Ella Whitney, a 10-year-old from West Seneca, was crowned the Level 4 Early States All-Around champion Feb. 6 and 7 on Long Island. She helped the Orchard Park Gymsters win first place in the team event. Also winning gold medals were Lauren Welsh (beam & second all-around), Reagan Lashway (bars), Madyson Draper (vault) and Savanah McKee (bars-child division). Winning gold in Level 3 was Emily Gralke (bars), Arianna Hackett (beam) and Carley Mathers (beam-senior division).
BASEBALL: Cheektowaga Thundering Herd 18U travel team is looking for additional players to finalize the 2016 roster in the CEBA League. Register at leaguelineup.com/cheektowagathunderingherd, or call Head Coach Tony Dombrowski at 725-7755. … The West Side Boys League announces registration open to boys 8-10, 11-13 and 14-16 years old and also T-Ball for boys and girls 6-7 years old. Registration is at Our Lady of Hope Church Hall (Lafayette and Grant) on Saturday, March 19 and Saturday, April 2 from 2-4 p.m. No experience necessary. Call Tovie Asarese at 885-7692.
BASKETBALL: Nichols girls varsity is looking for a game due to cancellation. Open game days include Friday and Saturday and Feb. 24-25. Call Bob Torgalski at 868-7593. … Full Court Hoops girls AAU tryouts will take place Sunday in the Gallagher Gym at St. Mary’s School for the Deaf (2253 Main Street, Buffalo) for grades 6-7 from 1-3 p.m. and grades 8-9 from 3-5 p.m. Tryouts for 10th and 11th graders will be March 6 and March 13. This program runs March-August. Contact Cara Gustafson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 710-2347. … The WNY Braves Elite is hosting AAU tryouts for 15U & 16U boys. Call Jake at 697-7662.
BASKETBALL OFFICIALS: IAABO boys basketball officials rules clinics will be held at BOCES (355 Harlem Road, West Seneca) on the following dates from 6-8 p.m.: Tuesday, March 8; Tuesday, March 15; Tuesday, March 29; Wednesday, March 30. Visit board53.com or contact Bob Miske at email@example.com or 834-1048. The Exam will be held at BOCES on Monday, April 4 at 6 p.m.
SOFTBALL: West Side Ponytail League announces registration open to girls 8-10, 11-13 and 14-18 years old and also T-Ball for boys and girls 6-7 years old. Registration is at Our Lady of Hope Church Hall (Lafayette and Grant) on Saturday, March 19 and Saturday, April 2 from 2-4 p.m. Call Tovie Asarese at 885-7692.
UMPIRING: Niagara Frontier Officials will be training for the 2016 summer season. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call George Markey at 833-8562.
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