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Wolverines roll Hornets

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FORESTVILLE — The Westfield Wolverines jumped out to an early lead and never lost it against the Forestville Hornets Monday night, winning a non-league high school boys basketball matchup 72-55. Although the Hornets made things interesting in the second quarter, the Wolverines used an 8-0 ...

Pope’s 40 not enough as CL loses on road

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FRANKLINVILLE —- Devin Pope was a one-man wrecking crew for Chautauqua Lake on Monday night. Unfortunately, the Thunderbirds' senior star needed his teammates to knock down a few more shots. Pope scored 40 points to go along with nine rebounds and nine steals, but Franklinville had four ...

For the Record

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Today’s local sports schedule Bowling Brocton at Chautauqua Lake Fredonia at Silver Creek Boys’ basketball Pine Valley at Panama Girls’ basketball Global Concepts at Silver Creek Iroquois at Lake Shore Westfield-Brocton at Pine Valley Boys’ swimming Olean at Dunkirk Adult ...

Feldman finishes 4th in 2017-18 return

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Special to the OBSERVER KENT, Ohio — Brittany Feldman returned to the track Saturday for the first time since competing last May at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championship meet. Feldman, a senior, was fourth in the 400 meters in a field of 14 women at the Kent State ...

Brown finishes first, boys set new FHS record

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OBSERVER Staff Report HOUGHTON —The Fredonia Indoor Track team had an impressive outing at the Houghton Early Christmas Indoor Classic, Saturday. In summation, the team achieved new personal records, set a new school record in the 4x800 meter relay, had Sectional-qualifying performances and ...

Steelers settle for tie with Lancaster

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OBSERVER Staff Report A bad bounce kept the Steelers from defeating a top-tier team on Saturday night at HaborCenter in Buffalo. A goal with one second left in regulation gave Lancaster a 2-2 tie against Dunkirk-Fredonia. Before that goal, the Steelers were in control throughout the game. ...

McCoy, the obvious key to Bills’ success

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ORCHARD PARK — Even when the Colts knew it was coming, they couldn’t stop him. The 29-year-old LeSean McCoy did it, despite the snow, as he carried Buffalo to a 13-7 overtime win over Indianapolis with 32 carries, 156 yards and a touchdown in whiteout conditions. He proved to be the ...

For the Record — Dec. 11

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Today’s high school sports schedule Boys basketball Brocton at North Collins Chautauqua Lake at Franklinville Clymer at Gowanda Global Concepts at Fredonia Lake Shore at Dunkirk Westfield at Forestville Bowling Jamestown at Dunkirk

Bass Pro Shop’s purchase of Cabela ideal for holiday shoppers

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‘Tis the season to go shopping, and if you have an outdoor-minded person on your list, you no longer have to pick between a Bass Pro or a Cabela’s gift card. After years of negotiating, Bass Pro purchased Cabela’s for $4 billion. The message from the merger is that this will create the ...

Fredonia’s Calani finishes in second place at Portville Invite

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OBSERVER Staff Report PORTVILLE — The Fredonia Hillbillies had a solid outing at the Portville Invitational wrestling tournament, placing sixth overall out of 16 other teams. “It was a good day and it was good chance for the younger varsity guys to get some mat experience,” Fredonia ...

Randolph wins Westfield Winter Classic

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OBSERVER Staff Report WESTFIELD — The Randolph Lady Cardinals won the Westfield Winter Classic girls basketball tournament on Saturday, defeating Westfield by a score of 53-34. Sydney Hvizdzak, the tournament’s MVP, led Randolph with 23 points, six steals and five rebounds. Randolph had ...

Marauders fall against Bulldogs, 88-50

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OBSERVER Staff Report AMHERST — The Dunkirk Marauders traveled to Daemen College Saturday and fell to McKinley in a non-league boys basketball game, 88-50. After a tight first quarter with the score at 19-18 in favor of McKinley, the Bulldogs turned on the after burners to outscore ...

Oswego Lakers defeat Blue Devils, 64-48

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Special to the OBSERVER The Fredonia men’s basketball team dropped a 64-48 decision to Oswego on Saturday. Isaiah Ice was the only Devil to score in double digits, with 12 points. Justin Tapper added eight points and Ian Helps had eight rebounds. Fredonia scored first and led 11-9 early ...

Fredonia women sink Lakers, 61-45

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Special to the OBSERVER The Fredonia women’s basketball team evened its SUNYAC record to 2-2 with a 61-45 victory over Oswego on Saturday. Freshman Sydney Turley scored 15 points and senior Jacque Law added 14 and nine rebounds. Jenna Einink (Westfield, Chautauqua Lake) had 10 points and ...

Devils complete weekend sweep over Canton

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What a way to head into winter break for the Fredonia Blue Devils hockey team. Fredonia completed a weekend sweep of Canton (2-9), punctuated by a 5-2 victory on Saturday. After a 5-1 victory on Friday over the visiting Kangaroos, Fredonia (7-5-1) jumped ahead 3-0 early in the first ...

For the Record — Dec. 10

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Adult-Junior bowling Lucky Lanes Tuesday Night Adult-Junior League (Nov. 21) — Adults: Todd Langworthy 216-225-201-642, Rik MacKenzie 177, Jim Pasierb 181, Tom Kawski 204, Carm Graziano 202-193-543, Bill Berkshire 192 and Roger Pacos 211-256-204-671. Juniors: Bryson Pacos 203-528, Kyle ...

Devils own the ice

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Special to the OBSERVER Fredonia put in a consistent effort while downing SUNY Canton, 5-1, in non-conference men’s hockey Friday at Steele Hall. Five different players had goals for the Blue Devils (6-5-1) while sophomore goaltender Anton Rosen made 36 saves as he improved to 4-0 this ...

Cortland tops FSU women’s basketball team

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Special to the OBSERVER The Fredonia women’s basketball team dropped a 65-52 decision to Cortland in Steele Hall on Saturday. Jacque Law and Jenna Einink (Westfield-Chautauqua Lake) had 11 points apiece and Alisha Szumigala (Forestville) grabbed 10 rebounds for the Devils. Cortland (3-4, ...

Silver Creek girls defeat N. Collins

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OBSERVER Staff Report NORTH COLLINS — The Silver Creek Black Knights (3-1) defeated the North Collins Lady Eagles (1-1), 51-16, in a non-league basketball game Friday night. The game was tighter than the scoreboard suggested as both teams struggled offensively in the first half. By the ...