Local Sports

Impressive Feat

In the pitch dark, Jack Brunecz stood in front of the Richard O. Hartley Park sign at Lakewood Beach last Saturday morning. For some reason, he was smiling ear to ear. I was just trying to stay awake. It was 5:30 a.m. Fueled only by a large, dark-roast coffee after a long day/night ...

Biking For A Cause

LAKEWOOD — Local businessman and Lakewood Village Trustee Doug Schutte completed the 532-mile (Staten Island to Niagara Falls) Roswell Empire State Ride To End Cancer. Schutte, along with 147 other riders, over seven days, peddled across New York state to raise money and awareness in the ...

Rowe, Adams Lead Runner Of Year Series

Adam Rowe leads the Overall Male standings with 37 points and Brooke Adams leads the Overall Female standings with 69 points after last weekend’s Dunkirk Lakefront 5K, part of the Chautauqua Striders Runner of the Year Series. Raymond Graf is second to Rowe with 26 points while Bryce Baglia ...

Zenns To Play Collegiately At JCC

Flanked by Jamestown Community College women’s basketball coach Travis Wells, left, and assistant coach Chris Dole, right, Chautauqua Lake Central School graduate Jesse Zenns signs her letter of intent to continue her academic and athletic career at the NJCAA Region 3 Division II program. ...

Lakewood Golf Center’s Damore Finishes Second At Stafford CC

STAFFORD — Lakewood Golf Center’s Pat Damore finished second at the 2018 Western New York PGA Section Championship at Stafford Country Club on Tuesday. The Cable Hollow Golf Club champion fired a 2-under-par 70 on the second-and-final day to finish with an even-par 144. Damore’s ...

Barone Named Manager Of Year

The Jamestown Jammers went 31-14 this summer, including 22-1 at home during the regular season, en route to winning their first Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League title. Anthony Barone was the driving force behind their success. On Tuesday, the 39-year-old skipper was named the PGCBL ...

Full Speed Ahead

PANAMA — Coming off a 2016 New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class D volleyball championship, the Panama Panthers nearly repeated a season ago. After sweeping their way through pool play in Glens Falls, the Panthers lost to Section IV’s Bainbridge-Guilford, 25-10, ...

Frank Martin Memorial Golf Tournament Set For Aug. 30

RANDOLPH — The Frank Martin Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament will be held later this month at Cardinal Hills Golf Course. Proceeds from the four-person scramble, which is set for Aug. 30, will benefit the Frank Martin Memorial Girls Basketball Scholarship Fund that will provide five ...

Striders Receive Grant From Ralph C. Wilson Legacy Fund

Chautauqua Striders was recently awarded a grant from the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Legacy Funds at the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo. Track and field is a sport for everyone. Since 1979, Chautauqua Striders has introduced the sport of track and field to over one thousand youth in ...

Hole-In-One

CASSADAGA — Carole Klawon made her first hole-in-one on Aug. 13 at Cassadaga Country Club. Klawon sank her tee shot on the 126-yard No. 6. Witnessing the shot were Cam Lawton, Linda Roos and Jeanne Stewart.

Asquith Senior Tour Plays At Cardinal Hills

RANDOLPH — Dave Young, playing in the White A Flight, was the medalist with a 76 to highlight the results from the Asquith Senior Golf Tour, which was held Tuesday at Cardinal Hills Golf Course. Other gross leaders were Joe Mattee (90) and Scott Vogan (90) in the White B Flight; Roger ...

Mobley Signs Pro Basketball Contract In Belgium

St. Bonaventure University graduate Matt Mobley has signed a professional contract to play for Spirou in Belgium, the team announced Tuesday. A 6-foot-3 guard from Worcester, Mass., Mobley was a two-time all-conference player for the Bonnies after transferring for his junior and senior ...

Football Is Back

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...