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Foote Memorial Held At South Hills CC

The 5th annual Ryan C. Foote Memorial Golf Tournament was held recently at South Hills Country Club. The tournament benefits the children of the late Ryan Foote, a devoted father, friend and golfer. All money raised goes to The Gavin and Abigail Foote College Fund. The winning team this year ...

Just The Beginning

Riding the momentum of this past week’s Babe Ruth 16-18 World Series, manager Jay Grann announced Sunday that Southern Tier will continue its 18U membership in Babe Ruth Baseball. “We will strive to keep the local talent in Chautauqua and Cattaraugus (counties) and northeastern ...

Trap Leagues

In the Chautauqua County Trap League, Randolph topped Carroll, 342-339, and Celoron edged Busti, 337-336. Perfect 50s came from Rick Manning, Andrew Hvizdzak and Ray Lee. Rose Corbran was High Lady with a 47. High Sub-Junior was Dawson Diethrick with a 41. High Junior was Austin Anderson ...

Southwestern Boosters Announce Golf Tournament Winners

Matt Seiberg, Nick Trussalo, Nick Babcock and Dustin Raynor won the Men’s Division of the Southwestern Boosters Golf Tournament. Brittany Seiberg, Mary Grace Guarino, Robin Kayner and Liza Babcock won the Women’s Division. Annette Patric, Kristen Carlson, Tom Carlson and Brenda ...

Horseshoes

There was only one three-game winner in Senior Horseshoe League play and that was Barb Chadwick. Ken Aldrich, Dick Franzen, Don MaCray and Kurt Von Kliest each won two games. High game was a tie with Carl Carey and Kurt Von Kliest each pitching a game of 88. Carey had 10 ringers and Von ...

Squirrel Magic

Walking away with a championship trophy does not always depend upon a team having the best player on the field—although it certainly helps. While it was a masterful four-hit, complete-game performance by pitcher Will Pratt that led Charleston, Mo. to a 4-1 win over Alabama in the Babe ...

Minner Was A Winner Before Saturday’s Victory

I don’t root for teams to win. That’s not permitted in my profession. I do like a good story, though. Charleston, Missouri baseball coach Michael Minner is a good story. So as I stood near home plate at Diethrick Park with a couple of other media members Saturday afternoon and ...

Gullo Wins Bergreen Junior Golf Championship

OLEAN — Anthony Gullo of Chautauqua Golf Club won the 11th annual Bergreen Junior Golf Championship at Bartlett Country Club on Saturday. Gullo reached the finals with a victory over Sean Campbell of Bartlett in the morning semifinals. On a cool, gray morning, just perfect for golf, ...

Pappalardo, Barton Defend MBCC M-G Title

Chris Pappalardo and Jamie Barton successfully defended their Frank Vassallo Member-Guest Invitational title at Moon Brook Country Club on Saturday by firing a final-round 63 to win the three-day event by 12 shots over Chuck Pierce and Simon Knepshield. Pappalardo and Barton fashioned ...

It’s About Time To Do A Little Calling

There are many things that make for a successful waterfowl hunt — from calling, to camo, to set up, to decoys. Of the many things that have changed over the years, though, is decoys. One of the first goose hunts that I ever took part in was just off Lake Ontario with Goose Haven guides. ...

Golf Leagues

ASHVILLE — In the Monday Ladies Partakers League at Timber Creek Golf Course, Class A Low Gross honors went to Bonnie Green with a 52, Sally Saff shot a 37 net and Karen Vanstrom had 16 putts. — — — ASHVILLE —In the Tuesday Morning Ladies League at Timber Creek Golf Course, Candy ...

Oldtimers Split Doubleheader

On Saturday, July 28, the Jamestown Old Timers split a doubleheader with Niles, Ohio in the Ohio Plus 50 Baseball League, winning Game 2, 7-3 while Niles took Game 1, 16-1. The Old Timers are now 3-4 and second place in the league behind Springfield in the National Division with nine games ...

Down & Dirty

Charleston, Missouri manager Mike Minner sat in the press box at Diethrick Park early Friday evening, the guest of the radio station that is bringing the Fighting Squirrels’ deep run in the Babe Ruth 16-18 World Series back to their fans in the Midwest Plains. Minner was answering ...

Alabama Has Little Trouble Reaching Final

A temporary blackout at Diethrick Park delayed Southwest representative Alabama’s berth in the Babe Ruth 16-18 World Series championship game for a short while on Friday night, but in the end the RawDogs rolled to a 9-1 semifinal victory over Bakersfield, California. Yet to lose a game ...

Morrison, Johnson Show The Way At Cardinal Hills

RANDOLPH — Bryce Morrison and Garret Johnson fired a two-day score of 118 to capture the Cardinal Hills Golf Course Member-Guest last weekend. Gerry Heyl and John Jeffreys led the First Flight, followed by Jake Beaver and Dylan LaBarbera, and Nick Milliman and Brad Adams. In the Second ...

Anthony Gullo Advances To Bergreen Semis

No. 1 seed Anthony Gullo of Jamestown defeated Joey Frigo from Pine Acres, 4 and 3, Friday morning and Brandon Morrison from Randolph, 4 and 3, in the afternoon to move into today’s semifinals at the Bergreen Junior Golf Championships. Meanwhile Jacob Goodenow from Elkdale defeated Bryce ...

Moving On

There is always something extra special about a pitcher who comes with a persona—the way that San Franciso Giants reliever Brian Wilson would don his “fear the beard” attitude when stepping on to the hill to close out a game. On Thursday night at Diethrick Park, it was maned ...

West End Breezes To Easy Victory

Entering the second week of a schedule that includes time spent traveling, practicing and organizing—never mind actually playing competitive baseball—teams at the Babe Ruth World Series begin to experience fatigue at this point. The toll exacted from that workload was one that truly ...

Barone’s Lifelong Love Of Baseball Pays Off With Title

Sam and Becky Teresi were host parents to three players from the Crown Point, Indiana team that played in the Babe Ruth 16-18 World Series this week. One was a first baseman. One was a right-fielder. And the third one was, as the Jamestown mayor described him, the “ace” of the ...

Miller Earns Vogt Memorial Win At Eriez Speedway

HAMMETT, Pa. — On yet another hot summer night at Eriez Speedway another local charity benefited from the fans of auto racing as the “Relay for Life” had a display on the concourse for the work they do for people needing transportation to treatment for cancer and ailments. On the track ...