Pro football Hall of Famers Johnny Unitas, Dick Butkus, Paul Hornung, Jim Otto and Lou Groza are among the guests scheduled to attend the "Collector Mania Fall Classic" autograph and memorabilia show Oct. 22-24 at the Niagara Falls Convention Center.
Other retired athletes expected are Ben Davidson, Bobby Richardson, Johnny Blanchard and Alex Delvecchio.
In addition to the $4 entry fee (children under 8 are free), fees are charged for autographs and the most of the guests will appear on Saturday and Sunday afternoons. For a schedule and advance tickets, call Allan George at 716-248-2987.
BASEBALL: The Buffalo School of Baseball will hold an outdoor college/pro showcase for players age 16-up on Oct. 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fee is $60 per player. College coaches and pro scouts are welcome at no charge. Call Rick Lancellotti at 681-9410.
BASKETBALL: Registration is open for the Depew Recreation Department's girls basketball program (ages 5-15) on Wednesday evenings starting Oct. 27 at the John Sciole School. Call 685-4910.
BILLIARDS:The "Strokes and Spokes" 8-ball tournament will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Bisons Sports Park, 6856 South Transit Road, Lockport. Call 822-3856 or 285-6867.
HOCKEY: Last call for senior teams to play in Sunday night league forming at Amherst Pepsi Center. Call 837-2051. . . . North Buffalo Hockey will hold tryouts for the squirt Tier II team Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the North Buffalo Arena. Call Darren Vitberg at 877-8581. . . . Over-35 senior league at Pepsi Center needs one more team for season starting Oct. 5. Call Rob at 689-1951.
ICE SKATING: Depew Ice Rink's Monday evening learn to skate program for beginning to advanced skaters ages 4 and up starts Oct. 11 with sessions at 5:15 and 6:15 p.m. Tuition for the eight-week course is $25 for village residents, $40 for non-residents. Call 685-4910. . . . Registration is open for learn to skate programs at Holiday Twin Rinks and Leisure Rinks. Call Janice Conner (634-2806) or Becky Cian (759-2619).
SOCCER: Germania under-18 boys team will hold tryouts Saturday and Oct. 2 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Sweet Home Middle School. Call Nick Cedrone at 689-2984. . . . KenTon Soccer Association will hold tryouts for boys and girls travel teams on Saturday at 10 a.m. at Green Acres Elementary School, Glenalby and Fries Roads. Candidates must have been born between Aug. 1, 1985 and July 31, 1991. Wear shinguards and bring a ball. Direct questions to email@example.com.
SOFTBALL: Tryouts for a new 12-under Diamond Girls fastpitch travel team will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Firemen's Park in West Seneca. Call Bob Rosenhahn at 674-2472. . . . Tryouts for 14-under elite travel team will be held Sunday at 9 a.m. at Firemen's Park in West Seneca. Call Carl Bonetto at 674-1700 or 667-3452.
VOLLEYBALL: Teams needed for the ninth annual Spikefest tournament Oct. 2 at Fredonia State College. Call Suzanne Gross at 326-2151.
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