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Playing strong in the defensive zone could help Gilmour emerge from a position battle that has intensified with the absence of Brandon Montour.

Playing strong in the defensive zone could help Gilmour emerge from a position battle that has intensified with the absence of Brandon Montour.

Suspensions force Williamsville East girls soccer to forfeit game; season under review Fri, Sep 20, 2019

The Williamsville East girls soccer program is a perennial Section VI championship contender, but the Flames’ season is hanging in the balance after a unspecified number of players were suspended for violating terms of the interscholastic athletic co…

'We want diversity': Bills lead NFL in hiring women to work with players Fri, Sep 20, 2019

Kim Pegula looked around the table in admiration at the dozen team employees who accompanied her for drinks one August night in Spartanburg, S.C., when the Buffalo Bills were in town for joint training camp practices with the Carolina Panthers. Pe…

Inside the Bills

Here’s a look at how much the Bills’ rookies have played, and the impact they’ve had in the first two weeks.

Here’s a look at how much the Bills’ rookies have played, and the impact they’ve had in the first two weeks.

KeyBank Center announces revised bag policy for events Fri, Sep 20, 2019

In advance of the Buffalo Sabres' home preseason game Saturday, KeyBank Center has announced a new bag policy for all events, including Sabres and Bandits games. According to the new policy, small handbags, purses, drawstring bags and clutches are…

Pete Metzelaars played for the Buffalo Bills. His great-grandmother performed for Buffalo Bill. And therein lies a tale. It’s a tall tale, in the case… 

Suspensions force Williamsville East girls soccer to forfeit game; season under review Fri, Sep 20, 2019

The Williamsville East girls soccer program is a perennial Section VI championship contender, but the Flames’ season is hanging in the balance after a unspecified number of players were suspended for violating terms of the interscholastic athletic co…

When the late Chuck Funke, athletic director at Iroquois, asked him to take over the junior varsity field hockey team at the school Pete Tonsoline thought it would be a temporary assignment. Wednesday Tonsoline celebrated his 400th career victory …

When the late Chuck Funke, athletic director at Iroquois, asked him to take over the junior varsity field hockey team at the school Pete Tonsoline thought it would be a temporary assignment. Wednesday Tonsoline celebrated his 400th career victory …

Mike Harrington's MLB Power Rankings Sat, Sep 7, 2019

Through Friday's games. Last week's rankings in parentheses. 1. New York Yankees. All rise: Judge batting .353 with seven homers in 12-game stretch. (3) 2. Houston Astros. Verlander, Cole produce first back-to-back games with 14-plus strikeouts…

Bandits draft Michigan star Brent Noseworthy in first round Tue, Sep 17, 2019

Brent Noseworthy, the leading scorer in University of Michigan lacrosse history, was the Buffalo Bandits’ first-round pick in Tuesday night’s National Lacrosse League Draft in Philadelphia. Holden Garlent, a junior at Canisius College, was the fou…

Runner Amy Fakterowitz masters the national competition Sat, Sep 7, 2019

Amy Fakterowitz has long been one of the best runners in Western New York. This year, the 51-year-old from Williamsville wanted to see how she stacked up against the best in the country in her age group. The answer? Pretty darn well. Fakterowit…

The Buffalo News is proud to present this hardcover pictorial book to commemorate the Buffalo Blizzard of '77, and the indomitable spirit of our friends and neighbors who live here. This heirloom-quality coffee-table book documents the storm’s worst and our community’s best.
BN Outdoor Calendar (Sept. 18) Wed, Sep 18, 2019

Sept. 19 – Southtowns Walleye Association of WNY monthly meeting starting at 7:30 p.m. at its clubhouse located at 5895 Southwestern Blvd., Hamburg. Sept. 19 – Let’s Go Birding Together at Times Beach with Buffalo Audubon from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Pre…

Scattershots (Sept. 18) Wed, Sep 18, 2019
The Fishing Beat (Sept. 18) Wed, Sep 18, 2019
BN Outdoor Calendar (Sept. 11) Wed, Sep 11, 2019
The Fishing Beat (Sept. 11) Wed, Sep 11, 2019
Scattershots (Sept. 11) Wed, Sep 11, 2019
Karl Hehr returns to NYIRP for U.S. Open Weekend Sun, Sep 15, 2019

Karl Hehr was back at New York International Raceway Park on Friday for the resumption of the Tommy Druar/Tony Jankowiak Memorial 110, but only as a spectator and not behind the wheel. Hehr, a Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series competitor, …

Suspensions force Williamsville East girls soccer to forfeit game; season under review Fri, Sep 20, 2019

The Williamsville East girls soccer program is a perennial Section VI championship contender, but the Flames’ season is hanging in the balance after a unspecified number of players were suspended for violating terms of the interscholastic athletic co…

How to pull off the upset in tennis against a favored opponent Fri, Sep 13, 2019

Upsets happen. Whether you are an outstanding tennis player who wins most of your matches or an  amateur trying to continue to get better, the right game plan can lead you to victory. Try to watch a match your future opponent is playing and sta…

Post Time: Parx next stop for 3-year-olds Fri, Sep 20, 2019

Northeast Philadelphia is the final stop for this year’s 3-year-old crop of colts before they start facing older horses. Parx Racing in Bensalem, Pa., will host the $1 million Grade 1 Pennsylvania Derby on Saturday afternoon that has attracted a f…

Kick-Off bowling set for Thursday at Airport Lanes Mon, Aug 19, 2019

Mike Zarcone will be among the Bowler of the Year honorees in ceremonies prior to the Greater Buffalo USBC Association Kick-Off Tournament Thursday at AMF Airport Lanes in Cheektowaga. Nicole (Bongiovanni) Labombard will join Zarcone as the other …