Banquet honors athletes, Hall of Fame member
St. Mary's held its Spring Sports Banquet & Athletic Hall of Fame Induction. Honored with major awards were Takal Molson (Male Athlete of the Year), Leah Meyer (Female Athlete of the Year), Ashley Drzymala (Ken Jakubowski Award), Jake Concannon (Harry Paul Award), Alex Szpila (Lady Lancer Hustle Award), Marc O'Neill (Joe Monin Award), Annie Hamilton (Chelsea Kiebzak Award), Sean Wilson (Dick Woj Award), and Don Pieczynski (Coach of the Year). In addition, 1975 graduate David Szymanski was inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame. Congratulations, Lancers!:
Steven Grieco named Athletic Director
Mr. Mark Tramont, President of St. Mary’s High School, recently made the following announcement:
“I am proud to announce the appointment of Mr. Steven Grieco as the Athletic Director of St. Mary’s High School.
“Steven has, for the past eight years, been a great asset to the St. Mary’s family as our Enrollment Director. He
has also proven himself to be invaluable in his equally challenging roles coordinating both the international student program as well as tuition and financial aid.
“In his new role Steven will continue to work with our International Student program and assist in the enrollment area.
“With his degree in Sports Management from Medaille as well as his many years coaching baseball and playing semi-pro ball, Steven will prove to be an asset to St. Mary’s High School. Steven’s new position is slated to begin in March 2015.
“Please join Mr. Nick Fiume and the Board of Trustees, Mrs. Rebecca Kranz, Principal, and Mr. Kevin Kelleher, Vice President, in congratulating Steven, his wife Kelly, and their children Vinnie, Gabby, and Izzy on his new position.
Jake Shepard named
Buffalo News Scholar Athlete
Congratulations to varsity football player Jacob Shephard who was named a Buffalo News Scholar Athlete for the fall sports season.
Every sports season, The Buffalo News recognizes seniors as Scholar Athletes. These students have made significant contributions to their teams while meeting high academic standards.
Jacob’s picture will appear in an upcoming issue of The Buffalo News.
In addition, the following St. Mary’s athletes received Honorable Mention recognition:
- Football – Paul Bargnesi, Jacob Concannon, Marc O’Neill, and Sean Wilson
- Girls’ Soccer – Teresa Cronmiller, Rebecca Hojna, Tia Piotrowski, Julie Sobczynski, Alexandria Szpila, and Mariah Troidl
- Girls’ Volleyball – Ashley Drzymala, Leah Meyer, and Shelby Strausbaugh
- Boys’ Soccer – Joseph Hamilton, Michael
Kruse, Ryan Ratajczak, William Roskopf, Zachary Szpila, and Jacob
- Boys’ Volleyball – Austin Klink
Through our 23 sports of 32 teams, you will find a sense of belonging that fits your interest.
With a new state-of-the art Athletic Center and best in class outdoor facilities, St. Mary's boasts one of the most successful athletic programs in Western New York. St. Mary's has won the Monsignor Martin Athletic Association "A" League Supremacy Cup for the past 8 years. Click on the sports link to the right to see the team schedule and record for this year.
With a state-of-the-art Athletic Center and best-in-class outdoor facilities,
St. Mary’s boasts one of the most successful athletic programs
in Western New York.
- 2013 championships for women's JV & varsity volleyball, men’s JV & varsity basketball, baseball, and golf teams
- Five teams earned trips to State Championships—women’s volleyball, men’s basketball, and individuals from track, wrestling, and bowling teams
- 18 Buffalo News Scholar Athletes nominees from St. Mary’s
- 40 Student-Athletes were named to All-Catholic teams
- Nearly 85 percent of students participate in extracurricular activities
- Recent State Championships include Women’s Volleyball (13 total), Women’s Basketball (2011), and Men’s Basketball (2009 & 2010)
- Federation Hockey
- Part of Msgr. Martin Women’s Hockey Team
- State-of-the-art 21,000 sq. ft. Athletic Center with mezzanine weight room