Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame Yesterday’s Greats – Today’s Role Models

Some say the Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame was really born nearly 30 years before it was officially founded in 1980, according to the Hall of Fame’s current president, Randy Anderson. Jamestown’s old timers may still remember in mid-20th Century when Frank Hyde, then Sports Editor for Jamestown’s Post-Journal, created the original Jamestown Sports Hall […]

Fantasy Baseball, Part IV

In October of 2005 the author attend the Dave Henderson Fantasy Baseball Tour in Arizona. This is part four of that story; The fantasy camp locker room is a lot like whatever man-room you keep in your house if that room is 3,000 square feet of high-traffic carpet, framed with wooden lockers, with TV’s in […]

Fantasy Camp Part III

In October of 2005 the author attend the Dave Henderson Fantasy Baseball Tour in Arizona. This is part three of that story. First game is at night. My eyes have adjusted to nothing in Arizona…not the desert, not the heat mirages, not a single cactus. On my team are two of my fellow travelers (Uncle […]

“Striders Night Live!”

While snowy February and muddy March can be extremely “long” months, Chautauqua Striders is finding ways to encourage healthy lifestyles and have fun at the same time! During the stark, gray days of winter and what seems like unending lack of sunshine, everyone needs something to look forward to, something to bring a smile. Here […]

Fantasy Camp Part II

In October of 2005 the author attended the Dave Henderson Fantasy Baseball Tour in Arizona. This is part two of that story. Travel At the Jamestown Airport about an hour early. For some reason maybe the FAA could explain, I have to fly from Jamestown, New York to Bradford, PA (a few miles by car) […]

Bruce Baumgartner, 2-time Olympic Gold Medal Wrestler, to Speak at Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame Induction Banquet

Bruce Baumgartner, 2-time Olympic Gold Medal Wrestler, to Speak at Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame Induction Banquet

Bruce Baumgarter, regarded as the greatest freestyle heavyweight wrestler in American history, will be the guest celebrity at the 32nd annual Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame induction banquet on February 18 at the Lakewood Rod & Gun Club. “We are thrilled to have Bruce as the guest speaker for our induction dinner,” said Randy Anderson, […]

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