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June 15, 2017 RSS feed / Sports

WSE, Lancaster, Amherst fill First Team

All-Bee Girls Lacrosse

West Seneca East, Lancaster and Amherst are among the top Section VI girls lacrosse teams in Western New York, and the girls’ lacrosse coaches who voted in the Bee coverage area agreed.  West Seneca East, section runner up in Class C, had More...

Bauda tabbed All-Bee Girls Coach of the Year

West Seneca East has become a premier girls lacrosse program in Western New York, but it has taken a group effort from players and coaches, said head coach Jeff Bauda, the 2017 All-Bee Girls Lacrosse Coach of the Year.  More...

Section champ Orchard Park dominates First Team

All-Bee Boys Lacrosse

Orchard Park once again cemented its status as one of the top boys lacrosse teams in Western New York when it beat Lancaster 15-13 to win its sixth consecutive Section VI Class A championship. More...

All-Bee Boys, Girls lacrosse teams named; selection process explained

Given the success of last spring’s All-Bee Boys and Girls lacrosse teams, The Bee’s sports staff decided to once again honor some of the area’s best players with the sixth annual installment.  More...

West names May’s Athletes of the Month

Advisers for West Seneca West’s Varsity “W” Club and Girls Athletic Association recently announced that Abby Hoestermann, Claire Purdy, Mason Kirsch and Emma Larkman were their respective Athletes of the Month for May.  More...

Sports brief

The West Seneca Warriors East took gold in the 14U division at the recent Lake Effect Greg Miller Memorial Baseball Tournament. The Lancaster Legends were the tournament champions, and Team Valle took silver.   More...

Hilbert College to host summer hoops camps

The Hilbert College boys and girls basketball teams will be holding summer camps.  The boys week of camp will be held June 25-29 and July 9-13. The girls camp runs July 16-20.  More...

MacDonald Basketball Academy to host camps for boys at Daemen

Daemen College men’s basketball coach Mike MacDonald and the MacDonald Basketball Academy will host two weeks of basketball camp on Daemen’s Amherst campus this summer.  The first week of camp will be July 10-14, followed by a second More...

ALL-STAR

West Seneca resident Allison Rogowski, a junior on the Mount Mercy softball team, was named a First Team All-Catholic all-star. Rogowski posted a 4-1 record on the mound, allowed 26 hits and struck out 20 batters. More...

JFK to hold boys, girls hoops camps

Opportunities for Western New York basketball players looking to increase their knowledge and skills are coming to Cheektowaga in late June.  The 17th annual John F. Kennedy Boys Basketball Camp will be held from 9 a.m. More...

THE AIR UP THERE

West Seneca West’s Emily Marchitte eyes where she wants her feet to land during the Division I girls triple jump at last weekend’s New York State Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Union-Endicott High School, near Binghamton. More...

Mazur, Kasprzyk share All-Bee Girls Player of the Year honor

Maddie Mazur and Allison Kasprzyk are two of the most talented girls’ lacrosse players in Section VI, and that has not gone unnoticed by the coaches in the Bee coverage area.  Mazur, a freshman midfielder at Lancaster, and Kasprzyk, a seni More...

Mazur repeats as Boys Coach of the Year

Dave Mazur coached Lancaster to a 16-2 record and a second straight appearance in the Section VI Class A final, but there was a time before the season started when the 2017 All-Bee Boys Lacrosse Coach of the Year wasn’t sure he was going to be More...

Lancaster goalie Ben Mazur named Boys Player of the Year

Playing as a lacrosse goalie can be tough, but Lancaster junior goalie Ben Mazur makes it look easy.  That is because Mazur spends countless hours honing his skills, whether it’s watching film, training in the weight room or meeting up wit More...

LEAP

West Seneca West’s Daniel Sudyn reaches for his feet during the Division I boys long jump at this past weekend’s New York State Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Union-Endicott High School. Sudyn took 15th in 19 feet, 5½ inches. More...

CHAMPIONS

The Western New York Storm 16U Softball team recently won the Lancaster Coca Cola Classic Tournament held at Walden Ponds in Lancaster. The Sting went 2-1 in pool play by beating the WNY Rally, 12-4, and Hamburg Xtreme, 4-3. More...

New Era Fall Elite baseball travel tryouts scheduled

Current summer baseball players ages 9-17 can extend their season through the fall with Team New Era Fall Elite Travel Teams.  More...

Sports brief

West Seneca residents Grace Willert, a shot put and discus thrower for Mount Mercy, was named most improved athlete on the track team, and Brigid Lempko, a senior on Mercy’s girls lacrosse team, won the Coach’s Award at Mount Mercy’ More...

Red Devil soccer, lacrosse camps set

Red Devil Camps, based out of Clarence but open to anyone in Western New York regardless of residency, will offer young athletes the chance to improve their skills via its annual soccer and lacrosse clinics in late June and July.  More...

Sports brief

The Just Show Up softball skills camp for all girls in grades kindergarten through eighth grade will be held from 9 a.m. More...