Jones Named Coach of the Year
March 14, 2016
BARKER -- Congratulations to Coach Keith Jones on being named Niagara-Orleans League Wrestling Coach of the Year by the Section VI Coaches Association.
Wrestling Team Places Fourth At Sectionals
February 6, 2016
FALCONER -- The Barker/Roy-Hart Wrestling team placed 4th at the Section VI Class C Championships on Saturday. Kirk Fay placed 1st and Brent Bachman placed 2nd.
Big Win Against Albion For Wrestling Team
January 6, 2016
MIDDLEPORT -- Tuesday night the Wrestling team picked up another big win as the Barker/RoyHart Wrestlers defeated the Albion Purple Eagles 64-15. Grabbing wins for the home team were Brent Bachman, A.J. Schafer, and Kirk Fay.
Congratulations to all the B/R-H seniors on Senior Night as well.
Fazzolari Grabs Win For Wrestling Team
December 21, 2015
LYNDONVILLE -- The Barker/Roy-Hart Wrestling team upped their winning streak to three in a row on Monday night with a 47-32 victory over the Lyndonville Tigers. Picking up wins for the team were Brent Bachman, Nick Fazzolari, and Kirk Fay.
BRH Wrestling Opens League Competition With Victory
December 10, 2015
BARKER -- Thursday night the Barker/Roy-Hart Wrestling team opened up Niagara-Orleans League competition with a win against the Akron Tigers by a score of 46-24. Winning matches for the team was Tom Alvord, Jr., Dan Wheeler, Tyler Choate, Andrew Schafer, Ryan Ulrich, Cameron Swick, Nick Fazzolari, and Kirk Fay.
The team travels to Orchard Park to compete in a tournament on Saturday, December 12 and will wrestle at Wilson on Wednesday, December 16.
Fay Wins Match At Fredonia
December 1, 2015
FREDONIA -- The Barker/Roy-Hart Wrestling team lost a tough match on Tuesday night to the Fredonia Hillbillies, 51-27. Notching wins for Barker/Roy-Hart were Ryan Steves, Sam Dauphin, Brent Bachman, Tyler Choate, Ryan Ulrich, Cameron Swick, Joe Nolan, and Kirk Fay.
The team will open up league competition on Thursday, December 10 at home when they host the Akron Tigers in Barker.
Wrestling Team Notches Fifth Place Finish At Sectionals
February 7, 2015
FALCONER -- The Barker Roy-Hart Wrestling team had their best performance of the season over the weekend at the Class C Sectionals in Falconer. The team finished in fifth place with Joe Nolan and Eli Eaton taking 5th, while Dan Wheeler grabbed a 4th place finish. Kirk Fay, DJ Gardner, and Ryan Ulrich all were 3rd. Sam Dauphin and Brent Bachman both took 2nd.
Wheeler, Fay, Gardner, Ulrich, Bachman, and Dauphin qualified to wrestle at the Divion 2 State Qualifiers on Saturday, February 14 in East Aurora.
Gardner, Nolan, Fay and Bachman Earn Pins
January 13, 2015
TONAWANDA -- On Tuesday night the Barker/Roy-Hart Wrestling team defeated Tonawanda 44-39 in their home gym. Registering pins for Barker/Roy-Hart was DJ Gardner, Joe Nolan, Kirk Fay, and Brent Bachman. Other winners included Dan Wheeler, Will Jensen, Erik Herian, and Jamie Swick.
The team will take on Newfane Wednesday night in Barker for the Barker Senior Night. Festivities begin at 6:00 pm.
13 Pins Recorded By Barker/Roy-Hart Wrestlers
December 17, 2014
BARKER -- The Barker/Roy-Hart Wrestling team had an impressive showing on Wednesday night against the Wilson Lakemen. All five of the JV matches were won by pin. Winners were: Murphy Lang, Scott Hoyle, Eli Eaton, Aaron Snell, and Jamie Swick. The Varsity team won their first match of the season by a score of 67-11. Varsity pins were: Brent Bachman, AJ Schafer, Ryan Ulrich, Dillon Mangan, Joe Nolan, DJ Gardner, Jon Page, and Collin Anderson. Also winning for Barker/Roy-Hart was Aaron Miller, Dan Wheeler, Cameron Swick, and Adam Mikoll.
The team returns to action on Thursday night at Barker against Lyndonville.
Swick Voted OP Tournament Most Oustanding Wrestler
December 13, 2014
ORCHARD PARK -- The Barker/Roy-Hart Wrestling team traveled to Orchard Park for their annual wrestling tournament. Placing 1st in the JV tournament was William Jensen (145), Joe Nolan (160), and Matt Steves (285).
In the Varsity tournament the Barker/Roy-Hart wrestling team took 3rd overall with 3 champions. Cameron Swick (145), Joe Dimayo (220), and Collin Anderson (285). Also placing was Brent Bachman 2nd at 120, DJ Gardner 2nd at 160, Kirk Fay 2nd at 285, Ryan Ulrich 3rd at 138, and Jon Page 3rd at 182. Swick was voted the tournament’s most outstanding wrestler.
Gardner Tames A Tiger At Akron
December 11, 2014
AKRON -- The Barker/Roy-Hart Wrestling team traveled to Akron on Thursday night and wrestled tough in a hard fought loss. Picking up wins for the team were Will Jensen, Eli Eaton, Aaron Snell, Sam Dauphin, DJ Gardner, Joe Dimayo, Collin Anderson, and Ryan Ulrich.
The next match is at Barker against Wilson on Wednesday, December 17. It will be a great night for fans to fill the stands and get loud for our Barker/Roy-Hart Wrestling team.
Bachman Notches Win At Fredonia
December 3, 2014
FREDONIA -- The Barker/Roy-Hart Wrestling team traveled to Fredonia on Wednesday night in a losing effort. Picking up wins for the team were Brent Bachman at 120, Dan Wheeler at 126, and Joe Nolan at 160.
Three Wrestlers Heading To State Qualifiers
February 8, 2014
EDEN -- Over the weekend the Barker/Roy-Hart Wrestling team competed at the Section VI Class C Tournament. The team had three wrestlers qualify for this Saturday’s Section VI Small School State Qualifiers. Brent Bachman at 113, Cameron Swick at 120, and James Brady at the 285 lb. weight classes will travel to Niagara Country Community College to compete at 9:00 am on February 15.
Varsity Wrestling Places Third At OP Tournament
December 14, 2013
Orchard Park -- Over the weekend the Barker/Roy-Hart Wrestling team competed at the Orchard Park Varsity and JV Wrestling Tournament. The Varsity team took third Place out of nine teams. Placing for the Varsity team was: First place - Tyler Choate and Cameron Swick; Second place - Brent Bachman, Daniel Gardner and James Brady; Fourth place - Hayden Hathaway.
Placing first for JV was: Ryan Ulrich, Kyle Herian, Joe Dinmayo and Kirk Fay. Second - Adam Mikall, Erik Herian and Dillan Mangan.
The team will compete again on Wednesday at 6:00 pm against Wilson and Saturday against Fredonia at Roy-Hart.
Wrestlers Cap Off Successful Season
February 10, 2013
AMHERST -- On Sunday the Wrestling team competed in the Section VI State Qualifier Tournament. Brandon Alt led the way for the Raiders by placing 4th in the 182 pound weight class. Lukas Hanssen placed 5th in the 285 pound weight class. Brent Bachman also picked up one win. Hanssen finishes the season with a team leading 33 wins while Alt and Bachman both had 31.
Six Wrestlers Headed To State Qualifier Tournament
February 2, 2013
PORTVILLE -- On Saturday the Wrestling team participated in the Section 6 Class D Tournament in Portville. The Raiders had six wrestlers place in the top four and those wrestlers will now advance to the State Qualifier Tournament. Lukas Hanssen took 2nd while Brent Bachman was 3rd. Brandon Alt, James Brady, DJ Gardner and Hayden Hathaway were all 4th. Harrison Flint and Amos Andrews placed 5th while Erik Herian and Kyle Herian were both 6th.
The State Qualifier will take place on Sunday, February 10 at the University of Buffalo at 8:00 am.
Alt And Gardner Crowned N-O League Champions
January 26, 2013
BARKER -- On Saturday the Wrestling team hosted the 47th annual Niagara-Orleans All-League Championship. Brandon Alt and DJ Gardner claimed individual championships for the Raiders. Alt won three matches throughout the day. The first match by pin, then a 13-0 major decision in the semi-finals and a dominating 16-0 technical fall in the finals. Gardner was an unseeded wrestler going into the tournament who beat the 1st and 4th seed by a major decision and pinned the 2nd seed in the finals.
Brent Bachman also had an impressive day by placing second. Dillon Mangan and Lukas Hanssen placed third for the Raiders while Hayden Hathaway placed fourth. The team was also recognized as the league sportsmanship team with Brandon Alt being the individual winner of the award.
Senior Night Success For Alt And Hanssen
January 23, 2013
BARKER -- Wednesday night the Wrestling team dropped their last league dual meet of the season to Newfane by a score of 50-21. Brandon Alt and Lukas Hanssen finished their home dual meet careers with wins. Alt won an 8-3 decision while Hanssen won by pin. Johnathan Page won his match by pin. Brent Bachman and Hayden Hathaway won their matches by decision. James Brady won his JV match by pin.
The team will compete at home one last time this season on Saturday in the Niagara Orleans League Tournament which begins at 9:00 am. The Raiders are on the road Thursday for matches at Holley at 6:00 pm.
Raiders Notch First N-O League Victory
January 16, 2013
BARKER -- Wednesday night the Wrestling team picked up their first league win with a 42-37 margin over Wilson. Hayden Hathaway, Daniel Gardner and Brandon Alt won their matches by pin. Dillon Mangan won by a 4-3 decision and Harrison Flint won by a 10-3 decision. Brent Bachman, Kyle Herian and Lukas Hanssen received forfeits for the Raiders.
Successful Day For Wrestlers At Alden
January 11 & 12, 2013
ALDEN -- Over the weekend the Wrestling team competed in the Alden Dual Meet Tournament. The Raiders picked up victories over Alden and East Aurora. Lukas Hanssen won all 7 of his matches and was named to the All Tournament Team. Brandon Alt and Hayden Hathaway took 6 wins each while Brent Bachman had 5 wins. Johnathan Page notched 4 wins. Dillon Mangan and Erik Herian both picked up 3 wins. Harrison Flint, Daniel Gardner, Amos Andrews and Kyle Herian all grabbed 2 victories. Kirk Fay picked up his first Varsity win with a pin.
Hanssen, Bachman And Page Pin Purple Eagles
January 2, 2012
ALBION -- Wednesday night the Wrestling team lost to Albion 51-28. Lukas Hanssen, Brent Bachman and Johnathan Page won their matches by pin. Brandon Alt won by major decision and Harrison Flint received a forfeit. James Brady won his JV match by pin.
Hathaway And Page Pick Up Wins In Akron Tournament
December 28 & 29, 2012
AKRON -- Over the holiday break the Wrestling team participated in the 45th Annual Akron Holiday Tournament. The team placed 10th out of 17 schools. Leading the way for the Raiders was Lukas Hanssen who placed 1st in the 285 pound weight class. Hanssen is currently ranked as Honorable Mention in Western New York. Brent Bachman placed 3rd in the 99 pound weight class and Daniel Gardner placed 4th in the 145 pound weight class. Hayden Hathaway, Dillon Mangan, Johnathan Page, James Brady and Brandon Alt all picked up a win throughout the day.
The wrestling team is back in action on Wednesday night when they travel to Albion.
Brady Wins JV Match By Pin
December 19, 2012
MIDDLEPORT -- On Wednesday night the Wrestling team lost their dual meet against Roy-Hart. Brent Bachman won with a technical fall. Brandon Alt and Kyle Herian won their matches by decision and Amos Andrews received a forfeit for the Raiders. James Brady won his JV match by pin.
Bachman And Hanssen Take Tournament Titles
December 15, 2012
BARKER -- On Saturday the Wrestling team hosted the 6th annual Barker Round Robin Tournament. The Raiders placed 6th overall out of 10 teams. Lukas Hanssen successfully defended his championship by winning the 285 pound weight class. Brent Bachman went undefeated to win the 99 pound weight class. Hayden Hathaway placed 3rd and Brandon Alt was 4th. Also winning matches throughout the day were Amos Andrews with three wins while James Brady, Johnathan Page and Daniel Gardner all took two matches. Kyle Herian, Dillon Mangan and Harrison Flint each won one match.
Mangan Pins Opponent At Akron
December 12, 2012
AKRON -- Wednesday night the Wrestling team dropped their dual meet against Akron. Dillon Mangan won by pin and Brent Bachman won by a major decision. Brandon Alt and Lukas Hanssen won their matches by decision. Kyle Herian received a forfeit for the Raiders.
In JV action, Cameron Fox won two matches by pin.
The team is back in action when they host the Barker Wrestling tournament on Saturday, December 15.
Five Different Wrestlers Grab Four Wins At Depew Tournament
December 8, 2012
DEPEW -- On Saturday the Wrestling team competed in the Depew Dual Meet Tournament. The Raiders picked up one win against St. Mary’s. Lukas Hanssen, Brandon Alt, Brent Bachman, Harrison Flint and Hayden Hathaway each had four wins throughout the day. Daniel Gardner picked up three wins while Jonathan Page and Kyle Herian both had two wins.
Alt Wins Exciting Match By Pin
December 5, 2012
BARKER -- Wednesday night the Wrestling team started their league schedule with a 55-30 loss against Medina. Brent Bachman, Daniel Gardner, Amos Andrews, Kyle Herian and Brandon Alt all won their matches by pin. James Brady and Erik Herian won their JV matches by pin.
The Raiders travel to Depew this Saturday to wrestle in the Depew Dual Meet Tournament.
Hanssen Wastes No Time In Pinning Opponent
December 4, 2012
LYNDONVILLE -- Tuesday night the Wrestling team won their second dual meet of the season with a 42-36 victory over Lyndonville. Lukas Hanssen led the way for the Raiders with a pin in 1:44. Harrison Flint, Daniel Gardner, Johnathan Page, Brandon Alt, Kyle Herian and Kirk Fay received forfeits.
The team is back in action Wednesday when they host Medina at 6:00 pm.
Plenty Of Pins For Barker Grapplers In Opener
November 28, 2012
BUFFALO -- Wednesday night the Wrestling team started the season with a 48-36 win over Canisius. The Raiders picked up pins from Brent Bachman, Harrison Flint, Hayden Hathaway, DJ Gardner, Dillon Mangan, Brandon Alt and Kyle Herian. Lukas Hanssen received a forfeit and Jeremy Allen won his JV match by pin.
Blackley Takes First Match At States With Pin
February 24 & 25, 2012
ALBANY -- Over the weekend Austin Blackley wrestled in the 50th Annual New York State Wrestling Championships hosted by the Times Union Center in Albany. Blackley is the third wrestler in Barker history to wrestle in the state tournament. He won his first match with a pin in one minute and 35 seconds. Blackley then lost two close decisions to wrestlers from Section 5 and Section 3. Congratulations go out to Blackley on a great season.
Blackley Headed To State Wrestling Tournament
February 11, 2012
East Aurora -- On Saturday the Wrestling team travelled to East Aurora for the State Qualifier Tournament. Austin Blackley earned a Section 6 Championship and a trip to the State Tournament in Albany by winning the 220 pound weight class. Blackley pinned his first opponent in 2:04, then earned a hard fought 8-6 decision in his semi-finals match. Blackley then won the championship match with a 6-3 decision. He also picked up his 30th win of the season in his finals match.
Derek Fuerch also had a great tournament by placing 6th in the 170 pound weight class. Fuerch had three wins at the tournament, which gave him 33 wins for the season and 138 career wins. Brandon Alt and Lukas Hanssen also wrestled solid matches at the tournament.
Raiders Send Four Wrestlers To State Qualifiers
February 3 & 4, 2012
MAYVILLE -- The Wrestling team participated in the Section 6 Class D Tournament at Chautauqua Lake High School over the weekend. The team placed seventh out of 12 teams by scoring 110.5 team points. Highlighting the weekend was Austin Blackley winning his first Section 6 Class D Championship. Blackley won the 220 pound weight class by pinning his first opponent and then took a major decision in his finals match. Derek Fuerch and Lukas Hanssen both had a great weekend by placing second for the Raiders. Brandon Alt and Nicholas Bachman placed 3rd in their respective weight classes. Codi McKee also had a great tournament by placing 5th. Blackley, Fuerch, Hanssen and Bachman will move onto the State Qualifier Tournament this Saturday.
Blackley And Fuerch Claim NO League Titles
January 28, 2012
ALBION -- On Saturday the Wrestling team traveled to Albion for the Niagara Orleans League Tournament. Austin Blackley captured his second league championship by pinning his way through the 220 pound weight class. Derek Fuerch won his first crown by winning the 170 pound weight class. Codi McKee, Brandon Alt and Nicholas Bachman placed third in their respective weight classes. Dillon Mangan and Lukas Hanssen placed fourth for the Raiders. Also having a solid day was Jed Platt by winning two matches.
The team will travel to Chautauqua Lake this weekend to wrestle in the Class D Tournament.
Raiders Drop Tightly Contest Meet At Wilson
January 25, 2012
WILSON -- Wednesday night the Wrestling team dropped a close dual meet to Wilson by a final score of 38-30. Derek Fuerch and Brandon Alt picked up first period pins for the Raiders. Dillon Mangan and Nicholas Bachman both wrestled great matches and won by two points. Hayden Hathaway and Austin Blackley received forfeits. Also wrestling solid matches for the Raiders were Harrison Flint, Daniel Gardner, Jed Platt, Johnathan Page, Amos Andrews and Codi McKee. Morgan Fay won his JV match by pin.
The Raiders will travel to Albion this Saturday for the Niagara Orleans All League Tournament.
Seniors Honored Prior To Last Home Wrestling Meet
January 19, 2012
BARKER -- Wednesday night the wrestling team finished their home dual meet schedule with a 46-33 loss to Albion. The wrestling team honored their four seniors: Jed Platt, Codi McKee, Derek Fuerch and Austin Blackley. Platt, Fuerch and Blackley won their matches by pin. Lukas Hanssen won his match with a 4-2 decision. Harrison Flint and Brandon Alt received forfeits for the Raiders.
Fuerch And Blackley Win At Lockport Tournament
January 13 & 14, 2012
LOCKPORT -- Over the weekend the Wrestling team competed in the Lockport Tournament. Leading the way for the Raiders were Derek Fuerch and Austin Blackley. Fuerch had three victories over the two days to win the 170 pound weight class. Blackley had two victories and won the pound weight class. Brandon Alt placed third in the 182 pound weight class. James Brady placed third in the 285 pound weight class in the JV tournament.
The next match is Wednesday against Albion at home for Senior Recognition Night at 6:00.
Wrestlers Have Big Rally Against Akron
January 11, 2012
BARKER -- On Wednesday night the Wrestling team won a thrilling dual meet against the Akron Tigers. The Raiders were behind 30-3 after six matches, but stormed back to win 43-36. Dillon Mangan, Amos Andrews, Codi McKee, Brandon Alt and Lukas Hanssen all picked up pins for the Raiders. Derek Fuerch won by major decision with a score of 9-0. Daniel Gardner and Austin Blackley received forfeits.
The Raiders will be in action this weekend when they travel to the Lockport Tournament.
Fuerch And Blackley Have Solid Performances at NCCC
January 5 & 6, 2012
SANBORN -- Over the weekend the Wrestling team competed in the 31st Annual Niagara Frontier Wrestling Officials Tournament. There were a total of 36 teams competing at the tournament with Barker finishing in 28th place. The weekend was highlighted by two individuals placing in the top eight. Austin Blackley took third by wining four matches, three of which came by pin. Blackley defeated two of the three ranked wrestlers from Section 6 that he faced. Derek Fuerch placed 7th by winning four matches in a very tough 170 pound weight class that included three wrestlers who placed in a New York State meet, four who are ranked in Section 6 and three ranked wrestlers from Section 5. Fuerch has 19 wins and Blackley has 18 so far this season.
Barker Wrestling Notches Big Win Over Pembroke
January 4, 2012
BARKER -- Wednesday night the Wrestling team defeated the Pembroke Dragons by a score of 54-6. Leading the way for the Raiders was Derek Fuerch who pinned his opponent in 59 seconds. The pin was also Fuerch’s 69th career pin, which is a new school record. Harrison Flint, Hayden Hathaway, Dillon Mangan, Tom Keska, Amos Andrews, Codi McKee, Austin Blackley and Nicholas Bachman received forfeits for the Raiders.
Raiders Finish 11th At Akron Holiday Tournament
December 28 & 29, 2011
AKRON -- Over the holiday break the Wrestling team competed in the 44th Akron Holiday Tournament. The team placed 11th out of 18 teams. Leading the way for the Raiders was Austin Blackley and Derek Fuerch placing second in their respective weight classes. Lukas Hanssen and Jed Platt both picked up a win.
In the JV tournament Hayden Hathaway placed first, while DJ Gardner placed second and Morgan Fay placed fourth. Johnathan Page had two wins while Dillon Mangan and James Brady each had one win.
The Raiders are in action this Wednesday when they host Pembroke.
Blackley Earns Pin In 3:25
December 21, 2011
MEDINA -- On Wednesday night the Wrestling team lost a dual meet to the Medina Mustangs. Austin Blackley picked up a pin in three minutes and 25 seconds. Derek Fuerch and Codi McKee both earned forfeits for the Raiders. Nicholas Bachman won his JV match by pin.
Hanssen & Blackley Become First Barker Wrestlers To Win At Barker Round Robin Tournament
December 17, 2011
BARKER -- On Saturday the Wrestling team hosted the Barker Round Robin Tournament. The day was very successful as the Raiders placed fourth out of 12 teams, which is the highest the team has ever placed at their own tournament. Individually, Austin Blackley and Lukas Hanssen captured first place in their respective weight classes. Blackley and Hanssen become the first Barker wrestlers to win the Round Robin Tournament. Derek Fuerch and Nicholas Bachman had second place finishes and Hayden Hathaway earned fourth place. Jed Platt had three wins, while Codi McKee and Harrison Flint each had two.
Fuerch Picks Up Forfeit Against Roy-Hart
December 14, 2011
BARKER -- Wednesday night the Wrestling team lost a Niagara-Orleans League dual meet to Roy-Hart. Austin Blackley wrestled a solid match at 220 pounds and picked up a 3-1 victory. Derek Fuerch received a forfeit for the Raiders. The team will be in action this Saturday when they host the Barker Wrestling Tournament.
Barker Takes Fourth At Depew Tournament
December 10, 2011
DEPEW -- On Saturday the Wrestling team participated in the Depew Wildcat Tournament. The team placed fourth and had wins over St. Joe's and St. Mary’s. Barker also lost a close dual meet to Depew. Individually, Derek Fuerch had five wins, Austin Blackley had four, Lukas Hanssen, Harrison Flint and Hayden Hathaway had three. Nicholas Bachman, Daniel Gardner and Dillon Mangan all had two wins while Tom Keska, Jed Platt, Johnathan Page, Amos Andrews, Codi McKee and Morgan Fay all had one.
The team is in action again this Wednesday when they host Roy-Hart.
Andrews Wins Match By Major Decision
December 8, 2011
NEWFANE -- Thursday night the Barker Wrestling team opened its Niagara Orleans League schedule with a loss to Newfane. Leading the way for the Raiders was Lukas Hanssen and Amos Andrews as they won by pin and major decision, respectively.
Nicholas Bachman and James Brady won their JV matches by pin. The team travels to Depew this Saturday for the Depew Wildcat Wrestling Tournament.
Wrestlers Open Season With Victory Over Canisius
December 2, 2011
BARKER -- On Friday night the Wrestling team opened up their season with a 48-30 win over Canisius. Jed Platt, Amos Andrews, Derek Fuerch, Codi McKee and Brandon Alt won their matches by pin. Tom Keska, Austin Blackley and Lukas Hanssen earned forfeits.
The Raiders next dual meet is Thursday when they travel to Newfane.