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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 ...

Horseshoes

Dave Evanzcik, Dick Franzen, Art Mitchell, Dave Niles, Mike Shannon and Jerry Vargeson were two-game winners this week in the Senior Horseshoe League. Franzen and Randy Hopkins tied for high score with 88 with Franzen having 11 ringers and Hopkins having 12. Bob Chadwick had an 85 with 10 ...

Bowling

Jamestown Bowling Company: Monday Summer Seniors—Gary Kemp 204-540, Bob Gunnell 521, John Foster 509, Carol Lisciandro 427, Karn Rutsky 411

Soccer Roundup

JAYS U8 GIRLS Dole Studio was a 2-1 winner over El Greco, with Payton Gibbs grabbing both goals while Analise Caceras, Allisandrea Luce, Zoey Parish and Summer Deboe shared goalkeeping duties. Elle Theofilactidis scored for El Greco, which had Kadence Devlieger, Lyla Stronz, Melina ...

Arias Exhibition Match On Tap For Saturday At Lakewood YMCA

Former No.5-ranked player in the world Jimmy Arias will make his second appearance in as many years to the Lakewood YMCA on Saturday. P-J file photo LAKEWOOD — Jimmy Arias, the former No. 5-ranked tennis player in the world, will be returning to the Lakewood YMCA on Saturday. The Grand ...

Establishing A Roster

One month ago, the coaching staff of the Jamestown Rebels welcomed 130 players to Northwest Arena to compete for a chance to make their roster for the upcoming North American Hockey League season. Now that number has shrunk by around 100. After a full weekend of scrimmages, with players ...

Youth Soccer Roundup

Alex Sharpe of 7-Eleven clears a volley during a JAYS U16 Coed League soccer game Thursday at Allen Park in Jamestown. P-J photo by Jay Young JAYS U6 GIRLS Blue and Orange Timbits played to a 0-0 tie. Blue goalies were Kennedy Tomaszewski, Aniyah Payne, Lux Cordosi and Arieanna ...

Baseball Brothers

Once a summer for the last 15 years, a group of local fans of the Detroit Tigers have met for lunch at the Lakewood home of Greg Peterson. The special guest each time has been Jamestown native Dan Lunetta, who happens to be the Tigers’ director of minor league operations based in Lakeland, ...

Area Soccer Roundup

JAYS U6 BOYS Noah Langworthy and Shawn Dilker each scored twice as the Blue Timbits topped the Burgundy Timbits 5-0. Bryce Kingsbury added a goal for Blue. Grant Langworthy, Dilker, Kingsbury and Liam Vazquez all split time in net for the winners. Jackson Lovely, Miguel Luna and Declan ...