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July 26, 2012 RSS feed / Sports

Saxer named first alternate for U.S. Olympic team

Lancaster grad just misses making pole vault team for London games

Mary Saxer had one goal in mind when she competed in the U.S. Olympic Trials in Eugene, Ore. on June 24 — earn a trip to London.  More...

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BLINDED BY THE LIGHTNING — The 11U Lancaster Red Lightning team won the second annual Lancaster Blowout baseball tournament this past weekend at Westwood Park. More...

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TAKING THIRD — The Lancaster Modified B team placed third in the White Division with a victory over Starpoint by a score of 5-1 in the WNYHSCHL Modified Tournament at the Northtown Center durin More...

Niagara University to offer baseball prospect camp

High-school aged baseball players looking to take their game to the next level will have a chance to take the next step in the process right before the start of the new school year.  More...

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TOURNAMENT TRIUMPH — The Lancaster Warriors Girls U11 travel soccer team won the Clarence Classic Soccer Tournament championship during the weekend of July 14-15, going a perfect 4-0 in the tou More...

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SHOOTOUT WINNERS — The Lancaster U12 boys won the Akron Shootout Tournament this past weekend by beating Central Niagara, 15-2. More...

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TALKIN’ BASEBALL — The first annual Lancaster Baseball Camp was held July 9-12 at Westwood Park. There were 85 campers ranging in age from 8-14 years old. More...

Sports briefs

The Western New PGA Tour is starting a new pee wee tour for youths ages 5 to 9. The tour will feature three- to five-hole tournaments and the children must have an adult caddie for them. More...

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DIVISION CHAMPS — East Coast Images took the Middle School Division championship game with a 9-8 victory over Laux Sporting Goods in a close, hard-fought battle in Lancaster-Depew Ponytails sof More...

Gill to leave St. Mary’s for AD job in Florida

Dan Gill helped to grow the St. Mary’s of Lancaster High School athletic department into one of the more complete programs in the Monsignor Martin Association. He spent five years on the transformation at St. More...

Sports briefs

In the Lancaster Ponytail division championship game, Wendy’s Restaurants rallied in the bottom of the sixth inning to score two runs and defeat Watson Bennett Attorney’s, 10-9. More...

McFarland earns national recognition

On July 10, the National Association of Basketball Coaches announced the 2012 NABC Honors Court team, which recognizes junior or senior varsity athletes who have earned a 3.2 cumulative grade point average (or higher) at an NCAA Division I, II, III o More...

Lightning 16U wins Horseheads Summer Blast

The Amherst Lightning 16U team went 5-1 on its way to a championship win at the Horseheads 16U Summer Blast held July 7-8.  The 16U fastpitch softball squad, coached by Scott Roetzer, had a banner weekend in Roetzer’s hometown, including a More...

Whonu enters playoff race in Lancaster kickball

Week six of the Lancaster Recreation Adult co-ed kickball league saw Whonu win its second game in a row, upsetting the Honey Badgers, moving the Nu’s into the playoff race.  Elsewhere, Good Tymes South remains perfect on the year, while a More...

MDS remains unbeaten in Depew softball

The Men’s League standings in the East Conference of Depew Men’s Softball are led by team MDS, who are undefeated and managed by Mark Steinel.  More...

Lancaster CEBA to open the postseason this week

The Lancaster High School CEBA team continued its winning streak last week by defeating the Cheektowaga High School NCAA team by a 10-0 score.  More...

Teams move up and down standings in sand volleyball

It’s becoming quite a race in all three divisions of the Lancaster Parks and Recreation women’s sand volleyball leagues, as each week has a different team in a different spot in the standings. More...

GTS Wilson moves toward division title in A League

Lancaster Rec Softball

Blessed so far by a dry summer, the Lancaster Parks and Recreation softball leagues are in the home stretch. More...