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Area collegesBASEBALLToledo 4, UB 3UB (10-20, 3-4): Alex Thrower 1-4, run, RBIRider 2, Niagara 1NU (17-12, 7-3): Peter Battaglia 1-4, RBISiena 8-2, Canisius 3-4Wagner 6-4, St. Bonaventure 5-1SB (14-14): first game: Jared Baldinelli 2-5, 2 RBI; second game: Taishi Terashima 2-3, RBISOFTBALLManhattan 2-5, Niagara 1-7NU (11-17, 3-5) first game: JerriAnn Orfano 2-3, RBI; secon…

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Correction: The original version of this story listed the wrong quarterback on the final interception thrown. It was Kyle Vantrease, not walk-on Todd LaRocca. The University at Buffalo pass defense took center stage at the annual Blue & White Scrimmage Friday night. UB’s defense made seven interceptions in the 83-play intra-squad event. The Bulls’ interception to…

UB football hosts its annual Spring Game tonight at 7 p.m. http://buffalonews.com/2017/04/14/gameday-preview-watch-ub-football-spring-scrimmage/ Updates and observations from our staff and selected accounts are below. A Twitter List by TBNSports Check back for the latest on UB and college sports.

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UB BLUE & WHITE SCRIMMAGE 7 p.m. Friday at UB Stadium Format: It will be an offense-vs.-defense scrimmage lasting about 100 plays. The offense will run drives from its own 20, from the mid-field area, and in the red zone. What to watch for: Playmakers. UB needs big playmakers, and the prime prospect to become an elite Mid-American Conference player is sophomor…

Area collegesBASEBALLFredonia 12, D’Youville 1D (3-14): Dylan Haak (Depew), Justin Brackna (Maryvale) 2 hits eachOnondaga CC 3-3, ECC 2-4SOFTBALLIthaca 7-10, Buffalo State 0-4BS (15-7): Laura Crooks (Niagara-Wheatfield) 3 hits (second game)Medaille 6-13, Alfred State 3-2M (16-10, 5-1): Lauren Kocher (Alden) 4-6, 3 RBI; Bridget Masiello (Lockport) 2B, HR, 3 RBI (both games)…

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There’s probably no player on the University at Buffalo football team more eager to get the season started than new starting left tackle Jacquis Webb. Webb has not played a real game since the fall of 2013 when he was a senior at Gates-Chili High School, just west of Rochester. He earned a scholarship to Rutgers University and sat out as a redshirt in 2014. He was ac…

Area collegesBASEBALLD’Youville 6-4, Hilbert 2-8H (7-13): Mike Voveris WP (8 inn, 5Ks); Ian Moran 3-8, *7sb (*set school record for most in a season with 18)Fredonia 8-8, Medaille 2-1M (7-18): Dan Luppens 3-3, 2BSOFTBALLAkron 3, UB 2St. Bonaventure 12-2, Niagara at 8-5N (10-16): Jennifer Timm 2B, 3RBIsSB (10-25): (both games) Desiree Gonzalez HR(2), 4 RBIs, 4runs, SB Syrac…

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It looks like the University at Buffalo men’s basketball team has re-loaded for another serious run at the Mid-American Conference title next season. Each of UB’s three recruits from the fall signing period had huge seasons. Point guard Jayvon Graves earned the Cleveland.com high school player of the year award and was an Ohio player of the year for his school classi…

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Niagara is still in the process of hiring its new hockey coach and three names have surfaced in media reports as getting second interviews from the university. Jeff Cox reported that Niagara is interested in Jason Lammers, Ethan Moreau and Blaise MacDonald. Lammers has been the head coach of the Dubuque Fighting Saints in the USHL, the premier junior hockey league in…

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Ryan Stekl (Lancaster) hit a two-run walk-off homer in the bottom of the seventh inning to give Canisius a 6-5 victory over visiting University at Buffalo Tuesday in the first game of their Big 4 doubleheader at the Demske Sports Complex. Then the Golden Griffins scored eight times in the second inning and went on to a 13-5 victory in the second game. Christ Conley’s two-…

Area collegesBASEBALLCanisius 6-13, UB 5-5UB (10-19): Vinny Mallaro 2B, RBI (first game)C (18-13): Ryan Stekl 2-4, walk-off 2-run HR (first game); Christ Conley 2-3, 4 RBIs (second game)St. Bonaventure 5-1, Niagara 1-2N (17-11): Trevor McCauley walk-off 1B scored Peter Battaglia (second game)SB (14-12): David Vaccaro 3-run HR (first game)Onondaga CC 6-4, Erie CC 2-2SOFTBAL…

Area collegesBASEBALLNiagara 17, Quinnipiac 8N (16-10, 7-2): Greg Cullen 2B, 3B, 4 RBI; Tanner Kirwer, Peter Battaglia (Wmsv. North), Geoff Seto 3 RBI eachSOFTBALLNiagara 4-6, Saint Peter’s 2-1N (9-15, 2-4): Kendall Watkins, Taylor Moody 2 RBI (first game); Sierra Bertrand CG win, 11 K (second game)Hilbert 3-16, Alfred State 4-2H (9-11): Brittany Cooley, Gabriella Bongiorn…

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The University at Buffalo baseball team carried on admirably last week in the wake of the decision to disband the program at the end of the season. UB won two of three games over the weekend and swept the weekly awards in the Mid-American Conference. UB’s nine leads this week’s spring-season College Power 10: 1. UB baseball. Senior Vinny Mallaro was named MAC East pl…

Area collegesBASEBALLNorthern Illinois 2-1, UB 1-3UB (10-17, 3-3): Chris Kwitzer (St. Mary’s/Lanc.) HR (second game)Marist 13, Canisius 3C (16-13, 2-4): Jake Lumley 2-4, runNiagara 10, Quinnipiac 2N (14-10, 5-2): Joel Brophy 3-5, 2B, HR, 4 RBI Rhode Island 8-5, St. Bonaventure 4-7SB (13-11, 7-5): Ryan MacCarrick (Orchard Park) 3-4, HR, 4 RBIs, 2 runs (second game)Penn Stat…

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Anthony Lynn brought the eight coaching interns into a room at the Buffalo Bills training facility in June. The then running backs coach, one by one, rattled off the names and accomplishments of each person and told them why they were chosen for the Bill Walsh Minority Coaching Fellowship. Seth Joyner was a three-time Pro Bowler and the 1991 NFL Defensive Player of t…