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Buffalo Warriors Improve to 2-0

Buffalo Warriors Improve to 2-0

 

The Buffalo Warriors built an 18-point halftime lead and then hung on for an exciting 106-94 victory over the Buffalo Knights Tuesday night at the Event Center at the Hamburg Fairgrounds.

The Warriors, an independent professional team playing in their inaugural season, were led by Jamell Cromartie who scored a game-high 37 points. Ivan Davis added 16 for the Warriors, while Jonathan Burgio led the Knights in scoring with 24 points.

For more information about the Warriors, please visit www.buffalowarriors.com.

Seneca Niagara Casino Announces April and May Dates for Free Learn-To-Play Table Games Sessions

Seneca Niagara Casino Announces April and May Dates for Free Learn-To-Play Table Games Sessions

Mississippi Stud Poker on Wednesdays in April; Craps on Wednesdays in May

Senator Grisanti speaks in favor of legalizing mixed martial arts in New York State

Senator Grisanti speaks in favor of legalizing mixed martial arts in New York State

Senator Grisanti-(R,I-60) is the co-sponsor of S.2755 which would allow professional Mixed Martial Arts(MMA) events to be held within New York State. The bill passed the Senate by a margin of 47 to 15.


MMA is legal in 47 states and has a huge following based on attendance and pay per view sales alone.


The success of the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship), the premier MMA League, has brought economic benefits to cities around the country and the globe.

An exhibition in Toronto last spring set a record of $11 million in ticket sales alone with over 50,000 tickets sold. The total impact from weigh-in on Friday until the end of events on Sunday was $35 million.

An independent study done a couple of years ago indicated that Buffalo could reap almost $5 million from one exhibition.

MQA Student Athletes Shoot for Basketball Stardom

MQA Student Athletes Shoot for Basketball Stardom

 

Several student athletes from Mary Queen of Angels Regional Catholic School in Cheektowaga were crowned local champions in the Knights of Columbus Free Throw Shooting Contest that took place on Jan. 16 at the school. Taking part in the competition were Hannah Pufpaff, Matt Mesi, Sara Ferraraccio, Jacob Solomon, Madison Zdzinski, Jeremy Glinski, Chris Kobis and Nicole Kruse.

The students then moved on to the district competition held on Feb. 23 at the Knights of Columbus on Delaware Avenue in Buffalo, where Hannah Pufpaff earned a trip to the regional competition in Syracuse for the third consecutive year!

Crews Ready Tracks for Snowmobile Racing this Weekend at Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel

Crews Ready Tracks for Snowmobile Racing this Weekend at Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel

SALAMANCA, NY – Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel is ready to host high-speed, heart-pounding snowmobile races for southwestern New York’s first-ever national circuit of events this weekend. Crews with the International Series of Champions (ISOC) racing organization turned more than one million gallons of water into an enormous mound of snow this winter on a football-field-sized plot of land outside the casino. Now, that snow is meticulously shaped into a race course with twists, hills and ramps for the world’s top snowmobile athletes.

Jr. Sabres to Play at FNC Wednesday; Can Clinch Division With Win

Jr. Sabres to Play at FNC Wednesday; Can Clinch Division With Win

(Amherst, NY) - The Buffalo Junior Sabres will host the Oakville Blades at the First Niagara Center on Wednesday, February 20 at 7:00pm.  As of now, a win by the Junior Sabres will clinch for them a first place finish in the Ontario Junior Hockey League West Division and the top seed in the OJHL's South-West Conference during the playoffs, which begin next week.

Admission to the game Wednesday is just $7.00 for adults and $3.00 for youth and seniors.  Free parking is available in the ramp adjacent to the arena.  There will be a concession stand open.

Junior Sabres to Play at First Niagara Center Feb. 20

Junior Sabres to Play at First Niagara Center Feb. 20

The Buffalo Junior Sabres will host their regular season home finale at the First Niagara Center on Wednesday, February 20, when they host the Oakville Blades beginning at 7:00pm

The Jr. Sabres were just one win (or one loss by the Georgetown Raiders) away from clinching first place in the Ontario Junior Hockey League's West Division and home ice advantage throughout the South-West Conference playoffs, which begin the week of February 25.

The Jr. Sabres' last win came on Sunday, February 17, during which league leading scorer Tyler Gjurich netted his 50th and 51st goals of the season in a 5-3 victory over Mississauga.

Tickets for Wednesday's game are $7 for adults and $3 for youth and senior citizens.  Parking is free in the ramp adjacent to the arena and there will be concessions at the game.

The game will also be broadcast on the internet on FASTHockey.com.  A fee applies to watch the game online.

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