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Lewiston-Porter's Roddy Gayle has received a scholarship offer to play men’s basketball at Oklahoma, he announced on Twitter Tuesday morning. The 6-3 sophomore guard worked out in his school gym in front of Oklahoma assistant Carlin Hartman, a Grand Island native. Gayle averaged 22.0 points, 8.9 rebounds and 3.7 assists in helping the Lancers win their first Sectio…

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“It’s crazy,” Paul Harris laments in the opening montage of "The Falls" documentary, his voice narrating a cinematic aerial image of the Cataract City, “that you’ve got one of the biggest attractions in the world, and the city can still be so poor.” The short film premiering at 8 p.m. Friday on ESPNU explores the good, bad and ugly aspects of Harris’ upbringing on the unf…

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Lewiston-Porter’s boys basketball team has enjoyed its playoff run. The team has been an early arrival at the Buffalo State Sports Arena throughout Championship Week, checking out as much basketball as possible -- indulging in the sounds and highlight plays all while waiting for its opportunity to entertain the masses in attendance. The good times rolled on for the L…

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West Seneca West endured plenty of drama that tested its mettle this season. It’s made the Indians tougher and stronger – all the attributes possessed by a champion. And a boys basketball season that started with West struggling to find itself has once again reached the point in which the Indians are one win away from returning to the New York State Public High Schools …

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The boys basketball season has already begun, but it really kicks into high gear Friday with marquee tournaments such as Niagara Falls High School’s Cataract Classic, Daemen’s Pastor-Cooper Showcase and Canisius’ Tom Keenan Memorial Tournament bringing top teams and individual talents together on the hardwood. Among them are some of the stars on our list of the area's t…

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Willie Lightfoot and Roddy Gayle haven’t even started high school, but they already have scholarship offers from mid-major college basketball programs that want them to play for them in four years. The practice of making nonbinding scholarship offers to eighth-graders has been going on for decades, but the type of schools doing the offering has changed as the recruiting…