Local Sports

Falconer/CV Claims Team Title At Sweet Home Duals

BUFFALO — The Falconer/Cassadaga Valley wrestling team finished off a strong opening weekend at the Sweet Home Duals on Saturday afternoon with a 51-29 win over Iroquois in its final match to take home the team title. The Chiefs entered as the No. 1 ranked Division II team, according to ...

Bears Swim To CCAA Victory Over Panama

PANAMA — Frewsburg picked up a 114-65 Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association boys swimming and diving victory over Panama on Saturday. Zach Gifford took home the 200-yard freestyle in 2:01.23 and the 500-yard freestyle in 5:41.86 while Gannon Moore claimed the 200-yard individual ...

T’Birds Fall In Alden Tourney Title Game

ALDEN — Emily Peters poured in 13 points in the fourth quarter to lead Pembroke to a 56-51 victory over Chautauqua Lake in the championship game of the Alden Tournament on Saturday. Peters, the tournament’s Most Valuable Player, finished with 18 points. Abbie Henry paced Chautauqua Lake ...

Rebels Lose, 2-1, In Overtime

MIDDLETOWN, N.J. — Max Wiseman’s goal at the 2:50 mark in overtime sent New Jersey to a 2-1 victory over Jamestown in a North American Hockey League game Saturday at Middletown Ice World Arena. The Titans took a 1-0 lead at the 7:13 mark of the second period on a goal by Kyle Jeffers, but ...

Bonnies Win Second Straight, Breeze Past Delaware State, 90-61

ST. BONAVENTURE – Five players scored in double figures as St. Bonaventure rolled to a 90-61 win over Delaware State on Saturday at the Reilly Center. The Bonnies earned their second straight win to improve to 3-5. Jalen Poyser led all scorers with 20 points while Nelson Kaputo and ...

Albany Is Attempting To Make It More Difficult For Gun Owners

It never ceases to amaze how Albany works, or should I say tries to work and the ink isn’t even dry on our governor’s 5.9 million votes. As one who has seen many an election, and one who has some idea how things really work, it was no surprise when the Democrats in Albany introduced a new ...

Fishing Report

CHAUTAUQUA LAKE With December beginning, Chautauqua Lake is in transition. During this period, we like to discuss boater/angler safety. Just because there is a little ice on the Lake, doesn’t mean it is fishable. Chautauqua Lake hasn’t seen much angling activity until safe ice arrives. ...

Adams Leads T’Birds To 67-58 Win Over Sherman

WESTFIELD — Chautauqua Lake opened the Westfield Winter Classic in style. The Chautauqua Lake Thunderbirds came away with a 67-58 win over the Sherman Wildcats on Friday night in a high school boys basketball matchup to open the season for both teams. Chautauqua Lake (1-0) found itself ...

Class Of 2019 Announced

The Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame Board of Directors has announced the inductees who will comprise the Class of 2019. The living inductees are Cheryl Bailey, Tiffany Decker, Vince Gullo, Mike Lopriore, Bob Palcic and Mark Weaver. The deceased honorees are Jack Harper, Charles Johnston and ...

Opening Night

OLEAN — Jordan Crofoot hit a free throw and made a steal in the final 10 seconds and the Jamestown Red Raiders held off Southwestern, 54-50, in the opening round of the Olean Tournament on Friday. The victory sends the Red Raiders (1-0) into the championship game at 4:15 p.m. today ...

Maple Grove, CV, CLCS Girls Post Wins

SINCLAIRVILLE — Maple Grove (1-0) was a 63-36 winner over Sherman at the Cassadaga Valley Tournament on Friday thanks to 20 points, six steals and eight rebounds from Bre Hill. Sam Snow led the winners on the glass with 12 Boards, while Marissa Schuppenhauer added 15 points, four assists ...

Indoor Track & Field Meet Held At Buffalo State

BUFFALO — Rylee Gore of Falconer claimed the 3,000-meter run with a time of 14:06.92 in indoor track and field action at Buffalo State on Friday. Fredonia’s Ashlyn Ambrose was a double winner in the 1,000 meters (3:37.80) and the 600 meters (1:58.9). In boys action, Andrew Kennedy of ...

Red Raiders Open Swim Season With Road Win

CHEEKTOWAGA —The Jamestown boys swimming and diving team, got the season started in the right way with a 128-54 win over Cleveland Hill on Friday evening. Brennan Roehmholdt took home the 200-yard freestyle in 2:16.34 and the 100-yard backstroke in 1:02.0 for the winners while Kyle Dean ...

Willink Pours In 20 Points, Clymer Boys Prevail

SALAMANCA — Lucas Willink posted a 20-point, seven-rebound, four-assist performance to lead Clymer (1-0) to a 70-57 win over Ellicottville (0-1) at the Salamanca Tip-Off Tournament on Friday night. Hunter Wassink added 17 points while Lucas Beckerink had 14 points and six assists for the ...

Rebels Rising

The challenges that come along with relocating to a new city are a demanding transition for any sports franchise, especially when added on to all of the normal offseason moves that need to be made every year. In addition to all of the normal tasks, such as filling out a roster, creating ...

Showing The Way

The Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association released its all-star selections recently, with Maple Grove earning a pair of Small-School top honors. Peter Auer has been named the boys Runner of the Year while teammate Ava Crist has earned girls Runner of the Year honors. Auer led the ...

McIntyre Smashes 770 Series At JBC

Howie McIntyre Jr. was the leader in the Dave Warren CDJR Hall of Fame Scratch Doubles League at Jamestown Bowling Company on Thursday with a 267-279-224-770 for A-Bat while Chris Conti hit a 243-263-258-764 for Dom’s Mobil. Andy Blasdell had a 248-241-242-731 for Dave Warren Auto, Jeff ...

Fredonia Edges Panama; Bears Swim Past Dunkirk

PANAMA — Fredonia opened up its boys swimming and diving season with a 98-76 win over Panama on Thursday, thanks to Bill Osula’s wins in the 100-yard butterfly (1:00.70) and the 100-yard backstroke (1:04.43). Austin Strong was a double winner for Panama, taking home the 200-yard freestyle ...