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Niagara-Wheatfield grads go back to where it all began
Wed, Jun 19th 2019 07:00 pm
There were hugs, high-fives and tears as Niagara-Wheatfield High School seniors took some time to visit their elementary schools on June 14.
PHOTOS: Niagara-Wheatfield Class of 2019 prom
Sun, Jun 9th 2019 12:40 am
On Friday night, the Niagara-Wheatfield High School Class of 2019 held its prom at the Statler City in Buffalo. The following is a gallery of photos taken at the prom. NFP extends its congratulations to the Class of 2019.
N-W athletics wins NFL Supremacy Award
Thu, Jun 6th 2019 03:15 pm
2018-19 was indeed a dominant school year for Niagara-Wheatfield athletics. On Wednesday, at the Niagara Frontier League end of the year banquet, the program added to its impressive resume by winning the Niagara Frontier League "President's Cup" Supremacy Award.
16 NFHS seniors sign to play in college
Tue, Jun 4th 2019 05:45 pm
On Tuesday, 16 Niagara Falls High School seniors signed their national letters of intent to continue their student-athlete careers in college.
NCCC board recognizes coaches & athletic achievement
Thu, May 30th 2019 07:00 am
Niagara County Community College Interim President Dr. William J. Murabito and William L. Ross, chair of the board of trustees, acknowledged several award-winning student-athletes and coaches during a brief presentation at last Tuesday's trustees meeting. 
Quider does it all, guides Niagara-Wheatfield to Class A1 finals
Tue, May 28th 2019 07:50 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons softball team has been in its fair share of offensive battles. On Tuesday, in the Section VI Class A1 semifinals, the Falcons got it done on the defensive side of the ball, as N-W defeated Hamburg, 1-0.
Peltier's no hitter guides Falcons to strong regular season finish
Thu, May 23rd 2019 12:00 am
After heavy rains suspended the contest in the first inning last Wednesday, the two teams continued the battle on Saturday, with N-W coming out as the victors, 9-0.  Despite a stellar offensive showing from the Falcons, it was all about Tommy Peltier on the mound. The senior hurled a no hitter while striking out 13 Lions.
Falcons get revenge win on senior day
Fri, May 17th 2019 08:55 pm
The last time the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons softball team played Kenmore West, the team witness the Blue Devils celebrate on their own field after an impressive comeback victory. Friday night, the Falcons were seeking revenge and got it, as N-W defeated Ken-West, 8-4.
Niagara-Wheatfield outduels Lewiston-Porter in extra innings
Sat, May 11th 2019 03:50 pm
One extra inning thriller just wasn't enough for the Niagara-Wheatfield and Lewiston-Porter softball teams. Saturday afternoon, on the turf of Kenmore West High School, the two Niagara Frontier League squads dueled in a second extra inning affair, with the Falcons defeating the Lancers, 6-3, in eight innings.
Maureen Ingham to serve as president/principal at St. Peter's RC School
Fri, May 10th 2019 10:00 pm
St. Peter R.C. Church Rev. Monsignor David LiPuma had a special message for parishioners on Saturday: School Principal Maureen Ingham was promoted.
PHOTOS: 'Race for Hope' draws large audience
Thu, May 9th 2019 01:30 pm
Tuesday evening, Niagara-Wheatfield High School hosted the "Race for Hope" during its track meet versus Kenmore West.
Thousands of New Yorkers participate in state's 8th annual 'I Love My Park Day'
Mon, May 6th 2019 12:55 pm
Thousands of volunteers participated Saturday in the eighth annual "I Love My Park Day," helping with community cleanup, beautification and stewardship events at more than 140 state parks, historic sites and public lands across New York. An estimated 8,000 volunteers participated in 250 park and trail projects, including planting trees and gardens, clearing debris, restoring trails and wildlife habitats, cleaning shorelines and beachfronts and more.
N-WHS National Honor Society event for Niagara Hospice
Thu, May 2nd 2019 05:00 pm
The tradition of giving back at Niagara-Wheatfield High School continues on a daily basis. Come Saturday, the Falcons and the National Honor Society will host a basket auction and vendor sale to raise money for Niagara Hospice. 
Longball guides Falcons softball to victory
Mon, Apr 29th 2019 08:25 pm
On a typical Western New York bitter "spring" day, the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons softball bats stayed hot in a 14-6 victory at Niagara Falls High School.
Starpoint middle schoolers get plastic straws banned
Thu, Apr 25th 2019 12:10 pm
A group of students, along with Starpoint Middle School teacher Jessica Smith, have launched a crusade to get rid of plastic straws in the Starpoint School District. 
Trio of captains leading Falcons softball for '19 season
Mon, Apr 15th 2019 04:40 pm
16 combined years. That is how much varsity softball experience the trio of Maddie Evarts, Mackenzie Franks and Mackenzie Quider possess on the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons softball team.
N-W softball defeats Lew-Port in extra innings thriller
Fri, Apr 12th 2019 09:15 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons walked it off in nine innings versus the Lewiston-Porter Lancers, 5-4.
Falcons outlast Lumberjacks for first win
Tue, Apr 9th 2019 10:25 pm
Spring sports in Western New York are played in some of the most brutal weather conditions. Tuesday, the offenses looked past the bitter cold, as the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons defeated the North Tonawanda Lumberjacks in eight innings, 12-7.
Falcons baseball expecting big season
Thu, Apr 4th 2019 01:20 pm
Last spring, the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons baseball team strolled into the Section VI Class AA final winners of nine consecutive games before their fall versus Williamsville North, 3-2.  During the streak, the bats and pitching arms of the Falcons were as hot as could be.  For the 2019 season, the team will return a bulk of the talent that led them on the streak. 
Beilein introduced as Niagara University men's basketball coach
Tue, Apr 2nd 2019 03:00 pm
On Tuesday, one of Western New York's own teams dove into the Beilein family tree. Niagara University introduced Patrick Beilein, son of John, as its 22nd men's basketball coach in program history.
Falcons softball bringing talent, experience to table in '19
Mon, Apr 1st 2019 02:00 pm
Last spring, the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons softball team was close to winning its first Section VI title since 2011. The team fell short versus Lancaster but, for the 2019 spring season, the Falcons return a majority of the 2018 roster that guided the team to the finals.
Spruce Elementary sensory room funded by Remember Ryan grant
Thu, Mar 28th 2019 01:10 pm
North Tonawanda's kindergarten-grade three elementary school, Spruce Elementary, received funding from the Remember Ryan Foundation to create a sensory room.
Kiwanis Club donates to St. Peters
Sat, Mar 23rd 2019 10:00 am
The Kiwanis Club of Lewiston presented a donation to St. Peter R.C. School at the club's second annual fellowship dinner, held in the school cafeteria.
Niagara-Wheatfield hosts active-shooter training drill
Thu, Mar 21st 2019 01:05 pm
Last Friday, the Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District hosted a full-scale emergency training and active shooter drill at West Street Elementary School.
Niagara University hosts 2019 'Crossing Borders' student conference
Tue, Mar 19th 2019 11:00 am
More than two-dozen students from the U.S. and Canada presented their research on issues connected with American-Canadian relations at the 2019 "Crossing Borders" interdisciplinary student conference, held March 1-2 at Niagara University.
Niagara Falls hoops dropped in state semis
Fri, Mar 15th 2019 07:20 pm
The entire 2019 playoff run for the Niagara Falls Wolverines boys basketball team the narrative has been that the big shot always goes down. Friday evening, that was not the case, as the Wolverines were defeated by West Genesee in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association semifinals, 59-57.
Granieri guiding special needs students, having fun doing so
Thu, Mar 14th 2019 07:00 am
At Niagara Falls High School, Lauren Granieri, a junior tennis player for the Wolverines, has gone above and beyond in supporting Unified sports. 
Niagara Falls hoops heading back to states
Sat, Mar 9th 2019 11:40 pm
Niagara Falls Wolverines boys basketball head coach Sal Constantino has coached the historic program for nine years. One place he has not been in that time is the New York state finals tournament. Saturday night, after a Far West Regional game against Section V's McQuaid, Constantino can begin booking his first trip to the final four.
'Sister Act' at N-WHS
Thu, Mar 7th 2019 12:40 pm
Coming to the Niagara-Wheatfield High School Auditorium, the theater arts students will present "Sister Act," based on the 1992 film, which starred Whoopi Goldberg.
Lightfoot leads Niagara Falls to 4th straight Class AA title
Sat, Mar 2nd 2019 06:00 pm
Saturday afternoon, there were times where it looked like the goliath Niagara Falls High School basketball team would fall to the Williamsville North Spartans in the Section VI Class AA title game. Vying for a fourth-straight title and 13th since 2000, the Wolverines received the boost they needed from a freshman: Willie Lightfoot.
Niagara-Wheatfield dropped in Class A1 semis
Thu, Feb 28th 2019 11:10 pm
Everything was looking grand for the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons boys basketball team. Last Saturday, the team upset rival North Tonawanda, clinching a berth to play in the semifinals at Buffalo State for the first time in 14 years. The team rode an emotional high heading into the Section VI Class A1 semifinal matchup versus Williamsville East Thursday night, but the Flames knocked the Falcons back down to earth, as N-W was defeated, 66-43.
Niagara University's CMAA student chapter celebrates a decade of success as best in country
Thu, Feb 28th 2019 05:10 pm
Niagara University's student chapter of the Club Management Association of America is the best in the nation - for the 10th straight year.
Niagara-Wheatfield falls in Section VI hockey final
Tue, Feb 26th 2019 01:00 am
In the 2019 Section VI hockey postseason, the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons proved doubters wrong by making the large schools final. On Monday night, though, the Falcons were halted at the hands of the Orchard Park Quakers, 4-0.
BUFF STATE-BOUND: N-W hoops defeats North Tonawanda
Sat, Feb 23rd 2019 04:30 pm
It's been 14 years since the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons boys basketball team has reached Buffalo State to play in the Section VI semifinals. On Saturday, the team punched its ticket to return to the venue, as the No. 6 Falcons defeated No. 3 North Tonawanda, 58-49, in the Class A1 quarterfinals.
Several locals honored at Niagara PAL awards dinner
Thu, Feb 21st 2019 03:00 pm
On Sunday, the Niagara Police Athletic League held its annual awards dinner at the Sheraton Niagara Falls.
Niagara-Wheatfield rolls into Section VI final
Tue, Feb 19th 2019 09:15 pm
Coming into the postseason, many questioned how far the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons hockey team could go. After a regular season record of 10-10, the Falcons didn't let the number put any dampers on a run to the Section VI large school championship. Tuesday night, the Falcons strived forward and defeated No. 1 Lancaster, 4-1, in the Section VI large school semifinal.
Lew-Port wins NFL boys b-ball title
Fri, Feb 15th 2019 12:15 am
It's been 34 years since the Lewiston-Porter Lancers boys basketball team last hoisted a Niagara Frontier League title. Thursday night, the Lancers reset that number back down to zero, as the team defeated Niagara Falls, 75-71, to win the 2018-19 Niagara Frontier League title.
Taking charge: Harris guiding Niagara Falls on, off court
Tue, Feb 12th 2019 04:00 pm
Niagara Falls Wolverines boys basketball coach Sal Constantino has coached a lot of players in his time and he loses seniors on a yearly basis. Saying goodbye to players is never easy, but this year it will certainly be tough seeing one of his players walk across the graduation stage - Josiah Harris.
Several N-W athletes sign to play in college
Thu, Feb 7th 2019 06:50 pm
On Wednesday, several Niagara-Wheatfield athletes signed their letters of intent to extend their sports careers into college.
Wolverines use 3-ball for victory on Children's Hospital Night
Fri, Feb 1st 2019 08:55 pm
It had been 14 days since the Niagara Falls Wolverines played its most recent ballgame, but the team got back on track Friday night with a 78-37 victory over Kenmore West.
 

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