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Local sports schedule Monday, May 15 High School Softball Fredonia at Frontier Franklinville at Pine Valley Iroquios at Lake Shore Brocton at Silver Creek Chautauqua Lake at Falconer High School Baseball Lake Shore at Eden Fredonia at Silver Creek Dunkirk at ...

A heroes’ welcome for Dunkirk boxer Elon DeJesus

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Family and friends, along with a few other notable names gathered at the NY Stylez Barber, Boutique & Salon on 404 Central Avenue, Monday, May 8 to welcome back Dunkirk amatuer boxer Elon DeJesus on his return from the National Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions in Lafayette, ...

Lady Billies complete unblemished league season

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The Fredonia Lady Hillbillies(13-0, 12-0) defeated Chautaqua Lake to go undefeated in league play in the CCAA West 1 softball division. Hannah Cybart grabbed the win for the Lady Hillbillies; throwing for a complete game while giving up just four hits and 11 strikeouts in the shutout ...

Medina, Zaprowski tabbed All SUNYAC following 2017 season

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CORTLAND — Following the 2017 season, senior Alexio Medina was named an All SUNYAC outfielder, and junior Steve Zaprowski was named as a utility player. Medina paced the Blue Devil offense with nine doubles, four homeruns, 18 RBI, and eight stolen bases. He finished the season without an ...

Brocton turns back Clymer, 6-3

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CLYMER — Behind the pitching of Devin Rizzo, Brocton was able to turn back Clymer, 6-3, in Division 2 West baseball on Saturday. Rizzo held Clymer to five hits while fanning five and walking one in outdueling Steve Wiggers. Wiggers went six innings, allowed three earned runs, struck out ...

Karate Connection MMA hosts, dominates Grappling Championship

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The Annual NYS-HGC Grappling Championship, promoted by Norman Yonkers’ Karate Connection MMA, was held on April 22 at Fredonia Central School. This event has been running since 2004 in Fredonia and attracts competitors from all over the US and Canada. The Karate Connection is located at 168 ...

Chautauqua County Federation of Sportsmen banquet held

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Happy Mothers Day to all mom’s who deservedly earned this national recognition. None of us could have gotten here without the assistance of our mom’s. Traditionally, mom’s tend to get gifts on this special day and cut flowers, candy, dinner and possibly some form of entertainment, are ...

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Local sports schedule Monday, May 15 High School Softball Fredonia at Frontier Franklinville at Pine Valley Iroquios at Lake Shore Brocton at Silver Creek Chautauqua Lake at Falconer High School Baseball Lake Shore at Eden Fredonia at Silver Creek Dunkirk at ...

Hanlon wins high jump at Jamestown invite

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JAMESTOWN — The Dunkirk track and field team attended the annual Joe Paterniti Memorial Invitational at Strider Field on Friday night. For the girls, some great individual results came in on the day. Emilee Hanlon ran a :12.98 in the 100-meter dash to take fourth. Jericha Petrella took ...

Forestville/Pine Valley sweeps four-team meet

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OBSERVER Staff Report FORESTVILLE — The Forestville/Pine Valley golf team picked up three wins Friday thanks to the stellar golfing of Lewis Markham and company. Markham shot a 2-over-par-36 at Tri-County Country Club as Forestville/Pine Valley (12-1, 7-1) topped Clymer/Sherman/Panama ...

Fredonia offense finds its groove in win over Falconer

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OBSERVER Staff Reports FALCONER — The Fredonia Hillbillies (11-4, 9-2) defeated Falconer on the road, 11-1, with role players stepping up in CCAA West 1 high school baseball. Fredonia’s offense didn’t hesitate. To kick off the top of the first, Seth Schrader and Reid Tarnowski ...

Bulldogs reign supreme

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BROCTON — The Westfield Wolverines (10-5, 9-1) came into Friday’s CCAA West 2 high school baseball game against rival-Brocton (11-4, 7-2) with the ‘on paper’ advantage. The Wolverines boasted a 55-game league win streak and have dominated local baseball for a half decade. But the ...

Lady Bulldogs pick up second win in row

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The Brocton Lady Bulldogs won two games in as many days, scoring 24 runs in that span. On Thursday, the Lady Bulldogs erupted for 15 hits in a 17-8 victory over Sherman in CCAA West 2 softball action. Jenn Potter led the offensive explosion with three hits to drive in two runs while Jypsi ...

Franklinville rallies past North Collins for walk-off victory

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FRANKLINVILLE— Zak McMurray hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the seventh inning to cap off the victory for the Franklinville Panthers as they beat the North Collins Eagles, 4-3, in CCAA East 2 baseball Friday. To start the seventh inning, Franklinville’s Malukai Holiday led off ...

Perfect pitching keeps Fredonia perfect

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Perfect performances from Hannah Cybart and Sid Bigelow helped the Fredonia Lady Hillbillies (12-0, 11-0) remain perfect thanks to a 19-0 victory over Falconer on Friday in CCAA West 1 high school softball. Cybart pitched two perfect innings and Bigelow pitched three innings of perfect ball ...

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Youth softball Valley League Travel Westfield 6, Gowanda 3 Westfield defeated Gowanda Thursday night. Westfield pitcher Eva Gnadzinski pitched four innings with 10 strikeouts, three walks and gave up one hit. She also added a double at the plate while Josie Miller drove in two runs. ...

Salamanca spoils Marauders’ Senior Day with 3-2 win

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The Salamanca Warriors defeated the Dunkirk Marauders, 3-2, Thursday in high school tennis. In first singles, Salamanca’s Mike Collins defeated Brandon Katta, 6-0, 6-0. In second singles, Dunkirk’s Andrew Vetter defeated Peemapol Watcharapalakron 6-0, 7-6 (7-2). Salamanca’s Neland ...

Local golfers compete at Division 1 golf qualifier

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FORESTVILLE — Dunkirk’s Christian Michalski carded a 108 after 22 holes at Tri County Country Club to earn a spot as an alternate for the Sectional qualifier golf tournament to be played Monday at Gowanda Country Club. The top-20 Division 1 golfers competed on the day and the top-10 of ...

Dragons overpower Black Knights, 10-9, in nail-biting victory

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BEMUS POINT — At the end of a stretch of four games in four days, with their third pitcher of the day on the mound and the tying run on base in the seventh inning, the Maple Grove Red Dragons could have easily cracked under the pressure Thursday evening. But catcher Brandon Reagle was in ...