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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 ...

Jamestown Prevails On Drake’s Tip-In

ORCHARD PARK — Freshman Trey Drake scored on a tip-in with 1.2 seconds remaining as Jamestown beat Orchard Park, 56-54, in Erie County Interscholastic Conference Division 1 boys basketball Wednesday night. The Red Raiders (12-6, 8-2) led 54-52 and were inbounding under the Quakers’ basket ...

Post-Journal Players of the Week

BOYS BASKETBALL Darius Jones Maple Grove Darius Jones scored 25 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Maple Grove beat first-place Westfield, 68-66, in Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 2 West boys basketball action Monday. Jones also had 19 points and four steals as the ...

Thunderbirds Start Quickly Against Olean

MAYVILLE — Chautauqua Lake used a 15-4 first quarter to kick-start a 61-30 victory over Olean on Wednesday night in Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 1 West action. The Thunderbirds (11-7, 5-6) were led by 15 points from Rebecca Henry and 14 points from Lily Woodis. ...

Beaver Rolls 276 Game, 734 Series At JBC

Ryan Beaver smashed a 276-231-227-734 for Busy Beaver Hand Cleaner to lead the Lena Pizza Men’s League on Wednesday night at Jamestown Bowling Company. Finishing close behind was Jeff Arnold for J.B. Liquor with a 239-256-233-728. Mike Greiner finished with a 268-225-699 for Bemus Point ...

Former Bonnie Adams Receives Midseason G League Honor

OSHKOSH, Wis. — The accolades keep rolling in for former St. Bonaventure guard Jaylen Adams. First, he was named the NBA G League Player of the Month for January. Now, he’s been named to the Midseason All-NBA G League Teams. If you’ve paid any attention to the NBA G League Twitter ...

HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE

Today’s Schedule Boys High School Basketball Buffalo Academy of Science at Fredonia, 6:30 p.m. Ellicottville at North Collins, 7:30 p.m. Cassadaga Valley at Maple Grove, 7:30 p.m. Brocton at Frewsburg, 7:30 p.m. Gowanda at Salamanca, 7:30 p.m. Silver Creek at Randolph, 7:30 ...

Bears ‘Tough To Beat’

PANAMA — Tom Nelson knew that earning a victory over Panama on the road would not come easily. With just under three minutes left in the game, the Bears’ once 13-point lead had been narrowed to seven after a Cameron Barmore 3-pointer. “They’re a good team and you know they’re ...

Swimmers Face Final Chance To Qualify

Panama/Chautauqua Lake/Maple Grove’s RJ Helt is the No. 1 seed in the 200-yard freestyle ahead of this afternoon’s Section VI Swimming & Diving state qualifier. Helt’s time of 1:49.46 is nearly a second better than Hamburg’s Ben Kisker while Frewsburg/Southwestern’s Zachary ...

Cougars Claw Back

SINCLAIRVILLE — Four different players scored in the fourth quarter as Cassadaga Valley outscored Frewsburg, 12-5, en route to a 42-37 Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 2 West victory Tuesday. The Bears (11-8, 3-6) led 32-30 entering the final eight minutes before the ...

Nearly 100 To Be Honored At Monday’s Banquet

Several local athletes will be honored as the Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame’s 39th annual Induction Dinner on Monday at the Lakewood Rod & Gun Club. Clymer/Sherman/Panama will be honored for winning the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class D championship will ...

Lofton, Winston Power Bonnies To Fifth Straight Win

PHILADELPHIA — Tuesday night’s contest at Hagan Arena could have been described as a “trap” game for the St. Bonaventure men’s basketball team. That description would be understandable — the Bonnies were fresh off their most impactful win of the conference season at Duquesne on ...