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Catanese earns promotion

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Sensei Garrett Catanese, of Stockton, has promoted to his Nidan, second degree black belt. Sensei Catanese, 17, is the son of Jeremy and Betty Catanese. He is an A student in the Cassadaga school system. Catanese plans to attend college after graduation and to continue his journey with the ...

Grappling champions

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The annual NYS-HGC Grappling Championship, promoted by Norman Yonkers’ Karate Connection MMA, was held on April 13 at Fredonia Central School. This event has been running since 2004 in Fredonia and attracts competitors from all over the US and Canada. The Karate Connection is located at 168 ...

Hoffman, Cameron lead Fredonia at Shorewood CC

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OBSERVER Staff Report The Fredonia Hillbillies golf teams hosted Jamestown and Olean on Tuesday at Shorewood Country Club in Dunkirk. Jamestown’s Caden Salvaggio and Olean’s Marina Heister came out as the medalists in the contests. For the boys, Salvaggio shot an even-par 39 on the day, ...

Procknal stands out in Silver Creek loss at Allegany, 93-48

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OBSERVER Staff Report ALLEGANY — The Silver Creek Black Knights girls track and field team fell to Allegany-Limestone on the road on Tuesday by a score of 93-48. Silver Creek’s Kylie Procknal stood out for the Black Knights on Tuesday, winning the 100m in 13.4 seconds and the long jump ...

Tennis singles sectional semis are set

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OBSERVER Staff Report LAKEWOOD — Singles representatives for next week's Section VI Boys Tennis Championships are now set after the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Championships began Tuesday at the Lakewood YMCA. Frewsburg's Jameson Sposato, Olean's Mark Brown, ...

Golf tournament to benefit Boys & Girls Club set for June 24

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Special to The OBSERVER The Boys & Girls Club of Northern Chautauqua County has been selected as the beneficiary of Client Solutions Group’s 5th Annual Charity Golf Tournament taking place Monday, June 24 at Tri-County Country Club. “The Boys & Girls Club of Northern Chautauqua ...

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High School Sports Schedule Baseball Panama at Brocton, 4:30 p.m. Westfield at Clymer/Sherman, 4:30 p.m. Softball Maple Grove at Brocton, 4:30 p.m. Chautauqua Lake at Cassadaga Valley, 4:30 p.m. Silver Creek at Southwestern, 4:30 p.m. Little League baseball Brocton-Portland ...

Gowanda takes care of North Collins, 19-1

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NORTH COLLINS — The Gowanda Panthers (8-2, 14-3) handled the North Collins Eagles, 19-1, in a Section VI nonleague baseball game at North Collins High School, on Monday. The Panthers went with Bryan Zynda on the hill and got four strong innings with five strikeouts and no walks. John Ondus ...

Red Dragons down the Cougars at Cassadaga Country Club, 45-15

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CASSADAGA — Cassadaga Valley (3-4, 3-5) fell to Maple Grove (7-0, 10-1), 40-15 on a very cold and rainy day, in a Section VI league golf match at Cassadaga Country Club, on Monday. Peter Auer led the way for the Red Dragons, shooting a 41 on the par-36 course, making him the medalist in ...

Fredonia’s Novelli, Hoffman qualify for Sectionals

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FORESTVILLE — Southwestern’s Max Vaughn fired an 86 on the first 18 holes and a 12 on three extra holes to win the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 1 qualifier with a 98 on Monday at Tri-County Country Club. Jamestown’s Caden Salvaggio finished second with an 88 over ...

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High School Sports Schedule Baseball Fredonia at Dunkirk, 4:30 p.m. Ellicottville at Pine Valley, 4:30 p.m. Chautauqua Lake at Salamanca, 4:30 p.m. Westfield at Clymer/Sherman, 4:30 p.m. Frewsburg at Cassadaga Valley, 4:30 p.m. Gowanda at Lake Shore, 5 p.m. North Collins at ...

Gowanda boys track wins awards at Jamestown Invite

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JAMESTOWN — The Gowanda High School varsity boys track and field team only had thirteen participants at the Jamestown Invitational this past Friday night, but managed to place ahead of eight other teams. Senior Andrew Musacchio placed second in the shot put and fourth in the discus throw ...

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High School Sports Schedule Baseball Falconer at Fredonia, 4:30 p.m. North Collins at Gowanda, 4:30 p.m. Randolph at Pine Valley, 4:30 p.m. Chautauqua Lake at Westfield, 4:30 p.m. Maple Grove at Silver Creek, 4:30 p.m. Brocton at Clymer/Sherman, 4:30 p.m. Cheektowaga at Lake ...

OBSERVER’s own Storms represents U.S. on ice

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For the fourth time in as many years, the United States Men’s Development Sled Hockey Team faced off in a best-of-three series against Team Canada earlier this month. Traveling to Arena Howie-Morenz in Montreal, the United States was able to come from back from a two-goal deficit in the ...

Big fifth inning propels Silver Creek to victory over Randolph

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SILVER CREEK — The Silver Creek softball team had another great performance, while hosting the Hae Jude Tournament as the Black Knights defeated the Randolph Cardinals, 8-3, to claim its second victory of the day on Saturday. After scoring five runs in the bottom of the seventh to defeat ...

Silver Creek falls to Jamestown

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Silver Creek shortstop Ethan Brunner fields a ground ball during Saturday’s non-league baseball contest between Silver Creek and Jamestown. Silver Creek lost 6-2.

Fishing is great, even when weather is not

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To who it applies, Happy Mother’s Day! This is the first Mothers Day that my family will observe without our Mom Annie. We miss her dearly, but she remains alive in all our thoughts and in our hearts. Be sure to read the column written by our sister Julie Root. Getting back to the outdoors ...