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The U.S. eight-oared shell, with Emily Regan of Buffalo at the No. 3 seat, won the repechage heat Saturday to gain a place in Sunday’s final of thge World Rowing Cup regatta in Lucerne, Switzerland. The American crossed the line in 6 minutes, 3.26 seconds more than two seconds in front of the Netherlands. Regan also will row in one of the two U.S. crews in the women’s fou…

Emily Regan of Buffalo, who rowed in the bow seat for United States’ gold-medal winning eight in the 2016 Olympics, will be in one of the two U.S. women’s straight four shells this weekend in the third and final World Rowing Cup regatta of the year in Lucerne, Switzerland. The former Michigan State rower, will race with Tracy Eisser (Fair Lawn, N.J.), Vicky Opitz (Middlet…

Host club eights won the men’s Open and U17 and women’s lightweight, U19 and U17 races, but the St. Catharines Rowing Club outpointed the West Side Rowing Club in the 105th Buffalo West Side Invitational Regatta, which wrapped up Sunday on the Black Rock Channel. St. Catharines crews racked up 245 points to 161 for the WSRC. The Buffalo Scholastic Rowing Association finis…

Ashley Johnson, who was born in Indonesia, but rowed for the West Side Rowing Club and graduated from Clarence High School, earned a place in the World U23 Double Sculls by winning the U.S. Trials Sunday with Sydney Michalak of Peterborough, N.H. The trials were held at Lake Mercer in West Windsor, N.J. Johnson and Michalak rowed the course in 7 minutes, 19.15 seconds to …