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Olean upends Dunkirk, 55-37, in Division 1 West

There are perks to having a young team, but there are also negatives. On Monday night, the Dunkirk Marauders experienced more of the negatives. Though they led after the first quarter, the youthful Marauders were outdone by the gold standard of Section VI, the Olean Huskies, falling, ...

Salamanca rallies to hand Southwestern its first loss

SALAMANCA — Freshman Lucus Brown had 16 points and seven rebounds as Salamanca rallied for a 60-48 Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 1 West win over Southwestern on Monday evening. The Trojans led 30-27 at halftime before the Warriors outscored them, 33-18, in the second ...

Fredonia bowlers sweep Jamestown

The Fredonia Hillbillies varsity boys bowling team swept the Jamestown Red Raiders 4-0 to improve their record to 18-2. Jamestown is now 15-5. Fredonia had games of 992-1089-1,025 for a total of 3,106. Jamestown had games of 891-925-931 for a 2,747 total. Leading Fredonia was Zack Kawski ...

High school schedule

TUESDAY, FEB. 23 GIRLS BASKETBALL Maple Grove at Dunkirk, 6 p.m. Portville at Randolph, 7:30 p.m. Silver Creek/Forestville at Falconer, 7:30 p.m. Westfield/Brocton at Sherman, 7:30 p.m. Panama at Frewsburg, 7:30 p.m. Allegany-Limestone at Southwestern, 7:30 p.m. Olean at ...

Second-quarter surge

FREDONIA — Fredonia improved to 4-1 on the season Saturday, highlighted by a 34-point second quarter, en route a 73-52 nonleague boys basketball victory over Chautauqua Lake. Tyler Putney and Michael Berg each had 13 points in the period that transformed a 10-all tie into a 44-23 ...

Rice makes big impact in return

SILVER CREEK — The Silver Creek/Forestville girls struggled out of the gate, but they finished just fine. Abby Rice nearly had a quadruple double as she scored 21 points, dished out 10 assists and had eight rebounds and seven steals to lead the Black Knights to a 48-9 nonleague victory over ...

HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE

MONDAY, FEB. 22 BOYS BASKETBALL Forestville at North Collins, 6 p.m. Jamestown at West Seneca West, 7:30 p.m. Southwestern at Salamanca, 7:30 p.m. Fredonia at Allegany-Limestone, 7:30 p.m. Olean at Dunkirk, 7:30 p.m. Franklinville at Pine Valley, 7:30 p.m. Cattaraugus-Little ...

D2 West fight

WESTFIELD — As the Westfield Wolverines continue to try and find their stride with their new look lineup, they continue to face competition who have more experience. On Friday night, it was the Maple Grove Red Dragons. Despite a late comeback attempt by the Wolverines, they fell just ...

Clymer dominates second half to down Panama

CLYMER — A 9-0 run at the end of the first half gave Clymer the lead for good in a 56-26 Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 2 West victory over Panama. The Panthers (0-3, 0-3) led 18-17 late in the second quarter before the Pirates (4-0, 4-0) had their run keyed by 5 ...

Jamestown CC athletics returning to action soon

Jamestown Community College is just over a week away from opening its winter sports season. Jamestown CC is one of four schools in Region 3 of the National Junior College Collegiate Athletic Association and all of New York state that will compete in winter sports this season. The Jayhawks ...

Jayhawks will lean on four returning players

Xavier Churnac has been equal parts head coach and chief philosopher as he prepares the Jamestown Community College men’s basketball team for the long-awaited start of the 2021 campaign. “I try to remind these guys that they need to remember they’re blessed to have a season,” he said ...

Krueger links Sabres’ scoring funk to team’s fragile psyche

The trouble with the Buffalo Sabres’ sudden inability to score has more to do with players’ heads than hands, as far as coach Ralph Krueger is concerned. “One of my biggest takes out of that game yesterday was the fragile psychological state of the team right now,” Krueger bluntly ...

Source: Bills LB Milano to test free agency

BUFFALO — Starting linebacker Matt Milano will explore free agency next month because of Buffalo’s salary-cap constraints, a person with direct knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Friday. Milano has been a starter since his rookie season in 2017, and his decision is ...

Keeping an eye on any bills affecting sportsmen

It is the time of year when politicians gather together and attempt to make our lives ... different. Now that the smoke has cleared and we have a new president, legislators will put forth their proposals for the forthcoming term. The Conservation Council provides a watchdog service for any ...

Fast start carries Randolph past Silver Creek

SILVER CREEK — Randolph jumped out to a quick 18-3 first-quarter lead and beat Silver Creek/Forestville, 53-17, in Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 1 East action Friday afternoon. Kyra Pence led the Cardinals (4-0, 2-0) with 15 points and four assists; Sydney Hvizdzak ...

Bowling

Anne Haase rolled a 183-166-500 to highlight bowling action from the Fumble League on Feb. 10. Other scores were Marie Skubis with a 239 game, Tony Mistretta with a 213, Devon Mistretta with a 162-185, Jen Laurito with a 164 and Pam Pleszewski with a 160. Bobek’s Ladies had the high team ...

HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE

SATURDAY, FEB. 20 GIRLS BASKETBALL Sherman at Jamestown, 10 a.m. Buffalo Seminary at North Collins, 10 a.m. Cassadaga Valley at Falconer, 12:30 p.m. Silver Creek at Franklinville, 12:30 p.m. Southwestern at Randolph, 2:30 p.m. BOYS BASKETBALL Chautauqua Lake at Fredonia, 11:30 ...

Tell steals the show

Coming off a heartbreaking 61-59 loss Wednesday night to the Salamanca Warriors, a young Dunkirk basketball team entered Thursday night hungry for a win. In the early stages of the game, no one was hungrier than junior Marauder Amarion Tell. The Marauders topped Eden, 77-52, at Dunkirk ...

Pattyson shines, Cougars edge Dunkirk

SINCLAIRVILLE — Kaylee Pattyson had a game to remember Thursday night, pouring in 32 points and grabbing 28 rebounds to send Cassadaga Valley to a 55-46 victory over Dunkirk to highlight area girls basketball action. Sarah Meder added 12 points, 16 rebounds and four assists; and Aliyah ...

Silver Creek boys knock off Falconer

FALCONER — Silver Creek moved to 2-3-1 on the year with a 57-30 win over Falconer. Matt Woleben and Samuel Braidich combined for 17 of 28 first-quarter points for the Black Knights, finishing with 11 and 24 respectively in the win. Nick Erickson led Falconer with 7 points. SILVER ...