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ACS Golf Championship set for Aug. 5

WARREN — Warren County’s 43rd annual American Cancer Society Men’s Golf Championship, the second oldest for the ACS mission in the country, will be held at Conewango Valley Country Club on Aug. 5, according to event founder and co-chairman John Zawacki. The benefit will begin at 11:15 ...

Youth soccer can return in NY July 6

Youth soccer can be played this summer after all. Whether local leagues reverse their stance remains to be seen. On Thursday, the New York State Department of Health released a 14-page document titled Interim Guidance For Sports and Recreation During The COVID-19 Public Health ...

Petition calls for dropping ‘Red Raiders’

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. — An online petition to change the name of Jamestown High School’s mascot that started circulating this week has received a response from the president of the Seneca Nation of Indians. Rickey L. Armstrong Sr., president of the nation — the largest of six Native American ...

Golf results

RUSSELL — Margie Cerra shot a low gross of 43 while Heather Schultz took low net with a 25 during Blueberry Hill Golf Club Ladies League play on Tuesday. In B Flight, Jody Christensen, Mary Mackey, Darcy Marek, Jackie Saber and Danell Sowers all had gross 48s while Mackey and Saber had net ...

Softball

COED LEAGUE WEEK 1 RESULTS: WM Jenkins Trucking d. Darrs Snowplowing, 21-8 Fifties d. Brant Pharmaceuticals, 27-6 Park Avenue Motor Car d. Superior Tire, 32-4 Real Living/Napoli’s d. Crescent Beer, 18-8 DZ Designs Dingers d. Warren American Legion, 13-11 Northwest Electric d. ...

National Honor

It’s been nearly five months since the Falconer/Cassadaga Valley wrestling team captured the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Dual Meet Division II championship, but the honors keep piling up for the program. The latest recognition extends far beyond the borders of ...

Chautauqua County man forges friendship with Stanley Cup champ

Editor’s Note: The following article first ran June 27, 2006 after the Carolina Hurricanes won the Stanley Cup. Nearly 14 years later, it was deemed to appropriate to run again after the Buffalo Sabres named Kevyn Adams their general manager Tuesday. The drive from Drew Weaver’s home in ...

Golf leagues

RUSSELL — John Bevevino’s 41 took low gross while Dave Ford was low net at 32 during Morning Men’s Senior League play on Friday at Cable Hollow Golf Course. The team-by-team standings through week four are as follows: Eastern Division: Pete’s Team, 89; Schwab’s Copiers, 83; Maple ...

Botterill out

BUFFALO — Buffalo Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula reversed course by firing general manager Jason Botterill on Tuesday as part of a drastic cost-cutting purge of front-office staff and scouts on a team preparing to sit idle for what could be the remainder of the calendar year. The ...

Sorry, Jack; Captain Eichel deserves better

Jack Eichel deserves better. And he deserves an apology. It wasn’t supposed to be like this for the North Chelmsford, Massachusetts native. Even before his Hobey Baker-winning freshman season at Boston University, Eichel was considered a “generational talent” entering the National ...

Jackals to host clinics and camp this summer

The Jamestown Jackals of The Basketball League have announced two events planned for this summer. The first, a pair of coed basketball clinics, will be held Saturday at The Hub at Praise Fellowship, located at 7451 Market St. in Russell. The first clinic is for youngsters ages 6-12 and ...

Opening-Night Double

HAMMETT, Pa. — An extremely late start to the 2020 racing season thrilled fans Sunday night as 134 racers signed into the pit over the six classes, enough that two classes required B-Mains to set the starting lineups. When the 26-event program was complete Max Blair had scored two wins, ...

Robert Morris leaving Northeast

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — Robert Morris is leaving the Northeast Conference to join the Horizon League. The school announced Monday that it will become the 12th member of the Horizon League on July 1. Robert Morris, located Pittsburgh’s western suburbs, will join the league in 10 sports, ...

Conewango Valley CC hosts WNYPGA’s Doubles Golf Pro-Pro Scramble

WARREN — Mike Sweazy, PGA professional at Wild Wood Country Club and assistant Michael Mancari posted an 11-under-par 60 to win the Doubles Golf Pro-Pro Scramble at Conewango Valley Country Club. Tim Fries of Glen Oak Golf Course and PGA of America’s Chris Kulinski were second with ...

Opening night

Times Observer photos by Scott Kindberg Drivers at the Stateline Speedway go-kart track in Busti, N.Y. got in some laps on Saturday evening in a test-and-tune session.

Low-risk youth sports in WNY can resume July 6

ALBANY — Western New York is expected to enter Phase 3 of the state’s regional phased reopening plan on Tuesday, which means that low-risk youth sports can begin next month. That announcement was made Sunday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo during a press conference in Albany. According to the ...

Briefs …

Trap Leagues In the Chautauqua County Trap League last week, both matches were decided by a single target. Randolph edged Celoron, 345-344, and Busti got by Carroll, 333-332. Perfect 50s were shot by Denny Gullo, Steve Crudele, Dyillian Wynn-Milner (his first), Jerry Willett and Kevin ...

Bobo, the pandemic bloodhound, reveals Mike’s darkest secret

Now, Mike and I have had a lot of great adventures together. We’ve been to the Arctic, Europe, Asia and Australia. We have seen communist China. We have been through a war. We have hunted in about 15 states and fished together in several more, plus in a few Canadian provinces. And on and on. ...

Open practice scheduled for Raceway 7 today

CONNEAUT, Ohio — The 2020 racing season will finally begin at Raceway 7 with an open practice for all dirt race cars today. All five regular classes will be in attendance. Classes for the 2020 season will include the Evergreen Lake Park Campground RUSH Late Models, which Darrell Bossard ...

Golf leagues

RUSSELL — Following are the results from Fitch Disposal Two-Man Scramble at Cable Hollow Golf Course: Rich Thomas/Rod Retterer, 18; Todd Hendricks/Adam Miller, 16.5; Andrew Beyer/Griffin Suppa, 16.5; Larry Lodestro/Colin Lodestro, 16; Steve Courson/Bob Zurcher, 16; Bob Slagle/Dana ...