The SEM Weekly

SEM Sports: Under the Lights

October 16, 2017

  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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The soccer team during their game against Niagara Catholic

Cara DeRose, Contributor

September 25, 2017

  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

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...

Natalia Vaquero ’18 is SEM’s 1st Athlete of Week: Sept. 18

Natalia Vaquero '18

Kacie Mills, Assistant Athletic Director

September 20, 2017

With this post, SEM athletics initiates an Athlete of the Week honor to recognize our Red-Tailed Hawk team members who demonstrate leadership, dedication, great character, a willingness to put others first, and who make valuable contributions to the success of their team. They lead by example and encourage us all to work a little harder....

Zoey Liu ’18 Wins Tennis Championship

Photo Credit: Kacie Mills

May 25, 2017

Zoey Liu '18 won 1st Place, Singles, at the Monsignor Martin All-Catholics Tennis Championship on Saturday, May 20. It is her second year in a row winning this. Congratulations Zoey!

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