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New scoreboard at Orange Bowl

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A new scoreboard was installed at the Orange Bowl in Fredonia on Thursday. The scoreboard, which will be in operation for soccer games this fall, was donated by the Beaver Club. Photo courtesy of FHS Athletics

Fredonia State sports icon ‘Doc’ Phillips dies

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Fredonia State Hall of Fame coach and administrator Dr. Everett "Doc" Phillips passed away this morning at his home. He was 90 years old. He is survived by his wife Shirley and four children: Everett Phillips Jr., Karen Phillips, Brett (Jen) Christy, and Brian (Diana) Christy. He is also ...

Game On

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Coaches, parents and athletes can rest easy, high school fall sports are officially back in Section VI. The section’s Athletic Council on Wednesday accepted the results of a formal post-card ballot that went out to its membership, and will move forward with fall sports. “It was ...

Fredonia grad returns home to run virtual Boston Marathon

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Former Fredonia Central School cross country and track athlete Charles Mancino returned to the area to run the 124th Boston Marathon in Fredonia on Saturday. “I came back to Fredonia to complete my race since this is where my running career started,” said Mancino, who now lives in ...

Russ & Me

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EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article first saw the light of day on Oct. 28, 2007, days after Jamestown resident Doug Berlin returned for a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Las Vegas and a visit with his sports hero and a few other NBA legends. The photograph, which spans two pages in a hard-cover ...

Stauffer captures WNYPGA Match Play championship

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EAST AURORA — Kirk Stauffer, PGA director of golf at Chautauqua Golf Club, won the WNYPGA Match Play Championship for the fourth time at Crag Burn Golf Club by defeating Rodney Blair, PGA professional at the Park Club, 4 & 3. In the semifinals, Blair defeated Jack Widger of Elkdale CC, ...

United FC U19 wins back-to-back tournaments

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United FC U19 won the second annual NorthLake 5 vs. 5 tournament and weeks later won the third annual NorthLake 5 vs. 5 tournament. The second annual tournament was delayed due to COVID-19. Pictured, in front, from left, are: Laura Johnston, Alex Daniels, Ashley Lundmark, Allison Lundmark and ...

Tourney raises $1K for CWC

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LAKEWOOD — The 20th annual WZKA 106.9 Kiss-FM Media One Radio Group Tavern Charity Golf Tournament was held on Sunday, Aug. 30 at Maplehurst Country Club. The scramble event, which was sponsored by RS Motors, included 27 four-man teams and 108 golfers, with proceeds going to benefit the ...

Hole-in-one

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CASSADAGA — Mike Nichols aced the 165-yard 17th hole at Cassadaga Country Club on Sept. 10 using his 5-iron. The hole-in-one was the fourth of his career and first as Cassadaga CC. It was witnessed by Paul Edson, Kent Marsh and Alex McQuiggan.

Photo finish

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There is no substitute for the atmosphere that runners get to enjoy at the historic Boston Marathon, but local qualifiers Brooke Adams and Judy Porpiglia certainly made the most of their virtual race Saturday. The pair, along with thousands of other Boston hopefuls, adapted their plans ...

Hall-of-Fame memory

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It’s been 35 years since Lou Brock was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, the crowning achievement in a career that included reaching the 3,000-hit plateau, stealing more than 900 bases and winning two World Series titles. To honor his memory — Brock passed away last week at 81 — ...

Backyard Curling begins in October

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Registration opened Monday for Northwest Arena’s Backyard Curling leagues. Play will begin Oct. 12. Leagues will be offered once a week for eight weeks with multiple times available on Mondays and Wednesdays, and a single league on Fridays at 4:30 p.m. Each league is comprised of four-person ...

Stefanski, Browns made bad first impression

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CLEVELAND — Kevin Stefanski didn’t need long to be lumped together with so many Browns coaches before him. One game into his tenure, he’s 0-1, being ripped for a head-scratching decision and Stefanski’s facing a lengthy list of problems — some fixable, others more ...

Bowling scores

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Judy Langworthy rolled a 167-246-170-583 to lead the Women’s A League at Lucky Lanes. Maitland Langworthy followed Judy Langworthy with a 188-180-208-576. Lucky Lanes: Women’s A League —Rebecca Butcher 199-223-562, JoAnne Arnold 175-184-512, Michele Coon 175, Deb Queer 170, Debbie ...

Milestone start

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ORCHARD PARK — Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills got the season off to a throwing start. In overseeing three consecutive first-half touchdown drives, Allen became Buffalo’s first quarterback to top 300 yards passing in nearly three-plus years in a 27-17 season-opening win over the New ...

Jackson leads Ravens to 38-6 rout of Browns

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BALTIMORE — There were no fans in the seats, no preseason games to draw from and an eerie, unfamiliar silence before each snap. In spite of it all, two constants prevailed in the matchup between the Cleveland and Baltimore: Reigning NFL MVP Lamar Jackson was the focal point of a ...

Cattaraugus Creek hot spot

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Early season goose hunting has kicked off along with squirrel season and the walleye bite continues in deeper water. Rick Miller in Irving even had some good news lately that the yellow perch bite has picked up out of the “Catt.” For the last week or so Miller has commented that ...

Barone leads Milkmen to championship series

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Everywhere Anthony Barone goes, he wins. It’s happening again in Wisconsin. Earlier this week, Barone managed the Milwaukee Milkmen to the regular-season American Association title with a 34-26 record. Now they are preparing for the championship series against the Sioux Falls ...

Format change for 31st annual George Bataitis Open

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The 31st George Bataitis Open, held on Saturday, Sept. 19 at Chautauqua Golf Club, will now be a shotgun start format. Registration will be at 7:30 a.m. with golf beginning at 8:30 a.m. Carts will be provided for each competitor unless you are playing with a household member. “We are really ...