Lockport Union-Sun & Journal Online


January 2, 2014


US&J Year End Part II



21 — Santa and Mrs. Claus make a special appearance at the Lockport YMCA Stingrays swim team practice and are pictured with coaches Aric Morgan and Tim Menges.
22 — Buffalo (6-9) sacks Miami quarterback Ryan Tannehill a season-best seven times and holds Miami (8-7) to 103 yards offense in posting a 19-0 shutout win in Orchard Park. Denver’s Peyton Manning regains his record for TD passes in a season with 51 when he throws for 400 yards and four touchdowns in a 37-13 win at Houston.
23 — Bills injury-prone rookie quarterback EJ Manuel resumes practicing, though it’s not clear whether he’ll play in Buffalo’s season finale at New England this weekend.
24 — Merry Christmas, Sabres. Buffalo defenseman Mark Pysyk takes a shot that hits Martin Hanzal and became lodged in the back of goalie Mike Smith’s jersey. The Coyotes goalie retreats into his crease, unknowingly carrying the puck across the line and ending the game. The Sabres win, 2-1, in overtime.
26 — Four local youths take home the hardware at the annual Elks National Foundation Hoop Shoot free-throw contest at the Greater Lockport Family YMCA. The winners are Dray Akin (boys 8-9), 20-of-25; Jasmine White (girls 10-11) 8-25; Elizabeth Bradley (girls 12-13) 7-25; and Anthony Smith (boys 12-13) 23-25.
27 — The Lockport ice Lions get four goals from Will Lyons in beating the Amherst Tigers, 6-3, in a hard-fought Federation Hockey League contest at the Hyde Park Ice Pavilion. LeBron James is named The Associated Press’ 2013 Male Athlete of the Year. Tennis great Serena Williams is named AP Female Athlete of the Year.
28 — Ryan Miller makes 49 saves, and the Buffalo Sabres beat the Washington Capitals 2-1. Drew Stafford nets Buffalo’s goal in regulation, and Steve Ott scores the lone shootout goal in the sixth round as the Sabres improve to 5-0-1 in their last six home games after starting 3-12-1 there.
29 —  The New England Patriots beat the Buffalo Bills in the regular-season finale for both teams, 34-20.

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    Lockport professional kickboxer Amer Abdallah has been ranked the No. 2 Cruiserweight in the world by the World Kickboxing Association.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Miller, Erin 2014.jpeg Miller sets 2 national lift records

    Lockport’s Erin Miller has successfully begun to channel the strength she acquired by shot putting and hammer-throwing into powerlifting. 

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • 140730 Bills Future ART.jpg Trump says he may not be the new Buffalo Bills owner

    Donald Trump says he is unlikely to be the next owner of the Buffalo Bills because he’s “not going to do something totally stupid” to make the team his.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • 140721 Canal Derby MAIN ART.JPG Medina man snags top prize

    A Medina man was the grand prize winner of a new fishing boat, motor and trailer at the 2014 Erie Barge Canal Fishing Derby Awards Banquet on Sunday at the Gasport Fire Hall.

    July 20, 2014 2 Photos

  • 140719 Bills Camp MAIN ART.jpg LHS grid Lions set to open at the Ralph

    The Lockport football Lions won't need to qualify for the sectional playoffs this fall in order to play a game at coveted Ralph Wilson Stadium — home of the National Football League's Buffalo Bills.

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

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    Home-run hitters generally strike out a lot

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • 140718 Ennis MAIN ART.jpg Ennis earns five-year deal

    The Sabres re-signed center Tyler Ennis on Thursday to a five-year contract worth about $23 million.

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • 140716 Area Sports ART.jpg Taylor made victory in Florida

    Lockport heavyweight Joe Taylor improved to 6-0 as a professional by winning an IKF tournament last week in Florida.

    July 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • 140717 Together Again MAIN art.jpg Reed & Kelly: Together again

    Andre Reed will have his old signal-caller right there with him to celebrate in Canton.

    July 16, 2014 1 Photo

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    With two quick touches, Mario Goetze ended Germany's 24-year wait for another World Cup title.

    July 13, 2014 2 Photos

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