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Fredonia has trio named to CCAA West Division first team

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The 2018 CCAA West Division girls soccer all-star teams were released this week, and with it, a trio of Fredonia Hillbillies were named to the first team. Seniors Laurel Erick and Hannah Sellari along with junior Ella Gould were all honored to the first team, as they helped get Fredonia to ...

As fishing slows down, duck hunting is starting

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Offshore fishing on Lake Erie has come to a halt with brisk winds, cold temperatures and lots of precipitation. That may not be fishing weather for most, but it sounds like a recipe for good duck hunting. Over the past few weekends, there has been a couple of boats set up on the east side of ...

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Adult hockey CCHA League games CCHA A LEAGUE: BJ’s 8, Coughlans 2 Goals for BJ’s: Mike Nelson (3), Jerry Tramuta (2), Luke Crawford (2), Steve Gromala Assists for BJ’s: Josh Croxton (5), Jeff Carlson (2), John Muck, Ron Tonelli, Mike Nelson Goalie: Shaun Fadale Goals for ...

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Local sports schedule Mens Basketball Fredonia State vs D'Youville at Buffalo, 7 p.m. Adult bowling Lucky Lanes Women’s A League — Individuals: JoAnne Arnold 179, Betty Carvella 173, Shelly Coon 163, Margaret Edgerton 160, Jackie Grant 162-179, Julie Mikula 165, Deb Queer 166, ...

Local Sensei Cramer earns honors

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Sensei Greg Cramer of Norman Yonkers’ Karate Connection MMA won big on Nov. 3 at the sixth annual Traditional Martial Arts Association Tournament in Leroy, NY. Cramer placed first in Kata and Kumite, Black Belt Masters and placed third in weapons. Cramer was also named the Grand Champion ...

Sunday was what Bills fans were waiting to see

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Who could have possibly seen that coming? The Buffalo Bills put together one of the most dominant performances under the McDermott-Beane regime on Sunday afternoon against the New York Jets, finally finding themselves on the right side of a blowout. The man most responsible for the result ...

Fredonia soccer All-Stars claim MVP awards

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In the girls soccer game, Kibbe’s White Team — featuring Gabby Iuculano of Frewsburg and Emma Rice of Silver Creek — defeated the Blue Team, which featured Fredonia stars Hannah Sellari and Laural Erick, by a score of 4-1. Erick had the lone goal for the Blue Team. Fredonia coaches Brett ...

Golfer’s Diary: The 2018 Stat-tacular

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All my life I’ve been an unabashed stat head. I was the kid keeping book at a Jamestown Jammers game. I’m the guy who was arguing for OBP (on-base percentage) over batting average before it was cool. I’ve even kept track of dice rolls during a game of Catan (it’s a board game) to see ...

Fredonia’s Rey, Brown claim medals at state championship

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KINGS PARK — At the state championship cross country meet at Sunken Meadow State Park on Saturday, two Fredonia runners achieved something they never had done before in their cross country careers — they won a medal in the state finals. Fredonia’s Emily Brown and Diego Rey each returned ...

Steelers tie season opener against City Honors

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The Dunkirk-Fredonia Steelers varsity hockey team opened up the 2018-19 season on Saturday against City Honors at Steele Hall Arena in Fredonia with a tie. With a young roster, the Steelers knew Saturday could be a big learning experience for most of the team. The young Steelers rose to the ...

Polowy claims first three wins for Blue Devils

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Special to The OBSERVER Blue Devils freshman and Silver Creek graduate McKayla Polowy won a trio of events on Saturday when the Fredonia women’s swimming and diving team competed against the University of Rochester and Alfred University on Saturday. It marks the first three career wins for ...

Fall water exercise program to begin Tuesday in Fredonia

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Special to The OBSERVER Winter is fast approaching and with it comes the nagging aches and pains that worsen as the temperature drops. Stay loose and limber this season by diving right in and taking a proactive approach through the Fall Water Exercise Program held at the LoGuidice ...

Blue Devils cross country seasons finish

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Special to The OBSERVER LOGAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Three seniors and two freshmen closed out the women’s cross country season Saturday at the NCAA Atlantic Regional. Fredonia finished 21st overall in a field of teams representing 45 colleges and universities from New York and New Jersey. ...

Local hunter tags 7-point buck

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November 8th was a good day for local archer Jim Pryll III. He was hunting on some property in Sinclairville, and the action started early. He passed up a button buck and missed a shot at another decent buck. He wasn’t too concerned, because he knew he was on an active site. On Monday, his ...

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Adult Bowling Lucky Lanes Monday Night League (Nov. 5) — Individuals: Gene Jankowski 227-234-244-705, Tom Battaglia 205-234-227-666, Dick Frost 267-632, Tom Jagoda 209-220-612, Scott Jagoda 234-609, Mike Lucas 232-604, Brandon Haase 202-204-604, Chris Tofil 249, Alex Haase 243, Paul Nocek ...

Dunkirk-Fredonia Steelers ice hockey season kicks off today

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The Dunkirk-Fredonia Steelers varsity hockey team knows a lot about winning. The Steelers are a year removed from back to back state championships. However, with a lot of turnover on their roster, the Steelers veteran core will look to instill their winning mentality back into their younger ...

Blue Devils win on Stroke Awareness Night, 5-1

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The early part of most hockey games is where the team sets the tempo of how they want the game to be played. The Fredonia State Blue Devils brought with them a fast and physical game on Friday night, allowing them to dictate the pace of the game and beat Bryn Athyn on Stroke Awareness Night ...