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Forestville golf wins

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JAMESTOWN — Forestville’s high school golf team defeated Frewsburg, 39-15, Friday druing a rainy, chilly match at South Hills Country Club. Brock Ricketts of Forestville was the medalist with a 40. Fellow Hornets were in second and third place: Phil Narraway carded a 45 and Hector West ...

WACS baseball defeats Clymer

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CLYMER — The Westfield Wolverines high school baseball team scored seven runs in the first inning and seven more in the fifth inning to beat Clymer, 14-4, Friday in CCAA West 2 play. Bret Babcock was 1 for 2 with a home run and five RBIs to lead the Wolverines (5-6, 5-5). Colby Bills went 2 ...

It’s official: Crappie record broken

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In case you missed it, in the Thursday, May 10 edition of the OBSERVER, in this column there was an article that announced that the New York state record for black crappie was broken last Sunday by two friends fishing at Fluvanna Lake/Gernatt’s gravel pit. The area is closed to the public, ...

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Adult golf Wednesday Travel League Ed Tofil shot the low round of 80 at Elk Valley in Girard, Pa. for his third straight victory. Al Etzel was second with 81 and Ron Rys was third with 82. Etzel and Tofil tied for the low front nine score of 40 while Tofil was low on the back nine with 40. ...

FHS baseball finishes perfect league season

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The Chautauqua Lake Thunderbirds played the Fredonia Hillbillies toe to toe for the entire game, but the Hillbillies got a clutch hit in the bottom of the seventh to win 2-1 by walk off on Friday night. Fredonia concluded its season undefeated at 12-0 in the CCAA West 1 division. This is the ...

Thunderous: CL grabs title

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In what ended up as her final regular season at-bat of her high school softball career, Chautauqua Lake’s Cameryn Hawkins had a moment to remember. Hawkins drilled a game-winning, two-run home run to deep center field as the Lady Thunderbirds claimed the CCAA Division 1 West high school ...

Marauders lose, 9-7

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he Dunkirk Marauders fell to Maple Grove, 9-7, in Dunkirk’s final CCAA West 1 divisional contest of the high school baseball regular season. Dunkirk (4-12, 3-9) fell behind early, allowing three runs in the second inning, featuring three walks and an error in the frame. The Marauders got ...

Dunkirk softball tops MG

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The Dunkirk Lady Marauders softball team closed its regular season Friday with a 13-3 win over Maple Grove. The Lady Red Dragons managed just four hits against Dunkirk, which ended its CCAA West 1 schedule at 9-3 (12-7 overall). Ashley Gotowka pitched the first four innings for the Lady ...

Brocton baseball wins division title

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BROCTON — The Brocton Bulldogs (11-0, 9-0) clinched the CCAA West 2 baseball title Friday with a defeat of Sherman that ended after five innings due to the mercy rule. Hunter Rizzo pitched a complete game for the Bulldogs victory, allowing just four hits, striking out eight and walking two. ...

Fredonia State holds Athletics Awards Gala

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Two seniors and one junior were recognized as Athletes of the Year at the seventh annual Fredonia Athletics Awards Gala held Wednesday night. The seniors, Brittany Feldman (Southwestern) and Courtney Poirier, shared Female Athlete of the Year honors, while junior Luke Kuczewski was named Male ...

Chautauqua Lake golf team defeats Cassadaga Valley

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CASSADAGA — Chautauqua Lake High School’s boys golf team moved to 7-0 on the season with a 35-20 defeat of Cassadaga Valley (4-4) Friday afternoon at Cassadaga Country Club Cassadaga Valley’s Titus Miller was the medalist with a 37, but the next three places all belonged to Chautauqua ...

11U Marauders lose two

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Submitted Photo On Sunday, The Dunkirk Marauders 11U fell behind early and couldn’t come back in a 9-1 loss to Eden. Donny Jackson and Donovan Thompson both had hits for Dunkirk. Dylan Bankoski took the loss on the mound. On Wednesday evening, strong offense was not enough as the Marauders ...

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Today’s local sports schedule Boys baseball Iroquois at Lake Shore, 11 a.m. Fredonia at Orchard Park, 12 p.m. Girls lacrosse Penn Yan at Lake Shore Girls softball Ellicottville at Pine Valley, 11 a.m. Adult golf Cassadaga Country Club Wednesday Night Ladies’ League’ ...

Knights pull off big comeback

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SOUTH DAYTON — Silver Creek taught the Pine Valley Panthers a valuable lesson Thursday: In baseball, the game is not over until you get the final out. The Black Knights completed an incredible rally from a 13-2 deficit with six two-out runs in the top of the seventh, grabbing a stunning ...

FHS tennis defeats SW, now 10-0

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Fredonia defeated Southwestern, 5-0, in a non league high school boys tennis match Thursday at Fredonia High School. Fredonia is now 10-0, with its last match today against Panama at home. Fredonia won its first match of the season against Panama, 3-2. Individual match results from ...

Falconer bases-loaded walk beats Dunkirk

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FALCONER — Nick Saeger walked with the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh inning Thursday to give Falconer a 7-6 CCAA West 1 win over Dunkirk. Tylar Olson singled to start off the winning rallly followed by a walk to Ben Bloomquist before Gage Lindell reached on an error to fill the ...

Douglas hit lifts Silver Creek to win

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SILVER CREEK—Tessa Douglas delivered a base hit in the bottom of the seventh inning in her final home game at Silver Creek to lift the Black Knights over Maple Grove in CCAA West 1 play Thursday night with a final score of 4-3. Julia Hill picked up the win for Silver Creek, hurling a ...

Cassadaga Valley takes two on the golf course

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SINCLAIRVILLE—The Cassadaga Valley golf team edged out two victories by defeating Silver Creek by a score of 31.5 to 23.5 and beating Forestville/Pine Valley 28-26 Thursday afternoon at Cassadaga Valley Country Club. The match featured a pair of medalists, including Cassadaga Valley’s ...

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Today’s local sports schedule Play of games subject to weather and playing surface conditions. Boys baseball Sherman at Brocton Chautauqua Lake at Fredonia Maple Grove at Dunkirk Panama at Cassadaga Valley Pine Valley at North Collins Portville at Gowanda Westfield at ...