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Bound For Cooperstown

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EDITOR’S NOTE: The following column appeared in The Post-Journal in July 2014, Derek Jeter’s last season in pinstripes. In light of him being elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday, it was deemed appropriate to run the column again. I posed a question on Facebook on Wednesday, ...

Falcons Finish

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Above all else, Rick Mihalik wanted his Frontier girls basketball team to do one thing in Tuesday evening’s Erie County Interscholastic Conference Division 1 road matchup against Jamestown: finish. “We haven’t really been able to close games and finish the way that I would have ...

Wildcats Hold Off Randolph On Road

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RANDOLPH —Carrie Sands scored 18 points and dished out four assists, and MacKenzie Gratto added 12 points and 18 rebounds to spark Sherman to a 50-45 nonleague girls basketball victory over Randolph on Tuesday night. The Wildcats (8-2) led, 24-16, at halftime and held on for the win. ...

Fine Efforts In Tonawanda

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Many local high school bowlers turned in fine efforts at the 41st annual Roy Sommer Memorial Invitational last Saturday at Tonawanda Lanes. A team consisting of Zach Ryberg, Alex Nelson, Nic Houston, Matt Gullotti and Brandon Michaels placed third overall out of 23 teams. Ryberg led the way ...

Adams Rolls 604 Set For Cards

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The Randolph boys and the Forestville girls were victorious at Jamestown Bowling Company on Tuesday. Wyatt Adams led the way for the Cardinals in the boys match with a 192-194-218-604 as the team posted a linescore of 81-872-831-2,513. Noah Barber added a 203-200; Cam Finch a 191-197; and ...

Sherman Holds Off Maple Grove

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SHERMAN — Despite being outscored in the second and third quarters, Sherman used a strong start and a strong finish to defeat Maple Grove 64-52 in a nonleague matchup at home on Tuesday night. “We got off to a great start,” Wildcats coach Cory Emory said after the victory. “Maple ...

Fredonia Swims Past Panama

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PANAMA — RJ Helt and Austin Strong were double-winners for Panama, but the Panthers fell, 88-84, to Fredonia in Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association boys swimming action Tuesday night. Helt scored victories in the 200-yard individual medley (2:19.91) and the 100-yard breaststroke ...

Bowling

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Jim Suckow’s 259-22-682 in the Tuesday Coffee Bowl at Jamestown Bowling Company to lead the area bowling. Eric Johnson rolled a 264 game at State Lanes. State Lanes: Falconer Businessmen’s League — Eric Johnson 663, Ken Westphal 601, Andy Almquist 600, Jeremy Becker 575, Scott Nelson ...

HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE

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BOWLING Southwestern at Jamestown, 3:30 p.m. Silver Creek at Brocton, 3:30 p.m. Maple Grove at Clymer/Sherman, 3:30 p.m. West Valley at Salamanca, 3:30 p.m. Dunkirk at Fredonia, 3:30 p.m. Frewsburg at Randolph, 3:30 p.m. Cattaraugus-Little Valley at Gowanda, 3:30 p.m. BOYS ...

Three-Peat In C?

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If Clymer/Sherman/Panama is going to three-peat as a New York State Public High School Athletic Association football champion next fall, the Wolfpack will have to do it in Class C. After repeating as Class D champions the past two seasons, Section VI confirmed recently that ...

Adult Hockey

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OPEN DIVISION Tyler Nelson had four goals and an assist to lead Skate Posse past Hatrick Swayze, 7-5. Adam Sadowski had two goals and an assist while Tyler Clegg had a goal and an assist for Skate Posse. Jacob Zwieg had two goals and an assist; Collin Bentley had two goals; Greg Rodgers ...

Skeet Leagues

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During recent action of the Chautauqua County Winter Skeet League, Dave Wilke and Randy Becker fired perfect 50s. Brad Gunnell shot a 49 while Jim Johnson, Dan Berry, Kody Hoth, Mike Asel and Paul McKotch shot 25s. In team action, Claybusters beat Bird Dogs, 116-108 and 113-105; Primers ...

Torres Leads Jamestown CC Wrestlers To Pair Of Wins

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STONE RIDGE — Dan Torres, the top-ranked 174-pound NJCAA wrestler in the country according to InterMat wrestling, helped Jamestown Community College to a pair of victories in a tri-match at SUNY Ulster on Sunday. Torres pinned his opponent in 2:59 en route to a 30-22 win for Jamestown CC ...

Raymond Rolls 713 Series At Jamestown Bowling Company

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Andrew Raymond rolled a 230-246-237-713 for Nationwide in the Jeremy’s Bel-View League at Jamestown Bowling Company on Monday. Steve Ryberg followed Raymond with a 247-243-694 for Jeremy’s Bel-View, Jamie Willey had a 227-257-687 for Jeremy’s Bel-View and Jim Suckow cracked a ...

HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE

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Today’s Schedule Boys High School Basketball Salamanca at Lake Shore, 6:30 p.m. Clymer at Falconer, 7:30 p.m. Pine Valley at Cassadaga Valley, 7:30 p.m. Maple Grove at Sherman, 7:30 p.m. Girls High School Basketball Dunkirk at Nichols, 5:30 p.m. Frewsburg at Pine Valley, 7 ...

Road Less Traveled

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My first memory of Jaysean Paige’s basketball prowess came almost exactly 10 years ago. Then a sophomore at Jamestown High School, he was part of a team that included Carlos Rivera, Fletcher Larson and Darin Butts, a collection of talent that led the Red Raiders to within a game of the ...

Impressive Generals Knock Off JCC

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SUNY Sullivan's reputation precedes it. The Generals received votes in the latest NJCAA Division II poll. They are fourth in the country in scoring, averaging 89.9 points per game. Head coach Derek Marchione's team is picking up 18.5 steals per game, good for third in the nation. Their ...

Auer Eclipses 1,000-Point Milestone

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ALDEN — Peter Auer scored the 1,000th point of his career with 1:47 remaining in the game as Maple Grove beat Alden, 80-44, in nonleague boys basketball action Saturday afternoon. Auer finished with 34 points, including four 3-pointers, to go along with nine rebounds, seven steals and four ...

Red-Hot VCU Downs Bonnies In Richmond

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RICHMOND, Va. — On a frosty weekend across the East Coast, host VCU came out red hot and never looked back on the way to a 91-63 victory over the St. Bonaventure men’s basketball team Saturday afternoon at the Siegel Center. Justin Winston led the Bonnies with 17 points and six rebounds ...

Ellis R. Norton

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¯ Ellis R. Norton was born Jan. 31, 1925, in Jamestown. He graduated from Bemus Point High School in 1942 and did post-graduate work in 1943. He earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Syracuse University in 1952 and 1953, respectively. ¯ Norton served as a bombardier in the U.S. ...