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PREVIEW: Depew vs. Lancaster (NY)

Oct 15, 2013 • Great American Rivalry Series
10th Annual Great American Rivalry Series More

Depew-21 Lancaster-13

Oct 15, 2012 • Great American Rivalry Series
The Depew Wildcats defeated the Lancaster Redskins 21-13 in front of a sellout crowd of 6,500. The Redskins entered the game with a 1-5 record while the Wildcats enter with a 5-1 record. It was a cold Friday night in New York as we were ready for the kickoff. More

2012 Hall of Fame: Gary Stoldt

Oct 15, 2012 • by Tracey Noe • Great American Rivalry Series
Lancaster High School More

2012 Scholar Athletes: Bryan Koscielny and Brian Rybak

Oct 15, 2012 • by Tracey Noe • Great American Rivalry Series
Lancaster vs. Depew More

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The 'Redskins' are no more — at least in Lancaster, NY

Mar 17, 2015 • Washington Post
Superintendent Michael Vallely recently said the mascot has been part of Lancaster High School's “proud heritage” for some 60 years, but he acknowledged on Monday it had become a “symbol of ethnic stereotyping,” the Associated Press reported. More

Keith Olbermann names Lancaster protesters "Worst in Sports"

Mar 24, 2015 • WGRZ-TV
LANCASTER, NY- The Lancaster School Board's decision to no longer use the nickname "Redskins" for Lancaster High School drew national attention. And so too have the protests by students and alumni against the decision, saying they didn't have a say in ... More

Lancaster, NY students protest school's decision to drop Redskins nickname

Mar 19, 2015 • Newsday
LANCASTER, N.Y. - About 300 students walked out of their western New York school and through the streets on Thursday in protest of their district's decision to retire the Redskins nickname because it offends some Native Americans. At times chanting ... More

As 'Redskins' Issue Splits Upstate Community, District Is in No Rush to Decide

Mar 10, 2015 • New York Times
LANCASTER, N.Y. — One week after a community forum intended to promote dialogue over the use of the nickname “Redskins” for scholastic sports teams, this Buffalo suburb remained divided, with supporters of each side attending a board of education ... More

New York High Schools Cancel Lacrosse Games Over Local Team's 'Redskins ...

Mar 13, 2015 • ThinkProgress
In the last week, two western New York schools with large Native American student populations announced that they were canceling scheduled lacrosse matches against Lancaster High School because of the school's nickname. The Akron Central School ... More

Lancaster prepares to debate Redskin name

Mar 3, 2015 •
LANCASTER, N.Y. (WIVB) — People from all walks of life gathered at Lancaster High School Tuesday evening to debate what the name “Redskin” means to them. Many current and former students feel strongly about keeping the name of their mascot. More

Halbritter on R-Word: 'When Many People Speak Out Change Can Happen'

Mar 27, 2015 • Indian Country Today Media Network
Halbritter commended the schools and students across the nation, including Lancaster High School in New York, who have worked to change the name of the school's R-word mascot. The Lancaster school board voted unanimously on March 16 to change ... More

Lancaster mascot name debate continues this week

Mar 1, 2015 •
LANCASTER N.Y. (WIVB) - The Lancaster School District on Tuesday will hear from the public on whether it should keep or replace its “Redskins” mascot and nickname. ... A hearing scheduled at Lancaster High School Tuesday is sure to draw a crowd. More

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