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Springville’s Sion Named NSCRO Rugby All-American

St. Bonaventure University’s Emily Sion has been named to the inaugural National Small College Rugby Organization All-American team. A political science major from Springville, Sion was one of only four sophomores named to the All-American team for the 2017-18 season. Sion plays inside center and scored 15 tries this season for the Bonnies. “Emily is one of the toughest players ... Read More »

Springville Soccer Club: Teams Head Into Final Week


By Alicia Dziak On Thursday, July 19, the U16 girls Avalanche took on Akron at home. The two had matched up for the first game of the season, resulting in a 1-1 tie, the only tie for the girls this season heading into the game. The second time around, the game went much the same way, snapping Springville’s six-game winning ... Read More »

Braves Win Majors Division


By Alicia Dziak Last week, the SYI Braves ended their rec baseball season with a big win in the championship game against the Cardinals. The Braves, made up of 12 boys, were coached by Dave Nannen and assisted by Jim Murphy, Brad Glass and Jason Blidy. At the end of the regular season, the team, who was one of four ... Read More »

SYI Softball Team Advances to Championship Game


By Alicia Dziak SYI’s oldest rec softball team, coached by Terry Skelton, and assisted by Chelsea Place and Lee Arrington, finished up their regular season with a 12-0 record, which they took into their first post-season matchup against Hamburg on Monday night. The playoff game resulted in a 22-6 win for Springville. After a slow start and going down 4-1 ... Read More »

Springville Soccer Club: 5 and 6 Game Winning Streaks for the U12 Boys and U16 Girls


By Alicia Dziak On Tuesday, July 17, the U16 girls Avalanche headed to Kenmore to play a game which had been rescheduled twice. With six players missing and extremely dry field conditions, the game began on a challenging note, but that didn’t stop the Avalanche. Springville scored first with a goal by Shelby Stisser. It was quickly answered with one ... Read More »

Yankees Win Rookies Title


By Alicia Dziak The SYI little league baseball season is wrapping up. On Monday, the Yankees won the Rookie division championships. The team, made up of 7 to 9-year-olds, was coached by Larry Cook, and it was his fourth consecutive championship. “He is very deserving,” said Heather Holland of Cook, whose son, Reid, plays on the Yankees. “He is dedicated ... Read More »

Springville Girls Take Home Travel Softball Trophies


Three Springville varsity softball players are extending their season by playing in the Metro Girls Softball League in the 14U A division with the Eden Raiders travel softball team.    This is a summer league to expand the girls skillset and gain more experience for the upcoming season.  Marin Lehr, Meghan Rehrauer and Kaitlyn Wolf participated in the Lou Gehrig ... Read More »

WNYMBA Encourages Community Among Mountain Bikers


By Alicia Dziak Photo by Ron Grucela Summer is the perfect time of year to get outdoors and challenge your body. Whether that means training for a marathon or navigating tough terrain, WNY is full of opportunities to push your body to the limits and to take in the natural beauty of your surroundings. One such activity that continues to grow ... Read More »

Springville Soccer Club: Successful Week of Games for Springville Teams


By Alicia Dziak On Thursday, July 5, the U16 girls Avalanche hosted Arcade in a battle for the top spot in the division. While the two teams had already met once in tournament play, where Springville won 1-0, they had yet to play in the regular season. Arcade came in with a 4-0-1 record, with one more game under their ... Read More »

U16 Girls/U12 Boys Continue Winning Streaks


By Alicia Dziak The U16 girls Avalanche continued their winning streak last week Thursday when they traveled to Tonawanda. The team played down one player to match Tonawanda’s 10, with Emma Gang making her debut in goal. For Springville, goals were scored by Shelby Stisser, Morgan Kotlarsz, Cora Boundy, Jackie Roggie and Hannah Carrow, with assists by Boundy, Carrow, Stisser ... Read More »

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