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November 1, 2017 RSS feed / Sports

North football finishes against Niagara Falls

Spartans to face Lancaster for section title

Williamsville North’s football team has reached New Era Field before but the road for them had never gone through the Spartans’ home field until  Friday.  More...

SCOREBOARD

Amherst Central Boys cross-country: second in ECIC II at ECICs Girls cross-country: fourth in ECIC II at ECICs Field hockey: def. Pioneer 3-1 in Section VI Class B More...

Sacred Heart girls soccer wins playoff opener

Sacred Heart’s girls soccer moved one step closer to the Monsignor Martin Association finals with a 4-0 win over Mount Mercy in the quarterfinals Oct. More...

South football wins Funke Classic title

Billies finish season 6-3

The last time the Williamsville South football team competed in the Chuck Funke Memorial Classic, the Billies won and went on to make the postseason eight consecutive years, including back-to-back trips to the Section VI Class A final in 2010 and 201 More...

North girls soccer reaches section final

For the fourth time in five years, the Williamsville North and Clarence girls soccer teams will face each other for a section championship. More...

East girls volleyball reaches semifinals

Williamsville East’s girls volleyball team advanced to the Section VI Class A semifinals after beating West Seneca East 25-6, 25-15, 25-14, in the prequarterfinals Oct. More...

North boys soccer blanked in section final

Williamsville North’s trip to the Section VI Class AA boys soccer final in three years ended with a 2-0 loss to Clarence Saturday night at Sweet Home High School.  Spartans coach Dave LaMastra said it rained for the entire game, which he s More...

Sweet Home loses heartbreaker in prequarters

The Sweet Home girls volleyball team gave everything it had against Kenmore East in the Section VI Class A prequarterfinals Oct. 25.  The Lady Panthers lost in five games, 19-25, 25-20, 25-20, 26-24, 24-26.  More...

North field hockey dominates Lancaster, reaches section final

Williamsville North’s field hockey team came closer to winning its third straight Section VI Class A title after they blanked Lancaster, 1-0, at home in the semifinals Thursday.  Emma Roland tipped in the game-winning goal off a pass from More...

South field hockey falls in section semifinals

Williamsville South’s field hockey team opened the postseason with a 2-1 home win over Sweet Home Oct. More...

Fireman's Bowling

Team Wins Losses Main-Transit C 35 14 North Amherst 35 14 Harris Hill B 32 17 Swormville 29 20 Lancaster 28 21 Clarence Center 27 More...

Amherst field hockey upsets Iroquois, reaches fourth section final in five years

The Amherst field hockey team defeated the top seed in the Section VI Class B Tournament to reach the title game for the fourth time in five years.  The fourth-seeded Lady Tigers downed top seed Iroquois, 2-1, in overtime in the semifinals Thurs More...

Amherst boys volleyball wins playoff opener

Amherst’s boys volleyball team avenged a five-set loss to East Aurora in last year’s Section VI Division II-B prequarterfinals with a 25-11, 25-17, 25-10 home win in Friday’s prequarterfinal meeting.  More...

East boys volleyball loses bid for division crown

Williamsville East’s boys volleyball team came up short in its bid to repeat as ECIC Division II regular-season champions, losing to Hamburg, 25-19, 23-25, 22-25, 18-25, Oct. More...

Sweet Home boys cross-country’s Sambrotto, Schultz named league all-stars

Ray Sambrotto and Sam Schultz led the way for the Sweet Home boys cross-country team at Saturday’s ECIC Championships at Alden High School.  Sambrotto, a junior, took second in ECIC Division II and fifth overall in 16 minutes, 7 seconds, a More...

ALL-STARS

— Members of Amherst’s girls and boys cross-country teams were named ECIC all-stars at Saturday’s ECIC Championships at Alden High School. More...

Staff majority thinks Buffalo will beat Jets

Bills predictions

The Buffalo Bills continued their dominance at home this season as they dismantled the Oakland Raiders, 34-14, to improve to 5-2. More...

East field hockey reaches first section final in potentially 30 years

It’s been so long since the Williamsville East field hockey team reached a Section VI final that coach Erin Rajczak isn’t even sure of the exact year. More...

East soccer’s season ends in section final

For the fourth consecutive year, the Williamsville East and Grand Island girls soccer teams battled for the Section VI Class A title, but for the second year in a row, the Lady Flames were on the losing end, falling 1-0, Saturday at Williamsville Nor More...

Sports brief

Daemen College Basketball coach Mike MacDonald and the MacDonald Basketball Academy will host a Veterans Day Basketball Clinic for boys in grades pre-K through eight on Nov. 10. Session I of the clinic will run from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. More...

Amherst loses to Pioneer in season finale

The Amherst football team’s final game of the season did not go according to plan.  The Tigers fell behind 21-0 on their way to a 53-34 home loss to Pioneer Thursday night.  “We average about 300 yards and 20 points per game but More...

South girls soccer plays well in A-1 semifinal loss

Williamsville South’s girls soccer team’s strong postseason run ended with a 2-0 loss against Grand Island in the Section VI Class A-1 semifinals Oct. More...

East girls cross-country shines at ECICs

The Williamsville East girls cross-country team had a fine showing at Saturday’s ECIC championship meet at Alden High School.  Senior co-captain Veronica Zimmerman led the Lady Flames again, finishing in a personal best time of 20 minutes, More...

South girls volleyball upsets Hamburg in quarters

Williamsville South’s girls volleyball team picked up its most significant postseason win, since winning the Class B state title in 2014, with a 25-18, 25-20, 20-25, 25-15 Class A quarterfinal road win over Hamburg Friday.  More...

South grad Dunkleman reaches milestone with Morrisville State women’s volleyball

Williamsville South graduate Kim Dunkleman became the first women’s volleyball player in Morrisville State College history to record 1,000 career assists, reaching the milestone against Hamilton Sept. 23. More...

Sports brief

Clarence’s physical education department is seeking lifeguards for its upcoming gym classes. Potential candidates need not reside in the district in order to be considered.  More...

North boys volleyball loses regular-season finale

Williamsville North’s boys volleyball team could not complete a season sweep of Orchard Park, losing 20-25, 23-25, 23-25, in its regular-season finale Oct. 23.  More...

‘Try Hockey for Free Day’ coming to Northtown Center Saturday

The Northtown Center at Amherst will host a “Try Hockey for Free Clinic” as part of “come play hockey month” Saturday, Nov. 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...

PINK THE COURT

— The Sweet Home girls modified volleyball team “pinked the court” against Amherst Oct. 23. Sweet Home also won the match. More...

Sports briefs

Williamsville South’s boys volleyball team finished 6-6 in ECIC Division II with a 25-15, 25-16, 25-15 road win over East Aurora Oct. 24. Dan Proch tallied nine kills.  More...

Buffalo Tennis Night honored area’s best

Buffalo Tennis Night, established by Miller Tennis Center owners Todd and Debbie Miller, took place Oct. 15 at Transit Valley Club in East Amherst.  The very best - past, present and future - tennis players were honored.  More...

Aquettes accepting new swimmers

New swimmers, ages 6-13, are being accepted for the Town of Tonawanda Aquettes’ synchronized swimming’s developmental novice team for the 2017-18 season.  More...

South girls cross-country wins ECIC II title

Boys team takes second

Williamsville South’s girls cross-country team finished first in ECIC Division II at Saturday’s ECIC Championships at Alden High School.  South went into the meet with a 3-2 record and finished 8-2.  Amberlee Robertson (second, More...

East gymnastics wins Division II title at Halloween Invite

Williamsville East’s girls gymnastics team recorded 81.35 points to win the first-place Division II award at Saturday’s Halloween Invitational at Kenmore Middle School. More...