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St. Joe’s, Kenmore East reaped titles in hockey season to remember

By » Wednesday, May 4, 2016

High school teams may line up next season to practice at a Town of Tonawanda ice rink. There’s something in the (frozen) water there that creates champions. After all, two of the teams that worked out in the Brighton and Lincoln rinks last season captured state titles. “There are over 200 high school teams in New York State, and the…

By Miguel Rodriguez » 5:03 PM

Add Darren Thompson to the list of St. Joe's football players who know where they will be continuing their student-athlete careers after graduation.... Read More

1:16 PM

We're #PrepTalkLive as the spring season rolls on. We follow ALL the high school action, and in all sports, via our team, the home office via... Read More

By Miguel Rodriguez » 9:24 AM

St. Francis will hold a grand opening ceremony of its $4.5 million outdoor athletic complex by officially blessing the just-completed Gacioch Family... Read More

12:20 AM

Boys Hockey Honor Roll All State POY: Trevor Pray (Kenmore East) First Team Pos. Player School Yr. F Trevor Pray Kenmore East... Read More

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BaseballWednesday’s gamesMonsignor MartinSt. Mary’s/Lanc. 8, Timon-St. Jude 3SM (8-5, 4-4): Alex Bish WP, CG 3-hitterSt. Joe’s 11, Cardinal... Read More

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Amherst 5, Maryvale 4 Boys... Read More

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

No-hitter for BaugherHamburg’s Garrett Baugher retired his first 19 batters... Read More

By Miguel Rodriguez » Wednesday, May 4, 2016

St., Joe’s standout Dan Carr will be one of four Marauders football players officially announcing their college plans during a ceremony at St.... Read More

By Miguel Rodriguez » Wednesday, May 4, 2016

While most people already know All-Western New York basketball picks Sarah Young and Kathleen Ryan will continue their student-athlete careers at the... Read More

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

We're #PrepTalkLive as the spring season rolls on. We follow ALL the high school action, and in all sports, via our team, the home office via... Read More

By Miguel Rodriguez » Wednesday, May 4, 2016

2015 champions: Class AA – Orchard Park; A – Hamburg; B - Maryvale; C –... Read More

By Miguel Rodriguez » Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Dan Dallas has dreamed of excelling in baseball to the point where he’d get... Read More

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Girls basketball2015-16 NYSSWA all-state teamsClass AASixth Team: Ericka Taplin (Wmsv. North). Ninth Team: Summer Hemphill (Cardinal O’Hara),... Read More

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Amherst gets key softball win Junior Lindsay Hoak pitched a two-hitter to help Amherst to a 3-0 victory over Depew in a key ECIC III softball game... Read More

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Western New York Top 10 100 Meters Lynda Brundige (Hutch-Tech) 12.34, Kyri Jackson (Niagara-Wheatfield) 12.44, Ashley Grazen (Lancaster) 12.51,... Read More

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Western New York Top 10 100 Meters Desmond Nicholas (Canisius) 10.74, Lavette Warren (Lockport) 10.84, Keyon Johnson (McKinley) 11.04, Donte... Read More

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

We're #PrepTalkLive as the spring season rolls on. We follow ALL the high school action, and in all sports, via our team, the home office via... Read More

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

BaseballMonday’s gamesMonsignor MartinBishop Timon-St. Jude , St. Mary’s/Lanc. St. Joe’s 11, Cardinal O’Hara 0SJ (12-6, 6-3): Will Frank, Bob... Read More

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

BaseballThrough Sunday’s gamesMonsignor Martin League AllCanisius 6-0 12-1St. Francis 7-1 12-1St. Joe’s 5-3 10-6St. Mary’s/Lanc. 2-4 3-4Bishop... Read More

By Budd Bailey » Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Olivia Schmidt of Holland has been named to the First All-Star Team for New York State in selections for Class C by the New York State Sportswriters... Read More

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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 beat in 2014. One of the most versatile members of the team, he has covered all manner of high school, college and professional events. The former college hockey goalie has contributed to the Sabres beat, written about youth hockey and covered the IIHF World Junior Championship and the men's and women's NCAA Frozen Four.

Budd Bailey has served in a variety of roles in Buffalo sports in the past 35 years, including reporter, talk-show host, baseball announcer, public relations staffer and author. The Syracuse graduate joined the high school coverage team in 2015. He also covers running and the National Lacrosse League's Bandits for The News.

Keith McShea, named deputy sports editor in 2014, 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 been #PrepTalkLive from everything from scrimmages to state championships & helps coordinate The News' All-Western New York selections.

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