(Editor’s note: This is the second in a two-part series centering on St. Bonaventure’s 2000 NCAA Tournament team through the eyes of then-freshman guard Patricio Prato. Today: Memories of the …

(Editor’s note: This is the second in a two-part series centering on last Friday’s conference call with St. Bonaventure men’s basketball coach Mark Schmidt. Today: Schmidt speaks on the uncert…

(Editor’s note: This is the first in a two-part series centering on Friday’s conference call with St. Bonaventure men’s basketball coach Mark Schmidt. Today: How Bona is bringing its players a…

The Roycroft Inn, East Aurora (3 years), Sheraton, Blasdell (5), Niagara University, Lewiston (13), Fredonia State (19), St. John Fisher College, Pittsford (20) and now … One Bills Drive, Orch…

I was in DuBois covering the District 9 North/South Softball Challenge last Wednesday when an unexpected, but welcome, press release from the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association …

ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. — First, let’s address the good news, those little tidbits of information that help bridge one St. Bonaventure basketball season to the next, but have been made even more…

Time’s often been compared to a river. Rivers can be smooth flowing, peaceful and beautiful to behold. But, they can suddenly change into raging torrents that swiftly and without mercy sweep a…

A couple weeks ago, I tried to map out a list of all the places I’ve covered games at during my two and a half years at The Era.

The tin container appeared to be the type that cookies come in. Instead, the container held McCormick’s orange pekoe tea bags. It’s hard to say just how old the round metal tin was at the time…

The gift that keeps on giving. Christmas, more years ago than I can remember, is when it came to me. It was a toolbox crafted as a school industrial arts project by one of my daughters. Who co…

The 2020 season wasn’t going to be an easy one for the Pittsburgh Pirates, with the team opting to start rebuilding from the bottom up after an abysmal 69-93 season in 2019. As such, the Bucs …

If Bills fans believed Commissioner Roger Goodell’s contention that the National Football League would be “business as usual” this coming season, they got slapped with a megadose of reality ov…

I freely admit to my addiction to most things related to firearms. One of my special weaknesses involves admiring “classic” rifles and shotguns. I might define these as high quality, attractiv…