Title hopes

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ALBANY — Five local athletes still have a shot at reaching the top of the podium at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Division 2 Wrestling Championships at MVP Arena in Albany. At 138 pounds and 190 pounds, respectively, Chautauqua ...

Swanson dazzles crowd with 35 points in Westfield win

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WESTFIELD — Westfield Academy is eyeing a major capital project that features major athletic facilities upgrades. Saturday afternoon, Carson Swanson’s theatrics almost added a new item to the list: a new gym roof. The packed home crowd nearly blew the roof off the building with the ...

Southwestern ends Fredonia’s season

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WEST ELLICOTT — The Fredonia Hillbillies put up quite a fight early in Friday night’s Section VI Class B1 quarterfinal girls basketball game at Southwestern High School, but once the Trojans got on track, the top-ranked team in the section could not be stopped. Southwestern outscored ...

Cougars, Westfield ousted in Class C

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RANDOLPH — Freshman Skylar Herington became the 11th Randolph girl to score 1,000 career points and, more importantly, the second-seeded Cardinals advanced in the Section VI Class C girls basketball playoffs with a 57-17 quarterfinal victory over No. 7 Maple Grove on Friday night. Herington ...

Plain paper to replace synthetic sporting license tags

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Switching the New York state sporting licenses and carcass tags from a waterproof, tear-proof stock to plain paper could be a bad idea simply because regular paper is totally susceptible to damage from moisture, rain and other environmental factors. The current waterproof stock protected the ...

Bowling leagues

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In recent Women’s A League action, Sara Tulipane rolled a 202-174-524, Mary Butcher had a 178-168-177-523 and April Jagoda spun a 194-177-520. High games were turned in by: Julie Reibel (173, 202), JoAnne Morris (194), Maitland Langworthy (188), Jackie Grant (178, 173), Shelly Coon (174), ...