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Keith McShea

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Named deputy sports editor in 2014 after covering high school sports at The News since his hiring in 1999. The 1995 University at Buffalo graduate and Long Island native has been #PrepTalkLive from everything from scrimmages to state championships and helps coordinate The News' All-Western New York selections.

NCAA Tournament first round No. 5 Notre Dame vs. No. 12 Princeton Thursday (12:15 p.m.) at KeyBank Center, Buffalo (followed by West Virginia-Bucknell in afternoon session). NOTRE DAME Location: South Bend, Indiana. Miles from Buffalo: 445. Student population: 12,292. Nickname: Fighting Irish. Colors: Gold and blue. Conference: Atlantic Coast Co…

It's always interesting to tune in #Bills Twitter during a Bills game. It was entertaining on Super Sunday as well, especially since a common enemy had Bills fans lining up with the Falcons. Here's our picks for the 20 best Bills tweets from our glance across #Bills, #GoBills & #BillsMafia – the first image was a quite popular one). Note: We thought we were …

Sister Maria Pares was laid to rest Saturday. At her funeral mass attended by several hundred at St. Michael R.C. Church in downtown Buffalo, Rev. Ronald W. Sams closed his homily by saying that Sister Maria was now in "Heaven's Hall of Fame." Sister Christina Pecoraro, in reading the Prayers of the Faithful, shared that when Sister Maria celebrated 50 years of devot…

The late Sister Maria Pares had some great things to say about coaching, parents and basketball when she and two of her players were guests on PrepTalkTV Weekly on Jan. 23, 2013. Former News colleague Lauren Mariacher and I hosted PrepTalkTV for a few years, and Sister Maria's appearance was one of my absolute favorite episodes. Go to the 5:10 mark for the beginn…

#RIPvine. Today the news broke that Twitter is to discontinue the video clip ap Vine. I was never a big user of Vine, but two years ago, something special was going on with Vine and the 2014 Bills season. Several times, the buzz after a Bills game included viral Vines that popped up all over #Bills Twitter. Four times, I wrote about who did the Vine and how th…

Our team is at Los Angeles Coliseum as the Buffalo Bills play the Los Angeles Rams in Week Five. Look for the essential info to know for the game in Jay Skurski's pregame primer, along with several other posts here at [BN] Blitz. Follow our team's updates before, during and after today's game, via Twitter, in the window below: Tweets from https://twitter.com/…

We're #PrepTalkLive from Scrimmage Saturday. We follow ALL the high school action, and in all sports, via our team, the home office via @bufnewspreptalk on Twitter, and through your #PrepTalkLive tweets. Our high school scoreboard page has today's entire lineup, and it will be updated with the final scores and details as soon as they are reported to us. We encourage y…

Adam Weir, the 2013 Buffalo News Player of the Year at Canisius High School, announced Wednesday that he will not return to the Canisius College men's basketball program. Weir, who has completed his undergraduate studies in business management, would have been a junior athletically this coming season. He was a two-time All-Western New York first-team selection at Canisi…

This year marks the eighth year of the Borrelli Award, an honor that goes to the top senior boys and girls lacrosse players in Western New York. And it marks the third year that we will hold a banquet to honor the all of the best in Western New York lacrosse: The Borrelli Awards presented by the Buffalo Bandits, June 27 at Ilio DiPaolo's. The Tom Borrelli Memorial Aw…

This year marks the eighth year of the Borrelli Award, an honor that goes to the top senior boys and girls lacrosse players in Western New York. And it marks the third year that we will hold a banquet to honor the all of the best in Western New York lacrosse: The Borrelli Awards presented by the Buffalo Bandits, June 27 at Ilio DiPaolo's. The Tom Borrelli Memorial Aw…

Follow News Sports Reporter Jay Skurski's updates and observations from the U.S. Open at Oakmont, along with scoring updates and other info from the USGA. Here's Skurski's Three things to know about Day Three of the U.S. Open A Twitter List by TBNSports Check back to Sports, Ink and BuffaloNews.com/Sports for more from Skurski at the U.S. Open.

Follow updates from several accounts as the Buffalo Bisons visit the Lehigh Valley IronPigs for two games today -- at 12:05 & 6:35 p.m. Tweets from https://twitter.com/TBNSports/lists/bisons-at-syracuse From our season preview: Bisons season outlook A look at the International League Bisons' promotional schedule. //

Western New York’s finest high school athletes all took a long, deserved bow for their performances at the third annual Prep Talk Awards banquet Wednesday night. Close to 400 people came to the Hyatt Regency Buffalo Hotel and Conference Center for the event. The list of honored guests included Prep Talk Players of the Year in 40 categories, as well as the All-Western Ne…

Western New York’s finest high school athletes all took a long, deserved bow for their performances at the third annual Prep Talk Awards banquet Wednesday night. Close to 400 people came to the Hyatt Regency Buffalo Hotel and Conference Center for the event. The list of honored guests included Prep Talk Players of the Year in 40 categories, as well as the All-Western Ne…