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Titans Man Up

RANDOLPH — Through two weeks, Franklinville/Ellicottville’s defense has given up just two scores. That seems like a recipe for success. The Titans’ latest dominating performance came Friday night in Randolph where they held the Cardinals to just 57 yards of total offense in a 28-6 ...

Trojans Up To Coach’s Challenge At Portville

PORTVILLE — In the lead-up to a Week 2 meeting with Class C South opponent Portville, Southwestern head coach Jehuu Caulcrick had a goal in mind for his offensive line. “I challenged the offensive line because I was disappointed in the way we ran the ball last week,” the Trojans ...

Jafarjian, T’Birds Roll Past Gowanda/Pine Valley

SOUTH DAYTON — On Friday night, the Gowanda/Pine Valley Panthers (0-2) battled both the Chautauqua Lake/Westfield/Brocton Thunderbirds (1-1) and the wind on their home turf in Pine Valley. The Panthers found out that the Thunderbirds soar in the wind, as they flew to a 37-6 Section VI Class ...

Frewsburg Falls To Salamanca/C-LV

FREWSBURG — A pair of first-half goals led Salamanca/Cattaraugus-Little Valley past Frewsburg 2-1 in nonleague boys soccer Friday. Brien Funke scored on a penalty kick after a hand ball in the 18-yard box in the eighth minute before Reece Redeye-Desposito scored from Darec Funke during a ...

Maple Grove Picks Up First Win At North Collins

NORTH COLLINS — Kendra Berg’s goal in the 65th minute stood up as the winner as Maple Grove blanked North Collins 1-0 in Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Central Division girls soccer. Lauren Grissom assisted on the winning goal for the Red Dragons (1-3-0, 1-1-0), who received ...

Ellicottville Tops Salamanca In Four

ELLICOTTVILLE — In Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association East Division play, Ellicottville handed Salamanca a 25-15, 25-16, 17-25, 25-23 defeat. Kylee Dowdy led the Warriors (1-3, 0-3) with six kills; Jazzlyn Synder had six aces and two kills; Makayla Burch had three aces and nine ...

Golf Leagues

RUSSELL, Pa. — Terry English fired a 37 gross and Gary Lindahl had a 33 net to lead the Senior Men’s Friday Golf League at Cable Hollow Golf Course. Alan Ludwick made three birdies and Jim Leaskey made two birdies while Jay Mengel, Ralph Keniston, Dick Craker, Pete Hofert and Gary ...

HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE

Today’s Schedule High School Football Orchard Park at Lockport Bennett at St. Joe’s, 1 p.m. Lancaster at Niagara Falls Wilson at JFK, 1:30 p.m. Eden/North Collins at Lackawanna Maryvale vs. Burgard at Riverside Field, 1 p.m. Section V-Red Jacket vs. Cassadaga Valley/Falconer ...

Hunting Weapons Are A Matter Of Choice

Over the years, the choice of hunting weapons has changed immensely. Back in the day, we had basic decisions and they were governed by season. It was pretty simple: If you hunted with stick and string, we used a recurve bow, and when it came to gun season the choice was shotgun. When it came ...

Fishing Report

LAKE ERIE The conditions this past week have been interesting, to say the least. With the winds kicking up and getting ready for fall, anglers have been having a time getting out. For those who have been able to find a little time before the storms, the walleye just outside Dunkirk Harbor ...

SKF Aeroengine, Matco Tools Top YMCA Battle Of The Businesses

After Friday’s evenings Scrabble tournament, basketball skills competition and Texas Hold’em Poker tournament at the Lakewood YMCA, SKF Aeroengine (Large Division) and Matco Tools (Small Division) lead the way in the YMCA’s 32nd annual Battle of the Businesses. SKF’s point count is ...

Howe’s 674 Tops Area Bowling Action

Bob Howe fired a 247-258-674 and Jim Suckow added a 210-618 to pace the Friday Coffee Bowl at Jamestown Bowling Company. Jamestown Bowling Company: Friday Coffee Bowl — George Wendall 565, John Kotlar 515, Harry Jones 501.

Back In Stride

Moments before the start of practice Thursday afternoon, Jamestown’s Savon VanSickle laid on his back on the turf at Strider Field and was stretched out by team trainer Kari Newman. Judging from his performance in the Red Raiders’ season opener, however, the junior running back/defensive ...

Offensive Balance Sends Bears To 2-0 Win

FREWSBURG — In the past, teams were able to focus on one or two players to shut down Frewsburg’s offense. This season, head coach Scott Stone hopes that isn’t the case. Through three games, the Bears are spreading the ball around. Sophomores Rachael Kerhli and Makenna McBride ...

T’Birds Trim Maple Grove In Three Games

Chautauqua Lake (2-0, 2-0) and Maple Grove (0-2, 0-2) were both fielding young lineups for Thursday’s Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Central Division volleyball meeting, but it was the Thunderbirds who could have been mistaken for veterans as they claimed a 25-14, 25-18, 25-16 ...

Wolverines Pull Away In 2nd Half

SOUTH DAYTON — Westfield/Brocton topped Pine Valley 7-0 in Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Central Division girls soccer Thursday. Katie Bodenmiller and Haleigh Dellow scored in the opening 40 minutes for the Wolverines (5-0-0, 2-0-0). After the break, Sheala Barresi, Dellow, ...

Jamestown Earns First Victory

Host Jamestown earned its first Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association East Division tennis win of the year Thursday, topping Salamanca 3-2. CeCe Eklum topped Brooke Kettle 6-0, 6-4 at first singles while Alayne Schobey was a three-set winner over Maegan Collins 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 to pace the ...

Four Win Two Events Apiece In Trojans’ Victory

Sophomore Teagan Shedd reached a sectional qualifying time in the 100-yard breaststroke and was a double winner as Southwestern topped Chautauqua Lake/Westfield/Brocton 134-51 in Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association swimming and diving Thursday at Southwestern Elementary School. Shedd ...