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Bulletin board for Feb. 21

Buffalo Bills legendary wide receiver Andre Reed, recently voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2014, will hold his first post-Hall of Fame vote autograph signing event on March 21 at Bases Loaded Sports Collectibles, 794 French Road, Cheektowaga, from 6-9 p.m.

Reed will enter the Pro Football Hall of Fame along with Michael Strahan, Derrick Brooks, Walter Jones, Aeneas Williams, Ray Guy, and Claude Humphrey. Enshrinement ceremony will take place on August 2.

Contact Bases Loaded Sports Collectibles at 656-0066.


BASKETBALL: The 15th Annual Buffalo Storm “Brian Dux” Invitational Boys and Girls tournament will be held on March 22-23. Last year 156 teams participated. A number of scheduling options are available for any team going to the NCAA Tournament. Part of the proceeds benefit Brian Dux. Visit or call Tim Schulz at 472-5330. … JFK program will host its second Black and Gold Alumni Classic on March 13 at 7 p.m. The alumni will honor Coach Len Kosobucki’s coaching career and accomplishments. Admission is free. Contact Zack Smith at 445-2651.

COACHES CLINIC: The 3rd annual Erie Area Coaches Clinic will take place on March 8 at The Avalon Hotel, Erie, Pa., featuring over 10 hours of football instruction from successful college and high school coaches. Cost is $40/individual, $160/staff and registration can be completed at or at the event. Contact Matt at (814) 823-2471 or, or Brad at (814) 873-6664, or to arrange for times.

FUTSAL: Monday night pick-up game will be held at the Epic Sports Center on March 24 from 7-10 p.m. Adults 18 and over are welcome. Cost is $10 for members with a valid Player Pass, $12 without. Call 565-3742.

HOCKEY: Tonawanda Lightning Squirt Major tryouts for the 2014-15 season (2004-05 birth dates) will be held March 10-11 at Brighton Arena, 251 Brompton Road, Tonawanda, at 6:45 p.m. A $15 ice cost includes both nights of skating. For information, contact Brian Busch at 572-3235 or, or Dan Herr at 873-2264 or

KICKBALL: Adult coed league will be held at Epic Sports Center starting April 2. Play is nine defensive players max, with a minimum of four females at all times. Call 565-3742.

LACROSSE: Buffalo Lacrosse Academy is accepting players for its spring youth programs. The MyFirst Stick program is open to boys and girls ages 3-5. The Rising Stars Spring League is open to boys and girls in grades 1-8. The MyFirst Stick will take place at the ECC North Campus in Williamsville and ECC South Campus in Orchard Park. The Rising Stars will run out of four locations — ECC North, ECC South, Grand Island, and Nichols, depending on which region you sign up for. The RSSL takes place on April 6 and 27, May 4, 11, 18, and June 1, 8, and 15, while the MyFirst Stick runs May 4, 11, 18, June 1, 8, and 15. To register or to learn more about the Buffalo Lacrosse Academy, visit, or email

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