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Brocton bowling picks up win over Clymer, 4-0

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CLYMER — The Brocton Bulldogs bowling team picked up a sweep of Clymer-Sherman on Tuesday, winning 4-0 with a linescore of 678-604-546-1,848 over 583-600-524-1,707. Jordan Krystofiak led the way for Brocton, bowling 178-193-179-550 to help secure the win. Savanna Krystofiak (162-377) and ...

Blue Devils fall to nationally ranked Geneseo, 85-62

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Fredonia fell to nationally ranked Geneseo, 85-62, in SUNYAC women’s basketball Tuesday at Dods Hall. The Blue Devils (6-5 overall, 3-1 SUNYAC) fell behind early, made a couple of runs, yet eventually fell as the unbeaten Knights (11-0 overall, 5-0 SUNYAC), ranked No. 14 by D3Hoops.com and ...

Gowanda falls short on the mats, 36-31

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GOWANDA — The Gowanda wrestling team hosted Franklinville in a non-league match on Tuesday night, falling to the Panthers in a tight match, 36-31. Gowanda gave a good showing overall, winning six of the eight matches that weren’t decided by forfeit. Ethan Fort and Dominic Rodriguez ...

Forestville falls to Randolph, 54-47

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FORESTVILLE — The Forestville Hornets boys basketball team fell behind and weren’t able to recover and dropped a CCAA Div. 2 East game to Randolph, 54-47. After being down 12 points at halftime, the Hornets fought back and cut the Randolph lead down to one point with under two minutes to ...

Blue Devils win first game of year in OT

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Fredonia posted its first win of the season, turning aside Geneseo 91-84 in double overtime, in SUNYAC men’s basketball Tuesday night at Dods Hall. Junior guard De’Quan Smith had a career-high 39 points on 15 of 25 shooting, including 6 of 12 from beyond the arc, as the Blue Devils moved ...

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Local sports schedule Bowling Chautauqua Lake at Falconer, 3:30 p.m. Fredonia at Dunkirk, 3:30 p.m. Forestville at Randolph, 4:30 p.m. Wrestling Maple Grove at Dunkirk, 6 p.m. Olean at Fredonia, 6 p.m. Chautauqua Lake/Panama/Westfield at Southwestern, 6 p.m. Gowanda at ...

Blue Devils’ Schauss earns SUNYAC Player of the Week

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CORTALND — The State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) has selected the recipients for its weekly men’s ice hockey awards. Fredonia senior Todd Schauss is the Player of the Week, Cortland junior Nick Modica is the Goaltender of the Week, and Buffalo State freshman Andrew ...

Dunkirk sweeps Falconer, ‘Billies get past Trojans

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OBSERVER Staff Reports Dunkirk 8, Falconer 0 The Dunkirk bowling team hosted Falconer in a Section VI bowling matchup on Monday at Lucky Lanes. Both the Dunkirk boys and girls teams swept Falconer, 4-0. The Dunkirk boys (22-6) score line was 948-815-958-2721 compared to Falconer’s ...

Lake Shore tops City Honors, 73-48

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The Lake Shore Lady Eagles hosted City Honors to a Section VI, non-league, girls basketball game at Lake Shore High School, on Monday. The Lady Eagles continued their impressive season with a strong 73-48 victory. After just one quarter of play Lake Shore put together an insurmountable lead, ...

Lady ‘Billies fall short against Maple Grove, 54-39

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At the end of a foul-riddled second half of play, it was host Maple Grove that was able to come away with a 54-39 Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 1 West girls basketball win over Fredonia on Monday evening. The Red Dragons stretched their perfect record to 8-0 while ...

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Local sports schedule Bowling Brocton at Clymer, 4 p.m. Boys Basketball North Collins at Pine Valley, 6 p.m. Depew at Lake Shore, 6:30 p.m. Clymer at Brocton, 7:30 p.m. Cassadaga Valley at Sherman, 7:30 p.m. Chautauqua Lake at Fredonia, 7:30 p.m. Southwestern at Dunkirk, 7:30 ...

A look at ‘The Week Ahead’

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While all eyes are focused on a girls basketball showdown between Dunkirk and Fredonia on Thursday night in Fredonia, there is still plenty to watch for in the nights leading up to Thursday’s game. From tonight’s contest between the Dunkirk Lady Marauders and Chautauqua Lake, to Tuesday’s ...

Jamestown native Lopriore to be inducted into CSHOF

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Special to The OBSERVER To suggest that Mike Lopriore’s athletic training resume is impressive, would be a huge understatement. In fact, the Jamestown native’s list of accomplishments during a career that spanned nearly four decades puts him in the company of some of the biggest names ...

Golfer’s Diary: Don’t be THAT guy (Part 5)

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Alright, folks. This is it — the final installment in the “Don’t be THAT guy” series that we’ve all had so much fun with over the past month. It’s almost embarrassing how many awful people that readers have helped me come up with for this list. If you’ve just joined us, this has ...

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High school sports schedule Bowling Falconer at Dunkirk, 3:30 p.m. Southwestern at Fredonia, 3:30 p.m. Ellicottville at Gowanda, 3:30 p.m. Brocton at Forestville, 4 p.m. Frewsburg at Silver Creek, 4 p.m. Girls Basketball Chautauqua Lake at Dunkirk, 6 p.m. Forestville at ...

Cougars beat rival Falconer

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SINCLAIRVILLE — Connor Crabtree scored 17 points and added four rebounds as the Cassadaga Valley Cougars boys basketball team handled the Falconer Golden Falcons by a final score of 68-29 in CCAA Div. 2 West action on Friday night. The Cougars jumped on the Golden Falcons early, leading ...

Fredonia edges by Randolph, 67-63

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The Fredonia Lady Hillbillies traveled to Randolph for a Section VI, non-league girls basketball game, at Randolph High School. The Lady ‘Billies held off a rallying Lady Cardinals, powered by Sydney Hvizdak, for a 67-63 win. Despite leading for the majority of the game, Fredonia was never ...

Schauss’ goal lifts Blue Devils to win

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Picking up right where they left off, the Fredonia State Blue Devils capped off their weekend series against Stevenson University with a hard fought 1-0 victory. In what was a non-conference matchup, it was the perfect tuneup before the Blue Devils return to their SUNYAC play in two ...