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KELLY NELSON

An ESPN Moment For MG Grad

A Bemus Point native enjoyed her ESPN moment during the NCAA women’s basketball tournament last month. Kelly Nelson, a 2010 graduate of Maple Grove Junior-Senior High School, appeared on the cable sports channel website in a video entitled the “Psychology of Geno Auriemma.” The ...

Bear Lake R&G To Host 3D Archery Shoot

The Bear Lake Rod and Gun Club will be hosting a 3D archery shoot Sunday. Registration will be held from 8 a.m. to1 p.m. and lunch will be available. The club is located at 4391 Cassadaga-Stockton Road, Stockton. For additional information contact Rob at 716-485-3773.

Lady Golden Falcons Run To Another Win

GOWANDA — The Gowanda Panthers (0-4, 0-1) were defeated by the Falconer/Cassadaga Valley Golden Falcons (5-0, 1-0) 117-24 in girls track and field Tuesday afternoon. The Golden Falcons swept all of the relay events on the day. Amber Micek won the 100 meter hurdles in 18.7 seconds, and ...

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Skeet Championship

The Chautauqua County Skeet Championship was held earlier this month at the Big Tree Sportsmen’s Club. Matt Littlefield was the the top gun after shooting a 99, one better than runner-up Matthew Lenehan. Following are the top shooters in each class: Class AAA, Bernie Lenehan, 97; Class AA, ...

Payne Wins Twice, So Does Panama In Matches Vs. CVCS

SINCLAIRVILLE — Paced by two singles wins from Quinn Payne, Panama took down Cassadaga Valley in a Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association doubleheader Wednesday, 4-1 and 4-1. In the first match, Carson and Claire Heimburg also won their singles matches for the Panthers and the doubles ...

JABC HOF Scratch Doubles Held At JBC

The 15th annual JABC Hall of Fame Masters Scratch Tournament was held at Jamestown Bowling Company on Sunday. A total of $7,800 was paid out with $2,000 added to the prize fund by Mir Oil and Butternut Brooke Equine Center. There was a total of 99 entries with $5 each entry donated to the ...

Hole-In-One

Rick Ecklof scored an ace Sunday on the par 3 fourth hole at Moon Brook Country Club. He used a 6-iron on the 140-yard hole. It is the first ace of his career and was also the first one made at Moon Brook this season. It was witnessed by playing partners, Mike Goldman, Paul Hedin, and Jason ...

Jamestown Community College’s DJ Yates (8) is greeted near the dugout after scoring a run in the sixth inning of Tuesday’s NJCAA Region 3 Division III baseball game against Tompkins Cortland CC.
P-J photos by Scott Kindberg

Region 3 Split

Justin Barber had Jamestown Community College’s baseball team guessing at the plate throughout much of the first game of Tuesday’s NJCAA Region 3 Division III doubleheader at Diethrick Park. In fact, the right-hander of Tompkins Cortland CC had only surrendered two hits and had not ...

Westfield pitcher Brock Schuster delivers to the plate during Tuesday’s Division 2 West baseball victory over Clymer.
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Mary Ann Wiberg

Westfield Reaches Milestone

WESTFIELD — The Clymer Pirates (1-3, 1-3) gave the Westfield Wolverines (5-4, 4-0) everything they had on Tuesday, but in the end, Westfield’s league winning streak reached 50 games with a 4-3 victory. The Wolverines have not lost a league game since April 2013 against Pine Valley, with ...

Southwestern hurdler Jake Thorp wins the 110 hurdles during Tuesday’s CCAA Division 1 track and field meet at Fredonia.
P-J photo by Lisa Monacelli

Thorp, Scoxton Pace Trojans Past Fredonia

FREDONIA — Jake Thorp won three individual events, Eddie Scroxton claimed two and the Southwestern Trojans rolled to a 97-44 CCAA Division 1 track and field victory over Fredonia on Tuesday. Thorp captured the 110 high hurdles, the 400 intermediate hurdles and the 200, while Scroxton won ...

Katja Kranzo of Southwestern, left, and Melinda Waag of Fredonia battle it out for an eventual second- and third-place finish in the 100 hurdles during Tuesday’s CCAA Division 1 track and field meet.
P-J photo by Lisa Monacelli

Lady Trojans Hold Off Fredonia

FREDONIA — Jillian Lawton was a double winner as Southwestern (2-1) beat Fredonia, 74-67, in a CCAA Division 1 girls track opener Tuesday afternoon. Lawton won the 400 meters (1:03) and pole vault (9-0) for Southwestern. Georgianna Gens captured the long jump (14-4§) and the triple ...

Elardo Leads Area Bowling

Jim Elardo shot a 227-607 in the Tuesday Senior Coffee Bowl at Jamestown Bowling Company. Jamestown Bowling Company: Acme League — Mike Genco Jr. 616, Dennis Nilson 236-591. Jeremy’s Bel-View League —Andy Swanson 228-638, George Wendell 226-622, Steve Ryberg 222-593, Dana albert ...

Panama’s Carson Heimberg returns a volley during Tuesday’s CCAA tennis match against Maple Grove.
P-J photo by Scott Reagle

Panthers Knock Off Red Dragons

BEMUS POINT — Panama defeated homestanding Maple Grove, 5-0, in Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association tennis action Tuesday. The first doubles match between Nate Radka and Eric Sweeney of Panama and Ben Cresanti and Wyatt Chriest took 2.5 hours before Radka and Sweeney prevailed, 6-2, ...

Maple Grove Squeezes Past Silver Creek

BEMUS POINT — Katelyn Knight singled in the winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning as Maple Grove squeezed past Silver Creek, 7-6, in Division 1 West girls softball. Elise Swanson led off the inning with a single and, one out later, Allison Johnson doubled to set the stage for ...

Southwestern’s Samika Mathews dives safely into home as the throw gets away from Chautauqua Lake’s Olivia Anderson during the sixth inning of Monday’s CCAA Division 1 West softball game in Mayville.
P-J photo by Matt Spielman

Nearly Perfect

MAYVILLE — It was a historic day Monday as Chautauqua Lake played its first game in more than three seasons on its newly renovated softball diamond. Southwestern pitcher Sydney Burk nearly made it historic for another reason. The senior hurler was perfect through 3ª innings and ...

Cassadaga Valley shortstop C.J. Kubera fielders a ground ball before making a throw to first base during a CCAA Division 2 West baseball game against Clymer on Monday in Sinclairville.
P-J photo by Lisa Monacelli

Cougars Power Past Clymer In Sinclairville

SINCLAIRVILLE — Jacob Peterson hit two doubles and drove in three runs during an eight-run fifth inning as Cassadaga Valley dropped Clymer, 11-1, in Division 2 West play. Peterson wound up with another double to give him three for the day. Connor Crabtree had three hits and knocked in ...

Miller Is Medalist At Tri-County

FORESTVILLE — Cassadaga Valley’s Titus Miller was the medalist with a 40 on the par-36 front nine at Tri-County Country Club on Monday. Forestville/Pine Valley picked up three wins, including two Division 2 West victories, topping Silver Creek, 32-23; Frewsburg, 38-17; and Cassadaga ...

Jayhawks Home Today

Jamestown Community College will host Tompkins Cortland CC in an NJCAA Region 3 Division III baseball doubleheader today beginning at 4 p.m. at Diethrick Park. The twinbill was originally scheduled to be played in Dryden, but moved up to Jamestown due to a poor weather ...

Clymer third baseman Kate Honey fields a ground ball before throwing to first base during a CCAA Division 2 West softball game against Cassadaga Valley on Monday in Sinclairville.
P-J photo by Lisa Monacelli

Hahn Shuts Down Clymer

SINCLAIRVILLE — Alyssa Hahn scattered four hits and struck out 14 without walking a batter as Cassadaga Valley defeated Clymer, 9-0. Leading the Cougars (4-4, 4-1) offense was Jewelee Schauman with two hits, including a double. Adding doubles for the Cougars were Jenna Caskey and Hahn. ...

Trojans Improve To 2-2 On Year

Southwestern evened its Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association record at 2-2 by defeating Allegany-Limestone, 4-1, on Monday afternoon. Derek Bower and Eston Shedd won at singles for the Trojans while Josh Pike teamed with Zen Patel and Addison Pope teamed with Patrick Kelly at doubles ...