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Girls Track Ready for the Starting Line

Photo by Jaime Dickinson By Alicia Dziak It’s that time of year when SGI’s most dedicated runners, jumpers and throwers are getting ready to represent Springville on the track. Five seniors, six juniors, five sophomores, five freshmen, eight 8th graders, four 7th graders, and two 6th grade managers make up the girls’ track team, which is coached by high school ... Read More »

Local Ski Racing: Aubrecht Takes Two Top 15 Finishes at U16 Eastern Finals

By Caitlin Croft U16 athletes from across the East Coast traveled to Waterville Valley Resort in Waterville Valley, NH March 23 – 25 for the annual Eastern Finals. This series was comprised of a Super-G, Giant Slalom and Slalom. Super-G Men: Alex Aubrecht of Buffalo Ski Club took 13th and Aristotle Ninos of Kissing Bridge finished 30th. Giant Slalom Men: ... Read More »

SWAT Celebrates Success in Swimming

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Submitted by Kara Kane The Springville Waves Aquatic Team (SWAT) held its annual banquet on March 15 at the Springville High School. Forty-seven swimmers, family members and a proud coaching staff celebrated another successful season of practices at the SGI High School pool and competitive meets at pools around Western New York. After six months of hour-long practices, offered three ... Read More »

SGI Softball Team Preps for Spring Season

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By Alicia Dziak It might be hard to believe when you look outside at the snow, but the SGI spring softball season is now underway. The program is led by varsity coach Kim Pazzuti (who was just this week elected as Springville Village trustee). Pazzuti, a teacher at Springville Elementary School, is returning as a softball coach in the district ... Read More »

Goetz Takes Two Golds at Kandahar

By Caitlin Croft U14/12/10 athletes gathered from Western New York and Southern Central New York to compete in the 2018 Kandahar Festival on March 10 and 11 at HoliMont in Ellicottville. Day One was a Kombi, which is a blend of Giant Slalom and Slalom. Day Two was a Giant Slalom. (Note: KB is Kissing Bridge; BSC is Buffalo Ski ... Read More »

Boys Basketball Coach Looks Back on Ups and Downs of Season

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By Coach Greg Miller The 2017-18 boys Springville basketball season has come to an end for the Griffins, but it was a year of many successes.  Overall, the team struggled in their divisional play as Springville came in second to last place in ECIC Div. 3.  With two wins and 10 losses in league, we were not able to accomplish ... Read More »

SGI’s Galvin to Play Lacrosse at Mercyhurst

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McKenzie poses with her SGI lacrosse coach, Katie Zielen-Ersing, high school principal James Bialasik and athletic director Joe DeMartino. Photo by Alicia Dziak By Alicia Dziak On Thursday, March 8, SGI senior McKenzie Galvin signed a letter of intent to attend Mercyhurst College, in Erie, Pa., where she was recruited to play Division 2 lacrosse. “She had a lot of ... Read More »

Fuller Moves Past Preliminaries in Diving States

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By Coach Ryan Dygert On Friday, March 2, SGI’s Wyatt Fuller was in Long Island to compete in the New York State competition for Swimming and Diving. Wyatt was seeded 32nd going into the preliminary round of five dives.  He was able to move up to 23rd place after the first five dives and secure his spot in the semifinals. ... Read More »

Mardi Gras and Winter Carnival Return March 9-11

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By Alicia Dziak It’s almost that time of year again where king and queen reign supreme, dummies grace the slopes and the only thing more fun than throwing beads is collecting them! Yes, Ellicottville’s Mardi Gras and Winter Carnival Weekend will be here March 9-11, and the honor of your presence—or the honor of whoever or whatever you feel like ... Read More »

Goetz Queen of the Mountain at Kissing Bridge Dual

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By Caitlin Croft On Feb. 18, U14/12/10/8 athletes traveled to Kissing Bridge for the annual Dual Slalom. This event is a paneled slalom meaning giant slalom gates are used. There are two courses set side by side and athletes compete in a shoot out at the end to determine the Kings and Queens of the Mountain. This is by far ... Read More »

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