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Playing with my new toy, the Cobra F9 Speedback

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Let’s go back seven years. I had just started golfing and immediately fell in love with the sport. I bought a used set of clubs off eBay and was very happy with them. I was engaged, but living with my parents rent-free, so I had some disposable income. I decided I needed a new driver. ...

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Announcements Westfield Union Relief golf tourney is Aug. 17 The 13th annual Westfield Union Relief Association’s “Golfing for Gifts” Tournament will be held Aug. 17, at Pinehurst Golf Course, in Westfield. Union Relief relies on dues paid by its members, donations of money, food, ...

Wind turbines could have negative impact on fishing patterns

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The Eastern Lake Erie Charter Boat Association in co-operation with the Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club and Chautauqua County Vacationlands/Andrew Nixon, put on another impressive VIP Day on Wednesday. Once again, this event was well received with over 100 people in attendance including ...

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Adult golf Wednesday Travel League Ed Tofil earned his 80th career tour victory with a 78 at The Links at Ivy Ridge in Akron. Tofil was the overall winner on a tiebreaker with Jake Harp. Al Etzel and Mike Wolfe tied for third with 80. Harp and Etzel led the front nine with 38, while Tofil ...

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Adult golf Vineyards Golf Course Gene Andolina League (Aug. 9) — Scratch scores below 40: Bob Golubski 35, Tony Antolini 36, Greg Catalano 36, Gordie Haight 37, John Bongiovanni 37, Phil Kleeberger 38, Zeke Curtain 39, Kevin Jasinski 39, John Lakas 39, Paul Trusso 39, Sam Allesi 39. ...

Instant Classic Rewinds, Part III

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Editor’s Note: This is the third among a series of memorable games from the high school spring sports season revisited throughout the summer. Thursday, May 2 in Mayville, Chautauqua Lake Lady Thunderbirds superstar pitcher Olivia Anderson had the kind of performance that will be looked back ...

Belt advancements held at The Family Martial Arts Center

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On Wednesday, July 31, multiple students advanced to their next belt levels through The Family Martial Arts Center and the Kempo Karate Organization. While building confidence and character skills in their journey, each student has met several individual challenges which include weapons ...

Southwestern to host USA hoops camp

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LAKEWOOD — Beginning Sunday, Southwestern will be one of eight sites nationally to host a free-to-attend "Open Court" program for the 2019 season. According to the USA Basketball website, the Open Court program "connects children to local facilities with the goal of encouraging open play in ...

Takeaways from the Bills’ preseason opener

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The first preseason game for the Buffalo Bills was just that — a preseason opener. There were highlights and lowlights in the 24-16 Buffalo victory over the Indianapolis Colts, but mostly, there was a lot of rust. However, some things did stand out. Josh Allen stayed in the game for two ...

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Adult golf Cassadaga Country Club Ladies Wednesday Night League (Aug. 7) — Scores: Judy Mowery 44, Linnea Nichols 49, Cindy Chimera 49, Diane Ellsworth 49. Closest to the pin: Judy Waterman. Skins: Cindy Chimera, Mary Bartkowski, Judy Mowery. Youth soccer Cassadaga Valley Youth ...

Great fishing making 2019 the year of the walleye

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There have been some unusual weather patterns lately, especially during the night. During the VIP fishing day portion held on Lake Erie on Wednesday, the Captains had to find the fish. As the noon deadline approached, the guys found active walleye in 80 to 90 feet of water straight out of ...

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Hole-in-one Pinehurst Golf Club WESTFIELD — Using a 7-iron, John Zinni aced the 140-yard fourth hole at Pinehurst Golf Club. Witnesses were John Jones, Todd Swanson and Sam Arcadipane. Adult golf Vineyards Golf Course Monday Night Vineyards Utility Golf League — A Division ...

10th annual Mongy Memorial Wiffleball Tourney held July 13

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The 10th annual Mongy Memorial Wiffleball Tournament was held on July 13. This year, proceeds went towards scholarships to Dunkirk and Fredonia High School graduating seniors. Recipients were Anthony Ruiz and Hannah Ellman from Dunkirk and Michael Persch and Maggie Mignoli from Fredonia. ...

Sharing some wisdom

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Former Dunkirk resident Bob Roncska recently spoke to students of The Family Martial Arts Center. He received several questions about life and his job as a Navy officer. Roncska was a Commodore in the Navy and was an aide to President George W. Bush from 2006-2009. “Chautauqua County has a ...

Dragon Boat Races Saturday in Celoron

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CELORON — The Dragon Boat Races are returning to Chautauqua Lake on Aug. 10. Pre-race practices will be held at 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 8 at McCrea Point in Jamestown and Friday, Aug. 9 at Lucille Ball Memorial Park in Celoron. The actual race will take place on Saturday, Aug. 10 at the ...

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Adult golf Venango Valley CC Asquith Senior Golf Tour (Aug. 5) — Scores: Vern Ahlgren +8, Jud Foy +7, Joe Matte +6, Ron Wilson +7, Paul Bell +6, Bob Burlingame +3, Bruce Dudgeon +3, Ross Cali +14, Brian Eckwahl +12, Ken Aldrich +4, Brian Champlin +8, Joe Ianniello +6, Bill Cross +5, Larry ...