BASEBALL: Pignataro Tax Men, a Triple-A MUNY baseball team, is looking for pitchers. Contact Larry Pignataro at 668-9230. ... Current summer baseball players ages 9-17 can extend their season through the fall with Team New Era Fall Elite Travel Teams. Teams will participate in league and tournament play in September and October. Tryouts will be held at New Era Park in Depew, 3950 Broadway, as follows: Current summer players ages 9-11: Thursday, June 12, at 6 p.m. and Sunday, June 22, at 5:30 p.m. Current summer players ages 12-14: Thursday, June 12, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 22, at 7 p.m. Fall college showcase team tryouts (for current summer players ages 15-17): Monday, June 16, at 6 p.m. and Saturday, June 21, at 6 p.m. Players need only attend one tryout. For more information see or contact New Era Park at 681-3001.

BASKETBALL: The eighth Barnyard Classic 3-on-3 basketball tournament will be held on June 28 in Russell, Pa. This fully refereed event for boys and girls ages 6-19 is held on 10 permanent outdoor courts at Eisenhower High School. Last year’s tournament saw 100 teams from 59 towns in Pennsylvania, New York and Ohio. For $88, teams are guaranteed a minimum of three games with a maximum 16 teams in any one bracket. For information and registration forms visit or call (814) 730-8669. ... The 12th Annual Wilson Harbor Hoops 3-on-3 Tournament will be held at Clark’s Park in Wilson on Saturday, Aug. 9, beginning at 9 a.m. The tournament is open to players of all ages. All participants will receive a dri-fit T-shirt with this year’s Harbor Hoops logo. The entry fee is $120 per team. No applications accepted after Aug. 6. Professional referees will be provided for all games. The tournament is sponsored by the Wilson Community Enhancement Charity. Registration forms can be obtained at or by phone at 433-1686.

RUNNING: The Subaru Buffalo 4-mile Chase, which will be held July 18, and the WNY Hall of Fame 5K, which will be held Aug. 29, are offering discounted pre-race entry fees during the Buffalo Marathon Expo at the Buffalo Convention Center on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Race directors of upcoming races are welcome to drop off race applications at the “Upcoming Races” table beginning at 9 a.m. For information, call 881-1652 or visit

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