Sports Shorts/Sign-ups (Edition of Feb. 6)
Thursday February 6, 2014 | By:The Sun Staff | Sports
Southtowns H.S. dodgeball league forming
The Southtowns High School Dodgeball League is forming, with league play to begin Friday, Feb. 7 at The Hub on 4999 McKinley Parkway in Hamburg. It will be a 5-on-5 format with competition going between 7 and 10 p.m. There will also be prizes and giveaways. Form a team of five – eight players and sign up online at www.thehubsite.com/events.
Youth baseball camp Feb. 8 at Hilbert
Hilbert College baseball coach James Pernick Jr., his staff and players from the 2014 baseball team will host the annual Winter Baseball Clinic for boys ages 7 – 17 on Saturday, Feb. 8 inside the Hafner Recreation Center gym on the campus. Two different age divisions will be offered to allow for development among peers. Contact Pernick at 868-7551 for more information. Walk-ins may attend.
Hamburg Soccer Club receives gift from Michelin
The Hamburg Soccer Club has received $350 in donations and equipment from Cleve-Hill Auto & Tire, located on Camp Road in Hamburg, and Michelin North America. For the last 13 years, the Michelin Soccer Program has been able to donate funds and equipment with the help of dealers like Cleve-Hill Auto & Tire. These donations play an instrumental role in funding scholarships, uniforms, field upkeep and other essentials. This community program partners Michelin tire dealers with local soccer organizations nationwide. The dealers purchase customized soccer balls which are redeemed with certificates sent to the soccer organization. For every Michelin tire sold at Cleve-Hill Auto & Tire during the 30-day soccer ball giveaway, $2 is donated back to the soccer organization. To learn more, visit MichelinSoccer.com. To find out more about Cleve-Hill Auto & Tire, call 649-2969 or visit www.clevehillauto.com.
Hamburg Jr. Baseball/Softball begins registration
The Hamburg Junior Baseball and Softball League is accepting registration for boys and girls for its 61st season of play. Registration will go until Saturday, March 1, Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Hamburg Memorial Youth Center on 200 Prospect Ave. Registration on Saturday, March 1 will be from 9 a.m. and 1p.m. Boys divisions include T-ball for ages 5 – 6, machine pitch (7 – 8), 9 – 10, 11 – 12, 13 – 14 and 15 – 16. Ages are as of April 30, 2014. Girls divisions include T-ball for ages 5 –6, Pee-Wees (7 – 9), Midgets (10 – 12), Juniors (13 – 16) and Seniors (17 – 23). Ages are as of Jan. 1, 2014. For more information, call 649-6170.
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