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CLRA’s team is pictured at Head of the Genesee regatta last Sunday. Pictured, in front, from left, are: Maureen Mack, Alexis Barron, Diane Paterniti, Kathleen McCarthy, Martha Abers and Carol Samuelson. In the middle are: Ali Odrzywolski, Jim Odrzywolski, Scott Montgomery, Linda Smith and Shirley Johnson. In back are: Jan Odrzywolski, Nathan Abers, Mickey Sorenson, Mike Jones, Doreen Loll, Paul Boger and Charlie McChesney.
Photo by Jim Odrzywolski

CLRA Competes At Head Of The Genesee Regatta In Rochester

ROCHESTER — The adult Chautauqua Lake Rowing program headed to Rochester to race in the Head of the Genesee regatta last Sunday. This 5,000-meter regatta takes place on the Genesee River near Strong Memorial Hospital. This regatta is a true challenge for any of the CLRA boats due to the ...

It’s No Surprise …

It’s no surprise that, in the wake of the Las Vegas massacre that occurred just two weeks ago today, things have really heated up in the ongoing gun-control debate. Seldom do I take sides or attempt to make sense out of the rhetoric that follows these horrendous acts on humanity. Hang on ...

Second-Half Outburst Too Much For Jayhawks

BINGHAMTON — Three goals during a 12-minute span in the second half were the difference as Jamestown Community College lost to Broome CC, 5-1, in NJCAA Region 3 Division III play Saturday. The Jayhawks (3-12-2, 2-12-0) trailed 2-1 at halftime, but the Hornets took charge in the final 45 ...

Tristan Spillane of the Jamestown Lakers looks a shot on goal.
P-J photo by Chad Ecklof

Lakers 16U In Action

The Jamestown Lakers lost 6-3 to the Batavia Ramparts in Western New York Amateur Hockey League 16U Midget action Saturday at Northwest Arena. Tristan Spillane, Cooper Spielman and Luke Tota scored for the Lakers.

Fishing Report

CHAUTAUQUA LAKE Walleye anglers are doing well throughout Chautauqua Lake as they are working stickbaits and worm harnesses along the deeper section of the south basin in 14-18 feet of water. Working vertical jigs around the deeper holes of the north basin has been productive. Yellow perch are ...

Falconer Edges Sherman In Five Sets Friday

FALCONER — Olivia Adam had six kills and eight digs as Falconer defeated Sherman, 25-21, 19-25, 19-25, 25-21, 25-23, in Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association South Division volleyball Friday. Taylor Bianco added eight kills, five aces and four blocks; Jordyn Sampson had nine assists ...

State DEC Adds Drones To Response Efforts

Earlier this week, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced the agency has deployed a fleet of 22 unmanned aerial vehicles or “drones” across the state to enhance the state’s environmental management, conservation and emergency response ...

Junior Bowling

JAMESTOWN BOWLING COMPANY Austin Aldrich dropped a 223-257-183-663, Alex Nelson had a 213-187-611 and Zack Ryberg drilled a 175-232-203-600 in the Junior-Majors Division. Lexie Godzalski had a 115-103-147-365 for the top score in the Prep Division followed by Nicholas Martin with a ...

Section VI Playoffs

Section VI Soccer Playoffs BOYS CLASS AA Prequarterfinals Monday, Oct. 16 No. 9 Jamestown at No. 8 Niagara Falls, 3:30 p.m. Quarterfinals Wednesday, Oct. 18 Jamestown/Niagara Falls winner at No. 1 Clarence, 3:30 p.m. No. 5 Orchard Park at No. 4 Niagara-Wheatfield, 3:30 p.m. No. 7 ...

Southwestern’s Brian Burns tackles Cassadaga Valley/Falconer’s Adam Goot during Friday night’s Class C South game at Charles A. Lawson Field.
P-J photo by Chad Ecklof

Southwestern Outlasts  Golden Cougars For C South Title

If you told the Cassadaga Valley/Falconer Golden Cougars that they would leave Charles A. Lawson Field Friday night having held Southwestern’s potent offense scoreless, victory would have been the assumption. Defensive dominance aside, that was not the case as the Trojans picked up a ...

Franklinville/Ellicottville’s Brock Blecha runs for yardage during Friday’s Class D game against Clymer/Sherman/Panama in Franklinville.
P-J photo by Tim Frank

Blecha, Titans Complete Perfect Regular Season

FRANKLINVILLE — Brock Blecha walked through the crowd late Friday night with his helmet cradled in his left arm and a crown on his head. The Franklinville/Ellicottville quarterback was named homecoming king at halftime of his Class D football game against ...

Jamestown coach Tom Langworthy will head into the postseason with a 4-3 record.
P-J file photo

OP’s Big Plays Through The Air Doom JHS

ORCHARD PARK — The Jamestown Red Raiders’ game plan Friday night was simple in theory: Stop the Jack Sharp-to-Nic Bruce aerial combination. That proved easier said than done. Sharp connected with Bruce four times for 118 yards and three touchdowns — all in the first half — to ...

At left are the tennis players from the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association who have qualified for the Section VI Championships next week at the Miller Tennis Center in Williamsville. Kneeling are the singles qualifiers. From the left are Mikayla Johnson, Southwestern; Jenna Hayes, Maple Grove; Bernadette Gens, Fredonia; and Kelsey Vianese, Fredonia. Standing are the doubles qualifiers. From the left are Hiba Munir and Olivia Persia, Southwestern; Elise Swanson and Maddie Collins, Maple Grove; Nicole Youngberg and Macy Youngberg, Falconer; and Zayba Chauhdry and Kara Howard, Olean.
P-J photo by Scott Kindberg

Johnson Wins Singles; MG Pair Wins Doubles

LAKEWOOD — Southwestern’s Mikayla Johnson captured the singles title while Maple Grove’s Maddy Collins and Elise Swanson won the doubles title on the final day of the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association tennis championships at the Lakewood YMCA on Friday. Johnson beat ...

Falconer/Cassadaga Valley’s Noah Richner and Silver Creek’s Spencer Harford collide while going for a ball during their non-league soccer game Friday in Sinclairville.
P-J photo by Lisa Monacelli

T’Birds Play Spoiler

MAYVILLE — Host Chautauqua Lake (5-7-4, 4-4-2 CCAA Central) was able to battle Southwestern (15-0-1, CCAA 10-0) to a 2-2 tie Friday in non-league action. The Trojans entered the game undefeated, but were foiled by a late goal from Brandon McCaslin, his second of the night. Isai Saldana ...

Cardinals Roll To Win At Cattaraugus-Little Valley

CATTARAUGUS — Randolph/Frewsburg had no trouble on the road Friday night against Cattaraugus-Little Valley as the Cardinals rolled to a 42-6 Class D win to close out the regular season. Jake Brown opened up the scoring with a 5-yard scamper in the opening quarter, while the second period ...

Three Double Winners Pace Southwestern Swimmers

Three double winners carried Southwestern to a 124-62 win over Chautauqua Lake in Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association girls swimming Thursday. Natalie Fosberg, Grace Wood and Katja Kranzo were the double winners for the host Trojans. Fosberg took the 50-yard freestyle (26.30) and ...

Maple Grove Continues Strong Season With Sweep Of Clymer

Olivia Pembridge had 28 assists and three kills while Maddy Russo added 12 kills and Bre Hill had four kills and five aces as Maple Grove defeated Clymer, 25-10, 25-16, 25-12, in Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association South Division volleyball Friday. Maddie Welsh added seven kills and ...

Colburn Leads Area Bowling With 279-694 Series At JBC

Bill Colburn smashed a 279-694 for Townline Auto in the Friday Night Bel-View East League at Jamestown Bowling Company. Greg Bush was second with a 236-237-697 and Eric Turner had a 258-256-683, also for Townline Auto. John Kotlar hit a 537, Bob Kaverman rolled a 527, Bob Peterson hit a ...

Pool Leagues

A total of 15 players shot perfect scores in the opening week of Jamestown Men’s Pool League on last Tuesday night. Ricky Elardo, Scott Verrett, Jeff Huckleberry, John Golden, Bob Kinne, Aaron Linn, Victor Mercano, Justin Brisky, Greg Peck, Kyle Rahr, Darryl Green, Terry Deppas, John Silk, ...