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This week The New York State Sportswriters and Coaches Organization for Girls Sports announced its annual list of All-State Softball selections for the 2022 season. Unlike previous seasons, the number of the local contingent making the list was relatively low this season, but a half-dozen st…

NIAGARA FALLS — The Muckdogs visited the Power on Tuesday night and took home a 7-1 win to improve their record over Niagara to a cool 4-1 on the year.

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VARYSBURG — Alexis Nikiel, a Varysburg resident and seventh grader at Attica Middle School, won the Junior High School Championship in barrel racing and pole bending at the New York State High School State Finals May 15 held in Lake Luzerne, NY.

NEW YORK -- Jose Altuve stepped into the batter’s box, ready to lead off the game. Chants and very loud boos spilled from the stands at Yankee Stadium. But the boos quickly turned to cheers after Jameson Taillon drilled the seven-time All-Star in the elbow guard with his third pitch.

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BATAVIA — The Muckdogs were one out away from sweeping a Wednesday night seven-inning doubleheader before the visiting Watertown Rapids turned in some late heroics to steal the show during an unlikely 3-2 victory in front of a lively crowd at Dwyer Stadium. The Rapids’ win in Game No. 2 snap…

LE ROY — The 70th season of LeRoy Little baseball came to a close as the Joe’s Place/Sweet Betty’s Yankees powered their way to a convincing two game sweep of the Tigers to capture the 2022 Scanlan Cup Championship.

The Batavia Muckdogs will host the Watertown Rapids tonight in a doubleheader at Dwyer Stadium, 299 Bank St., Batavia. The second game of the twinbill, expected to begin around 7 p.m., will be livestreamed from the Watertown Daily Times and the Batavia Daily News with Alex Brasky handling pl…

The battle for the Genesee Region shaped up all season to be a one-two between Notre Dame and Oakfield-Alabama and in the end the two star-studded teams didn’t disappoint.

Another banner year for Genesee Region League softball this spring saw eight of the 11 teams in the league finish with a .500 overall record or better, with one winning a sectional title and three others reaching at least the sectional semifinals.

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NIAGARA — The Muckdogs traveled to Niagara and defeated the Power by a 15-0 score after only five innings due to the mercy rule Friday night at Sal Maglie Stadium.

BATAVIA — When the 2022 schedule came out, Phil Vigneri III was quick to circle Thursday’s event at Genesee Speedway, as the DIRTcar Sportsman Tour invaded his hometown track and allowed him the chance to defend his turf in a special event.

The Attica girls were winners of the 2022 Genesee Region League championship but it was the Oakfield-Alabama/Elba boys who were able to hold off the Blue Devils’ boys squad to cap what was another stellar season in the league this spring. O-A/Elba outscored Attica 181.50-148 for the title, w…

The Genesee Region League saw another big-time season on the links this spring, led again by powerhouse Elba/Oakfield-Alabama.

It was another solid year in the always-tough Genesee Region League tennis league as six of the 10 teams this campaign finished with above-.500 records, led by Division I-winning Holley and Division II-winning Wheatland-Chili.

BATAVIA — The fastest laps of the season at the Genesee Speedway were turned on Saturday Night at the Empire Super Sprints invaded Batavia on a Chamber of Commerce Night and the results saw some incredible stories unfold.

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CICERO — Batavia ninth-grader Zenallah Hatcher capped what has been an incredible start to her varsity track and field career by claiming the New York State Public High School Division II shot put title at Friday’s NYSPHSAA Track and Field Championships.

BATAVIA — Certain distinguishable sights, sounds and smells coincide with summertime in the city. The crack of the bat, the voice of Paul Spiotta on the public address system, and the smell of hot dogs and popcorn being sold at Dwyer Stadium are among them.

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Nolan Sparks threw six no-hit innings for the Batavia Muckdogs and the offense erupted for six runs in the fifth inning as Batavia earned an 8-0 road victory over Geneva Red Wings in a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League contest on Thursday night.

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AVON — Last season, the Avon softball team put together a magical run. After being two games under .500 toward the end of the regular season and just 7-7 heading into sectional play, the Braves cruised through the sectional tournament, capped with a rout of Bloomfield, to win the Section V C…

BATAVIA — Coming off of a run to the sectional final this spring, Batavia head coach James Fazio will host the Batavia softball program’s annual skills camp on July 5-7 at Batavia High School.

BATAVIA — The Muckdogs improved their record to 4-1 with a second straight win, a 12-6 victory over the Jamestown Tarp Skunks (2-2) on Tuesday night at Dwyer Stadium.