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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 ...

North Collins comes away with win over Cassadaga Valley, 3-0

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OBSERVER Staff Report NORTH COLLINS — The North Collins Lady Eagles (5-0) swept the Lady Cougars (4-2) in three sets 25-22, 25-21, 25-13 for a Section VI CCAA North girls volleyball win. The Lady Eagles effort was led by Mckenna Williams who had 26 assists, 4 kills and 6 aces while ...

The fish are biting in the warm weather

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The fishing is changing along with the seasons. The day light is getting shorter and mornings can be wet with dew and start out cool enough for a jacket. But as the day warms up, so too does the fish bite. A couple of fishing buddies reported that on Monday afternoon, they headed out of ...

Fearless Freddie’s Football Forecast

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Week 3 of the NFL season is here and things are already lurching into strange territory. The Buffalo Bills are 2-0 and have yet to play at home, while a trio of future Hall of Fame quarterbacks are suddenly sidelined in New Orleans and Pittsburgh with injuries and in The Big Apple with ...

Hornets sting Wolverines to claim first win of year

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WESTFIELD — The Forestville Hornets claimed their first victory of the season with a three set win over the Westfield Wolverines on Wednesday night 25-15, 25-16, 25-12. “The victory gives us some momentum as we go into the second half of the season,” said Forestville coach Ali Knapp. ...

Fredonia girls tennis improves to 6-0

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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 Lisa ...

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For the record

Today’s high school sports schedule Girls Soccer Chautauqua Lake at Westfield/Brocton, 4:30 p.m. North Collins at Pine Valley, 5 p.m. Fredonia at Dunkirk, 7 p.m. Silver Creek at Maple Grove, 7 p.m. Girls Swimming Fredonia at Frewsburg, 5 p.m. Gowanda at Salamanca, 5 ...

Westfield/Brocton beats North Collins, 2-0 in OT

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OBSERVER Staff Report NORTH COLLINS — The Westfield/Brocton Lady Wolverines continue their incredible pace to start the season, beating the North Collins Eagles, 2-0, in an overtime affair in North Collins on Tuesday. The Lady Wolverines faced a different challenge today, in the form of ...

Chautauqua Lake tennis edges Southwestern 3-2

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OBSERVER Staff Report MAYVILLE — In a closely contested girls tennis match, Chautauqua Lake defeated Southwestern, 3-2. The deciding match of the evening came down to a three-set thriller at third singles between Elizabeth Marshaus of Chautauqua Lake and Isabelle Meyers of Southwestern. ...

NorthLake celebrates 20 years of service to town of Westfield

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Special to The OBSERVER NorthLake Family Recreation Center, located at 38 Nichols Avenue in Westfield, recently celebrated twenty years of service to the Chautauqua County, Western New York and Northwestern Pennsylvania area. Principal Hite kicks off the ceremonial first kick to ...

Liv Love Run 5K set for Oct. 6

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Special to The OBSERVER SILVER CREEK — The Silver Creek Cross Country Booster Club, in cooperation with the Silver Creek/Forestville Cross Country Team, is hosting the inaugural ”Liv Love Run 5K” on the Silver Creek campus Sunday, Oct. 6. The community is encouraged to participate in ...

Maple Grove beats Brocton in three sets

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OBSERVER Staff Report BROCTON — The Maple Grove Red Dragons (1-2,1-2) topped the Brocton Bulldogs (0-4, 0-3) in three sets, 25-9, 25-10, 25-7 for a Section VI CCAA Central division girls volleyball match at Brocton High School, on Tuesday. The Red Dragons were led by Bre Hill with 13 ...

A run around the county

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OBSERVER Staff Reports Overall on Tuesday, the girls cross country race at Forness Park in Olean was won by Jericha Petrella of Dunkirk with a time of 21:00. Here are other notable cross country performances on Tuesday. The Silver Creek Cross Country teams met at Jamestown for a meet against ...