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Thursday March 7, 2013 | By:The Sun Staff | Sports
Hamburg Jr. Baseball/Softball holding fundraiser March 8
A fundraiser and social with all proceeds to benefit the Hamburg Junior Baseball & Softball League and Kyle Reid Memorial Challenger League will be held on Friday, March 8 from 6 to 9 p.m. with open bar and food stations at J.P. Fitzgerald’s on 4236 Clark Street. Tickets, which are $25 per person or $40 per couple are on sale at the Village of Hamburg Recreation Department on 200 Prospect Avenue Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The party is for adults ages 21-and-older and will also include baseball tribia, prizes and a Chinese Auction.
Hamburg baseball to hold spaghetti dinner March 20
The Hamburg High School baseball program will hold a fundraising spaghetti dinner on Wednesday, March 20 4 to 7 p.m. at the high school’s cafeteria. Tickets are available at the door or from any baseball player. The cost is $8 per person ($7.50 if purchased in advance) and children under-5 are free. There will also be a Chinese auction and sauce contest.
Frontier baseball’s spring trip fundraiser March 9
The Frontier High School baseball team is traveling to Myrtle Beach, S.C. this April to play four games in the Mingo Bay Tournament over the Easter break. A group of Frontier baseball alumni have organized a party to raise money for that southern trip. The money from the party will be donated to the athletic department in the name of baseball, to be used to defray the cost of the varsity/junior varsity baseball trip. The party will be held on Saturday, March 9 at the Lake Shore Fire Hall from 7 to 11 p.m. Beer, pop, wine, roast beef and snacks will be served. Door prizes, 50/50 drawing and a Chinese auction will also be available. Tickets are $20 and available at the door. This is not a school-sponsored event. You must be at least 21-years-old to attend. For tickets or information call 826-7576.
Developmental bicycle racing program forming
The Buffalo Bicycle Club will offer opportunities for weekly training in Western New York with experienced instructors for riders ages 14 to 18. Riders will be provided development, technical assistance and local opportunities for safe, supervised competition and training. For riders who wish to travel to larger events, travel expense assistance is available. Riders need a working road bicycle; a helmet for racing and training; and clothes to stay warm in inclement conditions. A parent must sign a waiver of consent before each race. Try a race or two for free. Riders may continue to participate in club races by joining the club and paying $5 per race. Those wishing to join the racing team may do so for $100. Riders get a racing uniform, entry in all club training races and a U.S. Cycling racing license. For more information, visit online at www.buffalobicycling.com/training-events.php. Sign-up at www.bikereg.com/Net/18297 or call John Roden 713-4399.
Hamburg softball hosting Sabres Alumni hoops game
The Hamburg High School softball program is hosting a Buffalo Sabres Alumni charity basketball game on Thursday, March 14 at Hamburg High School where Sabres Alumni will be taking on the district’s teachers and staff from all of the buildings. This a community event and all are welcome. There will be a Chinese auction as well as an opportunity to get autographs at halftime. An alumni poster will be available to purchase for a $1 and there will also be pucks and sticks for sale.
Frontier hockey announces modified team tryouts
Frontier modified club hockey tryouts will be held March 25 from 6 to 7:15 p.m. and March 27 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. There will also be a meeting for anyone interested in trying out for modified club hockey on March 13 at 2:45 p.m. at Frontier Middle School right after school.
Jr. Sabres move on in Ontario Hockey League playoffs
The Buffalo Jr. Sabres completed a four-game sweep of the Burlington Cougars with a 6-2 win in the Ontario Junior Hockey League playoffs at the Wave Twin Rinks in Ontario. Tyler Gjurich and Nolan Sheeran both scored twice for the Jr. Sabres. Parker Gahagen was solid in net, making several clutch saves. Bobby Bloomfield of Blasdell took his place late in the third period, stopping all shots he faced. The second round is tentatively scheduled to begin the week of March 11.
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