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Lakewood’s Vaughn shoots 76 on WNYPGA Jr. Tour

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NORTH EAST, Pa. — Max Vaughn of Lakewood fired a 4-over 76 to finish second in the Boys 16-18 Division during WNYPGA Junior Tour play at Lake View Country Club on Sunday. Matthew Moonan of Bradford, Pennsylvania took first in the College Boys Division with a 5-over 77 and Spencer Cornelius ...

Legend lost

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A month or so after he graduated from Fredonia Central School in 2004, Ty Harper was invited to play in the Kensington Lions Club All-Star Game, a contest that annually features some of the top senior football players from Western New York. Among Harper’s fondest memories that night, ...

Section VI confirms ‘Week Zero’ football schedule

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Section VI confirmed “Week Zero” opponents for high school football teams Monday evening. Jamestown has added a home league game at Strider Field on Friday, Sept. 4 against Class A1 opponent West Seneca West. “I think the big thing is it’s another opportunity to compete for a ...

WNYPGA Tour makes stop in Erie

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ERIE — Pat Damore of Lakewood Golf Center shot a 3-over 74 on Monday to tie for sixth place in the storm-delayed Western New York PGA Max Stroke Play at Lawrence Park Golf Club. Ryan Swanson of Pinehurst Golf Club tied for 19th with a 9-over 81, while Mike Touhey of Moon Brook CC was at ...

Bucknell-bound

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Rayven Sample’s track and field ability was supposed to take him to Minnesota and Arizona this summer. He possibly would’ve had to make a stop in London on his way to Tokyo. Instead, the coronavirus pandemic kept him home in Gerry. While some of the future destinations on his ...

Neighbors in need

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A local cheerleading gym is making some big noise on a national stage and the owners are reaching out to the community for help in its effort to reach a significant milestone. The Xplosion All-Stars Cheer, located at 2485 Falconer-Frewsburg Road in Jamestown, is one of 10 gyms in the country ...

NJCAA has path for sports in 2020-21

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — As the 2020-21 academic and athletic year approaches, the NJCAA has released a plan of action for the fall and winter sports season in response to COVID-19. The NJCAA National Office, along with the NJCAA Health and Safety Council, has also issued a list of safety protocol ...

Where are all the fish?

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With a walleye population estimated to be in the millions, anglers are wondering where are all these toothy critters? In a word? East. As of Thursday evening, fishing out of the “Cat” and heading east seems to be the most productive program. Two 11-pound walleye were reportedly taken out of ...

Bass season opens today in New York state

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The traditional harvest season for largemouth and smallmouth bass opens today and closes Nov. 30. In most waters, there is also a catch-and-release season starting on Dec. 1, and continuing until the start of the regular season, during which anglers can fish for bass using artificial lures. ...

Mathews shoots 77 at Chautauqua’s Lake Course

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CHAUTAUQUA — Dave Mathews shot the low round of 77 on Chautauqua Golf Club’s Lake Course for his 20th career Wednesday Travel League victory. Mathews edged Wayne Stoughton(78) by one stroke, while Robert Calph finished third with 80. Stoughton led the front nine with a 1-over par 36 ...

Trap leagues

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In Western Chautauqua County Trap League action, Ripley beat Westfield, 324-318, and Big Tree fired a 317 during its bye week. Danny Ficarra, Jeff Gens, Mike Dulmus, Howard Maille, Mark Henry, Sheila Yokom, Jerry Burnett and Scott Hammer shot perfect 25s. For Westfield, Rose Corbran was ...

Golf leagues

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John Bongiovanni’s 35 led the Gene Andolina League at The Vineyards Golf Course. Paul Leone had the top handicap score with a 29. Gross: John Bongiovanni 35, Bob Golubski 37, Sam Allesi 37, Bob Manning 37, Doug Grace 37, Chuck Allesi 38, Dave Criscione 38, John Lakas 39, Gordie Haight 39, ...

Hoffman fires 93 at Conewango Valley

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WARREN, Pa. — Lakewood’s Max Vaughn fired a 12-over 83 to finish third in the Boys 16-18 Division during the Jr. WNYPGA’s stop at Conewango Valley Country Club on Monday. In the Boys 13-15 Division, Fredonia’s Lucas Hoffman finished fifth with a 93.

Game on?

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Youth soccer can be played this summer after all. Whether local leagues reverse their stance remains to be seen. On Thursday, the New York State Department of Health released a 14-page document titled Interim Guidance For Sports and Recreation During The COVID-19 Public Health ...

Petition calls for end to “Red Raiders’

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An online petition to change the name of Jamestown High School’s mascot that started circulating this week has received a response from the president of the Seneca Nation of Indians. Rickey L. Armstrong Sr., president of the nation — the largest of six Native American regions in New York ...

Schreiber, Raabe capture Tri-County Member-Member

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FORESTVILLE — Jerry Schreiber and Brent Raabe fired a 209 to win the Mike Irvin Member-Member championship at Tri-County Country Club. In Flight 1, Neil Young and Mike Almeida finished first with a 214 followed by Justin Miller and CJ Vara with a 219. Ryan Arnone and Justin Young were third ...

Golf leagues

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Mike Kurtz shot a 40 to lead the Tuesday Night Utility League at The Vineyards Golf Course. Bob Patterson was closest to the pin on No. 5. Skins were earned by Mike Willoughby with a par on No. 7, Kurtz with a birdie on No. 4 and Bill Aldrich with a birdie on No. 6. Mike Kurtz 40, Chris ...

National honor

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It’s been nearly five months since the Falconer/Cassadaga Valley wrestling team captured the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Dual Meet Division II championship, but the honors keep piling up for the program. The latest recognition extends far beyond the borders of ...

West Ellicott man forges relationship with Adams

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Editor’s Note: The following article first ran June 27, 2006 after the Carolina Hurricanes won the Stanley Cup. Nearly 14 years later, it was deemed to appropriate to run again after the Buffalo Sabres named Kevyn Adams their general manager Tuesday. The drive from Drew Weaver’s home in ...

SUNYAC adopts East-West format in fall

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SYRACUSE — The State University of New York Athletic Conference will split into two divisions in the sports of men’s and women’s soccer, and in the sport of women’s volleyball for the 2020 athletic season, while the sport of women’s tennis will move its entire conference schedule and ...