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‘Big Opportunity’

Golf has always had a special place in Kevan McDonald’s heart. From the time he was young, the Sheridan native vividly remembers learning, playing, and watching the game frequently with his family. But it is another aspect of the sport that has allowed McDonald, a 2007 graduate of ...

Regulators Forced To Cancel Season

Jay Grann has been through a rollercoaster of emotions this spring and summer. The ride took another dip Thursday evening. Grann, the head coach of the Southern Tier Regulators 18U baseball team, was forced to cancel his team’s summer season due to the coronavirus pandemic. “I’m ...

Unforgettable Day

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article appeared in The Post-Journal on March 21, 2017. With Major League Baseball scheduled to return next month, it was deemed appropriate to run it again as another in a series of “Remember When” stories. Every Monday through Friday morning, a bunch of ...

Online Registration Underway For Fourth Of July Firecracker Run

The Lakewood YMCA is currently holding online registrations for its Fourth of July Firecracker Run. This run has been part of the Lakewood community for many years. This year’s in-person run has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, but thanks to technology and some of the ...

Archery

FALCONER — Ron Fish led the Senior Class 3-D Archery shoot at the Falconer Rod & Gun Club on Sunday with a 254. Gavin Fish was second with a 249 and Joe Phelps was third with a 236. The next shoot will take place July 5 at the club, located at 2178¢ Buffalo St. Ext. Registration ...

Jaylen Adams Second In G League MVP Voting

NEW YORK — St. Bonaventure basketball alum Jaylen Adams placed second in the 2019-20 NBA G League Most Valuable Player award voting, league officials announced Thursday. His Wisconsin Herd teammate Frank Mason III took MVP honors in a vote by the league’s 28 head coaches and general ...

Class By Himself

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article appeared in The Post-Journal on July 7, 2006, days after Dick Barton won the World of Outlaws Late Model Series race at Stateline Speedway, marking the first time that a true local driver defeated the touring professionals. Had COVID-19 not intervened, ...

Ashville Resident Bound For Dirt Late-Model HOF In August

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article appeared in The Post-Journal on July 7, 2006, days after Dick Barton won the World of Outlaws Late Model Series race at Stateline Speedway, marking the first time that a true local driver defeated the touring professionals. Had COVID-19 not intervened, the ...

Horton Wins Challenge Title At Eriez On Sunday Night

HAMMETT, Pa. — On a beautiful night for racing, albeit with clouds and rain to the south, Chris Horton prevailed for the $500-to-win Challenger championship. Dave Hess Jr., Max Blair, Mike McGee, Matt Alexander and Wesley McCray prevailed in their respective divisions for regular-length ...

Lew Mead Memorial Fishing Tournament Set For Saturday

CASSADAGA — The Cassadaga Lakes Association will hold its 27th annual Lew Mead Memorial Fishing Tournament on Saturday. The tournament is free to all youth age 16 and under. No fishing license is necessary. The event this year will be different than in the past due to the importance of ...

Horseshoes

Jerry Vargeson was the only three-game winner while Barb Chadwick, Bob Chadwick and Kurt Von Kliest each recorded two wins. Vargeson had the high score of 96 with 16 ringers and also had an 80 with seven ringers. Von Kliest had games of 85 and 84 with 24 ringers each game. Barb Chadwick had ...

Legend Lost

A month or so after he graduated from Fredonia Central School in 2004, Ty Harper was invited to play in the Kensington Lions Club All-Star Game, a contest that annually features some of the top senior football players from Western New York. Among Harper’s fondest memories that night, ...

Section VI Makes ‘Week Zero’ Schedule Official

Section VI confirmed “Week Zero” opponents for high school football teams Monday evening. Jamestown has added a home league game at Strider Field on Friday, Sept. 4 against Class A1 opponent West Seneca West. “I think the big thing is it’s another opportunity to compete for a ...

Damore Places Sixth In Erie

ERIE — Pat Damore of Lakewood Golf Center shot a 3-over 74 on Monday to tie for sixth place in the storm-delayed Western New York PGA Max Stroke Play at Lawrence Park Golf Club. Ryan Swanson of Pinehurst Golf Club tied for 19th with a 9-over 81, while Mike Touhey of Moon Brook CC was at ...

Bucknell-Bound

Rayven Sample’s track and field ability was supposed to take him to Minnesota and Arizona this summer. He possibly would’ve had to make a stop in London on his way to Tokyo. Instead, the coronavirus pandemic kept him home in Gerry. While some of the future destinations on his ...

Ferry Captures RUSH Late Model Victory At Raceway 7

CONNEAUT, Ohio — After an offseason extended by nearly two months, Raceway 7 finally opened the 2020 season with 101 racers filling the pit for a night of regular-length features. Two first-time winners and three veterans graced Victory Lane to start their seasons on a high note. Josh Ferry ...

Back To The Track

BUSTI — Thursday night was one of Jean Scott’s best at Stateline Speedway since taking over ownership with her husband, Jim, five years ago. When it will happen again is anybody’s guess. Stateline held a “Test & Tune” session at the Kortwright Road dirt rack with nearly 65 ...

Gym Needs Public’s Help

A local cheerleading gym is making some big noise on a national stage and the owners are reaching out to the community for help in its effort to reach a significant milestone. The Xplosion All-Stars Cheer, located at 2485 Falconer-Frewsburg Road in Jamestown, is one of 10 gyms in the ...