Vannelli crowned Lancaster/Depew’s Female Athlete of Year

If your high school softball team reaches the state semifinal for the third time in seven years, more likely than not that team has quite a bit of talent. In the Depew Lady Wildcats’ case, they boast of talent in spades, especially at catcher position, where soon-to-be-junior Mia Vannelli is not only the reigning All-Bee Softball Player of the Year, […]

Publish scores in The Bee

Anyone wishing to have their team’s sports results published in The Bee, whether it is a house, travel, town, recreational or other team, can submit articles in a variety of ways. A generic electronic form that can be used for any sport can be filled out online at This is the preferred method for sending reports to The Bee. […]

Mazur named to Endicott’s dean’s list

A total of 326 club and varsity student-athletes have been named to Endicott College’s dean’s list for the 2022 spring semester. All 21 Endicott varsity programs and seven club programs are represented in the list. Highlighting the list of dean’s list honorees were 51 student-athletes who achieved a 4.0 GPA for the semester, including Lancaster graduate Zach Mazur, a member […]

Tee Off for Teens golf tourney planned

The 10th Tee Off for Teens Golf Tournament, to benefit Plymouth Crossroads, will take place Monday, Aug. 15, at Diamond Hawk Golf Course, 255 Sonwil Drive, Cheektowaga. The 18-hole, four-person scramble-style tournament will have a noon shotgun start. Individual entrants can take part for $140, while full foursomes can compete at a cost of $560. Those registration costs include the […]

Amherst Fire Council seeks foursomes for golf tourney

The Amherst Fire Council is looking for a few foursomes to fill out its open golf tournament. The event will be held on Sunday, Aug. 28 at Rothland Golf Course, 12089 Clarence Center Road, Akron. Registration is slated for 7 a.m. with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. The cost is $125 per golfer. The registration fee includes a round […]

Empress Lacrosse to offer summer travel tryouts, fall ball

Empress Lacrosse is offering a number of opportunities for players to improve their game. Registration is open at www.empress for Empress Lacrosse’s 2023 summer travel teams and fall ball. Tryouts for the 2023 summer travel teams will be held on Saturday, August 27 and Sunday, Aug. 28 at Sahlen’s Flash Field, 6831 Seneca St., EIma. The following tryouts will […]

WNY Softball Hall to induct 44th class

The Western New York Softball Hall of Fame has plans for its 44th class induction ceremony in the works. The Class of 2022, comprised of a mix of 18 players, coaches and umpires, will be inducted into the hall during a ceremony set to begin at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Lake Erie Italian Club, 3200 South Park […]

Lancaster-Orchard Park AA title game named Contest of Year

Any time a playoff game between two teams goes into overtime or extra stanzas of play, the intensity on the playing field reaches its peak. That’s why the Lancaster/ Depew Bee has named the Section VI Class AA softball title game between the Lancaster Lady Legends and the Orchard Park Lady Quakers its Game of the Year. Given its length […]

Special teams miscues aid South’s victory over North

– All-Star Lions Classic –

The first Friday night installment of the Kensington Lions All-Star High School Football Classic had many memorable moments, including a few on special teams that decided the outcome of the game. An opportunistic South all-stars team took advantage of two turnovers on punt returns by the North all-stars in its 28-7 victory in the 46th annual game, held this year […]

Buffalo set to compete in BCANY Summer Hoops Festival

From Aug. 5-7 in Johnson City, New York, Buffalo will compete in the annual BCANY Summer Hoops Festival, a boys and girls basketball tournament made up of the best high school-age players from New York state. To explain more about the festival, we at the Bee caught up with the coach of the girls’ squad – Niagara County Community College […]

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