Sports

Muckdogs GM predicts pro baseball will return in 2019, team happy with improvements at Dwyer

Aug 29, 2018

Right now, it looks like there will be professional baseball in Batavia in 2019, according to General Manager Dave Chase. As the team heads into its…

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Muckdogs staying! League says even if the team is sold, it will be in Batavia in 2019

Jun 19, 2018

A fan left her seat on the first-base line and walked over to say a few words to Ben Hayes, the president of the New York-Penn League for 18 years.…

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New and returning Muckdogs excited to get the season under way at improved Dwyer Stadium

Jun 13, 2018

Here's a reason to come out to Dwyer Stadium to see the Batavia Muckdogs this season starting Monday: To see if Sean Reynolds can develop into a big,…

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Historic Jim Kelly Classic Golf Tournament at Terry Hills as former Buffalo Bills QB announces ESPN award and celebrities come out to honor him

Jun 5, 2018

It was emotional. It was fun. And it was historical. “It” was the 32nd annual Jim Kelly Celebrity Golf Tournament at Terry Hills in…

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Jim Kelly cuts ribbon on new Terry Hills 14th green bridge

Jun 4, 2018

When Terry Hills Golf Course built the 14th hold more than 30 years ago, the green, on one of the course's signature holes, was mostly surrounded by…

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Timbits Cross-Ice Jamboree this Saturday

Mar 7, 2018

Press Release: Genesee Amateur Hockey Association is holding its Beginner Timbits Cross-Ice Jamboree at the Falleti Ice Rink this Saturday March…

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Dave Chase, former Baseball America publisher to run the Batavia Muckdogs

Jan 27, 2018

Chase has managed operations at all levels of the minor leagues and in the media, and on Monday, he will be in Batavia as the new general manager of…

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Sports Collectors Expo Coming to Batavia In November

Oct 31, 2017

Batavia Downs Gaming Center, 8315 Park Road, Batavia, will host an impressive lineup of professional athletes at the Sports Collectors Expo the…

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Wiener Dog Races: Ruby runs away with Downs’ Dachshund Dash

Aug 28, 2017

Ruby, a 3-year-old dachshund making her first lifetime stared defeated nine other wiener dogs on Sunday during the annual race at Batavia Downs. Ruby…

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Earlier race times helping at the Downs

Aug 25, 2017

BATAVIA — It’s early, but Batavia Downs Live Racing Manager Todd Haight said he’s found a winning formula. Moving Wednesday post…

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Hollins feeling right at home

Aug 8, 2017

BATAVIA — Just a week ago, Batavia Muckdogs third baseman David “Bubba” Hollins was in the process of preparing for his senior…

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Drivers racing for bigger purses at Batavia Downs

Jul 27, 2017

Batavia Downs opened its 71st season Wednesday night with a big crowd and record purses for drivers. Todd Haight, director of living racing, said the…

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Cuomo signs bill allowing rifles for deer hunting in Genesee County

Jul 26, 2017

Press release: Senator Michael H. Ranzenhofer's bill (S5064) to permanently allow the use of rifles for big game hunting in Genesee County has been…

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Batavia Downs 2017 live meet kicks off on Wednesday

Jul 24, 2017

By Tim Bojarski, for Batavia Downs The 71st season of live harness racing at America’s oldest lighted track opens on…

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Wiener Dog race announced for Aug. 27

Jul 21, 2017

Press release: Do you have a speedy Dachshund? That’s what Batavia Downs officials are wondering as they have announced that registration is…

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