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 Sunday 1. Boys hockey - Section VI small schools quarterfinals at Northtown Center 1-Williamsville East (7-8-1) vs. 11-North Tonawanda (7-8-1-1), 1 p.m.…

Boys basketballSaturday’s gamesMonsignor MartinNichols 56, Christian Central 4257th ESDAA Tournament at St. Mary’s School for the DeafRhode Island 44, Gov. Baxter (Maine) 28NYSSD/Rome 44, West Virginia 20New Jersey 61, Rochester 55Pennsylvania 47, St. Mary’s/Deaf 43Nichols 56, Christian Central 42Nichols 9 19 7 21 - 56Chr. Central 12 7 14 9 - 42NICHOLS (11-12, 7-7): …

Alden edged Lancaster, 1,114 to 1,107 to take the standing title at the Section VI rifle championships at Alden High School Saturday. Kiersten Mucha of Lancaster was the individual winner with a score of 290. In three-position air rifle, Kenmore nipped Lancaster by a point in the team classification. Sarah Golas of Alden won three different individual titles, while Jess…

Section VI Girls Basketball Tournament All games at 7 p.m. unless noted Class AA First round Thursday 9-Williamsville North (3-15) at 8-Orchard Park (9-11) 10-Niagara Falls (5-15) at 7-Kenmore West (8-12) Quarterfinals Feb. 28 WN/OP winner at 1-Clarence (18-2) 5-Niagara Wheatfield (9-8) at 4-Jamestown (8-11) NF/KW winner at 2-Frontier (13-7…

Section VI Boys Basketball Tournament All games at 7 p.m. unless indicated Class AA First round Wednesday 9-Niagara Wheatfield (5-15) at 8-Clarence (10-10) 10-Frontier (5-15) at 7-Orchard Park (11-9) Quarterfinals Friday NW/Clarence at 1-Jamestown (13-6) 5-Niagara Falls (12-8) at 4-Lockport (15-4), 4 p.m. Frontier/OP at 2-Lancaster (13-7) …

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. Basketball - Section VI seeding meetings It's time to fill out your brackets. Playoffs are here. The Section VI seeding meetings to final…

Defense keys Timon win Bishop Timon-St.Jude clamped down on defense in the second half and scored a 63-55 victory over Canisius Friday in a battle of Msgr. Martin Athletic Association ranked teams. Timon-St. Jude, No. 5 in The Buffalo News large-school poll, earned a sweep of the Crusaders and improved to 17-6 overall and 11-2 in league. Canisius, ranked No. 7, fell to…

Boys basketballFriday’s gamesMonsignor MartinWalsh 79, Niagara Catholic 51Bishop Timon-St. Jude 63, Canisius 55St. Francis 59, St. Joe’s 56NonleagueOrchard Park 51, Lackawanna 47Hamburg 55, Frontier 46North Tonawanda 77, St. Mary’s/Lanc. 6657th ESDAA Tournamentat St. Mary’s School for the DeafRochester 37, Gov. Baxter (Maine) 15Pennsylvania 61, NYSSD/Rome 29New Jer…

We're #PrepTalkLive from today's lineup of high school sports -- the hockey postseason continues and the Section VI basketball season winds down. Check out info on that matchup and others in our Homeroom Announcements, from Corey Desiderio, for today's top events. We follow ALL the high school action, and in all sports, via our team, the home office via @bufnewspre…

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 Friday 1. Boys basketball - Bishop Timon-St. Jude at Canisius, 7 p.m. No. 5 large school Bishop Timon-St. Jude (16-6, 10-2) looks for the season sweep of No. 7 large school Canisius (14-8, 8-4) in this Monsignor Martin h…

Boys basketballThursday’s gamesYale Cup Division IMcKinley 102, Riverside 48Burgard 71, Hutch-Tech 56Middle Early College 59, Emerson 51South Park 72, East 67Yale Cup Division IILafayette 58, da Vinci 38MST Seneca 83, I-Prep/Grover 50Monsignor MartinPark 86, Cardinal O’Hara 50St. Mary’s/Lanc. 53, Nichols 42ECIC IIICheektowaga 94, Depew 40ECIC IVJFK 44, Holland 31Niag…

The division championship droughts at Cheektowaga and South Park are history as the two Class A-2 schools head into the Section VI boys basketball tournament on triumphant rolls. The Warriors of Cheektowaga earned a share of their first division title since 1963 by crushing Depew, 94-40, in ECIC III. They share the title with East Aurora. Both split regular-season meeti…

Niagara-Wheatfield’s Nate Maloney won his third straight Section VI boys bowling title Thursday at AMF Airport Lanes while West Seneca West earned its first team title in more than 50 years. Maloney needed big numbers in his final game to vault into first place during his sophomore and junior seasons, winning the title by 59 pins in 2015 and just 14 pins last year. Bu…

Three-sport star Jalin Cooper of Medina has received a Division I football scholarship offer from Boston College, the junior announced via Twitter. https://twitter.com/jalin_cooper/status/832287442828935169 That is Cooper's third Division I football offer as the 6-foot-5, 170-pounder with blazing speed also has received offers from University at Buffalo and Toledo. …