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Jamestown Oldtimers Split With Salem

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The Jamestown Oldtimers split a pair of recent games with Salem. In the first game, Ron Thomas picked up the win as Jamestown scored twice in the top of the ninth inning to win 3-1. Jamestown had nine hits while Salem had just four. In the second game, Ed Baldensperger took the loss for ...

Hole-In-One

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SALAMANCA — Tom Paprocki aced the 160-yard No. 4 at Elkdale Country Club on Wednesday with his 5-iron.

Top-two finishes in boys cross country, girls cross country and football helped Maple Grove claim the Class C championship and finish ninth overall in the ninth annual Kerr Cup All-Sport Championship conducted by the New York State Sportswriters Association.
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Red Dragons Reign

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Success across multiple sports helped Maple Grove finish No. 9 overall and No. 1 in Class C with 40 points in the annual Kerr Cup All-Sport Championship conducted by the New York State Sportswriters Association. For the third straight year, Section II’s Shenendehowa was the overall ...

East All-Stars Defeat West, 10-8

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AMSTERDAM — Jimmy Standohar (Mercyhurst University) ripped two hits and drove in a run to highlight the Jamestown Jammers’ performances for the West Division in the 2017 Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League All-Star Game at Shuttleworth Park. Jamestown’s Christ Conley (Canisius ...

Bonnies To Face Maryland, Syracuse

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ST. BONAVENTURE — Five home games, a neutral-site game against Maryland and a visit to Syracuse highlight a very challenging 2017 nonconference men’s basketball schedule for St. Bonaventure. The Bonnies will play 12 games prior to Atlantic 10 Conference action — five at the Reilly ...

Mayville’s Chris Williams applies a tag on Noah Johnson during 16-18-year-old Babe Ruth action Tuesday evening at Roseland Park in Jamestown. 
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16-18 Babe Ruth Action In City

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AREA 16-18 BABE RUTH Paced by two hits apiece from Kyler Majka (double), Jake Peterson (double) and Tyler Meredith, the Mayville Eagles downed Jamestown, 15-6. Brock Schuster also had a big day at the plate for Mayville, as he drilled a three-run double and collected a total of four ...

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Moon Brook CC Classic Cup Winners

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Pictured, from left, are: Sheryl Johnson, Terri Toter, Pam Shay and Robin Michos, who won the Moon Brook Country Club Classic Cup with a 120. Heii Pillitteri, Polly Pillitteri, June Scheira and Anne Hedin took second with a 121 while Sue Moran, Kathi Ames, Kim Meabon and Lori McGowan took third ...

All-Star Team To Host Youth Clinic Saturday

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A baseball clinic for all baseball players ages 6-12 will be held Saturday from 4-7 p.m. at Roseland Park as a send-off for the Jamestown 13-year-old All-Stars to the Eastern Regionals in New Jersey. The clinic costs $20, which includes three hours with team, coaches and a ballpark dinner. ...

Young’s 73 Leads Asquith Senior Tour Stop

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VOLANT, Pa. — David Young was again the medalist with a 73 in the Asquith Senior Golf Tour stop Monday at Green Meadows Golf Course. Brian Eckwahl led the White A Flight with a plus-4 followed by Young with a plus-1 and Fran Dexter with a plus-1. Bruce Blume took the White B Flight with ...

Dubia Is Medalist With 84 At Blueberry Hill

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RUSSELL, Pa. — Hallie Dubia shot an 84 for medalist honors at the Ladies Tour Golf stop at Blueberry Hill Golf Club on Tuesday. Annette Patric was the leader in Flight A with a plus-4 followed by Sandy Wilks with a zero. Dubia and Brenda Tarana tied at minus-2. In Flight B, Debbie Keenan ...

Peak’s Randall Breaks Arrowhead GC Record

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AKRON — Tim Fries, PGA pro at Transit Valley Country Club, won the WNYPGA Tournament for the seventh time with an 8-under-par 36-hole score of 69-67-136 at Arrowhead Golf Club. Jeff Urzetta, director of instruction at Oak Hill Country Club, was runner-up with a 72-66-138. He tied the course ...

Martin’s 679 At Jamestown Bowling Co. Leads Area Scores

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Rusty Martin shot a 679 in the Have-A-Ball League at Jamestown Bowling Company on Tuesday. Jim Elardo delivered a 259-212-647 and Bob Peterson had a 245-230-625 in the Senior Coffee Bowl at Jamestown Bowling Company. Jamestown Bowling Company: Senior Coffee Bowl — Carol Mills ...

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Back-To-Back Champions

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Chautauqua Lake went a perfect 13-0 to win back-to back Jamestown Summer Basketball League Varsity Championships at McElrath Gymnasium on Monday night. Members of the team are Trey Sauerland, Kyler Majka, Nate Adams, Michael Anderson, Bryan Anderson, Collin Wood and Devin Pope. The team is ...

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Mendell, Weitzel Capture Elkdale CC Member-Guest

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SALAMANCA — Chris Mendell and Rocky Weitzel were the champions of Elkdale Country Club’s Member-Guest Tournament with a 69-60-119. Jamie Pierce and Jeremy Brown finished second overall and were First Flight winners with a 63-58-121. Bob and B.J. Paprocki took the Second Flight with a ...

Area Soccer Roundup

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FAST U6 COED Andrew Coulter scored four times for the Lime Green Garvey Shutterbugs and Eliana Caldwell scored three times for the Orange Garvey Shutterbugs in a 6-6 tie. Grace Shelters and Arrianah Martin each added a goal for Lime Green while Skyler Norlander had two goals and Koleson ...

Above are the members of the Jamestown All-Americans, a hockey team, which first took the ice for the 1976-77 season and continued play through the early 1980s. Celebrating a 40th reunion at the Lakewood Community Park and Launch on Sunday are, seated from the left, Paul Demler, Gene Warner, Jeff Hutchinson, Jeff Lindell, Dave Frattalone and Larry Anderson. Standing are Joe Gerace, Len Powell, Mark Spang, Greg Whitermore, Dan Akam, Tom Prohaska, Jim Cheney, Bill Dempsey, Joe Johnson, Jackie Evan and John Dunderdale.
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Adult Hockey Team Celebrates 40th Reunion Last Sunday Afternoon

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The envelope — labeled “hockey player practice” on the upper left-hand corner — has been housed in a filing cabinet at The Post-Journal since the Ford Administration, but thanks to the way photographic negatives were archived in the pre-digital age, a reporter locates it with relative ...

Times have changed, but the rodeo barbecue dinners tradition still carries on. The photo above is from the sixth annual rodeo in 1951.
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How About A Little History Lesson?

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GERRY — Many thought that the idea of a rodeo wouldn’t succeed for even one year, but they were certainly wrong for when Aug. 2 rolls around, the tiny hamlet of Gerry just north of Jamestown will celebrate the opening night of its 73rd consecutive annual rodeo, the longest running PRCA ...

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City Rec Championship

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Spencer Kindberg of the Affinity One Federal Credit Union Blue Jays, left, celebrates with teammate Aiden Senear after Senear belted a three-run home run in the bottom of the fifth inning of the City Parks & Recreation League championship baseball game Monday night at Bergman Park. P-J ...

Rusty Martz Gets Penn Ohio Win; Blair Claims Pair

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HAMMETT, Pa. — The Homak Penn Ohio Pro Stock Series rolled into Eriez Speedway on Sunday for a $1,000-to-win 20-lap Nelson Lynwood Nursery Street Stock finale. Rusty Martz led every lap from the pole position to score the win and strengthen his series points lead. Max Blair and Dave ...

Teams Needed For Bemus Point 3-On-3

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BEMUS POINT — More teams are needed for the annual Bemus Point 3-on-3 basketball tournament, according to director Bob Goold. Those who want to enter may contact Goold at 386-2288 or be at the Village Park at 3:30 p.m. on Friday. The tournament runs Friday and Saturday.