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Sloppy loss

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. — The Jamestown Tarp Skunks weren’t hurt by base hits in the early stages of their Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League game against Niagara. It was the other “hits,” however, that came back to bite them. Charlie Nichols hit five of the 14 batters he faced, ...

Schwarber powers Nats past Pirates

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kyle Schwarber homered again to snap a seventh-inning tie and drove in two runs for the Washington Nationals in their 3-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night. Jon Lester pitched 5 1/3 solid innings to help the Nationals win for the third time in four ...

Oakes back in victory lane at Stateline

BUSTI, N.Y. — Temperatures in the 80s under clear skies greeted fans entering Stateline Speedway for the RUSH ProMod Manufacturer’s night for ProMod drivers awarded with valuable prizes prior to the night’s racing activities. At the end of the night, Greg Oakes was back in the Super ...

Golf leagues

RUSSELL — Larry Lodestro, Chick Bellow and John Bevevino had 38s to lead the Senior Men’s Friday Golf League at Cable Hollow Golf Course. Ed Humbert’s 31 led the net scores. Art Ward, Rod Korbar, Ken Rowland, Gary Wallin and John Bowler had the most points with 7.5. Bevevino made ...

Crist does it again

BUSTI, N.Y. — Scott Crist sat in a golf cart a short distance from the 18th green at South Hills Country Club on Sunday afternoon, accepting congratulations from his peers. It’s become a habit. Crist fired a 4-under 68 to claim the 31st Jim Riggs Memorial Champions by four shots over ...

Garcia, Yelich help Brewers complete sweep of Pirates

MILWAUKEE — Avisail Garcia hit a two-run homer, Christian Yelich added a pinch-hit sacrifice fly on his bobblehead day and the Milwaukee Brewers completed a three-game sweep of the Pittsburgh Pirates with a 5-2 win on Sunday. Despite getting outhit 10-5, Milwaukee won for the 14th time in ...