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BaseballFriday’s gamesECIC IClarence 9, Frontier 0C (3-0, 2-0): Alex Croff 5 IP, 0 runs, 5 Ks; Aiden Wallace 3-run 3bLancaster 8, West Seneca West 0L (2-1, 1-0): Ryan Mansell 5 IP, 7 K, 2 hits; Vinny Stutz 3-4, 3 RBIs; Ben Damiani 2-4, 5 RBIsOrchard Park at Jamestown, ppd.ECIC IIHamburg 7, Starpoint 1H (1-0, 1-0): Kyle Borrello 5 IP, 1 hit; Ryan Hornstrom 2 IP, no hits; Ja…

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I just stumbled upon this on Twitter. Not sure if this is from an all-star game or just some random event at Park School. It's cool nonetheless. Six-foot-1 Park point guard Noah Hutchins slams it home, jumping over former teammate Joe Jones and current 6-11 teammate John Orogun. We thank Chad Andrews of Centercourt for this video highlight. https://twitter.com/center…

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Greg Dolan has been on the Division I radar for quite some time. But the Williamsville South star point guard wants to get bigger and stronger before heading to the next level. So he's going to prolong taking that jump a bit by heading to prep school for a year. Dolan announced via Twitter on Friday that he plans to attend Northfield Mount Herman, a prep school about…

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We're #PrepTalkLive from Friday's spring sports lineup. Check out today's top games and events in Homeroom Announcements, from Corey Desiderio. We follow ALL the high school action, in all sports, though our Buffalo News team, @bufnewspreptalk on Twitter, and through your #PrepTalkLive tweets. Our high school scoreboard page has today's entire lineup, and it will …

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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. Baseball - Williamsville South at Sweet Home, 5 p.m. ECIC II rivals Sweet Home (4-0, 1-0) and Williamsville South (2-1, 1-0) both look to stay undefeated in league play. Sweet Home's Justin Bystrak threw a perf…

Baseball Thursday’s games Monsignor Martin Bishop Timon vs. Canisius, no report ECIC III East Aurora at Pioneer, no report Cheektowaga at Maryvale, ppd. Niagara Frontier Kenmore East 9, Lew-Port 8 KE (1-1, 1-0): Aidan Bove 2B, 2 RBIs; Joe Watson 3 hits Kenmore West 7, Niagara Falls 1 KW (2-2, 1-2): Andrew Fron 6 IP, 7 K, 4 hits; Dom Schmidt…

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The first softball game of the season for defending Section VI Class AA champion Williamsville North featured a rainy and windy warmup. But the weather took a turn for the better as the Spartans celebrated a 6-0 win in ECIC I over visiting Clarence under sunny skies Thursday. "It really paid off to have the turf field," North coach Michelle Switzer said. "It rained quit…

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It's rare when a Big 4 basketball player declares for the NBA. It's even rarer when such instances happen twice in a year, let alone on consecutive days. That appears to be the case, as freshman and Buffalo native Takal Molson has become the second Canisius College player to enter his name into this year's NBA Draft. Molson made the announcement via Twitter on Thursd…

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We're #PrepTalkLive from Thursday's spring sports lineup. Check out today's top games and events in Homeroom Announcements, from Corey Desiderio. We follow ALL the high school action, in all sports, though our Buffalo News team, @bufnewspreptalk on Twitter, and through your #PrepTalkLive tweets. Our high school scoreboard page has today's entire lineup, and it wil…

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The ECIC boys golf championships have found a new home for 2018. Section VI and ECIC boys golf chairman Nate Leary announced in a release Thursday that the ECIC individual and team championship events will be played at Elma Meadows Golf Course this fall. They had been held at Sheridan Park or Tan Tara the previous four years and Diamond Hawk the four prior to that. …

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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 Thursday 1. Baseball - St. Joe's at Clarence, 4:45 p.m. Reigning Class AA champ Clarence welcomes St. Joe's in a nonleague matchup between yearly contenders. 2. Softball - Clarence at Williamsville North, 4:45 p.m. …

Baseball Wednesday’s games ECIC I Orchard Park 5, West Seneca West 4 OP (1-0, 1-0): Tom Evans 2 hits, 2B; Jake Johnson 2B, RBI ECIC II Williamsville East 8, Starpoint 5 WE (1-0, 1-0): Charlie Mack 4-4; Joey Mack 2-3; Sam Pastore 3-run triple Sweet Home 4, Amherst 3 SH: Brian Lovering GW RBI, Sean Romanowski 2-3, run, 2 2B; Keith Murphy 2-3, 2B, 2…

Veteran observers of the athletics scene at Cardinal O'Hara High, including retired athletics director Angelo Sciandra, don't remember the Hawks defeating Canisius High in any sport over the last 25 years or so. Wednesday, the O'Hara boys track and field team, directed by co-head coaches Robert Cathcart and Dick Ward, defeated the Crusaders, 65-49, a huge win for the sm…

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We're #PrepTalkLive from Wednesday's spring sports lineup, which is headlined by a a girls lacrosse matchup between reigning sectional champs. Check out today's top games and events in Homeroom Announcements, from Corey Desiderio. We follow ALL the high school action, in all sports, though our Buffalo News team, @bufnewspreptalk on Twitter, and through your #PrepTalk…

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Craig Dana knows he has big shoes to fill. Orchard Park's new football coach welcomes that challenge. Dana was appointed as Quakers pilot during Tuesday night's school board meeting. He succeeds longtime coach Gene Tundo, who stepped down after 24 seasons as varsity coach during the winter. Tundo, who won nearly 200 games, led the program to 14 Section VI champion…