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What To Do When Birds Have Lockjaw

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It happens every season. For some reason or another, the birds that you spent weeks scouting, have trail pictures of and even heard sound off days before May 1, have shut down. It’s what some have called a bad case of lockjaw. For many of us, it seems this season started with and continued ...

Fishing Report

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CHAUTAUQUA LAKE Anglers are catching walleye along weedlines both night and day. Boaters can troll with stickbaits or worm harnesses, or drift and work jigs with nightcrawlers. Shore anglers can connect by casting stickbaits, especially near stream inlets Chautauqua Lake is still producing ...

Baseball, Softball Roundup

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Emma Malmstrom Jouannet of Southwestern’s Avery Olson Law Office delivers to the plate during a Southern Tier Girls Softball Majors Division game. Submitted photo SOUTHWESTERN LITTLE LEAGUE ROOKIES DIVISION Chase Strickland had three hits and scored twice as the Royals beat the ...

Youth Soccer

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U10 Randolph topped Southwestern, 3-2. ——— Northwest bested Southwestern, 8-1. ——— Kinzua topped Southwestern, 6-0. U12 BOYS Southwestern topped Bradford, 3-1, with Chase Haaksma, Tavio Hoose and Nolan Lefler all grabbing goals. ——— Randolph was a 3-1 winner ...

Dominance

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SALAMANCA — Samantha Gilbert continues to dominate her competition no matter the location. Friday afternoon it was at the Super 8 Meet of Champions. The Falconer/Cassadaga Valley junior was the lone double winner on the girls side, taking first in the 100 meters with a time of 12.65 ...

Johnson, Harvey Spark Panama To 10-2 Victory Over Maple Grove

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PANAMA — On Senior Night at Deb Palmer Field, fifth-year varsity player Maci Johnson jump-started the Panama offense. Sophomore Ashlyn Harvey followed with arguably the biggest hit of the season for the Panthers. Johnson hit a two-run triple and Harvey hit a long two-run home run in the ...

Swanson, Daniels Are Medalists

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CHAUTAUQUA — Darien Swanson shot a 43 to share medalist honors and lead Chautauqua Lake/Westfield/Sherman (4-5, 3-2) to a 27.5-26.5 victory over Silver Creek/Forestville (3-4, 3-4) on the Lake Course at Chautauqua Golf Club on Friday. Connor Daniels also fired a 43 for Silver ...

Adams Pitches, Hits Frewsburg To Victory

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FREWSBURG — MaKena Adams hit two home runs as Frewsburg completed its first undefeated league schedule in head coach Jon Blanchard’s 27-year career with a 5-3 win over Ellicottville in Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 2 East action Friday at the Robert H. Jackson ...

Brink’s Single Sends Bears To Win

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FREWSBURG — Senior Nolan Brink kept Frewsburg’s hopes of a league title alive with an RBI single in the bottom of the seventh inning as the Bears beat Ellicottville, 5-4, in Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 2 East action Friday at the Robert H. Jackson Athletic ...

Jim Suckow’s 258-670 Leads Action In Senior Coffee Bowl

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Jim Suckow led the Friday Senior Coffee Bowl at Jamestown Bowling Company with a 258-213-670. George Wendell hit a 224-611, Steve Guadagnino a 210-592, Ron Kuczenski a 233-587 and Carol Mills a 502. Jamestown Bowling Company: Friday Senior Coffee Bowl—Jim Elardo 201-201-571, Bob Kaverman ...

HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE

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Today’s Schedule High School Baseball Fredonia at Falconer, 10 a.m. Ellicottville at Pine Valley, 10 a.m. Frewsburg at Franklinville, 11 a.m. High School Softball Lancaster at Jamestown, 10 a.m. Ellicottville at Pine Valley, 10 a.m. Brocton at Panama, 10:30 a.m. Bishop ...

Court Brilliance

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LAKEWOOD — In 2017, Frewsburg’s Jameson Sposato finished in third place at the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Tennis Singles Championships. In 2018, Sposato took second as a sophomore, suffering a 6-4, 6-3 defeat at the hands of Fredonia’s Neil Gens. On Thursday ...

‘Crazy Idea’ In Gerry Still Going Strong 75 Years Later

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GERRY — “That’s a crazy idea” was the response of many, when in 1944, Jack Cox, a new member of the recently formed Gerry Volunteer Fire Department, suggested a rodeo as a fund raiser for the department. Cox, a former working cowboy, who had moved to this area from the West to help ...

Pine Valley Downs Randolph, 5-3

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SOUTH DAYTON — The Pine Valley students created a scoreboard for their softball team to use, and it was put to good use on Thursday night. People in the community were reminded of how well the Lady Panthers played on Thursday night by looking up to the scoreboard, as the Lady Panthers ...

Baseball, Softball Roundup

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SOUTHERN TIER BR SOFTBALL ROOKIES Jamestown Real Estate Advantage posted a 14-8 victory over Southwestern Hydroseeding on Wednesday. Caidence Pfeiffer went 6 for 6, Elle Theofilactidis and Nora Brown went 5 for 6, and Marley Watkins went 5 for 5 on offense for the winners. For ...

Panthers Upend Cardinals

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SOUTH DAYTON — The Pine Valley Panthers claimed their second win of the year in Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 2 East baseball action on Thursday with a 6-4 win over Randolph. Pine Valley (2-11, 2-7) scored three runs in the second inning off Randolph’s starting ...

Lady Red Raiders Claim Showcase At CGC

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CHAUTAUQUA — The girls Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 1 Showcase was held at Chautauqua Golf Club on Thursday afternoon, with Jamestown taking first place with a 155. Maple Grove/Cassadaga Valley/Westfield shot a combined 157, Southwestern 162, Olean 170, Fredonia ...

HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE

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Today Baseball Maple Grove at Brocton, 4:30 p.m. Silver Creek at Chautauqua Lake, 4:30 p.m. Ellicottville at Frewsburg, 4:30 p.m. Randolph at Franklinville, 4:30 p.m. Westfield at Southwestern, 4:30 p.m. High School Softball Ellicottville at Frewsburg, 4:30 p.m. Jamestown at ...

Second Day Complete

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LAKEWOOD — After a full day of tennis doubles action at the Lakewood YMCA, four teams will remain for today’s semifinals. Filip Morawski and teammate Thomas Bates of Olean advanced in straight sets and will now take on Carson Heimburg and Elliot Jackson of Panama. Heimburg and Jackson ...