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It was great running into Aric Morgan at the Lockport High School boys swim meet on Friday night.

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They've broken the records, earned several individual league, class and sectional championships and established themselves as among the top swimmer and diver in all of New York state.

The seventh annual Greater Niagara Fishing and Outdoor Expo will be invading downtown Niagara Falls this Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Conference and Event Center Niagara Falls with the focus of “Teaching Fishing” to the legions of anglers that can be found in New York, Southern Ontario…

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BARKER — Throw out the records each year and roll up your sleeves. It's Barker versus Newfane.

Joe Santini Sr.'s “15 minutes of fame” was more like 30 minutes in television time, but for those living in Lockport's prominently-Italian “West End,” it translated into a lifetime of respect and admiration.

JOHN D'ONOFRIO/STAFFHead trainer Dorian Polk with a 50-pound tire utilized in cross-fit and other training exercises at the Cornerstone Arena.

BUFFALO — Alex Killorn scored two goals, Tyler Johnson had a goal and two assists, and the Tampa Bay Lightning rallied from a three-goal deficit to beat the Buffalo Sabres 6-4 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight win.

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AMHERST — When Brandon Casterline left North Tonawanda High School two years ago, he wasn’t sure his volleyball career would continue in college.

The Lockport sports landscape underwent significant, positive changes in 2019 — both figuratively and literally.

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First off, I'd like to thank everyone who has made this year so special for me. Your first year in any new profession should be expected to be remembered, but especially when it's doing something you've dreamed of doing your whole life. To be honest, I couldn't ask for a better way for my fi…

BUFFALO — Patrice Bergeron scored two goals for the third consecutive game, and the Boston Bruins beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-0 on Friday night.

SANBORN — Proving why she's one of the top point guards in the Niagara Frontier League, Niagara Falls senior Dinah Harris did everything but feed the reindeer in the Lady Wolverines' 48-41 victory Friday night at frigid Niagara-Wheatfield.

AMHERST — Jaret Patterson's eye-popping production might not be the most notable aspect involving Buffalo's sophomore running back.

Dave Bunn and Jason Ciliberto both went well over the 800-mark with monstrous series in the US Postal league at Allie Brandt Lanes, highlighting this bunch of submitted scores from the local bowling houses.

LEWISTON — The second year of the Lockport/Niagara Falls boys varsity hockey merger brings hope and optimism back for the future success of both historic hockey communities.

ROYALTON — The Rams just keep inching closer and closer to where they want to be.

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SANBORN — “THUNDERWOLVES VS. EVERYBODY.” Niagara County Community College’s men’s basketball players sported new sweatshirts with that slogan during warmups before Saturday night’s games.

Back in the days when Niagara University was building a men's basketball tradition, major upsets were few and far between. Winning seasons and postseason tournaments, yes, but victories the fans could talk about for years, not so much.

John Coram had the highlight of the week on the local lanes, eclipsing 800 with a series at Rapids Bowling Center in Niagara Falls.

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KENMORE —Level 3 gymnast Regan McLaughlin of the Lockport Flips Gymnastics, Cheer, Dance and Youth Fitness team recently won the Senior A Division All-Around Championship at the annual Hula Invitational Meet.

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WILSON — Some of the finest girls basketball players west of Syracuse were showcased at Friday night's 2019 Wilson Girls Basketball Jamboree in the Richard J. Zipp Gymnasium.

WILSON — One of the best players in the entire state, two returning undefeated league champions and an already formidable team that just got even better are among the highlights of this winter’s local girls high school basketball season.

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WILSON — One of the best players in the entire state, two returning undefeated league champions and an already formidable team that just got even better are among the highlights of this winter's local girls high school basketball season.

The University at Buffalo football team has accepted an invitation to play in the Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl, it announced Sunday. The Bulls will face Charlotte of Conference USA at Thomas Robinson Stadium in Nassau, Bahamas on Dec. 20. It will mark the second straight year and fourth time i…

Brian Ferger and Mike Hulbert tossed 800 series at Rapids Bowling Center, highlighting a stellar Thanksgiving week on the local lanes.

When he isn't climbing up and down ladders for his employer of 20 years, D.R. Chamberlain Corporation, Gasport's Aaron Berner is climbing mountains — both metaphorically and literally.

When he isn't climbing up and down ladders for his employer of 20 years, D.R. Chamberlain Corporation, Gasport's Aaron Berner is climbing mountains — both metaphorically and literally.

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LOCKPORT — Youth, Federation and alumni hockey games, sled hockey, public skating, raffles, ice bumper cars face-painting and more are on tap this Saturday at the fifth annual Howell Motors Hockey Day in Lockport event at the Cornerstone CFCU Arena.

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Bonita "Bonnie" M. Farina, 85, died January 16, 2020 after a battle with Alzheimer's. Born January 1, 1935 in Elk Park, North Carolina, she was the daughter of Pashley Hill McCloud and Martisha Hagie McCloud. She and her husband, Louis N. Farina, lived most of their married life in Lockport,…

Roberta Hare, aged 76, entered into rest on January 16, 2020 at the Medina Memorial Hospital with her loving daughter at her side. Born December 13, 1943 in Lockport, Roberta was a daughter to the late Robert and Margaret (Wilson) Cox. She worked for Southland Frozen Foods in Barker. Togethe…

Shirley L. Burrows passed away on January 16, 2020. She was born in Raleigh, NC, a daughter to Ethel Estep. She enjoyed baking, cooking and cleaning, qualities which she instilled in her children, but most of all she loved spending time with her family. Shirley was predeceased by her husband…

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