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St. Bonaventure golf coach and Panama resident Ryan Swanson will play in the LECOM Health Challenge at Peek’n Peak Resort next month.
Photo courtesy of St. Bonaventure Athletics

Swanson Given Second Chance

Ryan Swanson led the St. Bonaventure University golf team to one of its best seasons in recent memory. Now, the Bonnies’ head coach is hoping that good vibe will continue for him next month in the LECOM Health Challenge at Peek’n Peak Resort’s Upper Course. The Panama resident earned ...

Jammers Sweep Elmira

ELMIRA — The Jamestown Jammers continued to roll Friday in a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League doubleheader against the Elmira Pioneers at Dunn Field. Backed by a stellar pitching performance in Game 1 from Cory Blessing (Ohio University), the Jammers were able to record a 5-0 shutout ...

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East Lake 13-Year-Old All-Stars

The East Lake Babe Ruth 13-year-old All-Stars will begin District 5/7 Tournament play today against Jamestown at 7 p.m. at Bergman Park. Members of the team are Ashton Bushey, Jared Dorman, Colton Gibbons, Jed Hirliman, David Hunt, Nate Johnson, Spencer Kane, Aidan Kennedy, Tristan Loomis, ...

10K Set For Bemus Point Today

BEMUS POINT — The Bemus Point Track Club will hold its annual 10-kilometer run at 7 p.m. today. The race, which will include a combination of road and trail racing, will start and finish by the village park. Today’s registration will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the park.

Jamestown Camp Begins Monday

The Jamestown High School girls basketball program will be holding its annual Offensive Skills Camp noon to 12:30 Monday through Wednesday next week. The camp is open to girls entering grades 4-9. Cost for the camp is $50, which includes a camp T-shirt and certificate. Contact Coach Tim ...

3-On-3 Tourney To Be Held In Erie

ERIE, Pa. — The sixth annual Downtown Showdown 3-On-3 Basketball Tournament is scheduled for July 29-30 at the Millcreek Mall Mad Mex parking lot. Cost is $100 per team (grades 2-3 to adult) and one can register by going to www.ymcaerie.org/3on3. For more information, contact Monica ...

Bear Lake Club To Host 3-D Shoot

STOCKTON — The Bear Lake Rod & Gun Club at 4391 Stockton-Cassadaga Road will be hosting a 3-D archery shoot Sunday. Registration is open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Breakfast sandwiches will be available along with lunch. Cost is $12 for adults and $5 for shooters under 16. The shoot is open ...

Hole-In-One

BUSTI — Hans Auer used a 3-wood to record an ace on the 150-yard ninth hole at South Hills Country Club on Thursday. The feat was witnessed by Sam Amatuzzo, Sam Lisciandro and Evan Gray.

Baseball, Softball Roundup

SOUTHERN TIER GIRLS BABE RUTH SOFTBALL Kennedy Lindquist and Alexis Abbey led the offense for True Value in a 25-20 win over Stuart Tool & Die in the final game of the season. Bella Parsons and Maddie Troutman were the standouts on defense for the winners. For Stuart Tool & Die, ...

Walker’s 750 Leads Bowling Scores

Dan Walker spun a 229-253-268-750 in the Have-A-Ball League on Thursday night at Jamestown Bowling Company. Andrew Chapman drilled a 239-267-680 and Kyle McIntyre had a 242-233-675 in the same league. Jim Elardo delivered a 224-204-613 in the Senior Coffee Bowl at JBC where Tom Lester ...

Jamestown shortstop Alex O’Donnell leaves second base after getting a force out during the Jammers’ Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League game against Newark on Thursday evening at Diethrick Park in Jamestown.
P-J photos by Cody Crandall

Lofty Billing

Following two tough one-run losses on the road to the Geneva Red Wings, the Jamestown Jammers’ potent offense came back to life Thursday night at Diethrick Park. Jamestown, which came in at No. 9 in the national Collegiate Summer Baseball Top 30 rankings, scored two runs in both the ...

Jammers No. 9 In Initial Rankings

Two Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League teams were included in the first edition of this year’s Collegiate Summer Baseball Top 30 rankings, as released by the online publication Thursday afternoon. The West Division-leading Jamestown Jammers, who entered Thursday’s action sporting an ...

Babe Ruth Tournaments Begin Saturday Evening

The District 5/7 15 & Under and 13-Year-Old tournaments will be held at Bergman Park, in Jamestown starting Saturday through June 30. In the 15 & Under tournament the Jamestown All-Stars will play a best-of-three series with the Chautauqua Lake League All-Stars. The games are ...

Rodeo clown Clint “Wolfey” Selvester goes “nose to nose” with a bull as part of his job to help protect the bull riders.
Photo by Dustin J. Olson Photography

Accomplished Clown Coming To Gerry Rodeo

GERRY — Clint “Wolfey” Selvester, one of the rodeo world’s rising comedians will bring his unique style of humor from his home state of California to entertain the fans as the clown and barrelman for four performances at the Gerry Fire Department’s 73rd annual PRCA rodeo, Aug. ...

Vogt Memorial Sunday At Eriez

HAMMETT, Pa. — Bob Vogt was one of Eriez Speedway’s most popular drivers, winning Limited Late Model Championships in the 1980s and always a staunch track supporter. Bob raced several divisions over the years but his heart was always with the Limited Lates. His wife, Jackie, was always his ...

Kolos Memorial Softball Tournament Set For July 29 At Betts Field In Warren

WARREN, Pa. — The 25th annual Michael J. Kolos Memorial Softball Tournament is set for July 29 at Betts Field. Call 814-726-1961 or email pets@pawsalongtheriver.org if interested in playing. Visit www.pawsalongtheriver.org to print rules and obtain a registration form. Roster are due on ...

Burnett’s Flooring’s Brooke Long scores the winning run on a hit by Avery Casselman during a Southern Tier Girls Babe Ruth Softball Minors Division playoff game.
Submitted photos by Maria Malmstrom

Youth Baseball, Softball Roundup

SOUTHERN TIER GIRLS BABE RUTH SOFTBALL MINORS DIVISION Emma Malmstrom Jouannet doubled and Avery Casselman had the game-winning hit as Burnett’s Flooring of Southwestern beat R.J. Finch Construction of Randolph, 11-10, in the second round of the playoffs. Malmstrom Jouannet also ...

Frewsburg’s Reid Bjork asks for timeout after sliding into second base with a double during Wednesday’s District 38 Little League Senior Division game against Gowanda in at the Robert H. Jackson Sports Complex in Frewsburg.
P-J photos by Matt Spielman

Boys Of Summer

SOUTHERN TIER GIRLS BABE RUTH SOFTBALL MINORS DIVISION Ellie Pearson hit a grand slam and Lauren Cotter also hit a home run as The Post-Journal of Southwestern clinched a spot in the championship game with a 16-13 win over Lattanzio Orthopedics of Falconer. Marley Ohl and Riley Stump ...

Geneva Wins Pitchers’ Duel

GENEVA — Just one run in the bottom of the seventh inning was all the Geneva Red Wings needed to down the Jamestown Jammers for the second game in a row, 1-0, Wednesday night in a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League matchup. Matt Chamberlain delivered a run-scoring single to account for ...

Three Jayhawks Named To First Team

The 2017 Western New York Athletic Conference Division III baseball all-star teams were recently announced and Jamestown Community College was certainly well-represented. Sophomore Noah Weinstein (Jamestown/Southwestern Central School), freshman Matt Hair (Frewsburg/Frewsburg Central School) ...