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Bulletin Board / Notes and upcoming events

The Lou Reuter/Brian Dugan Memorial Scholarship Run is May 7 beginning at Kenmore East High School, 350 Fries Road, Tonawanda. The 1-mile walk will start at 10 a.m., and the 5K run will begin at 10:30 a.m. Cost is $20 for adults and $10 for students. Register at or

A postrace party ($5) for adults will be held at Caputi's on Sheridan. Contact A.J. Caputa at or 874-8402 or Matt Gourlay at


Courtney Bondanza and Caylee Ford of the Orchard Park Gymsters earned regional titles competing at the recent Level 9 Regional Gymnastics Championships in Andover, Mass.

Bondanza took first in floor exercise, was second in all-around and qualified for the Eastern Regionals. Ford won uneven bars, was third on the floor, fourth all-around and advanced to Easterns.


BASKETBALL: Anderson Sports Youth Basketball Foundation will host the United States Basketball Association National Championship Qualifier in Buffalo, May 21-22. Registration deadline is May 14. All teams entering receive an automatic invitation to the USBA National Championship in North Myrtle Beach, S.C. Cost is $325 per team and is open to grades 3-12, boys and girls. Visit: The sixth annual PAL/Mark "Chief" Williams Memorial Basketball Tournament will be April 29-May 1 at Niagara University, Niagara Catholic and Niagara Falls high schools. There are boys and girls divisions for grades 5-6, 7-8, 9-10 and 11-12. Entry fee is $175 per team. For information and forms call 286-7038 or visit: or The eighth annual Future Stars Youth Basketball League is accepting registration for individual players or teams. Cost is $200 per team with games at McCarthy Park in Buffalo on Saturdays. The league's three age divisions are 6-8, 9-11 and 12-14. Deadline to register is May 11 with the league starting May 21. To register call Dedric at 597-2987.

GIRLS HOCKEY: The Buffalo Regals girls team (14U, 16U, 19U) have positions available at goalie, forward and defense. Call the Regals at 685-4373.

GOLF: The Kuntzman Memorial Golf Tournament will be July 15 at the Shelridge Country Club in Medina. Cost is $80 and includes 18 holes, cart, one-hour open bar, hors d'ouevre, dinner and prize raffle or $40 that includes one-hour open bar, hors d'ouevre and dinner. Proceeds go to awards given to Lockport High School senior athletes. Call Greg Bronson, 434-8249 Medaille College will hold the Downing Golf Classic and Dinner Reception on Aug. 15 at Transit Country Club. The annual event honors the memory of Allen Lee Downing and benefits student scholarships. The cost is $250 per golfer (after May 31), and includes cart, lunch and dinner or $60 per person for the dinner reception only. Call or 880-3368 or visit

KICKBALL: Teams are being accepted for the Erie County coed kickball league played in Delaware Park, Amherst/Williamsville and Woodlawn/Hamburg. Call 553-3839 or visit:

LACROSSE: Lancaster Lax is holding tryouts for summer travel teams (8U, 10U, 12U and 14U). The 12U and 14U sessions will be on May 1 from 9-11 a.m., and the 8U and 10U tryouts will be on May 14 from 9 to 11 a.m. The site of the sessions will be the William Street School in Lancaster. Visit or call Jason Stanton at 946-8492.

SOCCER: Teams are being accepted for the Erie County coed soccer league. Games are played in Delaware Park and Amherst/Williamsville. Call 553-3839 or visit:

SOFTBALL: Teams are being accepted for the Buffalo North Softball League. Games are played in Buffalo and Woodlawn/Hamburg. Call 553-3839 or visit

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