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February 21, 2018 RSS feed / Sports

CASH girls hockey reaches first Fed final

For the first time in program history, Clarence/Amherst/Sweet Home will be playing for a Western New York Girls Varsity Ice Hockey Federation championship.  CASH, seeded third, reached the final after downing second seed Monsignor Martin Associ More...

Follow The Bee’s sports reporters on Twitter

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...

CCA hoops’ Tyson breaks 1,000 against Walsh

Josh Tyson’s main goal of his high school basketball career was to score 1,000 points and the Christian Central Academy 6-foot-2 senior guard/forward achieved it in the Crusaders’ 66-50 road win over Archbishop Walsh Feb. More...

Sweet Home blanks Ken East in quarters

Sweet Home’s boys hockey team moved one step closer toward reaching the state tournament with a 3-0 shutout over Kenmore East in Sunday’s Section VI Small Schools quarterfinals at the Northtown Center at Amherst Feature Rink.  Kenmor More...

Sweet Home swim team qualifies six for state meet

South’s D’Arrigo advances in 200 IM

Sweet Home’s boys swim team performed extremely well at the Section VI Championships Thursday and Friday at the University at Buffalo Alumni Arena.  The Panthers placed sixth overall with 156 points.  More...

Sports briefs

The Pee Wee Oilers earned a 6-2 playoff win over the Stars Feb. More...

TigersSharks tally personal records at recent meet

A number of Amherst TigerSharks swimmers recorded personal bests at Saturday’s Clarence “Dog Days of Winter” meet.  More...

Amherst girls hoops finishes regular season 14-6

Amherst’s girls basketball team wrapped up the regular season 10-2 in ECIC Division II and 14-6 overall with victories over West Seneca East, 70-56, on the road Feb. More...

North closes out regular season with victory

It’s definitely been a tough season for the Williamsville North girls basketball team but the Lady Spartans put it all together in its 52-32 regular season home win over West Seneca West Thursday. More...

North boys hoops’ win over Jamestown locks up third seed, home playoff game

Williamsville North’s final league game of the regular season had big playoff implications.  By virtue of the Spartans beating their long-time rival Jamestown, 49-43, at home Feb. More...

VICTORY

— Greater Buffalo Gymnastics’ Level 6 teammates Luke DeVantier, far left, Samuel Burck and Ryan Manning accept the first-place team award for levels 5-7 at the eighth annual Victory Class More...

Turnovers cost Sacred Heart against O’Hara

If you turn over the basketball a lot, chances are you will not win the game.  Sacred Heart had major turnover problems against Cardinal O’Hara, committing 38 turnovers in the team’s 72-55 road loss.  The Sharks trailed 19-15 af More...

Amherst girls bowling team wins program’s first Class B sectional title

Normandin reaches state meet

Amherst’s girls bowling team added another accomplishment to its already outstanding season by winning the Section VI Class B title Thursday at Airport Lanes.  It is the program’s first section title in school history.  More...

Sacred Heart girls bowling wins All-Catholics

Sacred Heart’s girls bowling team captured the All-Catholic crown Feb. 13 at Classic Lanes.  The Sharks compiled 1,697 pins, 10 more pins than league champion Mount St. More...

Gonzaga fifth-grade boys defeats UB

Gonzaga’s fifth-grade Amherst Youth Basketball team played its best team ball of the season, downing UB, 30-18, Feb. More...

Stumpf boys teams hold their own at invitational

The Stumpf’s Gymnastics boys teams held their own during tough competition at the 2018 Brian Babcock Invitational held Jan. More...

Greater Buffalo’s Soliman leads junior division at Victory Classic

The Greater Buffalo Gymnastics Level 5 team competed at the 2018 Victory Classic Feb. More...

Ninth-seeded East reaches small schools semifinals

The Williamsville East boys hockey team has embraced the postseason, as the ninth-seeded Flames downed eighth-seed Starpoint, 5-4, in the prequarterfinals Friday and second-seed Grand Island, 5-2, in Sunday’s quarterfinals at the Northtown Cent More...

South girls hoops loses tight contest to O’Hara

It was the heavyweight matchup many girls basketball fans were waiting for and Saturday’s non-league clash between Williamsville South and Cardinal O’Hara at South did not disappoint. O’Hara won 55-51.  More...

Amherst boys hockey wins play-in game, loses to Ken West in prequarters

Amherst’s boys hockey team won its first sectional playoff game since 2012 after beating Williamsville South, 2-0, in Thursday’s Section VI Small Schools play-in game at the Northtown Center at Amherst Feature Rink.  More...

Williamsville girls hockey falls in Fed semifinal

After losing to Frontier/ Lake Shore/Orchard Park in the Section VI final, Williamsville’s girls hockey team had another chance to face them in the WNY Girls Hockey Federation semifinals but fell short, 4-3, Thursday at the Northtown Center at More...

North hockey routs Niagara Falls in large schools quarters

Domination is the best word to describe the Williamsville North boys hockey team’s performance in the Section VI Large Schools quarterfinals Saturday at the Northtown Center at Amherst Feature Rink.  The Spartans outshot Niagara Falls, 61- More...

East swimming wins section titles in 200, 400 relays

Team places second overall

Williamsville East’s boys swim team opened and closed Friday’s Section VI Championships with victories.  The Flames opened the meet at the University at Buffalo’s Alumni Arena with the 200-yard medley relay team of freshman An More...

CALENDAR

Wednesday, Feb. 21 Boys basketball: Section VI Class A-1 prequarterfinal —West Seneca East at Williamsville East, 7 p.m.; Class A-2 prequarterfinal — Emerson at Amherst, 7 p.m. More...

Lady Flames finish on three-game win streak

Williamsville East’s girls basketball team has either won or lost games in bunches this season.  They opened 4-0, dropped two of its next three, won two more, lost five of its next six and closed out the season on a three-game win streak t More...

Amherst/Williamsville United Soccer Club offers multiple programs

Established in 2016, Amherst/Williamsville United Soccer Club is a complete soccer club for boys and girls 18 years and younger.  The club’s latest offerings are a micro soccer program and Mommy/Daddy and Me program.  More...

Tigers lose heartbreaker to Hamburg, rebounds against WSE

Amherst’s boys basketball team closed out the regular season with a 66-26 road win over West Seneca East Thursday. More...

South boys hoops downs East, Sweet Home

Billies clinch fifth straight division title

For the fifth year in a row, Williamsville South’s boys basketball team are ECIC Division II champions. The Billies routed crosstown rival Williamsville East, 70-38, at East Feb. 12 and beat Sweet Home, 71-59, Feb. More...

Firemen's Bowling

Team Wins Losses North Amherst 117 44 Lancaster 106 55 Main-Transit C 97 64 Main-Transit B 90 71 Harris Hill 89 72 More...

HONORARY SPARTAN

— Nine-year-old Sebastian Bradley was a special guest of the Williamsville North JV hockey team for the Spartans’ game against St. Joe’s Jan. 19 at the Northtown Center at Amherst. More...

South girls bowling concludes season at sectionals

Williamsville South’s girls bowling team of seniors Amanda Bernas and Maddie Davison, junior Jenna Petrotto, and sophomores Aria Ferloin, Elizabeth Smith and Emma Smith finished its season by taking sixth in Class B and 16th out of 17 teams in More...

Greater Buffalo Level 6 girls team nails routines at Nickel City

The Greater Buffalo Level 6 girls gymnastics team had no falls on the balance beam and placed third as a team at the Nickel City Classic in Orchard Park Feb. 9.  More...

Miller Tennis Center captures prestigious international award

Miller Tennis Center recently received worldwide distinction from the Professional Tennis Registry, the largest global organization of tennis professionals, with over 16,000 members in 125 countries.  During the PTR International Tennis Symposiu More...

Stumpf’s gymnasts shine at Wildfire Invite

Gymnasts from Stumpf’s Gymnastics Center traveled to Syracuse Jan. More...