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October 17, 2007 RSS feed / Sports

Sweet Home defeats East, clinch Class A North crown

Sweet Home's 27-16 road win over Williamsville East on Saturday not only improved its record to 7-0, it also clinched the Panthers the Class A North title and a Federation playoff berth. More...

North can't capitalize on opportunities, loses at Falls

Williamsville North had many positives they could take out of its football game at Niagara Falls last Friday night. The Spartans caused four turnovers, two interceptions and two fumble recoveries, and recorded 284 yards of total offense. More...

Albion spoils South's homecoming

The scoreboard read Albion 32, Williamsville South 6 but Billies coach Kraig Kurzanski felt last Saturday's homecoming game was the best his team had played in a month. "We dominated the first quarter," said Kurzanski. More...

East girls soccer defeats Iroquois in league finale

Lady Flames win sixth straight ECIC II title, 36th straight divisional game

Williamsville East's dominance over ECIC Division II competition continues. The Lady Flames defeated Iroquois, 5-2, on Monday to win the ECIC II crown for the sixth straight year. More...

CCA posts 8-6-2 record

Christian Central Academy's varsity girls soccer team is 8-6-2 after six weeks of the regular season. CCA lost a close contest against Roy-Hart, 1-0, and beat arch-rival, West Seneca Christian, 7-5, in double overtime. More...

Flames tie North, beat Iroquois for ECIC II title

Entering the second to last week of the regular season proved to be a big week for Williamsville East's boys soccer team. In a non-league game last Tuesday against Williamsville North, the teams played to a 0-0 tie. More...

Panthers continue to struggle

There certainly is a huge gap between strong and weak teams in ECIC Division I boys soccer this season. More...

Registration deadline for ASA indoor league approaching

The Oct. 22 registration deadline for the Amherst Soccer Association indoor soccer league is rapidly approaching. Leagues are available for children in age groups U8 to 14. Some of the older age groups may be coed. More...

Undefeated North ties East, wins ECIC Division I

Williamsville North's boys soccer team continued its unbeaten ways this past week. Last Tuesday, the Spartans squared off against Williamsville East. North was ranked No. 1 for Western New York large schools while East was ranked No. 2. More...

Sports brief

Ashley and Amanda Kotz, both Williamsville East High School graduates, helped the St. Bonaventure softball team earned the highest cumulative team grade point average in the nation for Division I softball in 2006-07. More...

East's McDonald shatters course record

It was a tough day for Williamsville East's boys and girls cross country teams last Tuesday, losing to both Lake Shore and Iroquois. However, there was one bright highlight that may last for a long time. More...

Sweet Home volleyball loses to Lake Shore, rebounds at tourney

The Sweet Home girls volleyball team's first blemish in ECIC Division II this season came against a familiar rival. Sweet Home dropped into a first place tie with Lake Shore after losing 15-25, 21-25, 25-22, 25-21, 25-8, last Thursday. More...

East girls swimming improves record to 7-0

Williamsville East's girls swimming team improved to 7-0 with road wins over Clarence, 97-88 and Amherst, 63-31, last Tuesday and Friday. The Clarence meet came down to the last event, the 400 freestyle relay. More...

Lady Tigers swimmers win two, lose one

The Amherst girls swimming team had a busy week, swimming three meets in four days. The first meet was a 63-39 win at Pioneer last Wednesday. More...

St. Greg's stuns St. Mark's

The St. Gregory the Great swim team added a 188-61 victory over St. Mark's to remain undefeated in the Newman Catholic Swim League. Anna Rubino broke the girls 9-10 50 freestyle record in 29.66. More...

Bisons Bantam Minor fall short in Canandaigua

The North Buffalo Bisons Bantam Minor hockey team finished third at the Canandaigua Tournament over the weekend. The Bisons dropped games to Brockport, 4-1, and Canandaigua, 7-3, and defeated Monroe County, 2-1. More...

Williamsville Jr. Freshman Air Force remain unbeaten

The Williamsville Jr. Freshman Air Force team moved to 6-0 with a 24-7 victory on Saturday over the Grand Island Vikings. More...

Town of Amherst golfers excel in final week of regular season

What a week it was to be a member of a varsity golf team in the Town of Amherst. Williamsville East almost handed Clarence its first regular season loss in several years, More...

East girls tennis dominates ECIC doubles

Williamsville East was a triple threat at last week's ECIC doubles Tournament last Friday and Saturday at the Village Glen Tennis Club. More...

Another easy win for Mesi

Town of Tonawanda heavyweight "Baby" Joe Mesi added the name Shannon Miller to his list of first-round knockout opponents Saturday. More...

Turnovers cost Amherst football an upset

Early on last Friday night, it looked like the underdog Amherst Tigers were going to spoil Iroquois' homecoming. Instead, it was Amherst's own mistakes which cost them the upset bid. More...

South works overtime to beat WS East

Williamsville South and West Seneca East sure don't like to finish girls soccer games in regulation. For the third straight time, a meeting between both teams had to go to overtime. More...

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CLOSE RALLY - St. Benedict's JV baseball team lost in the finals of the North Town National League, 10-8, to St. Christopher's. The Tigers jumped out to a 4-1 lead on a P.J. Anders' triple and Patrick MacDonald's three-run home run. St. More...

Fireman's Bowling

200 games, 550 sets A.J. Shisler 236, 225, 203 - 664; M. Gaiser 224, 219, 206 - 649; C. Stephan 226, 226 - 645; P. Kranz 255, 223 - 640; B. Goodwill 256, 200 - 632; B. Crossley 224 - 609; J. Gesel 217, 207 - 608; D. More...

South, Amherst can't capitalize on scoring chances

If the Amherst and Williamsville South boys soccer teams scored more goals, each would have had better records heading into their final league game on Tuesday. More...

North girls volleyball falters in tournament final

In a season where many matches have not gone Williamsville North's way, this past Saturday's Amherst Tournament at Amherst High School provided the Lady Spartans with some positives. More...

North boys defeat Orchard Park, lose to Clarence

Williamsville North's boys cross country team split an ECIC Division I meet last Tuesday with Orchard Park and Clarence. The Spartans defeated Orchard Park, 22-33, and lost to Clarence, 21-38. More...

South teams continue improving

Williamsville South's cross country teams finished up an impressive week, even though they didn't register any wins. Last Tuesday, the South girls' team lost to fourth-ranked Starpoint, 27-30, and to ninth-ranked Amherst, 27-28. More...

Licata breaks through for first win

Victoria Licata of Getzville took a difficult path, but emerged unscathed from the Bear's Challenge Tournament Saturday at the Fencing Center of Buffalo. More...

HIGH SCHOOL SP O RT SCOREBOARD

Amherst Central Boys Cross Country - lost to Starpoint 27-26; def. South 22-35; 21st Alden Bulldog Stampede - 12th in varsity AA, 230 Girls Cross Country - lost to Starpoint 30-25; def. More...

SS. Peter and Paul posts division win

SS. Peter and Paul's swim team defeated St. Mary's of Lancaster, 147-98 on Sunday, Oct. 14 at Sweet Home High School. The 11 and up division was led by Rachel Kuechle with two first place wins. More...

HIGH SCHOOL SP O RT S CALENDAR

Wednesday, Oct. 17 Field hockey: North at Clarence, 4:45 p.m. Girls gymnastics: Ken. West at Sweet Home, 5 p.m. Boys soccer: W.S. East at East, 4:45 p.m. More...

Rejuvenated Bills ready to strike

Matt Murphy and Melvin Fowler sat in front of their lockers, playing a game to see who could toss a tape ball into a trash can the most times. More...

South modified football continues winning ways

The Williamsville South modified football team is off to its best start in recent history. Coaches Chris Heximer and Chris Murphy have coached the Billies to a 3-0 record with a hard-fought 6-0 win over Hamburg. More...