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Lady ‘Billies beat Cassadaga Valley, 15-1

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OBSERVER Staff Report The Fredonia Lady ‘Billies sure seem to be gearing up for the playoffs, especially offensively. In Thursday’s CCAA Division 1 West softball contest with Cassadaga Valley, the Lady ‘Billies had what Fredonia head coach Jesse Beers referred to as “without a ...

Dunkirk recognizes assistant coach Eric Gloss

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Dunkirk Marauders assistant baseball coach Eric Gloss had the honor of throwing out the first pitch before the Dunkirk Marauders’ non-league game at Diethrick Park against Gowanda last Saturday in Jamestown. In his 14th season with the team, Coach Gloss represents an unconditional love for ...

Pine Valley defeats Randolph, 6-4

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OBSERVER Staff Report SOUTH DAYTON — The Pine Valley Panthers claimed their second win of the year in CCAA Division 2 East baseball action on Thursday with a 6-4 win over Randolph at Pine Valley High School. “We played really solid baseball today,” said Pine Valley head coach Chris ...

Gowanda wins on Senior Night, 4-1 over Frewsburg

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OBSERVER Staff Report GOWANDA — The Gowanda Panthers (8-2, 15-3) took care of Frewsburg (8-6) for a 4-1 win on their Senior Night, in a Section VI non-league baseball game, at Gowanda High School, on Thursday. Tanner Olson went the distance in a pitchers duel, giving up just three hits ...

Marauders fall to St. Francis, 15-5

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OBSERVER Staff Report BUFFALO — The Dunkirk Marauders (8-6, 5-3) were dealt a tough 15-5 loss by St. Francis (9-7), in a Section VI non-league baseball game at St. Francis High School, on Thursday. The Marauders gave up runs in just two innings, but it was enough give St. Francis the ...

Brocton tops Clymer

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OBSERVER Staff Reports BROCTON — Brocton (9-6, 7-4) hosted Clymer (0-11, 0-11) in a Section VI CCAA Division 2 West softball game and got a big 14-1 victory in five innings. In a game where Clymer played as the home team, it was all Brocton in the 14-1 win for the Lady Bulldogs. Megan ...

Westfield’s Darien Swanson wins CCAA boys golf championship

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Westfield freshman Darien Swanson captured the individual CCAA Division 2 West boys golf championship on Wednesday at Shorewood Country Club in Dunkirk after shooting an 85. His score was one stroke better than Silver Creek/Forestville’s Connor Daniels, who finished second. The top five — ...

For the Record

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High School Sports Schedule Baseball Silver Creek at Chautauqua Lake, 4:30 p.m. (resumed) Dunkirk at Fredonia, 4:30 p.m. Panama at Pine Valley, 4:30 p.m. Westfield at Southwestern, 4:30 p.m. Softball Southwestern at Chautauqua Lake, 4:30 p.m. Falconer at Fredonia, 4:30 ...

Fredonia’s Bigelow commits

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Fredonia Lady ‘Billies softball standout Sydney Bigelow signed her letter of intent to play college softball at Mercyhurst North East next year, Wednesday, at Fredonia High School. For Bigelow — Fredonia’s cleanup hitter and starting second baseman — the moment was a culmination of hard ...

Red Dragons top Lady Bulldogs, 4-2

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BROCTON — The CCAA West 2 softball division has been close and competitive all year long. The Brocton Lady Bulldogs gave Maple Grove a competitive battle, but in the end, the Red Dragons claimed a 4-2 victory on Wednesday night at Brocton High School. “We played great for the first four ...

Tourists visit Dunkirk for its ‘world class’ bass fishing

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The weather has been on the cool side and there never seems to be any lack of wind, but that isn’t stopping the annual out-of-town bass fishing traffic. I had the pleasure of speaking with several bass anglers on Wednesday as they were heading in for the day. “Binky” Schutt, who hails ...

Fredonia’s doubles teams advance at Counties

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Pictured: Fredonia’s Max Kinkela serves during a doubles match on Wednesday at the County Championships at the Lakewood YMCA. Also pictured: Fredonia’s Caleb Reynolds returns a volley during Wednesday’s doubles match at the County Championships in Lakewood. Kinkela and Reynolds are one of ...

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High School Sports Schedule Baseball Southwestern at Chautauqua Lake, 4 p.m. Cassadaga Valley at Fredonia, 4:30 p.m. North Collins at Silver Creek, 4:30 p.m. Randolph at Pine Valley, 4:30 p.m. Dunkirk at St. Francis, 5 p.m. Frewsburg at Gowanda, 7 p.m. Softball Cassadaga Valley at ...

Fredonia completes perfect season

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OBSERVER Staff Report LAKEWOOD — The Fredonia Hillbillies boys tennis team finished off a perfect regular season for the third straight year on Tuesday, with a sweep of a doubleheader against Westfield. With the wins, Fredonia finishes the season at 10-0 and improves to 37-0 over the past ...