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Register for Niagara PAL soccer
Fri, Jul 31st 2020 04:30 pm
Niagara PAL soccer registrations are being accepted for 2020 fall soccer. Boys and girls ages 4 years to 13 years old play four-on-four developmental games at Reservoir State Park, 5927 Military Road, Lewiston. The season runs from Sept. 12 2020 through Oct. 17.
MAAC cancels falls sports - basketball, hockey not included
Wed, Jul 29th 2020 10:00 am
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference statement of fall sports competition:
Bike path network ecotourism 'gold standard'
Tue, Jul 28th 2020 11:15 am
Greg Stevens, executive director of the Niagara River Greenway, and Jim Sharpe, chair of Grand Island's Long Range Planning Committee, invited volunteer members of their organizations for two bicycle rides recently to understand Grand Island's current trail network and identify gaps in trail connectivity.
Fuccillo takes checkered flag with Island Fun Center
Tue, Jul 28th 2020 11:05 am
When Tom Fogarty was recruited by Billy Fuccillo Sr. and his son, Billy Jr., to become general manager of its Toyota store on Grand Island, he told them about his concern of residents leaving the Island to purchase the same vehicles elsewhere.
Grand Island High School: Start of fall sports season pushed back to Sept. 2
Sat, Jul 18th 2020 07:00 am
The officers of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Thursday voted to delay the official start date of the fall 2020 sports season, to cancel the fall 2020 regional and state championships and to prepare to implement a condensed season schedule in January 2021 if high school sports remain prohibited throughout 2020 due to COVID-19.
NCCC plans to offer intercollegiate athletics in fall
Fri, Jun 26th 2020 03:50 pm
Niagara County Community College, in accordance with the National Junior College Athletic Association's "Path for 2020-21 Sports," plans to offer intercollegiate athletics during the 2020-21 academic year. Fall championship sports may begin practice on Aug. 1.
DEC announces statewide muskellunge fishing season opens May 30
Fri, May 29th 2020 01:00 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced the statewide fishing season for muskellunge opens Saturday, May 30, in most locations. The muskellunge season for New York's Lake Erie, Upper Niagara River, Lower Niagara River, Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River opens on the third Saturday in June - June 20 this year.
DEC urges New Yorkers: If you care, leave it there
Fri, May 29th 2020 12:50 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos recently reminded New Yorkers to appreciate wildlife from a safe distance and resist the urge to touch or pick up newborn fawns and other young wildlife. Human contact with wildlife can carry unintended consequences detrimental to the creatures people intend to help.
Toohey to play soccer at St. Lawrence
Mon, Apr 13th 2020 12:55 pm
Troy Toohey of Youngstown, a Canisius High School senior who formerly attended Lewiston-Porter Central School, has committed to play soccer at St. Lawrence University.
Ransomville Speedway delays start of 2020 season
Tue, Apr 7th 2020 11:00 am
With the federal government extending its guidelines for social distancing through the end of April to limit the spread of COVID-19, Ransomville Speedway has been forced to delay the start of its 2020 racing season.
Niagara Falls hoops recaptures NFL title
Wed, Feb 19th 2020 11:20 pm
The Niagara Falls High School tradition of basketball excellence continued Wednesday night, as the Wolverines defeated the Lewiston-Porter Lancers, 71-65, to take home the 2019-20 Niagara Frontier League championship.
Price Rite Marketplace, University at Buffalo football team donate food to 'Sack Hunger'
Fri, Feb 14th 2020 05:20 pm
Representatives from Price Rite Marketplace and the University at Buffalo football team donated 43 "sacks" of food to New Beginnings Food Pantry on Tuesday at Price Rite Marketplace of Amherst. The donation was a result of the football team's 43 sacks this season and included canned goods, fresh produce, rice, pasta and water.
Niagara Pioneer Soccer League house league registration opens
Fri, Feb 14th 2020 09:35 am
Officials of the Niagara Pioneer Soccer League reports house league registration is now underway, online at www.niagarapioneer.com
UB's Center on the Advancement of Sport posts concussion blog, plans conference on sports injuries
Wed, Feb 5th 2020 10:15 am
The University at Buffalo's Center on the Advancement of Sport has launched a four-part blog series on sports concussions clarifying the issues of traumatic brain injuries.
HS Hoops: Wolverines slide by Gayle-less Lancers
Tue, Jan 28th 2020 10:30 pm
Tuesday night, the Lewiston-Porter Lancers faced the Niagara Falls Wolverines on the hardwood without their star sophomore Roddy Gayle. Gayle was on the bench for the Lancers' battle, as he nursed an injury. And while most people counted L-P out in his absence, the Lancers gave the Wolverines everything they had. Despite the efforts, the Wolverines prevailed, 71-67, behind big nights from Taylor Sanders and Bryce Smith.
Snow what? Niagara County preparing for 2020 golf season
Fri, Jan 24th 2020 03:35 pm
Snow may be on the ground and the temperatures a little chilly, but golf is already on the minds of the staff at the Niagara County Golf Course.
Lew-Port falls in physical battle vs. MEC
Wed, Jan 22nd 2020 11:25 pm
The Lewiston-Porter Lancers boys basketball team has played tough non-league competition all season. Wednesday night, the team faced another challenge in Buffalo's Middle Early College Kats. Despite a physical and highly contested battle, the Lancers fell versus New York's No. 4 team in Class C, 72-69.
NU's Brian Wilson nominated for Hobey Baker Award
Thu, Jan 16th 2020 04:00 pm
Junior goalkeeper Brian Wilson of the Niagara University men's hockey team has been nominated for the prestigious Hobey Baker Award, presented annually to the top player in NCAA Division I men's ice hockey.
Second half run sets Lew-Port hoops past Niagara-Wheatfield
Tue, Jan 7th 2020 09:50 pm
Traveling on the road to play a basketball game in a hostile environment is no easy task. The Lewiston-Porter Lancers felt the affects of playing in Niagara-Wheatfield's gym Tuesday night, but as good teams do, the Lancers were able to overcome an early stumble. Lew-Port defeated the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons, 80-51, Tuesday, in a game that was close for the first 16 to 17 minutes.
Buffalo Sabres to sell autographed holiday ornaments for charity
Fri, Dec 6th 2019 05:25 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team will once again provide fans a chance to do some holiday shopping while supporting the Buffalo Sabres Foundation with the return of the annual autographed ornament surprise this Tuesday, Dec. 10, before and during the team's game against the St. Louis Blues at 7:30 p.m.
Lancers hoops fall in season opener
Wed, Dec 4th 2019 10:00 pm
The Lewiston-Porter Lancers boys basketball team has their sights set high for the 2019-20 season. The saying is, "To be the best, you have to beat the best." But, Wednesday night, in front of a stellar audience at the Creek Road campus, the Lancers fell against one of Western New York's best. Lew-Port was defeated in its season opener, 68-49, versus the defending Catholic School state and federation champions The Park School Pioneers.
NCCC receives $400,000 from Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation for volleyball program
Wed, Nov 27th 2019 05:00 pm
The NCCC Foundation is the recipient of a $400,000 grant from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation. This three-year grant supports a youth sport/leadership program between Niagara County Community College and the Niagara Falls and North Tonawanda School Districts.
Empire Super Sprints return to Ransomville in 2020
Wed, Nov 27th 2019 11:50 am
Ransomville Speedway will welcome back The Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints for the first time in over 10 years when the winged sprint cars take to the "Big R" on Aug. 14, 2020, in a special doubleheader with the Krown Undercoating 358 Modifieds.
Real estate developer John H. McClutchy Jr. reaches initial agreement to bring USL Championship franchise to Buffalo
Tue, Nov 19th 2019 04:05 pm
The largest professional soccer organization in North America, the United Soccer League, may be coming to the Queen City. Real estate developer John McClutchy has entered into a conditional agreement with the USL to bring a USL Championship club to Buffalo.
3rd annual 'Charity Hockey Classic' presented by PGA REACH WNY to benefit Special Olympics New York
Tue, Nov 19th 2019 09:20 am
On Friday, Nov. 22, golf professionals from the Western New York PGA will team up to raise money for the local Special Olympics New York golf program. They will participate in a traditional six-on-six hockey match.
Ransomville Speedway honors teams and racers
Fri, Nov 8th 2019 06:25 pm
Ransomville Speedway celebrated the performances of its racers and teams from the 2019 season at its annual season awards banquet, Friday Nov. 1, in the Lewiston Fire Co. No. 2 firehall.
Lady Falcons fall to Hamburg in semifinals
Tue, Nov 5th 2019 10:30 pm
For the last two years, the Niagara-Wheatfield Lady Falcons volleyball team had appeared in the Section VI Class A finals. Vying for a third straight visit Tuesday night, the team fell short on the court versus the Hamburg Bulldogs, 3-1.
2019 N-W honors athletes
Thu, Oct 17th 2019 05:00 pm
A ceremony for the 2019 Class of the Niagara Wheatfield "Athletic Wall of Fame" will be from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at Niagara- Wheatfield High School auditorium and cafeteria at 2292 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn.
Lew-Port soccer shocks Niagara-Wheatfield, win NFL title
Wed, Oct 16th 2019 10:55 pm
After losing to the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons early in the season, 5-0, the Lewiston-Porter Lancers boys soccer team chances of winning the Niagara Frontier League finals Wednesday night may have seemed slim to some. The Lancers were quick to prove the doubters wrong, though, as Lewiston-Porter defeated the Falcons, 1-0, to clinch the program's first NFL title since 2010.
'King of the Hill' weekend to wrap up 2019 season at Ransomville Speedway
Tue, Sep 10th 2019 09:50 am
Ransomville Speedway closes out its 2019 season this Friday and Saturday with the annual "King of the Hill" weekend presented by Investor's Service on Sept. 13-14. This event will bring race teams from across New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Ontario to the "Big R" for two days of racing, including the first visits to Ransomville by two different racing series.
Falcons football set to open vs. Lumberjacks
Thu, Sep 5th 2019 03:20 pm
The calendar has turned to September, and that means one thing: high school football has returned.
Rudolph, Senek, Zimmerman & Martin crowned Ransomville champions
Sat, Aug 31st 2019 09:40 am
Mat Williamson won his third Krown Undercoating Modified feature of the season and Erick Rudolph of Ransomville won his second consecutive divisional title as Hy-Tech Concrete, WNY Heroes, National Maintenance Contracting Corporation, Lawns Unlimited, and Try-It Distributing (Busch Beer) presented Season Championship Night for Modifieds, Sportsman and Novice Sportsman at the Ransomville Speedway on Friday night.
Didone wins 61st Porter Cup
Wed, Jul 31st 2019 06:00 pm
Another year of the Porter Cup has come and gone at the Niagara Falls Country Club. In the 61st edition of the prestigious tournament, Aiden Didone of Melbourne, Australia, walked away victorious. 
Village of Lewiston Rec to hold Paul Mamon Memorial 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament for Boys
Thu, Jul 18th 2019 11:00 am
The Village of Lewiston Recreation Department is sponsoring the Paul Mamon Memorial 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament for Boys starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Red Brick Municipal Building gym, North Fourth and Onondaga streets.
PHOTOS: 7 Lancers sign to play in college
Thu, Jun 6th 2019 08:00 pm
Thursday evening, seven student athletes from Lewiston-Porter High School signed to continue their playing careers collegiately.
Falcons baseball moves on to Section VI finals
Thu, May 30th 2019 07:00 am
Most people say you want to play your best baseball when the postseason rolls around. For the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons baseball team, that's pretty close to what they're playing.
Falcons golfers struggle at Section VI tournament
Thu, May 23rd 2019 12:10 pm
On Monday, five Niagara-Wheatfield golfers - Anthony Delisanti, Nolan Codd, Adam Liberti, RJ Delisanti and Dom Rotunno - competed in the Section VI Golf Tournament. 
Seasons end for N-W lacrosse teams
Thu, May 23rd 2019 12:10 pm
As both, the Niagara-Wheatfield girls and boys lacrosse teams, came into the Section VI playoffs, both teams were looking to overcome up and down regular seasons with a big run in the postseason. 
 

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