Today's high school sports schedule
No. 8 Forestville vs. No. 4 Pine Valley, 7:30 p.m., at Chautauqua Lake
SUNY ESF won its first women’s woodsmen event of the semester in Cobleskill on Feb. 19. ESF’s Women’s A team won with 770 points out of a possible 800. Other teams had less than 500 points. Pictured above is Portland’s Cassandra Pinkoski during the team’s bow saw event. Pinkoski, a Brocton Central School graduate, is a senior at ESF majoring in environmental science. ESF competed against collegiate teams from Alfred, Cobleskill, Finer Lakes, Paul Smith and UConn.
No. 1 Silver Creek vs. No. 4 Portville, 7:45 p.m., at Jamestown Community College
Wing City Doubles - High game: Tom Battaglia/Rick Czerwinski 490. High series: Battaglia/Czerwinski 1,280. Other high scores: Battaglia 298-201-684, Ben Montague 248-233-679, Paul Nocek 239-227-644, Ted Schwalbe 242-215-627, Todd Langworthy 247-208-644, Keith Glowniak 209-209-205-623, Greg Haase 223-602, Alex Haase 214, Jon Wdowiasz 200, Mike Lucas 203-203, Czerwinski 207.
Paul Hill Memorial - High team game: South Dayton Hotel 1,045. High team series: Gowanda Starcraft 3,061. High game men: Mike Howard 257. High game women: Joyce Purdy 199. High series men: Howard 665. High series women: Kathy Earle 492. Other high scores: Brian Schulz 222-206-224-652, Larry Brown 211, Pat Ritcher 202, Mike Howard 257-230-665, Steve Grimm 223, Mike McKeever 205, Derrek Steley 221, Ed Howard 237-207-636, Ray Sanford 254, Ernie Clareus 247, Matt Duliba 224-208-614, Daren Waterman 225-226-614, Ken Purdy 247-205-209-661, Kathy Earle 192, Joyce Purdy 199, Liz Gabel 187-160.
Valley Pool League
Mixed League - Whiskey Hills Saloon 1 clinched first place with 69.5 wins. Witch Kitch 2 (52.5) and Back Yard 3 (51.5) follow in second and third, respectively. Individual leaders for the men are Dan Matteson (449 balls), Bob Warsitz (449) and Andy Snyder (441). The women are led by Patsy Klemens (438), Dee Emott (394) and Kayla Schafer (371). The following had perfect scores of 24: Steve Kotch, Rich Milliman, Bruce Ensminger, Loni Lleras and Bob Warsitz.
Concord Babe Ruth
2012 Concord Babe Ruth final sign ups will be Saturday, March 3 from 12-2 p.m. at the Dunkirk Recreation Center at the Chautauqua County Fairgrounds.
The total cost for the season is $60 per player. Any parents interested in coaching a team for the 2012 season should contact Frank Schrantz at 646-778-2180.
Dunkirk Little League
Registration for the 2012 Dunkirk Little League season will be held Sunday, March 4 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Dunkirk Recreation Center at the Chautauqua County Fairgrounds.
The cost is $40 per player for baseball, softball and T-ball.
A parent or guardian must accompany all players to registration. All new players must present a State-certified birth certificate. Hospital and baptismal certificates are not acceptable. This is the last registration. Any new player that is signing up for softball or baseball major league will have to try out, so they will need to bring a glove.
For more information about Dunkirk Little League registration, contact Gary Haase at 366-4452/679-6929 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jackson Center to show Miracle
Miracle, the inspiring story of Herb Brooks, the coach who led the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team to victory over the seemingly invincible Russian squad will be shown Wednesday, March 7, 7 p.m., at the Robert H. Jackson Center in Jamestown. The movie will be shown free of charge as a community service project of the Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame.
Jim Riggs, sports editor for The Post-Journal, will introduce the film. Riggs witnessed the historic game in Lake Placid and will share his memories of the event.
Football Officials to Hold Annual Classes
The Southwestern Chapter of Certified Football Officials will hold its annual football officiating classes starting Tuesday, March 6. The classes will be held at the Southwestern Middle School from 6-8:30 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday nights until March 29.The fee is $50 and includes books.
The classes will lead to certification to officiate varsity and sub-varsity games in Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties.
Interested parties can register in advance by contacting Greg Moran at 499-5916, Dave Kolstee at 484-7112, Al Feser at 366-7008, or Barney Lee at 945-3457. Interested individuals can also register at the first class on March 6.
Northwest Chautauqua Soccer Club Sign-ups
Area soccer players ages 8-17-years-old as of August 1, 2012 are invited to sign up for Northwest Chautauqua Soccer Club teams for this spring's travel soccer season.
Sign-ups for this competitive program will be held Wednesday, Feb. 29 from 6-8 p.m., at McDonald's in Westfield, Meeder's Restaurant in Ripley, Country Fair in Brocton, and in the main lobby at Chautauqua Lake Central School.
Practices are held twice a week and games take place on Sunday afternoons in May and June. Practices and home games are held at NorthLake Family Recreation Center in Westfield while away games could be at such locations as Bemus Point, Fredonia, Eden, Jamestown, Randolph, or Olean. There is a fee to participate but fundraising is also held to offset costs.
FSU Boys' High
The Fredonia State Boys High School Indoor Soccer Tournament being held Sunday, March 11, has just three spots left to fill its 16-team field. Contact P.J. Gondek at 673-3366 or email@example.com for more information.
Chautauqua Lake Spring Sports Meeting
All Chautauqua Lake Central School student athletes participating in a modified, junior varsity or varsity spring sport are strongly urged to attend a sports information meeting, along with their parents, at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 27 in the district auditorium.
Coaches will review a variety of topics, including season expectations, requirements and other pertinent information. All required athletic forms will be handed out and can be completed at the meeting. The sports information meeting is an opportunity to ask questions and obtain information about the season.
For more information, call Secondary School Principal Josh Liddell, who supervises athletic programs at Chautauqua Lake Central School. He can be reached at 753-5881.
Pinehurst ParTee Girls
The Pinehurst ParTee Girls are getting ready to start another year of league play.
Anyone interested in joining the Tuesday night ladies' league in Westfield should contact Sue Wagner at 792-9827 or Pat Thompson at 792-4232.
Soccer Official Training
The Western New York Referee Association is looking for new officials.
The WNYRA in the southern tier is comprised of about 100 USSF Certified Soccer officials that officiate youth through adult matches.
Match officials are primarily used for covering STTSL travel games in the spring and early summer. Anyone interested in becoming a certified official and beginning a career as a professional soccer official can email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the local District Referee Administrator, Michael Schneider at 785-9589.
Classes will be held March 10-11 in Jamestown. Visit www.southerntier.wnyreferee.org for more information.
Chautauqua Lake Rowing Association
The coaches at the Chautauqua Lake Rowing Association have started planning for the high school competitive season. This spring will be the sixth year for the team.
If interested in rowing, the first meeting will be Wednesday, Feb. 29, 8 p.m., at the Jamestown Savings Bank Ice Arena. The coaching staff will discuss the upcoming schedule, expectations of team members, the CRLA's creation and history, and additional benefits of rowing.
Saturday, March 3 will the 'Learn to Row Day', 9 a.m., at the JSB Ice Arena. Be sure students are accompanied by a parent or guardian.
These events are open to high school students from Chautauqua and Warren counties. There are no tryouts and everyone is invited.
For more information, visit www.rowchautauqua.org/highschool.
East Lake Babe Ruth League
Registration for the East Lake Babe Ruth League will be Wednesday, Feb. 29, in the Cassadaga Valley High School cafeteria from 6-7:30 p.m.
Signups are open to players ages 13-15. A valid birth certificate is required.
For more information, contact Frank Gugino at 640-9418.