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Local Sports

Where are all the fish?

With a walleye population estimated to be in the millions, anglers are wondering where are all these toothy critters? In a word? East. As of Thursday evening, fishing out of the “Cat” and heading east seems to be the most productive program. Two 11-pound walleye were reportedly taken out of ...

Bass season opens today in New York state

The traditional harvest season for largemouth and smallmouth bass opens today and closes Nov. 30. In most waters, there is also a catch-and-release season starting on Dec. 1, and continuing until the start of the regular season, during which anglers can fish for bass using artificial lures. ...

Mathews shoots 77 at Chautauqua’s Lake Course

CHAUTAUQUA — Dave Mathews shot the low round of 77 on Chautauqua Golf Club’s Lake Course for his 20th career Wednesday Travel League victory. Mathews edged Wayne Stoughton(78) by one stroke, while Robert Calph finished third with 80. Stoughton led the front nine with a 1-over par 36 ...

Trap leagues

In Western Chautauqua County Trap League action, Ripley beat Westfield, 324-318, and Big Tree fired a 317 during its bye week. Danny Ficarra, Jeff Gens, Mike Dulmus, Howard Maille, Mark Henry, Sheila Yokom, Jerry Burnett and Scott Hammer shot perfect 25s. For Westfield, Rose Corbran was ...

Golf leagues

John Bongiovanni’s 35 led the Gene Andolina League at The Vineyards Golf Course. Paul Leone had the top handicap score with a 29. Gross: John Bongiovanni 35, Bob Golubski 37, Sam Allesi 37, Bob Manning 37, Doug Grace 37, Chuck Allesi 38, Dave Criscione 38, John Lakas 39, Gordie Haight 39, ...

Hoffman fires 93 at Conewango Valley

WARREN, Pa. — Lakewood’s Max Vaughn fired a 12-over 83 to finish third in the Boys 16-18 Division during the Jr. WNYPGA’s stop at Conewango Valley Country Club on Monday. In the Boys 13-15 Division, Fredonia’s Lucas Hoffman finished fifth with a 93.

Game on?

Youth soccer can be played this summer after all. Whether local leagues reverse their stance remains to be seen. On Thursday, the New York State Department of Health released a 14-page document titled Interim Guidance For Sports and Recreation During The COVID-19 Public Health ...

Petition calls for end to “Red Raiders’

An online petition to change the name of Jamestown High School’s mascot that started circulating this week has received a response from the president of the Seneca Nation of Indians. Rickey L. Armstrong Sr., president of the nation — the largest of six Native American regions in New York ...

Schreiber, Raabe capture Tri-County Member-Member

FORESTVILLE — Jerry Schreiber and Brent Raabe fired a 209 to win the Mike Irvin Member-Member championship at Tri-County Country Club. In Flight 1, Neil Young and Mike Almeida finished first with a 214 followed by Justin Miller and CJ Vara with a 219. Ryan Arnone and Justin Young were third ...

Golf leagues

Mike Kurtz shot a 40 to lead the Tuesday Night Utility League at The Vineyards Golf Course. Bob Patterson was closest to the pin on No. 5. Skins were earned by Mike Willoughby with a par on No. 7, Kurtz with a birdie on No. 4 and Bill Aldrich with a birdie on No. 6. Mike Kurtz 40, Chris ...

National honor

It’s been nearly five months since the Falconer/Cassadaga Valley wrestling team captured the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Dual Meet Division II championship, but the honors keep piling up for the program. The latest recognition extends far beyond the borders of ...

West Ellicott man forges relationship with Adams

Editor’s Note: The following article first ran June 27, 2006 after the Carolina Hurricanes won the Stanley Cup. Nearly 14 years later, it was deemed to appropriate to run again after the Buffalo Sabres named Kevyn Adams their general manager Tuesday. The drive from Drew Weaver’s home in ...

SUNYAC adopts East-West format in fall

SYRACUSE — The State University of New York Athletic Conference will split into two divisions in the sports of men’s and women’s soccer, and in the sport of women’s volleyball for the 2020 athletic season, while the sport of women’s tennis will move its entire conference schedule and ...

Raceway 7 opens season Friday

CONNEAUT, Ohio — After a near-two month delay due to the coronavirus pandemic, Raceway 7 will throw open its gates for the 2020 racing season. A regular five-star show including the Evergreen Lake Park Campground RUSH Late Models, featuring 2019 champion Darrell Bossard; Bonnell’s ...

Golf leagues

Glenn Mann led the Tom Tucker Memorial Thursday Night Golf League at The Vineyards Golf Course. Dave Criscione collected skins on Nos. 10 and 16 while Steve Karin was closest to the pin on No. 18. Glenn Mann 35, Dave Criscione 37, Steve Dando 40, John Chabuel 41, Rick Bauza 41, Steve Dudek ...

Botterill fired

BUFFALO — Buffalo Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula reversed course by firing general manager Jason Botterill on Tuesday as part of a drastic cost-cutting purge of front-office staff and scouts on a team preparing to sit idle for what could be the remainder of the calendar year. The ...

Sorry, Jack

Jack Eichel deserves better. And he deserves an apology. It wasn’t supposed to be like this for the North Chelmsford, Massachusetts native. Even before his Hobey Baker-winning freshman season at Boston University, Eichel was considered a “generational talent” entering the National ...

Famous encounter

Randy Carlson’s love for sports is obvious. All one has to do is check out his content on Facebook and Twitter. Heck, if he’s not fashioning some New York Mets gear, you’ll likely find him donning a Buffalo Bills jersey. And after ESPN premiered “The Last Dance” earlier this spring, ...

Links to history: Future of Chautauqua Point Golf Course unknown

DEWITTVILLE — The exact history of Chautauqua Point Golf Course in Dewittville differs slightly depending on the source, but all are in agreement that the nine-hole layout is one of the oldest and most significant set of links in Chautauqua County. Owner Stephen Elliot, who purchased the ...

Conewango Valley CC hosts WNYPGA scramble

WARREN, Pa. — Mike Sweazy, PGA professional at Wild Wood Country Club and assistant Michael Mancari posted an 11-under-par 60 to win the Doubles Golf Pro-Pro Scramble at Conewango Valley Country Club. Tim Fries of Glen Oak Golf Course and PGA of America’s Chris Kulinski were second with ...