Royal Printing of the All-American Amateur Baseball Association are the 2014 champions after defeating Meridan Titans in a best-of-three playoff series. They will represent Buffalo in the national tournament in Johnstown, Pa., this weekend. The AAABA is made up of 22-year-old and under players from Western New York.
BASKETBALL: The 12th annual Wilson Harbor Hoops 3-on-3 tournament will be held at 9 a.m. Aug. 9 at Clark’s Park in Wilson. The event is open to players of all ages and the entry deadline is Wednesday. The fee is $120 per team. Visit wcecinc.com or call 433-1686.
BASEBALL: The Buffalo Wings 12U Cooperstown team will hold tryouts on Aug. 12, 6-8 p.m., and Aug. 16, 10 a.m.-noon. Rain date is the 17th, 10 a.m.-noon, at Caz Park Hidden Diamond at the end of Wildwood Place. Call Bill, 903-0758. ... The Easton Titans tryouts for players ages 9-16 will be Aug. 13-24, Beverly Hills Fields, Cheektowaga. For details, go to www.leaguelineup.com/titanbaseball or call Justin, 507-1677. ... Tryouts for the 12U Cayuga Heat will be Aug. 10-11, 6 p.m. at Cayuga 93rd Street diamonds, Niagara Falls. Contact Wayne, 417-0848. ... The Titans organization is holding tryouts in August for various age groups, from 10-under to 16-under. Details and player evaluation forms are available at www.leaguelineup.com/titansbaseball.
BOWLING: The Biedron Memorial 5-man handicap league on Thursdays at 7 p.m. at Sparetime Bowling Center, Cheektowaga, has openings. It starts on Sept. 4, contact Mike Lonczak, 818-8685. ... Team spots are available for leagues on Wednesday nights at 7:30 p.m. at Airport Lanes starting Sept. 24. Three-person teams, only 25 weeks. Call Joe, 583-0758.
HOCKEY: Join the Niagara Junior Purple Eagles and learn to play hockey and skate. Open registration is Aug. 9 for ages 3-up, both house and travel goalie program and girls program. Certified USA Hockey coaches. Free for four weeks. For more information or to register, www.jrpurpleeagles.com.
KICKBALL: Coed teams are invited to play in a five-week season that starts the week of Aug. 11 in Buffalo-area parks. Games are Mondays or Wednesdays. The cost is $180. Call or text Mike at 553-3839 or visit Milesports.com.
RUNNING: The WNY Running Hall of Fame Champions 5K will be Aug. 29, 6:30 p.m. It is open to runners of all ages and experience. Overall male and female winners of 5K races between Sept. 1, 2013, and Aug. 15, 2014, are eligible for a free entry. Prize money will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers. For an application and more info, visit www.runninghof.com.
SOCCER: Northtowns Girls 11U Bullets tryouts for girls born in 2004 will be Aug. 14, 6-7:30 p.m., Spruce Elementary School, North Tonawanda, and Aug. 16, noon-1:30 p.m. Contact Mike, 868-5140 or email@example.com. ... An adult, coed league has two spots remaining. Games are Wednesday nights, starting Aug. 13, at Buffalo-area parks. The cost is $225. Call or text Mike at 553-3839 or visit Milesports.com.
SOFTBALL: Coed teams and men’s teams are invited to play in a five-week season that starts the week of Aug. 11 in Buffalo-area parks. Games are Mondays or Wednesdays. The cost is $225. Call or text Mike at 553-3839 or see Milesports.com. … The inaugural Buffalo Chicken Wing Festival tournament will be held Saturday, Aug. 30, in Buffalo-area parks. Men’s, coed and men’s over-50 teams may enter. The cost is $120, with trophies to the winners. Call or text Mike at 553-3839 or see Milesports.com. … EMW Impact girls travel teams will hold tryouts from 6-8 p.m. at Creek Road Park in Elma on the following dates: 12U – Aug. 12 and 14; 14U – Aug. 6 and 20; 16U – Aug. 11 and 13. See emwbaseballsoftball.com or email Sandy Gauthier at firstname.lastname@example.org. ... The Dazzlers 14U Travel tryouts will Aug. 12 and Aug. 14, 6 p.m., Orchard Acres Park, 3643 Horton Ave., Blasdell.
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