5 Mar 20180Jamestown’s Northwest Arena will host the second Annual Bubbleball Hockey Tournament on Saturday, March 10, with the championship game to be played during the Southern Tier Xpress Game on Sunday, March 11. Proceeds from the event will benefit Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care.
Teams are now forming for the event. Team registration is open to any group and no hockey experience needed. Teams are encouraged to secure sponsorships to support the mission of CHPC. The team raising the most money will win a prize. In the event of a tied game, the team raising the most money will be awarded the victory.
Bubble Ball sports are a new...
26 Feb 20180Paul Cooley, a 58-year volunteer for the Gerry Rodeo, was the guest presenter at the Feb. 20 meeting of the Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville. During the session, which was held at The Parkview in Westfield, Cooley was welcomed by Club President Janese Berkhouse and introduced by Club President-Elect Mary Swanson.
His “History of the Gerry Rodeo” program featured interesting facts about how this rodeo started, its purpose, anecdotes, and highlights of the event throughout the years. Cooley showed numerous historical photos and displayed an award given to the Gerry Rodeo by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA).
23 Feb 20180The RivAlz Blondes vs. Brunettes women’s flag football game organized as a fundraiser for the Alzheimer’s Association® Western New York Chapter is getting a boost from a Buffalo Bill.
Linebacker Lorenzo Alexander is lending his expertise to the program as honorary chairman for the May 5 game that pits teams against each other based on hair color. The game also serves as a reminder of the toll Alzheimer’s takes not only on those living with a diagnosis, but care partners, family members, friends and co-workers.
Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease that cannot be prevented, slowed or cured and across New York State, its impact...
14 Feb 20180Scholar-Athletes for fall sports were recently honored at Chautauqua Lake Central School, when the students received plaques courtesy of the Thunderbird Athletic Club. From left are All-Western New York Scholar Athletes Joshua Janicki and Sara Corwin (soccer) and honorable mention recipients Sten Homme and Collin Wood (football), Dustin McCaslin, Sebastian Hardenburg and Hannah Gilmore (soccer). Not shown is Sara Godfrey, named an All-WNY Scholar Athlete for swimming.
26 Jan 20180On Wednesday January 24th Sensei Matt Benware advanced to his Junior Shodan black belt through the Fudozen Shorinji Kempo Karate organization. Officiated by Sensei Grand Master Jim Galati.
Sensei Benware is from Dunkirk NY. Sensei Benware has been a member of The Family Martial Arts Center since 2012. As a role model and inspiration to many, he has proven to assist with bright futures in Students.
His progression has been exciting and adventurous. The training consists of mental and physical endurance and challenges. One may think the Martial Arts is all physical. Incorrect. Most training is mental. Reading one's body movements,...
22 Jan 20181When Clem Worosz was a kid growing up in Dunkirk in the 1940s, he found his way to South Roberts Road — the west side of the avenue to be exact — where there was a large tree. Nailed to it was a bushel basket, sans backboard.
The width of the road was the court.
A basketball career was born.
To say the young Worosz got off to a fast start in the sport, however, would be an overstatement. In fact, when he tried out for his Catholic Youth Organization team, Worosz was told that he would never make it as a basketball player.
Guess who had the last laugh?
Inspired to prove his detractors wrong, Worosz not only turned out to be...