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Bulletin Board (May 27): Notes and events

The Athletic Hall of Fame Selection Committee from Kenmore East High School has announced the Hall of Fame Class of 2016. The Hall of Famers will be inducted Oct. 14 at Banchetti by Rizzo’s in Amherst. The Class of 2016 includes Zack Ball (2008 graduate), Kris Boyes (2007), Jennifer Broderick (1997), Justin Craddock (2005), Jim Dunnigan (coach/administrator), Anthony Johnson (2008), Scott Karstedt (1994), Tom Metivier (2008), Sarah Nadrowski (2009), Patty Stokes (1963) and Gary Tocke (coach). Call Kenmore East assistant principal Joe Greco at 874-8402 for ticket information.


BASEBALL: The Southtowns Baseball Camp will take place July 11-14 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Lake Shore Little League (Rodgers Road, Hamburg) for ages 8 and up. Cost is $80, $20 per day if you can’t be there every day. Call Mike Morlock at 826-7576 or Steve Chaffee at 984-3959. ... It’s not too late to sign up for the AnJo Youth Summer Baseball League. Instructional league for boys and girls ages 4-6 begins Saturday, June 4. Summer league starts after July 4 for Rookie League (ages 6-8), American League (ages 9-11) and 70-feet National League (ages 11-13). Visit or call David at 445-7616.

BASKETBALL: Registration deadlines for the Clash of the Titans AAU tournament are approaching. The deadline for the girls event on June 11-12 is Friday, June 3. The deadline for the boys event on June 18-19 is June 10. The tournaments are open to ages 12-17 and registration must be completed online at ... The North Tonawanda Department of Youth, Recreation & Parks is accepting registration for participants interested in their Outdoor Summer Basketball League. The league takes place at the outdoor courts at Payne Park and consists of weekly games, referees, coaches, and jerseys. Boys 12-14 years old play Wednesday evenings with games beginning at 5:45 p.m. while boys 15-18 years old play Monday evenings with games beginning at 5:45 p.m. Cost of registration is $15 for residents and $20 for non-residents. Games are tentatively set to begin the first week in July. Registered individuals will be assigned teams, and receive a schedule. Call Alex Domaradzki at 695-8520 ext. 5510 or visit

FOOTBALL: The Buffalo Gladiators minor professional football team is looking for new players and cheerleaders for the 2016 season. Open tryouts will be May 31 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the corner of Carolina and 4th Streets in Buffalo. On top of their participation in the Northeastern Football Alliance, the Gladiators have also been invited to play in a bowl game in Miami, Fla. Each team member is required to volunteer up to 10 hours of their personal time to a local charity or worthwhile community endeavor. Contact the Gladiator Organization at 871-1616 or ... The Niagara Erie Youth Sports Association will be holding their third annual “Youth Football Symposium/Parents and Players Clinic” on June 1 at 6 p.m. at the LaSalle Preparatory School (7436 Buffalo Ave. in Niagara Falls). The event is free and open to all parents, guardians and children interested in learning how the largest youth football league in Western New York is implementing the USA Football “Heads Up Football” (HUF) initiatives. Included in the event will be an educational session on concussion awareness, sudden cardiac arrest, heat and hydration and equipment fitting. Event will also feature an on-the-field participatory session with all attendees covering the HUF tackling and blocking techniques. Visit

LACROSSE: A league for girls ages 14-17 and women’s league for 18 and up will start June 26 and run through Aug. 7. Game times are 4-6 p.m. for 14-17 year olds and 6-8 p.m. for 18 up at the Town of Niagara Recreation Center (7000 Lockport Road, Niagara Falls). Cost is $55 for goalies and $60 for players plus $15 for a game shirt. Email

TENNIS: The Willie Hutch Jones Educational & Sports Programs are conducting a free tennis camp July 11-14 from 3-4:30 p.m. at the McMillian Courts at Delaware Park. Areas that will be covered are equipment maintenance, vocabulary, fundamental skills and drills, how to score and job opportunities that are related to the field. Instruction will be provided by Burgard High School Tennis Coach Ryan Bauer and fitness instructor Kristen Bauer. Contact them at 715-4980 or

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