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Southern Tier’s Grant Scharmer looks to move the puck during North American Tier III Hockey League action against Roc City on Sunday afternoon at Northwest Arena.
Photo by Chad Ecklof

Lost Weekend

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After playing well for long stretches in losses to Metro and Toledo on Friday and Saturday, Southern Tier was hoping to salvage a two-point weekend with a win over Roc City on Sunday afternoon at Northwest Arena. The Royals’ Brandon Corey and Nicholas Sesock had other ideas. Corey, ...

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Cooley Has A Hand In All Things Gerry

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If a picture is indeed worth a thousand words, then the photograph that appeared in the Dunkirk Observer on June 5, 1991 told quite a story. Surrounded by members of his team, Cassadaga Valley Central School softball coach Paul Cooley was captured extending his right arm toward the heavens, ...

Strong Doubles As Panthers Split

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OLEAN — Olean/Allegany-Limestone/Portville/Franklinville beat St. Joe’s, 64-37, in non-league swimming and Panama/Chautauqua Lake/Maple Grove, 56-46, in Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association swimming on Saturday afternoon. Panama/Chautauqua Lake/Maple Grove beat St. Joe’s, ...

Frewsburg’s Frank Iuculano, top, controls Olean’s Zac Clark during 100-pound action in the 11 and 12 Division at the Panama Winter Wrestling Classic.
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Youth Wrestling

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Frewsburg had a pair of champions, two second-place finishers and a third-place finisher at the 20th annual Panama Winter Wrestling Classic this weekend. Frank Iuculano took first place at 100 pounds in the 11 and 12 Division. Iuculano earned a 6-0 decision and an 8-0 major decision on ...

St. Bonaventure’s Mckenna Maycock keeps her eye on the rim before converting a layup for 2 of her career-high 14 points during Saturday’s Atlantic 10 victory over Duquesne at the Reilly Center.
P-J photo by Alex Shipherd

Looking Up

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ST. BONAVENTURE — For the better part of six years, Mckenna Maycock dominated local high schools to the tune of 2,947 career points. Saturday afternoon at the Reilly Center, the 2015 Randolph graduate showed her St. Bonaventure teammates just how explosive she can be. Maycock ...

Jamestown’s James Rojas, right, drives past Frontier’s Zach Gerken during Saturday’s ECIC Division 1 basketball game.
P-J photo by Scott Kindberg

Drive To Succeed

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For 17 minutes Saturday night, Frontier’s game plan — milk the clock and knock down shots from the arc — was working to perfection. In fact, when Kyle Ebert nailed his fifth trey and Zach Gerken converted a layup, the underdog Falcons were tied with Jamestown, 48 hours after ...

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JCC Men Continue Strong Play With Win At ECC

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BUFFALO — Excellent man-to-man defense in the first half led Jamestown Community College to an important 87-80 NJCAA Region 3, Division II win over Erie CC on Saturday afternoon. The Jayhawks (13-6, 2-0), winners of 11 of their last 13 outings, held the Kats to just 19 points in the first ...

Southern Tier’s Santeri Rajakallio (28) skates into the offensive zone during Saturday night’s NA3HL game against Toledo at Northwest Arena.
P-J photo by Chad Ecklof

Despite Plenty Of Chances, Xpress Fall, 2-1

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Southern Tier threw 56 shots at the Toledo net, but was only able to muster one goal in a 2-1 North American Tier III Hockey League East Division loss Saturday night at Northwest Arena. The Cherokee put 20 shots on the Xpress goal in the first period and left the opening 20 minutes with a 2-0 ...

Panama Knocks Off Class A Hamburg In Non-League Action

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HAMBURG — A strong second half carried Panama to a 59-42 non-league win over Hamburg in the first meeting ever between the teams Saturday afternoon. Trailing 29-27 at halftime, the Panthers (9-4) changed their defense and held the Bulldogs (6-5) to 13 points in the second half while putting ...

Jamestown Community College’s Matthew Caldwell had a fine day at the JCC Invitational, winning the 200 individual medley and the 100 breaststroke.
P-J photo by Alex Shipherd

JCC Swim Teams Place Second At Invite

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Jamestown Community College finished second in both the men and women’s divisions at the annual JCC Swimming & Diving Invitational on Saturday. The JCC men finished with 268 points to place second behind Genesee CC (386 points). Herkimer County CC was third (185 points). The JCC ...

YMCA Volleyball

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COED POWER LEAGUE Rebecca Zimmerman was the Most Valuable Player as Killin’ It defeated Joe’s, 25-6, 25-22, 10-21, at the Lakewood Family YMCA recently. Dan Tota was the MVP for Joe’s. ——— Alyssa Anderson and Kari Barmore were the Co-Most Valuable Players when That Squad ...

Pool Leagues

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Bodine Shafer and John Golden led a group of 14 individuals who recorded 24s in the Jamestown Men’s Pool League on Tuesday night. Chris Dalton, Bill Borkowski, Tony Anderson, Tex Knowlton, Cliff Harmon, Geoff Morehand, Moe Michael, Jose Alicea Jr., Victor Marcano, Rowdy Woodmansee, Kim ...

Horseshoes

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Rupert Jones recorded three wins while Carl Carey, Bob Chadwick, Dick Franzen, Ken Hopkins and Bill Petransky each won two games. Jones and Franzen had the top scores with 85s. Jones had eight ringers and Franzen had seven ringers.

Sherman’s Chris Robson, center, is pictured with teammates after recording his 1,000th career point during a non-league win over Forestville on Saturday at Jamestown Community College.
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Robson Nets 1,000th Point

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Chris Robson had a hot shooting performace at Jamestown Community College on Saturday afternoon and, in the process, reached 1,000 points for his career. The Sherman standout connected for 19 of his game-high 33 points in the first half as Sherman built a 45-23 lead en route to a 78-59 ...

Balanced Attack Leads Jackals To Big Win In DuBois

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DUBOIS, Pa. — Five players reached double figures in points as the Jamestown Jackals improved to 3-0 with a 103-59 Premier Basketball League win over the DuBois Dream on Saturday afternoon. KB Baker led the Jackals with 15 points and 10 rebounds while Chris Calvan added 15 points, six ...

Lakers Hockey

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The Jamestown Lakers squirt B squad returned to the friendly confines of the Northwest Arena and notched a 6-2 victory over the visiting Bradford Blizzard. After a tournament in Cleveland, the young Lakers took a full period to get acclimated to familiar surroundings. After an even period, ...

Shed Hunting Will Increase Your Success Next Fall

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It’s no secret that Mother Nature has been kind to the majority of us in Western New York this winter season — so far. For many of us, that means catching up and getting a jump start to a few must-do household chores. Others have already got a jump on next fall’s deer season by pulling ...

Fishing Report

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CHAUTAUQUA LAKE Due to recent unseasonably warmth and rain, local officials are urging anglers to stay off Chautauqua Lake for any ice fishing/snow shedding. LAKE ERIE AND TRIBS Anglers are reporting improved action on area tributaries for a mix of dark and fresh steelhead. The smaller ...

Radio-Control Racing

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Following are the Riverside Raceway radio control race results from Jan. 11: SLASH STOCK OVAL 1A Keisha Mack, 57 Laps 2A Chip Turner, 56 Laps 3A Mark McMillen, 54 Laps 4B Jay Turner, 52 Laps 5B Doug Mussy, 47 Laps 6B Anthony Donato, 43 Laps NOSTALGIA SPEC BRUSHED OVAL 1A Tim ...