RED WINGS/YANKEES SEASON CONTINUES
The Scranton W/B Yankees will continue their home series against the Toledo Mud Hens at Frontier Field, One Morrie Silver Way, thru May 31 – with games at 7:05 p.m.; and a 12:05 p.m. start scheduled for May 31. Right on the heals of that series is an eight game stand featuring the Rochester Red Wings. On June 1, 2, 3 & 4, they will take on the Columbus Clippers – with starting times of 7:05 p.m. each day except on Sunday, June 3 when a 1:05 p.m. opening is scheduled. Next, our Red Wings take on the Norfolk Tides at 7:05 p.m. from June 5 thru 8; except on Thursday, June 7 when the game is scheduled for 11:05 a.m.
Scranton W/B returns on Saturday, June 9 to face the Louisville Clippers thru June 11 at Frontier. Game times are 7:05 p.m. on June 9 & 11; and 1:05 p.m. on June 10. Call (585) 454-1001; or visit www.redwingsbaseball.com for further details.
ROCHESTER RHINOS HOME FOR TWO
Our Rochester Rhinos USL Soccer Team will be in town for two upcoming matches in Sahlen’s Stadium, 460 Oak Street. The first will be against the Richmond Kickers on June 2 at 7:05 p.m. That game will be followed by a match against the Wilmington Hammerheads at 7:35 p.m. on June 8. Visit www.rhinossoccer.com; and call (585) 454-KICK for tickets.
ROCHESTER RATTLERS OPEN HOME SEASON
The Rochester Ratters, our MLL Outdoor Lacrosse Team, will be on their home field at Sahlen’s Stadium, 460 Oak Street, on June 1st to take on the Ohio Machine. Game time is 7 p.m. Visit www.rochesterrattlers.com; or call (585) 454-5425 for ticket information.
WESTERN NEW YORK FLASH HOME FOR TWO
Our Western New York Flash Women’s Premiere Soccer League will take their home field on June 9 against New England Mutiny; followed by a match against the Chicago Red Stars on June 13. Start time for both games is 7 p.m. in Sahlen Stadium, 460 Oak Street. Call (716) 655-PLAY for tickets; and visit www.wpsl.info for league information.
The 2012 Wegmans LPGA Championship is scheduled to be played from June 4 thru 10 at Locust Hill Country Club, 2000 Jefferson Road in Pittsford. This year’s purse is $2.5 million and promises to draw top golfing talent including Melissa Mel Reid. The event annually attracts over 100,000 attendees; and involves over 1,900 community volunteers pulling together. Television coverage – on the Golf Channel – will be on Thursday and Friday from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.; and Saturday and Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. Scheduled events in this year’s tournament include a sunrise walk and breakfast featuring a talk by Dr. Raj Pyne and Dr. Michael Rivero on June 5, followed by Practice Rounds. The Verizon Pro-Am will be on June 6 starting at 7 a.m.; with the “Conversation With Champions” planned at noon. That event will feature Lorie Kane and Danny Sharp, Karen Stupples and Bobby Inman; Stacy Lewis and Travis Wilson; and Lexi Thompson and Greg Johnston – each player/caddie pairs. Round One of LPGA Competition is on June 7, with the Century 100 Wine Celebration offering tasings from over 50 wineries planned from 6 to 9 p.m. Round Two is on June 8 with a Beer and Foods Pairing Party that evening. Round Three is on June 9 and the Final Round is on June 10 with Closing Ceremonies scheduled for 7 p.m. Call (585) 427-LPGA.
• The Roc City Roller Derby host a double header on June 2nd, starting at 6 p.m., at the Dome Arena, 2695 East Henrietta Road. At this event, the B-Siders will take on Garden State Roller Girls’ Brick City Bruisers; and the RocStars will face Philly Independence Dolls. Visit www.rocderby.com.
• On June 3, the 9th annual Pittsford Triathlon will be held starting at Thornell Farm Park, 480 Mendon Road. The course consists of a 300-yard swim in the Pittsford Mendon High Pool, a 15-mile bike race and a 3.3 mile run. You can register online at www.townofpittsford.org.
• Clarkson Rodeo Days are scheduled for June 7 thru 10 at Hafner Park in Clarkson NY. The charity event, which entertained more than a thousand guests last year, will start on Thursday with Team Sorting; and continue with a Rodeo Performance on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Saturday also features a Chicken BBQ, live music, pony rides, face painting, a petting zoo and vendors; and a Cowboy Church is scheduled for Sunday morning. Call (585) 283-4134.
• On June 9, the Finger Lakes Casino and Racetrack at 5857 State Road 96 in Farmington will host the Susan B. Anthony Handicap Stakes Race featuring NY Bred 3-year olds & up – fillies and mares. The pure is $50,000. Call (585) 924-3232 for more details.
•“Stepping Our to Cure Scleroderma” @ Seneca Park, 2222 St. Paul St. Call (800) 867-0885.
•“Peace Walk” @ 1400 Winton Rd. followed by an Inter-faith Peace Service. Call (585) 473-8731.
•“Temple Beth El 5K” @ 139 Winton Rd. South. Call (585) 704-885.
•“Keeping Pace with AIDS 5K Walk, 5K Run, 20 and 50 mile Rides and Paws for the Cause” @ The Roadhouse at Genesee Valley Park. Call (585) 210-4150.
•“Camp Good Days’ Tournament of Love” featuring NY Giants’ Mark Herzlich @ Monroe Golf Club. Call (585) 624-5555.
•“Run for the Red 5K” for local Disaster Relief @Central Park in Newark NY. Call (315) 331-3783.