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Youth Baseball Roundup

JAMESTOWN 13-15 BABE RUTH Christan Dolce batted and pitched Northwest Savings into the championship game with his team’s 10th straight win. Dolce was 3 for 4 with two doubles at the plate on the mound he threw a five-hitter with 11 strikeouts and six walks as Northwest Savings downed ...

Hole-In-One

DEWITTVILLE — Cam Morten aced the par-3 No. 8 with a wedge Monday at Chautauqua Point Golf Course. The shot was witnessed by Scott Dearing, Scott Johnson and Brian Blakeslee.

Langworthy’s 730 Leads Area Bowling

Todd Langworthy drilled a 258-240-232-730 in the Have-A-Ball League on Tuesday evening at Jamestown Bowling Company Jamestown Bowling Company: Senior Coffee Bowl — Carol Mills 418. Have-A-Ball League — Jake Lesinski 233-225-663, Rusty Martin 236-614, Chuck Ryberg 600, Zack Ryberg ...

Above, pro Sara Banke, left, exchanges a high-five with Rich Dixon after the former rolled in a long putt for birdie on the 18th hole during the LINKS Charity at Moon Brook Country Club on Monday. 
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Legacy Of Short, Anderson Endures At MBCC

The last in her group to play, Symetra Tour pro Sara Banke crouched down to get a line on her putt on the 18th green at Moon Brook Country Club on Monday afternoon. Satisfied with her read, she drew her putter back, made contact with the ball and watched as it rolled toward the hole. And ...

Jamestown All-Stars first baseman Calvin Ricker prepares to catch a popup during the Western New York State Tournament two weeks ago.
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Jamestown All-Stars Open Play Today In Somers Point, N.J.

As the grounds crew worked on the infield of the baseball diamond at Bergman Park last week, Jamestown Babe Ruth 13-year-old all-star coach Tommy Tantillo ran his players through drills in the outfield. More specifically, Tantillo had the boys work on taking a lead, getting a secondary ...

Above are the overall champions and runners-up from Chautauqua Golf Club’s Member-Guest. From the left are Shawn Fadale and Matt Cestari, who comprised the winning team; and Jason Anderson and Jamie Paterniti, who finished second.
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Fadale, Cestari Claim Chautauqua GC M-G Crown

CHAUTAUQUA — Shaun Fadale and Mike Cestari captured the Chautauqua Golf Club Member-Guest Tournament by firing a two-day total of 63-60-123 on Friday and Saturday at the Chautauqua Golf Club. Jason Anderson and Jamie Paterniti were second with a 64-59-123. Scott Crist and Chuck Crist took ...

Youth Soccer

JAYS U-6 BOYS Blake Hallex scored all three goals when the Purple Timbits tied the Yellow Timbits, 3-3. Max Miley scored all three goals for the Yellow Timbits. The Purple goalies were Holden Brooks, Liam Olson, Reeves and Hellex. The goalies for the Yellow were Miley, Reeves, McClain ...

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Moon Brook Country Club Couples M-G Winners

Above are the overall champions of the Couples Member-Guest, held Sunday at Moon Brook Country Club. From the left are Paul and Michelle Mole and Heidi and Pete Pillittieri. The foursome fired a 91 net to claim the title. Sue and Dan Moran and Randy and Lisa Beckerink were second with a 93 net ...

Youth Baseball

JAMESTOWN BABE RUTH LEAGUE PLAYOFFS Luke Tota’s two-run single with the bases loaded broke open a scoreless deadlock in the fifth inning as Jock Shop prevailed over JACFCU, 6-0, in the second round of the playoffs. Bryce Jackson pitched a two-hit shutout and struck out 11. Jackson ...

Free Evening Bowling Set For JBC

Starting Aug. 9 and running for four weeks, there will be free bowling at Jamestown Bowling Company beginning at 7 p.m. For more information and to register, contact JBC at 483-1818. Jamestown Bowling Company: Senior Coffee Bowl — Jim Elardo 228-577, Bob Peterson 557, Joe Mills 545, ...

Asquith Senior Tour Has Mid-Year Scramble

BUSTI — The team of Richard Barkstrom, Chuck Jackson, Bob Wade and Don Hustead shot a 64 to capture the Asquith Senior Golf Tour mid-year scramble at South Hills Country Club. Also hitting a 64 and finishing in second place was the foursome of Paul Olkowski, Dave Lawton, Dennis Richards and ...

Above is the winning team from Monday’s LINKS Charity at Moon Brook Country Club. From the left are Tim Shults, Mike Roberts, Jon Scalise, pro Lisa Ferrero and Roy Glosser. The group shot a 60.
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LINKS Charity Celebrates 26th Year

The team of pro Lisa Ferrero, Roy Glosser, Jon Scalise, Tim Shults and Mike Roberts were the winners of the Men’s Division of the 26th annual LINKS Charity at Moon Brook Country Club on Monday. The group shot a 60. Also shooting a 60 and finishing second and third respectively were ...

Holes-In-One

CHAUTAUQUA — Using a 6-iron, Fred Natarelli of Jamestown recorded his third career hole-in-one on the 145-yard seventh hole at Chautauqua Golf Club’s Hill Course. He was playing with Dee Biggs. — — — CHAUTAUQUA — Using a 7-iron, Greg Zablovski of Orchard Park recorded his ...

Jamestown first baseman Ben Brookover races to the bag for an out during the second inning of Sunday’s Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League against Onondaga at Diethrick Park in Jamestown.
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Sprint To The Finish

In the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League where the Jamestown Jammers are the western-most team, road trips mean at least three hours on a bus to every single opponent. Home field advantage can be even more important for the Jammers than other teams in the league. That’s what made ...

Thistle Boats lined up at Mayville’s Lakeside Park on Sunday for competitions during the upcoming week.
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Opening Ceremonies Held For Thistle National Championship

MAYVILLE — The Thistle National Championship began Sunday afternoon and for the first time ever was hosted on Chautauqua Lake at Mayville’s Lakeside Park. Organized by the Chautauqua Yacht Club and the Thistle Class Association, the event started off with an opening ceremony before ...

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Southern Tier Elite 12U Wins Buffalo Metro League Title

Southern Tier Elite 12U fastpitch travel softball captured the Buffalo Metro League regular-season title with an 11-0-1 record, outscoring opponents, 162-44. Team members, in front, from left, are: Kendall Steward, Lia Constantino, Jocelyn Wyatt, Taylor Napolitan and Emily Melquist. In back ...

Youth Soccer Roundup

INTERLEAGUE U10 GIRLS Kealy Caflisch scored five times as Miller’s Coconut Grove of Frewsburg beat Barton Tools Inc. of Falconer, 8-3. Kaylee Cappa scored twice and Madison Burgess added a goal for Miller’s Coconut Grove, which had Mickey Hartley, Caflisch, Sarah Silverburg and Ava ...

Gowanda senior Matt Kruszka was named a Fourth-Team All-State selection by the New York State Sportswriters Association as well as an All-Western New York First-Team selection and a Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 1 East First-Team All-Star.
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Pride of the Panthers

Over the last six seasons at the varsity level, Matt Kruszka has enjoyed a great deal of success on the diamond for the Gowanda Panthers’ baseball team. And he arguably saved his best season for last. This past spring, the standout senior ended up hitting .467 on the season. He collected ...

Hannah Cybart went 14-1, including 11-0 in CCAA Division 1 West play, while striking out 107 and pitching to a 0.61 earned run average this spring for Fredonia.
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Cybart’s Arm Pulls Hillbillies To League Crown

Whether it’s on the volleyball court in the fall, the basketball court in the winter or the softball diamond in the spring, Hannah Cybart knows how to do one thing exceptionally well. That was no different this past season for the Hillbillies softball team. Cybart finished the season ...

In Ryan Lucas’ first year as Maple Grove head coach, the Red Dragons won the Section VI Class C crown.
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Lucas’ First Year Will Be Hard To Top

Growing up outside Albany, Ryan Lucas played travel baseball during his teen years. His dad, Bob, was the coach. “His love and passion for the game is something he instilled in me,” the younger Lucas said, “and it’s what I’ve taken to the field in my first year as varsity ...