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Lake Shore senior Shayla Scanlan and St. Joe's senior Jack Lalley were recognized as the top high school lacrosse players in Western New York at the ninth annual Tom Borrelli Memorial Awards presentation on Monday at Ilio DiPaolo's Restaurant & Banquet Facility. Longtime Sweet Home coach John Faller received the Ed Van Tine Memorial Award for playing a leading role …

Randy Cunneyworth’s time with the Sabres has again come to an end. The former Buffalo winger and longtime coach of the Rochester Americans has been let go as a player development coach. Cunneyworth spent the last four years in the organization, including a return to the Amerks’ bench for the 2015-16 season. Drafted by Buffalo in 1980, Cunneyworth returned to Roch…

Former University at Buffalo player Megan Giesen was named to the Bulls' women's soccer coaching staff as an assistant to head coach Shawn Burke. Giesen returns to UB after working as graduate assistant coach at Youngstown State the last two seasons. She played four seasons at Buffalo as she was a team captain in 2014 here senior season. That team won UB's first ever Mi…

After competing in cross country and indoor and outdoor track for four years and racking up 12 all-conference and seven all-region honors, Mackenzie Donahue of East Aurora has been named Daemen College's nominee for the 2017 NCAA Woman of the Year. One of 544 nominees nationally, she is Daemen's first ever. There are 177 nominess from NCAA Division II. The award aims to re…

Thompson Trophy Pos. Name School Yr. P Angela Delecki South Park 12 C Virginia Italia South Park 12 SS Danishalli Ubiles South Park 11 P Leah Graham Olmsted 12 SS Gabrielle McDuffie Olmsted 9 3B Mia Trietley Olmsted 11 2B Ashley Pezzimenti Middle College 12 C Taliah Bush Buffalo Arts 11 1B Tempest Torres Buffalo Arts 12 SS/CF Autumn Guizzotti Hutch-Tech 12 RF…

Niagara-Orleans Pos. Name School Yr. C Abby Stone Akron 11 P Mattie Klein Akron 11 3B Neely Abrams Akron 11 SS Jen Darlak Wilson 12 P Emily Kams Medina 12 SS Alisha Scroger Medina 11 CF Destiny Satkowski Medina 11 C Kylie Miller Barker 11 OF Isabella Prest Albion 12 C Olivia Littman Newfane 12 1B Alexa Littman Newfane 11 SS Kayla Brown Roy-Hart 11 C Maddie …

Niagara Frontier Pos. Name School Yr. P Riley Crum Lew-Port 10 C Jenna Rhue Lew-Port 11 P MacKenzie Quider Niagara Wheatfield 10 CF/2B Maddie Evarts Niagara Wheatfield 10 P Abby Borkowski Kenmore West 11 C Jessica Leone Kenmore West 11 CF Kelsey Harrigan Grand Island 12 3B Asja Johnson Lockport 11 1B Vincenette LaGamba Niagara Falls 12 CF Emma Waechter Lew-Por…

ECIC II Player of the Year: Mike Steffan (Williamsville East). Coach of the Year: Jon Campolo (Sweet Home). Pos. Name School Yr. P Ben Geiger Wmsv. East 12 P Josh Sheehan West Seneca East 11 P Owen Greene Iroquois 12 P Elijah Zells Wmsv. South 12 P David Balk Wmsv. South 12 IF Charles Mack Wmsv. East 11 IF Mike Steffan Wmsv. East 12 IF John Genau Wmsv. South…

Liz Johnson struck on five of her last six shots to defeat top seed Kelly Kulick, 228-205, and win the Go Bowling PWBA Players Championship Sunday at the Ashwaubenon Bowling Alley in Green Bay, Wis. The $20,000 win marked the ninth major victory of Johnson's career and fourth since the return of the PWBA Tour in 2015. It also was the second time she's hoisted the trophy…

Jim Kelly believes Sean McDermott gives the Buffalo Bills exactly what they need. Without mentioning Rex Ryan by name, Kelly made it clear the Bills' ship had gotten too loose under their previous coach's watch during the past two seasons. The Hall-of-Fame quarterback expects that all to change with McDermott in charge. "I think the biggest thing we've got to do, eac…

Last week on Sports Talk Sunday, Stu Boyar said that I seemed uncommonly positive, even optimistic, about the Sabres. This has to stop. I can't have people thinking I've gone soft. It's bad for my reputation as a skeptic and curmudgeon. Surely, Sunny Stu wasn't aware that I had been compiling a list of things that drive me crazy. Sure, I have a nice side, but it's ge…

When this area's sports car racing fans converge on Watkins Glen International for this weekend's Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen event they'll have a local interest to root for in Williamsville's Paul Fix. Fix, a sports car racing veteran who drives the Ave Motorsports Inc. No. 44 Ave-Riley AR2 LMP3, will compete in the  IMSA Prototype Challenge presented by Mazda divi…

There’s no doubt the Sabres need to upgrade their roster. Free agency, which opens Saturday, is a prime time to do it. Buffalo has two problems, though. The lineup is crowded, and there’s not a lot of money available. That’s not the welcome gift Jason Botterill would have liked. Despite missing the playoffs for six straight seasons, the Sabres have a fairly …

This is the second of a series that examines where the Buffalo Bills stand at each position heading into training camp, which begins July 27. Today’s installment looks at running back. When it comes to difference-making talent, the Buffalo Bills have a list that begins -- and probably ends -- with LeSean McCoy. He helped the Bills lead the NFL in rushing fo…

Two names occupy the win column for every race of this season's IMSA WeatherTech SportCar Championship  Prototype class. Those names are the co-driving brothers, Jordan and Ricky Taylor. The Taylor's co-drive the new Konica Minolta No. 10 Cadillac DPi-V.R in IMSA competition for the team owned by their father, Wayne Taylor. As the WeatherTech series makes its annu…