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Shawnee Sno-Chiefs named National Snowmobile Club of the Year
Sat, Jun 29th 2013 07:00 am
The Shawnee Sno-Chiefs Snowmobile Club in Niagara County was honored by the American Council of Snowmobile Associations as the Snowmobile Club of the Year at the 2013 International Snowmobile Congress in Green Bay on June 8.
Niagara Catholic hosts run-walk
Sat, Jun 29th 2013 07:00 am
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School, as part of its Alumni Weekend for St. Mary's, Bishop Duffy, Madonna and N.C. high schools, will host its second annual 5K run/1.5K walk on Saturday, July 20, beginning at 10 a.m.
Mother nature claims third of season at Ransomville Speedway
Fri, Jun 28th 2013 05:45 pm
Mother Nature once again played the spoiler all over the northeast today, including at Ransomville Speedway. All night rains on Thursday gave way to gloomy but dry conditions through the early part of today, giving hope to all. Unfortunately, the rains returned at 3 p.m. forcing officials to pull the plug on tonight's program.
Town of Lewiston Recreation announces summer programs
Fri, Jun 28th 2013 05:20 pm
This summer, Kiwanis Park in the Village of Lewiston and Sanborn Park in Sanborn will both offer a number of activities to area children through the Town of Lewiston Recreation Department.
Grand Island Vikings: Head, Simpson honored at Niagara Frontier League Banquet
Fri, Jun 28th 2013 04:10 pm
Two coaches at Grand Island High School were among those honored at the 76th annual Niagara Frontier League banquet held at the Tonawanda Castle.
Sabres re-sign defenseman Mike Weber
Fri, Jun 28th 2013 08:10 am
Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier announced late Thursday the team signed defenseman Mike Weber to a multi-year contract extension.
MSG to replay best Sabres games of 2012-13
Thu, Jun 27th 2013 12:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres and MSG Networks have announced plans to air a series of the best games of the Sabres' 2012-13 season. MSG will replay nine Sabres telecasts from the 2012-13 season in a two-hour, condensed format beginning on July 1 and running through Aug. 26.
Patrick Kane, MVP of 2013 Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks, to visit 'Late Show with David Letterman' Wednesday
Wed, Jun 26th 2013 11:55 am
Patrick Kane, MVP of the 2013 Stanley Cup champions the Chicago Blackhawks, talks about his team's exciting six-game NHL championship victory over the Boston Bruins when he visits the "Late Show with David Letterman" Wednesday, June 26 (11:35 p.m.), on CBS.
NBC Sports Group presents live and primetime coverage of 100th Tour de France
Wed, Jun 26th 2013 09:50 am
NBC Sports Group, the exclusive rights holder of Tour de France coverage in the U.S., will present live and primetime coverage of each stage of the 100th Tour de France, the world's most prestigious and grueling cycling race, on NBC, NBC Sports Network, NBC Sports Tour de France Live and NBC Sports Tour de France Live mobile apps.
NBC Sports Group names John Strong lead voice for MLS
Tue, Jun 25th 2013 08:30 am
NBC Sports Group has named John Strong, formerly the lead voice for MLS' Portland Timbers, as the lead play-by-play voice for its Major League Soccer telecasts, beginning in July.
29th annual Niagara Pioneer International Soccer Tournament kicks off next weekend
Sat, Jun 22nd 2013 07:00 am
On Saturday, June 29, and Sunday, June 30, the Niagara Pioneer Soccer League will host the Northern Customs Services' 29th annual Niagara Pioneer International Soccer Tournament.
Mark Daul: Kingfishers and cliff swallows don't get along
Sat, Jun 22nd 2013 07:00 am
It's no secret that I live along the south shore of Lake Ontario, just 300 to 400 feet from the western edge of Four Mile Creek State Park.
June 29-30 are free fishing days in New York
Sat, Jun 22nd 2013 07:00 am
As part of Gov. Cuomo's NY's Open for Hunting and Fishing initiative, New York residents and visitors may fish for free without a fishing license in any of the state's 7,500 lakes and ponds or 50,000 miles of rivers and streams during the weekend of June 29-30, state Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens said.
ChrisFit Fest to offer free fitness classes at Academy Park
Fri, Jun 21st 2013 04:55 pm
ChrisFit Personal Training & Wellness Center, along with Sparkle! Marketing and Events, will host the first ChrisFit Fest at Academy Park in Lewiston. The festival will feature free fitness classes, as well as health and wellness speakers and healthy food vendors.
River Region Chamber Golf Classic approaches
Fri, Jun 21st 2013 04:40 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce will present the River Region Chamber Golf Classic on Monday, June 24, at Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Course.
Sabres sign Enroth to two-year extension
Fri, Jun 21st 2013 09:25 am
Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier announced Thursday the team signed goaltender Jhonas Enroth to a two-year contract extension.
Sixth annual Buffalo Sabres Golf Tournament slated for Sept. 13
Fri, Jun 21st 2013 09:15 am
The Buffalo Sabres have announced the sixth annual Buffalo Sabres Golf Tournament will take place on Friday, Sept. 13, at Wanakah Country Club in Hamburg. Registration for the tournament will begin at 9:30 a.m. with an 11:30 a.m. shotgun start.
Rookie scrimmage, outdoor concert highlight 'Sabres Summer Fan Fest'
Tue, Jun 18th 2013 12:40 pm
The Buffalo Sabres, in partnership with Buffalo Place, today announced plans to host "Sabres Summer Fan Fest," a day of hockey-themed entertainment on Buffalo's waterfront to cap the team's weeklong rookie development camp on Friday, July 12.
2013 U.S. Open golf champion Justin Rose to present 'Top Ten List' on CBS's 'Late Show with David Letterman'
Mon, Jun 17th 2013 10:15 pm
2013 U.S. Open golf champion Justin Rose will present the Top Ten List on the "Late Show with David Letterman," Tuesday, June 18 (11:35 p.m.), on the CBS Television Network.
Sabres hire Craig Kanalley for social media post
Mon, Jun 17th 2013 10:15 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced that Craig Kanalley has joined the organization to oversee the team's social media platforms in the position of social media manager. Kanalley comes to the Sabres after working as a senior editor for The Huffington Post since 2011.
ChrisFit Fest debuts in Lewiston
Mon, Jun 17th 2013 07:00 am
ChrisFit Health & Wellness will host its first "ChrisFit Fest" from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., on Sunday, June 23. The fitness festival will feature a 5K and kids run, and offer an opportunity to access a range of free information on fitness and nutrition. It will take place at Academy Park in the Village of Lewiston.
Mark Daul: This Father's Day, take a dad fishing
Sat, Jun 15th 2013 07:00 am
The picture you see here is of my third oldest son Joe, showing off one of his 3-pound walleye caught at Chautauqua Lake last week.
Wheatfield Nitro softball team does well at Fort Niagara
Thu, Jun 13th 2013 01:40 pm
The Wheatfield Nitro 10U girls travel softball team came off a very strong weekend at the battle in the recent Fort Niagara Tournament.
Community Missions golfs 'fore' a cause
Wed, Jun 12th 2013 02:50 pm
Community Missions of Niagara Frontier will hold its annual "Par Fore a Mission Golf Classic" on Monday, July 8, at the Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Course in Lewiston.
Harry Neale honored with Foster Hewitt Memorial Award
Tue, Jun 11th 2013 01:40 pm
Harry Neale, Buffalo Sabres broadcaster and longtime hockey analyst, has been selected to receive the Foster Hewitt Memorial Award, the most prestigious award given to hockey broadcasters. He will be formally recognized by the Hockey Hall of Fame in a ceremony this fall.
More than 40 million minutes of Stanley Cup Playoffs live streamed on NBC Sports Live Extra
Tue, Jun 11th 2013 01:30 pm
More than 40 million minutes of the Stanley Cup Playoffs have been live streamed on NBC Sports Live Extra - the NBC Sports Group's live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, and tablets - according to Adobe Site Catalyst.
Mother Nature claims June 7 events at Ransomville Speedway
Mon, Jun 10th 2013 11:10 pm
Despite persistent efforts to wait out Mother Nature, it was not to be, as the management of Ransomville Speedway was forced to cancel the racing program on Friday. Heavy rains on Thursday followed by a constant morning drizzle resulted in saturated grounds at the Western New York half-mile.
More than 5,500 take part in Susan G. Komen Western New York Race for the Cure
Mon, Jun 10th 2013 02:50 pm
The scene around Delaware Park was a sea of pink Saturday as more than 5,500 participated in this year's Susan G. Komen Western New York Race for the Cure. Teams of runners and walkers raised more than $430,000 to date in the fight against breast cancer, with more donations expected as additional fundraising continues.
Kick off summer with 'Fitness in the Parks'
Mon, Jun 10th 2013 02:50 pm
YMCA Buffalo Niagara is pleased to once again team up with Independent Health to offer "Fitness in the Parks." This free community exercise program allows participants to enjoy the Buffalo weather without having to skip a workout.
Porter summer rec program to begin July 1
Mon, Jun 10th 2013 07:00 am
The Town of Porter has announced that its summer recreation program will get underway on Monday, July 1, and continue to Thursday, Aug. 8. The program will operate Monday through Friday between the hours of 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. at W.H. Stevenson Elementary School in Ransomville and is open to children entering first grade and continuing to grade 10.
Special Olympics NY invites Western New York to cheer on athletes at 2013 State Summer Games at UB
Fri, Jun 7th 2013 10:25 pm
Special Olympics New York invites Western New Yorkers of all ages to come out to the University at Buffalo June 14 and 15 to cheer on the 1,800 athletes and coaches from the region and across the state competing in the annual State Summer Games.
John Koelmel hired as president of HARBORcenter
Thu, Jun 6th 2013 04:15 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have announced the hiring of John Koelmel as president of HARBORcenter, the mixed-use hockey and entertainment facility currently under construction on the Webster Block in downtown Buffalo.
13 Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame inductees announced
Thu, Jun 6th 2013 04:00 pm
The Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame has introduced its 13-member class of 2013. This is the 23rd class to be inducted into the Hall of Fame since its inception in 1991. Total membership now stands at 267.
'Homerun for Hospice' raises more than $2,000 for Niagara Hospice
Tue, Jun 4th 2013 12:05 pm
Amid drenching rain and unseasonably cold temperatures, baseball teams from Depew, Lewiston-Porter, Starpoint and Wilson followed through on their commitment and played in the "Homerun for Hospice" tournament. The event raised an impressive $2,137.80 for Niagara Hospice.
2013 American Diabetes Association Tour de Cure Buffalo has $394,000 goal
Mon, Jun 3rd 2013 06:25 pm
More than 800 riders have registered for this Saturday's 22nd annual American Diabetes Association Tour de Cure Buffalo. Organizers hope to raise at least $394,000.
Cabela's announces plans for Cheektowaga store
Mon, Jun 3rd 2013 06:25 pm
Cabela's Inc., the "World's Foremost Outfitter" of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, announced today plans to bring the Cabela's retail experience to customers in Cheektowaga.
Niagara River Region Chamber to host fourth golf classic June 24
Sat, Jun 1st 2013 11:10 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce will present the River Region Chamber Golf Classic on Monday, June 24, at Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Course.
Mark Daul: Water witches around Lewiston and Porter areas
Sat, Jun 1st 2013 07:00 am
OK, you don't need an imagination here; what I am going to tell you I believe is true.
Buffalo Sabres sign forward Colin Jacobs
Fri, May 31st 2013 09:00 am
Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier announced late Thursday that the Sabres signed forward Colin Jacobs to a three-year, entry-level contract.
2013 NHL Stanley Cup Conference Finals on NBC and NBC Sports Network to feature past four Stanley Cup champions
Thu, May 30th 2013 05:10 pm
NBC Sports Group's presentation of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs continues with the Eastern and Western Conference Finals featuring the Pittsburgh Penguins (No. 1 seed and 2009 Stanley Cup Champions) vs. the Boston Bruins (No. 4 seed and 2011 Stanley Cup Champions), and the Chicago Blackhawks (No. 1 seed and 2010 Stanley Cup Champions) vs. the Los Angeles Kings (No. 5 seed and 2012 Stanley Cup Champions).