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SWAT Splashes Into Springville


At 7:59 a.m. on Oct. 28, the water of the Springville-Griffith Institute High School pool was calm and still. By 8:01 a.m., the water had transformed into a churning well of splashes and shouts, as 110 swimmers began warmups and practice laps for the SWAT Spooktacular Splash. SWAT – or the Springville Waves Aquatic Team – is a volunteer run ... Read More »

EVL Half and 5K Oct. 28


By Alicia Dziak For many, the EVL Half and 5K is about a lot more than just running. Now in its fourth year, this must-attend race is about being creative and dressing up, spending time with your running buddies and, of course, the awesome t-shirts and finisher’s medals! It’s about the costumes. Outside of Ellicottville, there aren’t a whole lot ... Read More »

SGI Coaches Corner, Oct. 26, 2017

JV GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL, COACH BOB GAINEY The JV girls volleyball team played host to Olmsted on Thursday night and came away with a 3-0 victory. The girls were exceptional in all three games and played well as a team. Every girl who took the floor made important contributions, which included: Jill Roggie, Vaidah Emerling, Rachel Stressinger, Melanie Barry, Meg Rehrauer, ... Read More »

SGI Wrestling Season Starts Nov. 6


Submitted by Coach Mark Vogel As the weather begins to turn, the Springville wrestlers are gearing up for another season. We’re anticipating decent numbers and looking forward to welcoming back seven seniors this year. Practice begins Monday, Nov. 6 and the annual SGI Duals tournament will take place on Saturday, Dec. 9 in the HS gymnasium. Last year’s Section 6 ... Read More »

Until the Final Whistle: Springville Stands Behind Their Griffs


By Tim Oakley This past Friday, Springville’s Varsity Football team took the field for the final game of a disappointing 2017 season. On this blustery evening, 20 of the 62 listed players on the Griffins roster took the field in the final regular season game in their high school careers.  The events of the evening started with a brief seniors ... Read More »

SGI Coaches Corner, Oct. 19, 2017


JV GIRLS’ SOCCER, COACH ALICIA DZIAK The JV girls’ soccer team wrapped up their season last week with two tough games. On Thursday, they lost to Iroquois despite a great team effort. The following day, they traveled to East Aurora and ended their season Friday with a 1-1 tie. The Blue Devils took the lead late in the first half. ... Read More »

SGI Sports Schedule, Oct. 19-25, 2017

Thursday, Oct. 19 JV Girls Volleyball vs. Olmstead School #156 V. Girls Swim ECIC’s Swimming @ Clarence HS Var Girls Volleyball vs. Olmstead School # 156 Firday, Oct. 20 Modified Girls Volleyball vs Holland (Home) JV Girls Volleyball @ Cheektowaga (Away) Var Girls Volleyball @ Cheektowaga (Away) Saturday, Oct. 21 Modified Boys Soccer @ Holland (Away) Modified Girls Soccer @ ... Read More »

Teams Forming for All-New Springville Soccer Club

By Alicia Dziak As the school soccer season winds down, SGI’s die hard soccer players are left wondering what to do in the off season. For many, that means training with a club/travel program. In the past, these kids had to join other teams in other towns to continue with their soccer, but now, SGI students have the opportunity to ... Read More »

‘Pink Out’ Springville Oct. 13


By Alicia Dziak In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the community will be holding their annual SGI Pink Out football game on Friday, Oct. 13. SGI football players, cheerleaders, and fans will be wearing pink, as the SGI Griffins take on Olean in the last home football game of the season. This event is part of the Pink Out ... Read More »

SGI Coaches Corner, Oct. 12, 2017

JV GIRLS’ SOCCER, COACH ALICIA DZIAK The girls played Lake Shore on Tuesday and came away with a 7-0 win. Scoring for the Lady Griffs was Fran Deluca, with a powerful left footed shot from outside. Hannah Carrow had two goals, assisted by Kiley Nolan and Cora Boundy. Cora also had two goals, one unassisted and one assisted by Lily ... Read More »

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