In some ways, New York’s high school football teams are getting back to normal.
The unexpected call came in the middle of June.
After leading their teams to undefeated league regular seasons as seniors, Franklinville/Ellicottville’s Logan Frank and Portville’s Jayden Lassiter have been named Section 6 Class D Co-Player…
FRANKLINVILLE — The Franklinville/Ellicottville football seniors have had a long time to ponder some unfinished business.
The last two Big 30 New York football teams standing, and two of the final 10 teams left in Section 6, Franklinville/Ellicottville and Salamanca have made it to the end of a season unlike any before it.
PORTVILLE — A lot can change in the span of two weeks.
FRANKLINVILLE — From a numbers standpoint, it was a much different game than the regular season meeting.
SALAMANCA — Lucus Brown’s week began with a selection to the Big 30 Basketball All-Star First Team. It ended with a standout two-way performance, collecting two touchdown catches and two interceptions to pace the Salamanca football team past Randolph Friday night.
RANDOLPH — The Franklinville/Ellicottville football team’s defense collected its second shutout in the last three games.
PORTVILLE — Whenever the Portville football team needed a big play, it could count on No. 31 Friday night.
BUFFALO — With its opponent loading up to stop the run, the Salamanca football team desperately needed to connect on a big pass play.
SALAMANCA — A week ago, the Franklinville/Ellicottville football team managed a single touchdown in a season-opening loss to Akron.
SALAMANCA — A new era of sorts for Salamanca football began under some of the most unusual, but ultimately memorable, circumstances Thursday night.
At last, year two is here for the Salamanca football team under coach Chad Bartoszek.
Jason Marsh admitted the logistics of putting a football season together on two weeks of practice could be a “coach’s nightmare.”
On a day that felt a little like football weather, high school teams in Western New York officially began their seasons Monday afternoon.
SALAMANCA — Back when underclassmen typically had to wait their turn, there was no keeping John Weir on the bench.
If you want to know how far the Buffalo Bills have come in quarterback Josh Allen’s third professional seasons, consider the last time they faced Philip Rivers.
Drink it in, Bills fans. You’ve certainly earned it.
Finding himself on the job market in a competitive field, Tyler Dunne did what he might have done under center at Ellicottville Central School decades ago:
Football gave Chuck Crist his fame, but according to followers of his athletic career, it could have been any number of sports.
All you need to know about Chuck Crist is that he was the guy who most every boy wants to be.
Aspiring to a career in football scouting, Damond Talbot knew he needed to find a unique angle into the industry.
(Editor’s note: This story is the first in a multi-part series on football media members from the Salamanca area.)
(Editor’s note: this is the second in a two-part story on the postponement of New York high school football.)