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Out of the five teams in the Monsignor Martin Association, No. 4 St. Francis and No. 6 St. Joe’s are both ranked highly among large schools. The Marauders are looking to extend their All-Catholic title streak to four years. They return three All-Catholic champions in sophomore Ben Parish and seniors Samuel Baker and Ty Slaugenhoupt. Parish placed third at states in 2017…

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Pos. Name, School, Year, fast fact OH Troy Gooch, Canisius, 12, Third-year starter and Monsignor Martin Player of the Year earned all-tournament honors five times, recording 569 kills and 62 aces. OH Drew Hesse, Eden, 12, Two-year starter earned all-tournament honors in several events, including the New York State Public High Schools Athletic Association championship…

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State classification in parentheses; first-place votes in brackets; *-indicates tie in voting Boys Large Schools Team Record Points LW 1. Canisius [10] 10-1 100 1 2. Park 8-4 79 2 3. Bishop Timon-St. Jude 9-2 74 7 4. West Seneca West (A-1) 12-0 66 4 5. Niagara Falls (AA) 6-3 59 3 6. St. Francis 7-4 54 5 7. Williamsville South (A-1) 7-2 51 6 8. Lockport (AA) 7…

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The Eden boys volleyball program has recorded its share of memorable victories over the years but earned perhaps its most unforgettable triumph just before Thanksgiving. That's when the Raiders captured the one title – the New York State Public High Schools Athletic Association plaque – that had been missing from their trophy case. Eden capped its season to remember …

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Ryan Bradley had himself a game. That proved to be bad news for St. Joe's. Riding the inside play of its senior big man, Canisius quickly turned a close game into a runaway triumph Tuesday night as the host Crusaders cruised to an 88-55 decision in boys basketball over their longtime Monsignor Martin High School Athletic Association rival. The 6-foot-7 Bradley sco…

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State classification in parentheses; first-place votes in brackets; *-indicates tie in voting Boys Large Schools Team Record Points LW 1. Canisius [6] 9-1 96 1 2. Park [4] 8-3 94 2 3. Niagara Falls (AA) 4-3 69 3 4. West Seneca West (A-1) 10-0 65 4 5. St. Francis 6-4 59 5 6. Williamsville South (A-1) 7-3 53 6 7. Bishop Timon-St. Jude 8-2 49 7 8. Lockport (AA) …

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The hype surrounding college football’s signing period is no longer confined to February. The suspense now starts before Christmas even hits the calendar. The Class of 2018 is the first to have the opportunity to use a 72-hour window beginning Wednesday to sign their National Letter of Intent or wait for the traditional signing period that starts the first Wednesday of …

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The Monsignor Martin High School Athletic Association earned the "no nights off" moniker last year because the top boys' basketball teams in the private schools league showed a knack for knocking each other off on a given night. That also held true during the postseason as the No. 4 seed won the Manhattan Cup Class A crown. That said, the champion was still a familiar f…

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SANBORN – No one can blame LaTerrance Reed for playing with an edge. The former Canisius High School hoops star has gone from co-New York State Player of the Year, to prep school, to junior college – a trek that has tested his patience in hopes of landing a Division 1 scholarship. It’s been a long journey of 1 a.m. ice baths, crack-of-dawn shootarounds and hearing co…

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State classification in parentheses; first-place votes in brackets; *-indicates tie in voting Boys Large Schools Team Record Points LW 1. Canisius [8] 4-0 98 1 2. Park [2] 4-0 92 2 3. Niagara Falls (AA) 2-2 72 3 4. West Seneca West (A1) 5-0 56 4 5. St. Francis 4-2 52 NR 6. Williamsville South (A1) 2-2 49 6 7. Bishop Timon-St. Jude (A1) 3-1 34 5 8. Amherst* (A…

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Five teams from Western New York are ranked in the top five of their respective classes in the New York State Sportswriters Association's first boys basketball polls of the season, which were released Tuesday. Canisius and Franklinville are No. 2 in Class A and D, respectively, while Health Sciences is third in Class B, Chautauqua Lake fourth in Class C and East fifth i…

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State classification in parentheses; first-place votes in brackets Boys Large Schools Team Record Points 1. Canisius [6] 2-0 78 2. Park [1] 3-0 72 3. Niagara Falls (AA) 1-2 56 4. West Seneca West (A1) 4-0 41 5. Bishop Timon-St. Jude 1-0 39 6. Williamsville South (A1) 1-1 38 7. North Tonawanda (A1) 3-0 26 8. McKinley [1] (A1) 3-0 25 9. Amherst (A2) 2-1 14 10…

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Williamsville South has perhaps one of the best boys basketball talents in the area in Greg Dolan. Though he has the ability to take over games, it's hard to do that against a team that possesses quality talents and depth like Canisius. The Crusaders reminded folks of that during a marquee nonleague contest between the two potential title contenders on the first busy…

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Canisius High School announced Friday it has hired Michael F. Albert as its new boys lacrosse coach. Albert takes over for Joe Smith, who is now an assistant coach at Canisius College. Smith guided the Crusaders to the Monsignor Martin High School Athletic Association championship three seasons ago. Albert moves to Canisius after serving as junior varsity and modifie…

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Canisius could only withstand the waves of fresh bodies Archbishop Stepinac threw at it for so long. The Crusaders hung tough for one half of football, but all it took was a dominating 9-minute stretch by their New York City counterpart to derail Canisius’ hopes of becoming the first repeat winner of the New York State Catholic High Schools Athletic Association title. …