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A Hall-Of-Fame Memory

It’s been 35 years since Lou Brock was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, the crowning achievement in a career that included reaching the 3,000-hit plateau, stealing more than 900 bases and winning two World Series titles. To honor his memory — Brock passed away last week at 81 — ...

Photo Finish

There is no substitute for the atmosphere that runners get to enjoy at the historic Boston Marathon, but local qualifiers Brooke Adams and Judy Porpiglia certainly made the most of their virtual race Saturday. The pair, along with thousands of other Boston hopefuls, adapted their plans ...

Backyard Curling Begins In October

Registration opened Monday for Northwest Arena’s Backyard Curling leagues. Play will begin Oct. 12. Leagues will be offered once a week for eight weeks with multiple times available on Mondays and Wednesdays, and a single league on Fridays at 4:30 p.m. Each league is comprised of ...

Milestone Start

ORCHARD PARK — Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills got the season off to a throwing start. In overseeing three consecutive first-half touchdown drives, Allen became Buffalo’s first quarterback to top 300 yards passing in nearly three-plus years in a 27-17 season-opening win over the New ...

Jackson, Ravens Rout Browns

BALTIMORE — There were no fans in the seats, no preseason games to draw from and an eerie, unfamiliar silence before each snap. In spite of it all, two constants prevailed in the matchup between the Cleveland and Baltimore: Reigning NFL MVP Lamar Jackson was the focal point of a ...

AED Donation

Jamestown Babe Ruth World Series President Russ Diethrick, left, and BRWS vice president and City Council member-at-large Kimberly Ecklund present the City of Jamestown an Automated External Defibrillator that was generously donated by Jim Mulgrew. Mulgrew is a Cal Ripken and Babe Ruth Baseball ...

Natural Leader

Everywhere Anthony Barone goes, he wins. It’s happening again in Wisconsin. Earlier this week, Barone managed the Milwaukee Milkmen to the regular-season American Association title with a 34-26 record. Now they are preparing for the championship series against the Sioux Falls ...

Format Change For 31st Annual George Bataitis Open

The 31st George Bataitis Open, held on Saturday, Sept. 19 at Chautauqua Golf Club, will now be a shotgun start format. Registration will be at 7:30 a.m. with golf beginning at 8:30 a.m. Carts will be provided for each competitor unless you are playing with a household member. “We are really ...

Eisenhower Impressive

Eisenhower had seven sacks en route to a 47-0 win over Union City on Friday night in Russell, Pa.

Fishing Report

CHAUTAUQUA LAKE Offshore bite has slowed down a bit, but weedlines in the north basin are still your are for bet for “eyes.” Target walleye with bouncing rigs with worm harnesses and with stickbaits run near the bottom. Vertical jigging with jigging Rapala-style lures is also productive, ...

Golf Leagues

CASSADAGA — Scott Nuccio fired a 37 to lead the Thursday Night Men’s League at Cassadaga Country Club. Matt Wallace 38, Tom Gauronski 39, Jason Habich 40, Mike Lancaster 40, Aaron Beichner 41, Fred Chamberlin 41, Rob Kahle 41, Alex McQiggan 41, Andy Snyder 41, Mike Lawhead ...

DEC Reports Record License Sales In NY

The New York State Department of Conservation is experiencing record-breaking sales of hunting and trapping licenses for upcoming seasons. Sales for big-game hunting and trapping licenses and Deer Management Permits were nearly triple prior years’ sales on opening day, more than double on ...

‘Completely Blindsided’

On Wednesday evening, Dr. Robert Zayas said that after speaking with nearly 500 athletic directors across the state it became clear that administering high-risk fall sports during the COVID-19 pandemic “presents a significant challenge for our member schools.” But Section VI athletic ...

Virtually There

If you do an online search for “Boston Marathon,” the first word that pops up is predictable in our COVID-19 world. “Canceled,” Google declares. But even though qualified runners are unable to toe the start line in Hopkinton, Massachusetts this year, that doesn’t mean that ...

Beaton To Coach Women’s Soccer

JAMESTOWN — Tyler Beaton has been appointed as the interim head coach of the Jamestown Community College women’s soccer team. “This is a huge honor,” Beaton said. “This was not something I was not expecting to happen but it was a natural fit and good timing for JCC and ...

Gladiators Win Silver Division Title

The 13U Gladiators travel baseball team defeated the North Tonawanda Nighthawks, 7-5, in the NT Battle of the Bats Tournament on Sunday night in the Silver Division Championship Game. The team, which was 2-1 in pool play over the and 2-0 in the bracket for a 4-1 weekend, used small ball to win ...

Textor Rolls 738 Set At Jamestown Bowling Co.

Ray Textor’s 240-268-230-738 for Butternut Brooke led the JBC Classic Doubles at Jamestown Bowling Company. Mark Meleen followed with a 266-696 for Bowler’s Corner Pro Shop and Bob Paterniti had a 260-675 for John C. Corp. Nelson Roofing. In the Lena’s Pizza Men’s League at JBC, ...

Not This Fall

LATHAM — High school football and volleyball will not be played this fall in Western New York after all. The New York State Public High School Athletic Association announced Wednesday that high-risk fall sports are being moved to a condensed spring season in between the traditional ...

Warren To Open Football Season Monday, Sept. 21

Warren now has a Monday night football game on its schedule. The Dragons were forced to readjust their schedule after recently being shut down for 14 days due to a positive COVID-19 test in the district. While officials did not confirm that the positive test was from a member of the ...

YMCA Hires Johnson As Tennis Pro

LAKEWOOD — From Tom Anderson’s perspective, there are three important ingredients to be a successful tennis club pro. High energy. Game knowledge. Playing ability. Anderson, the branch manager at the Lakewood YMCA, feels he has hit the trifecta with the hiring of Matt Johnson as ...