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In this Aug. 8 photo, Anquan Boldin makes a catch during passing drills at the Buffalo Bills training camp in Pittsford.
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Shift In Focus

ORCHARD PARK — A deadly, racially charged conflict in Charlottesville, Virginia, caused Anquan Boldin to re-assess his priorities and led to the Buffalo Bills receiver’s decision to retire after 14 NFL seasons. In an interview Monday on SiriusXM NFL Radio, Boldin said he’s ...

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham, center, walks off the field after an injury in the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Cleveland Browns, Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)

Beckham Jr. Injured In Giants’ 10-6 Preaseason Loss To Browns

CLEVELAND — New York wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. suffered a lower leg injury — on a questionable hit for an exhibition — that the Giants are hoping isn’t serious during their 10-6 loss to the Cleveland Browns on Monday night. Beckham caught an 18-yard pass from Eli Manning and was ...

Members of the Catholic Bocce League pose for a photograph Monday night at St. John Church in Jamestown.
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Bocce League Is Thriving In Jamestown

It’s interesting how a sport can provide a platform for its participants to build and maintain friendships or relationships that can last for years on end. Case in point is a Catholic Bocce League in Jamestown. Since 2010, the courts behind St. John Church on Newton Avenue have been a ...

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Bound For JCC

Olivia Lynn, seated left, signs her letter-of-intent to continue her academic and basketball careers at Jamestown Community College. Seated at right is her mother, Ann. Standing, from the left, are JCC assistant coach Chris Dole and head coach Travis Wells. The Post-Journal Player of the Year ...

Sheppard Grabs Outlaws Cash At Eriez

HAMMETT, Pa. — With $10,000 up for grabs, 25 Super Late Models signed into the pits for the Craftsman World of Outlaws Late Model Series/Plyler Overhead Door annual visit to Eriez Speedway on Sunday night. They were joined by 22 Nelson Lynwood Nursery Street Stocks running for $500 to win ...

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Fine Effort For WNY Select Blue

Western NY Select Blue finished second last weekend in the 12-team, 10-and-under Division at the Gus Macker 3-on-3 in Olean. From left are Sebastian Wofford, Dominic Gonzalez, Chase Sitler and Donte James. Select Blue’s lone loss was to Skyz the Limit, a talented team from ...

Lakers 18U Settle For Tie With Bisons

The Jamestown Lakers 18-and-under team faced off against the Buffalo Bisons in WNYAHL hockey action on Sunday. It was the first league game of the season for both teams. The Lakers went down early when the Bisons scored halfway through the first period. Faced with a 2-0 deficit early in the ...

MBCC Parent-Child Results Announced

Jim and Adam Powell shot a 35 in the 10-11 Boys Division in the Parent-Child Tournament at Moon Brook Country Club on Sunday. Tom Glatz and Judd Harris were second with a 38 and Doug and Brody Larson were third with a 43. Cris and Olivia Pappalardo won the 10-11 Girls Division by firing a ...

Grant, Young Show Way On Senior Tour

CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS, Pa. — Sheldon Grant and David Young were the co-medalists in the White A Flight in the weekly Asquith Senior Golf Tour at the Riverside Golf Club on Monday. Grant was also the leader in White A Flight with a plus seven followed by Ken Burch with a plus six and Randy ...

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Elkdale CC Scramble Champs

From the left are Paul Van Curen, Bill Lewis, Mark Ward and Bill Krysick who combined to shoot a 60 to win the MGA Fall Scramble at Elkdale Country Club. Submitted photo

AUTO RACING

ERIEZ RESULTS Plyler Entry Systems Super Late Models/World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Models Time Trials: Brandon Sheppard 14.940, Chris Madden 14.956, Russ King 14.965, Tyler Erb 15.034, Shane Clanton 15.085, Morgan Bagley 15.107, Eric Wells 15.113, Jared Miley 15.218, Heat 1: Brandon ...

Bills’ Boldin Plans To Retire

ORCHARD PARK — Anquan Boldin abruptly announced his retirement just under two weeks after signing with the Buffalo Bills. General manager Brandon Beane made it official Sunday night by saying the team respects Boldin’s decision to retire. Boldin’s decision came as a complete surprise ...

Tommy Henrich played for the New Yankees from 1937 to 1950.
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Ex-Yankee Was Involved In Bat-Making Firm In City

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article, written by former sports editor Frank Hyde, appeared in The Post-Journal on Dec. 22, 1959. Thanks to the efforts of Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame president Randy Anderson, the article was unearthed recently and is being reprinted. Anderson provided the ...

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Chautauqua Golf Club Champs

The Chautauqua Golf Club championships were held over the weekend and Nolan Ditcher and Emily Isaacson claimed the men’s and women’s division titles. Ditcher, left, fired a 65-65-130 to win by 12 shots over Dylan Glatz, while Isaacson shot a 90-72-162 to down Colleen Reeve by three strokes. ...

Above are the Boys & Girls 11-17 Division top finishers. From the left are Tim Galati, Peter Conley, Evan Christensen, Jack Yost, Mallory Lohnes and Marley Ohl.
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Sunset Valley Youth Tourney

Evan Christensen was the overall Gross Division champion of the Sunset Valley Youth Golf Tournament with a score of 35. In the Boys 11-17 Division, Jack Yost took first place with a net score of 28. Peter Conley was second after winning a chip-off against Tim Galati, who placed third. Both boys ...

5K Superhero Race Set For Sept. 23 In Russell

RUSSELL, Pa. — Court Appointed Special Advocates for children of Warren and Forest counties will host a 5K Superhero event on Sept. 23 in Russell, Pennsylvania. The event will include a 1-mile family walk/run featuring a superhero gauntlet, a 5K road race, and a 5K relay race featuring ...

Randolph Lions To Host 14th Larry Sullivan Memorial

RANDOLPH — The Larry Sullivan Memorial Golf Tournament will held on Wednesday, Sept. 13 at Cardinal Hills Golf Course in Randolph. The event is a four-person scramble starting at 1 p.m. Lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. with a dinner and prizes at the conclusion of play. The ...

Trap League

Clarence Dickerson, Dale Speta, John Foster, Rick Manning, Elijah Trawick, Dick Starks and Kenton Knopp had perfect 50s in the Chautauqua County Trap League last week. Dickerson, Speta, Foster and Manning all had their 50s when Randolph outpointed Busti, 347-344. Trawick and Starks had 50s ...

Hockey League Needs Players

FREDONIA — The Chautauqua County Hockey Association is looking for players or full teams for the A and B Divisions. The A League typically includes former college and junior players and those who have played a high level high school or travel hockey. The B League typically includes former ...

Jenkins Is Top Finisher At Striders TRZ Races

Dan Jenkins of Warren, Pennsylvania, was the overall winner of the Chautauqua Striders TRZ 5K and 10K runs Saturday afternoon. Jenkins ran a 18:53 to be first in the 5K run followed by Dylan Davis of Frewsburg at 19:01 and Bryant Dagon of Jamestown at 19:09. The top female was Acacia Barber ...