SALAMANCA — In another tight league game with Salamanca, the Allegany-Limestone boys basketball team needed some lockdown defense and big shots to keep its lead on the CCAA West I division.
Slowly but surely, the signs have begun to point back toward this cherished September custom.
BRADFORD, Pa. — For the first time since its inception in 1974, the annual Big 30 All-Star Charities Classic between senior football players from New York and Pennsylvania will not take place.
(Editor’s note: This is the next in a series in which the Times Herald and Bradford Era will be presenting the best season/team accomplishment for every school in the Big 30. The staffs at both papers made a singular selection for each school in conjunction with current and former coaches and athletic directors. Today: Ellicottville.)
SALAMANCA — Chad Bartoszek made a big change to step out of his self-described “comfort zone.” He hopes his new players can do the same.
BRADFORD, Pa. — They didn’t leave Parkway Field with a victory, but New York’s seniors had a fourth quarter they won’t soon forget playing their last game of organized high school football on …
PORTVILLE — Jehuu Caulcrick's playing resume is the most impressive of anyone to coach in the Big 30 All-Star Charities Classic.
The Franklinville/Ellicottville football program didn’t have to look far for an experienced candidate to fill its coaching vacancy.
SALAMANCA — In short, Chad Bartoszek thought the timing was right.
ALLEGANY — The Allegany-Limestone boys basketball team knew, no matter what, it would leave the court with at least a share of a second consecutive CCAA East I championship.
RANDOLPH — The wide frame and bulldozing power that created so much space for Randolph Cardinal runners over the last four years is coming to the college ranks.
It started with a challenge to Adam Bennett, but his Salamanca boys basketball players wouldn’t let him jump in the snow for some snow angels without them.
RANDOLPH — By no means did Brent Brown consider it a finished product in mid-August, but the Randolph/Frewsburg football team already undoubtedly stood much farther along than that time last summer.
SALAMANCA — These players helped bring Salamanca football back above .500 after two winless regular seasons. Now, can they build on it against a daunting schedule?
After a 37-22 victory over New York in the 45th Big 30 All-Star Charities Classic, Pennsylvania coach Todd Silfies’ postgame media comments started not with the earned praise for his own team,…
BRADFORD, Pa. — Clearly, the first half did not go the way New York’s coaches for the 45th Big 30 All-Star Charities Classic had hoped.
Ellicottville senior center Elliot Bowen and Franklinville senior forward Sam Erickson each made the Class D All-New York State first team, Bowen for the third consecutive year, the New York S…
Playing for the Franklinville/Ellicottville coaching staff, two more named from the Ellicottville Central School senior class have joined the Big 30 All-Star Charities Classic roster
BRADFORD, Pa. — The 2017 Big 30 Lineman of the Year, Nick Becker will join his Randolph linemate Devin Foster on the New York roster for the 45th Big 30 All-Star Charities Classic.
MAYVILLE — For the second time in three days, the No. 12 seeded Salamanca boys basketball team kept itself hanging around on the road against a higher seed in the Section 6 Class C playoffs.
ELLICOTTVILLE — To end a spectacular regular season, the Ellicottville boys basketball team had one more thrill before the playoffs to provide its home crowd Wednesday night.
SALAMANCA — Adam Bennett called it “probably the best two-point performance I think I've ever seen.”
FRANKLINVILLE — Even with its field reduced by six teams due to the weather, one of the area’s oldest wrestling tournaments offered a chance to see the Big 30’s top talent.
ORCHARD PARK — For two and a half quarters, Franklinville/Ellicottville looked primed for a sectional title, and perhaps a run at the state championship.
There's not much Chad Bartoszek has to say come game day this time of the year to motivate his Franklinville/Ellicottville football team.