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By Keith McShea » 10:04 AM

The #PrepTalkCountdown continues. We are unveiling the Prep Talk Players of the Year (more than 30 total honorees) as we count down to the Prep Talk Awards, presented by UBMD Orthopaedics and... Read More

By Keith McShea » Thursday, May 28, 2015

The #PrepTalkCountdown has begun. We are unveiling the Prep Talk Players of the Year (more than 30 total honorees) as we count down to the Prep Talk Awards, presented by UBMD Orthopaedics and... Read More

Thursday, May 28, 2015

#PrepTalkLive has hit the postseason. The Section VI girls lacrosse championship tripleheader is today, and News Sports Reporter Miguel Rodriguez is there. Correspondent Corey Desiderio is at... Read More

By Keith McShea » Thursday, May 28, 2015

Let the #PrepTalkCountdown begin. We are unveiling the Prep Talk Players of the Year (more than 30 total honorees) as we count down to the Prep Talk Awards, presented by UBMD Orthopaedics and... Read More

By Miguel Rodriguez » Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Here are the correct matchups for Thursday's Section VI baseball semifinals and we also have times and locations for Championship Saturday games. We apologize for any inconvenience as the matchups... Read More

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The biggest night in Western New York high school sports is less than three weeks away, and our guest speaker is ready to go. The Prep Talk Awards, presented by UBMD Orthopaedics and Sports... Read More

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

#PrepTalkLive has hit the postseason. The Section VI boys lacrosse championship tripleheader is today, and News Sports Reporter Miguel Rodriguez is there. There is plenty of action in other... Read More

By Miguel Rodriguez » Friday, May 22, 2015

To paraphrase a line from Flash character Eobard Thawne/fake Harrison Wells, it was never my intention to make you wait this long for the final Power 10 of the winter sports season. It’s... Read More

By Miguel Rodriguez » Friday, May 22, 2015

Jack McClaren is returning to the New York State Public High School Athletic Association boys’ tennis championship tournament at the United States National Tennis Center in New York City, but... Read More

Thursday, May 21, 2015

The #PrepTalkLive action of the 2015 spring season has hit the postseason. The Monsignor Martin boys lacrosse championship is today, and News Sports Reporter Miguel Rodriguez is there. There... 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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