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February 7, 2018 RSS feed / Sports

Sweet Home hoops ends Amherst’s reign as Interstate 290 Crosstown Classic champs

Robertson named MVP

For the first time in the four-year history of the Interstate 290 Crosstown Classic, the trophy will be displayed at Sweet Home High School.  Stephon Trueheart (15 points), Maurice Robertson (13 points) and Dae- Quan Hill (12 points, 10 rebounds More...

South boys hoops holds off Health Sciences at Centercourt Classic

Dolan named Game MVP

Saturday’s inaugural Centercourt Classic at Williamsville South merged dream matchups for high school basketball fans and the final of the quadruple header did not disappoint.  More...

East’s league wins include victory over Amherst

Williamsville East’s boys basketball team’s roller coaster season continued with a home league win over Amherst, 44-42, Jan. 30, and road wins over West Seneca East, 57-48, Feb. More...

Sweet Home Esaleh wins Class title at 120

Sweet Home’s Yasser Esaleh was the top wrestler at 120 pounds at Saturday’s Section VI Class A Tournament at Sweet Home.  Eselah went 3-0, beating Marco Fuoco of West Seneca West, 7-0, in the quarterfinals, and Devin Collins of Hambu More...

East’s Clough named most outstanding swimmer at ECICs

Andrew Clough was the best swimmer at Saturday’s ECIC Class AA Championships at Sweet Home High School.  The Williamsville East freshman won two individual events and was part of two winning relays as he was selected as the meet’s mo More...

South wrestling qualifies 10 for sectionals

Ten Williamsville South wrestlers qualified for this Saturday’s Section VI Division I State Qualifier at North Tonawanda after finishing in the top five at this past Saturday’s Section VI Class A Tournament at Sweet Home High School.  More...

Firemen's Bowling

Team Wins Losses North Amherst 105 42 Lancaster 92 55 Main-Transit C 87 60 Harris Hill 83 64 Ellicott Creek 83 More...

Amherst swimmers record personal bests at ECICs

A handful of Amherst swimmers recorded personal-best times at Saturday’s ECIC Class AA Championships at Sweet Home.  Tallying personal-best times were: Evan Murphy (200 freestyle, 500 free, 100 free (lead-off leg);  Cayden Piegza (200 More...

SCOREBOARD

Amherst Central Girls basketball: def. Starpoint 79-33, lost to Bishop Kearney 70-56 Boys bowling: lost to Clarence 7-0 Girls bowling: def. Clarence 6-1, third at Roy Sommers Tournament More...

Lady Spartans’ hoops lacking consistency

Williamsville North’s girls basketball team has not been able to play a full 32 minutes all season and that was very evident in a home loss against Jamestown, 37-20, Jan. More...

Williamsville girls hockey reaches first sectional final in three years

Williamsville has never won a Section VI title in girls hockey, but they will have a shot for the first time in three years after beating Clarence/Amherst/Sweet Home, 6-2, in Monday’s semifinal game at the Northtown Center at Amherst Feature Ri More...

Turnovers hurt Amherst girls hoops’ chances against Bishop Kearney

Amherst girls basketball coach Mike Chatelle said his team needed to play a complete game to defeat Bishop Kearney, the 11th-ranked Class AA team in the state.  The Lady Tigers got half of the equation right, leading the Rochester powerhouse 21- More...

CALENDAR

Wednesday, Feb. 7 Boys and girls bowling: Amherst at Sweet Home, 5 p.m. (Manor II Lanes); Williamsville Cup — Williamsville East vs. Williamsville North vs. Williamsville South, 3:30 p.m. (Transit Lanes) More...

Stumpf’s Gymnastics place at Gold Star Invite

Stumpf’s Gymnastics Levels 4 and 5 teams had a great showing at the 20th annual Gold Star Invitational Jan. 7 at the Niagara Falls Conference Center.  More...

Aquettes host at Sweet Home

The Town of Tonawanda Aquettes recently hosted a synchronized swimming competition at Sweet Home High School’s natatorium.  The meet focused on Figures for those swimmers age 15 and under and Junior Elements for those age 16 and over.  More...

Sweet Home boys hockey wins Lake Placid Tourney

Czyz named MVP

Sweet Home’s boys hockey team continued its outstanding season by beating Rye, 3-2, in the first round Friday and Saranac Lake, 6-0, in Saturday’s final to win the 75th Lake Placid Winter Carnival Tournament in Lake Placid. More...

North pulls Jekyll and Hyde routine in league losses

Williamsville North boys basketball coach Chuck Swierski is not sure what kind of play he will receive from his players on a game-to-game or even quarter to-quarter basis. More...

Amherst wrestling team qualifies 11 for sectionals

Amherst’s wrestling team had a great showing at Saturday’s Section VI Class A Tournament, qualifying 11 wrestlers for this coming Saturday’s Section VI Division I State Qualifier at North Tonawanda.  The Tigers also placed thir More...

Sweet Home swimmers break six school records at ECICs

Sweet Home’s boys swim team shined at Saturday’s ECIC AA Championships.  The Panthers broke six school records: 200 medley relay, 200 IM, 100 fly, 100 free, 200 free relay and 100 breaststroke, and placed fourth overall with 264 poin More...

Sports brief

The Pee Wee Amherst Oilers beat the Burlington Kings, 6-3, Sunday in the Friendship Tournament. Sam Tringali and Jayson Tiedemann scored unassisted goals. Tringali scored again, assisted by Tiedemann. Connor Greely (Aiden Farrauto). More...

North wrestling’s Catanzaro, Walter win Class AA titles

Vinny Catanzaro and Cam Walter were dominant at Saturday’s Section VI Class AA Wrestling Tournament at Kenmore West.  The Williamsville North seniors went 3-0 to win championships. More...

Amherst girls bowling clinches program’s first division title, places third at tourney

The Amherst girls bowling team defeated Williamsville South, 6-1, Jan. More...

Orchard Park boys hockey hands North first loss

The Williamsville North boys hockey team’s undefeated season is over.  The Spartans suffered a 4-3 overtime defeat against Orchard Park Friday at Leisure Rinks. North is the top-ranked Division I school in the state.  More...

Sports brief

Williamsville South’s boys bowling team beat Amherst, 6-1, Jan. More...

South hockey’s offense erupts against East

The Williamsville South boys hockey team had not been capitalizing on its scoring chances but they finally put it all together in its 3-1 win over crosstown rival Williamsville East Monday at the Northtown Center at Amherst Olympic Rink.  More...

South girls basketball routs Sacred Heart

Lady Billies finish week 3-0

A dream matchup for high school girls basketball fans came to a head Jan. More...

Greater Buffalo Level 5 boys shine at Wildfire Invite

The Greater Buffalo Gymnastics Level 5 team competed at the 2018 Wildfire Invitational Jan. More...

Stumpf gymnasts fare well at Houston Invite

Dan Molnar traveled with the boys from Stumpf’s Gymnastics Center to participate in the Houston National Invitational Friday through Sunday at the NRG Center in Houston, Texas.  There were 3,500 athletes who participated, including nationa More...

Sports briefs

Goalie Jason Dorigo and coach Hubert Jeras’ Oilers beat the Flyers, 4-2, in an Amherst Youth Hockey Pee Wee playoff game Jan. 28. More...

MEDALIST

— Williamsville East sophomore Lauren Thomas, far left, an alpine downhill ski racer, won gold in the U16s and secured the silver and bronze in the U19s Super-G race at the Empire State Winter More...