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Hurricane defeat Dubois at home

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BROCTON — The Chautauqua Hurricane moved their season record to 2-2 with a 132-117 home-court victory over Dubois on Saturday night at Brocton High School. Ralph Williams led Hurricane scorers with 30 points. Nathaniel Hill netted 22 points for the team, while Johnny Marsh had 21, Marcus ...

Marauders close regular season by beating Hutch-Tech

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BUFFALO — Even though the regular season technically ended Thursday, the Dunkirk Marauders boys’ high school basketball team managed to squeeze in a 90-86 win over Hutch-Tech on Saturday, in a make-up of a snowed-out contest. Devaun Farnham poured in 35 points for Dunkirk, which closed ...

Triple-doubles are week’s top performances

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The Week in Review for local sports performances, Feb. 11 to Feb. 17: TOP MALE PERFORMANCE Devaun Farnham, Dunkirk. The senior captain made his Senior Night one to remember, recording a triple-double in the Marauders’ 69-66 victory over Maple Grove on Tuesday night. He had 19 points, 12 ...

JCC’s Kuzminski wins diving event

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Submitted photo Jamestown Community College finished day one of the Region III Championships at Monroe Community College on Friday. Christine Kuzminski took first place in the women’s 1 meter diving with a score of 330.05. Additionally, she took fourth in the 50 free. Autumn Ridout took ...

Fredonia men’s hoops team ends season with loss

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The Fredonia men’s basketball team closed out its season with a 90-85 loss to Buffalo State on Saturday. Ian Helps had 23 points and Justin Tapper had 15. Dante Williams had a double-double, with 13 points and 11 boards. Kay Jackson was the fourth Devil in double digits with 12 ...

Seedings made for basketball playoffs

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Section 6 released the playoff brackets for high school basketball Saturday. Matchups for local teams are as follows (all game times are 7 p.m.): BROCTON The Bulldogs (2-18) are seeded 12th out of 12 teams in the Class D bracket and will travel to fifth-seeded Frewsburg (11-8) on ...

Einink in 1,000-point club, but Devils fall

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In what was essentially a post-season play-in game, the Fredonia women’s basketball team fell to Buffalo State, 74-60, on Saturday, ending their season. Both teams sported identical 7-10 conference records and entered the afternoon’s contest in a tie for sixth place. With the win, the ...

Steelers drop 1st game of series

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LOCKPORT — A return trip to KeyBank Center for the Dunkirk-Fredonia Steelers will require some more goals this afternoon. Roy-Hart goalie Evan Birkemier made 29 saves and the big guns of team, which included Dylan Krzykowski who had three goals, gave Roy-Hart a 1-0 series lead at ...

Blue Devils hockey team clinches playoff spot with win

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The Blue Devils knew coming into the final weekend that they controlled their own destiny in the playoff race. Fredonia took care of business. The Fredonia Blue Devils hockey team completed a weekend sweep of Morrisville on Saturday night, with a 6-2 victory on Senior Night, to clinch a ...

For the Record

For the record

Adult bowling Lucky Lanes Lou Nocek BII (Feb. 12) — Tom Battaglia 228-224-204-656, Paul Nocek 203-223-226-652, Dan Struzynski 235-204-628, Dave Meadows 218-215-622, Alex Haase 213-202-203-618, Ted Schwalbe 246-609, Roger Pacos 214-204-603, Spencer Johnson 202-205-600, Brandon Haase ...

Steelers to open playoffs

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The Dunkirk-Fredonia Steelers open the playoffs, and the defense of their state title, today against familiar foe Royalton-Hartland. The teams will play a two-game Western New York Club Hockey League Mixed Division series that starts 5 p.m. today at Cornerstone Arena in Lockport, then ...

Devils burn Morrisville to stay in playoff hunt

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Fredonia’s 5-1 men’s hockey win Friday over Morrisville State moved the Blue Devils one step closer to clinching a berth in the SUNYAC playoffs when the conference tournament starts next week. The Blue Devils (10-10-4, 6-8-1) scored on its first two shots on goal and never looked back ...

Sheila Gulas going into Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame

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Sheila (Lingenfelter) Gulas capped a remarkable athletic career last December when she was inducted into the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Hall of Fame, culminating a 31-year coaching career that took her from Allegheny College, to Wittenberg and, finally, to Ashland ...

Osula makes states in 50 yard freestyle

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BUFFALO — Fredonia High School swimmer Bill Osula missed the state finals in one event, but made it in another. Osula finished third in the 100 yard backstroke finals at the Section 6 boys swimming championships Friday at Alumni Arena. His time of 55.86 was not quite enough to make the ...

Free fishing events set for this weekend

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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced Friday the first of several free fishing events in New York will take place this weekend, today and Sunday. During these designated days, residents and visitors are permitted to fish for free without a fishing license on any of the state’s 7,500 lakes and ...

For the Record

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Today’s local sports schedule Men's basketball Buffalo State at Fredonia State Dubois at Chautauqua Hurricane Women's basketball Buffalo State at Fredonia State Boys hockey Steelers at Roy-Hart Men's hockey Morrisville at Fredonia State Bowling Lucky Lanes Tuesday ...

Forestville’s Forbes to bowl in state finals

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CHEEKTOWAGA — Forestville’s Ashley Forbes will be bowling in the state finals March 10 in Syracuse after making the six-member sectional all-star team at the Section 6 Girls’ Bowling Championships at Airport Lanes Thursday. Forbes bowled a 187-184-198-569 in the morning session and a ...

Westfield bashes Forestville to end regular season

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WESTFIELD — The Westfield Wolverines ended the regular season in dominant fashion. Westfield defeated the Forestville Hornets, 57-30, in a non-league boys basketball game on Senior Night, at Westfield Academy on Thursday. Westfield (12-8, 7-5) began the game on a 9-0 run in the first 3:25 ...

Osula makes states in 100 backstroke

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BUFFALO — Fredonia High School swimmer Bill Osula made the state finals in the 100 backstroke Thursday during the Section 6 championships at the University of Buffalo’s Alumni Arena. FHS coach Bob Ball said Osula punched his ticket to the March 1-3 event on Long Island with a time of ...

Pine Valley defeats Cougars

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OBSERVER Photo by Lisa Monacelli Cassadaga Valley’s Ty Pattyson (34) tries to block a shot attempt by Zach Mansfield (10) of Pine Valley during a 65-49 Pine Valley non-league win in Sinclairville, Thursday night. Mansfield led all scorers with 24 points while teammates Stephen Crisanti had ...