Striders Board of Directors Appoints New Executive Director

Striders Board of Directors  Appoints New Executive Director

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Striders Jamestown, New York. The Board of Directors of Chautauqua Striders, a local not-for-profit organization dedicated to the mentoring and guidance of youth through education, advocacy, and athletics announced today that they have hired Jennifer Swan-Leuze as their new Executive Director. Jennifer previously held the role of Wraparound Coordinator for Family […]

Jamestown Babe Ruth Looking for Host Families and Hostesses for the Babe Ruth World Series

Jamestown Babe Ruth Looking for Host Families and Hostesses for the Babe Ruth World Series

Article Contributed by Jamestown Babe Ruth World Series Committee, Inc The Jamestown Babe Ruth announces they are looking for Host Families and Hostesses for the Babe Ruth World Series to be held August 4th– 11th, 2018.  This will be the 17th time the Jamestown World Series Committee has hosted a World Series since 1980.  This […]

City Modified and Co-Ed Softball Leagues Still Accepting Teams

Article Contributed by Jamestown Department of Parks, Recreation & Conservation The City Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department announces that the Co-Ed and Modified Softball Leagues will be accepting team sign-ups until Friday, May 4, 2018. The Modified Softball League fee is $460.00 which includes umpire fees and double elimination play-offs. The league has games on […]

High School Baseball Showcase

Article Contributed by Chautauqua County Baseball Umpires’ Association Falconer Central School, with the assistance of the Chautauqua County Baseball Umpires’ Association, will be sponsoring the High School Baseball Showcase on April 27th and 28th, 2018 at Russell E. Diethrick Park in Jamestown. This is the ninth year of the resurrection of the Baseball Showcase which […]

KBR Triathlon Set for Saturday, April 7th

Article Contributed by Wilson Endurance Sports The Ice Breaker Edition of the KBR Triathlon (Kayak, Bike, Run) is set for Saturday, April 7th. As you will learn, Wilson Endurance Sports holds their events come rain, shine or snow! This fun, USAT sanctioned event with proceeds to benefit the Cassadaga Summer Rec Program, will start at […]

Phil Young

Phil Young

How good of an athlete was Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame inductee Phil Young growing up? Well, when he was just 15 years old, Phil was asked by the Westfield Moose Club-sponsored baseball team to join it as a backup catcher at the semi-pro championships. So Phil’s brother, Bob, took pen to paper and left […]

Chautauqua Lake Rowing Association High School Team Holds Registration Day

Chautauqua Lake Rowing Association High School Team Holds Registration Day

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Lake Rowing Association Chautauqua Lake Rowing Association High School Team is holding a Registration Day February 26, 2018, 5:30PM at Rehabilitation Specialists, 774 Fairmount Ave., Jamestown. Registration is for the 2018 competitive spring season. Preregistration is preferred but is not mandatory. CLRA was incorporated in December 2005. The high school team […]

Clem Worosz

Clem Worosz

When Clem Worosz was a kid growing up in Dunkirk in the 1940s, he found his way to South Roberts Road — the west side of the avenue to be exact — where there was a large tree. Nailed to it was a bushel basket, sans backboard. The width of the road was the court. […]

Fran Sirianni

Fran Sirianni

Fran Sirianni grew up in Kane, Pa. and was inducted into the Clarion University Sports Hall of Fame, but there’s no doubt where he considers home. A middle-school teacher at Southwestern for 36 years and a coach of football, basketball and track there for an astonishing 45, the Jamestown resident’s heart is firmly connected to […]

Jim Riggs

Jim Riggs

When the Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame holds its 37th annual induction banquet on Feb. 19 at the Lakewood Rod & Gun Club, it will increase its membership in that exclusive fraternity to 191. One of the inductees in this year’s class is the late Jim Riggs. That is only fitting, because the former Post-Journal […]

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