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January 17, 2018 RSS feed / Sports

Book becomes fifth NT player to reach 1,000 points

Sports Reporter

Ryan Mountain tried to keep it a secret. The North Tonawanda coach didn’t tell his team that its top scorer was nearing 1,000 career points. More...

Third-quarter rally not enough as Lady ’Jack cagers defeated

North Tonawanda’s girls basketball team displayed a never-give-up attitude that powered the Lady Lumberjacks to a 13-8 run over the course of the third quarter, but that still wasn’t enough to prevent Lew-Port from ultimately persevering More...

Lady Bulldogs put stop to losing streak

Kenmore East put a stop to a three-game losing streak Tuesday with a 65-37 league win over Niagara Falls. The team opened the game with a big first quarter, jumping out to a 15-0 lead and never looking back.  More...

Monsignor Martin girls hockey finishes 2-0-1 in last three games

Playing three games in three days is a tall task for any team, but the Monsignor Martin Association girls hockey team was up to the challenge last week.  More...

Blue Devils hoops growing and improving

The Kenmore West basketball team is making progress. The team lost almost all of its contributors from last year’s roster, which was the co-NFL regular-season champion. More...

St. Joe’s wrestling tops rival Canisius in 48-28 victory

The St. Joe’s wrestling team used the energy of a large home crowd to come away with a 48-28 win over rival Canisius, the 12th victory in a row in the series between the two teams.   More...

Sports Brief

The Kenmore East Athletic Hall of Fame Selection Committee is accepting nominations for the Induction Class of 2018.  Individuals may be nominated in three categories; athlete, coach/administrator and honorary. More...

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS CALENDAR

Wednesday, January 17Girls basketball: Mount St. Mary at Sweet Home 6:30 p.m.; NorthTonawanda vs. Niagara Catholic 7 p.m.Boys swimming: St. Joe’s vs. St. Francis 6 p.m. More...

St. Joe’s hockey drops one game, ties another

It was not a banner week for St. Joe’s hockey. The Marauders lost one game and tied another in a difficult stretch against fellow Monsignor Martin teams.  More...

Lady Hawks take on difficult non-league schedule

The Cardinal O’Hara girls basketball program has long played the area’s most difficult non-league schedule. Long weekend trips to play some of the best teams from New York and elsewhere are not uncommon for the Lady Hawks.  More...

Kenmore swimmers defeat Grand Island

The Kenmore combined swimming and diving team came away with a 58-43 victory over Grand Island Tuesday to move to 3-4 on the season.  Brandon Garcia started things off for the team with a first-place finish in the 200 freestyle in a time of 2:03 More...

Tonawanda’s Szortyka takes runner-up at Spartan Invite

Nick Szortyka had a strong performance at Monday’s Spartan Wrestling Invitational at Williamsville North.  The Tonawanda sophomore went 3-1 and took runner up at 99 pounds.  More...

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCOREBOARD

Kenmore East Boys basketball: Defeated Oracle Charter 71-60 Girls basketball: Defeated Niagara Falls 65-37; lost to East Aurora 54-35 Kenmore West More...

Sports briefs

The Bee now has a Twitter account dedicated solely to sports, @BeeSportsLive, where followers can catch up on stories they may have missed, see live tweeting from games where the reporters are in attendance and more. More...

Gymnasts fare well in pair of meets

The Gymnastics Unlimited boys recently competed in the Goldstar meet in Niagara Falls, with a number of team competitors faring well.  More...

North American Youth Sports to hold annual spring tourney

North American Youth Sports will hold its annual spring youth basketball tournament at the Gloria J. Community Center and the Salvation Army Buffalo, from March 17 to 18. The entry fee is $225 and guarantees each team a minimum of four games. More...

CHAMPIONS

— The West Seneca Warriors 14U travel baseball team doubled up the Sarasota Vipers, 12-6, in the championship game of the recently-held Mickey’s 2017 New Year’s Classic in Florida. More...