Highlights in Sports by Andre “The Torch” Robinson

Welcome everyone as I challenge you to “Rise Up Right,” where we ignite the flames that you already have for sports by highlighting the latest local, national, and international sports news.

Let me enlightened you like only “The Torch” can by first taking a quick glimpse into the action from the Monsignor Martin league. Christian Central Academy led by Josh Tyson who reached the 1,000 points mark for his career helped beat Tonawanda 56-34. The Crusaders (9-13) will await their quarterfinals game at Villa Maria on Tuesday night. In the same night, the JV Crusaders team defeating Tonawanda 51-40 led by Cameron McKissic and Matthew Samuel.

In Section 6 action, if you are a Kats fan then you had to be thrilled, seeing that Middle College (14-5 overall, 11-2 league) became the Yale Cup champions by defeating the Emerson Eagles 87-52. Lead by coaches James Kane and Andre Adams, the Kats look forward to their quest at state championships. Stay tuned and find out how far the Kats will go in the sectionals.

In college hoops, the Men’s UB Bulls team led by head coach Nate Oaks will be looking for a 20 plus win season while flirting with Mid Atlantic Conference history as they are on track to be one of the best basketball programs ever. This week the Bulls will take on the likes of Bowling Green and Miami (OH). Bulls Nation will be looking to grab the highest seed possible in the MAC Tournament upcoming in March, so these next games will be of grave importance. Will the Bulls have want it takes to finish the season on a historical note?

The UB Lady Bulls are also having a great season as well. The Bulls have reached the 20 win plateau by avenging their loss to Central Michigan, five games later by the score of 85- 82. The UB women have now received votes in the USA today Top 25 Coaches poll for the fourth straight week making this week a historic one because that accomplishment has never existed until now. Will the Lady Bulls clinch a bid from the Mid Atlantic Conference?

Now you can see there is no fumbling here with Rise Up Right as we take a ride on the wagons that no circles better. The Buffalo Bills meet with Vontae Davis on Thursday but what some don’t know is that there is a chance they may lose E.J. Gaines to free agency so picking up Davis maybe necessary. Davis was a pro bowler in 2014 and 2015.

According to many sources, Tyrod Taylor is a candidate suited for deletion by way of a trade not a release. Finally, the rumor mill has been turning as there are reports that the Bills may trade for the second overall pick in this year’s NFL Draft.

If you are wondering what’s next? Make sure you continue to keep up with the latest in sports right here with Rise Up Right.

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