Local Sports

The Buffalo Bills shook up their roster with two separate blockbuster trades Friday, dealing starting receiver Sammy Watkins, above, to the Los Angeles Rams and acquiring receiver Jordan Matthews from Philadelphia in exchange for cornerback Ronald Darby. The Bills acquired cornerback E.J. Gaines from the Rams.
AP photos

Blockbuster Deals

ORCHARD PARK — The Buffalo Bills’ offseason overhaul isn’t over yet with receiver Sammy Watkins and cornerback Ronald Darby the latest players to be sent packing. The Bills dealt both starters in separate blockbuster trades on Friday as part of an effort to reshape the roster under ...

Under Coach Anthony Barone’s tutelage, the Jamestown Jammers ended the summer ranked near the top of most statistical categories, and boasted the league’s lowest team ERA (3.29) and best fielding percentage (.964). At the plate, Jamestown was second out of the 13-team league in on-base percentage (.407), and third in batting average (.286), runs scored (343) and hits (471). Perhaps most impressive, the Jammers were the only team in the PGCBL to register more walks (312) than strikeouts (310).
P-J photos 
by Scott Kindberg

Barone Receives Top Honor

The Jamestown Jammers’ season didn’t end like Anthony Barone would have liked, but he still is the recipient of a significant consolation prize — Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League Coach of the Year. The announcement was made Friday, just days after the Jammers fell to Mohawk ...

Cassadaga-EL-Champs

East Lake Champions

Cassadaga claimed the East Lake Babe Ruth League baseball championship following a 17-1 victory over Southwestern. In the first row, from the left, are Jared Dorman, Mack Mikula, Trenton Gugino, Lyle Williams, Conner Austin, Melanie Russo and Devin Battin. Standing are assistant coach Brett ...

Youth Soccer

JAYS U-10 GIRLS Jillian Sharp and Grayson Bloomquist scored two goals apiece as Dole Studio downed The Trophy House, 5-1. Olivia Frazier recorded the other goal for the winners, who had Elissa Parrish, Makayley Whitehill, Mallory Dahlgren and Bloomquist in goal. Chryssa Wahl tallied the ...

MBCC-match-play

MBCC Ladies Sr. Match Play Winner

Brenda Tarana, right, captured the Moon Brook Country Club Ladies Senior Match Play Championship on Thursday. She defeated June Scheira, left. Kathi Ames and Terri Toter were the semifinalists. Submitted photo

Fall Baseball Registration Date Set

Registration for boys ages 10-16 interested in playing in the Western New York Boys of Summer Travel Baseball League will be held later this month. More information is available by going to www.wnyboysofsummer.com. The deadline is Aug. 22 to play in the league, which will play games in ...

Hole-In-One

BUSTI — Using a 5-iron, Jeff Sittler recorded a hole-in-one on the 150-yard ninth hole Tuesday at South Hills Country Club. Witnesses were Cole Robbins and Jim Peterson.

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Rodney Adams (12) dives away from Buffalo Bills defensive back Charles James (38) for a touchdown during the second half of a preseason NFL football game Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Rich Barnes)

Sloppy Start

ORCHARD PARK — Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater need not rush back from injury after Case Keenum showed glimpses of being a capable backup in the Minnesota Vikings’ 17-10 preseason-opening win over the Buffalo Bills on Thursday night. Taking over for starter Sam Bradford, Keenum went 11 ...

Locals Hope To Contribute For Area College Teams

Former Jamestown Red Raider and current Edinboro signal caller Jake Sisson was recognized by herosports.com as one of the candidates for the best returning quarterback in Division II football. In 2016, Sisson spearheaded a fine season by the Fighting Scots, setting single-season records for ...

Chris McKinley, Adam McKinley, Jordon Marsh and Matt Fuller fired a 60 to win the seventh annual Charity Golf Classic at Chautauqua Golf Club.
Submitted photo

80 Take Part In Seventh Charity Golf Classic At Chautauqua GC

CHAUTAUQUA — The seventh annual Charity Golf Classic was held July 30 at Chautauqua Golf Club. The weather was beautiful and a field of 80 golfers played 18 holes on one of the most challenging courses in the area before an overall champion was crowned. Winners of this year’s tournament ...

Toni Indriolo and Annette Patric won the South Hills Country Club Ladies Member-Guest with a net 55.
Submitted photo

Indriolo, Patric Win Ladies Member-Guest At South Hills CC

BUSTI — Toni Indriolo and Annette Patric took the Ladies Member-Guest Golf Two-Person Best-Ball Tournament at South Hills Country Club with a net 55. A Flight was won by Sarah Drake and Rita Newell with a net 59. Mary Green and Kathy Stedman took second with a 59 while Anne Yager and Suzie ...

Hole-In-One

LAKEWOOD — Marcus Edwards aced the 115-yard No. 2 at Sunset Valley Golf Course on Thursday using his 5-wood. The feat was witnessed by John Forsyth, Rosemary Allen and Brady Fye. ——— LAKEWOOD — Patrick Casselman aced the 135-yard No. 9 at Sunset Valley Golf Course on Thursday. ...

Bonnies’ Atlantic 10 Women’s Basketball Pairings Announced

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — The 2017-18 schedule for the St. Bonaventure University women’s basketball team became a bit clearer Thursday as the Atlantic 10 Conference released its team pairings for the league’s 14 members. The Atlantic 10 will again play a 16-game conference schedule which ...

Youth Soccer Roundup

JAYS U8 GIRLS Amaiya Thomas scored both goals as Fessenden, Laumer & DeAngelo shaded Reed’s Jewelers, 2-1. Goalkeepers for Fessenden, Laumer & DeAngelo were Isabelle Becker, Chloe Cimo, Ginx Griffith and Chloe Lundberg. Remy Anderson scored the lone goal and combined with Sydney ...

Rich Morton

Jumping Right In

The Chautauqua Lake Central School varsity football team has a new head coach. Jamestown native Rich Morton will serve in that position this season as well as fill an open high school physical education teaching position. The approval was made at a board of education meeting Wednesday ...

Summer-Slam-winners

Garvey Photo Falconer & Friends Wins Summer Slam

The Garvey Photo Falconer & Friends 12U baseball team won the 2017 Gladiators Summer Slam this past weekend on the new Firemen’s Field turf complex in Lakewood. Led by coach Phil Hind, Garvey Photo used solid pitching and hitting to go 4-0 on the weekend, beating the Kinzua Octane 12U, ...

Feather Memorial Race/Walk Set For Sept. 3 At Bergman Park

The 2017 Daniel Feather Memorial 5K Race and Fitness Walk, presented by Chautauqua Striders, will be held on Sunday, Sept. 3 at Bergman Park. The race is held as part of the City of Jamestown’s Labor Day Festival. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the 5K Run/Walk follows at 9:30 a.m. The ...

Maytum, Gullo To Play In Bergreen Junior Match Play Championships This Weekend

OLEAN — The 10th annual Bergreen Junior match play golf championships begin Friday at Bartlett Country Club and conclude with the finals on Saturday. The field is made up of 16 junior golfers that qualified based on their play in five Penn-York tournaments. Jake McCollough is the top seed ...

Horseshoes

FALCONER — Five players recorded two wins apiece in recent action of the Senior Horseshoes League. Bob Chadwick, Art Mitchell, Dave Niles, Mike Shannon and Kurt VonKliest all picked up a pair of victories. Shannon had the high game with a 90, including 13 ringers, followed by VonKliest ...