Joseph Zack representing the Tonawanda Bowling Center and Tricia Kent, representing Transit Lanes, each received the $1,000 scholarships presented by the Bowling Proprietors Association of Western New York at the organization's 58th annual Youth Championship Awards Dinner at Salvatore's Italian Garden.
Zack is a senior at North Tonawanda. Kent is a senior at Williamsville South.
The BPAWNY hosted more than 70 bowlers and their families at the dinner.
Tournament champions in the Autumn, Holiday and Spring Tournaments held at Braymillers, Arcade and Springville Lanes each received $500 scholarships. They were:
Leah Wacienga, Quinn Farner, Kevin Bienko, Kori Rabatoy, Melanie Hannon, Aaron Broadt, Miranda Clark, Quintin Krause, Samantha Farner and Andrew Herbert. Hannon, a junior at Maryvale, won all three Senior Girls Open competitions.
The scholarship fund was assisted by contributions from Mr. and Mrs. Gary Klahn, Bounce Magic, Pepsi-Cola Bottling, Win Stuff, LLC, and Rick and Lisa Lewis.
ECC pitcher/infielder Mike Wagner was selected the Region III Player of the Year, announced June 5 by the Region III coaches. Wagner, a sophomore from Williamsville (St. Mary's), was the region's top hitter entering the Region III Tournament. Joining Wagner on the All-Region III list was sophomore designated hitter Matt Creenan (Wmsv./Clarence), a second-team choice.
BASEBALL: New Era Fall Elite Travel Teams will hold tryouts for 11U and 12U team Monday, June 18 and Thursday, June 21 at 6 p.m. and Saturday, June 30 at 10 a.m. 13U thru 16U will be Monday, June 18 and Thursday, June 21 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, June 30 at 11:30 a.m. Tryouts for the Team New Era Disney Experience players ages 10 and 11 will be Monday, June 18 and Thursday, June 21 at 6 p.m. and Saturday, June 30 at 10 a.m. For 12-13 year-old summer players tryouts will be Monday, June 18 and Thursday, June 21 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, June 30 at 11:30 a.m. All tryouts will be held at New Era Park, Depew, 3950 Broadway, Depew. Register at teamnewerabaseball.com.
BASKETBALL: The Lincoln Field House at 38 Quincy St., Buffalo, will celebrate its 100th birthday on July 11 from 1 to 6 p.m. with 3 on 3 basketball, teeball, music and food. To register for basketball call Judy, 896-5069 Teams needed for the First Annual OEA AAU Tournament June 30-July 1. Cost is $325 before June 15 and $375 after. Email email@example.com or call Mike, 390-9501.
FOOTBALL: The Kenmore East football booster club will hold a car wash from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Sorrentino's Sports Center, 2330 Sheridan Drive, Town of Tonawanda. Make a donation and get your car washed by Bulldog football players The JFK Touch Football Leauge is adding teams for the 2012 season. A meeting is set Wed., June 20, 6:30 p.m. at Sterling Place Pub, Sterling and Hertel, Buffalo. Visit www.jfkfootball.com or call 675-5630.
HOCKEY: The 3rd Annual 24 hour Hockey game-Skating to Cure Type 1 Diabetes and Breast Cancer will take place Saturday June 16 at Northtown Center, 1615 Amherst Manor Drive, Williamsville. The cost is $325 for youth division novice through Bantam and $275 for senior men 18 and over teams. Visit www.24hourhockeygamewny.com for info.
RUNNING: The fourth annual Celebrity 5k Walk and Run will be held June 27 at 7 p.m. $20 to pre-register or $25 day of the race. Proceeds benefit the Buffalo Broadcasters Association and the Homeless Veterans of Western New York. Register at www.BuffaloBroadcasters.com The Subaru Buffalo 4-Mile Chase will be Friday, July 20 at 7 p.m. Winners of road races 5k or more between 1/1 /12 and 7/1 5/1 2 will receive a free entry as well as runners 70 and over. Visit www.buffalosubaruchase.com.
TENNIS: The Pre-Muny City Open Championships will be held June 15-17 at Miller Tennis Center, 5959 Sheridan Drive, Williamsville. Entry deadline is June 11. Go to millertenniscenter.com or 632-8600 for info or to register.
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