Who: South Park Sparks (10-0) vs. Canandaigua Braves (9-1).
When: 8 p.m. Friday.
Where: SUNY Brockport.
Rankings: South Park is ranked second in The Buffalo News’ large schools poll and sixth in the state. Canandaigua is ranked No. 17 in the state.
At Regionals: South Park is 1-0, beating Brockport (20-7) in 2015 en route to the state title. Ca…
Amherst Tigers (4-4)
Coach: Jason Beckman, eighth season.
Home field: Dimp Wagner Alumni.
Program founded: 1932.
Outlook: Making the playoffs is the goal for the Tigers, Beckman said. While it will be difficult to replace graduated quarterback Ja’Kaye Womack and running back D’Shawn Barefield, the team’s depth was bolstered by the addition of St. Joe's transfers …
Joe Ciocca approached the bench after his third-quarter scoring surge and was greeted by one of his Canisius teammates.
“It’s nice to meet you,” senior JT Boyland joked. “I’ve never seen this before.”
Ciocca poured in 25 points in his varsity debut, netting 13 in the third and six down the stretch, to lead Canisius in a 67-64 comeback victory against West Seneca West on …
Lorenzo Alexander provided veteran leadership for more than one Buffalo football team this season.
The Bills linebacker and Walter Payton Man of the Year nominee mentored the players at South Park High School throughout the past year. Alexander invited coaches and players out to training camp, made frequent visits to the Sparks’ practices and games, helped to purchase sch…
Who’s who: The 16-team class consists of two divisions. Class A North includes the Grand Island Vikings, Kenmore East Bulldogs, Kenmore West Blue Devils, North Tonawanda Lumberjacks, Starpoint Spartans, Sweet Home Panthers, Williamsville East Flames and Williamsville South Billies. Class A South features the Amherst Tigers, Hamburg Bulldogs, Iroquois Chiefs, Lake Shore Eag…