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Stories by Keith McShea

By Keith McShea » Tuesday, April 21, 2015

A gathering of more than 250 at Ilio DiPaolo's was on hand for the fourth annual Buffalo News/BCANY Awards, presented by UNYTS and ADPRO Sports. Here is a complete list of all those where were... Read More

By Keith McShea » Thursday, April 16, 2015

It's been a BIG week for us here as we prepare for Saturday's annual All-Western New York basketball issue. Here's a look at what's coming up: All-WNY first teams announced Friday For the... Read More

By Keith McShea » Monday, April 6, 2015

There have been some very big boys basketball nights this season, including all the way to the end of the year at the state Federation Tournament of Champions, where Canisius and Park brought home an... Read More

By Keith McShea » Monday, April 6, 2015

Jamestown two-sport standout Zack Panebianco made a verbal commitment to play basketball at Division II Roberts Wesleyan over the weekend, Red Raiders coach Ben Drake told The News. Panebianco, a... Read More

By Keith McShea » Friday, April 3, 2015

Desmond Randall has been named the new head basketball coach at Bishop Timon-St. Jude, athletic director Charlie Comerford told The Buffalo News Friday morning. "We had a lot of good people show... Read More

By Keith McShea » Wednesday, April 1, 2015

For several years we've posted a "ballot" blog post for players, fans and coaches (and ourselves) to help gather feedback in our selection of the All-Western New York boys basketball team. This... Read More

By Keith McShea » Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Jay Sirianni, one of the best high school football coaches in Western New York, has stepped down as head coach of the Southwestern football team. The news that his resignation was accepted by... Read More

By Keith McShea » Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The biggest night in Western New York high school sports will have another all-time Buffalo Bills great as one of the stars of the show. Steve Tasker, a member of the Bills' Wall of Fame and part... Read More

By Keith McShea » Saturday, March 21, 2015

Recently, there have been some very big nights when it comes to boys basketball. And there are still possibly a few more to come at next weekend's state Federation tournament. But we'd like to... Read More

By Keith McShea » Saturday, March 21, 2015

So you want to try and pick a 2015 All-Western New York boys basketball team? Here's your chance. As is our annual tradition, below we have put together a semi-unscientific (like that?) list of... 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.

All-WNY football database

How many first-team All-Western New York picks has your school had? Who made the team this year, last year, or 20 years ago, or 40?

Review every All-WNY first-team selection since the team began in 1958 via our searchable online database, which allows you to find players by name, school, position, or year.