July 1, 2009 RSS feed / Sports

Sweet Home baseball makes the grade

The Sweet Home baseball team has some of the smartest athletes in the state. The Panthers recorded the third-highest grade point average among baseball teams in the state with a 94.872. It's the top GPA for a Section VI baseball team. More...

Fireman's Softball

July 3 No games July 7 Newstead at Clarence Center July 10 East Amherst at Main Transit Snyder at Clarence Getzville at Newstead Clarence Center at Swormville Harris Hill at Ellicott Creek North Amherst at Akron More...

Kevin Guest House benefits from golf tourney

The 13th annual Kevin Guest House Celebrity Golf Classic will be held Monday, July 20 at the Glen Oak Golf Course, 711 Smith Road, East Amherst. More...

Fastbreak Lacrosse Camp to continue tradition of excellence

Entering its 11th year, Fastbreak Lacrosse Camp is offering two camps this summer, a youth camp for boys and girls ages 4 to 7 years old and the camp's traditional and highly successful boys camp for ages 8 to 18. More...

UNITED WE WIN

UNITED WE WIN — The Empire United U12 Boys went undefeated at the 2009 Rochester Empire Cup tournament held June 20-21. They outscored their opponents, 14-5, and defeated the CNY U12 Revolution, 3-1, to win the U12 Premier bracket. More...

LIGHTNING STRIKES

LIGHTNING STRIKES — The Amherst Lightning soccer team beat the Delaware Bengals, 3-2, to win the girls U12 division of the 2009 Odenbach Cup June 13-14 in West Seneca. More...

'Majors' Cubs rout Phillies, 23-5

Amherst Girls Softball

The Cubs scored Hannah Stroud and Emily Foster on a hit by Kelly Shantler to take the early lead. The Cubs extended the lead with a combination of hits and walks resulting in all players scoring. More...

HERE COMES THE HEAT

HERE COMES THE HEAT — Natalie Ryan pitches as Julia Blujus looks on in Amherst Girls Softball League's Major Cubs game against the Phillies on Thursday, June 24. Blujus cracked a grand slam, leading the Cubs over the Phillies, 18-6. More...

Sports briefs

Amherst's Ashley Fields and Allison Rogers, and the 4x100 and 4x400 relays, Sweet Home's Katie Niblock, and Williamsville East's Kala Allen were named ECIC first-team all-stars. East's Amy French was selected for the second-team. More...

14U KATZ wins A-Turf tournament

The 14U KATZ beat the New Era Gold, 6-4, to win the inaugural A-Turf Canisius College Tournament held June 19-21 at Canisius College's Demske Sports Complex. More...

HARD HIT

HARD HIT — Chase Kiefer of the Central Amherst A-Ball Cardinals slams the ball against the Phillies on a sunny night of baseball. The Phillies won, 8-3. More...

OUT OR SAFE?

OUT OR SAFE? — Cameron Kiefer of the Central Amherst "AAA" Marlins attempts to stop the Mets' Peter John Ciotta from stealing third base in a playoff win for the Marlins, 14-7. More...

Buffalo Wings Roller Hockey beginner league set

Buffalo Wings Roller Hockey will hold a beginner league for boys and girls ages 6 to 14 at 7 p.m. Wednesdays from July 22 to August 26 at the Amherst Pepsi Center, 1615 Amherst Manor Drive. More...

Stumpf's Level 4 takes third in Team Cup

The Level 4 girls from Stumpf's Gymnastics Center put in their top performances to put in a third-place team finish at the 2009 Team Cup in Orchard Park. There were over 200 gymnasts in attendance from gymnastics facilities across Western New York. More...

Sports brief

The New Era Diamond Girls Gold 14U travel softball team recently captured the 2009 NSA New York State Championship, battling through a rain-shortened tournament to go undefeated en route to locking down the title. More...

South fall sports starting dates slated

The 2009 high school spring season has just ended but it's not too early to be thinking about the fall sports season. More...

Opening still available for summer tennis lessons

Limited openings are available in the 4-6 and 7-9 age groups on Tuesdays and Thursday mornings for children's summer tennis lessons at South Long Park. Available times on Tuesdays are from 9 to 9:45 a.m. and 9:45 to 10:30 a.m. More...

Inaugural summer sport camps slated

The inaugural summer sport camps, offered for boys and girls in grades 2 to 8, will be held in July and August at the Riverside Ice Rink, Bud Bakewell, Niagara Street, Buffalo. More...

Team New Era Gold 12U wins Boys of Summer Tournament

New Era Gold 12U went 4-0 and came out on top of 11 other teams to take the title of 2009 Boys of Summer Tournament Champions. The tournament was played at the An/Jo Fields in Lockport May 16-17. New Era was an offensive machine, scoring 60 runs. More...

Lamm Post earns split in doubleheader

Sikora Post ended Lamm Post baseball's eight-game win streak with a 6-2 win on Wednesday, June 24. More...

Mike MacDonald to host hoops camp at Medaille College

Medaille College Men's Basketball Coach Mike MacDonald and members of his 2009 NCAA Tournament team will host two weeks of summer basketball camps. More...

Murphy named ASA Director of Coaching

After an exhaustive, six-month national and international search, Brendan Murphy has been named the Amherst Soccer Association's new Director of Coaching. More...

Black Watch NY-West Soccer Club tryouts slated

Black Watch NY-West will hold tryouts in July at the University at Buffalo's North Campus and Canisius College Tryouts at UB North Campus, Flint Entrance and Maple Road, Buffalo, will be held: July 14 — 6-7:15 p.m. More...

Revolution U14 shuts out Doug Miller

Carissima Cutrona scored a second-half goal, assisted by Kaitlin Walsh, to lift the Amherst Revolution U14 soccer team to a 1-0 win over Doug Miller on Saturday in Rochester at Rhino Stadium. More...

RUN, RUN, RUN

RUN, RUN, RUN — Christ the King participated in the Southtowns Invitational Track Association and finished seventh out of seven teams in the Joseph DeMarco Division. More...

NORTH STARS

NORTH STARS — The Western New York Grammar School Catholic Baseball league recently held it's annual All Star game featuring the top eighth-grade players in the area. The Northtown All Stars defeated the Southown All Stars, 6-5. St. More...

Central Amherst 'AAA' Rays extend win streak

The "AAA" Rays extended their win streak with an 18-5 win over the Phillies. The team received strong pitching in the first few innings by Brian Zapfel. Big hits by PJ Wing, Eddie Anders and Andrew Hill lit a spark. More...

Mel Ott 'AA' Yankees down Red Sox in thriller

The Mel Ott "AA" Yankees defeated the Red Sox, 10-9, in a thrilling second round minor baseball playoff game. The Red Sox overcame an early 8-2 deficit, scoring three runs in the top of the sixth to tie the game at 9-9. More...

Sports brief

Midwest Soccer Academy will be running their Dutch Summer Soccer Camp July 27-31 at the North French Soccer Complex, intersection of I990 and North French Road. More...

'Major' 70 Royals advance to championship final

Mathewson McCarthy

The Royals beat the Phillies, 4-0, Sunday to advance to the "Major" 70 championship game. Cole Bogacz secured the win on the mound and helped himself with two RBIs. Steve Zaprowski earned the save and also had a double and single with an RBI. More...

Amherst Lightning 14U Elite places second at Lancaster/Depew tourney

The Amherst Lightning 14U Elite team brought home second-place in the Lancaster/Depew Tournament held June 5-7. The Lightning finished 6-1 and outscored their opponents, 57-19. More...

Connie Mack 'AA' junior Angels blank Orioles

Ben Levine played very well defensively in addition to having three hits and an RBI as the Connie Mack "AA" junior Angels won the second game of their playoff game against the Orioles, 2-0. More...

Lou Gehrig 'Major' A's defeat Phillies

Amanda Greenwald pitched two innings and gave up only one run to help the Athletics overcome a four-run deficit and defeat the Phillies, 12-8, last Friday in Lou Gehrig "Major" Softball action. Julia Levin scored three runs for the A's. More...