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Spectators gathered in front of Northwest Arena on West Third Street in Jamestown to welcome the rebirth of the Gus Macker 3-on-3 basketball tournament.

Rebooted Gus Macker successful

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Two hundred teams and 800 participants later, the newly restored Gus Macker has ended a success. After a four-year absence, the Macker once again took over Third street between Washington and Monroe, spanning 19 courts and two days. "Since this was the first year back after being gone ...

Maytum struggles on day one of state golf tournament

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ITHACA - Added to the field late as an alternate, Chautauqua Lake’s Kole Maytum struggled in his first appearance at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association boys golf championships Sunday. Maytum went 5-over on his first two holes and never recovered, finishing with a ...

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Adult golf Gowanda Country Club Ladies League — First low gross: Kim Gier. 45. Second low gross: Lynn Gotsch, 50. First low net: Tina Weber, 34. Second low net: Dawn Zopp and Lois Piscitelli, 37. Announcements Fredonia Boys Basketball Camp The 9th annual Fredonia Central School ...

CVCS 5k run/walk winners

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Submitted Photos Throughout this school year, the Cassadaga Valley Central Schools have been promoting health and wellness to the student body. To continue with this goal, the Cassadaga Valley Class of 2019 sponsored a 5-K Walk/Glow Run event as a fundraiser for its senior trip. Pictured are ...

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North Collins’ Angela Filkov comes up throwing after snagging a ground ball during Saturday’s Far West Regional softball game at Prommenschenkel Stadium.

Eagles soar

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The Lady Eagles of North Collins are now the 2017 Class D Far West Regional softball champions. The Lady Eagles traveled to Prommenschenkle Stadium and met the Elba Lady Lancers, beating them, 4-1, to move on to the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) Final Four ...

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Adult golf Cassadaga Country Club Thursday Night Men’s Golf League — Fred Chamberlin 38, Alex McQuiggan 39, Tyler Lerow 40, Don Meder 40, Matt Wallace 40, Rob Kahle 41, Aaaron Beichner 42, Rob Lancaster 42, Ron Mason 42, Bob Smith 42, Andy Snyder 42, Dave Yagger 42, Joe Yerico ...

Rey earns patch with his best time of 2017

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JAMESTOWN — Fredonia’s Diego Rey finished his 2017 track and field season on a high note, taking second place in the 800-meter run. Seeded seventh, Rey earned a Sectional patch, which was given out to the top four athletes in each event. Rey finished with a season-best time of ...

OBSERVER File Photo: North Collins’ Rebecca Cyrek and the North Collins Lady Eagles will take on Section V Elba today at 6 p.m. in the Class D softball Far West Regional game at Promenshankle Park.

North Collins looks to make Far West debut a memorable one

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The Far West Regionals are set, and the Section VI Class D softball champions, the North Collins Lady Eagles (15-4) will take on the Section V Class D title winner, the Elba Lady Lancers (19-2) today at 6 p.m. at Promenshankle Park. This is the first-ever Far West Regional appearance for ...

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Youth baseball Fredonia Little League Minor Softball Fredonia Police Benevolent Association vs. Brocton Legion Brianna Dougherty, Bryleigh Wicks and Haley Zadzilka led the Fredonia Police with two hits each. Zadzilka also contributed an outstanding defensive performance. For ...

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Adult golf Post 434 Mens League Scott Jagoda lead the way this week with an even par 36, followed by Gary Arnold 39, Nick Rizzo 39, Dave Holser 42, Nate Thompson 42, Dave Willebrandt 43, and Andy Martin 43. Closest to the pins were won this week by Harry Watters No. 4 and Mike Manzella No. ...

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Jamestown Macker begins Saturday

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Photo by Dennis Phillips The 2017 Gus Macker 3-on-3 basketball tournament will begin Saturday in downtown Jamestown. The event will run through Sunday. Registration begins today from 4 to 7 p.m. and will also be held Saturday from 7 a.m. to noon. Interested teams may also register at ...

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Ryan Mroczka (pictured) and the Fredonia Hillbillies will have their hands full Saturday when they face the No. 1 Class B team in the state, Livonia, at Niagara Falls High School.

Fredonia to face Livonia in Far West Regional rematch

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The Fredonia Hillbillies (17-4) will find themselves in a familiar position Saturday in Niagara Falls: one win away from reaching the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Final Four. Following the Class B crossover game in which Fredonia cruised to a 4-0 victory over the ...

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Paul Druyer, left, and Bud Marsh display a nice catch of Lake Erie Walleye caught during the daytime last Wednesday.

Walleye bite may be elusive, but many anglers still successful

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The night walleye bite shut down, like someone turned off the switch. Last week there were numerous reports of limit catches on familiar walleye spawning haunts, up and down the Lake Erie shoreline. After Monday, you could barely find a boat out near shore in the evening. However, the ...

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Former Pittsburgh Steeler Brett Keisel, pictured above, is coming to Jamestown on Saturday, June 10 at Ed Shults Ford Lincoln for a Grand Opening Celebration.

Meet and greet

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JAMESTOWN – Shults Auto Group company officials announce that Ed Shults Ford Lincoln plans to host a grand opening event to celebrate opening their brand new dealership facility on Saturday, June 10th. Stop by and see our newest facility featuring two drive in service lanes, children’s play ...

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Announcements Fredonia Boys Basketball Camp The 9th annual Fredonia Central School Boys’ basketball Camp will be held Wednesday July 5 thru Saturday July 8 at the Fredonia High School and Middle School gymnasiums from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Cost for the Camp is $95 at the door, or $80 ...

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North Collins third baseman Morgan Mathis (3) fields a grounder and gets the first out of the 7th inning

One up, one down

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By ANDREW DAVID KUCZKOWSKI OBSERVER Sports Reporter Ally Haskell and the Franklinville Lady Panthers have been the Achilles heel for the North Collins Lady Eagles in the past. Last year in the semifinal matchup, Haskell shutout the Lady Eagles, 2-0, to move on and later win the Section VI ...

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Paul Maguire (55) is seen booting a punt for the Buffalo Bills back when the sports franchise played in the American Football League.

Maguire to attend annual hometown golf tourney

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Lake Shore Savings Bank is pleased to present the 9th Annual Van Miller Hometown Hero Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament, on Friday, June 9 at Shorewood Country Club, located at 4958 West Lake Road, Dunkirk, NY 14048. This year’s tournament will feature emcee, Bob Koshinski, owner and ...