Maplehurst Country Club
Wednesday Travel League - Tony Nicosia broke his own league course record of 74 with a 72 at Maplehurst Country Club in Lakewood. Gary Richardson finished second with 74. Other golfers breaking 80 were Ed Tofil (75), Kerry Murphy (76), Ron Rys (77), Carlos Troche (78) and Al Etzel (79). In the B Flight, Pat Weaver won a tiebreaker over John Waterman and in the C Flight, Doug Keith was champion. Winner of the Commissioner's Award was Doug Newman.
More than 60 canoes and kayaks participated in the inaugural Paddle for Chautauqua Lake fundraising event benefitting the Chautauqua Lake Association (CLA) on Aug. 11.
Untied birdies were recorded by: A Flight-Nicosia (No. 3), Tofil (No. 9) and Rys (No. 16); B Flight-Weaver (No. 5), Bob Thompson (No. 8), Dan Kaszuba (No. 10) and Doug Grace (No. 12); C Flight-Gary Haase (No. 1), Lee Titus (Nos. 7 & 10), Joe Bifaro (No. 8) and Angelo Leone (No. 11). Closest to the pin were Nicosia (No. 3), Butch Mackowiak (No. 13), and Rys (No. 16).
Top point winners were Nicosia and Rys (45 each) and Mackowiak (15). Season points leaders: 1) John Bongiovanni (317.5), 2) Rys (275), 3) Tofil (247), 4) Waterman (238.5), 5) Dave Franklin (227), 6) Thompson (224), 7) Mackowiak (206), 8) Richardson (203), 9) Mick Dunning (185), 10) Paul Olkowski (183).
Next week the league will hold its third major of the season, The Frank Borowski Invitational, at Downing Golf Course. First tee time is at 10 a.m. For this event, all foursomes are filled and closed at this time.
Cassadaga Country Club
Wednesday Night Ladies League - Low scores: Michelle Helmer 40, Mary Bartkowski 45, Kathy Bradshaw 46, Julie Fenton 46, Cindy Chimera 46, Pat Kaus 47, Sue Grace 48, Pam Ulrich 48, Judy Dale 48, Annita Luce 49, Jodi Hoffman 49, Melissa Kelly 49. Best ball: Jodi Hoffman and Melissa Kelley 26, Kay Pagano and Pam Ulrich 27, DeDe DuBois and Mary Kelley 28, Lois Hart and Nancy Snyder 29, Pat Kaus and Cindy Chimera 29, Michelle Helmer and Donna Frost 30, Sue Grace and Cathy Smith 31, Julie Fenton and Danielle Conroe 31, Stacy Wintersteen and Laura Wintersteen 32, Kathy Bradshaw and Nancy Risley 32. Closest to the pin: Nancy Snyder.
Pinehurst Golf Course
Brocton American Legion Post 434 Wednesday Evening Men's League - Low gross: Lenny Truby 38, Gary Arnold 39, Dave Willebrandt 39, Scott Jagoda 39, Jason Remington 39 and Jeff Thomas 40. Low net: Remington 30, Kris Kane 33, Truby 33 and Ben Miller 33. Closest to the pin: Jeff Thomas (No. 4) and Ben Miller (No. 7). Skins were won by Jason Remington with an eagle on No. 1 and a birdie on No. 6. Most team points: Jason Remington/Dave Travis 13.5 and Jon Coe/Jeff Gerould 13.5.
Gowanda Country Club
Ladies League - Low gross: Joyce Bigelow 43, Priscilla Graupman 45, Deb Stotz 45, Mary Beth Houihan 45, Kim Gier 47, Lynn Gotsch 48 and Chris Shrader 49. Low net: Kathy Rathburn 35, Cheryl Horschell 36, Sue Bastedo 37, Gail Maloney 37, Peg Stotz 37, Rosemary Lofrice 38 and Dawn Zopp 39.
Jamestown Bowling Company Marathon Tournament
The 17th Annual Labor Day Marathon Tournament at Jamestown Bowling Company will be held Monday, Sept. 3 at 10 a.m.
The format will be 10 games across the house with the total pins plus handicap to determine the winner.
Prizes will be awarded to the top nine finishers as well as the high scratch. Jackpots, brackets and eliminators will be available.
Jamestown Bowling Company is located at 850 Foote Avenue in Jamestown and can be reached at 483-1818.
Fire Departments Softball Tournament
There will be a softball tournament featuring four co-ed teams from the Fire Departments of Forestville, Sheridan, Irving and Silver Creek on Saturday, Aug. 18 beginning at 9 a.m. at the Legion Field in Forestville. Refreshments will be available and proceeds will be donated to the Forestville Fire Dept. Please come support the men and women who serve and protect you.
Randy Goss Memorial Golf Tournament
The 2012 Randy Goss Memorial Golf Tournament has been scheduled for August 18 and will be held at Rosebrook Golf Course in Silver Creek.
This is a two-person scramble format with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. The cost is $55 per person which includes golf, cart, skins, CTPs on everyhole, lunch, beer, pop and dinner to follow at Rosebrook. There will be a bus taking golfers from Dunkirk to Rosebrook. Golf is limited to 72 golfers. To sign up call Jason Goss at 410-1538, Cheryl and Kyle Goss at 366-1156 or talk to any commitee member.
Fredonia Swim Team Flapjack Fundraiser
The Fredonia varsity girls swimming and diving team will be holding a flapjack fundraiser at Applebee's on Vineyard Drive in Dunkirk on Saturday, August 18 from 8-10 a.m.
Fredonia Swimming and Diving Practice
The Fredonia varsity girls swimming and diving team will hold its first practice at 7 a.m. Monday August 20. Athletes must have a valid physical, submitted brown forms and waivers in order to practice. Please contact Coach Crist at 716-679-1556 with any questions.
Westfield One-Pitch Softball Tournament
The Annual Westfield One-Pitch Slow Pitch Softball Tournament will be held Saturday, Aug. 25 on the softball fields at NorthLake, Smith and Westfield School. Entries must be in by Thursday, Aug. 23.
This is a one-pitch slow pitch format with each batter starting with a 3-2 count. The entry fee is $250 per team. A payout based on 16 teams is $1000 for 1st place, $500 for 2nd and $250 for 3rd. Any proceeds will go to the Woody Keyser fund.
For more information about the tournament visit www.leaguelineup.com/slugfest-at-smith. Tim Best can be reached via e-mail at email@example.com or by calling 793-4909. Or call Mike Vande Velde at 499-5411.
Visitors Bureau Annual Golf Tournament
Chautauqua - The Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau announces plans for the 16th annual golf tournament held in honor of CCVB founding director, Donald Hogan.
The tournament will be held on Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Chautauqua Golf Club, beginning at 8 a.m., with a shotgun start. Contestants will compete for first, second and third-place prizes, as well as longest drive and closest to the pin awards. The cost is $80 per person and includes a lunch buffet.
Proceeds from the tournament benefit the Donald Hogan Tourism Scholarship Program. This program awards between three to four scholarships to area seniors each year based on an essay outlining the importance and relevance of tourism in Chautauqua County. Since its inception in 2001, the program has awarded $36,000 in scholarships to 60 area students.
Donald Hogan was the director of Chautauqua County Vacationlands Association, forerunner of Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau, until 1989. The Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau, a not-for-profit agency, is the official tourism promotion agency for Chautauqua County and New York State's Chautauqua-Allegheny Region including Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, and Allegany Counties. Parties interested in playing in the CCVB/Hogan Memorial Golf Tournament or in sponsoring a hole, should contact Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau at 357-4569.
Gowanda Slow Pitch Softball tourney set for Sept. 2
The 16th Annual Gowanda Men's Slow Pitch Softball Tournament is set for Sunday, Sept. 2.
This is a double-elimination tournament. Batters will start with a 2-1 pitch count. Entry fee is $65 per team.
Call Mark Benton at 532-4053 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Fall Soccer Signups for Westfield, Ripley, Brocton and Mayville
There is still time to sign up for fall local youth soccer program. Applications can be picked up and turned in at the Village of Westfield window in Eason Hall, 23 Elm St.
Applications can be mailed in. Signups are for children ages 4-11 (for children turning 4 by Sept. 4 and not turning 12 until Oct. 28). Games will begin Sept. 8 and end Oct. 27.
The fee is $20 for the first child, $15 for the second and $10 for the third (max. of $45 per family), but scholarships are available if needed.
For more information, call 326-4243 or visit www.westfieldrec.org
Matteson-Kempo Karate free program
Matteson-Kempo Karate is offering a free recreation program to all students who are enrolled in any of the Chautauqua County schools.
The program runs from Sept. 4-30 and is open to anyone ages 4-18. It will take place at the Family Martial Arts Center, 355 Central Ave., Fredonia.
To register, contact 672-6683 or email email@example.com, or stop by for a tour.
Following is the schedule for each program
KARATE schedule: ages 3-6 (Lil' Ninja's)
Tuesday and Thursday: 6-6:45 p.m.
Saturday: 11-11:45 a.m.
Monday 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Wednesday 6-6:45 p.m.
Saturday: 10-11 a.m.
TAE KWON DO schedule: ages 10-18
Tuesday and Thursday: 7-8:30 p.m.
SELF DEFENSE schedule: ages 10-18
Tuesday and Thursday: 5:30-7 p.m.
All student's will be taught the fundamentals of the martial arts. If at the end of the program they are interested in registering, the Dojo will offer a promotional special. No families will be turned away no matter their financial situation.
Regular sessions accept all ages for the Recreation program and also offer classes for all ages. Parent or guardian pay $5 per month with child registration.