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By Amy Moritz » 1:46 PM

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 » 11:26 AM

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 teamĀ 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

By Amy Moritz » Tuesday, November 18, 2014

What a difference a year, a recruiting class and a full roster make. The women's hockey team at Buffalo State is off to a 3-2-1 start. That means the Bengals have already matched their win total fr... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Monday, November 17, 2014

Remember how I said I don't like to wildly jump teams in my USCHO.com Men's Division I hockey poll? There are exceptions to the rule. And Michigan Tech has proved to be one of those exceptions. ... Read More

By Keith McShea » Monday, November 17, 2014

The NCAA announced sites for theĀ 2016, 2017 and 2018 preliminary rounds of the men's basketball championships this afternoon. Buffalo will host the first and second rounds (formerly called the sec... 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.