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Williamsville North field hockey fans looking for their team in action this weekend won’t have to stray too far from campus. That is a welcomed change for them and the Spartans, who have the potential to benefit from home-field advantage during the most important games of the season. Section VI will be well-represented in the New York State Public High Schools Athlet…

Buffalo

Medaille College on Monday officially confirmed that it will be the anchor tenant of the planned new $4 million athletic complex that is now being developed by developer Jon M. Williams at the former Buffalo Color site on Elk and Lee streets in Buffalo. The new facility, dubbed the Medaille Sports Complex at Buffalo Color Park, will become the school's home field for pr…

Buffalo

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…

Sports

Private first class John Crawford returned home from overseas deployment on a 14-day leave and surprised little sister Liz before her Flames modified team's game Monday. This clip and photo were tweeted out Monday by the Williamsville East girls soccer account. https://twitter.com/WillEastGSoccer/status/920060424703406080 https://twitter.com/WillEastGSoccer/status…

Sports

Meghan Root is back doing the carrying on the pitch instead of being carried around to spots on it by her coach. It's a situation the Pioneer girls soccer star is grateful to be experiencing again. The Panthers' all-time scoring leader is pain free and thriving again in the sport she loves after missing all of last season while recovering from surgical procedures tha…

Columns

On a day in which the Rangers' Adrian Beltre became the 31st player in Major League Baseball history to record 3,000 hits, Sunday provided the latest reminder as to why sports remains the best reality show running. Among the highlights: -- The Blue Jays' Steve Pearce belted his second walk-off grand slam of the week, becoming just the third player in big league histo…

Local News

Each week Buffalo News photographers bring you a visual recap of the former week through the pictures and stories of WNY, highlights of news, entertainment and sports. We hope you enjoy a second look, from high school sports and the Bills - to a closer look at Shea's Buffalo Theatre and SWAT training. Hang Ten - Scott Pearson takes to the air as he kitesurfs off Hamburg…

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Hertel Avenue is the hub of Buffalo’s soccer love, and considering the North Park Theatre’s proximity to self-proclaimed “Soccer Bar and Restaurant” Mes Que, it makes sense to mount a four-film “Sunday Morning Soccer” series — just in time for the World Cup. (Mes Que is one of the series’ sponsors.)The pleasingly offb…