Tents up in Porter on the Lake Town Park in preparation for Mighty Niagara
Porter on the Lake Town Park will host the finish line to the Mighty Niagara Half Marathon this weekend. The event will take place on Saturday Sept. 30. The day includes two races: the Mighty Niagara Half Marathon and the Hospice Dash 5K. The half marathon race will begin at...
Golfers team up for good cause: Southern Tier tourney benefits juvenile diabetes programs
Earlier this month, a group of golfers from the Niagara County area visited the Southern Tier for a good cause. Organized by Town of Porter Supervisor John “Duffy” Johnston, the Southern Tier Camp Challenge held at the Allegheny Hills Golf Club in Rushford honored the memory of Jeffery C. Hessney, who died on May 11 at age 64 in Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Two More WNY High Schools To Forfeit Football Games
This time of year, you can rest assured that the people all over the area are getting ready to watch football, and while the Buffalo Bills are the hometown team, it's our local high schools that get us out of the house early on a Saturday morning to watch the young adults duke it out on the gridiron.
Local high school football teams forced to forfeit upcoming games
Discover why two local high school football teams are being forced to forfeit their upcoming games. Uncover the on-field behavior that led to this drastic decision. A shocking revelation that highlights the importance of sportsmanship in high school sports.
NFHS Report Shows High School Sports Participation Nears Pre-Pandemic Levels Nationally
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Participation in high school sports eclipsed 7.8 million in the 2022-23 school year, reflecting a sharp increase from the previous year as the NFHS completed its High School Athletics Participation Survey for a second time after the pandemic interrupted its collection of data. A total of...
WBEN analysis: High School football fights
“Friday Night Lights” have given way to “Friday Night Fights” to start out the varsity football season in parts Western New York. “It does appear to be more prevalent this year,” said Michael Cornell, President of the ENSSA. Read more here:
St. Clair Golf Teams Recap Sept. 27 2023
The St. Clair College golf teams were in Niagara Falls on Wednesday to take part in the Niagara Knights Invitational at Legends on the Niagara in their third event of the season. The St. Clair men ‘s team finished tied for 3rd place out of 8 teams in the tournament....
NFHS Network's Top 10 Plays of Week 6
Ahead of the Friday night action around the country, USA TODAY High School Sports is heading back to the film room to check out the NFHS Network’s Weekly Top 10—a fast-paced highlight reel of the best moments from the network’s live games from the past week. The...
Friday Night Rivals: Spencerport at Wilson Magnet
For this week's Friday Night Rivals Game Spencerport will go head to head against Wilson Magnet. The game is Friday at 6 p.m. on CW Rochester. This morning on Good Day Rochester we were joined by both teams in studio to learn a little more about the teams and how they are getting ready for the big game.
‘It puts smiles on our faces’: Sabres players take part in Miracle League baseball game
GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. (WIVB) — Monday was a special night for all at the Miracle League baseball diamond on Grand Island, as Sabres players traded their hockey sticks for bats and took part in a game of baseball at the adaptive field for players with physical disabilities. “It’s special for them, and it’s special for […]
This Week in Athletics: Sep. 25 - Oct. 1
Volleyball | Roster | Schedule | Stats | X | Instagram. The Purple Eagles will take on Battle of the Bridge rival Canisius on Saturday and Sunday this week. Niagara travels to the Koessler Athletic Center on Saturday for a noon match before hosting the Golden Griffins on Sunday at 1 p.m.
Genesee Valley grad Austin Kelley named assistant basketball coach at Niagara
Another Genesee Valley Central School basketball star is climbing the men's Division I basketball coaching ladder. Austin Kelley has been named an assistant coach for Niagara University ahead of the 2023-24 season, Purple Eagles head coach Greg Paulus announced. ...
Niagara Concludes Roseann Schwartz Invitational
YOUNSTOWN, OHIO – The Niagara women's golf program concluded the Roseann Schwartz Invitational Sunday afternoon. Niagara's "A" team finished eighth overall, while the "B" squad finished 10th overall. Sriya Machiraju moved up seven spots in round two with a 75 to finish tied for 19th overall. The junior finished...
New youth sports program in Niagara County in need of funding
NIAGARA COUNTY, N.Y. — The Niagara County Youth Bureau will be accepting applications for the new year of its Youth Sports and Education program beginning October 1, 2023, through September 30, 2024. The bureau has received a grant from the New York State Office of Children and Family Services....
Men’s Soccer Draws with Niagara at Home
POUGHKEEPSIE, New York- On Saturday night Marist men's soccer (3-3-2,1-0-1 MAAC) drew with the Niagara Purple Eagles (0-7-2, 0-1-1 MAAC) by a score of 1-1. "Little bit of a crazy game tonight. Seemed to be a number of things going against us, but we really should've been a little more composed and finished off NIagara. I know the guys will continue to work hard and learn from the experiences that many of them are going through for the first time. We will all work diligently to get it right."
Niagara Uses 15 Blocks To Secure Weekend Sweep
Niagara University, N.Y.—The Niagara volleyball team earned their second MAAC win of the season on Sunday afternoon at the Gallagher Center. Niagara notched a 3-1 win over the Manhattan Jaspers. First Set. Niagara opened the match on a 6-1 run and never looked back in the opening set. The...
Bedard And Bodak Complete Weekend 4-0 In Doubles
Binghamton, N.Y.—The Niagara men's tennis team continued its opening weekend at the Binghamton Championships. After winning his first two matches of the weekend on Friday, Tanner Bedard was in the Lane bracket finals against Amar Tahirovic from Bucknell. In the first set, Bedard fell 6-3. In the second set, Bedard could not recover as he fell 6-4 and took second place in the top tier bracket.
Women's Soccer Draws Against Niagara
NIAGARA FALLS, New York - The Marist women's soccer team played conference opponent Niagara to a 0-0 draw on Saturday afternoon. "Extremely proud of our effort and coming away with a big point on the road today," said Head Coach Nicole Pacapelli. "We did a lot of things right on and off the the ball, created good chances inside the 18 which is something we have been focusing on and even a last second crossbar opportunity really showed our momentum of putting the pieces together for a full hard fought 90 minutes."
Football fare: Vote for WNY's top chicken wings, pizza, place to watch a game
Niagara Frontier Publications’ fall food contest is back for another year. Now through the end of the professional football season, we want your input in naming the area’s best chicken wings, pizza, and place to watch a game. It could be a bar, a restaurant or a social club – the only requirement is that the nominee(s) be Western New York-based.
Preparations for Mighty Niagara Half Marathon and Hospice Dash 5K underway
YOUNGSTOWN, N.Y. — Lace up your sneakers and get ready to run for a good cause. The Mighty Niagara Half Marathon will be happening on Sept. 30 at 9 a.m. in Youngstown. The finish line for the race will be at the Porter on the Lake Town Park. The...