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November 9, 2017 RSS feed / Sports

Clarence, East Aurora land multiple players on top squad

All-Bee Boys Soccer

Clarence and East Aurora always field outstanding boys soccer teams and the trend continued this season.  Neither squad suffered a loss to a Section VI team on their way to sectional championships as Clarence won the Class AA title and East Auro More...

Will East’s Ford named Girls Player of the Year

Tess Ford has been a steady presence in the midfield for years for the Williamsville East girls soccer team but with the graduation of the school’s all-time leading scorer, Marissa Birzon, the five-year starter took her game to a whole new leve More...

EA’s Beale named Boys Coach of the Year

East Aurora has been a dominating force in boys soccer for decades, but Kevin Beale — the 2017 All-Bee Boys Soccer Coach of the Year — said it is a testament to the East Aurora community that begins with the Town of Aurora Arsenal youth s More...

All-Bee Soccer squads’ selection process explained

Given the tremendous success of last year’s squad, The Bee’s sports staff is once again proud to recognize some of the area’s top talent with the 2017 installment of the All-Bee Soccer teams.   More...

Gymnastics team finishes fifth at sectional meet

The Orchard Park gymnastics team finished up the 2017 season with a solid showing at sectional championships. The Lady Quakers finished fifth in the meet, getting solid performances from a number of girls.  More...

Boys volleyball team surprises with solid season

Not much was expected of this year’s Orchard Park boys volleyball team. The Quakers brought back just two players from the 2016 team while Ricky Albano took over for departing coach Matt Lexnar. More...

Sports briefs

Daemen College Basketball coach Mike MacDonald and the MacDonald Basketball Academy will host a Veterans Day Basketball Clinic for boys in grades pre-K through eight on Nov. 10.  More...

Six programs represented on First Team

All-Bee Girls Soccer

A vast array of talented players from six schools make up the 2017 All-Bee Girls Soccer Team.  More...

EA’s Schiltz named Boys Player of the Year

Bryce Schiltz’s first goal of his four-year high school career for East Aurora’s boys soccer team came against Iroquois in the first game of his freshman season. His ability to find the back of the net never stopped. More...

North’s Kircher tabbed Girls Coach of the Year

For the past 10 years, Doug Kircher has made the drive from Rochester to Williamsville to coach the Williamsville North girls soccer team. Judging by the team’s performance over the past decade, it has been worth it.  More...

Local hockey players to compete in Icing the Fed Tournament next week

High school hockey players in Western New York will have a chance to get a head start on hockey season. Players from about a dozen Federation Hockey teams will play in the inaugural Icing the Fed 3-on-3 Tournament at Riverworks Nov. 16.  More...

Swim team dominates at sectional meet

The word “strong” does not begin to describe the showing the Orchard Park girls swimming and diving team had at Section VI Championships this past weekend. More...

Questions linger after bad loss to Jets

Bills predictions

So who are the real 2017 Buffalo Bills?  Are they the team that looked impressive in winning five of its first seven games — and even its first two losses for that matter? More...