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In this Feb. 28, 1958 file photo, Mayville Central School basketball coach Francis “Doc” Malinoski hikes home from Chautauqua High School after the Eagles defeated the Indians, 49-39. Malinoski had told his players he would walk home if they won.
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Mayville Legend Did It All

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article on Francis “Doc” Malinoski appeared in The Post-Journal on June 28, 1980. Malinowski, a longtime coach and athletic director at Mayville Central School, will join 10 other inductees at the Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame’s 36th annual banquet, which ...

The Panama/Chautauqua Lake/Maple Grove swim team leads a strong group from the area to the Section VI championships today and Tuesday at Erie Community College’s Burt Flickinger Center in downtown Buffalo.
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Why Not Us?

Panama’s boys swimming team has excelled this season in the pool. In fact, the Panthers are coming off of their first boys swimming Section VI Class C title and are heading into the Section VI Championships, which will kick off today on Erie Community College’s City Campus, with a wave of ...

Santeri Rajakallio scores Southern Tier’s lone goal during the second period of a 5-1 loss to Wooster on Sunday afternoon in NA3HL East Division action at Northwest Arena.
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12th Straight Loss Sends Xpress Into Last Place

The frustration of a disappointing season and a 12-game losing streak came to a head Sunday afternoon at Northwest Arena. The Southern Tier Xpress were penalized 23 times for 138 minutes, including seven misconduct penalties, which led to the Wooster Oilers going 4 for 15 on the power play en ...

Six Reach Double Figures As Jackals Prevail

Six players scored in double figures as the Jamestown Jackals held off the Chautauqua Hurricane in a 106-103 Premier Basketball League victory Sunday afternoon at Jamestown Community College’s Physical Education Complex. Mike Lyons led the Jackals with 26 points to go along with five ...

Falconer’s Dylan Ingrao works on top of Cheektowaga’s Katrell Jackson during the 145-pound championship match at the Section VI Division II State Qualifier Saturday at the Allegany Community Center in Salamanca.
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Albany Bound

SALAMANCA — The Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association made a statement on the mat Saturday night. Eleven wrestlers on teams from the CCAA claimed individual titles at the Section VI Division II State Qualifier at the Allegany Community Center and earned trips to the New York State ...

Jamestown CC’s Dashawn Branch attempts to score while Mercyhurst North East’s Izai Clark defends.
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Late Spurt Lifts Jayhawks Past Saints

NORTH EAST, Pa. — Upon the horn sounding to end his NJCAA Region 3 Division II basketball game Saturday afternoon, Jamestown Community College men’s basketball coach George Sisson congratulated his team and then said to no one in particular: “It’s a good thing I’m a good cowboy, ...

Jamestown Community College’s Hayden Burgeson looks to score inside against Mercyhurst North East’s Kaylee Brooks during NJCAA Region 3 Division II action Saturday in North East, Pa.
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JCC Women Win To Snap Six-Game Skid

NORTH EAST, Pa. — After losing six straight NJCAA Region 3 Division II games, the Jamestown Community College women’s basketball team needed something positive to happen heading into the season’s home stretch. Saturday’s matchup with Mercyhurst North East was just what the doctor ...

15-Point Deficit Too Much For Bonnies To Overcome

WASHINGTON — St. Bonaventure battled back from a 15-point second half deficit but could not make the plays it needed to overcome George Washington on Saturday, falling 76-70. David Andoh scored a season high 20 points — 12 in the second half — to help power the Bonnies’ comeback. St. ...

Bigger Saint Louis Dominates St. Bonaventure

ST. BONAVENTURE — Too much size and the scoring efforts of reigning Atlantic 10 Player of the Year Jackie Kemph led to a 74-58 victory for Saint Louis over the St. Bonaventure women’s basketball team Saturday afternoon at the Reilly Center. The Billikens, who boast eight players of 6 feet ...

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Taylor Takes First At Empire Winter Games

Haley Taylor, a senior at Frewsburg, competed in the New York State Empire Winter Games in Lake Placid on Feb. 4 and took first place in Girls Pre-Juvenile Test Track. Taylor is a member of the Western New York Skating Club of Buffalo and teachers for Skate Great of Amherst.

Basketball Tournament Deadline Is March 17

BUFFALO — The entry deadline is March 17 to enter the North American Youth Sports Youth Basketball Tournament in Buffalo. The tournament is from March 31-April 2 at the Williams-Emslie YMCA and other area sites. The tournament features 10 different brackets with 5th-6th grades boys and ...

3-On-3 Event To Benefit The Relief Zone

FREWSBURG — A 3-on-3 charity basketball tournament is set for Feb. 26 at Frewsburg Central School. There are separate age divisions for boys and girls with those being 5th-6th grades, 7th-8th grades and 9th-10th grades. Early registration of $80 per team is required by Friday or $100 per ...

YMCA Soccer

SHULTS AUTO GROUP JAYVEE BOYS Josh Siakama scored two goals while John Page and Sean Duckett had one goal each as Warren (6-0) stopped Maple Grove (3-3), 7-1. Drew Kelemen scored the only goal for Maple Grove. ——— Tage Roehm tallied three times and Gavin Carnahan scored one time ...

Southern Tier’s Kyler Chartier beats Wooster goaltender Creighton Furber during NA3HL action Saturday evening at Northwest Arena.
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Xpress Can’t Hold Two-Goal Lead In OT Loss To Wooster

The Southern Tier Xpress lost in overtime to the Wooster Oilers, 4-3, on Saturday night in the North American Tier III Hockey League at Northwest Arena. The Xpress had a 3-1 lead in the third period before the Oilers scored three straight goals to pull out a one-goal win for the second night ...

Marsh Scores 28 As Randolph Wins Westfield Winter Classic

WESTFIELD — The long-awaited conclusion of Westfield’s Winter Classic girls basketball tournament occurred Saturday afternoon at Westfield High School, with Randolph (10-7) knocking off the Wolverines (6-12), 72-45, in the championship game and Clymer (12-7) topping Forestville (2-15), ...

Let’s Start Talking Some Turkey

I am addicted to spring gobbler hunting. I love everything about it. Getting up early — well maybe not so much anymore — calling, the sound of gobbler as he wakes up, heck I just love it. Through this winter there have been reports of large flocks of birds being spotted in the usual ...

YMCA Basketball

3RD-4TH GRADE BOYS Alex Barmore scored 8 points for Panama Red in a 38-25 win over Jamestown White. Dominic Gonzalez scored 6 for Jamestown. ——— Roger Markham scored 6 points for Jamestown Yellow in a 46-9 win over Jamestown Grey. Camden Lombardo scored 2 for ...

Hunters Take 1,025 Black Bears In Southern Zone

This past week while I was requesting information on 2016 deer season numbers, I was instead given black bear numbers. As we had thought is was a banner year for bear hunters. Bear hunters in New York state took 1,539 black bears during the 2016 hunting seasons, Department of Environmental ...

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CCAA Bowling Champions

Pictured above are the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association regular-season champions. At left are the Division 1 champion Fredonia Hillbilllies. Pictured, in front, from left, are: Chandler Orr, Michael Dispense, Jacob Marsh, Trace MacKenzie, Andrew Conti, Travis Langworthy, Jacob ...

Jamestown’s Ryan Holdridge puts up a running one-hander over West Seneca West’s Mike Glinski during Friday’s Erie County Interscholastic Conference Division 1 basketball game at McElrath Gymnasium. 
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Prime Location

The Section VI boys basketball playoffs don’t officially begin until late this month, but if truth be told an argument could be made that Jamestown High School’s postseason actually begins next week. “We’re exactly where we want to be right now,” Red Raiders coach Ben Drake said ...