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Black Knights fall to Wilson 27-6

SILVER CREEK — Despite what was a close game going into the fourth quarter, the Wilson Lakemen added yet another win to their already impressive line of wins, as they took down the Silver Creek/Forestville Black Knights 27-6 in Silver Creek on Friday night. Wilson, now 5-0, showed off their ...

Karate Kidz Zone holds promotions

Recently, multiple students have advanced to their next level in The Karate Kidz Zone karate program. The program is for ages 2-6 years old. It is designed to help the children with physical fitness, socialization skills, work on coordination and to have fun in a child safe place ...

Fredonia, Geneseo play scoreless tie

Special to The OBSERVER GENESEO — In a game that saw the two teams combine for just 15 shots total, Fredonia State and Geneseo played to a 0-0 tie in SUNYAC men's soccer Friday. The two goalkeepers, Fredonia State's Ty Bentham and Geneseo's Will Price, made four and two saves, ...

Golfer’s Diary: A truly wacky outing

My friend Jason and I have been trying to golf together for the past three years. We met years ago through the tournament he runs every year in his dad’s honor. Since then we’ve done several interviews together, crossed paths many times and have exchanged golf invites on numerous occasions. ...

Lady Wolverines bounce back

OBSERVER Staff Report WESTFIELD — Thursday evening in Brocton, the Westfield/Brocton Lady Wolverines took an “L” for the first time all season. Friday, they bounced back. The Lady Wolverines came away with a 4-0 victory over Pine Valley in a CCAA Central girls soccer game at the ...

Blue Devils put scare into No. 16 Geneseo

Special to The OBSERVER Fredonia State fell just short in its upset bid Friday vs. No. 16 Geneseo at University Stadium. Blue Devil freshman Gabby Alston forged a 1-1 tie in the 62nd minute with her third goal of the season. Geneseo scored the game-winner in the 77th minute on a header of ...

Thunderbirds, Golden Cougars suffer losses

OBSERVER Staff Reports RANDOLPH — The Randolph Cardinals took down the Chautauqua Lake/Westfield/Brocton Thunderbirds 24-7 on Friday night. The Thunderbirds held a 7-0 lead after the first quarter, but the Cardinals were consistent with eight points in each of the three remaining ...

Pro-Bats Yankees capture regular season title

The Pro-Bats Yankees captured the 2019 Men’s Senior Baseball regular season title with a 13-4 record. They were upended in the playoff championship game, 11-6, by the Koscuiszko Club Phillies, giving the Phillies the 2019 Gabriel “Bart” Carruth Memorial Crown. The Yankees have compiled a ...

Dunkirk loses in thriller at Iroquois

OBSERVER Staff Report IROQUOIS — The Dunkirk Marauders found themselves on the short end of a shootout on Friday night, dropping a tight game to the Iroquois Chiefs, 38-36, in what was essentially a playoff game, with the winner qualifying for the Class B playoffs. Dunkirk got the first ...

Lady Wolverines dealt first loss of ‘19 by Black Knights, 2-1

BROCTON — The Silver Creek/Forestville Black Knights did something no other team has been able to do this season on Thursday. The Black Knights beat the Westfield/Brocton Lady Wolverines. Silver Creek/Forestville defeated Westfield/Brocton by a score of 2-1 in a CCAA Central girls soccer ...

Fredonia hosts Portville tonight

There is a lot on the line for the Fredonia Hillbillies (3-2) football team tonight at 7 p.m. against the Portville Panthers (4-1, 3-1) as it’s the Homecoming Game and for the seniors it could be their last game ever at the Orange Bowl as there will be home playoff games on the line. The ...

Dunkirk faces crucial test at Iroquois

In what will be their most important match up of the season so far, the Dunkirk Marauders enter their Week 6 game with something that has been a rarity so far this season: No new injuries to report entering the week. While the numerous Marauders players who are banged up — including Earl ...

Chautauqua Lake tops Clymer in three sets

OBSERVER Staff Report CLYMER — The Chautauqua Lake Thunderbirds girls volleyball team knocked off the Clymer Pirates in three sets on Thursday night, 25-6, 25-7, 25-15. Leading the way for the Chautauqua Lake (9-1) was Mollie Measows, who had three kills, six aces, five digs, and 17 ...

Lady ‘Billies fall at Olean, 3-1

OBSERVER Staff Reports OLEAN — The Fredonia Hillbillies (3-7-2, 2-5-2) suffered a tough 3-1 loss to Olean (10-4, 6-4) in a Section VI CCAA West girls soccer game at Olean High School, on Thursday. The Lady Huskies opened the scoring early as Lydia Hendrix scored an unassisted goal in the ...

Cougars claw ‘Billies

SINCLAIRVILLE — The Cassadaga Valley Lady Cougars (10-4, 10-2) were firing on all cylinders in their sweep of the Fredonia Lady Hillbillies (7-6, 7-6) volleyball team, 25-15, 25-13, 25-10 for a Section VI CCAA North division girls volleyball victory at Cassadaga Valley High School on ...

Fredonia smacks Olean

OBSERVER Staff Report OLEAN — After a long bus ride to Olean on Wednesday, Fredonia hopped off the bus as ready as ever to take it to the Olean Huskies. After five goals in the first half, the Hillbillies’ statement was loud and clear: Fredonia came ready to play. Fredonia defeated ...

Fearless Freddie’s Football Forecast

BYE WEEK BLUES. With no Buffalo Bills game this week, our attention turns to the other AFC East clubs. The New England Patriots will romp on Thursday night against the New York Giants, while come Sunday, expect Miami to lose the battle of the winless against Washington while the New York Jets ...

Youth Big Game Hunting Weekend starts Saturday

You may have to wear a jacket, but that is a small price to pay for fall adventures. Archers have been heading afield and have been rewarded with an array of colors, smells and sounds that the fall season brings. Most of the deer movement is early in the morning and late in the evening, but the ...

Pine Valley takes down Silver Creek in four sets

SILVER CREEK — The Pine Valley Panthers put together a complete performance on their way to a 3-1 victory over the Silver Creek Black Knights on Wednesday night, 28-26, 21-25, 25-20, 25-17. The first set was a marathon, with both teams making runs and having chances to take control. Pine ...

Lady ‘Billies swim narrowly defeats Frewsburg, 94-92

OBSERVER Staff Report The Fredonia Lady ‘Billies ended their last girls swimming contest with Frewsburg tied. On Wednesday, Fredonia came away with a two-point victory, as the Lady ‘Billies defeated Frewsburg by a score of 94-92 on Wednesday in a girls swim meet at Fredonia High School. ...