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One run is enough as Westfield edges Silver Creek

SILVER CREEK — Tanleigh Bestine reprised her seventh-grade role as a pitcher during the last couple of weeks of Westfield’s season as Eva Gnadzinski got some needed rest. On Saturday, they were back in their right spots. At just the right time. Bestine made a pair of potentially ...

Starting strong

OLEAN — Three Southwestern girls were winners on the first night of the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association track and field championships Friday. The Trojans’ Tryniti Card won the 800 meters in 2:26.99, Emma Lewis captured the 3,000-meter title in 10:16.68 and Faith Hamilton ...

High School Playoffs

Section VI Playoffs All games at 5 p.m. unless noted BASEBALL Class AAA Semifinal Saturday, May 18 No. 3 Jamestown at No. 2 Lancaster, 1 p.m. Finals (Best of 3) Monday, May 20 Game 1: Jamestown/Lancaster winner at No. 1 Niagara Falls Wednesday, May 22 Game 2: ...

Southwestern softball ousts Medina, visits Fredonia today

ALLEGANY — The Southwestern offense exploded in its Section VI Class B1 prequarterfinal softball game against Medina, defeating the Mustangs 21-4 in five innings at Allegany-Limestone on Friday. The eighth-seeded Trojans were led by Siri DuBois, going 2 for 4 with a double and five RBIs. ...

Fredonia unified hoops falls to Cheektowaga 28-25

CHEEKTOWAGA — Austin Duliba led the Fredonia unified basketball team with 11 points, but the ‘Billies still came up short to Cheektowaga 28-25 on Friday. Devin Batten and Jomar Quiles added 4 points each, while the trio of Elijah Schrantz, Diego Brielo and Kaleigh Morano scored 2 apiece. ...

Fish are like turkeys, it’s gobble-gobble time locally

The nighttime Lake Erie walleye fishing started slow for the May 1 opener; the water was still pretty cold but it has turned on in the last few days (er, nights). In between wind and weather, Captain John Forbes of Time-Two Charters shared that Jack Forbes and Matt Tinstman of the Northern ...