Lockport Union-Sun & Journal Online

High Schools

October 27, 2013

LHS's Lang takes a title in NFL Cross Country

Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — Strong finishes by Lockport High School runners helped the Lions claim first place overall in the boys’ and girls’ races at the Niagara Frontier League Cross Country Championships, held Saturday at Beaver Island State Park in Grand Island.

Abbey Lang, a junior, won the individual girls’ championship, crossing the finish line in 20:12.1. Her classmate, Hannah Kurbs, finished three seconds behind to claim second place while Lew-Port’s Amber Custodi took third place with her time of 21:18.2. Lockport’s Sarah Kurbs placed fourth at 21:26.1, with Kenmore West’s Frankie Mercado rounding out the top five of 51 competitors with her time of 21:26.1.

Niagara Fall High School’s Anthony Hawthorne was the boys’ individual champion, finishing the race with a time of 17:17.4. His teammate, Donny McCoy, finished fifth overall among the boys with a time of 18 minutes even. 

Finishing in between them were all Lockport runners, with Connor Doran (17:32.3), Mitch Loicano (17:44.4) and Dan Jones (17:49.2) coming in at second, third and fourth place, respectively. It was the overall strong showing of Lockport runners that helped them clinch first place as a team with an overall score of 24 points. Grand Island finished second in the boys’ race at 64 points with Niagara Falls taking third with 71 points. Rounding out the remaining schools, in order of finish, were Niagara-Wheatfield (120 pts.), Lew-Port (141), Kenmore West (171), Kenmore East (174) and North Tonawanda (194).

With seven runners finishing among the top 20, Lockport’s girls also placed first as a team with 28 points. Lew-Port finished second overall with 62 points, followed by Kenmore West in third place with 83 points. The rest of the field finished as follows: Niagara-Wheatfield (96), Grand Island (102), Niagara Falls (151), North Tonawanda (203), Kenmore East (Inc).

Spartan boys & girls finish second overall in ECIC

Starpoint High School’s boys and girls both finished in second place in their respective divisions at the ECIC Cross Country Championships at Alden High School on Saturday. The boys finished with 48 points in Division 2, 33 points behind division winners Sweet Home. Overall, the boys team placed seventh.

Text Only
High Schools
  • 140423 HS Baseball MAIN ART.jpg Sobieraski hurls Lions past Jacks

    Winning pitcher Charlie Sobieraski did everything but babysit the kids on Monday, tossing five innings of no-hit ball and fanning 11, sparking the Lockport baseball Lions past visiting North Tonawanda, 10-2, topping Niagara Frontier League baseball action.

    April 22, 2014 2 Photos

  • 140423 HS Roundup 1B ART.jpg Three's a charm for Patterson, Goodman

    Led by triple individual winners Mike Patterson and Angela Goodman, Wilson swept visiting Royalton-Hartland on Tuesday in a Niagara-Orleans League track and field contest, winning the boys' meet, 77-59; and the girls' meet, 73-63.

    April 22, 2014 2 Photos

  • 140423 R-H Preview ART.jpg Xapsos, Rams out-duel Newfane ace at Gasport Elementary

    A diving catch by Rams senior second baseman John O'Brien spoiled a bases-loaded, two-out threat by Newfane in the top of the seventh inning.

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • 140418 Starpoint CP O'Donnell ART.jpg Grand Finale for Starpoint's O'Donnell

    The Spartans should be in position to make noise in what might be Western New York's toughest division.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • 140416 LHS Softball ART.JPG Big week ahead for Lady Lions

    The Lockport Lady Lions softball team has plenty to look forward to next week when it resumes its 2014 Niagara Frontier League schedule in a big way, with five games on tap.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • 140410 LHS Track ART.jpg Track Lions sweep Niagara Falls

    Brittany Sanford was a triple individual winner on Wednesday, as the Lockport High School boys and girls track teams swept visiting Niagara Falls in the 2014 Niagara Frontier League track and field opener for both schools.

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • Barker uses Wilson to beat Wilson

    Sophomore Brad Wilson sparked visiting Barker to an opening day 13-4 Niagara-Orleans League baseball victory over Wilson on Thursday.

    April 10, 2014

  • 140409 LHS Weather ART.JPG Weather or not

    Such is the current state of Lockport's unplayable athletic fields in the second week of April — a mixture of grass and soupy mud rendered useless by a late 2013-14 winter, melting snow and persistent rain.

    April 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • 140407 LHS GLax Prevue ART.JPG A league of their own

    The Lady Lions are ready to make some noise.

    April 6, 2014 1 Photo

  • 140404 LHS BTennis ART.JPG Net Lions open season next week

    Some key losses are offset by a number of key returners this spring on the Lockport High School boys varsity tennis team.

    April 4, 2014 1 Photo

Featured Ads
Community Events

Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Front page
AP Video
Seasonal Content
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
AP Video
Seasonal Content
Helium debate
Section Teases

Seasonal Content

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.