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High school sports schedule Football Fredonia at Eden, 7 p.m. Silver Creek at Royalton Hartland, 7 p.m. Cassadaga Valley at Allegany-Limestone, 7 p.m. Cleveland Hill at Gowanda, 7 p.m. Chautauqua Lake at Franklinville, 7 p.m. East Aurora/Holland at Lake Shore, 7 p.m. Alden at Dunkirk, ...

Silver Creek falls to Maple Grove in overtime, 4-2

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It took more time than head coach Mike Burr would have liked, but with all said and done after 100 minutes of play Wednesday evening on Dutch Hollow Road, Maple Grove’s girls soccer team came away with a 4-2 Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Central Division win over Silver ...

Lady T’Birds outmatched by Gators

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MAYVILLE — The Chautauqua Lake Lady Thunderbirds soccer team dropped a non-league match on Wednesday to Class B2 Allegany-Limestone by a score of 8-0. “We knew going in that they were going to be a strong team,” said Chautauqua Lake head coach Danielle Jacobson. “They won states last ...

Fearless Freddie’s Football Forecast

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R TEST: Last week’s blowout in Baltimore was an eye-opener, cementing Buffalo’s widely perceived reputation as the worst team in the NFL. The Bills will play better this weekend, urged on by rabid home fans. That doesn’t mean they’re going to win though, just make it ...

A day of walleye fishing in Dunkirk

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Walleye fishing offshore in Lake Erie is still pretty good, depending on where you go. I had the opportunity to fish on Wednesday with Brian Deverell out of Dunkirk. We were on the water before 7:30 a.m. and had rods in the water at 65 feet, fishing straight out on a north heading. The day ...

Westfield/Brocton tops Pine Valley in girls soccer, 3-1

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PINE VALLEY — The Westfield/Brocton Lady Wolverines won another big game on Wednesday, downing the Pine Valley by a score of 3-1. Westfield/Brocton’s Ella Archer took a feed from Heather Johnston just three minutes into the game to give their team the early lead, and from there they ...

Dunkirk volleyball falls to Jamestown

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JAMESTOWN — The Dunkirk Marauders volleyball team fell to Jamestown on Wednesday in three sets, losing 25-10, 25-11, 25-18. Jamestown (2-2, 0-2) was led by Emma Pumford with five aces, three assists, three digs and Giovanna Calamunci with five assists, three digs and two kills in the win. ...

For the Record

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High school sports schedule Boys Soccer Dunkirk at Olean, 4:30 p.m. Silver Creek at Pine Valley, 4:30 p.m. Cassadaga Valley/Falconer at Southwestern, 4:30 p.m. Westfield at North Collins, 4:30 p.m. Iroquois at Lake Shore, 4:30 p.m. Girls Volleyball Fredonia at North Collins, 6 ...

Wolverines defeat Panthers, 2-0

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OBSERVER Staff Report WESTFIELD — The Westfield/Brocton Wolverines boys soccer team came away with a narrow victory on Tuesday over the Pine Valley Panthers, by a score of 2-0 in CCAA league action. Westfield/Brocton controlled the tempo for a large part of the first half, then Gabe ...

Fredonia’s Brown, Dunkirk’s Ruiz win Lake Erie meet

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OBSERVER Staff Report Fredonia’s Emily Brown stole the show for the top girls cross country athletes in the area, taking first place in the Lake Erie State Park cross country meet between Dunkirk, Fredonia, Silver Creek and Cattaraugus/Little Valley on Tuesday. For the boys, it was ...

Dunkirk girls soccer team loses, 4-1, to Chautauqua Lake

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OBSERVER Staff Report The Dunkirk Lady Marauders fell to Chautauqua Lake, 4-1, under the lights of Dunkirk High School in the home opener for the Lady Marauders. Chautauqua Lake (1-2) found the back of the net four times in the contest. Lauren Alfa, Chadelynn Johnson, Sienna Collins and ...

Fredonia girls swim team tops Gowanda

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GOWANDA — The Fredonia Hillbillies girls swim team racked up another victory on the season on Tuesday, defeating the Gowanda Panthers by a score of 81-10. Julia Fortna topped the 200 yard freestyle and Brooke D’Agostino won the 200 individual medley to lead the Lady Hillbillies to ...

Blue Devils win 3-2 vs. Behrend

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ERIE, PA — The Fredonia women’s volleyball team edged Penn State Behrend, 3-2, on Tuesday to improve to 6-2 this season. SallyAnne Rudny (Jamestown/Southwestern) led the Devils with 17 kills. The Falk sisters — Emma and Kailey — had 12 and nine kills, respectively, and combined for 11 ...

Lady ‘Billies top Frewsburg, 3-2

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The Fredonia Lady ‘Billies girls tennis picked up a win at home on Tuesday, defeating the Frewsburg Bears in a tight match 3-2. Fredonia dominated the singles matches, which ultimately helped them claim victory. Alicia Kluck, Selin Arnavut and Nicole Cosico all picked up the singles wins on ...

Fredonia, Southwestern finish tied

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LAKEWOOD — Max Kinkela scored in the 75th minute and the Fredonia Hillbillies and Southwestern Trojans played to a 1-1 double-overtime tie to open up CCAA boys soccer divisional play on Tuesday. After a scoreless first half, Chase Stevenson put the Trojans (0-0-1, 4-0-1) ahead in the 54th ...

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High school sports schedule Girls Soccer Dunkirk at Olean, 4:30 p.m. Silver Creek at Maple Grove, 4:30 p.m. Allegany-Limestone at Chautauqua Lake, 4:30 p.m. Westfield at Pine Valley, 4:30 p.m. Cassadaga Valley at North Collins, 4:30 p.m. Girls Tennis Dunkirk at Southwestern, 4 ...

SUNY Fredonia teams welcome pupils

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Members of the State University of New York at Fredonia athletic teams were up early today — and it was not just for practice. Team members gathered at elementary schools in Dunkirk and Fredonia as part of the Celebrate Monday initiative. At School 5 in Dunkirk, swim team members welcomed ...

SUNY Fredonia vball claims awards

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CORTLAND — The State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) has selected the weekly awards for women’s volleyball. New Platz junior Madison Van Pelt has been named Offensive Athlete of the Week and Fredonia senior Rachel Aiello was named the Defensive Athlete of the Week. Van ...

Silver Creek tops Pine Valley, 10-0

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SILVER CREEK — The Silver Creek Black Knights girls soccer team dominated the Pine Valley Panthers on Monday night, winning by a final score of 10-0. The Black Knights started strong by scoring four goals in the first getting contributions from Chloe Barrett, Emma Rice, Carly Barrett and ...