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Edinboro University junior and Maple Grove Junior-Senior High School graduate Corey Wefing, right, placed second and set a new personal best in the 800 meters at the Tennessee Rust Buster last Saturday.
File photo courtesy of Edinboro University

Wefing Shines For Edinboro Early In The T&F Season

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Corey Wefing is off to a fine start to his outdoor track and field season. The Edinboro University junior posted a second-place finish and set a new personal best in the event, finishing with a PSAC qualifying time of 1:50.53 in the 800 meters at the Tennessee Rust Buster last ...

Adult Hockey

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SHULTS AUTO GROUP LEAGUE B DIVISION Tyler Beaton recorded three goals and Jeff Kresge added two goals and two assists as Weber-Knapp downed Team XXX, 8-2, in the third round of the playoffs at the Northwest Arena. Tom Minarovich added a one goal and one assist, and Mike Brown and Jeff ...

Youth Trap

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The third-week match results from the Youth Trap League have been a process of rescheduling makeup shoots to recover from closed schools due to weather. Following are results for what has been reported: Pine Valley 163, Randolph 176, Cattaraugus-Little Valley 138, Franklinville 156, ...

Y Volleyball

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COED LEAGUE Neal Smith was the Most Valuable Player as the A-Team downed the Castaways, 25-13, 25-22, 21-18, at Lakewood Family YMCA. Andrew Lescynski was the MVP in defeat. — — — Led by MVP Paul Pacheco, Lake-Jam swept the Hit-Faced, 25-16, 25-19, 21-15. Ben Whitney earned MVP ...

HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE

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Baseball Tuesday Southwestern at Fredonia, 4:30 p.m. Wednesday Franklinville at Southwestern, 4:30 p.m. Chautauqua Lake at Brocton, 4:30 p.m. Silver Creek/Forestville at Westfield, 4:30 p.m. Cassadaga Valley at Maple Grove, 4:30 p.m. Thursday Olean at Southwestern, 4:30 ...

Jamestown’s Bradley Christian shoots over a Rochester defender during Sunday’s Premier Basketball League game at the Physical Education Complex at Jamestown Community College.
P-J photo by Scott Kindberg

Jackals Close Out Home Schedule With 101-89 Loss To Rochester

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Buoyed by nine second-half 3-pointers, Rochester broke open a close game and went on to down Jamestown, 101-89, in a Premier Basketball League game at Jamestown Community College on Sunday afternoon. Corey Allmond led four RazorSharks in double figures with 30 points, including eight shots ...

A young rodeo camp participant takes a lesson from a professional cowboy on the mechanical bull at last year’s free rodeo camp in Gerry.
Photo by Paul Cooley

Gerry Rodeo One Of 10 Sites To Host Free Camp

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GERRY — The Gerry Rodeo Committee has just been notified that they have again been selected by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association as one of only 10 rodeo sites nationwide to host a free PRCA Championship Rodeo Camp on Saturday, April 29 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The camp is open at ...

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JHS Girls Basketball Award Winners

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The Jamestown High School girls basketball program held its season-ending banquet recently. Above are the varsity award winners. From the left are Most Improved, Bailey Indelicato; Co-Coaches Award, Olivia Reinhardt; Co-Most Valuable Player, Allie Stockwell; Co-Coaches Award, Kenzie Swanson; ...

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YMCA Power League Champs

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Kinzua claimed its third Shults Auto/Lakewood Family YMCA Indoor Soccer Power League championship in the last five years by downing Fredonia, 13-5, in the finals. Christian Harrington collected four goals, and Dan Lake and Will Cole each had three to highlight the Kinzua attack. Kinzua, which ...

Late Registration Scheduled For JAYS On Thursday

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Jamestown Area Youth Soccer held its main player and volunteer registration recently with more than 400 players signing up for the upcoming summer recreational program. JAYS will offer one opportunity for late player registrations on Thursday from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Boys & Girls Club of ...

Indoor Soccer

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SHULTS AUTO GROUP LEAGUE JAYVEE BOYS Cameron Rhodes scored three goals, and Tage Roehm and Josh Woehlferdt added one each as Jamestown blanked Cassadaga/Falconer, 7-0, in playoff action at Lakewood Family YMCA. — — — Southwestern downed Maple Grove, 12-1, with Andy Lindell and ...

Xavier’s Sean O’Mara dunks against Arizona in the Sweet 16 on Thursday night in San Jose, Calif.
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California Dreamin’

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Last week, George Panebianco sat down in front of his television in the Jamestown home he shares with his wife Cathy and tuned into Xavier’s first-round game in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. There was nothing particularly unusual about that. For three years Panebianco hasn’t ...

Fredonia’s Hector Colom finished this season with a 50-2 record and a second-place finish in Division II at the NYSPHSAA Championships.
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Fredonia’s Colom Nearly Reaches State Pinnacle

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Heading into this season, Hector Colom was no stranger to the bright lights and big stage of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Wrestling Championships. After all, he had already reached the state tourney twice in his successful high school career. This season the ...

Wilcox Guides Golden Falcons To Team, Individual Success

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With a tremendous amount of skill and depth all throughout their roster, the Falconer Golden Falcons were one of the top-ranked Division II wrestling teams in New York state all season long. They coasted through their Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association schedule en route to another ...

Hole-In-One

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SEMINOLE, Fla. — A Bemus Point resident recorded his second hole-in-one in seven months on Saturday. Using a 7-iron, Kim Rambacher aced the 121-yard 14th hole at The Tides Golf Club. Witnesses were Denny Martin, Chris Huston and Orville Illucicci.

Fredonia senior Hannah Cybart was named the CCAA Division 1 West Player of the Year by the league’s coaches.
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Cybart Named CCAA D1 West Player Of The Year

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Fredonia senior Hannah Cybart was named the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 1 West Player of the Year after averaging 18.8 points, 6.6 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game in league play this past season. Maple Grove’s Marisa Schuppenhauer was awarded the league’s ...

Truver, Ewing Roll 700s At Jamestown Bowling Co.

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Eric Truver unloaded a 279-257-730 for Townline Auto and Pat Ewing rolled a 225-237-245-707 for Don’s Mobile in the Bel-View League on Friday night at Jamestown Bowling Company. Travis Gustafson hit a 268 also in the Bel-View League. Jamestown Bowling Company: Bel-View League — Jeff ...

Early Spring Means Entire World Is Coming Alive Again

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As the weather begins to turn for the better, so does the fishing. Besides fall, I love early spring, because it’s like the entire world is coming alive again. Early spring brings ice-off and crappie fishing; jumping trout in local streams; catch-and-release bass fishing; and the distant ...

Spring Turkey Youth Weekend, Hunt Essay Contest Dates Set

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New York State licensed youth, between the ages of 12-15 and who have a current state small game hunting license and turkey tags are allowed to take part in the annual spring youth spring turkey hunt. The dates are April 22-23. The rules are fairly simple. Each youth must have a licensed ...

Winter Classic Tourney Results Announced

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This winter the two-month statewide Winter Classic Tournament offered anglers an unprecedented prize pool that started Jan. 1 and ran through Feb. 28. One of the main goals of this event was to highlight and draw attention to the world-class fishery here in the state, and it did just that with ...