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The Buffalo Yankees won the D Division National Championship in 8-man eligible at the 40th USFTL National Flag Football Championship in Kissimmee, Fla. The Yankees went 5-0 through a 19-team bracket and defeated the VA Pirates, 22-6, to win the championship game. Tournament MVPs included quarterback Mike Ford and safety Tony Johnson.


BASEBALL: Hilbert College will hold a two-day clinic from 9 a.m.-noon Feb. 5-6, for boys ages 7 to 18 at the college and the Upper Deck Baseball facility in Hamburg. It will cover pitching, catching, fielding, base running and hitting. The cost is $80 for two days or $55 for a single day with a $10 multiple sibling discount. Call 713-5505 or e-mail for details. Team Mizuno, a premier team affiliated with New Era, is looking for a 14-and-under player to fill out its 2011 season roster. Play will include tournaments and the Boys of Summer league. For information or to schedule a tryout, contact James at 578-5422.

BASKETBALL: Medaille College basketball coach Mike MacDonald will host a camp for boys and girls in grades K-6 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 21-24 in The Sullivan Center on Medaille's campus. Cost is $150, and includes a T-shirt. Call 880-2347 for details. The Nichols girls varsity basketball team has an opening for one more game on its schedule. Call assistant athletics director Holly Fewkes at 875-8212.

LACROSSE: Gene Tundo Jr., founder of Venus Lacrosse Academy for Women, will run a minicamp for girls of all levels at New Era Park every Saturday in February from 11 a.m. to noon. The Tundo family will also host a boys camp at New Era Park in Blasdell this Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The clinic will focus on attack midfield and defense. A minicamp for boys also will run every Saturday in February from 11 a.m. to noon. Visit, e-mail or call Jesse at 390-2034 for information on each event.

SKIING: The Third Annual Night on the Slopes to benefit Aspire of WNY will be held at Kissing Bridge in Glenwood from 4-10 p.m. Thursday. Cost is $60 for six hours of skiing or snowboarding, $50 for four hours of tubing, and includes buffet. Buffet ticket only costs $15. Call 574-4616 or visit or for information.

SOFTBALL: Elite Sports Training will run a hitting clinic Feb. 21 from 2-4 p.m. and a mini-camp Feb. 21, 23, 25 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. open to players of all levels. Camps are held at New Era Park in Blasdell. Visit, e-mail or call Jesse at 390-2034 for information. The 2011 WNY Softball Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. Feb. 11 at the Woodlawn Fire Hall, 3281 Lake Shore Road This year's class includes 10 men and two women. Cost is $35 and includes dinner catered by Ilio DiPaolo's. Call Nancy Maloney at 462-1951 or 675-3237 for tickets and information.

The Bulletin Board appears twice weekly, Tuesday and Friday. Information must be submitted by mail (c/o Buffalo News, Sports Dept., One News Plaza, Buffalo, NY 14240) or fax (849-4587). Items are limited to one appearance. There is no charge.

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