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Youth Soccer Roundup

INTERLEAGUE U-10 GIRLS Jaiden Jimerson scored three goals, Alex Story had two goals and Alayna Devereaux added a goal as FAYS Frewsburger blanked FAST Trucklite, 6-0. Skylar Ekstrom was in net for the Frewsburger. FAST U-13 GIRLS Falconer Veterinary Clinic downed the BAYSO team, ...

Bemus Point 3-On-3 Tourney Set For July 21-22 At Village Park

BEMUS POINT — The 32nd Bemus Point 3-on-3 “Hoops for Honduras” Basketball Tournament will be returning to the Village Park on July 21-22. The proceeds will go to the Honduran Promise Children’s Project, which has been providing assistance to Honduran children and their families for ...

The Joy Of Casting For Monster Muskies

It’s no big secret that I like to cast. Whatever I’m fishing I prefer to be in contact with the species I chase. There is nothing wrong with trolling. It’s a great way to cover a bunch of ground and go after aggressive fish, but for me casting is the most exciting. There is nothing like ...

Fishing Report

CHAUTAUQUA LAKE Published reports of the slowed walleye bite on Chautauqua, in my opinion, has been overstated. Successful anglers are still catching good numbers of walleye trolling jointed and straight number 13 size stick baits along weed edges at sunrise and sunset. The deeper edges are ...

Northern Bait Company Is Making A Splash

Odin Lure Company, a New Hampshire-headquartered company that designs and manufacturers U.S.-made fishing lures, has launched a new website, www.odinlures.com, to debut its new line of fishing lures. High-resolution photos, product descriptions and applications work together to provide a ...

Trap Leagues

Scott Hammer of Big Tree had a pair of 25s in the Western Chautauqua County Trap League recently in his team’s 334-333 loss to Ripley. Marc Babcock, Terry Sanden and Dextor Gordon had 25s for Ripley. Ernie Newhouse, Gary Stanton, Terry Sanden and Dexter Gordon had 25s for Ripley. For ...

Veteran Presence

FINDLEY LAKE — The second day of play at the LECOM Health Challenge on Friday proved once again that age is no indicator of success when it comes to competitive golf. Through cooler temperatures, sunny skies and occasionally blustery playing conditions, three players are now all square ...

Young Gets Jammers Back On Winning Track At Home

Christian Young’s junior year at West Virginia University didn’t go quite as planned. The NJCAA All-American from Niagara County Community College made just three starts in his first season with the Mountaineers, going 3-1 with a 5.88 earned run average in 17 appearances. The 6-foot-5 ...

Youth Baseball Roundup

CITY REC LEAGUE BASEBALL PLAYOFFS Anna Higgs drilled three hits, Serenity Schauers doubled and Jimmy Schauers tripled when the Affinity One Federal Credit Union Blue Jays defeated the Rockies, 10-5, in playoff action Friday night at Nordstrom Field. The win forces the if-necessary ...

Youth Football Camp Set For Gateway Park In Gowanda

GOWANDA — Gateway Park will host a youth football camp from noon-4 p.m., Sunday, July 29. Athletes 7-13 are invited to attend and there is no residency requirement. Each participant will receive offensive skill instruction followed by lunch, a chalk talk and a touch football tournament. ...

Bear Lake R&G 3-D Archery Shoot Is Sunday

The Bear Lake Rod & Gun Club will hosting its fourth annual 3-D archery random-draw team money shoot on Sunday. Registration is from 7:30-8:45 a.m., and all participants will begin at 9 a.m. The cost is $40, which includes a chicken barbecue dinner and $25 toward the cash purse. New ...

Youth Soccer Roundup

JAYS U-10 GIRLS Anna Engquist and Addison Campbell split six goals as Chuck Dole Studios downed the Kendall Club, 10-0. Layla Amatuzzo scored twice, and Katana Ramos and Emily Hicks tallied once for the winners. Ava Lanphere, Cappalino, Kaitlyn Smith and Engquist were the goalies for ...

Arias’ Appearance At Lakewood Y Is July 21

LAKEWOOD — Jimmy Arias, former fifth-ranked tennis player in the world, will be coming to the Lakewood YMCA on July 21. The daylong event includes youth and adult clinics, a luncheon question-and-answer session, followed by an exhibition match with top local players Matt Johnson, Dusty ...

Champ, Munoz Tied For Lead After Opening With 64s

FINDLEY LAKE — Some wet weather leading up to this year’s LECOM Health Challenge at the Upper Course at Peek’n Peak Resort granted the Web.com Tour field excellent scoring conditions on Thursday’s opening round. Players were forced to deal with a short weather delay as play was ...

Prepping For Life On Senior Tour, Hart 4 Shots Back

FINDLEY LAKE — Dudley Hart is less than a month away from a personal milestone. On Aug. 4, the Rochester native will turn 50 years old. While a 50th birthday is meaningful for everybody, for Hart it will also mean he’s eligible to play with the PGA Tour Champions. “I’m looking ...

Expressway Cup Champions

The Jamestown Jammers claimed the first-ever Expressway Cup on  Thursday night by downing the Olean Oilers of the New York Collegiate Baseball League, 7-4, at Diethrick Park. Max Silverman and Josh Brammell were named the co-Most Valuable Players. P-J photo by Alex Shipherd

Youth Baseball Roundup

WNY STATE TOURNAMENT CAL RIPKEN 11-YEAR-OLDS Jamestown got off to a quick start in the Western New York Cal Ripken 11-year-old Tournament on Thursday night, downing Lakeview, 9-1, at Bergman Park. Winning pitcher Antoine Rodriguez hurled 5.1 innings, gave up two hits, struck out three and ...

Youth Soccer Roundup

CASSADAGA VALLEY LEAGUE U-6 Donald Easton scored three goals, Maralyn Hebner two goals and Mallory Myles one goal as Lula Roe with Sarah Gilbert beat Roy G Biv, 6-4. For Roy G Biv, Brody Beichner had three goals and Brayden Beichner added one goal. — — — Hunter Edson’s three ...

A Date With History

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article first appeared in The Post-Journal on July 4, 2014 to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Lou Gehrig’s “Luckiest Man” speech. A Jamestown native, the late Gordon Black, then 8 years old, attended that game with his father. This story details Black’s ...