Canisius rallies to sweep regular season series with Niagara

Canisius rallies to sweep regular season series with Niagara

Senior forward Chris Manhertz didn’t make the 20-mile trip with teammates. Less than five minutes into the game the Griffs’ starting front court of Jordan Heath and Phil Valenti sat on the bench with two fouls apiece. The first six possessions of the second half? Canisius came away empty-handed. Add to that one of the nation’s best free throw shooters was less than his best from the line…

Smith rallies SOTA past HF-L, 45-42

Cam Smith scored 10 of his game-high 17 points in the fourth quarter as the School of the Arts (SOTA) Silverhawks came from behind to defeat the Honeoye Falls-Lima Cougars, 45-42 in the Martin Luther King Jr. Basketball Classic Monroe Community College’s George Monagan Court…

Balanced Fairport outlasts Edison Tech, 61-51

Matt Keenan and Adam Pries combined for 32 points as the Fairport Raiders built a 20-point lead and held on for a 61-51 victory over Edison Tech’s Inventors in the Martin Luther King Jr. Basketball Classic on Monroe Community College’s George Monagan Court…

Base Paths ruminates Bill Wolcott’s retirement

Back in the day, when Bill Wolcott was covering high school athletics, the phone would ring and Bill would answer: “Niagara Gazette sports desk, who subdued whom?”   That was the first thing Gazette alum Pat Murray recalled last week after learning that Bill had scored another scoop by announcing his own retirement in a […]

Base Paths on 9 in 9

Justin Toole picked up a glove and trotted out to play right field for the Class A Carolina Mudcats of the Carolina League in Zebulon, NC…