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Sports from Hamburg NY

Once timeless, baseball is now time-conscious

It’s been more than 40 years since the rock group Pink Floyd recorded a song titled “Time,” which opened with the line, “Ticking away, the moments that... more

Lake Erie walleye are attracting largest fishing effort

With ice dissipating fast but still present at many boat launch sites in our eastern end of Lake Erie, more than 150 anglers attended the 22nd Annual State... more

Sports writers wanted

Community Papers of Western New York is looking for sports writers for all of its coverage areas throughout Western New York. The right candidate(s) will... more

How to submit your information to us

We love to get submissions from readers, and reader-submitted material is a particularly important part of our Sports section.However, it’s important that... more

Buffalo Bisons: Herd falls flat on Opening Day

It was far from the start Buffalo Bisons manager Gary Allenson wanted to see, but as the saying goes, baseball isn’t a sprint. It’s a marathon.The Bisons... more

Mount Mercy, Timon both earn very big wins

Monday was a big day in South Buffalo, and it had nothing to do with Patrick Kane returning to the Chicago Blackhawks lineup just in time for the playoffs.This... more

2015 USA Disabled Hockey Festival

Locals Pete Comerate (left) Ryan Nurmi helped the Buffalo Sabres Select team take third place at the 2015 USA Disabled Hockey Festival. The national sled... more

Bull makes national ranks after track and field career at Immaculata

Francis Bull’s running career at Immaculata Academy came and went just as fast as the school records are that she set there as a freshman.Now a resident... more

Frontier hopes competitive nature turns to wins in 2015

The Lady Falcons presented a competitive ball club all year long. The season ended slightly under .500 with an overall 8-9 record but their resume featured... more

WNY athletes honored by NEAC; Hamburg’s Busha on the list

Four members of the D’Youville men’s volleyball team received North Eastern Athletic Conference accolades on Wednesday afternoon, announced the NEAC.Headlining... more

Derby’s Schneider giving it forward to Hasek’s Heroes

On Thursday, April 2, Shawn Schneider of Derby traveled to Riverside Ice Rink in Buffalo, home of Hasek’s Heroes. Schneider is a goalie that played in... more

Tid-bits from around the area

St. Francis track and field opened the 2015 season at the Warrior Relays hosted by Cheektowaga High School on April 11. Wind and bitter cold welcomed... more

Vesneske, Ross will captain young, senior-less Hamburg softball crew

It seemed like yesterday when Hamburg was making runs to the state championship tournament. The Lady Bulldogs are now two years removed from capturing... more

Lake Shore grad returns to run softball team

Vincent Fininzio earned his first varsity gig when he took over for Andrea Conrad to man the Lake Shore girls basketball team for the 2013-14 season. It... more

Warren walks into best first practice of the season at NCHS

Jan Warren has not been this eager to begin a softball season at North Collins in a while.Many players return from a group that ended an inconsistent season... more

Poor weather gives Immaculata slow start to season

The weather was bad for softball teams all across the area in 2014. This year has not been much different, forcing Harry Martzlof to uncharacteristically... more

Karstedt hopes to play, not cheer, at states this year

It has not even been two full years since Marisa Fallacaro and Ed Murray took a group full of freshmen and sophomore softball players to the overall Section... more

Hamburg softball clinic accepting registration

A Hamburg softball clinic for youth age 8 and older is planned for Sunday, May 17 in the Hamburg High School gym, 4111 Legion Dr.Session 1 from noon-2... more

Hamburg boys lacrosse wins big, girls fall just short against powerful Lancaster

In a battle between a pair of three-time defending girls lacrosse sectional champions, it was Class A that came out on top.Lancaster, the hunted squad... more

North Collins trounces Silver Creek

Tuesday evening, the North Collins varsity baseball team improved their overall record to 3-2 with a 19-8 victory over visiting Silver Creek.  After... more

Lake Shore sees it has work to do after season opening loss

At first, the Lake Shore girls lacrosse team was picking up right where it left off in 2014 — getting the best of annual playoff nemesis Amherst.The teams... more

North Collins softball defeats Forestville

Wednesday night, the North Collins Lady Eagles softball team defeated Forestville 5-3, making their record 2-0 in league play.Freshman Rebecca Cyrek, in... more

Frontier Lady Falcon softball passes first test with flying colors

Monday’s practice marked the first time this season that the Frontier softball team was on its home diamond.There was little time to get used to it, as... more

Sometimes media is taken out of context, too

In the last month or so, surely many of you have watched the ESPN “30 for 30” documentary, “I Hate Christian Laettner.”Laettner’s success as a basketball... more

Tri-county community fish derby offering prize cash

The Chamber of Commerce in Arcade is offering cash and adventure to early season anglers with their first Annual Tri-County Trout Fishing Derby set for... more

HGC performs well at Spring Graffiti Invitational

The Hamburg Gymnastic Club celebrated spring a little early last weekend at the Spring Graffiti Invitational in West Seneca.The Level 4 team brought home... more

Different names, same goals for Hamburg baseball

Hamburg High School has been the home of plenty of successful athletic programs during the spring time in recent years. Steve Chaffee and his varsity baseball... more

Frontier hopes trip prepares inexperienced players

When you have a baseball lineup full of seniors, there comes some good news and bad news.Seniors are generally well-experienced ball players and can help... more

Young guns set to lead Lake Shore baseball

Lake Shore head coach Bob Kowal has more than 300 victories during his time coaching varsity programs at Lake Shore and Maryvale high schools. Any coach... more

North Collins brings back plenty to defend its crown

It wasn’t pretty, but North Collins was able to take its lumps last season and turned it into a sectional championship. That’s because the Eagles pulled... more

Eden set to handle unfinished business with reloaded roster

Unfinished business are just two words that can perfectly sum up the upcoming baseball season at Eden High School.Led by head coach Eric Cooper, Eden was... more

Herrmann sets record, scores nine in epic outing

Whether they are celebrating their coach’s birthday on the sideline with a congratulatory cookie cake or making snow angels after a practice on a Howe... more

Hilbert boys, girls hoops camps announced

Hilbert College has announced dates for its 2015 boys and girls summer basketball camps. Now in its 36th year and still one of the only overnight basketball... more

Hamburg senior named BOCES Student of March

The Potter Career & Technical Center has selected Marc Marzullo, a senior from Hamburg High School, as Erie 1 BOCES’ featured student for March.Marzullo... more
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