Today's High?School Sports Schedule
Friday, Jan. 6
Mayor Dolce gets set to toss up the first ball at the Boys’ jayvee championship basketball game recently held at the Northern Chautauqua Catholic School’s “Peg” Smith Tournament. The mayor is a former student and teacher at N.C.C.S. Pictured with the mayor are Fredonia Middle School’s William Burns, left, and John Banach from N.C.C.S.
Ripley at North Collins
Brocton at Sherman
Cass. Valley at Frewsburg
Maple Grove at Chaut. Lake
Olean at Fredonia
Pine Valley at Ellicottville
Ripley at North Collins
Franklinville at Westfield
Catt.-Little Valley at Silver Creek
banquet set for Feb. 4
The 15th Annual Gowanda Area Sports Banquet will be held at the Slovenian Club on Saturday, Feb. 4 beginning at 6 p.m. The event will feature a large display of local sports memorabilia, Chinese auction, door prizes, buffet dinner, presentation of awards and group photos.
Any proceeds realized from this event will go directly to purchasing trophies for the Crouse 5K Run this summer.
Please e-mail ticket reservations ($15 per person) to firstname.lastname@example.org or call Mark Benton at 532-4053 by Jan. 25.
Fredonia vs.?Dunkirk basketball games
Tickets for the Jan. 12 girls' and boys' varsity basketball games between the Dunkirk Marauders and Fredonia Hilbillies will go on sale Friday at the following locations: Fredonia High School office, Dunkirk High School office, Smith and Smith in Fredonia and Matt's News in Dunkirk.
Adult tickets are $2 and student tickets are $1. The girls' varsity game will start at 6 p.m. with the boys' varsity game to follow.
Hall of Fame
announces banquet ticket locations
Matt's News on Third Street in Dunkirk, Fredonia Food Mart on Temple Street in Fredonia and Jamestown Cycle Shop on Harrison Street in Jamestown are the official distribution sites for tickets to the Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame banquet scheduled for Feb. 20.
The price per ticket is $50.
Inductees for the Class of '12 are Jim McElrath Sr., Bob Schmitt, Greg Peterson, the late Ben Bishop, John O'Neil and Betty Bartkowiak. The guest speaker will be Andre Reed, former Buffalo Bills' All-Pro wide receiver. Chautauqua County high school and college athletes who have earned First Team All-State or All-American status will also be honored
The Lakewood Rod and Gun Club will again host the CSHOF banquet. Hospitality begins at 5 p.m. with dinner to follow at 6:30.
Cassadaga Cougars pop can drive
The Cassadaga Cougars midget football boosters will hold a pop can drive Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon.
Drop off points will be at the Firehall in Cassadaga, Gerry, Sinclairville and Stockton.
The Ripley Invitational Wrestling Tournament will be held Saturday at Ripley Central School.
Teams attending the event include Cassadaga Valley, Chautauqua Lake, Dunkirk, Maple Grove, Panama, Ripley, Randolph, Southwestern, Springville, Sweet Home, Erie East, Fairview Pa., Iroquois Pa., Strong Vincent Pa., Ashtabula Edgewood, Ohio.
Wrestling begins at 9 a.m. with the finals slated to begin around 7 p.m.
Food will be served in the cafeteria throughout the day. Entry is $5 for an adult and $3 for students.
A clinic for youth softball will start Jan. 8 at the Dunkirk Recreation Center, located on the Chautauqua County Fairgrounds. The clinic will take place from 2:30-4:30 p.m., every Sunday through March 25. A $1 donation for each practice is required.
The clinic is open to all girls 8-12-years-old.
Any questions call Carl at 366-9770 or 785-4759.
Donations of softball or baseball equipment will also be accepted at these times.
The Dunkirk baseball fund-raising comedy night will take place Jan. 14 at the Dunkirk Moose Lodge.
Nick Siracuse will emcee the event along with Steve Burr and WGR's Greg Bouch.
Tickets are a $10 donation with a light menu available. Tickets are available at Matt's News, any elementary school, middle school and high school. They can also be purchased by contacting any varsity baseball parent or Frank Jagoda at 366-9387 or 785-4313. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., show starts at 7 p.m.
Valley Pool League
Week 12 Results and Standings - Team scores are as follows: Whiskey Hills Saloon I is in first with 41.5 wins, Back Yard II is in second with 32 wins, Back Yard III is in third with 30 wins.
Individual leaders for Men and Women are: Men: John Leckliter with 274 balls, Dan Matteson and Bob Warsitz with 271 balls. Women: Patsy Klemens with 259 balls, Dee Emott with 244 balls and Kayla Schafer with 219 balls
The following had perfect scores of 24: Back Yard: Mark Douglas, Bud Rhodes, Kyle Klemens, & Bob Reagle (sub).
The following had a table run: Jim Klemens (twice), John Leckliter (week 11).
Tonight's girls' basketball game between the Olean Lady Huskies and Fredonia Lady Hillbillies will be shown on Channel 19 in Dunkirk and Channel 17 in Fredonia, beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Ed Eaker will provide the play-by-play.