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Allen Guides Red Dragons To Sectional Title

It goes without saying that there is a wealth of talent among area softball coaches. In many of those cases, coaches have been at the helms of their respective schools for years and years, gaining experience and learning slowly as they go along. Maple Grove head coach Rebecca Allen did not ...

Swanson Powers Maple Grove To Head Of Class C

The 2019 softball season was not the easiest one in which to stand out offensively on the Maple Grove lineup. From the get-go the Red Dragons bats were on fire from the beginning of the order to the end, as the team posted run totals of 15, 13, 22, 9, 16 and 17 early. But even on a team ...

How About Some Fresh News From ICAST?

So, you think it’s warm in Western New York? You all should be in south Florida the second week of July. Miami plays host again this year for ICast 2019. For those who aren’t familiar with ICast, it is the shot show for the fishing/boating industry. ICast showcases the latest and greatest ...

Youth Soccer

JAYS U6 Black took care of Purple, 1-0, with Lillian Washman getting the goal. Jasmine Johnson, Lily Robinson, Alicia Larson and Madelyn Moore were in net for Purple. U8 Reed’s Jewelers topped El Greco, 6-0, thanks to a pair of goals by Jada Edwards, three from Tamia Leeper and ...

Southern Tier Regulators Win Opener At Babe Ruth Mid-Atlantic Regional

SYRACUSE — The Southern Tier Regulators took their first step toward qualifying for the Babe Ruth 16-18 World Series on Saturday afternoon. After falling behind 6-5 in the top of the fifth inning, Southern Tier scored a pair of runs in the bottom of the frame and hung on for a 7-6 win in ...

Youth Baseball Roundup

DISTRICT 38 LITTLE LEAGUE NON-SANCTIONED 11-12 TOURNAMENT RANDOLPH — Cooper Doud and Lucas Muscarella combined on a three-hitter with five strikeouts as Falconer beat Valley, 10-0. Jacob Roth hit a two-run double while Jon Neid, Branston Lindquist, Jackson Lillie and Lucas Muscarella ...

‘Grip & Rip’ Tournament Set For July 21 At CGC

CHAUTAUQUA — The 16th annual Grip & Rip Golf Tournament will be held on the Lake Course at Chautauqua Golf Club on July 21. The four-person scramble will begin with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. Registration will start at 8:15 a.m. The cost is $65, which includes food, beverages on the course ...

Father Time, Nadal Can’t Beat Champion

On July 6, 2008, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal were tested against each other in the greatest tennis match of all time — a five-set epic that took three consecutive tiebreaks before the younger man from Mallorca, Spain achieved his first-ever Wimbledon Championship. Stepping on to the ...

Lakewood Man Wins Two Golds At Senior Games

Mike Sayers, pictured here in 2015, recently won two gold medals and three silver medals at the Empire State Senior Games. P-J file photo CORTLAND — Lakewood resident Mike Sayers spent his college years during the 1970s on the campus of SUNY Brockport competing in track and field. Now, at ...

Area Soccer Roundup

JAYS U6 Navy Timbits topped Forest Green Timbits, 2-0, thanks to a pair of goals by Brayden Crawford. Crawford, Ellisai Ryan, Aaron Graham and Jaxson Pratt were in net for the winners while Liam Brunco, Sebastian Gibbs, Mason Minchener and Colin Bell were in net for Forest Green. ...

Horseshoes

Tyler Worden and Dick Franzen each recorded three wins in recent action. Bob Chadwick, Dave Evanzcik and Randy Hopkins each had two wins. Worden had the high score of 92 with 13 ringers as well as an 86 with 11 ringers. Evanzcik recorded a score of 90 with five ringers while Dick Franzen ...

15U All-Stars Heading To New Jersey

The Jamestown 15U Cal Ripken All-Stars will be heading to the championship game in New Jersey after hosting a chicken barbecue event Sunday at Raymour & Flanigan from noon-6 p.m. Pictured, in front, from left, are: John Torres, Nick Miraglia, Nate Torres, Marshall Tantillo, Brandon Lobb and ...

82nd Soap Box Derby World Championships Are Saturday, July 20

AKRON, Ohio — Beginning the week of July 15, more than 400 boys and girls ages 7-20 will travel to Akron, Ohio to represent their home communities and compete in the FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby in their gravity-powered race cars. Contestants and their families will travel from ...

Gowanda To Host Oldtimers Softball Game, Reunion

GOWANDA — The Third annual Gowanda Men’s Slow-Pitch Softball League (1974-96) oldtimers game and reunion will be held at Gateway Park on Sunday, July 28. Batting practice will begin at 6 p.m. followed by a nine-inning game. Former league players over the age of 45 are encouraged to attend ...

9U Ripken All-Stars Finish Second

The Jamestown 9U Cal Ripken All-Stars finished as the runnerup in the 2019 state tournament last weekend in Elmira. Jamestown defeated the North Tonawanda Americans, 2-1, in the semifinals behind a fantastic pitching performance by Ryan Engquist, who pitched 5 1/3 innings striking out eight and ...

Suckow Rolls 627 At JBC

Jim Suckow led the Friday Coffee Bowl at Jamestown Company with a 202-233-627 and George Wendell tossed a 232-228-611. Jamestown Bowling Company: Friday Coffee Bowl—Harry Jones 201-551, Bob Howe 204-511, John Kotlar 201-509, Jim Seth 509.

Sisson Taking His Talents To Germany

Jake Sisson holds the Serbian League championship trophy after leading his team to victory last Sunday. Submitted photo Less than a week after leading his team to the Serbian League football championship, Jake Sisson will be continuing his European adventure. The former Jamestown High ...

Former World No. 5 To Conduct Clinics, Play Exhibition July 27

Jimmy Arias returns a volley during an appearance at the Lakewood YMCA last summer. The former fifth-ranked player in the world will be back at the Lakewood Y on July 27 where he will conduct clinics and play an exhibition. P-J file photo LAKEWOOD — Jimmy Arias, the former No. 5-ranked ...

Leading The Way

The Panama girls volleyball team, above, reached the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class D championship in Glens Falls in November. P-J file photo SYRACUSE — The New York State Sportswriters Association released its finalists for the 2018-19 Kerr Cup recently, with ...

Holmes Charity Scramble Champs

John Woodfield, left, and Jim Urbanik combined to win the Wally Holmes Charity Golf Scramble at Maplehurst Country Club. Submitted photo