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Vaughn shoots 38 for Trojans

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CHAUTAUQUA — Southwestern moved to 9-2 on the year and 7-1 in Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 1 West play with a 32-23 win over Chautauqua Lake/Westfield/Sherman (2-8, 1-4) on the Lake Course at Chautauqua Golf Club on Wednesday. Max Vaughn carded a three-over-par 38 to ...

HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE

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Today’s Schedule High School Baseball Dunkirk at Frewsburg, 4:30 p.m. Archbishop Walsh at Salamanca, 4:30 p.m. High School Softball Cassadaga Valley at Frewsburg, 4:30 p.m. Dunkirk at Silver Creek, 5 p.m. Forestville at Ellicottville, 5 p.m. High School Boys Golf Salamanca, ...

Swanson joins Junior Masters field

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Darien Swanson played a strong round of golf the first time he had a chance to step on to the tee at East Aurora Country Club last weekend. So good, in fact, that it earned him a chance to play a few more rounds at the club against some of the best amateurs in the world. The Westfield junior ...

Glowniak shines at state bowling tournament

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SOUTH GLENS FALLS — Rachel Glowniak has made a habit of making headlines during her years as a member of the Dunkirk High School bowling team. Only months removed from the completion of her senior season on the lanes, the 17-year old is still on the top of her game. Competing at the New ...

T’Birds move on, knock off Pine Valley

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MAYVILLE — The Chautauqua Lake Thunderbirds volleyball team has been nothing short of impressive all season long, heading into Tuesday night’s Section VI Class D quarterfinal playoff game against the Pine Valley Panthers with a record of 13-1. Though the Panthers pushed the Thunderbirds ...

Panama posts playoff victory over Holland

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PANAMA — No. 3 Panama moved to 14-2 on the year with a 25-14, 25-14, 25-10 win over No. 6 Holland in Section VI Class D quarterfinal volleyball action. That win sets up a semifinal date on the road against No. 2 Chautauqua Lake at 6 p.m. on Thursday, with each team earning one win during ...

Racing film to be shown in Jamestown

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“The wins and championships all say ‘Dick Barton’ next to them, but I was very fortunate to be part of a great race team.” Those words by Dick Barton, the all-time winningest super late model driver at Stateline Speedway in Busti, depict the appreciation that the humble Barton felt ...

Hoffman, Kelly lead Fredonia at Moon Brook CC

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Lucas Hoffman and Ryan Kelly fought their way through windy conditions at Moon Brook Country Club on Monday, leading Fredonia (1-0) to a 36.5-18.5 win over Jamestown (3-4, 2-3) in Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 1 golf action. Hoffman shot a 43 to take home medalist ...

Stoughton wins tiebreaker over Tofil at Chautauqua GC

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CHAUTAUQUA — The Wednesday Travel League played Chautauqua Golf Club’s Hill Course with temperatures in the low 40s and recently aerated greens, making for tough scoring conditions last week. Wayne Stoughton and Ed Tofil tied for the low score of 84, with Stoughton the overall winner on a ...

Golf leagues

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In the Tom Tucker Thursday Night Memorial Golf League at the Vineyards Golf Course, Bob Golubski led the way with a 37. Skins went to Steve Dando on Nos. 7 and 8, and closest to the pin went to Craig Sutton on No. 5 and Ryan Golubski on No. 9. Dave Criscione 37, Craig Sutton 38, Brian ...

Bixby claims Jerry Jesionowski Memorial Masters Tournament

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Derek Bixby defeated Robert Paterson Sr. in the final game of the 21st annual Dunkirk Lakeshore Bowling Association Jerry Jesionowski Memorial Masters Tournament. The event, featuring over 40 area bowlers, was held at Hanover Lanes in Silver Creek on May 1-2. Sixteen bowlers remained after ...

HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE

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Today’s Schedule High School Golf Allegany-Limestone vs. Randolph at Cardinal Hills GC, 3 p.m. Fredonia vs. Falconer at Breezewood Links, 4 p.m. Olean, Southwestern vs. Maple Grove at Bemus Point GC, 2 p.m.

Power play

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CLYMER — Over the past five years, Southwestern has become a team that has relied on next-level quarterback play and skilled position players to put up points in bunches. Saturday, with a spot in the Section VI Class C championship game on the line, the Trojans needed 1 yard to take ...

North Collins is top seed in Class D

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The sprint to the finish of the Section VI girls volleyball season begins Thursday. North Collins will be the No. 1 seed in Class D when quarterfinal gets going Tuesday. The Eagles will host No. 8 Clymer/Sherman at 6 p.m. Also in Class D, No. 2 Chautauqua Lake will host No. 7 Pine Valley; No. ...

Hopeful season unravels for Sabres

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BUFFALO — The Sabres were so confident they had moved forward corner from their miserable past, the team’s marketing department included owner Terry Pegula’s hopeful comments in a televised feature on how Buffalo landed Taylor Hall in free agency in October. “We sign this guy,” ...

Dunkirk-Fredonia modified opens with 4-3 victory

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The Dunkirk-Fredonia Steelers modified hockey team opened its season with a 4-3 win over Orchard Park C at the Habor Center in Buffalo. Brady Crawford opened the scoring just 23 seconds into the game while Braiden Truby earned the win stopping 13 of 16 shots. The game-winning goal came off the ...

City tourney begins today

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Hanover Lanes is hosting the Dunkirk Lakeshore Bowling Association Year-End City Tournament. The 91st annual association championship tournament, sponsored by Sunset Truck & Auto Inc., consists of a five-person team event and a doubles and singles event. Handicap is 100% of 220 and ...

Brocton sweeps Clymer/Sherman

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BROCTON — Amaya Lewczyk had five digs, four kills, four aces and two assists as Clymer/Sherman swept Brocton 25-17, 25-19, 25-16 in Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association North Division girls volleyball Saturday. Abbey White had three kills, three assists, a dig and an ace while Camdin ...

Putney makes it official

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On Thursday afternoon, one of the most decorated members of Fredonia’s boys basketball program officially committed to play at the next level, as Tyler Putney signed to take his shooting talents to Amherst as a member of the Daemen Wildcats. Putney had options from a few schools who were ...

Elite company

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SHERMAN — As the Clymer/Sherman/Panama football team warmed up on the field prior to its Class C South regular-season finale against Fredonia last Saturday afternoon, Coach Ty Harper paced slowly back and forth, only a perfectly executed down-and-out from the scoreboard in the west end zone ...