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Chautauqua Lake defeats Cattaraugus-Little Valley

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MAYVILLE — After plodding through the first half of the opening set Monday evening, Chautauqua Lake needed a spark. Sophie Woodis provided one. The Thunderbirds junior outside hitter carried the hosts to an early three-point lead as No. 1 Chautauqua Lake took control of a 25-19, 25-18, ...

Westfield Goldenhawks win 2018 LSNFL Championship

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On Saturday the Westfield Goldenhawks took on Falconer in the Lakeshore Midget Football League Championship game held at the Southwestern High School. Westfield went in as the undefeated No. 1 seed with a record of 9-0 aginst the No. 2 seeded Falconer with a record of 8-1. After four quarters ...

North Collins gets past Ellicottville

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NORTH COLLINS — The North Collins Eagles volleyball team was able to get the job done on Monday, defeating Ellicottville in three sets, 25-10, 25-17, 25-22 to move on to the Class D2 finals. After starting the playoffs receiving a double-bye, the Eagles came out in the contest hot, ...

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Local sports schedule Womens Volleyball Potsdam at Fredonia State, 6 p.m. Announcements NCSA looking for help in soccer community The Northern Chautauqua Soccer Association (NCSA) is excited for the upcoming soccer year, and we need YOUR help! NCSA is looking for highly motivated ...

Playoff memories

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The fall sports playoff season is winding down, and with it, there have already been memories that will surely last for a lifetime in the minds of the young athletes involved. While the North Collins boys and girls soccer teams move on to the Far West Regionals as Class D champions in each ...

The great golf ball experiment

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They say it takes a big man to admit that he was wrong. If that’s the case, just call me Andre because I feel like a giant. For years, I’ve been of the mindset that the type of golf ball simply doesn’t really matter. If you’re good, you’re good. If you’re terrible, you’re ...

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High school sports schedule Girls Volleyball Playoffs Randolph at Cassadaga Valley, 6 p.m. Catt./Little Valley at Chautauqua Lake, 6 p.m. Fredonia at Alden, 6 p.m. Wilson at Gowanda, 6 p.m. Olean at Lake Shore, 6 p.m. Ellicottville at North Collins, 6 p.m. Adult bowling Lucky ...

Patience is key: Hunter grabs buck at last minute

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It sure is getting dark out early. As a matter of fact, local bow hunter Pete Fote, was in his tree stand last Sunday evening, and figured he better check his watch to see what time it was. Legal sunset was reportedly at 6:22 p.m. and the time piece declared, it was 6:10 p.m. The magic hour! ...

Local officials help out Gerry Rodeo

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GERRY — Plans for next summer’s celebration of the Gerry Fire Department’s 75th consecutive annual rodeo got a valuable assist from several local officials who met with the Rodeo Planning Committee to discuss how they could help in promoting this historic event. Those officials included ...

North Collins earns Class D sectional title

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EDEN — The North Collins Eagles have proven themselves to being one of the best girl’s soccer teams in the area, as the Eagles won their third consecutive sectional title with a convincing 3-0 victory over the Franklinville Panthers on Saturday night. “It is definitely an exciting ...

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Adult bowling Lucky Lanes Lou Nocek BII (Oct. 22) — High team game scratch: Bowlers Corner, 993; High team series scratch: Bowlers Corner, 2908. Individual scores: Matt Eaker 212-248-236-696; Mike Lucas 214-248-224-686; Alex Haase 268-207-209-684; Allen Nagel 214-202-259-673; Scott Jagoda ...

Fredonia falls to Lady Gators in Class B2 final

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WILLIAMSVILLE — The Fredonia Lady ‘Billies saw their season end on Saturday night, with a 6-0 loss to the Allegany-Limestone Lady Gators in the Class B2 girls soccer sectional final. The final score, however, did not tell the whole story. “Standing on this field on this night, playing ...

Playoff ride comes to an end

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The Fredonia/Brocton Hillbillies defense has showed out all season long when faced with a tough task. While the defense still played well, the Pioneer offense was just too much for the Hillbillies to handle on Friday night. Fredonia/Brocton lost its Class B semifinal matchup on Friday ...

Decker, Brown highlight CCAA meet

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OBSERVER Staff Report BEMUS POINT — The CCAA Cross Country Championships took place Friday at Bemus Point Golf Course, with many local runners finishing with solid times. The Silver Creek girls placed fourth, while Fredonia took sixth place as a team in both the boys and girls races. The ...

North Collins claims Class D boys soccer title

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TONAWANDA — The North Collins Eagles put together a full 80 minutes en route to a 2-0 convincing victory over the Ellicottville Eagles to claim the Class D crown on Friday night. “Last week, we played hard for a half,” said North Collins coach Jay Walters. “We talked this week about ...

Blue Devils open hockey season with 7-3 victory

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Special to The OBSERVER Jacob Haynes scored three goals and Luke Rivera scored twice as Fredonia opened its 2018-19 season with a 7-3 men’s hockey win over Chatham. Haynes scored an even-strength goal in the first period, a power-play goal in the second, and an empty netter late in the ...

Devils top NYU

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Special to The OBSERVER ROCHESTER — The Fredonia women’s volleyball team took down NYU, 3-1, on Friday in the New York Regional Invitational. NYU won the first set, 25-22. The Devils won the next three, 26-24, 27-25, and 25-19. Kailey Falk had 12 kills and SallyAnne Rudny had 11. Falk ...

Fredonia volleyball upsets Medina

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OBSERVER Staff Reports MEDINA — Once again, the Fredonia Lady ‘Billies proved the seeding committee wrong in the postseason. On Friday night, the fifth-ranked Fredonia Lady ‘Billies volleyball team defeated fourth-seeded Medina on the road in the Class B2 quarterfinals, three sets to ...