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June 20, 2018 RSS feed / Sports

First Teamers all made deep playoff runs

2018 All-Bee Boys Lacrosse

As is usually the case, the players earning First Team status for the 2018 installment of the All-Bee Boys Lacrosse all-star team have something in common: a championship pedigree. More...

Mill Middle School defeats Casey in overtime for ‘Mooch Cup’

Williamsville Female Passing League

Seventh and eighth-grade girls from Mill Middle School defeated a team of seventh and eighth-grade girls from Casey Middle School, 21-14, in overtime in a flag football game on June 13 at Williamsville South, capping off the second year of the Willia 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...

Sports briefs

The Mel Ott Mets are tied atop the standings with the Royals, recording a 6-2 overall record.  The team is led by returning stars Jack Murphy, Charlie Gaulin, Mariano Guadagna, Liam Ermer and Everett Herbeck, with great contributions from newcom More...

Cross-country camp set

The All-Western New York Cross-Country Camp, a destination running camp for students entering seventh through 12th grade, will be held from 8:15 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. July 25, 27 and 30, and Aug. 1 and 3. More...

CTK holds awards banquet

Christ The King recently held its Sports Booster Club awards dinner banquet on June 2 in the school’s Mooney Memorial Gymnasium.  CTK has 25 teams that compete in 10 sports, including baseball, cross-country, swimming, volleyball, hockey, More...

All-Bee Lacrosse Team named; selection process explained

Given the success of last spring’s All-Bee Boys Lacrosse Team, The Bee’s sports staff decided to once again honor some of the area’s best players with 2018’s entry in the annual recognition program.  More...

CTK track completes successful season

Christ the King School recorded another successful track and field season this spring.  This year’s highlight was winning the Bishop McNulty division of the annual Diocesan Track Meet held on May 16 at St. Francis High School. More...

CHAMPION

— Todd Miller, left, interviews Alex Rybakov, 2018 singles champion of the USTA Pro Circuit Sargent & Collins LLP Men’s $25,000 Futures Tournament at Miller Tennis Center on Sunday. More...

The First Tee of WNY promotes girls golf instruction, life skills

The First Tee of Western New York, an international youth development organization introducing the game of golf and its inherent values to young people, offers more than golf instruction for girls ages 7-18 at various area courses. More...

East baseball announces team awards, all-stars

Williamsville East’s baseball team recently received a boatload of postseason honors.  More...

South basketball programs to host camp

The Williamsville boys and girls basketball camp, presented by the Williamsville South Basketball Booster Clubs, will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 25-29 at Williamsville South High School, 5950 Main St. More...

Amherst grad Trabert named East Coast Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Senior long-distance runner Amy Trabert of Daemen College has been named the East Coast Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Year for women’s outdoor track and field. Trabert is a graduate of Amherst High School.  More...

Clarence Soccer Club to hold travel tryouts

The Clarence Soccer Club will be holding tryouts for its 2018-19 season, which will take place Saturday, July 7, and Sunday, July 8, at the Clarence Soccer Center, 10000 Clarence Center Road, near Kraus Road.  More...

Legends’ Beetow garners Player of the Year honors

Anyone who saw Brett Beetow play for Lancaster’s boys lacrosse team this spring got to watch an athlete who opposing coaches noted to Legends’ coach Dave Mazur was “one of the most college ready players in the area this year.” More...

Legends’ Dave Mazur adds to legacy with third straight Coach of the Year honor

It’s safe to say Lancaster boys coach Dave Mazur is approaching legendary status in Western New York’s high school lacrosse circles.  More...

CHAMPIONS

— Tournament directors Todd and Debbie Miller, far left, stand with the USTA Pro Circuit Sargent & Collins LLP Men’s $25,000 Futures Tournament 2018 doubles champions Alejandro Gomez More...

JFK basketball programs to hold week-long camps

John F. Kennedy’s boys and girls basketball programs will be holding their respective week-long camps early this summer.  More...

Sports briefs

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...