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Adult bowling Lucky Lanes Lou Nocek BII league (Oct. 8) — The team Bowlers Corner had both the game and series high scratch with 1,111 and 3,009 respectively. Individual scores were Paul Nocek 239-216-267-722, Jerry Jesionowski 227-248-225-700, Dave Meadows 244-632, Allen Nagel 245-613, ...

Let the games begin!

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The most exciting time of the year for high school sports is approaching this week. Saturday, the postseason seeding meetings took place for both boys and girls soccer, while football seeders meet today and volleyball enters its final week of the regular season this week. Many coaches in the ...

‘Spike Out Cancer’ game is Tuesday in Forestville

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Special to The OBSERVER FORESTVILLE — October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the Forestville Lady Hornets volleyball team will once again host its annual “Spike Out Cancer” volleyball experience. This year’s event, the ninth annual event, is planned for Tuesday, when modified, ...

Local fisherman offers valuable advice

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Weather conditions lately have been better suited for waterfowl hunting with all the wind and rainfall, but water levels and water temperatures are looking better for trout fishermen. Like with any rod and gun sport the secret to success is location, location, location, but getting a few tips ...

Fredonia’s Rey, Brown compete at state course

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OBSERVER Staff Report LONG ISLAND — Five members of the Fredonia Hillbillies cross country team made the trip down to Long Island to race on one of the state’s most challenging courses on Saturday in preparation for the state qualifier meet later this fall. Fredonia stars Emily Brown and ...

Fredonia’s Annear leads Hillbillies at Pembroke meet

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OBSERVER Staff Report PEMBROKE — Members of the Fredonia Hillbillies cross country team had a solid showing at the Pembroke Invitational on Saturday, as six Fredonia boys finished with times under the 21-minute mark. Chris Annear finished first among Fredonia runners with a time of 18:18. ...

Silver Creek’s Decker leads team to victory

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OBSERVER Staff Report ALDEN — The meet was called the Alden Bulldog Stampede, but the thing that was trampled on Saturday were the previous records by the Silver Creek cross country members. On a day that featured 10 runners with personal bests, Ellie Decker stood above the competition on ...

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Adult golf Wednesday Travel League Robert Calph posted the low round of 78 at Jackson Valley Golf Club in Warren, PA, giving him 12 wins on tour this season. That ties him with Kerry Murphy (2005) and Ed Tofil (2013) for most wins in a season. With his 21st career win, Calph moved into a ...

Statement made

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With all of the implications swirling around Friday night’s rivalry game, the winner would make a statement regardless of the score. When it was all said and done, Fredonia made one of the biggest statements in program history. The Fredonia Hillbillies finished off a perfect regular ...

Thunderbirds come back to beat Black Knights, 20-8

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OBSERVER Staff Report WESTFIELD — The Chautauqua Lake/Westfield Thunderbirds football team came from behind to beat the Silver Creek/Forestville Black Knights on Friday, with a final score being 20-8. The Black Knights came out and started with a strong first half, taking the early lead ...

Seedings set for Section VI tennis tourney next week

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OBSERVER Staff Report LAKEWOOD — Fredonia's Bernadette Gens wrapped up the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association girls tennis singles title and the No. 1 seed at next week's Section VI tennis championships with a three-set victory over teammate Alicia Kluck on Friday afternoon at ...

Panthers continue dominance, beat Frewsburg, 2-0

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OBSERVER Staff Report FREWSBURG — With the playoffs looming, the Pine Valley Panthers boys soccer team has not slowed down, and Friday, they won their fifth straight game to close out the season, beating Frewsburg 2-0 in CCAA league action. Dawson Chase scored twice for the Panthers and ...

Gowanda/Pine Valley falls to Akron in final regular season game

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OBSERVER Staff Report AKRON — The Gowanda/Pine Valley Panthers football team got defeated in a tough matchup on Friday, losing to the Akron Tigers 33-14 in Class C North action. The Panthers were led by Caleb Maloney who had 16 carries for 115 yards and one touchdown. Gowanda/Pine ...

Cougars win over Hornets in four sets

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OBSERVER Staff Report FORESTVILLE — Cassadaga Valley traveled to Forestville for Section VI volleyball action on Friday and came away with a win, defeating the Hornets in four sets, 23-25, 25-22, 25-10, 25-10. The Cougars dropped their first set to the Hornets, narrowly losing 23-25. ...

Dunkirk boys soccer closes with a win

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OBSERVER Staff Report The Dunkirk Boys Varsity Soccer Team finished their regular season with a decisive 8-0 win over Tapestry. Goal scores for the game included Tristan and Trevor Skelly, Alex Bradley, Jeremiah Ruiz, Adam Sanchez, Norberto Salazar, Peyton Ahlstrom and Gus Mendoza. Nick Hayes ...

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High school sports schedule Boys Soccer North Collins at Eden, 5 p.m. Girls Soccer North Collins at Eden, 12:30 p.m. Pine Valley at Franklinville, 11 a.m. Girls Volleyball Salamanca at Pine Valley, 12:30 p.m. Silver Creek at Cleveland Hill tournament Boys and Girls Cross ...

Dunkirk, Fredonia/Brocton to meet in the Orange Bowl tonight

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The day that Dunkirk and Fredonia football fans have always dreamed of has finally arrived. Dunkirk and Fredonia square off tonight in the Orange Bowl in one of the biggest regular season high school football games that Chautauqua County has ever seen. At stake tonight: an undefeated regular ...

Fredonia draws tie with Olean

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Pictured above, Fredonia’s Michael Persch (9) handles the ball in front of an Olean defender during a game on Tuesday in Olean. The two teams played the full 80 minutes and then some into overtime, but could not find a goal, making the final score 0-0.

Gowanda beats Forestville, 3-0

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FORESTVILLE — The Gowanda Panthers were able to grab a win on Thursday, defeating the Forestville Hornets in three sets, 25-20, 25-15, 25-15. Gowanda was led by Summer Allen with 21 assists and Olivia Ackley with two kills and seven digs. Miya Scanlon added seven kills and five aces for ...

Silver Creek blanks Cassadaga Valley

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SILVER CREEK — Silver Creek hosted Cassadaga Valley in their final Section VI girls soccer matchup of the season, at Silver Creek high school on Thursday. The Black Knights controlled a majority of the game, generating plenty of opportunities at goal. They got all the scoring they needed ...