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26th Swanson Memorial Tourney Set For Aug. 12

The 26th Craig Swanson Memorial Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, Aug. 12 at Cable Hollow Golf Club in Russell, Pennsylvania. The playing format is a four-person, team scramble. Proceeds from the tournament benefit the Craig “Swanny” Swanson Memorial Scholarship Fund that annually ...

Pictured, from left, are: Jon Galandio, Stan Pizon, Jim Skudlarek, Dan Smith and Dan Blaske, who shot a 13-under-par 57 to win the Elkdale Spring Scramble at Elkdale Country Club last weekend.
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Elkdale CC Hosts Spring Scramble

SALAMANCA — The group of Daniel Smith, Dan Blaske, Jonathan Galandio, Stanley Pizon and Jim Skudlarek fired a 13-under-par 57 to win the Elkdale MGA Spring Scramble last weekend at Elkdale Country Club. Dave Mendell, Randy Hooper, Tom McClune, Bill Krysick and Tim Bergan were second with an ...

Bonnies’ Phillips, Sudbrook Earn A-10 Honors

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — The 2017 season will rank as one of the top years in program history for the St. Bonaventure baseball team — and the year got a bit more memorable Wednesday with the announcement of the Atlantic 10 Baseball Awards. St. Bonaventure had six players recognized and also took ...

Jamestown Basketball Program To Host Camp June 26-28

The Jamestown High School girls basketball program will be holding its annual Offensive Skills Camp June 26-28 from noon-2:30 p.m. daily for girls entering grades 4-9. Cost for the camp is $50 which includes a camp T-shirt and certificate. Please contact head coach Tim Anderson at 572-8584 ...

Miller Rolls 804 Series At JBC

Brandon Miller delivered one of the best series of the year Thursday night. Miller rolled a 258-267-279-804 in the Have-A-Ball League at Jamestown Bowling Company. Alex Nelson shot a 211-200-191-602 in the Juniors League and Carol Mills had a 187-514 in the Senior Coffee Bowl at ...

SECTION VI PLAYOFFS

BASEBALL CLASS AA Prequarterfinals Friday, May 19 Niagara-Wheatfield 5, Frontier 4 Jamestown 9, Lockport 4 Quarterfinals Monday, May 22 Lancaster 6, Niagara-Wheatfield 0 Williamsville North 6, Niagara Falls 1 Kenmore West 8, Orchard Park 1 Clarence 3, Jamestown ...

Panama’s Elle Angeletti, middle, applies the tag on North Collins’ Morgan Lawton after a rundown in Thursday’s Section VI Class D semifinal softball game at Deb Palmer Field. At left is Abi Lisciandro of the Lady Panthers.
P-J photos by Cody Crandall

Right Approach

PANAMA – Heading into Tuesday’s Section VI Class D softball final, the third-seeded North Collins Lady Eagles may just be clicking on all cylinders. Backed by a complete game in the circle and eight strikeouts from junior captain Rebecca Cyrek and contributions all throughout the ...

Pine Valley Falls, Brocton Advances In Baseball

NORTH COLLINS — The bats were in unison and the pitching got the needed outs for the No. 1 North Collins Eagles in a 13-0 victory over No. 4 Pine Valley in a Section VI Class semifinal baseball game played in the rain Thursday afternoon. The Eagles got on the board first with Dylon Mercado ...

Section VI Class C1, C2 Finals Set For Today

The Section VI Class C1 and Class C2 championship softball games have been rescheduled for today. Because of Thursday’s rain, the C1 clash between Chautauqua Lake and Cassadaga Valley and the C2 contest between Maple Grove and Portville were postponed and will be played at 4 p.m. and 6:30 ...

Lexi-Grissom-signing

Headed To Fredonia

Flanked by her aunt and uncle, Kimberly and Michael Myles, Jamestown High School senior Lexi Grissom, seated middle, signs her letter of intent to play basketball at SUNY Fredonia in the fall. Standing, from the left, are JHS girls varsity basketball coach Tim Anderson and JHS athletic director ...

Asquith Sr. Tour Plays At Holiday Valley Resort

ELLICOTTVILLE — Dave Stewart was the medalist with an 81 in the White A Division of the Asquith Senior Tour on Monday at Holiday Valley Country Club. Stewart also was first in that division with a plus five followed by Bob Gervasi with a zero and Tom Short with a minus three. George Meier ...

Retiree Golf League Begins Tuesday

NORTH EAST, Pa. — The Traveling Retiree Golf League season begins Tuesday at the Green Meadows golf Course. Tee time is at 9 a.m. and all retired golfers are welcome. For more information, contact spokesman Roger Kolpien at 716-326-6253.

Youth Baseball, Softball

SOUTHERN TIER MINORS SOFTBALL Avery Casselman was the defensive standout and Brianna Simon was the offensive standout as Burnett’s Flooring downed Fessenden, Laumer & DeAngelo, 21-6. Ariana Silakowski was the defensive standout and Lucy Brown was the offensive standout in the ...

Bonnies’ Baseball Season Comes To An End

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The 2017 season for the St. Bonaventure baseball team came to a close in devastating fashion, 3-1, Wednesday night against Saint Louis at the Billiken Sports Center. With both teams facing elimination following earlier losses in the first day of the Atlantic 10 Tournament, ...

5K Walk/Run Set For Sunday In Bemus Point

BEMUS POINT — The Bemus Point Track Club Inc. will have a 5K Walk/Run to begin in the Village of Bemus Point Park on Sunday at 7 p.m. Registration for the race is $25. There is race-day registration starting at 5:30 pm. or if interested, participants can register at runsignup.com until ...

Hole-In-One

AKELEY, Pa. — Roy Ferguson used a 9-wood to ace the 175-yard 17th hole at Cable Hollow Golf Course. John Bortz Sr. witnessed the accomplishment.

SECTION VI PLAYOFFS

BASEBALL CLASS AA Prequarterfinals Friday, May 19 Niagara-Wheatfield 5, Frontier 4 Jamestown 9, Lockport 4 Quarterfinals Monday, May 22 Lancaster 6, Niagara-Wheatfield 0 Williamsville North 6, Niagara Falls 1 Kenmore West 8, Orchard Park 1 Clarence 3, Jamestown ...

Maple Grove’s Dalton DuBois is mobbed at home plate after his solo home run in the sixth inning of Wednesday’s Section VI Class C2 championship game at Diethrick Park. The Red Dragons defeated Barker to set up Saturday’s crossover game against Allegany-Limestone.
P-J photo by Cody Crandall

Having A Blast

In a tightly contested playoff game, more times than not, it comes down to which team can collect the key hits at opportune times. The third-seeded Maple Grove Red Dragons did just that Wednesday night against No. 1 Barker at Diethrick Park. Because of those several clutch knocks and ...

After making a diving catch, Fredonia left fielder Trey Swartz shows he has the ball in his glove during Wednesday’s Section VI Class B2 championship game.
P-J photo by Lisa Monacelli

Fredonia Wins Another Crown, Sets Mark For Consecutive Titles

GOWANDA — The No. 3 Fredonia Hillbillies won the Section VI Class B2 title with a 4-2 victory over the No. 4 Royalton-Hartland Rams on Wednesday. With the win, Fredonia set a Section VI record for most consecutive sectional titles with seven. The streak began in 2011 and breaks the standing ...

Bonnies Lose Tourney Opener

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Sixth-seeded Davidson took advantage of nine walks by the St. Bonaventure pitching staff to build a lead and hold on for a 5-2 victory in the opening game of the Atlantic 10 Baseball Championship at the Billiken Sports Center. St. Bonaventure (26-21) falls into the ...