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Local sports schedule Boys Basketball Gowanda at Brocton, 7:30 p.m. Girls Basketball Fredonia at Randolph, 7:30 p.m. Wrestling Royalton Hartland at Fredonia, 5:30 p.m. Announcements Yoga/Pilates classes begin Thursday in Silver Creek SILVER CREEK — The Community Education ...

Dunkirk, Fredonia usher in new basketball coaches

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As high school basketball season finally begins today in Western New York, fans are undoubtedly preparing to brave the cold and make their way down to their favorite school’s gym to cheer on the same faces that have become so familiar in their communities. In Dunkirk and Fredonia, however, ...

Golfer’s Diary: Do you miss golf yet? (Part II)

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I miss golf. I can’t express just how true that statement is. The clubs went into the basement in what is every year’s toughest goodbye. The course membership card came out of my wallet to make room for all of the sub cards, gift cards, business cards and other junk I keep in my wallet ...

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Today’s local sports schedule Girls Basketball Pine Valley at Westfield/Brocton, 7:30 p.m. (at Brocton) Womens Basketball Medaille at Fredonia State, 7 p.m. Announcements Gowanda Ski program registration is today Gowanda Recreation will hold their final registration for the ...

Blue Devils rally back for their fifth straight win, 4-3

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HOOKSETT, N.H. — Fredonia rallied from a three-goal deficit Saturday for a 4-3 victory over the U. Mass.-Dartmouth Corsairs in the second semifinal of the 2018 Southern New Hampshire’s Manchester/PAL Stovepipe Tournament. Down 3-0 after the first 10 1/2 minutes, the Blue Devils scored ...

Deer season starting to heat up

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The weather has warmed up a bit, but there continues to be no shortage of wind. Earlier in the week, there were a number of nice deer taken, including two nice bucks taken by a husband and wife duo. Jim Tofil and his bride have been hunting on their property since the season started. Both ...

Dunkirk-Fredonia hockey falls to Eden-Lake Shore, 5-3

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After dropping both of their contests on the road last week, the Steelers were back in town facing off against Eden/Lake Shore on Saturday morning, at Steele Hall Arena. With their home crowd behind them the Steelers were poised to make some noise. The Steelers came out quick, showcasing ...

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Adult bowling Lucky Lanes Lou Nocek BII League (Nov. 19) — High team game scratch: Frost Transportation, 1060. High team series scratch: Dunkirk Exempts, 3027. Individual scores: Paul Nocek, 236-248-673; Scott Jagoda, 299-666; Alex Haase 228-233-202-663; Tom Battaglia 221-245-658; Spencer ...

Clymer-Sherman-Panama wins Class D football title

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OBSERVER Staff Report SYRACUSE — The Clymer-Sherman-Panama Wolfpack completed their dream season in style Friday, winning the Class D state championship with a 26-6 victory over Moriah at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse. CSP’s defense held Moriah scoreless until midway into the fourth ...

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Adult bowling Lucky Lanes Fumble League — Individuals: Grit Baumgartner 178, Kathy Price 190, Marie Skubis 161-179, Nancy Mosier 175, Devon Mistretta 179, Lynn Fijal 163-161, Tony Mistretta 202, Brenda Kertsetter 173-182. High team game: Donna’s Beauty Boutique 1,095. High team series: ...

The Sabres are back!

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Coming into the season, Buffalo Sabres fans had every right to be skeptical of the team’s direction this year. In the offseason, the Sabres signed a career backup goaltender in Carter Hutton, traded away a top-line center in Ryan O’Reilly, and gave up prospects and draft picks for Jeff ...

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Announcements Fredonia boys basketball to host clinic today The Fredonia boys basketball team is hosting a “Black Friday” basketball clinic today from 7 a.m. until noon at Fredonia High School. You can drop off and pick up your kids at anytime during the clinic hours to suit your ...

Concord FC, NCSA bringing soccer community together

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Growing up in today’s generation is far different now than it has ever been. Being able to have a community give you a path to maturity is something that isn’t seen as often across the country anymore. But for this community, one program is helping change the way we help raise kids. The ...

Deer season opens, but don’t sleep on fishing just yet

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After opening day (weekend), Thanksgiving Day becomes the second busiest day of deer season. You old timers can remember when opening day used to start on a Monday. Times have changed and public outcry petitioned that opening day be moved to a Saturday, to allow more hunters to have access. ...

Fredonia wrestling season kicks off on Nov. 27

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The Fredonia Hillbillies wrestling program has come around full circle in the last few seasons, and now as we move into the 2018-2019 season, the Hillbillies are more eager to get back on the mat than ever before. “We have a lot of talented kids — it’s a really great group,” said ...

Blue Devils’ Rivera raises $11,000 for stroke center

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Luke Rivera, a hockey player at Fredonia State University and founder of the stroke awareness hockey fundraising movement at SUNY Fredonia, presented a check in the amount of $11,000 to benefit the Kaleida Health Stroke Center at Gates Vascular Institute. Rivera presented the donation to ...

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Adult bowling Lucky Lanes Frame Memorial Tuesday Night League (Nov. 13) — Dan Astry 201, Alex Haase 227, 224-626; Randy Jasinski Sr. 204, 200; Jerry Jesinowski 208; Brian Meyer 208, 217; Chuck Dye Jr. 202, 262-636; Steve Dando 215, 210-660; Charles Lewis 200. Team High Series: Knuckles, ...

Blue Devils’ Kirbis honored as SUNYAC’s Rookie of the Week

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CORTLAND — The State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) has chosen the Men’s Ice Hockey athletes of the week. The Goaltender of the Week is Brockport’s Jake Moore, the Rookie of the Week is Fredonia’s Ethan Kirbis, and the Player of the Week is Geneseo’s Conlan ...

Two still perfect in contest

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There are two who can claim a perfect 11-0 record after 11 weeks of the National Football League season — and both hail from our area. Bob Scott of Fredonia and Cheryl Phillips of Dunkirk remain in the running for the $200 prize in the OBSERVER’s Survivor contest. In what started with ...