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April 23, 2008 RSS feed / Sports

Amherst girls lax falls short against Fairport

The Amherst Central girls lacrosse team's competitive non-league schedule continued last Friday with a 12-10 loss to Fairport at Amherst Central's Dimp Wagner Field. Fairport was a Section V Class A semifinalist last year. More...

East softball wins ECIC II opener

Williamsville East won its first ECIC Division II softball game of the season by defeating Sweet Home, 4-2, on Monday, April 21 at Transit Middle School. Pitcher Karen Kingsley went the distance, scattering three hits. More...

Sports brief

The Amherst Women's Senior Golf League will tee off between 8:30 and 8:45 a.m. on Friday, May 2, at Oakwood Golf Course, 3575 Tonawanda Creek Road. The league is currently accepting new members. More...

Hasan breaks heptathlon record, qualifies for NCAAs

Williamsville South graduate and Notre Dame University junior Alyissa Hasan won the California Invitational Heptathlon on April 17 at Azusa Pacific University in Azusa, Calif., with an NCAA automatic qualifying and school-record 5,509 points, a per More...

Challenge not kind to North

Williamsville North won the Robert E. Rich Memorial Baseball Classic in 2007 but made a quiet exit this year. The Spartans lost to St. Joe's, 10-2, in five innings in a first round game on Saturday at Dunn Tire Park. More...

Sharks hope to continue winning tennis tradition

Under new coach Tricia Townsell, the Sacred Heart girls tennis team looks towards continuing its success in the Monsignor Martin Association. The Sharks finished 10-1 last year and have traditionally been one of the better teams in the MMA. More...

Buffalo In-Line Hockey Group rolls on

Last Saturday was an example of another strong week of hockey in Buffalo In-Line Hockey Group. Major Division Reds 4, Crush 2 Scott Sciolino (Tonawanda) paced the second-place Reds with a hat trick. Goalie Ian Durgan was strong in net. More...

SILVER

SILVER - Amber Walczyk won a silver medal in the Junior Ladies division of figure skating at the 2008 Empire State Games held recently in Lake Placid. The placement qualifies her for the State Games of America in Colorado Springs, Colo. More...

High School Sports Calendar

Wednesday, April 23 Baseball: Amherst at Maryvale, 4:30 p.m.; Sweet Home at Iroquois, 4:30 p.m.; East at Lake Shore, 5 p.m.; Lancaster at North, 4:45 p.m.; W.S. East at South, 4:45 p.m. Boys lacrosse: Grand Island at Amherst, 6 p.m. More...

Buffalo Bills 2008 Schedule

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Amherst Fusion wins indoor soccer championship

Emily Sugarman's goal off a throw from Madison Kather with 47 seconds remaining enabled the Amherst Fusion to beat the Northtown Nitros, 2-1, to win the U12 girls Epic indoor league title. More...

Stumpf's Level 8 fares well at state finals

Stumpf's Gymnastics Center's Level 8 team competed in the New York State Gymnastics Championships. Eleven-year-old Lily Szafranski finished fifth on floor exercise (9.525), 16th on bars and 22nd in all-around (36.250). More...

North softball opens league play with wins

Lady Spartans also post victories at NT tournament

Williamsville North opened its 2008 softball season in impressive fashion, defeating Orchard Park, 4-2, on April 9 and opening their home season by defeating Frontier, 10-6, on Thursday, April 10. More...

South softball loses second heartbreaker in three games

Williamsville South took a 5-3 lead into the sixth inning against Niagara-Wheatfield last Saturday as part of the 25th North Tonawanda Varsity Invitational Softball Tournament when their young team committed several errors that led to a five-run in More...

Buffalo Tennis Hall to induct latest class in May

The Buffalo Tennis Hall of Fame will hold induction for the class of 2007-08 with a cocktail party and awards dinner at 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 17 at Transit Valley Country Club, 8920 Transit Road, East Amherst. More...

Sweet Home splits games at NT tourney

It was a roller coaster weekend for the Sweet Home softball team. More...

North girls track sets new school marks

Williamsville North's girls outdoor track team did not win any events at the WNY Officials Relays on Saturday at Erie Community College South Campus' Jim Ball Stadium but did set several school records. More...

Amherst boys lax loses in double OT

The Amherst Central boys lacrosse team fell to 4-3 overall with a 10-9 double-overtime loss to Section V's Webster-Schroeder on Saturday at Dimp Wagner Field. Brent Doerflein scored twice to give Amherst a 2-1 lead after the first quarter. More...

RETURN TO SENDER

RETURN TO SENDER - Sweet Home's Corey O'Brien returns a serve against Niagara Falls' Kurt Ventresca during first singles play on Tuesday, April 15 at Sweet Home. O'Brien lost 0-6, 2-6, but Sweet Home won the match, 3-2. More...

High School Sports Scoreboard

Amherst Central Baseball - lost to Grand Island 11-3; def. Depew 5-2 Boys Lacrosse - lost to Webster-Schroder (Section V) 10-9 (2 OT) Girls Lacrosse - lost to Fairport (Section V) 12-10; lost to Lancaster 13-6 Softball - More...

Knights Squirt Select win Pepsi Tournament

The Amherst Knights Squirt Select team ended its season by winning the Pepsi Tournament at Holiday Twin Rinks on April 6. Amherst easily cruised through the preliminary rounds, going 3-0 over teams from Erie, Pa. and Ontario, Canada. More...

Bills' schedule means much more mileage

The Buffalo Bills better like those seats in first class, because they'll be racking up the frequent flyer miles in 2008. More...

Master Khechen Tae Kwon-Do Association hosts third annual Williamsville Inter-School tourney

More than 250 students from the Master Khechen Tae Kwon-Do Association gathered on April 12 to compete in the third annual Master Khechen School of Tae Kwon-Do Williamsville Inter-School Tournament. More...

Gymnast Greiner wins silver at men's regional

After winning the all-around title in the Level 7 ages 12 and up age group at the New York State Championships in West Point, New York, Gage Greiner represented Greater Buffalo Gymnastics and Fitness Center at the men's regional gymnastics champion More...

Newfane Nitros shut out Rangers

The Amherst Rangers tried to conquer the Newfane Nitros in the first Epic youth soccer playoff game but Newfane had two impressive goals by Ryan Doyle and Chris Mayrose to win 2-0. More...

Wolff named 2008 NYSWCAA all-star

Jamie Wolff, an Amherst resident and St. Lawrence University senior guard and co-captain, was one of 10 players to be named to the 2008 New York State Women's Collegiate Athletic Association Basketball all-star team. More...