BASEBALL: The Buffalo School of Baseball will be holding tournament travel team tryouts for the 2006 season on Oct. 1 at Westwood Park in Lancaster. The tryout fee is $25. Ages are: 14-under from noon-2 p.m., 15-under from 2-4 p.m., 16-under from 4-6 p.m. Call Jim Militello at 681-4828.
BASKETBALL: The Niagara Rapids Girls AAU Basketball Club will hold its 2006 travel team tryouts on Sunday from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Clark Gym on the University at Buffalo Main Street campus. Visit: www.niagararapids.org. . . . The downtown Jewish Community Center is hosting the ALL Pro Shooting Clinic with Mike Phelps on Oct. 9 from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call Joe at 886-3172 ext 404. . . . Men's teams needed for Sunday and Thursday night and over-40 teams for Tuesday. Call 839-9330.
BENEFIT: Bert's Bikes & Sports will sponsor a motorcycle run on Saturday to benefit the Salvation Army's Hurricane Katrina Relief Effort. The event begins at Bert's Bikes & Sports, 4050 Southwestern Blvd. in Orchard Park with registration starting at 10 a.m. Bikers will leave at 1 p.m. for a 50-mile run that will conclude at approximately 3 p.m. with live music and an after-party at The Pour House in Hamburg. Fees are $25 for single riders and $40 for two riders. A $20 donation will be accepted at The Pour House for individuals not participating in the run. Register at Bert's Bikes, The Pour House or at www.bertsbikes.com.
RACQUETBALL: The WNYRA Junior Development program for children 10-18 will begin its fall session Oct. 8. The six sessions are from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the BAC-Suburban club on Niagara Falls Blvd. Cost is $35 per student or $7 per individual lesson.
ROLLER HOCKEY: An in-line league for players 15-and-under is being formed. The league will play on Saturday mornings at the EPIC Center on Wehrle Drive. Full equipment is needed. Call Rich at 773-1188 or 689-4090.
SOFTBALL: Niagara University will hold clinics on Oct. 1 (9-1 p.m. all positions), Oct. 2 (9-1 p.m. elite players), Oct. 15 (9-1 p.m. hitting), Oct. 23 (9-1 p.m. pitching and catching) and Nov. 6 (9-1 p.m. beginners and intermediates). Cost is $50 per player. Call Jakie Morris at 286-8662. . . . The Carnegie X-Treme softball tryouts for 16-under girls are Saturday at Frontier High School at 2 p.m. Call Ed Eagan at 825-2141 or e-mail: Eags49@AOL.com
SPEAKING: Former Buffalo Bills quarterback Frank Reich will be speaking at the University of Buffalo on Sunday at 10:30 a.m. in Pistachio's Restaurant, located in the Student Union. Admission is free. Call Michael Krantz, the Pastor of Trading Post 317, at 908-4423.