2017 Softball League Informational Meeting Dates Announced

Article Contributed by Jamestown Parks, Recreation & Conservation Department The City Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department has announced the informational meetings for the 2017 softball leagues: Co-Ed League Mon., Feb. 13, 6:00 p.m. City Slo-Pitch League Mon., Feb. 13, 6:15 p.m. **NEW** Modified League Mon., Feb. 13, 6:45 p.m. **NEW** One-Pitch League Mon., Feb. 13, […]

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 […]

Jamestown Jackals

Everything You Need to Know About Jamestown’s Pro Basketball Team

Jamestown Jackals

Article Contributed by Cortney Linnecke Jackals may not be the kings of the African savanna, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t serious predators. A distant cousin of the American coyote, jackals are small, cunning, and notoriously scrappy. They adapt easily to new environments and are highly territorial of their home turf. And while jackals often […]

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 […]

New Year, New You!

A Local Guide to Getting Healthy in 2017

New Year, New You!

Article Contributed by Cortney Linnecke It’s a tale as old as time: the ball drops on New Year’s Eve and we all resolve that this is the year. This is it. We’re going to get in shape. After a few lukewarm sessions spent huffing and puffing in a gym full of people who are younger, […]

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 […]

New Ski Trail Dedicated

New Ski Trail Dedicated

Article Contributed by Boutwell Hill Ski Club A dedication ceremony and ribbon-cutting hosted by the Boutwell Hill Ski Club was held Friday, December 2 in the Boutwell Hill State Forest to celebrate the opening of a new cross-country ski trail. The new trail, named the “Homestead Loop,” is .9 miles long and was made possible, […]