For the Record

Local Sports Calendar


Fredonia State vs. Wisconsin-Platteville, in Fort Myers, Fla.

Women’s Lacrosse

Fredonia State at Wooster

Women’s Diving

Fredonia State at NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships, in Indianapolis, Ind.

Adult Bowling

Lucky Lanes

Wing City Doubles – High team series (scratch): Gary Haase and Greg Haase 1,244. High team game (scratch): Mike Lucas and Paul Nocek 434. High team series (handicap): Gary Haase and Greg Haase 1,373. High team game (handicap): Gary Haase and Greg Haase 475, Matt Eaker and Kevin Rose 475.

Other high scores: Chad Cerrie 236-248-677, Matt Eaker 233-236-645, Greg Haase 257-640, Lucas 269-638, Gary Haase 235-604, Bob Wojcinski 237, Benny Montague 234, Alex Haase 202, Tom Battaglia 202, Matt Haase 201, Jim Diakakis 201, Veronica Erick 196.

Adult Hockey

CCHA B League

Championship Series

Pick-UPS 5, Wicked Glen 1 – Mike Beyers’ hat trick helped Pick-UPS past Wicked Glen, as the best-of-three championship series is now tied at a game apiece.

Also scoring for the Pick-UPS was Jason Rousseau, who backed up Beyers’ hat trick with a pair of goals of his own. Mike Gzyl and Tyler May were credited with assists while Dave Stefniak was between the pipes for the win.

Kevin Smith scored the lone goal for Wicked Glen, with the assist going to Sean Strickler. Mike Barrett suffered the loss in net.

The third and final game of the series will be played on Saturday at 10:30 p.m., at the Steele Hall Ice Arena.


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.

2014 Dunkirk Little

League Registration

Registration for players interested in participating in the Dunkirk Little League baseball, Senior baseball and softball leagues will be held on Sunday from 3-5 p.m., at the Boys and Girls Club located at 296 Lakeshore Drive East.

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 Jan. 1, 2014 and who will not reach the age of 13 before Jan. 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.

Cattaraugus County

HOF Banquet

The 12th Annual Cattaraugus County Sports Hall of Fame banquet will be held on Saturday, March 29, at the Little Valley Legion beginning at 6 p.m. The event will include a buffet dinner, door prizes, awards ceremony and sports auction. Previous inductees are encouraged to attend and will be introduced.

This year’s class of inductees include: Tom Howard (Allegany-Limestone), Rick Feuz (Cattaraugus-Little Valley), John Kokel (Gowanda) Joe Smith (Franklinville), John Fitzpatrick (Hinsdale), Ron Ashworth (Pioneer), Bob and Deb Ford (West Valley), Geoffrey Dietrich (Salamanca), Bob Emke (Ellicottville), Carolyn Shields (Olean), Louise Freeman (Randolph) and Gary Sweatland (Portville).

Tickets are $20 and can be reserved by calling Mark Benton at 532-4053 or by emailing your requests to The reservation deadline is March 20.

NAYS Spring

Basketball Tournament

North American Youth Sports announced recently that it still has several openings for its annual spring youth basketball tournament.

The Tournament will be held at Randolph Central School from April 25-27, and will featured five brackets for boys teams and five for girls teams. The brackets are as follows: Grades 5-6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grades 9-10 and Grades 11-12. All grades are based on the grade participants are enrolled in during the current school year.

The entry fee is $110 and guarantees each team a minimum of two games. Entry deadline is April 4. For more information, or to obtain an entry form, contact tournament director Kevin Hind at 640-2736, call toll-free at 1-866-352-5915, or visit the NAYS website at

Southwestern Chapter

of CFO 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.

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.

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.

Westfield Baseball Chicken and Biscuit Dinner Scheduled

The Westfield varsity baseball team will hold a chicken and biscuit dinner and Chinese auction on Sunday, March 23 from 2-6 p.m. at the Westfield Methodist Church.

Tickets are $8 and will help with the team’s upcoming trip to Myrtle Beach and the Mingo Bay Tourney.