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Adult golf Vineyards’ Wednesday Night League and Ralston-Purina League changing formats There will be a change of format starting this Wednesday night. Both leagues will be doing a shotgun start beginning at 5:15 p.m. All golfers should be at the course by 5 p.m. Any questions you can ...

One for the history books

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The past week has been a monumental week in the local high school sports scene. On Tuesday, two teams won sectional softball titles, which set up a Saturday that featured four local teams playing in Far West Regional games with a trip to the state finals on the line. In the end, three local ...

Fredonia’s Rey finishes 2nd at sectional meet

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OBSERVER Staff Report NIAGARA FALLS — The Fredonia Hillbillies high school boys track and field team competed at the Section VI championship meet on Saturday at Niagara Falls High School. Fredonia’s Diego Rey highlighted the Hillbillies’ day, with a second place finish in the 1600 ...

Golfer’s Diary: Always be having fun

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Golf is a frustrating game. Even on the best of days, you’ll have a birdie putt lip out or get a bum bounce off of an embankment. On the worst of days…well, I’m sure we’ve all threatened to throw our clubs in the trash and never play again. Yet it’s important to remember that ...

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Little League Wright League ROM Property Management 14, S. Tabone Construction 4 For Team ROM, Kaden Brushaber went 4 for 4 with a double and scored 2 times, while his teammates Ashton Putney and Brady Helmer also reached base 4 times, scoring 4 runs each in the victory. Ryan Cerrie ...

BROCTON TO STATE FINALS

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JAMESTOWN — The name “Bubba” was originally a German name meaning “friend” or “brother.” Friends are usually the type of people who never let you down. Ronald “Bubba” Brown was the best friend anybody could have on Saturday afternoon, as he threw a two hit complete game to ...

Lady Eagles are regional champs for 2nd straight year

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FILLMORE — North Collins softball has done it again. The Lady Eagles are Class D Far West Regional softball champions once again, headed back to the state championship finals for a second straight season, after a 9-4 victory over Arkport/Caneseraga on Saturday at Fillmore High ...

CL Lady Thunderbirds hold on to punch ticket to states

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FILLMORE — Cameryn Hawkins is going to miss her Senior Trip to New York City next weekend. That’s OK. While all of her classmates are enjoying themselves in the Big Apple, Chautauqua Lake’s shortstop is going to play for a state title about 200 miles to the north. The Thunderbirds ...

Silver Creek baseball team loses in Far West Regional

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ROCHESTER — The start of the end of the Silver Creek Black Knights’ season came on one of those plays that tempts the baseball gods to do harm: A dropped third strike. Avon’s Nate Wojslaw reached base on such a play to lead off the top of the fifth inning, igniting a rally that saw the ...

Local track athletes make states

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NIAGARA FALLS — The Section VI Track and Field Championships wrapped up Saturday at Niagara Falls High School. Here are how local teams did: DUNKIRK Emilee Hanlon is going back to the state finals at Cicero-North Syracuse High School next weekend to defend her high jump title. This time, ...

Rain holds off for Take-a-Kid Fishing Day

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The Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club’s annual Take-A-Kid-Fishing is in the books. The rain held off for the day and many of the youths had to bundle up for warmth, with a strong north east wind sending many of the fish into a negative feeding mood. This year the kids had the ...

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Adult golf Wednesday Travel League Due to unforeseen complications, the league had to make a last-minute course change and wound up playing Buffalo Tournament Club in Lancaster. The event, the “Frank Borowski Invitational,” was the league’s first major of the season and is named for ...

DHS track athletes on to finals at sectionals

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NIAGARA FALLS — The Dunkirk Marauders took their qualified track and field athletes to the first day of the Section VI State Qualifier Meet at Niagara Falls High School on Friday and had some decent results. “We had only three athletes in events that were finals today,” Dunkirk track ...

Softball ump Migliore honored

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Submitted photo Tom Migliore was recently honored by the Chautauqua County Softball Umpires’ Association for his 20 years of service to the organization. Tom is shown with his 20 year commemorative jacket he received at the chapter’s recent banquet.

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Today’s local sports schedule Play of games subject to weather and playing surface conditions. Boys baseball playoffs Class D Regional: Avoca vs. Brocton, noon, Jefferson Middle School, Jamestown Class C Regional: Avon vs. Silver Creek, noon, Frontier Field, Rochester Girls ...

Keeping track of track: Sectionals seedings listed

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Three local girls will be No. 1 seeds in Division 2 when the Section VI Track & Field Championships get underway today at Niagara Falls High School. Falconer/Cassadaga Valley junior Rachael Ward is first in the pole vault (12-3), Dunkirk senior Emilee Hanlon is first in the high jump ...

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Adult golf Asquith Senior Golf Tour North Hills GC (May 29) — White A: Bill Cross +3, Brian Eckwahl +1, Dave Young 0, Gross: Dave Young 73. White B: Bob Burlingame +2, Richard Tyler 0, Jack Saullo -1, Gross: Dave Gerringer 98. Gold A: Ken Aldrich +8, Ron Juzdowski +3, Dave Allen +2, ...

Hey now, you’re an all-star!

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Though the softball season is over for Cassadaga Valley and Forestville, both teams were filled with players named to the CCAA Division 2 West All-Star teams. Cassadaga Valley’s regular season was perfect — in more ways than one. Not only did the Lady Cougars have an undefeated record in ...