For college athletes who are not part of the Division I program at UB, intramural sports allow students to come together and compete in a wide array of sports. In recent semesters UB Recreation has offered team sports like soccer, basketball, flag football, floor hockey and volleyball. Every weeknight the Ed Wright Practice Facility would be filled with students
The presidents of the Mid-American Conference schools discussed a potential six or eight game schedule that would begin on October 24, culminating in the MAC championship game. There was still no decision or vote taken when the conference met to discuss when the MAC could return to football.
The Big Ten’s decision to play football this fall has the UB football team asking, ‘why can’t WE play?’By ANTHONY DECICCO | Sep. 17
The Mid-American Conference announced Wednesday that it will not be playing football this fall and will continue its plan to play fall sports in the spring.
Sophomore guard Malik Zachery has been suspended indefinitely from the UB men’s basketball program following his involvement in a fight with Canisius men’s basketball players during a pick-up game last Wednesday.
The Bulls are one of 54 NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision teams not playing football this fall. It’s an adjustment for not only the players and coaches, but the university as a whole.
UB men’s basketball player Malik Zachery was arrested by North Tonawanda Police after allegedly stabbing a Canisius men’s basketball player during a pick-up game Wednesday.
On Tuesday, UB Athletics launched the “Make it PossiBULL Campaign” in anticipation of the future financial shortcoming as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Mark Alnutt talks postponement of fall sports, why a ‘bubble’ can’t happen and plans for the winter and spring seasonsBy ANTHONY DECICCO | Aug. 13
The Mid-American Conference’s decision to postpone the fall sports season due to COVID-19 concerns sent shockwaves through the sports world. The MAC became the first conference to cancel their fall sports season, with the Mountain West and Big Ten following suit shortly after. UB Athletic Director Mark Alnutt, a member of the NCAA Football Oversight Committee as well as the MAC’s fall sports re-scheduling committee, worked with athletic directors from other schools to determine the fall sports season fate.
The UB athletic department announced Thursday that two student-athletes and one athletic department staff member have tested positive for COVID-19.
On Thursday, the UB running back was rewarded for his efforts by being named to the Walter Camp Football Foundation Preseason All-American Team.
Growing up, Maddie Norton spent her days playing street hockey. But she didn’t play ice hockey competitively until the seventh grade. And she didn’t think she had a chance of playing professionally until her senior year of college, when she was starring for UB’s ACHA Division-II women’s club hockey team.
It all started with a tweet: Strength and conditioning coach Matt Gildersleeve makes difference in communityBy ALEX LENNEBERG | May 7
On March 16, Matt Gildersleeve sent out a tweet asking for help. He was trying to launch an organization to fight COVID-19, and he was looking for coaches to partner with.