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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,...

Buffalo State student wins Super Bowl tickets

Buffalo State student wins Super Bowl tickets

Jillian LeBlanc, News Editor
February 8, 2017
Filed under Campus, City, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

The Super Bowl is an event many partake in yet never actually attend. Between expensive tickets, travel expenses and game day festivities, attending the Super Bowl is a pipedream for most college students. SUNY Buffalo State freshman Latrell Charleson said he received a once in a lifetime opportunity...

Stewart leads Bengals to come-from-behind win

Stewart leads Bengals to come-from-behind win

Jahvon Graham, Reporter
September 3, 2016
Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Showcase, SPORTS

The Buffalo State Bengals opened up their 2016 season with a home contest against Otterbein. They started the season off on a good foot with a nail biting 29-26 win. With it being the first game of the season, there was a lot of sloppy play in the variety of fumbles along with penalties. The Bengals...

Beloved offensive line coach Gene Zinni remembered

Beloved offensive line coach Gene Zinni remembered

Emily Niman, Associate News Editor
April 27, 2016
Filed under Campus, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

The scoreboard read 36-16 as people gathered in SUNY Buffalo State’s Houston Gym to remember the life and legacy of SUNY Buffalo State offensive line coach Gene Zinni. Zinni was born May 1, 1936, and died February 25, 2016. The hyphen in between 36 and 16 on the scoreboard meant more than a separation...

Seven key factors heading into 2016

Seven key factors heading into 2016

Tony Callens, Associate Sports Editor
April 20, 2016
Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Showcase, SPORTS

Another schedule of spring practices have come and gone as the Buffalo State football team closed its 2016 spring ball docket of practices on Thursday. The Bengals are coming off a 7-4 season that saw them go to a second straight bowl appearance, this time falling short 20-13 against Rensselaer Polytechnic...

Bengals knock off No. 18 Cortland in comeback win

Bengals knock off No. 18 Cortland in comeback win

Anthony Reyes, Opinion Editor
October 13, 2015
Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Recent Stories, Showcase, SPORTS

On Saturday at Coyer Field, the Buffalo State football team faced off against the Cortland Red Dragons. Last time the two teams met, there was no shortage of drama. Saturday proved to be another whirlwind matchup with the Bengals coming out on top by a score of 29-21. The game was a tale of two halves,...

Football turns lights off on Fisher

Football turns lights off on Fisher

Anthony Reyes, Opinion Editor
October 7, 2015
Filed under Football, Men's Sports, SPORTS, Uncategorized

The Buffalo State football team readied to take on the St. John Fisher Cardinals Saturday afternoon when, just before game time, there was a campus-wide power outage that also affected Coyer Field. The game went on without a hitch, but that wasn’t the only power outage of the day. The other came in...

Football fails to find offensive stride, falls to Morrisville State

Football fails to find offensive stride, falls to Morrisville State

Dan Almasi, Sports Editor
September 30, 2015
Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Recent Stories, SPORTS, Uncategorized

Buffalo State struggled offensively in its first full game without injured quarterback Kyle Hoppy, falling 37-23 to Morrisville State at Drake Field. The Bengals offense put up only 255 yards of total offense to Morrisville State’s 562, and was held scoreless until kicker Marc Montana hit a 35-yard...

Back-and-forth affair ends in loss

Back-and-forth affair ends in loss

Dan Almasi, Sports Editor
September 23, 2015
Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Recent Stories, SPORTS

In a hard-fought contest between two well-rounded football teams, turnovers, as they often are, were the deciding factor in a 29-26 Buffalo State loss to Alfred University on Saturday. Buffalo State was well-rested and ready after enjoying an early second-week bye, but in a game with four lead ch...

Football overwhelms Otterbein in season-opening rout

Football overwhelms Otterbein in season-opening rout

Anthony Reyes, Opinion Editor
September 9, 2015
Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Recent Stories, Showcase, SPORTS

Coming off their best season in over a decade, the Buffalo State football team kicked off its season in a big way on Saturday. The Bengals picked up right where they left off last season, taking down Otterbein University, 29-0. It was the first ever meeting between the two teams, and it was also the...

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