Local Sports

JCC Sending Seven To Nationals

SANBORN — Cameron Page will be returning to the NJCAA Wrestling Championships in two weeks, hoping to improve on last year’s seventh-place finish. He’ll have six Jamestown Community College teammates making the trip with him. The Jayhawks finished fourth out of six teams at ...

On The Rise

The Jamestown Jackals will no doubt miss the services of guard Michael Davenport, who was recently signed by the Island Storm of the National Basketball League of Canada. But in the absence of one of their leading scorers Sunday afternoon at the Physical Education Complex on the campus of ...

Schmidt Becomes Bona Wins Leader

ST. BONAVENTURE — The stars seemed to align for St. Bonaventure and coach Mark Schmidt on Sunday afternoon at Reilly Center. Schmidt became the Bonnies’ all-time coaching wins leader as his team rolled past third-place George Mason, 79-56. Freshman Kyle Lofton dazzled with a career-high ...

YMCA’s Brunacini Falls At 125 Pounds

Three members of the YMCA Boxing Club were hoping to be in action at the Flare Center Boxing in Buffalo on Saturday, but only 14-year-old Josh Brunacini of Jamestown was able to step into the ring. Brunacini lost a hard-fought decision to Christopher Hughes of St. Catherines, Ontario at 125 ...

Horseshoes

Two individuals recorded three wins apiece in recent action. Don McCray and Jerry Vargeson each had three wins while Art Mitchell, Bob Chadwick, Boyd Shaffer and Skip Sperry each recorded two wins. High-game honors went to Mike Shannon with a score of 95, including 14 ringers. Jerry Vargeson ...

Raymond Spins 769 Series At JBC Friday

Andrew Raymond hit a 267-245-257-769 in the Friday Night Mixed Couples League at Jamestown Bowling Company. TJ Weimer smashed a 225-236-226-687 in the Belle-View East League at JBC. Jamestown Bowling Company: Friday Belle-View East—Eric Truver 233-267-670, Bill Colburn 267-666, Jimmy ...

Archery

In this past week’s shoot in the His Way Archery League Chris Schwerk led the Hunter Class with a 300, while Murl Kinal shot 297, Dan Abers 296 and Josh Ball 281. Bennett Pierce led the Senior Hunter Class with a 322, Bill Kiendl shot 304 and Henry Johnson 295. Bill Petranksy led the Open ...

Upset-Minded

Jamestown Community College had undefeated Niagara County CC on the ropes Saturday afternoon. The Jayhawks led after the first quarter, at halftime and after the third quarter. But in the end the 12th-ranked Thunderwolves found a way to grind out a victory in the final 10 minutes, ...

JCC Men Cut Deficit, But Can’t Catch Niagara County CC

Jamestown Community College was able to cut what was at one point a 17-point margin for visiting Niagara County CC to a single-possession game with one minute remaining in NJCAA Region 3 Division II men’s basketball on Saturday afternoon. That late push was made possible by the improved ...

Maple Grove, Panama Girls Earn No. 1 Playoff Seeds

Three local teams will take No. 1 seeds into this week’s Section VI basketball playoffs. The Maple Grove girls are the top seed in the Class C-2 postseason while the Panama girls are the No. 1 seed in the Class D playoffs. On the boys side, Ellicottville is the No. 1 seed in the Class C-2 ...

Rey Wins 1,000 Meters At Section VI Team Championship

HOUGHTON — Diego Rey of Fredonia had an excellent day at the Section VI Indoor Track and Field Team Championship at Houghton College on Saturday. Rey took home an individual title in the 1,000-meter run with a time of 2:36.94. Rachael Ward also had a strong day of competition for ...

YMCA Basketball

3rd-5th GRADE BOYS & GIRLS DIVISION Jaela Wofford led the Red Cardinals with 13 points in a win over the Panama Blue Devils. Nolan Drake and Liam Walker each had 7 points for the Cardinals. Johnny Abers, Michael Spiesman and Evan Conklin each had 10 points for the Blue ...

Coach’s Corner Inn Holds Benefit To Support Local Youth Sports Leagues

For the past five years, every fall Coach’s Corner Inn has held a charity fall golf tournament and benefit to help raise money for local youth sports and activities. The event has continued to grow each year starting in 2013 with a single two-man golf scramble. In September 2018 Coach’s ...

Rowing Association Holding High School Signups

The Chautauqua Lake Rowing Association will hold registration day for its High School Club Team on Monday, Feb. 25 at 5:30 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church Gymnasium, 200 Hunt Road, Jamestown. Registration is for the 2019 competitive spring season. Pre-registration, currently open, is ...

Get Ready For Spring

With Mother Nature paying no attention to the Keystone State woodchuck, it seems that cold and snow will be in the forecast for the for seeable future. Last week we discussed some ideas to break the winter boredom with a few outside projects; this week let’s go over a few thoughts about ...

YMCA Soccer

5TH-6TH GRADE Kaylyn Carnes scored three times as Southwestern beat Warren, 6-1. Connor Young scored twice and Brody Larson added a goal for Southwestern. ——— Connor Young scored five times to lead Southwestern past Storm, 17-0. Kaylyn Carnes and Seth Vaugh each added three ...

DEC Offering ‘Buffer In A Bag’ Program

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos this past week announced a new Trees for Tribs Program initiative, “Buffer in a Bag,” designed to help increase riparian buffers throughout New York State. Qualifying public and private landowners may apply ...