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Three years ago, Aidan Shaw came up short in a sudden-death playoff for a spot in the state championship tournament field. Playing the same No. 10 hole at River Oaks on Monday, the Orchard Park junior drew on that experience to win the Section VI boys golf title in a playoff with Medina junior Ian Wagner. “To get another chance here on the same hole in playoff and come o…

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We are giving readers the opportunity to choose our Buffalo News Prep Talk Athletes of the Week, sponsored by Sgroi Financial.  You can vote in the poll embedded below until noon Thursday. Each Athlete of the Week winner will be eligible for the Athlete of the Year poll conducted in the spring. To nominate an athlete, send your suggestions to sports@buffnews.com by Sund…

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We are giving readers the opportunity to choose our Buffalo News Prep Talk Athletes of the Week, sponsored by Sgroi Financial.  You can vote in the poll embedded below until noon Thursday. Each Athlete of the Week winner will be eligible for the Athlete of the Year poll conducted in the spring. To nominate an athlete, send your suggestions to sports@buffnews.com by Sund…

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Huddled on the infield after rallying for a 14th straight win, Missy Hufford got choked up talking to the St. Mary’s softball team. “This is the best team I’ve ever been around,” said the Lancers’ volunteer assistant and wife of head coach Kevin Hufford. “Not just because of the talent. You have the best chemistry, camaraderie, team unity of any team I’ve been a part of…

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Tyler Doty has thrown his weight around on the gridiron, winning the Trench Trophy last fall as Western New York’s most outstanding lineman. Approaching the end of his four-year career at St. Joe’s, Doty continues to make his mark in another athletic realm as one of the state’s top weight throwers. A 6-foot-5, 310-pound senior who has committed to join the University at …

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We are giving readers the opportunity to choose our Buffalo News Prep Talk Athletes of the Week, sponsored by Sgroi Financial.  You can vote in the poll embedded below until noon Thursday. Each Athlete of the Week winner will be eligible for the Athlete of the Year poll conducted in the spring. To nominate an athlete, send your suggestions to sports@buffnews.com by Sund…

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We are giving readers the opportunity to choose our Buffalo News Prep Talk Athletes of the Week, sponsored by Sgroi Financial.  You can vote in the poll embedded below until noon Thursday. Each Athlete of the Week winner will be eligible for the Athlete of the Year poll conducted in the spring. To nominate an athlete, send your suggestions to sports@buffnews.com by Sund…

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In a rematch both teams have anticipated all season, Mount St. Mary and Sacred Heart will face off for the Monsignor Martin Athletic Association girls lacrosse championship. This time, there will be a bit more at stake — a berth in the inaugural state Catholic playoffs. “All season long we’ve been training for this game,” said Carley Smith, a senior captain for defending…

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We are giving readers the opportunity to choose our Buffalo News Prep Talk Athletes of the Week, sponsored by Sgroi Financial.  You can vote in the poll embedded below until noon Thursday. Each Athlete of the Week winner will be eligible for the Athlete of the Year poll conducted in the spring. To nominate an athlete, send your suggestions to sports@buffnews.com by Sund…

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We are giving readers the opportunity to choose our Buffalo News Prep Talk Athletes of the Week, sponsored by Sgroi Financial.  You can vote in the poll embedded below until noon Thursday. Each Athlete of the Week winner will be eligible for the Athlete of the Year poll conducted in the spring. To nominate an athlete, send your suggestions to sports@buffnews.com by Sund…

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Tom Ryan is fortifying his bond with a daughter who moved across the country by taking her place on the sideline back home. Last spring, Katy Ryan left for Las Vegas to work for Legends Hospitality, a company helping the Oakland Raiders build their new NFL stadium. Making the career move meant leaving behind a Hamburg girls lacrosse program that she built into a powerhou…

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In 27 years coaching three seasons at Williamsville East, Chris Durr says he has never seen a collection of talent quite like this. It's not just the Flames' coach who has noticed. Following a 6-0 no-hitter on the road against defending state Class AA champion Victor on April 17, the Flames were ranked No. 1 in Class A in the first New York State Sportswriters Associatio…

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We are giving readers the opportunity to choose our Buffalo News Prep Talk Athletes of the Week, sponsored by Sgroi Financial.  You can vote in the poll embedded below until noon Thursday. Each Athlete of the Week winner will be eligible for the Athlete of the Year poll conducted in the spring. To nominate an athlete, send your suggestions to sports@buffnews.com by Sund…

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We are giving readers the opportunity to choose our Buffalo News Prep Talk Athletes of the Week, sponsored by Sgroi Financial.  You can vote in the poll embedded below until noon Thursday. Each Athlete of the Week winner will be eligible for the Athlete of the Year poll conducted in the spring. To nominate an athlete, send your suggestions to sports@buffnews.com by Sund…

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The ACE showcase may have migrated from Niagara Falls but the Cataract City’s basketball talent continued to show out at the event. Niagara Falls sophomore Jalen Bradberry scored 30 points to lead the Black/Gold team in a 132-116 victory and was the MVP of Thursday night’s BCANY-ACE all-star game at Amherst High School. “A lot of good players from past years have played…