World Juniors Hockey Returns to Jamestown

World Juniors Hockey Returns to Jamestown

Article Contributed by Cortney Linnecke The world is coming to the city of Jamestown this December. More specifically, the World Juniors hockey exhibition games are returning to the Northwest Arena. Presented by DoubleTree by Hilton Jamestown, the arena will feature two exhibition games leading up to championship tournament in Buffalo: Team USA versus Belarus on […]

Clymer/Sherman/Panama Cross Country Team

Clymer/Sherman/Panama Cross Country Team

Contributing Writer Cortney Linnecke With winter just around the corner and sectional races this weekend, Chautauqua County’s cross country season is coming to a close. Before it ends, however, the Jamestown Gazette caught up with Ray Shrout, head coach of both the boys’ and girls’ Clymer/Sherman/Panama cross country teams. Shrout’s teams each finished the regular […]

Big Things, Small Package: Kindergartner Donates Birthday Money

Big Things, Small Package: Kindergartner Donates Birthday Money

Article Contributed by Cortney Linnecke Ethan Arnone may be small, but he has a heart bigger than most. The Southwestern kindergartner recently used his 6th birthday as an opportunity to raise money for the Jamestown Lakers sled and special hockey teams. In lieu of receiving gifts at his ice-skating-themed birthday party two weeks ago, Ethan […]

Frewsburg Varsity Swimming with Coach Johnson

Frewsburg Varsity Swimming with Coach Johnson

Contributing Writer Cortney Linnecke Bruce Johnson is a name that has become almost synonymous with the Frewsburg swim program. And for good reason: Johnson has coached Frewsburg’s swim teams for four decades and has racked up over 800 victories in the school’s name. It has even been suggested that the school pool be re-named in […]

Falconer Girls Tennis with Coach Glatz

Falconer Girls Tennis with Coach Glatz

Contributing Writer Cortney Linnecke Head Coach Jamie Glatz describes the Falconer Varsity girls’ tennis season as a “rollercoaster.” The team’s season was up and down over the last few months, with the girls securing victories on some days and suffering losses on others. In the end they finished evenly, rounding out the season with a […]

JCC Volleyball with Coach Lund

JCC Volleyball with Coach Lund

Contributing Writer Cortney Linnecke The Jayhawks are back at it again with another ruthlessly successful volleyball season. Halfway through JCC’s fall athletics season, the women’s volleyball team stands undefeated with a record of17-0. They are headed by Coach Ashley Lund, who has been with JCC’s volleyball program for 12 years and has been head coach […]

Southwestern Boys Soccer with Coach Deering

Southwestern Boys Soccer with Coach Deering

Contributing Writer Cortney Linnecke The boys of Southwestern’s Varsity soccer team know exactly what their intention is on the field. Before a game against Fredonia last Wednesday, the players congregated in a tightly knit circle on the sideline, heads bent together. They yelled out in a unified voice: “Every day get better and better!” According […]

Midget Football with Commissioner Branden Maggio

Midget Football with Commissioner Branden Maggio

Contributing Writer Cortney Linnecke Football is the sport of choice for any red-blooded American come autumn. But while many locals devote themselves to NFL teams or root for high school athletes beneath Friday night lights, there is another form of football with some serious traction in Chautauqua County. The league in question is different than […]

Your Guide to Staycation 2017

Your Guide to Staycation 2017

Article Contributed by Cortney Linnecke When you think of your dream vacation, what do you want? You might want a week’s worth of rest, relaxation, and sleeping past your alarm. Or maybe you want to embark on adventures and dare to try new activities. Or perhaps you’d simply like to stuff your belly full of […]

Graduation 2017: What Lies Ahead

Graduation 2017: What Lies Ahead

Article Contributed by Cortney Linnecke Every year, at the dawn of summer, high school seniors across the country file onto stages to perform the ritual of graduation. The whole ceremony is really quite simple: first, students clone themselves in slippery gowns and angled caps. They sit in rows and fan themselves with programs as they […]

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