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Paying Tribute

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Jim Riggs, former longtime sports editor at The Post-Journal, was inducted into the Jamestown Community College Hall of Fame in September 2001, a testament to the coverage he provided the athletics program from 1975 until his retirement in December 2014. It can be argued that no junior ...

Jamestown’s Defense Stifles Lancaster

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The Jamestown girls basketball team still has to work out some kinks at the offensive end of the floor, but its defense appears to be rounding into shape. The Lady Red Raiders limited Lancaster to just six points in the second half Thursday night and pulled away for a 37-25 victory in ...

T’Birds Use Big 4th Period To Down Westfield

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MAYVILLE -- Despite trailing 11-1 midway through the first quarter of Thursday night’s nonleague game against Westfield, Mike Putney had a sense of calm about him. Despite his team playing just its fourth game of the season, the Chautauqua Lake head coach had a feeling his Thunderbirds ...

Austin Gets National Recognition

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The Jamestown Community College volleyball team’s season ended about a month ago with a seventh-place finish at the NJCAA Division III Tournament. The honors haven’t stopped yet, however, for the Jayhawks. Kendyl Austin, a sophomore outside hitter, has been named an honorable-mention ...

Lending A Hand

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The Jamestown Red Raiders boys basketball team opens it home basketball schedule tonight against Frontier. Varsity tip-off is 7:30. Raffle tickets for a 50-inch, HD TV, courtesy of Acme the Appliance Store, will be available for purchase. The TV will be raffled off at the United Way Showcase. ...

Chautauqua Lake’s Keyser, Majka Sign Letters Of Intent

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MAYVILLE — Chautauqua Lake senior softball star Kendra Keyser and senior baseball star Kyler Majka signed letters of intent with their college selections at Chautauqua Lake’s college signing day Monday at Chautauqua Lake Central School. Keyser committed to playing college softball at ...

VanArsdale Hits 741 Set To Pace Area Bowling

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Justin VanArsdale smashed a 263-233-245-741 for Boyle’s Auto Sales in the Dave Warren CDJR Hall of Fame Scratch Doubles at Jamestown Bowling Company on Thursday night to lead the area bowling action. Also surpassing the 700 mark in that league were Josh Volk, who fired a 245-234-245-724 for ...

Ellicottville Edges Frewsburg In Double-Overtime

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ELLICOTTVILLE — Nik Logel made his only field goal count. The 6-foot-3 junior took a pass from Clayton Rowland and laid the ball in with five seconds remaining to send Ellicottville to a 55-53 nonleague double-overtime basketball victory over Frewsburg on Thursday night. The decisive play ...

Red Dragons Pin Loss On Cattaraugus-Little Valley

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Maple Grove opened its wrestling season with 65-24 win over Cattaraugus-Little Valley in a league meet. The Red Dragons recorded four pins and seven forfeits to secure the win. The quickest fall of the night — nine seconds — went to senior Alex Duncanson at 220 pounds. Also recording ...

Horseshoes

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There were five two-game winners in recent Senior Horseshoe League action including Dick Franzen, Don McCray, Dave Niles, Bill Petransky and Mike Shannon. Don McCray, Kurt Von Kliest and Bill Petransky tied for high score with 90s. McCray had 10 ringers and Von Kliest had 25 ringers while ...

HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE

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Today’s Schedule Boys High School Basketball Brocton at North Collins, 6 p.m. Royalton-Hartland at Southwestern, 7:30 p.m. Falconer at Pine Valley, 7:30 p.m. Panama vs. Randolph, 7:30 p.m. Pioneer at Salamanca, 7:30 p.m. Silver Creek vs. Tapestry at Maple Grove Tournament, 7 ...

Inside Edition

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One look at the Butler County Community College men’s basketball roster shows you that the team’s tallest player is listed at just 6-foot-3. The Pioneers can be taken advantage of inside. Wednesday night, Jamestown Community College’s Jared Fish proved that to be true. The ...

Back Home, Jamestown CC Rolls Past Butler County CC

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After returning from six consecutive games on the road, the Jamestown Community College women’s basketball team (10-1) was happy to once again take to their home court at the Physical Education Complex for an NJCAA matchup with Butler County Community College on Wednesday evening. Racing ...

Bonnies Race Past Siena

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ST. BONAVENTURE — St. Bonaventure coach Mark Schmidt called Wednesday’s win over Siena his team’s most complete game of the season. An 82-40 final score certainly bears that out. The Bonnies took control late in the first half and cruised to a win in the annual Franciscan Cup game at ...

Akron Spoils Maycock’s Bona Return

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AKRON, Ohio — The return of senior Mckenna Maycock gave the St. Bonaventure women’s basketball team a spark, but it would be a 16-2 run from host Akron in the final four minutes that would be the deciding factor in a 67-58 Zips victory Wednesday morning at James A. Rhodes Arena. Maycock ...

YMCA Volleyball

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Above the Net was a 25-15, 25-16, 21-17 winner over C.L. Spike thanks to the play of Kathy Gustafson while Cam Hawkins led C.L. ——— Scott’s Tots was led by Zach Agett to a 25-16, 25-18, 21-7 win over SWAT, which had Karrine Nalbone as MVP. ——— Michelle Richau led Empire Spikes ...

Bommireddipalli Takes First In Level 2 All-Around

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FRANKLIN, Pa. — Vysali Bommireddipalli took first in all-around at Level 2 for the Lakewood YMCA Starz Gymnastics team at the Gymnast Express Christmas Invitational. Bommireddipalli took first on the floor with a 9.6, third on the bar with an 8.9, fourth on the vault with an 8.4 and ...

Golden Cougars Dominate Southwestern

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FALCONER — Falconer/Cassadaga Valley used four pins en route to a resounding 73-12 Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 1 win over Southwestern on Wednesday night. Collin Beichner pinned Michael Lawson in 40 seconds at 285 pounds, Jimmy Kramer pinned Mika Walters in 1:41 ...

Red Raiders Open With Bowling Sweeps

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Jamestown opened its season with matching 4-0 wins over Chautauqua Lake in Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 1 bowling Wednesday at Jamestown Bowling Company. In girls action, the Red Raiders rolled a 694-684-751-2,129 behind Abbie Derby’s 513 series and Emily Ryberg’s ...