"Grand Island High School Sports Briefs for week ending Mar. 5, 2009"

Coaches: Send your team results to teddy@giecom.net
Send your team rosters to the above email. Please email corrections to this report.

According to the Buffalo News, the Western New York Cross Country Officials have announced the winners of their Scholar-Athlete Awards. The awards are based on academic achievement, extra curricular activities and community involvement, along with running ability. The 2008 winner from Grand Island is Evan Tsembeli.

Boys Basketball - Friday, February 27, 2009 - Class A-1 quarterfinal
Grand Island 81 - Iroquois 63
See 2/27/09 Win Over Ken West

Girls Basketball - Saturday, Feb. 28, 2009 - Niagara Frontier League Section VI, Class A-1 girls semifinal basketball
Grand Island 52 -Williamsville East 39
See Buffalo News story, 2/27/09 Win Over Williamsvile East

Boys Basketball - Wednesday, March 4, 2009 - Class A-1 semifinal
Williamsville South 77 - Grand Island 66
Jonas Stalyga (GI) - 23 points - 11 rebounds
Greg Feathers (GI) - 10 points - 7 boards

Hockey - Feb. 28-March 1, 2009
Vikings Are Runner-up