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Late Falconer Native Remembered By Former Athlete

Ten years ago, friends of the College of William & Mary track and field program named the Tribe’s newly constructed throwing facility in honor of Dan Stimson. Officially, it’s known as the Dan Stimson Throwing Events Area. It’s clear that the folks connected to the college in ...

Southwestern’s Marcus Kautzman, right, tries to keep the ball away from Akron’s Tyler Whitbeck during Thursday night’s Section VI Class B-2 quarterfinal soccer game.
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Southwestern Impresses In B-2 Win Over Akron

The second-seeded Southwestern Trojans felt they played one of their best halves of the season through the first 40 minutes of Thursday night’s Section VI Class B-2 quarterfinal against No. 10 Akron, but they went into the break leading just 1-0. In the second half, the ...

Maple Grove’s Tristan Spillane, right, tries to gain control of the ball while being pursued by Chautauqua Lake’s Andrew Luba during Thursday’s Section VI Class C quarterfinal soccer game.
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Olson’s OT Goal Sends Dragons Past T’Birds

Simon Olson headed in the winning goal from Nick Brown in overtime to give No. 3 Maple Grove a 2-1 win over No. 6 Chautauqua Lake in a Section VI Class C quarterfinal soccer game Thursday afternoon on Dutch Hollow Road. Caleb Foley put Maple Grove ahead, 1-0, from Jack Novotny with 10 ...

At right are the Section VI singles and doubles qualifiers for today’s Section VI championships.
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Tennis Success Is A Family Tradition For Trojans’ Johnson

Mikayla Johnson knows all about what it is like to have an undefeated season on the tennis court; she’s had two of those the past two years. She also knows what it’s like to make it all the way to the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Championships, a feat ...

Trojans Sweep Falconer In South

FALCONER — Angela Lunz had two aces, two kills and 32 assists when Southwestern beat Falconer, 25-15, 25-21, 25-15, in Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association South Division volleyball Thursday. Abby Manelick recorded three aces, seven kills and two digs; Aubin Cotter had three aces, ...

Wood Doubles For Southwestern

Grace Wood was a double winner as Southwestern prevailed over Frewsburg, 103-82, in Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association girls swimming Thursday. Wood won the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 2:02.14 and the 500-yard freestyle in 5:23.89. Also for Southwestern, personal bests were ...

YMCA Basketball

MEN’S LEAGUE Steeners took care of Falconer Printing, 65-51, thanks to 23 points by Tom Eckwahl and 24 from Fran Latigua. Chris Hooks notched 21 for Falconer and Harrison Brandy had 11. ——— HIS Builders topped Pepper Mill, 71-65, thanks to 34 points by Brad Johnson and 18 from ...

Youth Soccer

TRAVEL LEAGUE Southwestern 2 recently won a pair of games by defeating Frewsburg, 4-2, and Cattaraugus-Little Valley, 5-0. Cole Johnson scored two goals, and Connor Young and Sam Kautzman added one goal apiece for Southwestern against Frewsburg. Jonas Gesing was goalie for the winners and ...

Section VI Playoffs

Section VI Football Playoffs CLASS AA Quarterfinals Friday, Oct. 20 No. 8 Hutch-Tech at No. 1 Lancaster, 7:30 p.m. No. 7 Bennett at No. 2 Williamsville North, 7 p.m. No. 6 Niagara Falls at No. 3 Orchard Park, 7 p.m. No. 5 Jamestown at No. 4 Clarence, 7 p.m. Semifinals Friday, ...

Maple Grove's Maddie Welsh (5) and Alyssa Steen (14) go up for a block.
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Dragons Clinch South Division With Win At Panama

PANAMA — The 2016 New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class D volleyball championship may belong to Panama, but thanks to a resilient five-set win on the road Wednesday evening this season’s Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association South Division champion is Maple ...

Cassadaga Valley’s Madison Rothleder (5) is fouled by Falconer’s Izzy Penhollow during a Section VI Class C prequarterfinal game Wednesday in Falconer.
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Falconer Advances In Class C

FALCONER — Alex Peterson scored twice to lead No. 6 Falconer past No. 11 Cassadaga Valley, 4-0, in Section VI Class C prequarterfinal play Wednesday afternoon. Peterson opened the scoring with an unassisted goal in the first minute of play. Five minutes later, Izzy Penhollow scored her ...

Dan Stimson
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CSHOF Member Dan Stimson, Known For Track & Field, Passes Away

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article on Falconer native Dan Stimson appeared in The Post-Journal on July 4, 2014. Stimson, a decorated athlete and track and field coach, passed away earlier this week. He was inducted into the Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame in 2015. The College of William ...

Anderson Leads T’Birds Past Clymer

CLYMER — Olivia Anderson had 16 kills, five aces, four digs and two blocks as Chautauqua Lake swept Clymer, 25-13, 25-15, 25-20, in South Division action. Sophie Woodis added five kills and a block; Maddy Harle had three aces and eight assists; Jenna Briggs had two kills, three aces and ...

Jamestown CC Women Put Themselves In Position For Postseason Berth

SANBORN — Courtney Hewes returned from suspension with four goals while Alexa Dix added three as Jamestown Community College finished its regular season with a 10-2 NJCAA Region 3 Division III women’s soccer win over Niagara County CC on Wednesday. Kristen Bowker opened the scoring with ...

Jayhawks End Season With Convincing Win

SANBORN — With hopes of reaching the postseason gone early after a winless eight-game start, Jamestown Community College’s men’s soccer team set a goal of finishing its final 11 games at or above .500. The Jayhawks accomplished that goal Wednesday with a 10-3 victory at Niagara County ...

Area Flag Football

In the first game of the day, Team Phonezone fell behind early, but bounced back by beating the Good Time Saloon Raiders, 33-30. Jordan White and Ben Osman each had two touchdowns while Andy Swanson also had a touchdown. Jordan Ingerson and Gary Kum were standouts for the ...

Horseshoes

Topper Westerdahl and Bob Chadwick were three-game winners in the Senior Horseshoe League. Winning two games apiece were Dave Evanczik, Dick Franzen, Ken Hopkins and Mike Shannon. Carl Carey had the high game with a 85, including 15 ringers, followed by Rupert Jones with a 83 and seven ...

Evans Leads Pack Tuesday

RANDOLPH — Matt Evans finished in under 17 minutes to capture a Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association cross country race Tuesday at Cardinal Hills Golf Course. Evans ran the 3-mile course in 16:59 as the Cardinals finished with 40 points. Southwestern won the boys team race with 35 ...

Section VI Playoffs

Section VI Soccer Playoffs BOYS CLASS AA Prequarterfinals Monday, Oct. 16 Niagara Falls 6, Jamestown 3 Quarterfinals Wednesday, Oct. 18 Clarence 10, Niagara Falls 0 Orchard Park 2, Niagara-Wheatfield 0 Lancaster 3, Frontier 1 Williamsville North 4, Lockport ...