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‘End of an era’

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Fredonia State Hall of Fame coach and administrator Dr. Everett “Doc” Phillips passed away this morning at his home. He was 90 years old. He is survived by his wife Shirley and four children: Everett Phillips Jr., Karen Phillips, Brett (Jen) Christy and Brian (Diana) Christy. He is also ...

Dream come true

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Anthony Barone was a little late returning a phone call during an eight-hour bus ride from Sioux Falls, South Dakota to Milwaukee on Friday afternoon. It was easy to forgive the 41-year-old manager of the Milwaukee Milkmen. He was up into the wee hours of the morning celebrating an ...

Great outings in deep water this time of year

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Like millions of fans, I sure am glad that football season has not been canceled by the COVID-19 pandemic. Go Bills! As the weather turns cooler, the fishing bite will also cool off, at least for some species. The walleye bite locally has got anglers working for their catch once again. Rick ...

From a young age, Barone lived baseball

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Up two games to none in the American Association Championship Series, the Milwaukee Milkmen were in a good spot. Nathaniel “Ned” Barone, though, wanted to offer his son, Anthony, some paternal advice anyway, so as Anthony, the Milkmen’s manager, was preparing for the trip to Sioux Falls, ...

Rosario, Mann capture Tom Tucker league title

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The Tom Tucker Thursday Night Golf League, played at The Vineyards Golf Course, concluded its 2020 season last Saturday with a steak dinner at Point Gratiot. Pictured, from left, are: Mike Rosario and Glenn Mann, who were crowned league champions, along with Greg Haight, far right, who was the ...

Golf leagues

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Bob Golubski’s 34 led the Gene Andolina League at The Vineyards Golf Course. Jim Lucas led the handicap scores with a 30. Scratch skins were earned by Golubski on No. 3 and Lucas on No. 9. Handicap skins were earned by Jim DeJoe on No. 2, Mark Gugino on No. 6, Tom Lesch on No. 8 and Lucas ...

Final exam

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The Jamestown and Area Old Timers are in the finals. The Old Timers lost their second game in the losers’ bracket of the double-elimination playoff tournament after winning three of its final four regular-season games to finish in third place. On Aug. 23, Jamestown swept Warren (Ohio), ...

New scoreboard at Orange Bowl

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A new scoreboard was installed at the Orange Bowl in Fredonia on Thursday. The scoreboard, which will be in operation for soccer games this fall, was donated by the Beaver Club. Photo courtesy of FHS Athletics

Fredonia State sports icon ‘Doc’ Phillips dies

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Fredonia State Hall of Fame coach and administrator Dr. Everett "Doc" Phillips passed away this morning at his home. He was 90 years old. He is survived by his wife Shirley and four children: Everett Phillips Jr., Karen Phillips, Brett (Jen) Christy, and Brian (Diana) Christy. He is also ...

Game On

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Coaches, parents and athletes can rest easy, high school fall sports are officially back in Section VI. The section’s Athletic Council on Wednesday accepted the results of a formal post-card ballot that went out to its membership, and will move forward with fall sports. “It was ...

Fredonia grad returns home to run virtual Boston Marathon

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Former Fredonia Central School cross country and track athlete Charles Mancino returned to the area to run the 124th Boston Marathon in Fredonia on Saturday. “I came back to Fredonia to complete my race since this is where my running career started,” said Mancino, who now lives in ...

Russ & Me

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EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article first saw the light of day on Oct. 28, 2007, days after Jamestown resident Doug Berlin returned for a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Las Vegas and a visit with his sports hero and a few other NBA legends. The photograph, which spans two pages in a hard-cover ...

Stauffer captures WNYPGA Match Play championship

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EAST AURORA — Kirk Stauffer, PGA director of golf at Chautauqua Golf Club, won the WNYPGA Match Play Championship for the fourth time at Crag Burn Golf Club by defeating Rodney Blair, PGA professional at the Park Club, 4 & 3. In the semifinals, Blair defeated Jack Widger of Elkdale CC, ...

United FC U19 wins back-to-back tournaments

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United FC U19 won the second annual NorthLake 5 vs. 5 tournament and weeks later won the third annual NorthLake 5 vs. 5 tournament. The second annual tournament was delayed due to COVID-19. Pictured, in front, from left, are: Laura Johnston, Alex Daniels, Ashley Lundmark, Allison Lundmark and ...

Tourney raises $1K for CWC

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LAKEWOOD — The 20th annual WZKA 106.9 Kiss-FM Media One Radio Group Tavern Charity Golf Tournament was held on Sunday, Aug. 30 at Maplehurst Country Club. The scramble event, which was sponsored by RS Motors, included 27 four-man teams and 108 golfers, with proceeds going to benefit the ...

Hole-in-one

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CASSADAGA — Mike Nichols aced the 165-yard 17th hole at Cassadaga Country Club on Sept. 10 using his 5-iron. The hole-in-one was the fourth of his career and first as Cassadaga CC. It was witnessed by Paul Edson, Kent Marsh and Alex McQuiggan.

Photo finish

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There is no substitute for the atmosphere that runners get to enjoy at the historic Boston Marathon, but local qualifiers Brooke Adams and Judy Porpiglia certainly made the most of their virtual race Saturday. The pair, along with thousands of other Boston hopefuls, adapted their plans ...

Hall-of-Fame memory

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It’s been 35 years since Lou Brock was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, the crowning achievement in a career that included reaching the 3,000-hit plateau, stealing more than 900 bases and winning two World Series titles. To honor his memory — Brock passed away last week at 81 — ...

Backyard Curling begins in October

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Registration opened Monday for Northwest Arena’s Backyard Curling leagues. Play will begin Oct. 12. Leagues will be offered once a week for eight weeks with multiple times available on Mondays and Wednesdays, and a single league on Fridays at 4:30 p.m. Each league is comprised of four-person ...