The Mark Cerrone 12U Jr. Thunderwolves won the Clarence Travel League baseball championship. In the semifinal game against No. 2 seed Lancaster, the Thunderwolves won 9-1. James Filippelli, Ian Evans and Mat Carden shared the pitching duties and gave up three hits. In the fifth inning the Wolves’ defense turned a triple play featuring left fielder Cam Sloma, second baseman Ethan Burke and first baseman Matt Daul.

In the championship game, the Thunderwolves defeated No. 1 seed Lockport, 14-5. Pitchers Filippelli, Evans and Carden again combined on a three hitter and 10 strikeouts. Aiden O’Lay hit a grand slam while Cam Dabill, Filippelli and Sloma also homered. The Wolves finish 8-2 and are going to the Cal Ripken Experience in Aberdeen, Md.


The Mickey Brennan Memorial Softball Tournament in Lackawanna is now an “open” level event and will feature the Pennsylvania Power and the Niagara Snappers. Both finished in the top 10 at last year’s ISC World Tournament. Feature games will start at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. tonight at Memorial Field on Ridge Road and Saturday at Veterans Stadium on South Park Avenue. Refreshments start at 2 p.m. with live music at 8 p.m. For information, visit


ATHLETICS: Hilbert College is seeking a graduate assistant for the 2013-14 year. The person hired will be the primary coordinator for game management and in-game promotions supporting a full complement of 13 varsity teams hosting home events. The assistant will also support the Sports Information Director in various writing, website editing and reporting duties. For information, visit Hilbert’s Human Resources page at

BASKETBALL: Spots are still available at Pete Lonergan’s Girls Basketball Camp for ages 6-14 at Medaille College July 22-25. For an application visit or call 866-0678.

RUNNING: The inaugural TRZ 5K/10K/Kids Fun Run will be Aug. 18 in Frewsburg. Registration and check-in will be from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. The 1 mile Kids Fun Run will begin at 9 a.m. with the 5K and 10K runs starting at 9:30 a.m. The run will begin and end at the Frewsburg Fireman’s Grounds on Hazzard Street. The cost is $10 for the Kid Fun Run, $20 for the 5K run and $25 for the 10K Run. The fee includes a T-shirt for pre-registered runners and light refreshments after the race. To register, visit or call 569-2614. Proceeds will benefit The Relief Zone Community Youth Center in Frewsburg. ... The 13th annual St. John Vianney 5K Kickoff Run will be at 6:30 p.m. July 25 at the church, 2950 Southwestern Blvd., Orchard Park. Adult entry is $18 pre-registration, $23 day of; and $13 pre-registration, $15 day of for kids 14-and-under. Guest appearances by former Buffalo Bills Steve Christie and Al Bemiller. For more information or to register visit

SOFTBALL: The 17th annual Gowanda Double Elimination Slow Pitch Softball Tournament has been rescheduled for Saturday, July 13. Entry fee is $75 per team with cash prizes and awards. Call Mark, 532-4053 or email: to register.

VOLLEYBALL: The women’s volleyball program at Hilbert College is accepting applications for a part-time assistant volleyball coach. Duties include supporting the head coach during games and practice, recruitment and administrative responsibilities. Playing and coaching experience, preferably at the college level, are required. Those interested can email a cover letter, resume and three references to Maura Flynn, director of Human Resources at

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