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June 15, 2017 RSS feed / Sports

Lancaster goalie Ben Mazur named Boys Player of the Year

Playing as a lacrosse goalie can be tough, but Lancaster junior goalie Ben Mazur makes it look easy.  That is because Mazur spends countless hours honing his skills, whether it’s watching film, training in the weight room or meeting up wit More...

WSE, Lancaster, Amherst fill First Team

All-Bee Girls Lacrosse

West Seneca East, Lancaster and Amherst are among the top Section VI girls lacrosse teams in Western New York, and the girls’ lacrosse coaches who voted in the Bee coverage area agreed.  West Seneca East, section runner-up in Class C, had More...

Bauda tabbed All-Bee Girls Coach of the Year

West Seneca East has become a premier girls lacrosse program in Western New York, but it has taken a group effort from players and coaches, said head coach Jeff Bauda, the 2017 All-Bee Girls Lacrosse Coach of the Year.  More...

Depew softball falls in state title game

The most successful Depew softball season in program history came to an end Saturday with a 1-0 loss to Solvay High School in the Class B State Championship Game. More...

St. Mary’s baseball falls in Georgetown Cup Final

St. Mary’s was close enough to taste its first Georgetown Cup title since 1980. The Lancers were up 1-0 on St. Joe’s going into the sixth inning of the third and deciding game Thursday. More...

Lancaster shines in field events at state track meet

Senior Paul Kemsley was so dominant in the boys discus at the New York State Outdoor Track and Field Championships last weekend that anyone of his measure throws (five) would have taken first place. More...

CHAMPS

- The Niagara Frontier Volleyball 15U Navy team defeated the Asics Kentucky-Indiana Volleyball Academy 25-22, 14-25, 15-13 to win the silver bracket of the 2017 JVA Summerfest volleyball tournament i More...

New Era Fall Elite baseball travel tryouts scheduled

Current summer baseball players ages 9-17 can extend their season through the fall with Team New Era Fall Elite Travel Teams. More...

Contenders emerge in LRD softball

As it looks like summer is here to stay, the adult softball leagues of the Lancaster Parks and Recreation department are heating up as well. More...

CHAMPIONS

— The Western New York Storm 16U Softball team recently won the Lancaster Coca Cola Classic Tournament held at Walden Ponds in Lancaster. More...

BONA BOUND

- Joe Dombrowski (center) signed his National Letter of Intent to continue his baseball career at St. Bonaventure University next year. More...

Sports Brief

Hot Shots Girls Lacrosse Day Camp will run for its 20th year July 17-20 at Amherst High School’s athletic fields. The cost for the full-day camp is $250, and the cost for the half-day camp for grades pre-k through 3 is $125. More...

Mazur, Kasprzyk share All-Bee Girls Player of the Year honor

Maddie Mazur and Allison Kasprzyk are two of the most talented girls’ lacrosse players in Section VI, and that has not gone unnoticed by the coaches in the Bee coverage area.  Mazur, a freshman midfielder at Lancaster, and Kasprzyk, a seni More...

Section champ Orchard Park dominates First Team

All-Bee Boys Lacrosse

Orchard Park once again cemented its status as one of the top boys lacrosse teams in Western New York when it beat Lancaster 15-13 to win its sixth consecutive Section VI Class A championship. More...

All-Bee Boys, Girls lacrosse teams named; selection process explained

Given the success of last spring’s All-Bee Boys and Girls lacrosse teams, The Bee’s sports staff decided to once again honor some of the area’s best players with the sixth annual installment.  More...

Mazur repeats as Boys Coach of the Year

Dave Mazur coached Lancaster to a 16-2 record and a second straight appearance in the Section VI Class A final, but there was a time before the season started when the 2017 All-Bee Boys Lacrosse Coach of the Year wasn’t sure he was going to be More...

Sports briefs

The Just Show Up softball skills camp for all girls in grades kindergarten through eighth grade will be held from 9 a.m. More...

Lancaster baseball falls in AA semis

It seems the 2017 iteration of the Lancaster baseball team had no trouble with any team, except Williamsville North. More...

Tombstone Saloon continues to dominate in Glory Days softball

50+ Division  The Tombstone Saloon beat the Senior MOGs (Mostly Old Guys) 15-1. The Tombstone offense was led by Pete Yuhas, Ron Westfall, Tom Tighe and John Hulslander, who had three hits each. More...

St. Mary Elementary tracksters compete in Diocesan Meet

About 40 students from St. Mary's Elementary School in Lancaster participated in the 2017 Annual Diocesan Track Meet. More...

LEGENDARY PERFORMANCE

- The Lancaster Legends 14u Baseball team went 5-0 in winning the 2017 Lake Effect Baseball Tournament in Orchard Park this past weekend. More...

STATE CHAMP

- Senior Samantha Spinella won the small school division of the long jump on Friday at the New York State Outdoor Track and Field Championships. More...

Depew resident earns All-Catholic honor for Mount Mercy softball

Four softball players and two lacrosse players from Mount Mercy Academy were named to their sports’ All-Catholic squads. More...

LEAP OF FAITH

- St. Mary's Kathryn Vogl eyes where she wants to land in the pit during the triple jump at the New York State Federation Track Meet at Union Endicott High School. More...