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June 16, 2016 RSS feed / Sports

Section champ Lancaster prominent on First Team

2016 All-Bee girls lacrosse

After another season of dominance on the field, Lancaster dominated voting for the All-Bee girls lacrosse team. More...

HOLDING POSITION

West Seneca West freshman Anna Rybczynski tries to hold her position during the girls 1,500 race Saturday at the New York State Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Cicero-North Syracuse High School. More...

Veteran leaders split Coach of the Year honor

Julie Buccieri and Janet Battaglia have been around the metaphorical block.  Both have more than a decade of experience coaching girls lacrosse programs in Western New York, Buccieri at Lancaster and Battaglia at Amherst. More...

East’s Farszmil ties for fifth in high jump

West Seneca East junior Dominick Farszmil tied for fifth in Division I and placed 11th overall in the boys high jump in 6 feet, 2 inches at the New York State Outdoor Track and Field Championships Saturday at Cicero North Syracuse High School.  More...

Shul named All-Bee Boys’ Player of the Year

There’s not just one thing that makes Ron Shul stand out.  The Orchard Park senior takes faceoffs, scores in bunches and plays solid defense from the midfielder position. More...

Vonsik Memorial golf outing set

Proceeds benefit West’s ‘Underdog’ scholarships

West Seneca West Varsity “W” Club advisor Joe Cantafio never personally met Skip Vonsik, but he’s told Vonsik’s story so many times that you’d practically think the two were best friends growing up.  More...

West Seneca 5K slated

The third annual West Seneca Community 5K run/walk is currently accepting registration for the event slated for June 23 at Veterans Memorial Park, located at Legion Parkway at Union Road.  More...

Wallenwein’s Dudas ends Meridian MIT’s win streak

Glory Days Softball

The Wallenwein’s Dudas ended the Meridian IT MIT’s modest four-game win streak in Glory Days Softball by edging them, 8-7, in 50+ Division action.  The MITs were led by Paul Young, who went 3-for-4 and two doubles.  Kevin Mann a More...

Junior Sabres to hold golf tourney

The Buffalo Jr. Sabres Youth Hockey Organization will host its third annual golf tournament on Monday, July 25, at Lancaster Country Club. More...

Lampman tabbed ‘Big Guy’ Scholarship winner

West Seneca West senior Adam Lampman was recently announced as the 2015-16 school year’s recipient of the annual Skip Vonsik Memorial “Big Guy” Scholarship.  Lampman played four years of football, wrestling and baseball at West 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 fifth annual installment.  More...

Orlando finishes career as All-Bee Girls’ Player of the Year

Of all Anna Orlando’s accomplishments, one stands out among the rest: she has been a part of five Class A title teams at Lancaster High School.  The 2016 All-Bee Player of the Year for girls lacrosse was able to learn from some of the best More...

Six schools represented on First Team lineup

2016 All-Bee boys lacrosse

The 2016 All-Bee boys lacrosse first team isn’t dominated by any program in particular. Players from six high schools are represented, and only Class A champion Orchard Park has more than one player on the team.  More...

All-Bee Co-Coaches of the Year Mazur, Presutti led programs to surprising success

Dave Mazur and Rick Presutti have quite a bit in common. They’re both in their third year at their current positions. They both inherited programs that didn’t have much of a history of success. More...

Cross-country camp slated for July

The All-Western New York Cross-Country Camp, a competitive running camp, will be held from 8:15 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. July 20, 22, 25, 27 and 29. The cost is $120 for an individual. More...

HarborCenter to host 3-on-3 hockey tourneys

After a successful debut last summer, the HarborCenter will once again be holding 3-on-3 hockey tournaments in July and August.  More...

True Buffalo Apparel posts first shutout

Senior Wood Bat League

The 50+ Senior Wood Bat Softball League resumed play at Cheektowaga Town Park Saturday with two very different game results.  The True Buffalo Apparel team posted the first shutout in league history while the Sparks pounded out a double-digit v More...

Hilbert College to host summer hoops camps

The Hilbert College boys and girls basketball teams will be holding summer camps.  The boys week of camp will be held June 26-30 and July 10-14. The girls camp runs July 17-21.  More...

Sports briefs

The East Aurora Lacrosse Association is currently seeking players of all skill levels ages 18 and up to take part in a newly-created men’s box lacrosse league this summer.  More...