Gerry Rodeo preparing for 79th year

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GERRY, N.Y. — Many said it was a crazy idea when a rodeo was suggested in 1945 as a money-raising event for the newly formed Gerry Fire Department, but 79 years later those doubters have been proven wrong as last summer’s 78th consecutive year of professional rodeo was one of the best yet. ...

Bowling leagues

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Tom Traub rolled a 223-577 to pace the Silver Sliders at Valley Bowling Center. Linda Ross had a 183-527, Jeff Trohoske spun a 174-504 and Brigitte Chase had a 160-421. ——— Blanche Swaney had a 172-483 and Cindy Reasbeck drilled a 168-466 in the Ladies Church League at Valley ...

In defense of nature’s rodents


The mammalian group gives us some of the most well-known, large, charismatic animals out there. They are fuzzy and cute, and on average have a larger body size than many other animals. If I asked you, without any context, to make a list of animals that live in the habitats closest to you, what ...

Champs again

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LINESVILLE — The Warren Dragons weren’t about to share the Region 5 title. That was apparent down the stretch of a 45-37 win on Thursday at Conneaut. With Conneaut’s deficit getting down to as close as four points in the fourth quarter, Warren went 7 of 9 from the free-throw line — ...

Sheffield pinned by Port Allegany

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SHEFFIELD — Hayden Holden, Chase Kyler and Trenton Mead were the only Sheffield wrestlers to come away with victories Thursday evening as the Wolverines fell to Port Allegany 58-13. Sheffield finished the season 4-1 in the Allegheny Mountain League, while the Gators improved to 5-0 to ...

Pitching Pioneer

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Youngsville’s Nathan Lucks is on his way to playing baseball at the next level. And there isn’t anything lucky about it. Lucks, about to compete in his senior baseball season for the Eagles, recently committed to playing baseball at Division III Alfred State University beginning with ...