Lockport Union-Sun & Journal Online


January 2, 2014


US&J Year End Part II



26 — Golf columnist Ken Ruggiero discusses the history of the Porter Cup Golf Tournament in Lewiston. Professional greats including Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson have played in the annual amateur tournament at the Niagara Falls Country Club.
27 — Taylor Pendrith of Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada, wins the 55th Porter Cup Golf Tournament. The Buffalo Bills are set to open training camp in Pittsford without safety Jairus Byrd.
28 — The Buffalo Bills say that the quarterbacking job is up in the air as training camp opens in Pittsford. Just hours before camp opens today at St. John Fisher College, Buffalo signs offensive linemen Antoine Caldwell and Tony Hilts.
29 — Bryan Schubring announces a number of upcoming fall youth sports programs at the Lockport Family YMCA, including Little Champs, Shooting Stars Basketball, Start Smart Flag Football and Youth Fitness. Frankie Pellicano and Noah Hardy each smack a triple and a double in the Blue Rocks’ 12-5 win over the Sky Sox in An-Jo Baseball action.
30 — Don Gibb cards a 38 to earn low gross honors in the Reid’s Two-Man Golf League at Oak Run. Duke Wellington and Frank Nerone share individual low net honors with cards of 33. Class winners in the Lockport Town & Country Club’s 9-Holers event are Molly Case (A-3), Amanda Treharne (B-0); and Ida Quade (C-4).
31 — The An-Jo Baseball League welcomes a special guest to its New Era Cap Classic Baseball Tournament — Niagara County Sheriff James Voutour. New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez is looking at a long suspension for alleged PED use.
1 — Members of Advanced Tech, winners of the Lockport Little League Junior Division playoffs, are Vinnie Lombardo, Matt McAuley, Will Carey, Kyle Jurek, Cono Sammarco, Josh Sherman, Al Kramp, Jay Rodrigues, Sawyer Stapleton, Luke Lawrence, Matt Borel, Trevor Tomtishen and Phil Lange. The champs were coached by Cono Sammarco, assisted by Dan Stapleton.

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  • 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

  • 140719 Bills Camp SEC ART.jpg Bills will open camp Sunday

    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

  • 140714 World Cup MAIN.jpg Goetzekrieg

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

    July 13, 2014 2 Photos

  • 140712 Bills Stadium ART.jpg Bills stadium report delayed

    A state-commissioned report that had been anticipated Friday identifying potential sites for a new Buffalo Bills stadium is now expected at the end of the month.

    July 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • 140709 Fish Derby MAIN ART.jpg Derby homestretch

    Leaders can't get complacent in the 2014 Erie Barge Canal Fishing Derby — especially when the North Carolinians roll in.

    July 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • 140709 World Cup ART.jpg Germany routs Brazil in historic WC semifinal

    Nobody ever expected this.

    July 8, 2014 1 Photo

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