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City Boy Shines At Maryland Tourney

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Anthony Cosme had himself quite a weekend. Not only did Anthony’s Western New York Muckdogs with the 10U championship at the Chesapeake Classic in Aberdeen, Maryland, but he was named the tournament’s Most Valuable Player. Trailing 10-3 after the first inning, Anthony entered on the ...

Picnic For Local Legends

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The annual Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame picnic was held Monday at the Lakewood Rod & Gun Club. CSHOF members and guests, totaling more than 150 turned out.

Kreutter Sprints To Patriot Victory At Eriez

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HAMMETT, Pa. — The Patriot Sprint Series made a visit to Eriez Speedway on Sunday along with the RUSH Wingless Sprints. Also racing were the Waterford Hotel E-Mods and the Johnson’s Car Care and Collision Economods. At the end of the night, the four occupants of Victory Lane were Scott ...

A-Bat Clinches A Division

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A-Bat won two games Sunday to clinch the 2019 City Slo-Pitch A Division championship with a record of 14-4. Pictured, in front, from left, are: Shaun Rizzo, Steve Trapani, Sean Chapman, Manny Ramirez and Tyler Jones. In back are: Tony Snow, Larry Mayer, Doug Trapani, Bill Lawson, Ryan Anderson ...

Trap Leagues

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Carroll’s Ray Lee shot the lone perfect 50 during Chautauqua County Trap League action this past week. Celoron topped Busti 338-323 and Randolph edged Carroll 333-331. Celoron’s Rose Corbran was High Lady with a 46. Kris Badjo of Celoron was High Junior with a 49. Carroll’s Lucas ...

Hole-In-One

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CHAUTAUQUA — Terry Hall made his second career hole-in-one Sunday when he sank his tee shot at the eighth hole on Chautauqua Golf Club’s Lake Course. Using his 8-iron, Hall’s ace was witnessed by Jason Dudley, Scott Johnson and Gary Ruch.

Holding Court

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More than 100 youngsters turned out Sunday for the first of 12 weekly “Open Court” sessions at the Southwestern High School gymnasium. The program, sponsored by USA Basketball, provides youngsters, ages 6-17, the opportunity to decide how to engage with the game under the supervision of ...

Another Successful Lake Swim

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A 59-year tradition continued last Thursday as 10 junior members of the Chautauqua Lake Yacht Club participated in their annual swim across the lake, sponsored by the Junior Program. Each swimmer was accompanied by a spotter in a canoe, kayak or jet ski. The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s ...

Hole-In-One

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BUSTI — In less than 20 minutes on Aug. 1, two holes-in-one were recorded on the same hole at South Hills Country Club as Stu Nord and Phil Carcione saw their tee shots on the 125-yard, 15th hole find the bottom of the cup. Their heroics came in two different foursomes that were separated ...

3-on-3 Tournament Held Over Weekend

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The inaugural Big Pitt’s BBQ Block Party and 3-on-3 basketball tournament, a collaboration with #IntegrityFirst Inc. and the Jamestown Jackals, was held this weekend in Jamestown. Twenty-three teams laced up their sneakers to compete in 56 games in Chadakoin Park. Throughout the weekend ...

Summer Camp

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When Clymer/Sherman/Panama head football coach Ty Harper had his first in-person meeting with Gerrit Hinsdale three years ago, the impression was immediate. Although just a freshman, the up-and-coming quarterback already had poise beyond his years and the confidence that would eventually ...

Lodestro, Vitello Capture Moon Brook CC Member-Guest

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Colin Lodestro and Joe Vitello won the Moon Brook Country Club Member-Guest Tournament, which ended Saturday. Three three-day event used a 54-hole, best-ball format. Lodestro and Vitello won with a 62-62-65-189. Their Thursday and Friday scores were good for medalist honors each day. Jason ...

Ellicottville Memorial Library Pro-Am Ends In Four-Way Tie

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ELLICOTTVILLE — There was a four-way tie for first place at the Ellicottville Memorial Library Pro-Am held Monday at Holiday Valley Resort. The Kahkwa Club’s Michael O’Connor, PGA life member Kirk Stauffer, Wild Wood Country Club’s Mike Sweazy and Niagara Frontier CC’s Matthew Clark ...

Royce Swan Jr. Golf Academy Announces Award Winners

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Award winners from Royce Swan’s Jr. Golf Academy, pictured, in front, from left, are: Jacob Clopp, Abby Adam, Max Miley, Jackson Grey and Kellan Brown. In back are: Marley Ohl, Tony Cipolla, Peter Conley, Nick Cipolla, Jacob Galati and Marie Seeley.

Stoddard Captures Men’s Title At Conewango Valley CC

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WARREN, Pa. — Austin Stoddard fired a 73 to win the American Cancer Society men’s championship Wednesday at Conewango Valley Country Club. Joe Bellitto won a tiebreaker over George Adams and Andy Hanks at 74 for second place while Sean Larson (75) was fifth and Casey Moyer (78) was ...

Golf Leagues

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In Moon Brook Country Club Couples League play low gross honors went to Randy Ordines, Diana Ordines, Jim Cirbus and Marcia Cirbus with a 34. Mark Wilson, Melissa Wilson, Rex McCray and Micki McCray shot a 31 net followed by Dana Washer, Joelle Washer, Nick Bell and Katie Bell with a 32. Paul ...

Horseshoes

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Randy Hopkins and Barb Chadwick were the only three-game winners this week during Senior League action. Dick Franzen, Ken Hopkins and Stephanie Johnson each recorded two wins. Randy Hopkins led the scoring with games of 91, 84 and 83 with 13, 12 and 10 ringers, respectively. Barb Chadwick ...

Maybe The Trees Aren’t For You

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As you age, climbing a tree to chase whitetail may not be for you. As time goes on some of us feel that we don’t need to spend all of our hunting time swinging among the branches, but instead are returning their roots hunting from the ground. Ground hunting is where the majority of us ...

Fishing Report

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CHAUTAUQUA LAKE Largemouth bass fishing still is the hot ticket on the jewel of Chautauqua County, Chautauqua Lake. The bass bite is still hot and heavy close to shore, which on Chautauqua means docks. Surface lures are always a hot bait during the dog days of summer. Chuckers, pop R’s and ...