SALAMANCA — Mike Smith calls him his “partner in crime.”
A few years ago, the Salamanca High School baseball program might not have made much use of a new, state-of-the art facility.
BUFFALO — Given the chance to celebrate Jackie Robinson through the weekend, and not just one day, the Toronto Blue Jays didn’t hesitate.
SALAMANCA — Salamanca Little League canceled its official season weeks ago, but after receiving approval to use city fields, is exploring possible returns to play this summer or fall.
While the Class of 2020 missed out on a spring high school sports season, Salamanca High School was still able to present its annual senior athletic awards last week.
The traditional Senior Night, like so many other signifiers of a high school sports season, never came for Salamanca’s spring teams. But the Warriors’ spring seniors got their recognition in t…
If Mike Smith’s plan works out, senior baseball players from four area schools will still get a chance to play for their schools, albeit a bit later than they planned.
Robert Sawicki Jr. learned how to deal with disappointment before his college baseball career began.
This was supposed to be the week the Salamanca baseball team showed how far it has come.
Schools in Cattaraugus County planned to play 408 varsity, junior varsity or modified baseball or softball games this spring.
Monday began a period without high school sports, as schools around the Southern Tier joined the many around the country shut down in an attempt to stop the spread of coronavirus.
SALAMANCA — In the coming weeks, the Salamanca City Central School District expects to break ground at Veterans Memorial Park as part of its ongoing capital project.
CATTARAUGUS — Looking out over the assembled crowd in the seats at Cattaraugus-Little Valley Central School’s theater Wednesday night, you could see a sampling of the many generations who have…
PORTVILLE — This was a matchup Mike Matz hoped to avoid.
CATTARAUGUS — With one of the longest-tenured baseball coaches in the state, Cattaraugus-Little Valley nonetheless is defined by its youth this season.
CURRITUCK, N.C. — Into the fifth inning, the first game of Salamanca’s spring varsity baseball trip looked impressive for the Warriors.
With more time together on the varsity stage, the veterans on the Cattaraugus-Little Valley softball team has more experience, higher batting averages and higher expectations for themselves.
SALAMANCA — On a cold early April afternoon, Joseph Long and Brandon Murray, two Portville pitchers making their debuts, never let Salamanca’s bats heat up.
SALAMANCA — With its first victory out of the way, Salamanca already knows it’ll finish with a better baseball record than the last two seasons.
ELLICOTTVILLE — The last time Salamanca won a varsity baseball game with its own, non-merged team, none of its 2019 players were in high school.
By any historical measure, he should have been a curmudgeon.
RANDOLPH — Salamanca gave Randolph a scare in seeking the Warriors’ first win of the baseball season Sunday afternoon, but the Cardinals survived in a much closer playoff rematch for the CCAA …
ST. BONAVENTURE — The Rowland brothers, junior Steven and freshman Clayton, marked six of Ellicottville’s eight hits and drove in seven runs, helping the Eagles’ baseball team finish the regul…
It’s not unusual for athletes at Salamanca High School to double in their spring sports.
This week, The Salamanca Press introduces a new feature, ‘SHS Standout Performers of the Week.’ This space aims to highlight notable achievements by Salamanca High School athletes. The Press w…