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Stateline Celebrates 61st Anniversary

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Stateline Speedway celebrated its 61st anniversary on Thursday night, highlighted by a 61-lap, $6,100-to-win Overhead Door of Jamestown Super Late Model special event. Rusted Nuts RUSH Pro Mods and Wellington Log Home Street Stocks were also in action. Before the races began, crews were busy ...

Jammers Suffer Road Loss To Newark; Are Home Tonight

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NEWARK — The Jamestown Jammers were held to just four hits Thursday night as they fell to the Newark Pilots, 7-3, in the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League. Jamestown (28-12) jumped out to an early 2-0 lead in the second inning thanks to an RBI groundout from Connor Rule (Kansas State) ...

Clockwise from top left are Shana, Shawn, Gabby, Lexi, and Trevor Graham.
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Grahams Are Returning To Gerry Rodeo

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GERRY — For Shawn and Shana Graham, owners of Painted Pony Championship Rodeo and contractors for the Gerry Fire Department’s 73rd annual rodeo, Aug. 2-5, rodeo has been a passion for their entire lives. Shana was raised on a thoroughbred horse farm near Warrensburg, New York, where she ...

In this file photo, Maple Grove’s Sarah Berg puts a shot on goal during the Lady Red Dragons’ banner 2016 soccer season.
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Maple Grove Named Top Class C School In New York

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Success across multiple sports helped Maple Grove finish No. 9 overall and No. 1 in Class C with 40 points in the annual Kerr Cup All-Sport Championship conducted by the New York State Sportswriters Association. For the third straight year, Section II’s Shenendehowa was the overall champion ...

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Johnson, Tidquist Claim South Hills CC M-G

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From the left are South Hills Country Club board president Jeff Rupp; SHCC Member-Guest champions Bruce Johnson and Craig Tidquist; and SHCC assistant manager Eric Trusso, who is holding his son, Luke, following the completion of the three-day tournament last weekend. Johnson and Tidquist fired ...

Youth Soccer

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JAYS U-15 COED Evan Anderson scored four goals to lead 711 to an 11-0 win over the Pizza Express. Jillian Horton recorded two goals while one goal apiece was turned in by Isabella DiDomenico, Kamille LaMountain, Nayla Torres, Ben Anderson and Chris Sanabria. The goalies who recorded the ...

C-LV Community Holding Golf Tourney Today

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RANDOLPH — The Timberwolves Community Alliance, along with the Cattaraugus-Little Valley Central School All-Sports Boosters, are holding their annual golf tournament today at Cardinal Hills Golf Course. This tournament has been organized to assist the students at Cattaraugus-Little ...

Miller, McIntyre Just Miss 300; Wadsworth Hits 787 Set

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Brandon Miller and Kyle McIntyre just missed perfect games on Thursday night in the Have-A-Ball League at Jamestown Bowling Company. Miller and McIntyre each left a pin standing for a 299 game. Miller finished with a 757 series and McIntyre hit a 713. Miller also had a 236 single and McIntyre ...

Youth Baseball

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JAMESTOWN BABE RUTH Daniel Mammoser collected the winning hit in the last of the seventh inning to give the Jock Shop an 8-7 win over Combined Life Insurance. Josh Tonkin led off the seventh inning with a walk, stole second and moved to third on a fielders’ choice by Isaac Cintron to set ...

Hole-In-One

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BLOCKVILLE – Using a hybrid 4, Bill Neches recorded his first hole-in-one on the 132-yard, par 3, seventh hole at Timber Creek Golf Course on Thursday. Chaz Kerschner was his witness. — — — DEWITTVILLE — Dan Kelly recorded an ace — the third of his career — in the ...

Jamestown shortstop Alex O’Donnell makes a putout at second base before throwing to first base to complete a double play during the first inning of Wednesday’s Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League game at Diethrick Park. Attempting to break up the play is Geneva’s Matt Smith.
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Double The Fun

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Alex O’Donnell doesn’t find himself among the team leaders in batting average, but Jamestown coach Anthony Barone sure doesn’t mind having him at the plate with the game on the line. ‘‘He’s clutch,” Barone said. O’Donnell (Mercyhurst University) proved it in the bottom of ...

Stateline Speedway To Celebrate 61 Years Tonight

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EDITOR’S NOTE: The following story originally appeared in The Post-Journal in July 2016 on the eve of the 60th anniversary of Stateline Speedway. With the 61st anniversary of racing on Kortwright Road in Busti scheduled to be celebrated tonight, a decision was made to rerun the story from ...

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Cassadaga Babe Ruth Receives Donation

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The Sports For Kids Golf Tournament, a charity event to raise funds for area youth sporting activities, recently presented a check to Cassadaga Babe Ruth. Presenting the check was Mary Schiller, accepting the check on behalf of the organization were Max Pingitore, Dakota Morano, Cheyenne Morano ...

State Archery Championship Is July 29-30

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STOCKTON — The Bear Lake Rod & Gun Club is hosting the Archery Shooters Association New York State Federation Championship on July 29-30. This 3-D archery event includes shooters from New York and Pennsylvania along with archers from Ontario, Canada. This special event is held in ...

Trap Leagues

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Cal Benson, Eric Schultz, John Foster, Dave Kingsley and Hayden Edwards had perfect 50s in the Chautauqua County Trap League. Benson, Schultz and Foster led Randolph to a 346-339 win over Busti. Kingsley’s 50 paced Celoron over Carroll Rod & Gun Club, 343-338. Edwards had a 50 for ...

Youth Soccer Roundup

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FAST U8 BOYS Connor Brentley scored four times as Jamestown Macadam Inc. defeated Falconer Funeral Home, 6-4. Noah Minekine scored his first goal of the season for Jamestown Macadam Inc., which had Levi Overend, Blake Diate and Noah Booth in net. Nick Caruso and Camden Boardman were the ...

Jamestown Oldtimers Split With Salem

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The Jamestown Oldtimers split a pair of recent games with Salem. In the first game, Ron Thomas picked up the win as Jamestown scored twice in the top of the ninth inning to win 3-1. Jamestown had nine hits while Salem had just four. In the second game, Ed Baldensperger took the loss for ...

Hole-In-One

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SALAMANCA — Tom Paprocki aced the 160-yard No. 4 at Elkdale Country Club on Wednesday with his 5-iron.

Top-two finishes in boys cross country, girls cross country and football helped Maple Grove claim the Class C championship and finish ninth overall in the ninth annual Kerr Cup All-Sport Championship conducted by the New York State Sportswriters Association.
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Red Dragons Reign

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Success across multiple sports helped Maple Grove finish No. 9 overall and No. 1 in Class C with 40 points in the annual Kerr Cup All-Sport Championship conducted by the New York State Sportswriters Association. For the third straight year, Section II’s Shenendehowa was the overall ...