Gold Medal Olympians to Appear in Jamestown this December

Gold Medal Olympians to Appear in Jamestown this December

2012 Olympic Gymnasts Jordyn Wieber, Gabrielle Douglas, Alexandra Raisman, Danell Leyva and John Orozco join 2008 Champion Nastia Liukin and Olympic and World Figure Skaters on December 15, 2012 JAMESTOWN – Jordyn Wieber, Gabrielle (Gabby) Douglas, Alexandra (Aly) Raisman, Danell Leyva and John Orozco will represent Team USA in London at this summer’s Olympic games.  […]

The London Olympics 2012 – World Champions and Local Pride

“The Thrill of Victory…” It’s been an unofficial slogan of the Olympics since at least the 1970s when Vinko Bogataj, a Slovenian ski jumper became famous on ABC-TV’s Wide World of Sports for his single moment of spectacular failure—careening off the side of an alpine ski jump—forever after dubbed as “…the Agony of Defeat.” Chautauqua […]

Baseball Legend Willie Horton to Appear at Robert H. Jackson Center

JAMESTOWN – On July 24, local baseball fans will have an opportunity to spend the evening with Detroit baseball legend Willie Horton as he shares his most memorable experiences at the Robert H. Jackson Center during a “Conversation with Willie Horton”. The public is invited to attend this special event, which will begin with a […]

Jamestown Chiefs to Play At Strider Field this Saturday

JAMESTOWN – Most individuals in the United States can tell you at least a few things regarding the sport of football. Individuals residing in Western New York probably can tell you more than a few. People living in this area may think of cold weather when asked about the time of year for football season. […]

Roller Derby Returns to the Allen Park Ice Rink Saturday, July 21

The Babes of Wrath Present: Let Them Eat Skate! JAMESTOWN – Chautauqua County’s own flat-track roller derby team, the Babes of Wrath, continue their season as they face-off against the Rubber City Roller Girls from Akron, Ohio on Saturday, July 21. The game will take place at Allen Park Ice Rink (200 Elizabeth Avenue, Jamestown). […]

Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame Receives Randy Johnson Figurine

JAMESTOWN – The Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame has received a Danbury Mint figurine of former Jamestown Expos pitcher Randy Johnson. The autographed collectible was donated by Earl and Shirley Carpenter and their daughter Brenda Drudge, former residents of Jamestown, now living in Arizona and Australia respectively. Randy Johnson, who pitched for Montreal, Seattle, Houston, […]

Play Ball! 2012 Jammers Season Begins June 18

JAMESTOWN – Come down to Russell Diethrick Jr. Park Monday June 18 to cheer on your Jamestown Jammers and celebrate the kick-off of the 2012 New York-Penn League season. The Jammers will be taking on the Mahoning Valley Scrappers. The game starts at 7:05pm, gates open at 6pm. All fans in attendance will be treated […]