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The longest run of dominance in Western New York’s oldest football rivalry dated further than the birth of every player on the field for the 110th T-NT Classic. Friday night marked the start of a new era in the Twin Cities. Tonawanda’s 23-0 triumph before a crowd of more than 3,000 people at George Vetter Stadium was its first over North Tonawanda since 2000 and one of …

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Orchard Park’s perfect record and league title hopes hung in the balance. The Quakers lost their defensive captain on the second play of the game. The most prolific passing attack in Section VI had been grounded. For the first time in six games, they fell behind by a touchdown, and then another. On the road at Lancaster, where no opponent has won in four seasons. “A lot o…

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More than 50 ballplayers spent Sunday morning in the gym at Sweet Home participating in a showcase organized by the Western New York section of the Basketball Coaches of Association of New York. “This is our 15th year for the BCANY showcase here in Western New York,” Sweet Home coach Brandon Woods said. “This is just geared toward kids that are looking to play at the next…

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The youngest of four brothers from Fredonia to play football in Athol Springs, David Bartholomew also is the tallest, slimmest, and according to St. Francis High School coach Jerry Smith, most athletic in his family. Those attributes factored into Bartholomew’s decision last year to hang up his helmet and focus on developing his basketball game. In retrospect, “probably …

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Coming off a run to the state championship game and ranked No. 1 in Western New York, the Clarence boys soccer team underestimated itself coming into this season. With only one forward and three defenders who saw action in the state playoffs returning, “I thought we wouldn’t be as good offensively,” said Matteo Battaglia, a senior center midfielder stepping into a bigger …

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“It’s crazy,” Paul Harris laments in the opening montage of "The Falls" documentary, his voice narrating a cinematic aerial image of the Cataract City, “that you’ve got one of the biggest attractions in the world, and the city can still be so poor.” The short film premiering at 8 p.m. Friday on ESPNU explores the good, bad and ugly aspects of Harris’ upbringing on the unf…

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Teagan O’Rourke saw something special in her younger sister, Shae, when she was 5 years old kicking the soccer ball around their Wheatfield backyard. Brittany Heist took notice a few years later when Shae joined the Western New York Flash Academy. Broader recognition came during a freshman year in which O’Rourke set a St. Mary’s High School record and led all local player…