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Football outlasts Cortland 41-28 in season opener

Football outlasts Cortland 41-28 in season opener

Chris Dierken, Sports Editor

September 7, 2013


Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Recent Stories, SPORTS

Buffalo State football opened its season with a nail-biting 41-28 victory over Cortland today, despite a furious Red Dragons comeback attempt in the second half. Cortland opened the game with a 67-yard touchdown run from Dylan Peebles on the first play from scrimmage. Buffalo State answered later...

Bengals hope to replicate aerial success in season opener

Bengals hope to replicate aerial success in season opener

Chris Dierken, Sports Editor

September 5, 2013


Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Recent Stories, SPORTS

The football team will begin its season Saturday at Cortland, in one of the most anticipated season openers in recent memory. After beating perennial powerhouse UW-Whitewater last year and ending the season on a four-game winning streak, hopes are high surrounding the program entering 2013. With...

Men’s soccer opens season with strong showing at Frostburg Tournament

Men’s soccer opens season with strong showing at Frostburg Tournament

Joe Sarro, Reporter

September 3, 2013


Filed under Men's Soccer, Men's Sports, Recent Stories, SPORTS

The men's soccer team opened the season with a bang over the weekend. The Bengals came out of the Frostburg Tournament undefeated after beating Pitt-Greensburg in overtime, 2-1, on Friday and playing Grove City to a scoreless draw on Saturday. With the victory against Pitt-Greensburg, Buffalo State...

Volleyball bounces back strong after opening season with 3 straight losses

Volleyball bounces back strong after opening season with 3 straight losses

Leif Reigstad, Associate Sports Editor

September 3, 2013


Filed under Recent Stories, SPORTS, Volleyball, Women's Sports

The Buffalo State volleyball team sat down in a circle in the hallway to talk. They had just lost their first three matches of the season, two in straight sets, the other, 3-1. They knew something had to change before the final game of the weekend, against Pitt-Bradford, or else they were in danger...

Women’s soccer finds success, gains experience in opening weekend

Women’s soccer finds success, gains experience in opening weekend

Chris Losey, Staff Writer

September 3, 2013


Filed under Recent Stories, SPORTS, Women's Soccer, Women's Sports

he Buffalo State women's soccer team started the season off on a high note with a win and a draw. The Bengals opened the season with a match against Skidmore on Friday in the Farmingdale State Classic, tying them, 1-1. Buffalo State controlled play early and led 12-3 in second-half shots, but Skidmore...

Volleyball enters season bitter following tourney snub

Volleyball enters season bitter following tourney snub

Leif Reigstad, Associate Sports Editor

August 27, 2013


Filed under Recent Stories, SPORTS

Junior captain Kelsey Bashore and the rest of the Buffalo State volleyball team gathered in the Bengal Room on a cold November morning last year to find out their fate, one day after losing the SUNYAC Championship game — and the automatic NCAA Tournament bid that went with it — to Cortland in straight...

Women’s soccer seeks to build on strong SUNYAC finish

Women’s soccer seeks to build on strong SUNYAC finish

Chris Losey, Staff Writer

August 27, 2013


Filed under Recent Stories, SPORTS

Despite losing two captains to graduation, Buffalo State women's soccer will look to improve upon last year's 5-9-5 record when they hit the field to start this year’s campaign. The Bengals graduated a handful of key players in 2013 including two captains, Katie Hennes and Jess O'Donoghue, and All-SUNYAC...

New coach Howlett brings culture change to men’s soccer

New coach Howlett brings culture change to men’s soccer

Joe Sarro, Reporter

August 26, 2013


Filed under SPORTS

Buffalo State men’s soccer has experienced its fair share of struggles over the past couple of seasons. After totaling six wins over the last two seasons, the Bengals needed to shake up their program dramatically. That change began when Buffalo State hired Mark Howlett to fill the vacant head coaching...

DIERKEN: Bills’ philosophy will make for thrilling season, regardless of results

Chris Dierken, Sports Editor

August 26, 2013


Filed under Columns, SPORTS

The NFL season is just around the corner, and for Buffalo Bills fans, this has meant one thing for the past 13 years — dreams are about to be crushed. Sadly, July and August have become the most exciting months for Bills fans since 2000, the last time the team made the NFL playoffs. Year after...

Football hopes to exceed elevated expectations

Football hopes to exceed elevated expectations

Chris Dierken, Sports Editor

August 24, 2013


Filed under Football, SPORTS

For any football program, there’s a big difference between optimism and expectations. Last year, the Buffalo State football team entered its first season in the Empire 8 Conference with some optimism surrounding the program. There was a buzz around the team, and a feeling that it might be on the...

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