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The 2016 All-Western New York girls lacrosse team

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Pos. Name School Grade Fast Fact A Claire Herrmann Hamburg 12 All-American who added 86 goals to her career total. She will play at LeMoyne. A Rebecca Izzo Hamburg 12 Finished second in scoring for the Bulldogs, who won another Section VI title. A Lexi Rockey Frontier 12 Scored more than 70 goals for the Falcons, the Section VI Class…

By Miguel Rodriguez » Thursday, July 21, 2016

Lanny Poffo admits he doesn’t remember earlier encounters with his godfather.... Read More

By Miguel Rodriguez » Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Ohio State commit and All-Western New York first team kicker/punter Blake... Read More

By Miguel Rodriguez » Wednesday, July 20, 2016

I’ve come to grips that compiling the Final Power 10 of the school year,... Read More

By Budd Bailey » Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Laurie Schultz probably thought of herself as something of a substitute teacher... Read More

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

All-Western New York P Player School Yr. D Riley Lucarelli Lancaster... Read More

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

We're under a month before teams report for the first day of... Read More

By Budd Bailey » Monday, July 18, 2016

Jerry Severino realizes that his 2016 Hamburg boys lacrosse team was special.... Read More

Monday, July 18, 2016

Pos. Name School Grade Fast FactA Gates Abrams Akron 12 Two-time first-team... Read More

Monday, July 18, 2016

ALL-WNYFirst team P Player School Yr.A Gates Abrams Akron 12A Jason... Read More

By Budd Bailey » Monday, July 18, 2016

East Aurora High School once again has been honored for having one of the best... Read More

By Bucky Gleason » Saturday, July 16, 2016

Last season, red flags were raised when Kenmore East High was forced to forfeit... Read More

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Final coaches large schools poll School (first-place votes) Pts 1.... Read More

By Miguel Rodriguez » Thursday, July 14, 2016

The wildest ride in Wildcats softball history did not end with Depew hoisting... Read More

Thursday, July 14, 2016

All-state selections CLASS AA Second team Pos. Name School Yr. 1B... Read More

By Miguel Rodriguez » Thursday, July 14, 2016

More than a year ago, Robert Burnside’s former players showed their... Read More

By Miguel Rodriguez » Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Athletic Director Daryl Besant said Wednesday that Lake Shore has received verbal commitments from more than 25 student-athletes in the district to... Read More

By Miguel Rodriguez » Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Dan Dallas recently participated in his first bullpen session as a professional... Read More

By Miguel Rodriguez » Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Athletic Director Daryl Besant said Wednesday that Lake Shore has received verbal commitments from more than 25 student-athletes in the district to... Read More

By Sandra Tan » Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Have a strong feeling about concussion safety training and youth sports? Then County Executive Mark Poloncarz wants to hear from you.Poloncarz will... Read More

Monday, July 11, 2016

High schoolsNYSSWA All-State Baseball TeamsCLASS AAFirst Team: Leugim Castillo-11 (Lancaster). Second Team: Ben Wereski (Orchard Park). Fifth Team:... 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 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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