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February 24, 2016 RSS feed / Sports

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    Amherst Central Boys basketball:  def. Pioneer 85-42 in Section VI Class A-1 quarterfinal, def. More...

North girls basketball downs Sacred Heart, completes undefeated regular season

Ericka Taplin and Clare Ahern have seen the highs and lows of Williamsville North girls basketball.  Both were on the varsity team as eighth-graders that finished 2-17. More...

East boys hockey downs WS East in quarterfinals

Williamsville East’s Federation boys hockey team continued its late-season surge with a 3-1 win over West Seneca East in the Section VI Small Schools quarterfinals on Sunday at the Northtown Center at Amherst Feature Rink.  East has won it More...

North boys hockey blanks Lockport in playoff opener

Williamsville North’s Federation boys ice hockey team opened its playoff run with an emphatic 10-0 shutout over Lockport in the Section VI Large Schools quarterfinals on Saturday at the Northtown Center at Amherst Feature Rink.  More...

Sports briefs

The AAA Squirt Minor Clarence Mustangs’ hockey team defeated the Lakeland Hawks (Michigan), 3-2, on Feb. 13 at Cornerstone CFCU Arena. Alex Fulfaro scored the game-winning goal and was assisted by Miles Santa Maria. Both are from Amherst. More...

East, South girls basketball wins playoff games, could meet in A-1 section final

The Williamsville East and Williamsville South girls basketball teams both moved one game closer to potentially playing each other for the Section VI Class A-1 title after winning home quarterfinal games Thursday.  Second seed East beat seventh More...

East boys basketball scores season high in playoff win, season ends against McKinley

Williamsville East’s boys basketball team extended a strong end of the regular season into its first game of the Section VI Class A-1 Tournament.  The seventh-seeded Flames torched 10th-seeded Hutch-Tech, 98-72, in a prequarterfinal on Wed More...

CCA’s Miller becomes second all-time leading scorer

The Christian Central Academy varsity girls basketball team continues to show improvement as they make its way through the Monsignor Martin Association schedule.  The team centers around senior Emily Miller, a three-time All-Catholic All-star.&n More...

Xcel gymnasts from Gleason’s place in recent meets

The Niagara team from Gleason’s School of Gymnastics’ xcel level participated in the Nickel City Classic on Jan. More...

Sweet Home grad Brummer named to Pac-12 All-Century women’s gymnastics team

Jackie Brummer, a Sweet Home graduate and Hall of Fame gymnast at Arizona State, was named to the Pac-12 All-Century women’s gymnastics team.  Brummer competed from 1983 to 1986 and was inducted into the Arizona State Athletic Hall of Fame More...

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Amherst’s Kensy defeats father in A-2 semifinals

Tigers reach section final for fifth straight year

Chris Kensy started coaching high school boys basketball against his father, Mark, in the 2009-10 season, but Monday marked the first time they had faced each other in a playoff game.  More...

South boys hockey upsets WS West in Small Schools quarterfinal

Billies play Ken East in semifinals

Williamsville South lost twice to West Seneca West in Federation boys ice hockey during the regular season, including once for the Division III title, but the Billies won the game that mattered the most.  Sixth-seeded South upset third-seeded We More...

Sweet Home track teams excel at varsity select meet

Several members of Sweet Home’s boys and girls indoor track and field teams geared up for this weekend’s Section VI Championships with strong performances at a varsity select meet on Saturday at Houghton College.  More...

North trio qualifies for sectionals

Three members of Williamsville North’s boys and girls indoor track and field teams took advantage of a final time to qualify for the Section VI Championships at a varsity select meet on Saturday at Houghton College.  More...

East track team improves times, distances

Members of Williamsville East’s boys and girls indoor track and field team further improved their times and distances for the upcoming Section VI Championships at a final varsity select meet on Saturday, Feb. More...

Cheektowaga upsets Amherst

The Amherst girls basketball team had high hopes of making a deep postseason run, but Cheektowaga derailed the Lady Tigers’ plans in the Section VI Class A-2 quarterfinals Thursday.  More...

Spartans step up against Lockport in playoff win

Williamsville North boys basketball coach Chuck Swierski asked a little more from his players in the team’s 73-59 home win over Lockport on Friday in the Section VI Class AA quarterfinals.  More...

South boys hoops settles down, defeats Grand Island

Williamsville South boys basketball coach Gabe Michael admitted there was a lot of nervous energy coming from his players at the beginning of the team’s Section VI Class A-1 quarterfinal home game with Grand Island on Friday, and it showed earl More...

Nowak, Wistner excel at gymnastics meet

Gleason’s Gymnastics’ Niagara Frontier Level 8 team recently participated in the Rochester Classic Gymnastics meet held in Rochester.  More...

QUALIFIER

— Aly Washburn, left, a Level 7 gymnast at Greater Buffalo Gymnastics, recently competed in the National Judges Cup Championships in Kentucky. More...