For the Record

Submitted Photo Tom McTigue carded a hole in one on the 163 yard first hole at the Vineyards Golf Course. McTigue has been playing golf for 50 years and this was his first hole in one. He used a 5 hybrid for his ace. McTigue was playing with Bob Welch, Dan Allesi, and Phil Kleeberger when he holed his ace.

Today’s high school schedule

Boys soccer

Lake Shore at Springville

Girls soccer

Cassadaga Valley at North Collins

Fredonia at Dunkirk, 7 p.m.

Frewsburg at Westfield

Silver Creek at Pine Valley

Girls swimming

Salamanca at Chautauqua Lake

Girls tennis

Chautauqua Lake at Fredonia

Girls volleyball

Brocton at Dunkirk

Gowanda at Forestville

Lake Shore at Williamsville

North Collins at Fredonia

Silver Creek at Cassadaga Valley


Open registration for ‘Learn to Play Hockey’

The NCCYHA Steelers’ “Learn To Play Hockey” program will be offering an open registration and practice on Saturday, Sept.16th at SUNY Fredonia’s Steele Hall from 11 to 11:30 a.m.

All ice times will run for 60 minutes. There are nine sessions remaining. Parents/guardians should plan to stay at the rink for each session.

NCCYHA on-ice coaches are volunteers – coaches will work with groups of children and provide individual attention as they are able. Helmets and skates must be worn for every session. Some equipment packages will be available but are not guaranteed.

You may also register online at

For more information, contact Kevin Persch at 716-785-1607 or Brian Madurski at 716-785-0852.

Hurricane plan tryouts for upcoming season

The Chautauqua Hurricane semipro basketball team is holding tryouts for the 2017-18 season.

The tryouts are set for 9 a.m. Oct. 21 at the Dunkirk Salvation Army, 704 Central Ave. Register by emailing or in person at the Salvation Army every Monday from 4 to 6 p.m. There is a non-refundable fee of $40 for early registers, with the cost $50 at the door on the day of the tryouts.

Kinzua Sluggers to hold tryouts for 2018

Tryouts for the 10-and-under Kinzua Sluggers baseball team for the 2018 season will be held Friday Sept. 29 at 6 p.m. at Farm Colony Field in North Warren, Pa. Participants cannot turn 11 before May 1, 2018.

Anyone interested should contact Matt Loomis at 814-706-1171.

Local golf

Cassadaga Country Club

Tuesday Night Men’s Golf League (Sept. 12) — Tim Bulger 34, Brenton Wilcox 36, Steve Wintersteen 37, Tyler Lerow 38, Rod Lind 38, Sean Fenton 39, Rick Roos 39, Randy Boland 40, John Crossley 40, Greg Fields 40, Brad Kelly 40, Scott Nuccio 40, Matt Wallace 40. Low net: Randy Boland, 28. Closest to the pin: Scott Nuccio on No. 6. Skins: Dick Frost, No. 2, birdie; Scott Nuccio, No. 6, birdie.

Monday Night Men’s Golf League (Sept. 11) — Fred Chamberlin 36, Bill Lanski 37, Tim Bulger 39, Frank Issler 39, Bob Warsitz 39, Fred Stern 40, Harry Eppinger 41, Don Mansfield 41, Brad Blizzard 42, Brian Blizzard 42. Low net: Bill Lanski, 27. Closest to the pin: Frank Issler on No. 6. Skins: Greg Wise, No. 1, birdie; Bob Warsitz, No. 7, birdie; Brad Blizzard, No. 9, eagle.