AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) - Sweet Home's football program has been in this position before, so they fully expect to contend yet again, despite a lot of new faces in the lineup.
The Panthers, fresh off a runner-up finish in the state championship last year, are aiming for their 7th straight sectional title. They will have to do it, though, with seven new starters on each side of the ball.
Among the losses, last year's super-sophomore Brad Zaffram, who transferred to Canisius.
Kevin Torrillo takes over for his older brother at quarterback, hoping to lead Sweet Home back to familiar territory in the state tournament.
The Panthers open the season this Friday at Iroquois.
There is another Lake Effect Snow Warning in effect for Erie, Wyoming, Chautauqua and Cattaraugus Counties from Thursday through early Friday.
Lake Effect Snow Warnings return today with the chance for an additional foot for some areas.
A 26-year-old male employee of Ying's Wings and Things told police that Haibo Jiang, also known as Jimmy Ying, choked him until he passed out.
A Good Samaritan died Wednesday while trying to assist the driver of a tractor trailer who got stuck in the snow.
Viewers sent in photos from the snowfall around Western New York.
The Wyoming County Sheriff’s Office says a tractor trailer crashed on Route 39, in the Town of Eagle.