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Golfer’s Diary: And now for something completely different

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Golf is golf. The course can change. The weather can change. Your group can change. But it’s rare that I get a completely new experience on the golf course. Yet that’s exactly what happened this past week after a text from my friend CJ. His league needed a sub. I’ve been asked several ...

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Little League baseball District 38 10-12 Year Old Baseball Tournament (Games at Fredonia Little League, 42 Clinton Avenue, Fredonia) AREA “A” POOL PLAY Wednesday, July 10: Fredonia 16, Mayville 0 Thursday, July 11: Brocton-Portland 6, Hanover 1 Saturday, July 12: Fredonia 14, ...

Following a team of heroes

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This summer, the US Women’s National Team once again captivated the nation and took the world stage by storm to win yet another FIFA Women’s World Cup soccer title. A team that prides itself on excellence on the pitch and taking a stand for social causes off the field spent the past few ...

Wins and losses with outdoor laws

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I am saddened to report that there is no movement on the Crossbow bill that once again got stalled in legislation. There were a lot of bowmen in Western New York that were hoping for improvements in the crossbow regulation. Anyone who suffers the infirmities of old age or physical handicaps ...

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Little League baseball District 38 10-12 Year Old Baseball Tournament (Games at Fredonia Little League, 42 Clinton Avenue, Fredonia) AREA “A” POOL PLAY Wednesday, July 10: Fredonia 16, Mayville 0 Thursday, July 11: Brocton-Portland 6, Hanover 1 Saturday, July 12: Fredonia 14, ...

Dunkirk All-Stars play in Sectionals today in Penfield

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The Dunkirk Little League 10-12 All-Stars hit the road to compete in the Sanctioned Sectional Tournament, today at noon, in Penfield. The winner of the Sectional Tournament will play the following week, also in Penfield, for the State Championship. The 10-12 team is coached by Darrell Bankoski, ...

Fredonia All-Stars advance with win over Cuba/Bolivar

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OBSERVER Staff Report CUBA, N.Y. — The Fredonia 8-10 All-Stars baseball team came away with an exciting 15-12 victory over Cuba/Bolivar on Friday evening in the Sectional Little League baseball tournament in Cuba. Fredonia found itself in the loser’s bracket after a loss to Batavia ...

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Little League baseball District 38 10-12 Year Old Baseball Tournament (Games at Fredonia Little League, 42 Clinton Avenue, Fredonia) AREA “A” POOL PLAY Wednesday, July 10: Fredonia 16, Mayville 0 Thursday, July 11: Brocton-Portland 6, Hanover 1 Saturday, July 12: ...

Brocton-Portland tops Hanover, 6-1

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At left, Brocton-Portland All-Star’s Michael Garcia delivers home in their game against the Hanover All-Stars Thursday, July 12 at the Eagin Sports Complex in Fredonia. At right, Hanover’s Alex Galfo winds up against Brocton-Portland. Brocton-Portland beat Hanover 6-1, and will complete ...

Local girls win Southern Tier Travel Soccer Championship

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Northwest Wave U19 Girls recently completed participation in the 2019 campaign of Southern Tier Travel Soccer League. The girls posted a regular season record of 8 wins and 1 loss, placing first, and were seeded first for the playoff tournament, during which they defeated Bradford 3-1 and ...

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Little League baseball District 38 10-12 Year Old Baseball Tournament (Games at Fredonia Little League, 42 Clinton Avenue, Fredonia) AREA “A” POOL PLAY Saturday, July 12: Brocton-Portland vs. Fredonia, 10 a.m.; Mayville vs. Westfield, 1 p.m. PLAYOFFS Tuesday, July 16: ...

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Little League baseball District 38 10-12 Year Old Baseball Tournament (Games at Fredonia Little League, 42 Clinton Avenue, Fredonia) AREA “A” POOL PLAY Thursday, July 11: Brocton-Portland vs. Hanover, 6 p.m. Saturday, July 12: Brocton-Portland vs. Fredonia, 10 a.m.; Mayville vs. ...

Toth, Toth take first in second race of Tri Series

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CASSADAGA — When the opening salvo was fired on the second race of the Souther Tier Triathalon Club Summer Tri Series, 52 participants of all different ages dove into the water at Cassadaga Beach. When this Series started three years ago, it had nine participants. This Triathalon Series, ...

Fredonia Little League heads to Sectionals

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The Fredonia Little League (8-10 year olds) are representing District 38 in this week's Sectional tournament held in Cuba, New York from July 9-15. Fredonia's first opponent is Batavia (District 3). Pictured are: Front row: Paul Tabone, Luka Paoletta, Ryan Johnson, Joe DiCarlantonio, Jordan ...

Fredonia takes down Mayville, 16-0

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The Fredonia All-Stars mercy ruled the Mayville All-Stars, 16-0, after the fourth inning of a Little League baseball game in the District 38 10-12 year old tournament. Fredonia will continue their tournament play this Saturday, against the Brocton-Portland All-Stars at 10 a.m. The Mayville ...

Weekend storms make the hunt for walleye difficult

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The weekend stormy weather turned the waters of Lake Erie upside down, and turned a previous “hot walleye bite” into a search mode. There were a lot of limit catches leading up to the weekend, and even the columnist and crew put together a stringer of a dozen eater sized walleye last ...

SUNY Fredonia alum chosen to lead Jammers

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How good was Jordan Basile during his baseball career at SUNY Fredonia from 2006-09? Well, he still stands: first all-time in hits (158), runs scored (106) and at-bats (419); tied for second in games played (119); third in stolen bases (33); fourth in batting average (.377) and total bases ...

Squirrel invasion

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Those graceful acrobats with the luxurious tails in the Animal Kingdom are starting to become a royal pain. Bears are known for raiding garbage sites, campsites, bee hives and occasionally crops, but they are most likely to avoid densely populated areas. Same thing with deer. They cause the ...