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By Budd Bailey » Tuesday, September 27, 2016

OAKVILLE, ONT. - The Buffalo Bandits had two winners of the National Lacrosse League's seasonal awards in a ceremony on Tuesday night. One of them picked up the top honor in the sport. Dhane Smith of the Bandits was selected as the league's most valuable player. He's only the third Bandit to be so honored; the others... Read More

By Budd Bailey » Monday, September 26, 2016

It wouldn't be a National Lacrosse League Entry Draft without the Buffalo Bandits completing some sort of trade. General Manager Steve Dietrich lived up to his reputation on Monday night in Oakville, Ont., by completing a trade for an experienced defender. The Bandits gave up the second of their three second-round draft... Read More

By Budd Bailey » Friday, September 23, 2016

The best advice about running is also the simplest: Take one step at a time, and keep going forward. That's also Juliet Meade's plan for her nonprofit organization, "Boys on the Right Track." The Lake View resident has set up a program designed to give a little boost to young boys who can use one. She adds some... Read More

By Budd Bailey » Tuesday, September 20, 2016

The Buffalo Bandits will have a chance to get off to a good start next season. The 2016-17 schedule has been announced by the team, and the Bandits will begin the season with three straight home games. They will start the season on Friday, Dec. 30, against the Colorado Mammoth. That will be followed by home games with... Read More

By Budd Bailey » Tuesday, September 13, 2016

NORTH CHILI - Pole vaulter Jenn Suhr and her husband Rick Suhr, who is also her coach, had said before the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janiero that Jenn would continue to compete in her specialty after the Games' completion. The Suhrs repeated that vow during a nearly hour-long news conference at Roberts Wesleyan... Read More

By Budd Bailey » Thursday, September 8, 2016

Adults looked at the calendar this weekend and asked themselves a simple question. “Has it really been 15 years since the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11?” Yes, it has. But enough time has gone by since the attacks that everyone currently in elementary or middle school has no recollection of it. Part of the... Read More

By Budd Bailey » Saturday, September 3, 2016

Three people were formally inducted into the Western New York Running Hall of Fame on Friday night in the annual ceremony in Buffalo. Matt Hellerer, Edna Hyer and the late Jesse Kregal were selected. Here are the introductions for them in the ceremony: Matt Hellerer We don’t put every track coach from St. Joe’s... Read More

By Budd Bailey » Thursday, August 11, 2016

John Tavares figured to be an absolute slam dunk for the National Lacrosse League Hall of Fame this year. And he was. But he'll have some familiar company. Former Buffalo Bandit teammate Tracey Kelusky will join him in the Class of 2016. In addition, veteran forward Josh Sanderson also was selected. They will be... Read More

By Budd Bailey » Saturday, August 6, 2016

Free agency arrived in the National Lacrosse League on August 1, and the Buffalo Bandits have taken a couple of hits already. On Thursday, faceoff specialist Jay Thorimbert jumped to the New England Black Wolves. A day later, Chad Culp also signed with New England. In put that in perspective, only three players have... Read More

By Budd Bailey » Monday, August 1, 2016

When the calendar flipped to August 1, it meant that the time for potential signings of free agents in the National Lacrosse League. The League has published its list of "available" players for the coming season. From the Bandits' standpoint, there are a few names on the list. This list of unrestricted free agents... Read More

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