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DEC Protecting Bald Eagle Nest

As boating season approaches, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation remind boaters to observe the signage, buoys and various motorized boating restrictions in place around Strawberry Island in the ...

Trojans Jump On Top Of Maple Grove Early

Sydney Burk and Erin Radack combined on a four-hitter with Burk fanning seven as Southwestern (4-1) topped Maple Grove (0-3), 9-3, in Division 1 West softball Saturday. The Trojans scored eight runs in the first three innings, highlighted by a four-run first inning. Radack, Burk and Sarah ...

Maple Grove’s Easton Tanner slides safely into home ahead of the tag from Dunkirk catcher Phillip Messina during Friday’s CCAA Division 1 West baseball game in Bemus Point.
P-J photo by Scott Reagle

Red-Hot Start

BEMUS POINT — Under first-year head coach Ryan Lucas, the Maple Grove Red Dragons have flourished on the diamond to begin the 2017 campaign. Their impressive start continued Friday in a Division 1 West matchup against Dunkirk. Backed by a gem on the hill from Dalton DuBois and sound ...

Fredonia’s Reid Tarnowski delivers to the plate against Chautauqua Lake in CCAA Division 1 West action Friday in Fredonia.
Photo by Mary Ann Wiberg

Fredonia Edges Pesky Chautauqua Lake, 2-1

FREDONIA — It was a pitcher’s duel between Fredonia’s Reid Tarnowski and Chautauqua Lake’s Kyler Majka on Friday. Tarnowski battled through a difficult third inning as he went 6ª innings in the game to help the Hillbillies outlast the Thunderbirds, 2-1, in Chautauqua-Cattaraugus ...

In this Oct. 15, 2015, file photo, Buffalo Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma looks on during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Florida Panthers, in Sunrise, Fla.  The Buffalo Sabres have fired general manager Tim Murray and coach Dan Bylsma after the youthful team missed the playoffs for a sixth consecutive season. Owner Terry Pegula made the announcement Thursday, April 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

Ownership Right To Go In Different Direction

It came as somewhat of a shock Thursday when the Buffalo Sabres fired coach Dan Bylsma. It felt even more surprising that general manager Tim Murray was following Bylsma out the door. Unfortunately it seemed like something that had to be done. When Murray was hired three years ago, his ...

Maple Grove’s Lynne Nordin delivers to the plate against Dunkirk during CCAA Division 1 West softball action Friday in Bemus Point.
P-J photo by Scott Reagle

Big Third Inning Carries Dunkirk

BEMUS POINT — Dunkirk scored four runs in the third inning, highlighted by Alexis Tofil’s two-run double, to pull away from Maple Grove in an 8-2 Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 1 West softball win Friday. Emma Newton reached on an error to open the inning before ...

Baseball Showcase Is April 28-29 At Diethrick Park

FALCONER — The Chautauqua County Umpires Association and Falconer Central School are sponsoring the 10th annual High School Baseball Showcase on April 28-29 at Diethrick Park. This event features 12 Chautauqua and Cattaraugus county high school teams in a schedule of six games over a ...

Late Rally Caps Bonnies Doubleheader Sweep Of George Mason

FAIRFAX, Va. — Junior Aaron Phillips threw a complete game masterpiece for a game one win and senior T.J. Baker blasted a go-ahead home run in the ninth to complete a doubleheader sweep for the St. Bonaventure baseball team at George Mason Friday. With the wins, the Bonnies improve to 18-14 ...

Blecha, Franklinville Beat Frewsburg Late

FREWSBURG — Franklinville scored a pair of runs in the top of the seventh inning to beat Frewsburg, 5-3, in Division 2 East action. Brock Blecha threw a complete-game four-hitter with five strikeouts for the Panthers (2-3, 1-0). Dooley Brennan led the Franklinville offense with a pair of ...

Gullo’s 38 Leads Jamestown Golfers Past Salamanca

SALAMANCA — Paced by Anthony Gullo’s 3-over par 38, the Jamestown boys golf team posted a 40-15 Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association non-league victory over Salamanca at Elkdale Country Club. The win raised the Red Raiders’ record to 2-1 overall and 1-1 in the league. Brandon ...

Frewsburg’s Jameson Sposato, pictured, and Salamanca’s Mike Collins face off in first-singles play during CCAA East Division tennis action Friday afternoon at Jamestown Community College.
P-J photo by Scott Kindberg

Singles Players Lead Bears To Victory

Frewsburg swept the singles matches to claim a 4-1 East Division tennis victory over Salamanca at Jamestown Community College. Jameson Sposato, Tyler Marchincin and Nik Sanfilippo all won in straight sets for the Bears (3-1, 2-1). Nathan Morris and Tyler Coban won at second doubles for ...

YMCA Floor Hockey

The only unbeaten teams after three weeks are Red, which knocked off White (0-3), 6-3, and Gold, which took care of Black (0-3), 7-2, at the Lakewood Family YMCA. Jaysn Consiglio had two goals to spark Red to the win while Gold’s Ryan Simon had four goals and Travis Sanders added two goals ...

HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE

Today’s Schedule High School Baseball Salamanca at Allegany-Limestone, 10 a.m. Archbishop Walsh at Franklinville, 11 a.m. Conewango Classic: Portville vs. Silver Creek/Forestville at Frewsburg, 11:30 a.m. Conewango Classic: Cassadaga Valley at Frewsburg, 11:30 a.m. Sherman vs. ...

Brooke Adams is all smiles after crossing the finish line at the Lucy Town Half Marathon last October in Jamestown.
P-J file photo by Scott Kindberg

London Run

For the first time in her accomplished running career, Randolph native Brooke Adams has taken her talents across the Atlantic Ocean and will take part in the London Marathon on Sunday. She will be one of about 50,000 people in the field. It will be Adams’ fifth marathon in the ...

Judy Young, left, and Karen Williams  are all smiles after their performances at the Allegheny Mountain YMCA Master Swimming Association Championships at Spire Institute in Geneva, Ohio earlier this month. 
Submitted photo

Young, Williams Spark Y To Victory

GENEVA, Ohio — Judy Young and Karen Williams represented the Jamestown Master Swim Team at the Allegheny Mountain YMCA Master Swimming Association championships earlier this month. There were 10 teams in the Division III Women’s category and Jamestown took first place. Young took first ...

Falconer-Cassadaga Valley’s Rachael Ward clears the bar in the pole vault on her way to winning the event Thursday afternoon.
P-J photo by Valory S. Isaacson

Falconer-CV Boys, Girls Complete Sweep Over Westfield

FALCONER — Three double winners led the way as Falconer-Cassadaga Valley went to 4-0 by downing non-league Westfield, 97-44, in a girls track and field meet on Thursday. Amber Morrison, Sarah Gilbert and Brooke Weinman were the double winners for the hosts. Morrison won the shot put ...

Levenstein Shines In Trojans’ Golf Win

LAKEWOOD — Zac Levenstein recorded a 1-under-par 36 as Southwestern (1-1) downed Falconer, 39-16, in Division 2 West golf Thursday afternoon at Maplehurst Country Club. Max Vaughn shot a 38 for Southwestern. David Allen led Falconer with a 46. Southwestern: Zac Levenstein 36, Max Vaughn ...

Archery

RANDOLPH — A 3D archery shoot will be held Sunday at the Randolph Rod & Gun Club. Registration for the 30-target shoot will be held from 7 a.m. to noon.

Ewing’s 680 Set Paces Bowling At JBC

Pat Ewing rolled a 224-258-680 in the Miles Machine Men’s League at Jamestown Bowling Company. Howie Wheeler Sr. also had a 258, also in the Miles Machine Men’s League. Jamestown Bowling Company: Senior Coffee Bowl — Ron Kuczenski 548, Bob Patterson 501, Helen Chambers 400. Miles ...

Competitive Swim Program Begins Next Week At Y

The Jamestown YMCA will be hosting a competitive swim program beginning next week. All swimmers who are interested in improving skills, experiencing swim team and having fun, are encouraged to sign up. The class will be held Tuesdays from 3:45-5 p.m. and running for eight weeks. ...