Weekly Feature



June 22, 2016 RSS feed / Sports

West Seneca East’s Kelly voted Player of the Year

West Seneca East sophomore Anilese Kelly knows what’s going through a pitcher’s mind when staring down a batter of her caliber, having been at the other end of that showdown countless times during her career. More...

First Team’s majority reached state playoffs

Great teams typically comprise great players, and the 2016 All-Bee Softball Team is no exception. More...

Kenmore East, West to face off in second-annual alumni football game

A few dozen Kenmore alumni will get a chance to relive the glory days for a few hours this summer. The alumni associations of Kenmore East and West High School are working on putting together the Second Annual Full-Contact Alumni Football Game. More...

Cardinal O’Hara names Brian Lamping new athletic director

A new athletic director has been named at Cardinal O’Hara High School in the Town of Tonawanda, following the retirement of long-time athletic director Angelo Sciandra. More...

Glory Days Softball Offense leads Comfort Windows past Wallenweins

The Comfort Window Panes put on an offensive display to defeat the Wallenweins Dudas, 19-10, in recent Glory Days Softball 50+ Division action. More...

SETTING A HIGH BAR -

Kenmore West's Tal James concentrates on arching his back during the high jump competition at the New York State Championship Track Meet at Cicero-North Syracuse High School June 4. More...

Kenmore girls rugby drops season finale

The Kenmore girls rugby club ended its 2016 season with a loss to City Honors. The match was close, with City Honors scoring early. Kenmore came back to lead through most of the match only to lose at the end, 25-17. More...

JFK hoops to hold boys, girls camps

John F. Kennedy High School will once again be the site for area youth basketball players to hone their skills this summer thanks to the annual boys and girls camps that are currently accepting registration. More...

Harbor Center to host 3-on-3 hockey tourneys

After a successful debut last summer, the Harbor- Center will once again be holding 3-on-3 hockey tournaments in July and August. More...

O’Hara hosts football, baseball summer camps

Cardinal O’Hara’s annual free football clinic for boys going into seventh through ninth grades will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 27-30 at the high school, 39 O’Hara Road, Tonawanda. More...

Amherst Tigers hoops camp slated

Maryvale’s and Amherst’s boys basketball programs — coached by the father-son combination of Mark and Chris Kensy, respectively — are teaming up for a joint summer camp aimed at helping boys entering fourth through ninth grade More...

Daemen’s Albano to host summer volleyball camps

Daemen College volleyball coach Stephanie Albano will host three girls volleyball camps this summer. The camps run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with early drop-off options at no extra cost. All camps include a T-shirt. More...

Karsen Cotton repeats as All-Bee Pitcher of the Year

Karsen Cotton has built quite the reputation among softball circles near and far over the past few years. More...

State semifinalist Depew’s Seelig tabbed All-Bee Coach of the Year

Sometimes, for a coach, the toughest thing to do is to make a strategic or lineup change, even if things aren’t going as well as planned. More...

All-Bee Softball Teams named; selection process explained

The Bee’s sports staff decided to once again honor some of the area’s best softball players with the fifth annual installment of the All-Bee Softball Team. More...

Tonawanda pools to host synchronized swimming events

Synchronized swimming sessions will be held at Town of Tonawanda pools this summer. Girls of all ages, both residents and non-residents, are welcome to register, as long as they are able to swim unassisted. More...

St. Joe’s hires retired NFL player as football coach

(Buffalo, NY—June 15, 2016) St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute announced Wednesday the appointment of Derek Landri, former NFL defensive tackle, as head football coach. More...

Summer sports camps slated

Athletes looking to improve their softball, basketball, soccer, lacrosse or wrestling skills will have the opportunity to do so in Clarence this summer. More...

JAMMERS

- Winners of the recent Kan Jam Tournament at Cardinal O’Hara High School show off their prizes following this year’s annual end-of-the-school-year event. More...

Sports briefs

Current summer baseball players ages 9-14 can extend their seasons through the fall with Team New Era Fall Elite travel teams, which will be holding tryouts at Team New Era’s Depew training facility, 3950 Broadway. More...

Harbor Center to hold state high school alumni championships

High school graduates will have a chance to play for their alma mater at the New York State High School Hockey Alumni Championships, Aug. 6-7, at the rinks at HarborCenter. Players will be able to compete in over-21 and over-35 age divisions. More...

West Seneca 5K slated

The third annual West Seneca Community 5K run/walk is currently accepting registration for the event slated for June 23 at Veterans Memorial Park, located at Legion Parkway at Union Road. More...

Basketball shooting clinic slated for summer

A series of advanced-level basketball shooting technique clinics for perimeter guard players, which will run every Sunday through August — with the exception of July 3 — is currently underway. More...

St. Joe’s to hold summer camps

St. Joe’s Collegiate Institute will hold a series of sports camps this summer, mostly aimed at middle school-aged boys. Aside from hockey, each camp will cost $100. Hockey will cost $175. More...

Maryvale basketball camp slated

Attendees of the upcoming annual Maryvale Basketball Camp will once again have the opportunity to improve their game under the watchful eye of some of the best coaches and players around when it convenes in mid July. More...