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By Miguel Rodriguez » Wednesday, November 19, 2014

This November to remember storm continues to wreak havoc on the high school sports calendar. Cheektowaga announced via Twitter that its New York State Public High School Athletic Association semifi... Read More

By Miguel Rodriguez » Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Snow. Travel bans. School closings. Of course, Thursday's Monsignor Martin Association football championship game between unbeaten Canisius (10-0) and Bishop Timon-St. Jude (8-3) has been postponed... Read More

By Miguel Rodriguez » Tuesday, November 18, 2014

According to a Facebook post by Canisius High School, Thursday's Monsignor Martin Association football championship game at Ralph Wilson Stadium will be moved to Monday at 6 p.m. at All High Stadium d... Read More

Monday, November 17, 2014

Section VI teams went 4 for 4 in winning titles on State Championship Sunday. * I-Prep boys soccer won the Class D championship downstate in Middletown. Here is Mary Jo Monnin's story last week ... Read More

By Keith McShea » Saturday, November 15, 2014

Tonight marks the second of three straight days of big postseason football games. The Far West Regionals continue today at All High Stadium. The Class C game is at noon between Maple Grove/Chautau... Read More

By Keith McShea » Saturday, November 15, 2014

Seven months to go. The 2014-15 high school sports year isn't even finished with the fall season, but we've already got big plans for our second annual Prep Talk Awards. This year's awards will... Read More

By Miguel Rodriguez » Saturday, November 15, 2014

This is another example of why they play the games and do not settle things on paper. This was a game I was pretty sure Sweet Home would win before the night unfolded. Then Irondequoit ball carrier... Read More

Friday, November 14, 2014

Tonight marks the second of three straight days of big postseason football games. The Far West Regionals kick off tonight at All High Stadium. The Class D game is at 5 p.m. between two-time defendi... Read More

By Miguel Rodriguez » Friday, November 14, 2014

Here is Canisius talking about getting back to playing football and reaching Monsignor Martin Association final with resounding 62-19 win over St. Francis. I also added an interview with Bishop Tim... Read More

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Tonight marks the first of three straight days of big postseason football games. It's the Monsignor Martin Association semifinals at Ralph Wilson Stadium, where St. Joe's and Bishop Timon-St. Jude ... 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 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.