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Stories by Keith McShea

By Keith McShea » Monday, August 17, 2015

Monday may have been the first time that he and other players were on the field as the Bishop Timon-St. Jude football team, but senior Tyler Ringwood says they've been working on being teammates for... Read More

By Keith McShea » Monday, August 3, 2015

Longtime Fredonia High basketball and softball coach Dave Polechetti gave The News a call to make sure we knew about the passing of a treasure of Southern Tier high school sports: Bill Schroeder... Read More

By Keith McShea » Wednesday, July 15, 2015

LaTerrance Reed, a first-team All-Western New York pick in boys basketball for Canisius, has tweeted that his next stop will be Salisbury (Conn.) Prep. The 6-3 senior point guard averaged 19... Read More

By Keith McShea » Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Howard Washington was asked if transferring to Montverde Academy in Florida was worth it. "For sure, for sure," said Washington. His move from Canisius to Montverde Academy for his... Read More

By Keith McShea » Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Howard Washington has verbally committed to BUTLER. * * *  Washington went on his first and only official visit to Butler this past weekend. He said the Bulldogs began recruiting him this past... Read More

By Keith McShea » Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Here are some updates on past Borrelli Award winners as the most outstanding senior lacrosse player in Western New York, following inaugural boys 2009 winner Jeff Tundo of Orchard Park (a 2013... Read More

By Keith McShea » Thursday, June 18, 2015

This year marks the seventh year of the Borrelli Award, an honor that goes to the top senior boys and girls lacrosse players in Western New York. The Tom Borrelli Memorial Award and Scholarship... Read More

By Keith McShea » Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Be sure to pick up the 28-page #PrepTalkAwards special section in Wednesday's Buffalo News, but here's your digital rundown of the second annual event hosted by The Buffalo News and presented by... Read More

By Keith McShea » Monday, June 15, 2015

The #PrepTalkCountdown concludes with this post, and tonight is the big night. We have unveiled the Prep Talk Players of the Year (36 honorees) in our countdown to tonight's Prep Talk Awards,... Read More

By Keith McShea » Sunday, June 14, 2015

The #PrepTalkCountdown continues, with just ONE day until the big night. We are unveiling the Prep Talk Players of the Year (this is the 36th of 36 honorees) as we count down to the Prep Talk... 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

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