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Jamestown CC Plays Better Late In Loss To Lakeland CC

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Moments after the final horn sounded to end the final NJCAA basketball game of the Jim Riggs/Post-Journal Weekend on Saturday afternoon, Jamestown Community College interim head coach Xavier Churnac gathered assistants Jim Rissel and Travis Muntz together for a quick conference. “If we ...

Johnstown Rallies In Third To Beat Rebels, Split Weekend

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One night after snapping Johnstown’s 17-game winning streak, the Jamestown Rebels had a chance to make a real statement by sweeping the Tomahawks at Northwest Arena. But despite leading by a goal at two different points during the game, the Rebels couldn’t overcome an early ...

Jamestown CC Splits With Ithaca, SUNY Oswego

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Jamestown Community College split a tri-match with Ithaca College and SUNY Oswego and also competed at the Alfred State Open Tournament on Saturday afternoon. Ithaca claimed a 36-15 win over the Jayhawks, with that match featuring a bout between NJCAA Division III No. 1 ranked Jake Ashkraft ...

Ward Matches Own School Record In Pole Vault

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CANEADEA — Falconer/Maple Grove/Cassadaga Valley/Frewsburg’s Rachael Ward matched her own school record with a leap of 11 feet, 6 inches to take first place in the pole vault during season-opening indoor track action at Houghton College on Saturday. Fredonia/Westfield’s Emily Brown took ...

Falconer/Cassadaga Valley Wins Another Title

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ATHENS, Pa. — “Anytime you can go into Pennsylvania and win a tournament, that’s a good weekend.” That was the comment of Falconer/Cassadaga Valley wrestling coach Drew Wilcox after the Golden Falcons claimed three individual titles on their way to the team crown at the Jarvis Wildcat ...

No. 17 Buffalo Downs Bonnies

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OLEAN (AP) — After spending time back home consoling his mother, Buffalo guard Jayvon Graves paid tribute to his late grandfather the best way he knew how. Graves hit a career-best five 3-pointers and scored 19 points in helping the No. 17 Bulls remain undefeated with an 80-62 win at St. ...

Fishing Report

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CHAUTAUQUA LAKE Much of the south basin is covered with skim ice, while the north basin remains open. With December beginning, Chautauqua Lake is changing, or in transition. During this period, we like to discuss boater/angler safety. Just because there is a skim ice on the lake, doesn’t ...

Ideas For Your Sportsman Just In Time For Christmas

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It has been a holiday tradition that on these pages once a year, we discuss some ideas for your favorite sportsman. From what I have found — not that I would suggest anything underhanded — but some folks have this column on their refrigerator to make sure their better half has the ...

DEC Announces ‘WomenHuntFishNY’ Photo Contest

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DEC has announced the beginning of a statewide photo contest, “WomenHuntFishNY,” to celebrate women hunters in New York State. DEC encourages women who hunt in New York to share their photos by sending an email to Kelly Stang at socialmedia@dec.ny.gov. DEC welcomes photos of all aspects of ...

Cougars, Marauders Win Tournament Titles

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SILVER CREEK — Cassadaga Valley came back from a slow start to claim the Hae Jude Tournament championship with a 42-40 overtime victory over Silver Creek on Saturday afternoon. “This tournament was a great test for us,” Cassadaga Valley coach Todd Fryberger said. “We have been waiting ...

Jamestown Falls At Home To Frontier

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Sitting in his office following Jamestown’s loss to Frontier on Friday night at McElrath Gymnasium., Red Raiders head coach Ben Drake couldn’t remember the last time his team lost to the Falcons. And they shouldn’t have last night. Jamestown had a 37-28 lead early in the fourth ...

Free Throw Shooting, Turnovers Doom JCC Men

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With 46 seconds remaining in Friday night’s NJCAA Division II men’s basketball game, Jamestown Community College sophomore Chris Robson drilled a 3-pointer from in front of his own bench at the Physical Education Complex. His teammates went crazy and the Sherman native let out a whoop ...

Buzzer-Beater

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Travis Wells knows he stole one. In a half of basketball in which the Jamestown Community College women’s basketball team managed just six field goals in 19 minutes, 59 seconds, the Jayhawks’ head coach still left the Physical Education Complex with a smile on his face. Haley ...

Rebels Snap Johnstown’s 17-Game Win Streak

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It did not take long, one minute and 36 seconds to be exact, for the Jamestown Rebels to score their first goal on Friday evening, triggering a wave of teddy bears thrown on to the ice at Northwest Arena for the The Resource Center’s Marine Toys for Tots drive. Alex Frye was able to take ...

Maple Grove, Tapestry To Meet For Championship

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Maple Grove and Tapestry will battle at 1:30 p.m. this afternoon after both were winners in the first round of the Maple Grove Tip-Off Tournament on Friday at Maple Grove High School. The Red Dragons beat Cassadaga Valley, 88-53, in the nightcap thanks to 32 points, 12 rebounds and five ...

Doty Of St. Joe’s Wins 16th Annual Trench Trophy

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LANCASTER — Tyler Doty of St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute was named the Trench Trophy 16th annual Trench Trophy winner recently, being selected as the top lineman in Western New York. A three-year starter and University at Buffalo commit, Doty anchored a rushing attack that averaged 278 ...

Hillbillies Win Three Matches At Pioneer Duals

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YORKSHIRE — Fredonia/Silver Creek/Brocton/Forestville/Pine Valley picked up three team wins at the Pioneer Panther Dual Meet, defeating Letchworth 57-23, Newfane 72-12, and West Seneca East 62-18. LETCHWORTH 99: Richard Mapes (F) won via forfeit. 106: Lucas Hoffman (F) p. Chris ...