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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 »

September Race Rundown


By Alicia Dziak Race season continues as we head into the final weeks of summer and early weeks of fall, and there’s something for everyone. On Sept. 8, head to Letchworth State Park for the annual Glen Iris 5K. The start is located at the Trout Pond of Letchworth Park, and t-shirts go to the first 300 registered. The race ... Read More »

SGI sports schedule, Aug. 24-30, 2018

Saturday, Aug. 25 V &JV Football scrimmage vs. Lew-Port @ Cardinal O’Hara HS, 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27 V & JV Girls Soccer Scrimmage Fest, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28 V Girls Volleyball @ Williamsville North, 1 p.m. V & JV Boys Soccer @ Eden, 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29 JV Girls Soccer vs. Tonawanda, 4:30 p.m. V Girls Soccer ... Read More »

Girls’ Soccer Kicks off Season With Scrimmage Fest on Aug. 27

By Alicia Dziak The girls’ varsity soccer team started their season last week with 18 players. The team, consisting of five seniors, eight juniors, two sophomores and three freshmen, is coached by high school business teacher Eric Holler, who has coached soccer for SGI for 10 years, four of which at the varsity level. In the months leading up to ... Read More »

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