This week's Athlete of the Week is Batavia's Parker Kleinbach!
Lisa Hunt - now Lisa Ohle, but is still known as Lisa Hunt to local bowlers - is no stranger to bowling.
With a lot of underclassman, the future is bright for cheerleading in the Genesee Region.
ORCHARD PARK — The Bills lost one prized free agent this week, when linebacker Tremaine Edmunds opted to agree to terms with the Chicago Bears. But on Wednesday, Buffalo announced it had retained former All-Pro safety Jordan Poyer, who re-signed with the team on a two-year deal. Poyer, who w…
ROCHESTER — Less than two months out from the 2023 PGA Championship, set to take place May 15-21 at the famed Oak Hill Country Club, the PGA of America announces that only a limited number of Monday and Tuesday Championship tickets remain. Wednesday and Thursday Championship tickets are now …
Reports: Bills agree to restructure Diggs’ contract, creating additional cap space, also tender CB Jackson
ORCHARD PARK — Following weeks of speculation regarding the rumored departure of Bills star wide receiver Stefon Diggs, any potential unrest was quelled on Tuesday night when ESPN’s Field Yates tweeted that the team had agreed to restructure Diggs’ current contract to create additional salar…
ORCHARD PARK – One burning question surrounded the Bills’ offseason: how was General Manager Brandon Beane going to solve the team’s salary cap conundrum?
BATAVIA — The Western Division Champion, Batavia Muckdogs, and CAN-USA Sports Ownership are back for their third season in the PGCBL and are incredibly excited to announce plans for the upcoming summer!
NEW YORK CITY — Several Batavia High School athletes recorded notable performances at this past weekend’s Nike Indoor Track National meet at the Armory.
The small but strong Genesee Region League put together another strong winter on the wrestling mats this past season with one team sectional winner, one team sectional runner up, along with numerous individual titles and trips to both the ‘Super Sectionals’ and New York State Public High Sch…
The Genesee Amateur Hockey Association (GAHA) Timbit Beginners will be participating in their end of the year “Jamboree” on Saturday / March 18th starting at 9 a.m. at the David McCarthy Memorial Arena.
Bills lose LB Edmunds to Bears, QB Keenum to Texans, sign G McGovern, announce new contracts for special teamers
ORCHARD PARK — The Bills did not make a big splash, but there was plenty to report upon the opening of the legal tampering period that precedes the official start of NFL free agency on Wednesday. Over the next couple of days, teams will have the opportunity to work out new deals with pending…
BATAVIA — CAN-USA Sports is very excited that Xtreme International Ice Racing will be here on Friday March 31st, at 7:00 PM at David McCarthy Memorial Ice Arena to host the XiiR World Championship!
Here are some of our favorite shots from our five photographers that contributed images throughout the Section V Boys and Girls Basketball tournaments. Images were submitted by BDN sports editor Alex Brasky, BDN staff photographer Mark Gutman, along with freelance photographers Steve Ogniben…
NYSPHSAA BASKETBALL: Pavilion girls’ golden run ends with heartbreaking loss to Randolph in Class C Far West Regional
BUFFALO — An absolute thriller fit for the newly minted Buffalo State University. Trailing by as many as 16 points during the first half of Saturday’s New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class C Far West Regional, the Pavilion girls battled, only to fall short against a re…
BUFFALO — Mandy Brink proved her worth as a bona fide collegiate-level talent, putting forth a 28-point performance to guide the Panama Panthers past the Keshequa Indians, 63-44, and into the NYSPHSAA final four. Brink’s point production was a game-high, as the future Brockport Golden Eagle …
NUNDA — Seven-time champion coach Pete Piraino has seen it all during his 44 seasons on the sideline as head coach of the Keshequa girls basetball team. Racking up 562 victories leading into his team’s Class D Far West Regional matchup with Panama on Saturday afternoon at 1 p.m. at Buffalo S…
PAVILION — Led by the dynamic senior duo of Lauren Kingsley and Karlee Zinkievich, getting to the sectional championship game has been a rite of passage for Pavilion over the last four seasons.
AVON — After winning the program’s first ever Section V title last weekend, Class C2 champion Pembroke had to wait until Thursday night to get back on the floor for the Section V Class C state qualifier at Avon High School against Class C3 winner Lyons.
SEC. V BOYS BASKETBALL: Mount Morris’ dream season ends, defending state champion A/P runs away with crossover win
DANSVILLE — Despite an early-game surge that provided its fans with plenty of excitement, Mount Morris failed to carry its momentum throughout Wednesday’s Section V Class D crossover matchup, falling to defending state champion Avoca/Prattsburgh, 75-56.
BATAVIA — Several former local high school swimmers helped lead the Genesee Community College swim and dive program to the National Championships after having success at the Regional Championships in late February. GCC’s women took home gold, winning the National Junior Colll; ege Athletic A…
STATEN ISLAND — Perry’s Isabel Swyers fared well at the New York Public High School Athletic Association Indoor Track Championships at Ocean Breece Athletic Complex, finishing in seventh place in the pole vault, vaulting 11-00, which was a personal record and ties the Perry program record.
The Perry varsity cheerleaders completed their season by competing at the NYSPHSAA Competitive Cheerleading Championships on Saturday, at the Visions Veterans Memorial Arena in Binghamton. In Class D2 Small, Perry placed 10th.
SEC. V GIRLS BASKETBALL: Keshequa earns wire-to-wire victory over Andover/Whitesville in ‘D’ crossover
MOUNT MORRIS — Keshequa rolled to an early 10-0 advantage during Tuesday’s Class D crossover matchup with Andover/Whitesville and never looked back, riding the early momentum it generated to a convincing 46-32 victory. Ava Thayer and Libby Benner each scored in double figures for the Indians…
This week, Section V announced the players, cheerleaders, and coaches that were selected to participate in the 2023 Ronald McDonald House All-Star Basketball Games and once again numerous local athletes were selected to attend this prestigious event.
The Section V Wrestling Hall of Fame recently announced the Class of 2023 and a former local star is leading the way of inductees in Letchworth High School graduate Mike Nevinger.
MOUNT MORRIS — If the old adage that defense wins championships rings true, the Pavilion girls basketball team could be well on its way to making a run at a New York State Class C title.
LE ROY — After just eight seasons, the Le Roy football program is again in search of a new head football coach as the Le Roy Central School District and head coach Brian Herdlein announced on Monday that he would be stepping down from the roll he has held since the 2015 season.
A trio of former local high school girls basketball standouts recently picked up some special honors for their respective 2022-23 collegiate seasons as Notre Dame High School graduate and University of Rochester senior Callie McCulley, Caledonia-Mumford High School graduate and Alfred Univer…
STATEN ISLAND — In a few months, Matt Auble will be heading to Clemson University, where he will further his studies while joining the Tigers’ track and field team next fall. However, before he heads south, the Warsaw senior has some unfinished business to attend to, some of which he took ca…
LE ROY — The Le Roy School District announced on its official Twitter account Monday afternoon that Oatkan Knights football coach Brian Herdlein, who took the reins from legendary HC Brian Moran at the start of the 2015 season, has stepped down as the leader of the school’s varsity program.
ROCHESTER — The Wheatland-Chili boys basketball team advanced to its third straight Section V title game on Sunday when it faced off with top-seeded Lions in the Class C3 final at Blue Cross Arena.
SEC. V BOYS BASKETBALL: Pembroke outlasts York for Class C2 title, first championship in program history
ROCHESTER — Sunday afternoon’s Section V Class C2 championship game between No. 1 Pembroke and No. 2 York shaped up to be one of the best title matchups of the weekend.
SEC. V GIRLS BASKETBALL: Oakfield-Alabama stuns previously unbeaten Canisteo-Greenwood in ‘C1’ Final
HENRIETTA — An instant classic at Rush-Henrietta High School.
GAINESVILLE — Trailing No. 3 Lyndonville at the end of the first quarter of Saturday’s Class D1 title game, No. 1 Keshequa put forth one of its strongest frames of the season during the second, limiting the Tigers to five points while pouring in 15 points of its own to help get the ball roll…
SEC. V BOYS BASKETBALL: Avon’s quest for fourth straight title falls short, Northstar Christian wins ‘C1’ championship
ROCHESTER — In search of its fourth consecutive sectional title, No. 2 Avon’s quest for sectional immortality was brought to an abrupt halt by the surging No. 5 Northstar Christian Knights, as the Knights claimed the Class C1 title on Sunday at Blue Cross Arena. Justin Robinson and Andrew Es…
SEC. V GIRLS BASKETBALL: Pavilion downs Dundee/Bradford in ‘C2’ Final to take second straight sectional crown
HENRIETTA — With a 45-36 win over Dundee/Bradford in Saturday’s Class C2 Final, the Pavilion girls took home their second consecutive sectional championship, once again guided by the effort of their dynamic senior duo.
HENRIETTA — Trailing by just two at halftime, Dansville had to have appreciated where it found itself after the first 16 minutes of Saturday’s Class B2 Final. Going up against a tough Hornell team, with whom the Mustangs split two regular-season matchups, a two-point deficit heading into the…
GAINESVILLE — A classic battle took place at Letchworth High School on Saturday, with No. 6 Elba falling just short of a significant upset, with No. 1 Andover/Whitesville and senior Vanessa Hall proving to be too much in the Class D2 Final. Hall poured in a game-high 28 points for A/W, which…
ROCHESTER — At halftime of Saturday afternoon’s Section V Class D2 championship game, despite being down by one to top-seeded Jasper-Troupsburg, No. 2 Mount Morris ran into the locker room yelling ‘let’s finish this.’
ROCHESTER — When Le Roy captured its only Section V title in 2003, its opponent was the same Wellsville program it would see in the Class B2 title game on Saturday at the Blue Cross Arena.
ROCHESTER — Looking for its second sectional title in a row, Notre Dame was right with top-seeded Avoca/Prattsburgh on Saturday in the Section V Class D1 championship game.
ROCHESTER — Playing without starter Sawyer Siverling and having senior guard Ja’Vin McFollins on the bench in foul trouble for much of the morning, No. 1 seed Batavia still had its eyes still firmly set on its first sectional title since 2016 against No. 2 Newark on Saturday in the Class B1 …
PAVILION — One more kick at the can. For Pavilion dynamic senior duo Lauren Kingsley and Karlee Zinkiviech, their illustrious careers will be boiled down to one game on Saturday night.
DANSVILLE — In just her first season at the helm, head coach Arin Beldin has the Dansville girls basketball team back in the Section V championship game.
MOUNT MORRIS — In 2018, the Mount Morris boys basketball team put together a magical season.
(WATCH) KNIGHT TIME: Confident Le Roy to play for just the second sectional block in program history
LE ROY — Hovering around the .500 mark all season, the Le Roy boys basketball team knew it was going to have to make quite the run if it planned to have a chance to bring home the sectional block for just the second time in program history.
There has been a lot of shuffling across the Section V Basketball landscape over the past 48 hours, with boys and girls basketball finals, originally scheduled for Friday night, postponed to Saturday and Sunday. Here is the updated schedule:
(WATCH) ON THE PROWL: Lyndonville rolls into sectional title game for just the second time in program history
LYNDONVILLE — When the Lyndonville girls basketball team takes the floor for the Section V Class D1 championship game scheduled for Friday night against top-seed Keshequa, to say that it’s been a long time coming would be a massive understatement.