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Fredonia tops Dunkirk, turns eyes towards class, sectionals

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Although the wrestling season is winding down for most teams, it’s just getting started for the Fredonia Hillbillies. While other teams see the class, sectional and state meets just above the horizon, Fredonia continues to take it one match at a time. The Hillbillies capped off their ...

With ice conditions being unknown, fish cautiously

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That frigid cold this weekend brought a lot of ice and snow to the region, but the Wednesday thaw made ice conditions slick and questionable. The Dunkirk Harbor was iced in over the weekend, with smooth ice on the west side of the city pier and rough terrain on the east (Argo) side. No ...

Lady Marauders earn CCAA Div. 1 crown again

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CLYMER — The Chautauqua Lake Thunderbirds hosted the Dunkirk Marauders in a Section VI bowling matchup. The Marauders boys and girls had success sweeping both of their matches, 4-0. The Dunkirk boys scoreline was 741-827-861-2,429 compared Chautauqua Lake’s linescore of ...

Gowanda wrestling falls to Southwestern, 36-23

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GOWANDA — The Gowanda Panthers wrestling team lost a CCAA Div. 1 match on Wednesday, falling to Southwestern, 36-23. With the Gowanda team dealing with illness and injuries, they still were able to put up some good fights on Wednesday. Southwestern’s Dagon Bryant won a decision over ...

Forestville splits with Frewsburg bowling

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FREWSBURG — The Forestville Hornets traveled to the Frewsburg Bears for a Section VI, bowling matchup on Wednesday. Each team earned a 4-0 victory, the girls from Forestville earned the win while the boys from Frewsburg bested the boys from Forestville. The linescore for the Lady Hornets ...

Pine Valley comes back to win, 41-39

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SOUTH DAYTON — Lyric Westlund scored eight of her team-high 11 points in the fourth quarter as the Pine Valley Panthers girls basketball team came from behind to beat the Westfield-Brocton Wolverines, 41-39 in non-league action on Wednesday. Delanie Tunstall had nine points and five ...

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High school sports schedule Boys Basketball North Collins at Forestville, 6 p.m. Brocton at Falconer, 7:30 p.m. Cassadaga Valley at Panama, 7:30 p.m. Olean at Chautauqua Lake, 7:30 p.m. Dunkirk at Fredonia, 7:30 p.m. Gowanda at Salamanca, 7:30 p.m. Pine Valley at Catt./Little ...

Silver Creek earns 47-43 win over Holland

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SILVER CREEK — After starting the season 8-1, Silver Creek came into Tuesday with two straight losses. They trailed by two points in the first quarter on Tuesday, and fell behind by six points with the first half winding down. Yet, with all that was surrounding the girls on the hardwood in ...

Crabtree, Cougars beat up Pine Valley

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SINCLAIRVILLE — Connor Crabtree scored a game-high 32 points and the Cassadaga Valley Cougars picked up a big victory, winning 72-56 in CCAA Div. 2 West league action on Tuesday at Cassadaga Valley High School. Along with Crabtree, Adam Goot added 16 points, Marks Swanson scored 11 points ...

Fredonia boys swim team sinks Olean, 105-69

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Bill Osula and Matt Brockelbank each won two individual events and the Fredonia Hillbillies boys swim team handled the Olean Huskies easily in the pool on their Senior Night at Fredonia High School on Tuesday, winning by a final score of 105-69. Osula won the 50 yard freestyle (22.93) as well ...

Blue Devils allow two late goals, tie Brockport, 4-4

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Fredonia allowed two goals in the final minutes Tuesday, tying Brockport 4-4 in overtime in SUNYAC men's hockey at Steele Hall. Ryan Romeo scored the equalizer with 33 seconds left in regulation after Jeremy Solat scored with 3:11 remaining. Brockport was skating with an extra attacker in ...

Lake Shore runs past East Aurora

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EAST AURORA — The Lake Shore girls basketball team took care of business on Tuesday, downing East Aurora, 60-31 in ECIC Div. 3 action at East Aurora High School. As they have for most of their high school careers, the Cornfield sisters took control of this one. Shawni Cornfield led the ...

Blue Devils test Geneseo, but still fall, 69-59

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GENESEO — The Fredonia women’s basketball team gave the No. 18-ranked Geneseo Knights a run for their money, before a late-fourth quarter run doomed the Devils in a 69-59 loss on Tuesday. Freshman Katie Pitcher led Fredonia with 16 points, and Rae White and Sydney Turley had 10 apiece. ...

T’Birds beat Westfield

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WESTFIELD — The Chautauqua Lake boys basketball team got a game-high 20 points from sophomore guard Luke Waters as the Thunderbirds squeaked past the Westfield Wolverines for the third time this season, 73-65, at Westfield Academy on Tuesday night. Along with Waters, Zach Fischer scored 18 ...

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High school sports schedule Bowling Dunkirk at Chautauqua Lake, 4 p.m. Frewsburg at Forestville, 4 p.m. Girls Basketball Cassadaga Valley at Sherman, 7:30 p.m. Gowanda at Catt./Little Valley, 7:30 p.m. Wrestling Dunkirk at Fredonia, 6 p.m. Southwestern at Gowanda, 6 ...

Devils remain in D3 hockey polls

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Fredonia is back in both NCAA Division III hockey polls for the second time this season. D3Hockey.com has the Blue Devils (11-3-2) at No. 14 and USCHO.com at No. 15 in the Top 15 polls released Monday. The Blue Devils are in the USCHO.com rankings for the third straight week, and the fourth ...

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Local sports schedule Bowling Jamestown at Chautauqua Lake, 4 p.m. Silver Creek at Frewsburg, 4 p.m. Boys Basketball Clarence at Lake Shore, 6:30 p.m. Pine Valley at Cassadaga Valley, 7:30 p.m. Chautauqua Lake at Westfield, 7:30 p.m. Gowanda at Falconer, 7:30 p.m. Girls ...

Big game in Silver Creek on Thursday in the upcoming week

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With everyone off tonight because of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the local high school basketball teams have an extended break to rest up for the final stretch of league games over the next few weeks. This week features a particularly light schedule early in the week, while things pick up ...