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Allegany-Limestone Gators’ Soccer Team Poised for Playoffs and a Run for Another Far West Regional Title

October 18, 2017

ALLEGANY, NY -- As practice concluded Wednesday, Coach Jon Luce addressed his team one last time, a night before the playoffs. The Allegany-Limestone Gators’ men’s soccer team went undefeated in league play and finished the year at 15-1 overall ranked ninth in the state.

But the team has more business to handle with the playoff set to begin.

“We have to be ready, ...

State Sets Special Youth-Only Pheasant Hunting in WNY for Oct. 14 & 15

A special youth-only pheasant hunting weekend will be held in Western New York Saturday and Sunday.

The hunt is one week prior to the regular pheasant hunting season and will provide junior hunters ages 12 to 15 with an opportunity to hunt pheasants with a licensed adult companion when fewer hunters are afield. The 2017-2018 regular pheasant season opens Oct. 21.

"The youth-only ...

Hinsdale Celebrating a Fun-Filled Homecoming Weekend

HINSDALE, NY -- Hinsdale Central School will wrap up a week of homecoming activities Saturday.

Every one of the school's sports' teams, including modified and varsity, will host a home game at the school. The Bobcats will kick off the series of games with girls modified volleyball against Arkport Central at 10 a.m. Concessions will be sold throughout the day.

After ...

Podcast: Local High School Football Preview

In our Sept. 14 podcast, TAPinto Greater Olean reporters Christian Gravius and Lucas Sperduti discuss the first two weeks of football action in the Greater Olean area and preview this weekend's contests. Allegany-Limestone, Cuba-Rushford, Olean and Portville are among the local teams discussed.

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Diesel Play Carthage Saturday for Northeastern Football Alliance AA Championship

Coming off a 26-23 win over the Charlotte Colonials, the Southern Tier Diesel will face the Carthage Revolution in the Northeastern Football Alliance AA championship game on Saturday at 7 p.m. at Carthage High School.

Owner and head coach J.R. Bennion said the Diesel are focusing on fundamentals as they prepare for the game.

“A lot of it is getting that practice time to clean up ...

Summers with Olean Oilers Helped Peterson and Phillips Adjust to Professional Baseball

For Aaron Phillips and Cole Peterson, playing two summers for the Olean Oilers prepared them mentally, as well as physically, for professional baseball.

“Playing in the NYCBL prepared me for minors by being able to play every day and grind out games through your highs and lows,” said Peterson, who plays for the Connecticut Tigers of the New York Penn League

 “The ...

St. Bonaventure University Athletes Aid Hurricane Harvey Relief

ST. BONAVENTURE, NY — It all started with a simple tweet.

In the wake of the devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey in Texas, University of Houston head basketball coach Kelvin Sampson sparked interest from colleges and universities around the nation when he sent out a tweet asking basketball teams to donate to those in need.

And, St. Bonaventure athletics went above and ...

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