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Medaille College sports teams finally have a place to call their own — after completion of the school's new athletic facility in the city's Valley neighborhood, near the Buffalo River. The new Medaille Sports Complex at Buffalo Color Park will formally open at 427 Elk St. on Wednesday, with the men's and women's soccer teams taking on Thiel College in a pair of late-aft…

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A second new sports complex may be coming to Buffalo's First Ward and Valley neighborhoods, as the area along the Buffalo River southeast of the city's downtown is increasingly becoming an adult playground for a variety of sports and entertainment activities. Ellicott Development Co. this past week unveiled new plans for a $2.5 million Downtown Sports Complex, diagonal …

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Bad chemistry between a proposed outdoor soccer field for college students and an industrial neighbor put the goal of a proposed Elk Street athletic facility at risk, as objections by a longtime sulfuric acid manufacturing facility delayed approval of the $1.6 million sports project. PVS Chemical Solutions, a Detroit-based company that has operated a plant on Lee Street…

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Michael Damico has dreamed for years of having a place in the city of Buffalo where adults could go for recreation, and to play some team sports. Now, the sports promoter and league organizer is about to make that happen. After nearly 20 years of coordinating football, soccer, softball and kickball games at various fields scattered through the city, Damico is leading…

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The developer behind the conversion of the former Schoellkopf Connector and Power House buildings into a new mixed-use complex now has a new goal: introduce soccer fields to the mix. Businessman Jon Williams is working to redevelop the 21.7-acre industrial site at the corner of Elk and Lee streets, near the Buffalo River, into a blend of office, residential and industri…