RED WINGS/YANKEES SEASON @ FRONTIER
Following the All-Star break, the Rochester Red Wings return to their home turf at Frontier Field, One Morrie Silver Way, to take on the Toledo Mud Hens at 7:05 p.m. on July 12, 13 & 14; and at 6:05 p.m. on July 15.
Next at Frontier, the Scranton W/B Yankees take the field, with games scheduled at 7:05 p.m. July 16, 17 & 18 and at 12:05 p.m. on July 19 – all against the Charlotte Knights.
Rochester then makes a return to face their thruway rivals, the Syracuse Chiefs, at 7:05 p.m. on July 24, 25 & 27, and at 11:05 a.m. on July 26. Call (585) 454-1001; or visit www.redwingsbaseball.com for further details.
Our Rhinos USL Soccer Team will be in town to take on the Pittsburgh Riverhounds on July 21 at 7:05 p.m. in Sahlen’s Stadium, 460 Oak Street. Visit www.rhinossoccer.com; and call (585) 454-KICK for tickets.
ROCHESTER RATTLERS HOME FOR TWO
The Rochester Ratters, our MLL Outdoor Lacrosse Team, will be on their home field at Sahlen’s Stadium, 460 Oak Street, for two upcoming matches. On July 14th, they’ll take on the Chesapeake Bayhawks; and on July 20th, the Charlotte Hounds will be their opponent. Game time is 7 p.m. for both matches. Visit www.rochesterrattlers.com; or call (585) 454-5425 for ticket information.
WESTERN NEW YORK FLASH
Our Western New York Flash Women’s Premiere Soccer League will take their home field on July 22 against the Boston Breakers. Start time is 4 p.m. in Sahlen Stadium, 460 Oak Street. Call (716) 655-PLAY for tickets; and visit www.wpsl.info for league information.
•The IRON HORSEMEN’s 37th annual STREET BIKE DRAGS are scheduled for Sunday, July 15 at Warrick’s Drag strip in South Butler NY. Racing starts at 1:30 p.m., with registration at 11 a.m. There will be cash prizes, refreshments, vendors and more. Contact IHMC @ Rochester.RR.Com for details.
•As part of Rochester Summerfest, the 25K NATIONAL BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT, PROJECT ROC, will be held from July 13 thru 15 (13 & 14 @ the Ryan Center, 530 Webster Avenue & 15 @ Blue Cross Arena). The event also includes a Celebrity Basketball Game on July 15 at Blue Cross. Visit www.25kbasketballtournament.com; or www.rochestersummerfest.com for full details.
•All manner of sand-related sports will be celebrated at the ONTARIO BEACH SPORTS & MUSIC FESTIVAL – pickleball, beach volleyball, sand soccer, pole vaulting and bench-pressing. There will even be a U.S. Wrestling Beach Wrestling National Championship. Activities will be held at Ontario Beach Park on July 14 & 15. Call (585) 262-3832.
•The KEUKA LAKE REGATTA is scheduled for July 22 in Hammondsport NY as part of the Wine Country Classic Boat Show. For details, call (315) 694-7420.
•The SHORELINE TRIATHLON/MARATHON is scheduled for July 21 & 22 at Hamlin Beach State Park, 1 Camp Road in Hamlin NY, in Area 4. Hosted by Yellow Jacket Racing, the event finds participants swimming, running and biking. Visit www.yellowjacketracing.com.
•At the COSEQUIN STUART HORSE TRIALS, held July 12 thru 15 on Murry Road in Victor NY, 250 to 300 riders and horses from around the world will participate in an extreme athletic triathlon of equestrian sports that includes dressage, cross-country and show jumping competition. Visit www.stuarthorsetrials.org.
•On July 21, the 7th annual FAT TIRE MOUNTAIN BIKE FESTIVAL will take place at Dryer Road Park, 7405 Dryer Road in Victor. The event features a cross-country mountain bike race for youth, beginner, sport and expert classes. Call (585) 742-0140.
•At the Finger Lakes Casino and Racetrack, 5857 State Rt. 96 in Farmington NY, the NEW YORK DERBY will be run on July 21, featuring NY Bred 3-year-olds with a purse of $150,000; along with the Arctic Queen Handicap with NY Bred 3-year-olds and up – fillies & mares, with a purse of $50,000. Call (585) 924-3232.
•On July 14, the RED WHITE BRUISED NWA PRO WRESTLING event will be held at Eagles Club, 1200 Buffalo Road in Gates NY. There will be Tag Team matches, NWA NY Heavyweight Championships and more. Visit www.prowrestlingevents.web.com.
•July 14 – Steve Christie, former NFL Place Kicker will host the Kick It Kicking Academy to support Camp Good Days and Special Times, on the campus of St. John Fisher College, 3690 East Avenue. The camp is open to youth thru college level kickers and punters. Call (585) 624-5555.
•July 15 – The 22nd annual Jungle Jog will begin at 8:15 a.m. at the Seneca Park Zoo, 2222 St. Paul St. The event includes a Kids’ Fun Run, the Seneca Park Mile and a 5K. Call (585) 336-7200.
•July 19 – Benefiting the American Red Cross, the Run for the Red Twilight 5K race will be held in Canandaigua NY at the Inn on the Lake, 770 S. Main Street. The event starts at 7 p.m. and is run along Kershaw Park – each participant receives a free drink at the Sandbar after the race. Call (585) 394-2260.
•July 21 – 5K Race & Fitness Walk, the SSGT Javier Ortiz Memorial, is planned as part of this year’s Puerto Rican Festival at Frontier Field, with proceeds benefiting the Veterans Outreach Center. You can register at www.prfestival.com.