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Robbins Rolls 749 Set At JBC

John Robbins rolled a 267-267-749 to lead the Schutt’s Arctic Cat League at JBC. Craig Merchant cracked a 222-245-680. Rob Loll led the Belle View East League at JBC with a 233-256-711. Jamestown Bowling Company: Schutt’s Arctic Cat—Dennis Goodwill 244-634, Chris Goodwill 222-226-612, ...

Setting Your Sights On May 1

As time goes by, some folks find that things that we have taken for granted for years begin to dim. Whether it be that old pickup truck, that tractor that has been on its last legs for years or the little things that over time we notice that just aren’t as good as they once were. For ...

Fishing Report

CHAUTAUQUA LAKE While there has been some ice fishing activity in Mayville and Burtis bays, local officials are still advising caution with many areas only having 2-3 inches of good ice with snow and slush on top. LAKE ERIE AND TRIBS Lake Erie tributaries are still fishing well, but only ...

YMCA Volleyball

RED DIVISION The Acers defeated All About That Ace, 25-15, 25-18, with Amanda Gleason receiving Most Valuable Player honors. Kelsey Thomas was named MVP for All About That Ace. ——— EZ Pass defeated Diggin Graves in three games, with Alan Strandburg receiving MVP honors. ...

Jamestown Community Baseball

John O’Neil returned as general manager of the 1964 Jamestown Tigers. He worked like crazy to convince fans to support their hometown team. One idea was to reward season ticket holders with a cigarette lighter – a promotion that could never be duplicated in today’s world. He had moderate ...

HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE

Today’s Schedule Boys High School Basketball Sherman vs. Pine Valley at SUNY Fredonia, 10 a.m. Clymer vs. Forestville at SUNY Fredonia, 11:30 a.m. Kenmore West at Fredonia, 12:30 p.m. Girls High School Basketball Franklinville at Panama, 1:30 p.m. Olean at Dunkirk, 1:30 ...

Vaulter Of The Decade

Jenn Suhr’s athletic resume has gained another prominent entry. The Fredonia native and Olympic gold and silver medalist has been named the pole vaulter of the decade by Track & Field News. The No. 1 American pole vaulter since 2006, Suhr has won 17 U.S. national champions (seven ...

Olympic Gold Medalist’s Career Has Been Incredible And Inspiring

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article first appeared in The Post-Journal on Aug. 7, 2012 after Fredonia native Jenn Suhr captured the gold medal in the women’s pole vault during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. In light of her latest recognition — she was named the women’s pole ...

Four Local Matmen Are No. 1

By Matt Spielman mspielman@post-journal.com Four local wrestlers will be No. 1 seeds when the Section VI Division II wrestling state qualifier gets underway Saturday at Southwestern. Fredonia/Silver Creek/Pine Valley/Forestville/Brocton’s David Ball will be the top seed at 113 pounds, ...

Dunkirk Repeats As Champions

CHEEKTOWAGA — There isn’t much higher a team can soar than the Dunkirk girls bowling team did a year ago on its way to a Section VI championship. On Thursday, however, the Marauders saw a feat that even they couldn’t have imagined. Makayla Pasierb bowled a 300 game at the ...

Never Say Die

WESTFIELD — All year long, Westfield has been a special team, especially when they play at home. Thursday night, on Senior Night, the first 29 minutes belonged to the visiting Sherman Wildcats. The final three minutes, though, belonged to Westfield — and oh how special they ...

No OT This Time: Cardinals Breeze Past Silver Creek

RANDOLPH — Immediately following their 70-31 Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division I East victory over Silver Creek, the energy that stemmed from the Randolph boys’ basketball locker room was palpable. According to their head coach, that’s become the norm in recent ...

Auer, Lawton Lift Maple Grove Past Cougars

Peter Auer dropped 24 points as Maple Grove clinched its sixth straight victory in an 88-46 Division 2 West win over Cassadaga Valley on Thursday night. Auer drained two 3s in the effort and dished out a team-high eight assists and nine rebounds. Lawton Tranum finished with three treys as ...

Foti, Thompson Have Huge Nights At JBC

Alex Foti and Bill Thompson led the way in the Classic Doubles League at Jamestown Bowling Company on Thursday night. Thompson finished with a perfect 300 in his second game, but Foti finished on top, smashing a 288-299-258-845 for Brother’s Foti. Thompson finished with a line of ...

Flyers To Hold Comedy Classic

Flyers Gymnastics in Falconer is set to host the fourth annual Comedy Classic gymnastics meet on Saturday and Sunday. A sanctioned Junior Olympic and Xcel New York State Qualifier, it will have gymnasts competing from Pennsylvania, Canandaigua, and the Buffalo area. Sherri Melson, program ...

Eighth Straight Loss

Nigel Scantelbury couldn’t contain his enthusiasm Wednesday night, so moments after Niagara County Community College’s 97-75 NJCAA Region 3 Division II victory over Jamestown CC, he hopped on the back of Adam Hosseini, who kindly carried his teammate to the locker room. It was only ...

Thunderwolves Pull Away From Jamestown CC

The comment wasn’t aimed at any one person, but Niagara County Community College women’s basketball coach Nate Beutel wanted to get his point across. So with his 11th-ranked team leading Jamestown CC by six points with a little more than two minutes remaining in the first quarter of ...

Michael, Gullotti Qualify For States

CHEEKTOWAGA — For most boys bowlers in Section VI, Wednesday was their last action of the winter. Not Jamestown’s Brandon Michael and Falconer’s Matt Gullotti. Michael finished in fifth place overall and Gullotti took 10th as the pair qualified for the New York State Public High ...

Quakers Dominate Red Raiders In 2nd Half

Gary Janas admitted that his Orchard Park girls’ basketball team has a tendency to start slow. “We’ve been playing better in the first quarter recently, but we traditionally do slump a little bit,” Janas said regarding his team’s five-point advantage at halftime over ...

Jamestown Relay Reaches State Cut

AMHERST — Kyle Dean was already going to the New York State Swimming & Diving Championships after qualifying in a pair of events last weekend. Now, the Jamestown junior will be joined by three teammates. The Red Raiders 200-yard freestyle relay team of Dean, Joseph Roehmholdt, Brennan ...