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The Amherst Lightning ’01 travel softball team won the 12-under USSSA East World Series in Salisbury/Ocean City, Md. The Lightning went 10-0 in a field of 64 teams from 10 states, outscoring opponents, 82-12. Amherst beat Long Island, 4-1, in the final. Tournament awards went to overall most valuable player Christy Mack, pitching MVP Riley Crum and defensive MVP Renee Trotman. Other team members were Catie Bish, Anna Brand, Kylie Katalinas, Haley Marlowe, Larissa Reid, Rachel Valente and Abby Vincent.

Amherst Lightning ’01 is hosting tryouts at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 12 at Northtown Center. Contact coach Rob Reid at amherstlightningreid@gmail.com for more information.


BASEBALL: The Lancaster- Depew Travel Baseball 2015 tryout will be held at Westwood Park in Lancaster. Dates are: 8U: 6 p.m. Aug. 24 and 26 at Offerman; 9U: 6 p.m. Aug. 10 and 12 at Candlestick; 10U: 6 p.m. Aug. 24 and 25 at Candlestick; 11U: 6 p.m. Aug. 10 and 11 at Fenway; 12U: 4 p.m. Aug 15 and 10 a.m. Aug. 17 at Fenway; 13U: 5:30 p.m. Aug. 10 and 6 p.m. Aug. 12 at The Brickyard; 14U: 7 p.m. Aug. 17 and 24 at Westwood Indoor Facility; 15U: 7 p.m. Aug. 14 at Westwood Indoor Facility at 5 p.m. Aug. 17 at The Brickyard; 16U: Aug. 23 and 24 at The Brickyard.All participants will need to come with baseball pants, spikes, personal protection, and a shirt with their last name and number on the back. Shorts & sneakers will not be allowed for tryouts. For more information visit LancasterDepewbaseball.com... Cayuga 14U travel baseball tryouts will take place at noon Aug. 16 and Sept. 6 at 1043 93rd St., Niagara Falls. Contact Chris Cardona (716) 609-1989 or email ccardona@roadrunner.com for details.... Team Easton Titans will host tryouts for players ages 9-16 on Aug. 13-24 at Beverly Hills Fields in Cheektowaga. For more information go to www.leaguelineup.com/titansbaseball or contact Justin MacFarland at (716) 507-1677....The Sharks 12U tryouts will be Aug.11 and 12, Amherst Fire Hall, 9100 Tranist Rd, East Amherst, 6 p.m. For details,583-9117.

FLAG FOOTBALL: Women’s flag football league is looking for players. Contact Grady Ar (716) 259-4752 or seneca7862@yahoo.com.

HOCKEY: Registration for fall youth ages 6-16 and adult roller hockey season at West Seneca Spinners, 164 Orchard Park Road, West Seneca is currently open. Youth leagues play on Wednesday evenings and adult leagues are Sundays and Mondays. Call Dennis at (716) 822-3967 or email westsenecaspinners@gmail.com.

INLINE HOCKEY: The Buffalo Wings 14u 2015 team has tryouts at 6 p.m. Aug. 14 10 10 a.m. Aug. 16 at Cazenovia Park. For more info www.leaguelineup.com/buffalowings.

KICKBALL: Coed leagues forming Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Call 625-9933 or www.dugoutbarsports.com.

SOFTBALL: The Northtowns newest premier softball organization, Twin City Elite, is looking for coaches at the 12U, 16U and 18U level. This organization is looking for highly skilled players to compete in local, regional and national tournaments. Softball experience is a must. Please contact Mike Carr (716) 515-5837 or Tim Toth (716) 345-4928 for more information....Twin City Elite will be holding tryouts for the 2015 season for 12U-18U eligible players. An all-ages tryout will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 13 and 14 with registration starting at 5:30 p.m. at Payne Avenue and Humphrey Street in North Tonawanda. Tryouts for 16U and 18U will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and for 12U and 14U from 2 to 4 p.m. on Aug. 17 at Vet’s Park #4 in Tonawanda. For more information visit www.twincityelite.com....Cheektowaga Girls Fastpitch Softball will host tryouts for the 2015 season for travel teams at McNaughton Park in Cheektowaga. Tryouts for 14U and 16U will be held at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 11 and 13 with registration at 6 p.m.; 6:30 p.m. for 10U and 12U Aug. 12 and 14 with registraion at 6 p.m. Those interested email cheekfastpitch@gmail.com....The Evans Force 2015 girls travel softball team tryouts will take place as follows: 16U 6 p.m. Aug 13, 5 p.m. Aug. 16, and 6 p.m. Aug. 20. Contact Dave Holscher (616) 512-5730 or Jim Widger (716) 860-3872. 14U 6 p.m. Aug. 13, 9 a.m. Aug. 16, and 6 p.m. Aug. 19. Contact Al Butlak (716) 860-1258. 12u & 10u 6 p.m. Aug. 20, 10 a.m. Aug. 23, and 6 p.m. Aug 26. Contact Matt Smith (716) 796-5308 or Jeff Hanes (716) 698-5039. All tryouts will be at Evans Youth Baseball Facility on Bennett Road in Evans....The D5 Dazzlers are looking for players for the 2015 14U travel team. Tryouts will be held at 6 p.m. Aug. 12 and 14 at Orchard Acres Park, 3643 Horton Ave., Blasdell. ...Amherst Lightning Fastpitch Softball will be holding tryouts for the 2015 season at the Northtown Center in Amherst on the following dates: 10U and 12U Aug 11 and Aug 13 at 5:30 p.m. with a rain date Aug 16 at noon; 14U, 16U and 18U at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 12 with a rain date 10 a.m. Aug. 16. For more info, email Mark Farber at amherstlightningsoftball@aol.com....Coed teams needed for fall leagues and a double elimination tournament on Aug. 17. Cost is $75 and includes buffet for players. Visit www. dugoutbarsports.com.

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