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Falcons support Coaches vs. Cancer
Thu, Feb 10th 2011 05:00 pm
Last Friday's Niagara Frontier League boys basketball game between Niagara-Wheatfield and visiting Grand Island was also a fundraiser for Coaches vs. Cancer, an endeavor championed by Norm Stewart, former head coach of the University of Missouri's men's basketball program and a cancer survivor, and the National Association of Basketball Coaches.
Time To Dance family night
Tue, Feb 8th 2011 03:45 pm
Time to Dance hosts a free "Family Fun Night" on Monday, Feb. 21. The event is open to anyone and everyone, and will be held at the dance studio, 5000 Saunders Settlement Road, bay 3, just past the corner of Military Road.
'About Boating Safely Course' set for Feb. 19
Sat, Feb 5th 2011 03:00 pm
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 3-1 reports that a public education "About Boating Safely Course" will be held Saturday, Feb. 19, at the Lockport Elks Lodge, 6791 N. Canal Road in Lockport. The program runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m.
Spring youth basketball tourney at NU
Sat, Feb 5th 2011 03:00 pm
North American Youth Sports announced this week there are still openings for its annual spring youth basketball tournament, to be held March 25-27 at the Kiernan Center on the Niagara University campus.
Ransomville Speedway: Lowe, Sam, Phillips take wins in Hangover 150
Sat, Feb 5th 2011 01:00 pm
A total of 147 cars filled the pit area at Ransomville Speedway last Saturday afternoon for the 11th annual Hangover 150.
Junior Purple Eagles fundraiser
Fri, Feb 4th 2011 02:00 pm
The Niagara Junior Purple Eagles 12U baseball team will hold an adult fundraiser, Saturday, Feb. 5, from 7 to 11 p.m. at Elks Lodge No. 346, 1805 Factory Outlet Blvd., in Niagara Falls.
Planning continues at Big R
Thu, Feb 3rd 2011 05:30 pm
The Ransomville Speedway office is a buzz of activity as the upcoming season plans continue to be made. Tana Robinson, public relations and marketing director, reports the schedule is nearly complete, while plans for the annual membership meeting and car show also are also in the works.
Snowmobiling approved for Canalway Trail
Thu, Feb 3rd 2011 05:00 pm
New state regulations have cleared the way for snowmobilers to use the Canalway Trail. The activity previously had been prohibited along the 280-mile trail that parallels most of the New York state canal system in upstate New York.
Gibas named NCCC Athlete of the Week
Thu, Feb 3rd 2011 05:00 pm
Wrestler Kyle Gibas has earned the Niagara County Community College Athlete of the Week honors for the week ending Jan. 30.
Blake chosen as Motocross Rider of the Year
Thu, Feb 3rd 2011 05:00 pm
Wheatfield resident Jake Blake has been involved with motocross dirt bike racing for just three years. However, on Jan. 22, the 16-year-old received the Western New York Motocross Association's Rider of the Year award at the group's annual banquet.
'The Doctors' tackle the Super Bowl
Wed, Feb 2nd 2011 12:00 pm
On Friday, Feb. 4, the Emmy Award-winning syndicated series "The Doctors" (check local listings) offers viewers a healthy companion to their Super Bowl experience with New York Yankees Catcher Jorge Posada and ESPN analyst/former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Merril Hoge.
CBS, 'Hawaii 5-0' score big with AFC Championship football game
Mon, Jan 24th 2011 03:40 pm
CBS's post AFC championship game special broadcast of "Hawaii Five-0" delivers series highs in viewers and key demos.
'Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials 2011' airs Friday, Feb. 4
Mon, Jan 24th 2011 10:00 am
"Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials 2011," an interactive countdown special where viewers will be able to vote live for their top pick, hosted by Jim Nantz, lead play-by-play announcer of "The NFL on CBS," and co-host Lara Spencer, host of "The Insider," will be broadcast Friday, Feb. 4 (9 p.m., ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
Buffalo Sabres Alumni help support Miracle League of Grand Island & WNY
Fri, Jan 21st 2011 04:00 pm
The Miracle League of Grand Island & WNY would like to thank Larry and Jayne Playfair for giving us the opportunity to sell the 50/50 raffle tickets at the World Junior Games at HSBC Arena on Dec. 26 and 31.
Lewiston Police on patrol at World Juniors
Sat, Jan 15th 2011 12:00 pm
HSBC Arena in Buffalo and Niagara University's Dwyer Ice Arena took center stage for hockey fans from Dec. 26 through Jan. 5 for the holding of the 2011 IBHF U20 World Juniors Hockey Championships.
Free throw competition set for Jan. 15
Fri, Jan 7th 2011 02:25 pm
The gymnasium at St. Stephen School is reserved for the local/Council 4752 championship, the first level of the Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship, on Saturday, Jan. 15.
GI hockey alumni to face off
Fri, Jan 7th 2011 02:00 pm
The third annual Grand Island High School Hockey Alumni event will take place Saturday, Jan. 22, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Hyde Park Ice Pavilion in Niagara Falls.
Apply for sports funding
Thu, Jan 6th 2011 10:35 am
The Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame is seeking applications for its Amateur Sports Development Fund.
Graffiti Invitational returns to Niagara Falls
Thu, Jan 6th 2011 10:00 am
The largest gymnastics competition in Western New York this year, the Graffiti Invitational, will again take place at the Conference Center Niagara Falls.
Sign up for baseball
Thu, Jan 6th 2011 10:00 am
North Tonawanda American Babe Ruth Baseball will hold registration for the 2011 season for both league and travel players ages 4 to 18 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturdays, Jan. 29, Feb. 12 and Feb. 26 in the North Tonawanda High School Alumni Student Activity Center Lobby, 405 Meadow Drive, North Tonawanda.
Aloha, football fans: 'Hawaii Five-0' scores post-AFC Championship slot
Tue, Jan 4th 2011 01:00 pm
CBS announced today that it would broadcast an original episode of "Hawaii Five-0," the season's No. 1 new series, immediately following one of the biggest events in sports — the AFC Championship game, Sunday, Jan. 23, on the CBS Television Network. "The NFL on CBS's" coverage of the AFC Championship game will begin at 6:30 p.m.
Youngstown Rec youth basketball
Fri, Dec 31st 2010 10:00 am
The Youngstown Recreation Department reports its basketball league gets under way on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011. Games will be played at the Red Brick School village center in Youngstown. The league is open for boys and girls grades second through eighth.
Lewiston Dance Center students active in community
Fri, Dec 31st 2010 10:00 am
Members of the Lewiston Dance Center were busy over the holidays, taking part in the Village of Lewiston Christmas tree lighting - where students danced outdoors in the falling snow - and performing at the Niagara Falls Fireman's Fund Telethon.
3-on-3 basketball tournament for boys
Fri, Dec 24th 2010 01:00 pm
The Village of Lewiston Recreation Department is sponsoring a youth 3-on-3 basketball program on Monday, Jan. 17, 2011, starting at 9 a.m. at the Lewiston Red Brick Municipal Building gym, North Fourth and Onondaga streets.
Junior Hockey Championships on NHL Network
Thu, Dec 23rd 2010 01:00 pm
Time Warner Cable announced this week that the NHL Network will televise select games from the 2011 IBHF U20 World Junior Hockey Championships, which start this weekend in Buffalo. Included are all of Team USA's games and the medal round.
Buffalo Stars hosts junior B showcase
Thu, Dec 23rd 2010 01:00 pm
The period between Christmas and Jan. 5, 2011, will see a major event in the Buffalo metro area as the Queen City gets set to host the World Junior Games. The best junior-aged players in the world will converge on Western New York over the 10-day period for national bragging rights.
Wrestling from the past
Thu, Dec 23rd 2010 12:00 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield and Newfane high schools have been selected as the varsity wrestling "Teams of the 1990s" in their respective divisions by the "Teams of the Decades" committee.
Gleason's girls do well at Brockport
Thu, Dec 23rd 2010 11:00 am
Gleason's Gymnastics' Niagara Frontier Level Five Team recently participated in its first meet of the season, the Candy Cane Classic Meet at Brockport College. The team took fourth place.
Lewiston Dance performers busy over the holidays
Sat, Dec 18th 2010 01:00 pm
Students from the Lewiston Dance Center have been very busy this holiday season. The studio is involved in a number of community activities with its newly established Dance Performance Group.
Vikings hockey opens Fed play with 4-1 loss
Fri, Dec 17th 2010 12:40 pm
Grand Island's entry into Section VI Federation hockey began with a 4-1 loss to Amherst Saturday at the Northtown Center in Amherst.
Christmas show, auction benefit dance team
Thu, Dec 16th 2010 09:00 am
Time to Dance studio's annual Christmas show and basket auction will be held Saturday, Dec. 18, at the Niagara Falls High School Performing Arts Center, 4455 Porter Road, Niagara Falls.
Newcomer to cross country pushes forward
Thu, Dec 9th 2010 02:50 pm
Look out Niagara-Wheatfield rivals: There's a fast one coming up this year.
NCCC unveils 'Tripp' the Thunderwolf
Thu, Dec 9th 2010 02:00 pm
"Tripp" the Thunderwolf was introduced to the Niagara County Community College community Dec. 1, becoming the latest addition to the world of Western New York sports mascots.
NU Recreation Department hosts 'Winter Wonderland Youth Camp' Dec. 27-31
Tue, Dec 7th 2010 05:45 pm
Niagara University's recreation department is now accepting registrations for its "Winter Wonderland Youth Camp," which will be held Dec. 27-31 at the university's Kiernan Center. Geared toward children ages 6-12, campers will have the opportunity to spend the final week of 2010 participating in a number of exciting activities, including swimming, arts and crafts, games, and several winter-related activities.
Ransomville Speedway: Planning under way for 2011 racing season
Wed, Dec 1st 2010 12:00 pm
The Ransomville Speedway 2010 season is history, but the office out at the Big R is already a buzz of activity as plans begin to take shape for the 2011 season.
 


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