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Ashville Resident Bound For Dirt Late-Model HOF In August

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EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article appeared in The Post-Journal on July 7, 2006, days after Dick Barton won the World of Outlaws Late Model Series race at Stateline Speedway, marking the first time that a true local driver defeated the touring professionals. Had COVID-19 not intervened, the ...

Horton Wins Challenge Title At Eriez On Sunday Night

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HAMMETT, Pa. — On a beautiful night for racing, albeit with clouds and rain to the south, Chris Horton prevailed for the $500-to-win Challenger championship. Dave Hess Jr., Max Blair, Mike McGee, Matt Alexander and Wesley McCray prevailed in their respective divisions for regular-length ...

Lew Mead Memorial Fishing Tournament Set For Saturday

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CASSADAGA — The Cassadaga Lakes Association will hold its 27th annual Lew Mead Memorial Fishing Tournament on Saturday. The tournament is free to all youth age 16 and under. No fishing license is necessary. The event this year will be different than in the past due to the importance of ...

Horseshoes

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Jerry Vargeson was the only three-game winner while Barb Chadwick, Bob Chadwick and Kurt Von Kliest each recorded two wins. Vargeson had the high score of 96 with 16 ringers and also had an 80 with seven ringers. Von Kliest had games of 85 and 84 with 24 ringers each game. Barb Chadwick had ...

Legend Lost

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A month or so after he graduated from Fredonia Central School in 2004, Ty Harper was invited to play in the Kensington Lions Club All-Star Game, a contest that annually features some of the top senior football players from Western New York. Among Harper’s fondest memories that night, ...

Section VI Makes ‘Week Zero’ Schedule Official

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Section VI confirmed “Week Zero” opponents for high school football teams Monday evening. Jamestown has added a home league game at Strider Field on Friday, Sept. 4 against Class A1 opponent West Seneca West. “I think the big thing is it’s another opportunity to compete for a ...

Damore Places Sixth In Erie

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ERIE — Pat Damore of Lakewood Golf Center shot a 3-over 74 on Monday to tie for sixth place in the storm-delayed Western New York PGA Max Stroke Play at Lawrence Park Golf Club. Ryan Swanson of Pinehurst Golf Club tied for 19th with a 9-over 81, while Mike Touhey of Moon Brook CC was at ...

Bucknell-Bound

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Rayven Sample’s track and field ability was supposed to take him to Minnesota and Arizona this summer. He possibly would’ve had to make a stop in London on his way to Tokyo. Instead, the coronavirus pandemic kept him home in Gerry. While some of the future destinations on his ...

Ferry Captures RUSH Late Model Victory At Raceway 7

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CONNEAUT, Ohio — After an offseason extended by nearly two months, Raceway 7 finally opened the 2020 season with 101 racers filling the pit for a night of regular-length features. Two first-time winners and three veterans graced Victory Lane to start their seasons on a high note. Josh Ferry ...

Back To The Track

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BUSTI — Thursday night was one of Jean Scott’s best at Stateline Speedway since taking over ownership with her husband, Jim, five years ago. When it will happen again is anybody’s guess. Stateline held a “Test & Tune” session at the Kortwright Road dirt rack with nearly 65 ...

Gym Needs Public’s Help

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A local cheerleading gym is making some big noise on a national stage and the owners are reaching out to the community for help in its effort to reach a significant milestone. The Xplosion All-Stars Cheer, located at 2485 Falconer-Frewsburg Road in Jamestown, is one of 10 gyms in the ...

Moon Brook Offers Alternative For ‘LINKS’

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For nearly three decades, LINKS Charity has provided more than $1.5 million of equipment for early detection and treatment of cancer thanks to a golf outing at Moon Brook Country Club that partners local amateurs and LPGA members. In a press release issued last week, however, chairmen Mary ...

NJCAA Provides Path For 2020-21 Sports To Return

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — As the 2020-21 academic and athletic year approaches, the NJCAA has released a plan of action for the fall and winter sports season in response to COVID-19. The NJCAA National Office, along with the NJCAA Health and Safety Council, has also issued a list of safety ...

Third Saturday Of June, Things Are About To Pick Up

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Father’s Day weekend has traditionally been the official start of the fishing season in Western New York. The regular bass and muskie season begins the third Saturday. Unlike any other opening day in New York State the third Saturday of June has stayed the same for decades. Now I’m not ...

Fishing Report

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CHAUTAUQUA LAKE Anglers continue to report a good walleye bite along weed edges in 10-15 feet of water, in both basins. Trolling with stickbaits has worked well, however, jigging along edges or in pockets within the weeds is also productive. Yellow perch are also available along weed edges ...

Trap Leagues

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In Western Chautauqua County Trap League action, Ripley beat Westfield, 324-318, and Big Tree fired a 317 during its bye week. Danny Ficarra, Jeff Gens, Mike Dulmus, Howard Maille, Mark Henry, Sheila Yokom, Jerry Burnett and Scott Hammer shot perfect 25s. For Westfield, Rose Corbran was ...

Golf Leagues

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ASHVILLE — Brenda Tarana fired a 43 to lead the Tuesday Ladies League at Timber Creek Golf Course. Brenda Tarana 43, Suzie Lindquist 45, Kathi Ames 46, Toni Indriolo 47, Kelly Dalton 49, Micki McCray 49, Karan Murray 50, Jami Olson 50, Julie Acklin 50, Kait Benish 50, Linda Dalton 51, Barb ...

Game On?

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Youth soccer can be played this summer after all. Whether local leagues reverse their stance remains to be seen. On Thursday, the New York State Department of Health released a 14-page document titled Interim Guidance For Sports and Recreation During The COVID-19 Public Health Emergency. One ...