Calling all camps

The Buffalo News will publish its annual directory of summer camps in Western New York in late April. If you would like your camp listed, please email the information to Deputy Sports Editor Dennis Danheiser at There is no charge.


The Buffalo Turners Gymnastics Level 7 & 8 team participated in the Rochester Classic on Feb. 16-17. In Level 7, Molly Denman won the floor exercise (9.55) and finished second All Around. Olivia VeRost placed fifth on uneven bars. Teammates included Meadow Wright, Mikala Thursam, Dakota Piehler and Grace Graney. In Level 8, Aja Devlin placed sixth on uneven bars and Alexandria Gorcheck took ninth on floor. Also competing were Emily Maulucci and Alexandra Piehler.


BASEBALL: Mansfield University will host a hitting clinic March 10, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be separate clinics for ages 5-12 and 13-18. All sessions will be held in Decker Gymnasium featuring six artificial turfed batting cages. Cost is $40 per player. Contact Harry Hillson at (570) 404-2632. … Evans Youth Baseball is now accepting entries to its 2013 annual Baseball Tournament July 19-21. Teams are guaranteed three games and the tournament features 8U, 10U, 12U, and 13U age divisions. Contact Don Lockwood at 479-1779 or ... The WNY Thundering Herd 14-year-old travel baseball team is having open tryouts for its 2013 team at New Era Park, 3950 Broadway, Depew, March 8 and 15 at 8 p.m. Contact Tony at 656-9033 or 725-7755 to reserve a spot. The team will play both local and away tournaments and participate in the Clarence travel league. ... The Cheektowaga Crush 17U Travel Tournament Baseball Team has openings for two players. Contact Dave at 867-8004 or for information.

BASKETBALL: The Buffalo Titans AAU will hold tryouts on March 6-7 for boys ages 14U-17U. For location, time, and registration visit … AAU coaches are needed for the spring and summer season. Candidates must have prior coaching experience. Call 984-7266.

FOOTBALL: Cross Training Football will hold a minicamp for modified and JV players grades 7-9 on March 11 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Ralph Wilson Stadium Fieldhouse. Cost is $29 and registration is at 4 p.m.

HOCKEY: The Niagara Junior Purple Eagles Girls U12 and U14 hockey teams will host tryouts for next season at Dwyer Arena beginning in March. Girls U12: March 11-12, Girls U14: April 8-9. Contact Vicky Maslona by email at or visit ... The Eagles are also offering an eight-week spring hockey season for instructional, mite, squirt, and peewee divisions at Dwyer Arena. To register go to

SOFTBALL: South Buffalo Softball will be accepting entries for the 2013 slow pitch season on Saturday, March 9, from noon to 2 p.m. at Wiechec’s Lounge at 1748 Clinton St. A $175 deposit is required to hold a spot and checks should be payable to South Buffalo Softball. All games will be played at Cazenovia, Houghton-Stachowski or Fronczak parks. ... Evans Youth Softball has openings for its 13th annual Memorial Day Softball Tournament, May 24-26. The tournament features divisions in the 8U, 10U, 12U, 14U, and 16U age brackets. Contact Don Lockwood at 479-1779 or

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