Todd Bouman spent parts of 13 years with six different teams as a backup quarterback in the NFL. His career started with a five-year stint (1997-2002) with the Minnesota Vikings. He replaces 22-year veteran Gerard Rohl as head coach of the Buffalo Bison football squad. (Photo by Rob LaPlante)


Buffalo senior captains Zach Dahl (left) and Jonny Senger (right) go toe-to-toe in practice drills last Thursday, Aug. 14 during the teamís first day of practicing with pads. Senger and Dahl once again will be key two-way players for the Bison. (Photo by Rob LaPlante)


Adam Treptau is a three-year varsity starter on both the offensive and defensive line for the Bison. Treptau earned all-conference honorable mention honors as a sophomore. (Photo by Rob LaPlante)


Jordan McGinty burst onto the scene as a seventh grader last year and finished with two top-10 finishes in the Section 8AA meet. She placed seventh in the 100 butterfly and ninth in the 100 backstroke. She was also part of the 200-medley relay team that just missed qualifying for state finishing in fourth place. McGinty was practicing her fly techniques during the first week of practice last Wednesday, Aug. 13 at the BCMS Pool. (Photo by Rob LaPlante


Junior Macey McClay is one of the top returning runners on a young but talented girls squad that finished in seventh place at last yearís Section 2AA Championships in Buffalo. (File photo by Rob LaPlante)


A record-high 35 new faculty members will join the Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose School District 877 for the 2014-15 school year. Members gathered for a breakfast and photo on Monday, Aug. 18 at the Buffalo High School Library. Pictured (front row, left-right): Barbara Swenson (BCMS-FACS); Karen Schultz (BCMS, BHS-School Nurse); Danielle Collins (NES-SPED); Deana Jagielo (BCMS-Math); Elizabeth Muellereile (BHS-French); Christina Helmbrecht (BHS-SPED Assessment); Kate Volk (MES-4th Grade); Taylor Peterson (BCMS-Math); Breanna Landrus (HES, TES-Social Worker); Jess Nickelsen (BHS-Spanish); Jamie Sue-Peterson (PES, DES, ECSE-Social Worker); (middle row, left-right): Kelly Munson (BCMS-ASD, DCD); Becca Mathies (NES-World Culture Specialist); Gary Wirkus (BHS-Agriculture Teacher); Katie Steege (NES-4th Grade); Megan Scherer (BHS-PE, Health); Amy Sparks (BHS-English); Marna McMurry (PES-Fifth Grade Quest); Danielle DesMarais (MES-Title 1); Megan Breyer (BCMS-FACS); Julie Neby (BCMS-Phy Ed); Danielle Iverson (BHS-SPED); Jana Kragerud (NES-SPED); Suzie Fenno (TES-Title 1); David Witeof (MES-3rd Grade); Olivia Hoff (PLC-English, Social Studies); Bridget Hanson (PES-Title 1); Jen Johnson (BHS-SPED); (back row, left-right): David Holler (BCMS-Counselor); Ben Broderick (PES-4th Grade, 5th Grade); Eric Kusch (MES-Phy Ed); Chris Frederiksen (BCMS-Math); Not pictured: Melanie Brisk (BCMS-Health); Michelle Lunacek (NES-Speech) and Kim Robinson (HES-5th Grade). (Photo by Rob LaPlante)