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Hilbert College Athletics Department is seeking one graduate assistant for the 2011-12 academic year. The candidate will be the primary coordinator for game management and in-game promotions supporting a full complement of 12 varsity teams hosting home events.

This person will also support the Sports Information Director as well as other duties assigned within the athletics department. A successful candidate must have a bachelor's degree, experience with sports information director duties, and a journalism or related field experience in college athletics, and be accepted into and/or attending graduate school. The Graduate Assistant will receive a yearly stipend and a tuition waiver to be applied toward graduate school. Visit To apply, send a cover letter, resume with three reference and writing samples to: Kara Rehbaum, Assistant Athletics Director, Hilbert College, 5200 South Park Avenue, Hamburg, NY 14075. Email:; fax 649-6429.


BASEBALL: The A-Turf Titans Elite Travel organization will hold tryouts for its summmer 2012 12U team at 10 a.m. Sept. 10-11 at the Garnett Facility, 94 Garnett Road, Amherst. Players must not turn 13 years old before May 1, '12. Call 831-0304 or email The Western New York's Finest 13U team will host an open tryout for the 2012 season from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 20, at Cazenovia Park. The team will be coached by John Barberio and Ralph Proulx. Candidates may inquire or preregister for tryouts by emailing the coaching staff at or by calling 479-7110.

SOCCER: Registration deadline for the Kenan Center's Fall youth soccer program is Aug. 20. Registrations will be accepted via mail or at the Kenan Center Arena office, Monday through Friday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Fees are $60 for members and $72 for non-members. Applications are available at Call 433-2619.

SOFTBALL: The Orchard Park Starz fastpitch travel team is looking for players for their 12U and 10U teams. The age cutoff is Dec. 31, 2011. Open tryouts will be held for the 12U team from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday and Aug. 19, and 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday. Tryouts for 10U will be 6-7:30 p.m. today, Thursday and next Monday at the Duerr Road facility. Contact Mark Lenard at 472-5787 or email WNY Mustangs 16U White Tryout dates will be at 6 p.m. Aug. 16 and 23 at Westwood Park, Lancaster. The team is scheduled to play in the NFL and participate in six or seven tournaments. Call Kevin Peterson at 316-0196, email, or visit WNY Mustangs 18U tryouts will be held at 6 p.m. Aug. 16 and 23 at Westwood Park, Lancaster. Contact Al Cavagnaro at 799-2058 or email The Cayuga Gamblers will hold tryouts on various days -- 10U tryout will be 6-8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday; 12U tryout will be noon-2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; 14U tryout will be 6-8 p.m. Aug. 18 and 10 a.m.-noon Aug. 20; 16U tryout will be 6-8 p.m. Aug. 17 and 3-5 p.m. Aug. 21. No 23U tryouts are scheduled (call Rich Golden at 622-7223). Contact Jim Bradley at 471-2665 or email All tryouts will be held at Cayuga's 93rd Street Facility, 1043 93rd Street, Niagara Falls.

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