Local Sports

Burch Leads Asquith Tour In Union City

UNION CITY, Pa. — The Asquith Senior Golf Tour traveled to Union City Country Club this week, with Ken Burch leading White Flight A with a 78 and a plus-6. Sam Allesi was minus-2, Dave Stewart minus-3 and Joe Matte minus-3. Dave Young also shot 78. In White Flight B, Paul Bell and Ron ...

Battle Of The Businesses Registration Ends Friday

Registration for the Jamestown Area YMCA’s 32nd annual Battle of Businesses, which runs Sept. 7-14 ends this Friday. Pictured are sponsor representatives from BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York and Greater Chautauqua Federal Credit Union. A new event this year will be curling on the ice ...

Youth Soccer Roundup

JAYS U6 COED Forest Green Timbits played Navy Blue Timbits to a 1-1 tie. Mason Minchener scored for Forest Green while Jaxson Pratt got the goal for Navy Blue. Forest Green had Minchener, Alex Erickson, Liam Brunco and Noah Madison in net while Navy Blue had Carter Buttaffelo, Jaxson ...

Trap Leagues

In Western Chautauqua County Trap League action, Ripley bested Big Tree 326-308 while Westfield topped North East 318-315. Leading Big Tree was High Sub Junior Nolan Gunell (39), High Sub Veteran Dennis Trostle (41), High Veteran Steve Milliman (45) and High Super Senior Veterans Paul McKotch ...

Field Is Set

GERRY — The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, headquartered in Colorado Springs, has announced that 224 pro cowboys and cowgirls from more than 30 states have registered to compete in the 75th annual Gerry Rodeo, beginning Wednesday and continuing through Saturday at 8 each ...

Hyde Recalls Rodeos Spent With His Dad

EDITOR’S NOTE: Former Post-Journal sports editor, the late Frank Hyde, covered the Gerry Rodeo for years. Below, his son, Dave, shares his early memories of their time on the rodeo grounds. When I was growing up there weren’t very many things more exciting for me than heading to Gerry with ...

The Day A True Yankee Connection Was Made

Forty years ago this coming Friday, Thurman Munson died. He was 32, killed when the plane he was piloting crashed short of the runway at Canton-Akron Regional Airport on Aug. 2, 1979. Just like that, my favorite New York Yankee, the team captain and all-star catcher was gone. Thanks to ...

Stateline Beats The Rain; Lunger Prevails Twice

BUSTI — It was “Fan Appreciation Night” at Stateline Speedway with only $5 admission for all adults and fun and game for the younger fans behind the grandstands prior to race time. A good time was had by all, especially the teams in Victory Lane. Those teams included Willie Van ...

Steeped In History

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article, written by former Post-Journal reporter Allie Johnson, first appeared in the newspaper on Aug. 6, 1994, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Gerry Rodeo. With its 75th anniversary approaching next week on Route 60 five miles north of ...

Arias Puts On Show At Lakewood Y

LAKEWOOD — For the second time in as many years, tennis fans gathered at the Lakewood Family YMCA on Saturday for a truly special afternoon. Yesterday marked the return of former No.5-ranked player in the world and Grand Island native Jimmy Arias, who hosted another full day of clinics, ...

Swabik Gets Special Welcome Home

SHERMAN — John Swabik didn’t know anything was out of the ordinary until he saw the fire truck waiting just off Exit 6 on Interstate 86 on Saturday morning Lined up behind the fire truck were a bunch of cars. And, once the procession arrived at the parking lot on Park Street opposite ...

Keeping Your Body In Shape For Hunting

As we begin to turn the corner, hunting is popping up in conversations with local sportsmen. In fact, this past week I watched a young man watch whom I assume was his father shooting his bow on Southwestern Drive. We were able to get a sneak peak of this special time between family members, ...

Fishing Report

CHAUTAUQUA LAKE Chautauqua County is known for many things but one that keeps anglers coming back are largemouth bass. Chautauqua Lake largemouth bass are hot and heavy. Angler are finding the bass bite excellent along the shore areas and of course around docks. Bass are readily hitting ...

Trojans’ Day Of Giving

The Southwestern Trojans football team made its annual visit to the St. Susan Center in Jamestown on Saturday where the players and coaching staff served lunch, bussed tables and interacted with the guests at the soup kitchen. Submitted photo

Golf Leagues

In the Moon Brook Country Club 2-Best Net Balls Foursome, Carol Cardinale, Brenda Sampson and Melissa Wilson beat out Kim Meabon, Lori McGowan, Kathi Ames and Sue Moran on a show of cards as both teams finished with 117s. Sheryl Johnson, Mary Glatz, Pam Shay and Terri Toter shot 120 while ...

It’s Rodeo Time

GERRY — The Gerry Fire Department’s 75th annual PRCA rodeo opens the gates for the first of four performances Wednesday at 8 p.m. and continues through Saturday with more than 220 professional cowboys and cowgirls from across the nation competing for $50,000 in prize money in the seven ...

Southern Tier Regulators Adding 16U Team

The Southern Tier Regulators will be adding a 16U to their roster of teams next season. The Regulators will be holding tryouts for their 18U, 16U and 14U teams Monday, Aug. 5 and Wednesday, Aug. 7 at the Robert H. Jackson Athletic Complex in Frewsburg. The teams will include players from ...

Trap Leagues

In last night’s Warren County Trap League action, Pine Grove defeated Brokenstraw, 346-333; Tidioute topped Kalbfus, 340-330; Sugar Grove II downed Sugar Grove I 339-336; and Sheffield got by Corry, 338-334. Perfect 50s were scored by Brian Ecelberger, Laura Spiridon, Ray Lee, Colby Case, ...

Trap Leagues

In Chautauqua County Trap League action, Randolph beat Celoron 347-340 and Busti topped Carroll 331-328. Perfect 50s came from Bill Congdon, Fran Simcick, Denny Gullo, Andrew Hvizdzak, Kenton Knopp and Ray Lee while Chiyo Grant had her first straight 25. High Lady was Rose Corbran of ...

Fan Appreciation Is Tonight At Stateline Speedway

BUSTI — Stateline Speedway will hold its “Fan Appreciation Night” tonight with all six classes in action. With the racing winding down and only four nights left in the regular season, this will be the bargain of the year as Stateline thanks its loyal fans. All adults, including ...