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Bulletin Board for April 12

Calling all camps!

The Buffalo News will publish its annual directory of summer camps in Western New York on May 1. If you would like your camp listed, please email the information to Kelly Boquard at or to Deputy Sports Editor Dennis Danheiser at There is no charge. Deadline is April 25.


Money from the 2010 Empire State Games in Buffalo continues to pay dividends. The Legacy Fund Scholarship, paid for out of revenue generated by those successful games, was established to award scholarships and grants to further develop amateur sports in the Buffalo Niagara region.

A $2,500 scholarship again will be awarded to one male and one female who has participated in the Games and demonstrated academic excellence and leadership in the community. Application deadline for this year is May 17 and the winners will be announced May 31.

Candidates must be a resident of Erie or Niagara county and have participated in the Empire State Games as an athlete, coach, or volunteer. Candidates must be a full-time high school, college or graduate student. They must maintain at least 2.0 GPA or a C average.

Students must complete the application form, offer two reference letters, write an essay and include their transcripts. Completed materials should be mailed to: Empire State Games Legacy Fund, c/o Buffalo Niagara Sports Commission, 617 Main St. Suite 200, Buffalo, 14203.

For an application, visit


FOOTBALL: Buffalo State College head coach Jerry Boyes and players will present a free coaches’ clinic Monday at 7 p.m. at the Houston Gym on campus. All youth, high school and college coaches are welcome. Call Gene at 433-5354. … The Chargers, formerly of the JFK league, will be having a reunion picnic July 27 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the JFK Park Pavillion. The event will be held rain or shine. For information, call Don at 481-8828.

GOLF: Brighton Park Women’s Golf Club will celebrate its 50th Spring Luncheon at Crazy Jakes in North Tonawanda on April 20. Mae Coates will be honored for her 50 years of service. For information, call Sharon at 837-5767.

HOCKEY: The Cheektowaga Youth & Rec. Services Inline league is accepting registrations from adult teams for the summer season. Registrations are available at the Cheektowaga Recreation Center on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday from 6 to 9 p.m. and April 20 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. A $100 deposit is required at registration. For information, contact Eric Godzich at 716-897-7218 or

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