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Niagara-Wheatfield: Strong late-season run ends in finals for Falcons
Thu, Mar 7th 2013 03:00 pm
After knocking off two higher seeded teams in the Section VI Class AA girls basketball tournament, Niagara-Wheatfield went down to defeat to top-seeded Jamestown 97-63 in the tournament championship game Tuesday.
Hibbert & Scott complete sweep of AMSOIL Championship Snocross at Seneca Allegany Casino
Mon, Feb 25th 2013 05:00 pm
Western New York's snowmobile-friendly atmosphere lent itself to an even larger crowd on Saturday for the Seneca Allegany Air Force Snocross round of AMSOIL Championship Snocross, presented by Traxxas and hosted by Seneca Allegany Casino.
Hibbert & Scott win inaugural AMSOIL Championship Snocross at Seneca Allegany Casino
Mon, Feb 25th 2013 04:55 pm
With thousands of fans pouring out of the packed grandstands and lining the hill adjacent to the AMSOIL Championship Snocross track at Seneca Allegany Casino, the stage was set for a couple powerful Pro class main events at the inaugural running of the Seneca Allegany Air Force Snocross.
Niagara Junior Purple Eagles Squirt Select team earns second place
Sat, Feb 23rd 2013 11:00 am
The Niagara Junior Purple Eagles Squirt Select team earned the runner-up spot in its division in the Jamestown Mid-Winter Classic Tournament last weekend.
Weightlifters are champs for military families
Fri, Feb 22nd 2013 03:15 pm
The 10th annual USPA Red Brick Bench Press Championship drew 135 weightlifters to Buffalo's Connecticut Street Armory last Saturday, Feb. 16, to raise funds for the Friends and Family of Western New York Military.
Ice fishermen: Relax, don't push your luck
Sat, Jan 19th 2013 07:00 am
OK, let me tell you a little story.

Ice fishing is a great sport, fun, and a real challenge sometimes.

Niagara Falls Country Club: Building on success
Sat, Dec 22nd 2012 07:00 am
It may be the off-season for area golfers, but that doesn't mean the folks at the Niagara Falls Country Club have been quiet.
Dynamo team cap off season with silver medal at Bauer Classic Tournament
Sat, Dec 15th 2012 09:40 pm
The Dynamo Harrow Hockey Team capped off an exciting spring season by taking the silver metal in St. Catherines.
Zarbo brothers make return
Fri, Nov 16th 2012 11:25 pm
Saturday, Nov. 3, the Clarkson University Golden Knights played the Canisius College Golden Griffins at Buffalo State College Sports Arena.
A fascinating animal found in Niagara County
Sat, Nov 10th 2012 03:45 pm
Did you ever hear of an animal that can pay for its own yearly maintenance, like veterinarians fees, room and board, and be a great pet at the same time?
Grand Island loses close match in Section VI finals to Hamburg
Sat, Nov 10th 2012 08:00 am
Only five points separated Grand Island and Hamburg in Tuesday's Section VI Class A girls volleyball finals, but the Bulldogs were able to turn the slim margin into a 3-1 victory.
Vikings offense shut down in playoff loss
Fri, Nov 2nd 2012 10:00 pm
Grand Island shut down the usually high-powered Sweet Home offense Saturday, but it was the Panthers' defense that won them a trip to Ralph Wilson Stadium for the Section VI Football Federation Class A championship.
NWAA Tomcats and Grand Island Junior Vikings to face off at NYFL Super Bowl
Thu, Nov 1st 2012 07:00 am
The Niagara Wheatfield Amateur Athletics Tomcats advanced to the 120-pound division Super Bowl by shutting out the Lew-Port Chargers 29-0 on Saturday, Oct. 27, continuing their undefeated record for their eighth win of the season.
A love affair with a fishing boat
Sat, Oct 27th 2012 07:00 am
Boats are money pits. No doubt about that. The bigger the boat, the bigger the pit to throw money into, but they sure do bring a lot of fun and pleasure for singles and families. You can fall in love with boats and boating, quicker than you can say "Happiness."
Fish report: Fall perch are in at Wilson Harbor, finally!
Sat, Oct 20th 2012 07:00 am
Richard Fortier and Tim Badeneyck, both of Niagara Falls, found the fall perch running in Wilson Harbor off the north dock at the Tuscarora State Park launch ramp.
Beyoncé to perform Feb. 3 during Pepsi Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show on CBS
Fri, Oct 19th 2012 08:35 pm
Beyoncé will perform in the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show on CBS at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013.
Town of Lewiston sets sight on multimillion-dollar recreational and senior center
Fri, Oct 19th 2012 08:00 pm
A Town of Lewiston committee formed to look into the practicality of building a multimillion-dollar recreational and senior center has identified the Lewiston-Porter school campus as an ideal site.
Grand Island suffers first loss, 22-16 to McKinley
Fri, Oct 19th 2012 07:30 pm
Grand Island dropped its first football game of the season with a 22-16 loss to McKinley Saturday at Riverside High School.
Making a splash as volunteers
Thu, Oct 18th 2012 07:05 pm
About 30 members of the Niagara-Wheatfield girls swimming and diving team volunteered their time the morning of Sept. 22 to assist in the Hospice Dash 5K Race and the Mighty Niagara Half Marathon in Youngstown.
Mark Daul: Preparing your boat, motor for winter storage
Wed, Oct 17th 2012 07:05 pm
This little story is about trailerable boats like the ones I have owned through the years. Don't do what I did one time, do what I didn't do. Listen up and you'll get the "drift."

One winter I prepared my boat for winter storage outside in my backyard. I covered it, left loose ends for ventilation, tightened up the cover around the edges so I wouldn't have a water problem, and didn't look at it until the following spring.

Vikings run record to 5-0
Fri, Oct 5th 2012 10:50 pm
Chris Connors caught three touchdown passes and quarterback Quinn Corrao scored a touchdown in the waning seconds as Grand Island came back to beat Williamsville North 26-21.
First-ever Mighty Niagara Half Marathon a success
Fri, Sep 28th 2012 08:30 pm
A total of 925 runners weathered cold, rainy conditions for a good cause as the first-ever Mighty Niagara Half Marathon to benefit Niagara Hospice took place Saturday morning along a course from Artpark in Lewiston to Porter on the Lake.
Vikings remain undefeated with 24-6 road win
Fri, Sep 28th 2012 08:00 pm
Grand Island passed its first road test of the football season last Friday with a 24-6 win over Huch Tech at All-High Stadium in Buffalo.
Explore 'The Science of Sports' at Buffalo Museum of Science
Thu, Sep 27th 2012 02:40 pm
The Buffalo Museum of Science has partnered with the Buffalo Bills, Sabres, Bisons, Bandits and New Era Cap to create an interactive exhibit that investigates the science behind Buffalo's favorite sports.

"The Science of Sports" opens Sept. 29 and runs through Jan. 6, 2013.

Aside from being competitive, sports are a complex equation of physics, math and biology. From the physical impact of collisions to the technology behind how hockey ice is created, science plays an integral role in every highlight reel and play-by-play.

Lewiston Dance takes first in Field Days Parade
Fri, Sep 21st 2012 09:45 pm
Students from the Lewiston Dance Center took first place in the Dance and Drill Team category in the Youngstown Field Days Parade held on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 3.
Vikings improve to 3-0 with decisive Homecoming victory
Fri, Sep 21st 2012 09:00 pm
The student section stormed the football field after Grand Island's 31-14 victory over Starpoint on Homecoming.
Buffalo Bills RB Fred Jackson says he's 'getting better'
Tue, Sep 18th 2012 03:35 pm
On Monday's episode of "The Fred Jackson Show" on WBBZ-TV, Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson told host Bob Koshinski and his television audience that he has "come a long way," crediting the staff of the Buffalo Bills for his rehabilitation since injuring his knee in week one of the NFL season.
Vikings go 2-0 after manhandling NT, 35-21
Fri, Sep 14th 2012 11:15 pm
After having an admittedly bad week on practice field Monday through Friday, the Grand Island Vikings had a good afternoon Saturday in beating North Tonawanda 35-21 at Masters Field.
Tomcats start season with a win
Thu, Sep 13th 2012 04:10 pm
On Saturday, Sept. 8, the Niagara Wheatfield Amateur Athletics Tomcats started their regular season off with a 40-0 win over the North Tonawanda 49ers.
Vikings overcome slow start to beat Kenmore East, 26-14
Sat, Sep 8th 2012 11:00 am
Grand Island shook off some nerves and beat Kenmore East 26-14 in the first Section VI football game of the season on Sept. 1.
Does Niagara have beavers? Yes, it does!
Sat, Sep 8th 2012 09:25 am
Although mainly a nocturnal animal, beavers can be spotted occasionally during the day, and their homes or "lodges" can be seen around the county along different streams and creeks.
LPYF holds annual tournament
Fri, Aug 31st 2012 08:35 pm
Lew Port Youth Football held its annual football tournament on Aug. 25 and 26. The event included a chicken barbecue on Sunday as a fundraiser.
People in Sports
Fri, Aug 31st 2012 08:00 pm
GI productive in scrimmage at Lockport
Fri, Aug 31st 2012 06:30 pm
Grand Island football coach Dean Santorio was "pretty happy overall" with his team after the Vikings' first live action of the season Saturday.
N-W's Lumadue on NU golf team
Thu, Aug 30th 2012 04:25 pm
Head coach Kevin Miller has announced the addition of two players to the Niagara University men's golf team for the 2012-13 season as Jackson Lizardo and William Lumadue join the squad.

Niagara begins play with the Little Three Tournament in Orchard Park on Saturday, Sept. 15.

Zahno sets two state powerlifting records
Mon, Aug 20th 2012 04:05 pm
Stacey Zahno of Ransomville, wife of powerlifting American record-holder Dan Zahno, recently set two state records.
Expect large turnout at Mighty Niagara Half Marathon
Mon, Aug 20th 2012 07:00 am
The Mighty Niagara Half Marathon will be held on Saturday, Sept. 22, at 9 a.m. in conjunction with the Hospice Dash 5K Walk/Run. The half marathon, which was added to the event in 2011 (and had a turnout of more than 1,000 participants), has been expanded this year. The event will include more live bands and music, a new website at www.mightyniagarahalfmarathon.com, and a new name.
Independent Living clients have enjoyable fishing experience
Fri, Aug 17th 2012 10:35 pm
Independent Living of Niagara County recently held their seventh annual fishing contest in the Lower Niagara River. The contest was organized by ILNC for clients with disabilities.
Mike & Nate biked the states for Wounded Warrior Project
Thu, Aug 16th 2012 12:00 pm
Mike & Nate give new meaning to the phrase, "God works in mysterious ways."

Over 50 days, the two churchgoing college buddies - Mike Buonaiuto, 22, and Nate Frankoski, 26 - biked 2,500 miles to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project.

Mount St. Mary's Hospital announces River Run winners
Wed, Aug 15th 2012 12:00 pm
Jack Hughes of Williamsville (18 minutes, 15 seconds) and Stephanie Schmidt of Sanborn were the winners in the 10th annual River Run to benefit the Center for Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation at Mount St. Mary's Hospital.
 


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