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Steve Trosky


Beauts

There was no sophomore slump for Maddie Elia, a 5-foot-10 second-year forward for the Buffalo Beauts. Elia led the National Women's Hockey League with 12 goals and was tied for second in points scored behind linemate Hayley Scamurra. On Sunday, they will lead the Beauts into Isobel Cup championship game at 2 p.m. in Saint Paul, Minn., against the host Minnesota Whitecap…

High Schools

What: New York State Public High School Athletic Association Final Four When: 3:15 p.m. Friday at Hudson Valley Community College, Troy Records: Maple Grove 21-3, Cambridge 23-1 Rankings: Maple Grove is ranked No. 4 in the New York State Sportswriters’ poll. Cambridge is ranked No. 2. How they got here: The Red Dragons let a 10-point lead slip away against Oakf…

Uncategorized

Newfane cross country star Kimberly Goerss is taking her talents to Pennsylvania. The senior signed her letter of intent to join the Edinboro University Fighting Scots’ team earlier this month. She’ll join Jordan Hauser (West Seneca West), Tori Klimowicz (East Aurora), Hope Pietrocarlo (Maple Grove) and Abbey Lang (Lockport) on the team as WNY alumni. Goerss won the Ni…

Colleges

Niagara opens its men’s basketball season when it plays host to undermanned St. Bonaventure in a Big 4 game tonight at 7. This is the 159th meeting between the rivals, who began playing each other in the 1920-21 season. The Bonnies lead the series 88-70, but Niagara is 51-35 at home. St. Bonaventure (1-1) will be without senior forward Courtney Stockard for the third…

Colleges

The Rev. James J. Maher, president of Niagara University, has been named to the NCAA Board of Governors. “I look forward to continue working with Father Maher as he joins the Board of Governors,” NCAA President Mark Emmert said in a news release. “He’s a dedicated leader in higher education and I appreciate his commitment to academics and focus on making a difference in…

Bandits

The 2018 National Lacrosse League Entry Draft is this week, and Buffalo will have two of the top four picks. The expansion San Diego Seals will have the first pick. The Philadelphia Wings, another expansion team, will pick second. Here's a brief guide to the 2018 NLL Entry Draft: When is the 2018 National Lacrosse League Entry Draft? The 2018 National Lacrosse Lea…