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BULLETIN BOARD

The Buffalo Bills Booster Club will present the 24th annual Bob Kalsu Memorial Scholarship at halftime of the Lions-Tops all-star football game on July 30.

The $1,000 scholarship is named for the Bills' eighth-round draft pick in 1968. Kalsu was the only pro football player killed in action in Vietnam.

The Booster Club holds its monthly meeting on at 7:45 p.m. July 29 at the Radisson Hotel, 4243 Genesee St., Cheektowaga.

The Buffalo Bisons will be hosting two Jubilee Youth Baseball Clinics to be held at North AmeriCare Park on July 26 and Aug. 16 from 10 a.m. to noon.

The clinics feature expert instruction from the Bison players and coaches as well as the Bisons youth baseball staff.

Children of all ages are welcome, and free admission vouchers are available at Jubilee Foods stores.

For more information, call the Bisons Youth Baseball Department at 846-2281.
Canisius High School graduate Jay Murphy is one of seven returnees named to USA Hockey's In-Line National Team. Murphy was named most outstanding forward in last year's International Ice Hockey Federation In-Line world championships. This year's tournament started July 17 and concludes Friday in Anaheim, Calif.

The Ken-Ton Maple Leafs, a boys 16-under soccer team, won the annual Gloucester International soccer tournament in Ottawa, Ont.

Dan Bonoro scored nine goals for the Leafs, who went 4-0-1 against teams from Ontario and Quebec. D.J. Cook of the Leafs was named the tournament MVP for his strong work on defense; his team allowed only four goals in five games.
Beth Galloway, a 15-year-old student at Orchard Park High School, qualified for the Phillips 66 Senior National Swimming Championships, to be held Friday through Aug. 1 in Nashville, Tenn. Galloway, who swims for STAR swimming, qualified for the 50-meter freestyle with a time of 27.78 seconds.
Center Michael Smietana of the Town of Tonawanda was among those chosen to the New York State team that will play at the USA Hockey Select-15 Festival at St. Cloud, Minn., Aug. 7-16.

There were 800 15-year-olds, including 72 from Western New York, at the New York State Amateur Hockey Association Sectionals held last week at Potsdam.
Forward Mia Hamm, considered by many to be the best all-around women's soccer player in the world, will lead the United States Women's National Team into SUNY Brockport's Special Olympics Stadium at 6:30 p.m. July 31 to meet the Rochester Ravens of the USISL in an exhibition match.

Hamm has scored 78 goals in international competition since joining the national team 10 years ago at the age of 15.

Joining Hamm will be: Michelle Akers, who has more goals (92) than any player in U.S. soccer history; goalkeeper Briana Scurry, who allowed only three goals in five full games at last year's Olympics; Tisha Venturini, who had two goals in those Games, and Julie Foudy, a co-captain on the gold medal-winning team.

There is general admission seating. Tickets are $12, available locally at Sportsplex in North Tonawanda or by charge at 395-2235.
The Buffalo Gladiators (2-0) scored all of their points in the first half Saturday night en route to a 35-0 road win over the Niagara Predators in the New York Football League.

Defensive back Curtis Fisher closed the scoring with a league-record 102-yard interception return just before the break. It was one of two turnovers forced by the Gladiators, who had a 357-47 edge in total offense.

Quarterback John Augustine fired four scoring passes -- two to Derrick Floyd (30, 40 yards), one to Al Toon (16 yards) and one to Curtis McClendick (80 yards). Rico Hunter had 36 yards rushing to lead the Gladiators and tallied a two-point conversion. The Predators are 0-2 overall, 0-1 in the league.
The Lockport Invaders improved to 2-0 Saturday night with a hard-earned 27-26 International Football League road win over the Syracuse Storm.

Defensive back Aaron Fix preserved the win when he blocked a Storm field-goal attempt with 30 seconds remaining. Four different Invaders scored touchdowns. Tight end Mike Wolford caught an 8-yard TD pass from quarterback Tony DeMartino in the first quarter; James Mount (2 yards) and Randy Smith (22 yards) had scoring runs in the third quarter; and Nigel Bostic had a 5-yard TD run in the fourth quarter.

What's happening

GOLF: Women golfers are invited to a Golf Gala Wednesday at Golden Bear Golf Center (formerly known as Caddyshack), 8230 Wehrle Drive in Williamsville. The program, from 6-9 p.m., includes a swing clinic with Cindy Kessler Miller, club fitting, a fashion show and advice on nutrition and health. A $15 donation will benefit the Heritage Centers, which serve developmentally disabled children and adults. Call 631-3663.

HOCKEY: The Buffalo Regals are starting a 15-under girls program for the fall-winter season. An organizational meeting will be held Aug. 6, 7 p.m., at Holiday Twin Rinks, 3465 Broadway in Cheektowaga. Call Joe Wasik at 668-5597. . . . The Buffalo Regals House League will hold registration today and Thursday, 7-9 p.m., at Holiday Twin Rinks. Call 668-0191 or 875-6275.

SOFTBALL: Bisons Sports Park is accepting applications for fall leagues, men's and coed. Call 625-8733 or 625-9350.

TRIATHLON: The first Buffalo Waterfront Triathlon and Relays are Aug. 10 at The Pier on Fuhrmann Boulevard. Events include an Olympic 1.5-K swim, 36-K bike race and 10-K run, as well as sprints -- 750-M run, 18-K bike race and 5-K run. Entry forms are available from local bicycle shops, or by sending a return-addressed, stamped envelope to: Buffalo Multi-Sport Inc., P.O. Box 7, Amherst 14226. Or call 862-9336.

VOLLEYBALL: The second annual Dock of the Bay tournament runs Saturday and Sunday. Call 867-2921. . . . Sportsplex in North Tonawanda is registering teams for outdoor volleyball, which begins Sunday. The charge per team is $198, with an $80 deposit required to sign up. Call 694-8877.

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