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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.

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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.

Here's an NFL Week 12 trivia question for the real numbers' guys: Who led the Atlanta Falcons in rushing on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, in their 35-22 loss to the visiting Tampa Bay Buccaneers?

SUNRISE, Fla. — Zemgus Girgensons scored twice, Jack Eichel had a goal and two assists and the Buffalo Sabres beat the Florida Panthers 5-2 on Sunday night to snap a three-game losing streak.

BUFFALO — Breon Harris had never been inside Western New York’s biggest arena before the Daemen men’s basketball team practiced here Friday.

Lockport's “Son of a Legend” will take his talents to the Windy City this weekend, when he'll compete in the prestigious “Weekend of Glory” kickboxing event taking place in Chicago.

AMHERST — The University at Buffalo’s sophomore tailback tandem of Jaret Patterson and Kevin Marks combined for 310 yards rushing to power the football team back to bowl eligibility. 

The University at Buffalo football team is on the brink of bowl eligibility but might need to run the table in its two remaining home games to secure a postseason bid.

LEWISTON — A late third-period goal by Lancaster native Ryan Cook wasn’t enough to stave-off Sacred Heart Saturday afternoon, as Niagara lost, 3-1, losing the two-game series against the Pioneers.

ORCHARD PARK — The Lakemen chartered into stormy waters Saturday night.

STOCKHOLM — Pat Maroon scored twice, and the Tampa Bay Lighting beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-3 on Saturday for a sweep of their two regular-season games in Sweden.

AMHERST — After commemorating another storybook season by unfurling a championship banner inside Alumni Arena for the third time in four years, the University at Buffalo men’s basketball team quickly discovered that past glory doesn’t account for much when opening a new chapter.

EAST AURORA — Lockport High School junior Sydney Nowicki remembers running alongside senior teammate Owen White when White first got started in the sport several years ago.

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Niagara comes back to Dwyer Arena Saturday night in the second part of a home-and-home series against conference rival RIT, which starts tonight in Rochester.

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LEWISTON — At Niagara University, they’re pretty confident they’ve found the perfect replacement for their perfect replacement.

Niagara University has reached a multi-year deal with Greg Paulus to become to 23rd head coach in the history of the men’s basketball program.

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LOCKPORT — The remnants of 3-Lockport’s once dominant boys volleyball team held on for five sets on Tuesday, before finally succumbing to visiting 6-Lancaster, 3-2, in a Section VI large school boys volleyball quarterfinal.

AMHERST — It was only a matter of time before Niagara-Wheatfield's relentless offensive attack would break the Williamsville South defense.

AMHERST — The University at Buffalo football team continues its quest for consistency today.

AMHERST — Before Joey Wallace committed to playing his final season of college basketball at Daemen College, coach Mike MacDonald made sure to highlight a key date on the Wildcats’ schedule.

The Niagara County Community College basketball programs have been steadily trending up for years now.

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Kyle Vantrease ran for two touchdowns and passed for another in a 27-point second quarter and the Buffalo defense overwhelmed Eastern Michigan in a 43-14 win on Saturday.

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WILSON — Nobody said getting to New Era Field would be easy.

Yes, it's already that “stuff of legends” — something so amazing or unbelievable that is was something one would usually only read about in novels or see in movies.

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And then there were two. Only Class A-2's Grand Island and the Class C North champion in Wilson remain from our local football programs in the Section VI playoffs. Many of our area's schools have played in Chuck Funke Memorial Classics, but these two still have a sectional crown in sight.

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Late Monday, Jack Armstrong was driving back to the U.S. from Toronto after calling the Raptors game against the Magic in Toronto. When he got to the border crossing at the Queenston-Lewiston Bridge, the guard recognized him and asked if he was bringing anything back from Canada.

AMHERST — Niagara-Wheatfield boys soccer head coach John Coulter and his leading scorer, senior striker Jake Vallas, both came through with their predictions on Wednesday night in the Falcons’ 2-0 Section VI Class A-1 championship victory over Williamsville East — the first ever for Niagara …

WILLIAMSVILLE — It was a tale of two distinctly different games and ultimately, two Section VI Class B-2 semifinal outcomes on Tuesday night for local Niagara-Orleans League girls soccer teams.