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Green Flag Flies

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Stateline Speedway’s kart track hosted a night of racing Friday, headlined by the $1,000-to-win 350 Clone class of cars. Stateline Karts normally runs every Saturday morning.

Senior Open

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BRADFORD — Jerry Bancroft fired a 70 to win the Edward Jones Senior Open at The Pennhills Club last Friday. Hallie Dubia won the Ladies Division with a 74.

WNYPGA

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STAFFORD, N.Y. — Pat Damore, PGA pro at Lakewood Golf Center, won the Western New York Open on Monday at Stafford Country Club. Damore, a member at Conewango Valley Country Club, won the Professional Division on the first playoff hole against Battistoni Golf Center’s Matt ...

Golf leagues

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RUSSELL — Veronica Anderson and Elise Brown have combined for 54.5 points to lead the Early League while Bonnie Smith and Grace Wheeler have combined for 51.5 points to lead the Late League during the Wednesday Ladies League at Cable Hollow Golf Course. Early: Veronica Anderson/Elise Brown, ...

Moving on up

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A local cheerleading gym continues its climb into some rarified air. The Xplosion All-Stars Cheer, located at 2485 Falconer-Frewsburg Road in Jamestown, is still in the running for a “Cheer Gym Extreme Makeover,” valued at more than $500,000. According to Lisa Perrin, who co-owns ...

NYSPHSAA COVID-19 Task Force lays out possible scenarios

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The possibility of switching sports to different times of the year was among the scenarios laid out by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association’s COVID-19 Task Force for the 2020-21 high school year Wednesday afternoon. The group met for the second time Tuesday after ...

Briefs

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Softball Fifties (24W) v Pitches be Trippin (2L) Munch Appliance Repair/Peppermill (22W) v WM Jenkins Trucking (8L) Real Living/Napoli’s (26W) v Sons of Sugar Grove American Legion (3L) Warren American Legion (13W) v Northwest Electric (3L) Napoli/Roma 2 (10W) v Crescent Beer ...

JCC athletes honored for academics

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The Western New York Athletic Conference (WNYAC) has recognized 51 Jamestown Community College student-athletes as Academic All-Conference selections for the 2019-20 academic school year. To be recognized, honorees must have earned at least a 3.30 grade point average and a minimum of 24 ...

Racing Is Back

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BUSTI, N.Y. — Racing action will return to Kortwright Road on Friday evening. While the main track at Stateline Speedway remains closed amidst the coronavirus pandemic, the adjacent Stateline Speedway Kart track will host its annual July 3 Sr. Clone 350 race. Sr. Clone 350 karts are for ...

Road To Return

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It looks like there will be school sports in Warren County soon. District 10 prepared a preliminary document regarding fall sports. “This is a consensus document,” Superintendent Amy Stewart said. In order to provide consistency in interscholastic sports among the schools in District ...

Jamestown’s Barone to make pro managerial debut Friday

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For as long as he can remember, Anthony Barone has been a fan of the Boston Red Sox. That includes from 1992-94 when Boston went 207-232 under the direction of manager Butch Hobson. On Friday night, Barone will manage his first professional baseball game and standing in the opposing dugout ...

Old Timers in action

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The Warren Old Timers played United this weekend at Boardman (Ohio) High School. Warren lost the first game, 4-3, and won the second game, 10-0. The team is made up of Daryl Baldensperger, Ed Baldensperger, Brian Ferry, Paul Genis, Mark Hovan, Troy Johnson, Roy Luksch, Wade Nelson, Larry ...

Lake Erie Speedway loses another event

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NORTH EAST, Pa. — Lake Erie Speedway Driven By Pro Waste on Tuesday announced cancellation of the ATV Big Air Tour due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The ATV Big Air Tour was scheduled to visit the venue on Saturday, Sept. 5. After lengthy discussion the promoter of the ATV Big Air Tour lost a ...

Hackett wins SLM  Feature At Eriez

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By JAY PEES HAMMETT — Blue skies greeted fans arriving at Eriez Speedway for their third night of racing. The card of 18 heats and six features provided a solid evening of entertainment for area race fans with Chris Hackett, a former class champion, picking up his first Mill Run Collision ...

Big 30 Charities game canceled

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This summer’s Big 30 Charities Classic football game has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “The committee has met several times in an effort to do whatever it could to make the game a reality,” the committee announced in a press release. “With time restraints coming upon us ...

Lindell Mercyhurst Bound

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Caleb Lindell has spent much of his life on soccer fields and has known for nine years that he wanted to keep playing even after high school. In a few months, that dream will become a reality. Lindell, a 2020 graduate of Warren Area High School, has committed to play Division II soccer ...

D10, WCSD crafting fall sports plan

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As Warren County School District prepares for its academic reopening in the fall, a parallel effort is being made to prepare for fall sports. Not all of that work is being done within the district. Establishing the basics of a plan is a collective effort of District 10. “It is being ...

Scout’s HONOR

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Each time Pete Alonso hit a majestic home run last summer, Marc Tramuta’s phone would blow up with text messages. As the New York Mets director of amateur scouting, Tramuta oversees an army of area scouts, regional supervisors and national crosscheckers. And whether it was former Mets ...

COVID-19’s Impact On Game May Not Be Seen Immediately

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Marc Tramuta was pleased with the 2020 MLB Draft. But as the New York Mets director of amateur scouting, Tramuta must always have an eye on the future. The future has him nervous. While the coronavirus pandemic certainly hindered this summer’s first-year player draft, Tramuta ...

Regulators Cancel Season

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Jay Grann has been through a rollercoaster of emotions this spring and summer. The ride took another dip Thursday evening. Grann, the head coach of the Southern Tier Regulators 18U baseball team, was forced to cancel his team’s summer season due to the coronavirus pandemic. “I’m ...