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Malik Brooks, the anchor of Lockport’s 4x400 relay team, was trailing by one runner with 100 meters left in his fourth and final race on Saturday at the Section VI state qualifier meet at Williamsville South High School. Then in a blink of an eye, he was out in front with a smile that glistened from ear-to-ear as he pointed in the direction of his coach, Dan Langendorfer.…

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For the first time in school history, the Kenmore West Blue Devils are sectional champions in baseball. "I thought getting to the sectional finals was a lot of fun but winning this game, my heart is still going," Kenmore West head coach John Haynes said following the Blue Devils’ 5-3 Class A-1 title victory over Niagara Wheatfield at Depew High School. Despite scoring th…

Eden boys volleyball coach Robert Pierce didn’t know if Alex Overhoff would have been able to participate in the Section VI playoffs due to having mononucleosis. The junior outside hitter was out for four weeks and just began to feel better about two weeks ago, according to Pierce. Wednesday night was a perfect time for Overhoff to show his coach that he has finally hea…

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Laura Schultz is in her first year on the Grand Island varsity soccer team. Her first ever goal for the Vikings varsity squad came at an opportune time Saturday afternoon at Williamsville North. Schultz saw a ball bounce off a Williamsville East defender after a corner kick in the second half, allowing her to net her first career varsity goal and the only goal in the Vi…

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Sectional title champions – that has a nice ring to it. "That has an incredibly good ring to it," Medina head coach Amber Cleaveland exclaimed after her team defeated the No. 1 seeded Eden Raiders on Thursday night. "For the first time in history, that’s awesome. It was something that probably was on the high pedestal of ‘maybe.’ First it was OK we won the league – we wer…

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Frontier/Lake Shore/Orchard Park’s confidence level was at an all-season high after defeating last year’s champion, Monsignor Martin, 10 days ago in the girls federation semifinals. That confidence carried over into Sunday evening’s championship game in front of an estimated 300 at HarborCenter, where Frontier/Lake Shore/Orchard Park defeated Williamsville, 4-2, earning…

The St. Francis Red Raiders wanted revenge after a heartbreaking loss suffered two weeks ago to the St. Joe’s Marauders. On Friday night, the St. Francis offense made very impressive plays that were tough for St. Joe’s to come back from, as the Red Raiders won, 26-14, in front of an estimated 600 at Polian Family Field. Jerry Hickson was the key player for the Red Raide…