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Dunkirk boys fall to Tapestry, 95-61

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The Dunkirk Marauders opened their season with a 95-61 loss at the hands of the Tapestry Charter Thunderhawks in Dunkirk on Thursday night. The Marauders were without their senior leader, Earl Stewart, who is still recovering from an injury he sustained early in the Marauders football season. ...

Pucci-Schaefer, Spacc off to States

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Fredonia Lady ‘Billies girls swim and dive team members Elizabeth Pucci-Schaefer (left) and Tori Spacc (right) were sent off Thursday morning from Fredonia Central School to the State Championship swim and dive meet at Ithaca College. Pucci-Schaefer, a seventh grader, qualified for the diving ...

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Local sports schedule Girls Swimming State Championships at Ithaca College Mens Basketball Fredonia State at Pitt.-Bradford, 7 p.m. Mens Hockey Brockport at Fredonia State, 7 p.m. Womens Basketball Medaille at Fredonia State, 6 p.m. Announcements YMCA youth basketball ...

Local hunter sees wildlife in action

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Most deer hunters can hunt their entire lifetime without seeing what young Kim Deering witnessed on Nov. 4 while bow hunting in Sinclairville. And in fact, she captured the spectacle on video. Deering is 26 years old and figures she has been hunting since she was at least 12 years of age. ...

Fearless Freddie’s Football Forecast

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EASY SCHEDULE. The Buffalo Bills sit at 7-3 this season because they have beaten inferior teams. I'm talking Miami twice, the Jets and Giants, Washington and Cincinnati. Only the 5-5 Tennessee Titans have a chance at the playoffs. Sunday's opponent, the Denver Broncos are 3-7. They're ...

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Local high school sports schedule Boys Basketball Tapestry at Dunkirk, 7 p.m. Girls Basketball Tapestry at Dunkirk, 5:30 p.m. Announcements YMCA youth basketball registration ends Nov. 22 The registration deadline for the YMCA Youth Basketball League for boys and girls in grades ...

A celebration for champions

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The Westfield/Brocton Lady Wolverines girls soccer team celebrated their Section VI, Class C co-championship season with the annual team banquet Tuesday night in the Westfield Academy cafeteria.

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Adult bowling Lucky Lanes Women’s A League (Nov. 17) Scores — Mary Butcher 160-163-179-502; Michelle Conti 191; Shelly Coon 180; Rhiann Eckstrom 177; Penny Haight 168; Judy Langworthy 211-201-568; Anne Narraway 173; Roberta Patterson 172; Deb Queer 181-189-507; Shirley Salerno 202; ...

The young Steelers look to build off of last season

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The Dunkirk-Fredonia Steelers start their 2019-20 campaign with a slightly different script than they’ve seen over the last few years: A youth movement. Only eight players, forwards Shaun McGinty, Cooper Harris, Zach Korzeniewski, Ethan Brunner, Dawson Bird, and Mike Norton, and defenders ...

CCAA North names its All-Star teams

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The North Collins Lady Eagles volleyball team rolled through the Section VI CCAA North division with a perfect 16-0 record, so it comes to no surprise that several of the Lady Eagles received high honors on the All-Star lists that were recently announced. Deanne Wilson was named the League MVP ...

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Announcements Fredonia to hold basketball clinic on Nov. 29 There will be a “Black Friday” Basketball Clinic for any interested girls and boys in first through eighth grade on Friday, Nov. 29, from 7 a.m. - 12 p.m. in the Fredonia Middle School Gym. It will be a fun-filled day with ...

Allen’s best game in his young career gives Bills easy win

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Finally, a win that felt like a win. The Buffalo Bills faced a Miami Dolphins team that they should beat easily and they actually took care of business. The biggest reason why was a stellar day from quarterback Josh Allen. Sunday was the best performance of Allen’s career. The second year ...

Fredonia’s Emily Brown finishes 12th at States

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OBSERVER Staff Report PLATTSBURG — Emily Brown took her decorated Fredonia Cross Country career to new heights on Saturday, making the most of her fourth trip to the State Championships with a career-best finish. Despite snowy, frigid conditions, Brown finished 12th in NY State with a time ...

A successful opening day for hunters

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Opening Day of the regular or firearms big game hunting season was Saturday, and as far as the weather conditions go, it was near perfect. Several trophy-sized bucks were entered at the Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club, located in Dunkirk. I was busy watching my grand-daughter, Rachel ...

PK and Rosen solid again in Devils’ 1-0 loss to Potsdam

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Special to the OBSERVER POTSDAM — Potsdam’s Joey Sollazzo scored late in the first period and freshman goaltender Connor Green made 20 saves to blank Fredonia State, 1-0, in SUNYAC men’s hockey Saturday night. Outshot 16-3 in the first period, the Blue Devils (1-3-1 overall, 0-3-1 ...

Blue Devils women falter in fourth quarter

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Special to the OBSERVER CLEVELAND, OH — The Fredonia State women’s basketball team hung tight with Capital before falling apart in the fourth quarter in a 77-50 loss at the John Carroll Classic on Saturday. The Devils trailed 46-42 after three quarters of play before the Crusaders ...