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A 40-year reunion for all Kenmore East varsity football players will be held Oct. 9 at Parker Field.

The parade of the years (1959-99) will be held during halftime of the Bulldogs' game against Silver Creek. All the teams will be introduced.

A reception will be held following the game at Caputi's Sheridan Pub from 4-7 p.m. Cost is $15 for players and proceeds benefit the Kenmore East football scholarship fund.

Alumni are urged to pre-register by sending a check to: Kenmore East Football Reunion, c/o HSBC Bank USA, One HSBC Center, 24th floor, Buffalo, NY 14203.

For more information, call coach Dick Adams at 695-3037, Bob Engel at 841-7401, Steve Trusso at 1-800-834-3327 or Dennis Danheiser at 695-2109 (home) or 849-4461 (work).

Members of the South Cheektowaga Baseball Association's 12-year-old boys' travel team recently were inducted into the American Youth Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. The team had a 30-4 record in 1999, including a 7-2 record in national competition.

The squad went 6-1 in the opening round of the national tournament, earning a spot in the single-elimination playoffs in Cooperstown. The team's national championship hopes ended with an 8-7 loss to Northern New Jersey in eight innings.
Franklinville's Bob Hayes recently captured the New York State Horseshoe Championship in Waterloo. Hayes went 8-2 in head-to-head competition and had a ringer percentage of 71.9.

He had finished 18th in the world competition in July, and currently is ranked 33rd in the world in ringer percentage.
What's Happening

BASKETBALL: The city of Salamanca's Falling Leaves Festival will include a 3-on-3 basketball tournament on Oct. 1-3. The competition will be held at Salamanca High School. Male and female competition will be in age groups ranging from seventh graders to seniors (above 50 years). Call Ken McClune at 945-4150. . . . Open teams are needed for leagues on Monday, Tuesday and Friday nights, beginning immediately. Call 839-9330.

BASKETBALL OFFICIALS: Western New York Board 53 of the International Association of Approved Basketball Officials will hold clinics for new officials on Oct. 18 and Oct. 25 at 6 p.m. at JFK High School, 305 Cayuga Creek Road, Cheektowaga. The examination will be held Nov. 1 at JFK. Call Mark Clifford at 684-8847 or Bob Miske at 834-1048.

BOATING: The Buffalo Power Squadron will be hosting safe boating courses on Friday at Daemen College in Amherst and on Oct. 5 at Lancaster High School. Each session will begin at 7 p.m. Call Thomas Leany at 885-5397.

FLOOR HOCKEY: The Northeast YMCA in Amherst has openings in its non-contact league on Sunday nights. Call Chris at 839-2543.

HOCKEY: The State Bound Midgets are in need of players. Call A.J. Maloney at 821-0137. . . . The Southtown Stars bantam house team needs forwards and defensemen, while the Stars' house mites are forming a fourth team and need players at all positions. Call Jim Michel at 821-0061.

RACQUETBALL: The Northeast YMCA in Amherst is registering players for its Adult Flex League. Competition begins next week. Call Chris at 839-2543.

RUGBY: The Lockport rugby football club is accepting new players; no experience is necessary. Practices are held at 6 p.m. on Davison Road, next to the county golf course, in Lockport on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Call 559-3003.

SOFTBALL: Tryouts for the 2000 season of the Tonawanda Shamrock Softball Association will be held on Sunday and Sept. 26 at Tonawanda's Veterans Park. The 16-and-under group will start at 8:30 a.m., the 18-and-under class begins at 10 a.m., and the 14-and-under group starts at 11:30 a.m. New players should bring a birth certificate. Call Jay Hall at 694-0227 or Dan Meyer at 693-5636.

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