Lou Gehrig 12U Iron Horsemen defeated Ithaca 4-1 to win the Cal Ripken/Babe Ruth New York State Western Section Championship. The team is now competing in the Cal Ripken/Babe Ruth Mid-Atlantic Regional, Thursday-Monday in Spring City, Pa. The members of the team are Brian Aduddle, Jacob Anderson, Matt Barrali, Mitch Collura, Andrew Fairbrother, Jack Gilbert, Jack Gugino, Dillon Lobdell, David O’Donoghue, Andrew Orsini, Gunnar Weppner and Cam Zurat. Scott Fairbrother is head coach, and Bill Anderson and Brent Zurat are assistant coaches.
BASEBALL: American Legion Post 721 has a few select spots available for its 2015 team. Tryouts will be 6-8 p.m. Aug. 5 at Cazenovia Park, Diamond 2. For details go to www.eteamz.com/southbuffalopost721tigers. ... The Mizuno Braves 15U travel team will hold tryouts at 6 p.m. Aug. 5-6 (rain date Aug. 12) at Cayuga Heights Elementary School, 1780 Como Park Blvd., Depew. Call head coach Mike Jaskier, 866-3351, for more info.
BASKETBALL: Any high school-eligible girl player interested in trying out for the Section VI BCANY Games should attend a tryout at 4 p.m. Sunday at Eden High School and at 5 p.m. Monday at Cardinal O’Hara High School. The BCANY Tournament will be Aug. 1-3 in Johnson City in Binghamton. Any questions, contact Rick Mihalik at 870-6063 or Joe Dougherty at 982-1605. ... The Gus Macker 3-on-3 Olean Tournament will take place Aug. 15-17 and benefit the Olean High School Sports Boosters and the Olean City School District Foundation. For details, contact John Irving, 397-8223.
COACHING: West Seneca School District is looking for coaches for modified field hockey (WSE), girls varsity soccer (WSE), boys varsity volleyball (WSE) and girls JV bolleyball (WSE). Interested applicants can contact the West Seneca Athletic Department at 677-3141. ... Hilbert College, an NCAA Division III institution, seeks qualified applicants for a head men’s volleyball coach to recruit student-athletes, plan and supervise games and practices, and direct all aspects of the program. See complete job posting at www.hilbert.edu. Send resume, cover letter and references to email@example.com.
FOOTBALL: The Town of Hamburg Department of Youth, Recreation and Senior Services is accepting registrations for its NFL Flag Football program for boys and girls ages 6-8 and 12-14 (by Sept. 1). Preseason team development is set for Aug. 20-Aug. 21, with a scrimmage game on Aug. 23. Games will be one hour each, between 9 a.m. (first game) and 1 p.m. (last game). For details or to register, call 646-5145 or go to www.hamburg-youth-rec-seniors.com. The fee is $60 for residents and $65 for nonresidents.
HOCKEY: Steal the Show Hockey Camps still have openings for a girls-only camp that will take place at Holiday Twin Rinks Monday through Aug. 1. For times and registration info, go to www.stealtheshowhockey.com or call 553-7695 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.... The Southern Tier Xpress Junior 16U team, a development program for NA3HL Junior team, has roster spots available. Cost is $3,200 and covers basic ice time, plus bus & hotel fees for distant tournaments in Detroit, Rochester & Pittsburgh. Visit http://southerntierxpress.pointstreaksites.com for details or call head coach Bryan Muecke, 581-3386, or email email@example.com. Also, anyone interested in being part of the Southern Tier Xpress Booster Club, contact Bill and Cindy Jackson at firstname.lastname@example.org. ... HockeyBuff is seeking elite and intermediate teams for winter senior leagues that begin play in October at Northtown Center in Amherst. One league plays on Sundays, the other on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Prime time schedule. Call 598-9858 or email email@example.com.
SOCCER: The Boys U17 Lancaster FC Premier team tryouts will be Monday (6-7:30 p.m.), Aug. 6 (6-7:30 p.m.) and Aug. 9 (9-10:30 a.m.) at Lancaster Middle School (Madison Street at Linden Avenue). Registration is required. Visit www.lancasterdepewsoccer.com. Lancaster residency is not required. For details, call 907-7750.
SOFTBALL: Wheatfield Nitro Girls Travel Softball will have open tryouts for the 2014-15 season on Aug. 4-5 for 12U and 16U and Aug. 6-7 for 10U and 14U, at 6:30 p.m. at Fairmount Park, Wheatfield, on diamonds 3, 4 & 6. Teams will compete in the Metro and NFL leagues. For more info, contact Rob, 472-6317 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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