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Trap Leagues

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In the Chautauqua County Trap League, Celoron outshot Randolph, 347-346, and Busti topped Carroll, 343-332. Perfect 50s were shot by Jerry Martin, Kevin Sturzenbecker, Kenton Knopp, Jeff Gens, Denny Gullo, Cal Benson, Red Clark, Reed Johnson, Scott McKotch and Bobby Lee Gray (his first). ...

JAMFL Postpones Fall Season

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The Jamestown Area Midget Football league has decided to postpone its 2020 season. According to Commissioner Bob Whitney, the decision was made at a meeting earlier this week, adding that the league aims to play in the spring. All players who were eligible to participate in the fall will be ...

Real, Live Football

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RUSSELL, Pa. — On July 15, the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association said it was moving forward with its fall sports season as scheduled. The Warren County School District is taking the PIAA’s guidance to heart. Warren and Eisenhower held a joint 11-on-11 football practice ...

Men’s Senior Baseball

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The Pro-Bats Yankees (3-0) used a 15-hit attack to down the Cassadaga Marlins (0-1), 12-5. Joe Polichetti led the Yankees’ charge with three hits, including a double, while Matt Cole, Bob Krzyzanowicz, Justyn Vara and Allan Carmello each had two hits. One of Vara’s hits was a double while ...

Ike’s Jaquay Taking Wrestling Talents To Edinboro

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Eisenhower High School has always had a strong wrestling tradition. So when a student-athlete performs so well for four years that he breaks the school’s all-time record for victories, he gets noticed. Logan Jaquay has certainly gotten noticed. The three-time Pennsylvania ...

Take Me Out To The Ballgame

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EDITOR’S NOTE: The following column first saw the light of day in August 2014. With Major League Baseball finally beginning its 2020 season tonight, it was deemed appropriate to run the column again. Every Sunday morning in the summer, worshipers at my church — First Covenant in Jamestown ...

Go The Extra Mile

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On March 17, 2020, I took the first step outside at the Chautauqua Mall that ultimately ended on the sandy beach at Point Gratiot in Dunkirk on Saturday July 11, 2020. COVID-19 had hit and life as we had known it was about to change for everyone. As a result of the pandemic, I had to leave ...

Rebels Are ‘Betting’ Draft Strategy Will Be Successful

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COVID-19 has negatively impacted numerous aspects of the sports world. Head coach Joe Coombs and the Jamestown Rebels are hoping to turn one of those negatives into a positive. The North American Hockey League held its 2020 Entry Draft on Tuesday afternoon and with their top three picks, ...

Martin, Johnson Capture Chautauqua GC M-G Title

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CHAUTAUQUA — Tom Johnson and Brian Martin carded a three-day total 195 to win the Chautauqua Golf Club Member-Guest by one shot last weekend. The tandem fired rounds of 64, 66 and 65. Flight winners were Jack McCauley and Ben McCauley, 197 in A; Marcus Lutgen and Alex Moore, 199 in B; ...

Watch Her Soar

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Not quite six years ago, Mike LeBaron, the Falconer/Cassadaga Valley girls track & field coach, found an email in his inbox. It was from Mike Wilbur, the boys coach at Allegany-Limestone. “To paraphrase, he said that a special talent was coming my way,” LeBaron recalled recently. ...

SUNYAC Postpones Fall Sports

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SYRACUSE — In response to ongoing health and safety concerns, the members of the State University of New York Athletic Conference are suspending fall sports competition. In addition, the winter conference and nonconference schedules will be delayed until Jan. 1, 2021. The decision was made ...

Hocking, Tuccio Claim Si Goldman Senior Member-Guest At MBCC

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The team of Dan Hocking, right, and Anthony Tuccio captured the 39th annual Si Goldman Senior Member-Guest Tournament at Moon Brook Country Club. Bill Malenga and Kevin Malenga were the runners-up in the two-day tournament and Rick Ecklof and Dale Melquist were the Super Senior champions. The ...

Atlantic 10 Postpones Fall Conference Sports

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — The Atlantic 10 Conference on Friday announced the postponement of all scheduled fall contests in conference-sponsored sports and A-10 championships due to the continuing COVID-19 global pandemic. This includes men’s and women’s soccer, field hockey, men’s and ...

Playtime With The Pros

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Michael Davenport, Daniel Mulamba, Bernard Edwards and Raheem “Radio” Singleton of the Jamestown Jackals headline a group of players and staff who are conducting a “Playtime with the Pros” at Jackson-Taylor Park in Jamestown this week. The event, which runs from 9 a.m. to noon through ...

Golfers Support New Directions In Honor Of Ed Krieger

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RANDOLPH — New Directions Youth and Family Services has announced the 10th annual Ed Krieger Memorial Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, Aug. 15 at Cardinal Hills Golf Course. The event begins at noon. Krieger, a 20-year Air Force veteran, was diagnosed with bone cancer in October ...

Hole-In-One

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DEWITTVILLE — Kaye Young aced the 83-yard par-3 eighth hole at Chautauqua Point Golf Course on Saturday using an 8-iron. It was the first hole-in-one of her career and was witnessed by Jan James.

Buddy System

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FALCONER — A little more than a year ago, Rich Bianco hit a figurative home run with the first Exceptional Stars Athletics baseball game. Judging from the developments at the diamond on Phetteplace Street in the village, the organizer went “yard” yet again on Sunday afternoon. For ...

Kinzua Sluggers Summer Slam Wraps Up

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Inclement weather affected the conclusion of the Kinzua Sluggers Summer Slam Tournament on Sunday at the Farm Colony Sports Complex in North Warren. The 9U Division was able to finish its tournament early Sunday with the Kinzua Sluggers taking first place ahead of the second-place Jamestown ...

Hess, Bossard Victorious At Eriez On Saturday

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HAMMETT, Pa. — Superb summer conditions greeted fans entering Eriez Speedway for a full night of dirt track racing that culminated in familiar names in Victory Lane after the checkered flags had fallen. Dave Hess Jr., one of the most popular drivers to ever race at Eriez, was the Mill Run ...