Without further ado, here's the first Power 10 for the scholastic winter season.
(Through Friday night's games)
1. Williamsville North hockey. Defending state champions have spent much of the winter ranked first in the state Division I poll. Spartans (13-0-2) remained unbeaten by defeating reigning state Catholic champion St. Joe's on Friday night. The teams also bat…
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…
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…
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…
Western New York boys hockey teams are well-represented in the first state hockey rankings that were released Wednesday.
Four teams are in the top nine of Division I, while three are in the top seven in Division II.
Defending state champs St. Joe's and Williamsville North are Nos. 1 and 2 in D-I, while Williamsville East is No. 1 in D-II.
Lancaster is sixth and Ni…
As much as Canisius enjoys the challenge of playing against some of the top football teams that Ohio and Pennsylvania have to offer, it’s never lost on the Crusaders that playing St. Joe’s means a little extra something.
The teams meet annually during the regular season and have crossed paths in the playoffs, but the stage doesn’t get any bigger than playing against one…
Can't make it to New Era Field for the Monsignor Martin football final between Canisius and St. Joe's
We've got you covered.
Watch the live stream of Saturday's showdown below. Game starts at 2 p.m.
Miguel Rodriguez's preview of the matchup:
Who: Canisius Crusaders (7-3) vs. St. Joe's Marauders (7-4)
When: 2 p.m. Saturday
Where: New Era Field
Tickets: $10 ($7 each when purchased at either school through Friday)
Web cast: onebuffalo.com
Rankings: Canisius is ranked No. 2 in the News Large Schools poll and 13th in the New York Sportswriters Class AA poll. St. Joe's is ranked ninth in the News poll…
St. Joe’s intercepted a St. Francis pass at the goal line with just over a minute left on the clock to secure an 18-13 win for the Marauders and a spot in next Saturday’s Monsignor Martin Association championship at New Era Field.
The opponent will either be Canisius or Cardinal O’Hara, which play at the Stransky Complex today at 1 p.m.
When St. Joe’s visited Polian …
The St. Joe's boys soccer team did everything but score in a 1-0 loss to Chaminade in the state Catholic semifinals on a cold and windy Friday evening at St. John's University in New York City.
The Flyers scored about 10 minutes into the game and held on from there to advance to the championship Sunday afternoon.
"It took a weird hop and went in," Marauders coach Mik…
Lackawanna (Class B) and Lafayette (Class D) continue their most-successful seasons in school history on Saturday in the NYSPHSAA semifinals in Middletown, while Catholic champ St. Joe’s heads to Queens for a semifinal game Friday evening.
The Steelers play at Twin Towers Middle School at 9:15 a.m. against Section II’s Ichabod Crane, which lost in the state semifinals t…
By Dave Ricci
Special to The News
After what they went through this season, it seems only fitting that extra time was needed.
Mason Benz scored in the fifth round of penalty kicks as St. Joe’s beat Canisius, 2-1, to capture the Monsignor Martin Athletic Association playoff championship at Canisius College’s Demske Sports Complex on Monday evening.
"I was just trying t…
Flames reach A-1 final
Williamsville East (17-1) avenged its only loss in the regular season, taking out Hamburg, 1-0, in a Class A-1 girls soccer sectional semifinal at Williamsville North on Wednesday night.
Freshman Bella Buscaglia took a feed from Tess Ford and drove the ball to the far post 12 minutes into the game. Goalkeeper Sarah Panepento had four saves for Ea…
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St Francis 29, St. Joe's 26
From St. Francis:
St. Joe's junior outfield Will Carlone announced on Twitter he has verbally committed to play collegiate baseball at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Carlone is a two-year starter for the Marauders. The Coaches' All-Western New York second team selection hit .440 last year, helping his team win the Georgetown Cup as postseason champions of the Monsignor Martin High Sch…