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Proper Training Will Help Pitchers Avoid Arm Injuries

Proper Training Will Help Pitchers Avoid Arm Injuries

 

As the sports scene become more competitive, today’s young athletes are pushed more and more aggressively to succeed. Many athletes — and their parents — hold the dream of signing million-dollar contracts and playing in the big leagues.

With increased competition comes a higher risk of injury, especially seen with young baseball pitchers. Common ailments include tearing of the ulnar collateral ligament of the elbow or medial epicondyle apopysitis (Little League elbow) in the throwing arm. These injuries often result in surgery and require physical therapy prior to returning to play. Studies have shown that college pitchers were much more prone to injury if they experienced a prior injury during youth play.

Legislator Dixon Offers Free Boater Safety Course: May 20 & 21

Legislator Dixon Offers Free Boater Safety Course: May 20 & 21

Erie County Legislator Lynne Dixon announces a free Boater Safety Course will be held to provide attendees the necessary instruction to receive a New York State Boating Safety Certificate.

Golf Outing to Benefit the Hospice Foundation

Golf Outing to Benefit the Hospice Foundation

Individual golfers, foursomes and sponsors are still being sought for the annual “Come Get Some” golf outing to benefit the Hospice Foundation. The event will take place on Friday, July 12, at Chestnut Hill Country Club, 1330 Broadway, Darien Center.

Registration for the event is just $80 and includes lunch, a steak dinner, beverages and 18 holes of scramble-format golf. Tickets for dinner only are available for just $40. Golfers of all skill levels are welcomed.

Buffalo Warriors Improve to 3-0 with High-scoring Victory

Buffalo Warriors Improve to 3-0 with High-scoring Victory

The Buffalo Warriors put on a high-octane offensive display featuring multiple highlight reel dunks during a 125-77 victory over the Toronto Can-Ams Wednesday night in the Events Center at the Hamburg Fairgrounds.

Buffalo’s Rashad Faust led all scorers with 46 points. Jareed Reed added a team-high 32 for the Toronto squad.

Buffalo Sabres Alumni Hockey Game to Benefit Paradise House

Buffalo Sabres Alumni Hockey Game to Benefit Paradise House

 

An exhibition hockey game featuring members of the Buffalo Sabres Alumni Association will take place at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 21 at Holiday Twin Rinks, 3465 Broadway, Cheektowaga. The Sabres alumni will be taking on a Colvin Cleaners team made up of employees of the company and Western New York hockey players who made a charitable donation to participate. Proceeds from the game will benefit Paradise House, a transitional living program for women in Buffalo.

Admission is just $10 per person and includes an autograph session with the players. Sponsors of the event include Colvin Cleaners, The Resource Training Center and the Dreamcatchers Foundation.

Buffalo Warriors Improve to 2-0

Buffalo Warriors Improve to 2-0

 

The Buffalo Warriors built an 18-point halftime lead and then hung on for an exciting 106-94 victory over the Buffalo Knights Tuesday night at the Event Center at the Hamburg Fairgrounds.

The Warriors, an independent professional team playing in their inaugural season, were led by Jamell Cromartie who scored a game-high 37 points. Ivan Davis added 16 for the Warriors, while Jonathan Burgio led the Knights in scoring with 24 points.

For more information about the Warriors, please visit www.buffalowarriors.com.

Buffalo Warriors Post 107-68 Victory in Season Opener

Buffalo Warriors Post 107-68 Victory in Season Opener

The Buffalo Warriors, an independent professional basketball team, opened their season Saturday afternoon with an impressive 107-68 victory over the Niagara Falls Trojans. The game was played on the Warrior’s home court in the Event Center at the Hamburg Fairgrounds.

Leading all scorers was the Warrior’s Javon Johnson with 19. Former St. Bonaventure star Zach Moore added 17, while Ivan Davis Jr. and Michael Kay chipped in 12 and 10, respectively. Jordan Street led the Niagara Falls squad with 18.