Sports

July 20, 2019

ATLANTA – The Atlanta Hawks have requested waivers on former St, Bonaventure Bonnie Jaylen Adams. The Hawks announced the move on July 13. Adams averaged 3.2 points, 1.9 assists and 1.8 rebounds in 34 games with the Hawks last season. He made one start. A 6-foot 2-inch guard, Adams played for ...

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TACOMA, Wash. – Aaron Phillips, who pitched for the Olean Oilers and St. Bonaventure Bonnies, was called up to the Triple-A Sacramento River Cats Friday and pitched six strong innings against the Tacoma Rainiers to pick up a win. Phillips had been pitching for the San Jose Giants, the Class-A ...

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HOUGHTON, NY - In a doubleheader that went through the night, the Olean Oilers split two games with the Rome Generals at the Kerr-Pegula Athletic Complex Friday. Game 1 started at 10 p.m. and Game 2 ended at 2:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. (I, your humble narrator, am studying abroad with St.

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OLEAN, NY – In their fourth-to-last game of the summer, the Olean Oilers lost to the Genesee Rapids 9-7 in a crucial interdivisional game. The result will ultimately play a part in deciding the fate of the two teams at the season’s end, as the Rapids now trail the Oilers by only 2 points in the ...

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NIAGARA FALLS, NY – In what was their last game of the season against their divisional rival Niagara Power, the Oilers lost in walk-off fashion for the third straight time. This devastating three-game skid has gut-punched them straight back into third place in the Western Division, sitting just ...

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MANSFIELD, PA – In what seemed like a must-win game before it started, the Olean Oilers lost in walk-off fashion away to the Mansfield Destroyers 9-8. They remain in second place after the result, though their record and Mansfield’s are pretty much identical. They both have 16 wins and 17 losses, ...

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OLEAN, NY – In their second consecutive win, the Olean Oilers defeated the Niagara Power for the first time at home Sunday. The result moved them one game clear of the third-place Mansfield Destroyers with seven games left to be played in this New York Collegiate Baseball League regular season.

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GENESEE, NY – In perhaps their most crucial win of the season to date, the Olean Oilers defeated the Genesee Rapids away 3-2 Saturday in a away game at Houghton College. With their victorious result, and the Mansfield Destroyers’ loss at the hands of the Niagara Power, the Oilers finally moved ...

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Former St. Bonaventure University forward LaDarien Griffin is the latest addition to the Norrköping Dolphins, a professional basketball team in Sweden. “Winning is the most important thing for me,” Griffin said in a news release posted on the Dolphins’ website. “I want to help the team to be as ...

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HORNELL, NY – In a crucial away doubleheader, the Oilers split two games with the Hornell Dodgers Friday. They ran it up in the first game and won by a score of 12-1 and were just barely outplayed in the second when they lost 6-4. As a result, the Oilers record moved to 14-16-3, allowing them to ...

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MANSFIELD, PA – In an all-important interdivisional contest with the regular season drawing to a close, the Olean Oilers beat the Mansfield Destroyers 10-5 in an away game Wednesday. After the win, the Oilers moved one game closer to that coveted second-place slot, which would ultimately give them ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ – Olean Oilers outfielder Jacob Victor took home All-Star Player of the Night honors Monday as the New York Collegiate Baseball League All-Star team defeated the Atlantic Collegiate Baseball League All-Stars 3-0 at Yogi Berra Stadium. Victor, an outfielder by way of Canisius ...

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OLEAN, NY – In an all-important, cross-division doubleheader, the Olean Oilers swept the Syracuse Salt Cats in prolific fashion after being swept the by the Niagara Power the previous day. The Salt Cats, who entered the two-game set with the league’s best record, were relegated to second place in ...

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NIAGARA FALLS, NY — After spending three days in third place in the Western Division of the New York Collegiate Baseball League, the Olean Oilers were swept away in a doubleheader by the Niagara Power Saturday. They lost the first game by a score of 6-4, and the second 8-1. As a result, they were ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY — A former member of the St. Bonaventure University baseball team will be on the mound during Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game festivities at Progressive Field in Cleveland. Derek Morgan, who played one season for the Bonnies, won’t be trying to strike out Mike Trout or ...

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HOUGHTON, NY – In their first victory at the Kerr Pegula Athletic Complex against the Genesee Rapids, the Oilers won their 10th game of the year 6-1 Thursday. It was their third straight victory after they swept a doubleheader away against the Sherill Silversmiths Wednesday, and they’ll move into ...

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SHERILL, PA – The Olean Oilers pelted five home runs and got complete games from two pitchers to sweep a doubleheader from the Sherrill Silversmiths Wednesday. In the opener, Jacob Victor, Dylan Vincent, Mason Nadolney and Frank Wayman went deep to lead Olean to a 10-3 victory. Murphy O’Brien ...

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ATLANTA, GA – Former St. Bonaventure University basketball star Jaylen Adams will play for the Atlanta Hawks in the 2019 MGM Resorts NBA Summer League in Las Vegas The Hawks announced their summer league roster Tuesday, and it includes Adams, a 6-foot 2-inch guard who played four years at St.

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OLEAN, NY – Three members of the Olean Oilers have been selected for the 2019 New York Collegiate Baseball League All-Star team. Pitcher Jack Collins and outfielders Jacob Victor and Dylan Vincent will represent Olean when the NYCBL all-stars take on all-stars from the Atlantic Collegiate ...

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MANSFIELD, PA – In a game that featured 21 runs and 27 hits, the Olean Oilers lost to the Mansfield Destroyers, 13-8, Tuesday. Olean jumped out to the lead with four runs in the fifth inning, but Mansfield answered right back with five runs in the bottom half of the frame. The Oilers pulled even ...

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OLEAN, NY – For the second time this season, the Olean Oilers put the New York Collegiate Baseball League’s ten-inning maximum to use, as they tied the Genesee Rapids 3-3 at Bradner Stadium Monday. They are now 4-5-1 in their last 10 games and still in last place by one game, behind the Hornell ...

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OLEAN, NY – In what had to be the most dramatic game of a season that already has included a 12-12 postponed enigma in Mansfield, the Oilers lost to the Genesee Rapids, 7-6, in a back-and-fourth barn burner at home Saturday. Olean fell to 7-12-1 after the loss, three games behind the third-place ...

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OLEAN, NY – In their eighteenth contest of the summer, the Olean Oilers moved one game closer to .500 in a convincing 10-7 win against the Mansfield Destroyers at home Friday. Their record improved to 7-10-1 after the win, as they have now won three of their last four games, creating the idea that ...

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HOUGHTON, NY – After winning two straight games, the Olean Oilers were once again defeated by the Niagara Power, losing 5-1 away Thursday. After the loss, their record dropped to 6-11-1, and they are now 0-4 against the Power this summer. The Power, Western Division leaders, started the game in ...

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OLEAN, NY – For the second straight night, the Olean Oilers defeated the Hornell Dodgers with relief pitcher Nate Beimel closing the door. The only difference this time was that Wednesday’s game was held at Bradner Stadium, where the Oilers completed the two-game sweep against their close division ...

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OLEAN, NY – The Oilers’ struggles this season have been obvious. They’ve been no-hit, shut out and mercy ruled early on, turning in results that have pummeled them into last place, while drawing comparisons to the Bad News Bears. However, the franchise serves their community in ways that no losing ...

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HORNELL, NY – The Olean Oilers finally snatched that elusive first away victory, beating the Hornell Dodgers 11-5 at Maple City Park Tuesday. The Oilers are now 2-2 in their last four games, defeating the Dodgers for both victories. In baseball, they say that speed kills. And, it did just that ...

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OLEAN, NY – In a Monday doubleheader at Bradner Stadium, the Olean Oilers strengthened their bid to turn in maybe the worst season in their history, as they were swept by the Niagara Power. They were competitive in game 1, but were once again blown out and shut out in game two, as their record ...

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OLEAN, NY – In their third home game of 2019 season, the Hellbilly Heartbreakers defeated Ithaca’s BlueStockings, 280-71, at the William O’ Smith Recreation Center. Sign Up for E-News to get top stories delivered daily to your inbox.  Download the FREE TAPinto App!  Click here for ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY – After going 3-6-1 in their last 10 games, the Olean Oilers held on to defeat the Hornell Dodgers, 4-3, on a picturesque Saturday evening at Fred Handler Park. Olean quickly made its presence known courtesy of a lead-off single by center fielder Dylan Vincent. After two more ...

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