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Fishing Report

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CHAUTAUQUA LAKE Open-lake season is winding down, but fishing prospects are still good. Anglers have recently been catching walleye along weedlines. Vertical jigging around the rims of deeper holes is also a good bet for walleye. Weedlines are also a good spot to target late-season ...

Behind the lead blocking of teammate Taige Jones (33), Maple Grove’s Nash Nelson eyes running room during Friday night’s Class D Far West Regional at SUNY Brockport. Nelson finished with 175 yards rushing and scored two rushing touchdowns and one via pass reception.
P-J photo by Scott Reagle

Counter Intelligence

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BROCKPORT — For weeks, Clyde-Savannah was the New York State Sportswriters Association’s No. 1 team in Class D. Twenty-four minutes into Friday evening’s New York State Public High School Athletic Association Far West Regional, Maple Grove threw some serious shade on that ...

Panama’s Class D Far West Regional volleyball victory over C.G. Finney complete, Panama’s Gillian Figueroa (32), Quinn Payne (10) and Elle Angeletti (8) hold aloft the championship plaque Friday afternoon at Daemen College.
Photo by Deb Bailey

Pack Your Bags

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AMHERST — A rough start to the day, a middle-hitter with a hand injury, a libero with illness? Panama’s season of adversity may have continued during Friday’s Class D Far West Regional volleyball match against Section V champion C.G. Finney, but those problems did nothing to prevent ...

The Jamestown Community College volleyball team (in white) are seen in action during the first day of the NJCAA Division III Women’s Championship.
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Jayhawks To Play For 7th Place

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ROCHESTER, Minn. — Jamestown Community College rolled into the NJCAA Division III Women’s Volleyball Championship as the only unbeaten team in the eight-team field. But the Jayhawks had never faced the likes of Eastfield (Texas) College. Behind the dominant play of Keishla Reyes, the ...

Ready To Run

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Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association cross country runners are all smiles Friday morning as they prepare to leave for the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Championships. The event will be held today at Wayne High School. In the first row, from the left, are Hannah ...

Southern Tier goalie Ryan Pascarella makes a save during Friday’s NA3HL game against Pittsburgh.
P-J photo by Chad Ecklof

Xpress Fall To Pittsburgh, 5-1

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The Southern Tier Xpress scored the first goal of their NA3HL game Friday night, but none after that in a 5-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Vengeance at the Northwest Arena. Harry Payne got the Xpress started on the right foot with his sixth goal of the season unassisted at 10:40 of the first ...

Deadline For Buttafaro Hoops League Is Nov. 18

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The registration deadline for the Tom Buttafaro Youth Basketball League at the Jamestown YMCA is Nov. 18, according to youth coordinator Joe Michishma. The league is open to boys and girls from first through eighth grades and stresses fun, teamwork and individual player growth. Players from ...

Robinson’s 698 Set Leads Bowling

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Drew Robinson just missed a 700 when he threw a 245-276-698 in the American League at Cutting Lanes on Thursday night. Cutting Lanes: American League — Adam Holthouse 223-225-631, Ron Reed 232-619, Pat Bemis 611, Jason Rhodes 227-594. Jamestown Bowling Company: Couples League — ...

Without Adams, Bonnies Lose Opener To Niagara

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ST. BONAVENTURE — A game without its All-American candidate turned even more sour for St. Bonaventure on Friday night, when the Bonnies dropped their season opener 77-75 to Niagara in the Reilly Center. Playing without senior point guard Jaylen Adams (ankle), the Bonnies fell into an early ...

HIGH SCHOOL PLAYOFFS

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NYSPHSAA Football Playoffs Far West Regionals at SUNY Brockport Friday Class D VI-Maple Grove 61, V-Clyde-Savannah 28 Class A VI-West Seneca West 40, V-Wilson Magnet 22 Saturday Class C VI-Cleveland Hill vs. V-Caledonia-Mumford/Byron-Bergen, 1 p.m. Class B VI-Cheektowaga ...

Maple Grove senior running back Nick Fabrizio has run for 1,039 yards and 14 touchdowns this season. The Red Dragons take on Clyde-Savannah in the NYSPHSAA Class D Far West Regional at 5 p.m. today at SUNY Brockport.
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Fabrizio, Maple Grove Return To Regionals

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About a year ago at this time, Maple Grove was rolling through the playoffs with seniors Dalton DuBois at quarterback and Bradley Benson at running back. The Red Dragons had won their three Section VI playoff games by a combined score of 107-6 heading into a Far West Regional matchup with ...

Panama’s Madalyn Bowen leads a strong Panthers’ front line into today’s NYSPHSAA Class D Far West Regional against C.G. Finney at Daemen College.
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Panama’s Season Of Adversity Continues With C.G. Finney

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Two-time NBA Most Valuable Player Steve Nash once commented on his success by saying, “What happened in the past is just that, the past. Champion or not.” Throughout the course of a 19-3-1 season and a second straight Section VI Class D title, Panama volleyball coach Tammy Hosier heard ...

The Maple Grove boys cross country team will compete at the NYSPHSAA Championships on Saturday at Wayne High School.
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Area Runners Bound For Wayne HS

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The New York State Sportswriters Association released its cross country rankings earlier this week, and the teams that occupy the loftiest spots in the polls are familiar ones. Maple Grove is No. 2 in the Class D girls rankings and No. 3 in the Class D boys poll. So what else is ...

Southwestern quarterback Cole Snyder, was named the Class C South Offensive Player of the Year.
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Snyder, Penhollow Earn Top Honors In Class C South

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Southwestern’s Cole Snyder and Cassadaga Valley/Falconer’s Robbie Penhollow were honored with the top awards when Class C South announced its football all-star teams Thursday. Snyder, the Trojans’ junior quarterback, was named the league’s Offensive Player of the Year after ...

Mike Pettinella, left, congratulates champion Ray Textor of Kennedy and runner-up Sam Ventura of Norwich following an exciting final match of the first NYS Senior Masters last Saturday at Lakeview Lanes in Fulton. The tournament drew 94 entrants, well beyond what organizers expected.
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Textor Captures $1,400 Prize At Senior Masters

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FULTON — Ray Textor, a Kennedy resident and a member of the Jamestown Area United States Bowling Congress, held off Sam Ventura of Norwich (Norwich USBC), 406-398, last Saturday night to take first place in the first New York State Senior Masters Championship at Lakeview Lanes in ...

Sacilowski Paces Area Bowling With 775 Set

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Tom Sacilowski shot a 253-254-288-775 for Superior Energy Innovations in the Dave Warren Auto Group League at Jamestown Bowling Company to highlight the Thursday night bowling action. Also at JBC, Jeremy Crist unloaded a 244-279-245-768 for Bemus Point Inn in the Tuesday Night Lena’s ...

YMCA Floor Hockey

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Carl Liuzzo, Dave Reinhart and Tom Yartz scored two goals each as Black recorded a 7-4 decision over White. Craig Felton added a goal for the winners. Travis Sanders delivered two goals while Mark Good and Tommy Yancone also scored in vain. Vinny Liuzzo earned the win in net for Black ...

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Northside Repeats As JAMFL Varsity Champs

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The 2017 Northside Warrior Varsity team recently repeated as JAMFL League Champions. The team’s two-year record was 14-2. Players on the team included: Terrell Reese, Antonie Rodriguez, Eli Nowell, Eric Reese Jr., Jacky Ni, Patrick Spencer, Jah’kear Clark, Jack Carlson, Owen Kearney, Bishop ...

Pool League

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JAMESTOWN MEN’S LEAGUE A total of 12 perfect scores were recorded in the Jamestown Tuesday Night Men’s Pool League. Bob Kinne, Brian Gibbs, Bodine Shafer, Alan Rivera, Terry Stebbins, Mark Peters, John Robbins, Rick Elardo, Tom Perez, Martin Hernandez, Dan Kell and Kyle Rahr all shot ...

HIGH SCHOOL PLAYOFFS

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NYSPHSAA Football Playoffs Far West Regionals at SUNY Brockport Friday Class D VI-Maple Grove vs. V-Clyde-Savannah, 5 p.m. Class A VI-West Seneca West vs. V-Wilson Magnet, 8 p.m. Saturday Class C VI-Cleveland Hill vs. V-Caledonia-Mumford/Byron-Bergen, 1 p.m. Class ...