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Depew boys hoops, Larry Jones hangs up whistle


Larry Jones, the longtime head coach of Depew boys basketball team, will hang up his whistle after more than three decades coaching at Depew. Jones began his coaching career at Depew in 1992. By 2003, Jones had assumed his role as the head coach of Depew’s varsity boys basketball team, a position he has held onto dearly until present day. […]

Lancaster boys hockey team hits their stride


The Legends are currently on a four-game winning streak over the course of the past two weeks. Lancaster faced off against Grand Island on Feb. 7 at the Northtown Center. A scoreless first period had the two schools in a closely contested battle. Lancaster’s penalty kill was put to the test at the end of the first period, but ultimately […]

Depew girls hoops defeat East Aurora, 60-50


The Depew girls basketball team closed out their regular season with a win versus East Aurora. The Wildcats defeated East Aurora, 60-50, on Wednesday, Feb. 14. The Wildcats made a statement during the first quarter when they pulled out to an eight-point lead, 13-5. EA was able to rally during the second. By the halftime break, Depew maintained an eight-point […]

Lancaster girls hoops are primed up for postseason


The Lancaster girls basketball team wrapped up their regular season with a pair of games versus Lewiston-Porter and Hamburg. The first matchup versus Lew-Port was played on Saturday, Feb. 10 in a neutral setting hosted by Niagara County Community College. The Lady Legends started off with a hot hand, and they were able to pull ahead to a narrow one-point […]

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Depew boys basketball player Jaiden Torres takes the open jump shot.

Lancaster boys hoops head to AAA Championship game


The Lancaster Legends boys basketball team tipped off against the Frontier Falcons on Tuesday, Feb. 13, at Lancaster High School, where the Legends barely clipped the Falcons, 50-47. Lancaster was led by Channing Francis, who piled up 17 points and corralled nine rebounds. Jordan Alexander added 14 points and created three turnovers on the defensive side of the court. This […]

Lancers girls hockey capture Monsignor Martin title


St. Mary’s of Lancaster girls ice hockey team capped off the 2023-2024 season by defeating Monsignor Martin, 3-2, in a double overtime thriller at the Buffalo State University Ice Arena to be crowned as the Catholic schools’ champions. Lady Lancers’ junior forward Alanah Pagano scored the game-winning goal by positioning herself well and then burying a loose puck from the […]

SH/ NT/ Depew boys hockey riding learning curve


There was plenty of uncertainty surrounding the Sweet Home/Depew/North Tonawanda boys ice hockey program headed into this season. “The team overall has struggled in recent seasons, so the coaching staff’s goal was to revive and build up the program moving forward,” said Josh Montalbo, who’s in his first year as the head coach of the group. Montalbo was hired over […]

Sky’s the limit for Legends indoor track


Lancaster’s indoor boys and girls track teams are standing out across Western New York competition.The Lady Legends 4x200m relay team, composed of Lucy Snuszka, Addison Grimm, Addison Blendowski and Taylor Snyder is currently ranked as the top female 4x200m relay throughout WNY. “Another strong suit to the girls side is the race-walking event,” said Lancaster girls indoor track coach Rich […]

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Depew’s forward Olivia Leazott dribbles past Morgan Popp of Sweet Home.


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