Get yourself ready for today's #PrepTalkLive action with everything you need to know about the day ahead in high school sports. What to watch for Monday 1. Boys basketball - Dunkirk at Olean, 7:30 p.m. No. 9 large school Olean (11-2, 5-1) hosts No. 10 small school Dunkirk (8-5, 5-1) in a showdown between one-loss CCAA West I teams. Both teams suffered their leag…

High schoolsBoys basketballToday’s gamesMonsignor MartinCanisius at Walsh, 6:30 p.m.ECIC IVAlden at JFK, 7 p.m.NonleagueFrewsburg at Allegany-Limestone, 6 p.m.Franklinville at Pioneer, 7 p.m.Clymer at Maple Grove, 7:30 p.m.Sherman at Silver Creek, 7:30 p.m.Charter CupGlobal Concepts at Oracle Charter, 7 p.m.Girls basketballToday’s gamesCanisius CupMiddle Early College…

State classification in parentheses; first-place votes in brackets; *–tie in points, LW – Last week. BOYS BASKETBALL LARGE SCHOOLS Team (Class) Rec. Pts. LW 1 Park [6] 10-2 95 1 2 St. Francis [3] 10-3 90 5 3 Williamsville South (A) 9-2 69 2 4 Timon-St. Jude 7-3 67 3 5 Amherst (A) [1] 12-2 66 6 6 Canisius 7-5 59 4 7 Niagara Falls (AA) 8-5 25 9 8 North Tonaw…

Boys basketballSaturday’s gamesMonsignor MartinPark 85, Christian Central 31ECIC IVHolland 52, Alden 34NonleagueJamestown 73, Frontier 51St. Mary’s/Lanc. 61, Lancaster 60V-University Prep 60, Timon-St. Jude 55Sherman 79, Forestville 59Charter CupTapestry 72, WNY Maritime 53Park 85, Christ. Central 31Chr. Central 8 7 5 11 - 31Park 23 26 18 18 - 85CHR. CENTRAL (3-8, 1-4)…

Lancaster had more first-place wrestlers but Clarence's depth was more telling and the Red Devils won the team title in the ECIC Championships on Saturday at Starpoint. Aiden Rabideau was Clarence's only winner, defeating teammate Antoine Walker by a major decision (11-2) in the 99-pound class. However, the Red Devils had three second-place finishers and two third-place…

Riding the momentum from a buzzer-beating three-pointer by Cierra Harrison, Cardinal O’Hara outscored visiting Jamesville-DeWitt 13-4 in overtime to take down the defending state Class A champions, 66-57, on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017.

Conventional wisdom suggests if Cardinal O’Hara couldn’t take down the defending state champions with star senior guard Anndea Zeigler in the lineup, it shouldn’t have been able to defeat powerful Jamesville-DeWitt without her. A big finish by the News’ No. 1 Large School girls basketball team provides the latest example as to why they play the games. Cierra …

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We know there's no homeroom today. But we're up and ready to go. Get yourself ready for today's #PrepTalkLive action with everything you need to know about the day ahead in high school sports. What to watch for Saturday 1. Girls Basketball - Jamesville-DeWitt at Cardinal O'Hara, noon Only a select few teams in recent years have received the satisfaction of kn…

Boys basketballFriday’s gamesYale Cup Division IMcKinley 76, Emerson 47Monsignor MartinTimon-St. Jude 82, Niagara Catholic 50Cardinal O’Hara 65, Walsh 50St. Francis 66, St. Joe’s 35ECIC IWilliamsville North 60, Orchard Park 50ECIC IIHamburg 67, West Seneca East 60Amherst 71, Williamsville South 61ECIC IIIEast Aurora 54, Starpoint 43Niagara FrontierKenmore West 55, Lo…

No one has been able to stop Tavien Kemp of Walsh – the area’s top scorer – this season. Cardinal O’Hara at least figured out a way to slow him down a little. Kemp scored 32 points, but his Eagles dropped a 65-50 decision to the Hawks. Cardinal O’Hara tried using a triangle-and-two zone defense in order to contain Kemp. Latrell Butler-Kemp had 12 points, and …

Amherst fans may have been chanting “we own Main Street” following the nightcap of the boys-girls basketball doubleheader Friday night between the Tigers and rival Williamsville South, but that’s only partially true. It was a fun atmosphere nonetheless. Round two of the Battle of Main Street between Williamsville South and Amherst definitely lived up to the hyp…

Coaching icon Sister Maria Pares, who died Friday Jan. 20, 2017, at age 75, could be a fiery and animated presence on the sidelines. She has been inducted to the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame - and three others.collhigh

Sister Maria Pares would say she stood “5 foot 3, maybe.” Through her groundbreaking career as a coach and advocate for women’s athletics, she was a giant. [PHOTO GALLERY: Sister Maria Pares through the years] Pares died Friday from cancer complications. She was 75. Pares was a pioneer in women’s sports while defying conventional beliefs about what a nu…

The Niagara Falls boys’ basketball team’s home game against Lockport has been moved from Feb. 15 to Jan. 28. Start time will be 1:30 p.m. The games were moved from an evening start time to afternoon for precautionary reason following an incident at Lockport High when at least 50 spectators attending the teams’ Jan. 10 meeting got into a fight in the lobby outside …