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Holding On

GERRY — The weatherman predicted thunderstorms, but he was proven wrong as more than 2,000 fans turned out to watch outstanding professional rodeo action under warm, clear skies for the second performance of the Gerry Fire Department’s 77th annual rodeo. The night’s activities began as ...

Bills CB Elam Sets Sights On Starting Job

PITTSFORD — Kaiir Elam isn’t big on labels. The cornerback didn’t consider himself a freshman at Florida in 2019, when he became the 10th Gator since 1996 to have at least three interceptions in his first season. And the Buffalo Bills’ first-round draft pick certainly doesn’t lack ...

Amsterdam Mohawks Knock Off Batavia For Championship

BATAVIA — The Amsterdam Mohawks captured the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League championship Wednesday night, downing Batavia 7-2 in the deciding game of a twin bill at Dwyer Stadium. The Mohawks, who lost the first game in the best-of-three series 8-1, received a pitching gem from ...

Griner Sentenced To 9 Years

KHIMKI, Russia — U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner was convicted Thursday in Russia of drug possession and smuggling and was sentenced to nine years behind bars in a politically charged case that could lead to a high-stakes prisoner exchange between Washington and Moscow. The 31-year-old ...

Inaugural Chadwick Bay Softball Bash Tournament Begins Tonight

DUNKIRK — Even if you’re not in the lineup, there’s still plenty to enjoy this weekend when 16-14U girls fastpitch softball teams hit the bases in Wright Park. The Dunkirk Little League Complex along with Prommenschenkel Stadium, and School 7 softball field will host the lion’s share ...

North Birdies Twice To Lead Wednesday Travel League

RANDOLPH — Bob North birdied the final two holes en route to his second tour victory of the season, shooting the low round of 81 at Cardinal Hills Golf Course. Dave Wallace finished second with 83 and Wayne Stoughton was third with 84. Dan Kaszuba shot 85 for a career-best fourth-place ...