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Stanton’s 693 Series Tops Classic League At JBC

Danalee Stanton turned in a banner performance to headline a big night in the Franklin’s Pizza Ladies Classic at Jamestown Bowling Company on Monday. Bowling for Catering Plus, Stanton hit a 278-221-693, one of four 600 series in that classic. The others belonged to Heather Lyon ...

Success At Foul Line Lifts Westfield Past Sherman

SHERMAN — A strong effort from the foul line and 14 points from Maddison Knapp carried Westfield to a 42-35 Division 2 West girls basketball victory over Sherman on Monday. The Lady Wolverines (3-5, 1-2) connected on 21 of 30 attempts from the charity stripe, which was the difference ...

HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE

GIRLS BASKETBALL Pine Valley at Franklinville, 7:30 p.m. Allegany-Limestone at Silver Creek, 6:30 p.m. Portville at Randolph, 7:30 p.m. North Collins at Forestville, 6 p.m. Ellicottville at Cattaraugus-Little Valley, 7:30 p.m. Salamanca at Gowanda, 7:30 p.m. BOYS ...

JCC WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

SUNDAY’S GAME VILLA MARIA (65) Owens 10 2-3 26, Kincannon 4 3-4 12, McQuiller 2 0-0 5, Cray 4 0-0 8, Davis 4 1-2 10, Banks 0 0-0 0, Brown 2 0-0 4, Totals 26 6-9 65. JCC (60) Sperry 8 0-0 21, Wight 3 0-0 6, Houle 3 0-0 9, Davis 1 1-2 3, Brunswick 3 0-0 8, Burgeson 1 0-0 2, ...

Little Hoopers

Lundberg Price PC defeated Jamestown Heating and Air, 38-32. Gavin Smith and Vincent Sanfilippo both scored 14 points for Lundberg Price PC, and James Luhman scored a bucket and was stellar on defense for the winners. Jamestown Heating and Air was led by Chris Cusimano with 8 points. Blake ...

JAKE ENSIGN

Busti Man In Rare Bowhunting Company

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following column on Jake Ensign appeared in The Post-Journal on Jan. 18, 2015. Ensign, one of less than 20 bowhunters to achieve the North American Super Slam, will join 10 other honorees at the CSHOF’s 36th annual banquet, which will be held Monday, Feb. 20 at the ...

The Ensign File

¯ Attended Westfield High, 60-year resident of Chautauqua County, lives in Busti. ¯ Active mentor, teacher and promotor of hunting and conservation. ¯ One of less than 20 bowhunters to achieve North American Super Slam. ¯ Took all 29 North American big game animals with a bow ...

Jamestown Community College’s Mike Bush (4) flips a pass as he drives the lane during Sunday’s college basketball game against Villa Maria at the Physical Education Complex. 
P-J photo by Scott Kindberg

JCC Coach Sisson In ‘Seventh Heaven’

George Sisson has been coaching basketball for a long time, but he had never had a team accomplish what his Jamestown Community College men’s squad did Sunday afternoon. Playing their second game in less than 24 hours, the Jayhawks had seven players score in double figures to lift ...

Above, Jamestown Community College’s Emilee Sperry dribbles past a Villa Maria defender during Sunday’s non-conference college basketball game at the Physical Education Complex. Sperry finished with 21 points.
P-J photo by Scott Kindberg

JCC Women Can’t Hold Lead In Final Minute

The Jamestown Community College women’s basketball team had the momentum and the lead late in Sunday’s non-conference game against Villa Maria. But the Jayhawks couldn’t finish the deal as they were outscored 8-0 in the final minute and suffered a 65-60 loss at the Physical Education ...

Fordham Remains Unbeaten In A-10 With Win Over St. Bonaventure

ST. BONAVENTURE – Atlantic 10-leading Fordham kept its conference record unblemished Sunday afternoon at the Reilly Center, getting past the St. Bonaventure women’s basketball team 60-44. Fordham improves to 15-5 overall and 6-0 in A-10 play while St. Bonaventure now stands 6-12, ...

The Panama swim team poses for a photograph after winning the 16th annual Jon Brockhurst Invitational on Saturday.
Submitted photo

Panama Swim Team Wins Invitational At Lake Shore

LAKE SHORE — Led by Patrick Yuchnitz, the Panama swim team captured the 16th annual Jon Brockhurst Invitational at Lake Shore Central School on Saturday. Yuchnitz was a member of the victorious 200 medley and 400 freestyle relay teams and also won the 100 freestyle as the Panthers finished ...

BOWLING

Andrew Raymond fired a 257 game to highlight Sunday bowling action at Jamestown Company. Jamestown Bowling Company: Andrew Raymond 652, , Dennis Nilson 235-605, Pat Ewing 235-602, Michael Genco Jr. 582, Alex Foti 621.

Falconer’s Corey Keefe, top, wrestles Garrett McClintick of Brockway in the championship match of the 182-pound weight class at the Patrick J. Morales Tournament at Falconer Central School on Saturday. 
P-J photos by Cody Crandall

Center Stage

FALCONER — Led by individual titles from Nick Oosterkamp at 126 pounds and Sam Sallot at 132 pounds plus six second-place finishes, Harborcreek claimed the team title with 296 points at the Patrick J. Morales Memorial Wrestling Tournament on Saturday night at Falconer Central ...

Mark Schmidt won his 157th game as the St. Bonaventure men’s basketball coach as the Bonnies defeated Fordham, 73-53, at Blue Cross Arena in Rochester on Saturday.
Photo courtesy of SBU

Bonnies’ Defense Stymies Fordham

ROCHESTER — Defense has not been the lead of many stories about St. Bonaventure this season, but playing without Atlantic 10 leading scorer Jaylen Adams for the second straight game, it was defense that fueled the Bonnies’ 73-53 win over Fordham on Saturday before 6,358 fans at Blue Cross ...

Sisson Finds Silver Lining In JCC Road Loss

ROCHESTER — ‘‘You are never happy with the loss, but this certainly gets us prepared for Region 3,’’ said Jamestown Community College coach George Sisson after the Jayhawks suffered a 75-65 non-conference NJCAA setback to Monroe College of New Rochelle at Monroe CC on ...

Lady Red Raiders Post Victory Over Lancaster

A fourth-quarter surge lifted the Jamestown girls basketball team to a 51-34 Erie County Interscholastic Conference Division 1 basketball victory over Lancaster on Saturday at McElrath Gymnasium. The Lady Red Raiders were leading by two points when Olivia Gates made a 3-pointer that seemed to ...

Lakers Hockey

After a 20-day hiatus since their most recent game, the Lakers Squirt B squad struggled to get much going in a recent 6-1 loss at Fredonia. Rust was evident in most phases of the game as passes were off, skating was subpar, and decision making was sluggish. Fredonia, one of the league’s top ...

YMCA Soccer

SHULTS AUTO GROUP LEAGUE JUNIOR BOYS VARSITY Tristan Spillane scored four goals and Alex Macallan added one as Maple Grove (1-0) downed Cassadaga Valley-Falconer (0-1), 5-3 at the Lakewood Family YMCA. Matt Dallas tallied twice and John Brockelbank scored once for Falconer. — — ...

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JCC Women’s Basketball Team Visits JB&GC

The Jamestown Community College women’s basketball team, along with its assistant coach, Chris Dole, recently treated the Winifred Crawford Dibert Boys & Girls Club to a special presentation. The Jayhawks offered a basketball clinic to teach club members the basic basketball skills. ...

Chris Conti Smashes 721 Series At JBC

Chris Conti led the men in area bowling at Jamestown Bowling Company. Conti tossed a 236-246-239-721 for Dom’s Mobil in the Friday Night Bel-View League. Adam Newhouse spun a 245-250-690 in the American League at Cutting Lanes; Christine Walsh hit a 204-581 in the Mixed Couples League at ...