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Thursday February 28, 2013 | By:The Sun Staff | Sports
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.
Hamburg Jr. Baseball/Softball registration ends March 2
The Hamburg Junior Baseball and Softball League will conclude registration for the upcoming 2013 boys and girls season on Saturday, March 2. Registration can be completed at Hamburg Memorial Youth Center on 200 Prospect Ave. weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturday, March 2 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Play will be on various weeknights between mid May and end of July. Leagues offered for boys start with T-Ball for ages 5 and 6 up to ages 15 and 16 Baseball and for girls, its also starts with T-Ball and extends to Seniors ages 17-23. Fees for participation range from $60 to $90. Ages for boys are as of April 30, 2013 and for girls, Jan. 1, 2013. Direct any further questions to the Village of Hamburg Recreation Department at 649-6170. Pricing is all-inclusive, with no extra hidden or fundraising costs.
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.
New Era ages 8-9 baseball team holding tryout
Team New Era will hold tryouts for its ages 8-9 Rookie team travel program on Thursday, Feb. 28 at 6 p.m. at New Era Park on 3950 Broadway in Depew. The Rookie program is designed to expose players to a higher level of play while intended not to interfere with their current summer baseball program. For more information, visit online at www.teamnewerabaseball.com or call New Era Park at 681-3001.
Section VI seeking high school athletics officials
Section VI is seeking highly motivated individuals that would like to become certified sports officials to officiate contests for member schools in Western New York competing in athletics at the modified, junior varsity and varsity levels. This is a part-time opportunity through the Interscholastic Sports Officials Section VI, NYSPHSAA, Inc. Candidates must be at least 18-years-old, complete a certificate program, abide by NYSED qualifications/requirements and have knowledge and experience in the area of interest. If interested, complete the online officials survey. Log on to the Section VI website to learn more about officials role at www.section6.e1b.org/Officials. Check out the fee schedule at www.section6.e1b.org/OfficialsContract.
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