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By Keith McShea » Wednesday, October 29, 2014

We'll be talking football tonight on PrepTalkTV, mostly on-the-field stuff but one big 0ff-the-field situation as well. Bennett, the No. 1 small school in The News poll since midseason, will join m... Read More

By Keith McShea » Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The postseason is here for almost all fall sports, and we'll be following the action from our home office, via @bufnewspreptalk on Twitter, and through your #PrepTalkLive tweets. As always, we enco... Read More

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

The postseason is here for almost all fall sports, and we'll be following the action from our home office, via @bufnewspreptalk on Twitter, and through your #PrepTalkLive tweets. As always, we enco... Read More

By Keith McShea » Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Aquinas, the state football powerhouse and defending Class AA state champion, is out of the Section V (Rochester area) playoffs -- but it wasn't because of a loss on the field. Section V ruled Tues... Read More

By Miguel Rodriguez » Monday, October 27, 2014

Sorry for the delay everyone, but here’s How the News Voted. Here is this week’s actual poll, and in other matters Canisius moved up several spots nationally. The Crusaders are now ranked 39th ... Read More

Monday, October 27, 2014

The postseason is here for almost all fall sports, and we'll be following the action from our home office, via @bufnewspreptalk on Twitter, and through your #PrepTalkLive tweets. As always, we enco... Read More

By Miguel Rodriguez » Saturday, October 25, 2014

Another week of high school football has ended. Here is some bonus soundbites via magic of audio and video recorders. First is Williamsville South coach Kraig Kurzanski minutes after Will South'... Read More

Saturday, October 25, 2014

It is Week Eight of #PrepTalkLive, which means -- whoa -- the playoffs are here. As always, we encourage you to tweet updates with the hashtag #preptalklive attached -- that's the quickest way ... Read More

By Keith McShea » Friday, October 24, 2014

It is Week Eight of #PrepTalkLive, which means -- whoa -- the playoffs are here. I'm headed to the rematch of Depew and Cheektowaga, this time in the Section VI Class B quarterfinals, and this tim... Read More

By Miguel Rodriguez » Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The latest state rankings are out for football. Canisius is still No. 1 in Class AA, while Jamestown remains No. 4. How far did Orchard Park fall after losing last Friday's state No. 4 vs. No. 7 cl... 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.