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Proof Positive

Ten minutes before puck drop, and as Jamestown and East Aurora/Holland warmed up for their Western New York High School Club Hockey League game Saturday afternoon, the music being played over the public address system at Northwest Arena switched to “I Gotta Feeling” performed by Black ...

Southwestern Graduate Carves Out Significant Role With Toyota Racing

Ever since he was a young boy, area native Nathan Dallas has always had a passion for racing, motorsports and automobiles. From a successful youth ATV racing career — which includes being a four-time Grand National Youth Champion — to now, where he works as an engineer at Toyota Racing ...

Jamestown Seeks Consistency After Win At Clarence

CLARENCE — Demarri Jones scored 22 points and brought down 11 rebounds to lead Jamestown to a 74-64 victory over Clarence in an Erie County Interscholastic Conference Division 1 boys basketball game Saturday afternoon. The win raised the Red Raiders’ record to 8-5 overall and 4-1 in ...

Bonnies Trimmed By Rhode Island

ST. BONAVENTURE — Again playing without sophomore center Osun Osunniyi, St. Bonaventure battled one of Atlantic 10’s top teams in Rhode Island to the wire Saturday afternoon in front of a sold-out Reilly Center. In the end, though, the Rams threw the final blow to take an 81-75 ...

Rebels Finish Weekend Sweep Of Maryland

The Jamestown Rebels completed their third weekend sweep of the season by beating the Maryland Black Bears, 3-2, in North American Hockey League East Division action Saturday night at Northwest Arena. The victory came on the heels of a 5-3 win over the Black Bears on Friday night. Maryland ...

Mark V. Orlando

¯ Mark V. Orlando was born March 20, 1953 in Westfield. He graduated from Cardinal Mindszenty High School in Dunkirk in 1971. He earned a B.S. degree from Florida State in1975 and a M.S. degree from Florida A&M in 1983. ¯ Orlando attended Westfield Academy Central Schools through his ...

Austin Shines At Houghton

HOUGHTON — Devin Austin claimed two individual events at the Section VI indoor track & field ninth and 10th grade championships at Houghton College on Saturday. The sophomore from Falconer/Maple Grove/Cassadaga Valley/Frewsburg/Randolph claimed the high jump (5-8) and the long jump ...

Burdic Spins 299-772 At JBC

Paul Burdic turned in quite a performance at Jamestown Bowling Company over the weekend. Competing in the Saturday Mixed Couples League, he smashed a 257-299-772 to lead the way. Jamestown Bowling Company: Saturday Mixed Couples League — Andrew Chapman 233-231-671, Devin Kennelley ...

Niagara County CC Has Little Trouble With Jayhawks

SANBORN — Niagara County Community College flexed its muscle Saturday afternoon. The Thunderwolves, ranked No. 14 in the latest NJCAA Division II poll, had five players score in double figures en route to an 84-43 Region 3 win over Jamestown Community College. Cierra Harrison and Paige ...

Torres Captures 174-Pound Title At JCC Open

Jamestown Community College’s Dan Torres won the 174-pound title at the annual JCC Open on Sunday afternoon. Torres started out his day strong, picking up a 36-second fall over Mike Southwick. Moving on to the quarterfinals, Torres continued to produce, getting a 14-3 major decision win over ...

Bane Takes Third At Ken-Ton

TONAWANDA — The Jamestown wrestling team turned in outstanding performances at the Ken-Ton Tournament on Saturday. Caleb Bane, wrestling at 285 pounds, posted a 3-1 record to place third; and Taylor Crofoot (113) and Michael Houghton (285) each went 3-2 to finish fourth in their respective ...

Jamestown Community Baseball

Each offseason after the folding of the Jamestown Falcons in the middle of the 1957 season, Ernest C. Kessler contacted major-league ballclubs in an effort to return professional baseball to the stadium he helped to build in 1941. He was unsuccessful in 1958, 1959 and 1960. Kessler finally ...

Jamestown Fifth At ECIC Swimming Championships

BUFFALO — Jamestown finished fifth out of 13 schools with 182 points at the Erie County Interscholastic Conference Class AA Championships on Saturday at Sweet Home High School. Kyle Dean was the Red Raiders’ lone champion, taking the 50-yard freestyle in 22.39 seconds. Dean was also ...

HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE

Today’s Schedule Boys High School Basketball Cassadaga Valley at Panama, 7:30 p.m. Brocton at Maple Grove, 7:30 p.m. Sherman at Clymer, 7:30 p.m. Girls High School Basketball Westfield/Brocton vs. North Collins at Westfield, 6 p.m. Clarence at Jamestown, 7:30 p.m. Randolph at ...

The Puck Stops Here

In some instances, success in athletics comes down to making the most of an opportunity when it’s presented. Lakewood native and Fredonia State goaltender Ryan Pascarella did just that last weekend for the Blue Devils’ ice hockey team. Pascarella, a sophomore, thrived in only his ...

Dunkirk Holds Off T’Birds, 70-61

MAYVILLE — Up 54-33 late in the third quarter, Ken Ricker could feel his Dunkirk girls basketball team closing in on a victory over Chautauqua Lake. “There were two stretches where I thought, ‘Man, that was such a good run. We’re going to put them away,’” the head coach ...

Raiders Seniors To Be Honored

The Jamestown Raiders will honor six senior hockey players on the ice inside Northwest Arena today prior to a 4 p.m. puck drop against East Aurora/Holland. Jack Brinkley, Josh Brown, Will Turner, Luke Tota, Cooper Spielman and Chase Jones will all be featured in a slideshow set to run at 3 ...

Olson Nets Game Winner, Rebels Edge Black Bears

Eric Olson missed 15 minutes in the middle of the Jamestown Rebels’ Friday night matchup with the Maryland Black Bears. He wasn’t injured. In fact, he had a front-row seat for the action, sitting in the home penalty box after fighting Maryland’s Thomas Jarman. The Rebels were ...

McIntyre Jr. Rolls 289-300-848, Burdic Hits 300-761

What a performance by Howie McIntyre Jr. Paul Burdic’s wasn’t too shabby either. And they were only two of the headliners on what was a huge Thursday night in the Classic Doubles League at Jamestown Bowling Company. First, McIntyre Jr., who has turned in quite a 2019-2020 season in ...

Cards Need OT To Edge Silver Creek

SILVER CREEK — Taking on the sixth ranked team in the state, the Silver Creek Black Knights had a tall task against the Randolph Cardinals on Friday night at Silver Creek High School. So tough, in fact, it took four minutes of extra time for the dust to settle. But when all was said and ...