Union City CC
McDonald's Senior Golf Tour - The winners of flight a were Dave Kozak and Dick Woodfield (+9), second was Tom Short (+6), third place went to Bob Wood (+5) and low gross winners were Kozak, Wood and Woodfield at 78. First in B flight was Jim Mason (+8), second was Ron Willey (+6) third went to Don Husted (+5) and the low gross went to Hustead and Mason at 82. C flight was won by Richard Barkstrom (+11), second was Bill Baglia (+7), third went to Jim Wise and the loss gross was Barkstrom at 82. D flight was won by Dave Nichols (+9), second went to Larry Eidens and Ted Parran (+6), third was Charlie Safford (+5) and low gross was Nichols (89). Finally, E flight was won by Don Garfield (+15), second was Harold Eckwahl (+9), third went to Nick Pannes (+9) and low gross was Garfield (92). Closest to the pin on No. 9 was Nichols, Ted Billick on No. 8, Parran on No. 12 and Bill Hart on No. 14.
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Pictured are members of the Black Knights offensive line completing a blocking drill. Monday marked the first day fall sports teams could practice throughout New York?State.
OBSERVER?Photos by Jeremy Izzio
Pictured is Silver Creek quarterback Jake Nosbisch throwing a pass during the team’s first practice Monday at Silver Creek High School.
Fredonia 14-U, 12-U
Travel Softball Tryouts
Tryouts for the Fredonia 14-U and 12-U travel softball team will be held on Sept. 7.
Girls trying out for the 14-U team will be on the field at 10 a.m., while those trying out for the 12-U team will be on the field at 12:30 p.m.
All interested players must have turned no older than 12 or 14 by Jan. 1, 2013.
All area softball players are welcome. For more information, contact Jesse Beers at 467-7380.
The Annual Westfield One-Pitch Slow Pitch Softball Tournament will be held Aug. 24 in Westfield on the softball fields at NorthLake, Smith and Westfield School. Entry fees must be in by Aug. 22.
The tournament will be a double elimination if there are more than 12 teams, and a round-robin format if there are 12 teams or less. This is a one-pitch, slow-pitch format with each batter starting with a 3-2 count. The entry fee is $250 per team. A payout based on 16 teams is $1,000 for first, $500 for second and $250 for third.
Any proceeds will go to the Woody Keyser fund.
A web page for information about the tournament is available at www.leaguelineup.com/slugfest-at-smith. Tim Best can be reached via e-mail at email@example.com or by calling 793-4909, or call Mike Vande Velde at 499-5411.
Dunkirk Sports Booster Meeting
The Dunkirk High School Sports Booster Club meeting will be held Wednesday, Aug. 21 at 5:30 p.m. at the outdoor concession stand by the Football Field.
All parents, coaches and interested community members are always encouraged to attend.
Fredonia Fall Sports
The fall sports season at Fredonia Central School gets under way Monday, Aug. 19. On that day, the following practices will be held:
Modified Girls Soccer: 9-11 a.m., soccer field
Varsity Girls Soccer: 9 a.m. to noon, soccer field
Girls Tennis 9-10:30 a.m., tennis courts
Girls Swimming: 10 a.m. to noon, pool
Modified Boys Soccer: 6 p.m., behind tennis courts
Varsity Boys Soccer: 6 p.m., behind tennis courts
Cross Country: 4 p.m., SUNY Fredonia Tin Man Hill
Modified Volleyball: 3:15-5 p.m., middle school gym
JV and Varsity Volleyball: 9 a.m. to noon, high school gym
Modified Volleyball: Aug. 29 from 3:15-5 p.m., middle school gym
JV and Varsity Football: 3-6:30 p.m., Wheelock School
All athletes must have their brown form completed and have had a sports physical.
For more information, contact Scot Stutzman, Athletic Director at 679-1581 x 2720.
Hammerhead Swim Club
Hammerhead Swim Club early registration will take place Aug. 19-20 from 4:30-6 p.m. at the Fredonia State University Pool in Steele Hall.
The Chautauqua County Hockey Association will offer three levels of adult play this season. All games are played at Fredonia State University. The divisions are: A Division (advanced), B Division (intermediate) and C Division (novice).
Anyone interested in participating in any one of the three divisions or have any questions should contact Bill Anderson at 679-1665. The season begins Aug. 30.
Gowanda Soccer and Touch Football Begin in September
There will be two sports programs offered for Gowanda and surrounding area youths this fall that will begin on Sept. 9 and 11 respectively.
On Monday, Sept. 9, the co-ed soccer program for children ages 5-13 will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the George Dispenza Memorial Field on Broadway Road. This program will run for five consecutive Monday nights. Basic skills, group drills and games will take place each week.
On Wednesday, Sept. 11, a touch football program will take place at the same place and time. This program for children ages 8-13 will run for five consecutive Wednesday nights. Instruction will be given each week on specific skills to include: Throwing, catching, punting and kicking a football. Organized games according to age level will be held following the drill sessions.
For more information or to register for each program, please call Mark Benton at 532-4053 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fredonia Little League Fall Baseball League
Fredonia Little League Baseball is offering a 6 week fall league for players interested in improving their skills. Players must be league age 9, 10, or 11 (Their age as of May 1st 2013). Games will be played at 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. on Sunday mornings and will not interfere with youth football, soccer or bowling leagues. The season will begin on Sunday September 1st and conclude on Sunday October 6th. The cost is $20 which will cover the cost of umpires and baseballs. Registration will be on Thursday August 22nd from 6:00-8:00 and Saturday August 24th from 9:00-10:00 at the Clinton Street complex. If you have any questions don't hesitate to call Ed Schrantz at 785-0698.