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Bulletin Board for June 20

Tom Evangelista, a 2010 St. Joe’s graduate, will row with the Cornell lightweight next month in the Henley Royal Regatta at Henley-on-Thames, England.

A recent Cornell graduate, Evangelista was awarded the Charles E. Courtney Award as the rower who best exemplifies good scholastic work, integrity, discipline in rowing and consideration for fellow oarsmen.

Evangelista and the Cornell eight will compete for the Temple Challenge Cup at Henley. The crew went undefeated this spring, winning the Joseph Wright Trophy at the Men’s Eastern Sprints in May and winning the Ivy League Lightweight championship as well as the IRA National Championship.


The next Buffalo Bills Booster Club meeting will be June 24 at Danny’s South Restaurant, due to the construction at Ralph Wilson Stadium. The meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. Guest speakers will be Joe Frandina and Perry Dix, stadium operator consultants with an update on renovations to the stadium. For information, call 685-3247.


BASEBALL: The Niagara University baseball program will hold its annual instructional prospect camp on Aug. 30-31 at the Niagara University campus. The camp is designed for the player wishing to advance his playing career to the next level. The camp is open to all high school students and will consist of offensive and defensive skill work covering all facets of the game and will allow the player to showcase their skills through game play and drills. For more information, visit www.collegebaseballcamps.com/purpleeagles. . . . Niagara is also hosting a youth camp July 14-18 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. with early drop off and late drop available. The camp is designed to teach students solid fundamental skills as well as raise their level of understanding of the game. For information, visit www.collegebaseballcamps.com/purpleeagles.

GOLF: The 19th Ken-Ton Schools Athletic Hall of Fame Tournament will be July 23 at Sheridan Golf Course. Tournament proceeds go to scholarships for graduating seniors at Kenmore East and Kenmore West high schools. Golf is $100 per person and includes golf, cart, dinner, and dozens of prize opportunities. Contact Brett Banker at 871-3082. . . . Openings remain for summer youth golf instruction offered by the Town of Hamburg Department of Youth, Recreation and Senior Services. The golf instruction is based on the Hook A Kid on Golf program, a comprehensive national program that includes golf leagues, introductory clinics, skill development and rules and etiquette training. Offerings are scheduled at the 18 Mile Creek Golf Course, 6374 Boston State Road, Hamburg. A Youth Golf Lessons class will be offered to teach/review the fundamentals of the game of golf. They run June 30-Aug. 7, and are divided into two age groups (8-12 and 13-17) and are offered as both coed and girls only classes. A Tee Level Clinic is a week-long session for qualified youngsters to receive instruction, a set of golf clubs, golf balls, a member bag tag and golf shirt. Registration should be done at the Golf Course to allow staff to measure the participant for golf equipment. Sessions run from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Session I - June 30–July 3 (golf outing July 7); Session II - July 15–Aug. 14 (golf outing July 21) and Session III - July 29–Aug. 1 (golf outing Aug. 4). The Green Level Training Program is designed for youths 8-15 who have a basic introduction to the game but are not ready for course play. Students meet for 90 minutes on Wednesday or Thursday evenings. There is a maximum of 16 participants per session. Summer sessions run July 9-Aug. 13 (Session II) and July 10-Aug. 14 (Session III). For information and fees, visit www.hamburg-youth-rec-seniors.com or call the Recreation Office at 646-5145, or the Golf Course at 648-4410.

HOCKEY: Buffalo Stars youth hockey house and beginner registration will take place at Holiday Twin Rinks as follows: June 24 and June 26 from 6:30-8 p.m. and July 2 and 9 from 5:30-7 p.m. Openings are for Beginners (ages 4-9) and Mite Cross Ice (ages 5-8). Call 491-0375 for details. Contact Dave Lynch at 253-3157.

ICE SKATING: Learn to skate classes for hockey players and figure skaters start on July 7-Aug. 29 at Niagara University Ice Complex on Mondays (12:10-12:40 p.m.) Wednesdays (12-12:30 p.m.) and Thursdays (11:20-11:50 a.m.). Classes are for ages 4 to adult. Download an application or sign-up and pay online at www.mitchellskating.com or call 636-7401.

LACROSSE: Next Level Lax and Niagara University women’s lacrosse is hosting an Advanced Girls’ Lacrosse Camp June 30-July 2 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Nichols School. A staff of U.S. and Canadian National Team players as well as college level coaches will instruct campers. For more information and to register visit www.wnynextlevellax.com or contact Wendy Stone at wnynextlevellax@gmail.com.

TENNIS: The North Tonawanda Department of Youth Recreation and Parks is accepting applications for summer mini tennis clinics. Lessons are open to ages 6-13. Two separate clinics will be offered. A girls clinic will run Mondays-Fridays starting July 7 and ending July 25. Girls ages 6-9 will have the earlier session (9:30-10:30 a.m.) and girls ages 10-13 will have the later session (10:45-11:45 a.m.). Boys lessons will start Monday, July 28 and conclude Aug. 15. Boys 6-9 will have the earlier session (9:30-10:30 a.m.) and boys ages 10-13 will have the later session (10:45-11:45 a.m.). Both clinics will be held at the Taber Courts across from Gersh Academy (the former Lowry Middle School). There is a $25 fee for residents and a $30 fee for non-residents. For more information or to register call Pam Hogan at 695-8520 ext. 5508.

The Bulletin Board appears Tuesday and Friday. Information must be submitted by mail (c/o Buffalo News, Sports Dept., One News Plaza, Buffalo, NY 14240), fax (849-4587) or email (sports@buffnews.com). There is no charge.

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