Tag: Bill Leaf

POTW: Kickball Tournament (2010)

SYRACUSE -- For the fifth year, dozens gathered at Onondaga Lake Park to compete in the Bill Leaf Memorial Kickball Tournament.  In addition to the summer league and "civilian" teams that participate every year, various media outlets have formed their own teams to remember the former WSYR reporter who was killed by a drunk driver […]

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Bill Leaf Kickball Tourney Now Taking Registrations

SYRACUSE -- Organizers of the 5th Annual Bill Leaf Memorial Kickball Tournament announced some significant developments today.  First up, they're now accepting team registrations online.  Second, they've altered some of the old rules, in hopes of making it easier for both teams and individual players to participate.

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KDKA Cuts Include Ex-CNYer Maria Leaf

PITTSBURGH -- Former WRVO and WSYR news staffer Maria Leaf was among an unknown number of cuts at the CBS Radio cluster in Pittsburgh on Friday.  Leaf had been working at news/talker KDKA since 2007.  Leaf's putting out the word that she's looking for her next opportunity.

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Date Announced for 5th Bill Leaf Kickball Tourney

SYRACUSE -- Mark your calendars for Saturday, September 25th: that's the date set for the 5th Annual Bill Leaf Memorial Kickball Tournament.  The event raises money for broadcasting scholarships while remembering the Newsradio 570 WSYR broadcaster who was killed by a drunk driver in 2006.

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Deadline Nears to Join Team for Kickball Tourney

Update 9/7/09 - We did not have enough people (specifically females) sign up to satisfy the minimum team size rules of the tournament, so we will not have a team.  Thanks to the folks who did express an interest, and hopefully we'll be able to get a team together for next year.  :-(

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Date Set for 4th Bill Leaf Kickball Tourney

SYRACUSE -- A date has been set for this year's Bill Leaf Kickball Tournament, held in memory of the former WSYR(AM)/WTVH-TV journalist killed by a drunk driver in 2006.  The event will take place Saturday, September 26, but also mark your calendars for September 9th -- that's the registration deadline.

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POTW: Bill Leaf Kickball Tourney (2008)

The 3rd annual Bill Leaf Kickball Tournament was held at Onondaga Lake Park on May 17th.  The event is a fundraiser for a scholarship named in memory of the WSYR News reporter who was killed by a drunk driver in 2006.  (Updated at 1:50pm with complete photo caption.)

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Teams Wanted for Kickball Tournament

Clear Channel Syracuse is now accepting team registrations for the 3rd Annual Bill Leaf Kickball Tournament.  Leaf was working as a reporter for Newsradio 570 WSYR, and a part-time sportscaster for WTVH-TV, when he was killed by a drunk driver in 2006.  This year's tournament will take place on Saturday, May 17th at Onondaga Lake […]

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