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Letter To Sports

Dear Sports Editor: Thank you, Sharon Riggs for Jim’s (Jamestown High School) watch. Sharon was a special education teacher at Rogers School in Jamestown and I have had the privilege of knowing the (Riggs) family for over 35 years. I formally retired from Jamestown Community College ...

Metro Wins NA3HL Fraser Cup In Overtime

ROMEOVILLE, Il.—After winning back-to-back games against the Southern Tier Xpress to advance in the East Division playoffs, the Metro Jets have gone on to claim the North American Tier III Hockey League Fraser Cup, following a 3-2 sudden-death overtime win against the St. Louis Jr. Blues on ...

Bernoudy Rolls 711 At JBC

Jarryd Bernoudy blasted a 244-237-230-711 in the Belle-View East League at Jamestown Bowling Company for his first career 700 recently. Jim Suckow dropped a 255-688 in the Early Birds League at JBC. Steve Guadagnino hit a 212-212-213-627 and Bob Howe fired a 266-605 in the Senior Coffee ...

One Step At A Time

Connor Grey received his marching orders Thursday and the Frewsburg native will report to Class A Advanced Visalia to begin his third professional season in the Arizona Diamondbacks organization next week. Grey, who went 9-4 with a 2.87 earned run average across four minor-league stops ...

Wefing, Moore Pietrocarlo Shine On Track; Burk Gets ‘W’

Two Maple Grove High School alumni turned in outstanding efforts Friday at the Fred Hardy Invitational in Richmond, Virginia. Junior Corey Wefing won the 1,500 meter non-Division I run, posting a time of 3:51.36, just a second off an NCAA provisional qualifying time and good for a PSAC ...

BR World Series Host Team Tryouts Set For April 15

The Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties Babe Ruth leagues are holding a tryout for the 16-18 year old Babe Ruth World Series host team that will be participating in the 2018 Babe Ruth World Series at Russell Diethrick Park in Jamestown this summer. This year’s tournament will be the 18th ...

Junior Bowling

JAMESTOWN BOWLING COMPANY Zack Ryberg pounded out 207-214-195-646 in the Junior-Majors Division and William Ploetz was second with a 201-232-161-594, and Brandon Michael had a 251 game. Abbie Derby led the Prep Division with a 130-161-141-432 followed by Vincent Parasiliti with a ...

Maple Grove, Franklinville Place Four On First Team

Maple Grove and Franklinville each had four representatives while Randolph and Pine Valley had three apiece when the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 2 all-star team was released recently. Maple Grove placed Luke Tomlinson (99 pounds), Shane Hetrick (120 pounds), Taige ...

YMCA Volleyball

CO-ED PLAYOFFS CHAMPIONSHIP Brittany Seiberg was the Most Valuable Player as Monday-Funday downed Kiss My Ace, 25-23, 25-23, to win the Upper Division playoff crown at the Jamestown YMCA on Monday night. Dan Ekstrom was MVP in defeat. ——— Nick Babcock was the MVP in ...

Gould Rolls 300; Walker Misses By A Pin

Dan Gould shot a perfect 300 game en route to a 237-742 for Harmony Sheet Metal in the Dave Warren Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Classic at Jamestown Bowling Company Thursday night. Dan Walker left one pin on his final throw of the 10th frame to finish with a 299 for Midnite Towing in the Lena’s ...

Jumping Into Action

One hundred meters into the third leg of the girls 1,600-meter relay Wednesday afternoon at the Fran Sirianni Athletic Complex, Southwestern anchor Lauren Swan realized she was wearing her sneakers. With members of the Trojans boys team telling her otherwise, Swan decided she had plenty of ...

Jamestown Native Completes Grand Canyon Distance Run

For some, the idea of getting out and distance running on an average road lacks excitement. That was never the case for 2005 Southwestern Central School graduate Michelle Carlson, whose love of running has taken her all the way to the courses of some of the world’s greatest races, ...

Showing The Way

Christina Walter (Bemus Point/Maple Grove) had a strong showing at the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships in Hanover, N.H. on Feb. 24 and 25 while running for Princeton University’s indoor track and field team. The senior broke a Tigers’ record in the 60-meter dash on Saturday with a ...

Walters Records First 300 Game At JBC

Brett Walters recorded his first 300 game in the Miles Machine Men’s League at Jamestown Bowling Company on Tuesday night. On Monday night, George Wendell scattered 240-227-255-722 for Landmark Restaurant in the Jeremy’s Bel-View League at JBC. In the same league, Mike Martinelli spun a ...