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Back In The Pool

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The beauty of advancing to a New York State Public High School Athletic Association championship event as an underclassman is the opportunity to go back the following year. Southwestern’s Natalie Fosberg, Panama’s Izzi Bailey, Frewsburg/Falconer’s Madison Kramer and Fredonia’s ...

Old Timers Fall One Win Shy Of Title

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The Jamestown and Area Old Timers won as many games in the playoffs as they did during an abbreviated regular season, but fell one win short of a league championship. The Old Timers finished the regular season 4-4 and went into the National Division playoffs as the No. 3 seed. Their ...

Backyard Curling Begins In October At Northwest Arena

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Northwest Arena announced Friday that there are still spots available for Backyard Curling leagues that begin Oct. 12. Leagues will be offered once a week for eight weeks with multiple times available on Mondays and Wednesdays, and a single league on Fridays at 4:30 p.m. Each league is ...

Look Ahead At Some Great Broadheads

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With the start of archery season a mere hours always — heck, we’re at the point now where we know the wind direction for opening morning — it is a little bit too late to discuss new broadheads, but what better way to pass the time in a tree stand than to second guess your broadhead ...

In The Water

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When it comes to playing sports in the age of COVID-19, swimming would seem to be a decent candidate for safe competition when compared to contact events. That may be true, but that does not mean that this year’s Jamestown YMCA Jets season will look anything like previous years. Following ...

JCC Hosts 31st Annual George Bataitis Open

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CHAUTAUQUA — The Jamestown Community College Athletic Department held the 31st annual George Bataitis Open at Chautauqua Golf Club last weekend. The event is typically held in the spring, but with the global pandemic at its peak during that time, the event was moved to the fall. The GBO ...

Local Athlete Receives Scholarship From Chautauqua Striders

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A Falconer resident has been awarded the Dan Feather Memorial Scholarship. Bryce Baglia, an 18-year-old freshman at the Citadel Military College in South Carolina, received the $325 scholarship from the Chautauqua Striders in honor of Dan Feather who co-founded the Striders in 1979 and also ...

Willey’s 728 Series, Kane’s 289 Game Lead At JBC

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In the Lena’s Pizza Men’s League on Wednesday night, Jamie Willey led the way for Falconer Rod and Gun Club with a 247-267-728 at Jamestown Bowling Company, while Cody Kane rolled a 289-666. In the Lena’s Pizza Townline Auto League Laura Schlining smacked a 263-675. On Thursday, in ...

Room To Run

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Cross country is one of the easiest sports to socially distance on a school-to-school basis. Once invitationals, county and sectional championships, and state meets come into the picture that becomes a lot harder. During a world shaped by COVID-19, that becomes a double-edged ...

20th Annual Broadhead Shoot Set For Sunday

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FREWSBURG — The Carroll Rod & Gun Club will be holding its 20th annual archery broadhead shoot on Sunday. Registration is set for 8 a.m. to noon. Cost is $12. Food, trophies and door prizes will be available. Call 569-4910 for more information.

Above & Beyond

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EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article appeared in The Post-Journal on April 10, 2004 in recognition of area resident Roger MacTavish’s decades-long dedication to basketball officiating. Deep in a file cabinet in The Post-Journal sports department are a bunch of folders arranged ...

The Night That Maceo Went For 53

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Former Jamestown High School basketball star Maceo Wofford celebrated his birthday earlier this week. In celebration, The Post-Journal is running a story that first appeared on Feb. 12, 1999, the night he scored a school-record 53 points. Maceo Wofford saved his best for ...

Rodeo’s Beef Barbecue Dinners Back By Popular Demand

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GERRY — The pandemic may have caused the cancellation of this summer’s 76th rodeo, but the tradition of the famous beef barbecue dinner is back by popular demand for the second time this summer as the Gerry Volunteer Fire Department will be offering the dinners again Saturday and Sunday ...

September Soccer In The Sand

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NorthLake Family Recreation Center in Westfield, inaugurated its brand new “Beach Football” court this past weekend with a 14U Girls tournament on Saturday and a 16/18U Girls tournament on Sunday. Saturday’s contest included teams from FC Concord, CLCS, Northwest FC and Allegany with ...

Hole-In-One

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WARREN, Pa. — Joe Saber of Irving, Pa. picked up the first ace of his 35-year career on the links last month at Jackson Valley Golf Club. Saber used an 8-iron on the 152-yard, par-3 12th hole, landing the shot five feet behind the pin where it spun back into the cup. Gary Freeborough, Dru ...

Maloy Leads Miles Machine Team With 279-779 Series At JBC

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The members of the Miles Machine team had quite a night at Jamestown Bowling Company in the Miles Machine Men’s League. Steve Maloy led the way with a 279-257-243-779, while Mike Page hit a 279-244-716 and Tom Lester a 278-678. Kate Foti paced the Tuesday Night Ladies League with a ...

WNYPGA Pro-Pro Winners

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From the left, Dwayne Randall of Bartlett Country Club and Ryan Swanson of Pinehurst Golf Club tied with Sean Moffat and Tom Irish, both from CC of Buffalo with 5-under par 65 for low team honors in the WNYPGA GOLF MAX Pro-Pro Championship at Niagara Falls CC. In the middle is Bob Evans of ...

Welcome Back

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Area high school student-athletes returned to their fields of play Monday for the first day of fall sports practices. The season was delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic, not starting until nearly a month after initially planned. “It’s a great feeling,” Southwestern senior Drew Keppel ...

Rebels Going Dormant

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The Jamestown Rebels announced Monday morning that they have suspended operations for the 2020-21 North American Hockey League season. The Rebels are the fourth NAHL team to go dormant for the upcoming season, joining the Corpus Christi IceRays, Kansas City Scouts and Springfield Jr. ...