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Calling all all-stars: The Buffalo News is looking to publish all-star teams in these sports from these leagues: Baseball: ECIC III, ECIC IV, Niagara-Orleans, CCAA East I, CCAA West II, Cornell Cup I, Cornell Cup II, Independent Softball: CCAA East II, CCAA West II Boys lacrosse: All-WNY Girls lacrosse: All-WNY, Class A, Class B, Class C, Class D Send your a…

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The offers are pouring in for Park School sophomore big man John Orogun. The 6-foot-10 lad who is originally from Lagos, Nigeria, received three offers Tuesday. They came from Oklahoma, UMass and Robert Morris – per the verbalcommits.com website. Prior to Tuesday, Orogun also received offers from University at Buffalo, Bryant University and Stony Brook. Orogun was on…

Chautauqua Lake, St. Mary's and Iroquois are well-represented on the all-state softball teams announced by the New York State Sportswriters Association on Tuesday. The Thunderbirds' Susan Teets received Coach of the Year honors in Class C for leading C-Lake to its first state championship. Thunderbirds junior pitcher Olivia Anderson shared that classification's Player o…

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Park School's boys' basketball team is the third recipient of the Al Guarnieri Memorial Trophy – the Butler Mitchell Alumni Association's Annual Athletic Excellence Award. The Pioneers won the state Catholic and Federation Class A championships during the winter season. Park received the trophy from the Butler Mitchell Alumni Association during a luncheon earlier this m…

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Willie Lightfoot and Roddy Gayle haven't begun their freshmen years of high school but they showed enough as eighth-graders in helping Niagara Falls win the Section VI Class AA boys basketball championship that they soon will have reason to think about where they might want to head to college. Lightfoot, a nifty little point guard, and Gayle, a 6-foot-3, guard/forward e…

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As usual, the scholastic spring sports season passed seemingly in a blink of an eye. Lots of teams and athletes put together memorable campaigns, but were they good enough to break into the numeric rankings? Without further ado, here's the final Power 10 for the spring season. 1. Chautauqua Lake softball. The Thunderbirds were the only team to win a state champion…

High schoolsTrack and fieldNew Balance Outdoor Nationalsat Greensboro, N.C.Boys results1000 Swedish Relay: 22, Lockport (Isiah Johnson, Jalyn Jones, Rashaun Johnson, Malik Brooks) 2:01.96.Championship 1600 Sprint Medley Relay: 28, Lockport (Jones, AJ Hill, Brooks, Simon Powley) 3:32.57.Girls resultsEmerging Elite 1600 Sprint Medley Relay: 10, Lockport (Kahniya James, Alyss…

high schoolsBoys golfNYS Federation Golf ChampionshipsLate Sunday resultsat Bethpage State Park (Black Course), FarmingdaleLeague results1, NYSPHSAA 386 (Staduerman 74, Xiao 74, Shaw 78, Ferrari 80, DelVecchio 80), 2, CHSAA 410 (MacDonald 81, Haxton 81, Jackson 82, Bonvino 83, Minerva 83), 3, AIS 421 (Purcell 78, Sample 80, Simon 86, McCaffery 88, Higgins 89), 4, PSAL 447 …

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CICERO – If you watched the New York State Public High School Athletic Association track and field championship, you undoubtedly saw the boy in the wheelchair competing in the two distance events. That was a history-making moment with more to come. Jason Robinson of Westmoreland High School became the first athlete who uses a wheelchair to participate in a NYSPHSAA t…

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Aidan Shaw of Orchard Park shot 78 for a fourth-place finish in State Federation Boys Golf championship on the Bethpage Black course on Long Island. Shaw tied for the third-best score but dropped a place in the standings on a match of cards. He was fifth last Monday in the state Public Schools Tournament in Ithaca. Matt Jackson of Canisius finished 10th after finishi…

high schoolsSoftballN.Y. STATE CHAMPIONSHIPSat Moreau Recreational Park, South Glens FallsCLASS ASaturday’s semifinalsIroquois 1, XI-Mount Sinai 0 (8)IV-Maine-Endwell 4, II-Averill Park 1Saturday’s championshipIV-Maine-Endwell 9, Iroquois 0CLASS BSaturday’s semifinalsII-Ichabod Crane 5, Olean 0IV-Susquehanna Valley 10, I-Westlake 0CLASS CSaturday’s semifinalsIX-Pine Plains…

The Nichols School four with Zachary Berzon in the stroke seat scored an upset victory Saturday in the C Final of the Youth National Rowing Championship at Lake Natoma, Rancho Cordova, Calif. The Vikings four with coxswain Kathryn Bean edged the favored Saint Andrew School of Atlanta by .784 seconds to win. Saint Andrew had rowed nearly five seconds faster than Nichols …

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By Perry L. Novak, Special to the News SOUTH GLENS FALLS – The Iroquois softball team probably made history Saturday just by reaching the state Class A championship game. No one could recall any team getting to that point after having a losing season the previous year, as coach Aaron Vanderlip's team did. But Section VI's Class A champs had to settle for a runner-…