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SGI boys bounce back with 3-0 win over Holland

SPRINGVILLE — Three different Griffins scored a goal on Tuesday at home as the Springville varsity boys soccer team bounced back from a pair of losses with a 3-0 win over Holland. Austin Walker scored on an Andrew Fisher assist in the 15th minute and SGI took a 1-0 halftime lead. Andrew Jenis scored off Walker’s assist in the 48th ... Read More »

SGI tennis edges Eden, Depew

Springville rolled to its second straight girls tennis victory at home on the backs of singles players Lily Vanuga, Haylee Cerrone and Maria Rumfola, who all won in straight sets on Thursday, Sept. 26, as SGI topped Eden 4-1. Vanuga won 6-1, 6-2 in first singles, Cerrone won 6-1, 6-1 at second and Rumfola won 6-2, 6-1 at third. In ... Read More »

SGI girls soccer edges Holland late, 1-0

With 12 minutes to play, Shelby Stisser broke a scoreless tie and put Springville ahead for a road 1-0 victory on Thursday, Sept. 26, against Holland. Nyah Solly assisted on the game-winning goal. Logal Lukert made six saves for the Griffins (6-3). SGI was next set to play Wednesday at Alden, and Friday at Kenmore East. Modified Girls Soccer After ... Read More »

Eden holds off Springville, 20-6, in Week 4

Alex Elkins ran for a touchdown in Springville’s Week 4 visit to play Eden/North Collins on Friday, Sept. 27, but the Raiders took home a 20-6 victory. In the second quarter, Elkins’ four-yard run cut Eden’s lead to 14-6. A two-point conversion run came up short. For Eden, C.J. Sroda threw for three touchdowns. He completed 31- and 24-yard passes ... Read More »

SGI varsity volleyball loses tight matches with EA, Cheektowaga

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Springville’s Meghan Rehrauer and Katelyn Mesch puts up a block during a volleyball match against Ellicottville on Thursday.

  East Aurora handed the Springville-Griffith Institute varsity girls volleyball team (7-2) its second consecutive loss on Monday in East Aurora after a 7-0 start. East Aurora took a well-contested four-set match, 16-25, 25-22, 25-23, 25-17. Izzy Sell had eight kills for the victors. Cheektowaga 3, Springville 2 Springville suffered its first loss of the season in a five-set match ... Read More »

Plenty planned for Springville Center for the Arts this October

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By Alex Simmons As the weather and the leaves start to change and the fall season comes upon us, Springville Center for the Arts offers many workshops and opportunities for you to get involved with your local theater. Interested in basket making? Take part in the basket making double bottom work basket workshop. The baskets can be made “with or ... Read More »

14th annual Springville Oktoberfest is this Saturday

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The calendar may still read September, but everyone in Springville is ready for Oktoberfest. The 14th annual German celebration will take place on Sept. 28 from 2 to 8 p.m. at Firemen’s Park, 70 Nason Blvd off Waverly Street in the village. The annual event, held rain or shine, features music, German and American food and draft beer and wine, ... Read More »

Griffins looking for goals in tight games as girls soccer season heats up

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Pictured is the 2019 Springville-Griffith Institute varsity girls soccer team. Front row (from left): Hannah Goetz, Mabel Robinson, Morgan Kotlarz, Shay Ellis, Erin Schneider, Shelby Stisser. Second row: Karagen Heferle, Annemarie Harrigan, Hannah Carrow, Jackie Roggie, Erin Drewiega. Third row: Gracie Attebery, Autumn Snyder, Logan Lukert, Coach Holler, Nyah Solly, Jacy Schelble.

By Sam Wilson Goals are always at a premium in soccer, and last year the Springville-Griffith Institute girls team had plenty of them. The Griffins scored 71 goals over 16 games last season, good for an average of 4.4 per game as they went 12-1-3. Eric Holler, in his fifth season as the SGI varsity girls soccer coach, said this ... Read More »

Eden edges SGI boys in OT, 1-0, for Griffs’ first loss

Trevor Masocco scored in the 85th minute to lift Eden to an overtime victory over the Springville boys soccer team on Tuesday in Eden, handing the Griffins their first loss of the season. Ian Macauley had the assist on the winning goal. Springville (7-1-2, 4-1-2 in ECIC Div. IV) will look to bounce back on Friday as it heads to ... Read More »

Lackawanna scores late to take Homecoming clash with SGI, 13-8

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Springville quarterback Nick Emmick drops back to pass during a high school football game against Lackawanna on Friday night at Pop Warner Field.

SPRINGVILLE — On Homecoming night for the Springville-Griffith Institute varsity football team, Lackawanna scored a fourth-quarter touchdown and held on to beat the Griffins, 13-8, on Friday, Sept. 20. David Thompson had the lone touchdown for the Griffins. Thompson recovered a fumble and returned it 52 yards to the end zone in the third quarter. AJ Slippy ran in the ... Read More »

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