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Swabik Tied For First

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — John Swabik is in prime position to make history after the opening day of the USA Track & Field Hershey National Junior Olympic Championships. Running for Chautauqua Striders, the Sherman 16-year-old is tied for first in the Boys 15-16 decathlon with 3,259 points ...

Playing With Pros

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Pro Kristin Coleman teamed up with Rich Dixon, Matt Hartweg, Doug Peterson and Scott Crist to win the LINKS Charity Pro-Am for Men’s Amateurs on Monday at Moon Brook Country Club with a 58. In the Mixed and Women’s Amateurs Division, Kristy McPherson, James Cirbus, Cecil Miller, Mary ...

15U All-Stars Sent Home From NJ

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ATLANTIC SHORE, N.J. — Although they suffered a 22-16 loss Monday afternoon to West Windsor/Plainsboro, New Jersey, the Jamestown Babe Ruth All-Stars thought they were advancing out of pool play at the Mid-Atlantic 15U Regional anyway. “They told us before the game that if we gave up less ...

Oakes Wins Mike Farr Memorial At Eriez

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HAMMETT, Pa. — The Mike Farr Memorial was run Sunday at Eriez Speedway for the New Motors Super Late Models on the 58th anniversary of the first race ever run at Eriez. The race was 41 laps with the winner’s purse $4,100. Raised in the Erie area, Farr was a huge figure in local racing, ...

Trap Leagues

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In Chautauqua County Trap League action, Randolph finished off Celoron 347-342 while Busti outshot Carroll 336-332. Perfect 50s came from Steve Crudele, Tom Boire, Fran Simcick, Marty Gawron, Scott Carter and Mike Wadlow. The High Lady was Steph Tutmaher of Celoron (49). The High Juniors ...

Anderson-Paterniti Pair Captures Chautauqua GC Member-Guest

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CHAUTAUQUA — Jason Anderson and Jamie Paterniti shot a final-round 62 to win the Chautauqua Golf Club Member-Guest Tournament this past weekend with a three-day total of 183. Anderson and Paterniti fired a 62 on Thursday followed by a 59 on Friday and entered the final round trailing Paul ...

Team Fishing Tournament Hits Chautauqua Lake

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The Better Half Tour, a leading couples and mixed team bass fishing tournament, is coming to Chautauqua Lake on July 27 for the annual “Weekend Getaway” event. Tournament fishing hours are from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Established at the 2012 “Fall Classic”, the Better Half Tour will host ...

Youth Soccer Roundup

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JAYS U6 BOYS Noah Langworthy scored twice to lead the Royal Blue Timbits past the Navy Blue Timbits 4-0. Bryce Kingsbury and Shawn Dilker also scored for Royal Blue, which had Aiden Sajdak, Liam Vazquez, Seth Shelters and Langworthy in net. Jackson Carlson, Carter Buttaffaro, Aaron Graham ...

Ready To Point The Way

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Ken Balling retired last spring after teaching for 25 years at Cassadaga Valley Central School. After one school year away that included a couple of months in Florida, the 17-year varsity softball coach is back in a familiar position. Balling was named the head coach of the Jamestown ...

Blair Doubles Again At Stateline; Black Claims First-Ever Victory

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BUSTI — Jason Black (Penn-Ohio ProStocks) scored his first-ever feature win just as the rain started, ending the race night with the final feature taking the green, but rained out before one lap was complete. Max Blair continued his winning ways by scoring two wins (Dave Warren Auto Group ...

Ricker Lifts ‘Stars’ To Win

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ATLANTIC SHORE, N.J. — Calvin Ricker scattered six hits over 5.1 innings and helped his own cause with three singles and three RBIs to spark the Jamestown Babe Ruth 15U All-Stars to a 15-2 victory over North Colonie in pool play at the Mid-Alantic Regional on Sunday. The victory evened ...

Ames Aces 17th Hole At Moon Brook CC

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Using a 5-iron, Tom Ames of Falconer recorded his first career hole-in-one Sunday when he aced the 153-yard, 17th hole at Moon Brook Country Club. Witnesses were Tim Mead, John LaMancuso and Henry Mole.

All-American Soap Box Derby Held

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AKRON, Ohio — Maple Grove’s Caleb Barton and Jamestown’s Brock Vincent were two of more than 400 boys and girls from around the world to compete in Saturday’s 82nd FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby at Derby Downs Track. Drivers were competing for the chance to win $36,000 in ...

Jamestown Oldtimers Swept By Niles, Ohio In Twin Bill

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The Jamestown Oldtimers baseball team suffered a pair of losses last Sunday, falling to Niles (Ohio), 18-1, and 6-4. In the first game, the Raiders pounded out 23 hits to support the six-hit pitching of Ed Mortimer. Pacing the offense for Niles were Tom Pitko, Ron Mortimer and Mike Holisky ...

On The Move

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In the days following his New York State Public High School Athletic Association Division II pentathlon state championship, John Swabik thought his track & field season might be over. Not so fast. A few weeks later, after linking up with the Chautauqua Striders program, Swabik was on ...

Not Too Soon To Think About Duck Hunting

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The temperatures this week have been plenty warm, but many of us are beginning to think of cool morning and camo waders. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation released the results earlier this year of a two-year scientific study to determine optimal duck hunting seasons ...

Swanson Grips It & Rips It

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Carson Swanson, second from left, posted the winning drive of 241 yards in the 12-13 division at Saturday’s Long Drive Association competition in Rochester. Submitted photo ROCHESTER — Carson Swanson is 12 years old, but his prowess off the tee belies his age. Competing in an age-group ...

Big 30 All-Star Football Classic Set For Aug. 3

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BRADFORD, Pa. — The 46th annual Big 30 All-Star Charities Classic Football game will be held on Aug. 3 at Parkway Field. Gates will open at 5 p.m., with pregame activities starting at 6:15 and kickoff scheduled for 7. After claiming last year’s game, Pennsylvania will have homefield ...

MBCC Senior M-G Champs

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Wayne Rishell, left, and Yogi Kent claimed the Moon Brook Country Club Senior Member-Guest, shooting 58-62-120 to edge Tom Olson and Bill Sikorski with a 61-62-123. Olson and Sikorski did claim the Super Senior Championship. In the First Flight, Rick Joslyn and John Lisciandro shot 124 and Mike ...

Links Charity

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LPGA players, including Lisa Ferrero, seen talking with Tim Magnuson of Jamestown at last year’s LINKS Charity, will pair up with foursomes again on Monday for the 28th annual event at Moon Brook Country Club. On Tuesday, four LPGA players will conduct a golf clinic followed by a golf ...