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EA baseball extends win streak to five games


Surviving one close call and thriving in two not-so close outings allowed East Aurora’s baseball team to push its current winning streak to five games with the end of regular-season play rapidly approaching. Springville had the best chance to end the Blue Devils’ current run of good play when the two teams clashed on May 2, but in the end […]

Iroquois flag football team rebounds to win shutout two days after opener

Iroquois’ flag football team showed tremendous growth on both sides of the ball when it took on Buffalo Academy of Science Friday, shutting out its foe, 37-0, just two days after opening its inaugural season by hosting Amherst. Sam Current scored a pair of touchdowns and an extra point to lead the way for Iroquois against Buffalo Science, while Jessica […]

Chicken dinner set to benefit 2.8 For Nate Foundation



A limited number of tickets are on sale for a chicken barbecue from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, May 15, at East Aurora High School as part of this year’s fundraising efforts for the 2.8 For Nate Foundation. Due to the limited quantities, pre-ordering tickets for the dinner – $15 gets purchasers a smoked chicken dinner with two sides – […]

Iroquois boys lacrosse just misses in victory attempt against WS East



A back-and-forth first half left Iroquois’ boys lacrosse squad feeling optimistic about its chances when it took on West Seneca East on May 3, but an ill-timed slump in the third quarter gave the Trojans the opening they needed to pull away for the 13-8 triumph. Following a 4-4 deadlock through the first half, West Seneca East was able to […]

Iroquois softball tops Starpoint, Will East



The members of Iroquois’ softball team had a choice following a tough loss to West Seneca East to start the team’s most recent week of play: dwell on the setback and let it affect their performance in their other two games, or put it out of mind while getting back to the business of winning. Fortunately for coach Aaron Vanderlip, […]

CATCH ME IF YOU CAN

CATCH ME IF YOU CAN – East Aurora’s Ryan Zaff, at left in the left photo, has a slight lead over Iroquois’ Daniel Morgan during the 1,600-meter run, while at right, Iroquois’ Nicole Kuehner finds herself in a similar set of circumstances while taking on East Aurora’s Kailyn Houghton, middle, and Catherine Schoeneman in the 1,500 when the crosstown rivals […]

EA boys lacrosse shuts out Sweet Home



Just about everything that East Aurora’s boys lacrosse team could do well last week, it did, leading to three impressive victories that included a 14-0 shutout of Sweet Home on April 26. Dom Toscano was one of the key pieces to the puzzle for the Blue Devils, helping to fuel additional chances to score goals – East Aurora made good […]

EA softball drops pair to Central



Going into the 2022 season, Cheektowaga was a divisional opponent that East Aurora softball coach George Weimer was eyeing as a squad that could give the Lady Blue Devils a run for their money. That’s just what happened when the two teams tangled twice last week – though Cheektowaga proved to be a bit more competitive than the Lady Blue […]

Lady Chiefs’ lacrosse improving, seeking winning formula



It can be understandably tough for members of a team to find positives in a winless start to a season, but that is not the case for Iroquois’ girls lacrosse squad. The Lady Chiefs, who were upended three times last week to fall to 0-6 on the year, have been playing teams much larger than those they’ll see once the […]

EA girls lacrosse comes close to netting pair of wins



Winning games hasn’t been as prevalent for East Aurora’s girls lacrosse team as it was last season, but the Lady Blue Devils have been continuing to trend towards making more frequent trips to the win column as the season progresses. That progress was apparent last week, when East Aurora suffered a pair of three-goal losses in games that it was […]


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