Ransomville Speedway honored their 2021 track champions Saturday night at the annual Awards Banquet at the Lewiston Fire Company #2 Hall. Breakaway provided music for the evening and Donna Eick catered the meal. Rick Mooney and Steven Petty served as the Masters of Ceremonies.
LEWISTON — Upon his arrival on Monteagle Ridge, Joe Mihalich evoked the names of the basketball coaching legends who preceded him — “Taps” Gallagher, the all-time winner for whom Niagara University’s gymnasium was renamed in honor, and the beloved Frank Layden, who coached the Purple Eagles …
The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference season starts tonight for Niagara University men's basketball, and the Purple Eagles have a chance to make an early statement.
Joe Mihalich wants the folks in Niagara Falls — his true home — to know that he’s doing fine. Slowly but surely, he is making his way back from a brain hemorrhage he suffered 15 months ago at his home on the Hofstra University campus.
GLENS FALLS — Niagara Wheatfield and Wantagh players sat in the bleachers, a helpless feeling washing over them as they hoped for one more match.
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas — Dawn Staley remembers when she was just beginning her coaching career when she'd look across the sideline and rarely see a Black female leading the opposing team.
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Kyle Lofton and Jaren Holmes combined for 32 points in the second half and No. 22 St. Bonaventure rallied from a 16-point deficit to beat Clemson 68-65 Friday in the semifinals of the Charleston Classic.
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas — There will be a wealth of women's basketball talent in the Bahamas over the next 10 days with seven of the top nine teams in The Associated Press poll playing in a pair of new tournaments on the island.
Mikiah Kreps improved to 2-0 on her professional boxing career Thursday night at the Main Street Armory in Rochester, cruising to a unanimous decision victory over Brittany Sims in a four-round fight.
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Kyle Lofton had 17 points and seven assists, Jaren Holmes added 14 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 22 St. Bonaventure beat Boise State 67-61 on Thursday in the Charleston Classic.
LEWISTON — “It’s about pride, it’s about power, we stay hungry, we devour,” Niagara women’s basketball players rapped The Rock’s lyrics on their way out of the Gallagher Center on Wednesday night.
LOS ANGELES — Fox Sports rules analyst Mike Pereira and game analyst Daryl Johnston will be part of the United States Football League's senior management team when the league debuts next spring.
CINCINNATI — Xavier never trailed, but Niagara University gave its Big East opponent a scare in a 63-60 loss in the men’s basketball season opener on Tuesday.
MEDINA — The “defense wins championships” cliche is always up for debate, but defense is certainly the reason Medina High School is headed back to the Section VI Class C championship game.
Niagara hockey will play its first game at home in front of fans in a year and half at 7 p.m. tonight when it takes on Air Force in the first of a two-game set this weekend at Dwyer Arena.
It was a crowd-pleasing affair on opening night at Niagara County Community College as the Thunderwolves tipped off the local basketball season with back-to-back blowouts of visiting Corning CC.
There’s plenty of optimism as basketball season nears on Monteagle Ridge, but the coaches of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference don’t quite feel the same way.
AMHERST — The roller coaster ride continues for University at Buffalo football. Entering the fourth quarter down 26-10, the Bulls (3-4, 1-2 Mid-American Conference) used a 17-0 run against Ohio (1-6, 1-2) to earn their first conference win in the Maurice Linguist era.
The Associated PressIn this March 12, 2009 file photo, then-Michigan coach John Beilein, the Burt native, directs his team during the first half of a game against Iowa at the Big Ten men’s basketball tournament in Indianapolis.
BUFFALO — When John Beilein resigned as head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers in February 2020, he found himself out of coaching for the first time in 45 years.
NIAGARA FALLS — Joe Taylor waltzed to the cage wearing a Stefon Diggs jersey, but it was the stone-faced demeanor he wore that proved to be the precursor for what was to come.
When the Niagara Purple Eagles hockey team hits the ice this weekend in North Dakota to open the 2021-22 season against the nationally-ranked Fighting Hawks, it’ll have a different look, with a lot of new faces.
AMHERST — Kaleb Eleby threw a pair of touchdown passes to Skyy Moore and Western Michigan won its fourth straight game, defeating Buffalo 24-17 on Saturday in a Mid-American Conference opener.
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- JIM SHULTZ: Judge Murphy set a rapist free
- Belter classified as Level 3 sex offender at hearing
- Lockport man making music moves
- Lockport police say high school threat appears 'non credible'
- County health director advises masks
- Ground broken for new hospital
- Shooting investigation continues HALLOWEEN: Police chief says suspects aren't from here.
- Estate leaves 10K to Lockport police
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