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Barb Chapman, Fred Clark, Dave Evanczik, Ken Hopkins, Kurt VonKliest and Topper Westerdahl all had perfect two-game scores in the Senior Horseshoe League. Hopkins and Westerdahl each had a 95 with 15 ringers. Interested parties are invited to join the league on Tuesday mornings at 9:30 at ...

Joey Gerace of the Southern Tier Xpress takes a shot on goal during Thursday’s NA3HL game at Northwest Arena.
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Xpress Suffer Home Loss To Niagara Falls

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The Southern Tier Xpress dug itself a big hole and dropped a 5-1 decision to the Niagara Falls PowerHawks in the North American Tier 3 Hockey League at the Northwest Arena on Thursday. Niagara Falls scored twice in the first period on goals by Brandon Tripi (from Anthony Tomassi and Justin ...

The Maple Grove football team poses for a postgame photo after knocking off Clyde-Savannah last Friday night in the Class D Far West Regional at SUNY Brockport’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver Stadium. The Red Dragons, ranked second in the state, will take on No. 3 Tioga in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association semifinals at 4 p.m. Friday at Union-Endicott High School.
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‘You Have To Give It Your All’

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Maple Grove is one win away from a potential rematch with 2016 New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class D champion Cambridge. But the Red Dragons will have to take care of Tioga first. Maple Grove (10-1), the New York State Sportswriters Association’s No. 2 Class D ...

JCC Women Use Balance To Knock Off Erie CC

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BUFFALO — The Jamestown Community College women’s basketball team took care of business on the road Wednesday night. Emilee Sperry scored 19 points and Nicole Johnson added 17 points and grabbed eight rebounds to send the Jayhawks to a 73-57 victory over Erie CC in a Region 3 Division ...

Power Outage Cancels Bona Men’s Game At Reilly Center

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ST. BONAVENTURE — The St. Bonaventure men’s basketball team will have to wait a little longer to try and earn its first win of the season after Wednesday night’s game against Maryland Eastern Shore was canceled due to a Reilly Center power outage. Shortly before a scheduled 7 p.m. ...

Jamestown Jets Swim To Victory At Warren Invite

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WARREN, Pa. — The Jamestown Jets took top honors at the Warren Invitational for the third consecutive year earlier this month. The invitational included more than 250 swimmers representing nine teams. GIRLS 6-AND-UNDER 25 Backstroke: S. Darling, 1st, 28.21, (PB). 25 Freestyle: S. ...

Volk Smashes 266-720 To Lead Bowling

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In the Lena’s Pizza Men’s League at Jamestown Bowling Company, Josh Volk spun a 266-233-221-720 to lead the way for Bemus Point Inn. In the same league, Tim Wares ripped a 236-257-689 for Jamestown Awning, Jim Chapman smashed a 268-224-679 for Pepsi Cola, Tom Lester hit a 278-677 for ...

Maple Grove’s Carter Russo (73) is second on the Red Dragons with 90 tackles and 5¢ sacks on the season as they enter Friday’s 4 p.m. NYSPHSAA Class D state semifinal against Tioga at Union-Endicott High School.
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END Of The Line

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A year ago, Carter Russo was a man without a position. As a junior, Russo moved all over the field for Maple Grove, playing a backup role on a studded defense highlighted by seniors Trevor Micek, Brandon Reagle, Michael Derby, Logan Fain and Alex Lai just to name a few. The 2016 defense was ...

Washington & Jefferson’s Sirianni Wins COY

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A Jamestown native and Southwestern Central School graduate has been honored for his accomplishments with the Washington & Jefferson College football team this fall. Mike Sirianni (Southwestern Class of 1990) was voted the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Co-Coach of the Year, sharing ...

YMCA Volleyball

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CO-ED LEAGUE Marty Hoch was the Most Valuable Player as Libera prevailed over Above The Net, 25-19, 20-25, 21-19. Nick Spry was the MVP in defeat. ——— Led by Heather Brown, Swat defeated the Slippery Slippers, 25-13, 25-16, 21-12. Todd Thornley was the MVP for the Slippery ...

Adult Basketball

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COMMUNITY FIRST LEAGUE Maceo Wofford sank 38 points, Ryan Anderson had 15 and Dustin Pickett scored 12 as Ol Skool just missed the 100-point plateau by scoring a 99-83 victory over Team Alonge. Austin Alonge scored 39 points, Aaron Swan had 15 and Vinny Scholeno scored 12 in ...

Junior Bowling

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JAMESTOWN BOWLING COMPANY Kyle Christensen belted out a 211-232-179-622 and Zack Ryberg had a 194-209-204-607 in the Junior-Majors Division of the Junior Bowling League at Jamestown Bowling Company. Nicolas Houston had a 115-144-120-579 and Vincent Parasilitti added a 111-130-138-379 in the ...

Southwestern’s Esteban Diaz (20) was named the CCAA West Division All Conference Player of the Year when the league released its all-star team recently.
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Southwestern’s Diaz Earns Top Honor In CCAA West Division

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Esteban Diaz of Southwestern has been named the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association West Division All Conference Player of the Year after leading the Trojans to a record of 16-1-1 and a perfect 10-0 in league play. The senior midfielder picked up eight goals and five assists on the ...

JBC To Host Thanksgiving Day Handicap Sweeper

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The annual Thanksgiving Day Handicap Sweeper is set for next Thursday at Jamestown Bowling Company. The entry fee is $25 with all bowlers rolling three games across six lanes. The top eight scores with handicap bowl single-elimination matches until a winner is determined. The handicap is 20 ...

Smith Fires 715 Series At Cutting Lanes

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Doug Smith drilled a 221-250-244-715 in the Monday Men’s League at Cutting Lanes. Also having a 715 was Jim LaMancuso with high games of 237 and 267 for Miles Machine in the Miles Machine Men’s League at Jamestown Bowling Company. Ed Bailey was right behind Smith and LaMancuso with a ...

Frewsburg graduate Janessa Annis recently wrapped up her second season at Cape Fear Community College, an NJCAA Division I program in Wilmington, N.C.
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Gaining A Leg Up

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WILMINGTON, N.C. — When Janessa Annis chose to play soccer at Cape Fear Community College in Wilmington, North Carolina following high school, never did she imagine the team success the Sea Devils would enjoy during her two seasons. Despite a 2-0 loss to Harford (Maryland) CC in ...

Maple Grove’s Carter Russo was named the Class D Defensive Player of the Year.
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Class D Names All-Stars

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Franklinville/Ellicottville’s Brock Blecha, Maple Grove’s Carter Russo and Clymer/Sherman/Panama’s Thomas Delahoy received Class D’s top honors when the league released its all-star team Thursday. Blecha, the 6-foot-3 Titans senior quarterback, was named the Offensive Most Valuable ...

Zaffino, Wendell Lead Monday Bowling Scores

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Ashley Zaffino set the pace for the women and George Wendell headlined the men in area bowling Monday night. Zaffino rolled a 279-214-680 for DZ Designs in the Monday Night Ladies Classic League at Jamestown Bowling Company where seven 600s were tossed. Meanwhile, Wendell delivered a ...

Adams, Matteson Lead Runner Of Year Standings

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Brooke Adams leads the Women’s Division with 108 points and Stephen Matteson the Male Division with 88 points in the UPMC Chautauqua WCA/Runner of the Year Series. Sarah Lefford is in first in the Female 15-19 Division with 19 points, Abbey Pajersky leads the Female 20-24 Division with 12 ...