Local Sports

Championship Saturday

FRANKLINVILLE — Despite all of their sectional success, Frewsburg head coach Jay Grann couldn’t remember the last time the Bears won a league title outright. Now that answer is 2019. Senior Nick Marsh went 3 for 3 with three doubles and a pair of RBIs while sophomores Tradon Gray and ...

Fredonia’s Success Continues In D1 West

FALCONER — The athletic complex behind Falconer Central School has been under construction this spring, a project that, when completed, will be a welcome new home for the football, soccer and track & field teams. On Saturday morning — on the adjacent baseball field named after ...

Wolfpack’s Swabik Wins CCAA Pentathlon Title

RANDOLPH — John Swabik of Clymer/Sherman/Panama finished the day with a school-record 3,286 points to take home the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association boys pentathlon title. Swabik clocked a 4:27.6 in the 1,500 meters, a 16.4 in the 110-meter hurdles, jumped 1.9 meters in the high ...

Youth Camp Begins July 1

FREWSBURG — Head coach Jay Grann and the Frewsburg Bears Baseball Program will be hosting its 2019 summer camp from Monday, July 1 to Wednesday, July 3. The camp is for players ages 5-12, will run from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., costing $75 per individual and $60 for each additional family ...

Maple Grove Wraps Up League Title

FORESTVILLE — Maple Grove rebounded from its first league loss Friday and wrapped up the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 2 West championship with a 10-1 win over Forestville on Saturday afternoon. The game was tied 1-1 until the fifth inning when the Red Dragons (15-3, ...

Southwestern Offers Sailing As PE Elective

Southwestern Central High School, with the help of the Chautauqua Lake Community Sailing Foundation (CLCSF), offered students an introduction to sailing course as a physical education elective this spring. The course had been a work in progress for several years between the two organizations ...

Golf Leagues

SINCLAIRVILLE — In the Ladies League at Cassadaga Country Club, Kay Pagano shot 45, taking skins on No. 7 and No. 5 while Cindy Chimara took the skin on No. 8. Lori Cook was closest to the pin on No. 6. ——— CASSADAGA — In the Tuesday Night Men’s League at Cassadaga Valley ...

Bruins Hope To Have Chara For Cup Final

BOSTON (AP) — The Bruins were able to sweep Carolina in the Eastern Conference final without captain Zdeno Chara. Now they’re hoping 10 days off before the start of the Stanley Cup Final will be enough time for the defenseman to return. The title round begins May 27 when Boston will ...

What To Do When Birds Have Lockjaw

It happens every season. For some reason or another, the birds that you spent weeks scouting, have trail pictures of and even heard sound off days before May 1, have shut down. It’s what some have called a bad case of lockjaw. For many of us, it seems this season started with and continued ...

Fishing Report

CHAUTAUQUA LAKE Anglers are catching walleye along weedlines both night and day. Boaters can troll with stickbaits or worm harnesses, or drift and work jigs with nightcrawlers. Shore anglers can connect by casting stickbaits, especially near stream inlets Chautauqua Lake is still producing ...

Baseball, Softball Roundup

Emma Malmstrom Jouannet of Southwestern’s Avery Olson Law Office delivers to the plate during a Southern Tier Girls Softball Majors Division game. Submitted photo SOUTHWESTERN LITTLE LEAGUE ROOKIES DIVISION Chase Strickland had three hits and scored twice as the Royals beat the ...

Youth Soccer

U10 Randolph topped Southwestern, 3-2. ——— Northwest bested Southwestern, 8-1. ——— Kinzua topped Southwestern, 6-0. U12 BOYS Southwestern topped Bradford, 3-1, with Chase Haaksma, Tavio Hoose and Nolan Lefler all grabbing goals. ——— Randolph was a 3-1 winner ...

Dominance

SALAMANCA — Samantha Gilbert continues to dominate her competition no matter the location. Friday afternoon it was at the Super 8 Meet of Champions. The Falconer/Cassadaga Valley junior was the lone double winner on the girls side, taking first in the 100 meters with a time of 12.65 ...

Johnson, Harvey Spark Panama To 10-2 Victory Over Maple Grove

PANAMA — On Senior Night at Deb Palmer Field, fifth-year varsity player Maci Johnson jump-started the Panama offense. Sophomore Ashlyn Harvey followed with arguably the biggest hit of the season for the Panthers. Johnson hit a two-run triple and Harvey hit a long two-run home run in the ...

Swanson, Daniels Are Medalists

CHAUTAUQUA — Darien Swanson shot a 43 to share medalist honors and lead Chautauqua Lake/Westfield/Sherman (4-5, 3-2) to a 27.5-26.5 victory over Silver Creek/Forestville (3-4, 3-4) on the Lake Course at Chautauqua Golf Club on Friday. Connor Daniels also fired a 43 for Silver ...

Adams Pitches, Hits Frewsburg To Victory

FREWSBURG — MaKena Adams hit two home runs as Frewsburg completed its first undefeated league schedule in head coach Jon Blanchard’s 27-year career with a 5-3 win over Ellicottville in Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 2 East action Friday at the Robert H. Jackson ...

Brink’s Single Sends Bears To Win

FREWSBURG — Senior Nolan Brink kept Frewsburg’s hopes of a league title alive with an RBI single in the bottom of the seventh inning as the Bears beat Ellicottville, 5-4, in Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 2 East action Friday at the Robert H. Jackson Athletic ...

Jim Suckow’s 258-670 Leads Action In Senior Coffee Bowl

Jim Suckow led the Friday Senior Coffee Bowl at Jamestown Bowling Company with a 258-213-670. George Wendell hit a 224-611, Steve Guadagnino a 210-592, Ron Kuczenski a 233-587 and Carol Mills a 502. Jamestown Bowling Company: Friday Senior Coffee Bowl—Jim Elardo 201-201-571, Bob Kaverman ...

HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE

Today’s Schedule High School Baseball Fredonia at Falconer, 10 a.m. Ellicottville at Pine Valley, 10 a.m. Frewsburg at Franklinville, 11 a.m. High School Softball Lancaster at Jamestown, 10 a.m. Ellicottville at Pine Valley, 10 a.m. Brocton at Panama, 10:30 a.m. Bishop ...

Court Brilliance

LAKEWOOD — In 2017, Frewsburg’s Jameson Sposato finished in third place at the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Tennis Singles Championships. In 2018, Sposato took second as a sophomore, suffering a 6-4, 6-3 defeat at the hands of Fredonia’s Neil Gens. On Thursday ...