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Horseshoes

Dick Franzen and Kurt Von Kliest were three-game winners in recent action in the Senior Horseshoe League. Otis Blakeslee, Bob Chadwick, Dave Evanczik and Don McCray won two games. Franzen and Von Kliest had the high game at 90 with Von Kliest having 27 ringers and Franzen adding 11.

Frewsburg’s Caleb Caldwell slides safely into home ahead of a tag from Westfield catcher Max Bates during Wednesday’s Chautauqua and Cattaraugus Counties Senior All-Star Classic at Diethrick Park.
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One For The Road

Over his 30-plus year coaching career, Westfield’s Doug Kaltenbach has had the opportunity to coach on some of the biggest, competitive and intense stages that New York state has to offer. Wednesday night, however, had a somewhat different feel to it. In fact, Kaltenbach, who was ...

Christian Young threw seven shutout innings for the Jammers earlier this month.
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Next-Level Stuff

When Christian Young toes the rubber for the Jamestown Jammers tonight at Colburn Park in Newark, he’ll actually be property of the Cincinnati Reds. Whether or not Young — who is committed to West Virginia University — signs with the National League Central team, is another ...

Jamestown native Paul Kosko attended the Pittsburgh Penguins’ Stanley Cup parade Wednesday. Pictured, above left, is Sidney Crosby riding in a truck with the Stanley Cup. 
Photos by Paul Kosko

650,000 Fans At Parade Cheer Penguins For Stanley Cup Win

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins’ Stanley Cup championship, the first an NHL team has won back to back in almost 20 years, spawned by far the biggest victory parade of any of the franchise’s five titles. An estimated 650,000 people turned out along a downtown parade route that ...

Olean’s Boldt Receives D1 East Baseball Top Honor

Olean senior Garrett Boldt was named the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 1 East Player of the Year by the league’s coaches. Teammates joining Boldt on the First Team were senior catcher Justin Retchless junior infielder Zach Parr, junior outfielder Dylan Vincent and ...

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Jamestown Skater Reaches Gold Level

Mei Maxwell, a junior at Jamestown High School, has obtained gold level in the United States Figure Skating’s Moves in the Field. The Moves in the Field tests are skating moves that demonstrate a “masterful and refined performance, with efficiency of energy, seamless flow, effortless ...

Youth Baseball, Softball Roundup

FALCONER LITTLE LEAGUE MAJORS DIVISION Devon Wood and Jordan Bellardo combined on a no-hitter as the Falconer Moose outlasted Bloomquist Landscaping, 13-5, on Tuesday. Bellardo struck out 11 over the final five innings after Wood threw the first inning for the Falconer Moose. Devin ...

Triathlon Series Begins June 21 In Cassadaga

The Southern Tier Triathlon Club will be holding it’s first race of the Summer Tri-Series in Cassadaga on Wednesday, June 21, sponsored by the Jamestown Cycle Shop. Any level athlete is invited to participate. This sprint triathlon will consist of a 400-yard swim, 13-mile bike and 2-mile run. ...

Golf Event To Benefit Library

ASHVILLE — The Ashville Free Library is hosting a mini-golf benefit at Lakewood Golf Center on July 8 at 10 a.m. This family fun event includes 18 holes of miniature golf with prizes with lunch to follow. The library is seeking sponsors for the event and three levels. Fiction at $75, ...

Art Asquith, pictured during a 2014 trip to the Sky High Adventure Park at Holiday Valley Resort in Ellicottville, will be honored by the Cassadaga Valley Central School District on Friday night.
P-J file photo by Valory S. Isaacson

Deserving Honor

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article on Art Asquith first appeared in The Post-Journal on Oct. 13, 2014. With the retired Cassadaga Valley Central School teacher and coach scheduled to be honored Friday night at the CVCS gymnasium, it was deemed appropriate to run the story again. Art ...

‘Evening With Art Asquith’ Set For 6:30 Friday

SINCLAIRVILLE — A man known in the Cassadaga Valley Central School District as a teacher, mentor and friend will be honored on Friday for his impact on that community. Art Asquith, whose teaching career spanned from 1957 to 1992, will be celebrated in the CVCS gymnasium. Friends, family ...

Lynn, Haskell Take D2 East Softball Honors

A Frewsburg senior and a Franklinville junior took home the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 2 East softball honors as voted on by the league’s coaches. The Bears’ Olivia Lynn was named the league’s Player of the Year while the Panthers’ Ally Haskell was named the ...

Jammers Extend Streak In Wild Win

NEWARK — Chris Estrada hit the game-winning single in the top of the 11th inning as the Jamestown Jammers scored four times to pull away from Newark for a 14-10 walk- and error-filled victory over Newark in the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League on Tuesday night. Estrada’s hit ...

Bonnies’ Phillips Taken In Ninth Round By Giants

ST. BONAVENTURE — St. Bonaventure junior Aaron Phillips turned in one of the finest seasons by any player in Bonnies baseball history this past spring and has continued his amazing year by becoming the highest Major League Baseball draft pick in program history. Phillips was selected by the ...

Hole-In-One

WESTFIELD — John Zinni recorded an ace on the 145-yard, par 3, No. 7 at Pinehurst Golf Club. The hole-in-one was witnessed by Mark Zinni.

Senior All-Star Baseball Games Are Tonight

There will be a pair of Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Senior All-Star games at Diethrick Park this evening. At 5 p.m., the seniors from CCAA Division II East, coached by the North Collins staff, will take on the seniors from CCAA Division II West, coached by the Westfield ...

Spots Remain Open For One Ball Whiffle Ball

The fifth annual One Ball Tournament for Testicular Cancer returns to Willis Hale Town Park in Frewsburg on June 24 and there are still a few spots open for teams to register. The whiffle ball tournament for ages 21 & over begins at 9:30am with 24 teams playing games on six fields. Team ...

Foti’s 735 Series Leads Area Bowling

Alex Foti rolled a 247-230-258-735 to lead the Thursday Have-A-Ball League at Jamestown Bowling Company. Norm Kightlinger fired a 236-278-212-726, Andrew Chapman had a 266-221-702, Patrick Ewing had a 243-225-679 and Brandon Miller rolled a 220-248-679 in the same league. Kyle Christensen ...

YMCA Basketball

WOMEN’S LEAGUE Green defeated Blue, 48-42, in the first game of the Women’s Basketball League playoffs. Jessica Dickerson scored 16 and Nicki Triscuit scored 10 for Green. Brittany Lancaster scored 12 and Cheryl Burns scored 10 for Blue. Purple defeated Black, 37-35, in overtime to ...

East third baseman Mackenzie Marsh from Randolph, right, covers a bunt and throws to East shortstop Kaitlyn Blanchard of Frewsburg, who is covering third base during Monday’s Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association All-Star Game.
P-J photo by Lisa Monacelli

East Edges West At Promenschenkel Stadium

DUNKIRK — All season long, teams compete in their leagues to fight for a top seed in the playoffs. However, Monday night had a much different vibe. In the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association All-Star Game at Promenschenkel Stadium, all-stars in the East and West leagues joined ...