Barbara Anastasia is still the good luck charm of the Olean boys basketball team even though she's only with them in spirit.
The Huskies, who have dedicated their season to their coach's late wife, are once again Section VI boys basketball champions. They hope to win more games for Barbara.
Olean, the News' second-ranked small school, relied on its signature tough de…
Health Sciences did it again.
Behind strong performances from Tennessee-bound product Davonte Gaines and Kameron Briggs, the Falcons captured their second straight Section VI Class B-2 championship with a 67-35 victory over John F. Kennedy on Saturday afternoon at the Buffalo State Sports Arena.
Gaines scored 13 of his game-high 26 points during the opening eight min…
The No. 1 and No. 3 teams in the News’ small school rankings met Monday night at Buffalo State with more than a spot in the Section VI Class B-2 final on the line.
“It’s kind of personal,” Health Sciences standout Davonte Gaines said of the matchup with Middle Early College. “We’re all friends. We hang out every day. So it was more about bragging rights.”
Turning up the …
Brock Blecha is as big as a linebacker and wears a number befitting the position.
But the 6-foot-3, 195-pound senior who wears No. 42 is as dangerous running the ball as he is throwing it.
It didn't take long for Franklinville/Ellicottville's quarterback to prove that to the masses at John F. Kennedy on Saturday afternoon. He ran for a 50-yard touchdown on the first …
Franklinville/Ellicottville already boldly announced it's a contender for the Section VI Class D title when it handed last year's state runner-up Maple Grove its first loss to a Western New York team in four years two weeks ago.
The Titans reminded folks just how tough they'll be during the postseason Saturday afternoon by marching into John F. Kennedy's den and defeati…
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Canisius 55, St. Joe’s 16
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It’s been a while since Niagara Wheatfield won a home opener and a season-opening football game.
The Falcons killed two birds with one stone Saturday as they won a high-scoring thriller against Lockport, 43-42, in Class AA.
Host Niagara Wheatfield, which has won the Funke Consolation Bowl the past two seasons, rushed for all of its offensive yards – more than 400. Ja…
Akron Tigers (2-6)
Coach: Andrew Clouse, third season
Home field: Unnamed
Program founded: Unknown
Outlook: Akron’s offense will once again revolve around senior running back Jake Sarow, who rushed for 1,289 yards on 194 carries (6.6 yards/rush) and 11 touchdowns on his way to honorable mention All-Western New York honors. As a linebacker, Sarow made 50 tackles…
Lions, Tigers and a few Bulldogs: Oh, my Scrimmage Saturday is around the corner for Western New York's scholastic football teams.
The scrimmage extravagana begins at several sites at 9 a.m., as it's a chance for teams to hit players not on their own squad for the first time since practices began Aug. 14 throughout the state.
Teams' playbooks will be scaled down, but…