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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.
Falcons girls volleyball wins first sectional championship
Sun, Nov 4th 2018 12:45 am
"Phew." That was the first gasp out of Niagara-Wheatfield girls volleyball coach Brandi Cochran after her team defeated Williamsville South in the Class A Sectional Finals, 3-2.
Niagara-Wheatfield wins Funke Bowl
Fri, Oct 26th 2018 01:40 am
It's been a crazy year for the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons football team. From wins, losses, tiebreakers and a death close to the team, the team has seen a mixture of everything. On Thursday night, the team ended it's fall campaign with a fulfilling sense of closure. The Falcons defeated Williamsville East in the Class A Chuck Funke Bowl finals, 22-8.
NT musicians selected as All-State members
Thu, Oct 25th 2018 12:30 pm
The North Tonawanda City School district recently announced 12 student musicians have been selected to participate in the New York State School Music Association's Area All State Festivals in November.
DeWolf carries Falcons to thrilling comeback victory
Sat, Oct 20th 2018 04:05 pm
On a rainy and dreary day at Niagara-Wheatfield's Terry Harvey Field, the Falcons supplied one of the most thrilling comeback victories in some years, as Niagara-Wheatfield defeated Williamsville South, 34-33, in the semifinals of the Class A Chuck Funke Bowl.
GI alum Neutz speaks to N-W student-athletes
Fri, Oct 19th 2018 11:45 am
Wednesday night, former Grand Island High School and University at Buffalo wide receiver Alex Neutz spoke with Niagara-Wheatfield student-athletes about his mental health struggles with anxiety, depression and addiction.
Niagara Academy students think pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Thu, Oct 18th 2018 12:05 pm
The Orleans/Niagara BOCES' Niagara Academy decided to raise money for a worthy cause. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. To raise awareness and money, the Student Council sponsored a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.
Niagara-Wheatfield shutout by Grand Island
Sat, Oct 13th 2018 07:50 pm
It was Niagara-Wheatfield's senior day at Terry Harvey Field Saturday afternoon. The celebrations did not finish how the Falcons would've liked, though, as the team dropped its final regular season game of the year versus Grand Island, 14-0.
Falcons boys soccer defeated in NFL championship
Thu, Oct 11th 2018 08:20 pm
On a crisp and cool Thursday at Sparky Adams Field, the Kenmore East Bulldogs defeated the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons, 2-1, to win the Niagara Frontier League title in the league crossover championship.
N-W soccer teams set for NFL championship
Thu, Oct 11th 2018 12:30 pm
The boys and girls soccer teams at Niagara-Wheatfield just recently finished up their regular season schedules.
Perfection: Niagara-Wheatfield golf completes undefeated season
Tue, Oct 9th 2018 07:40 pm
It's been almost four years since Niagara-Wheatfield's golf team had a number other than zero in its loss column. On Tuesday, that number stayed put at zero, as the team won the Niagara Frontier League Tournament at Willowbrook Golf Course with a combined low score of 407.
UB builds escape room to teach nursing, pharmacy students teamwork
Tue, Oct 9th 2018 11:20 am
Escape rooms have reached the college classroom.
Orleans/Niagara BOCES names Employees of the Year
Thu, Oct 4th 2018 03:40 pm
Orleans/Niagara BOCES recently named its Employees of the Year for the 2018-19 school year. Employees are nominated by their peers and a committee decides who will be the recipient in each of the categories: Administrator, Clerical, Continuing Education, Custodial/Maintenance, Staff Specialist, Substitute, Teacher Aide and Teacher. 
Niagara-Wheatfield girls tennis clinches second straight NFL crown
Thu, Oct 4th 2018 03:05 pm
It's been a good two years for the Niagara-Wheatfield girls tennis team. In 2017, the team won its first Niagara Frontier League title since 2012. In 2018, the girls are back on top of the league - clinching their fourth NFL title in program history. It's also the first time in program history that the team has won the title in back-to-back years.
Homecoming delight: Stott leads Falcons to victory under the lights
Fri, Sep 28th 2018 11:40 pm
Friday night was something players on coach Russ Nixon's Falcons squad won't forget for a long time. In front of a packed crowd at Terry Harvey Field, including a loud and proud Black Hole student section, the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons defeated Kenmore West for a homecoming victory, 28-21.
Falcons Flashback: Falcons athletics head into homecoming weekend
Thu, Sep 27th 2018 03:45 pm
It's hard to believe the Niagara-Wheatfield athletics season is already through one month. The teams have reached homecoming week, which includes themed days, the always competitive pindodge game, powder puff football and, of course, the Friday night lights football game. With that, here's how the Falcons teams are shaping up heading into homecoming on Saturday.
Niagara-Wheatfield bringing back Friday Night Lights homecoming game
Thu, Sep 27th 2018 12:30 pm
After playing its very first Friday night home game under the lights last year versus Williamsville North, the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons will once again suit up for homecoming at 7 p.m. on Friday versus Kenmore West.
Holtschneider named chair of Niagara University's board of trustees
Wed, Sep 26th 2018 04:45 pm
The Rev. Dennis Holtschneider, C.M., has been named chairman of the Niagara University board of trustees. Frank Fiannaca and Karen Howard were named trustees.
Edward Town Middle School student giving back to others
Thu, Sep 20th 2018 12:30 pm
Everyone in Niagara County can usually admit the region is notorious for helping each other out and having each other's backs. For 12-year-old, Town of Niagara resident and Edward Town Middle School student Samantha Tierney, that has been her mindset for years now.
Balanced attack paying off for Falcons girls soccer
Thu, Sep 13th 2018 12:20 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons girls soccer team is special, with the ability to score at a steady pace, but keep opposing teams off the board as well. The team is coming off a stellar 14-2 regular season last year, but they were ousted in the semifinals of the Section VI Class AA tournament.
Falcons girls tennis looking to continue winning ways
Thu, Sep 13th 2018 12:00 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield girls tennis coach Kristin Janese always says year in and year out, "I want to improve off of last season's record." This year, that's tough to do, because her squad last season went 14-0. Nevertheless, she hopes for much of the same in 2018.
HS girls soccer: Niagara-Wheatfield knocks off Lewiston-Porter
Tue, Sep 11th 2018 09:15 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons girls soccer team make it very difficult for teams to score. The team has given up just two goals in eight games, and on Tuesday, nothing was different versus Lewiston-Porter. The Falcons defeated the Lancers, 3-0, in Niagara Frontier League play behind two goals from Briana Zayatz and one from Erin Weir. The shutout was also the Falcons' sixth of the season.
Niagara-Wheatfield wins battle of Falcons, defeat Frontier
Sat, Sep 8th 2018 06:05 pm
What a difference a year makes. Last year, the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons football team's defense struggled to slow teams down. In 2018, the Falcons haven't given up a point. The Falcons defeated the Frontier Falcons, 19-0, Saturday, on a cool and breezy day at Terry Harvey Field.
DASNY announces completion of $16M residence hall project at SUNY Buffalo State College
Thu, Sep 6th 2018 04:40 pm
Gerrard P. Bushell, Ph.D., president and CEO of the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY), announced work has completed on a $16 million project to renovate Bishop Hall at SUNY Buffalo State College. This project is part of roughly $59 million in capital renovation projects DASNY is completing on SUNY campuses statewide.
 

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