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Recalling Good Times

When Matt Hair was about 9 years old, his dad, Bill, took him to a baseball game while the Frewsburg family was vacationing in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. It was an NCAA Division I game, pitting Coastal Carolina against Wake Forest. A lover of America’s pastime since he was old ...

NYSPHSAA Head: State Tournaments Still Possible

Well, hold on a minute. Dr. Robert Zayas, the executive director of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association, hasn’t ruled out the possibility that winter championships, which were postponed indefinitely on Thursday because of the coronavirus pandemic, will be played ...

Wilcox Sets All-Time Strikeout Record At Alfred U

Jessica Wilcox (Forestville/Pine Valley) recently set the all-time softball strikeout record for Alfred University. The 5-foot-7 senior pitcher established a new career mark on March 9, passing former Saxon Brittany Curran in a 10-0 win over Penn State-Hazleton in Clermont, Florida. Wilcox ...

Update On NYSPHSAA Winter Championships And Spring Sports

LATHAM — The New York State Public High School Athletic Association will continue to rely upon information from the New York State Department of Health, local health departments as well as the Governor’s office for information and guidance on COVID-19 and its impact upon interscholastic ...

Colburn Rolls 300-769, Foti Hits 256-269-748 At JBC

Bill Colburn and Kate Foti turned in banner performances at Jamestown Bowling Company on Wednesday. Bowling for Bemus Point Inn in the Lena’s Pizza Men’s League, Colburn smashed a 300-248-769, while Foti rolled a 256-269-223-748 in the Lena’s Pizza/Townline Auto League. In other top ...

Spring Is For Crappie Fishing

Chautauqua Lake offers two sub-species of the Promoxis — the Promoxis niromaculatus (black crappie) and Promoxis (the white crappie). Now, back in the day, we called crappie, calico bass, when in actuality, calico bass are kelp bass which are found in the Pacific Ocean. How the nickname ...

Fishing Report

CHAUTAUQUA LAKE Chautauqua has begun to break up as of this reporting. Lower-basin shore anglers are beginning to find ice-off crappie in the channel and mouth of creeks. Few if any boaters have started their season off. LAKE ERIE AND TRIBS All Lake Erie tributaries were blown out on ...

NYSPHSAA Opts To Postpone Winter Sports Championships

Devastation. Jeff Angeletti used the term three times during an 8-minute conversation Thursday evening. It’s hard to think of another word to describe the feelings of dozens of local high school athletes. The seasons of the Dunkirk and Panama girls basketball teams, the Sherman boys ...

The Basketball League Suspends Remainder Of 2020 Season

CELORON — Representatives of the Jamestown Jackals met with members of the media to discuss The Basketball League’s decision to suspend the remainder of the 2020 season due to the outbreak of COVID-19 on Thursday evening at the Chautauqua Harbor Hotel. “We want to make sure that we ...

NAHL Pauses Its Campaign Until Further Notice

The Jamestown Rebels’ season may be over. The North American Hockey League announced Thursday that effective immediately all 2019-20 NAHL regular-season games have been paused until further notice due to the COVID-19 virus and outbreak. “This is an unprecedented time and situation. ...

Jamestown CC Opens Softball Season Today

The coronavirus has impacted the sports programs at many colleges and universities across the country, but according to Jamestown Community College athletic director George Sisson, the Jayhawks’ softball team will play a doubleheader today in Ohio as scheduled. “It hasn’t affected us ...

Kebort Honored

At right, Kyoshi Christina Kebort of Kebort’s Karate Tigers and a blackbelt member of Johnson’s Martial Arts in Warren, Pa. won a gold medal in Master Blackbelt Forms and Fighting last weekend. She competed at the Arnold Martial Arts World Games 44th Battle of Columbus. Winning the golds ...

Wadsworth’s 767, Mee’s 761 Lead Big Night At JBC

Jeff Wadsworth smashed a 290-266-767 for Mir-Oil to lead the Classic Doubles League at Jamestown Bowling Company. Jim Mee finished close behind with a 258-235-268-761 for GameTime, while Andrew Raymond had a 228-258-267-753 for Guild-Walker. Alan Felmlee fired a 238-234-267-739 for Southern ...

YMCA’s Medal-Winning Hoopers

Last Saturday, LiteHouse Auto came away with the gold medals and Cassadaga Valley took home the silver in the Jamestown YMCA’s Tom Buttafaro Youth Basketball League. 3RD-5TH GRADE GIRLS CHAMPIONSHIP Madison Burnett’s 13 points led LiteHouse Auto to a 46-31 divisional championship ...

St. Bonaventure Athletics Announces Cancellations

ST. BONAVENTURE – The Atlantic 10 has cancelled all 2020 spring sports competitions (conference and non-conference), and 2020 spring conference championships, effective immediately, due to health and safety concerns related to the COVID-19 virus. This decision was made in consultation with ...

Unbelievable

BUFFALO — After a bucket by Southwestern senior forward Gianna Hoose, Dunkirk trailed, 60-40, with less than two minutes remaining in the third quarter of Wednesday’s Section VI Class B crossover game at the Buffalo State Sports Arena. It appeared as if the magical run by the Marauders ...

Jayhawks Expect To Compete In Basile’s First Year At Helm

There are plenty of reasons for the Jamestown Community College baseball team to be optimistic heading into the 2020 National Junior Collegiate Athletic Association spring season. That optimism starts at the top with first-year head coach Jordan Basile. Basile, a 2005 graduate of Jamestown ...

Lakewood YMCA Announces AVI Tennis Champions

The Lakewood Family YMCA hosted the 2020 AVI Tennis Tournament last weekend. Jameson Sposato and Hiba Munir claimed the A Doubles crown with Wes Kiehl and Elliot Neal taking second. In Men’s Open Doubles, Sposato and Mark Brown took first while Ben Wright and Billy Stives were second. In ...

Miller Rolls 743 At JBC

Brandon Miller’s 269-227-247-743 for JP Craig Racing led the Miles Machine Men’s League at Jamestown Bowling Company. Tim Wares followed Miller with a 246-258-696 for 360 Graphics. Michael Reed smashed a 262-634 to lead the Monday Men at Cutting Lanes. Pat Bemis fired a 233-614, ...

Adult Hockey

SHULTS AUTO GROUP OPEN DIVISION Schuyler’s Blue Bombers shut out Johnnies Misfits, 5-0, in the second round of the playoffs. Dereck Watkins had two goals while Ford Morgan and Dylan Bergman each had a goal and an assist for the Blue Bombers. Tim Hurley and Eric Arnone each chipped in an ...