For the Record

Adult Hockey

Second Round Playoffs

Kosciuszco Club 5, Monnies 3

Wednesday, March 19 – Kosciuszko Club goals were scored by Jim Rozen (2), Matt Murphy (2) and Adam Woelfle. Steve Steklasa, Matt Ginley and Byron VanZile recorded goals for Monnies.

Miceli’s 5, Vet’s Club 4

Wednesday, March 19 – Miceli’s goals were scored by Matt Miceli (3), Robert Barnett and Brandan Renckens. Scoring goals for Vet’s Club were Robert Bajdas (2), Brian Wojcinski and Justin Giles.


Fredonia Little League Manager/Coach Meeting Rescheduled

The Fredonia Little League manager/coach meeting has been rescheduled for Thursday, March 27, at 7 p.m., in the FHS cafeteria. This meeting is mandatory for all coaches that plan on being on the field this spring.

Player safety, league rules and proper field maintenance will be discussed. In addition, all teams will sign up for their practice times and will receive their game balls.

T-Ball, Hathaway and Minor League softball teams will be selected after the meeting.

Any questions can be directed to Chad Bongiovanni at 680-2656 or Ed Schrantz at 785-0698.

Southwestern Chapter of Certified Football Officials Looking to Hold Annual Classes

The Southwestern Chapter of Certified Football Officials is seeking to hold its annual football officiating class, if there is an interest.

To determine interest, the chapter is asking applicants to contact Greg Moran at 499-5916 or Dave Kolstee at 484-7112 by March 21. The classes will be held at a site and time to be determined if there is enough interest. The fee is $50 including books.

The classes will lead to certification to officiate varsity and sub-varsity games in Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties.

Cassadaga Valley Youth Soccer

The Cassadaga Valley Youth Soccer program is holding required online registration for all players and coaches. Visit and click the registration link at the top of the home page. Online registration is currently open and runs through April 30.

Although in-person registration will still take place, all players, coaches and referees are required to register online.

The in-person registration will take place Tuesday, April 22 from 6-8 p.m. at the Sinclairville Library. A $10 late fee will be applied after April 30.

The cost is $35 per player up to three players. Additional children cost $25. Make checks payable to Cassadaga Valley Youth Soccer or pay online with a credit card.

Birth certificates are required for any new player. The certificate can be emailed to Uniform samples will not be available. Refer to the sizing chart online.

Anyone interested in coaching must complete an online registration and pass the mandatory background check. They must also attend one of the mandatory coaches meetings. Coaches meetings will be held twice to ensure complete participation. The dates and times of those meetings are yet to be announced.

Referees must also complete an online registration and pass the mandatory background check. A mandatory meeting will be announced in the near future.

The league will be accepting team sponsors through May 12 and will accept donations anytime. For more information, contact Ron Barker at 985-5950.

USSF Soccer Referee Class

Are you interested in becoming a soccer referee? United States Referee Federation WNYSRA/Southern Tier – will be holding a New Entry Class on April 5 and 6 in the Reilly Center on the St. Bonaventure Campus, in Olean. What will I get out of it? You will gain the training to referee recreational games (summer youth) and begin to gain experience with all levels of competition (spring travel). If this is for you please go to and click on the “become a referee” link. The cost is $80, which includes all your dues and fees, along with the cost of the training. If you have any questions or require further assistance please call Mike Schneider at 785-9589. We look forward to seeing you there.

2014 Dunkirk Little League Registration

For Baseball, all players who will be 4 years old before May 1, 2014 and who will not reach the age of 13 before May 1, 2014 may register.

For Softball, all players who will be 6 years old before January 1, 2014 and who will not reach the age of 13 before January 1, 2014 may register.

For Senior Baseball, all players who will be 13 years old before May 1, 2014 and will not reach the age of 17 before May 1, 2014 may register. (This is for all Dunkirk residents)

All new and returning players must register.

All new players must bring their original birth certificates to registration. Hospital and baptismal certificates are not acceptable.

The fee is $40 per player. The fee includes team jersey with name/number and pants that players will keep. This is for all age groups T-Ball, Minor and Major Softball, Minor and Major Baseball. The price is capped off at $110 for three or more family members registering. The fee for the Senior Little League is $50 (This is for all kids who played in the Concord League last year. Dunkirk residents only)

Parent/guardian MUST be present at registration.

Volunteers are needed to serve as managers, coaches and team parents for the 2014 season. Information about how to volunteer or questions about registration can be directed to League President Gary Haase at 679-6929.