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Rowe twins sign college letters for UB, Fredonia

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Twin sisters Payton and Devyn Rowe made their collegiate plans official on Tuesday, and both will continue their athletic careers in different sports. The twin Springville-Griffith Institute seniors signed letters announcing their plans in the high school library on Tuesday, joined by their parents, Jim and Teresa Rowe, and coaches. Payton Rowe plans to attend the University at Buffalo and ... Read More »

Central Conference concludes Youth Trap League season

The Central Conference of the Southern Tier Scholastic Youth Trap League concluded its season with the conference awards and fun day held at the Franklinville Conservation Club. The results of their season are detailed below along with the April 2 match results. Springville won the Central Conference team title, while Cattaraugus-Little Valley’s Courteney Halterman and Randolph’s Hayden Congdon won the ... Read More »

Lux’s no-hitter leads SGI to season-opening win over JFK

SPRINGVILLE — Austin Lux started the Springville-Griffith Institute varsity baseball season with a no-hitter on Tuesday, striking out 10 JFK batters in a 7-1 victory for the Griffins. Springville scored its seven runs on just three hits, led by Mike Sobota’s two. “I think obviously the beginning of the year the bats are always a little tough,” Springville coach Joel ... Read More »

SGI softball tops JFK, Mount Mercy to start season 2-1

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Sophomore Kait Wolf send a pitch off from the mound during a softball game Wednesday, April 3, against Mount Mercy.

BUFFALO — Four hits from Meghan Rehrauer paved the way to victory for Springville-Griffith Institute Griffins varsity softball team over JFK, 33-6, on Monday. Rehrauer singled in the first, doubled in the fourth, singled in the fifth, and singled in the sixth. An early lead helped propel the Griffins. SGI scored on a walk by Kaitlyn Wolf, a walk by ... Read More »

Griffins to rely on pitching, defense for senior-laden baseball squad

By Sam Wilson The Springville-Griffith Institute varsity baseball season has ended in the same round, to the same team, by similar scores each the last two seasons. A group of third-year starting seniors hopes to make sure that doesn’t happen in their last campaign with the Griffins. Collin Rice, Evan Elkins, Austin Lux and Jarrett Wolf have all started since ... Read More »

Springville hopes winter work helps unlock softball bats in 2019

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Pictured is the 2019 Springville-Griffith Institute varsity softball team, coached by Kim Pazzuti and assistant Brian Stedman.

By Sam Wilson After a year on the job, Springville varsity softball coach Kim Pazzuti doesn’t want a repeat of her rookie campaign. So whether the weather cooperated or not, Pazzuti made sure her Griffins got in the practice they needed leading up to the start of the spring season. “We’ve been doing a lot this season already,” Pazzuti said ... Read More »

Griffiths top Warriors 178 to 169

The Springville youth trap team defeated Salamanca 178-169 on March 19 at the Ellicottville Sportsman Club. Nick Emmick and Caleb Darnley led the team with 24 points each. Peter Priester, John Knojek, Jarrett Wolf and Colton Rosenswie each supported with 22. Kyle Baker and Robert Offhaus both made 21. Salamanca’s Hunter Stoltz and Konnor Spring also both had strong showings ... Read More »

After another run to states, Fuller wants to improve on “best year so far”

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Springville junior Wyatt Fuller prepares for his dive during the New York State championship meet on March 1 in Long Island.

By Sam Wilson After starting diving as a freshman, Wyatt Fuller has established himself as one of the best in Western New York through his sophomore and junior seasons. A junior at Springville-Griffith Institute, Fuller qualified for the New York State championships for the second consecutive season this winter. Fuller placed second in the Section 6 Championships with a score ... Read More »

How Goodridge got to the top of SGI’s all-time scoring list

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Springville senior Mason Goodridge directs his teammates on a play during a high school boys basketball game this season. Goodridge finished the season as Springville’s all-time leading scorer with more than 1,400 points.

By Sam Wilson The season began with a milestone for Mason Goodridge, continued with a bigger one and ended with a noticeable improvement for his team. The Springville-Griffith Institute senior led the Griffins’ varsity boys basketball team this season to a 13-9 record, including a playoff victory to continue an eight-game winning streak in the second half of the season. ... Read More »

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