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Sam Burlow Signs Letter of Intent for Edinboro U.

Sam Burlow Signs Letter of Intent for Edinboro U.

November 13, 2016

Sam Burlow '17 signed a letter of intent to play lacrosse for Edinboro University, a division ll team, on Wednesday, November 9. Sam plays basketball and runs cross country as well as lacrosse. She is a varsity athlete who has has started every season on every team.

XC Triumphs at MMHSAA Championships

XC Triumphs at MMHSAA Championships

Steve Mikos, Cross Country Coach/Contributor

November 7, 2016

Congratulations to all 10 SEM girls on the 2016 Cross Country team. A fine season indeed. Leading the way was sophomore Zoe Knauss, setting a new personal best time, a new school record (20:24), earning all league honors, and for the second year in a row, qualifying for the State Federation Meet to be held in Wappi...

Me Vs. We

Me Vs. We

Brooke Gannon, Sports Editor

November 6, 2016

Everyone’s heard the saying “there’s no I in team” but what does that actually mean?  The Merriam-Webster dictionary describes team as “a group of players forming one side in a competitive game or sport” and “to come together to achieve a common goal.” However, to Buffalo Seminary students...

Swimming Makes 2016 All-Catholics

Swimming Makes 2016 All-Catholics

Kyra Fogg, Sports Writer

November 6, 2016

Yet another team of Red-Tailed Hawks got to championships. Fall, 2016 has been a successful year for SEM athletics. The Monsignor Martin High School Athletic Association championship or All-Catholics was held at the Burt Flickinger Athletic Center at Erie County Community College in downtown Buffalo on ...

Soccer Wins the MMHSAA Championship!

Soccer Wins the MMHSAA Championship!

Mikang Kim, Contributor

October 30, 2016

Today, SEM soccer won the All-Catholics, group B championship against Cardinal O'Hara High School on the turf at Niagara University. The first goal was made by sophomore Sophia Vaquero in the first half. But about 20 minutes later, Cardinal O'Hara made a goal and the game maintained 1:1 tie till t...

First Game in America

First Game in America

Chris Wu, Contributor

October 30, 2016

Tuesday, October 25, 43North hosted a ping-pong tournament at the 500 Seneca St. Building. Three residential students, Betty '18, Shannon '19 and this reporter went to play. Betty is an experienced ping-pong player from Korea. Betty is teaching both Shannon and Chris (who are from China) to play...

So You Want to be a Sports Reporter?

So You Want to be a Sports Reporter?

Jenna Al-Naji, Student Writer/Editor

October 30, 2016

Marissa also believes that SEM prepared her for the challenging part of being a woman sports reporter.

Soccer Advances to MMHSAA Championship Finals

Soccer Advances to MMHSAA Championship Finals

Erin Kelly, Managing Editor

October 23, 2016

In a game that some watched peeking through their hands - SEM soccer won its semi-final match against St. Mary's of Lancaster on the cold turf at Nichols School yesterday, Oct. 22. The score is hard to describe. It was tied 1-1 at the end of the game. After two 10-minute overtime periods it remained unch...

V. Field Hockey Wins Its Last Game

V. Field Hockey Wins Its Last Game

Anya Roy, Sports Editor

October 23, 2016

October 21, Varsity Field Hockey won their first game 2-0, goals by Hannah Garis 17 and Grace Gallagher '17, which was also their last game of the season. Finishing their season strong - the team had mixed emotions, especially the seniors because it was the last time they'd play field hockey as SEM team...

Red Tailed Hawk Swimmers Make a Splash

Brooke Gannon, Sports editor

October 16, 2016

On October 11, SEM's swim team had a meet against Sacred Heart Academy at the Flickinger Center in downtown Buffalo. The girls on the team competed in 12 different events including free style, back stroke, butterfly and relays. "Usually, it gets nerve-wrecking and tense during meets, but the compe...

SEM Sailing Goes to the MASSA Fall Silver Championship Race

SEM Sailing Goes to the MASSA Fall Silver Championship Race

Elisa Yi

October 16, 2016

Molly Doyle '18, Mackenzie Beck '18, Grace Cannon '19, and Sydney Adams '18 were chosen to represent SEM at the Mid-Atlantic Scholastic Sailing Association (MASSA) Championships. Julia Beck '20 was chosen as an alternate. The girls left school early on Friday, Oct. 14,  with their coach TJ (Timothy)...

SEM Soccer Ties St. Mary’s of Lancaster

SEM Soccer Ties St. Mary’s of Lancaster

October 16, 2016

SEM soccer played St. Mary's of Lancaster on Friday, Oct. 14. The game ended tied 1-1 which was not changed by two periods of overtime. It was the senior game for Grace Cloherty (co-captain, keeper), Jade Johnson (defender), Leah Kramer (midfield), Sophie Mielnicki (co-captain, s...

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