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Power Take: Believe it! High school slate underway

By » Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Summer vacation ended Aug. 15 for the area’s scholastic athletes. Now it’s the fans’ turn to return to the stands. It’s hard to believe but the fall season kicked off a with a boys golf match Tuesday. Friday there’s a smorgasbord of games to choose from, with boys volleyball getting into the swing of things Saturday at the Clarence Tournament.…

By Jack Goods » Tuesday, August 23, 2016

2015 Champions: Williamsville North took edged out Lancaster, 105.325 to... Read More

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

High schoolsGirls soccerWednesday’s gameNonleagueV-Irondequoit at Albion, 3 p.m.Boys golfTuesday’s gameRoy-Hart 228, Akron 269M: Hogan Lang 41 at... Read More

By Budd Bailey » Tuesday, August 23, 2016

2015 team champions: Clarence (Section VI), Nardin (Monsignor Martin... Read More

By Joseph Popiolkowski » Tuesday, August 23, 2016

When the Orchard Park High School varsity football team opens its season Sept.... Read More

By Miguel Rodriguez » Monday, August 22, 2016

Scrimmage Saturday means Week One is almost here. The teams won’t be... Read More

By Jack Goods » Friday, August 19, 2016

The 1960s and unrest went hand and hand. The Vietnam War infuriated people... Read More

By Miguel Rodriguez » Thursday, August 18, 2016

Anndea Zeigler will have a chance to play basketball in college before family and friends, and she couldn’t be happier. The Cardinal O’Hara... Read More

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

The opening week of high school football practice continued with News Sports... Read More

By Miguel Rodriguez » Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Anndea Zeigler will have a chance to play basketball at the next level before... Read More

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Cheektowaga football coach Mike Fatta discusses the upcoming... Read More

By Miguel Rodriguez » Wednesday, August 17, 2016

First team All-Western New York kicker Blake Haubeil of Canisius High School... Read More

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Bennett coach Steve McDuffie discusses the upcoming... Read More

By Miguel Rodriguez » Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Canisius will host a signing ceremony at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Kennedy Field... Read More

By Budd Bailey » Tuesday, August 16, 2016

The 16 members of the Class of 2016 for the Section VI Hall of Fame announced. Quite obviously, they haven't run out of superb candidates quite... Read More

By Miguel Rodriguez » Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Everyone starts the season with a clean slate. That’s among the reasons the... Read More

By Budd Bailey » Monday, August 15, 2016

Pat Veltri could look out over the practice field at his Kenmore East football team on Monday afternoon, and see the future laid out before... Read More

Monday, August 15, 2016

Mike Alessi varsity football coach talks Eden... Read More

By Jack Goods » Monday, August 15, 2016

The offseason has been more about politics than football in the southern tier, and not everyone is happy about it. “We shouldn’t have broke... Read More

Monday, August 15, 2016

Charlie Comerford talks Timon... Read More

By Budd Bailey » Monday, August 15, 2016

The South Park High School football team returned to reality on Monday morning. After an offseason that seemed like one long celebration of its... 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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