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Bulletin Board for June 25

Hilbert College and coach Rob deGrandpre were selected as the recipient of the Collegiate Basketball Officials Association’s Sam Schoenfeld Sportsmanship Award for the 2012-13 season. This award, voted on by the collegiate basketball officials in Upstate New York, is given to the school, coach and players who best exemplify the highest degree of sportsmanship, character and ethics, which are all characteristics of Sam Schoenfeld, who was a founding father of CBOA. The award was presented by Kevin Ferguson (area rep) and Benjy Bluman (past president CBOA). Hilbert had its first 20-win season (20-6).


ATHLETICS: Hilbert College, a NCAA Division III institution, seeks qualified applicants for a graduate assistant coaching position with a background in either baseball, women’s basketball, cross country, men’s lacrosse, softball, men’s or women’s volleyball. See complete job posting at Send resume, cover letter and references to

BASKETBALL: The third annual Brian Galfo Memorial 3-on-3 Tournament will be held July 14 at Evans Town Park, Angola, across from Mickey Rats Beach Club. Registration can be completed at Entry Deadline is July 1. Contact Tony Pulvirenti at 984-7266. … Daemen College is still accepting registrations for its girls basketball camp, July 22-26. The camp runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Cost is $175. Call 839-8336.

CYCLING: The 20th annual Raccoon Rally Cycling Festival Weekend is Saturday and Sunday in Allegany State Park Camp. Saturday’s events include a road bicycle race and mountain bike trials. Sunday’s events include a mountain bike race and kids mountain bike races. Festival runs 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day and is open to all ability levels. Proceeds benefit the WNY Mountain Bicycling Association and Allegany Nordic Ski Patrol. For information and to register, visit

GOLF: The sixth annual Buffalo Sabres Golf Tournament will be held Friday, Sept. 11, at Wanakah Country Club in Hamburg. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. with an 11:30 a.m. shotgun start. Fans will have an opportunity to play a round of golf with a member of the Buffalo Sabres, Sabres Alumni or Sabres broadcast team. Each foursome that registers will be joined by a celebrity golfer for the 18-hole scramble-format. Visit to reserve a foursome, or contact Teresa Belbas at 855-4588.

SOFTBALL: The 17th annual Gowanda Men’s Slow Pitch Tournament is set for 11 a.m. Saturday. It will be a double-elimination format. There is still an opening for one more team. Cost is $75. Call Mark Benton at 532-4053 or email to register.

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