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Bulletin Board for March 27

Calling all camps. The News will publish its annual listing of summer camps, online only, sometime in April. To have your camp listed, email the information to Kelly Boquard at

The Western New York Basketball Officials presented their annual sportsmanship award to McKinley coach Zaire Dorsey and made a special award to two Williamsville North coaches, Chuck Swierski and Rick Buffar, for their efforts in coming to the aid of an official facing a life-threatening situation.

The presentations were made at the officials’ annual banquet last Friday at Ilio DiPaolo’s Restaurant in Blasdell.

Other honors were: 25-year awards to Paul Pascucci and Charlie Thrall; special 60-year award to Ben Constantino; Hall of Fame Award to Ken Harris, and Nostrant-Schlee Award to Steve Pieshalski.

Officers elected were: president, Ben Bluman; vice presidents, Dan Nostrant and Orv Cott; interpreter, Mark Clifford; treasurer, Peter Carbone; secretary, Bob Miske, and sergeant-at-arms, John Bycina. Ken Harris, Dan Nostrant, Mike O’Bryan and George Siefert were elected to the board of directors.

The Western New York Track & Field officials have elected their executive committee: Dick Pauly president; Paul Kosek vice president; Tim Toy secretary; and Maryann Nagy treasurer. John Skubis is the sergeant-at-arms; Mike Bordonaro, Kevin Horn, Beth McMahon and John Montalbo have been elected to the board of directors. Visit for more information.


FOOTBALL: Free coaches clinic at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the Elks Lodge, 33 Legion Pkwy., Lancaster. The featured speaker is Christian Ozolins, offensive coordinator at Buffalo State. For information call Chuck at 681-7443.

FLAG FOOTBALL: M/ilesports will host a football tournament May 31 at Ralph Wilson Stadium to benefit the Pediatric Hematology-Oncology program at Roswell Park Cancer Institute. The tournament offers adult co-ed touch, women’s flag, and men’s five-on-five flag divisions as well as a special division for men’s area first responders. Team entry is $260. To register visit or call Mike at 553-3839. … Indoor flag football and lacrosse teams wanted. Season begins in April. Call 827-1234.

GOLF: The Women’s Brighton Park 18 and 9 Golf Club is seeking new members for the upcoming golf season. Residents and nonresidents are welcome. Call Carol at 867-5182.

HOCKEY: Skilled players are needed for the Seneca Resorts Adult Classic Nasty Beavers Hockey Club at 10 a.m. Sunday in the HarborCenter. For information call or text 430-0774. ... Bud Bakewell Hockey Association is seeking hockey coaches at Peewee level. Contact Bill Cline at 541-8347 or visit for more information. ... The Buffalo Junior Sabres Junior “A” hockey club will hold tryouts for the 2015-16 Ontario Hockey League season from April 24-26. Those interested can download an application at Space is limited. Tryout fee is $50 for skaters and $25 for goaltenders. All tryouts take place at Riverside Ice Rink.

KICKBALL: Epic Sports Center in Clarence will offer an adult co-ed kickball league on Wednesday nights, beginning in mid-April. Call 565-3742 or email epicctr@epic-center for more details.

SOFTBALL: Teams needed for men’s, women’s and co-ed at the Dugout. Call 625-9933 or visit

VOLLEYBALL: Teams needed for men’s, women’s, power, and rec at the Dugout. Visit

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