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Findley Lake’s Seal Wins Two-Day Bass Fishing Tournament At 1000 Islands

Zackery Seal of Findley Lake is all smiles after he won the two-day T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Northeast Division super tournament in the 1000 Islands. Submitted photo CLAYTON — Boater Zackery Seal of Findley Lake brought a two-day total of 10 bass to the scale, weighing 44 pounds, ...

JCB Journal Makes Debut

EDITOR’S NOTE: In anticipation of the Jamestown Community Baseball team returning to play at Diethrick Park in 2020, the Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame will be taking a look back at the rich baseball history in the city. This series of articles that is being called “JCB Journal” will ...

MG Teams Shine At Knox Invite; Cards’ McDonald Claims Title

Randolph’s Ronan McDonald claimed the boys small school race at the Knox Invitational in East Aurora on Saturday. Submitted photo EAST AURORA — The Maple Grove boys cross country team took home first place in the small school race at the Knox Invitational on Saturday, finishing with 139 ...

HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE

Today’s Schedule Girls High School Soccer Ellicottville at Portville, 4:30 p.m. Frewsburg at Chautauqua Lake, 4:30 p.m. Catt-Little Valley at Salamanca, 4:30 p.m. Southwestern at Fredonia, 7 p.m. Franklinville at Randolph, 4:30 p.m. Maple Grove at Pine Valley, 4:30 ...

Swanson’s Goal Lifts Bears Past SC

SILVER CREEK — Gavin Swanson scored from Nick Mason in the final minute as Frewsburg beat Silver Creek 1-0 in Central Division action. Caleb Carr made 14 saves for his third shutout in net for the Bears (2-4-1, 2-1-0). Jeremy Wilcox made eight saves for the Black Knights (2-4-0, 0-2-0).. ...

Lending A Hand

The Falconer Midget Football program will be hosting five games Saturday at the all-new Bill Race Field. Proceeds from all 50/50 raffles, basket raffles, and bake sale will be donated to the Falconer and Kennedy Volunteer Fire departments in appreciation of their service and dedication to their ...

Falconer Posts Tennis Win Over SW

FALCONER — Falconer (5-1, 2-0) topped Southwestern (2-4, 1-1), 4-1, in CCAA nonleague tennis on Monday. The Trojans’ Hiba Munir came back from a first-set loss to top Macy Youngberg, 5-7, 7-6 (7-4), 6-3 at first singles. Nicole Youngberg of Falconer was a 6-0, 6-1 winner over Elizabeth ...

A Day For ‘Coach’

FALCONER — When I entered the visitors’ locker room at Salamanca High School one evening 35 years ago, I didn’t make an immediate beeline to Falconer football coach Bill Race who stood alone with his thoughts. I had heard in advance that he didn’t take to losing very well, and he ...

Falconer Central Schools, JBA Win YMCA Battle

Falconer Central Schools (1,725) won the Large Division title while Jamestown Bar Association/City Court (1,773) captured the Small Division in the 32nd annual YMCA Battle of the Businesses. Eight individual events were held Saturday at the Richard O. Hartley Park in Lakewood, Midway ...

Jamestown CC Wins Three At Niagara County CC POD

SANBORN — Jamestown Community College swept Herkimer College, Mohawk Valley CC and Fulton-Montgomery CC at the NJCAA Region 3 Division III Niagara County CC POD on Sunday. Jenna Caskey had three aces, 17 kills and 10 digs as the Jayhawks topped Herkimer College 26-24, 25-7, 25-19. “That ...

Jayhawks Go 0-1-1 On Weekend Vs. Herkimer, Hudson Valley CC

Jamestown Community College halted Hudson Valley CC’s four-game winning streak, playing the Vikings to a 0-0 tie through double-overtime Sunday afternoon at the Physical Education Complex. The Jayhawks put 14 shots on the Hudson Valley CC (4-1-1, 3-1-1) net and also hit three goalposts, but ...

Frewsburg Capitalizes On Corners Against Trojans

FREWSBURG — Taking advantage of a pair of goals off corner kicks, Frewsburg blanked Southwestern 3-0 in nonleague girls soccer action Saturday. Makenna McBride gave the Bears (3-1-0, 1-0-0 CCAA Central) a 1-0 lead in the 13th minute when she put home a Kendal Sohl corner kick. Fourteen ...

Asquith Tour Hits Elkdale, Pine Acres

SALAMANCA — The Art Asquith Senior Golf Tour traveled to Elkdale Country Club this past week, with Shelly Grant leading White Flight A with a plus-10 and a 71 while Dave Young was plus-3, Sam Allesi minus-1 and Vern Ahlgren minus-1. In White Flight B, Brian Blume shot an 84 and was plus-8. ...

‘Play With The Bonnies’

Above, St. Bonaventure University’s Amanda Oliver shares a fun moment with a youngster during “Play with the Bonnies” at the Lakewood YMCA on Saturday morning. Below, the Bonnies’ Kayla Wilson offers instruction to the youngsters.

Sherman Sweeps Brocton In Three Sets

SHERMAN — Hayden Fisher had eight aces, six kills and six digs as Sherman topped Brocton 25-11, 25-22, 25-12 in Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Central Division volleyball Thursday. Amaya Lewczyk had 16 digs and four kills; Maggie Myers had nine digs and six kills; and Cora ...

Horseshoes

Otis Blakeslee, Bob Chadwick and Kurt Von Kliest were three-game winners this week while Dave Niles and Mike Shannon recorded two wins apiece. Kurt Von Kliest was the scoring leader with scores of 108 and 96 with 30 and 25 ringers, respectively. Jerry Vargeson had a 94 with 11 ringers ...

HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE

Today’s Schedule Boys High School Soccer Frewsburg vs. Silver Creek/Forestville at Silver Creek, 4:30 p.m. Chautauqua Lake at Olean, 4:30 p.m. Salamanca/Cattaraugus-Little Valley at Allegany-Limestone, 4:30 p.m. Pine Valley vs. Westfield/Brocton at Westfield, 4:30 p.m. North ...

Golden Cougars Come Up Short Against Red Jacket

FALCONER — The Cassadaga Valley/Falconer football team came ever so close Saturday afternoon to christening its newly renovated athletic complex with a victory. But two golden scoring opportunities, including one in the closing minutes, came up empty and the Golden Cougars suffered an ...

Wolfpack Can’t Be Stopped In 53-12 Win

SILVER CREEK — The Clymer/Sherman/Panama Wolfpack had one of the most memorable seasons in Chautauqua County high school football history a year ago, ending with a New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class D state championship. Last week, the Wolfpack won 28-0 at ...

Fast Start, Big Win

Jamestown football coach Tom Langworthy wanted his team to start fast Friday night. Savon VanSickle took him at his word. The junior running back sprinted 47 yards for a touchdown on the first play from scrimmage and the Red Raiders — behind a dominant ground attack — went on to post ...