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Frewsburg’s Joshua Snow, left, and  Malik Williams helped the Bears win the Section VI Class D team bowling title at Airport Lanes in Cheektowaga, while also earning berths in the state tournament next month.
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Frewsburg’s Snow, Williams Bound For States

CHEEKTOWAGA — Frewsburg turned in a remarkable performance Thursday at the Section VI Boys Bowling Championships at Airport Lanes. The Bears claimed the Class D team title while Joshua Snow and Malik Williams punched their tickets to the state tournament. As a team, the Bears compiled a ...

Randolph girls basketball coach Shawn Huntington presents a commemorative basketball to MacKenzie Marsh after she surpassed the career 1,000-point scoring mark Thursday night in a game against Southwestern.
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Bears Fall To Olean; Pfeiffer Nets 37 Points

OLEAN — ‘‘The kids played well, even though we lost,’’ Frewsburg coach Jeff Collver said after the Bears fell to Olean, 53-48, in a non-league girls basketball game Thursday night. Sarah Pfeiffer poured in 37 points, including 17 in the fourth quarter to keep the Lady Huskies in ...

Buffalo goalie Robin Lehner (40) watches the puck during the second period of Thursday’s NHL game against Colorado.
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Sabres Blank Colorado At Home

BUFFALO — Evander Kane helped the Buffalo Sabres to their first winning streak in nearly a month. There’s more work to do if this run is to become a playoff push, though. “We need to go back-to-back-to-back-to-back-to-back-to-back,” Kane said after the Sabres’ 2-0 win over the ...

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Mid-Winter Classic Set

The Mid-Winter Classic hockey tournament will be played this weekend at Northwest Arena in Jamestown. Games start at 8 a.m. Saturday and continue through Monday afternoon on both rinks at the arena. Twenty-eight teams, including several from the Pittsburgh area and five Jamestown teams, will ...

Youth Hockey

JAMESTOWN LAKERS SQUIRT B In the Lakers’ final regular season home game, the locals used superior skating and a five-point effort from Kyler Wojtowicz to secure a 10-2 triumph over the Cazenovia Chiefs at the Northwest Arena. The Lakers controlled all three zones en route to their sixth ...

Recreation Basketball

YMCA 3RD & 4TH GRADE BOYS Jamestown White defeated Jamestown Grey, 21-8. Gavin Johnson scored 6 points for White and Donovan Delaney scored 2 points for Grey. — — — Panama Red defeated Southwestern Blue, 44-19. Conner Young scored 4 points for Southwestern and Carter Brink ...

JB&GC Flag Football

Gray defeated the Carolina Blue Team, 34-20. For the Gray, Chase Bonta hit paydirt three times, twice on the ground and once on a pass from Kyle Falkowski. Falkowski also threw two touchdown passes to Kevin Herington. Grant Zahm and Gabriel Martinez each scored on two-point conversions. ...

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Racquetball Tourney Set For Lakewood Y

Herb Rice, left, and Ken Warren prepare for the 22nd annual Deep Freeze racquetball tournament, which will be held Feb. 24-25 at the Lakewood YMCA. The format will depend on the number of entries per division. Round-robin will be used, if possible. All players will receive a T-shirt and food. ...

Mark Blasdell Hits 778 Set At JBC To Top Area Bowling

Mark Blasdell was the headliner among area bowlers Thursday night at Jamestown Bowling Company. Bowling for Wadsworth Construction in the Hall of Fame Scratch Doubles League, Blasdell fashioned a 278-265-235-778, one of six series to surpass the 700 plateau in that league. Following ...

Kids Wrestling

FREWSBURG Jon Alianell placed second for Frewsburg in the Corry Tournament. Alianell won, 13-0, at 135 pounds in the 11-12 Division. He also captured a technical fall, 15-0, and lost his final match via pin in the final period. Quinlan Smathers was third for Frewsburg at 90 pounds in the ...

Frewsburg’s Caleb Caldwell (21) finds a shot in the lane while Gowanda’s Maxin Lindgren looks on during the second half of Wednesday’s non-league game at Jamestown Community College’s Physical Education Complex.
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Battle-Tested Bears

In CCAA Division 2 West losses to Sherman and Clymer earlier this season, Frewsburg coach Tom Nelson was frustrated with how his senior-laden lineup handled late-game situations. Wednesday in their regular-season finale against non-league Gowanda at Jamestown Community College, the Bears ...

Jamestown’s Marcus Rojas fights for a rebound with two Williamsville North players Wednesday.
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Split Decision

WILLIAMSVILLE — The Jamestown Red Raiders picked the perfect time to play their best game of the season. Their reward is a seventh straight — either outright or shared — Erie County Interscholastic Conference Division 1 championship. James Rojas poured in 27 points, grabbed nine ...

St. Bonaventure’s Denzel Gregg had a career-high 28 points to go along with eight rebounds in a win over La Salle on Wednesday night at the Reilly Center.
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Gregg’s Big Night Carries Bonnies

ST. BONAVENTURE — When opposing teams scout St. Bonaventure, they undoubtedly key in on the high-scoring duo of Jaylen Adams and Matt Mobley. One player in the Bonnies’ starting lineup who may not be at the forefront of the opposition’s defensive game plan is senior Denzel ...

Snow Leads Frewsburg Girls To Class D Title At Airport Lanes

CHEEKTOWAGA — Frewsburg won the Section VI Class D Girls Bowling Championship by 59 pins over Cattaraugus-Little Valley on Wednesday afternoon at Airport Lanes. The Bears rolled a linescore of 761-668-718-744-776-708-4,375 to beat the Timberwolves’ 735-732-719-744-748-638. Shelby Snow ...

Four Punch Wild-Card Tickets

The at-large bids for the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Division I and II Wrestling Championships have been released and they include several wrestlers from the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association. At 182 pounds in Division II, Falconer’s Corey Keefe earned ...

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O’Brien Reaches 1,000 Points

Frewsburg’s Cordell O’Brien, right, is pictured with coach Tom Nelson after scoring his 1,000th career point in a win over Allegany-Limestone on Friday evening in Allegany. Submitted photo

Clymer Clinches Crown

CLYMER — A late basket by Dustin Neckers gave Clymer the lead for good as the Pirates clinched their first league outright league title under Coach Dan White with a 47-44 CCAA Division 2 West win over Westfield on Wednesday night. Josh VanEarden gave the Pirates (15-5, 11-1) a 43-41 lead ...

JCC Men, Women Lose At Niagara County CC

SANBORN — Big games from Jamal Pollydore (20 points), Donel Cathcart (20 points) and Fausto Pichardo (15 points) helped Niagara County CC come away with a tightly contested 81-68 NJCAA Region 3 Division II win over Jamestown Community College’s men’s basketball team Wednesday night. ...

Junior Bowling

JAMESTOWN BOWLING COMPANY Riley Piazza shot a 278-671 and Austin Aldrich rolled a 244-650 in the Junior-Majors League at Jamestown Bowling Company. Other 200s games in the league were a 238 by Zack Ryberg, a 235 by Alex Nelson, a 215 by Brandon Michael and a 212 by William Ploetz. Colton ...

St. Bonaventure Women Lose At George Washington

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Playing on the home floor of a veteran and red-hot George Washington squad Wednesday night, a youthful St. Bonaventure women’s basketball team gave the Colonials all they wanted at the Charles E. Smith Center. The Bonnies fought all the way back from 14 points down before ...