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NWAA Wildcats win 145 lbs. division
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 03:55 pm
The Niagara Wheatfield Amateur Athletics Wildcats football team won the 145-pound division with a 7-0 record. This is the Wildcats' second consecutive undefeated season.
Harlem Wizards pay a visit, play staff in Niagara-Wheatfield
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 03:45 pm
Elementary school-age children in the Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District recently enjoyed the basketball magic of David Paul, or "DP" as his teammates call him, of the Harlem Wizards.
New York State Watercraft Inspection Steward Program Handbook now available to start new programs, standardize training
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 02:50 pm
New York Sea Grant Extension and the Cornell University Cooperative Extension Invasive Species Program have published a New York State Watercraft Inspection Steward Program Handbook.
Is your boat protected for winter?
Sat, Oct 11th 2014 07:00 am
Fall is an important time for boat owners to knock out some annual maintenance on their boats before they put them away for winter months. Allstate wants New York boat owners to know it's also a great time for an insurance coverage check-up with an agent to ensure they are maintaining appropriate coverage during the off-season.
Buffalo Sabres game-worn third jerseys up for auction
Sat, Oct 11th 2014 07:00 am
The Buffalo Sabres are holding an online auction of set three of the team's game-worn third jerseys from the 2013-14 season.
Terry Harvey honored at N-W
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 11:15 am
The Niagara Wheatfield Football Families Association presented the family of former Falcon Terry Harvey and Niagara-Wheatfield High School with framed jerseys Saturday, Sept. 27, during the rededication of the school's football field.
Brian Gionta named Buffalo Sabres captain
Tue, Oct 7th 2014 03:55 pm
Buffalo Sabres head coach Ted Nolan today announced he named forward Brian Gionta team captain. Nolan also announced he has selected defenseman Josh Gorges and forward Matt Moulson as the team's alternate captains.
Original Pizza Logs coming to First Niagara Center
Mon, Oct 6th 2014 11:15 am
The Buffalo Sabres and Finger Food Products Inc. have announced a partnership that will bring Original Pizza Logs to First Niagara Center for Sabres games in the 2014-15 season.
Buffalo Sabres announce 'Kids Day'
Sat, Oct 4th 2014 07:00 am
The Buffalo Sabres have announced the team will offer special ticket pricing for "Kids Day," sponsored by Perry's Ice Cream, for the team's game at 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13, against the Anaheim Ducks.
First-ever Friday night game draws record crowd
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 03:55 pm
A crowd estimated at more than 2,000 celebrated the rededication Friday of the new Gene Masters Field at Grand Island High School.
Sports Hall of Fame adds 11
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 03:50 pm
The Niagara Falls Sports Hall of Fame voted in 11 new inductees that comprise the class of 2014 at a recent board of directors meeting.
'Ultimate Sabres Fan Experience,' ticket auction programs return for 2014-15 season
Thu, Oct 2nd 2014 06:30 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced they will once again offer the "Ultimate Sabres Fan Experience" and ticket auction programs for the 2014-15 season.
Buffalo Sabres: Mike Weber, Matt Moulson team up to provide tickets to military personnel
Thu, Oct 2nd 2014 06:20 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have announced defenseman Mike Weber will donate Sabres tickets to soldiers this season as part of the "Tickets for Troops" program, and Matt Moulson will work with the Wounded Warrior Project to provide a pair of seats to every game.
53 Sabres games available on Bell TV this season
Mon, Sep 29th 2014 04:50 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced 53 games would be carried on Bell TV in Southern Ontario in the 2014-15 season.
Sabres assign 11 to Rochester; return 2 to junior clubs
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 08:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have assigned 11 players to the Rochester Americans (AHL) and have returned two players to their respective junior clubs. The Sabres' training camp roster is now at 38 players: 21 forwards, 12 defensemen and five goaltenders.
Grass Drags at Shawnee
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 03:10 pm
The Shawnee Sno-Chiefs Snowmobile Club's 16th annual Snowmobile Grass Drags/ATV Races/Vintage Snowmobile Show and Swap Meet will be on Sunday, Sept. 28.
Harlem Wizards coming to N-W
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:50 pm
The Harlem Wizards are coming to Niagara-Wheatfield High School at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 6.
HARBORCENTER, Canalside announce fall festival
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:10 am
HARBORCENTER President John R. Koelmel and Global Spectrum's Ryan Coate, general manager of Canalside, have announced plans for the inaugural HARBORCENTER Fall Festival @ Canalside, Saturday, Oct. 11, through Monday, Oct. 13. The three-day festival provides family-friendly fun, with many free events for children.
2014-15 duck blind drawings in state parks
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:05 am
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation has announced its annual duck blind drawings for the parks including Fort Niagara, Wilson Tuscarora and Golden Hill will be held at the Fort Niagara State Park maintenance building at 6:30 p.m. sharp Oct. 15, 22, 29; Nov. 5, 12, 19, 26; Dec. 23, 30; and Jan. 7
Next three Sabres preseason games to be televised
Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:00 am
The Buffalo Sabres have announced the team's next three preseason games will be televised on MSG in the Buffalo, Rochester and Syracuse markets
Buffalo Sabres: Traffic reminders for First Niagara Center
Tue, Sep 23rd 2014 12:50 pm
In anticipation of the first home preseason games of the 2014-15 season, the Buffalo Sabres are reminding fans about the limited traffic patterns surrounding First Niagara Center due to the construction of HARBORCENTER.
Hospice Run overtakes Center Street in Lewiston
Mon, Sep 22nd 2014 04:10 pm
More than 2,000 Mighty Niagara Half Marathon and Hospice 5K Dash/Walk participants hit the pavement in Lewiston on Saturday, creating quite a view from Artpark all the way to Porter on the Lake, where finishers vied for cash prizes and trophies.
Buffalo Sabres: 'Blue & Gold Carpet' event returns Sept. 26
Mon, Sep 22nd 2014 04:10 pm
The Buffalo Sabres will roll out the "Blue & Gold Carpet" before the team's preseason game this Friday against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Fans will be able to see their favorite Sabres arrive at First Niagara Center and walk down the special blue and gold carpet before they hit the ice for the 7 p.m. game.
Mighty Niagara winners
Mon, Sep 22nd 2014 11:50 am
Former Youngstown resident Matthew Glynn was the overall winner with a time of 1.17.06. The first female runner, Mindie Sawtelle, of Indiana, Pennsylvania, was fourth overall with a time of 1.21.10.
Sabres season ticketholders can donate CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game tickets to nonprofits
Mon, Sep 22nd 2014 11:40 am
The Buffalo Sabres have announced plans that will allow season-ticketholders to donate their tickets for the 2014 CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game to local not-for-profit organizations.
A.G. Schneiderman issues consumer alert on ticket scams ahead of Derek Jeter's final games
Mon, Sep 22nd 2014 11:40 am
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today issued tips to help consumers avoid potential scams ahead of Derek Jeter's final Major League Baseball games.
Mighty Niagara Half Marathon returns Saturday
Fri, Sep 19th 2014 08:45 pm
Organizers of the Mighty Niagara Half Marathon and Hospice Dash 5K to benefit Niagara Hospice are expecting one of the largest turnouts yet when the event kicks off at 9:15 a.m. Saturday at Artpark.
MSG to air Sabres-Capitals Sept. 21
Fri, Sep 19th 2014 08:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team's preseason game against the Washington Capitals on Sunday will air on MSG in the Buffalo, Rochester and Syracuse markets.
Buffalo Bills: Pegulas take next step in acquisition
Wed, Sep 17th 2014 03:20 pm
The NFL's finance committee voted Wednesday to approve the sale of the Buffalo Bills to Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula and his wife, and Kim.

WGRZ reported the $1.4 billion sale must be approved by a majority of NFL owners. They can vote accordingly when they meet Oct. 8 in New York.

Hunters encouraged to apply early for deer management permits
Mon, Sep 15th 2014 04:35 pm
The Department of Environmental Conservation reminds hunters to apply for deer management permits this week, ahead of the Oct. 1 deadline.
Mark Daul: Sounds of the house cricket
Sat, Sep 13th 2014 08:55 am
I have an interest in all things crickets. Ridiculous? Yes.

I had already formed a different story for the Sentinel in my head on Monday of this week, and it was (is) a good one. But, I poked my head outside the back door and all I could hear was the serenade of crickets.

Buffalo Sabres: 2014 training camp opens Sept. 18
Thu, Sep 11th 2014 06:20 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team will open its training camp Thursday, Sept. 18, when veteran players are expected to report for testing and physicals. Beginning Friday, Sept. 19, the team's practice sessions at First Niagara Center will be open to the public.
Pegulas to purchase Bills
Tue, Sep 9th 2014 03:05 pm
Buffalo Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula are set to become the next owners of the Buffalo Bills.
UB sports law expert Nellie Drew discusses her love of teaching, law and the Buffalo Bills
Mon, Sep 8th 2014 02:10 pm
University at Buffalo Law School adjunct professor Nellie Drew is the utility player of sports law.
'The Fred Jackson Show' returns for third season on WBBZ-TV
Fri, Sep 5th 2014 07:55 pm
Bob Koshinski, vice president and general manager of WBBZ-TV, welcomes Fred Jackson back to television Monday, Sept. 8, at 7 p.m. for season three of "The Fred Jackson Show.
Townsend aces field to win Grand Island Fun Center golf tourney
Fri, Sep 5th 2014 04:15 pm
Kevin Townsend of North Tonawanda won the second annual Grand Island Fun Center Golf Tournament Aug. 24, taking home the $250 first prize.
Grier, Olczyk to serve as head coaches at CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game in Buffalo
Wed, Sep 3rd 2014 10:15 pm
Mike Grier, who played 15 years in the NHL, including two stints with the Buffalo Sabres, and Eddie Olczyk, the current lead analyst for the NHL on NBC/NBC Sports Network who played 16 years in the NHL and is a member of the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame, will serve as head coaches for the third annual CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game Sept. 25 in Buffalo.
NBC Sports Group surrounds week 1 of 2014 NFL season with 'NFL Kickoff 2014,' 'Sunday Night Football'
Fri, Aug 29th 2014 04:25 pm
In a season that will see NBC broadcast Super Bowl XLIX Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, NBC Sports Group surrounds the 2014 NFL season with robust multiplatform coverage across its portfolio of assets.
NWAA Wildcats win Lew-Port tourney
Fri, Aug 29th 2014 07:00 am
The Niagara Wheatfield Athletic Association Wildcats celebrated a win over the Wilson Jr. Lakeman, 17-0, at the annual Lew-Port Classic Tournament held Sunday, Aug. 24.
NU, Bonnies hoops contest this November
Thu, Aug 28th 2014 09:50 pm
The Niagara University men's basketball team will play the St. Bonaventure Bonnies at the First Niagara Center in downtown Buffalo Saturday, Nov. 29, as part of the "Big 4 Classic" doubleheader with the University at Buffalo Bulls and Canisius Golden Griffins.