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Virtually There

WESTFIELD — Walking inside the newly refurbished clubhouse of Pinehurst Golf Club feels a little bit like stepping into the future. Given your preference, it can also feel like stepping onto any one of the world’s most famous golf courses. That is because, in addition to the traditional ...

Milestone Round

RUSSELL, Pa. — At about 9:30 a.m. Friday, Bruce Johnson stood over a putt on the ninth green at Cable Hollow Golf Course. A make from about 20 feet on the par-5 hole would give the 64-year-old Jamestown resident a birdie and a 43 on the front nine. “That one breaks so far to the right ...

NJCAA Athletes To Retain Eligibility

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Jamestown Community College athletic director George Sisson sat in his office at the Physical Education Complex on Friday afternoon, and even though a black mask covered his mouth and nose, a visitor could detect plenty of ear-to-ear smiles. That’s because a day earlier ...

It’s Magic Time In The Whitetail

If there’s one thing that avid whitetail deer hunters have in common — other than an unhealthy obsession with sitting in a tree — it’s a rabid fascination with the rut. For a few short weeks each year, those ghost-like we fixate on throw caution to the wind in pursuit of love. Year ...

Fishing Report

CHAUTAUQUA LAKE Overall, fishing on Chautauqua has been slow. Walleye fishing has been fair to decent, with the better daytime bite at depths of 30-50 feet of water around the deeper holes in the north basin. Vertical jigging is the typical tactic. In the fall, walleye are often available ...

Lakewood Y Taking Soccer Registrations

The Lakewood YMCA is now taking registrations for indoor soccer. The leagues will be starting between December and January. The schedule goes as follows: ¯ Tuesday night Women’s 18-and-over soccer league will start on Dec. 1 ¯ Thursday night Co-ed soccer league will start Jan. ...

Falconer/Cassadaga Valley Runs To Victories

FALCONER — Joey Pillittieri and Marie Lemay led the Falconer/Cassadaga Valley boys and girls cross country teams to Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association victories Friday at Breezewood Links. Pillittieri finished in 18:16 as the Golden Cougars won with 17 points. Fredonia had 54 ...

Frewsburg Girls Shut Out Jamestown, 5-0

FREWSBURG — Five different goal scorers led Frewsburg to a 5-0 shutout of Jamestown in nonleague girls soccer Friday. Madison Caflisch opened the scoring from Nora Edwards in the 22nd minute before Makenna McBride made it 2-0 from Caflisch in the 25th minute. Alexandra Hultberg made it 3-0 ...

F/CV Boys Edge Olean, 1-0

FALCONER — Carson Olson made 16 saves and Jayden Johns scored his fourth goal of the season to help Falconer/Cassadaga Valley beat Olean, 1-0, in Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association West Division boys soccer Friday night. Johns scored on a direct kick midway through the first half ...

Holiday Valley Resort Pros Honored By PGA Of America

The Western New York section of the PGA of America and its Awards Committee recently honored several local members with various awards. For the first time in the history of the awards, both the Professional of the Year and Assistant Professional of the Year were employed by the same facility, ...

HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE

Today’s Schedule Boys High School Soccer North Collins at Springville/West Valley, 11 a.m. Olean at Southwestern, 4 p.m. Maple Grove at Allegany-Limestone, 6 p.m. Girls High School Soccer Portville at Randolph, 11 a.m. Falconer/Cassadaga Valley at Ellicottville, 11 ...

Freshman’s First

MAYVILLE — It’s no secret Chautauqua Lake’s girls soccer team has struggled to score goals this season. But so has everybody in the ultra-competitive Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Central Division. So when the Thunderbirds found the back of the net twice Thursday ...

Thunderbirds’ Relay Clinches Victory

MAYVILLE — Entering the final event tied, Chautauqua Lake/Westfield/Brocton’s Alesia Duffee, Sophia Gervasio, Lorin Rizzo and Jeanine Group swam the 400-yard freestyle relay 8 seconds faster than Allegany-Limestone/Ellicottville to lock up an 88-84 Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic ...

Trojans Coast Past Dunkirk, 9-0

DUNKIRK — Southwestern scored four times in the first half en route to a 9-0 shutout of Dunkirk in Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association West Division girls soccer Thursday. Brynne Conley scored four goals and Ellie Lawton scored twice while Mia Turnbull, Allison Lundmark and Lexi ...

Trap Leagues

CORRY—111 shooters were present at this week’s Fall Trap shoot in Corry. Sugar Grove had the high team score, follwoed by Pine Grove, while Tidioute and Corry tied for third. Reed Johnson of Sugar Grove and Jared Hanna of Brokenstraw shot perfect 50s; Katie Kanyuck was High Lady for ...

Lakewood YMCA To Host Pickleball Tourney Dec. 5-6

LAKEWOOD — The Lakewood YMCA will be holding its first Pickleball Before Christmas Tournament on Dec. 5-6. Cost is $35 per person and $5 for each additional event. Interested parties can sign up at the YMCA or online at pickleballbrackets.com. Due to COVID-19 only one spectator per ...

HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE

Today’s Schedule Boys Soccer Olean at Falconer/Cassadaga Valley, 4:30 p.m. Pine Valley/Gowanda at Frewsburg, 7 p.m. Cross Country Randolph, Salamanca, Fredonia vs. Falconer/Cassadaga Valley at Breezewood Links, 4:30 p.m.

‘Constant threat’

FREDONIA — When she wasn’t getting a hit, there’s a good chance Katie Bartkowiak was getting hit by a pitch, then stealing a base, and scoring. Her constant threat as a weapon on offense has landed Bartkowiak — Fredonia State Class of 2013 with a degree in Sport Management and a ...

Close Call

Braeden Sigular’s early goal stood up as Falconer/Cassadaga Valley held off Jamestown, 1-0, in a Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association West Division game at Strider Field on Wednesday. Carson Olson made four saves for the winners. Jamestown keepers Evan Sharpe and Jon Brito ...