Weekly Feature

February 16, 2017 RSS feed / Sports

Central girls bowlers clinch division title

Cheektowaga’s girls bowling team squeaked past Depew in its regular-season finale Feb. 7, 4-3, to finish in first place in the ECIC North Small Schools standings.  More...

Women’s golf club seeks members

The Elma Meadows women’s golf club is currently seeking new members for the upcoming golf season. Club members, who can choose either 9- or 18-hole options, will play on Thursdays at Elma Meadows starting in May. More...

Central completes sweep of Maryvale

Maryvale boys basketball coach Mark Kensy called Cheektowaga’s effort in Monday’s latest installment of the crosstown rivalry “about as well as I’ve ever seen them play,” as the Warriors were able to break open a relativ More...

Cleveland Hill girls hoops ends three-game skid

Cleveland Hill’s girls basketball team snapped its three-game losing streak Thursday behind a solid second quarter effort in what was ultimately a 54-38 Senior Night triumph for the Lady Eagles.  More...

SECTIONAL GRAPPLERS

Cheektowaga’s wrestling team saw four of its five entrants place in the top four of their respective weight classes at Saturday’s Section VI Division II championship tournament in Salamanca. More...

JFK boys hoops tops Eden

John F. Kennedy’s boys basketball team continued to trudge through its jam-packed slate of February games recently, knocking off Eden Friday, 53-38, after dropping contests to Holland (46-43) and Lackawanna (49-42) on consecutive nights.  More...

Fourth-quarter woes plague Lady Bears’ basketball team

The fourth quarter continued to be the bane of John F. Kennedy’s girls basketball team’s existence, as the Lady Bears’ troubles down the stretch led to three losses in as many games played this month.  More...

Social tennis league forming

USTA Eastern’s Sets in the City Buffalo, a social tennis for young adults to start or continue playing tennis in an exciting, yet relaxed atmosphere, will begin from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. More...

Lady Wildcats clinch top seed in Class B1

The Depew girls basketball team had itself a nice little run to end the regular season. The Lady Wildcats have won nine straight and clinched the top overall seed in the Class B1 playoffs.  More...

UB to hold youth baseball camp

The University at Buffalo baseball staff will host a President’s Week Skills camp on Tuesday, Feb. 21, and Wednesday, Feb. 22, at the North Amherst Recreation Center.  The two-day camp will run from 9 a.m. More...

NEXT STOP, ECC

Maryvale’s Autumn Farino, middle, recently signed a national letter of intent to continue her academic and soccer careers at Erie Community College starting in the fall. Dad John, left, and mom Wendy, right, witnessed the signing. More...

Sports brief

The Buffalo Titans Basketball program will hold tryouts for its spring travel teams on Sundays Feb. 19 and 26. More...

Flyers win twice prior to meeting Central

Boys basketball

Maryvale’s boys basketball team embarked on a new win streak heading into its rematch with crosstown rival Cheektowaga on Monday, knocking off both Lake Shore and Depew to earn its sixth and seventh wins in its last eight games.  More...

Central posts split in games leading to Maryvale rematch

Cheektowaga’s boys basketball team picked up a big ECIC III victory in Friday’s final tune-up before its rematch with crosstown rival Maryvale, with the 74-28 conquest of Pioneer keeping the Warriors in contention for at least a share of More...

Central girls hoops posts rare sweep of Pioneer

Cheektowaga’s girls basketball team accomplished a rare feat Thursday when it took down Pioneer in overtime, 52-47, to record a regular season sweep of the Lady Panthers for the first time in many years.  More...

Distinguished Alumni Award to debut at upcoming Maryvale Wall of Fame ceremony

The 2017 Maryvale Athletic Wall of Fame induction ceremony will include for the first time a Distinguished Alumni Award when the ceremony takes place Saturday, March 25, at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens.  More...

Central indoor track records fall in Spire Institute showcase

Select members of Cheektowaga’s indoor track team traveled to Ohio this past weekend to take part in a showcase meet at the Spire Institute, which is the U.S. Olympic training facility in Geneva.  More...

Setbacks cost Eagle cagers shot at continuing ECIC IV title reign

Cleveland Hill’s boys basketball team will finish its regular season in a spot other than the division lead for the first time since the 2011-12 campaign, after consecutive losses to Holland, Alden and Lackawanna bumped the Eagles from ECIC IV More...

SCOREBOARD

Cheektowaga  Boys basketball: lost to Kenmore West 76-6, def. Pioneer 74-28  Girls basketball: lost to Amherst 67-40, def. Pioneer 52-47 (OT), lost to Depew 50-35  Girls bowling: def. Depew 4-3   More...

CALENDAR

Thursday, February 16  Boys basketball: Cheektowaga vs. Depew, 6:30 p.m.; JFK vs. Holland, 6:30 p.m.  Girls basketball: JFK at Maryvale, 7:30 p.m.   More...

Aurora Arsenal registration set

The Aurora Arsenal Soccer Club is currently holding registration for its upcoming 2017 house league season. Children ages 5-18, regardless of residency or experience level, are eligible to play in the coed recreational soccer league.  More...

Sports briefs

Cheektowaga native Amanda Carl, a sophomore on Houghton College’s women’s tennis team, was recently named to the Empire 8 Athletic Conference’s President’s List for maintaining a 3.75 grade point average during the Fall 2016 s More...

Registration underway for Junior PGA season

The Western New York PGA Junior Golf Tour is gearing up for another successful season this summer by holding membership and tournament registration drives, both of which are already underway.  Membership information can be obtained by visiting w More...

Sports Development Fund accepting applications

The Board of Directors of the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame is accepting applications for funding from its Amateur Sports Development Fund.  The deadline to submit an application for funding is May 1. More...