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Springville Oktoberfest Sept. 30


By Alicia Dziak It might still be September, but the excitement of Oktoberfest is right on the horizon. Springville’s very own German celebration is set for Saturday, Sept. 30, from 2 to 11 p.m. at Fireman’s Park. This 12th annual event, held rain or shine, features food, music and fireworks, and if that’s not enough to get you in the ... Read More »

Hard Homecoming Loss for Griffs


By Tim Oakley The 2017 Homecoming Varsity football game between the Griffins and the visiting Depew Wildcats didn’t go quite as planned.  As per usual, the stands were packed tight enough to make one question themselves “where does personal space end.” The standing room throughout was also congested with the happy smiling faces that make our town special—the family-like atmosphere ... Read More »

SGI Coaches Corner, 9-22-17


VARSITY GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL, COACH KRISTIN HUGHEY The girls Varsity Volleyball team fought a 4 set match against Iroquois last week, losing by a disappointing 2 points in the last game.  Despite the loss, the players put up some amazing stats.  Libero Sydney Rosati had 27 digs and served for 12 points. Middle hitter Caroline Roy had 12 kills, and setter ... Read More »

SGI Sports Schedule, Sept. 22-28, 2017

Friday, Sept. 22 Var Girls Tennis vs Cheektowaga (Home) JV Boys Soccer @ N. Collins (Away) Var Boys Soccer @ N. Collins (Away) JV Girls Volleyball @ East Aurora (Away) Varsity Girl Swimming @ Alden (Away) JV Girls Soccer vs Holland (Home) Var Girls Volleyball @ East Aurora (Away) Varsity Football @ Jamestown (Away) Saturday, Sept. 23 Var Girls Tennis ... Read More »

Ellicottville Lacrosse Festival Faces Off Sept. 22-24


By Alicia Dziak In a first ever for Ellicottville, the Ellicottville Lacrosse Festival is happening this weekend, Sept. 22- 24. The fields will be set and teams will descend on our area, ready for a weekend of one of the fastest growing sports in the country. The tournament promises to bring some exciting competition, with many teams participating. “We have ... Read More »

SGI Sports Schedule, Sept. 15-21, 2017

Friday, Sept. 15 Varsity Football vs Depew (Home) Saturday, 16 Varsity Co-Ed Cross Country @ Official’s Meet Invit (Away) JV Girls Soccer @ Lake Shore (Away) Var Girls Soccer @ Lake Shore (Away) Monday, Sept. 18 V. Boys Golf vs. Eden/Lake Shore JV Girls Soccer @ Holland (Away) JV Girls Volleyball @ Lackawanna Var Girls Tennis @ Eden (Away) Modified ... Read More »

SGI Coaches Corner, Sept. 14, 2017


JV GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL, COACH BOB GAINEY The JV girls volleyball team ran their record to 2-0 on the season after a convincing 3-0 win over Maryvale. The team dominated game 1 behind Sara Ehlers’ excellent hitting and serving ability. Alyssa Hunter and Rachel Stressinger were great setting the ball and getting their teammates involved. The team won the 2nd game ... Read More »

Welcome the 2017 Springville Griffins Football Team


By Tim Oakley On Sept. 8, 2017 at 7 p.m., Pop Warner Field will welcome the 2017 Springville Griffins Varsity football team. The lights will turn on as the sun sets behind the trees. Ten-year-olds wearing SGI football jerseys will be weaving in and out of others heading to their seats.  The snack shacks will be keeping us fed and ... Read More »

Three Races Coming Up in Ellicottville

By Alicia Dziak On your mark, get set, go! The fall race season is just getting started and now’s the time to sign up for three of them just a short drive away in Ellicottville. On Saturday, Oct. 7, the Annual Fall Festival 5K Run kicks off at 9:30 a.m. from Holiday Valley, when runners take to the local streets ... Read More »

8 in the Rough Trail Race Sept. 10

Looking to get in your workout this weekend in one of the area’s most beautiful settings? Look no further than the 8 in the Rough trail run, happening Saturday, Sept. 10 at Sprague Brook Park. The start and finish line are by the Casino building, and the course follows miles of single track through the woods on twisting, hilly terrain. ... Read More »

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