Evening News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on November 19, 2018
For the first time in school history, the Batavia Blue Devils are seeking a Class B Championship in varsity football.
Batavia sealed its bid for the Carrier Dome with an impressive 54 to 49 win on Saturday over top ranked Skaneateles.
Batavia’s star running back Ray Leach:
The NYS Class B championship will be played this Saturday at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse.
Batavia will meet the Glens Falls Indians. Kick-off is scheduled for 12 Noon.
Live coverage on WBTA begins at 11:45 with Bob Brown and John Vazquez.
Batavia was ranked number one in New York State back in 1991 when there was no state playoff. The top spot was determined by the New York State Sports Writers.
Tops Markets announces today that it has successfully completed its financial restructuring and has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
The company claims to have what it calls a “substantially” stronger balance sheet.
Tops is headquartered in Williamsville and has one supermarket in Batavia.
The sixth annual Caryville Inn 5K & Turkey Trot will be held on Thanksgiving Day in memory of K9 “Destro.”
Registration begins at 8 a.m., with race starting at 9 at The Caryville Inn, 25 Main St. in Oakfield.
Proceeds benefit the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office K9 Fund.
Preregistration is $20. Register via email: HERE For questions, call: 948-9780
While it’s supposed to be the season of gift-giving, many people are buying presents for themselves.
According to CNBC, the average American spends $155 on self-gifting during the holiday season. In addition, the average person will spend $1,000 on holiday gifts this year, with men spending the most. .