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July 27, 2016 RSS feed / Sports

Christ named Female Athlete of the Year

Marcus Garvey once said, “With confidence, you have won even before you have started.” If that’s the case, then maybe Maeve Christ wrapped up the Ken-Ton Bee Female Athlete of the Year Award before the 2015-16 school year began. More...

Bennett hired as Daemen’s men’s golf coach

St. Joe’s golf coach and Amherst resident Andrew Bennett has been selected as the next head coach of Daemen College’s Division II men’s golf program. More...

Wheatfield travel softball tryout to be held

The Wheatfield Nitros travel softball team is holding tryouts in the coming weeks for its fall season. The 14u and 16u tryouts will be held Aug. 1 and 3 at Fairmount Park on Stieg Road in North Tonawanda. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. More...

Fall sports tryouts slated for Sweet Home

Tryouts for varsity and JV sports at Sweet Home will begin in August. Modified practices, besides football, will begin when the 2016-17 school year begins. More...

STEP UP TO THE PLATE

- Savannah Haner (North Tonawanda) stands ready to hit in the 23U Diamond Girls’ 19-4 win over the West Seneca Magic Thursday in the NSA Fast Pitch Youth World Series at Amherst Park. More...

Sparks shock Senior Mostly Old Guys for first loss

The Senior Mostly Old Guys saw their bid for a perfect season in the 60+ Division of the Glory Days Softball League come to an end July 20, as the Sparks handed them their first loss of the season, 11-4. More...

Aquettes complete season at Junior Olympics

The Town of Tonawanda Aquettes capped off another great year with numerous top finishes at the 2016 Synchronized Swimming Junior Olympics. More...

Lou Gehrig Lasers place second at NSA Class ‘B’ World Series

The Lou Gehrig Lasers 14U-Quagliana softball team finished second overall in the 2016 NSA Class B World Series Tournament last week, losing in the championship game to the Fauquier Freeze of Virginia, 5-4. More...

Thunderwolves baseball to hold tryouts for 2017 Showcase team

The Niagara Thunderwolves baseball program will be holding tryouts for its 2017 Showcase squad for players hoping to move on to the collegiate level and will be graduating from high school in either 2018, 19 or 20. More...

Sports briefs

The Cheektowaga Knights’ 2017 13U travel baseball team is holding open tryouts at 6:15 p.m. Monday, Aug. 1, and Wednesday, Aug. 3, at Cleveland Hill High School, 105 Mapleview Road in Cheektowaga. There are no residency requirements. More...