Local Sports

Keep Your Calling Simple This Month

Many years ago an old-time goose hunter told me that it takes nothing to call in them pea-brain geese. Of course, this particular oldtimer didn’t own a single piece of camo. It was just over 30 years ago that I first set up over a goose decoy in a cut corn field, in central New York. ...

Catch Rates For Salmon Have Set Records This Year

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced earlier this week that fishing for trout and salmon in Lake Ontario has set records this year, with veteran anglers reporting some of the best fishing in decades. “The New York waters of Lake Ontario ...

Golf Leagues

CASSADAGA — In the Monday Night Men’s League at Cassadaga Valley Country Club Tim Bulger led the way with a 35. Closest to the pin on No. 6 was Matt Wallace while skins went to Randy Butts and L.B. Meyers. Tim Bulger 35, Randy Butts 39, Ross Conti 39, Fred Chamberlin 39, Chris MacKrell ...

Fishing Report

CHAUTAUQUA LAKE Walleye fishing along weedlines has been good during low light periods. Trolling or jigging over deeper water are good daytime walleye tactics. Anglers are catching muskellunge tight to weedlines and suspended muskies in 20-30 feet of water, 10-15 feet down. Weed beds are a ...

Johnsons Win Craig Swanson Memorial Golf Tournament

RUSSELL, Pa. — Forty-three golfers participated in the 27th Craig Swanson Memorial Golf Tournament which was held on at Cable Hollow Golf Course recently. This year’s winners, with a score of 14-under par 59, were the team of Seth Johnson, Tage Johnson, Asa Johnson and Bruce Johnson. ...

High School Schedule

FOOTBALL Friday Lackawanna 34, Frontier 15 Hutch Tech 34, Williamsville South 14 St. Joes 29, Bennett 14 Lancaster 54, Lockport 22 Orchard Park 42 McKinley 24 Williamsville North 40, Williamsville East 0 West Seneca East 34, Jamestown 12 Hamburg 48, Alden 14 West Seneca West ...

As Advertised

Cole Snyder lived up to the hype in the first game of his senior season. Classmate Alex Card — a collegiate prospect in his own right — wasn’t too shabby either. Snyder went 18 for 22 for 223 yards and five touchdowns while Card caught eight of those passes for 104 yards and three of ...

Dolac Does It All

Eight plays into their season-opening football game, the Jamestown Red Raiders lost their most dynamic player to an apparent knee injury. With Savon VanSickle sidelined, the best player on the field was undoubtedly Shaun Dolac. The West Seneca East senior threw a touchdown pass in the ...

Junior Bowling Registration Resumes Today At State Lanes In Falconer

FALCONER — Registration for junior bowling at State Lanes will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the establishment on Main Street in the village. The league, which is for bowlers in grades 1 through 12, will begin Sept. 8. For more information, call 665-2500 or check out ...

Dahl, Cougars Sweep Salamanca

SALAMANCA — Cassadaga Valley (1-1) swept Salamanca, 25-13, 25-17, 25-16, in non-league volleyball action as Kaitlyn Dahl grabbed 11 assists and two aces for the winners. Brooke Repine added 11 aces, five kills and two blocks while Heidi Williams had five kills and three digs. Quiana ...

Southwestern Swimmers Win Opener

Southwestern was a 98-85 winner over visiting Allegany-Limestone on Thursday night in Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association girls swimming action. Roisin Hagel took home the 100-yard butterfly in 1:08.19 and the 500-yard freestyle in 5:57.64 while Grace Wood was a winner in the 200-yard ...

Izzy Penhollow Nets Hat Trick For Falconer

SALAMANCA — Falconer improved to 2-1 with a 5-0 defeat of Salamanca (0-2) at the Andrea Morton Memorial Tournament on Friday. Izzy Penhollow grabbed a hat trick in the win while Grace Penhollow added a goal an an assist. Sam Kianos got the scoring started in the first half. Alex Peterson ...

Sacilowski Rolls 745 Series At JBC

In the Dave Warren CDJR Hall of Fame League at Jamestown Bowling Company, Tom Sacilowski spun a 234-247-234-745 for Superior Energy. Steph Tompkins added a 259-266-733 for Safety Compliance; Dan Zamborik had a 258-234-230-722 for Boyle’s Auto Sale; Jaff Wadsworth rolled a 278-696 for Mir ...

High School Schedule

Today’s Schedule High School Football Portville vs. Clymer/Sherman/Panama at Panama, 1:30 p.m. Boys High School Soccer Cattaraugus-Little Valley/Salamanca at Dunkirk, 11 a.m. Randolph at Southwestern, 7 p.m. Girls High School Soccer Southwestern at Olean, 11 a.m. Salamanca vs. ...

HIGH SCHOOL SCOREBOARD

Friday’s Games Lackawanna 34, Frontier 15 Hutch Tech 34, Williamsville South 14 St. Joes 29, Bennett 14 Lancaster 54, Lockport 22 Orchard Park 42 McKinley 24 Williamsville North 40, Williamsville East 0 West Seneca East 34, Jamestown 12 Hamburg 48, Alden 14 West Seneca West ...

Dobbs Shines, Steelers Beat Panthers 39-24

PITTSBURGH — Josh Dobbs put together a compelling case to be on someone’s NFL roster next week, throwing for a touchdown and running for another to lead the Pittsburgh Steelers to a 39-24 victory over the Carolina Panthers in the preseason finale Thursday night. Dobbs, fighting for one of ...

Thrown Into The Fire

Southwestern and Franklinville/Ellicottville enter tonight’s Week 1 Class C South matchup at the Trojans’ Charles A. Lawson Field coming off very successful 2017 seasons with a few unknowns heading into this year. The Trojans lost three games last year, with two of them coming against ...

Sabres Great Don Luce To Speak In City

One of the key figures in the Buffalo Sabres’ Stanley Cup Final appearance of 1975 will be making a guest appearance at the Robert H. Jackson Center next month. Don Luce, who scored 225 goals and had 329 assists during a 13-year National Hockey League career, including 10 with the ...

Sunday Is Final Night Of Regular Season At Eriez Speedway

HAMMETT, Pa. — The 2018 regular season will come to a close Sunday evening at Eriez Speedway with the first-ever visit by the Ultimate Northeast Series Late Models. All other divisions will compete in regular cards of heats and features. Only one of the season championships has been decided ...