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March 7, 2018 RSS feed / Sports

South boys hoops’ season ends in 4 OT thriller

Dolan surpasses 2,000 career points

The Section VI Class A-1 boys basketball final between Williamsville South and West Seneca West had all of the makings of a classic and it did not disappoint.  The second-seeded Billies lost to the top-seeded Indians, 97-95, in four overtimes Sa More...

South girls basketball dominates Hamburg, wins fifth straight A-1 sectional championship

Williamsville South’s girls basketball team entered into some elite company with its dominating 72-40 victory over Hamburg in Sunday’s Section VI Class A-1 final at Buffalo State Sports Arena.  More...

Clough, Hong lead East boys swimming at state meet

Freshman Andrew Clough and senior Bryan Hong led Williamsville East’s place finishers at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Boys Swimming Championships Friday and Saturday at the Nassau County Aquatic Center on Long Isla More...

Firemen's Bowling

Team Wins Losses North Amherst 131 44 Lancaster 118 57 Main-Transit C 106 69 Harris Hill 103 72 Main-Transit B 97 78 More...

O’Hara girls hoops win fifth-straight title over Sacred Heart

For a few minutes, it looked like Sacred Heart had them. More...

Williamsville ski team completes season at state meet

The Williamsville varsity ski team wrapped up another successful season with four athletes competing at the New York State Championships Feb. More...

ASC members earn medals at 38th ESG Winter Games

Both qualify for State Games of America in July

Adalyn Nowakowski and Caroline Tierney of the Amherst Skating Club have qualified to compete in the State Games of America in Lynchburg, Virginia, in July 2019 due to their outstanding scores at the Empire State Winter Games in Lake Placid last month More...

Lady Spartans falter in quarters

Williamsville North’s girls basketball team’s season came to an end with a 45-18 road loss to top-seed Orchard Park in the Section VI Class AA quarterfinals Feb. 27.  More...

Boston College edges Oregon for AYB seventh-grade boys title

Oregon’s furious rally fell short against Boston College in an exciting Amherst Youth Basketball seventh-grade boys championship game Saturday. More...

CHAMPIONS

— The Amherst Youth Basketball girls seventh-, eighth-grade travel basketball team beat Pittsford-Mendon, 32-31, to win the CYP (Rochester) Fast Break tournament Feb. 24-25. More...

North’s Penetrante wins all-around state title

Junior breaks section record

For the second consecutive year, a gymnast from Williamsville North has won a state title in the all-around.  More...

Greater Buffalo Gymnastics Level 4 boys place second at Rochester Classic

The Greater Buffalo Level 4 boys gymnastics team placed second at the Rochester Classic held Feb. More...

Greater Buffalo Level 5 boys place second at invite

The Greater Buffalo Level 5 boys gymnastics team placed second overall at the 2018 Rochester Classic Feb. More...

North boys hoops loses in program’s third trip to Class AA section final

Williamsville North’s third ever trip to the Section VI Class AA boys basketball final — and first since 2009 — ended with a 61-42 loss to Niagara Falls Saturday afternoon at Buffalo State Sports Arena.  More...

Amherst girls hoops repeats in Class A-2

One goal for the Amherst girls basketball team was to repeat as Section VI Class A-2 champions, and the Lady Tigers reached it after downing Iroquois, 64-44, Sunday at Buffalo State Sports Arena.  It is Amherst’s fourth A-2 title in progra More...

Sweet Home track’s Davis takes runner-up in long jump at state meet

Nate Davis fell one place short of winning his first individual indoor track state title.  The Sweet Home senior took runner-up in the boys long jump in 23 feet, 2¾ inches at Saturday’s New York State Public High School Athletic Associati More...

Sweet Home boys hockey reaches state semifinals for first time since 2008

Sweet Home’s boys hockey team lost out on its bid to win the Section VI Small Schools title but they still have a shot to win their first state championship.  The Panthers traveled to Plattsburgh Saturday and defeated Section VII’s More...

TigerSharks record personal bests at Niagara Region Silver Championship

The Amherst TigerSharks returned to competition and sent 10 swimmers to the Niagara Region Silver Championships Feb. 23-25.  All TigerShark swimmers turned in impressive outings with numerous personal-best times.  More...

Sports brief

The Just Show Up softball skills camp for all girls in grades kindergarten through eighth grade will be held from 9 a.m. More...

Hot Shots Girls Lacrosse Camp slated

Hot Shots Girls Lacrosse Day Camp will run for its 21st year July 23-26 at Amherst High School’s athletic fields on Westmoreland Drive.  Under the direction of Janet Battaglia, the camp is open to girls ages 4 to 17 regardless of ability o More...

DIVISION CHAMPS

— The Pee Wee Capitals recently won the 2017-18 championship. More...

Sports briefs

Sixth-seed Michigan State upset third-seed Buffalo, 43-36, in an eighth-grade Amherst Youth Basketball first round playoff game Feb. 27.  The Spartans’ defense clamped down in the second half, allowing only 13 points.  More...