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Jackals take Game 1 over Hurricane

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Advantage Jamestown. Michael Davenport scored 26 points, grabbed six rebounds and dished out eight assists, and Brandon McClester added 25 points and six boards to lead six Jackals in double figures en route to a 118-101 victory over Chautauqua in Game 1 of the North American Basketball ...

‘Beat the Champ’ from Lucky Lanes to air Saturday

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CLARENCE — An episode of WBBZ-TVs “Beat The Champ” will roll from Lucky Lanes in Fredonia on Saturday, April 7 at 4 p.m. (with an encore the following Sunday at 11 p.m.) Watch these hometown bowlers compete! The returning champ is Andy Rettig from Hamburg; with Justin Sokolowski from ...

LECOM Challenge plans volunteer opportunities

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CLYMER — The LECOM Health Challenge — a Web.com Tour event to be held at Peek’n Peak Resort in Clymer on July 2-8 — plans a broad range of volunteer opportunities that are open to the public for its upcoming tournament. Since 2016, the LECOM Health Challenge has raised more than ...

Dunkirk softball wins again at tourney

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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The Dunkirk Lady Marauders softball team kept up its winning ways down South, with a 9-7 win over Keyser, West Virginia Thursday morning at the Grand Strand Softball Classic in Myrtle Beach, SC. Dunkirk (3-1) took advantage of its team speed by bunting for base hits and ...

Hurricane to start playoffs

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This year is the year of the rivals on the court in Western New York. The latest installment of basketball rivalry matchups in the playoffs takes place this weekend, as the Chauatuqua Hurricane and the Jamestown Jackals face off in a best-of-three series for the Northeast Conference title in ...

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Bowling Lucky Lanes Lou Nocek BII (March 26) — Allen Nagel 227-255-655, Dave Meadows 229-214-244-697, Chris Tofil 207-257-653, Tom Jagoda 224-235-649, Scott Jagoda 223-248-648, Dan Struzynski 228-201-218-647, Jack Reading 209-255-644, Lee Szalkowski 223-201-220-644, Brandon Haase ...

Terrible weather makes fishing a challenge

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The calendar may say spring, but Old Man Winter doesn’t seem to want to go away just yet. The Department of Environmental Conservation had stocked a number of different counties with trout for the April 1 trout opener, but heavy rainfall and snowmelt made fishing for these stockies a real ...

Dunkirk no-hits Erie school in S.C.

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MYRTLE BEACH — The Dunkirk Lady Marauders no-hit Mercyhurst (PA), 11-0, in the season opening Grand Strand Softball Classic in Myrtle Beach, SC on Wednesday night. Monica Pokoj started the game for Dunkirk (2-1) and threw two shutout innings, before handing the ball over to Ashley Gotowka, ...

Lady Cougars win tourney

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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The Cassadaga Valley Lady Cougars will be returning home with a Grand Strand Softball Classic divisional championship plaque in their hands thanks to a 3-1 win on Wednesday morning. The Lady Cougars defeated previously unbeaten Doddridge, West Virginia, thanks to some ...

SUNY Fredonia’s Yeardley Walk begins registration

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Special to the OBSERVER Registration is underway for the Around the World for Yeardley Awareness Walk scheduled for Wed., April 18, on the Fredonia campus. Spearheaded by the Fredonia Student-Athlete Advisory Council, the Walk — in its second year — will begin at 11 a.m. and end at 7 ...

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Bowling Lucky Lanes Bob Frame Thursday B League (March 8) — Paul Bochenski 204, Bill Lanski Jr 201, Jim Michaels 212, Phil Maslak Jr 211-269-219-699, Rich Glowniak 236-608, Doug Lynden 212, Ryan Wise 258-206-207-671, Dave Ludemann 222-206-607, John Wiedenhofer 245, Tim Lillie 213-204-610, ...

DHS softball team falls to 1-1 at Myrtle Beach tourney

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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The Dunkirk Lady Marauders high school softball team fell to 1-1 on the season with an 8-5 loss Tuesday morning to Liberty, a West Virginia school, at the Grand Strand Softball Classic. Freshman Ashley Gotowka had a strong performance in her first pitching start for the ...

CV wins 2nd straight game in S.C.

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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The Cassadaga Valley Lady Cougars (2-0) continued their winning ways at the Grand Strand Softball Classic with a 13-1 win over Midlakes High School from Clifton Springs in the Finger Lakes area. Brittyn LeBaron was dominant on the mound again, pitching the Lady Cougars ...

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Announcements Dunkirk High pool offers public swimming There are a avariety of public swimming options available at the Dunkirk High School pool. On Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays there is a morning lap swim from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m; $2 individually. Aquasize takes place from 6:30 to 7:30 ...

Dunkirk, CV softball teams win down South

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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — While high school teams back home beg for better weather so they can take the field, Dunkirk and Cassadaga Valley’s softball clubs already have wins at the Grand Strand Softball Classic in this famous resort town. The Lady Marauders won, 14-6, Monday over a team from ...

N. Collins beats Silver Creek, then Dunkirk

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NORTH COLLINS — The North Collins Eagles did some double duty Monday to start the high school baseball season, beating two teams. The Eagles, Class D state finalists last season, first threw a 3-0 no-hitter against Silver Creek. They then came back to beat Dunkirk, 3-2, with two runs in the ...

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Adult bowling Lucky Lanes Frame Memorial Tuesday Night League (March 20) — Dave Pleszewski 200, Joe Granata 202, Steve Dando 210, John Messina 209, Rick Mazurek 201, Tony Mistretta 212, Jen Logan 215. High team series: We Don’t Care, 3,152. Announcements Babe Ruth World Series host ...

For more than a belt

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BROCTON — 38 seconds. That’s all it took for Jeremy Stopa to announce his presence in the world of mixed martial arts, with a technical knockout win. Now, he is one win away from a lightweight title and a chance to sign as a professional. Stopa is fighting for the vacant Full Contact ...

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Announcements Tuesday golf league meeting tomorrow at 7 p.m. There will be a meeting for people interested in the Tuesday Night Mens Golf League at the 4th Ward Falcon Club tomorrow at 7 p.m. All golfers returning from last year and anyone interested in joining should attend. You can also ...

Kennedy honored for fly fishing work

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Monte Kennedy, a name you may recognize, was recently honored at the Lakewood Rod & Gun Club. Kennedy was presented the Distinguished Angler Legacy Award for his contribution to the community through fly fishing. He was recognized for his contribution by State Senator Catherine M. Young ...