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Today’s Schedule Boys High School Basketball Maple Grove at Dunkirk, 7:30 p.m. Fredonia at Olean, 7:30 p.m. Brocton at Sherman, 7:30 p.m. Frewsburg at Cassadaga Valley, 7:30 p.m. Chautauqua Lake at Southwestern, 7:30 p.m. Clymer at Westfield, 7:30 p.m. Pine Valley at ...

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Report: Sirianni Is ‘Top Candidate’ For Coordinator Job

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Nick Sirianni’s climb up the NFL coaching ladder could very well move up a rung or two in the coming days. According to a report late Sunday night by Albert Breer of SI.com and tweeted by Sunday Night Football on NBC, newly hired Indianapolis head coach Frank Reich has requested ...

Southern Tier’s Mickenzie Restle (13) is surrounded in front of the net as he attempts to poke the loose puck into the net during Sunday’s North American Tier III Hockey League game at Northwest Arena. 
P-J photo by Chad Ecklof

Wooster Avoids Weekend Sweep By Downing Xpress

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Southern Tier had a great opportunity to close the gap to the fourth-and-final playoff spot in the North American Tier III Hockey League’s East Division on Sunday afternoon. But Wooster scored twice in the third period to break a 2-2 tie and keep the Xpress from sweeping the three-game ...

Ruff Scores 30, Maycock Nets 15, But Bonnies Fall To VCU In OT

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RICHMOND, Va. – A friendly bounce that saw her corner trey attempt jump high in the air before falling in was the difference for Nyra Williams and VCU as the Rams held off the St. Bonaventure women’s basketball team in overtime, 77-75. Senior Mariah Ruff had her third 30-point game of ...

Members of the Falconer Little Hoopers program recently played at halftime of a St. Bonaventure men’s basketball game at the Reilly Center. In the front row, from the left, are Kenley Lincoln, Emily Rhinehart, Kennedy Lindquist, Chase Bianco and Chase Fuller. In the back row are Max Parmentier, Zavyer Mayr, Erik Stenstrom, Donovan Delaney, Nathyn Gilbert.
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‘Hooping’ At Bonaventure

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Members of the Falconer Little Hoopers program recently played at halftime of a St. Bonaventure men’s basketball game at the Reilly Center. In the front row, from the left, are Kenley Lincoln, Emily Rhinehart, Kennedy Lindquist, Chase Bianco and Chase Fuller. In the back row are Max ...

Hector Colom of Fredonia, left, and Matt Evans of Randolph do battle in the 132-pound final of the Section VI Division II state qualifier.
P-J photo by Jay Young

Albany Bound

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ANGOLA — Surprising results and intriguing matchups were the letter of the day during Saturday’s Section VI Division II wrestling qualifier, hosted at Lake Shore High School with grapplers from 34 teams competing for a chance to head to the New York State Public High School Athletic ...

Jaylen Adams drives to the basket on his way to 24 points, which gave him 1,741 points for his career. That total ranks seventh all-time at St. Bonaventure.
P-J photo by Tim Frank

Schmidt Gets Big Efforts From His Big Men

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ST. BONAVENTURE — Chris Mooney started his postgame press conference in the bowels of the Reilly Center on Saturday night the way most opposing coaches do. He stated the obvious. “St. Bonaventure is terrific,” the 13th-year Richmond mentor said after the Spiders’ absorbed a 97-88 ...

The Panama boys swim team had plenty to smile about Saturday after winning the Section VI Class C Championships.
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Panama Swimmers Claim Second Straight Section VI Class C Title

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CHEEKTOWAGA — Panama swimming and diving was victorious at the Section VI Class C Championships at Maryvale High School on Saturday, finishing with 313 points. The Panthers were just ahead of Frewsburg, which collected 304.5. “The Panthers had another outstanding day in the water on ...

JCC Women Roll To Win At Genesee CC

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BATAVIA — The Jamestown Community College women’s basketball team started out on fire en route to an 87-56 NJCAA Region 3 Division II win over Genesee CC on Saturday afternoon. The Jayhawks went on a 33-8 run in the first quarter, led by Emilee Sperry with 8 points and Alexis Rodenbaugh ...

Southern Tier Xpress goalie Ryan Pascarella, right, kicks away a shot into the corner during Saturday’s NA3HL game against Wooster at Northwest Arena.
P-J photo by Chad Ecklof

Pascarella Pitches Shutout For Xpress

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Ryan Pascarella was brilliant in the net as the Southern Tier Xpress blanked the Wooster Oilers, 2-0, to tie up the weekend series at 1-1 in the North American Tier II Hockey League at the Northwest Arena. The game was scoreless heading into the third stanza as Mike Hubbard of the Oilers ...

Three JCC Wrestlers Earn Berths At Nationals

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GARDEN CITY — “We expect them to make the nationals, so, it really wasn’t a surprise they did as well as they did,” said Jamestown Community College coach Kris Schimek about three of his wrestlers who will be advancing to the NJCAA national tournament. Cameron Page was second at 174 ...

Outdoors With Craig Robbins

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For the next few weeks that monster buck you got a look at last fall is going to be losing his head gear. I noticed during the last couple of outings over the past couple weeks that most of the bucks I saw or had on trail cameras still were spotting their racks. I’m often asked how does ...

Fishing Report

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CHAUTAUQUA LAKE Reports from this past week have shown that ice fishing on Chautauqua has been the best so far this season, especially for walleyes. “Eyes” are still holding in deeper holes off Long Point, Lakewood Bar and Warners, with a good number of keepers showing up in Ashville and ...

Lakers Hockey

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PEEWEE DIVISION Jamestown Lakers goaltender Collin Norlander recorded three shutout wins as the team clinched first place in the Western New York Amateur Hockey League mixed division. In a 6-0 win over East Aurora, the Lakers took a 1-0 lead in the first period as Jameson Walsh scored on a ...

Jamestown’s Elijah Rojas is hit in the lane by a West Seneca West defender during their ECIC Division 1 boys basketball game Friday night at McElrath Gymnasium.
P-J photo by Valory S. Isaacson

Not Quite Enough

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The Jamestown Red Raiders’ seeding in the upcoming Section VI Class AA basketball playoffs is still up in the air, but if they play like they did Friday night at McElrath Gymnasium, they’ll be tough out for almost any opponent. “West Seneca West beat us,” Jamestown coach Ben Drake ...

Southern Tier’s Christian Juliana celebrates his first-period goal during the Xpress’ 5-2 win over Wooster in NA3HL action Friday night at Northwest Arena.
P-J photo by Chad Ecklof

Wilcox Caps Strong Night For Xpress

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Right around the midway point of the third period of play Friday night, Southern Tier’s Nick Wilcox — fresh off an assist on the fourth Xpress goal — found himself tangled up with Wooster’s Dennis Lekarev near center ice. Five seconds and three towering overhands later it was the ...