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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 ...

Wolverines top Black Knights, win 11th game of season

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WESTFIELD — Westfield/Brocton hosted Silver Creek/Forestville on their senior night in Section VI boys soccer action on Thursday. The Wolverines seniors being honored were Noah Knappenberger, Matthew See and Luke Stephenson. In what was already a special night, the Wolverines made it even ...

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High school sports schedule Football Dunkirk at Fredonia, 7 p.m. Silver Creek/Forestville at Chautauqua Lake/Westfield, 7 p.m. (at WACS) Southwestern at Falconer/Cassadaga Valley, 7 p.m. Gowanda/Pine Valley at Akron, 7 p.m. Iroquois at Lake Shore, 7 p.m. Boys Soccer Pine Valley ...

Fish still being caught with season winding down

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Those boaters venturing offshore are still getting limit catches of walleye on Lake Erie. Sunday morning looked a bit miserable for some, but two anglers that did go out reported getting a dozen walleye in 85 feet of water. One boat commented that the fish were hot for worm tipped harnesses. ...

Fearless Freddie’s Football Forecast

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UNDERDOGS. The surprising Buffalo Bills pulled out a last-second home victory over the Tennessee Titans to improve to 2-3 Sunday. Credit the defense and three turnovers for that success. This weekend’s trip to Texas will not be so joyous, as Houston will have little trouble making the day ...

CCAA tennis tournament gets underway

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OBSERVER Staff Report LAKEWOOD — The top four tennis singles players in the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association have been determined after the first day of tournament play Wednesday at the Lakewood YMCA. Bernadette Gens of Fredonia barely broke a sweat. The talented sophomore ...

Wolverines defeat Cougars on homecoming week, win 3-2

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WESTFIELD — Westfield/Brocton hosted Cassadaga Valley in Section VI girls soccer action on Wednesday, and came out on top with a 3-2 victory. The Lady Wolverines came out quick, dominating much of the possession in the early first half. The first five minutes saw plenty of good chances for ...

Panthers, White win fourth straight, 6-5

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OBSERVER Staff Report FALCONER — The Pine Valley Panthers won their fourth consecutive game on Wednesday, defeating Cassadaga Valley/Falconer in thrilling fashion 6-5. Senior Chance White took a pass from Ryan Snyder in the 78th minute in a 5-5 tie and buried it to give the Panthers the ...

Cougars win over Hillbillies in three

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OBSERVER Staff Report SINCLAIRVILLE — The Cassadaga Valley volleyball team picked up a win on Wednesday, defeating the Fredonia Hillbillies in three sets, 25-11, 25-20, 25-19. Cassadaga Valley was led by Kaitlin Dahl who had 21 assists and four aces. Heidi Williams added nine kills and ...

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High school sports schedule Boys Soccer Fredonia at Olean, 4:30 p.m. Southwestern at Chautauqua Lake, 4:30 p.m. Dunkirk at Tapestry, 4:30 p.m. Maple Grove at North Collins, 5 p.m. Silver Creek/Forestville at Westfield/Brocton, 6 p.m. (at WACS) Girls Soccer Fredonia at Maple ...

Dunkirk seniors go out on top

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Dunkirk played host to Brocton/Westfield in Section VI volleyball action, at Dunkirk high school on Tuesday. In what was an important night for the Marauders, which honored their seniors for Senior Night and had a fundraiser for breast cancer awareness, the Marauders cruised to a convincing ...

Dunkirk beats CL, 3-2

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The Dunkirk Marauders girls tennis team won a big match on Tuesday, defeating Chautauqua Lake 3-2. The Marauders, after losing the first singles match, came back and got two big wins from Hannah Saye and Gabi Loeb in second and third singles. Dunkirk was then able to seal the match when ...

Fredonia swim team falls to Frewsburg

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FREWSBURG — The Fredonia girls swim team lost on Tuesday, losing to Frewsburg by a final score of 111-74. Isabella Pucci-Schaefer took first in the girls diving with a score of 205.66 while freshman Tori Spacciapolli won the 400 meter freestyle with a time of 5:02.96. Spacciapolli ...