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Class of 2017 Red-Tailed Hawks Are Now…

Class of 2017 Red-Tailed Hawks Are Now…

Cara DeRose, Contributor

November 20, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

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...

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 3rd, 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 t...

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...

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