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October 19, 2016 RSS feed / Sports

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 Amherst Central Field hockey:  def. Hamburg 3-2; def. Eden 1-0 Boys soccer:  def. Albion 1-0; lost to Maryvale 2-1 in double overtime in Section VI Class A-2 prequarterfinal Girls soccer:  def. Hamburg 3-2; def. More...

East football wins shootout over Amherst

Teams combine for 901 total yards

If you wanted to watch a high school football game with tons of offense, then the Williamsville East-Amherst contest Saturday fit the bill. Both teams combined for 901 total yards of offense in East’s 53-32 home win. More...

North football snaps losing skid against Lockport

Spartans face Orchard Park in quarterfinal

The Williamsville North football team’s rollercoaster season took a positive turn as they downed Lockport 30-8 at home in its regular season finale Friday night.  The win snapped a three-game losing skid and improved the Spartans to 4-3 ov More...

Starpoint routs Sweet Home

Sweet Home’s football team fell behind 34-0 at halftime on its way to a 54-14 road loss against Starpoint Friday night.  The win clinched Starpoint the Class A North regular-season title for the second consecutive year.  “We nev More...

Williamsville East finishes 12-0 in ECIC II

Williamsville East’s girls soccer team clinched a perfect record in ECIC Division II after blanking Sweet Home, 10-0, at home Thursday.  The Lady Flames led 9-0 at halftime.  Marissa Birzon scored four times and assisted on another.& More...

Shutout locks second seed for North

Williamsville North’s girls soccer team finished 9-3 in ECIC Division I with a 9-0 home win over Jamestown Thursday.  The win secured North the second seed for the Section VI Class AA Tournament.  More...

South girls volleyball wins silver bracket

Williamsville South’s girls volleyball defeated Frontier 24-26, 25-23, 15-13, securing the silver bracket of the North Tonawanda Tournament Saturday.  South coach Tom Sproull said it was the first time his team lost the first set and won a More...

Win over Hamburg clinches winning record for North swimming

Williamsville North’s girls swim team placed first and third in the 400 free relay to secure a 54-48 road win over Hamburg in its regular-season finale Thursday, clinching a 5-4 record.  It is a two-win improvement from last year.  More...

Lady Tigers’ doubles teams fall short at ECICs

Amherst’s girls tennis team of Serena Bangia and Fiona Sullivan fell one set short of reaching the Section VI Championships.  Bangia and Sullivan – Amherst’s first and second singles player – lost a three-set tiebreaker a More...

North suffers road defeat to Orchard Park

Williamsville North’s boys soccer team dropped its final regular-season game on the road against Orchard Park, 1-0, Friday night. It was the Spartans’ second straight defeat.  More...

Sports brief

Rachel Reusch a Sweet Home graduate and freshman on the Clarkson University women’s volleyball team, was recently named the Liberty League Rookie of the Week. More...

South doubles team qualifies for tennis sectionals

Williamsville South’s Sarah Meyer and Cassandra Rivier qualified for the Section VI Doubles Tournament Friday at Miller Tennis Center by advancing to the quarterfinals at the ECIC Tournament this past weekend at the Village Glen Tennis Club.&nb More...

Sacred Heart girls volleyball plays well in road loss against St. Mary’s

Sacred Heart’s girls volleyball team traveled to St. Mary’s of Lancaster Thursday night hoping to avenge an earlier home loss but the Sharks were not able to counter St. More...

Sweet Home girls cross-country wins fifth straight ECIC II title

Fresh off a trip to Disney World in which the meet they were scheduled to compete in was cancelled due to Hurricane Matthew, the Sweet Home boys and girls cross-country teams traveled to West Seneca East for a tri-meet with Hamburg Oct. 11.  More...

Regals hockey team comes up short against Sabres

The Buffalo Regals 19U girls hockey team dropped a 2-1 decision to the Stoney Creeks Sabres Sunday.  Maggie Fuzak scored the game-tying goal with .01 remaining in the second period. More...

PINK THE COURT

— The Sweet Home girls modified volleyball team recently beat Mill Middle, 4-1, in the annual “Pink The Court” game. More...

Sacred Heart field hockey remains unbeaten through seven

Sacred Heart’s field hockey team improved to 7-0 after winning on the road against Royalton-Hartland, 3-1, Thursday.  More...

Amherst defeats West Seneca schools, blanks EA

Amherst’s field hockey team had a solid offensive performance against West Seneca East with a 6-1 home win Sept. 26.  Seven players were involved in the scoring.  Casey Adimey tallied the first goal. Sam Pieri scored twice. More...

East cross-country teams compete at invite

Williamsville East’s boys and girls cross-country teams competed in near perfect conditions at the Alden Invitational Saturday at Alden High School.  Alanna Kramer (20:53) and Veronica Zimmerman (21:16) ran with a lot of determination and More...

Sacred Heart cross-country places 14th at invite, hands St. Mary’s first league loss

Sacred Heart’s girls cross-country team placed 14th out of 20 teams in the large school division at the Alden Bulldog Stampede Saturday at Alden High School.  More...

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Amherst girls swim team finishes regular season 8-2

Amherst’s girls swim team closed out the regular season on a four-meet win streak with a 134-51 victory over Alden Friday night, improving to 8-2.  Double winners were Paige Smith (200 free, 2 minutes, 11.89 seconds; 100 breast, personal b More...

South’s win over GI secures third seed for playoffs

Billies face McKinley in quarters

After losing the previous week to Starpoint, 41-37, Williamsville South football coach Kraig Kurzanski was hopeful that his players would be emotionally ready to play Grand Island Friday.  They were as they recorded a big 21-19 road win, securin More...

Nardin girls soccer sweeps Sacred Heart

Nardin’s girls soccer team completed a regular season sweep of Sacred Heart, downing the Sharks 1-0 Monday at D’Youville College.  Nardin also won Oct. 7. More...

East boys volleyball inches closer to division title

The ECIC Division II title is in sight for the Williamsville East boys volleyball team.  The Flames are 8-1 in league play and 10-1 overall. More...

Sweet Home boys soccer blanks South, wins first ECIC II title since 2010

Sweet Home’s boys soccer team might be the hottest team heading into the Section VI Tournament.  More...

CCA girls soccer showing improvement in losses

Christian Central Academy’s girls varsity soccer team (2-13) showed improvement yet continued to struggle, losing games last week to Niagara Falls 6-1; Mount Mercy, 3-1; and Cardinal O’Hara, 2-1. More...

Sports brief

Amherst residents Dan Benedetti (coxswain), Aaron Buckley, Matt Fay, Christian Ohle, Ryan O’Donnell and James Stark helped the St. More...

East wins third meet of season

Williamsville East’s girls swim team defeated West Seneca West, 102-74, in its final regular-season meet of the 2016 season.  Jessica Shine and Lauren Belote were double winners.  Shine took the 100-yard butterfly in 1 minute, .91 sec More...

Amherst boys soccer’s season ends in double OT loss

Amherst’s boys soccer team saw its season come to an end with a 2-1 double overtime loss against Maryvale in the Section VI Class A-2 pre-quarterfinals Monday. More...

North boys golf qualifies trio for sectionals

Williamsville North’s seniors Mike Wells and Tyler Durfee and junior Kevin Halpern all punched their tickets to next May’s Section VI Boys Golf Championships after finishing in the top 24 at the ECIC Championships Oct. More...

Amherst girls soccer enters sectionals on five-game win streak

Amherst’s girls soccer team is on a roll heading into the Section VI Class A-2 Tournament.  The Lady Tigers (11-4-1, 9-3) have won their last five games, including league victories last week at Hamburg, 3-2, Oct. More...

Sweet Home girls swim team completes regular season 5-4

Sweet Home’s girls swim team ended the regular season with a 5-4 overall record.  The Lady Panthers traveled to Starpoint on Oct. 4 and lost 95-69.  The team struggled to produce points with only seven top-three finishes.  More...

North field hockey blanks Lancaster, clinches division

Williamsville North’s field hockey team improved to 10-4 after blanking Lancaster, 3-0, at home Thursday. The win clinched the Lady Spartans the ECIC I Division title.  More...

Sports brief

Isabella Bakshai and Richelle Yu of Williamsville East defeated Springville’s Alexis Tyger and Jessica Slotman 6-0, 6-0, and lost to Lancaster’s Kate Budzich and Alyssa Kranz, 1-6, 3-6, in the second round of the ECIC Doubles Tournament F More...

Firemen's Bowling

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Lady Billies suffer first loss of season

Williamsville South’s field hockey team suffered its first loss of the season, losing on the road against Iroquois, 3-0, Friday. More...

East edges Orchard Park

The Williamsville East field hockey team’s lone game last week resulted in a 3-2 home win over Orchard Park Friday.  Orchard Park scored within the first two minutes, catching East off guard, said coach Erin Rajczak.  More...

East girls volleyball takes runner-up at Lady Jacks Tourney

Williamsville East’s girls volleyball team fell short in its bid to win the North Tonawanda Lady Jacks Tournament, losing to reigning Class D state champion Portville 21-25, 25-15, 9-15, in Saturday’s final.  “Portville can jum More...