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Falconer beats the T’birds on the lanes

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CLYMER — The Chautauqua Lake boys and girls bowling teams (0-12) hosted the Falconer bowling teams at Cutting Lanes and lost both the boys and girls games 4-0. The Falconer Boys (8-4) had a scoreline of 768-727-747-2,242 to beat Chautauqua Lake’s 461-490-508-1,459. Falconer was led by Nic ...

Gowanda’s Scanlan scores 1,000th point

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SALAMANCA — Gowanda junior Miya Scanlan etched her name into the record books as she recorded her 1,000th career point in a victory over the Salamanca Lady Warriors at Salamanca High School, on Tuesday night. Scanlan needed 21 points to achieve the 1,000 point milestone and she was able to ...

High waters at Dunkirk city pier

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Deer season is winding down rapidly. Muzzleloader season is from Dec. 9 until Dec. 17. This same time frame includes late bow season and the use of crossbows. Waterfowl are currently plentiful, but hunting conditions are not always ideal for this opportunity to materialize. The same can be ...

Fearless Freddie’s Football Forecast

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PIVOTAL. In search of playoff-clinching victory 10, the Buffalo Bills lurch back into the national spotlight Sunday night. Fresh from a credible performance against the anointed Baltimore Ravens, the Bills tangle with the uber resilient Pittsburgh Steelers. The feeling here is the Bills will ...

Thunderbirds fall to Panama 54-50

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PANAMA — Members of the Panama basketball team expected that Wednesday's nonleague boys matchup with Chautauqua Lake would present a challenge early on in this season, and they were right. After picking up a 27-11 lead early on, the Panthers were forced to dig deep down the home stretch on ...

For the Record

For the record

Local high school sports schedule Boys Basketball Buffalo Science at Fredonia, 7:30 p.m. Catt./Little Valley at Gowanda, 7:30 p.m. Boys Swimming Panama at Dunkirk, 5 p.m. Fredonia at Olean, 5 p.m. Announcements Adult floor hockey meeting in Dunkirk Dec. 18 An adult floor hockey ...

Hillbillies travel to PA again, but fall to Harborcreek 59-38

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OBSERVER Staff Report HARBORCREEK, Pa. — The Fredonia Hillbillies traveled across state lines for the second time in four days to face Harborcreek in a non-league boys basketball game at Harborcreek High School. Sadly for the Hillbillies, this time the result was not as favorable. Fredonia ...

Rice sets Silver Creek scoring record

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OBSERVER Staff Reports WESTFIELD — Abby Rice already reached her 1,000 career point milestone, as just a freshman, at Silver Creek last season. Tuesday, she hit another incredible milestone, as the Black Knights star sophomore set a new school record with 1,173 points with 18 points on ...

Dunkirk bowling handles Falconer

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OBSERVER Staff Report FALCONER — The Dunkirk Marauders took down the Falconer Golden Falcons on the road on Tuesday in both boys and girls bowling contests at Jamestown Bowling Company. The Dunkirk boys won 3-1, while the reigning state champion Lady Marauders kept their flawless record ...

Blue Devils earn comeback victory

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Special to the OBSERVER The Fredonia State women’s basketball team behind 14-0, and would trail by as many as 20 points in the first half before a furious comeback gave them a fantastic finish in a 66-58 win over Allegheny College. By the half, the Devils would dig themselves in a 39-19 ...

Swimming & Diving will return to JCC

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Special to the OBSERVER Jamestown Community College has announced the return of the men’s and women’s swimming and diving programs for the 2020-21 intercollegiate athletic season. Todd Conklin has been named head coach by JCC athletics and recreation director George Sisson. “We ...

Cassadaga Valley alum Jenna Caskey named All-American

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Special to the OBSERVER Jamestown Community College sophomore volleyball player Jenna Caskey was recently named to the National Junior College Athletic Association’s Division III All-America first team. Caskey, a Sinclairville native, helped this year’s team achieve a 30-7 record and ...

Fredonia boys swim tops Panama 89-80

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Fredonia claimed a 89-80 swimming and diving win over Panama/Chautauqua Lake/Maple Grove on Tuesday. It was a closely contested meet with four swimmers winning an individual event for Fredonia, including Nick Wittmeyer in the 50y freestyle, along with a team win in the 200y medley relay. Matt ...

Dunkirk swim falls to Frewsburg 128-50

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The Dunkirk Marauders swim team fell to Frewsburg at home on Tuesday night by a score of 128-50. The Marauders had a second place relay result by the 200y medley relay team of Adam Fred, Josiah Cox, Owen Bates and Steven Zents with a time of 2:03.09. Bates also finished second (2:39.76) and ...

For the Record

For the record

Local high school sports schedule Boys Basketball Chautauqua Lake at Panama, 7:30 p.m. Dunkirk at Westfield, 7:30 p.m. Eden at North Collins, 7:30 p.m. Pine Valley at Falconer, 7:30 p.m. Silver Creek at Ellicottville, 7:30 p.m. Wrestling Southwestern at Dunkirk, 6 ...

Westfield/Brocton gets first win at Pine Valley, 53-32

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SOUTH DAYTON — The rust might still be on Katie Bodenmiller and the Westfield/Brocton Lady Wolverines early in the season, but they may have taken a step to shaking it off on Monday night. The Lady Wolverines won handily over the Pine Valley Lady Panthers, 53-32 in Pine Valley. “We just ...

Black Knights boys sweep, girls get swept on the lanes

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SILVER CREEK — The Silver Creek bowling team hosted Forestville on Monday at Hanover Lanes and won the boy’s game 4-0, but lost the girls game 0-4. The Black Knights boys swept Forestville’s boys, 4-0, with a scoreline of 790-839-780-2,409 to 533-584-596-713. The Black Knights were led ...

Brocton Bulldogs fall to Randolph on the lanes

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BROCTON — The Brocton Bulldogs (4-8) bowling team hosted the Randolph Cardinals (8-4) on Monday and lost in four games, 4-0. The scoreline was 718-750-779-2,247 for Randolph over Brocton’s 697-611-544-1,852. The Cardinals were led on the lanes by Wyatt Adams 189-188 and Noah Barber ...