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January 27, 2010 RSS feed / Sports

East-South beats Amherst-Sweet Home in OT

Intramural game designed to promote girls ice hockey

The Williamsville, Amherst and Sweet Home school districts did their best to promote girls ice hockey last Thursday on the Amherst Ice Center Olympic Rink. More...

East breaks losing skid, starts win streak

After several close games and heartbreaking losses, the Williamsville East boys basketball team is no longer winless.   The Flames (2-10, 2-5) beat Iroquois, 69-46, Jan. 19 at home to snap a 10-game losing skid to open the season.   More...

Sports briefs

All proceeds from the Sweet Home-Williamsville East girls hoops and Sweet Home-Williamsville South boys basketball doubleheader on Feb. More...

Lady Spartans win at Jamestown, fall to Frontier

Williamsville North almost let a win at Jamestown get away but the Lady Spartans persevered and picked up a huge road victory. More...

North experiences Jekyll-and-Hyde week on court

X The Williamsville North boys basketball put on its best Jekyll-and-Hyde routine last week.   The Spartans opened the week with an 89-61 home loss Jan. 19 to Jamestown and then rebounded with a 75-50 road win last Friday at Frontier.   More...

South’s Marcus lights up WSE

Sarah Marcus is on fire.   More...

JV Flames rout recent opponents

Williamsville East jumped to a 5-0 lead, then cruised past Kenmore East, 7-1, in action Friday at the Amherst Ice Center.   Jamie Floss had two goals, as did Austin Bianchi and Jordan Leising. More...

Nuggets extinguish Inferno, 4-3

Amherst Girls Youth Hockey

The Nuggets started out strong with a goal by Erica Dombrowski (Emily Woods). They scored again, this time Woods unassisted.   The Inferno did not give up as Becca Searns scored with just 36 seconds left in the first. More...

South’s Liberatore places fifth

Fifth-seed Anthony Liberatore took fifth place at 145 to lead the Williamsville South wrestling team at the ECIC Championships held last Friday and Saturday at Clarence High School. More...

South hockey gets revenge on Amherst

The last time Williamsville South lost a hockey game, it was a 3-2 overtime defeat to Amherst Central. The Billies hadn’t forgotten.   South beat Amherst, 5-2, Saturday on the Amherst Ice Center Olympic Rink.   More...

Panthers continue success at tourneys; place fifth at ECICs

The Sweet Home wrestling team continued its strong showing at tournaments this season with a fifth place finish at the ECIC Championships last Friday and Saturday at Clarence High School. More...

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS CALENDAR

Wednesday, Jan. 27 Girls basketball: Amherst at Sacred Heart, 6:30 p.m. (Villa Maria College) Federation hockey: Sweet Home vs. Williamsville South, 7 p.m. More...

Spartans place trio

Williamsville North placed three wrestlers in the top six at the ECIC Championships last Friday and Saturday at Clarence High School.   The Spartans’ highest finisher was Austin Berube, who took third at 130 pounds. More...

RUNNING GIRL

RUNNING GIRL — Williamsville South’s Elisa Frazier runs in the 1000-meters Saturday at Lancaster High School. She has the top 1000 girls time in Section VI in 3 minutes, 5 seconds. More...

Izard wins jumps at Fredonia

Sweet Home’s Stephanie Izard was a double winner at the freshman, sophomore championships Jan. 18 at Fredonia State College. More...

Amherst wrestler Rice places third at ECICs

Brian Rice led the Amherst Central wrestling team at the ECIC Tournament last Friday and Saturday at Clarence High School.   Rice, seeded fourth, placed third at 189 pounds. More...

Sweet Home keglers tie Cheektowaga

The Sweet Home boys bowling team had a close match with Cheektowaga Monday at Thruway Lanes, coming from behind to tie Cheektowaga, 3½-3½.   Damian Annas led the Panthers with a 653 set. He rolled games of 253, 175 and 225.   More...

LEAP

LEAP — Williamsville East’s Rachel Miller runs the 50-meter hurdles Saturday at Lancaster High School. Photo by Scott Schild Purchase color photos at www.BeeNews.com More...

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BREATHE — Sweet Home’s Chris Murray swims the butterfly in the 200 medley relay in a home meet Jan. 19 versus Williamsville South. The Panthers won, 99-83. More...

Mite Major ‘AAA’ Knights rallies, wins Top Gun tourney

The Amherst Knights Mite Major “AAA” hockey team went from worst to first at the recently held Top Gun Tournament. More...

Garlick leads St. Benedict seventh-eight grade girls against St. Mark’s

For the fourth time this season, Grace Garlick led St. Benedict scorers with double digits (11 points) and rebounds (10) in a 28-25 Jan. 19 loss to St. Mark’s.   Garlick also had four shots and three steals. More...

Greater Buffalo boys team posts good scores at Nickel City invite

Greater Buffalo Gymnastics and Fitness Center’s boys team competed at the Nickel City Invitational Jan. 17. More...

Stumpf’s Level 5 girls record high results

Members of the Level 5 girls team from Stumpf’s Gymnastics Center fared well at the recent Graffiti Invitational in Niagara Falls.   In the 7-9 year old division of Level 5, three gymnasts finished in the top ten all-around.   More...

Stumpf’s levels 9, 10 fare well at invite

Gymnasts competing at Levels 9 and 10 for Stumpf’s Gymnastics team placed well at the recent Graffiti Invitational.   In the 13 and under division of Level 9, Rachel Filipski placed sixth all-around (sixth place on bars, 8.15). More...

Pee Wee Bruins blank Stars

The Pee Wee Bruins dominated from the start Saturday, beating the Stars, 6-0. More...

Canisius girls avenge earlier loss, triumph over Iona

Canisius redeemed itself from an earlier season loss with a 45-25 triumph over Iona in Amherst Youth Basketball seventh- eighth-grade girls action Saturday.   It was another total team effort by Canisius with scoring by all of the players. More...

CTK fifth-grade hoops wins back-to-back games

Christ the King’s fifth-grade boys basketball team won back-to-back games this past week, defeating St. Amelia’s, 24-17, Jan. 19 and St. Mark’s, 29-6, last Wednesday.   The Badgers came out slowly against St. More...

Sweet Home, South hoops set for collision course

The matchup is finally here.   The Sweet Home and Williamsville South boys basketball teams, both undefeated in ECIC Division II and two of the top teams in the area, will meet in a titanic clash at 7:30 p.m. Friday at South. More...

Girls hockey rosters

Katz players from Amherst - Deanna Sinatra, Abby Posner, Sara O’Brien, Emily Keable, Sara Bishoff, Katie Frieh, Cheyane Kurzweg, Missy Mallon, Emma Wolfe, Kathryn Yoder, Maddy Utz and McKenna Rushford. More...

Amherst gains retribution against East Aurora

Ever since losing at East Aurora, 53-51, Dec. 15, the Amherst Central boys basketball team had Jan. 22 circled on their calendar.   The Tigers didn’t disappoint, winning the rematch with the Blue Devils, 52-45, at home. More...

Lady Flames avenge league loss

Williamsville East is starting to separate itself from the rest of the pack in ECIC Division II girls basketball.   The Lady Flames (7-6, 7-1) avenged its only league loss of the season with a 42-38 road victory Jan. 19 over Iroquois. More...

Amherst needs OT to beat East Aurora

The Amherst Central girls basketball team found another way to win a basketball game.   More...

Sacred Heart plays better against Holy Angels

The last time Sacred Heart faced Holy Angels they needed a huge fourth quarter comeback to pick up the victory. That wasn’t needed in the rematch.   The Sharks downed Holy Angels, 56-39, last Friday at the Villa Maria Athletic Center. More...

Lady Panthers lose composure at Starpoint

Sweet Home lost its composure at critical times and the result was a 47-37 loss last Friday at Starpoint. It was the Lady Panthers’ second loss in ECIC Division II girls basketball this season. More...

Ken East hockey rallies over Sweet Home; Panthers knock off Will East

Sweet Home played one minute of bad hockey against Kenmore East and it cost them. More...

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCOREBOARD

Tuesday, Jan. 19 Boys basketball — Grand Island def. Amherst, 80-51; Williamsville East def. Iroquois, 69-46; Jamestown def. Williamsville North, 89-61; Williamsville South def. More...

Tigers earn tie with St. Francis

The Amherst Central Federation hockey team battled to a 1-1 overtime tie with St. Francis on the Amherst Ice Center Olympic Rink.   More...

Squirt Stars hold off Blackhawks

Squirt Stars goalie Bobby Popp staved off a late Blackhawk two-man advantage to lead the Stars to a 2-1 win Saturday. More...

East wrestling earns highest finish at ECICs

Williamsville East recorded its highest finish ever at the ECIC wrestling tournament held last Friday and Saturday at Clarence High School.   The Flames edged rival Iroquois by a half point to take third out of 28 teams with 144 points. More...

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North teams fare well at Lancaster

The Williamsville North boys and girls indoor track teams competed at an A, E and F division meet Saturday morning at Lancaster High School’s Fieldhouse. More...

Twitty, Murphy lead Tigers at ninth-, tenth-grade championships

Jailyn Twitty won the sophomore 55 dash in 7.15 seconds and sophomore triple jump in 41-7¼ and took second in the sophomore triple jump in 5-10, and Adam Murphy won the freshman 1,600 in 5:03.2 to lead Amherst at the ninth- and tenth-grade champions More...

Lady Billies improve record

The Williamsville South girls bowling team continues to improve.   The Lady Billies downed Cheektowaga, 5.5-1.5, Jan. 19 and Iroquois, 7-0, last Wednesday at Transit Lanes to give them an 8-1 ECIC Division II record.   More...

Amherst win in dramatic fashion

The Amherst Central boys bowling team evened its record in dramatic fashion. More...

Amherst finishes regular season strong

Boys swimming

Ever since holiday break, the Amherst Central boys swim team has been unstoppable.   The Tigers went 6-0 in the second half of the regular season to finish 10-2. More...

East swimmers sweep opponents

Williamsville East was a perfect 3 for 3 in boys swimming meets last week.   The Flames (8-3) won at West Seneca East, 60-41, Jan. 19, and then versus Frontier, 127-40, and Hamburg, 133-47, last Thursday and Friday at Transit Middle School. More...

STAR-UBAM swimmers impressive at Indiana invite

STAR-UBAM swimmers finished third overall as a team at the Jan. 15-17 Carmel Invitational held in Indianapolis, Ind. while achieving many individual best times and national motivational time standards in the process. More...

TENNIS FOR A CAUSE

TENNIS FOR A CAUSE — Miller Tennis Center owners, Todd and Debbie Miller, pictured front row left and center, along with United States Tennis Association Eastern representative, Maria Lirio orga More...

Penetrante captures all-around crown

The level 5 girls from Greater Buffalo Gymnastics and Fitness Center finished their home meet as a team in fifth place. More...

Stumpf’s Levels 6, 7 earn several honors

Stumpf’s Gymnastics Center’s team gymnasts competing at Levels 6 and 7 earned strong scores at the recent Graffiti Invitational.   At Level 6, Madalyn Castiglione finished eighth place all-around in the age 12 and older division. More...

SHAQ swimmers earn top finishes

Novice and experienced Sweet Home Aquatics swimmers earned top place finishes at the Niagara “BB” qualifier swim meet Jan. 16-17 at Eden High School.   More...

CTK’s eighth-grade girls defense smothers St. Christopher’s

Using an attacking defense, Christ the King’s eighth-grade girls team smothered St. Christopher’s, 35-13, Friday for its third consecutive win. More...

Stumpf’s Level 8 girls excel

Members of the Stumpf’s Gymnastics Center Level 8 girls team fared well at the recent Graffiti Invitational.   More...

Squirt Rangers edge Red Wings

Alex Jones’s hat trick, Jack Dormer’s highlight real breakaway goals as well as spectacular goaltending by Michael Floccare and Ben Hingston merely punctuated this energetic feast of determined, smart and self less two-way play to help t More...

Pee Wee Penguins, Blue Sabres skate to 2-2 tie

The Pee Wee Penguins tied the Blue Sabres, 2-2, Saturday.   In an exhilarating and hard-hitting matchup, the Blue Sabres scored with one second left to tie the game. More...