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Night at the ballpark

The community sure turned out for the Jamestown Tarp Skunks’ regular-season finale Wednesday night at Diethrick Park. But Batavia rained on the fans’ parade. Blair Frederick and Colin Noeth limited the hosts to four hits while receiving plenty of offensive support as the Muckdogs ...

WNYAC honors three at JCC

Three individuals from Jamestown Community College — Karianne Yuchnitz, Macey Lundmark and Jim Rissel — have been recognized by the Western New York Athletic Conference for their athletic, academic and going above the call of duty this year. Yuchnitz, a freshman from Panama, was named ...

Academic achievers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Academic honors keep rolling in as the NJCAA announced the 2020-21 Academic Teams of the Years. Out of 820 teams that earned a 3.0 GPA or better, the Jamestown Community College men’s swimming & diving team took the honors in its sport with a GPA of 3.18. “Super ...

Heavy lifting

The Jamestown Tarp Skunks beat the Niagara Power 6-5 in Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League action Monday evening at Diethrick Park in Jamestown. Jamestown’s final regular-season home game will be Wednesday against the Batavia Muckdogs at 7 p.m. The game will serve as Fan Appreciation Night.

Gustafsons again preparing dinners for Gerry Rodeo

GERRY — If you ever get frustrated with making out your weekly grocery list, try to imagine what head chef Bruce Gustafson faces as he prepares his order for the more than 3,000 dinners that he and his crew will serve over four days next week as part of the Gerry Fire Department’s 76th ...

Sabres back at square one

BUFFALO — So much for the Sabres’ so-called and celebrated “tank year” in 2014-15, when many fans openly cheered a late-season loss to the Arizona Coyotes to essentially seal Buffalo’s last-place finish. With a patchwork roster of journeymen, minor-leaguers and youngsters, the ...