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By Amy Moritz » Saturday, November 22, 2014

The New York State Thruway has reopened and hockey resumes for the Canisius Golden Griffins. Their game with Mercyhurst is set for 7:35 at HarborCenter. Follow along for updates and fun. And in the... Read More

By Keith McShea » Saturday, November 22, 2014

Today's Big 4 basketball lineup (see today's story by Mark Gaughan for more details): St. Bonaventure women at Detroit (12:30 p.m.) Niagara women at University at Buffalo (2 p.m., Radio 1520 A... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Friday, November 21, 2014

Alex Iafallo is one of the most versatile players for the MInnesota-Duluth Bulldogs. He's the top-line center. He plays the point on the power play. He kills penalties. He's a big reason why the Bull... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Thursday, November 20, 2014

Update: There will be no Ice Griffs on a Bus tale. At least not Friday. The game between Canisius and Merychurst scheduled for Friday in Erie, Pa., has been postponed. The game scheduled for Saturd... Read More

By Mark Gaughan » Thursday, November 20, 2014

The Mid-American Conference has tentatively scheduled the University at Buffalo football game against Kent State for 1 p.m. Friday at UB Stadium. The shift has prompted the rescheduling of Kent Sta... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Dave Burkholder was getting reports at his home in West Seneca. The Niagara hockey coach was stranded and trying to dig out from the lake effect storm which dumped feet of snow in the southtowns. Mean... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Wednesday, November 19, 2014

By now you've heard the story of how the Niagara women's basketball team spent more than 30 hours on their bus, stranded by the snow storm as they were traveling back to Lewiston from their game in Pi... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Welcome Arizona State to the college hockey fraternity. The Sun Devils announced today a three-year plan to elevate their club men's hockey team to Division I status today. That makes Arizona State... Read More

By Keith McShea » Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The Niagara University women's basketball team lost at the University of Pittsburgh last night. But they're not home yet. They're stuck on the Thruway. Coach Kendra Faustin told The News' Am... Read More

By Keith McShea » Tuesday, November 18, 2014

As if today wasn't a rough enough day for the Southtowns. Angola native and Nichols School graduate Christian Laettner, one of the best athletes to come out of Western New York and one of the best ... Read More
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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.