Local Sports

The 2017 Archery Season Is About To Begin

Opening day of archery season opens a week from today, and there are few things I enjoy more in regard to the outdoors than opening day of archery season. As hunters, we attempt to understand as much about our hunting ground as humanly possible. In today’s world, hunters have more tools ...

Fishing Report

CHAUTAUQUA LAKE The walleye bite on Chautauqua is still a good bite on weed edges out to 40 feet of water. Trolling and vertical jigging programs have both worked well. Fishing has been decent for suspended muskellunge over depths of 25-35 feet. Trolling with large, 51/2 to 8 inch minnow-type ...

Trap Leagues

Tidioute had the top score with 340 points followed by Corry with 339 in the fall debut of the Warren County Trap League. Joel Stewart of Tidioute, Ken Berkhous of Corry and Gary Casler of Sugar Grove had perfect 50 scores. Jack Kostkas and John Kanyuck of Tidioute and Ralph Challingsworth ...

Bowling HOF Dinner Set For Oct. 21

CELORON — The 17th annual Hall of Fame Bowling induction dinner is scheduled for Oct. 21 at the Celoron Legion on Jackson Avenue. The cocktail hour will start at 6 p.m. followed by the dinner at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 and are available from Patty Hurtack at 499-5932 or Mary Gayton at ...

Golf Leagues

BLOCKVILLE — Andrew Tordella was the medalist with a 38 in the Wednesday Evening Men’s League at Timber Creek Golf Course. Brad Houghwot was second with a 43, Larry Webb 44, Brock Windoft 44, Carl Braun 46, Jared Coon 46, Tim Reed 46, Kevin Braun 47, Gary Sams 47, Mike Yuchnitz 47, Doug ...

Lady Trojans Post 2-0 Soccer Win Over JHS

Breah Orlando and Karen Johnson scored goals as visiting Southwestern turned aside Jamestown High School, 2-0, in non-league girls soccer Saturday night at Strider Field. There was no score in the game until Orlando found the range at 31 minutes of the first half. Johnson got the insurance ...

Flag Football

The South Dayton Hotel moved to 3-0 in a doubleheader last weekend, first knocking off Team Phonezone, 34-6. Brad Barmore connected with Kai Anderson for two touchdowns, Brian Barmore for one, and Nolan Christopher and Nick Jackson each ran for scores. Brad Barmore connected with Jackson, ...

MG Still Perfect In Volleyball

FALCONER — Olivia Pembridge had 25 assists and five aces, Maddie Russo added 12 kills and nine aces, and Maddie Welch collected 10 kills and four blocks as undefeated Maple Grove increased its record to 9-0 with a 25-9, 25-11, 25-12 victory over Falconer in CCAA West Division ...

Horseshoes

Mike Shannon, Dick Franzen and Kurt Von Kleist were three-game winners in the Senior Horseshoe League. Ken Aldrich, Ken Hopkins and Jerry Vargesen won two games. There was a tie for high-game honors between Aldrich with a 92 and 11 ringers and Barb Chadwick with also a 92 and 10 ...

Jamestown’s Savon VanSickle (11) is tripped up by Springville’s Brendan Doktor (35) as the Red Raiders’ Francisco Rodriguez (13) flies through the air during Friday night’s non-league football game at Strider Field.
P-J photo by Valory S. Isaacson

Better By Leaps & Bounds

Jamestown High School’s roster lists Savon VanSickle as a freshman. He just doesn’t play like one. The 6-foot-1, 185-pound running back scored four touchdowns during a 42-point second-quarter explosion and the Red Raiders rolled to a 56-14 victory over turnover-prone Springville at ...

Maple Grove’s Easton Tanner (4) returns the opening kickoff for a touchdown during Friday night’s Class D football game at Chautauqua Lake. The Red Dragons went on to win, 34-8.
P-J photo by Scott Reagle

Fabrizio Has Big Night, Red Dragons Down T’Birds

MAYVILLE — Maple Grove’s Nick Fabrizio was a Class D all-state selection last season based largely on what he did in the Red Dragons’ two most important games of the season. Friday night, Maple Grove’s senior running back was back in all-state form. Fabrizio ran 39 times for 252 ...

Xpress Fall To Pittsburgh

A late goal by Harry Payne to pull within striking distance and several late shots on net were not enough to carry the Southern Tier Xpress (2-1, 2-1) to victory on Friday evening at Northwest Arena, as the Pittsburgh Vengeance (3-2, 2-1) rode two third-period tallies to a 2-1 win in a North ...

Crabtree Scores Five Times In Golden Cougars’ Victory

FALCONER — Connor Crabtree shined for Cassadaga Valley/Falconer on Friday night. Crabtree accounted for five touchdowns and rushed for 137 yards on just six carries as the Golden Cougars beat Eden/North Collins, 43-16, in non-league play. Robbie Penhollow raced 80 yards to paydirt to open ...

Lady Panthers Still Perfect, Down Sherman

PANAMA — Panama moved to 8-0 overall and 6-0 in the CCAA South Division with a 25-11, 25-13, 25-13 volleyball win over visiting Sherman (1-6, 0-6) on Friday. Madalyn Bowen had 10 kills, two blocks, six points and one ace; Gillian Figueroa collected four kills, four blocks, one dig, five ...

Dunkirk Posts Tennis Victory Over Frewsburg

DUNKIRK — Second doubles decided the CCAA tennis match between Dunkirk and Frewsburg on Friday. Hannah Sanchez and Zoe Loel defeated Amanda Cusimano and Allie Eckman, 6-2, 6-4, to give Dunkirk a 3-2 win. Elise Sposato won in second singles and Anjolie Sanfilippo and Emily Zamborik took ...

HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE

High School Football Friday Clarence 35, Frontier 14 Williamsville North 24, Orchard Park 21 North Tonawanda 42, Kenmore West 26 Starpoint 57, Kenmore East 13 Williamsville East 21, Sweet Home 7 Williamsville South 26, Grand Island 15 West Seneca East 58, Amherst 16 West ...

Southwestern quarterback Cole Snyder

Terrific Trio

Cole Snyder’s first offensive play of the season was a 70-yard touchdown pass to Alex Card in Southwestern’s 31-14 win over Chautauqua Lake in Week 1 of the season. Not a bad start for the junior who was a New York State Sportswriters Association Class C Second-Team All-State selection ...

Frewsburg’s Madie Caflisch, right, and Silver Creek’s Kristen Wielgasz battle for a ball during the first half of Thursday’s CCAA Central Division girls soccer game at the Robert H. Jackson Sports Complex in Frewsburg.
P-J photo by Matt Spielman

Bears Seize Control Of Division

FREWSBURG — A six-minute scoring barrage to open the second half allowed Frewsburg to take control of the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Central Division with a 4-2 soccer victory over Silver Creek on Thursday afternoon at the Robert H. Jackson Sports Complex. Tied 1-1 at ...

P-J photo by Scott Kindberg

Supporting The Red Raiders

Acme the Appliance Store in Jamestown is donating a Samsung 50-inch high-definition flat-screen television to the Jamestown High School football program. The television will be raffled off during the homecoming game at Strider Field on Oct. 6. Showing off the television are, from the left, ...

Youth Soccer

TRAVEL LEAGUE Nolan Lefler, Anthony Pratt and Addie Lawton tallied goals as Southwestern trimmed Concord, 3-2, and then tied Allegany, 1-1, behind Matt Lefler’s goal. Then, Southwestern tied Allegany, 1-1, as Matt Lefler scored for Southwestern. — — — Southwestern 2 downed BAYSO ...