SOUTH BRISTOL — It should tickle the hearts of all Lockportians to know that a young, creative television director from North Syracuse, Matt Bishop, recently found a home at the world's greatest sports network, ESPN.

Niagara senior and team captain Noah Delmas is one of 20 Division I hockey players from across the country to be nominated for the 2019-20 Senior CLASS Award.

When tragedy strikes, it calls for a community to come together.

The 33rd annual Holka Insurance Maximum Effort Awards were announced just after the start of the new year.

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Eli Manning is ending a 16-year NFL career that saw him recognized as a great quarterback, a leader, a solid citizen and the man who led the New York Giants back into prominence with two Super Bowl titles.

SANBORN — The Vikings did what they needed to in their quest of league title.

Jeremy Janese, Joe Hescox and Curtis Foss each beat the 800 mark at Rapids Bowling Center last week, highlighting a loaded group of bowling scores with submissions from each of the four reporting local houses.

NEW YORK — Derek Jeter came within one vote of being a unanimous pick for the Hall of Fame while Larry Walker also earned baseball's highest honor on Tuesday.

The whirlwind that Section VI football has been through in recent weeks has come to an end, for now at least.

YOUNSTOWN — Myles Kates already has his nickname picked out for when he makes his debut on the basketball court this spring.

LEWISTON — Three months ago, Niagara didn’t have a head coach. Now it’s on top of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.

Sorry to rub it in. I’m sure Bills fans would prefer to let it go, to find hope and comfort in what they have, rather than dwelling on what might have been.

With only five true league matchups involving our coverage area programs and some teams not even playing this week, the high school Regents week will be considerably scaled back before things are dialed back up again for the home stretch ahead of high school boys basketball sectionals. Lockp…

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Special teams have been a struggle for the Nashville Predators all season. But on Saturday night, that unit won them a hockey game.

ATHOL SPRINGS — Sports have an interesting way of giving us the highs and lows of life.

LEWISTON — Marcus Hammond can cross "buzzer-beater" off his bucket list.

BUFFALO — "It's the people that matter," said Ken Huckaby.

DALLAS (AP) — Rasmus Dahlin’s tiebreaking goal in the second period held up for Buffalo on Thursday night.

Second-year Buffalo Bills linebacker Tremaine Edmunds is a Pro Bowler.

AKRON — It's just another winter in the life of Newfane wrestling.

Don't go by the record, but it appears Niagara men's basketball is in the early stages of a renewal.

NEWFANE — One sport, two sports, three sports, four. Josh Everett, can you play anymore?

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…

YOUNGSTOWN — A night that Roddy Gayle Jr. dreamed of turned to reality.

BUFFALO — Jack Eichel scored the go-ahead goal on an end-to-end rush 7:57 into the third period in the Buffalo Sabres' 4-2 win over the slumping Vegas Golden Knights on Tuesday night.

Stu Pederson has been many things in baseball — prospect, pro, minor league superstar, coach, dad, trainer.

BUFFALO — The NHL's top prospects will continue making their pre-draft stops in Buffalo for at least another three years.

DETROIT — Evan Rodrigues had no goals in 25 games this season. Zach Bogosian had none in 15.

It was a good couple of days to be a bowler in Niagara County.

Last weekend, it occurred to me that no matter how things change for Bills fans, no matter how much suffering they’ve endured, football will come up with new and unimagined ways to torture them.

There's still a few weeks left in the boys basketball league season, but the Niagara Frontier League and Niagara-Orleans League both seem to have some frontrunners. Niagara Falls (8-2, 5-0) has fully asserted itself in the NFL, dominating CSAT in a battle of unbeaten league teams.

FALLSBURG — As they always say, iron sharpens iron.

BUFFALO — Still stinging from opening their road trip with two lopsided losses, Bo Horvat and the Vancouver Canucks got back on track with a strong finish Saturday.

LEWISTON — In a game where they had 44 shots on goal, Niagara did nearly everything possible to score goals Saturday afternoon against Holy Cross in Dwyer Arena.

CLEVELAND — The interviews are over. The wait continues. The Browns are still coachless.

TONAWANDA — Only the Strong can thrive.

NIAGARA FALLS — With defense like this, Wolverines can take things as far as they'd like to.

ORCHARD PARK (AP) — The Buffalo Bills hired former Carolina Panthers defensive coordinator Eric Washington on Friday to become their defensive line coach.

PENDLETON — Starpoint is flexing right now, and the Erie County Interscholastic Conference better take notice.

Save for that blip in late October, Niagara's first year post Chris Casey is going about as well as could be expected.

Niagara plays at Dwyer Arena this weekend for the first time since November, with a two-game set against conference opponent Holy Cross.

Three local keglers tasted perfection this week at Rapids Bowling Center, and one of them hit another honor score.

ORCHARD PARK — The NFL is looking into whether the Buffalo Bills violated league rules on reporting injuries in connection to defensive end Jerry Hughes revealing he played with torn wrist ligaments.

DETROIT — Cleveland Cavaliers coach John Beilein said Thursday he has apologized after using the word “thugs” during a film session with his players the previous day.

With so many affected, it's no wonder there are so many opinions to be shared on Section VI football's new ruling.

Niagara Falls seems to find a way to produce basketball talent like no other.

PENDLETON — Unified we stand, divided we fall.

ORCHARD PARK — The lingering disappointment following an AFC wild-card playoff collapse at Houston won't deter Buffalo Bills coach Sean McDermott from having confidence in his team's young foundation.

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