The Buffalo 716ers will host the Ice Bucket Challenge at 11 a.m. Sunday in the parking lot of Tapestry Charter School in an effort to raise awareness and funds for Lou Gehrig’s Disease.
Players and staff members from the 716ers will have ice water poured on them and following the ice pouring the team will make a donation to the ALS Association.
BASEBALL: 2015 13U Northtown Nationals tryouts will be on Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at Cambria Town Park. Register prior to tryouts online at www.NorthtownNationals.com. ... The University at Buffalo baseball coaching staff will host two prospect camps this fall – one session for 2015 grads and one for 2016 and 2017 grads at Northtown Center field. The 2015 grads camp is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 14. The 2016 and 2017 camp is 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 5. The camp allows players to work with professional instruction while getting collegiate and professional exposure. Campers must bring their own equipment. Contact Brad Cochrane at (716) 645-6192 or firstname.lastname@example.org. ... The Lewiston Predators 11U team will be holding a tryout for their 2015 team at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Pletcher Road Park in Lewiston. For more information, contact Jim at 560-3743. ... The Cheektowaga Knights 15U travel team will hold tryouts at 6:15 p.m. tonight and 11 a.m. Sunday at Losson Park Diamond 6, and at 11 a.m. Aug. 24 at Diamond 2, at 810 Losson Road. Players must have a birthdate after April 1999. No residency requirement needed. Visit www.leaguelineup.com/cheektowagaknights15u or contact coach Dave Reinhardt at (716) 957-9599. ... 16U tryouts will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday at Brighton Park Field #2. Call Jim Pernick at 868-7551 or visit www.allinsportsbuffalo.com. ... The Mizuno Braves 15U travel team will hold an additional tryout for the 2015 summer baseball season at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the West Seneca Town Hall field, 50 Legion Parkway. Call coach Mike Jaskier at 866-3351.
BASKETBALL: PAL Fall High School Basketball League on Wednesdays and Thursdays for boys varsity at Machnica Community Center, 1799 Clinton St. The leagues will start the week of Sept. 15 and end the week of Oct. 27. Cost per team is $275. For more information call Orv Cott at 812-7251 or 851-4615. ... The Alan Elia/Can Am Tournament is accepting teams for its Sept. 6-7 basketball tourney held in Niagara Falls. The event is boys only, with one division for players still in high school. Entry fee is $250 for a three-game guarantee. The event is well attended by Division II and III coaches and a report is sent to Division I coaches highlighting the top players. Contact Art at Niagara PAL at (716) 286-7038.
BOWLING: Two five-man teams are needed to fill out the 32-team WNY Sealcoat and Supplies men’s bowling league on Monday nights at Airport Lanes. League starts Sept. 8, bowling at 6:45 p.m. Contact Dave at (716) 573-1039.
HALL OF FAME: The South Park Hall of Fame is accepting nominations for its 2014 class until Sept. 1. The ceremony will be Oct. 18 at South Park. Contact football coach Tim Delaney at email@example.com.
SOFTBALL: The 2015 16U Wheatfield Nitro Softball team is looking for an experienced pitcher to join a very successful Nitro team for the 2015 season in the Metro division. Please contact Lou Oliveri at (716) 481-5753 or firstname.lastname@example.org. ... North Buffalo Wildcats will be holding tryouts for 10U, 12U, 14U, and 16U for the 2015 season on Sunday at 11 a.m. and Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. Shoshone Park. Contact Scott Gallivan at email@example.com. ... Clarence 14U travel team is looking for an experienced pitcher and catcher for the 2015 season. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for a tryout. ... The Evans Force 2015 girls travel team tryouts will take place as follows: 16U, Saturday at 5 p.m. and Wednesday at 6 p.m. Contact Dave Holscher 512-5730 or Jim Widger 860-3872; 14U, Saturday at 9 a.m. and Tuesday at 6 p.m. Contact Al Butlak 860-1258; 12U and 10U, Wednesday at 6 p.m., Aug. 23 at 10 a.m. and Aug. 26 at 6 p.m. Contact Matt Smith 796-5308 or Jeff Hanes 698-5039. All tryouts will be at Evans Youth Baseball Facility, Bennett Road, Evans.
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