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Williamsville South senior guard Greg Dolan has been named state Player of the Year in Class A for boys basketball by the New York State Sportswriters Association. Dolan, a three-time first team All-Western New York selection and the 2017-18 Allen Wilson Buffalo News Player of the Year, averaged 28.6 points, 8.8 rebounds, 7.1 steals and 6.9 assists per game in helping t…

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Anyone who has followed Greg Dolan's basketball career knows the Williamsville South star loves a challenge. Coach Gabe Michael presented one to him last summer. That's when Michael told his point guard, regarded as perhaps the best offensive facilitator in the area, that in order for the Billies to be really good during the 2017-18 season, Dolan would have to average r…

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Greg Dolan has been on the Division I radar for quite some time. But the Williamsville South star point guard wants to get bigger and stronger before heading to the next level. So he's going to prolong taking that jump a bit by heading to prep school for a year. Dolan announced via Twitter on Friday that he plans to attend Northfield Mount Herman, a prep school about…

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Noah Hutchins' buzzer-beating layup provided the perfect ending to Park School's championship quest and the perfect finish to a postseason full of memorable moments for Western New York's boys and girls basketball teams. There were three state champions: Park (Federation Class A boys), East (NYSPHSAA Class D boys) and Sacred Heart (state Catholic Class A girls). Ther…

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West Seneca West versus Williamsville South was expected to be an epic Section VI boys basketball championship game. The Class A-1 final did more than live up to that billing, as it was perhaps one of the best high school games ever played in the Buffalo State Sports Arena. A standing-room only crowd of more than 3,000 witnessed West Seneca West dig deeper than deep to …

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Chad Andrews' first crack at being the coordinator of a tournament instead of merely covering it takes center stage Saturday at Williamsville South. South serves as the host site for the first Centercourt Classic, named in honor of Andrews' popular View From Centercourt website. "Some of the coolest events we go to in high school basketball are the showcase events wh…

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Former Williamsville South boys basketball standout Phil Stasiak presented current Billies star Greg Dolan a commemorative plaque during a pre-game ceremony Friday night for passing the 2011 grad as the program’s career scoring leader. A two-time All-Western New York first team pick, Dolan broke Stasiak’s previous record of 1,641 points when he scored 39 in a 74-46 win …

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Layup seals Canisius win Canisius boys basketball only had the lead for 19 seconds against Irondequoit, but that’s all the Crusaders needed to continue their undefeated season. Ryan Bradley hit Jayce Johnson with a perfect pass in the closing seconds, setting up a game-winning layup to give Canisius a 48-47 victory against the defending Section V Class A champions. …

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Williamsville South has perhaps one of the best boys basketball talents in the area in Greg Dolan. Though he has the ability to take over games, it's hard to do that against a team that possesses quality talents and depth like Canisius. The Crusaders reminded folks of that during a marquee nonleague contest between the two potential title contenders on the first busy…

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Nothing fazes Greg Dolan when he’s on the hardwood. A turnover? He’s the first man back on defense. A bad shot? He’s crashing the boards for an offensive rebound. Hamburg pulls within seven points with four minutes to go in the A-1 semifinals? He goes out and scores nine of Williamsville South’s last 16 points, leading his team to a 19-point win. “He’s unbelievable. He’s…