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By Mark Gaughan » Friday, June 24, 2016

Katie Healy has been selected as St. Bonaventure's NCAA Woman of the Year nominee, the school announced. Now in its 26th year, the Woman of the Year award honors graduating female college athletes who have exhausted their eligibility and distinguished themselves throughout their collegiate careers in academics, athletics,... Read More

By Mark Gaughan » Friday, June 24, 2016

The University at Buffalo men's basketball team will participate in the 2016 GCI Great Alaska Shootout, it was announced Friday. UB will play the host team, Alaska-Anchorage, on Nov. 23, then will play games Nov. 25 and Nov. 26. The shootout features eight men's teams and will be held at the Alaska Airlines Center in... Read More

By Mark Gaughan » Thursday, June 23, 2016

Canisius sophomore women’s lacrosse player Erica Evans has been named the 2015-16 Canisius Female Athlete of the Year. , the athletic department announced Thursday. Evans is the sixth member of the women’s lacrosse program to be named the school’s Female Athlete of the Year, joining with former Griffs Whitney... Read More

By Mark Gaughan » Tuesday, June 21, 2016

ALLEGANY - St. Bonaventure women's basketball coach Jesse Fleming announced Andrea Mulcahy, Jeff Clapacs and Jennifer Pruett will serve as assistant coaches. Alysha Giarra has been named director of basketball operations. "This is a staff that the St. Bonaventure community will love," Fleming said. "Each member brings a... Read More

By Mark Gaughan » Tuesday, June 21, 2016

A first ever trip to Nebraska in 2021 highlights three future University at Buffalo football non-conference games announced Tuesday. The Bulls have also finalized contracts with Rutgers and Delaware State. Buffalo will travel to Nebraska to face the Cornhuskers on Sept. 11, 2021. UB head coach Lance Leipold was on the... Read More

By Mark Gaughan » Monday, June 20, 2016

From News reporter Jay Tokasz A new synthetic turf for the University at Buffalo Stadium – featuring the return of “Buffalo” prominently in the end zones– is expected to be completed in August in time for the start of the football season. The old turf, which is being removed this week, will be reused in Kunz... Read More

By Mark Gaughan » Thursday, June 16, 2016

St. Bonaventure's men's basketball team gets to play fellow conference tri-champion Virginia Commonwealth at home this season as part of its Atlantic 10 Conference schedule, which was released Wednesday. Bona, which tied with VCU and Dayton for the league title and is expected to be good again in 2016-17, has the... Read More

By Mark Gaughan » Wednesday, June 15, 2016

New Canisius College men's basketball coach Reggie Witherspoon is bringing back long-time associate Chris Hawkins as an assistant coach. Hawkins spent seven years on Witherspoon's staff at the University at Buffalo from 2000 to 2007. Hawkins comes to Canisius from Division I Radford University in Virginia, where he... Read More

By Mark Gaughan » Wednesday, June 15, 2016

The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference has voted to cut its league basketball schedule from 20 games for each team to 18 games per season. The move for the 11-team league was approved by the conference’s athletic directors this week, sources report. The change means Canisius and Niagara will have to go looking for... Read More

By Mark Gaughan » Monday, June 13, 2016

The University at Buffalo made another raise-the-bar move for its men’s basketball team Monday by hiring 17-year NBA veteran and former NBA interim head coach Lindsey Hunter as an assistant coach. Hunter, 45, fills an opening created when Donyell Marshall, an 18-year NBA veteran, left coach Nate Oats’ staff to... Read More

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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.

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