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Springville hopes winter work helps unlock softball bats in 2019

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Pictured is the 2019 Springville-Griffith Institute varsity softball team, coached by Kim Pazzuti and assistant Brian Stedman.

By Sam Wilson After a year on the job, Springville varsity softball coach Kim Pazzuti doesn’t want a repeat of her rookie campaign. So whether the weather cooperated or not, Pazzuti made sure her Griffins got in the practice they needed leading up to the start of the spring season. “We’ve been doing a lot this season already,” Pazzuti said ... Read More »

Griffiths top Warriors 178 to 169

The Springville youth trap team defeated Salamanca 178-169 on March 19 at the Ellicottville Sportsman Club. Nick Emmick and Caleb Darnley led the team with 24 points each. Peter Priester, John Knojek, Jarrett Wolf and Colton Rosenswie each supported with 22. Kyle Baker and Robert Offhaus both made 21. Salamanca’s Hunter Stoltz and Konnor Spring also both had strong showings ... Read More »

After another run to states, Fuller wants to improve on “best year so far”

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Springville junior Wyatt Fuller prepares for his dive during the New York State championship meet on March 1 in Long Island.

By Sam Wilson After starting diving as a freshman, Wyatt Fuller has established himself as one of the best in Western New York through his sophomore and junior seasons. A junior at Springville-Griffith Institute, Fuller qualified for the New York State championships for the second consecutive season this winter. Fuller placed second in the Section 6 Championships with a score ... Read More »

How Goodridge got to the top of SGI’s all-time scoring list

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Springville senior Mason Goodridge directs his teammates on a play during a high school boys basketball game this season. Goodridge finished the season as Springville’s all-time leading scorer with more than 1,400 points.

By Sam Wilson The season began with a milestone for Mason Goodridge, continued with a bigger one and ended with a noticeable improvement for his team. The Springville-Griffith Institute senior led the Griffins’ varsity boys basketball team this season to a 13-9 record, including a playoff victory to continue an eight-game winning streak in the second half of the season. ... Read More »

It’s a Snow Dance Party at SGI

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Students at Springville-Griffith High School kicked off the weekend last Friday, March 1 with a dance party in the snow, taking inspiration from some French students’ experiences during a Quebec trip last month

By Elyana Schosek Student Reporter Nothing can get in the way of Springville-Griffith High School students and their desire to dance, not even cold weather! This was seen when a group of the high school’s French students took over an entire town square to dance on their recent trip to Quebec. This was during Carnival, a time of the year ... Read More »

Event-filled Mardi Gras, Winter Carnival this weekend

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People from near and father gather in Ellicottville each March for the annual Mardi Gras and Winter Carnival weekend festivities, highlighted by the parade that makes its way through the center of the village Saturday night.

By Kellen M. Quigley Whether you’re in the mood for a fun night on the town or an action-packed day on the slopes, Mardi Gras and Winter Carnival weekend have you covered! Parades, beads, music, contests and, of course, costumes are yours for the taking this weekend as Ellicottville’s biggest family-friendly party of the season returns. You might even think ... Read More »

Fuller finishes 28th in NYS diving competition

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Springville junior Wyatt Fuller goes through his diving warm-up during the NYSPHSAA swimming and diving championships Friday at Nassau County Aquatic Center.

On Friday, March 1, Springville’s Wyatt Fuller participated in the New York State Swimming and Diving Championships held at Nassau County Aquatic Center in Long Island. In a field of 42 divers, Wyatt was able to place 28th overall. He scored well on his first four dives, but his fifth dive was not executed as he would’ve hoped, and in ... Read More »

SGI seniors Rowe, Elkins qualify for states

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Pictured are Springville seniors Payton Rowe and Topher Elkins, who stand with their Section 6 patches at the Section 6 indoor track and field championships on Thursday in Houghton.

Two Springville seniors are headed to the state indoor track championships after sectional competition on Thursday night, Feb. 21 at Houghton. Springville’s Payton Rowe qualified for states with a time of 8.76, second overall in Section 6, in the 55-meter hurdles. Meanwhile, Topher Elkins made it to states with a fourth-place finish in the boys’ 300-meter run (36.94 seconds), after ... Read More »

Griffin boys make 2nd-half charge, but fall in Section 6 playoffs

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The Springville boys basketball team cheers as it watches a teammate sink a three-pointer during a playoff boys basketball game Wednesday against CSAT.

The season and an inspired second-half run came to an end for the Springville-Griffith Institute varsity boys basketball team on Saturday, Feb. 23 in Buffalo. The Griffins, seeded fifth in the Section 6 Class B-1 playoffs, fell to No. 4 City Honors 61-47 in a quarterfinal matchup Saturday afternoon. With its eight-game winning streak snapped, Springville fell to 13-9 to ... Read More »

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