For the Record


4th Annual MYA Co-ed Softball Tournament

The 4th Annual MYA Co-ed Softball tournament will be on Saturday, Aug. 26 at Wright Park in Dunkirk. The entree fee is $200 and a deposit of $100 is required by Aug. 20 to secure a spot. It is a double-elimination tournament, with ASA approved bats. The tournament has a 2-to-1 count and a seven home-run limit per game. There is an 8-to-2 co-ed format and a one-hour time limit per game. There is a cash payout: $700 for first place, $400 for second place and $100 third place. The tournament is taking only the first 10 teams! Also, there will be a home run derby at 3 p.m. the day of the tournament where one player from each team can participate for free. The cash prize is $50 for the winner. Other events include: bounce house, a water balloon war at 2 p.m. and face painting from 3-4 p.m. all sponsored by Shults Resale Center. Pincho’s, barbecue pork sandwiches, hamburgers and hot dogs will be for sale. Please contact Jason M. Matve or Dusty Pattison on Facebook or call/text: 680-4242 for any inquiries.

Registration being accepted for Hammerheads

Hammerhead Swim Club, a member of USA Swimming, is holding in-person registration for the 2017-18 season today and Tuesday, Aug. 29 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Fredonia State Natatorium. Registration can be made by cash, check or credit card. Participants may also register by mail or can visit the web site at and download forms. Those can be mailed to: HHSC, PO Box 541, Fredonia, NY 14063. The first day of practice will be on Sept. 11 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Annual One-Pitch Softball Tournament

The 38th Annual Westfield One-Pitch Slow Pitch Softball Tournament.

The Annual Westfield One-Pitch Slow Pitch Softball Tournament will be held Aug. 26 in Westfield. Entry fees must be in by Aug. 24.

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 $750 for 1st, $375 for 2nd, and $250 for 3rd.

A web page for information about the tournament is available at–at–smith. Tim Best can be reached via e-mail at or by calling (716) 793-4909.

Gowanda co-ed youth soccer begins September 3

A fall co-ed youth soccer program will be held at the new Gateway Park on Palmer Street in the Village of Gowanda every Sunday beginning Sept. 3 through the middle of Oct. from 6 to 7:30 p.m. This program is free to all children ages 5 through 14 regardless of residency. Previous soccer experience is not needed to join this program.

A football skills competition will be held at Gateway Park on Saturday, Sept. 9 at 2 p.m. Children ages 8 through 13 can compete for awards. A pizza party will follow for all participants. This program is also free. Call Gowanda Recreation Director Mark Benton at 532-4053 or email to pre-register for either program.

2017 Gary Tripp Memorial Golf Tournament

The 2017 tournament is set for Saturday, Sept. 9, at Hillview/Vineyards golf courses in Fredonia. There will be prizes and/or games at each hole.

The registration fee of $65 per golfer includes food on the courses and dinner at the Kosciuszko Club.

Times for GTMGT being with registration at 9 a.m., shotgun start at 10 a.m. and dinner and awards at 4 p.m.

The deadline to sign up foursomes is Friday, Sept. 1. Contact Katie or Pat at 366-1044.

Money raised from the past tournaments have been used to establish an annual Gary Tripp colorectal cancer research fund at Roswell Park, an annual GTMGT Dunkirk High School scholarship and an annual donation to the GTMGT SUNY Fredonia scholarship.

“Stack Your Balls” Golf Scramble

The 2nd Annual One Ball “Stack Your Balls” Golf Scramble for Testicular Cancer will be held at Cardinal Hills Golf Course in Randolph, NY on Saturday, Sept. 23. Entry fee is $280 per team (includes lunch and dinner) with a 10 a.m. shotgun start.

“Stack Your Balls” is a fun format where you can stack multiple birdie/eagle putts on top of each other on the same hole. Each team will post a regular scramble score and a “Stack Your Balls” score.

All proceeds benefit One Ball Foundation, a local 501c3 non-profit organization whose mission is to raise awareness about testicular cancer and help support those in treatment. Hole Sponsors are being accepted, as well as donations to be used for raffle prizes and hole prizes. For more details contact Ben Lindquist at 499-8427, or go to, where you can register a team, become a sponsor, or make a donation.

Registration deadline is Sept. 14 and the tournament is limited to the first 32 teams to pre-register and pay.

League Bowling Meetings

The Lou Nocek Classic League will have their annual meeting on Monday, Aug. 28 at 8 p.m. at Lucky Lanes. All returning team captains and any new teams or individuals are urged to attend. The first week of bowling will be Monday, Sept 11. For more info contact Lucky Lanes at 673-1375 or league secretary Ben Montague at 785-0363. The Wednesday Nite Four-Man League will have their annual meeting on Wed, Aug 30 at 7 p.m. at Lucky Lanes. All returning team captains and any new teams or individuals are urged to attend. For more info contact Lucky Lanes @ 673-1375 or league secretary Mike Lucas at 672-8545.

Adult golf

Riverside Golf Club

Asquith Senior Golf Tour (Aug. 21) — Shelly Grant and David Young (73 each); Bob Burlingame, Dave Gerringer and Joe Matte (90 each); Dave Allen, Ross Cali and Bill Hart (79 each); Burce Carlson and Joe McCourt (80 each); Jim Smith 86 and James Coronia 89, all finished with low gross scores, respectively. In the Stableford from the white tees, A Flight: Grant +7, Ken Burch +6 and Randy Carlson +6. B Flight: Burlingame +9, Dick Tyler +7 and Matte +7. From the gold tees, A Flight: Allen +8, Hart +6 and Pat Hepinger +6. B Flight: Carlson +10, McCourt+7 and Larry Eidens +7. C Flight: Bill Anderson +10, Smith +9 and Russ Vacanti +9. D Flight: Ed Potter +14, Charlie Stafford +9 and Caronia +8. Closest to the pin: Smith hole No. 3, Young No. 6, Cali No. 8, Roger Millspaw No. 11 and Allen No. 13. Next week’s match is at Chautauqua Golf Club, Monday, Aug. 28 at 9 a.m.