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2 Weeks Until the Monsignor Martin Cross Country Championship

2 Weeks Until the Monsignor Martin Cross Country Championship

Steve Mikos, Cross Country Coach

October 23, 2017


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October 20, 2017 Another outstanding effort by our SEM XC team at Evangola State Park on a beautiful evening backed by the setting sun. Competing against some of the best large and small high schools in the area, every SEM girl (for the second consecutive race) recorded either a seasonal best or a pers...

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK Oct. 16 Shelby Kmidowski ’18

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK Oct. 16            Shelby Kmidowski ’18

Kacie Mills, Assistant Athletic Director

October 19, 2017


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Senior golfer, Shelby Kmidowski has displayed a strong work ethic and dedication to the SEM golf team over the last 4 years. This season she competed in the Monsignor Martin All-Catholics where she finished in the top 5 and earned a spot at the NYS golf championship in May 2018! Congrats, Shelby! #GOSEM...

SEM Sports: Under the Lights

October 16, 2017


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  On Tuesday, October 3, SEM's Varsity Field Hockey had a game against Kenmore East High School held at their turf field. This was the first game our team has played under the lights. Senior Ellie Cleary said "Practicing at Larkin, we don't have access to a tur...

2017-2018 Winter Sports Preview

2017-2018 Winter Sports Preview

Molly Doyle, Contributor

October 16, 2017


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As fall sports are starting to end, winter sports are right around the corner. All the sports start Monday, November 6 and end by the first week of March. This year SEM offers four winter sports: fencing, basketball, junior and varsity bowling and squash. The sign-up email was sent out this Wednesd...

Alicia Land ’19 is Athlete of the Week

Alicia Land ’19 is Athlete of the Week

October 10, 2017


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Oct. 3, 2017 Alicia Land ‘19 has shown great leadership and confidence. Racking up 23 saves in 2 games, diving and tackling. All around well-played goaltending! #GOSEM ...

SEM XC Gets Better and Better

Coach Steve Mikos

October 2, 2017


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Another outstanding performance was turned in this weekend by our rapidly improving SEM XC team at the McQuaid Invitational in Rochester on Saturday, Sept. 30. Competing against the best competition in NYS, every girl ran either a personal best or a season best time. In our varsity race, nearly 400 run...

SEM’s Sailing Makes Waves in The Buffalo News

SEM’s Sailing Makes Waves in The Buffalo News

Molly Doyle, Contributor

October 2, 2017


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The Buffalo News interviewed students apart of the Buffalo Yacht Club's High School Sailing Program last Friday 22, 2017 and our own Penny Joseph '21 was mentioned all throughout the story. SEM's varsity sailing team was competing in the weekly Friday regatta when they were questioned for the article...

Zoe Knauss ’19 Athlete of the Week Sept. 25

Zoe Knauss ’19 Athlete of the Week Sept. 25

Kacie Mills, Assistant Athletic Director

October 2, 2017


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Zoë Znauss '19 has been an outstanding role model for the new runners on the cross country team. She continues to bring her disciplined work habits to practice every day and shows an interest in her teammates' progress. On Saturday, Sept. 23 Zoë placed 9th overall and 2nd amongst 50+ Monsignor Mart...

What’s Happening in the Water – This Fall

Ella Tolomeo, Contributor

October 2, 2017


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Kicking off the season, SEM swimming, lead by captains Brigid Navagh '19 and Katie Nebbia '19, have put in long hours of hard work to make this year its best. On September 19, the team had their very first meet against Nardin Academy.  Sophomore swimmer Katie Garis explained the course of events. "We took ...

Final Hurrah for the Field Hockey Seniors at Larkin Field

Final Hurrah for the Field Hockey Seniors at Larkin Field

Grace Heidinger, Contributor

September 28, 2017


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Field hockey seniors took on their final field hockey game at Larkin Field against Sacred Heart on Wednesday, September 27. Passionate fans filled the home stands in support of the team's last home game of the season. After a hard fought 60 minutes, the team suffered a tough loss with a final score...

Soccer and Field Hockey Seasons are Underway

Soccer and Field Hockey Seasons are Underway

Cara DeRose, Contributor

September 25, 2017


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  The beginning of fall sports is a bittersweet time as it means that school is officially starting. The soccer and field hockey teams have been occupying the Larkin Field since August 17, when preseason began. The soccer team has been using their history-making win of the All-Catholics Group ...

SEM Golf 1st Win of the Season

Molly Doyle, Contributor

September 22, 2017


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Buffalo Seminary's golf team had their first win of the season Wednesday, Sept. 13. The win took place at the Delaware Park Golf Course, against Mount Mercy Academy. With our own six girls playing, the score ended with 289 (Mount Mercy) to 254 (SEM). The girls who played the match were Shelby Kmidows...

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