Share this article

print logo
Sports

All four Buffalo-area NCAA Division I women's soccer programs kicked off of their 2019 campaigns with non-league matches on Thursday. Half of these teams - the University at Buffalo and Niagara University - advanced to their respective conference playoffs last year, with the Purple Eagles' run to the semifinals marking the deepest of the jaunts. Although there's been…

Sports

Playing college soccer for four years isn't for the faint of heart. It's a grind, more than anything else, with plenty of social sacrifices, juggling of academics, never-ending bus rides and the challenges of how to coexist and thrive in a small community that spends an inordinate amount of time together. With these in mind, all of the graduating seniors from college so…

Sports

Before Wednesday night, the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference campaigns for the Canisius men's and women's soccer teams had brought primarily disappointment, particularly troubling for the men's team predicted to win the MAAC before the season. But for one night, at least, both Canisius sides seized encouraging results from Battle of the Bridge rivalry matches against …

Sports

Four seasons at one program is the magic number for a college soccer coach. It means four recruiting classes have come into the team, suffered through the same preseasons and, in most cases, grappled with the same concepts integral to what it means to wear the jersey. For Todd Clark, now in his fourth year at the helm of the Canisius Griffs women's soccer team, the frui…

Soccer

Maybe you're eager to see what University at Buffalo forward Carissima Cutrona has planned for her final season as a college player. Or perhaps you're intrigued by Canisius College's 2-0 start, with Todd Clark's side looking more balanced than ever. Or it's possible your interests lie in NCAA Division 2 and 3, where Buffalo State College continues its rebuild, D'Youvill…

Featured

Rivalry matches are often beautiful for their unpredictability. Regardless of where two nearby nemeses rank before the game, the ensuing competition is fierce and emotions run high because pride and bragging rights are on the line. Even, explosive matches frequently result. It took the Niagara Purple Eagles 101 minutes to overcome the Canisius Griffins, 1-0, on Wednesday …