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Randolph baseball coach Nate Armella (wearing red jacket) talks with his team between innings in the first game of the High School Baseball Showcase at Diethrick Park on Saturday morning. Playing their fifth game of the week, the Cardinals rallied for a come-from-behind victory over Brocton in a non-league game.
P-J photo by Scott Kindberg

Showcase Events

Randolph coach Nate Armella gathered his team near third base at Diethrick Park early Saturday afternoon, minutes after the opener of the High School Baseball Showcase. Just before they broke the impromptu huddle, the Cardinals erupted in loud applause. They had reason to put their hands ...

Maple Grove’s Trevor Micek makes a play defensively during Saturday’s Division 1 West contest, which was part of the High School Baseball Showcase at Diethrick Park.
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Easton Tanner, Brandon Reagle Lead Dragons Past T’Birds

Backed by a strong pitching performance by Easton Tanner and great plate appearances by Brandon Reagle, the Maple Grove Red Dragons downed Chautauqua Lake at Diethrick Park, 6-4, on Saturday afternoon in a Division 1 West game that was part of the High School Baseball Showcase. Reagle had ...

Jayhawks Lose Pair At Genesee CC

BATAVIA — Jamestown Community College fell back in the NJCAA Region 3 Division III baseball standings with a pair of losses at Genesee CC on Saturday afternoon. The Cougars scored four runs in the bottom of the third inning and never looked back en route to an 8-2 victory in Game One. In ...

Clymer catcher Spencer TeWinkle tags out Pine Valley’s Nick Gage during the seventh inning of Saturday’s non-league baseball game at Diethrick Park in Jamestown.
P-J photo by Matt Spielman

Pine Valley Bounces Back, Downs Clymer, 15-9

After picking up just three hits in a 2-1 CCAA Division 2 East loss to North Collins on Friday, Pine Valley coach Chris Buczek worried that his team’s offensive struggles may carry over to Saturday’s non-league game against Clymer. It turns out Buczek had nothing to be worried ...

Westfield’s Brock Schuster fields a groundball during Saturday’s Division 2 West baseball game against Sherman at Diethrick Park. The game was part of the High School Baseball Showcase.
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Raiders Fall At Orchard Park; Westfield Wins In Showcase

ORCHARD PARK — Adam Rider and Jordan Lewis led the way as Orchard Park topped Jamestown, 10-7, in an Erie County Interscholastic Conference Division 1 game Saturday. Rider belted out three doubles and Lewis contributed three hits with a double for the Quakers, who had eight players drive in ...

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Red Creek Finalists

The Northwest Wave varsity indoor soccer team recently traveled to Red Creek to compete in the U19 Division of the host’s annual indoor tournament. The Wave defeated Flower City from Rochester, 4-1, Dansville, 3-2, and Sodus, 3-2, in pool play; downed North Rose-Wolcott, 3-0, in the ...

Youth Baseball Roundup

BEMUS POINT LITTLE LEAGUE Jake Reinhardt hit a grand-slam home run and a single as Bemus Point downed Stormer’s of Frewsburg, 18-5. Kolden McCall had two hits, Payton Daniels had a triple and Will Pavlock added a double in the winning attack. McCall and Avery Garrett held Stormer’s to ...

Getting Your Gobbler To Take Those Last Few Steps

It’s no secret that quality hunting ground is getting limited. Here, in our part of the state, we are fortunate enough to have more than 20,000 acres of public hunting ground. I know what you are saying: public ground is crowded and there is too much pressure for rookies. Let me ease your ...

Fishing Report

CHAUTAUQUA LAKE The off-shore crappie bite is in full swing. Anglers are doing well off Lakewood Bar, Ashville and Bemus Bays. The bite seems to best starting in six feet working out to 10 feet. Keep the bite close to structureS such as rocky bottom or vegetation. The perch and bluegill are ...

Trap Leagues

MacKenzy Glover of Otto-Eldred was the high gun female and Pete Stayer of Portville earned the high gun male in the East Conference of the Southern Tier Youth Trap League. Glover had a 131 for the top female and Stayer a 142 for the leading male. Awards and accolades were handed out at the ...

Property Expands Access And Recreation Opportunities On Chautauqua Lake

Through a partnership with the Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has acquired 11 acres of land in the Town of Chautauqua along Whitney Bay in Chautauqua Lake. The newly acquired parcel, called the Whitney Bay Site, will become part of ...

North Collins Shines At C-LV Softball Tournament

CATTARAUGUS — North Collins picked up two more wins Saturday with victories over Ellicottville and the host Timberwolves in the Cattaraugus-Little Valley Softball Tournament to bring its record this week to 6-2. In Game One, North Collins (9-3, 3-1 CCAA Division 2 East) earned a 7-1 victory ...

Baldinelli’s Triple Sparks Bonnies To Win At La Salle

PHILADELPHIA — A two-out, go-ahead triple from senior Jared Baldinelli in the ninth inning pushed the St. Bonaventure baseball team ahead for good and helped seal a 9-7 victory at La Salle on Saturday afternoon. The win clinches at minimum a fourth straight Atlantic 10 series victory and ...

Floor Hockey

Green defeated Red, 8-4, in Week Four action. Nick Madden and Jasyn Consiglio each had two gaols for Red. Green’s top performances were by John Haskel (four goals) and Owen Murphy (three goals). In net for Green was Zach Agett. ——— Sky prevailed over Black, 9-7. Top goal ...

Horseshoes

Carl Carey, Jerry Vargerson and Kurt Von Kliest each won three games in the final week of the Senior Winter Horseshoe League. Bob Chadwick, Dave Evanzcik, Dick Franzen and Dave Miller each captured two games. Von Kliest had the top score with a 97 and 31 ringers followed by Don McCray ...

Hole-In-One

FALCONER — Tim Ford aced the 150-yard 10th hole Friday at Breezewood Links. It was his first career ace and he used a 5-wood. The shot was witnessed by Jerry Moran.

The Chautauqua Lake Rowing Association’s Women’s JV4+ rowing the Margaret Kincaid. From the left are Makenna Graham, Alyson Edwards, Tori Lai, Anna Jean Burt and Alexis Barron.
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CLRA’s High School Team Competes Vs. Collegiate Academy At Presque Isle Bay

ERIE, Pa. — Chautauqua Lake Rowing Association’s high school team traveled last weekend to Presque Isle Bay to compete against Collegiate Academy for its annual home-and-home scrimmage. The location of the races alternates each season. As Presque Isle Bay is open water with few natural ...

Area Golf Leagues

BEMUS POINT — Tom Crist and Tom Secky won the two-man best-ball event with a 34 followed by Mart Hartweg and P.J. Gronquist with a 35 in the Men’s Kaczar Collison Scratch League at the Bemus Point Golf Course. Tom Crist was the medalist with a even-par 36. Joe Kaczar was second with a ...

Southwestern’s Cole Snyder slides safely into second base as Falconer’s Cody Dallas fields the throw during Friday’s High School Baseball Showcase game at Diethrick Park.
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Southwestern Slides By

Backed by a complete game on the mound from Niko Pannes, several big defensive plays and timely hitting at the plate, the Southwestern Trojans were able to escape with a tightly contested 5-4 Division 1 West win over Falconer on Friday night at Diethrick Park in the High School Baseball ...

Frewsburg’s Olivia Lynn, pictured postgame in catcher’s gear, is seen with her teammates in front of the outfield fence at the Robert H. Jackson Sports Complex in Frewsburg.
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Bears’ Lynn Hits 4 HRs

FREWSBURG — Olivia Lynn had a day to remember Friday at the Robert H. Jackson Sports Complex. Lynn hit four home runs and drove in nine runs as Frewsburg coasted past Ellicottville, 16-1, in Division 2 East softball action. The senior catcher went 4 for 5 with a two-run home run in ...