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March 14, 2018 RSS feed / Sports

Sweet Home hockey defies the odds, wins program’s first Division II state title

Edholm named Tourney MVP

Sweet Home’s boys hockey team heard all of the talk.  More...

Lancers’ Dantonio dubbed Coach of the Year

Going into its Niagara Cup Championship game with St. Joe’s at the KeyBank Center on Feb. 26, very few outside of its own locker room were giving St. More...

North forward Sardina voted Player of the Year

Anyone who has watched the three-year varsity career of Williamsville North senior forward Brett Sardina could plainly see that he was a special talent with a knack for scoring goals.  More...

Sacred Heart girls hoops wins Class A Catholic state championship

After losing to Kellenburg in last year’s Catholic High School Athletic Association Class A state championship, a goal for the Sacred Heart girls basketball team was to get back to the title game and win it.  The Sharks accomplished their More...

South girls hoops reaches state final four

Williamsville South’s girls basketball team avenged an opening-season loss with a resounding 65-47 win over Pittsford Mendon of Rochester in Saturday’s Class A Far West Regional at Rush-Henrietta High School.  The win earned the Lady More...

Izquierdo paces Greater Buffalo Level 5 boys at Philadelphia Invite

Emilio Izquierdo led the Greater Buffalo Level 5 boys gymnastics team at Sunday’s Philadelphia Boys Invitational at Temple University. More...

North JV boys hockey caps memorable playoffs, wins fourth consecutive league championship

After opening the season with three losses in the team’s first four games, Williamsville North flipped the switch and rode a 20-game league unbeaten streak — 22 overall — to defeat St. More...

Amherst bowler Normandin helps Section VI girls all-star team place second

Amherst senior Kelly Normandin helped the Section VI girls all-star team take third out of 11 teams at the state meet Saturday at the Oncenter in Syracuse.  Normandin bowled a 176, 184 and 140 for a 500 set, and came back with scores of 174, 185 More...

Division II Champs

Sweet Home’s boys hockey team defeated West Seneca West, 7-5, to win the Division II New York State Public High School Athletic Association title Sunday at HarborCenter. It is Sweet Home’s first state title in boys hockey.   More...

Bowman Cup Showcase slated

The 14th annual Scotty Bowman Showcase, highlighting some of the best high school hockey players from Buffalo and Rochester, will take place on Thursday, March 22, at the KeyBank Center.  More...

Aquettes shine at East Zone Championships

O’Brocta named to all-star team

The Town of Tonawanda Aquettes synchronized swim team recently traveled to Norton, Massachusetts, to compete in the East Zone 13-15 Age Group Championships at Wheaton College.  This was the first away meet for the team, and they posted great fi More...

All-Bee Boys Hockey Teams named; selection process explained

Being selected for an All-Bee Team is an honor that the recipients are proud to receive, not just because it looks good, but also because opposing coaches see how valuable a player each recipient is to his or her team — which is why The Bee has More...

Five schools represented on First Team

All-Bee Boys Hockey

The collection of talent comprising the First Team of all-stars on the 2017-18 All-Bee Boys Hockey Team — representing all three divisions within the Western New York Varsity Hockey Federation — comes from a variety of schools, all of whi More...

Sports brief

The Just Show Up softball skills camp for all girls in kindergarten through eighth grade will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Thursday, June 25-28, at the Williamsville North turf athletic facility, 1595 Hopkins Road, Williamsville. More...

Firemen's Bowling

Team Wins Losses North Amherst 136 46 Lancaster 125 57 Main-Transit C 106 76 Harris Hill 105 77 Main-Transit B 104 78 More...

Sports brief

The 21st annual Silver Hoops Classic triple-header of boys basketball all-star games is scheduled to begin at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, March 17, at City Honors High School, 186 East North St., Buffalo. More...

Dolan leads South past Amherst in Class A section final

A broken ankle kept Hannah Dolan on the sidelines during the Williamsville South girls basketball team’s loss to Amherst in last year’s Section VI Class A overall final.  More...

Volleyball clinic registration open for area youths

The Junior Wildcat Winter Clinic Series will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. 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...

Greater Buffalo Level 6 girls shine at Niagara Cup

The Greater Buffalo Level 6 girls gymnastics team competed in the Niagara Cup March 4 at Canisius College. More...

Notre Dame wins AYB girls title

In a hard-fought battle with several lead changes, Notre Dame beat Pitt, 25-23, in the Amherst Youth Basketball third-, fourth-grade girls championship game March 3 to finish the season undefeated.  Ada Radomski led all scorers with 15 points wh More...

Stumpf’s boys team shines against nation’s best

Stumpf’s Gymnastics boys teams traveled to the Presidential Classic Feb. 16-17 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida, giving the boys a chance to compete with teams from all over the U.S.  More...

CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIER

— Candice Kasahara, who attends Williamsville North and skis for the Williamsville varsity alpine ski team, attended the USSA Eastern High School Ski Championships Sunday at Cannon Mountain in More...