2020-11-18

Wales Officials Asked to Amend Liability Law in Town


A local coalition is asking communities to progressively amend a law in order to assist their overall objective, which is to educate the public about substance abuse prevention. 

Swim Team Gains Second Place Against East Aurora

Along with being a shortened season due to the Covid-19 pandemic, swim teams in Erie County had the unusual task of competing in virtual meets. They would swim in their home pool at the same time their opponent would swim in their own pool, with officials at both.  “It was really weird swimming only ourselves,” Iroquois swim coach Mike O’Connor […]

Close Game Closes Out Season for Lady Chiefs Soccer Team

The Iroquois girls soccer team lost its playoff match last week against Williamsville South, closing out a strong season for the players.  The team would finish with an 11-5 overall record, with nine of those wins being shutouts. They were also the only team in the regular season to score against the top-ranked East Aurora squad. In the final game, […]

Field Hockey Team Captures ECIC Divisional Title

The Iroquois field hockey team was able to take the divisional title in the Erie County Interscholastic Conference III for 2020. They were able to beat each of their opponents in the division.  The season came tto an end last week after a double-overtime battle against Amherst. The Lady Chiefs were able to prevent the Amherst Tigers from scoring until […]

Column: NYS Southern Zone Firearm Deer Season Opens Saturday


At sunrise this Saturday (Nov. 21), the largest army of New York hunters will head to the woods for opening day of the NYS southern zone regular (firearm) big game hunting season. It is the most popular day of hunting season! Tens of thousands of brand new hunters will join more than a half-million existing NYS big game hunters on […]

East Aurora Lady Devils Win Class Championship

Even though it was a shorter season because of the pandemic, the East Aurora girls soccer team made the most of it by going undefeated and earning the championship title in their class.  The players accomplished it with two dominating playoff wins last week. The first was a 5-1 win over Tonawanda, and the final matchup was against Albion, with […]

Penalty Kick Ends Blue Devils Season on the Pitch

The season came to an end for the 2020 Boys Blue Devil Soccer team in the B1 semifinal game last week with a 1-0 loss to Medina.  It was a game where one could argue that the Blue Devils outplayed the visiting Medina Mustangs, however, the ball would not find the net for East Aurora. Shots were in East Aurora’s […]

Lacrosse Association Debuts New Fields at Warren Park


Future stars in East Aurora’s burgeoning lacrosse program received some encouraging news amid the continuing pandemic that cost the 200 players involved with the East Aurora Lacrosse Association (EALA) the 2020 season. 

Senior Drew Kenney to Join Division I Lacrosse in College


Last Wednesday, Blue Devils senior Drew Kenney put another feather in the cap of East Aurora High School lacrosse when he signed a national letter of intent to play the sport in college.

Grant Provides Cameras for High School Sports

A grant from the East Aurora Educational Foundation is helping the community watch the Blue Devils high school athletic teams live online.  Chris Koselny, director of Athletics at East Aurora, was awarded a grant from the foundation in the amount of $5,740 for unmanned HUDL cameras, mounted in the gymnasium and on the field, to record athletic competitions. Currently, New […]