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‘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...

Women’s hockey ties No. 1 Plattsburgh on Senior Day

Women’s hockey ties No. 1 Plattsburgh on Senior Day

Marcos Watkins, Reporter
February 19, 2017
Filed under Recent Stories, Showcase, SPORTS, Women's Hockey, Women's Sports

The Bengals women’s hockey team nearly upset the No. 1 ranked Plattsburgh Cardinals on Saturday afternoon in a 3-3 tie. Although the Bengals suffered a 3-0 loss on the day before to Plattsburgh, they were fighting for a much different result this time around on their Senior Day. Unlike the d...

Lady Bengals drop season finale to Fredonia

Lady Bengals drop season finale to Fredonia

Zachary Memmott, Reporter
February 19, 2017
Filed under Recent Stories, SPORTS, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports

The Buffalo State women’s basketball was blown out to end the season Saturday with a 66-43 loss to Fredonia, leaving its record at 7-18 for the season. After the first quarter Fredonia was up, 19-6, and Buffalo State was having difficulty. Turnovers were the reason. The Bengals had nine in the first...

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...

Men’s hockey secures home playoff game

Men’s hockey secures home playoff game

Francis Boeck, Associate Sports Editor
February 18, 2017
Filed under Men's Hockey, Men's Sports, Recent Stories, SPORTS

Last weekend, the Buffalo State men’s hockey team clinched a playoff berth. On Friday night, the Bengals took another step forward clinching a home playoff game with a 4-3 win over the Red Dragons in Cortland. The win also keeps Buffalo State in the hunt for a first round bye in the SUNYAC playoffs. After...

Women’s hockey loses to No. 1 Plattsburgh, 3-0

Women’s hockey loses to No. 1 Plattsburgh, 3-0

Marcos Watkins, Reporter
February 18, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Women's Hockey, Women's Sports

The Buffalo State Lady Bengals put on a valiant, however, unsuccessful effort against the No. 1 ranked Plattsburgh Cardinals (23-1 overall, 16-1 ECAC WEST) on Friday night at the Ice Arena. The Cardinals, who are three-time defending D-III National champs, got the win with a 3-0 victory. The Bengals...

Bills’ best option is to stay the course, pick up Taylor’s contract option

Bills’ best option is to stay the course, pick up Taylor’s contract option

Zachary Memmott, Reporter
February 16, 2017
Filed under Column, Recent Stories, SPORTS

The Buffalo Bills have another big decision to make. What to do with Tyrod Taylor? In 2015-16, Taylor threw for over 3,000 yards and 20 touchdowns with only six interceptions, making his first-ever Pro Bowl. In response, last off-season the Bills signed the quarterback to a six-year $92-million deal...

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