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Swimming Lessons for All


By Alicia Dziak As the temps continue to rise, it’s time for trips to the beach, pool, creek or nearest swimming hole. It’s also time to work on those swimming skills! If you live in Springville or the surrounding communities, there are some great options when it comes to learning and developing this important skill. SYI offers swimming lessons for ... Read More »

School’s Out for Summer!


By Alicia Dziak It’s summer vacation! If you’re a kid, it’s time for staying up late and filling the days with outdoor activities. If you’re a parent, it’s time to get planning! Have no fear—there’s loads of great summertime fun right at your fingertips. Start out at one of WNY’s great parks. Sprague Brook is close to everyone living in ... Read More »

New York Free Fishing Days June 24-25

During Free Fishing Days/Weekends, anyone can fish the fresh or marine waters of New York State and no fishing license or recreational marine fishing registry is required! (All other freshwater and saltwater fishing regulations still apply.) With more than 7,500 lakes and ponds and 70,000 miles of rivers and streams, there are plenty of places to try freshwater fishing in ... Read More »

Summer Camps for Kids


By Alicia Dziak Summer vacation is almost here, and if you haven’t already started lining up the boredom busters, now’s the time to look into all the summer camps available. Whether your kids are looking to develop new skills, explore other interests, or just meet new friends and be outdoors, there are plenty of fun camps to choose from. Sports ... Read More »

Springville Health & Fitness Introduces New Cross Training Equipment


By Alicia Dziak Springville Health & Fitness, located at 243 West Main Street in Springville, is known for its variety of classes, cardio and weight training equipment. Recently, it added something new to its fleet: the Gronk rig. “We are continually trying to up our game,” said Springville Health & Fitness owner Mary Hannon of adding the large piece from ... Read More »

Girls’ Track Season Wrapup


Submitted by Coach Mark Heichberger The Springville Girl’s Track and Field team had a strong showing at the Section 6 Track and Field Championship meet held at Strider Field in Jamestown.  Leading the Griffins was Payton Rowe with an outstanding performance in the 400 hurdles.  Payton broke the school record in the finals with a time of 1:05.83 and finished ... Read More »

Spagnola Named Division All Star


Congratulations to sophomore Michael Spagnola for earning recognition as an ECIC Division IV Singles All Star for tennis.  Michael played first singles for the Griffins the entire year, finishing with a record of 11 wins and 3 losses. Read More »

The Springville Stampede is Back!


Mark your calendars for Friday, July 28, when the Springville Stampede 5K returns. The race, beginning and ending at SGI High School, is hosted by the Springville Cross Country team, and proceeds will go to the team to help develop and grow the program. The race starts at 7 p.m., and runners are asked to arrive by 6:30 p.m. to ... Read More »

Run, Bike or Slide Your Way to the Finish Line This June


By Alicia Dziak So many races, so little time! If crossing that finish line is high on your priority list this June, you’ll have opportunities galore. Read on to see how you can put all that training to good use! Foot Races Ready to get muddy? Saturday, June 17 is the sixth annual Holiday Valley Mudslide. Head over, under and ... Read More »

SGI Boys’ Tennis Season Wraps Up


Submitted by Coaches Frank Noeson and Ryan Dygert The 2017 SGI Boys’ Varsity Tennis season has come to an end.  After numerous indoor practices and match rescheduling, the boys were finally able to call it a season after the ECIC tournament took place. Overall, the team finished in 2nd place in Division IV with an 8-2 record, and a 10-4 ... Read More »

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