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Park School Wins NYS Championship

Park School Wins NYS Championship

Olean New York - March 12, 2011 - by Joanne Gould

The Park School Girls Varsity Basketball Team drove through a grinding series of 3, back-to-back, playoff games to clinche the New York State CAAC Basketball Championship in Olean on Saturday.

Park School Boys Varsity Basketball Wins Against Harmony Christian in State Playoffs

Park School Boys Varsity Basketball Wins Against Harmony Christian in State Playoffs

Olean New York - March 12, 2011 - by Joanne Gould

The PARK SCHOOL Boys Varsity Basketball Team beat HARMONY CHRISTIAN in the New York State Playoffs (NYCAA) with a final score of 51 - 47.

The win culminated a series of games over March 10, 11 and 12th for the State Championship, held in Olean, New York. The Park Team played an extremely good game highlighting the quality of both Coaching and Players. Park Coach Michael Battaglia led Park through a close game between the well matched teams.

Park School Girls Varsity Basketball Takes State Championship !

Park School Girls Varsity Basketball Takes State Championship !

Olean New York - March 12, 2011

The PARK SCHOOL Girls Varsity Basketball Team has swept past all competition, and earned the New York State Championship  at the Playoff Games (NYCAA) held in Olean New York March 10, 11 and 12.

The final game against Olean's NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN, held on Saturday, began with Park's tacking 10 points on the board within the first minutes of the game. The Park Girls never looked back and, dominated the court with an impressive lead throughout the entire game. Led by Park Coach, Glen Dombrowski, Park School made the win, against one of New York's toughest teams, look easy.

The final score of 52 to 37 reflected a game highlighting a relentless series of superb, precision plays and well executed strategy.

 

Marching Into Spring at the Tifft Nature Preserve

Marching Into Spring at the Tifft Nature Preserve
Nature’s Circle

Read a story and have some fun during an outdoor circle time at Tifft. Silly songs, games and lots of fun help little ones comfortably engage in a natural setting. Let’s learn to enjoy nature together!

Date/Time:

10:30-11:15 AM
Monday, March 14: Marching Into Spring

Ages: Ages 2-3 Fees: Non-Members: $4 per child and adult
$2 additional children with same adult
Museum Members save 10%! Registration: Pre-registration required. Register online or call 896-5200, ext. 338

Park School Varsity Basketball Teams Headed to State Championships

Park School Varsity Basketball Teams  Headed to State Championships

Amherst New York - March 10th 2011

Both Park School Boys and Girls Varsity Basketball Teams took The Independent Athletic Conference Crown on Saturday, March 5th at Daemen College. They beat Christian Central Accademy (CCA) to make it to the State Finals. The State Finals Playoff Series for the New York State Championships will be held in Olean New York March 10th through 12th. This will be the 4th time in as many years that Park Girls Varsity Basketball Teams have made it to the State Finals. In the 2010 State Finals, Park Girls Varsity came in second place.

ASDF Grant Will Fund New Softball Team at Annunciation School

ASDF Grant Will Fund New Softball Team at Annunciation School

Annunciation School in Elma will be adding to its sports program, thanks to a grant from the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame Amateur Sports Development Fund (ASDF). The $800 grant will be used to purchase equipment for a new girls’ softball team.

The ASDF has been providing assistance to area groups since supporting the 1993 World University Games. Funds are awarded annually to amateur athletes, teams and organizations seeking financial assistance to foster the pursuit of a higher level of athletic achievement. A portion of the proceeds from the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame annual induction dinner held each fall is made available to fund the ASDF.

Nichols Students Named Squash City Champions

Nichols Students Named Squash City Champions
Recently, an historic moment occurred in the 100-year history of squash in Buffalo. For the first time, both Buffalo Squash Racquets Championships were won by junior players, both from Nichols School.   Nichols seniors, Michael Che and Pamicka Marinello, became the City Champions on Saturday, March 5. This win implies their positions as the best male and female players in the city.   Che thrashed a veteran of five city championships and Marinello triumphed over a former collegiate squash player at St. Lawrence University. Nichols freshman, Caroline Hogan, came in fourth in the women’s tournament. They all exhibited great sportsmanship and graciousness in victory.