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Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame offers support to local amateur athletes
Fri, May 17th 2013 08:35 am
The Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame, through its amateur sports development fund, is making an $11,000 donation to support the following amateur athletic organizations: Touching Base Softball League of Erie County Inc., Gloria J. Parks Community Center, Amherst Youth Basketball, Mary Queen of Angels School, WNY Sting, Rachel Jager, West Side International Soccer and Depew Lancaster Boys and Girls Club.
2013 NHL Stanley Cup conference semifinals on NBC, NBC Sports Network, CNBC
Tue, May 14th 2013 05:20 pm
NBC Sports Group's presentation of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs continues with the Eastern Conference and Western Conference semifinals.
Nancy Price Run
Mon, May 13th 2013 09:40 am
About 125 runners and walkers came to Youngstown Saturday, May 11, for the 19th annual Nancy Price 5K Race and Walk.
German brown trout and King Salmon at LOC Derby
Sat, May 11th 2013 07:00 am
The picture you see here was taken at Fox BoyZ Marina (the old Petroy Marina) in Youngstown. Fox BoyZ is one of 18 weigh stations spread across the Lake Ontario counties of New York state for the annual spring Lake Ontario Counties Derby (www.LOC.org).
The nicest bunch of people on two wheels
Sat, May 11th 2013 07:00 am
Niagara Freewheelers Bicycle Touring Club has been pedaling across town since 1991 when Virginia and Bill Stewart founded the bike club. Now, more than 20 years later, with more than 300 rides scheduled a year and a member base close to 300, it's obvious on this club's direction.
Buffalo Sabres: Rolston named head coach
Tue, May 7th 2013 08:45 am
Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier today announced that Ron Rolston has been named the head coach of the Sabres, after serving as the club's interim head coach since Feb. 20.
56th season opener at Ransomville Speedway
Sat, May 4th 2013 11:50 am
It was an amazing start to the 56th season opener at Ransomville Speedway. Pistide, 115 cars and a packed grandstand made this season start one for the record books. Suffice to say, Stan Friesen would be proud.
The Hickory Grill to open May 10
Sat, May 4th 2013 07:00 am
Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Club has announced its clubhouse restaurant, The Hickory Grill, will open for the season on Friday, May 10.
Young racer follows in dad's tire tracks
Thu, May 2nd 2013 12:20 pm
This Friday will be better than Christmas for 17-year-old Zach Nash.

The Town of Niagara teenager practically hums with excitement as he talks about his debut race in his own car at Ransomville Speedway.

5th annual 'Run with the Rapids' 5K Race scheduled for May 18
Thu, May 2nd 2013 09:10 am
The fifth annual "Run with the Rapids" 5K Race will be held on Saturday, May 18, in downtown Niagara Falls. This USA Track & Field-sanctioned race will benefit the Downtown Niagara Falls Business Association.
Niagara USA to host national fishing media
Wed, May 1st 2013 12:15 pm
The Niagara Tourism and Convention Corp. helped to land some "big ones" in the outdoor media world. National media will be in town next week for some of the area's stellar spring fishing.
First Paddles Up Niagara '13 meeting held
Fri, Apr 26th 2013 02:25 pm
The next Paddles Up Niagara will promote Grand Island at the eighth annual edition of the signature event of the Niagara River Greenway Commission.
Gallagher plays in Bowman Cup
Fri, Apr 26th 2013 02:20 pm
Ty Gallagher of Grand Island played defense for the Buffalo Senior All-Stars in the 2013 Bowman Cup at First Niagara Center.
CBS online platforms to offer extensive second screen experience for 2013 NFL Draft
Thu, Apr 25th 2013 02:40 pm
CBSSports.com will offer an extensive second screen experience for the 2013 NFL Draft with "Draft Show Live," featuring live programming online and on the CBS Sports mobile app throughout all three days of the event.
Sabres Green Team to plant trees at Martin Luther King Jr. Park
Thu, Apr 25th 2013 02:25 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have announced the Sabres Green Team will join the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy to plant 23 trees at Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Buffalo on Saturday, May 4, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Shotwell in Bowman Cup
Sat, Apr 20th 2013 07:00 am
Goaltender Tyler Shotwell of the Lewiston-Porter Varsity Lancers makes a save on Rochester in the Bowman Cup at First Niagara Center on Monday, April 15.
Pittsburgh-Boston NHL game pushed to Saturday; Buffalo-Pittsburgh game moved to Tuesday
Fri, Apr 19th 2013 06:55 pm
The game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Boston Bruins scheduled for tonight at TD Garden has been postponed, the National Hockey League announced today.
Sabres' 'Fan Appreciation Night' goes digital
Fri, Apr 19th 2013 06:40 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have announced a new component of its popular "Fan Appreciation Night" promotion by offering fans watching from home a chance to win prizes along with fans in attendance at the Sabres-Islanders game on April 26. "Fan Appreciation Night Goes Digital" will enable fans to win one of three premium prizes by watching the game broadcast on MSG.
Alex Friesen Summer Nationals a must-attend
Fri, Apr 19th 2013 02:15 pm
The Alex Friesen Summer Nationals is a highly coveted event within the northeast short track modified fold. Offering some of the biggest paydays for the 358 Modified competitors, the Alex Friesen Summer Nationals is a must-attend event on many calendars.
Run for Boston
Fri, Apr 19th 2013 02:15 pm
To honor the victims of the Boston Marathon tragedy, the Newfane Saturday Running Group will host a 2.6-mile run/walk/bike/roll on Saturday, April 20, starting at 9 a.m.
Buffalo Sabres-Boston Bruins telecast is fourth best-ever for single regular season game on NBC Sports Network
Fri, Apr 19th 2013 12:10 am
NBC Sports Network's "Wednesday Night Rivalry" telecast featuring the Buffalo Sabres against the Boston Bruins resulted in record-setting regular-season viewership.
Peters plays in Bowman Cup
Thu, Apr 18th 2013 03:15 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield hockey player Matt Peters (No. 6) was selected to play for the Buffalo Seniors All-Stars in the 2013 Bowman Cup.
Golf returns to Beaver Island State Park
Thu, Apr 18th 2013 12:15 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation has announced that the golf course at Beaver Island State Park is now open.
Boston Bruins look to clinch playoff spot with win against Buffalo Sabres on NBC Sports Network
Wed, Apr 17th 2013 09:20 am
Zdeno Chara and the Boston Bruins (56 pts.) host Drew Stafford and the Buffalo Sabres (42 pts.) at TD Bank Garden in Boston on NBC Sports Network's "Wednesday Night Rivalry" at 7:30 p.m.
Spring fever with Queen City Roller Girls
Tue, Apr 16th 2013 05:05 pm
Spring fever will burn through the air during Queen City Roller Girls' annual "Hell on Wheels" as the Lake Effect Furies rumble with downstate's Long Island Roller Rebels followed by the Suicidal Saucies taking on the Devil Dollies. The double-header begins at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 20, at the Rainbow Rink in North Tonawanda.
CBS Sports 2013 Masters final-round coverage earns ratings increases 26 percent
Tue, Apr 16th 2013 01:25 pm
CBS Sports' final-round coverage of the 2013 Masters on Sunday, April 14, which saw Australia's Adam Scott win the coveted green jacket after an extra-holes playoff win against Argentina's Angel Cabrera, earned an average household rating/share of 10.2/21, up 26 percent from last year's 8.1/19 in the Nielsen metered markets.
Sabres recall forward Mikhail Grigorenko
Tue, Apr 16th 2013 01:25 pm
Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier has announced that forward Mikhail Grigorenko was recalled from the Quebec Remparts of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.
Dan Hicks to call Notre Dame football on NBC
Tue, Apr 16th 2013 01:25 pm
Dan Hicks, NBC Sports Group's longtime and critically acclaimed golf and Olympic commentator, will join NBC Sports' Notre Dame football coverage this season as its lead play-by-play voice. His first assignment comes this Saturday, April 20, when NBC Sports Network presents Notre Dame football's 84th annual Blue-Gold Game at 1 p.m.
The Masters on CBS Sports is second most watched in 12 years
Tue, Apr 16th 2013 01:20 pm
An estimated 44.3 million viewers (Persons 2+) watched CBS Sports' third- and final-round coverage of the 2013 Masters on Saturday, April 13, and Sunday, April 14, making it the second-largest number of viewers to watch all-or-part* of the network's weekend coverage of the Masters in 12 years.
Boater safety class offered
Mon, Apr 15th 2013 09:05 am
Beaver Island State Park will be offering a safe boating course from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, in the lower level of the Beaver Island Clubhouse. This course is for ages 10 and up and is recommended for recreational boaters and paddlers. This class is required for personal watercraft operators.
Planning underway for Mighty Niagara Half Marathon and Hospice Dash 5K
Mon, Apr 15th 2013 07:00 am
Niagara Hospice reports the highly anticipated Mighty Niagara Half Marathon and Hospice Dash 5K Walk/Run will be held on Saturday, Sept. 21. The half marathon begins with a pre-race concert at Artpark and offers one of the most scenic routes in New York state.
Sabres break ground on HARBORcenter
Sat, Apr 13th 2013 01:20 pm
HARBORcenter Development LLC officially broke ground Saturday on HARBORcenter, a mixed-use hockey and entertainment facility being developed on the Webster Block in downtown Buffalo, directly across Perry Street from First Niagara Center.
Sabres sign defenseman Chad Ruhwedel
Sat, Apr 13th 2013 01:00 pm
Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier has announced the Sabres signed free agent defenseman Chad Ruhwedel (ROO-wee-dell) to a two-year, entry-level contract.
Peep frogs - a sure sign of spring
Sat, Apr 13th 2013 07:00 am
Perhaps you have heard choruses of those fascinating little critters of nature, and you never knew what you were listening to. I didn't when I first heard tiny peepers about 30 years ago.
Niagara Falls Country Club sets open house
Fri, Apr 12th 2013 11:25 pm
The Niagara Falls Country Club, 505 Mountain View Drive in Lewiston, will host an open house on Thursday, May 9, to kick off the spring 2013 season.
Buffalo Sabres statement regarding defenseman Tyler Myers
Fri, Apr 12th 2013 10:20 pm
Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier announced Friday that defenseman Tyler Myers suffered a broken bone in his leg during Thursday's game against the Montreal Canadiens and will miss the remainder of the 2012-13 season.
Mihalich leaves NU for coaching position at Hofstra
Thu, Apr 11th 2013 07:25 pm
Joe Mihalich was announced as the new men's basketball coach at Hofstra University on Long Island. Mihalich had previously served 15 years as the men's basketball coach at Niagara University.
Fishing piers now open
Thu, Apr 11th 2013 12:20 pm
The fishing pier at the base of the New York Power Authority's Robert Moses Niagara Hydroelectric Power Plant in Lewiston opened April 8 for the season. The fish cleaning station will also be available as long as temperatures remain above freezing.
Illusions cheer at nationals
Thu, Apr 11th 2013 12:15 pm
The 2013 Town of Niagara Illusions Cheerleaders went to national competition in Erie, Pa., and took first place in their team category and the national championship award for the recreation division.
State Parks seeking partners at Beaver Island State Park
Thu, Apr 11th 2013 11:55 am
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation has released two separate requests for proposals for food, beverage and catering operations, as well as operation of the golf course and food and beverage, for the golf course at Beaver Island State Park on Grand Island.
 


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