Share this article

print logo
High Schools

Allegany/Limestone (2-6) Coach: Tom Callen, first year. Home field: Fred Grace Field. Program founded: 1952. Outlook: After two years as an assistant, Tom Callen takes over for Paul Furlong. His son, Thomas, is one of 16 seniors and will play quarterback. Callen missed four games after suffering a broken wrist early in last year’s opener, but still threw for 10…

High Schools

Medina advanced to the semifinals of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association baseball tournament for the first time since 2003 with a 10-2 triumph against Section VI’s LeRoy on Saturday at Lockport. They’ll play Section II’s Schuylerville at Binghamton University on Friday. A win would take Medina to the state final for the first time. Section VIII…

Business

Truck-Lite will move its headquarters to suburban Detroit, but will maintain about 90 percent of the jobs it has at its Falconer operations. The Michigan Economic Development Corp. said the truck lighting supplier will move its headquarters to Southfield, Mich. Michigan officials said Truck-Lite plans to invest $4 million in a new building and create 95 jobs after reloc…

High Schools

The Niagara-Wheatfield wrestling team received an at-large entry to the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Dual Meet Championships during a seeding conference call on Sunday. Olean and Falconer automatically qualified for next weekend’s tournament in Syracuse as the top seeds for the Section VI Dual Meet Championships that were canceled Saturday due to…

High Schools

Chances are high that Starpoint’s Anthony Robinson is the only wrestler in the 285-pound weight class in New York State who led his school’s football team in rushing just a few months ago. Then again, not many competitors, regardless of weight class, possess the pure athleticism Robinson does. While the senior’s talents on the gridiron helped the Spartans football te…

High Schools

The Division I seedings for the inaugural NYSPHSAA Dual Meet Championships this Saturday at Onondaga Community College in Syracuse have been slightly revised. Section VI champ Lancaster was eighth out of the 12 teams when the seedings were first released Sunday but were moved to seventh, placing the Legends in a pool with No. 2 Minisink Valley of Section IX and unseeded…

High Schools

When Falconer lost in a tiebreaker in the finals of last year’s inaugural Section VI Dual Team Championships, it left the team with a sour taste. At this year’s team championship competition on Saturday at Lancaster, the Golden Falcons left nothing in doubt. Fourth-seeded Falconer dominated the Division II title match, rolling past sixth-seed Akron-Alden, 64-11, to a…

High Schools

The small schools title at the 2017 Section VI finals came down to a tiebreaker between Pioneer and Falconer, with the Panthers earning a 33-32 win due to the fact they recorded one more victory during the match between the teams. Pioneer has been ranked No. 1 in WNY and Falconer No. 3 so far this season, with the Panthers beating the Golden Falcons, 38-30, at the Dick …

High Schools

2016 team champions: Frontier (A), East Aurora (B), Alden (C), Maple Grove (D). Msgr. Martin High School Athletic Association: St. Joe's. 2016 underclassmen individual champions: Section VI Class A -- Grey Conover-10 (Clarence), Section VI Class D -- Michael Peppy-11 (Maple Grove). All-Catholic -- Tom Appenheimer-10 (Cardinal O'Hara). 2016 All-WNY first-team undercla…