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Southwestern Doesn’t Miss A Beat In Deering’s First Year

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New coaches always face obstacles and challenges when stepping into a new position, regardless of what bench it is they are taking over. That maxim holds true for Southwestern soccer coach Jason Deering, who ended his first season at the helm of one of Section VI’s most decorated ...

Banquet Honors Area Student/Athletes, Coaches

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AMHERST — Many area student/athletes/coaches were honored at the 31st annual Western New York High School Football Awards Banquet, which was held earlier this month at the Classics V Banquet and Conference Center. John Murphy, the voice of the Buffalo Bills, was the master of ceremonies for ...

Burr Leads Red Dragons To 37 Straight Wins

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One of the most challenging things for a high school coach to do is keep his program relevant year after year as student-athletes complete their four years. Try telling that to Mike Burr. Once again the Maple Grove coach defied the odds this season, completing a string of 37 straight wins, ...

Outdoors With Craig Robbins

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With the late waterfowl season — both ducks and geese — opening on Tuesday and running until Jan. 14, and Mother Nature starting to release her cold grip on Chautauqua County, we may be able to get in some big water action. Recently I received word from my good friend Chris Jennings, who ...

Maple Grove Wins Tip-Off Tournament

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Maple Grove used first-half scoring to win the Maple Grove Tip-Off Tournament championship game Saturday, 45-43, over Sherman. The Red Dragons (4-2) led 28-17 lead at halftime before holding on for the win. Marissa Schuppenhauer and Riley Caskey had 7 first-half points apiece for Maple ...

Early Reports Show Deer Harvest Up

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New York State hunters have been more successful in 2017 than last year through the first several weeks of big game seasons, Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced this past week. Early reports from New York hunters through Dec. 3, show that hunters ...

Truver Has 279 Game, 737 Set At JBC

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Eric Truver led the way with a 279-243-737 for Townline Auto in the Bel-View League on Friday night at Jamestown Bowling Company. Matt Erickson fired a 223-254-678 for Crescent Inn and Rusy Martin rolled a 268 game in the same league at JBC. Bob Howe drilled a 223-223-650 and Don Angelo had ...

Fishing Report

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CHAUTAUQUA LAKE Chautauqua Lake began to form ice on the lower basin during the first part of this week, but nothing is safe enough to fish on. The upper basin is showing some ice forming in areas, but again no safe ice available. LAKE ERIE AND TRIBUTARIES Creeks were getting a bit icy ...

Golden Cougars Fall To Another Pennsylvania Power

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FALCONER — Falconer/Cassadaga Valley’s wrestling team (12-3) may be riding back-to-back dual meet losses after visiting Brookville (Pa.) picked up a 48-25 win on Friday, but coach Drew Wilcox planned this week knowing that his team would be tested. On Wednesday evening the Golden Cougars ...

Chautauqua Lake Stymies Red Dragons In Second Half

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Behind Katelyn Fardink, Chautauqua Lake ran its Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 1 West record to 3-0 with a 46-38 win over host Maple Grove on Friday night. Fardink netted 16 points with 11 coming in the second half as Chautauqua Lake (4-2) rallied for the ...

Raiders Spread It Around In 7-1 Victory

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Seven different players found the back of the net as the Jamestown Raiders beat Eden/Lake Shore/Pioneer/Springville, 7-1, on Wednesday at Northwest Arena. Cade Poston opened the scoring from Jadon Barron and Cole Snyder before Jacob Gerace made it 2-0 from Josh Spontaneo and Poston for the ...

Relays Key For Jamestown Against Amherst

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Jamestown won all three relays en route to a 100-83 Erie County Interscholastic Conference Division 1 boys swimming win over Amherst on Friday evening. Joseph Roemholdt was a double winner for the Red Raiders (3-0), taking first in the 200-yard individual medley (2:14.89) and 500-yard ...

Strategy Pays Off Down Stretch For Jamestown Boys

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ORCHARD PARK — A strategic game plan down the stretch allowed Jamestown to keep its perfect Erie County Interscholastic Conference Division 1 record intact with a 51-48 victory over Orchard Park on Friday night. With the Red Raiders leading 51-48 with 30 seconds left after Matt Hill hit ...

CSHOF Banquet Tickets On Sale At Area Locations

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Chip Johnson, chairman of the 37th annual Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame Induction Banquet, has announced the locations where tickets may be purchased for the Feb. 19 event. Jamestown Cycle Shop, 10 Harrison St., Jamestown; Matt’s News, 93 E. Third St., Dunkirk; Tony’s Shoe Repair, 12 N. ...

Off To Buffalo

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After Team USA shocked fans inside Northwest Arena on Wednesday night by pouring in 14 goals on Belarus, the second IIHF World Junior Championship pre-tournament game of the week on Thursday offered a much more competitive viewing experience. Despite a second-period lull, Slovakia was able ...

Panama Girls Are No. 1 In Class D

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Panama’s girls basketball team moved up to No. 1 in the state as the New York State Sportswriters Association released its Week 2 rankings Wednesday. The Panthers opened at No. 4 in Week 1, but moved to the top of Class D this week. After losing to Heuvelton in the state Final Four for ...

Pownall, McDonald Double Again For Frewsburg/Southwestern

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OLEAN — Led by Drew Pownall and Nate McDonald, Frewsburg/Southwestern increased its record to 4-1 on Thursday with a 134-45 Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association boys swimming win over Olean/Portville/Allegany-Limestone/Franklinville. Pownall won the 50-yard freestyle (24.06) and ...

Bonnies Can’t Hold Off Hofstra

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HEMPSTEAD — Hofstra finished the game on a 19-5 run and erased a double-figure fourth-quarter deficit to stun the St. Bonaventure women’s basketball team, 71-68, Thursday afternoon at the Mack Sports Complex. In a game where each team controlled momentum for portions of the afternoon, ...

Junior Bowling

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JAMESTOWN BOWLING COMPANY Austin Aldrich decked a 207-213-239-659 in the Junior-Majors Division of the junior bowling program at Jamestown Bowling Company. Alex Nelson was the runner-up to Aldrich by firing a 228-192-204-620 in the Junior-Majors Division. Vincent Parasiliti shot a ...

T’Birds’ Role Players Come Through

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MAYVILLE — Sophomore Nate Adams had career highs of 20 points and 12 rebounds as Chautauqua Lake held off Maple Grove, 83-76, in Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 1 West boys basketball action Thursday night. Adams had 10 points during the first quarter as the ...