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Zabawa Sisters Combine for All Three Goals Against Warriors


By Alicia Dziak Last Thursday, SGI’s varsity and JV girls’ soccer teams headed north to Tonawanda to take on the Lady Warriors on the school’s football field. Dominating early on, varsity coach Eric Holler said one of their strengths was possession. “We had the ball the majority of the game,” he said. The girls came away with a 3-1 win, ... Read More »

Girls’ Tennis Opens Season


Submitted by Coach Bob Gainey The Varsity Girls Tennis team started their season off in style on Friday night as they took down the Depew Wildcats by a score of 3-2. Taking the first point of the match was the tandem of Haylee Cerrone and Maria Rumfola. In their first varsity match as partners, they played well together and made ... Read More »

JV Boys Soccer Beats Alden in Close Game

Submitted by Coach Marty Neifergold The boys JV soccer team improved to 5-0-0 on Friday, Sept. 7 with a hard-fought 1-0 victory at Alden.   It was a very intense and close game all the way through.  When it started, the Bulldogs had the better part of the play, applying much pressure to the Springville team.  The Griffins were able ... Read More »

JV Griffins Take Down Titans


Submitted by Coach Brian Kader Last week Tuesday, the Springville JV Griffins opened their season with an 8-6 victory over the Franklinville/Ellicottville Titans on Pop Warner Field.  AJ Slippy scored the lone touchdown for the Griffs on a 65-yard reception from QB Tom Orndorff. Cole Baker caught what proved to be the winning conversion from Orndorff following the score. With ... Read More »

Zabawa Scores Four in Season Opener


By Alicia Dziak Last week Wednesday, the Varsity team headed to Holland to play under their lights at their recently-reopened middle school. Unfortunately, due to lightning, the game never got started and is rescheduled for Friday, Sept. 7 in Holland. On Friday morning, they headed to Alden. The game got off to a rough start, going down 2-0 in the ... Read More »

Boys’ Soccer Competes in Heat


Photo by Jenny Sullivan On Tuesday, the Varsity boys headed to Holland. The very evenly-matched game was tied at zero at the end of regulation play, sending it into double overtime as darkness fell. After the two OT periods, the game remained scoreless. Also on Tuesday, the Springville boys JV soccer team improved their record to 4-0-0 with a 3-1 ... Read More »

Cross Country Team Looks to Win Division


By Alicia Dziak SGI’s cross country team had a busy summer getting ready for the fall season. The group met three days a week throughout the summer, and also spent several days together at Camp Allegany in late August. “We did a week x-c camp with three other schools at Allegany State Park and ran 45-55 miles over six days,” ... Read More »

Emmick Sets Completions Record in Griffins’ 51-8 Loss to Maple Grove

By Rich Place Photo by Scott Reagle/The Post-Journal. The Springville Griffins opened their 2018 varsity football season with a 51-8 loss to Maple Grove on Friday night, but a solid start from their junior quarterback and his breaking of a 36-year school recorded provided some consolation. Making his first varsity start, quarterback Nick Emmick’s touchdown pass in the fourth quarter ... Read More »

Griffins Football Opens Season Friday Against Maple Grove

By Rich Place Springville Griffins head coach Rob Valenti admitted this week that when his team lost in heartbreaking fashion to Albion in last year’s season opener, it was difficult to recover. The Griffins went 1-8 and, after losing that game in a back-and-forth contest to begin the season, they went on to play a handful of tough teams to ... Read More »

Boys’ JV and Varsity Split Home Openers


Photo by Leesa Shelley The JV and Varsity boys kicked off their 2018 season last week Friday against Lakeshore, a non-league contest. The home opener saw the JV team coming away with a 5-0 win, hopefully a sign of things to come. The Varsity team did not fare so well, coming away with a 2-1 loss, but the score did ... Read More »

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