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Cleveland Hill quarterback Brett Kochanski (18) is able to pull away from Southwestern’s Colin Melquist during Saturday’s non-league football game.
P-J photo by Matt Spielman

Southwestern Finds The Going Tough At Cleveland Hill

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CHEEKTOWAGA — Southwestern cruised through the first three games of its season, outscoring opponents 97-14 on its way to a 3-0 record. On Saturday, Cleveland Hill showed the Trojans that they still have work to do if they plan to unseat the defending Section VI Class C champions. The ...

Silver Creek’s Cossin Places First At East Aurora Invitational

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EAST AURORA — Jaylah Cossin of Silver Creek was victorious in the girls small school race at the East Aurora Invitational cross country meet on Saturday with a time of 19:12.68, leading her squad of runners to a second-place team finish with 70 points, behind Addison with 43. Closely ...

Stockwell Doubles For JHS In Swim Loss To Clarence

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Host Jamestown High School recorded several personal bests in a 117-68 loss to Clarence in an Erie County Interscholastic Conference Division 1 swim meet Friday. Allison Stockwell was first for Jamestown in the 50-yard freestyle with a personal-best 25:26 and took the 100 butterfly in ...

Bird’s Goal Sends JCC Men To First Soccer Victory

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Nyle Bird scored the decisive goal Saturday afternoon as the Jamestown Community College men’s soccer team won for the first time this season. Bird broke a 2-2 deadlock with 14 minutes left in the game as the Jayhawks (1-7-1) edged Corning CC (1-8) in NJCAA Region 3 action. The opening ...

Oldtimers Baseball Team Finishes Season With 12-6 Record

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Jamestown Oldtimers’ baseball team finished the 2017 season by winning the first game from the Girard, Ohio Oldtimers, 5-3, then falling to the Salem, Ohio Oldtimers, 4-2, in the nightcap in the National Division Playoffs. In the first game, Troy Johnson smacked a home run for Jamestown, ...

Chautauqua Lake Rowing masters attended the Head of the Cuyahoga regatta in Cleveland last weekend. Two different boat crews competed in the 5,000-meter race with a total rowing distance of 11.4K to complete the out and back from start to finish. Compared to rainy and stormy weather the last two years, the weather was ideal for racing this year. The morning race for CLRA was the mixed rec 8+, consisting of coxswain Alexis Barron, Charlie McChesney, Jan Odrzywolski, Jim Odrzywolski, Mickey Sorenson, Doreen Loll, Maureen Mack, Kathleen McCarthy and Diana Meckley. The crew finished ninth of 12 boats. However, with a completion time of 21 minutes, 12 seconds, it was an improvement of more than one minute over its best practice times.  The second crew on the water was the mixed rec 4+. This crew included Alexis Barron, Ali Odrzywolski, Paul Leachko, Paul Boger and Stephanie Hall. They raced to a finish in 21 minutes, 40 seconds, an outstanding four minutes under the next competitor’s boat. They won a gold medal for their efforts. For more information about the high school (spring sport) and masters CLRA rowing programs, visit the website www.rowchautauqua.org or email info@rowchautauqua.org. From the left Paul Leachko, Paul Boger, Stephanie Hall and Ali Odrzywolski hold Alexis Barron and show off their 4+-boat gold medals.
Photo by Jim Odrzywolski

CLRA Shines At Head Of Cuyahoga

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Chautauqua Lake Rowing masters attended the Head of the Cuyahoga regatta in Cleveland last weekend. Two different boat crews competed in the 5,000-meter race with a total rowing distance of 11.4K to complete the out and back from start to finish. Compared to rainy and stormy weather the last ...

The 2017 Archery Season Is About To Begin

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Opening day of archery season opens a week from today, and there are few things I enjoy more in regard to the outdoors than opening day of archery season. As hunters, we attempt to understand as much about our hunting ground as humanly possible. In today’s world, hunters have more tools ...

Fishing Report

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CHAUTAUQUA LAKE The walleye bite on Chautauqua is still a good bite on weed edges out to 40 feet of water. Trolling and vertical jigging programs have both worked well. Fishing has been decent for suspended muskellunge over depths of 25-35 feet. Trolling with large, 51/2 to 8 inch minnow-type ...

Trap Leagues

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Tidioute had the top score with 340 points followed by Corry with 339 in the fall debut of the Warren County Trap League. Joel Stewart of Tidioute, Ken Berkhous of Corry and Gary Casler of Sugar Grove had perfect 50 scores. Jack Kostkas and John Kanyuck of Tidioute and Ralph Challingsworth ...

Bowling HOF Dinner Set For Oct. 21

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CELORON — The 17th annual Hall of Fame Bowling induction dinner is scheduled for Oct. 21 at the Celoron Legion on Jackson Avenue. The cocktail hour will start at 6 p.m. followed by the dinner at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 and are available from Patty Hurtack at 499-5932 or Mary Gayton at ...

Golf Leagues

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BLOCKVILLE — Andrew Tordella was the medalist with a 38 in the Wednesday Evening Men’s League at Timber Creek Golf Course. Brad Houghwot was second with a 43, Larry Webb 44, Brock Windoft 44, Carl Braun 46, Jared Coon 46, Tim Reed 46, Kevin Braun 47, Gary Sams 47, Mike Yuchnitz 47, Doug ...

Lady Trojans Post 2-0 Soccer Win Over JHS

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Breah Orlando and Karen Johnson scored goals as visiting Southwestern turned aside Jamestown High School, 2-0, in non-league girls soccer Saturday night at Strider Field. There was no score in the game until Orlando found the range at 31 minutes of the first half. Johnson got the insurance ...

Flag Football

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The South Dayton Hotel moved to 3-0 in a doubleheader last weekend, first knocking off Team Phonezone, 34-6. Brad Barmore connected with Kai Anderson for two touchdowns, Brian Barmore for one, and Nolan Christopher and Nick Jackson each ran for scores. Brad Barmore connected with Jackson, ...

MG Still Perfect In Volleyball

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FALCONER — Olivia Pembridge had 25 assists and five aces, Maddie Russo added 12 kills and nine aces, and Maddie Welch collected 10 kills and four blocks as undefeated Maple Grove increased its record to 9-0 with a 25-9, 25-11, 25-12 victory over Falconer in CCAA West Division ...

Horseshoes

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Mike Shannon, Dick Franzen and Kurt Von Kleist were three-game winners in the Senior Horseshoe League. Ken Aldrich, Ken Hopkins and Jerry Vargesen won two games. There was a tie for high-game honors between Aldrich with a 92 and 11 ringers and Barb Chadwick with also a 92 and 10 ...

Jamestown’s Savon VanSickle (11) is tripped up by Springville’s Brendan Doktor (35) as the Red Raiders’ Francisco Rodriguez (13) flies through the air during Friday night’s non-league football game at Strider Field.
P-J photo by Valory S. Isaacson

Better By Leaps & Bounds

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Jamestown High School’s roster lists Savon VanSickle as a freshman. He just doesn’t play like one. The 6-foot-1, 185-pound running back scored four touchdowns during a 42-point second-quarter explosion and the Red Raiders rolled to a 56-14 victory over turnover-prone Springville at ...

Maple Grove’s Easton Tanner (4) returns the opening kickoff for a touchdown during Friday night’s Class D football game at Chautauqua Lake. The Red Dragons went on to win, 34-8.
P-J photo by Scott Reagle

Fabrizio Has Big Night, Red Dragons Down T’Birds

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MAYVILLE — Maple Grove’s Nick Fabrizio was a Class D all-state selection last season based largely on what he did in the Red Dragons’ two most important games of the season. Friday night, Maple Grove’s senior running back was back in all-state form. Fabrizio ran 39 times for 252 ...

Xpress Fall To Pittsburgh

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A late goal by Harry Payne to pull within striking distance and several late shots on net were not enough to carry the Southern Tier Xpress (2-1, 2-1) to victory on Friday evening at Northwest Arena, as the Pittsburgh Vengeance (3-2, 2-1) rode two third-period tallies to a 2-1 win in a North ...

Crabtree Scores Five Times In Golden Cougars’ Victory

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FALCONER — Connor Crabtree shined for Cassadaga Valley/Falconer on Friday night. Crabtree accounted for five touchdowns and rushed for 137 yards on just six carries as the Golden Cougars beat Eden/North Collins, 43-16, in non-league play. Robbie Penhollow raced 80 yards to paydirt to open ...