The SEM Weekly

  • Senior Capstone Presentations Mar. 1 & 2

  • Feb. 25 Basketball Semi-Finals v Nardin at Villa Maria 5:15 PM

  • International Dinner CANCELLED

SEM Hosts Fencing Tournament Feb. 11

SEM Hosts Fencing Tournament Feb. 11

February 12, 2018


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SQUASHing the Competition at Nationals

SQUASHing the Competition at Nationals

Tess Rine, Contributor

February 12, 2018


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SEM has always been known for its intelligent young minds but perhaps SEM might now be known for producing #squashgoddesses, as the squash team sometimes calls themselves. In the past few years, SEM has done an exceptional job at bringing home national titles. SEM was the US High School Team Squash...

In a New Division, Squash is 5th at Nationals

In a New Division, Squash is 5th at Nationals

February 5, 2018


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SEM Squash won the Division IV Classic Plate draw at this year's US SQUASH High School National Championships in Philadelphia, February 2-4. SEM earned fifth place out of 16 teams in Division IV.  This was SEM's first year in Division IV where they were moved after winning Division V for the last three years in a...

Squash Goes to Nationals

Squash Goes to Nationals

January 16, 2018


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The squash team goes to Nationals February 2-4 in Philadelphia, PA. The team arrives as the three-time Division V US Squash national champion. Any Philadelphia based alumnae who want to cheer the team can contact Betsy Bloom '08, who played on SEM's first squash team in 2008 and now is assistant squa...

Recap of SEM’s Fall Sports

Molly Doyle, Contributor

November 27, 2017


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From the hours on the erg to the miles on the trail, Buffalo Seminary's eight fall sports all had memorable seasons. When the season ended SEM had sent swimming, soccer and cross country to the All-Catholics! Sailing tied for first in the Western New York Regatta Fall Invite. Crew, Field Hockey and Golf...

Class of 2017 Red-Tailed Hawks Are Now…

Class of 2017 Red-Tailed Hawks Are Now…

Cara DeRose, Contributor

November 20, 2017


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The girls of the Class of 2017 went to colleges and universities from the Buffalo region to California, from Boston to Canada to Florida and along with pursuing academics, many have met the challenge of becoming a student-athlete or a student-coach. On the water, on courses or on courts, former SEM students...

Zoe Knauss Breaks SEM Record at XC Championship

Steve Mikos, Cross Country Coach

November 20, 2017


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What a way to end the season! Zoe gave her all November 18! She ran a seasonal best time at Wappinger Falls, NY on the most difficult course she faced all season, breaking her own school record at the New York Federation Cross Country Championships and finishing 142nd out the nearly 300 entra...

XC Fights Through Mud and Rain at the All-Catholics

XC Fights Through Mud and Rain at the All-Catholics

Steve Mikos, Cross Country Coach

November 6, 2017


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What a truly excellent performance turned in by our Buffalo Seminary Cross County team at the Monsignor Martin High School Athletic Association Championship on Sunday, Nov. 3. With the first and last 1/2 mile of East Aurora's Knox Farm State Park course pretty much underwater, two delays for lightning and ...

3 Red-Tailed Hawk Teams Go To Championships This Week!

3 Red-Tailed Hawk Teams Go To Championships This Week!

Eva Cunningham, Director of Athletics

October 31, 2017


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We have an exciting week and weekend ahead for SEM sports! Our student-athletes have worked very hard this year and would love to see you at some of their upcoming contests: Thursday, November 2nd: Swimming All-Catholics at ECC City Campus at 6 pm. Saturday, November 4th: Soccer B Championship at Canisius College at...

Peyton Wagner is Athlete of the Week for Oct. 23

Peyton Wagner is Athlete of the Week for Oct. 23

October 30, 2017


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Peyton Wagner is one of five freshmen who joined the cross country team this year. With perfect attendance during the regular season, an outstanding work ethic, and improvement in nearly every aspect of the sport, Peyton has been/is setting an excellent example for every girl on the team. Congratulations, Peyton! #GOSEM...

Thank You Hoffman Automotive & Collision

Thank You Hoffman Automotive & Collision

October 26, 2017


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Thank you Hoffman Automotive and Collision on Elm St. in Buffalo for donating the painting of the SEM crew's oars. ...

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...

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