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Football Is Back

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Replacing a legendary coach isn’t easy. Justin Hanft took a small first step toward doing that Monday evening. The 2004 Maple Grove graduate ran his first official Red Dragons football practice after being appointed to the head coaching position in late April. Maple Grove had been ...

Noren Film To Debut Tonight

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EDITOR’S NOTE: The following story appeared in The Post-Journal in January 2013 following an interview with Jamestown native and former Major League Baseball player Irv Noren. Tonight at 7, the Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame will premiere its documentary film, “The Pride of Jamestown — an ...

Area Baseball, Softball Roundup

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CITY SLO-PITCH A-Bat won its third straight A Division playoff championship by winning four games Sunday. In the first game, A-Bat beat C27 Sports as Ryan Anderson, Manny Ramirez and Doug Trapani each had three hits with a home run. Shaun Rizzo, Andy Kerr, Steve Trapani and Larry Meyer ...

Local Shooters Win State AIM Program

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On July 14 at the New York State Trap shoot held in Syracuse, local youth trap shooters, representing the Celoron Rod & Gun Club, placed first in the Academics Integrity & Marksmanship Program. They hit 916 targets out of 1,000 to win, with each shooting 200 targets. Pictured, from ...

Foote Memorial Held At South Hills CC

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The 5th annual Ryan C. Foote Memorial Golf Tournament was held recently at South Hills Country Club. The tournament benefits the children of the late Ryan Foote, a devoted father, friend and golfer. All money raised goes to The Gavin and Abigail Foote College Fund. The winning team this year ...

Just The Beginning

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Riding the momentum of this past week’s Babe Ruth 16-18 World Series, manager Jay Grann announced Sunday that Southern Tier will continue its 18U membership in Babe Ruth Baseball. “We will strive to keep the local talent in Chautauqua and Cattaraugus (counties) and northeastern ...

Trap Leagues

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In the Chautauqua County Trap League, Randolph topped Carroll, 342-339, and Celoron edged Busti, 337-336. Perfect 50s came from Rick Manning, Andrew Hvizdzak and Ray Lee. Rose Corbran was High Lady with a 47. High Sub-Junior was Dawson Diethrick with a 41. High Junior was Austin Anderson ...

Southwestern Boosters Announce Golf Tournament Winners

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Matt Seiberg, Nick Trussalo, Nick Babcock and Dustin Raynor won the Men’s Division of the Southwestern Boosters Golf Tournament. Brittany Seiberg, Mary Grace Guarino, Robin Kayner and Liza Babcock won the Women’s Division. Annette Patric, Kristen Carlson, Tom Carlson and Brenda ...

Horseshoes

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There was only one three-game winner in Senior Horseshoe League play and that was Barb Chadwick. Ken Aldrich, Dick Franzen, Don MaCray and Kurt Von Kliest each won two games. High game was a tie with Carl Carey and Kurt Von Kliest each pitching a game of 88. Carey had 10 ringers and Von ...

Squirrel Magic

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Walking away with a championship trophy does not always depend upon a team having the best player on the field—although it certainly helps. While it was a masterful four-hit, complete-game performance by pitcher Will Pratt that led Charleston, Mo. to a 4-1 win over Alabama in the Babe ...

Minner Was A Winner Before Saturday’s Victory

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I don’t root for teams to win. That’s not permitted in my profession. I do like a good story, though. Charleston, Missouri baseball coach Michael Minner is a good story. So as I stood near home plate at Diethrick Park with a couple of other media members Saturday afternoon and ...

Gullo Wins Bergreen Junior Golf Championship

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OLEAN — Anthony Gullo of Chautauqua Golf Club won the 11th annual Bergreen Junior Golf Championship at Bartlett Country Club on Saturday. Gullo reached the finals with a victory over Sean Campbell of Bartlett in the morning semifinals. On a cool, gray morning, just perfect for golf, ...

Pappalardo, Barton Defend MBCC M-G Title

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Chris Pappalardo and Jamie Barton successfully defended their Frank Vassallo Member-Guest Invitational title at Moon Brook Country Club on Saturday by firing a final-round 63 to win the three-day event by 12 shots over Chuck Pierce and Simon Knepshield. Pappalardo and Barton fashioned ...

It’s About Time To Do A Little Calling

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There are many things that make for a successful waterfowl hunt — from calling, to camo, to set up, to decoys. Of the many things that have changed over the years, though, is decoys. One of the first goose hunts that I ever took part in was just off Lake Ontario with Goose Haven guides. ...

Golf Leagues

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ASHVILLE — In the Monday Ladies Partakers League at Timber Creek Golf Course, Class A Low Gross honors went to Bonnie Green with a 52, Sally Saff shot a 37 net and Karen Vanstrom had 16 putts. — — — ASHVILLE —In the Tuesday Morning Ladies League at Timber Creek Golf Course, Candy ...

Oldtimers Split Doubleheader

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On Saturday, July 28, the Jamestown Old Timers split a doubleheader with Niles, Ohio in the Ohio Plus 50 Baseball League, winning Game 2, 7-3 while Niles took Game 1, 16-1. The Old Timers are now 3-4 and second place in the league behind Springfield in the National Division with nine games ...

Down & Dirty

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Charleston, Missouri manager Mike Minner sat in the press box at Diethrick Park early Friday evening, the guest of the radio station that is bringing the Fighting Squirrels’ deep run in the Babe Ruth 16-18 World Series back to their fans in the Midwest Plains. Minner was answering ...

Alabama Has Little Trouble Reaching Final

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A temporary blackout at Diethrick Park delayed Southwest representative Alabama’s berth in the Babe Ruth 16-18 World Series championship game for a short while on Friday night, but in the end the RawDogs rolled to a 9-1 semifinal victory over Bakersfield, California. Yet to lose a game ...

Morrison, Johnson Show The Way At Cardinal Hills

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RANDOLPH — Bryce Morrison and Garret Johnson fired a two-day score of 118 to capture the Cardinal Hills Golf Course Member-Guest last weekend. Gerry Heyl and John Jeffreys led the First Flight, followed by Jake Beaver and Dylan LaBarbera, and Nick Milliman and Brad Adams. In the Second ...

Anthony Gullo Advances To Bergreen Semis

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No. 1 seed Anthony Gullo of Jamestown defeated Joey Frigo from Pine Acres, 4 and 3, Friday morning and Brandon Morrison from Randolph, 4 and 3, in the afternoon to move into today’s semifinals at the Bergreen Junior Golf Championships. Meanwhile Jacob Goodenow from Elkdale defeated Bryce ...