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CHOJNACKI: Questions abound for young Sabres team

Shaun Chojnacki, Reporter

September 17, 2013

October is quickly approaching and while hockey fans everywhere are salivating at the thought of the NHL season starting, the Buffalo Sabres are hard at work preparing for the upcoming season. The offseason was filled with questions, some of which remain unanswered. Many fans were convinced that...

Men’s soccer splits pair of games against high-level opponents

Men’s soccer splits pair of games against high-level opponents

Joe Sarro, Reporter

September 17, 2013

The Buffalo State men’s soccer team split two games last week against schools transitioning to Division II athletics. The Bengals beat Roberts Wesleyan, 2-1, on Wednesday before falling to Daemen, 2-1, in overtime on Saturday. Both teams held an advantage in size over Buffalo State (2-3-1), but...

Women’s soccer locks down Pitt-Bradford in 1-0 win

Women’s soccer locks down Pitt-Bradford in 1-0 win

Chris Losey, Staff Writer

September 17, 2013

The Buffalo State women’s soccer team improved to 3-1-1 this season after beating the Pitt-Bradford Panthers, 1-0, Saturday in its home opener. Defense prevailed for both sides until the 64th minute, when Shaunta Pyles scored off of a long pass from Jordan Dudish. Linda Banfield was stellar in net...

Bengals post nearly 600 yards of offense in wild I-90 Bowl win

Bengals post nearly 600 yards of offense in wild I-90 Bowl win

Leif Reigstad, Associate Sports Editor

September 14, 2013

The Buffalo State football team had nearly 600 yards of total offense to outlast Brockport in a shootout victory, 42-40, in the I-90 Bowl at Coyer Field. Wide receiver Mike Doherty had 10 catches for a career-high 228 yards in the win, while quarterback Casey Kacz threw for 387 yards and a touchdown...

Longtime Buffalo State professor leaves lasting legacy

Longtime Buffalo State professor leaves lasting legacy

Leif Reigstad, Associate Sports Editor

September 13, 2013

It’s 1951, and the first half of Donald O’Brien’s night shift at the Pepsi-Cola bottling plant is winding down. He clocks out, punching his time card before going on his dinner break, about an hour and 45 minutes long. Punch out. But Don didn’t use his dinner break for dinner. Well, actually,...

Bengals’ keys to victory in I-90 Bowl vs. Brockport

Bengals’ keys to victory in I-90 Bowl vs. Brockport

Chris Dierken, Sports Editor

September 13, 2013

The football team went out and took care of business Saturday, opening its season with a 41-28 victory over Cortland. Last week, I talked about the need for the Bengals to get the passing attack going, but they actually scored five touchdowns with a relatively balanced attack. Casey Kacz accounted...

Late pick seals 41-28 season-opening win for Bengals

Late pick seals 41-28 season-opening win for Bengals

Chris Dierken, Sports Editor

September 11, 2013

Less than three minutes remained in the fourth quarter of Buffalo State’s opening game against Cortland. The Bengals were clinging to 35-28 lead, after giving up 14 unanswered points. Cortland had the ball, third and goal from the 8-yard line, seemingly poised to tie the game. Red Dragons’...

Hope’s offseason detour leads him to racetrack

Hope’s offseason detour leads him to racetrack

Chris Dierken, Sports Editor

September 11, 2013

Summer vacation for college students usually means one thing: relaxing. The summer is a time to kick back, relax, and take a breather after a long, busy school year. For Brett Hope, a sophomore forward on the men’s hockey team, summer vacation means something completely different. When he goes...

Men’s soccer shut out twice at Fredonia Clarion Inn classic

Men’s soccer shut out twice at Fredonia Clarion Inn classic

Joseph Sarro, Reporter

September 11, 2013

The men’s soccer team had plenty of confidence after playing well in their first two games of the season, but they were unable to keep the momentum going at the Fredonia Clarion Inn Classic, ending the weekend with two losses. Buffalo State’s inability to score came back to haunt them this weekend...

Volleyball bounces back at difficult Ohio tournament

Volleyball bounces back at difficult Ohio tournament

Leif Reigstad, Associate Sports Editor

September 11, 2013

One five-set match is tiring enough, and two on the same day is just plain exhausting. So when senior outside hitter Sarah Horvath and the rest of the Buffalo State volleyball team finally finished their second straight five-setter on Friday at the Marcia French Invitational in Cleveland, it’s not...

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