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Tell steals the show

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Coming off a heartbreaking 61-59 loss Wednesday night to the Salamanca Warriors, a young Dunkirk basketball team entered Thursday night hungry for a win. In the early stages of the game, no one was hungrier than junior Marauder Amarion Tell. The Marauders topped Eden, 77-52, at Dunkirk ...

Pattyson shines, Cougars edge Dunkirk

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SINCLAIRVILLE — Kaylee Pattyson had a game to remember Thursday night, pouring in 32 points and grabbing 28 rebounds to send Cassadaga Valley to a 55-46 victory over Dunkirk to highlight area girls basketball action. Sarah Meder added 12 points, 16 rebounds and four assists; and Aliyah ...

Silver Creek boys knock off Falconer

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FALCONER — Silver Creek moved to 2-3-1 on the year with a 57-30 win over Falconer. Matt Woleben and Samuel Braidich combined for 17 of 28 first-quarter points for the Black Knights, finishing with 11 and 24 respectively in the win. Nick Erickson led Falconer with 7 points. SILVER ...

Donation to Chautauqua Sports HOF

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The grandchildren of Hugh Bedient paid a visit to the Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame in Jamestown on Thursday where they donated memorabilia belonging to the former Major League pitcher and 1912 World Series hero. Bedient, a Falconer native, appeared in the second, third, fifth and eighth games ...

Fredonia, Dunkirk battle in CCAA swim meet

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FREDONIA — Depth proved to be the difference as Fredonia posted a narrow 93-87 win over Dunkirk/Westfield/Forestville in Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association boys swimming on Thursday. Adam Fred was a double winner for the visitors, taking the 50-yard freestyle (24.03) and the ...

‘Team ball’

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Fredonia would show stretches of promise during Wednesday night’s Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 1 West matchup with host Southwestern, but a combination of balanced scoring and team defense would be enough for the Trojans to secure a 63-55 victory. Southwestern ...

Dunkirk comes up short at Salamanca

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SALAMANCA — Dunkirk let one slip away late. The Marauders led Salamanca 31-25 at halftime and 44-41 after three quarters, but came up one shot short in the end. The Warriors led 61-59 as Dunkirk inbounded with nine seconds remaining. The Marauders got the potential tying shot off, but it ...

Dunkirk Little League registrations are online

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The Dunkirk Little League baseball program has started taking online registrations for the 2021 season. All new and returning players must register at the link found on the league’s Facebook page. Players who took a credit for last year will be notified by phone, and all others may pay ...

Kelly rolls 576 as Fredonia sweeps T’Birds

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Fredonia topped Chautauqua Lake, 4-0, in Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 1 boys bowling at Lucky Lanes on Wednesday. Fredonia (14-2) had a line score of 856-823-831-2,510. Leading the team was seventh-grader Ryan Kelly, who had games of 180, 198, and 198 in a 576 series. ...

Comfort of home

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The Fredonia Hillbillies (1-1) opened up at home with a 54-40 victory over the Allegany-Limestone Gators (1-1) in Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 1 West girls basketball Tuesday. It was a slow start for both teams. In fact, the score at halftime was only 17-14 in favor ...

T’Birds prevail in Henry’s return

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In her first game of the season, senior Rebecca Henry scored 11 of her 16 points in the second half as Chautauqua Lake pulled away from Maple Grove for a 67-50 Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 1 West girls basketball victory Tuesday. “It was close most of the game,” ...

Pause ends for North Collins girls

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The first scheduled game of the North Collins girls basketball season against Ellicottville had to be postponed as the team was coming out of a 10-day pause related to the COVID-19 pandemic. But had the game been scheduled for Tuesday night as opposed to Monday, the team would have been able ...

Anderson, CSHOF president, to be honored

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Below is the biography of Randall G. Anderson, one of 11 inductees in the Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame’s Class of 2021. Other inductees are George L. Barone Jr., Harry G. Carlson, Andrew J. Creager, Larry E. Rodgers, Christina M. Kebort, Michael A. Sirianni, Marc T. ...

Committee does fine with first rankings

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For the past few years, the NCAA Tournament Selection Committee has shared its top 16 seeds (the top four seeds in each region) about a month before Selection Sunday and this year they did so on Saturday. The top of the bracket is usually pretty easy to figure out, but this year with all the ...

Brawdy earns first win as Gowanda’s coach

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GOWANDA — A 16-4 third quarter led Gowanda to first-year head coach Lucas Brawdy’s first career victory, 44-18, over Falconer in Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 1 East action. John Ondus scored 6 of his game-high 18 points during the decisive quarter for the Panthers ...

Sorokin stops 20 shots for first NHL win

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BUFFALO — Islanders goalie Ilya Sorokin’s eyes lit up and he broke into a big smile in not needing an interpretation when asked his favorite memory of his first NHL win — and a shutout, no less. “Video review,” the Russian-born goalie said. “Canceled it.” There was more to ...

Fredonia wins again as Putney has another big game

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Good teams can win multiple ways, and that is exactly what the Fredonia boys basketball team did with its 60-55 victory over Olean in an Division 1 West game on President’s Day. While the Hillbillies’ season opener last week was an offensive explosion and included highlight-reel ...

Dunkirk falls to Southwestern, 59-47

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DUNKIRK — The Dunkirk boys basketball game continues to be forced to grow on the fly, a young team trying to come together with practice limitations due to COVID-19. On Monday night, the experienced Southwestern Trojans taught the young Marauders a lesson, but it was a new lesson for the ...

Members of Brocton boys basketball team in quarantine

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BROCTON — The Brocton boys basketball team has become the latest group in a line of Chautauqua County high school teams to postpone activities due to COVID-19. The players who were deemed to have played significant minutes in last Wednesday’s game against Frewsburg must quarantine ...

Tournament draws county’s equestrians

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PITTSFIELD Pa. — The first of three winter equestrian tournaments drew 13 competitors from all corners of Chautauqua County despite the below-freezing temperatures. They are members of the Dell Performances Horses Equestrian Team based at the Whispering Creek Stables in Gerry. “The show ...