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Timeless

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There is a video on the Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame website that shows 2017 inductee Maceo Wofford, then a senior at Jamestown High School, catching an alley-oop pass and throwing down a two-handed dunk. The student section at McElrath Gymnasium that night — the Event Staff — can be ...

Jamestown Native Recalls Time In SJHL

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Patrick Schmelzinger knows the bus rides of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League all too well. Two years ago, the then-20-year-old Jamestown native played 22 games as a member of the Nipawin Hawks in the SJHL. Schmelzinger played his first game for the Hawks on Jan. 30 in Kindersley — ...

Bonnies’ Adams, Mobley To Play In Portsmouth Invitational

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Both members of St. Bonaventure’s backcourt the past two seasons, point guard Jaylen Adams and shooting guard Matt Mobley, will play in the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament this week. The PIT is an invitation-only event for seniors who have exhausted their college eligibility. It will be ...

Flyers Level 9 Gymnast Gilbert Qualifies For Regionals

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Samantha Gilbert, Level 9 Flyers gymnast, has achieved what no other Flyers gymnast has achieved. Gilbert recently qualified for regionals with an all-around score of 35.20 at the state meet. Regionals will be held at The Mass Mutual Center in Springfield, Massachusetts this weekend. ...

Jackson Center To Host Ali Book Author Next Tuesday

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The Robert H. Jackson Center, a nonprofit dedicated to promoting liberty under law, through the examination of the life and work of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson and his legacy’s relevance to current events and issues, welcomes award-winning author Jonathan Eig as one of ...

Beasts Of The Northeast

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Latrell Alford couldn’t contain his excitement, so when the buzzer sounded to end Game 2 of the North American Basketball League Northeast Conference championship series Sunday afternoon, he tossed the ball toward the rafters and then met teammate Damien Harris in mid-air for a celebratory ...

Parson Spins 792 Series In ‘Beat The Champ’ Competition

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Terry Parson turned in quite a performance in the “Beat the Champ” competition at Jamestown Bowling Company on Sunday. Parson fired a 792 to lead a field of 24 bowlers by a wide margin. Mark Meleen recorded the only other 700 series — a 720 — while Dave Kirsh (698), Stephanie ...

Babe Ruth Host Team Tryouts Set For April 15

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The Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties Babe Ruth leagues are holding a tryout for the 16-18 year old Babe Ruth World Series host team that will be participating in the 2018 Babe Ruth World Series at Russell Diethrick Park in Jamestown this summer. This year’s tournament will be the 18th ...

Total Package

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Southwestern rolled into Mayville on Feb. 12 with a perfect 17-0 record, including a pair of wins over the Thunderbirds earlier in the season. The Trojans were three games away from the first perfect regular season in school history. That night, junior point guard Erin Radack picked up ...

Conley Carrying Legacy Of His Mentors Into ‘Hall’

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Reflecting on his tenure as both a successful high school athlete and now coach, Todd Conley recalled a bevy of fond memories stretching back to his formative years at Southwestern Central School. It was in his years in the wrestling room and on the football field for the Trojans that the ...

2017-18 Post-Journal Girls Basketball All-Stars

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FIRST TEAM Natalie Angeletti Panama Sophomore Natalie Angeletti earned CCAA Division 2 West Player of the Year honors as a sophomore thanks to her 15.2 points, 1.4 assists, 10.9 rebounds, 2.7 steals and 1.1 blocks per game in 23 games played. ... Reached the 1,000-point mark in a Feb. ...

15 Die When Truck, Hockey Team Bus Collide

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NIPAWIN, Saskatchewan (AP) — A semi-trailer slammed into a bus carrying a youth hockey team in western Canada, killing 15 people and injuring 14 in a catastrophic collision that a doctor compared to an airstrike and left the vehicles obliterated in the snow. The crash sent shockwaves through ...

Senior Tour Registration Set For April 16

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Registration for the Art Asquith Senior Golf Tour will be held at South Hills Country Club at 10 a.m. on April 16. Registration for golfers 60 years old and older will be $20. Coffee and donuts will be available. The Art Asquith Senior Golf Tour has 24 matches scheduled for this year at ...

‘Our Condolences And Prayers’

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Our heartfelt condolences and prayers are with the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team out of Saskatchewan, Canada. Although they are halfway across North America, this still hits close to home for every hockey community around the world. These players are the same age (16-20 yr olds) as our ...

Burdic’s 710 Series Leads Area Bowling

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Paul Burdic shot a 248-224-238-710 in the Saturday Mixed Couples League at Jamestown Bowling Company. Jamestown Bowling Company: Mixed Couples League — Erik Danielson 242-616, John Budzinski 216-214-611, Danielle Camarata 551, Julie Budzinski 542.

Red Raiders Claim Third Place In Mingo Bay Classic

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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — An eight-run second inning propelled Jamestown to a 12-9 victory over Independence, West Virginia and a third-place finish in the Mingo Bay Baseball Classic on Saturday. After Independence scored three runs in the first inning, the Red Raiders (4-1) bounced back with a ...

Taking A Child Hunting Or Fishing Is Important

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It has been a well-documented fact that in today’s world youth are often times facing an uphill battle. From being pulled in a million different directions in school to the challenges of social media to old-fashion peer pressure, growing up in today’s world as a young person can be ...

Hunters Had Another Fine Deer Season In NY

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Hunters in New York State enjoyed another successful year, harvesting an estimated 203,427 deer during the 2017-18 hunting seasons. “Deer hunting in New York is a cherished and economically important tradition safely enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of residents and visitors each year,” ...