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The Jamestown Red Raiders have had a whole lot of fun breaking in something new while doing something that never gets old. The classic AstroTurf rug at Strider Field is no more. In its place is synthetic all-weather surface A-turf. It's safer than the course rug (softer, easier on the joints) and enables the Red Raiders to play a slightly faster game since they no longe…

The Town of Tonawanda Youth Bureau and Town of Tonawanda Police Club will host a 3-on-3 basketball tournament for grades 7 to 12 on March 4 at Kenmore West High School, 33 Highland Parkway. The free tournament is open to those or live in or attend schools in the Town of Tonawanda or Kenmore. Check-in and registration will be held from 9 to 9:30 a.m. the morning of the t…

WHEATFIELD - Western New York professional wrestling talent will be showcased at Empire State Wrestling on Saturday, Jan. 21 in St. Johnsburg Fire Hall, 7165 Ward Road. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the bell is at 6. Admission is $20 for a front row and $12 general admission. ESW will also offer a trial for people interested in becoming professional wrestlers through the …

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Maybe it's appropriate. In a week when the firing of yet another Buffalo Bills head football coach leaves the Western New York sports world in a tumult, we also commemorate the anniversary of an almost forgotten tale of Buffalo sports disappointment. In this case, the bad news was delivered on what’s supposed to be the most joyous day of the year. The Atlanta Hawks wer…

NIAGARA FALLS - For Niagara County football fans who don't want to drive to Orchard Park or want a less expensive alternative to watch live professional football, a new option may soon be coming your way. Plans are in the works to bring arena football to Niagara Falls and possibly Lockport. Gladiator Sports and Entertainment met with the Niagara Falls City Council re…