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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.

Buffalo Warriors Set to Tip Off Basketball Season

Buffalo Warriors Set to Tip Off Basketball Season

 

The floor, scoreboard, stands and courtside seats were installed today in preparation for the Buffalo Warriors opening game taking place at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 30, at the Event Center at the Hamburg Fairgrounds. The basketball team will play a 15-game home schedule against international competition.

Game tickets are $10 and are available at the Event Center box office. For those who can’t make it to the Event Center, all home games will be broadcast on Time Warner Cable.

Hearthstone Manor to Host Sports Card & Memorabilia Expo

Hearthstone Manor to Host Sports Card & Memorabilia Expo

Western New York’s largest Sports Card & Memorabilia Expo, featuring more than 100 sports card and memorabilia dealers and three celebrity guests, will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 7, at the Hearthstone Manor, 333 Dick Road, Depew. 

Guests will be treated to 120 tables of dealer merchandise consisting of new and vintage cards, autographs, plaques, posters, game programs, game action videos, vintage photos, ticket stubs, pennants, yearbooks and many other sports collectibles. 

Huge Street Hockey Festival to Visit Nearby London, Ontario

Huge Street Hockey Festival to Visit Nearby London, Ontario

 

Hockey Night in Canada's Play On! 4-On-4, the world’s largest hockey festival and street hockey tournament, will visit nearby London, Ontario, from May 25-26. The event involves the closing of streets and the operation of 20 to 50 separate street rinks, with games running on each rink at all times throughout an entire weekend!

The tournaments typically feature hundreds of teams and thousands of participants and include separate divisions for both genders, all skill levels and all ages.

Buffalo Warriors Ink Deal with Time Warner to Televise Games

Buffalo Warriors Ink Deal with Time Warner to Televise Games

The Buffalo Warriors basketball team, preparing to play a 15-game home schedule against international competition, announced Wednesday that all games during the 2013 season will be broadcast on Time Warner Cable. The Warriors will open their schedule on March 27 at the Hamburg Fairgrounds Event Center.

All games will also be broadcast on WECK AM 1230 and FM 102.9 The Breeze, according to Warriors owner Edward Bednarz. Calling the Warriors games will be veteran broadcaster Jim Brinson.

Buffalo Raceway World Harness Handicapping Qualifier

Buffalo Raceway World Harness Handicapping Qualifier

The Buffalo Raceway World Harness Handicapping Contest Qualifier gets started this Saturday and continues each Saturday through March 23. The top 5 finishers each week will compete in the Buffalo Raceway Harness Handicapping Contest Final on Saturday, April 14. Qualifying rounds will take place March 2, 9, 16 and 23.

The Grand Prize Winner on April 14th will receive entry in the $100,000 World Harness Handicapping Championship at the Meadowlands Racetrack, 2 night hotel accommodations, and $500 cash. Second through fifth place finishers will also receive cash prizes.

Buffalo Raceway Contestants should arrive by 6:00 pm to allow time for registration. Entry is only $20 for the contests and includes past performance programs for participating tracks including Buffalo Raceway and Meadowlands.

London, Ontario Preparing to Host the ‘Olympic Games’ of Figure Skating

London, Ontario Preparing to Host the ‘Olympic Games’ of Figure Skating

 

London, Ontario’s Budweiser Gardens will be the center of attention for the world of figure skating next month as the city hosts the 2013 ISU World Figure Skating Championships. It will be the first time the event has been held in Canada since 2006, when Calgary set the stage for the event.

As an annual event that moves around the globe, the ISU World Figure Skating Championships attract more than 150 million TV viewers worldwide and showcase 200 of the best athletes from 50 countries in four disciplines: men’s, ladies, pair and ice dance.