Randolph Wrestling with Coach Conley

Randolph Wrestling with Coach Conley

Contributing Writer Cortney Linnecke Todd Conley has been coaching wrestling at Randolph high school for 25 years. In his time there, he’s learned a thing or two about putting together a successful team, and this year is no exception. He sat down with the Jamestown Gazette to discuss which specific athletes have contributed to Randolph’s […]

Southwestern Bowling with Coach Gayton

Southwestern Bowling with Coach Gayton

Contributing Writer Cortney Linnecke In the last decade, one sport has risen to the top as one of the fastest-growing high school and collegiate sports. No, it’s not football; it’s not basketball, baseball, or soccer. According to the National Federation of State High School Associations, it’s something a little less traditional: bowling. David Gayton, head […]

JHS Indoor Track with Coach Hind

JHS Indoor Track with Coach Hind

Contributing Writer Cortney Linnecke When most people think of track, they imagine spongey turf beneath spiked feet, bleachers packed high under the sun, and runners braving whatever elements Mother Nature has kindly decided to throw at them. What people usually don’t think of is indoor track, a sport that requires its athletes to run circles […]

Thunderbird Varsity Basketball with Coach Putney

Thunderbird Varsity Basketball with Coach Putney

Contributing Writer Cortney Linnecke The hallway bulletin board for the Varsity boys basketball team at Chautauqua Lake tells you everything you need to know about the team. Against a navy blue background, photographic cut-outs of each athlete float beneath a common banner: “One common goal…Last Team Standing.” Head coach Michael Putney says it’s this mentality […]

Jamestown Boys Varsity Basketball with Coach Drake

Jamestown Boys Varsity Basketball with Coach Drake

Contributing Writer Cortney Linnecke The last decade of boys Varsity basketball has seen Jamestown rise as a powerful force in Section 6, Class AA. The team has racked up countless league and section titles, gone to several state championships, and posted a winning season every year since the winter of 1988-89. Head coach Ben Drake, […]

Falconer Varsity Wrestling with Coach Wilcox

Falconer Varsity Wrestling with Coach Wilcox

Contributing Writer Cortney Linnecke At the onset of their wrestling season, the Varsity Golden Falcons are poised for success: they’ve got a strong coaching team, wrestlers in 13 out of the 15 weight classes, and a defending state champion on the roster. Head coach Drew Wilcox opened up to the Jamestown Gazette about the mental […]

JCC Women’s Basketball with Coach Wells

JCC Women’s Basketball with Coach Wells

Contributing Writer Cortney Linnecke Travis Wells has spent twenty years coaching basketball at Jamestown Community College. This year, in his second year as head coach of the women’s basketball team, he sits down to talk with the Jamestown Gazette about his team’s 1-3 record season (at the time of press), his game play strategies, and […]

Southern Tier Xpress with Coach Ramm

Southern Tier Xpress with Coach Ramm

Contributing Writer Cortney Linnecke The Southern Tier Xpress, Jamestown’s NA3HL ice hockey team, has charged into their season against some tough competition. At the time of press, their record stood at three wins and eight losses, with a long season ahead to improve and compete. Head coach Brian Ramm sat down with The Jamestown Gazette […]