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Expressway Cup Champions

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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

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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

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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

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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 ...

Step Up To The Plate

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The first pitch for the Babe Ruth 16-18 World Series is less than a month away, and area baseball fans won’t have to spend a dime to gain entry into Diethrick Park. The free admission is the result of the generosity of area businesses and community organizations that have agreed to ...

A Fourth Of July Tradition

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The Lakewood YMCA Firecracker 10K & 2-mile run/walk was held Wednesday morning. The top male finisher in the 10K was Shawn Wiler of Columbus, Pennsylvania, who posted a time of 34 minutes, 51 seconds. Brooke Adams of Randolph was the top female with a time of 41:03. Meanwhile, Nate ...

Jammers’ Bats Quiet Again, Fall To Saugerties

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SAUGERTIES — The weather was hot at Cantine Veterans Memorial Field on Wednesday night. The Jamestown Jammers’ bats were anything but. Four pitchers limited Jamestown to just two hits and that was enough for Saugerties to edge the Jammers, 3-2, in Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League ...

LECOM Health Challenge Begins Today At Peek’n Peak

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FINDLEY LAKE — The first round of the LECOM Health Challenge begins bright and early today at Peek’n Peak Resort. Kyle Reifers, Curtis Thompson and Seann Harlingten will tee off on No. 1 at 6:50 a.m., while the trio of Peter Tomasulo, Kevin Stadler and Richard H. Lee will tee of on ...

Autograph Night Set At Stateline

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BUSTI — The annual “Autograph Night” will be held Saturday at Stateline Speedway. The racers will be brought out on the main straight and the fans allowed on the track to mingle with drivers and crews for a half hour or so during intermission. Many drivers pass out candy, “hero” ...

‘Best Of The Best’ To Hit The Ice In City

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Fresh off Independence Day celebrations, a host of talented young hockey players will be traveling to Northwest Arena this weekend as the newly established Jamestown Rebels host their first-ever main camp. The North American Hockey League franchise will run the invitation-only camp and tryout ...

Jammers Suffer Rare Loss On Road To Albany

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ALBANY — Ryan Greco (Brockport) and Max Cioffi (Ole Miss) combined to throw a three-hit shutout as the Albany Dutchmen (11-10) defeated the Jamestown Jammers (18-5), 1-0, in a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League contest on Tuesday. The lone run came in the seventh when newcomer John ...

Anthony Gullo Is Medalist At State Boys Jr. Amateur Qualifier

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LANCASTER — Anthony Gullo’s high school career has ended, but his success on the links has not. The Jamestown resident turned in a banner performance Monday at the Buffalo qualifier for the New York State Boys Junior Amateur at Lancaster Country Club. Gullo fired a 1-over 73 for ...

World Champ Bound For Gerry Rodeo

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GERRY — One of rodeo’s most versatile performers, four-time World Champion trick roper and two-time World Champion gun twirler Rider Kiesner is headed for the 74th annual Gerry Rodeo, Aug. 1-4, to display those skills, along with his feats as a whip-trick artist. In addition, he will ...

Youth Soccer Roundup

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JAYS U8 GIRLS Weber Knapp topped 7-11 thanks to goals by Lucy Mattson, Carley Daniels and Addison Buck while Makala Pettit, Amelia Potter, Buck and Mattson split time in net. Naviae Rahim, Nora Brown, Penelope Mitchell and Skyleigh Debo were in net for 7-11. — — — Giana Cusimano ...

Young Sets Pace On Asquith Senior Tour

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FALCONER — This week at Breezewood Golf Links the Asquith Senior Tour had Dave Young lead Flight A from the white tees with a plus 5 and a 72 gross, Dave Stewart was plus 2 and Randy Carlson was plus one. Flight B from the white tees was led by Richard Tyler at plus 15 while Scott Vogan was ...

Hole-In-One

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NORTH EAST, Pa. — Randy Daversa of Jamestown aced the 169-yard seventh hole at Green Meadows Golf Course. Scott Chapman was the witness.

Bowling

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Jim Suckow fired a 234-619 in the Summer Seniors League at Jamestown Bowling Company. Jamestown Bowling Company: Summer Seniors League — Gary Wells 613, Ed Petransky 506, Donna Beisner 415, Chloe Vincent 410, Judy Parsons 402.

Course Record

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DUNKIRK — Twelve players punched their tickets into the Web.com Tour’s LECOM Health Challenge at Peek’n Peak Resort this weekend by qualifying for the tournament Monday at Shorewood Country Club. Willie Mack of Grand Blanc, Michigan, led the field with a 12-under 60 to set a course ...

Keng Earns Weekly Honor

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Jamestown Jammers center fielder Chase Keng was named the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League Player of the Week after leading Jamestown to four victories and helping keep the best record in the PGCBL intact. The left-handed batter recorded seven extra-base hits, getting at least one in ...

Rebels To Open Season Sept. 29

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After announcing less than a month ago that their North American Hockey League franchise would be moving to the city, the Jamestown Rebels now know when they will be playing their first game. The NAHL released its schedule Monday and the Rebels will open the 2018-19 season on the road, Sept. ...