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Blazers Add Former Bonnie Adams

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St. Bonaventure alumnus Jaylen Adams is returning to the NBA. After a stellar season in the NBA G League where he finished runner-up in the MVP voting, he has signed to play with the Portland Trail Blazers when NBA teams resume play later this month. The deal was first announced by ESPN NBA ...

Horseshoes

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Bob Chadwick recorded three wins during this week’s Senior Horseshoe League action. Dick Franzen, Ken Hopkins and Mike Shannon each had two wins. Shannon led the scoring with games of 91 and 86 with 13 ringers in each game. Kurt Von Kliest had games of 89 and 84 with 26 and 24 ringers, ...

Field Of Dreams

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For as long as he can remember, Anthony Barone has been a fan of the Boston Red Sox. That includes from 1992-94 when Boston went 207-232 under the direction of manager Butch Hobson. On Friday night, Barone will manage his first professional baseball game and standing in the opposing dugout ...

PA Inches Toward Return

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It looks like there will be school sports in Warren County soon. District 10 prepared a preliminary document regarding fall sports. “This is a consensus document,” Superintendent Amy Stewart said. In order to provide consistency in interscholastic sports among the schools in District ...

Vaughn Places 13th On WNYPGA Jr. Tour

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Max Vaughn of Lakewood was the top local finisher at the Western New York PGA Golf “56 Showcase” last week. Vaughn shot rounds of 86-80 for a 166 total, which placed him in a tie for 13th. Lucas Hoffman of Fredonia finished in a tie for 27th after posting an 86-93-179. Anthony Delisanti ...

Lake Erie Speedway Loses Another Event

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NORTH EAST, Pa. — Lake Erie Speedway Driven By Pro Waste on Tuesday announced cancellation of the ATV Big Air Tour due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The ATV Big Air Tour was scheduled to visit the venue on Saturday, Sept. 5. After lengthy discussion the promoter of the ATV Big Air Tour lost a ...

Malcolm Is Bonnies’ Woman Of The Year Nominee

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ST. BONAVENTURE — St. Bonaventure Class of 2020 graduate Lauren Malcolm has been selected as the university’s NCAA Woman of the Year Nominee. One of the most prestigious NCAA awards, the NCAA established the Woman of the Year Award in 1991 to celebrate the achievements of women in ...

20 Questions

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Chautauqua County is steeped in sports history, so put on your thinking cap and see how you fare with 20 random questions regarding some of its finest athletes and their accomplishments. 1. This former northern Chautauqua County high school star, continued his basketball successes at ...

COVID-19 Forces Postponement Of Gerry Rodeo

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GERRY — The Gerry Fire Department has voted to postpone its 76th annual PRCA rodeo until Aug. 4-7, 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Rodeo chairman Tom Atwell calls this the “toughest decision they have ever made” as this rodeo has been a tradition in Western New York since 1945, ...

Hackett Wins SLM Feature At Eriez

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By Jay Pees sports@post-journal.com HAMMETT, Pa. — Blue skies greeted fans arriving at Eriez Speedway for their third night of racing. The card of 18 heats and six features provided a solid evening of entertainment for area race fans with Chris Hackett, a former class champion, picking ...

Big 30 Charities Classic Football Game Canceled

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This summer’s Big 30 Charities Classic football game has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “The committee has met several times in an effort to do whatever it could to make the game a reality,” the committee announced in a press release. “With time restraints coming upon us ...

Retirement Run

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Pam Morton always pictured heading into retirement by waving to her second-graders as their bus left Clymer Central School on the final day. The coronavirus pandemic took that opportunity away from her. Instead, the 34-year veteran teacher came up with another idea. And it centered ...

Chautauqua Striders AC Honors Area’s Top Runners

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Several individuals were recently honored for their accomplishments in the Chautauqua Striders Athletic Club 2019 Runner of the Year Series, presented by UPMC Chautauqua, and the 2020 Winter 5K Series. The banquet was held at the Chautauqua Harbor Hotel. The 2019 Runner of the Year Series ...

Local Trapshooters Shine At Pennsylvania State Meet

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ELYSBURG, Pa. — A pair of local trapshooters turned in outstanding performances at the Pennsylvania State Trapshoot earlier this month. Laura Spiridon won six awards during the week, including the nonresident Lady 1 award in the Attorney General’s Cup singles with a 99x100; the ...

Scout’s HONOR

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Each time Pete Alonso hit a majestic home run last summer, Marc Tramuta’s phone would blow up with text messages. As the New York Mets director of amateur scouting, Tramuta oversees an army of area scouts, regional supervisors and national crosscheckers. And whether it was former Mets ...

COVID-19’s Impact On Game May Not Be Seen Immediately

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Marc Tramuta was pleased with the 2020 MLB Draft. But as the New York Mets director of amateur scouting, Tramuta must always have an eye on the future. The future has him nervous. While the coronavirus pandemic certainly hindered this summer’s first-year player draft, Tramuta ...

Why Now Is A Good Time To Plant

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During the past couple weeks, I have received a few messages regarding my June 14th column on planting foods in the late spring into early summer. It seems I have missed something in the explanation. Let me explain my reasonings why planting food plots in late spring into the summer are a good ...

Golf Leagues

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RUSSELL, Pa. — Chick Bello fired a 38 to lead the Morning Men’s Senior League at Cable Hollow Golf Course. Roger Golden fired a net 32 and Jerry Carr led in points with nine. Jim Schwab, Bello, Pete Hofert, Art Ward, Bob Yucha, Dick Craker, Carr, John DeAngelo, Pat Black, Bob Wolfe and ...

‘Big Opportunity’

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Golf has always had a special place in Kevan McDonald’s heart. From the time he was young, the Sheridan native vividly remembers learning, playing, and watching the game frequently with his family. But it is another aspect of the sport that has allowed McDonald, a 2007 graduate of ...