Riding the momentum from a buzzer-beating three by Cierra Harrison, Cardinal O’Hara outscored visiting Jamesville-DeWitt 13-4 in overtime to take down the defending state Class A champions, 66-57, on Saturday afternoon. Harrison’s trey enabled the Hawks, ranked third among state Class AA teams, to improve to 4-0 since star guard Anndea Zeigler went out of the lineup…

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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. Girls Basketball - Jamesville-DeWitt at Cardinal O'Hara, noon Only a select few teams in recent years have received the satisfaction of kn…

Boys basketballFriday’s gamesYale Cup Division IMcKinley 76, Emerson 47Monsignor MartinTimon-St. Jude 82, Niagara Catholic 50Cardinal O’Hara 65, Walsh 50St. Francis 66, St. Joe’s 35ECIC IWilliamsville North 60, Orchard Park 50ECIC IIHamburg 67, West Seneca East 60Amherst 71, Williamsville South 61ECIC IIIEast Aurora 54, Starpoint 43Niagara FrontierKenmore West 55, Lo…

No one has been able to stop Tavien Kemp of Walsh – the area’s top scorer – this season. Cardinal O’Hara at least figured out a way to slow him down a little. Kemp scored 32 points, but his Eagles dropped a 65-50 decision to the Hawks. Cardinal O’Hara tried using a triangle-and-two zone defense in order to contain Kemp. Latrell Butler-Kemp had 12 points, and …

Amherst fans may have been chanting “we own Main Street” following the nightcap of the boys-girls basketball doubleheader Friday night between the Tigers and rival Williamsville South, but that’s only partially true. It was a fun atmosphere nonetheless. Round two of the Battle of Main Street between Williamsville South and Amherst definitely lived up to the hyp…

Coaching icon Sister Maria Pares, who died Friday Jan. 20, 2017, at age 75, could be a fiery and animated presence on the sidelines. She has been inducted to the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame - and three others.collhigh

Sister Maria Pares would say she stood “5 foot 3, maybe.” Through her groundbreaking career as a coach and advocate for women’s athletics, she was a giant. [PHOTO GALLERY: Sister Maria Pares through the years] Pares died Friday from cancer complications. She was 75. Pares was a pioneer in women’s sports while defying conventional beliefs about what a nu…

The Niagara Falls boys’ basketball team’s home game against Lockport has been moved from Feb. 15 to Jan. 28. Start time will be 1:30 p.m. The games were moved from an evening start time to afternoon for precautionary reason following an incident at Lockport High when at least 50 spectators attending the teams’ Jan. 10 meeting got into a fight in the lobby outside …

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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 - Williamsville South at Amherst, 8:15 p.m. If Part Two of "The Battle of Main Street" is anything like Part One, the fans in attendance at Amherst High School are in for quite a treat when the…

Welch’s 44 helps Cheektowaga down rival Maryvale It was a pretty charged-up atmosphere at Cheektowaga for one of the top rivalry matchups in Western New York. It’s safe to say Dominick Welch fed off the energy of the crowd. The senior finished with a season-high 44 points to go with 18 rebounds and six blocks during Cheektowaga’s 69-64 ECIC III victory over Mar…

Boys basketballThursday’s gamesYale Cup Division IEast 73, Burgard 53McKinley 71, Middle Early College 57South Park 97, Emerson 43Yale Cup Division IICity Honors 69, da Vinci 40I-Prep/Grover 54, Buffalo Arts 46MST Seneca 80, Lafayette 50Monsignor MartinSt. Mary’s/Lanc. 74, Christian Central 48ECIC IJamestown 75, Frontier 35Lancaster 74, West Seneca West 48ECIC IIWest S…

Something's up in Olean this season. Baskets have been filled with basketballs this season. Tavien Kemp is one of those responsible. Kemp has been piling up the points for Archbishop Walsh this season, as he's the top scorer in Western New York boys basketball. For example, Kemp had 46 points in a recent win against St. Mary's of Lancaster. He also added 11 rebounds …