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Online Registration for Gus Macker Ends Midnight on Monday

Online Registration for Gus Macker Ends Midnight on Monday

The deadline for the 2011 Buffalo Gus Macker Tournament is midnight Monday, June 6th.  Teams may submit their applications online now at http://www.macker.com/.  A $160 team registration fee is required, and more information is available at the web-site address. 

ONLY ONLINE REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED - NO MAIL-IN APPLICATIONS WILL BE TAKEN!! 

The 2011 Buffalo Gus Macker 3-on-3 Charity Basketball Tournament, building on last year’s improvements to the annual event, returns to downtown Buffalo on Saturday and Sunday, June 25th and 26th.

Where 2 Fish: Change in Weather Brings Change in Fortune

Where 2 Fish: Change in Weather Brings Change in Fortune

First Class Bass Charters Lake Erie Fishing Report

Where 2 Fish: The Fishing's Been Good, When You Can Get Out

Where 2 Fish: The Fishing's Been Good, When You Can Get Out

First Class Bass Charters Lake Erie Fishing Report

  • Water temp. 49 to 50 degrees
  • Fishing this past week was like the weather on Lake Erie, FOGGY.
  • Smallmouth bass action has been OK. The Buffalo Harbor has been a safe bet for fishing and safety.  Smallmouth bass from 2 to 4 lbs. have been caught dragging tube jibs, like poor boy's mango magic and watermelon gold flake with 1/4 oz. to 3/8 oz. jig heads inside them. 
  • Smokes Creek area has also been good for bass action in the 25' to 35' depths.

Girls' All-High Tennis Championship Results

Girls' All-High Tennis Championship Results

Singles - Emma Walsh of City Honors took the Buffalo Public Schools Singles title as she swept the field defeating Christina Constantino of Olmsted 6-0, 6-0 in the finals and beat Sayler Paw of I-Prep 6-0, 6-0 in the semifinals. Constantino made it to the finals after a 6-3, 6-1 win over Htay Ku Paw of I Prep.

Doubles - Hutch Tech's Allison Mendolera and Tatiana Jimenez Knight won the Doubles titles with a 6-4, 6-3 win over City Honors Gabby Gannon and Jessica Rubino. Mendolera and Jimenez Knight won their semifinal match with daVinci's Ari Puon and Anya Stefurak 6-1, 6-2. Gannon and Rubino had advanced to the final by winning their semifinal match 6-2, 6-1 over Olmsted's Ashah Adams and Jessica Tompkins.

Top photo: Jessica Rubino and Gabby Gannon of City Honors, and Tatiana Jimenez Knight and Allison Mendolera of Hutch Tech

Below: Htay Ku Paw of I-Prep, Sayler Paw of I-Prep, Emma Walsh of City Honors, Christina Constantino of Olmsted

 

Bisons Guarantee Record Temps for Home Games or $7 Ticket, Free Hot Dog/Drink

Bisons Guarantee Record Temps for Home Games or $7 Ticket, Free Hot Dog/Drink

The Buffalo Bisons are so sick of this rainy, cold weather that they are GUARANTEEING RECORD TERMPERATURES for their four-game series against the Charlotte Knights, May 21-24 at Coca-Cola Field.

According to the National Weather Service, the highest recorded temperature in May in Buffalo over the last 67 years was 91°, last recorded in 2006. If the temperature in Buffalo does not at least reach that milestone by noon on this Saturday, Sunday, Monday or Tuesday, BISONS TICKETS WILL BE SLASHED TO JUST $7.00 for each game that day. The discounted ticket price will also include a FREE HOT DOG AND DRINK (either a 16oz. Budweiser or Labatt Blue Light Draft BEER, or a 16oz. Coca-Cola SOFT DRINK) at each game.

Where 2 Fish: Rain Hampering the Action

Where 2 Fish: Rain Hampering the Action

First Class Bass Charters Lake Erie Fishing Report

  • Water temperature: 48-49  degrees
  • Smallmouth bass action has slowed down with the rain and high winds over the past week. The key to catching fish is finding clear water.
  • The Hamburg shoreline has been your best bet.
  • Tube jigs and live bait have been performing best.
  • Perch fishing is still spotty; hit or miss.
  • Walleye fishing slowed way down with the muddy water close to shore.
  • Look for fishing to pick up after rain slows down.

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Going The Distance: Youth Advocate Hiking 2,663 Miles Across The Pacific Crest Trail For A Cause

Going The Distance: Youth Advocate Hiking 2,663 Miles Across The Pacific Crest Trail For A Cause

Buffalo, NY - May 16, 2011 – This summer, Dan Cross-Viola of Chicago, IL - a Buffalo, NY native will embark upon a five month 2,663 hike of the Pacific Crest Trail in support of the work done at The Belle Center.

Throughout the hike he will traverse the states of Washington, Oregon, and California from the Canadian border to the Mexican border. While Dan is an avid backpacker, this hike will not simply be a leisure experience. Rather he is doing this hike to raise money for The Belle Center in his hometown of Buffalo, NY.

According to a statement from Cross-Viola: 

I love a great challenge. I know The Belle Center does too, and that's why I'm undertaking this hike to help raise money for the amazing, life-changing work they do. As someone who works in the field of youth development, I know a quality youth-serving agency when I see one.