MIDDLETOWN — Mushirah Sheppard’s six-year varsity track and field career came to a close in the state championships on Friday, finishing fifth in Division II and 11th overall in the pole vault.
SALAMANCA — In short, Chad Bartoszek thought the timing was right.
WILLIAMSVILLE — For the fourth consecutive time, and the last time in her scholastic track and field career, Mushirah Sheppard’s season will end in same place: the New York state championships.
WILLIAMSVILLE — Salamanca already had a formidable opponent, making its third consecutive trip to the sectional final, in its way Wednesday night. Then the Warriors lost their senior star attackman.
The Franklinville/Ellicottville boys track and field team won the CCAA Division III championship by the slimmest of margins on Saturday, led by double-winning sprinter Noah Steinbroner.
SALAMANCA — Before his first varsity lacrosse game as a Salamanca Warrior, Keelan Seneca already had a Division I scholarship in hand.
PORTVILLE — This was a matchup Mike Matz hoped to avoid.
SALAMANCA — For the first 18 minutes of Thursday’s Section 6 Class D boys lacrosse semifinal, Medina appeared ready to hang with top-seeded Salamanca.
After a 9-10 regular season, the Cattaraugus-Little Valley softball team earned the No. 3 seed in the Section 6 Class C-1 playoffs, which start Wednesday with the quarterfinal round.
SALAMANCA — In the “Meet of Champions,” the top track and field athletes from three counties can judge themselves against elite competition just before the league and sectional championships begin.
The Corporate Cup Soccer Showcase keeps growing, and the coaches involved hope their teams can put on another pair of exciting fans for the area’s soccer supporters to watch.
OLEAN — Randolph’s Branson Morrison had the low round as the CCAA Div. II East sent its top golfers out for 18 holes at Bartlett Country Club for sectional qualification on Monday.
OLEAN — Rich Morton had hoped his tennis team would finish the season at least above .500, so the Warriors more than exceeded their coach’s expectations.
SALAMANCA — Whether it’s the sectional qualifier or the annual CCAA three-man tournament, Salamanca High School’s bowlers have handled the end of the season well in recent years.
SALAMANCA — Winners of five straight, the Salamanca varsity boys lacrosse team doesn’t appear ready to slow down soon.