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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.
West Street K-Kids giving continues
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 12:45 pm
The K-Kids of West Street Elementary School culminated 2018 with the giving spirit. The K-Kids got the entire West Street student body involved by collecting food for Thanksgiving dinners for the area families in need.
Falcons boys swim celebrates senior night
Thu, Jan 24th 2019 04:00 pm
Tuesday night, the Niagara-Wheatfield boys swimming and diving team honored its 10 seniors prior to the Falcons' meet versus Kenmore.
Ware leads Falcons boys hoops to fifth-straight win
Tue, Jan 22nd 2019 11:25 pm
The Falcons defeated the Depew Wildcats 79-72 inside the Niagara-Wheatfield gymnasium.
Stage set for Niagara Falls, Lew-Port b-ball thriller
Wed, Jan 16th 2019 07:00 pm
On Friday, Western New York high school basketball lovers are in for a treat. Niagara Falls High School and Lewiston-Porter will battle for the first time this season in a game that has produced almost as much hype as an NBA finals game.
Niagara-Wheatfield, Grand Island b-ball teams come together for Neville family
Tue, Jan 8th 2019 11:50 pm
In basketball terms, when Niagara-Wheatfield and Grand Island stepped onto the hardwood inside N-WHS Tuesday night, the teams were battling to improve their record in the Niagara Frontier League and gain points for the sectional playoffs. As important as a win was, though, Tuesday night was a lot more than basketball. The Falcons and Vikings joined in the 2019 Hoops for Hope game, which was played in honor of a friend close to each school's heart - Julie Neville.
Miller Time: Miller family leaving mark on N-W basketball program
Thu, Jan 3rd 2019 01:25 pm
Families come and go through the high school ranks, but at Niagara-Wheatfield High School, there's one last name that has stuck around for quite some time: Miller.
Tribune's Year in Sports: 2018
Thu, Dec 27th 2018 02:40 pm
There's only a few days left in 2018, but looking back ... what a year it has been for Niagara-Wheatfield athletics. 2018 saw a majority of Falcons sports teams accomplish winning records, some of which included Niagara Frontier League and Section VI championships. Some teams and individuals were even fortunate enough to reach the state finals.
King, Siegmann lead Niagara-Wheatfield to revenge win
Sat, Dec 22nd 2018 09:35 pm
Saturday night, the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons boys hockey team got revenge on its rival Williamsville North, 3-1. The victory comes just eight days after the Spartans defeated the Falcons, 5-3, at the Northtown Center.
Joey Brochey Memorial Hockey Game back for year 2
Wed, Dec 19th 2018 07:00 pm
Last year, Jordan Fox, a graduate of North Tonawanda High School, went above and beyond to set up a fundraiser and hockey game in the memory of Joey Brochey. Fox recently announced the game will make a return for year two from 3-5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 22, at Hockey Outlet, 3385 Niagara Falls Blvd.
Quick thinking students and staff at NCCC save life
Thu, Dec 13th 2018 03:10 pm
On the afternoon of Thursday, Nov. 8, Niagara County Community College Public Safety received a radio transmission regarding a male down in one of the academic buildings on campus.  Upon responding to the call, campus security officers Linda Haner-Mele and Ryan Newton discovered multiple people already on scene assisting with the unresponsive individual. 
Niagara CTE students help out Buffalo City Mission
Thu, Dec 13th 2018 02:55 pm
The Orleans/Niagara BOCES Niagara Career and Technical Education Center has gotten into the spirit of giving this holiday season.
N-W boys basketball gets first NFL win
Wed, Dec 12th 2018 11:15 am
On Tuesday night, the Falcons used every second to close out its first NFL win versus Kenmore West. N-W defeated the Blue Devils, 61-59, after being down by 7 points at halftime.
N-W football hosts annual banquet
Thu, Dec 6th 2018 05:00 pm
On Sunday afternoon, the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons football team celebrated its season at the Four Points Sheraton, 7001 Buffalo Ave., for the team's end of the year banquet.
Wolverines win season opener over defending state champs
Fri, Nov 30th 2018 10:35 pm
The Wolverines faced the defending New York State Class AA champions Liverpool High School. After a slow start in the first quarter, the Wolverines never looked back and throttled the defending champs, 71-42, at Onondaga Community College.
Niagara-Wheatfield downed in state finals
Mon, Nov 19th 2018 01:00 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield Lady Falcons have had success all season. From unbeaten in the regular season to Niagara Frontier League champions to Section VI champions - nothing could go wrong for the team. On Sunday, at the Cool Insuring Arena in Glens Falls, the girls looked to add to their season resume: New York state champions. With all good things, though, they come to an end. The Lady Falcons' historic season struck midnight Sunday, as the team was defeated 3-2 by Wantagh.
Lady Falcons volleyball to play in state finals
Sun, Nov 18th 2018 12:25 am
The Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons girls volleyball team etched another first into its season Saturday. The Niagara Frontier League and Section VI Class A champions will play for their first state title Sunday, after finishing second place in pool play of the New York State Class A girls volleyball championships.
Niagara-Wheatfield HS hosts send off for girls volleyball team
Fri, Nov 16th 2018 11:10 am
The fall athletics season has been one to remember for the Niagara-Wheatfield girls volleyball team. The team won its first Section VI title and followed it with a win in the Far West Regional to clinch the first state tournament appearance in program history. On Friday morning, the team was scheduled to hit the road for states in Glens Falls. Prior to them loading up the bus and taking off, though, the team was given an outstanding send off from their fellow classmates.
Niagara-Wheatfield girls volleyball fly into states
Fri, Nov 9th 2018 09:25 pm
Last Saturday, the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons girls volleyball team notched the program's first-ever Section VI title. On Friday night, at Webster-Thomas High School, the girls etched another first into its history. The Falcons defeated the Irondequoit Eagles, 3-1, in the Far West Regional crossover matchup. The victory sends the girls to the New York State Tournament in Glens Falls.
PHOTOS: Niagara-Wheatfield inducts Class of 2018 Athletic Hall of Fame & Falcon Wall of Fame
Thu, Nov 8th 2018 12:35 pm
Saturday, the Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District welcomed 10 new members to its Falcon Wall of Fame, as well as five new inductees into its Athletic Hall of Fame. The ceremony also unveiled the new home for the Athletic Hall of Fame along the windows of the cafeteria hallway.
 

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