For The Record


64th Annual Interstate Teachers

Handicap Bowling Tournament

The 64th Annual Interstate Teachers Handicap Bowling Tournament, a USBC-sanctioned event, will take place today and Sunday at Lucky Lanes.

The event is for male and female Educational Institution Employees and guests and competition is for teams, doubles, singles and six games combine.

For more information, contaction Marion Mistretta at 366-8956 or

First Annual Hillbilly Baseball Clinic

The first Hillbilly Baseball Clinic will take place today 9 a.m. until noon, at the Fredonia Central School. All participants are asked to enter the High School by the cafeteria.

The clinic will be open to boys and girls aged 7-12. The clinic will be divided into smaller age groups upon arrival. All participants are asked to wear gym shoes and to bring their own gloves. Participants will be allowed to bring their own bats and catcher’s equipment and are asked to label all of their own gear.

The Fredonia baseball coaching staff, including head coach Vince Gullo, will conduct the clinic, which will include two gyms, an indoor batting cage and indoor pitching mounds. The clinic will focus on hitting, throwing, infield and outfield defense and baserunning. Pitching and catching instruction will also be available.

The fee is $20 per participant, and $15 for each additional participant from the same family. Each participant will receive a Fredonia baseball T-shirt and water bottle.

Registration forms can be picked up at the Fredonia Elementary School, or by calling Gullo at 679-6771.

Cassadaga Valley Online T-ball Signups

Anyone wishing to sign up players for Valley T-ball should email Bob Reuther at

The email should include the participant’s name, age, preferred team (if they have one), T-shirt size contact name and phone number.

Players must be 5-7 years old as of Dec. 31, 2012. Cost is $5 and needs to be paid at the first game. A coach is needed for Sinclairville and Stockton.

Date Set for Cattaraugus

County Sports Banquet

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

This year’s inductees include: Rich Hill (Cattaraugus-Little Valley), Lou Selan (Gowanda), Don Scholla (Olean), Greg Dahlman (West Valley), Chris Blocher (Allegany-Limestone), Tom Derx (Portville), Robin Maycock (Randolph), Melissa Ward (Franklinville), Steve Noll (Hinsdale), Phil Tanner (Pioneer), Chuck Oyler (Salamanca) and Ed Ahrens (Ellicottville).

Tickets for the event are $20 and must reserved before March 17 by calling Mark Benton at 532-4053 or via email at

Brocton American Legion Post 434

Wednesday Evening Men’s League

The Wednesday Evening Men’s League will meet on April 17, at 7 p.m. at the Pinehurst Golf Course. All returning and new teams are asked to be there.

Rule changes and other important issues will be discussed and members are invited to arrive at 5 p.m. to participate in a 9-hole fun match if possible.

League match play will start on April 24. Call Scott Jagoda with any questions at 640-5383.

WNY PGA Announces Pee Wee Tour

The Western New York PGA Section is excited to announce that registration for the Pee Wee Tour has begun.

The Pee Wee Tour is for kids ages 5-9 who are just learning the game of golf. The tour is designed to be a fun and non-competitive way to introduce junior golfers to the game of golf. The tour consist of seminars and non-competitive golf tournaments, where the players play five holes from modified tees and have their parents/grandparents caddie for them. Visit the WNY PGA website at to sign up, as well as for more information.