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Ricker-Led Jayhawks Ready To Go

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Since early September, Jamestown Community College women’s basketball coach Ken Ricker has been running his team through conditioning and preseason work, totaling eight hours per week. Beginning today, the 12-member team is moving to the gymnasium at the Physical Education Complex as the ...

Exceptional Stars Athletics Hosts Putt-Putt Night

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Exceptional Stars Athletics held the first ESA Putt-Putt Day on Saturday at the Lakewood Golf Center. Thirty-four children from area communities participated in a round of mini golf. “With the success we have seen with our baseball games, we are excited to branch out to other sports and to ...

Moon Brook Country Club Crowns Stanley Weeks, Handicap Champs

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Jason Stronz and Jeff Jokl were the overall champions of the Stanley Weeks Fall Classic over the weekend. The flight winners were Mike Wellman and Alex Johnson, Flight 1; Tim D’Angelo and Kurt Johnson, Flight 2; and John LaMancuso and Salim Sarvaiya, Flight 3. The flight runners-up were: ...

Season-Ending SLM Winners At Eriez

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Eriez Speedway concluded its racing season over the weekend. Boom Briggs of Bear Lake won the 50-lap, $6,000-to-win Super Late Model race on Saturday. He also won the 25-lap crate SLM feature. Dave Hess Jr. claimed Friday night’s Bob Rohrer Memorial SLM race. Max Blair was second and Bump ...

Heather Lyon Smashes 705 Series At JBC

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Heather Lyon led the way in the Monday Ladies Classic Doubles at Jamestown Bowling Company. Bowling for JBC Pro Shop, Lyon smashed a 232-235-238-705. Meanwhile, Steve Ryberg paced the men by tossing a 226-228-225-679 for Jeremy’s Bel-View in the Jeremy’s Bel-View League, also at ...

Lightning Strikes

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MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Josh Allen followed up on the most prolific game of his NFL career with an even better one. The third-year pro threw for 417 yards and four touchdowns, both personal bests, and the Buffalo Bills beat AFC East rival Miami for the fourth consecutive time Sunday, ...

Rebels Go Dormant For 2020-21 Season

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The Jamestown Rebels announced Monday morning that they have suspended operations for the 2020-21 North American Hockey League season. The Rebels are the fourth NAHL team to go dormant for the upcoming season, joining the Corpus Christi IceRays, Kansas City Scouts and Springfield Jr. ...

Steelers Knock Out Lock, Hold Off Broncos

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PITTSBURGH — A game seemingly in hand suddenly on the cusp of slipping away, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin didn’t overthink things. His team’s defense is built on one principle: attack. Needing a stop to turn back the surprisingly resilient Denver Broncos, the Steelers ...

Jayhawks Compete In First Cross Country Meet

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JOHNSTOWN — The Jamestown Community College ushered in a new era as the cross country team raced its first-ever meet in the school’s history Saturday afternoon at the Raider Classic hosted by Fulton-Montgomery Community College. “Under the circumstances, I’m very happy with both of ...

Dream Come True

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Anthony Barone was a little late returning a phone call during an eight-hour bus ride from Sioux Falls, South Dakota to Milwaukee on Friday afternoon. It was easy to forgive the 41-year-old manager of the Milwaukee Milkmen. He was up into the wee hours of the morning celebrating an ...

From A Young Age, Barone Lived Baseball

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Up two games to none in the American Association Championship Series, the Milwaukee Milkmen were in a good spot. Nathaniel “Ned” Barone, though, wanted to offer his son, Anthony, some paternal advice anyway, so as Anthony, the Milkmen’s manager, was preparing for the trip to Sioux Falls, ...

Do Deer Decoys Actually Produce?

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Over the years we have discussed hunting with a deer decoy. From the shores of Lake Erie to the farmland in Kennedy, Chautauqua County has plenty of deer to chase. But for archery hunters — the season opens in 10 days — getting deer within range is important for a successful ...

Hustle For Hospice

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Often times the greatest motivation comes from finding a truly inspiring cause. That has certainly been the case for Bemus Point native Karen Goodell, who will embark on a 60K charity run-walk on Sept. 26 in order to help raise funds for Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care’s “Our ...

Jamestown And Area Oldtimers Play For Title This Weekend

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The Jamestown and Area Old Timers are in the finals. The Old Timers lost their second game in the losers’ bracket of the double-elimination playoff tournament after winning three of its final four regular-season games to finish in third place. On Aug. 23, Jamestown swept Warren (Ohio), ...

Raymond Tops Area Bowling With 735

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Andrew Raymond led the Lena’s Pizza Men’s League at Jamestown Bowling Company on Wednesday with a 2544-234-247-735 for All Shots Matter. Paul Burdic hit a 236-233-693 for Spare Us and Dan Walker had a 253-679 for Midnite Towing. In the JBC Classic Doubles on Thursday, Ryan Colburn led ...

GOLF LEAGUES

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LAKEWOOD — Denny Howe and Tim Sandberg fired matching 37s to lead the Youngsville Area Senior Golf League at Maplehurst Country Club on Tuesday. Gary VanGuilder was next with a 39 and Bill Kulinksi had a 40. VanGuilder and Kulinski’s matching 33s were good for low net. Bob Downey and ...

Game On

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Coaches, parents and athletes can rest easy, high school fall sports are officially back in Section VI. The section’s Athletic Council on Wednesday accepted the results of a formal post-card ballot that went out to its membership, and will move forward with fall sports. “It was ...

Patriot Open Top Performers

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The Chautauqua Lake Bassmasters hosted the annual Patriot Open at Long Point State Park this past weekend. Twenty-five boats filled the field on a rainy day, making the fishing more difficult, with both a chill in the air and nonactive fish in the water. Bill McKelvey weighed in Big Bass at ...

Russ & Me

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EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article first saw the light of day on Oct. 28, 2007, days after Jamestown resident Doug Berlin returned from a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Las Vegas and a visit with his sports hero and a few other NBA legends. The photograph, which spans two pages in a ...

Zabrodsky Honored By His Alma Mater

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John Zabrodsky, a 1982 graduate of the University of Rochester and an integral part of the men’s cross country and track & field programs for the past 40 years, will receive the Lysle “Spike” Garnish Memorial Citation from the Department of Athletics & Recreation. The recipient ...