Hot dogs and baseball are a traditional combination. How about real dogs?
Canines of all kinds will be welcome for Dog Day at the Park before the Buffalo Bisons game against the Norfolk Tides on Sunday at 1:05 p.m.
There will be fun for pets and humans, including a pregame dog parade and various in-game contests for the dogs. Also, children will get to meet one of the most famous pups in the world as Scooby Doo will make a guest appearance.
All dogs will be provided shade and water on the berm beyond right-center field.
For more information or to order tickets, call 843-4373 or visit the Bisons' Web site at www.bisons.com.
Kyle Cerminara, the former All-America wrestler from the University at Buffalo, will return to Western New York this weekend to give a free clinic at Medinah Middle School. The clinic will run 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Cerminara will be joined by 1996 Olympic gold medalist Kendall Cross. Cerminara and Cross are residents of the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Cerminara, a Lewiston-Porter graduate, ranks first in career wins (137) at UB. He became the Bulls' first Division I All-American in 2004.
For information about the clinic, call 207-2000.
Joan Printup Hummel of Orchard Park won five gold medals in the Empire State Senior Games on June 8 in Cortland.
Hummel won the 50-, 100- and 200-meter freestyle, the 50 butterfly and the 100 medley.
Hummel, a retired teacher, will compete at the national Senior Olympics in Louisville, Ky., in early July and plans to compete at the international Senior Olympics in Utah in October.
BASKETBALL: The NICYO/Family Crystal Peoples summer basketball program is registering teams for ages 6-9, 10-13 and 14-17 divisions. Games will begin July 9. Call Derek Summers at 597-3098.
BOWLING: Manor Lanes II in Amherst will host an instructional clinic at 6:30 p.m. each Tuesday featuring renowned coach Frank Coburn and his Hall of Fame wife, Doris. For more information call the lanes at 691-6664.
COACHING: St. Mary's High School in Lancaster is seeking a boys varsity volleyball coach and a varsity cheerleading coach for the fall season. Interested individuals should contact Dan Gill, athletics director, at 683-4824, firstname.lastname@example.org or 142 Laverack Ave., Lancaster, NY 14086. . . . Nardin Academy has opening for varsity bowling and crew (fall, spring) and JV soccer and bowling. Send resume to: Athletic Director, c/o Nardin Academy, 135 Cleveland Ave., Buffalo, New York 14222.
SOCCER: Niagara University coaches will conduct a two-week camp, July 9-13 and July 23-27, for children ages 5-13. Call 286-8661 or 286-8617. . . . Maryvale is looking for one boys varsity and one junior varsity team interested in playing in its soccer tournament. Call Tom Staebell at 632-3841.
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