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By Miguel Rodriguez » Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Ken-Ton Athletic Director Brett Banker announced this afternoon Kenmore East will forfeit its season-opening game at Grand Island on Friday night due to lack of players. Apparently, a rash of... Read More

By Miguel Rodriguez » Saturday, August 29, 2015

There’s still time to see some high school football on Scrimmage Saturday. For those who did not have a chance to get out earlier today to take in the action at various sites, Amherst host a... Read More

Saturday, August 29, 2015

#PrepTalkLive is really ready to start hitting someone from another team. That's the case for most of the area's football players, and they'll do just that today on Scrimmage Saturday. Our... Read More

Friday, August 28, 2015

High school students, tweet your fan photos from the crowd this season and you could win prizes. Just include the hashtag #PrepTalkSpirit when you tweet your photos from any varsity high school... Read More

Thursday, August 27, 2015

On your mark, get set ... we're ready to go. The 2015-16 high school sports season is here, and there is a ton of action coming our way this fall. News Sports Reporters Miguel Rodriguez and... Read More

By Miguel Rodriguez » Thursday, August 27, 2015

2014 champions: Clarence (Section VI, Class AA), Williamsville East (Class A), Williamsville South (Class B), Eden (Class C), Portville (Class D), St. Mary’s (Monsignor Martin). St. Mary’s (New... Read More

By Miguel Rodriguez » Thursday, August 27, 2015

2014 champions: Canisius (Monsignor Martin), Lancaster (Section VI Division I), Hamburg (Section VI Div. II). 2014 league champions: Lancaster (ECIC I), Williamsville South (ECIC II), Eden (ECIC... Read More

By Miguel Rodriguez » Thursday, August 27, 2015

2014 champions: Clarence (Class AA), Williamsville East (Class A), Falconer (Class B), Holland (Class C), Maple Grove (Class D), Sacred Heart (Monsignor Martin Association large), Immaculata (MMA... Read More

By Miguel Rodriguez » Thursday, August 27, 2015

2014 champions: Orchard Park (Section VI Class AA), Williamsville South (A), East Aurora (B), Allegany-Limestone (C), I-Prep/Grover (D), St. Joe’s (Monsignor Martin Association). I-Prep went on to... Read More

By Owen O'Brien » Wednesday, August 26, 2015

2014 champions: Orchard Park (ECIC I), Hamburg (ECIC II), Depew (ECIC III), tie between Lockport and North Tonawanda (Niagara Frontier League). Top 2014 underclassmen: Fredonia’s Georgianna Gens... Read More

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About the reporters

Miguel Rodriguez, a Buffalo native and University of Rochester graduate, began his career at The News in 2003 as a sports copy editor and joined the high school sports beat in 2014. One of the most versatile members of the sports department, he has covered all manner of high school, college and professional events, including the NCAA men's basketball tournament. The former college hockey goalie has contributed to the Sabres beat, covered youth hockey and reported from the IIHF World Junior Championship and the men's and women's NCAA Frozen Four.

Keith McShea, named deputy sports editor in 2014, has covered high school sports at The News since his hiring in 1999. The 1995 University at Buffalo graduate and Long Island native (North Babylon Bulldogs) has covered — and live blogged — everything from scrimmages to state championships & helps head The News' All-Western New York selections.

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