Over the weekend, the Buffalo Stars Pee Wee Major team participated in the Festival of Lights Tournament at Hyde Park. Games started on Friday afternoon with a 2-2 tie against the Grundy Senators. Friday night, the team faced the Tonawanda Lightning and defeated them, 1-0. Saturday afternoon, the Stars were back at the rink to face the Bud Bakewell Bruins, and skated away with a 2-1 win.
The championship game was on Sunday afternoon, again facing the Bud Bakewell Bruins. It resulted in a 4-1 win for the Stars.
The Niagara Jr. Purple Eagles Squirt majors recently won the Squirt Major Division of the Niagara University Jr. Purple Eagles Thanksgiving Invitational Tournament at Dwyer Arena. Members of the team, which is 18-4-3 overall and ranked 40th in the nation among Tier II programs, include: head coach Mark Mendel, Cam King, Reese Mendel, Michael Barker, Peter Lysiak, Kyle Lee, Drew Merino, Vince Capolupo, Chris Cacciatore, Jackson Burns, Anthony Desimone, Patrick Brady, Dylan Russo, Nick Harlock, Alex Pronobis, Tyler Lehan, Om Acharya and Dylan Lugris.
Buffalo Bills receiver Marquise Goodwin will appear at Sports Collectors Corner in Walden Galleria Mall this Tuesday, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Merchandise will be available for purchase. Call 681-9600.
BASEBALL: The Niagara University baseball program will hold its annual Winter Indoor Baseball School on Sundays from Jan. 12 to Feb. 9. The camp is designed to teach players of all ages and skill levels the fundamentals of the game. Visit collegebaseballcamps.com/purpleeagles for information and to register. For additional questions, email assistant coach Paul Panik at email@example.com. ... The Niagara Junior Power 18U team needs a catcher and pitcher for the 2014 season. Call coach Al at 609-2375.
HOCKEY: The Buffalo Stars will offer a beginner hockey and Learn-to-Skate program on Saturday and Dec. 11, 14, 21, and 28. The program will be held at Holiday Twin Rinks in Cheektowaga and is open to boys and girls ages 4-9. Participants can register at the rink at 2:15 p.m. Saturday. Saturday’s session starts at 2:30 but the rest of them start at 6:15 p.m. Visit buffalostars.com Chuck Giambra at 316-8072.
SOFTBALL: Billy Baroo’s, located inside the Wehrle Golf Dome, is looking for men’s and coed teams for a 10-week schedule starting Dec. 13. All games will be played on Friday evenings. Also, dart players are needed for a Thursday night league. Call Paul, 725-2306.
SPORTS: Epic Sports Center will run leagues this winter for several sports, including; adult inline hockey; youth, adult men’s, over 30, adult women’s and coed soccer; flag football; girls high school field hockey; girls high school lacrosse; youth instructional inline hockey; youth instructional soccer; and youth instructional lacrosse. Registration deadline for all leagues is Dec. 23. Leagues start Jan. 4. Call 565-3742 for details on all leagues.
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