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November 7, 2018 RSS feed / Sports

North field hockey reaches state semis

Lady Spartans host final four

The Williamsville North field hockey team’s goal all season was to win a state title on its home turf. More...

Sacred Heart swimming three-peats at All-Catholics

Halsdorfer repeats as Natalie Lewis award winner

Another year, another All-Catholic victory for the Sacred Heart girls swim team.  For the third straight year, the Sharks won All-Catholics. This year’s squad scored 148 points Oct. 30 at the Erie Community College Burt Flickinger Center. More...

Lady Spartans record best times at sectionals

All six of Williamsville North’s swimmers had a season or personal-best time at the Section VI girls swimming championships Friday at the University at Buffalo.  In the 200-yard freestyle, senior Taylor Sniatecki dropped her time by 1.5 se More...

South’s Schmidt qualifies for state cross-country meet

Kayla Schmidt’s cross-country season is not over. More...

East boys soccer’s season ends with regional loss

Flames finish 18-3

One of Williamsville East’s best-ever seasons in boys soccer came to an end with a 3-2 loss to Section V champion Brighton in the Class A Far West Regional Saturday at Sweet Home.  East coach Jeff Librock, who is retiring after a 33-year c More...

Firemen's Bowling

Team Wins Losses Lancaster 39 17 Harris Hill 33 23 Main-Transit C 33 23 East Amherst 32 24 Eggertsville 30 26 C More...

North girls soccer falls short in Class AA final

For the third straight year, Williamsville North’s bid to win the Section VI Class AA girls soccer title fell short, losing to Clarence, 2-0, Oct. More...

SSPP Knights lose first meet

The SSPP Knights’ swim team dropped its first meet of the season against DeSales Oct. More...

SHAQ swimmers begin short course season

Twelve 12-and-under Sweet Home Aquatic swimmers started off the short course season at meet one of the Super STAR series held Oct. More...

Sacred Heart volleyball loses to St. Mary’s in league final

The St. Mary’s girls volleyball team won countless Monsignor Martin and New York State titles over the past two-plus decades. But this one was a little more special, considering the circumstances.  More...

East’s Swiatek qualifies for state meet

Williamsville East freshman Marisa Swiatek punched her ticket to the New York State Championships after earning the fifth individual place in the Class B race at the Section VI Championships Friday at Bemus Point Golf Course.  The state meet is More...

South girls volleyball’s rally falls short in section final

Lady Billies finish 18-3

Williamsville South’s bid to become Section VI Class A girls volleyball champion fell one game short, losing in five sets against Niagara Wheatfield Saturday at Daemen College.  The Lady Billies lost the first two sets, 16-25, 17-25, won t More...

Sharks place second

Sacred Heart’s girls cross-country team wrapped up its 2018 season with a second-place finish at Sunday’s All-Catholics under muddy, wet conditions at Knox Farms State Park.  Sophomore Brigid Christ led the Sharks with a sixth-place More...

DeCicco leads Amherst girls soccer past East in overall Class A section final

Quinn DeCicco has scored tons of big goals throughout her five-year career, but none may have been bigger than the two she scored in the Section VI overall Class A final.  More...

Sweet Home’s Spence wins 500 free again

Sweet Home senior co-captain Lauren Spence successfully defended her title in the 500-yard freestyle at Friday’s Section VI girls swimming state qualifier Friday at the University at Buffalo Alumni Arena.  More...

East’s Shine repeats as section champ in 100 fly

Jessica Shine’s dominance in the 100-yard butterfly continued at Friday’s Section VI Championships at the University at Buffalo.  The Williamsville East senior won the 100 fly in a season best time of 56.68 seconds. More...

TigerSharks leave mark on Class B Championships

Many members of the Amherst TigerSharks competed for their local high schools at the recent Section VI Class B Championships.  Amherst had a number of swimmers.  Celia Damiani swam in the 200 medley and 200 freestyle relays.  Madison P More...

Amherst swimming’s 200 medley breaks school record

It continues to be a record-setting season for the Amherst girls swim team.  At the Section VI State Qualifier Friday at the University at Buffalo, the 200-yard medley relay of senior Paige Smith, junior Maggie Parobek, senior Carolyn DeBoth and More...

STRONG OUTING

— Kevin Halpern, a Williamsville North graduate and freshman on the Daemen College men’s golf team, shot a 1-under-par to place second out of 25 golfers at the Redhawk Invitational Oct. 15-16 at the Ridgemont Country Club. More...

Sharks’ season ends in semis

Sacred Heart’s girls soccer team saw its season come to an end with a 1-0 loss against Nichols in the Monsignor Martin Association semifinals Oct. More...

Sweet Home’s Mix looks to stay perfect in MMA

Sweet Home assistant wrestling coach Pat Mix will put his perfect mixed martial arts record on the line when he battles Keith Richardson Saturday at the Seneca Allegany Resort and Casino in Salamanca.  Mix, the King of the Cage 135-pound flywei More...

Sambrotto returns to state cross-country meet

Sweet Home’s Ray Sambrotto is heading back to the cross-country state meet.  The Sweet Home senior qualified for the third-straight year, finishing as the second individual finisher in Class B at Friday’s Section VI Championships at More...

North boys volleyball’s season ends in Division I semis

Sweet Home upset in D II-A quarters

Williamsville North will not be able to return to the Section VI Division I boys volleyball final.  The fourth-seeded Spartans lost to top-seeded Frontier, 21-25, 16-25, 22-25, in a semifinal match Friday at Lackawanna High School.  More...

Sacred Heart reaches league final

Sacred Heart’s girls volleyball returned to the Monsignor Martin Association final after beating Mount St. Mary’s, 29-27, 25-16, 25-22, in the semifinals Oct. 29 at Cardinal O’Hara.  More...

North gymnast Penetrante wins first all-around section title

South breaks scoring record

Madison Penetrante is the defending New York State all-around girls gymnastics champion, but had never won a Section VI title until Friday.  More...

East gymnasts fare well at sectionals

Williamsville East gymnasts had a good meet at Friday’s Section VI Championships held at Kenmore West.  Eighth-graders Charlotte Moyer and Lia Reyes both competed in the all-around.  More...