By Amy Moritz » Monday, September 15, 2014A new award from the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) has been named in honor of Buffalo native Mark Rudolph. The second-year conference will award the Mark Rudolph Officiating Achievement Award at the end of each season. The honor will go to a referee, linesman or supervisor in the NCHC who “through… Read more »
By Amy Moritz » Monday, September 15, 2014After building Medaille men’s basketball into a regional Division III force, Mike MacDonald will look to do the same for Daemen as the Wildcats continue their move into NCAA Division II. Daemen will introduce MacDonald as its next men’s basketball coach in a press conference on Tuesday. MacDonald transformed the Mavericks into… Read more »
By Mark Gaughan » Saturday, September 13, 2014HOW THE GAME WAS LOST Baylor 63, UB 21 How Baylor won: The eighth-ranked Bears jumped to a 35-0 halftime lead and outgained UB, 432-78, in the first half to end any suspense. Baylor outgained UB for the game, 669-394. Turning point: On its first possession, UB quarterback Joe Licata… Read more »
Friday, September 12, 2014By Bucky Gleason For a brief moment early in the game, with the ball airborne and headed for the waiting arms of Marcus McGill down the right sideline, UB made you think the unthinkable. The Bulls had a sure touchdown that would have tied the game with Baylor, but McGill… Read more »
By Mark Gaughan » Friday, September 12, 2014The University at Buffalo made a major position change in advance of tonight’s meeting with Baylor, switching promising sophomore receiver Boise Ross from wide receiver to cornerback. The move is intended to be permanent, and it addresses a cornerback roster that is thin in experienced, top athletes. At the same… Read more »
Friday, September 12, 2014
By Mark Gaughan » Friday, September 12, 2014Five Things to Watch: UB vs. Baylor 8 p.m., UB Stadium 1. NFL Talent. Baylor has a bunch of it. QB Bryce Petty (No. 14) will be in the NFL next season. He’s currently rated as a third-round draft pick by CBS Sports. Phil Steele has him as the No…. Read more »
Thursday, September 11, 2014The University at Buffalo’s football team hosts No. 8 Baylor Friday night at 8 p.m. on ESPN. UB is 1-9 against Top 25 teams during its Mid-American Conference tenure. Here’s the breakdown: Sept. 7, 2013 at #23 Baylor L 70-13 Sept. 1, 2013 at #2 Ohio State L 40-20 Sept…. Read more »
By Mark Gaughan » Wednesday, September 10, 2014The University at Buffalo made another significant move to try to maintain continuity in its athletics program today by signing Athletics Director Danny White to a five-year contract extension. The deal, which runs through 2019, continues UB’s trend of pre-emptive deals designed at keeping the key athletics department players together…. Read more »
By Mark Gaughan » Wednesday, September 10, 2014The University at Buffalo was mentioned in connection with four Western New York senior prospects in The Buffalo News high school preview section that was published on Thursday. The reports all come from our prep writers. The players on UB’s radar: –Williamsville North DL Duke Hwang has made a verbal commitment… Read more »
About the reporter
Buffalo native Mark Gaughan started working at The News in 1980 and covered the Bills from 1992 through 2014. He is a former president of the Pro Football Writers of America.
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.