Category: Orleans County

Nationals bow in Darien Tourney semis

Nationals bow in Darien Tourney semis

Please Share- The Niagara Nationals dropped a 14-4 decision to the Finger Lakes Falcons this afternoon in the semifinals of the Darien Lake Tournament. Scoring in five different innings, the Falcons tallied 4 times in the second and five in the seventh. Dave Belsito, Sam Murphy and Mitchell Holtz each had a pair ...

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Town of Shelby celebrates 200th anniversary

Town of Shelby celebrates 200th anniversary

Share This- Photos by Ginny Kropf SHELBY – The Town of Shelby celebrated its 200th anniversary on Saturday. One of the highlights of the celebration was a fashion show at Oak Orchard Elementary School auditorium, featuring apparel from 1818 to 2018. Georgia Thomas, commentator for the vintage fashion show, goes ...

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Wilson U18 diamond squad posts shutout

Wilson U18 diamond squad posts shutout

Share This- Staying unbeaten at 4-0, the Wilson U18 baseball team blanked the Cheektowaga Green 13-0 on Saturday. Thomas Baia, Bryce Seddon and John Bender combined to hurl the shutout. Bender also got the Wilson offense rolling with a two-run homer in the first inning. Wilson later pulled away with 6 runs in the ...

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N-O honors All-League tennis team

N-O honors All-League tennis team

Please Share- Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Roy-Hart’s first team honorees Patrick Sheelar and Madigan Lang. Albion’s first team All League honorees Victor Benjovsky and Matthew Kovaleski. Albion, Medina and Roy-Hart have each placed two players on the first team of the annual Niagara-Orleans ...

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Nationals open Darien Tourney with 3 wins

Nationals open Darien Tourney with 3 wins

Please Share- The Niagara Nationals are off to a 3-0 start at the Darien Lakes Tournament this weekend. The Nationals romped past the Rochester Cougars 16-2 on Friday evening and then downed the Rush-Henrietta Renegades 13-1 and the Kitchener, Ontario Panthers 5-2 today. Joe Dell’oso and Chris Goyette both ...

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Men’s leagues in action at Hickory Ridge

Men’s leagues in action at Hickory Ridge

Check This Out- Mother nature cooperated last week with play in all leagues at Hickory Ridge. The Wednesday Night League has John Carlson and Brian Hofstra at the top with 41 points followed by Larry Palmer and Dave Rau with 40, Gary Beattie and Jim Zambito with 37, Sam and Mark Hackenburg with 36.5 and Ray ...

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3 injured in accident this afternoon in Gaines

3 injured in accident this afternoon in Gaines

Like This- Photos by Tom Rivers GAINES – Albion firefighters and an Orleans County Sheriff’s deputy check on the driver of a car that went off the road after an accident just before 4 p.m. today at the intersection of Gaines Basin and Albion-Eagle Harbor roads. The driver of the car, a woman, was taken by COVA ...

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Green earns berth in USGA Junior Nationals

Green earns berth in USGA Junior Nationals

Share This- Contributed Photo – Medina High sophomore Melanie Green, who recently captured the state high school golf championship, has earned a berth in the upcoming USGA Girls National Tournament. Green, who is shown here with her swing Coach Nick Semuta, earned the berth with a top finish at a qualifier ...

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Amherst Thunder edges past Rampage

Amherst Thunder edges past Rampage

Like This- The Rampage lost a tight game to Amherst Thunder 2-1 Thursday in Metro Softball League competition. Ashley Hill led the offense with two hits including a double in the first inning.  Hill scored the Rampage’s only run on a sacrifice by Hanna Sobieraski. Samantha Choate, Alyssa Mayers, Samantha Coakley ...

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Video shows Holley candidate forum

Video shows Holley candidate forum

Share This- Photo by Tom Rivers: Six candidates running for the Holley Village Board were part of a candidate forum on Wednesday evening at the Holley Junior-Senior High School Auditorium. Pictured up front include mayoral candidates Shawn O’Mara and Brian Sorochty, and trustee candidates Connie Nenni, Alexa ...

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Albion kicks off concert series by canal

Albion kicks off concert series by canal

Please Share- Photos courtesy of Kim Pritt ALBION – The Ghost Riders performed Thursday evening to start Albion’s Concerts on the Canal. Bands will perform every Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at gazebo behind the Albion Fire Department on Platt Street. New this year the Albion Canalside Cruise night will be held ...

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