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Rod, Gun and Game: Winter steelhead fishery is hot in Lower Niagara River

When several friends gathered last weekend for some fishing fun in the Lower Niagara River, I wasnít sure if I wanted to borrow the time away from the... more

Short-benched Lady Wildcats eager to compete with the best CCAA East II has to offer

The West Valley girls basketball team may play in a CCAA East II division perennially dominated by Pine Valley, but head coach John Arbogast sees no reason... more

West Valley boys hoops hopes for forceful, winning season

West Valley boys basketball coach Bryan Clayback couldnít stop talking about the force. When discussing the players on his team, the first-year skipper... more

Gainey focused on present, future in first year as SGI girls coach

Bob Gainey isnít just focused on this season. The Springville-Griffith girls basketball coach has got his eyes on the future of Lady Griffins hoops, too.... more

Griffins aim to get points by committe in 2014-15

The Springville boys basketball team knew where the ball was going more often than not last season. Thatís not a luxury it has entering the 2014-15 campaign.... more

Rod, Gun & Game: Special WNY big game season begins Monday

Cyber Monday marks a new beginning each year as the smell of deer camp coffee and pot-belly stoves winds down for the big game regular firearm hunting... more

Stedman becomes 33rd recipient of Pop Warner Trophy

Springville head coach Rob Valenti never forgot the first start Bryce Stedman ever made on varsity. Stedman ó who was called up in Week Five as a sophomore... more

Strong contingent of sectional qualifiers return to SGI indoor

Joe Marvin and Chad Russellís goals for their 2014-15 indoor track team at Springville-Griffith Institute are simple. First, Marvin and Russell want to... more

SGI takes 4th at wrestling tourney

The Springville boys wrestling team placed 4th out of 11 teams at the Maple Grove Tournament Dec. 6, just missing third place by a single point. The Griffins... more

Farner hopes dedication, experience pay off for Springville girls bowlers, boys have new look

Springville bowling coach Kevin Farner knows he has a dedicated bunch of girls bowlers on his roster this year. They showed him as much by showing up to... more

Springville swimmers have division title in mind

Duane Boberg may be entering just his second season at the helm of the Springville boys swimming and diving team, but his familiarity with the Griffinsí... more

Springville grapplers eager to build on last seasonís successful return to varsity action

Inside the boys locker room at Springville Middle, a shelf lined with trophies illuminates the otherwise quaint, sunless office of Griffins wrestling coach... more

Rod, Gun & Game: Animals and surviving WNY storm

Last week, WNY did not face an ordinary winter weather episode, it was a historic weather event that many of us will never forget. People can survive... more

Talented artist Schichtel earns ECIC All-Star honors as cross country athlete

Francis Schichtel of Springville is someone most known for his talents in art and music. A regular participant in the Immaculata and Springville musicals,... more

Rod, Gun & Game: Chilly opening day for WNY deer season

Last Saturday, opening day of big game firearm season in NYS, temperatures in the southern tier hills of Western New York fell far below the freezing mark... more