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January 20, 2016 RSS feed / Sports

South girls hoops finding winning formula, downs East

Williamsville South girls basketball coach Kristen Dolan said she and her coaching staff are trying to find the pieces to create the right puzzle on the court for wins.  The Lady Billies seemed to have found a good formula in their 58-48 road wi More...

Amherst wrestler Devlin takes second at Eastern States

Kellen Devlin lost his first match of the season in the finals of the 14th Eastern States Classic at Sullivan County Community College held Friday and Saturday at Loch Sheldrake, located outside of Long Island.  More...

Panthers win fourth straight dual

Sweet Home’s wrestling team extended its dual meet win streak to four after winning at Amherst, 48-17, Wednesday, Jan. More...

Sports brief

Gleason’s Gymnastics’ Niagara Frontier Level 8 team recently participated in the Graffiti Gymnastics Meet in Niagara Falls.  More...

Shorthanded Sweet Home team defeats WS East

Sweet Home’s girls basketball team needed every member on the roster to defeat West Seneca East at home Friday.  The Lady Panthers won 54-50 with no subs. More...

SCOREBOARD

Amherst Central Boys basketball: def. Depew 71-32 Girls basketball: lost to Clarence 54-45, def. Depew 63-53 Boys bowling: lost to Starpoint 4-3 More...

Amherst’s Wanzer breaks school’s single-game scoring record in road victory

A week after reaching 1,000 career points, Claire Wanzer had another record-setting day for the Amherst girls basketball team. More...

South girls bowling downs Starpoint, stays in first

Williamsville South’s girls bowling team stayed in first place in ECIC Division II after defeating Starpoint, 5-2, Wednesday, Jan. 13 at Brad Angelo Lanes.  South is 6-1 while Starpoint fell to 6-3.  More...

South boys basketball routs Sweet Home, East

Williamsville South’s boys basketball team won its ECIC II home games in decisive fashion last week, routing Sweet Home, 73-31, Jan. More...

Amherst boys bowling team progressing

Despite dropping matches against Starpoint, 4-3, Jan. 11 at Classic Lanes and Sweet Home, 7-0, Wednesday, Jan. 13 at Manor II Lanes, Amherst boys bowling coach Jason Beckman said the team is progressing.  More...

Firemen's Bowling

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Williamsville girls hockey clinches first-round bye

Williamsville’s girls ice hockey team (8-3-2, 7-3-1) clinched at least a first-round bye for the upcoming Section VI Tournament after downing West Seneca/Hamburg, 8-1, Thursday at the Northtown Center at Amherst Feature Rink.  More...

Sweet Home records best times at varsity select meet

If you were a member of the Sweet Home indoor track and field team, chances are you recorded a best time at the varsity select meet Saturday at Houghton College.  Panthers coach Brian Lombardo said about 75 percent of the roster that competed a More...

East records, improves sectional-qualifying times

Williamsville East’s boys and girls indoor track and field teams competed in a varsity select meet Saturday at Houghton College.  Both Ian Macdonald and Baltaj Sandhur achieved the sectional qualifying standards in their events.  More...

Section VI to hold inaugural Hall of Fame golf tourney

Section VI, in conjunction with the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, will be holding the inaugural Hall of Fame Golf Tournament on Sunday, June 26, at Holland Hills Country Club, 10438 Holland Glenwood Road in Colden.  More...

North rebounds, blanks Frontier

Williamsville North’s Federation boys ice hockey team rebounded from a disappointing 2-2 tie with Hamburg Jan. 9 with an 8-0 shutout over Frontier Thursday at the Northtown Center at Amherst Feature Rink.  More...

Billies play well, defeat Lancers

Last week the Williamsville South boys ice hockey team played well but it did not translate into victories. More...

Notre Dame seventh-graders beat Miami

Notre Dame brought its fastbreak offense to its Thursday night matchup versus the Miami Hurricanes, winning the Amherst Youth Basketball seventh-grade boys game, 38-26.  Kyle Finn had 12 of his 14 points in the first half, leading the Irish to a More...

Level 4 Stumpf’s boys win Candy Cane Classic

Coach Joe Buscaglia coached the Stumpf’s level 4 boys team to a first-place finish at the Candy Cane Classic pre-holiday meet Dec. More...

North wrestling places fourth at Spartan Tournament

Walker, Walter win weight classes

Williamsville North’s wrestling team was a half-point out of placing in the top three at the Spartan Wrestling Tournament that they hosted Saturday.  The Spartans finished with 117.5 points and took fourth overall. More...

South’s Genau, Cooper place second at tourney

Williamsville South wrestlers Matt Genau and Anthony Cooper were runners-up at the Spartan Wrestling Tournament Saturday at Williamsville North.  Genau pinned Anthony Manzella of Hamburg and downed Jerry Klubek of Eden by technical fall, and the More...

East boys swim team edges North

Williamsville East’s boys swim team received just enough points to defeat Williamsville North, 51-50, Friday.  The Flames clinched the win by securing second-place in the 100-yard backstroke from Quinn Nowak and a third-place in the 100-ya More...

Sacred Heart girls basketball rallies over South

Sacred Heart’s girls basketball team scored a big non-league road win Jan. More...

Lady Spartans down Lancaster, remain unbeaten

Williamsville North’s girls basketball team easily improved to 11-0 overall and 6-0 in ECIC Division I with a 44-20 road win over Lancaster Wednesday, Jan. More...

North’s Jack hits 1,000 points in road win

Spartans improve to 6-0 in ECIC I

Williamsville North senior Maceo Jack wanted to treat the team’s road contest Thursday with West Seneca West as just another game, but he knew what was personally at stake for him.  Jack scored 25 points, including 15 in the third quarter, More...

CALENDAR

Wednesday, Jan. 20 Boys basketball: Starpoint at Sweet Home, 6:30 p.m.; Hamburg at Williamsville East, 6:30 p.m.; Orchard Park at Williamsville North, 7:30 p.m.; Lake Shore at Williamsville South, 7:30 p.m. More...

Amherst downs Depew, improves to 6-0 in ECIC III

Amherst’s boys basketball team kept its ECIC III record unblemished after routing Depew, 71-32, at home Friday.  The Tigers (11-1, 6-0) moved ahead, 20-8, after the first quarter, 44-15, at halftime and, 64-26, after three.  More...

Amherst/Sweet Home/Clarence girls ice hockey extends win streak to four

The Amherst/Sweet Home/Clarence girls ice hockey team is peaking at the right time.  The team extended its win streak to four after defeating Orchard Park/Frontier, 4-3, Thursday at the Hamburg Nike Base and West Seneca/Hamburg, 11-2, Friday at More...

Sports brief

Team New Era Baseball will hold tryouts for its 8- and 9-year old rookie elite travel baseball program at 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. More...

Amherst boys swimming team wins first division title since 2001

For the first time in 15 years, Amherst’s boys swim team can call itself division champs.  The Tigers clinched the ECIC III division title for the first time since 2001 after downing Cheektowaga, 122-46, Friday.  More...

Wistner lowers own school record in 1,000, helps girls distance medley relay place first

Naomi Wistner continues to break school records for the Williamsville North indoor track and field team.  The North freshman lowered her school record in the girls 1,000, running a time of 3 minutes, 4.12 seconds to place second in the event at More...

Daemen College to hold tennis carnival

Daemen College will be holding a tennis carnival Saturday, Jan. 30, at Miller Tennis Center, 5959 Sheridan Drive, Williamsville.  Check-in is at 7:30 p.m. More...

Sweet Home boys hockey rallies over Niagara Falls

Sweet Home’s Federation boys ice hockey team found out a lot about itself in its crazy win over Niagara Falls Monday on the Northtown Center at Amherst Rink No. More...

East seeking winning ways

Williamsville East’s boys ice hockey team is putting in the effort, but have not seen it result in wins in recent weeks.  The Flames, who have not won since beating Lancaster, 5-2, Dec. 17, are winless in their past seven games.  More...

SHAQ swimmers achieve qualifying times

Twelve SHAQ swimmers competed in the Niagara Regional Championships Qualifier meet Jan. 9-10 at Eden High School.  Several swimmers achieved qualifying times for the Niagara Championship qualifier meet Feb. More...

Stumpf’s boys gymnastics team excels at Goldstar Invite

Stumpf’s Gymnastic Center hosted the annual Goldstar Invitational held Jan. 9-10 at the Niagara Falls Conference Center.  The level 4 boys team earned a second-place team win.  More...