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December 7, 2017 RSS feed / Sports

Lancaster boys’ hockey looking to build on last year’s runner-up finish

The Lancaster boys’ hockey team had one of the best seasons in program history last year. The Legends made it to the Section VI Large School Federation Championship Game before falling to Williamsville North in overtime.  More...

Lancaster wrestling team aiming to keep up success

The Lancaster wrestling team is among the best in Western New York nearly every season, and they’re aiming to be just that this year. More...

CALENDAR

Thursday, December 7 Girls basketball: Lancaster at Frontier 7:00 p.m. Boys bowling: Lancaster vs. Frontier 5:00 p.m. Girls bowling: Lancaster vs. More...

Lancers ready to defend their hoops crown

The St. Mary’s boy’s basketball team is in good shape heading into the 2017-18 season. The Lancers bring back almost all of last season’s Monsignor Martin Class B Championship team. More...

Lancaster trackster impressive in season debut

The Lancaster indoor track teams combined for five first-place finishes Friday at Buffalo State in a Division I contest.  More...

Depew/Cleve Hill wrestling in line for rebuilding season

The merged wrestling team featuring grapplers from Depew and Cleveland Hill was one to reckon with last winter, as the squad finished the 2016-17 campaign ranked in the top 10 in Western New York following efforts that led to three team members advan More...

Lancaster native earns Olympic honor

Lancaster native Adam Page, a member of the U.S. National Paralympic Sled Hockey Team, was honored this week. More...

SCOREBOARD

Depew Boys basketball: Defeated Hornell 65-55; lost to Olean 66-43 Girls basketball: Lost to West Seneca West 40-32   More...

Malicki returns to coach Monsignor Martin girls hockey team

Chris Malicki’s coaching return to the Monsignor Martin Association girls hockey team was unexpected.  More...

Men’s volleyball league begins play

The final division of the Lancaster Parks Recreation Department adult volleyball leagues has hit the courts. The Co-Ed league, which formed in 2004, had its opening night on Nov. More...

Playoffs’ slim hopes could rest on Indy outcome

Bills predictions

The Buffalo Bills are in a familiar position. More...

Sports briefs

Registration is open for the Buffalo Indoor Lacrosse League for boys in grades 1-6, which will be held for eight weeks on Sunday mornings in January and February at Sahlen’s Sports Park, 7070 Seneca St, Elma. More...

Maryvale tops Cleve Hill in Odrobina opener

Girls basketball

A dominant defensive effort in the opening frame of Friday’s Pete Odrobina Memorial Tip-Off Tournament allowed Maryvale’s girls basketball team to set the tone for what would be a one-sided 56-20 conquest of crosstown rival Cleveland Hill More...

Lancers wrestling sees rise in participation

St. Mary’s wrestling has seen an uptick in participation the past few seasons. The team has gone from four members to 10 to 18 this season. Nine of the athletes are returning from last year’s team. More...

St. Mary’s hockey returns to Fed with big goals in mind

St. Mary’s hockey is back in the Federation. The Lancers originally joined in 2010, but could not get enough players for a team in 2015. More...

Daemen soccer staff to offer prospect camp

The Daemen College women’s soccer program will hold the Wildcats Winter Individual Development Camp, a one-day college prospect camp for girls in grades 9-12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. More...

Young LID hockey team aiming for growth

The Lancaster/Iroquois/Depew hockey team will be young once again this year. The team graduated just one senior from last year and has no 12th-graders on this year’s squad. Youth and inexperience were issues for the team last season. More...

Sports Briefs

Eight Lancaster High School students were named Adpro Scholar Athletes for Fall 2017. More...

Fourth annual Daemen tennis carnival set

The fourth annual Daemen Tennis Carnival will be held Saturday, Jan. 27, at Miller Tennis Center, 5959 Sheridan Drive in Williamsville, the indoor home of Daemen’s men’s and women’s tennis teams.  More...

Maryvale grapplers seek further improvement

With just one member of last year’s team that posted its first winning season in over a decade no longer with the squad, it’s no surprise that Maryvale wrestling coach Dale Striker is entering the 2017-18 campaign cautiously optimistic ab More...

RUN LIKE THE WIND

- Friday night at Buffalo State College, first indoor competition of the season, the girls 4x8 relay team of freshman Alyssa Amirato, sophomore Juliana LaBruna, eighth-grader Brooke Dehn and eighth-g More...

St. Mary’s hires Sports Performance Director

John Opfer has been named Sports Performance Director at St. Mary’s High School. Opfer will work with student athletes to improve their on-field performance and promote techniques to prevent injury. More...

Ladies take the court for recreation volleyball

It’s year 49 for the Ladies of Lancaster Recreation Volleyball as they opened their season with the traditional Thanksgiving eve sets Nov. 22. More...

SIGNING DAY

- Lancaster seniors sign their National Letters of Intent to continue their athletic careers into college. From left, first row, Brett Beetow (University of Tampa, lacrosse), Carlo DiRienzo (St. More...