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Snowshoes and Softball Jan. 27

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By Alicia Dziak Snowshoes are great for trekking over deep snow, and navigating wintry trails. But are they useful in a game of softball? Well, now’s your chance to give it a try! On Saturday, Jan. 27, it’s time for the 14th annual Springville Snowshoe Softball Tournament to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Springville. Grab your friends and ... Read More »

Winter Olympics 101: Bobsled, Luge and Skeleton

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By Alicia Dziak While football fans around here eagerly await Sunday’s playoff game, fans of every other winter sport have something else to look forward to this winter: the XXIII Olympic Winter Games. In just a few short weeks, on Feb. 9, the Opening Ceremonies will air from PyeongChang, South Korea on NBC, followed by more than two weeks of ... Read More »

Safety First When Ice Fishing

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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today encouraged anglers to put safety first when ice fishing. Four inches of solid ice is usually safe for anglers accessing ice on foot. However, ice thickness can vary on waterbodies and even within the same waterbody. Anglers should be particularly wary of areas of moving water and around boat docks ... Read More »

Local Ski Racing: Graney Makes Triumphant Return to Junior Racing

By Caitlin Croft After a season of recovery, Kissing Bridge’s Grace Graney reclaims her powerhouse position in Giant Slalom. At HoliMont on New Year’s Eve 2017, there was a Giant Slalom held, which consisted of two run on the infamous ‘Wild Turkey’ run. Graney made her return to the podium, finishing with the bronze medal. Teammates Sydney Minier and Abigail ... Read More »

Winter Fun at Byrncliff

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Following two warm winters, it looks like this one’s staged to be a memorable one considering the cold start, making Byrncliff Golf Resort & Banquets, a great place to make winter fun and get outdoors. You may know Byrncliff as one of Western New York best public golf resort, with its Route 20A landmark with a Buffalo and flags about ... Read More »

Bowling Team Rolls Out Season

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By Coach Kevin Farner After having their first two matches postponed due to weather, the Springville varsity boys and girls bowling teams are finally off and rolling;  starting with road matches at J.F.K. on Dec. 13th, and home contests against Holland and Lackawanna on the 18th and 21st respectively. The girls team went two wins, one loss in the stretch, ... Read More »

SGI Sports Schedule, Dec. 28, 2017-Jan. 3, 2018

Thursday, Dec. 28 V. Wrestling @Eden JV Tournament, 8:30 a.m. V. Indoor Track @ Houghton College, 10 a.m. Emerling Basketball Tourney- JV Boys, 12 p.m. Emerling Basketball Tourney- JV Boys, 1:30 p.m. Emerling Basketball Tourney- JV Girls, 3 p.m. Emerling Basketball Tourney- JV Girls, 4:30 p.m. Friday., Dec. 29 Emerling Basketball Tourney- JV Boys, 10:30 a.m. Emerling Basketball Tourney- JV ... Read More »

12-28-17 SGI Coaches Corner

Photo by Jaime Dickinson Indoor Track, Coach Joseph Marvin Results 3 school records broke Boys 4×2 1:42.0 school record, Nick Abdo, Topher Elkins, Jared Reese, Masin Field. 600 school record, Nick Abdo 1:27.9. 55 hurdles school record, Payton Rowe 9.34 Boys results 4×4 4:24, Andrew Delasandro, Seth Dash, Luke Waterman, Brett Russell. 4×4 4:36, Kasper Heitzman, Chris Amodeo, Payton Szudzik, ... Read More »

Local Ski Racing: Rauch Finishes 4th at Christmas Eve Opener

By Caitlin Croft The junior alpine race season kicked off on Christmas Eve with the Ely Leene Christmas Slaloms. This race has become tradition for many first-year U16 athletes as it is their first chance to get points and they are challenged by having to compete against U19/U21 and Seniors. In ski, racing the lower your points are the better ... Read More »

Merry Christmas Break!

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By Alicia Dziak It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The kids (and hopefully adults!) are off until 2018, and it’s time to celebrate the season with endless fun over this holiday break. Hit the slopes! Kissing Bridge is now open. Lifts are spinning and the powder is calling all skiers and snowboarders! Take advantage of 11 Days of ... Read More »

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