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2019 Has Been Quite A Year For Bemus Point Resident

AKELEY, Pa. — When Scott Crist hit his third shot on the par 5, 18th hole at Cable Hollow Golf Course on Sunday afternoon, it was kind of a microcosm of his entire round. It was pretty darn good. Yeah, the weather for the 30th annual Jim Riggs Memorial Champions was more like the kind ...

Golden Falcons Return To Sectional Glory

The background of Chris Schrader’s Apple Watch is a picture of his son Ben as a 6-year-old, pitching his first youth baseball game. While Chris, the head coach of the Falconer baseball team, was surely proud of his son that day, there’s no doubt he was even more proud Sunday. Ben ...

JHS T&F Athletes Honored

The Jamestown High School track & field team held its season-ending banquet, and many student-athletes received awards. In the front row, from the left, are Chase Deponceau, Coaches Award; Holly Issacson, Coaches Award; Chelsy Scott, Coaches Award; Francisco Rodriguez, Most Valuable ...

HIGH SCHOOL PLAYOFFS

BASEBALL CLASS AA Final Saturday Frontier 3, Clarence 1, suspended Sunday Frontier 5, Clarence 4 CLASS A1 Final Thursday Kenmore West 5, Niagara Wheatfield 3 CLASS A2 Final Thursday Iroquois 1, Lake Shore 0 CLASS A CROSSOVER Saturday A1 Kenmore West 8, A2 ...

Golf Leagues

MAGNOLIA — Jan Brown and June Gullotti each shot 43 to lead the Parteers Wednesday Night Women’s League at Willow Run Golf Course. Jan Brown 43, June Gullotti 43, Wendy Doolittle 44, Lisa Masters 44, Linda Smith 44, Chris Anderson 45, Nancy Baker 45, Susie Stuart 45, Sharon Casselman 46, ...

Youth Baseball

JAMESTOWN CAL RIPKEN TEE-BALL The Vietnam Veterans of America were led on offense by Luke Jones and Blake Jones on defense in a battle against Jeremy’s Belview. Emily Vangel led the offense and Eliza Vorse paced the defense for Jeremy’s Belview.

Brocton Goes Back-To-Back

In most cases, scoring one run on five hits in a championship baseball game will not end well for a title game participant. On Saturday, however, one run proved to be just enough offense, as a flawless defensive game and a stellar pitching performance led Brocton to a second straight ...

Soaring High

WILLIAMSVILLE — A host of runners, jumpers and throwers from the area have punched their tickets to the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Track & Field Championships after a successful day of action at the Section VI Championships at Williamsville South High School ...

Merger Was Just Right For Clymer/Sherman

The Clymer and Sherman baseball programs didn’t come together until essentially the last inning of their offseasons. Saturday at Diethrick Park, they kept their Section VI championship dreams alive until the last inning. Unfortunately, those dreams ended with a 1-0 loss to defending ...

High Marks

Jim Riggs was an avid golfer. For more than 50 years, the late Post-Journal sports editor spent his spring, summer and fall weekday mornings, weather permitting, playing the “gentleman’s game” at his beloved Chautauqua Golf Club. Me? I haven’t played a round of golf in 30 ...

Headed To Mercyhurst NE

Southwestern senior Ashley Lundmark, seated middle, signs her letter of intent to attend Mercyhurst North East to study physical therapy and compete on the women’s soccer team in the fall. Ashley is flanked by her parents Jon and Laverne and sisters Allison and Alexis. Standing, from the ...

NJCAA Division III Tournament Qualifiers

Team — Butler County Community College (Butler, Pennsylvania) Tucker Skerbetz, Carmen Oliva, Noah Morgan, Tyler Johnson, Luke Ostermeyer — Cayuga Community College (Auburn, New York) Hunter Hubel, EJ Townsend, Ryan Chalupnicki, Cody Helmer, John Rice, Matt Micglire (alternate) — ...

Section VI Class C Baseball Title Game Set For Today

Frewsburg and Falconer are scheduled to play their Section VI Class C baseball championship game at 6 p.m. today at Diethrick Park. The game was originally scheduled to be played at 3 p.m. Saturday, but moved due to a threatening afternoon and evening weather forecast. Brocton beat ...

Afternoon Rain Postpones Racing At Stateline Again

BUSTI — An afternoon deluge of rain has forced Stateline Speedway to postpone the Paula Southwell Memorial. Officials are working on rescheduling this event. Stateline Speedway on Kortwright Road in Busti has been in continuous operation since 1956 and is currently owned by Jim and Jean ...

Trap Leagues

In the Chautauqua County Trap League, Celoron downed Carroll, 343-330, and Randolph topped Busti, 340-338. Perfect 50s were scored by Kris Badjo, Jerry Martin and Kenton Knopp. The high junior was Kris Badjo with a 50, the high sub junior was Mason Kraft with a 44, the high lady was Rose ...

It’s Showtime

Flyers Gymnastics is set to host its annual shows this week. Instructional classes will be showcasing their gymnastic routines in a Minion Mayhem-themed event. Shows will be held Monday through Friday, and Saturday morning, and different classes will be performing with gymnasts ranging in age ...

Learn-To-Row Session Scheduled For June 8

The Chautauqua Lake high school rowing team is hosting a free, one-day, learn-to-row session for student-athletes on Saturday, June 8, starting with registration at 8:30 a.m. Eligible athletes are those students in grades 7-11 during the current 2018-19 school year. The training sessions ...

Today’s Muskie Hunter Needs To Learn A New Skill

The story of catch and release goes back almost 40 years. In 1971 catch-and-release was introduced to the world. The following year, the first bass catch-and release bass tournament was held in Florida. Fishing has been the same ever since. Catch and release has transformed fishing like ...

Golf Leagues

Tom Tantillo won the annual Flag Day Tournament at Moon Brook Country Club with a 65 net after having seven strokes to start around the course again. His final shot finished 33 feet from the pin on his 20th hole of the day. ——— Tom Calalesina, Sandy Calalesina, Todd Patric and ...

Fishing Report

CHAUTAUQUA LAKE The muskie bite is hot and heavy for casting anglers. The flats off Mayville and Lakewood Bar have been producing with top water baits. While walleye anglers are still finding “eyes” along the weed lines, working worm harnesses and stickbaits, casting stickbaits and ...