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2020 OBSERVER All-Stars

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OBSERVER Sports Editor Braden Carmen and Sports Reporters Anthony Dolce and Christian Storms have selected the 2020 OBSERVER All-Stars for boys basketball in the winter sports season. Listed below are the players honored from the OBSERVER coverage area, which includes 11 high schools: Brocton, ...

Charter fishing on many Great Lakes is shut down

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No fooling! The yellow perch fishing has been pretty good lately, in 55 to 64 feet of water off Evangola State Park, weather permitting. Close to 50 boats have been spotted in the general area on fair weather days, and most of the anglers have been reporting decent catches of fish. Before ...

2020 OBSERVER All-Stars

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OBSERVER Sports Editor Braden Carmen and Sports Reporters Anthony Dolce and Christian Storms have selected the 2020 OBSERVER All-Stars for girls basketball in the winter sports season. Listed below are the players honored from the OBSERVER coverage area, which includes 11 high schools: Brocton, ...

Fredonia alum Voss has stellar senior season cut short

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Former Fredonia Hillbillies ace lefty Cameron Voss has had a bumpy road since moving on from his orange and black roots. Voss, who was a key contributor to Fredonia’s 2013 State Championship, had some relatively high expectations after graduating high school in 2015. Originally committing to ...

Jayhawks Swimming and Diving inks three recruits

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JAMESTOWN — Looking to keep adding to the Jamestown Community College swimming & diving team, head coach Todd Conklin has inked three more signees. The new signees include two local swimmers in Tia Moppert from Gowanda Central School and Colby Pantall from Maple Grove High School. To ...

Gowanda places 3 on CCAA Div. 2 Wrestling First Team

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OBSERVER Staff Report Maple Grove led the way with five grapplers honored as Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 2 wrestling coaches recently announced their all-star team. Lukas Baer (113 pounds), Luke Tomlinson (132 pounds), Kyle Trim (182 pounds), Jake Tomlinson (195 ...

Dunkirk’s Nadara O’Dell named CCAA West 1 Player of the Year

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Nadara O’Dell spent most of the season atop the stat sheet for the high-scoring Dunkirk Lady Marauders. The rest of the league clearly took notice, as O’Dell was named the CCAA Division 1 West Player of the Year. “It’s really great for her. Nadara had a great season. She scored almost ...

What if spring sports return?

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In the midst of the global coronavirus pandemic, the entire sports world at every level has been put on hold. Leagues like Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association and the National Hockey League have all had to postpone games, while the NCAA cancelled the March Madness college ...

Hunters in NY harvested more than 224,000 deer in 2019-20

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Hunters in New York harvested an estimated 224,190 deer during the 2019-20 hunting seasons, State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos announced Monday. “Regulated hunting benefits all New Yorkers by reducing the negative impacts of deer on forests, ...

Revisiting a typical Browns game

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The coronavirus pandemic has suspended play of nearly every sporting event across the globe, leaving a huge void in the lives of sports fans looking for something to watch on TV. CBS has tried to fill time with old March Madness games. On what would have been Opening Day for Major League ...

Darwins Health Club urges safety while staying active

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Special to the OBSERVER The management of Darwins Health Club would like to wish everyone well during this trying period. In response to the mandated shut down of business we encourage all people, members of gyms and non-members, to do their best to stay healthy and fit. Maintain established ...

TRZ reschedules Kidz Fun Run

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FREWSBURG — The Relief Zone (TRZ) fundraising committee is rescheduling its 8th Annual 5K/10K/Kidz Fun Run from Saturday, April 18, to Aug. 8, at the Frewsburg Firemen’s Grounds. The race will begin at 9 a.m. followed by awards at 11 a.m. This years 10K Race is apart of the Chautauqua ...

Perch are hugging the bottom

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This is not the first time the Sportsman’s Journal has appeared on a Saturday. Over the past few years, the SJ has appeared on Saturdays usually covering a Big Fish Friday fishing tournament event. With the coronavirus situation, it is hard to say if there will even be any fishing tournaments ...

OBSERVER High School football schedule revealed

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The 2020 Section VI high school football schedule was released earlier this week. Here is a list of all the games by week for the teams in the OBSERVER coverage area, tenatively scheduled and subject to change if necessary. Week 1: Sept. 11-12 Friday CSP at Chautauqua ...