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JCC shines in pool and on the diamond

BUFFALO — In their regular-season finale, the Jamestown Community College women’s swimming & diving team went 2-1 at the Erie CC Quad Meet at the Burt Flickinger Center on Saturday. The Jayhawks (6-1, 5-0 WNYAC) recorded wins against Erie CC, 119-49, and against NCAA Division III ...

Stanford women hold off Arizona for title

SAN ANTONIO — Tara VanDerveer hugged each of her Stanford players as they climbed the ladder to cut down the nets, capping a taxing whirlwind journey and ending an exhaustive championship drought for the Cardinal. After 29 years overall and including having to be on the road for 10 weeks ...

Marauders celebrate

Photo by Ron Szot Dunkirk’s Davon McCall (24) exchanges a high-five with teammate Christian Ortiz during Saturday’s high school football game at Maryvale. The Marauders led, 14-6, after three quarters, but the Flyers scored 14 fourth-quarter points to win, 20-14, in the season opener. No ...

Marauders celebrate

Photo by Ron Szot Dunkirk’s Davon McCall (24) exchanges a high-five with teammate Christian Ortiz during Saturday’s high school football game at Maryvale. The Marauders led, 14-6, after three quarters, but the Flyers scored 14 fourth-quarter points to win, 20-14, in the season opener. No ...

Shooting star

A blue Section VI championship patch and reaching the 1,000-point club in your senior season are excellent bows to any high school basketball career, but for Fredonia senior Tyler Putney the path he took to get there makes it a little sweeter. Along the way, Putney’s road to success could ...

Inland trout changes abound this year

Mother Nature had her April Fool’s joke with our area after almost a week of spring-like weather. There were a lot of confused robins walking around shivering in the cold and snow. April 1 used to be one of the most anticipated sporting days on the outdoors person’s calendar, with the ...

JCC women to play for Region 3 title

Looking to keep its season going for a few more weeks, the Jamestown Community College women’s basketball team will play in the NJCAA Region 3 Division II championship game at Niagara County CC at noon today. The Jayhawks (3-7) are 1-3 against the Thunderwolves after a narrow 94-89 setback ...

Fredonia holds off Gators in CCAA volleyball

FREDONIA — Fredonia outlasted Allegany-Limestone in five games, 25-20, 17-25, 25-17, 20-25, 25-20 in a Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association volleyball match Friday. Marissa Cash paced the Hillbillies (1-1) with 10 aces, three kills and four blocks. Anna Valone added two aces and 14 ...

HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE

Today Football Orchard Park vs. Hutch Tech at Riverside Field, 1 p.m. Springville vs. Clymer/Sherman/Panama at Clymer, 1:30 p.m. Clarence at Niagara Falls, 2 p.m. Niagara-Wheatfield at West Seneca West, 2 p.m. McKinley at Kenmore West, 2 p.m. WNY Maritime/Health Sciences at ...

Opening weekend

A pair of games got the local high school football schedule going on a snowy Thursday night. The rest of the teams will have far more favorable conditions for their openers tonight and Saturday. Jamestown will open its Class A1 slate tonight against Hamburg at Strider Field. The Red ...

Chautauqua Lake sweeps Brocton to improve to 2-0

MAYVILLE — Chautauqua Lake defeated Brocton, 25-10, 25-5, 25-4, in Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association league play Thursday. Brynn Engdahl led the Thunderbirds (2-0, 2-0) with three kills and three aces while Lily Woodis had three kills, two aces and five assists. Jenna Harle added ...

Sabres tie it up late, lose in OT to Rangers

BUFFALO — Mika Zibanejad one-timed in Artemi Panarin’s pass 4:32 into overtime, and the New York Rangers overcame giving up a late goal in a 3-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night. Filip Chytil and Colin Blackwell also scored and Igor Shesterkin stopped 21 shots in a game New ...

Jackals to scrimmage today in Sinclairville

The Jamestown Jackals are preparing for their 2021 opener in The Basketball League. Tonight, from 7-9 p.m., 16 players will be competing in an inter-squad scrimmage at Park United Methodist Church in Sinclairville. Spectators are invited to attend, but masks must be worn. Tickets are $5 and ...

Bowling

Phil Maslak Jr.’s 244-235-235-714 led the Bob Frame Thursday B League at Lucky Lanes. High games were turned in by: Matt Laurito (220), Steve Crofoot (210), Frank Issler (207), Dan Astry (205), Ryan Wise (204), Chris Kooszka (203) and Nick Sheffield (203). ——— Devon Mistretta’s ...

HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE

Today’s Schedule High School Football Hamburg at Jamestown, 7 p.m. Lancaster vs. Bennett at All-High Stadium, 7 p.m. Albion at Pioneer, 7 p.m. Randolph at Cattaraugus-Little Valley, 7 p.m. Girls High School Volleyball Falconer at Jamestown, 6:30 p.m. Cattaraugus-Little Valley ...

Fall into Spring

It’s been more than six years since I witnessed one of the greatest comebacks in the history of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association football championships. It happened two days after Thanksgiving in 2014 when the Randolph Cardinals turned a 27-6 halftime deficit ...

Hornets’ West caps stellar career

At the end of this past basketball season, as is the norm for high school athletics, many teams said goodbye to pivotal players in the school’s history. The Forestville Hornets are no exception. During their final game on March 23, Javier West donned the black and yellow for the last ...

Sabres’ skid ends at 18

BUFFALO — Linus Ullmark stopped 31 shots and the Buffalo Sabres snapped an 18-game skid — the NHL’s longest in 17 years — with a 6-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday night. Defenseman Rasmus Dahlin was the first off the bench as the final horn sounded and led a line of ...

Scanlan, Kota lead Gowanda past Randolph

GOWANDA — Miya Scanlan had 12 kills and Zoey Kota had 21 assists as Gowanda opened its Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association league schedule with a 15-25, 25-12, 16-25, 25-20, 25-23 victory over Randolph. The Panthers improved to 1-1 overall and 1-0 in the league. Gowanda’s jayvee ...

Hole-in-one

WESTFIELD — Dennis Burek of Perrysburg aced the 110-yard 13th hole at Pinehurst Golf Club on Tuesday using his 7-iron. The shot was witnessed by Gary Farley, Jack Wells and Lloyd Jones.