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Carrie Racsumberger was appointed to the part-time position of head women’s bowling coach at Daemen College, director of athletics Traci Murphy announced Wednesday. Racsumberger has bowled 14 300 games and was a 2017 Western New York Queens Tournament champion. Daemen also announced the appointment of Maggie Tabone as part-time assistant coach and McKenzie Bezon as gradu…

Freshman goalkeeper Emily Kelly of the University at Buffalo was named Mid-American Conference Defensive Player of the Week in women’s soccer. It was the second time Kelly has been named for the honor this season and the third week a UB player has been honored. Kelly (Wilson) earned her sixth straight win with a pair of saves in the second half to secure a 3-1 victory ove…

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The University at Buffalo football team is a six-point favorite in Saturday's game against Rutgers, but that isn’t important to the Bulls. Neither is the fact that Rutgers has given up an average of 53.5 points in its last two games: 52 to perennial power Ohio State and 55 to Big 12-doormat-turned-upstart Kansas. What matters to the Bulls is that they aim for a 4-0 r…

University at Buffalo wide receiver K.J. Osborn is the Mid-American Conference East Division Offensive Player of the Week after he caught seven passes for 188 yards and three touchdowns inthe Bulls' 353-28 win over Eastern Michigan. Osborn had touchdown receptions for 8, 70 and 75 yards in UB's third straight victory. He leads the Bulls with 16 receptions for 300 yards an…

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The University at Buffalo's football game Sept. 26 against Army has been selected for CBS Sports Network. Kickoff is set for noon. Stampede Square will open at 9 a.m. with the Tailgate Concert Series featuring Joe Nichols starting at 10 a.m., UB said. UB is 3-0 and heading to Rutgers for Saturday's noon game. Army is 2-1 and travels to No. 5 Oklahoma on Saturday.

Erie Community College scored 36 points in the second quarter and went on to a 71-13 rout of the Utica College junior Varsity team on Sunday in Utica. Seven Turpin (Cheektowaga) a sophomore ran for three touchdowns in the Kats’ big quarter after he opened the game with a 69-yard touchdown pass reception from Jack Edwards. Turpin carried 13 times for 71 yards and caught fi…

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Opening the season 3-0 wasn’t going to be an easy feat for the University at Buffalo football team. Given the quirky and sometimes haphazard nature of Mid-American Conference football, the Bulls anticipated a flurry of action. The second quarter of UB's win over Eastern Michigan featured a three-play sequence of three touchdowns in a span of less than 30 seconds and a w…

Junior forward Jamie Boyar (Williamsville South) scored a career-high three goals including the game winner in the 92nd minute to give Daemen a come-from-behind victory over Molloy, 3-2, in overtime. It was the East Coast Conference opener for Daemen (3-3 overall). Molloy led 2-0 after 11 minutes. Boyar scored on a breakaway from Sarah Britton in the 28th minute and got t…

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Kickoff: 6 p.m. Saturday. TV: ESPN+. Radio: ESPN 1520. Records: Buffalo 2-0 (0-0), Eastern Michigan 2-0 (0-0). Game day: Tickets are $30, with Stampede Square opening at 3 p.m. Country singer Chase Bryant is performing at 4 p.m. as part of the Tailgate Concert series. Last time out: This week's matchup, the first between Mid-American Conference foes this sea…

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As Kevin Marks stormed into the end zone last weekend at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Richard Hunt stood up from his seat in the stadium and let out a roar. Hunt cheered for more than just Marks’ first touchdown for the University at Buffalo football team. Hunt celebrated how Marks has grown as a college student. Hunt, an academic performance specialist at U…

Jim Fowler will be interim head coach of women’s ice hockey at SUNY Buffalo State, director of athletics Jerry Boyes announced Wednesday. Fowler coached the Bengals’ men’s team from 1996-2005 before assuming the roles of department budget manager and manager of the Buffalo State Ice Arena. He will continue in those roles. Buffalo State will conduct a national search …

Jack Geise, a sophomore from San Diego, shot a two rounds of 1-under par 71 for a 142 total on Tuesday to lead St. Bonaventure to its third straight Little Three Golf Championship at Crag Burn Golf Club in East Aurora. Bona freshman Erik Stauderman and Niagara freshman Tyler Edholm (Sweet Home) 143 tied for second at 143. Edholm matched the day’s low round with a 70 in th…

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The last time the University at Buffalo football team opened the season 2-0, Ronald Reagan was president, “Dallas” and “60 Minutes” were two of the nation’s most popular television shows according to the Nielsen ratings, and the Bulls were a Division III program coached by Bill Dando. Thirty-five years later, the Bulls have a chance to make some program history when the…

Three University at Buffalo men’s basketball games in the Mid-American Conference will be natinally televised as part of the league’s package with ESPN and the CBS Sports Network. Eastern Michigan, which shapes up as a challenger to UB’s MAC championship reign, will be the opponent in two of the telecasts. The first will be at 9 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 4 from Ypsilanti, Mich…