SANBORN — Like a good Niagara County map, all roads lead to Sanborn, which is just the case this fall in Niagara Frontier League boys soccer.

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Ransomville's Erick Rudolph notched his fifth win of the season on Friday night at Ransomville Speedway in the Krown Undercoating 358 Modifieds on Fan Appreciation Night.

INDIANAPOLIS — If this was a Disney movie, Chad Kelly’s 33-yard touchdown run two weeks ago at Buffalo would have been the happy ending.

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Here's your chance to be among the first local residents to check out the new, multi-million-dollar sports complex behind Lockport High School, when the soccer Lions host the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons at 4:45 p.m. Monday in the Niagara Frontier League boys soccer opener for both schools.

The brainwashing started almost a half century ago — the moment one of New York City's National Football League teams started playing “home” games in New Jersey, while being allowed to continue calling itself “New York” (the other “New York” NFL team quickly followed, the moment they realize…

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Lockport's J.J. Napoli earned his third straight Chestnut Meadows Club Championship recently at the Niagara County Golf Course.

BUFFALO (AP) — The National Women's Hockey League has reached an "amicable agreement" to resume using the Buffalo Beauts' logos and trademarked materials in resolving its lawsuit with the team's former owners.

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North Tonawanda's Ciara Barone and Pendleton's Jada Brenon have a pretty good summer story to tell their friends when they get back to college.

AMHERST — The dog days of August means it's grind time for the upcoming football season. After two weeks of training camp, the University at Buffalo football team went through some situational drills in an intrasquad scrimmage Friday morning.


LOCKPORT — A testament to the relationship Jim Siefert shares with his son, Jeff, away from the golf course, was his answer to the question,“What's the difference with golfing with a ‘buddy’ and golfing with your son?”

Niagara Falls native Josh Perez has been boxing on and off for the last 14 years. After taking more than a two-year break to give his body a rest and contemplate his future with the sport, he made his return to the ring at the Buffalo Golden Gloves in January, losing a split-decision.

Chad Brachmann, of Sanborn, took advantage of the misfortune of some of his competitors to pick up his second-straight Krown Undercoating 358 Modified win on Friday night at Ransomville Speedway.

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BYESVILLE, Ohio — Not one, but two, 3-on-3 youth basketball teams teams, comprising eight outstanding young individuals from Lockport, N.Y., earned championships at the Gus Macker Tournament, held here on July 27 and 28.

The stars have lined up before, metaphorically, of course, but it's always refreshing for any true Buffalo fan when the Bills enter a National Football League season with an above average starting quarterback who's healthy and expected to do great things in the upcoming season.

Wheatfield native Chad Brachmann cruised to his first Krown Undercoating 358 Modified win of 2019 on Friday night at Ransomville Speedway in racing sponsored by Mark Cerrone Inc., Certo Brothers Distributing and Custom Laser.

PITTSFORD — Buffalo Bills starting center Mitch Morse is out indefinitely after being placed in the NFL's concussion protocol.

And we back. Just like that, the University at Buffalo football season is starting up for another year of #MACtion.

CORTLAND — The Niagara Power have done a lot of winning this summer. But one more win is needed to put a stamp on a phenomenal season.

LEWISTON — Aiden Didone is the latest Australian to hear about the Porter Cup from his fellow golfers and thought he'd accept an invitation and see for himself. He's glad he did.

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Burt native John Beilein, head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers and former head coach of the Canisius men’s basketball program, will be formally inducted into the Canisius Sports Hall of Fame as part of the inaugural Canisius Basketball Tip-Off Reception, the athletic department announced on…

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LOCKPORT — Even as an avid young golfer growing up in Daytona Beach, Fla., Terry Stiltner had visions of someday visiting and maybe playing golf in Niagara Falls, with its rolling, scenic hills.

LEWISTON — This year's Porter Cup will feature plenty of new faces, but organizers expect the competition to be as stiff as ever.

LOCKPORT — Seven outstanding, unforgettable former Lockport High School athletes will be inducted into the Lions' Athletic Hall of Fame at the 12th annual dinner ceremony at 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 13, at the Lockport Town and Country Club. 

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Mat Williamson of St. Catharines, Ontario captured the “Super Fan” Joseph Scholtisek 40 presented by Sunset Bar & Grill, Bailey Brothers Landscaping and Rutland Corwin Funeral Home on Friday night at Ransomville Speedway. Williamson came out on top after thrilling three-way battle in the…

Mat Williamson of St. Catharines, Ontario scored his first Krown Undercoating 358 Modified win of the season Friday night at Ransomville Speedway on Regional Haulage night at the races. Williamson passed Pete Bicknell for the lead on lap 7 of the 30-lap feature, and never looked back.

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GASPORT — A testament to the popularity of the annual Erie Barge Canal Fishing Derby can be seen on the early Leaderboard released by derby chairwoman Lynn Harrington this week.

Mike Bowman of St. Catharines, Ontario, picked up his first career Krown Undercoating 358 Modified feature win at Ransomville Speedway on Friday as part of Fireworks Night presented by uBreakiFix of WNY, Moley Magnetics, Hy-Tech Concrete, Hebeler’s Sales & Service and Scott Joy Trucking.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Terry Pegula leaned into the table and got directly to the heart of the matter when assessing the more downs than ups he has experienced over eight-plus years of owning the Buffalo Sabres.

AMHERST — One of Lockport's greatest long distance runners of all time has accepted the position of director of cross country/track and field at Daemen College.

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BUFFALO — The heart of hockey season is a foregone conclusion throughout the United States and even Canada as we enter the hottest weeks of the year in Western New York and southern Ontario.