Lakewood YMCA 3-on-3
The Lakewood Family YMCA and the New York State Moose Association are proud to announce the 4th Annual 3-on-3 March Madness Youth Basketball Tournament.
The event will be held at the Lakewood YMCA on Saturday, March 24. The proceeds from the tournament will help provide scholarships for children attending YMCA summer camp programs.
There will be both a boys' and girls' tournament, which is open to all youth, in Grades 3-12, and divisions will be Grades 3-4, 5 and 6-8, 9-10, and 11-12, with separate teams for boys and girls.
The cost of the event is $80 per team, which includes custom team T-shirts and a pre-tournament pizza party with first- and second-place awards for all divisions. The pizza party will be held at the Lakewood YMCA on Friday, March 23, from 68 p.m., and teams can pick up their T-shirts and schedules that night. There will also be a skills contest on Friday for $1.
The entry deadline is Tuesday, March 10.
The Lakewood Celeron Moose Lodge 2587 is the host sponsor, along with McDonalds, Cummins Engine Company, Kwik-Fill/Red Apple, Inc., Truck-Lite, and Signature Paving & Sealcoating. This event drew more than 158 teams last year, making it the largest indoor 3-on-3 tournament in the state. Stop in at the Lakewood Family YMCA to pick up your tournament application.
For more information contact the Lakewood Family YMCA at 763-0303.
Dunkirk Little League Registration
Registration for the 2012 Dunkirk Little League season will be held today from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Dunkirk Recreation Center at the Chautauqua County Fairgrounds.
The cost is $40 per player for baseball, softball and T-ball.
A parent or guardian must accompany all players to registration. All new players must present a State-certified birth certificate. Hospital and baptismal certificates are not acceptable. This is the last registration. Any new player that is signing up for softball or baseball major league will have to try out, so they will need to bring a glove.
For more information about Dunkirk Little League registration, contact Gary Haase at 366-4452/679-6929 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jackson Center to show Miracle
Miracle, the inspiring story of Herb Brooks, the coach who led the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team to victory over the seemingly invincible Russian squad will be shown Wednesday, March 7 at 7 p.m., at the Robert H. Jackson Center in Jamestown. The movie will be shown free of charge as a community service project of the Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame.
Jim Riggs, sports editor for The Post-Journal, will introduce the film. Riggs witnessed the historic game in Lake Placid and will share his memories of the event.
Football Officials to Hold
The Southwestern Chapter of Certified Football Officials will hold its annual football officiating classes starting Tuesday, March 6. The classes will be held at the Southwestern Middle School from 6-8:30 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday nights until March 29. The fee is $50 and includes books.
The classes will lead to certification to officiate varsity and sub-varsity games in Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties.
Interested parties can register in advance by contacting Greg Moran at 499-5916, Dave Kolstee at 484-7112, Al Feser at 366-7008, or Barney Lee at 945-3457. Interested individuals can also register at the first class on March 6.
FSU Boys' High School
Indoor Soccer Tournament
The Fredonia State Boys High School Indoor Soccer Tournament being held Sunday, March 11, has just three spots left to fill its 16-team field. Contact P.J. Gondek at 673-3366 or email@example.com for more information.
Pinehurst ParTee Girls
The Pinehurst ParTee Girls are getting ready to start another year of league play.
Anyone interested in joining the Tuesday night ladies' league in Westfield should contact Sue Wagner at 792-9827 or Pat Thompson at 792-4232.
Soccer Official Training
The Western New York Referee Association is looking for new officials.
The WNYRA in the Southern Tier is comprised of about 100 USSF Certified Soccer officials that officiate youth through adult matches.
Match officials are primarily used for covering STTSL travel games in the spring and early summer. Anyone interested in becoming a certified official and beginning a career as a professional soccer official can email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the local District Referee Administrator, Michael Schneider at 785-9589.
Classes will be held March 10-11 in Jamestown. Visit www.southerntier.wnyreferee.org for more information.
NCCYHA Spaghetti Dinner
NCCYHA annual spaghetti dinner will be held Sunday, March 4 from 11:30 a.m. til 4:30 p.m., at the Fredonia Beaver Club. The food will be prepared by "Chubbs" Fadale.
The event will include a 50/50 drawing, Chinese auction and an appearance by the Jamestown Ironmen.
Dinners are $7 and include spaghetti dinner with salad, bread, dessert and drinks. All proceeds will benefit local youth hockey.