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Saturday, August 16, 2014

By Mark Gaughan Here were three standout performers from the University at Buffalo controlled scrimmage on Saturday: X Sophomore receiver Boise Ross, who caught four passes for 73 yards. He’s a starter who saw time with both the first and second units. He had a 53-yard catch-and-run from No. 2 QB… Read more »

Saturday, August 16, 2014

By Mark Gaughan The University at Buffalo run defense looked organized and on target Saturday during an hour-long controlled scrimmage. The Bulls’ defense forced three three-and-out possessions in five series against the starting offense. The Bulls’ first-stringers held running backs to just 28 yards on nine carries, a 3-yard average…. Read more »

By Amy Moritz » Thursday, August 14, 2014

Canisius College hockey can add another verbal recruit to its list. Joshua Gabriel announced on Twitter he has chosen to play for Golden Griffins. The 18-year-old Lancaster native played in 37 games last season for the Buffalo Jr. Sabres, scoring 14 goals with 20 assists. His commitment is for the… Read more »

By Amy Moritz » Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Tony Capobianco became the fifth player from the Canisius College Class of 2014 to sign a professional hockey contract for the upcoming season. The goaltender who owns nearly every record for the Golden Griffins signed with the Elmira Jackals of the East Coast Hockey League. The team announced Capobianco had… Read more »

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

By Mark Gaughan The University at Buffalo will unveil a new black helmet to go along with black pants and black jerseys, for its Sept. 12 home game against Baylor. The 8 p.m. game at UB Stadium will be televised… Read more

By » Tuesday, August 12, 2014

by Amy Moritz Ryan Rashid is headed back to Elmira. The Niagara University forward signed with the Jackals last year after the Purple Eagles ended their run in the Atlantic Hockey semifinals. The club announced Tuesday that Rashid had signed… Read more

By » Thursday, August 7, 2014

by Amy Moritz Two more members of the recently graduated Canisius class signed professional hockey deals this week. Kyle Gibbons signed with the Idaho Steelheads of the East Coast Hockey League while Ryan Bohrer signed with TSV Peissenberg, a team… Read more

By » Wednesday, August 6, 2014

by Amy Moritz Clear some more space on the trophy shelf for Connor Panas. The junior baseball standout from Canisius College was named the Male Student-Athlete of the Year from the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, which was announced today. He… Read more

By » Friday, August 1, 2014

Kentucky for the men. Duke for the women. UB basketball will head into the 2014-15 season with a “take-on-all-comers” approach. The UB women released their non-conference schedule today and it includes a Nov. 25 game at Duke, a traditional top-10… Read more

By » Wednesday, July 30, 2014

St. Bonaventure today became the second Big 4 team to release its upcoming non-conference basketball schedule and, as was the case with UB, there’s a national presence on the slate. The Bonnies will play at Pitt of the ACC on… Read more
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About the reporter

Western New York native Bob DiCesare covers UB football, Big 4 basketball and writes an occasional column. He still holds a grudge against Chris Ford who, he's convinced, cost St. Bonaventure the 1970 NCAA basketball championship.

Amy Moritz, a native of Lockport, has covered colleges for The Buffalo News since 1999. She has a bachelor's degree in journalism/mass communication from St. Bonaventure University and a master's degree in humanities from the University at Buffalo. An endurance athlete, she has completed several triathlons, half marathons and marathons.