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Frewsburg takes care of North Collins, 2-0

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FREWSBURG — In the past, teams were able to focus on one or two players to shut down Frewsburg’s offense. This season, head coach Scott Stone hopes that isn’t the case. Through three games, the Bears are spreading the ball around. Sophomores Rachael Kerhli and Makenna McBride became ...

Fredonia hopes to see improvement at Allegany-Limestone tonight

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After a convincing home win against Gowanda/Pine Valley last week, 21-0, the Fredonia Hillbillies football team will travel to Allegany-Limestone tonight for another big Class C South matchup at 7 p.m. The Hillbillies once again will be tasked with battling an unfamiliar opponent, however ...

Dunkirk will look to fix their mistakes ahead of home opener

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Coming off their tight 7-6 victory over Olean last week, the Dunkirk Marauders are just excited to come home. “It’s definitely significant. Playing in front of our crowd is really special,” said Dunkirk coach Mike Sarratori. Walking into Dunkirk for a 7:30 p.m. showdown tonight for ...

Westfield continues undefeated start, downs Pine Valley 7-0

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OBSERVER Staff Report The Westfield/Brocton Lady Wolverines continue a torrid start to the season, dropping Pine Valley 7-0 in Westfield last night. The Lady Wolverines spread the ball around very well, having six different scorers make up for their seven goals. “We talk a lot about ...

Fredonia sinks both Gowanda, Salamanca in the pool

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OBSERVER Staff Report The Fredonia Lady ‘Billies (3-0) swim team took down both Gowanda and Salamanca in a dual swim meet at Fredonia High School, on Thursday night. Fredonia beat Gowanda 86-15, and topped Salamanca 83.5-17.5 for two Section VI girls swimming victories. Fredonia’s win ...

Panthers knock off Black Knights

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SOUTH DAYTON — The Pine Valley Panthers volleyball team put together a complete match with a convincing four set victory over the Silver Creek Black Knights on Thursday night, 25-10, 25-12, 16-25, 25-10. “We were a lot better all around,” Pine Valley coach Kaitlin Hoth stated. “We ...

For the Record

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High school sports schedule Boys Soccer Chautauqua Lake at Westfield/Brocton, 4:30 p.m. Silver Creek at Falconer/CV, 4:30 p.m. (at CVCS) North Collins at Global Concepts, 5 p.m. Girls Soccer Falconer/CV at Ellicottville, 4:30 p.m. Maple Grove at North Collins, 5 p.m. Girls ...

Fredonia wins in three sets vs. Forestville

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After a pair of tough losses to Gowanda and North Collins last week to start the year off, the Fredonia Lady ‘Billies looked to get back on track this week. The Lady ‘Billies did just that, earning a second league win in three nights with a three set victory over Forestville, 25-19, 25-16, ...

Wolverines improve record to 5-0, beat Black Knights, 7-0

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SILVER CREEK — Wednesday’s tilt in Silver Creek may have been the first divisional game of the year for the Westfield/Brocton Wolverines, but it looked like the visiting squad was in mid-season form. Westfield/Brocton topped the Silver Creek/Forestville Black Knights, 7-0, in a Section VI ...

Fearless Freddie’s Football Forecast

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The unbeaten Buffalo Bills resume their residency in the NYC area this week by meeting the New York Giants. The revamped Bills rallied for an improbable 17-16 win over the New York Jets in their opener and will find similar success Sunday in the Meadowlands. Buffalo's standout defense will ...

Cassadaga Valley, Gowanda pick up CCAA North victories

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OBSERVER Staff Report SINCLAIRVILLE — The Cassadaga Valley Lady Cougars (3-2, 3-0) knocked off the Silver Creek Black Knights (2-2) in three sets, 25-18, 25-15, 25-19, in a Section VI CCAA North Division volleyball match at Cassadaga Valley High School. The Lady Cougars were led by ...

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High school sports schedule Girls Soccer Chautauqua Lake at Silver Creek/Forestville, 4:30 p.m. Olean at Falconer/CV, 4:30 p.m. Pine Valley at Westfield/Brocton, 4:30 p.m. North Collins at Frewsburg, 5 p.m. Fredonia at City Honors, 7 p.m. Girls Swimming Chautauqua Lake at ...

Billies, T’Birds tennis teams meet today

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Now a couple weeks into the girls tennis season, teams have had a chance to learn where they stand this far into the campaign. New players have had time to adjust to their new roles, filling the spots of the players who have left. But for the Fredonia Lady Billies and the Chautauqua Lake Lady ...

Still plenty of activity for anglers out on Lake Erie

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Fishing prospects remain good, even though Labor Day has come and gone. Rick Miller in Irving reports that there were close to 200 boats launched out of the mouth of Cattaraugus Creek last Sunday, with numerous limit catches of walleye reported. Lots of boat traffic reported in that area on ...

Hillbillies, T’Birds draw, Panthers defeat Eagles

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OBSERVER Staff Reports MAYVILLE — Fredonia and Chautauqua Lake played to a 1-1 double overtime tie in the opening match of the CCAA West League schedule. Following a scoreless first half, the Hillbillies went up 1-0 in the 42nd minute on a goal by Adam Sellari, the first of his varsity ...

Marauders claim close 5-setter

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SOUTH DAYTON — The Dunkirk Marauders continued their successful start to league play (4-1) with a close five set victory over the Pine Valley Panthers on Wednesday night, 25-18, 25-18, 18-25, 19-25, 25-22. “We are super excited to come away with the victory,” said Dunkirk coach Kate ...

Lady Wolverines win again

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WESTFIELD — So far this season, the Westfield/Brocton Lady Wolverines haven’t faced much adversity. In fact, three games in, the Lady Wolverines had not even allowed a goal. On Tuesday, the Lady Wolverines finally saw a shot make its way past 2018 All-Star goalkeeper Angel Busch, but ...

Lady Marauders fall to T’wolves, 1-0

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Off to a slow start to the season, the Dunkirk Lady Marauders looked to get their first victory on the season against Catt./Little Valley. Despite a strong effort, they fell just short. The Lady Timberwolves downed Dunkirk, 1-0, in what was a tight, back and forth contest at Karl Hoeppner ...

Bulldogs bit by Trojans, 3-0

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Pictured, Brocton’s Cheyanna Rivera (1) attempts a block during Tuesday’s volleyball match against Southwestern, at Brocton High School. Also pictured, Brocton’s Brianne Murphy attempts to return during Tuesday’s game. The Brocton Bulldogs fell victim to the Southwestern Trojans on ...