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More Than Machinery

The Mike Farr Memorial complete, Steve “Schnarzy” Schnars captured the moment perfectly. The California-based dirt track racing photographer pointed his camera at the two people standing in Victory Lane at Eriez Speedway last Sunday night and snapped a few images. When the photo arrived ...

Stateline wants ‘one race for fans and drivers’

There is a threat of rain in the forecast this evening. Drivers and track organizers at Stateline Speedway are OK with finally having to worry about the weather. For the past few months, COVID-19 was the thing keeping them off the Kortwright Road third-mile dirt track. Stateline Speedway ...

Golf leagues

RUSSELL — Barb Hill and Sharon Birtcil’s 75 points lead Wednesday Ladies Late League play at Cable Hollow Golf Course. Bonnie Smith and Grace Wheeler lead the Late League with 71.5 points. Hill and Birtcil had 65.5 points to lead Ladies Early League play after July 1. Smith and ...

Final Tune-Ups

Drivers used Thursday’s “Test & Tune” session at Stateline Speedway to hop in their cars one more time before the track’s scheduled opening night Saturday.

Working it out

It was a long time coming, but off-season practices have begun. The Warren Area High School football team worked out at Beaty Field on Wednesday evening. Head coach Mark Morelli told the more than 50 players at conditioning that they were 12 days behind last year’s team already. The ...

JCC cancels all fall sports

It was unprecedented when spring sports were canceled in March due to the coronavirus pandemic. As it turns out, that may have just been the start. Jamestown Community College on Wednesday announced that it was canceling all fall intercollegiate athletic competition for the 2020 academic ...

Black Belt Promotion

Submitted Photo Broc Bryan, member of Warren FTMA Karate, was recently tested and promoted to Black Belt in Kaneda Goshin Jutsu. Broc is the son of Nick and Mindy Bryan of Warren. Broc was tested for Jr. Black Belt last year and was recently re-tested for his full Black Belt. Testing was ...

WCSD updates reopening plan

Sports programs in Warren County School District have been under a shroud of uncertainty for months. Last week, expanded masking requirements placed another hurdle in the path, but it looks like fall sports and marching band activities will begin soon. In the spring, sports programs were ...

PIAA offers guidance for masks as HS sports attempt to kick off

Masks will be required on the sidelines and dugout — but not during play — according to the body that governs high school sports in Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) released a statement that clarifies what Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine’s ...

Chub Frank Claims Mike Farr Memorial

HAMMETT, Pa. — Mike Farr was one of the early racers at Eriez Speedway and other local tracks who left a lasting legacy in the sport. This year’s edition of the race in his memory attracted 34 of the best Super Late Model teams from Pennsylvania, New York, Ohio, and West Virginia. A ...

Stauffers claim Titleist Scratch Pro-Am with 7-under

PENFIELD, N.Y. — Kirk Stauffer, PGA Life Member, and his brother Keith, both from Bradford, Pennsylvania, won the WNYPGA Titleist Scratch Pro-Am with a 7-under 64 at Penfield Country Club. Fifty-eight teams competed in the Partners Gross Better-Ball event. Jim Mrva, retired PGA head ...

Mission Statement

LAKEWOOD — On any other Fourth of July morning in the last three decades or so, Tom Anderson could be found patrolling East Terrace Avenue in the village, bullhorn in hand, barking out instructions to the hundreds of participants who would normally be toeing the start line for the Firecracker ...

Edinboro national champ snares muskie on Chautauqua Lake

Kevin Hind has caught hundreds of muskellunge over the years. He’s only caught one with an internationally-ranked UFC fighter. A teacher and basketball coach at Randolph Central School by trade, Hind’s fishing hobby has grown more serious over the years. He’s at the point now where ...

Genco, Holden, Watson, Young, Harvey win at Raceway 7

CONNEAUT, Ohio — An action-packed night of racing thrilled fans with veterans gaining wins, a roll-over and a disqualification due to illegal parts with 125 entries spread over the five divisions. On top of all that, fans were treated to a giant display of fireworks by Gibson of Titusville ...

Trap leagues

In the Warren County Trap League, Pine Grove downed Sheffield, 346-329; Corry topped Sugar Grove II, 339-332; Tidioute outshot Brokenstraw, 340-334; and Sugar Grove I outgunned Kalbfus, 333-318. Perfect 50s were shot by David Anderson, Russ Wingard, Kenton Knopp, Ralph Challingsworth, ...

Green Flag Flies

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

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

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

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

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 ...