together in wins last week over Williamsville North, 52-23, Jan. More...

South hoops’ Dolan becomes school’s all-time leading scorer

Another week resulted in another school record for Greg Dolan.  The Williamsville South senior guard scored 39 points and became the school’s all-time leading scorer in the Billes’ 74-46 road win over Hamburg Jan. More...

East girls hand WS East first loss

The Williamsville East girls basketball team’s 56-48 road win over West Seneca East Saturday was big for a few reasons.  First, the Lady Flames handed the Lady Trojans their first loss of the season. More...

Sweet Home girls basketball loses league games

The Sweet Home girls basketball team dipped its ECIC Division II record to 0-3 after losing games to West Seneca West, 57-48, at home Dec. 20 and Starpoint, 57-38, on the road Dec. 22. More...

TigerSharks excel at recent meet

The Amherst TigerSharks club swim team continued its inaugural short course season with another tremendous outing, this one at the BAAC to BAAC Open meet Dec. More...

South beats Clarence

The Williamsville South girls basketball team’s only game of the week was a 64-45 non-league home win over Clarence Jan. 3.  The first quarter ended with Clarence holding a 12-11 lead in a high-energy game. More...

League wins improve North boys hockey to 10-0-2

Williamsville North’s boys hockey team continues to remain unbeaten, doubling up Orchard Park, 4-2, Thursday and blanking Frontier, 12-0, Saturday at the Northtown Center at Amherst Feature Rink.  The Spartans are 6-0-2 in Section VI Divis More...

Williamsville girls hockey records tie

Williamsville’s girls ice hockey team’s only game last week was a little disappointing.  Williamsville tied Lancaster/ Iroquois/Depew Thursday at the Northtown Center at Amherst after leading 4-1 in the third period.  More...

Sports brief

Sweet Home’s girls bowling team improved to 4-0 with a 4-3 win over Williamsville South Jan. 3 at Transit Lanes.  First-year Olivia Kowalik anchored the Lady Panthers’ “A” team with a 480 set. More...

East swimming wins tri-meet

Williamsville East’s boys swim team continued an outstanding season by recording 139 points to defeat Lockport, 119, and St. Joe’s, 50, Jan. More...

Sweet Home’s Esaleh records 100th career win

Sweet Home senior wrestler Yasser Esaleh recorded his 100th career win at Saturday’s Niagara Frontier Wrestling Officials Association Tournament at Niagara County Community College.  Esaleh reached the feat after pinning Ryan Meyer of Nort More...

North wrestling places trio at NFWOA Tourney

Cam Walter, Vinny Catanzaro and Michael Catanzaro led the Williamsville North wrestling team at Saturday’s Niagara Frontier Wrestling Officials Association Tournament at Niagara County Community College.  Walter placed third at 220 pounds, More...

Sports brief

Sweet Home’s boys bowling team defeated Williamsville South, 6-1, Jan. More...

Amherst swim team repeats at invite

Amherst’s boys swim team only won one event but took first place overall with 415 points to repeat as champions at Saturday’s Frederic J. Puff Memorial Invitational at Cleveland Hill.  More...

HALL OF FAME

— The fourth annual Section VI Hall of Fame induction ceremony was held Dec. 8 at the Columns Banquets in Elma. Pictured, bottom row, left — Harris Wienke, John Hayes, Judy Otto, Dr. More...

CASH girls hockey edges Monsignor Martin in overtime

Clarence/Amherst/Sweet Home girls hockey coach Nicola Adimey wanted the team to build off a successful December into the New Year, and they were able to do just that, defeating the Monsignor Martin Association, 5-4, in overtime Thursday at the North More...

Sports brief

The Bee now has a Twitter account dedicated solely to sports, @BeeSportsLive, where followers can catch up on stories they may have missed, see live tweeting from games where the reporters are in attendance and more. More...