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2017-18 Post-Journal Boys Basketball All-Stars

FIRST TEAM Elliot Bowen Ellicottville Senior Elliot Bowen was named a CCAA Division 2 East co-Player of the Year in his final campaign on the hardwood after averaging a double-double with 19.7 points and 12.6 rebounds while also averaging 2.3 assists, 2.1 steals and 2.7 blocks per game. ...

Registration Deadline For Rodeo Camp Is April 28

GERRY — Young rodeo fans are advised that the registration deadline for the free PRCA Rodeo Camp to be held at the Gerry Rodeo grounds on Saturday, May 5, is fast approaching. Spaces are limited and registration is due online by April 28. The camp, sponsored by the Professional Rodeo ...

Frostbite Relays Held In Franklinville

FRANKLINVILLE — Franklinville/Ellicottville/ West Valley won the Franklinville Frostbite Relays on Saturday with 96 points. Hornell was second with 88 points followed by Springville (82), Olean (66), Cuba-Rushford (51), Frewsburg (47) and Genesee Valley ...

Gray Impresses Again, Bears Improve To 4-0

FREWSBURG — Senior Trent Gray gave Frewsburg its second straight impressive start on the mound as the Bears won their fourth game of the week, 4-0, over non-league Falconer on Saturday morning. Gray went 6 2/3 innings, striking out 12 and walking three while allowing just four hits just a ...

Panama Edges MG In Tennis

The final match was the difference as Panama (3-0) defeated Maple Grove (1-1), 3-2, in the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Tennis League on Friday afternoon. Matt Apthorpe and Claire Helmburg defeated the second-doubles team of Lawton Tranum and Kampbell Howard, 6-4, 6-1, in over two plus hours to ...

Youth Trap League

The Southern Tier Scholastic Youth Trap League was in full swing last week with 24 teams in three conferences participating in match competition. Western Conference perfect scores were shot by Hayden Edwards (Frewsburg); and Maranda Perez and Zack Bentley, both from Cassadaga Valley. The ...

Crappie Are King In The Spring

For those us who remember when crappie — or as I grew up with calico bass — fishing in the spring was a sure sign that the dog days of summer were just around the corner. The bucket filled with these tasty fish was a spring time tradition. Then we would catch as many as we could than ...

Last Chance For Youth Spring Turkey Essay Contest

On April 21 and 22, New York State allows youth hunters to take part in an early spring turkey hunt. For several years we have hosted an essay contest for local youth. New York State-licensed youth, ages of 12-15 who have a current NYS small game hunting license and turkey tags are allowed ...

DEC Accepting Public Comments On Draft Plan

State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos announced this past week the release of the Draft Salmon River Fisheries Management Plan to guide the agency’s continuing efforts to sustain and improve one of New York’s premier sportfishing ...

Floor Hockey

Yellow edged Blue, 5-4, in overtime. Nino Calimeri had three goals, and Nick Baglia and Bryan Calimeri added one each for the winners. Jim Andin had all four goals for Blue. Shane Marucci was between the pipes for the winners. Matt Mansfield was in goal for Blue. — — — Paced by ...

Stateline Speedway Schedule Update Announced

BUSTI — Following input from fans and race teams, management at Stateline Speedway has decided that the ProMod Division will run 20-lap features this season. Stateline Speedway, located on Kortwright Road, has been in continuous operation since 1956 and is currently owned by Jim and Jean ...

Day In The Park

Jamestown Community College played well-rounded baseball at times, but ultimately it was the little things that cost the Jayhawks a chance to pick up a pair of NJCAA Region 3 Division III baseball wins at Diethrick Park on Friday. Jamestown CC now sits at 2-6 overall and even at 2-2 in ...

Trojans Down Cougars; Frewsburg Wins Again

LAKEWOOD — Southwestern improved to 2-0 after posting a 10-7 win over visiting Cassadaga Valley (0-2). After the Cougars broke out to a 3-0 lead, five runs in the second inning, two more in the third and three in the sixth carried the Trojans to victory. Mitch Pascarella ended his day ...

Adams Lifts Bears To Victory Over PVCS

FREWSBURG — MaKena Adams shined in the circle and at the plate to lead Frewsburg to an 18-4 victory over Pine Valley in a Division 2 East softball game on Friday. Offensively, Adams smacked three hits, including a home run and a double, and drove in two runs, while teammate Regan Chitester ...

JHS Hoops Camps Begin Next Week

The Jamestown Red Raiders’ boys and girls basketball coaching staffs are offering spring clinics beginning next week. Skills training sessions for boys and girls in grades 5-11 will be on Monday nights from April 16 through May 21. The sessions are $10 per session or $50 for all six ...

Bears’ Singles Play Is Difference

Frewsburg swept all three singles matches to highlight its 3-2 victory over Jamestown in a Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association tennis match Friday. Claiming singles wins for the Bears (2-0, 2-0) were Jameson Sposato, 6-1, 6-0, over Shane Federko; Tyler Marchincin, 6-2, 6-3, over Hanny ...

Archery

Following are the results from His Way Archers’ league championship shoot: HUNTER CLASS A. Evan Owens 325 Colby Weller 310 Scott Could 306 B. Brandon Kellogg 297 Nick Lundgren 292 Vinnie Berg 291 SENIOR CLASS A. Bill Kiendl 305 Henry Johnson 299 Randy ...