Sanborn native Chad Brachmann and Oakfield's Josh Pangrazio were the big winners Friday night as SANY New York, Faery’s Concrete and Buffalo Auto Auction presented the racing program at Ransomville Speedway, taking the checkered in the PA 358 Outlaw Modifieds and Mateo Hope Memorial, repectively.
LEWISTON — For the first time since 2014, a player not named Hanzel or Decker added his name to the list of those who have won the Senior Porter Cup.
LEWISTON — Steve Maddalena has been here before — literally — but he doesn't remember much about it.
LEWISTON — Kevin VandenBerg had never played the Niagara Falls Country Club course until a practice round on Tuesday.
It was a bittersweet Tuesday at Niagara Falls Country Club. For the first time in its history, the Senior Porter Cup will tee off without the man who not only kept it going but expanded it into one of the nation's top tournaments for players 55 and older.
For the first time since 1996, the Krown Undercoating Modifieds have co-champions at Ransomville Speedway. Third-generation driver Erick Rudolph from Ransomville edged 2019 Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified champion Mat Williamson from St. Catharines, Ontario by one place Friday to fin…
WILSON — Grooving on their home turf to the disco soundtrack, the Lakemen reveled in the return of Friday Night Lights.
LOCKPORT — Hot Corner Athletics just keeps growing. It has gotten so big that it can no longer remain in its current building.
For the sixth time this season, “Money” Mat Williamson from St. Catharines, Ontario won the main event for the Krown Undercoating 358 Modifieds, increasing his lead on the summer points leaderboard as Firth Jewelers, Sunset Bar & Grill, Sevenson Environmental Services, Niagara Frontier P…
The Niagara Falls Sports Hall of Fame voted in nine new members at its recent August meeting.
“Money" Mat Williamson from St. Catharines, Ontario won his fifth Krown Undercoating Modified feature of the season as A-Verdi Storage Containers and JW Swanson and Associates presented the racing program Friday night at Ransomville Speedway.
The Ken Ruggiero Junior Golf Tournament was a Niagara Falls staple for more than 40 years.
Sanquin Starks tries to get kids from Niagara Falls to see beyond the Cataract City limits. Beyond the drugs, beyond the gunshots and beyond systemic poverty. Now he is using basketball as a vehicle to transport kids from the streets to college gymnasiums and classrooms.
Reigning track champion Brett Senek from Ransomville won the Sean Letts Memorial for the Investor’s Service Sportsman on Friday night at Ransomville Speedway. The race was round three of the Western Region for the Sportsman Super DIRTcar Series, and Senek’s third win of the season at the Big R.
I could not wait to open the newspaper every Saturday morning as a kid.
Buffalo’s alumni team departed Dayton, Ohio this week grateful for the opportunity to compete in The Basketball Tournament, proud of its performance as the only debuting squad to reach the semifinals, unfulfilled in its $1 million march, and eager to reconvene the title hunt in summers to come.
For the fourth time this season and first at Ransomville Speedway, Clute, Texas’ Aaron Reutzel won the NOS Energy Drink World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series A-Main on Friday night.
“Money” Mat Williamson from St. Catharines, Ontario and Middleport’s Derek Wagner won the Sid and Carol Jeffery Memorial events for the Krown Undercoating Modifieds and Investor’s Service Sportsman, respectively, Friday night at Ransomville Speedway.
Nearly everyone at Niagara Falls Country Club was rooting for Ben Reichert on Saturday. Mother Nature and the golf gods included.
Former Niagara County Sheriff James Voutour made his professional baseball debut with the Niagara Falls Rapids of the New York-Penn League in the summer of 1990, hitting a home run in his first plate appearance in the league in Erie, Pa.
BUFFALO — J.D. Martinez and Hunter Renfroe connected back-to-back as the Boston Red Sox won a home run derby, beating Toronto 7-4 Wednesday night in the Blue Jays' final game at their temporary Buffalo home.
This year's Porter Cup, whenever it gets underway, will have a throwback feel.
Third-generation driver Erick Rudolph from Ransomville won the Krown Undercoating Modified feature Friday night as Ransomville Speedway hosted its annual Labor Night at the Races presented by Highmark Western New York and the Niagara-Orleans Labor Council. Dave DiPietro from North Tonawanda …
After nearly two years without Bisons baseball in downtown Buffalo, the Bisons are thrilled to announce the ‘Herd is coming Home’ for Opening Day at Sahlen Field, scheduled at 7:05 p.m. Aug. 10 against the Rochester Red Wings.
TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays were given approval from the Canadian government on Friday for an exemption on border restrictions that would allow them to play in Canada later this month.
Before any other other coaches and players on the FC Buffalo team arrived at the final training session ahead of this weekend’s United Women’s Soccer regional playoffs, Gabrielle Wilson was running laps around the track at Buffalo State’s Coyer Field.
OTTAWA — The Toronto Blue Jays' return to their home ballpark is “trending in a very good direction,” Canada's deputy chief public health officer said Thursday.
Smethport, Pennsylvania’s Steve Dixon was victorious in the RUSH Late Model “The Ones That Left Us to Early 30” Friday at Ransomville Speedway as VanDeMark Chemical presented the racing program. Mat Williamson from St. Catharines, Ontario took the Krown Undercoating Modifieds; Batavia’s Dant…
Channy Ortiz, an infielder who played five games with the Niagara Power this season, was selected in the 14th round, 408th overall Tuesday by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the MLB Draft.
“Super” Matt Sheppard from Waterloo won the 36th running of the Summer Nationals for the Big-Block Modified Super DIRTcar Series on Tuesday night at Ransomville Speedway.
Fireworks in the sky and tremendous racing on the track had fans on the edge of their seats Friday night at Ransomville Speedway as Hy-Tech Concrete, Hebeler Sales & Service, uBreakiFix and Beyer Boys Trucking presented the racing action to kick off Independence Day weekend.
The Niagara Power will host a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League game at 6 p.m. Sunday as part of the City of Niagara Falls' Fourth of July celebration.
For the third time in 2021, Ransomville Speedway was forced to pull the plug on its scheduled racing program Friday night due to weather.
Burt native John Beilein and Niagara Falls' Ron Moscati are among the 12-member Class of 2021 to be announced by the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame today in Buffalo.
The first annual Niagara County Scratch Golf Championship will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at Lockport Town & Country Club.
Brockport's James Sweeting picked up his first Krown Undercoating Modified feature of the 2021 season as Bailey Brothers Landscaping, Scott Perry Auctions, 87 Buf and Triple T Towing presented the racing action Friday night at Ransomville Speedway.
The Toronto Blue Jays are opening Sahlen Field to full capacity, consistent with New York State Department of Health guidelines announced last Tuesday, effective immediately.
NIAGARA FALLS — To borrow from Buffalo Bills head coach Sean McDermott, it’s all about trusting the process if you’re a follower of Niagara Power baseball.
The Niagara Power have lifted most COVID-19 restrictions at Sal Maglie Stadium, the Cataract City's collegiate baseball franchise announced Wednesday.
Third-generation Ransomville driver Erick Rudolph has been dominant at his home track so far this season.
BOSTON — Red Sox manager Alex Cora doesn’t expect people to forget about the guy they gave up for Alex Verdugo.
Move over Shane Helbig, Sam Hyman's an All-American now too.
It's always better to give than receive and Randy Smith Sr. has taken that saying to heart.
CHICAGO — Dallas Keuchel pitched six effective innings, Yasmani Grandal homered and the Chicago White Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2 on Thursday night.
CHICAGO — The Chicago White Sox were rolling along with Lance Lynn delivering another dominant start. Once he left the game, things turned around in a big way.
After a promising start in Round 1 of the NJCAA Division III men's golf championships, Wednesday had a tougher showing for the Thunderwolves. Round 2 of the championship tournament at Chautauqua Golf Course saw NCCC fall to 5th place in the event, dropping one spot below its pace from Tuesday.
This Week's Circulars
- Two plead guilty to arson murder
- Mom sentenced in child death in the Falls
- Murder sentence is unclear after hearing
- Falls woman involved in fatal crash heads to prison
- Fatal accident draws prison term
- JOE GENCO: Measuring schools differently
- NW's Elanna Lysiak named Softball Player of the Year; plus, 2021 All-Area team
- BLOTTER: Police reports for Sept. 15
- Sullivan: Preseason darling Bills don't answer the bell
- BLOTTER: Police reports for Sept. 14
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