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Falcons Flashback: Winter sports a go at Niagara-Wheatfield
Thu, Dec 6th 2018 04:50 pm
Christmas break may be lurking around the corner, but for now, Niagara-Wheatfield winter athletics is up and in full swing.
Falcons hockey looking to get back on top after historic season
Thu, Nov 29th 2018 02:15 pm
The 2017-18 Niagara-Wheatfield hockey season can really be summed up in one word - historic. The Falcons finished the season 19-3-3-1, won the program's sixth Section VI title, and reached the team's first-ever state title game. Coming into the 2018-19 season, the team has some holes to fill after losing key scorers such as Nick Peters, Chace Woods, Michael Lotempio, Chris Tobey and Dom Pulli, as well as top defensemen Zack Belter and Nick Breier.
N-W boys basketball fresh for 2018-19
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 01:25 pm
Last season, the Niagara-Wheatfield boys basketball team struggled after a 3-0 start to the season. Throw in the fact the team lost six seniors, including team captains Anthony Ruffino, who was the team's leading scorer, and Ben DeVantier, it made some people question how successful the 2018-19 season will turn out.
Carlson finishes strong swim season
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 01:20 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield girls swimming and diving team has been on top of the Niagara Frontier League for four straight years. In that string of success, a fair share of swimmers have left their mark on Falcons swimming and diving. One of those girls is junior Danielle Carlson.
Evans signs baseball LOI with Elon University
Thu, Nov 15th 2018 04:45 pm
Thursday afternoon, Wilson High School's Ian Evans signed his national letter of intent to continue his baseball career at Elon University.
Several Falcons honored by Niagara Frontier League
Thu, Nov 15th 2018 11:50 am
Recently, the Niagara Frontier League released All-League award winners for the league's respective sports. The following is a list of Niagara-Wheatfield fall sport athletes who were honored.
Falcons girls soccer falls in A1 finals
Thu, Nov 1st 2018 02:10 pm
It had been a historic season for coach Pete Cerney's girls soccer team. The season ended, though, in the Section VI Class A1 finals Saturday, after a 1-0 loss versus Williamsville East.
Girls volleyball: Falcons soar into semifinals
Fri, Oct 26th 2018 09:00 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield girls volleyball team has dominated its competition this season. On Friday night, the team continued the trend with a 3-0 victory over Sweet Home in the Section VI Class A quarterfinals.
Falcons Flashback: Girls swim wins fourth straight NFL title
Thu, Oct 25th 2018 12:40 pm
As the fall season begins to come to a close, Niagara-Wheatfield athletics recently celebrated its fourth Niagara Frontier League title of the season.
Grand Island clips Niagara-Wheatfield in NFL girls soccer title match
Fri, Oct 12th 2018 12:15 am
In last year's inaugural Niagara Frontier League Crossover Championship girls soccer game, the Grand Island Vikings defeated the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons, 2-0. In 2018, the two met again in the same game, with Grand Island, once again, walking away victorious, 1-0.
Girls volleyball remains unbeaten, closing in on NFL title
Thu, Oct 11th 2018 12:30 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield girls volleyball team continued its impressive string of victories this past week, improving its record to 14-0 in the Niagara Frontier League.
West Seneca West rolls over Niagara-Wheatfield
Fri, Oct 5th 2018 10:30 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield's football team has had a stellar season, but on Friday night, the Falcons ran into the best of the best - the West Seneca West Indians. The Indians, the reigning New York State Class A Champions and No. 1 ranked Class A team in NYS, ran over the Falcons on its homecoming game, 42-0.
Falcons Flashback: Niagara-Wheatfield athletics making final pushes into playoffs
Fri, Oct 5th 2018 11:00 am
The fall edition of Niagara-Wheatfield athletics has seen the calendar flip to October and with that means the postseason is near. Several teams will look to make big pushes to finish their seasons and continue in the playoffs.
Falcons golf finishes perfect regular season
Thu, Oct 4th 2018 03:15 pm
Over the past week, the Niagara-Wheatfield golf team complete a perfect 15-0 regular season, which extends its winning streak to 83 matches.
Mercer suiting up for Team USA
Wed, Oct 3rd 2018 12:45 pm
Niagara University women's lacrosse assistant coach Alice Mercer, a member of the U.S. Women's National Team since 2015, is rejoining the national team to take part in the 2018 Team USA Fall Classic. The event will be held at U.S. Lacrosse headquarters on Saturday, Oct. 6.
HS football: Jamestown hands Niagara-Wheatfield first loss
Sat, Sep 22nd 2018 12:55 am
After a 3-0 start to the season, the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons football team was finally handed its first loss from Jamestown, Friday night. The Red Raiders defeated the Falcons, 26-14.
Starpoint boys modified soccer playing for good cause
Thu, Sep 20th 2018 12:10 pm
The Starpoint Spartans boys modified soccer team will play for a good cause this season as the team shows its support for the Ronald McDonald House of Buffalo. In its first game Monday, the Spartans wore the signature Ronald McDonald red and white socks.
Falcons Flashback: Fall sports up to 45 combined wins
Thu, Sep 20th 2018 12:00 pm
Last fall, Falcons athletics accrued four Niagara Frontier League titles. As of now, this season's teams are on pace to do the same and then some.
N-W boys soccer start dominant; hold high expectations
Thu, Sep 20th 2018 12:00 pm
Last season, the Niagara-Wheatfield boys soccer team won four games and lost two, but tied seven times. Every game seemed to wind up in a tie. In 2018, ties are turning into victories for the Falcons.
Niagara-Wheatfield girls swimming & diving looking to keep history rolling
Thu, Sep 20th 2018 12:00 pm
For the last three years, Niagara-Wheatfield girls swimming and diving has set up quite a history. After not winning a Niagara Frontier League title until 2015, the team started their own little legacy by clinching a share of the NFL titles in 2016 and 2017. For 2018, Falcons coach Mike Corsaro thinks title No. 4 could be in reach, too.
HS football: Niagara-Wheatfield runs over Hamburg
Thu, Sep 13th 2018 10:50 pm
It wasn't the best start for the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons football team Thursday night, but in the end, the team prevailed in its first road game of the season. The Falcons rolled over the Hamburg Bulldogs, 35-12, Thursday night at Howe Field on the Hamburg High School campus.
N-W football team participates in suicide awareness walk
Thu, Sep 13th 2018 12:15 pm
On Saturday, before Niagara-Wheatfield's football game versus Frontier, the team and members of the Niagara-Wheatfield football family represented the Michael Ziegler "Heart of a Falcon" Scholarship award in the Out of the Darkness walk at Delaware Park in Buffalo.
Falcons Flashback: Girls swimming and diving start strong; football 2-0
Thu, Sep 13th 2018 12:00 pm
This past week, the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons fall athletic teams continued their ways. A couple teams also started up their seasons: the girls swimming and diving team, along with boys and girls cross country.
Niagara-Wheatfield joining in on girls hockey
Thu, Aug 30th 2018 04:05 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield High School's boys hockey team is known for its storied success on the ice, but now the girls will get their chance to show what they can do. Last week, N-W announced it would join forces with Starpoint High School, as well as North Tonawanda High School, to form a girls hockey team. Lewiston-Porter High School is set to join come the 2019-20 season.
Niagara-Wheatfield girls volleyball looking improve off record year
Thu, Aug 30th 2018 04:00 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield girls volleyball coach Brandi Cochran experienced a whirlwind of a season last year. She raised her first sole Niagara Frontier League title, and then ventured off to the Section VI Class A championship for the first time in program history, where they were eventually defeated. Nevertheless, Cochran knows, even though last season was good, 2018 could be better.
Falcons Flashback: N-W fall sports untouched to begin fall
Thu, Aug 30th 2018 03:45 pm
It's been way too long, but Niagara-Wheatfield athletics are back up and running. Some sports have gotten a head start on others, but, nonetheless, the schedules are out, and it's time for another fall edition of Niagara-Wheatfield sports.
Borowicz represents GI in 60th Porter Cup
Mon, Jul 23rd 2018 01:10 pm
This past week, Kevin Borowicz, a Grand Island High School alum, played in the 60th annual Porter Cup at Niagara Falls Country Club.
Niagara-Wheatfield spring athletes honored with postseason awards
Thu, Jun 21st 2018 05:00 pm
Recently, several Niagara-Wheatfield athletes were honored for their play during the spring season. The following is a list of award winners by sport.
Niagara-Wheatfield student-athletes sign to play in college
Thu, Jun 7th 2018 04:50 pm
On Thursday, Niagara-Wheatfield High School hosted their second college signing day of the year. Several student-athletes who made their college decision following the February signing were honored by N-W Athletic Director Matt McKenna. In all, five students signed in front of their peers, while one student was absent.
HS Baseball: Niagara-Wheatfield offense halted in semifinals
Fri, May 25th 2018 01:20 am
Baseball is a weird game where one day you can manage 10 runs as a team and the next day you get shutout. For the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons, they came into their Section VI Class AA semifinal battle versus No. 7 Williamsville North red-hot, winning their last nine games. Unfortunately, good things come to an end and the No. 3 Falcons were defeated by the Spartans, 3-2.
Niagara Falls rally comes up short versus Orchard Park
Tue, May 22nd 2018 09:35 pm
The Niagara Falls Wolverines baseball team rallied three times to tie up their quarterfinal playoff game versus Orchard Park, but in the end, it wasn't enough to get past the Quakers. The Wolverines were defeated by the Quakers, 5-4, in nine innings in the Section VI Class AA quarterfinals.
Niagara-Wheatfield softball survives sectional test from Frontier
Tue, May 22nd 2018 07:00 am
When it comes to the postseason in high school sports, the motto everyone lives by is survive and advance. On Monday evening, the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons softball team did exactly that. The No. 3 seeded Falcons defeated the No. 6 seeded Frontier Falcons, 2-1, in the quarterfinals of the Class AA Section VI playoffs.
N-W Hockey holding annual golf tournament
Thu, May 17th 2018 05:00 pm
On Sunday, June 10, the Niagara-Wheatfield High School hockey team will host its annual golf tournament at Willowbrook Golf Course, 4200 Lake Ave., Lockport.
Niagara-Wheatfield alum signed by Miami Dolphins
Mon, Apr 30th 2018 02:40 pm
This past weekend, the NFL held its annual draft, selecting over 200 players from college programs across the nation. Lucas Gravelle's name wasn't called, but the Niagara-Wheatfield High School alum will still get a chance to play in the NFL. Gravelle was signed by the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted free agent.
Niagara University unveils new baseball field
Sat, Apr 7th 2018 08:15 pm
On Saturday morning, elected officials, Niagara University faculty and baseball fans alike stormed to NU for the official unveiling of renovations made to John P. Bobo field.
HS Basketball: Niagara Falls upset in Far West Regional
Sat, Mar 10th 2018 11:40 pm
It was a season many believed could be "the year" for the Niagara Falls Wolverines basketball team. The team compiled one of their best seasons in recent history and hopes were high. The hopes and dreams of the state tournament are now let to be "what if's?" The Wolverines were defeated by the McQuaid Knights, 65-57, in the Far West Regional game at Buffalo State.
HS Hockey: Falcons cruise to state title game
Sat, Mar 10th 2018 12:55 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield community has been down in the dumps the last few days, but Saturday morning, the Falcons hockey team gave some joy to those hurting. The Falcons defeated the North Rockland Raiders in the New York state semifinals, 4-0.
'Win it for Ziggy': Niagara-Wheatfield hockey ready for state tournament
Fri, Mar 9th 2018 10:25 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield hockey team is playing some of their best hockey at the right time. Winners of six straight, the Falcons are looking to make a push for their first state championship in school history.
3-peat: Niagara Falls wins 20th sectional title in school history
Sat, Mar 3rd 2018 07:20 pm
There are few schools who have a storied basketball program like the Niagara Falls Wolverines. On Saturday afternoon, the Wolverines added to that history, defeating the Williamsville North Spartans, 61-42, to win their third consecutive Section VI Class AA title.
HS Hoops: Niagara Falls survives scare from Jamestown in semifinals
Thu, Mar 1st 2018 10:00 pm
The Niagara Falls Wolverines came into the Section VI Class AA playoffs as the favorite to win it all. On Thursday night, they were put to the test late, but survived a fight from the No. 4 seed Jamestown Red Raiders, winning 48-39.
 

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