Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart

Basketball

Recent Championships

2014-15 VARSITY and JV "A" BASKETBALL SCHEDULE

DATE

OPPONENT

LOCATION

RESULTS

Tue.,

12/2/14

8:45 PM

Al Pastor Tourney

Williamsville North HS -Varsity

Daemen College

4380 Main St.

Amherst 14226

W  38 - 37

Sarah Young - MVP

Tue.,

12/9/14

6 PM

Tapestry Charter School -Varsity Home W  72 - 49

Thu.,

12/11/14

5 PM/6:30 PM

Lockport HS Home

Var  W 58 - 45

JV    L  31 - 43

Sat.,

12/13/14

2 PM

Bishop Kearney HS -Varsity Home L   51 - 54

Tue.,

12/16/14

6 PM

Christian Central Academy -Varsity Home W  54 - 49

Wed.,

12/17/14

5 PM

Akron HS - JV  Home JV  W  40 - 9

Sat.,

12/20/14

3:30 PM/5 PM

Aquinas Institute - Varsity plays first Home  

Tue.,

12/23/14

5:30 PM

Starpoint HS - JV

Starpoint HS

4363 Mapleton Rd

Lockport 14094

 

Fri.,

12/26/14

2 PM JV/6 PM V

Art Dobson Memorial Tournament Home  

Sat.,

12/27/14

TBA

Art Dobson Memorial Tournament Home  

Mon.,

1/5/15

5 PM/6:30 PM

Mt. Mercy * Home  

Wed.,

1/7/15

6 PM

Christian Central Academy * - Varsity

CCA

39 Academy St.

Williamsville 14221

 

Mon.,

1/12/15

5 PM/6:30 PM

Niagara Catholic *

Niagara Catholic

520 66th St.

Niagara Falls 14304

 

Fri.,

1/16/15

6  PM

Buffalo Seminary * -Varsity Home  

Sat.,

1/17/15

12 Noon/2 PM

Williamsville South HS Home  

Mon.,

1/19/15

4:30 PM  JV

Immaculata Academy - JV 

Immaculata Academy

5138 S. Park

Hamburg 14075

 

Wed.,

1/21/15

5 PM/6:30 PM

St. Mary's Lancaster * Home  

Mon.,

1/26/15

6 PM

Park School * - Varsity

Park School

4675 Harlem Rd.

Snyder 14226

 

Wed.,

1/28/15

5 PM/6:30 PM

Frontier HS Home  

Fri.,

1/30/15

4:30 PM/6 PM

Nichols School *

Nichols School

1250 Amherst St.

Buffalo 14216

 

Mon.,

2/2/15

5 PM/6:30 PM

Mt. St. Mary *

Mt. St. Mary

3756 Delaware Ave.

Kenmore 14217

 

Sat.,

2/7/15

12 PM/1:30 PM

Nardin Academy * Home  

Mon.,

2/9/15

6 PM

Cardinal O'Hara HS * -Varsity Home  

Sat.,

2/21/15

1 PM/2:30 PM

Williamsville North HS Home  

       * League Games

       If two times are listed, JV plays first followed by Varsity.

2014-15 Rosters:

2015 JV "B" BASKETBALL SCHEDULE

DATE

OPPONENT

LOCATION

RESULTS

Wed.,

1/7/15

4:30 PM

Nardin Academy Villa Maria  

Thu.,

1/15/15

4:30 PM

Niagara Catholic Niagara Catholic  

Fri.,

1/16/15

4:30 PM

Mt. St. Mary Academy Home  

Sun.,

1/18/15

1:00 PM

Our Lady of Mercy

Rochester

Home  

Mon.,

1/26/15

4:30 PM

St. Mary's of Lancaster Home  

Wed.,

2/4/15

4:30 PM

Mt. St. Mary Academy Mt. St. Mary  

Thu.,

2/5/15

4:30 PM

Niagara Catholic Home  

Tue.,

2/10/15

4:30 PM

Nardin Academy Home  

Thu.,

2/12/15

4:30 PM

Nichols School Home  

2015 Roster:

 

Coaches

Varsity Head Coach:  Sr. Maria Pares '58

A coach for over 40 years and a member of numerous sports halls of fame, Sr. Maria has coached at every level from grade school to Division 1 college.  She has had two stints as the head coach at Sacred Heart.

The first was from 1973 - 1986 when her teams had a winning streak of 127 games and a New York State Class C Championship in 1986.  After coaching at Canisius College and Marquette University, Sr. Maria returned to SHA in 1999 and has been the head coach ever since.  Her overall record at SHA is 554 wins and 71 losses. 

For a complete coaching bio on Sr. Maria, see http://www.sacredheartacademy.org/news/SisterMariaPares.php

 

Varsity Associate:  Debbie Laux '81

Ms. Laux played for Sr. Maria at Sacred Heart from 1979 – 1981 and at Canisius College from 1981 – 1985.  She has been the assistant varsity coach since 1999.  An accomplished athlete, Debbie is a member of the S.H.A. Sports Hall of Fame for basketball, volleyball, softball, and badminton.  She played both basketball and softball in college and is now a member of the Canisius College Sports Hall of Fame.  Debbie earned a B.S. in Management from Canisius College in 1985 and is a sale representative for Laux Sporting Goods.

 

JV "A" Head Coach:  Evan Groat

Mr. Groat is a 2007 graduate of SUNY Cortland, where he earned both his B.S. and M.S. in Physical Education/Health Education. He has coached the JV team since the 2010-11 season.   The team has been very successful with him at the helm, finishing near the top of the league standings each year.  Prior to coming to SHA, Evan spent four years teaching and coaching in the NYC public school system.  He coached girl’s Varsity Basketball for three seasons and boy's Varsity Baseball for four seasons guiding teams to the playoffs in each sport. 

JV "A" Assistant: Ronald Stepien

Mr. Stepien is a Science Teacher at Sacred Heart teaching Chemistry and Physics. He started his coaching career as the JV Coach at Sacred Heart. Since then, he has coached at the Varsity level at a few area high schools and most recently was the Assistant Coach at an area Division III school. Mr. Stepien is a graduate of Canisius College with a B. A. in Biochemistry and has a Master Degree from both Buffalo State and Canisius College.

JV "B" Head Coach: Kim Sendlak