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Walt Koba notches a Hole in One

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Walt Koba, 82 (pictured at left) recorded his fifth career Hole in One on Tuesday morning at the Vineyards Golf Course while playing in the Gene Andolina League. Koba aced Hole No. 5 with a 8-iron from 114 yards out. Witnesses were Greg Catalono, Al Muck, and Smokey Gloss (pictured at right).

Blue Devils start hockey season vs. Morrisville

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Special to The OBSERVER Fredonia men's hockey will open its 2019-20 season with a SUNYAC series against Morrisville State on Fri., Nov. 1 and Sat., Nov. 2. The Blue Devils will face off at home 10 other times as part of their 25-game regular-season schedule. It includes the two traditional ...

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Little League baseball District 38 10-12 Year Old Baseball Tournament (Games at Fredonia Little League, 42 Clinton Avenue, Fredonia) AREA “A” POOL PLAY Wednesday, July 10: Fredonia 16, Mayville 0 Thursday, July 11: Brocton-Portland 6, Hanover 1 Saturday, July 12: Fredonia 14, ...

Narrow Wild Card margins may lead to a hectic MLB trade deadline

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In a world obsessed with the transaction just as much as the action, the next two weeks will be quite the whirlwind for fans of Major League Baseball. The All-Star break has passed and now, the impending trade deadline on July 31 has taken center stage. While in recent years the addition of ...

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Little League baseball District 38 10-12 Year Old Baseball Tournament (Games at Fredonia Little League, 42 Clinton Avenue, Fredonia) AREA “A” POOL PLAY Wednesday, July 10: Fredonia 16, Mayville 0 Thursday, July 11: Brocton-Portland 6, Hanover 1 Saturday, July 12: Fredonia 14, ...

First Ward Falcons softball tourney begins Friday

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For the 44th consecutive year, fast pitch softball teams from all around the North East region will take the field at a handful of different softball stadiums in Dunkirk, including Promenschenkel Stadium, as the First Ward Falcons softball tournament opens this Friday night, July 19, and runs ...

Golfer’s Diary: And now for something completely different

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Golf is golf. The course can change. The weather can change. Your group can change. But it’s rare that I get a completely new experience on the golf course. Yet that’s exactly what happened this past week after a text from my friend CJ. His league needed a sub. I’ve been asked several ...

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Little League baseball District 38 10-12 Year Old Baseball Tournament (Games at Fredonia Little League, 42 Clinton Avenue, Fredonia) AREA “A” POOL PLAY Wednesday, July 10: Fredonia 16, Mayville 0 Thursday, July 11: Brocton-Portland 6, Hanover 1 Saturday, July 12: Fredonia 14, ...

Following a team of heroes

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This summer, the US Women’s National Team once again captivated the nation and took the world stage by storm to win yet another FIFA Women’s World Cup soccer title. A team that prides itself on excellence on the pitch and taking a stand for social causes off the field spent the past few ...

Wins and losses with outdoor laws

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I am saddened to report that there is no movement on the Crossbow bill that once again got stalled in legislation. There were a lot of bowmen in Western New York that were hoping for improvements in the crossbow regulation. Anyone who suffers the infirmities of old age or physical handicaps ...

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Little League baseball District 38 10-12 Year Old Baseball Tournament (Games at Fredonia Little League, 42 Clinton Avenue, Fredonia) AREA “A” POOL PLAY Wednesday, July 10: Fredonia 16, Mayville 0 Thursday, July 11: Brocton-Portland 6, Hanover 1 Saturday, July 12: Fredonia 14, ...

Dunkirk All-Stars play in Sectionals today in Penfield

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The Dunkirk Little League 10-12 All-Stars hit the road to compete in the Sanctioned Sectional Tournament, today at noon, in Penfield. The winner of the Sectional Tournament will play the following week, also in Penfield, for the State Championship. The 10-12 team is coached by Darrell Bankoski, ...

Fredonia All-Stars advance with win over Cuba/Bolivar

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OBSERVER Staff Report CUBA, N.Y. — The Fredonia 8-10 All-Stars baseball team came away with an exciting 15-12 victory over Cuba/Bolivar on Friday evening in the Sectional Little League baseball tournament in Cuba. Fredonia found itself in the loser’s bracket after a loss to Batavia ...

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Little League baseball District 38 10-12 Year Old Baseball Tournament (Games at Fredonia Little League, 42 Clinton Avenue, Fredonia) AREA “A” POOL PLAY Wednesday, July 10: Fredonia 16, Mayville 0 Thursday, July 11: Brocton-Portland 6, Hanover 1 Saturday, July 12: ...

Brocton-Portland tops Hanover, 6-1

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At left, Brocton-Portland All-Star’s Michael Garcia delivers home in their game against the Hanover All-Stars Thursday, July 12 at the Eagin Sports Complex in Fredonia. At right, Hanover’s Alex Galfo winds up against Brocton-Portland. Brocton-Portland beat Hanover 6-1, and will complete ...

Local girls win Southern Tier Travel Soccer Championship

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Northwest Wave U19 Girls recently completed participation in the 2019 campaign of Southern Tier Travel Soccer League. The girls posted a regular season record of 8 wins and 1 loss, placing first, and were seeded first for the playoff tournament, during which they defeated Bradford 3-1 and ...