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Bulletin Board / Notes and upcoming events

BASEBALL: Team Mizuno 12-under tryouts will be 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, 6-8 p.m., at New Era Park, 3950 Broadway, Depew. Call Kevin Deneka at 668-4776 or email The Buffalo Wings 11-under travel team will hold tryouts at 10 a.m. on Saturday at Cazenovia Park's Hidden Diamond by the golf course. To pre-register call John Barberio at 479-7110, or email Lake View Baseball 10U travel team will have tryouts at 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. You only need to attend one of the tryouts. Must be 10 years old or younger as of May 1, 2012. For questions contact Jason Chwojdak at 536-4256 or The Buffalo Wings will hold tryouts for their 15U team for the 2012 season. This team will play in the Boys of Summer League as well as play in four local tournaments. Tryouts will be at 11 a.m. on Sunday at Cazenovia Park. Go to or call Darryl at 289-5666 or Kevin at 566-0932. The Titans Showcase Team, created to help high school juniors prepare for the college level and to perfect their skills on and off the field, will hold tryouts at 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday Sports Performance Park. Call 565-2096. The Buffalo Wings 12-U Cooperstown bound team will hold tryouts at 10 a.m. on Sunday and noon on Sept. 10, noon at Cazenovia Park, the diamond by the golf course. Call Jim Werner, 515-8372 or

BASKETBALL: The Gloria J. Parks Community Center men's leagues will begin the week of Sept. 12. Games will be played Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings. Interested teams should call Kevin Ferguson at 832-1010.

BOXING: The Lackawanna Community Boxing Club will host an amateur boxing show at 7 p.m. on Saturday at the Matthew Glab Post, 1965 Abbott Road, Lackawanna. Call 823-4195 or 825-3733 between 5-7 p.m. to purchase tickets.

EPIC SPORTS CENTER: Looking for leagues in the following sports: Inline hockey, soccer, flag football, youth inline hockey, youth soccer, youth lacrosse and women's high school field hockey and lacrosse. Registration is Aug. 29. Please call 565-3742.

FOOTBALL: On Sept. 23 the Alden Central school district Athletic Wall of Fame will welcome a new inductee. This year the 1983 varsity football team will be inducted for its achievements. The '83 team finished an undefeated season with a 42-20 sectional playoff victory over Olean at Ralph Wilson Stadium. Members of the team are encouraged to call Mark Pruitt at 380-1593 to discuss arrangements. The Buffalo Bills Alumni Foundation's premier fundraising event of the year, the annual Weekend of Events, will pay tribute and honor America's heroes, the Wounded Warriors, while making them the primary recipient of funds for 2011. The dates for the big Alumni weekend are set for Sept. 17-19. Contact JRC Promotions at 694-7867 or email at or visit On Sept. 9 the Lancaster varsity teams from the season of 1964 and 1965 will be honored prior to the varsity home game against West Seneca West. Special recognition to those players will be included in the programs and a section of the bleachers will be reserved as well. Anyone interested in attending that game is asked to contact Art Marotto at 683-6686 or email at

GOLF: The Lancaster Depew Soccer Club will hold its fourth annual golf Best Ball Outing Sunday at Chestnut Hill Country Club on Broadway, Darien. Participants will play 18 holes with a cart, have lunch and a steak dinner as well as vie for prizes. Cost is $90 per golfer. Go to or contact Joe 684-6462. The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford baseball and men's basketball teams will host their annual Labor Day weekend Golf Classic Sept. 4 at Pine Acres Country Club, Bradford, Pa. The format is an 18-hole, four person scamble. Cost is $40 for members and $60 for non-members and includes drinks, cart, an on-course lunch and prizes. All proceeds benefit the baseball and basketball teams. Contact Bret Butler 814-362-5093 or

HOCKEY: American Street Hockey Center is looking for teams for roller and floor hockey for a league that begins in September. If interested, please contact Randy or Jim at 827-1234 or

ICE SKATING: Learn to skate classes for figure skaters and hockey players will begin the week of Sept. 5 and be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30-5 p.m., at Hockey Outlet Ice Complex, Wheatfield. Call 636-7401 or visit

SOCCER: The Kenmore Lady Blue Devils 10U, 12U, 14U, and 16U travel teams will hold their tryouts for the 2012 season at 6 p.m. on Thursday and Friday at Lincoln Park Diamonds 1-3. Registration will begin at 5:30 p.m. Contact Don Pray at or Matt Chimera at The Lockport Soccer Club will hold tryouts at 1 p.m. on Saturday, noon to 1 p.m. for boys and girls 8U-12U and 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. for boys and girls 13U-19U at the Kenan Center outdoor fields, Old Beattie Road. Contact John Sakowski, 417-5673.

SOFTBALL: Cheektowaga Klash softball 14U will hold tryouts Monday Aug. 29 at Southline AA Diamonds. Contact Mike Borowiak at 860-8904 or WNY Sting are looking for players to complete both its 18U and 23U teams for the 2012 season. Interested players are encouraged to register on the Sting website at Contact Bob Cohen at or 574-0334. WNY Sting 14-under team will hold tryouts at 6 p.m. at Transit Middle School, 8730 Transit Road, East Amherst. Orchard Park Starz 12U travel softball team, birth year 1999, is looking for a starting shortstop to fill its roster. Contact Mark Lenard at 472-5787 or Team Mizuno tryouts will be held Saturday at Southside LL, 121 Starlite Ave., Cheektowaga. 8:30 a.m.: 12U, 10:30: 14U, 12:30 p.m.: 16U, 2:30: 17U. Call Chuck Righetti at 316-0517.

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