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SGI swimmers top Iroquois; Fuller sets records at diving invite

Photo by Jaime Dickinson
Springville’s Austin Yetter competes in the 200-meter individual medley 
on Jan. 10 against Iroquois.

On Friday, Jan. 10, the Springville boys varsity swimming and diving team improved its record to 7-2 on the year by defeating Iroquois. Individual winners on the night were Eric Schweickert in the 200 Freestyle, Austin Yetter in the 200 IM, Wyatt Fuller in Diving, and Zach Hughey in the 100 Backstroke. Springville also took first in all three relays. ... Read More »

Sheriff cautions Erie County residents about area waterways, trails

Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard issues warning about area waterways and gorges. The Erie County Sheriff’s Office is urging everyone to avoid kayaking, canoeing and other water activities in the area’s creeks and rivers. With the amount of rain predicted to fall throughout the area, water levels are expected to rise rapidly creating dangerous and even deadly conditions. Water ... Read More »

The U14 race season is off!

By Caitlin Croft The U14 Race Season opened with the Mud, Sweat n’ Gears Cup races at Toggenburg and Greek Peak. Athletes from the western half of the state gathered to see where they stacked up after all of their preseason training. The State Championships rankings are based on the best 5 results out of a possible 13 results throughout ... Read More »

Schlemmer leads SGI girls runners at Buff State meet

Multiple runners earned personal best times for the Springville-Griffith Institute indoor track and field team on Saturday, Jan. 11 at Buffalo State, including Emily Schlemmer, who ran to second and third place in a pair of events. Schlemmer had a personal pest in the 300 at :45.72 for second place. Teammate Jaime Dickinson also PR’d with a :48.52, while Sydney ... Read More »

Springville girls take consecutive league wins

Photo by Jaime Dickinson
Springville’s Meg Rehauraher passes the ball against Cheektowaga on Friday.

The Springville-Griffith Institute varsity girls basketball team made it two league wins in a row Tuesday night by defeating Pioneer, 73-18. Mackenzie Owens led the Griffins’ offense with 22 points. Meg Rehrauer scored 14, Ivette Lewandowski had 10, Nyah Solly nine and Jess Engel and Belle Oakley six each. Springville dominated the first half for a lead of 45-10. “Nyah ... Read More »

Cheektowaga, East Aurora top SGI boys

CHEEKTOWAGA — Austin Boies had 24 points for the Springville-Griffith Institute varsity boys basketball team on Tuesday, but Cheektowaga took the win, 82-54, over the Griffins. Cyrus Fisher had 17 for the Griffins (2-9). For Cheektowaga (6-3), Nevada Eldridge scored 18 and Jesse Hawkins had 15. Springville is set to visit Maryvale on Friday, while the Griffins’ next home game ... Read More »

SGI students take to the pool in cardboard boats


By Elyana Schosek Student reporter Technology classes in high school aren’t the same as they used to be. Most people think of tech classes in school as woodworking and basic measuring skills. But today, many of these classes revolve around technology and the application of technology to building different objects. This is somewhat true for one of the biggest projects ... Read More »

Eagles start strong, hold off rally from Griffins in 58-51 win

Ellicottville’s Clayton Rowland (22) gets the shot off falling away over Springville’s Austin Boies (14) during a non-league boys basketball game on Friday in Ellicottville.

      By Sam Wilson The first game of the New Year started well, and finished a bit rocky, but with a win nonetheless for the Ellicottville boys basketball team. The Eagles held off a desperate fourth-quarter rally from visiting Springville on Jan. 3, holding on for a 58-51 non-league win. Ellicottville led by as much as 41-24 in ... Read More »

East Aurora, Mt. Mercy claim victories for SGI girls

EAST AURORA — After finishing 2019 with the high note of winning its own holiday tournament, the Springville varsity girls basketball team opened the New Year with two narrow losses. On Tuesday night, Springville dropped a 45-37 game in a hard-fought contest at East Aurora. SGI fought back from an 18-point deficit but ultimately was outlasted by the Blue Devils. ... Read More »

Ski results for Sports Page Cup series one

By Caitlin Croft The 2020 Race Season is off to a start with the Sports Page Cup Slalom and Giant Slalom. These events are part of Empire State Qualifiers for U21/19/16 athletes. The State is divided into two divisions East and West and there are qualifiers on the other side of the state as well. Kissing Bridge and Buffalo Ski ... Read More »

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