Local Sports

Xpress Joining USPHL

On Thursday evening, the Southern Tier Xpress hockey team officially announced via Twitter that it will be joining the Great Lakes Conference of the U.S. Premier Hockey League. The Xpress will be one of six teams that comprise the new division, which will play at the Premier level along with ...

Snow, Unseasonably Cold Temperatures Wreaking Havoc On Area Schedules

It’s no secret that weather conditions for the past month and a half have posed problems for local high school baseball and softball teams. If Mother Nature doesn’t cooperate soon, scheduling could turn into a logistical nightmare. The New York State Public High School Athletic ...

City Accepting Co-Ed, Modified Softball Sign-Ups

The City Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department announced that the Co-ed and Modified softball leagues are accepting team sign-ups until May 4. The Co-ed Softball League fee is $425, which includes umpire fees and double-elimination playoffs. The league schedule has games on Thursday ...

YMCA Floor Hockey

ADULT LEAGUE John Haskell scored six goals, Matt Ferraro had two goals and Chris Jock contributed one goal as Grey doubled the score on Yellow, 10-5. Bryan Calimeri tallied twice while Matt Martin, Luke Deponceau and Aidian Rodgers each had one goal each for Yellow. Travis Faulk was in ...

Southwestern To Host Regatta Sunday On Chautauqua Lake

CHRISTCHURCH, Virginia — The Southwestern High School Sailing Team held its own competing against the very best of the mid-Atlantic teams over two days of sailing in the Mid-Atlantic Gold Championship last weekend. The race, which allows teams to qualify for nationals, saw ...

High School Schedule

Today’s Schedule High School Baseball Jamestown at Clarence, 5 p.m. Fredonia at Southwestern, 4:30 p.m. Maple Grove at Silver Creek, 4:30 p.m. Brocton at Westfield, 4:30 p.m. Chautauqua Lake at Dunkirk, 4:30 p.m. Ellicottville at Archbishop Walsh, 4:30 High School ...

Bears Upend Cougars To Run Baseball Record To 5-0

FREWSBURG — Frewsburg scored multiple runs in every inning en route to an 18-5 non-league baseball win over Cassadaga Valley on Wednesday afternoon. Nick Marsh led the Bears (5-0, 1-0 CCAA Division 2 East) offense with two hits, including a double, and three RBIs while Trent Gray also ...

Southwestern, Maple Grove Roll To CCAA Track & Field Victories

DUNKIRK—The Southwestern boys track and field team moved to 3-0 overall and picked up its first CCAA win thanks to an 84-57 final score over host Dunkirk on Wednesday afternoon. The Trojans girls team now sports the same record after it topped the Marauders, 107-30. Eddie Scroxton took ...

ACME Owners Support Messina Tourney

For the past five years, Dan and Beth Hocking, owners of ACME the Appliance store, have donated electronics to help raise funds to support The Vince Messina Memorial Fund. This year, they donated a 50-inch Samsung Smart Television to the cause. “We are happy to support The Vince ...

Weather Forces Stateline Speedway To Cancel Practice Session

BUSTI — Due to persistent rain and cold, Stateline Speedway track maintenance crews have been unable to adequately prepare the racing surface for use this weekend. Therefore, the practice session has been cancelled for Saturday. The session scheduled for Friday, April 27 will be attempted, ...

Fischer Named T’Birds Varsity Coach

MAYVILLE — Chautauqua Lake and Westfield merged their high school varsity football programs late last year. That’s not the only news heading into the 2018 high school gridiron season, however. Curt Fischer, who posted 221 career victories at Maple Grove Junior-Senior High School and ...

Ring Leaders

When discussing the inherently dramatic nature of the sport he loves so much, Tonawanda native and undefeated former professional heavyweight boxer “Baby” Joe Mesi said to the audience gathered for the Continuing Legal Education presentation at the Robert H. Jackson Center on Tuesday, ...

Jayhawks Open Golf Season With Matches In Central NY

The Jamestown Community College golf team began their season last weekend in the Syracuse area, playing three matches in frigid conditions with the first being played against Cayuga CC at Highland Park Country Club. Anthony Miller shot 82 to open the season while Dillan LaBarbera finished ...

Panama Posts 5-0 Tennis Win

LAKEWOOD — Panama posted a 5-0 win over Cassadaga Valley in a Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association tennis match Tuesday afternoon at the Lakewood YMCA. The win was Panama’s fourth overall and third in the league. The defeat dropped Cassadaga Valley to 1-2. Carson Heimburg (P) ...

Rice Rolls 709 At Cutting Lanes

Kyle Rice entered the 700 club with a 227-268-709 in the Monday Men’s League at Cutting Lanes. Meanwhile, Jim Elardo hit a 222-600 in the Senior Coffee Bowl at Jamestown Bowling Company. Jamestown Bowling Company: Miles Machine Men’s League — Barry Gustafson 230-641, Steve Maloy ...

Braving The Elements

BOSTON — Temperatures were near freezing. Wind gusts blew at upward of 30 mph. Two inches of rain fell Monday in Boston. And Brooke Adams had the time of her life. Running her fourth Boston Marathon, Adams finished in 3:15:07 — good for 483rd among women — with a pace of 7 ...

‘Shadowboxing With History’ Is Today At Jackson Center

In anticipation of today’s Continuing Legal Education at the Robert H. Jackson Center in Jamestown, entitled “Shadowboxing With History: Muhammad Ali’s Test of Civil Liberties,” several participants in the program gathered for dinner at Landmark Restaurant on Monday night. From the left ...

Genco Just Misses Perfect Game At JBC

Mike Genco Jr. came within a pin of a 300 in the Acme Appliance League at Jamestown Bowling Company over the weekend. Genco was stopped on his final ball and wound up with a 299. Meanwhile, Stephanie Tompkins connected for a 717 on games of 249-245-223 for JBC in the Monday Night Ladies ...

High School Showcase Set For April 27-28 At Diethrick Park

Falconer Central School and the Chautauqua County Umpires Association will host the ninth annual High School Baseball Showcase at Diethrick Park on April 27-28. On Friday, April 27, Brocton takes on Cassadaga Valley in a CCAA Division 2 West game at 4:30 p.m. followed by Dunkirk and Falconer ...

Adams, Mobley Shine At Portsmouth Invitational

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — St. Bonaventure seniors Jaylen Adams and Matt Mobley both impressed during last week’s Portsmouth Invitational Tournament. The two Bonnies were invited to take part in the 66th annual edition of the prestigious event reserved for college seniors. The tournament is ...