NCSA Concord FC Soccer with Chris Witkowski

NCSA Concord FC Soccer with Chris Witkowski

Contributing Writer Cortney Linnecke This weekend, soccer fields across Chautauqua County will come alive as the Northern Chautauqua Soccer Association’s (NCSA) Concord FC spring travel season kicks off. The club, which offers competitive soccer for athletes throughout the southern tier area of Western New York, is designed to rejuvenate soccer players after a long winter […]

JHS Baseball with Coach Roehmholdt

JHS Baseball with Coach Roehmholdt

Contributing Writer Cortney Linnecke The last dredges of winter may be stubbornly clinging to baseball diamonds and dugout benches, but at Jamestown High School, the Varsity baseball season is already in full swing. This is thanks in large part to head coach Dave Roehmholdt, who, in his 19 years with Jamestown’s baseball program, has learned […]

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 […]

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 […]