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April 11, 2018 RSS feed / Sports

East softball taking one game at a time approach

Team reached program’s first state final last year

Williamsville East’s softball team came as close as possible to winning a state title last year, losing to Maine-Endwell, 1-0, in the Class A New York State Public High School Athletic Association final.  More...

Sacred Heart softball aiming for breakthrough season

Sharks have not won MMA title since 2012

The Sacred Heart softball team always seems to be in the mix for the Monsignor Martin Association title, but has fallen short in recent years to claim the championship.  More...

Sweet Home softball matures, returns seven starters

Sweet Home softball coach Jim McNamara feels like his team has been young for a long time, but with seven returning starters, including four who have started for at least three years, he is hoping the squad can turn the corner for this season. More...

North graduate gets ‘dream job’ as school’s new baseball coach

When Max Zimmerman was a senior playing baseball at Williamsville North, he joked with his buddies that he would someday be the Spartans’ head coach.  Fast forward 11 years and the 2007 graduate got the job after Jerry Scarcella retired af More...

Amherst baseball filled with depth

The goal every year for the Amherst baseball team is to win its division and compete for a Section VI title.  Tigers’ coach Brian Davis is hoping the team’s depth aids the squad’s chances of reaching those goals this season.&nb More...

Amateur Sports Development Fund accepting applications

The Board of Directors of the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame is accepting applications for funding from its Amateur Sports Development Fund.  The deadline to submit an application for funding is May 4. More...

East baseball loaded with returning talent

Flames bring back seven all-stars

There is cautious optimism for the Williamsville East baseball team this season.  More...

RBDC lacrosse to host clinic at Williamsville East

Ryan Brown/Deemer Class Lacrosse will be hosting a three-hour lacrosse clinic for middle school and high school boys from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, May 31, at Williamsville East High School’s turf stadium field. 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. More...

Sweet Home baseball hopes to continue wave of success for school’s sports teams

Many of Sweet Home’s sports teams have seen success in the current school year, most notably the boys hockey team winning the Division II state title. More...

North softball has more to prove

Lady Spartans are defending Class AA section champions

Williamsville North shocked the Section VI softball world last year when as a fifth seed they upset Lancaster — 21-0 and ranked first in the state — in the semifinals and two-time defending section champs Orchard Park in the final to win More...

South softball committed to have successful season

Lady Billies return eight starters

The Williamsville South softball team finished 13-7 last year and saw its season end with an 11-2 loss against Williamsville East in the Section VI Class A-1 final.  Lady Billies’ coach Julie Murphy said it was a tough way to end last seas More...

CALENDAR

Wednesday, April 11 Baseball: Sweet Home at Amherst, 5 p.m.; Starpoint at Williamsville East, 4:45 p.m.; West Seneca East at Williamsville South, 5 p.m. Boys lacrosse: Williamsville East at Lockport, 5 p.m. More...

Stumpf’s Level 5 boys team wins gold at state championships

The Stumpf’s Gymnastics boys level 5, division I team brought home gold at the 2018 New York State Men’s Gymnastics Championships held March 16-18 in Binghamton, New York.  In the 7- and 8-year-old division, Joseph Chapman placed sec More...

Amherst softball seeks higher goals

Amherst’s softball team ended last year with a 6-3 loss to Olean in the Section VI Class A-2 final, the program’s first appearance in a sectional title game since 2011.  More...

South baseball’s starting lineup is in flux

The starting lineup for this season’s Williamsville South baseball team will look vastly different from last year’s squad that finished with a 14-6 record, upset Williamsville East for the Section VI Class A-1 title and reached the overal More...

Public girls, private boys squads win at inaugural all-star basketball doubleheader

The inaugural Butler Mitchell Alumni Classic boys and girls senior all-star basketball doubleheader, held Saturday at Canisius High School, saw the public schools team win the girls’ game, 66-59, and the private schools squad win the boys&rsquo More...