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Hillbillies fall to Maple Grove, 3-1

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OBSERVER Staff Report BEMUS POINT — Maple Grove defeated Fredonia, 3-1, in non-league boys varsity soccer play on Monday night. The Red Dragons (4-0-0) received goals from Caleb Foley, Nick Golando and Kevin Ruhlman. Golando and Adam Marsh had assists. Juan Matias had the lone goal for ...

North Collins earns sweep of Gowanda

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OBSERVER Staff Report GOWANDA — The North Collins Lady Eagles swept the Gowanda Lady Panthers in three highly competitive sets on Tuesday night, 25-22, 25-20, 25-20. North Collins’ Mckenna Williams had 26 assists and Michaela Rice finished with 11 kills, leading the charge for the Lady ...

Lady ‘Billies win again, T’Birds fall to Maple Grove

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LAKEWOOD — The Fredonia Lady Billies bested Southwestern, 4-1, in a league match at Southwestern, Tuesday afternoon. In first singles, it was Billies standout Bernie Gens taking down Southwestern’s Hiba Munir 6-0, 6-0. Alicia Kluck paced Fredonia (4-0) in second singles, taking down Liz ...

Lady ‘Billies win first swim meet of year, 134-46

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OBSERVER Staff Report MAYVILLE — The Fredonia Lady ‘Billies had quite an impressive first meet of the season on Tuesday. When it was all said and done, three Lady ‘Billies qualified for sectional meets and Fredonia came out on top of Chautauqua Lake by a score of 134-46, Tuesday, at ...

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High school sports schedule Boys Soccer Fredonia at Chautauqua Lake, 4:30 p.m. Dunkirk at Southwestern, 4:30 p.m. Westfield/Brocton at Silver Creek, 4:30 p.m. North Collins at Pine Valley, 5 p.m. Volleyball Silver Creek at Cassadaga Valley, 6:30 p.m. Dunkirk at Pine Valley, 6:30 ...

Cougars cruise

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After showing life in the first set with a big rally the Lady Marauders volleyball team against tough division opponent Cassadaga Valley, Dunkirk (3-1, 2-1) looked poised to win the set, but ultimately dropped it 25-22. In the very important second set, the Lady Marauders attempted to mount a ...

Frewsburg tops Pine Valley

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OBSERVER Staff Report SOUTH DAYTON— Gavin Swanson scored both goals in 2-0 win for Frewsburg over Pine Valley in Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Central Division boys soccer action Monday. Devin Wolfe had an assist on one of Swanson's goals. Caleb Carr made three saves ...

Pine Valley Lady Panthers get by Lady T-Wolves in four sets

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OBSERVER Staff Report SOUTH DAYTON—The Pine Valley Lady Panthers captured a non-league victory over Catt./Little Valley last night, taking it in four sets 18-25, 25-21, 25-19, 25-23. The Lady Panthers (3-1) were led by Sadie Fadale with five kills, seven digs, two assists, and three ...

Circulus Tournament Benefits Hospice

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Submitted Photo For the 12th year the Circulus Golf Tournament has supported the mission of Chautauqua Hospice & Palliative Care. The scramble tournament, which took place at Moon Brook Country Club on August 26, raised $10,000 bringing the 12-year total to over $82,000. First Flight ...

For the record

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Adult golf Asquith Senior Golf Tour Pine Hurts Golf Club, Sept. 3,—Scores: Dave Young +2, Randy Carlson +2, Sam Allesi 0, Paul Edson +8, Scott Vogan -1, Bruce Blume -1, Fran Dexter -1, Ross Cali +6, Keith Swanson 0, Jay Mengel -1, Bill Hart +3, Ross Williams +2, Bryan Champlin+2, Dennis ...

Singletary, defense carry Allen to win

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After the first half of Sunday’s game, the only good thing Bills fans saw from their team was the performance of the defense. After being put in an awful position over and over again because of the inability to take care of the ball on offense, the Bills defense didn’t even allow a point to ...

Just what the doctor ordered

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My life has changed a lot over the past three years. I went from zero kids to three after my twins were born in March. I was laid off from a job I truly loved. I started a job with the United States Postal Service that, while only part-time, is also a pretty good gig. None of these factors have ...

A fishing event worth the price

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Saturday evening was an eye-opening event for this columnist. As I have stated before, I have been involved with my column for over 31 years. During that time frame, we have covered numerous fishing-related events, from educational DEC/ Sea Grant seminars to most every local fishing tournament ...

Lady T-birds fall 3-0 to Lady Golden Cougars

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OBSERVER Staff Report The Chautauqua Lake Lady Thunderbirds fell 3-0 to the Falconer/Cassadaga Valley Golden Cougars in Chautauqua Lake on Monday afternoon. The Lady Thunderbirds (2-1) were outshot 19-1 by the Golden Cougars (3-1-1) in what was a dominating offensive attack for ...

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High school sports schedule Boys Soccer Silver Creek/Forestville at Salamanca, 4:30 p.m. Frewsburg at Pine Valley/Gowanda, 4:30 p.m. Fredonia at Maple Grove, 7 p.m. Girls Soccer Falconer/CV at Chautauqua Lake, 4:30 p.m. Silver Creek at Tonawanda, 7 p.m. Volleyball North ...

High school football is officially back

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OBSERVER Staff Report With high school football officially back, here are some key players to watch for this season: Jake Skinner, TE, Fredonia Fredonia’s Jake Skinner has been attracting attention of college recruiters all across the country this summer for his size and athleticism ...

Thunderbirds get shut out by Trojans, 42-0

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MAYVILLE — Jake Burkholder's first game as defensive coordinator for Southwestern could not have gone any better. Adding a pair of senior transfers to an already stout unit certainly didn't hurt. The Trojans held Chautauqua Lake/Westfield/Brocton to just 115 yards of offense and turned ...

Randolph squeaks past Fredonia

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RANDOLPH — Randolph's Marcus Evans' goal in the 72nd minute was the difference in the Cardinals 3-2 victory over the Fredonia Hillbillies in non-league boys soccer at Weeden Park. It was the season-opening game for the Hillbillies, who fell to 0-1-0 on the season. Randolph improved to ...

Fredonia’s Emily Brown wins Red Dragon Invitational

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OBSERVER Staff Report BEMUS POINT — Fredonia’s Emily Brown didn’t take long to get her first win of the cross country season. Brown came in first at the Red Dragon Invitational at Long Point State Park on Saturday, with a time of 19:11, a personal best of more than 30 seconds. “Emily ...