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Homeroom Announcements: Saturday's big games & more

We know there's no homeroom today. But we're up and ready to go.

Get yourself ready for today's #PrepTalkLive action with everything you need to know about the day ahead in high school sports.

What to watch for Saturday

1. Football - Week Three continues

Three games to keep an eye on:

  • Bishop Timon-St. Jude at Canisius, 1 p.m.
  • Alden at Lackawanna, 1 p.m.
  • South Park at Perry Traditional (Pa.), 6 p.m.

One of the fiercest rivalries of the past few seasons is renewed, but with some new faces. Canisius (1-1) is coming of a tough 28-21 loss at Bishop McDevitt (Pa.), where they took a 21-7 lead into the fourth quarter. Joe Licata's Tigers are still looking for their first win after losses to St. Mary's of Lancaster at Section V Bishop Kearney.

Alden (2-0, 2-0) visits another high-scoring Class B-3 foe in Lackawanna (2-0, 1-0) at Veterans Stadium. The Bulldogs are averaging 43.5 points per game in wins over Tonawanda and Roy-Hart/Barker. led by the senior duo of QB Bryan Cybulski and WR Christian Snell, who has made a seamless transition from running back. Running back Khalil Horton has led a strong ground game for the Steelers in two wins over Newfane and Eden/North Collins.

South Park (2-0) makes its first-ever trip out of state against Perry Traditional (1-1) in Pittsburgh. The Sparks have outscored Hamburg and Amherst, 72-7, in two Class A South wins. The Commodores opened with 49-0 win but lost in Week Two, 38-0.

2. Cross country - Multiple invitationals

The Western New York Officials Invitational takes place at Beaver Island State Park on Grand Island, while Lake Shore hosts its invitational at Evangola State Park. Both start at 10 a.m.

3. Girls volleyball - Multiple tournaments 

Sweet Home and Starpoint host tournaments at 8 a.m., while Falconer's starts at 9 a.m.

4. Boys volleyball - Cheektowaga Tournament

Cheektowaga hosts the lone boys volleyball tournament on Saturday. Pool play starts at 8 a.m.

Honor roll
- Boys soccer: Williamsville North at Williamsville South, 11 a.m.
- Girls soccer: Newfane at Wilson, 9 a.m.

Today's schedule can be found at our high school scoreboard.

#PrepTalkLive updates: While we follow ALL the high school action via our Prep Talk team, we encourage YOU to also tweet updates from the games you are attending with the hashtag #PrepTalkLive attached.

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Friday's roundup

Quick hits: Lancaster 43, Orchard Park 20

Andreessen and Damiani flaunt their skills in Lancaster's win over OP

Watch: Orchard Park's Nic Bruce makes one-handed catch

High school football roundup: Williamsville East, Sweet Home score come-from-behind wins

High School Extra: Williamsville East's Emily Turton tallies game-winner

High school scores & schedules (Sept. 16)

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