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March 15, 2017 RSS feed / Sports

Familiar faces dot First Team lineup

All-Bee Girls Hockey

There are a few things the six First Team all-stars on the 2016-17 All-Bee Girls Hockey Team have in common, but one of the bigger things is the fact that many of them were First Team selections last season, which just goes to show how talented the t More...

All-Bee Girls Hockey Teams named; selection process explained

Being selected for an All-Bee Team is an honor that the recipients are proud to receive, not just because it looks good, but also because opposing coaches see how valuable a player each recipient is to his or her team — which is why The Bee has More...

Historic NT boys basketball season comes to a finish in regional round

North Tonawanda coach Ryan Mountain and star guard Trevor Book walked into Buffalo State College together Tuesday. Both were mentally preparing for the biggest game of their respective careers: the Class A crossover game against Amherst. More...

Lady Hawks hoopsters fall in state playoffs

The Cardinal O’Hara girls basketball team faced long odds Friday and fought valiantly anyway. More...

Cardinal O’Hara graduate named to All-Conference basketball team

Daemen College women’s basketball players Sarah Saba (Lancaster) and Leah Mc- Donell (North Tonawanda, Cardinal O’Hara) have been named to the East Coast Conference 2016-17 all-conference team. More...

Kenmore athletes earn academic honor

A total of 12 Ken-Ton School District varsity teams competing in the winter season qualified for the New York State Public High School Athletics Association Scholar Athlete Team Award. More...

Bowman Cup showcase slated for March 22

Roster nominations sought

The annual Scotty Bowman Showcase for some of the area’s top high school upperclassmen and Junior-level players will take off for the 13th year beginning at 5 p.m. More...

Kenmore West hoopsters inspire future Lady Blue Devils

For nearly two decades, the Kenmore West High School girls varsity basketball team under the leadership of coach Jeff Martin has been inspiring future Blue Devils by paying a very special visit to the elementary school many attended themselves: Hoove More...

Arsenal registration set

The Aurora Arsenal Soccer Club is currently holding registration for its upcoming 2017 house league season. Children ages 5-18, regardless of residency or experience level, are eligible to play in the coed recreational soccer league. More...

Williamsville’s Hopkins selected as 2016-17 Coach of the Year

Hockey has been a way of life for Williamsville girls coach Rick Hopkins for as long as he can remember, going all the way back to when he played for his father, Dick, for eight years.  More...

Mings, league’s best scorer, tabbed Player of the Year

It’s only appropriate that Julia Mings played for the combined Clarence/Amherst/Sweet Home girls hockey team — affectionately known as “CASH” — because when it came to scoring goals during this season, the 2016-17 All-Be More...

Sports Brief

The Niagara Team from Gleason’s School of Gymnastics Xcel Team took first place in the Jacquie Hirsch Memorial Meet in Getzville on Jan. 20.  More...

Sports briefs

The Elma Meadows women’s golf club is currently seeking new members for the upcoming golf season. Club members, who can choose either 9- or 18-hole options, will play on Thursdays at Elma Meadows starting in May. More...

Sports briefs

The Niagara Junior Thunderwolves baseball program is looking for players at all age groups for the 2017 season. Anyone interested in joining the Wolf Pack should contact program director Jeff Ziemecki at jziemecki@pitchnhit events.com or 908-2361. More...

UNDEFEATED

— The 2016-17 Park Pioneer seventh-, eighth-grade boys basketball team beat Nativity of Orchard Park, 49-35, March 4 to win the Diocesan Tournament, completing a 16-0 season. More...

Eight Kenmore West students sign letters of intent

Eight Kenmore West High School student athletes were honored on March 8 during a signing ceremony in the high school library after committing to play at the collegiate level in five different sports.  More...

Registration underway for ’17 Junior PGA season

The Western New York PGA Junior Golf Tour is gearing up for another successful season this summer by holding membership and tournament registration drives, both of which are already underway.  Membership information can be obtained by visiting w More...

Amateur Sports Development Fund accepting applications

The Board of Directors of the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame is accepting applications for funding from its Amateur Sports Development Fund. The deadline to submit an application for funding is May 1. More...