Midget Football League
New Era represented by locals
Team New Era 12-U Baseball team won the WNY Boys of Summer Travel League Championships. Team New Era faced 13 other teams from Western New York and Southern Ontario throughout the season. Local players on the winning team are Seth Schrader and Ryan Mroczka, both of Fredonia. Pictured is Coach Kevin Hudson, Coach Mark Potter, Coach Phil Schrader, Seth Schrader and Ryan Mroczka.
Cassadaga Valley 36, Frewsburg 20
The Cassadaga Valley Varsity Midget Football Team improved its record to 2-0 by defeating the Frewsburg Bears.
Jon Benedetto led the Cassadaga Cougars with 101 rushing yards and three touchdowns. C.J. Kubera added 68 rushing yards and one touchdown. Benedetto connected with Jacob Beebe on a 95-yard pass play that resulted in a touchdown.
For Frewsburg, Cordell O'Brien rushed for 129 yards and had two touchdowns. Jared Sanfilippo also added a touchdown after recovering a fumble. Defensively for the Bears, Sanfilippo, Joe Martin and Autin Orr all had 10 tackles.
STAR Swimming announces 2012-2013 Short Course swim programs
STAR Swimming will hold open registration for the 2012-2013 Competitive Short Course swim season and its new "Competitive Swim Experience" program during the week of Sept. 17.
Register for either program during the first week of practices. Practices are held as follows: Monday, 5:30-7 p.m. at Frewsburg High School pool; Tuesday and Friday, 6:30-8 p.m. at Southwestern Elementary pool; Wednesday and Thursday, 6-7:30 p.m. at Jamestown High School pool.
New this fall is a "Competitive Swimming Experience" program. STAR is offering a six-week program, beginning Monday, Sept. 17, to introduce those who are interested in competitive swimming, without the 26-week commitment. Training sessions are one hour long, three nights a week (Monday, Wednesday and Friday). Program concludes with a swim meet for those who want to compete.
STAR swim team is open to all ages and no experience, other than being able to swim one length of the pool on front and back, is required. Short Course season is a 26-week program running from mid-September to mid-March. Performance team members are encouraged to swim five days and Developmental (formerly Advanced Beginners) team members are scheduled in the pool Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Registration paperwork is available by contacting STARJamestown@stny.rr.com or calling 526-4018. Payment plan options and discounted USA memberships are available to those who qualify.
All swimmers should come prepared to swim, bring swimsuit, towel, water bottle and goggles.
Fredonia Basketball Clinic
The Fredonia boy's basketball program will be hosting open basketball "Drills & Skills Clinic" for all boys who are residents of Fredonia entering grades 2-8.
The clinic begins Wednesday, Sept. 12 in the Fredonia High School gym. This weekly clinic will take place on Monday and Wednesday nights from 6:30 to 8 p.m. during the months of September and October.
Participants will focus on learning the game of basketball with an emphasis on skill development and game participation. Contact coach Lauer or coach Bertrando at 679-1581 for more information.
Thunder Softball Tryouts
The Thunder Softball 12-U 14U will be holding tryouts for their 2013 tournament team on Saturday and Saturday, Sept. 15 from 9-11 a.m. at the Pine Valley Elementary School field.
Contact Jessica Dennis firstname.lastname@example.org or Mike Nasal 998-9720 for details.
Cassadaga Country Club
Tuesday Night Men's Golf League - Brad Kelly 35, Rod Lind 35, Tim Bulger 36, Scott Smith 36, Brenton Wilcox 36, Don House 37, Darren Mangine 37, Kerry Murphy 37, Steve Wintersteen 37, Don Cornell 38, Tom Gauronski 39. Low net: Brad Kelly 29. Closest to the pin: Bruce Kaus (No. 15). Skins: Dan Kelly (No. 10, birdie), Scott Smith (No. 12, birdie), Brenton Wilcox (No. 13, birdie).
Wednesday Morning Ladies Purple Posse League - This week's game was team scramble. The winning team was Janet Guenther, Barb VanDette and Marie Aniszewski. The Purple Posse will be playing again on Sept. 12 with a meeting at 9:30 a.m. and tee off at 10 a.m. The rest of the month the game will be a scramble with a shot gun start. All skill levels are welcome.
Following are the high school football games Access Channel 12 will be televising this season:
Channel 12 in Dunkirk
and Silver Creek
Sept. 14: Dunkirk vs. East Aurora
Sept. 21: Dunkirk vs. Eden
Sept. 28: Fredonia vs. Cleveland-Hill
Oct. 5: Dunkirk vs. Griffith Institute
Oct. 12: Dunkirk at Fredonia
The Dunkirk vs. Fredonia game will be televised in Dunkirk on Channel 19 and Channel 17 in Fredonia.
Sports Rap will air tonight on Access 12 in Dunkirk and channels 5 and 17 in Fredonia from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Ed Eaker will host the show and be joined by Jim Bunge, Rich Catalano and Bob Patterson.