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May 24, 2012 RSS feed / Sports

Depew beats Tonawanda to advance to semifinals

Things went relatively smooth for the Depew Lady Wildcats in their playoff opener against Tonawanda on Tuesday.  More...

Romano, Belote qualify for state championship

Depew’s Andrew Romano has been eyeing a Section VI championship ever since winning the title as an eighth grader in 2008. More...

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SIGNED OFF — Lancaster basketball star Samantha Wozniak signed a letter of intent to play at Daemen College this upcoming school year. More...

WNY Sting 10U places second at OP tourney

The 10U WNY Sting earned a hard-fought second place finish in the silver division of the Orchard Park Little League Softball Tournament held May 18-19.  The first-year team battled back in an exciting championship game versus the New Era Diamond More...

New season begins for eight teams

Depew Rec Softball

Mother Nature co-operated this year, allowing the men’s season to start off on the right foot.   MDS 9, VFW Post 7  More...

Sports briefs

Matt Militello, a 2008 Lancaster High School graduate, was honored with the McGrath Award during graduation last weekend at Hilbert College. More...

Rec softball league opens 51st season of play

Lancaster Rec Softball

The 51st season of Lancaster Parks and Recreation softball opened up last week under great conditions. This year features 33 teams in men’s classic, men’s 37 and over, and co-ed leagues. More...

Lancaster ready to face defending champions

Friday will be the big day for the Lancaster Lady Redskins softball team as they will open play in the quarterfinals of the Section VI Class AA playoffs as the No. 4 seed. More...

Lancaster schedules Awards Program

The Lancaster High School Athletic Department and the Lancaster Redskin Booster Club will hold their annual Awards Program for all seniors and spring athletes at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, at the Auditorium at Lancaster High School. More...

Painters and Allied Trade rally back in wild affair

Lancaster-Depew Ponytails

A high-flying affair saw Painters and Allied Trade rally in the fourth inning to come from behind and beat Laux Sporting Goods, 15-10, on Saturday in Lancaster-Depew Ponytails action. More...

Track stars named Lancaster Athletes of Week

A trio of track stars have been named the Block L Athletes of the Week for May 14-21.  Jordan Kihl, a senior, is currently ranked No. 2 in Western New York in the shot put. More...

Lady Lancers softball goes out early in MMA playoffs

For the second straight year, the season ended uncharacteristically early for the St. More...

Depew clears big hurdle in playoff win over Medina

The Depew Wildcats found themselves in basically the same exact position to begin the playoffs this season as they were in one year ago.  More...

St. Mary’s falls short against MMA’s top seed in semis

The St. Mary’s Lady Lancers gave everything they had against the best team in the Monsignor Martin Association on Tuesday, but in the end, it was not enough.  More...

Lancaster’s Thill sets state mark at Girls Track Classic

Track and Field

Lancaster hosted the 29th annual Western New York Girls Track Classic last weekend, giving spectators quite an exciting display of speed, power and skill.  Junior Jen Thill vaulted 12 feet, 1 inch, topping her own 12-foot vault the previous Tues More...