For the Record

Today’s High?School?Sports Schedule

Friday,?Feb. 15

Girls High School Basketball

Chaut. Lake at Silver Creek

Dunkirk at McKinley

Clymer at Ripley

Boys High School Basketball

Clymer at Ripley

Boys High School Bowling

Section 6 Finals at Thruway Lanes

Boys High School Swimming

Section 6 meet at Clarence


Silver Creek

fall-winter awards night

The Silver Creek fall and winter varsity sports awards night will be held Thursday, Feb. 28 at 6:30 p.m. in the high school auditorium.

All varsity athletes and families are welcome to attend.

Hanover Little League

Hanover Little League is currently accepting registrations for softball and baseball players for the 2013 season for boys and girls up to 16 years old.

For more details or to register by phone, call Caroline Mullen at 432-4002 or register in person on Thursday, Feb. 28, at Silver Creek Central High School cafeteria from 6-8 p.m. This will be the final registration session of the 2013 season.


Little League

Brocton-Portland Little League will hold registration for the 2013 season at the Ahira Hall Memorial Library in Brocton on Tuesday, Feb. 26 from 6-7:30 p.m. and Saturday, March 2 from 11:30 a.m to 1 p.m.

T-ball is open to players ages 4-7 and both softball and baseball is available for ages 7-12. All players must be accompanied by a parent or guardian to registration, and first-time players must bring a copy of their birth certificate to sign-ups.

Teens and adults interested in coaching or volunteering with BPLL must provide a valid driver’s license and pass a background check.

For more information contact Julie Putcher 785-9978.

Forestville Sports Club

Softball sign-ups will be held for the upcoming season on Tuesday, Feb. 26 and Tuesday, March 5.

All girls ages 7-16 from the Forestville area are eligible to sign up regardless of where they played the 2012 season.

Signups will take place in the Forestville Elementary School cafeteria from 6 to 8 p.m. Registration fees are $50 with a discount for families with more than one child participating.

For more information, contact Mike Nasal at 998-9720.

Westfield Little League Registration

Registration for the 2013 baseball season will be Tuesday, Feb. 26 and Thursday, Feb. 28 from 6-8 p.m. in the Westfield Academy and Central School cafeteria.

Baseball is open to those who will be 4 years old and will not reach 13 years of age before May 1, 2013. Softball is open to those who will be 9 years old and will not reach 13 years of age before Jan. 1, 2013.

All players must register with a parent or guardian present while newcomers must bring a copy of their birth certificate to registration. The fee is $35 per player for all age groups. Families with three or more players will pay a maximum of $100. Players must participate in the league fundraiser or pay the buy out fee.

Westfield Little League is also looking for volunteers to serve as managers, coaches and team parents during registration. Those interested will need to fill out a form and provide a copy of a valid driver’s license.

For more information, contact Matt Schumaker at 326-2255 or Trisha Hudson at 326-8337.

Silver Creek Girls Prepare to Pink Out the Gym

Silver Creek’s javyee and varsity girls basketball teams will play host to the Pink Out the Gym Senior Recognition Basketball Game Feb. 15 at the Silver Creek Central School High School Gym. The jayvee game will tip off at 6 p.m., with the varsity game to follow.

The evening will support Aili Makuch, a 16-year-old Chautauqua Lake student who is currently battling cancer.

A 50/50 drawing and a basket raffle will be held throughout the evening, along with pizza, snack and baked good sales. Prizes include Buffalo Bandits tickets, free stays at the Hyatt Regency in Buffalo and the Clarion Hotel in Dunkirk, handmade quilts, candles by Grape Country Candles, and gift certificates to Vidler’s 5 & 10, Wegmans, Skyzone and Salvatore’s Italian Gardens. Several themed baskets will also be awarded.

The 50/50 drawing will be held at halftime of the varsity game while prizes can be picked up by the end of the night, but you do not need to be present to win.

NCSA to Hold Travel Team Registration

The spring travel season for the competitive branch of the Northern Chautauqua Soccer Association (NCSA) will kick off soon. The travel club known as NC Concord competes in the Southern Tier Travel Soccer League (STTSL). This year the club will field teams in the U-10 co-ed, U-12, U-14, and U-17 boys’ and girls’ divisions.

Player registration will be held on Saturday, Feb. 16 from 9 a.m. to noon in the Dunkirk High School cafeteria. Registration fees are $80 for the U-10 co-ed division, $90 for the U-12 division, $100 for the U-14 division and $110 for the U-17 divisions.

The uniform fee is separate from the registration fee. Need based scholarships are available on a limited basis. Forms are available online at

If you are unable to attend in-person registration, mail the completed registration and uniform order forms, payment, copy of birth certificate (for new players only) and a 2×3″ wallet-sized photo to NCSA, P.O. Box 331, Fredonia, NY 14063. Make check payable to NCSA.

Questions about NC Concord should be directed to Vice President of Travel Jim Enser at

Dunkirk Baseball Spaghetti Dinner

There will be a spaghetti dinner on Sunday, Feb. 24, at the Dunkirk Moose from noon to 4 p.m.

All proceeds will benefit the Dunkirk varsity baseball program.

Tickets are available from any varsity parent, coach Frank Jagoda at the Middle School and at Matt’s News.

For more information, contact Jagoda at 785-4313.