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Junior Bicycle Racing returns to Western New York
Tue, Feb 28th 2012 07:00 am
The Buffalo Bicycling Club, one of Western New York's premier bicycle racing clubs, is proud to announce the launch of its Junior Development Team. The goal of this program is to introduce boys and girls, ages 14-18, to the sport of bicycle racing in the hopes of establishing a lifelong passion for the sport and to help promote healthy lifestyles.
North Tonawanda Federation Hockey Booster Club fundraiser
Mon, Feb 27th 2012 05:50 pm
The North Tonawanda Federation Varsity Hockey team is holding its annual theme tray basket raffle on Saturday, March 10, at Gratwick Firehall, 110 Ward Road, North Tonawanda. This event runs from 2 to 5 p.m., with the drawing of the raffle numbers starting at 4 p.m.
Lower Niagara Steelhead contest results
Sat, Feb 25th 2012 07:00 am
Even though the weather was pretty decent compared to other years, there were 88 hearty contestants in the 28th annual Lower Niagara River Anglers Steelhead Contest held on Feb. 18. The contest is held yearly in honor of Roger Tobey, who was a hard-working volunteer in fisheries management.
Winning continues for Lew-Port JV Lancer icers
Sat, Feb 25th 2012 07:00 am
The magical season just keeps rolling along for the Lewiston-Porter junior varsity club hockey Lancers.
Lewiston Recreation Department March activities
Fri, Feb 24th 2012 07:45 pm
The Village of Lewiston Recreation Department announces the following programs and activities for the month of March. All will take place at the Village of Lewiston Red Brick Municipal building, 145 N. Fourth St.
Vikings lose at the buzzer to Hamburg, 52-51
Fri, Feb 24th 2012 03:25 pm
Grand Island's boys basketball season ended with a heartbreaking basket at the buzzer Wednesday night.
Teams collect money for American Cancer Society
Thu, Feb 23rd 2012 07:00 am
The Niagara-Wheatfield junior varsity and varsity girls basketball players were big winners off the court, raising more than $1,000 for the American Cancer Society.
Annual Daytona party in Ransomville
Thu, Feb 23rd 2012 07:00 am
The Ransomville Volunteer Fire Co. will hold its 15th Daytona 500 Party on Sunday, Feb. 26, at the firehall, 2525 Youngstown-Lockport Road, Ransomville.
State Parks needs lifeguards
Tue, Feb 21st 2012 03:10 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation has announced four lifeguard exams scheduled in the Niagara Region for the 2012 season.
Discover Clean & Safe Boating sailboat at 2012 Buffalo Boat Show
Tue, Feb 21st 2012 07:00 am
The Discover Clean & Safe Boating educational vessel for 2012 is a sailboat. The 17-foot Sun Cat - equipped with all the gear required and recommended for legal, safe and environmentally friendly boating in New York waters - will be at the Buffalo Boat Show Feb. 22-26. The event, organized by the Marine Trades Association of Western New York, is held at the Buffalo Bills Healthy Zone Fieldhouse in Orchard Park.
Registration under way for annual Presti Karate Kid's-Only Karate Tournament
Mon, Feb 20th 2012 03:45 pm
Presti Karate Centers is now accepting registrations for its annual Kid's-Only Karate Tournament, to be held on Saturday, March 24, at Niagara Catholic High School, 520 66th St.
Lancer wrestlers win class and section team titles; two advance to states
Mon, Feb 20th 2012 11:45 am
The Lewiston-Porter varsity wrestling team successfully defended its 2011 Section VI and Class B tournament championships. The Lancers have two wrestlers traveling to Albany for the New York State Wrestling Championships.
JDRF'S 'Cheer For the Cure' springs into the Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls
Mon, Feb 20th 2012 07:00 am
Get your megaphones ready as Cheer For the Cure, a U.S. Cheerleading final qualifying competition to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, springs into the Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls, Saturday, Feb. 25, through Sunday, Feb. 26.
MSG Media and Time Warner Cable reach tentative agreement
Fri, Feb 17th 2012 08:25 pm
MSG Media is pleased to have reached a tentative agreement with Time Warner Cable for carriage of our networks - MSG, MSG+ and Fuse, effective immediately.
VFW donates to Red Brick Bench Press Championship 9
Fri, Feb 17th 2012 03:30 pm
VFW Post 7487 recently presented Dennis Brochey of Dennis Brochey's Automotive with a check for $1,000.
Lewiston Dance Ensemble performs around region
Fri, Feb 17th 2012 03:20 pm
The Lewiston Dance Center's competition/performance team, the Lewiston Dance Ensemble, has recently toured the county.
Race for Camp Kenan
Fri, Feb 17th 2012 03:20 pm
The Greater Lockport Family YMCA and YMCA Camp Kenan once again is racing to benefit the YMCA Camp Kenan Camper Scholarship Fund.
Self-defense seminar with president of U.S. Martial Arts Hall of Fame
Tue, Feb 14th 2012 09:00 am
The president of The United States Martial Arts Hall of Fame and chief instructor of The International Krav Maga Association will visit Wheatfield to give a one-time seminar in the art of krav maga.
Ransomville Speedway: Third time's the charm
Sat, Feb 11th 2012 07:00 pm
A total of 118 cars entered the 12th annual Hangover 150. Presented by Investor's Services, this year's event went off some six weeks after the first scheduled date of Jan. 1 thanks to a lack of winter weather. That was not the case on Saturday, as winter arrived with a vengeance - and 3 inches of fresh snow blanketed the grounds prior to the first green flag.
Senn inks letter of intent to Kent State
Sat, Feb 11th 2012 01:30 pm
Stephanie Senn signed on to play goalkeeper for the Kent State University women's soccer team next year, but if the Golden Flash need someone to play one of the other 10 positions, the Grand Island High School senior is ready.
Jelks basket gives GI 2nd straight win
Sat, Feb 11th 2012 01:25 pm
A left-handed shot in the lane from Jordan Jelks gave the Grand Island boys basketball team its first Niagara Frontier League win Friday.
First place at Skaneateles Figure Skating Invitational
Fri, Feb 10th 2012 04:45 pm
For the second year in a row, the Niagara University Skating Club was awarded the club trophy for first place at the Skaneateles Figure Skating Invitational competition
YMCA receives Oishei Foundation grant
Thu, Feb 9th 2012 07:00 am
YMCA Buffalo Niagara has announced it will receive $300,000 from The John R. Oishei Foundation. This funding will help fund capital improvements at three of YMCA Buffalo Niagara's urban branches, which include the Niagara Falls Family YMCA, as well as Erie County's Delaware and Ellicott-Masten YMCAs.
They did it again
Thu, Feb 9th 2012 07:00 am
The Niagara-Wheatfield boys' swimming and diving team recently posted its second consecutive undefeated season and won the Niagara Frontier League title.
NWAA announces travel soccer and new complex
Thu, Feb 9th 2012 05:30 am
Niagara Wheatfield Amateur Athletics in a combined effort with the Niagara Wheatfield Athletics Alumni have announced the development of a new sports complex.
Edward Town student competes in Empire Games
Thu, Feb 9th 2012 05:25 am
The Empire State Winter Games, a multiple day sporting event, took place Feb. 2-5 in Lake Placid.
'Pink in the Rink' at NU
Thu, Feb 2nd 2012 07:05 am
The Niagara University women's hockey team is holding its annual "Pink the Rink" game on Friday, Feb. 3, when they host Mercyhurst University at 7 p.m.

All four of the women's hockey teams in the College Hockey America conference are taking part in the sixth annual "Skate for the Cure" fundraiser. The program was started to help raise awareness and funds toward the fight against breast cancer. In an effort to "pink" Dwyer Arena, the hockey team will wear custom-made pink jerseys and encourage everyone in attendance to join them by also wearing pink.

Cobra North Wrestling Academy at NCCC
Tue, Jan 31st 2012 05:20 pm
This spring, there will be two wrestling clubs grinding on the college mats at Niagara County Community College. The Cobra North Wrestling Academy (affiliated with Cobra Wrestling Academy of Depew) will accept seventh through 12th grade wrestlers who are looking to improve their technique and toughness throughout the spring.
Hangover 150: Third time's the charm. Right?
Sun, Jan 29th 2012 01:55 pm
They say the third times the charm - Ransomville Speedway management certainly hopes so, as the Hangover 150 "Take Two" has now become the Hangover 150 "Take Three." The soaking rains Thursday night into Friday morning left the parking lot completely saturated, forcing co-promoters Jamie and Joel Friesen to postpone Saturday's event for the second time this year.
Winter steelheading the lower Niagara -- the steelhead contest
Fri, Jan 27th 2012 06:05 pm
Throughout the winter around here you regularly see boats on trailers coming on and off the Moses Parkway, and up and down Center Street heading for the Lewiston Landing.
Banker breaks all-time scoring record at GIHS
Fri, Jan 27th 2012 05:20 pm
Kallie Banker became Grand Island High School's all-time leading scorer in basketball during a win at Niagara Falls on Jan. 19.
N-W offers event with Sabre Hall of Famer Simonick
Thu, Jan 26th 2012 08:15 am
Niagara-Wheatfield's Community Education program is offering a night with Buffalo Sabres Hall of Famer Robert "Rip" Simonick.
Harlem Globetrotters coming to Buffalo
Thu, Jan 26th 2012 08:00 am
Seven-foot, eight-inch Paul "Tiny" Sturgess, the world's tallest basketball player, joins reality TV star Flight Time Lang to lead the Harlem Globetrotters into Alumni Arena in Buffalo on Friday, Feb. 3.
Tim Kennedy makes South Buffalo community proud
Tue, Jan 24th 2012 01:45 pm
If anybody knows the South Buffalo community it is a tight-nit group.
Banker coaches 300th win in beating of Ken-East
Mon, Jan 23rd 2012 04:00 pm
Grand Island basketball player Kallie Banker is on the verge of setting a GIHS record for scoring.
Residents report more bobcat sightings ... maybe Canadian lynx?
Mon, Jan 23rd 2012 03:35 pm
From the time I wrote the bobcat article until now, a lot of people have come up to me and said, "Gee, I think I've seen one of those things, too."

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