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 […]

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 […]

Syracuse Rowing with Haley Jones

Syracuse Rowing with Haley Jones

Contributing Writer Cortney Linnecke The women’s rowing team at Syracuse University has been slowly and steadily climbing in the collegiate ranks each year. This year, the team finished a highly successful season by finishing in 13th place at the NCAA Division I Championship. Among the athletes on the team was a Chautauqua County native and […]

Special Olympics with Director Bob Goold

Special Olympics with Director Bob Goold

Contributing Writer Cortney Linnecke Last Tuesday, hundreds of students from across the south end of Chautauqua County converged at Strider’s Field in Jamestown to compete in the 47th annual Special Olympics. Cheered on by a large crowd of teachers, parents, volunteers, and fellow students, the athletes had a chance to compete in various track and […]

JCC Golf with Coach Swanson

JCC Golf with Coach Swanson

Contributing Writer Cortney Linnecke The golf team at Jamestown Community College had a rough start to the 2017 competitive year. For starters, the players were without a coach for the first few weeks of their season. Then there was the weather: persistent snow and cold rain kept them off the golf courses well into the […]

Boys Varsity Wolfpack Track & Field with Coach King

Boys Varsity Wolfpack Track & Field with Coach King

Contributing Writer Cortney Linnecke Five years ago, the school districts of Clymer, Sherman and Panama decided to join forces and create a merged track and field program. The coaches, the athletes, and the communities all came together as one and dubbed themselves “The Wolfpack.” They’ve been competing and winning meets ever since. At the head […]

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