For the Record

High School Sports Schedule


Randolph at Westfield, 4:30 p.m.


East Aurora at Dunkirk, 4:45 p.m. (B1 Playoffs)

Gowanda at Allegany-Limestone, 4:45 p.m. (B2 Playoffs)

North Collins at Sherman, 4:45 p.m. (D Playoffs)

Randolph at Westfield, 4:30 p.m.

Silver Creek at Maple Grove, 4:30 p.m.


Fredonia basketball camps announced

The Fredonia Central School Girls Basketball Camp will be held June 27-29 at the Fredonia High School and Middle School gymnasiums from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

The Fredonia Central School Boys Basketball Camp will be held July 1-3 at the Fredonia High School and Middle School gymnasiums from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Due to the construction project at the main campus, each camp will be for three days this year, instead of four days like years past.

Cost for each camp is $80 at the door, or $70 if paid by June 15. The camp is open to boys and girls entering grades 3 through 12. All campers will receive a camp t-shirt.

Each athlete is expected to arrive by 9 a.m. and are expected to bring their own lunch.

Checks should be made payable to Fredonia Basketball; Fredonia HS; 425 E. Main St. Fredonia, NY 14063.

For more information or a brochure to either camp, call Nick Bertrando at 716-269-9782, Or email,

20th annual Crouse 5K Challenge set for May 19

GOWANDA — Sponsored by the Gowanda Boosters Club, the 20th annual Crouse 5K Challenge will take place Sunday, May 19 at the Gowanda American Legion, 100 Legion Drive. The 5K challenge is at 4 p.m. and the 1/2 Mile Fun Run is at 5 p.m.

This milestone event will be followed by a post-race party with music, refreshments, prizes. Prizes will be awarded to first, second and third-place finishers as well as overall among the age groups. Proceeds benefit the Dennis Crouse Sr. Scholarship and Gowanda Boosters Club’s efforts to support student opportunities in the Gowanda Central School District.

The 5K costs $15 (A special $10 student rate does not include a shirt) and the Half-Mile Fun Run costs $5.

Register online by May 12 at

Dunkirk Historical Society presents Old Fashioned Golf Outing, May 25

The Historical Society of Dunkirk invites everyone to participate in their inaugural 9-Hole Classic Old Fashioned Golf Outing on Saturday, May 25 at Hillview Golf Course on Berry Road in Fredonia. All proceeds will go toward the preservation of the society’s collection of artifacts.

The day begins with a continental breakfast at 9:15 a.m. and a shotgun start at 10 a.m. Lunch and prizes will follow. The format is a two-person scramble, and winter rules apply. Caddies are welcome and encouraged, as is vintage clothing. The cost is $35 for historical society members and $40 for non-members and includes greens fees, cart, food and prizes. A rain date of May 26 is scheduled. To register, contact the historical society at 366-3797 or Hillview Golf Course at 672-7888.

Gowanda Men’s Softball to begin on May 28

Gowanda Recreation will sponsor the men’s recreational softball league once again this year on Tuesday nights beginning May 28. Players must be at least 18 years of age to participate. There is no cost to play and Gowanda Recreation will supply all of the equipment. Batting practice begins at 6 p.m. followed by a nine inning game. Call Recreation Director Mark Benton at 532-4053 or email for more information.

NCCS ‘Putt-ing Children First’ Tourney May 31

Northern Chautauqua Catholic School in Dunkirk is excited to announce its third annual “Putt-ing Children First” golf tournament will take place Friday, May 31 at Tri-County Country Club in Forestville. Registration opens at noon for the four person scramble, with a shotgun start at 1 p.m.

A catered lunch prior to tee-off will be included with the golf package. Dinner and live musical entertainment by “Pedro and the Smooth Cats,” which includes NCCS graduate Carmen Cita and NCCS English teacher Pete Howard, will follow the tournament. Refreshments will be available throughout the day and a cash bar will also be open into the afternoon and evening.

Area residents can help support Chautauqua County’s only remaining Catholic school by golfing or providing sponsorship. Tournament sponsoring is a great opportunity to promote a business and may be done in a number of ways. Participation and sponsorships will help raise the necessary funds to keep NCCS financially strong moving forward. 100 percent of the proceeds from “Putt-ing Children First” go directly to NCCS.

For further information about participation or sponsorship, email Jennifer Askar at or call Northern Chautauqua Catholic School at 366-0630.