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Mary Gerace is pictured after delivering a pitch to the plate.
Submitted photo by Maria Malmstrom

Playoff Performers

JAMESTOWN CAL RIPKEN MINORS DIVISION In the championship game of the Lyle Parkhurst Tournament held recently at Bergman Park, Carson Panebianco and Michael Carlson combined on a four-hitter as Dave Warren Auto Group defeated No. 1 seed Lions Club, 11-5. Panebianco had four hits and ...

Red Wings Snap Jammers’ Streak

GENEVA — Despite a valiant effort in the top of the ninth inning, the Jamestown Jammers saw their nine-game winning streak come to an end Tuesday night by virtue of a tightly contested 4-3 loss to the Geneva Red Wings in Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League action. Down to their final ...

Olean’s Ramarge Sweeps D1 East Softball Honors

Olean junior Alyssa Ramarge was named the Player of the Year and the Pitcher of the Year by the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 1 East softball coaches. Portville’s Bill Torrey was named the Coach of the Year. Olean teammates joining Ramarge on the First Team were ...

Jamestown CC To Host Sports Camps This Summer

Jamestown Community College and George Sisson, camp coordinator, have announced their 2017 Sports Academies for this summer. Youth baseball camp will be held June 26-29 from 8 a.m. to noon each day with Sisson in charge. The cost is $95 per person for campers ages 7-13. Instruction includes ...

Pictured above are last year’s winners of the Colin Speta Memorial Golf Tournament. Shooting a 61 were Chris Waddington, Justin Kinney, Rick Luce and John Gurzynski Jr.
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Speta Memorial Golf Tournament Is July 16

On Aug. 16, 2009, Colin Speta was boating with friends on Chautauqua Lake when a wave crashed into the boat and knocked him backward into the water. In the four agonizing days that followed, it seemed as though every rescue crew in the county came together to aid in the search and recovery ...

Frewsburg Baseball Clinic Set For June 26-29

Head Coach Jay Grann and the Frewsburg baseball program will be hosting a four-day fundamental baseball camp at Frewsburg High School. The dates for the camp are June 26-29 from 9 a.m. to noon each day. Campers may be dropped off as early as 8:30 a.m. and picked up as late as 12:30 p.m. if ...

Olympic rower Jamie Schroeder, second from left in Seat 3, will visit Chautauqua Institution next week and attend an educational event Monday at the Chautauqua Lake Rowing Association’s Jones and Gifford Avenue boathouse.
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Olympic Rower To Attend CLRA Event Monday

The Chautauqua Lake Rowing Association has announced an educational event will be held from 4-5:30 p.m. at the boathouse at 18 Jones and Gifford Ave. in Jamestown on Monday. The public and club members are invited to hear a motivational talk by Olympic rower Jamie Schroeder. After the talk, ...

Youth Football Clinic Set For July 30 In Gowanda

A youth football offensive skills clinic sponsored by the Gowanda American Legion Post 409 will be held at Gateway Park on Palmer Street in Gowanda on Saturday, July 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The clinic is open to all young athletes ages 7-12 in Chautauqua, Cattaraugus and southern Erie ...

From the early 1950s to the mid-1970s, the Temple Hesed Abraham Men’s Club Sports Night annually brought some of the biggest names to Jamestown. From the left are Mickey Mantle and Billy Martin.
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Temple Hesed Abraham Sports Nights Were Almost Too Good To Be True

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article, which appeared in The Post-Journal on April 27, 1997, chronicles the history of an event that was held nearly every year from the early 1950s until the mid-1970s. For fans of sports of all sorts, the Temple Hesed Abraham’s Sports Night — ...

Above is the winning team from the Frank Farrell Charity Pro-Am at Moon Brook Country Club on Monday. From the left are Jeff Kenefick, Scott Cook, pro Danny Kaye and Tom Buffamante.
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Showing The Way At MBCC

Mike Kaye, PGA host professional at Moon Brook Country Club, fired a 2-under par 70 to win the Frank Farrell Charity Pro-Am on Monday. Meanwhile, it took a chip-off to determine the top Pro-Am winner as three teams tied after regulation with 18-under 126s in the two net better-ball ...

Above are some of the members of the Chautauqua Lake Rowing Association who competed at the Pittsford Regatta recently. From the left are Makenna Graham, Alexis Barron, Anna Jean Burt, Shannon McKee, Amelia Thorp, Keeley Hayes, Leah Saxton, Sarah Quadt, and Anna Jones.
Photo by Jim Odrzywolski

Chautauqua Lake Rowing Association Concludes Season At Pittsford Regatta

PITTSFORD — The Chautauqua Lake Rowing high school team concluded its season Memorial Day weekend with a regatta on the Erie Canal on a 1,200-meter course. For the parents and families, it is a great regatta due to the proximity of the rowers to spectators. For the rowers, it is the most ...

Burch Is Medalist As Asquith Tour Plays At MCC

LAKEWOOD — Ken Burch was medalist with a 72 and was the leader in the White A Flight with a plus 12 in the weekly Asquith Senior Tour on Monday at Maplehurst Country Club. Ken Aldrich was second in the White A Flight with plus five and Sam Allesi was third. Tom Szydlo carded an 89 in the ...


Lakewood YMCA Scramble Winners

The Eckwahls were the winners of the Lakewood YMCA Golf Scramble at Chautauqua Point Golf Course after shooting a 6-under 29. From the left are Tom, Andy, Brian and Greg. Submitted photo


DEWITTVILLE — Scott Miller record a hole-in-one on the 154-yard eighth hole while using a 8-iron at Chautauqua Point Golf Course. Miller was playing with Mike Paternosh Jr.

Jammers’ Winning Streak At 9 Games

By The Post-Journal sports@post-journal.com ELMIRA — In case you hadn’t noticed, the Jamestown Jammers are on quite a roll. Highlighted by an outstanding pitching performance by Michael Ginther, the Jammers posted a 2-0 victory over Elmira in a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League ...

Eriez Speedway Cancels Race Card

HAMMETT, Pa. — For the fifth time in seven scheduled events, Eriez Speedway was forced to cancel its racing card Sunday because of the weather. The Dick Litz Memorial will be rescheduled at a later date.

The Randolph Central School trap team placed second overall out of 13 teams in the East Conference of the Southern Tier Scholastic Youth Trap League. The team had 38 shooters this year. Kylee Gower was high girl gun and second overall in the league. Morgan Kish was high male gun and fifth overall in the league. Ryan Shipherd was most improved.
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Randolph CS Trap Team

The Randolph Central School trap team placed second overall out of 13 teams in the East Conference of the Southern Tier Scholastic Youth Trap League. The team had 38 shooters this year. Kylee Gower was high girl gun and second overall in the league. Morgan Kish was high male gun and fifth ...

Barton, Guadagnino, Elardo Lead Bowling

Mike Barton threw a 205-213-609, Steve Guadagnino a 245-607 and Jim Elardo a 212-214-600 in the Senior Coffee Bowl at Jamestown Bowling Company to lead the area action. Jamestown Bowling Company: Senior Coffee Bowl — Harry Jones 212-519, Bob Peterson 514, Joe Mills 512, Carol Mills 446.


RUSSELL, Pa. — Using a 5-wood, Fred Hallett of Jamestown aced the 167-yard 11th hole at Blueberry Hill Golf Club on Saturday. Witnesses were Frank Davis and Kim Michael.