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Bulletin Board / Notes and upcoming events

Calling all camps!

The Buffalo News plans to run its annual directory of summer camps in the Western New York area on May 7. If you would like your camp listed, please e-mail the information to or mail it to Dennis Danheiser, Assistant Sports Editor, Buffalo News Sports Department, One News Plaza, P.O. Box 100, Buffalo, N.Y., 14240. There is no charge.


The Hockey for Hospice event March 27 at the Jamestown Savings Bank Ice Arena opens with a girls hockey game, includes a hockey marathon and concludes March 28 with the Buffalo Sabres Alumni taking the ice to face Team Hospice.

The event opens with a 7 p.m. game between Jamestown and Olean. A 13-hour hockey marathon will start at 10 p.m. March 27 for players ages 18 and over.

Marathon players can register for one hour or all 13 hours, as well as select times that are convenient for them to play. Players can register as an individual or a team and will receive an "I survived the marathon" T-shirt, a complimentary ticket to the Sabres Alumni game and a commemorative puck.

Eight youth teams will play four exhibition games between 11 a.m.-3 p.m. March 28, with the Sabres Alumni game set for 4 p.m. Youth players participating in the event will receive a ticket to the alumni game and puck.

Tickets for the alumni game cost $10. Donations will be accepted at the door for other weekend activities. All funds will be used for direct patient care in Chautauqua County.

Sabres tickets can be purchased at the Jamestown Savings Bank Ice Arena office, the Jock Shop in Jamestown or by visiting Visit the Hospice Web site or call 338-0033.


BASEBALL: The Kensington Little League will hold player registration for ages 5-14 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday and 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday at McCarthy Park, and 11 a.m.-2 p.m. April 3 at Dick's Sporting Goods in the Galleria Mall. Tryouts begin April 5. Registration fee is $60. Discounts available for a second child. Early registration (before April 10) is $50. Call 816-8980 or 228-8869. . . . Final registration for the Hertel-North Park Youth Baseball League runs from 6-8:30 p.m. Monday at the North Buffalo Community Center, 203 Sanders Road. The league is for boys and girls ages 4-16. Proof of birth date required. Visit or call 862-0243.

BASKETBALL: The King of New York boys AAU Tournament is March 27-28 in Rochester. Interested teams need to visit or call Coach Sullivan at (585) 489-9807.

GOLF: The Deerwood Men's Golf Club is seeking members for the upcoming season. The club features 20 weeks of tournament play, the computation of your USGA handicap, a spring social, summer picnic and fall banquet. Interested players can join at the spring social, which begins at 4 p.m. March 27 at the Fairways Restaurant at Deerwood, 1818 Sweeney St., North Tonawanda. Member dues are $55. Applications are available at or by calling Keith Miranto at 531-0436.

ICE SKATING: Learn to skate classes for figure skaters and hockey players will be held at Niagara University's Dwyer Arena in Lewiston. Classes begin the week of March 29 and will be held Monday from 5:15-5:45 p.m., Tuesday 4:30-5 p.m., Wednesday 6-6:30 p.m. and Friday 4:55-5:25 p.m. Visit or call 636-7401.

KICKBALL: Teams are being accepted for an adult coed league. Games are played Monday nights. See or call Mike at 553-3839.

SOCCER: Teams are being accepted for an adult coed league. Games will be played Wednesday nights in Buffalo and league play begins May 12. Go to or call Mike at 553-3839.
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