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Westfield comes from behind for improbable win

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WESTFIELD — The Westfield Lady Wolverines were down 10-0 after the top of the fourth inning against Sherman on Tuesday evening, but the girls in blue and white would not give up. In the end, the Lady Wolverines clawed all the way back to win, 12-11, in a CCAA Division 2 West softball game at ...

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Today’s Local Sports Schedule Wednesday, May 8 Baseball Brocton at Panama, 4:30 p.m. Fredonia at Cassadaga Valley, 4:30 p.m. Chautauqua Lake at Southwestern, 4:30 p.m. Silver Creek at Dunkirk, 4:30 p.m. Gowanda at Salamanca, 4:30 p.m. Franklinville at North Collins, 4:30 ...

Wolverines knock off Marauders, 3-2

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The Westfield Wolverines narrowly took down Dunkirk, 3-2, in a Section VI tennis match at Dunkirk High School, on Monday. The Wolverines swept doubles competition and took a singles victory on their way to the 3-2 victory over the Marauders. Dunkirk opened up with a victory in first singles, ...

Darren Manzella-Lapeira Memorial Run set for July 27

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The Darren Manzella-Lapeira Memorial Run this year will take place in Brocton at the American Legion Post 434 on Saturday, July 27, It will be a certified 5k Run and 2k Walk. Walkers will be able to walk the 5k if they desire. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. that day and the Run and Walk ...

Fredonia tops Southwestern, 5-3; Dunkirk takes care of business

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Fredonia (5-0, 5-0) picked up a close win over Southwestern (3-5, 5-9), 5-3, in a Section VI CCAA Division 1 West softball game at Fredonia High School, on Monday. The Lady ‘Billies held a two-run lead over Southwestern in the top of the seventh inning, but with two out the Lady Trojans had ...

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High school sports schedule Baseball Brocton at Maple Grove, 4:30 p.m. Fredonia at Chautauqua Lake, 4:30 p.m. Olean at Gowanda, 4:30 p.m. Pine Valley at Clymer, 4:30 p.m. Southwestern at Cassadaga Valley, 4:30 p.m. Softball Brocton at Maple Grove, 4:30 p.m. Fredonia at ...

Buckle up, ‘Billies

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Sitting atop CCAA Division 1 West without a league loss to date, the Fredonia Lady ‘Billies softball team has its toughest week yet ahead this week. To come out of the week still on top of the league once it’s all said and done, Fredonia will have to go through the league’s best teams ...

Golfer’s Diary: Why I golf (and why you should too)

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There are few things in this world that bring me more joy than golf. The sights, the smells, the feels, the sounds — golf is simply amazing. To think, ten years ago I had never held a golf club. I had zero interest in ever playing the game. I thought it was boring beyond comprehension to ...

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High school sports schedule Baseball Cassadaga Valley at Silver Creek, 4:30 p.m. Southwestern at Fredonia, 4:30 p.m. Gowanda at Olean, 4:30 p.m. North Collins at Ellicottville, 4:30 p.m. Dunkirk at Falconer, 5 p.m. Softball Cassadaga Valley at Silver Creek, 4:30 ...

The Punter of Wall Street

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It’s not often that Chautauqua County has an athlete reach the pinnacle of team sports — the professional level. Fredonia native Nick Johnston has the potential to join that short list soon, as NFL teams — including the New York Giants — have taken note of his skills as a ...

Hanover Little League unveils new field

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FORESTVILLE — A brand-new playground was unveiled on Saturday during the Hanover Little League’s opening ceremonies at Legion Field. Members of the J. Carter Knapp American Legion and Hanover Little League say the addition allows a complete family atmosphere to benefit all age ...

Showcasing talents in Springville

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The Family Martial Arts Center students (shown) participated in the Kempo Karate Tournament recently in Springville. The tournament consists of testing their ability to perform their individual Kata (K) and Sparring (S) techniques and mental strengths. Pictured from left: Jr. Sensei Josiah Cox ...

Miya Scanlan sets NY State single game scoring record

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OBSERVER Staff Report GOWANDA — Miya Scanlan led Gowanda to a 29-2 win in a girls lacrosse game on Thursday night against Springville. As impressive as the score is, Scanlan’s individual performance is what will be remembered for years to come. Scanlan scored 16 goals in the contest on ...

Serafin, Sunderland make SUNYAC podium

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Special to The OBSERVER BROCKPORT — Fredonia was sixth of nine men’s teams at the SUNYAC Outdoor Track and Field championship meet which concluded Saturday. Nick Serafin had the best finish by a Blue Devil on Saturday. He was third in the high jump after clearing 1.90 meters (6 feet, 2 ...

Fredonia’s Brown qualifies for States

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OBSERVER Staff Report RANDOLPH — Fredonia’s Emily Brown took first place in both the 2,000m steeplechase and the 400m hurdles on Friday night at the Golden Falcon Invitational at Randolph High School. Brow’s steeplechase time of 7:12.80 not only qualifies her for the sectional final ...

Lifetime license awardees are named

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Family members, local elected officials and members of the Chautauqua County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs gathered for a photo to celebrate the winners of the youth lifetime sporting licenses. The winners were announced during the Harry Probst Memorial Banquet on April 22 at the Lakewood ...

Turkey season is now open, archery event is set for today

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The Bear Lake Rod & Gun Club has come out of hibernation. Today, the club will start their outdoor activities. A 3-D Archery shoot will take place with registration from 7 a.m. until noon. In addition, the Northeast-New York State Archery Shooters Association Federation (ASA) is holding a ...