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Jammers’ Streak Ends At 11

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NEWARK — The Jamestown Jammers’ 11-game winning streak came to a halt Saturday night in the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League. Newark, which is in last place in the West Division, won for just the ninth time this season, with 18 hits on its way to a 13-10 victory over the Jammers ...

Chautauqua Lake's Olivia Anderson
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Pair Of Thunderbirds Among Eight Locals Honored

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Eight girls from The Post-Journal’s circulation area were recognized on their respective all-state softball teams by the New York State Sportswriters Association earlier this week. Chautauqua Lake sophomore Olivia Anderson received the highest recognition as she was named to the Class C ...

Southwestern’s Brody Larson hits a triple to lead off Saturday’s District 38 9-10 Little League tournament game against Valley in Falconer.
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Youth Baseball Roundup

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DISTRICT 38 9-10 LITTLE LEAGUE FALCONER — Southwestern used a powerful hitting attack and aggressive base running en route to a 16-9 win over Valley on Saturday. Brody Larson went 3 for 4 with a triple, Kyler Wojtowicz was 2 for 4 with three runs scored and Tate Catanese went 2 for 4 ...

Area Soccer Roundup

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JAYS U6 GIRLS Sophia Robbins scored four times as Yellow beat Scarlet, 8-1. Payton Gibbs added three goals while Abrielle Sharp also scored in the win. Goalkeepers for Yellow were Harper Chapman, Francesca Guarnieri, Robbins and Zaira Gustafson. Kadance DeVlieger scored and split ...

Frewsburg Camp Is July 10-14

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FREWSBURG — Camp director Tom Nelson announced that the Frewsburg Summer Basketball Camp for boys and girls is July 10-14 from 8:30 a.m. to noon each day at Frewsburg Central School. To be eligible, student-athletes must be entering grades 4-8. The entry fee is $75 per camper. Nelson can ...

Holes-In-One

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CHAUTAUQUA — Jim Livengood came up with his fourth career ace by sinking his tee shot on the 125-yard No. 8 with a 9-iron on Friday at Chautauqua Golf Club. Livengood was playing with Paul Gluck, Bill Titus and Al Lonie. ——— CORRY, Pa. — Dan Cheney of Jamestown recorded an ace on ...

Golf Leagues

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MAGNOLIA — Kerry Coan shot a 39 to lead the Wednesday Night Snap Fitness League at Willow Run Golf Course. Kerry Coan 39, Susan Spillane 42, Betsy Eggleston 44, Angie Giuffre 44, Janet Kulig 44 ——— MAGNOLIA — Cheryl Johnson shot a scratch 44 while Helen Adams and Doris Large hit ...

More Surprises From The Outdoor Industry

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In NASCAR, I call this time of year the silly season. It’s when drivers who haven’t renewed their contracts or are looking for a new “ride” begin to be courted by other teams. I really don’t know who coined the phrase silly season, but the phrase holds true in other businesses ...

Fishing Report

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CHAUTAUQUA LAKE Some are finding the musky bite a little slow, but this past week I spoke with and saw on my boat good numbers with the largest being reported at 51 1/2 inches. The best bite has been coming along weedlines on oversized stickbaits in black/white or perch colored. Walleye ...

Trap Leagues

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Westfield’s Danny Ficarra and Kenton Knopp had a pair of 25s in the Western Chautauqua County Trap League. Ripley’s Kevin Sturzenbecker, Mark Henry and Sid Meeder Sr. recorded 50s as did Big Tree’s Scott Hemmer and Paul McKotch. Westfield downed Ripley, 344-325, and Big Tree outgunned ...

Pine Valley, Cattaraugus-LV Receive Honors

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LATHAM — Pine Valley Central School and Cattaraugus-Little Valley Central School earned New York State School of Excellence awards by having 75 percent of their varsity teams qualify for and receive Scholar-Athlete team awards. Pine Valley had six teams selected while Cattaraugus-Little ...

Co-leader Xinjun Zhang hit a tee shot during the second round of the Web.com Tour’s LECOM Health Challenge on Friday at Peek’n Peak Resort. 
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Crowded At The Top

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FINDLEY LAKE — Xinjun Zhang and Adam Long will head into the weekend of the Web.com Tour’s 2017 LECOM Health Challenge at Peek’n Peak’s Upper Course as co-leaders, as Zhang fired a 3-under par 69 Friday and Long came away with a 4-under par 68 to improve to 11-under overall after two ...

Jamestown’s Skyler Valentine slides safely into home as the Adirondack catcher can’t handle a late throw during the third inning of Friday’s Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League game at Diethrick Park. Looking on is home plate umpire John White.
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Rule Finds His Stroke In Jammers’ Win

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Last season as a freshman at Kansas State University, Connor Rule played in just 20 games, hitting .222 in 45 at-bats. When it came time to find a fit for summer ball, Wildcats coach Brad Hill and Jamestown Jammers manager Anthony Barone came to an agreement that playing in Chautauqua ...

Jamestown To Play For Title

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The combined pitching of Kyle Dean and Riley Piazza gave the Jamestown All-Stars a 5-1 win over East Lake in the winner’s bracket game of the Western New York 13U Babe Ruth Tournament at Bergman Park. This victory by Jamestown means it is a win away from the championship. East Lake and ...

Youth Soccer Roundup

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INTERLEAGUE U13 BOYS Landon Stormer scored twice to lead Stormer Mechanical of Frewsburg past Falconer Veterinary Clinic, 4-2. Zack Carr and Griffin Lewis also scored while Kelson Laska and Joel Reinagel played well in net for Stormer Mechanical. Carson DePasquale scored both goals for ...

Youth Baseball Roundup

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CITY REC LEAGUE PLAYOFFS The unbeaten Affinity One Federal Credit Union Blue Jays put together a prolific batting attack en route to a 22-12 first-round win over the Angels on Friday night. Trent Chapman blasted three home runs with two two-run shots and a a solo home run; Spencer Kindberg ...

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Jammers’ Winning Streak Reaches Double Figures

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GENEVA — The Jamestown Jammers are on some kind of run. Ben Brookover collected four hits, Christ Conley belted a home run and two doubles, and Skyler Valentine (two RBIs) and John Conti added three hits apiece to back another strong outing by Cory Blessing as the Jammers rolled to their ...

Jamestown shortstop Owen Maggio prepares to throw to first for the out during Thursday night’s Western New York Babe Ruth 13-year-old Tournament game at Bergman Park.
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Youth Baseball Roundup

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WNY STATE BABE RUTH 13-YEAR OLD TOURNAMENT East Lake started out on a positive note by prevailing over North Buffalo, 11-1, in first-round action at Bergman Park in a game called after six innings because of the 10-run rule. Winning pitcher Aiden Kennedy and Jed Hirliman combined on a ...

Youth Soccer

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JAYS U-8 GIRLS Three different players scored goals as Wofford Property Maintenance downed Fessenden, Laumer and DeAngelo, 3-0. Annalise Caceres. Camryn Storms and Mackenna Lutgen had the goals in the win while Carley Daniels, Alieyn Reed, Lillian Stormont and Storms were the ...