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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,...

Happy “In the Hunt” season, Bills fans

Michael Read, Staff Writer
November 30, 2016
Filed under Football, Men's Sports, SPORTS

It’s every Buffalo Bills fan's favorite season. Not winter, but ‘In the Hunt’ season. It’s almost too familiar for Bills fans – it always creeps up near the end of November, and all throughout December, the Bills are labeled as ‘In the Hunt’ for a playoff spot. Nevertheless, that label...

Will NCAA football playoffs reach potential?

Francis Boeck, Reporter
November 30, 2016
Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Recent Stories, SPORTS

On Oct. 28, 2014, just a little over two years after being approved by the NCAA, the College Football Playoff board released its first-ever rankings. Today, in its third year, the College Football Playoff board has the opportunity to reach its full potential. The College Football Playoff board came...

Why Kaepernick’s decision to not vote is hyprocritical, unacceptable

Marcus Darby, Reporter
November 16, 2016
Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Recent Stories, SPORTS

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been in headlines all year for his pregame theatrics more so than his play on the field. Kaepernick has spent the whole NFL season being notarized for kneeling during the National Anthem before games in order to show solidarity with the Black Lives...

Football closes out campaign at .500

Football closes out campaign at .500

Andrew Kuczkowski, Sports Editor
November 16, 2016
Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Recent Stories, SPORTS

The inconsistency has been consistent. From week 1 to 2, then 3, the Buffalo State Football Bengals have been hit or miss football team. Some Saturdays, the offense is hot, the next it's the defense. On Saturday, Buffalo State (5-5, 3-5 in Empire 8 play) was dropped by Brockport (7-3, 6-2) by a score...

Buffalo State shut out for first time since ’09

Buffalo State shut out for first time since ’09

Andrew David Kuczkowski, Sports Editor
November 9, 2016
Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Recent Stories, SPORTS

The Buffalo State Bengals (5-4, 3-4 in Empire 8) have been a confusing  inconsistent team. One week, the Bengals put up 50 on the scoreboard, only to put up an egg the next week. Buffalo State failed to score single a point in Saturday’s matchup against Ithaca, which ended 7-0, following a week where...

Hoppy bounces back, Bengals top Hawks, 51-33

Hoppy bounces back, Bengals top Hawks, 51-33

Tony Callens, Associate Sports Editor
November 2, 2016
Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Recent Stories, Showcase, SPORTS

In a hectic, high-scoring game, the Bengals came out on top, 51-33, over Hartwick, displaying a powerhouse offense on Senior Day at Coyer Field. Junior quarterback Kyle Hoppy took control this week in response to last week’s 5 for 22 performance. “Last week was rough, and we knew we had to...

Buffalo State stalls in 26-13 loss to Utica

Tony Callens, Associate Sports Editor
October 26, 2016
Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Recent Stories, Showcase, SPORTS

Buffalo State was red hot coming into Saturday, but like the fall weather in Western New York, the Bengals went cold. The Utica Pioneers held quarterback Kyle Hoppy and the Bengals offense to a 5 of 22, 58-yard passing day to leave Coyer Field with a 26-13 win. “Plays don’t win football games,...

Buffalo State stalls in 26-13 loss to Utica

Buffalo State stalls in 26-13 loss to Utica

Tony Callens, Associate sports editor
October 22, 2016
Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Showcase, SPORTS

Buffalo State's win streak came to an end on Saturday as they fell to the Utica Pioneers, 26-13, in a defensive struggle. Buffalo State fell to 4-3 on the season (2-3 in Empire 8 play). Utica improved to 6-2 (4-2 E8). “We just didn’t finsh some of those promising drives that we had," said head...

Defense dominates in shutout win over Alfred St., 27-0

Defense dominates in shutout win over Alfred St., 27-0

Tony Callens, Associate Sports Editor
October 18, 2016
Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Recent Stories, Showcase, SPORTS

The Buffalo State offense went off last week in a win over Cortland. This week it was the defense’s turn. The Bengals allowed just 169 yards of total offense from Alfred State in a 27-0 shutout. It was the first shutout by Buffalo State since last season’s 62-0 win against Finlandia. The team...

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