The annual Niagara County Traffic Safety Fair, where law enforcement shows teenagers the dangers of errant driving, will return Tuesday and Wednesday after a two-year pandemic pause.
Frontier's Konrad Krzyston, Starpoint's Griffin LaPlante and Iroquois' Ryan Sweeney will be the No. 1 seeds in their respective weight classes when the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) championships get underway Friday at MVP Arena.
Starpoint, Hamburg and Clarence were among the sectional winners in cheerleading Saturday at Lake Shore.
Starpoint lost to Minisink Valley of Section IX, 55-7, and Falconer, which made the tournament as an at-large entry, was eliminated by Section VI’s Tioga, 59-12.
Section VI wrestling team duals between Lancaster and Starpoint at Lancaster High School on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022.
A Starpoint Middle School teacher has been arraigned in Niagara Falls City Court on charges of unlawful conduct toward another adult.
Their two-year Distinguished Student Scholarships are the most prestigious awards given to incoming freshmen by the NCCC Foundation.
Participants from Section VI are reigning Division II champion Kenmore West, runner-up Starpoint, Hamburg, Williamsville East, Williamsville South, Lewiston-Porter, West Seneca East and West Seneca West.
Starpoint, which is 5-0-1 overall against Fed small schools opposition and 4-0-1 in Division 4, certainly looks like a strong challenger for this year’s sectionals, which will mark the end of the line for Western New York teams with no regional or state play.
In addition to the lives saved, and physical harm averted by making the very difficult decision to have our students taught virtually, just think of the deadly and harmful effects of the Covid-19 virus that would have been spread in the community.
Starpoint defenseman Tyler Kalota and Grand Island forward Tyler Hunt were named the Division II Co-Players of the Year by the Hockey Coaches Association of New York. Kalota had three goals and 17 assists and was a substantial part of a defense that allowed one or less goals 12 times in 24 games. For the season, he was plus-35.
The Spartans ran into the defending New York State Public High School Athletic Association champions, Section III’s Skaneateles, on Saturday night at the SUNY Buffalo State Ice
Carson Marcus of Starpoint has been selected as the Buffalo News Football Player of the Week for Week Three. Marcus completed 10 passes for 171 yards and five touchdowns for the Spartans during their 41-15 victory Friday against defending Section VI Class A champion West Seneca East. He passed for TDs of 2, 20, 47, 25 and 21 yards.
Aaron Chase, an All-Western New York first team quarterback from Starpoint, will continue his football career at the University at Buffalo, he announced on Twitter. Chase will be a preferred walk-on with the Bulls and be part of the summer training camp roster. Chase threw 36 touchdown passes, which tied Joe Licata for second place on the all-time Western
Regardless the number of familiar faces dotting a roster, football teams are different year to year. That includes West Seneca West, which has plenty of names folks got to know during last year’s state championship run still in the fold. While veteran experience like past All-Western New York selections in the form of Juston Johnson and Mike Glinski along
When the offensive line is firing off the ball and moving defenders wherever it wants, football becomes a relatively simple game. West Seneca East made it look easy as 1-2-3 on a windy night in the Southtowns on Friday. In a showdown between unbeaten Buffalo News Large Schools, the eighth-ranked Trojans breezed past No. 3 Starpoint, 59-22, before an
Canisius High School’s Christian Balkin, Mac Granto, Jake Ruffolo and Dan Bowen finished first in the 200 freestyle relay and earned All-American honors at the NYSPHSAA Championships Saturday. The quartet swam a time of 1:24.88, .27 seconds faster than second-place New Rochelle-Bronxville. The same group also finished in third in the 400 freestyle relay. Individually, Ruffolo finished third in the 100
By Jason Franchuk Special to The News ALBANY – Bryce Rowe sported an old-school look that carried a whole lot of meaning Saturday night. The Chautauqua Lake senior wrestled his Division II 160-pound wrestling match in his uncle’s black, white and orange-striped Section VI singlet. That gear has now seen another state title. Rowe (45-3), who had never even
Chances are high that Starpoint’s Anthony Robinson is the only wrestler in the 285-pound weight class in New York State who led his school’s football team in rushing just a few months ago. Then again, not many competitors, regardless of weight class, possess the pure athleticism Robinson does. While the senior’s talents on the gridiron helped the Spartans football
Ignore the record. Things are going better than fine for Starpoint in its first season in the Western New York Boys Varsity Hockey Federation for a simple reason. Membership in perhaps the most competitive scholastic league in the state has its advantages. “I’m enjoying it, the kids are enjoying it,” Spartans coach Clayton Wilson said. “It’s just good playing
Pos. Name, School, Year, fast fact OH Troy Gooch, Canisius, 12, Third-year starter and Monsignor Martin Player of the Year earned all-tournament honors five times, recording 569 kills and 62 aces. OH Drew Hesse, Eden, 12, Two-year starter earned all-tournament honors in several events, including the New York State Public High Schools Athletic Association championships. OH Collin Rigley, Eden,
The Eden boys volleyball program has recorded its share of memorable victories over the years but earned perhaps its most unforgettable triumph just before Thanksgiving. That’s when the Raiders captured the one title – the New York State Public High Schools Athletic Association plaque – that had been missing from their trophy case. Eden capped its season to remember
Emma Brinker was having the season of her life. With an 8-1 record, the East Aurora girls basketball team was ranked No. 1 among Western New York small schools, and the 6-foot-1 forward’s presence on the court played a huge part on a senior-laden group that was among the favorites to win the Section VI Class B title. The