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Thunderbirds fall to Portville, 41-20

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MAYVILLE — After responding to a disaster of a first quarter with two quick scores, the Thunderbirds found themselves only trailing 21-14 to Portville, oppose to 21-0. Unfortunately for Chautauqua Lake/Westfield/Brocton (1-2), the Portville Panthers (2-1) knew how to match the offensive ...

Blair earns second tour win at Stateline Speedway

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Special to The OBSERVER JAMESTOWN — A sea of his fans dressed in black-and-green racing apparel adorned with the locally famous “111” graphics on them filled Victory Lane. Newly crowned two-time Stateline Speedway Super Late Model Track Champion Max Blair had just beaten the Outlaws at ...

Fredonia tops Silver Creek, Gowanda, Cassadaga win

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OBSERVER Staff Reports SILVER CREEK — The Fredonia Lady ‘Billies carried over the momentum from Wednesday’s victory over Dunkirk into another CCAA North contest against Silver Creek and came away with another victory. Fredonia won the match in three sets, 25-17, 25-20, 25-19, over ...

Hillbillies take on Golden Cougars

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OBSERVER Staff Report The Fredonia Hillbillies look to get back in the win column Saturday afternoon in a C South football game against the Cassadaga Valley/Falconer Golden Cougars at Cassadaga Valley High School. Kickoff is set for 1:30 p.m. Cassadaga Valley/Falconer (0-2, 0-1) hopes to ...

Solid defense leads Black Knights to 2-0 non-league victory

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OBSERVER Staff Report SILVER CREEK — The Silver Creek/Forestville Black Knights got back on track on Friday afternoon, with a 2-0 victory over Salamanca/Catt./Little Valley in a non-league boys soccer game at Silver Creek High School. Early on, Silver Creek/Forestville (3-5-0) found the ...

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For the record

Saturday’s high school sports schedule Girls Soccer Pine Valley at Chautauqua Lake, 10 a.m. Dunkirk at Olean, 11 a.m. Frewsburg at Silver Creek, 12 p.m. Football Fredonia at Cassadaga Valley/Falconer, 1:30 p.m. (at CVCS) Silver Creek/Forestville at JFK, 1:30 ...

Hillbillie Sweep

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The Lady ‘Billies (2-2-1) finished off what their male counterparts started on Wednesday and finished a sweep of Dunkirk soccer this week in the Dunkirk-Fredonia rivalry. Fredonia marched into Dunkirk (0-9) for their first Section VI CCAA West girls soccer win of the season, 1-0. The first ...

Injury bug bites Dunkirk heading into week three against Lakeshore

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Following their 20-6 loss at the hands of the Maritime-Charter Commodores, the Dunkirk Marauders will now enter week three without a couple of their established leaders. Senior Earl Stewart and Junior Gavin Cave will both miss Dunkirk’s Friday evening showdown with the Lakeshore Eagles. ...

Plans for 2020 Gerry Rodeo already underway

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GERRY – The Gerry Rodeo Committee is already making plans for next summer’s 76th consecutive rodeo, scheduled for four nights, August 5-8, following one of their most successful rodeos in recent years, an event which drew a very positive evaluation from the crew of PRCA judges. This ...

Lady Eagles down Pine Valley 3-0

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SOUTH DAYTON- The North Collins Eagles girls soccer team claimed their first league victory of the season with a 3-0 victory over the Pine Valley Panthers on Thursday night. The first half was scoreless, but not without many opportunities, primarily for the visitors. North Collins had a ...

Lady Bulldogs drop close one to Clymer

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OBSERVER Staff Report The Brocton Lady Bulldogs drop a tight one against the Clymer Lady Pirates on Thursday, losing in 5 sets, 25-16, 20-25, 27-25, 25-7, 25-20. Leading the way for Clymer (1-3) was Mikala Einink with 15 assists, three kills, and two aces. Emma Wiggers chipped in eight ...

Lady Wolverines perfect still, beat Lady T-Birds 2-0

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OBSERVER Staff Report WESTFIELD — The Westfield/Brocton Lady Wolverines topped the Chautauqua Lake Lady Thunderbirds, 2-0, in a Section VI CCAA Central girls soccer game in Westfield, on Thursday. The Lady Wolverines and Lady T’birds were tied headed into the second half, until a Katie ...

Fredonia, Frewsburg girls see 93-93 deadlock in swimming

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OBSERVER Staff Report The Fredonia Lady Billies swim meet against Frewsburg on Thursday night ended in a 93-93 stalemate. In the first meet, the 200 Medley Relay, Fredonia’s team of Lillee Gould, Jenna Sherlock, Tori Spacciapolli, and Amelia Harper finished first with a time of ...

Lady T-Birds down Salamanca 4-1

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OBSERVER Staff Report Chautauqua Lake’s girls tennis found a 4-1 victory in a non-league match against Salamanca on Thursday. Emily Bauer playing first singles defeated Brooke Kettle, 6-1, 6-0. Logan Walzcak won via forfeit after the first set. Elizabeth Marshaus (CL) was defeated by ...

Black Knights beat Lady Red Dragons for first time, 3-1

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OBSERVER Staff Report The Silver Creek/Forestville Black Knights took down the Maple Grove Lady Red Dragons for the first time ever, winning by a score of 3-1. As is tradition between the two teams, the game was a war of attrition in the mid-field. “It went as expected. It was a battle, ...

Lady Billies’ ace Lady Huskies, Red Dragons to stay unbeaten

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OBSERVER Staff Report The Fredonia Lady ‘Billies girls tennis team defeated Olean 3-2 on Wednesday, winning all three singles contests. Olean is now 6-1 and Fredonia improves to 6-0. The top three singles players for Fredonia are “continuing to play really well” according to coach ...

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For the record

Today’s high school sports schedule Boys Soccer Dunkirk at Olean, 4:30 p.m. Salamanca at Silver Creek/Forestville, 4:30 p.m. Global Concepts at North Collins, 4:30 p.m. Football Portville at Chautauqua Lake/Westfield/Brocton, 7 p.m. (at CLCS) Gowanda/Pine Valley at Salamanca, 7 ...

Hillbillies win in Dunkirk

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At halftime the Dunkirk-Fredonia rivalry was deadlocked at 0-0. The first goal was finally scored by Juan Matias in the second half and with that goal Fredonia (1-1-1, 1-3-1) held on defensively to beat the Marauders (0-2, 1-5) on their turf, 1-0, for a Section VI CCAA Division 1 West boys ...

Fredonia tops Dunkirk in 4 sets

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A year ago, Dunkirk and Fredonia played one of the most thrilling matches of the year, a 5-set showdown in Dunkirk where the Lady Marauders came out on top. Fredonia held a lead in that match, but Dunkirk clawed back to come out on top. Wednesday, the two rivals met again, in the first ...