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 Stars Bantam Minor team capped an undefeated season by beating the Buffalo Bisons, 3-1, for the Blue Division championship of the WNY Hockey League. The Bantam minor team will finish the season with a scrimmage against the Tonawanda Lightning Sunday and a trip to Rochester for the Rochester Rumble tournament this weekend.


By winning their division in the Great Lakes Girls Hockey League (GLGHL), the Buffalo Stars Girls U16 team will head to Potsdam as the No. 2 seed out of the West Section. The U16 team consists of: Captain Madeline Kromer, Assistant Captains Renee Doherty and Mary Kate Mullen; forwards Emily Certo, Alyssa Franklin, Jessica Gates, Katelyn Koester, and Shannon Munley; defenseman Leanna Atkisson, Madeline Stoklosa, Megan Urbank, Jessica Urbank; goaltenders Mikaela Ditonto and Alessandra Santarosa. The state tournament will be held March 8-10.


BASKETBALL: North American Youth Sports has openings in its spring youth tournament at the Randolph Central School District on April 19-21. Tournament is open to boys and girls grades 5-12, broken down by age group and gender. Entry fee is $110 and guarantees a minimum of two games. Contact Director Kevin Hind at 640-2376, call the toll-free NAYS tournament hotline at 1-866-352-5915 or visit … The Buffalo United Dragons boys team will hold tryouts for 16U and 17U elite players. For information, call 912-6976. … Rust Belt Basketball will hold tryuouts on Friday and Saturday at First Trinity Lutheran on Niagara Falls Blvd. Grades 4-8 at 5:30 p.m. on Friday and 1 p.m. on Saturday. Grades 9-11 at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and 3 p.m. on Saturday. For information contact Steve Allen at 254-1021.

CYCLING: The Buffalo Bicycle Club is running a developmental racing program for ages 14-18. The BBC will assist riders and provide development, technical assistance and local opportunities for safe, supervised competition and training. Riders need a working road bicycle, a helmet, and appropriate apparel. Riders may participate in club races by simply joining the club (also free for juniors) 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 United States Cycling racing license. For a schedule, visit or contact John Roden at 713-4399.

HOCKEY: The Buffalo Stars are conducting tryouts on March 11-13 — March 11, Holiday Rinks, 7:30 p.m. for birth years 2004 and 2003; 8:30 p.m. for 2002 and 2001; March 12, Hyde Park, 5 p.m. for 2004 and 2003, 6 p.m. for 2001; March 13, Holiday Rinks, 5:15 p.m. for 2002. Candidates need a release to participate. Call 685-1122 or visit

SOFTBALL: Team Mizuno 14U Silver needs one pitcher and one utility player for the 2013 season. Birth year 1999 or 1998. Contact Dan Weaver at 208-1210 or

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