For The Record

Today’s H.S. Schedule

Boys’ Basketball

Class B-2

No. 4 Fredonia (16-4) vs. No. 3 Buffalo East (14-6), noon, at Buffalo State

Girls’ Basketball


No. 2 Chautauqua Lake (18-0) vs. No. 2 Frewsburg (18-2), 4:45 p.m., at Jamestown High School

Class D

No. 4 Pine Valley (12-8) vs. No. 2 Sherman ?(18-2), 6:30 p.m., at Jamestown High School


FSU Kids Night Out

The Fredonia State baseball team will be hosting Kids Night Out on Saturday.

The cost is $10 per child, grades 1-7, and the event runs from 6:30- 9:30 p.m. in the Steele Hall gymnasium.

A snack bar and swimming will also be available and supervised. Registration takes place at the door.

For more information, contact Matt Palisin at 673-3743.

FSU?Softball Team

to Host Spaghetti Dinner Sunday

The Fredonia State softball team will be hosting a spaghetti dinner Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Dunkirk Moose Lodge on Lake Shore Drive. They will be serving all-you-can eat spaghetti, meatballs, side salad, bread and dessert.

Along with the food, there will also be locally donated raffle baskets. The team members will be waiting tables and mingling during the event.

For more information, contact head coach Nicole Loudin at, or call 673-3233.


Babe Ruth Try-outs

The Brocton-Portland Babe Ruth try-outs will be held Saturday, March 9 from 1-2:30 p.m. at the Brocton Central School gymnasium.

Players should bring a glove and copy of their birth certificate.

Players should 13-15 by April 30.

For more information, contact Bill Westin at 792-9472.


Little League

Brocton-Portland Little League will hold registration for the 2013 season at the Ahira Hall Memorial Library in Brocton today 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 at 785-9978.

Hill, Selan to Be Honored at Banquet

The 11th Annual Cattaraugus County Sports Hall of Fame Banquet will be held Saturday, March 23 at the Little Valley Legion beginning at 6 p.m. Each of the 12 school districts within the county have selected one outstanding individual to be honored at this year’s event.

Locally, Rich Hill from Cattaraugus and Lou “Looch” Selan from Gowanda will be inducted into the County Hall of Fame following a buffet dinner and introduction of previous inductees in attendance.

Hill has been a top official for high school basketball over the past 22 seasons. He was also a member of the 1972-73 undefeated Cattaraugus High School varsity basketball team that won the Section VI crown.

Selan was a member the Gowanda Tigers semi-pro football team that won the Western New York Championship in 1948. Lou was also a catcher for baseball and fast pitch softball town teams for many years. In 1966, he, along with Vic Witherell and Art Palumbo, were the original coaches for the Gowanda Jets midget football team. In 1968, the Jets won Gowanda’s first ever midget league Super Bowl championship.

Tickets for the event are $20 each and must reserved before March 15 by calling Mark Benton at 532-4053 or email

2013 Dunkirk Little League Registration

Registration for those interested in playing in the Dunkirk Little League will be held on Thursday, March 7, from 6-8 p.m., in the Dunkirk High School cafeteria.

The cost is $40 for baseball, softball and T-Ball and $50 for Senior League baseball.

A parent or guardian must accompany any new or returning players and all new players must present a state-certified birth certificate. Hospital and baptismal certificates will not be accepted.

For more information, contact Gary Haase at 366-4452 or 679-6929, or via email at