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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,...

Dreams Come True for DeLaVergne

Dreams Come True for DeLaVergne

Francis Boeck, Associate Sports Editor
March 16, 2017
Filed under Men's Hockey, Men's Sports, Recent Stories, Showcase, SPORTS

Mike DeLaVergne grew up dreaming that, one day, he would play professional hockey. Last week, DeLaVergne’s dream became a reality. The Buffalo State senior was getting ready to leave town early last week after he received an offer to play professionally in the south. But before he left Mond...

Bengals lose to Oswego by one point in hard-fought overtime thriller

Bengals lose to Oswego by one point in hard-fought overtime thriller

Jahvon Graham, Staff Writer
February 26, 2017
Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Recent Stories, Showcase, SPORTS

With a berth to the SUNYAC championship game on the line, the Buffalo State Bengals and the Oswego Lakers did not disappoint. In a game with 25 lead changes, Oswego found itself on top at the end of overtime, 84-83, which ended the Bengals' season. This was the third match up decided by one point between...

Bengals repeat loss to Oswego with nearly identical scores

Bengals repeat loss to Oswego with nearly identical scores

Francis Boeck, Associate Sports Editor
February 25, 2017
Filed under Men's Hockey, Men's Sports, SPORTS, Uncategorized

History repeated itself on Saturday as the Buffalo State Hockey Bengals fell to Oswego 6-2 in the SUNYAC tournament semifinals. It was reflective of last Saturday, Buffalo State lost to Oswego 6-1. To open the game, Mike DeLaVergne showed why he was named the 2017 SUNYAC Goalie of the Year stopping...

‘Unsung heroes’ rise to the occasion, Buffalo State tops Fredonia in SUNYAC quarterfinals

‘Unsung heroes’ rise to the occasion, Buffalo State tops Fredonia in SUNYAC quarterfinals

Francis Boeck, Associate Sports Editor
February 23, 2017
Filed under Men's Hockey, Men's Sports, Recent Stories, Showcase, SPORTS

“It’s playoff hockey. This is when your big-time players need to step up, and then you get contribution from unsung heroes,” head coach Steve Murphy said prior to Wednesday's win. “It’s a completely new season. I’m looking forward to seeing who steps up.” It was the "unsung heroes" that...

Bengals defeat Cortland 61-59, advance to semifinals

Bengals defeat Cortland 61-59, advance to semifinals

Jahvon Graham, Staff Writer
February 22, 2017
Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Recent Stories, Showcase, SPORTS

Buffalo State went on the road to Cortland to play its quarterfinal match up against the No. 4 seed Cortland Red Dragons. In a game that went down to the wire, the Bengals hung on for the 61-59 victory and eliminated Cortland from the SUNYAC championships. In what was a low scoring game, Buffalo...

‘Battle by the Lake’: postseason edition

‘Battle by the Lake’: postseason edition

Francis Boeck, Associate Sports Editor
February 21, 2017
Filed under Front Page, Men's Hockey, Men's Sports, Recent Stories, SPORTS

The Buffalo State men's hockey team clinched a home playoff game in the SUNYAC tournament after beating Cortland on Friday night. On Saturday night, they found out they would be hosting Fredonia in the quarterfinals. The Bengals will look to take those positives into playoffs as it'll host the Fredonia...

Men’s basketball gets down-to-the-wire win over Fredonia, 60-59

Men’s basketball gets down-to-the-wire win over Fredonia, 60-59

Jahvon Graham, Staff Writer
February 19, 2017
Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Recent Stories, Showcase, SPORTS

The men's basketball Bengals took it down to the wire in a victory over Fredonia, 60-59. The win pushed the Bengals record to 16-8 (10-8 SUNYAC) to finish out the season. They clinched the playoffs and will enter as the 5-seed. Buffalo State trailed 29-27 going into halftime as both teams struggled...

Men’s hockey ends regular season on low note in 6-1 loss

Men’s hockey ends regular season on low note in 6-1 loss

Francis Boeck, Associate Sports Editor
February 19, 2017
Filed under Men's Hockey, Men's Sports, Recent Stories, SPORTS

  The Bengals came into Saturday night with a chance at a first round bye, but unfortunately for Buffalo State, it ran into red-hot Kenny Neil. Lead by Neil, Oswego downed the Bengals, 6-1. The Lakers got on the board just 39 seconds into the game. Neil found Andrew Barton to give Oswego the...

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