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BASEBALL: The Niagara Nationals 11U baseball team is sponsoring a PGA Tour golf ticket raffle. The grand prize is two Championship Club access tickets to the World Golf Championship at Firestone CC in Akron, Ohio. It includes July 30 practice round and all four tournament rounds. Travel and lodging are not included, complimentary food/beverage on the course are included. Total prize value is over $500. Second and third prizes are complimentary greens fees with cart to Willowbrook and Ivy Ridge. The drawing is July 7. Call or text David at 445-7616, email ddelisanti@gmail.com, or visit www.niagaranatinoalstravelbaseball.com.

BASKETBALL: The Niagara Falls Boys and Girls Club, along with the Niagara PAL, is recruiting teams for the 12th annual Girls Summer Classic. The league is open to all girls with high school eligibility remaining next season. The Summer Classic will take place on Monday nights June 30-Aug. 18. The $225 entry fee covers referees, T-shirts and awards. Deadline to join is June 17. Call Mike Hamilton at 282-7181. ... Gloria Parks Community Center will sponsor leagues this summer at Daemen College: a men’s elite league Tuesday and Thursday evenings, a men’s “B” league Monday evenings, and a men’s “B” league Wednesday evenings. Start date for all leagues is June 9. Interested teams should contact Kevin Ferguson at 832-1010 or 400-4159.

GOLF: The 17th New York State Health Facilities Association District 10 tournament will be held Sept. 15 at Westwood CC, Amherst. The tournament is open to the public. Pre-registration is required. Proceeds benefit the NYSHFA District 10 Long Term Care Scholarship Fund. Contact Jennifer L. Goehle at 632-0222, by email at jgoehle@nyshfa10.com, or visit www.nyshfa10.com. ... The Buffalo Retired Teachers Association will host its annual golf tournament June 10 at Terry Hills in Batavia. The tournament is open to all golfers and raises funds for the BRTA Scholarship Fund benefitting Buffalo Public School children. Cost is $75 and includes golf, cart, prizes and a steak dinner. Contact Steve Parada at 875-3392.

HOCKEY: The Southern Tier Xpress is a new junior hockey team that will call the Jamestown Savings Bank Arena (JSBA) home for the 2014-15 season. The Xpress competes in the North American 3 Hockey League. Tryouts will be held 4-10:30 p.m. Friday at JSBA and 10 a.m.-10.p.m. Saturday, and 9 a.m.-noon Sunday. Three more tryouts are scheduled: June 13-15 at the First Arena in Elmira, July 18-20 at the Whitestown Ice Arena in Whitesboro, and August 8-10 at JSBA. Cost of each tryout is $250 with multi-tryout discounts available. Information and a printable registration sheet is available at jamestownarena.com/southern-tier-xpress.html. Contact southerntierxpress@gmail.com or JSBA at 484-2624.

LACROSSE: A new league is forming for women ages 17 and up with no maximum age limit. The league is looking for around 60 players to fill four teams. Teams will have two practices (June 22 & 29) and six games (each Saturday from July 12-Aug. 16). The games and practices will take place at Niagara County Community College, but the league is not affiliated. Cost is $55 per player and covers officials, insurance, equipment, coaches and team shirts. Registrations and information meetings will be held 11-11:45 a.m. and noon-12:45 p.m. Saturday, and 5-5:45 p.m. and 6-6:45 p.m. May 21 in the small gym at NCCC. To register or for information about the Niagara County lacrosse league, email niagaracountylacrosse@gmail.com.

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