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Hamburg High to hold athletics information night Aug. 13

Hamburg High School will be hosting its Fall Athletics Parent Information night Tuesday, Aug. 13 starting 7 p.m. inside the high school auditorium. Parents of students planning to participate in a fall sports program, whether it be modified, junior varsity or varsity should plan on attending. Pat Cauley, director of athletics, will present general guidelines and expectations followed by individual coaches providing information specific to their sport. Any questions, please contact the athletics office at 646-3344.

Registration open for Boston adult soccer league

The Boston Adult Soccer league for men and women has begun accepting registration for the 2013 Summer/Fall program. The program will play on Sunday afternoons from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Boston Town Park for 13 weeks beginning Aug. 4. The registration fee is $25 for town residents and $30 for out of town residents. Registration forms are available at the Boston Town Hall or on the web at For further information please call Jon Gruchala at 941-6314. The Boston Town Hall is located at 8500 Boston State Road in Boston N.Y.

Dash-n-Splash event set for July 27 in Hamburg

The 23rd annual Dash-n-Splash 2.5-mile Family Fun Run is set for Saturday, July 27 starting 9 a.m. at the Frontier Middle School on Amsdell Road in the Town of Hamburg. The proceeds of the race this year will benefit the Town of Hamburg Recreation Foundation, an independent 501c-3 organization established last year to enable it to expand or enhance recreation programs and facilities without raising taxes. There will also be an Assisted Racer Group for any participant assisted by another person, to accommodate pushing strollers or pulling wagons, and a youth sports group for teams of racers from a common youth sports organization. Awards will be given to top finishers in each age and gender group and the Supervisor’s Cup will be awarded to the overall male and female winner. The entry fee is $15 per runner pre-registration; $20 per runner on race day; $40 for a family of four living in the same residence (with $5 per additional family member after four); and $10 per person on a youth sports team. Registration forms can be downloaded from the town website at or at the Recreation Office, 2982 Lakeview Road, in Hamburg. For more information, call 646-5145. All entrants receive a T-shirt and goody bag.

Registration open for Town of Hamburg multi-sport camp

The Town of Hamburg Department of Youth, Recreation and Senior Services will offer an exciting sports experience for boys and girls ages 5-12 in a one-week camp setting from Aug. 12-16. Participants can expect to learn and play more than 15 different sports from around the world in a US Sports Institute (USSI) Multi Sport Camp held on the grounds of the Recreation Center (former Nike Base) at 2982 Lakeview Road in Hamburg. Campers will attend the full week but have the option of attending a full day or a half-day (morning or afternoon) session and will participate in sports such as flag football, basketball, handball, hockey, cricket, rugby, bocce, soccer, tennis, badminton, volleyball, pillo polo, frisbee, baseball or lacrosse while learning team building and experiencing world cup action from international coaches. Registration can be completed in-person at the recreation office, over the phone at 646-5145 or online at Rates are for full day, $179; half day morning, $149; half day afternoon, $119. All children attending receive a T-shirt. For more information, visit the USSI website at

Hamburg Recreation, USSI flag football camp to be offered

Hamburg Recreation and USSI are offering a Flag Football Camp Aug. 12-16 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. for boys and girls ages 6-12. While it is not required, this camp is strongly recommended for children who plan on joining the NFL Football League run by the Town and Village of Hamburg Recreation departments. The fee for this camp is $89, with a $50 discount for those registered for the town or village NFL Flag Football League. Both camps are open to residents of neighboring communities, as well as Hamburg residents. Registration can be completed in-person at the recreation office, over the phone at 646-5145 or online at The USSI Flag Football Camp offers an ideal opportunity for participants to learn or enhance their skills and is open to children of all skill levels. The camp will focus on individual techniques and team tactics taught in a safe non-contact environment and concludes with USSI’s action-packed Super Bowl.

Modified girls soccer camp to be offered in Hamburg

A girls soccer camp for middle school students will be held Aug. 6, 8, 13 and 15 from 4:15-6 p.m. on the turf at Hamburg High School’s Howe Field. Hamburg middle school girls modified soccer coach Joel Maxson will oversee the camp. The cost is just $20 and is open to all girls entering sixth to eighth grade in the fall. The camp will focus on fundamental foot skills and agility training. To register, complete the registration form found online at and send it to Hamburg High School, c/o Pegge Cook, 4111 Legion Drive, Hamburg, NY 14075. For questions, e-mail coach Maxson at

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