USA Synchro announced its 2014 U.S. Junior National Synchronized Swimming Squad following the final stage of selection trials in Santa Clara, Calif. Kenmore native Anita Alvarez was one of 13 named to the squad. Alvarez, a member of the Town of Tonawanda Aquettes, is also a member of the 2014 U.S. Senior National Squad. The U.S. Junior National Squad will compete at the UANA Synchronized Swimming Championships in Riverside, Calif., Aug. 10-18, 2014, and the 14th FINA World Junior Synchronized Swimming Championships in Tampere, Finland, Oct. 22-26, 2014.


The 2013 Niagara Jr. Purple Eagles Pee Wee Major Hockey team recently won the Pee Wee Major division of the Niagara University Jr. Purple Eagles Thanksgiving Invitational Tournament. The team also won the Northeast Regional Silver Sticks Tournament in Rome, N.Y., and has advanced to the next round in Detroit. With a record of 20-6-3, the Jr. Purple Eagles are the 34th ranked AA Team in the nation, and second ranked in New York State.


BASEBALL: “Homeruns That Help” Baseball Clinic will be held Saturday, Dec. 21 to benefit The Miracle League of Grand Island & WNY. The clinic will be held at the Lancaster High School Fieldhouse, One Forton Dr. Check-in will be from 3-4 p.m. and the clinic will run from 4-6 p.m. Instruction will be led by J.D. Andreessen, Lancaster senior and Campbell University Division I baseball commit along with the Lancaster varsity baseball team, Lancaster coaches Mark Dalfonso and Derek Jozwiak and East Coast Grays/Associate Scout for the Chicago Cubs Chris Snusz. Clinic cost is $25. Pre-register by Dec. 12 to receive a free baseball clinic T-Shirt. There will also be a theme basket auction at the event. For more information, including a registration form, call or text (716) 208-6501 or email or visit the Lancaster-Depew Baseball League website at

CAR SHOW: Car shows wanted at Dugout Sports Complex. Call Rick at 444-4906. Car shows are also wanted for summer season at the old Jimmie B’s location at 6856 South Transit Rd.

HOCKEY: Teams wanted for floor/roller hockey league at Dugout Sports Complex. Call Rick at 444-4906 or visit

LACROSSE: Stampede Lax Elite Girls Lacrosse Club will hold tryouts for its 2014 summer teams for girls in grades 7-11 at the Buffalo Bills Field House on Sunday, Dec. 15 from 4-7 p.m. Stampede Lax focuses on providing the best instruction through team practices, as well as local and national tournament play. For more information and to register visit or contact Wendy at

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