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Buffalo State lacrosse hosts friendship from middle school

Zachary Memmott, Sports Reporter
May 3, 2017
Filed under SPORTS

College is bittersweet for some athletes. It is balancing the emotions of leaving home and going on to college and possibly college athletics. The departure, often times, leaves behind their old teammates to get a brand-new team. However, the transition is easier if you could bring your best friend...

Red hot Bisons give Buffalo winning team

Red hot Bisons give Buffalo winning team

Randy King, Sports Reporter
May 3, 2017
Filed under SPORTS

Off to an International League best 14-8 record through its first 22 games, the Buffalo Bisons have given the people of Buffalo the winning team they have been craving for.  Although it is the AAA minor league affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays, the team still offers a winning atmosphere that can be...

NFL Draft first round review

NFL Draft first round review

Emmanuel Rodriguez, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017
Filed under Column, SPORTS

  The NFL Draft began last Thursday night at Primetime in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and the atmosphere was amazing. Of course, the cameras catch a great chunk of the excitement, but it does not compare to actually being there. I was a lucky one to snatch a seat at the draft. While in attendance,...

Multiple-sport athletes still around at Buffalo State

Multiple-sport athletes still around at Buffalo State

Francis Boeck, Associate Sports Editor
April 28, 2017
Filed under Recent Stories, Showcase, SPORTS

In a world where the best athletes in high school are expected to specialize in single sport, the multiple-sport athlete at the collegiate level has now become a dinosaur. Some of the greatest professional athletes in American history played multiple sports. Bo Jackson not only played professional...

Bengals get back in the win column, sweep Blue Devils

Bengals get back in the win column, sweep Blue Devils

Emmanuel Rodriguez, Staff Writer
April 15, 2017
Filed under Recent Stories, Showcase, Softball, SPORTS, Women's Sports

Sophomore Allie Block was on the hill again for Buffalo State softball, and she brought her A-game on Friday afternoon in Fredonia. It all started in the top of the first inning when junior Danielle Szymkowiak, Block and freshman Kaylee Lynch all drew two-out walks. Sophomore Cassandra O’Hern took...

Reporting concussions: Why do athletes ignore symptoms?

Reporting concussions: Why do athletes ignore symptoms?

Timothy Diamond, Contributor
April 10, 2017
Filed under Column, Recent Stories, SPORTS

Not all concussions are willingly reported. The biggest problem surrounding concussions is underreporting – and it’s often not the player’s own fault. Sometimes, coaches and parents preach toughness and urge youth athletes to return to the game after injury. Nowadays, there are individuals...

Bengals split double header ahead of home opener

Bengals split double header ahead of home opener

April 10, 2017
Filed under Recent Stories, Softball, SPORTS, Women's Sports

After falling to defending SUNYAC champion Cortland and having a couple of games postponed against Oswego, the struggling Bengals found themselves playing the struggling New Paltz Hawks in a neutral site game. The Bengals split the series 1-1 by the scores of 1-4, 4-2, respectively. However, Buffalo...

Lacrosse fights to surpass .500

Lacrosse fights to surpass .500

Marcos Watkins, Reporter
April 10, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Women's Rugby, Women's Sports

Things have not been easy for the lady Bengals of lacrosse as they are more than halfway through the season. Buffalo State has not only sputtered to a 4-5 record overall, but have had to deal with unpredictable weather that led to their games against Lycoming being cancelled. When asked about how...

Men’s Hockey will go to Alaska for Winter Break next season

Men’s Hockey will go to Alaska for Winter Break next season

Francis Boeck, Associate Sports Editor
April 1, 2017
Filed under Men's Hockey, Men's Sports, Recent Stories, Showcase, SPORTS, The Wreckard

Buffalo State men’s hockey head coach Steve Murphy was trying to figure out what he should do next year with his team during the winter break. Then the coach got a call from his parents back home in Alaska. “They told me that all seven of their sled dogs died,” Murphy said. “The dogs were...

Buffalo State Football working on deal to join Liberty League, leave Empire 8

Buffalo State Football working on deal to join Liberty League, leave Empire 8

Francis Boeck, Associate Sports Editor
March 30, 2017
Filed under Football, Front Page, Men's Sports, Recent Stories, Showcase, SPORTS

Buffalo State Athletics and the Liberty League are working on a deal to move the Bengals to the New York State D-III conference as a football-only member starting in 2018, according to a report by d3football.com. Buffalo State would become the seventh member of a conference that includes Hobart,...

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