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WNY’s Tricia Mangan Competing Feb. 23 at Olympics


Submitted by Martha Mangan Thank you to everyone for the fabulous support you have offered Tricia and Team USA these past two weeks.  Tricia will be racing in the Alpine Team event this Friday, 9 p.m. EST/Saturday, 11 a.m. Korea time! The team race is a parallel, head-to-head race that is very exciting to watch live. Tricia will be on a team with one other ... Read More »

Evans Once Again Heading to Wrestling State Championships


By Coach Mark Vogel A big congratulations goes out to Mikey Evans as he is once again a Section VI champion.  He is currently preparing to compete in the New York State Wrestling Championships taking place this weekend in Albany at the Times Union Center. Evans took first place at Lake Shore with three pins to claim the Division 2 ... Read More »

Swimmers and Divers Compete at Sectionals

By Coach Ryan Dygert On Thursday, Feb. 16, the Springville Boys Swim Team traveled to UB Alumni Arena to compete with all qualifying teams from Section 6 in their swimming events.  The medley relay team, comprised of Zach Hughey, Wyatt Fuller, Jon Boberg, and Elliot Emley, was able to take 29th out of 36th place. (Fuller made a rare appearance ... Read More »

Basketball Teams Out After First Round of Post-season Play

Tuesday, Feb. 20 proved to be a tough night for the Griffs on both sides, as the boys and girls both lost their games in the first round of Section VI post-season play. The boys, coming in with a 5-16 season record, faced off against the 10-12 Burgard on the Bulldogs’ home court in Buffalo. While the Griffs outscored Burgard ... Read More »

Happy February Break!


By Jennifer Weber Here we are in the middle of February and it’s already time for the kids’ winter break. There’s no shortage of activities to participate in throughout Western New York, you just have to decide your preference of indoor or outdoor activities (and make sure the weather cooperates, of course!). Close to home you can enjoy so many ... Read More »

Winter Olympics 101: What’s New


By Alicia Dziak On Feb. 9, the world’s eyes will be on PyeongChang, South Korea for the opening ceremonies of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games. The games will run through Sunday, Feb. 25, and athletes from around the globe will compete in various competitions within the following disciplines: Alpine Skiing, Biathlon, Bobsleigh, Cross-Country Skiing, Curling, Figure Skating, Freestyle Skiing, Ice ... Read More »

Local Ski Racing: Goetz Takes Gold at Buffalo Ski Club

By Caitlin Croft On Feb. 4, U12/10/8 athletes traveled to Buffalo Ski Club for a Slalom, their second race of the season. U12 Garrett Goetz of Kissing Bridge took home the gold and Hannes Aubrecht of Buffalo Ski Club took 7th, Buffalo Ski Club’s Gareth Duckman finished 13th and Joey Hogenkamp (KB) placed 16th. U10/8 Owen Gray (BSC) finished 4th, ... Read More »

SGI SPORTS SCHEDULE, Feb. 8-14, 2018

Friday, Feb. 9 V. Swim @ Maryvale HS “Class B” 10:30 a.m. V. Swim @ Maryvale HS “Class B” 4 p.m. V. Indoor Track @ Houghton College, 5 p.m. JV Boys BB @Maryvale, 6 p.m. V Boys BB @Maryvale, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10 V. Wrestling Sec. VI State Qualifier, 9 a.m. Monday, Feb. 12 V. Boys Bowling ECIC’s @ ... Read More »

Swimming & Diving Team Begins Postseason Competition


By Coaches Ryan Dygert and Duane Boberg Starting out the postseason was the ECIC B meet held at Maryvale on Jan. 27. Justin Buczek, Harley Maloy, Christian Safford, and Jimmy Snyder were the Griffins who were taking part in the meet.  Prior to the start of the meet, teams nominated athletes who showed dedication, sportsmanship, and perseverance to not only ... Read More »

Soccer Refs Needed

The Springville Soccer Club is seeking refs for their spring/summer travel soccer program, and are offering the required entry level course in Springville. The course will be offered Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 17 and 18, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Concord Town Hall. This is a two day, 16-hour course and participants must attend both days. Cost ... Read More »

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