Friday, April 13
Students from Silver Creek and Fredonia Crino Academy of Martial Arts participated in their first international martial arts tournament in Niagara Falls. The SMAC International sponsors contestants from all over the United States and Canada. Alex Barone had a very strong presence in his division as he took home first place in sparring and a third in forms. Other division awards were won by Sensei Paul Crino (third in sparring and forms) and Jeff Wagner (fourth in sparring). Kyra Wagner, Nikolas Dawley and Hunter Bogosian also participated in the event. Pictured from left are Sensei Paul Crino, Bogosian, Barone and Wagner.
Lake Shore at Maryvale, 12 p.m.
Forestville at Catt.-LV
Maritime at Silver Creek
Dunkirk vs. TBD, at Mingo Bay Classic, Myrtle Beach, SC
Forestville at Catt.-LV, 4:30 p.m.
Westfield at Ripley, 4:30 p.m.
Hillview Golf Course
The NEW Thursday Morning Men's League will start April 19 at 9 a.m. This league is open to all players.
Anyone interested in playing should be at Hillview Golf Course by 9 a.m.
For more information, call 679-5799.
Vineyards Golf Ladies Purple Posse League
The Purple Posse League will have its kick-off lunch Wednesday, April 25, at noon at the Liberty Cafe, which is located at 21 Prospect St., in Fredonia.
Call Janet Guenther at 672-2282 to make your lunch reservation.
The league will start play on Wednesday, May 2. Tee-off will be at 10 a.m. You can join the league at any time during the summer. Keep checking the OBSERVER for information about the Purple Posse League.
There will be a golf trip meeting on Sunday, April 15 at 7 p.m., at the Dunkirk Falcon Club, located on Benton Street. The meeting will be for all golfers going to Hubbard, Ohio to play in the Stahoo Penn-Ohio Tournament.
Full details and fees will be discussed. If you are unable able to make the meeting, contact Dennis Gawronski at 366-2083.
Fredonia Rec Open Swim Canceled
The Fredonia-Pomfret Recreation Department's Open Swim is canceled for Saturday, April 14. Open Swim will start again Saturday, April 21, at 9 a.m.
McDonald's Senior Tour
The ninth edition of the McDonald's Senior Tour will open its season with a registration brunch to be held at the Lakewood Rod and Gun Club on Monday, April 16.
Registration will begin at 11 a.m.
Any senior golfer, 60 years or older, is eligible to join the tour. Participants will be asked to sign on as a regular or as an alternate when registering. Car pooling will be encouraged when ever possible.
A registration fee of $15 will be collected at the door and $7 for the brunch.
All golfers attending are asked to bring any golf balls, shoes or clubs they wish to donate to "Bunkers In Bagdad."
Dick Nelson and Randy Carlson will be there to accept the donations.
For more information, contact Art Asquith at 595-3185.
Women Who Golf4Fun
The season will begin for the women on Wednesday, May 2, at Hillview. Tee-off is scheduled for 10 a.m.
The league is open to women golfers of all kinds.
A short meeting and a "Dutch Treat Pizza Party" will be held after golf.
For more information, contact Bobbi Deering at 366-5805 or Dodo Dudek at 366-3306.
Pinehurst Senior Scramble
The Pinehurst Senior Scramble will begin April 26 at 9 a.m.
For more information, contact Keith Rothwell at 326-4133.
Vineyards Golf Ladies Purple Posse League
The Purple Posse League is set to begin its season on Wednesday, May 2, in the morning.
It is a golf league with a twist, not based on strokes, as it focuses on having fun as the only requirement. A different game is played every week with cash prizes. Players can come as many or as few times as they would like.
Tee times change monthly, so check the OBSERVER or call the course. If you are a Purple Posse member from last year, or would like to join, call Janet Guenther at 672-2282.
The league is planning a kick-off lunch in April.
Fredonia Little League Spring clean up
Fredonia Little League is holding its annual Spring Clean Up day this Saturday, April 14 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Ed Eagan Complex on Clinton Avenue.
All involved parents, coaches and managers are asked to show up ready to work.
Rain date is Saturday, April 21.
For more information, call Mark Lutz at 679-8637.
Third Annual DHS/FHS/CMHS Alumni Golf Tourney
The 3rd Annual Dunkirk/Fredonia/Mindszenty Alumni Golf Tournament will be held Aug. 10, at Shorewood Country Club.
Registration will be at 8 a.m., in front of the club house, with a group photo set for 8:30 and a shotgun start at 9.
Dunkirk Mayor Anthony Dolce, Fredonia Mayor Steve Keefe, former Shorewood CC golf pro Jack Shubert and current club pro Matt Clark will be on hand as the honorary starters for the event.
The four-man, best-ball format will include men's, women's and mixed teams. The cost is $75 per golfer and includes a cart, boxed lunch, beverages, dinner buffet and dessert. If anyone is interested in attending only the dinner, the cost is $25. There will be a cash bar beginning at 2 p.m., and dinner is scheduled for 3.
Following dinner, trophies for the winning teams, as well as door prizes will be handed out.
Checks should be made payable to Bill Bamonto, and mailed to 9124 Backdrop Drive, Perry Hall, MD 21128.
Anyone wishing to make a donation to the tournament can also send checks made payable to Bamonto at the above address. For donations, in the memo line of the check, donators should write, "DHS, CMHS, FHS Golf Benefit."
All donations will be made in memory of John M. Williams, Dunkirk Class of 1962 and will benefit a sports or educational organization serving the Dunkirk/Fredonia communities.
For more information, contact Bamonto at 302-832-0344, or at 302-379-1882, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.