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February 11, 2015 RSS feed / Sports

Sweet Home’s Smiley to play football at UB

Brandon Smiley won’t have to go far to continue his football career. More...

Jamestown snaps North hoops’ 11-game win streak

Williamsville North’s 11-game win streak in boys basketball came to a screeching halt against its ECIC I nemesis.  Jamestown outscored North, 22-7, in the second quarter on its way to handing the Spartans a 63-47 road defeat Friday. More...

Sweet Home indoor track teams sweep Team Championships

Sweet Home’s boys and girls indoor track and field teams added to their impressive resumes this season by repeating as Section VI Large School Team Champions Saturday at Houghton College.  It caps off the second consecutive year in which b More...

Sweet Home bowling finishes undefeated, wins division title

Sweet Home’s girls bowling team capped off an undefeated season with a 5-2 win over Williamsville South Thursday at Transit Lanes.  The victory improved the Lady Panthers to 12-0 and clinched the ECIC North Large Schools Division title.&nb More...

Amherst’s Devlin named most outstanding wrestler

Amherst’s Kellen Devlin dominated the 126-pound weight class at the Class B Tournament Saturday at Cheektowaga High School. More...

Amherst rebounds against Maryvale

Amherst’s girls basketball team rebounded from its worst offensive game of the season with a big win.  The Lady Tigers (12-3, 7-2) lost at East Aurora, 64-39, Feb. More...

Sports briefs

The 18th annual HotShots Lacrosse Camp for Girls will be held from July 13 to 16 at Erie County Community College North Campus, Main and Youngs Roads, Williamsville. The age 4 to 7 camp will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. More...

Sweet Home wrestling crowns champions

Dominic Crouse and Steven Iverson were big winners for the Sweet Home wrestling team at the Class A Tournament Saturday at Starpoint High School.  Crouse, seeded second, pinned Justin Hoffman of Iroquois in 2:20 and Jacob Cordelia of North Tonaw More...

Sacred Heart rallies over Nardin

Sacred Heart’s girls basketball team is still undefeated in the Monsignor Martin Association after beating Mount St. Mary, 62-47, Thursday and Nardin, 66-56, Saturday.  The Sharks are 9-0 in league play and 17-2 overall.  More...

Trio of Spartans advance through tough AA field

Williamsville North’s wrestling team had high hopes of qualifying many wrestlers at the Class AA Tournament for this weekend’s Section VI Division I State Qualifier at Lake Shore High School.  Twelve of North’s 15 wrestlers tha More...

Panthers place fourth at Class A swim meet

Sweet Home’s boys swim team exceeded expectations once again this season, tying for fourth place out of a field of 16 at the Class A meet Friday and Saturday at Erie Community College’s Burt Flickinger Center.  It was the team’ More...

South swimmers finish fifth, Amherst takes seventh

Williamsville South’s boys swim team swam excellent at the Class B Championships Friday and Saturday at the Erie Community College Flickinger Center, taking fifth place as a team with 202 points.  More...

North indoor track teams place at Team Championships

Williamsville North’s boys and girls indoor track and field teams competed at the Section VI Team Championships Saturday at Houghton College.  Williamsville North girls  Naomi Wistner placed second in the 3,000-meters in 10 minutes, More...

Firemen's Bowling

Team Wins Lost Main-Transit C 95 52 Snyder 90 57 Main-Transit B 88.5 58.5 East Amherst 87 60 Swormville 86 61 Harris Hill 80 67 North More...

Amherst boys basketball remains unbeaten in ECIC III

Amherst’s boys basketball team remained unblemished in ECIC Division III after earning wins over East Aurora, 60-44, Feb. 3 and Maryvale, 69-49, Friday. More...

South boys, girls indoor track squads sweep Small School Team Championships

Saturday was a great day to be a member of the Williamsville South indoor track and field team.  The boys won the Section VI Small School Team Championship for the first time in school history and the girls team earned its fourth title in five y More...

Williamsville girls hockey loses to Kenmore in section final

¦ Team advances in Fed Tourney

Kenmore has been the face of Section VI girls hockey for years and it continued against Williamsville in the section final Wednesday at the Northtown Center at Amherst Feature Rink.  Kenmore jumped out to 4-0 lead and defeated Williamsville, 6-3 More...

Spartan quartet signs letter of intents

Last Wednesday was a day that George Attea, Duke Hwang, Dominic Cecere and Andrew White will never forget. The Williamsville North seniors signed national letters of intent to play athletics in college in the North gymnasium.  More...

Green, Crocker among South seniors signing letter of intents

Williamsville South’s girls soccer team has won three Section VI titles in the past four years and seniors Monique Green and Victoria Crocker are two big reasons why.  Crocker and Green signed letters of intent with Daemen College and Robe More...

South girls basketball sweeps East

Williamsville South’s girls basketball team completed a regular season sweep over Williamsville East after recording a 59-54 road win Friday.  South (12-1, 10-0) jumped out to a 20-7 first quarter lead and went up, 36-22, going into halfti More...

Lady Flames’ track team excels at Small School Team Championships

Williamsville East’s girls indoor track and field team were edged out of a top-three finish — placed fifth overall — at the Section VI Small School Team Championships Saturday at Houghton College, but there were some good performanc More...

Second-quarter drought costs North against Jamestown

Sometimes basketball teams get good looks at the basket and they don’t fall. That was the unfortunate case for Williamsville North in its home ECIC I girls basketball showdown with Jamestown Friday.  More...

East wrestling places six at Class Tournament

Williamsville East’s wrestling team has been plagued by injuries throughout its season, but that did not stop the Flames from having a good showing at the Class A Tournament Saturday at Starpoint High School.  Six of the nine wrestlers pla More...

CALENDAR

Wednesday, Feb. 11 Boys basketball: Amherst at Maryvale, 7:30 p.m. Federation boys ice hockey: Amherst at Batavia, 7 p.m.   More...

Quartet of Billies advance to wrestling sectionals

The seasons of Williamsville South wrestlers Matt Genau, Joe Genau, Anthony Cooper and Ben Triglio extended for at least another week as all four qualified for the Section VI Division I State Qualifier after their performances at the Class A Tourname More...

Williamsville East takes third at Class Tournament

Despite only having six swimmers and a diver, Williamsville East’s boys swim team placed third out of 16 teams with 219.5 points at the Class A Tournament Friday and Saturday at the Erie Community College Flickinger Center.  More...

Spartans fall to St. Joe’s, rebound against Canisius

Williamsville North’s Federation boys ice hockey team (11-6, 8-5) rebounded from a 3-0 loss against St. More...

Despite loss, East boys hockey controls division title hopes

The Williamsville East and Kenmore East boys ice hockey teams added another classic game to its rivalry, with the Flames falling 2-1 Thursday on the Northtown Center at Amherst Feature Rink.  More...

South improves to 11-0 in ECIC II

Williamsville South’s boys basketball team improved to 11-0 in ECIC II and 15-1 overall with a 57-41 home win over Iroquois.  Iroquois held the ball for the first 1:30 of the game and due to this the Billies only held a 7-1 lead at the end More...

Sports brief

The Western New York 716ERS, a national girls basketball club from the Western New York area, is seeking highly skilled and motivated players who wish to play at the collegiate level for teams that are forming for seventh/eighth-, ninth-, 10th- and 1 More...