Fleet Feet 15k
BUFFALO - Three local residents took part in the Fleet Feet 15k, which was held on Labor Day, in Buffalo.
Pictured at left is Jerry Schreiber who was the winner of the Directors Cup at Shorewood Country Club. At right is runner up Bill Hall.
JoAnne Cunningham, of Brocton, earned a National championship in the 65-69-year old age group, finishing in a time of 1:17:48. She kept an 8:21 per mile pace for the entire race, and won $300, a trophy and a patch.
Judy Mowry, of Fredonia, was second in the same age group as Cunningham, finishing in a time of 1:31:54. She ran at a 9:52 pace.
Meanwhile, Fredonia's Timmy Geiger finished 12th in the men's 60-64-year old age group, crossing the finish line in a time of 1:26:00. Geiger ran a 9:14 pace. There were a total of 499 competitors in the event.
Fourteenth Annual CCSEA Foxton-Panfil Memorial Tournament
The 14th Annual CCSEA Foxton-Panfil Memorial Tournament will be held on Monday, Sept. 10, at Chautauqua Golf Club.
The tournament will begin with a 9 a.m. shotgun start with the following foursomes: 1A) Nordine, Kniese, Murphy, Azzarella; 1B) McEntarfer, McEntarfer, Muscarella, Rosier; 2A) Casella, Nicosia, Koba, Conti; 2B: Bradigan, White, Wintersteen, guest; 3A) Marchant, Marchant, Cullis, Rose; 3B) Mueller, Mueller, Mueller, Poynton; 4A) McMasters, guest, guest, guest; 4B) Kelly, Ellis, Schreiber, White; 5A) Tofil, Richardson, Wallace, Voss; 5B) Nelson, Sloan, Kimmade, guest; 5C) Steenburn, Steenburn, Steenburn, Steenburn; 6A) Vandette, Mullen, DeJoe, Ellis; 6B) Grisanti, Borrello, Borrello, Borrello; 7A: Raab, Waterman, Mason, Delaplaine; 7B) Narraway, McQuiggan, Bigelow, Stetson; 8A: Mulson, Maytum, Harley, Mulson; 8B) Wallin, Crossley, Hanson, Boland; 9A) Luce, Luce, Pagano, Pagano; 9B) Mayeski, Kingsley, Glowniak, Thomas; 10A) Bellando, Bellando, guest, Riley; 10B) Chimenti, Deppen, Deppen, Dougherty; 11A) Cornell, Roos, Fenton, Gauronski; 11B) Cornell, Egan, Wallin, Aklin; 12A) House, Bergholtz, House, Lind; 12B) Ferrino, Mackenburg, Hazard, Chifano; 13A) Mierzwa, Hann, Makowski, Renaud; 13B) Johnson, Disbro, Frazier, Kawski; 14A) Benson, Mazor, Bertin, Arena; 14B) Manguso, Manguso, Truby, Truby; 15A) Wlodarek, Tofil, Pincoski, Klajbor; 15B) Gleason, Ludwig, Lease, DiRosa; 16A) Ormsby, Tagliaferro, Gallivan, Manguso; 16B) Skibiak, Skibiak, Pordum, guest; 16C) Grupa, Fuller, guest, Cramer; 17A) Murray, guest, guest, guest; 17B) Antolini, Kelly, Mages, Makuch; 18A) Housner, Johnson, Chase, Decker; 18B) Powers, guest, guest, guest.
Vineyards Golf Course
Gene Andolina League - The league held a fun day of golfing followed by its banquet. A-Flight winner was John Bongiovanni 35. B-Flight winner was Joe Greco 41. Closest to the pin: Jim Sedota (No. 1), Tom McTigue (No. 3), Lenny Sumera (No. 5), Sedota (No. 6, second shot), Sam Tabone (No. 9). Longest putt: Dick Maggio (No. 4), Sedota (No. 7). Longest drive: Dave Criscione (No. 2), Bob Tripp (No. 8). Skins: Joe Favata (No. 8), Jim DeJoe (No. 9).
Kane Country Club
Wednesday Travel League - Ed Tofil shot a career best in league play 73 to edge Alex Deering by one stroke in the league's first visit to Kane Country Club in Kane, Pa. Tofil led the front nine with a 2-under par, bogey-free 33, while Joe Orton led the back nine with 36. Deering's 74 and Doug Newman's 91 were also personal low rounds in league play. John Bongiovanni was the B-Flight winner and Gary Hazelton was the C-Flight winner. Taking home the Commissioner's Award was Ted Lutz.
Untied birdies were recorded by: A-Flight: Tofil (Nos. 2 & 8), Kerry Murphy (Nos. 5 & 7), Joe Michalski (No. 10), Orton (Nos. 11 & 15), John Waterman (No. 14) and Deering (No. 18); B-Flight: Bongiovanni(Nos. 4 & 10), Bob Welch (Nos. 5 & 6), Dave Franklin (Nos. 9 & 11) and Pete Gawron (No. 16); C-Flight: Bob Manning (Nos. 5 & 13), Hazelton (Nos. 6, 11 & 16), John Slaughter (No. 8), Dan Kaszuba (No. 9) and Gary Haase(No.15).
Closest to the pin: Murphy (No. 5 - 1 ft. 1inch), Waterman (Nos. 7 & 14) and Mick Dunning (No. 17). Top point winners: Murphy (65), Waterman (52) and Tofil (35). Season points leaders: 1) Bongiovanni (339.5), 2) Gary Richardson (325), 3) Tofil (302), 4) Waterman (295.5), 5) Ron Rys (275), 6) Franklin (249), 7) Bob Thompson (239), 8) Gawron (225.5), 9) Dunning (223), 10) Butch Mackowiak (220).
Next week the league travels to Elk Valley Golf Course in Girard, Pa. First tee time is at 10 a.m. All golfers need to sign up with Butch Mackowiak (679-4027) by Monday.
CCHA Senior Men's League A Division
Lil McGill's 10, Heenan's 2
In a stellar display of teamwork, every player on Lil McGill's picked up at least one point in its season opener against Heenan's. Goals were scored by Matt Mincin (3), Mark Zaffalon (2), Joe Gould, Jim Azzarella, Rob Bajdas, Jason Francabandisco and Chris Mulkin. Assists were contributed by Mulkin (2), Robert Calph, Mincin, Zaffalon, Mike Pachol, Ron Tonelli, Ron Friend, Francobandisco (2), Andy Harrington, Bajdas, and Chris Schurr. It was a two-point night for Heenan's Josh Polak, with a goal and an assist, with the other goal being scored by Matt Ginley.
Dom Polski's 7, BJ's 4
Nick Caccamise was perfect in the third period to help DP's earn the win over BJ's in the first game of the season. Garrett Boner started the scoring and finished the game with two goals and an assist. Tony Manzella and Ryan Pogorzelski each had a goal and two assists with Byron Vanzile and Tyler Gustafson chalking up one of each. Matt Traniello had two helpers and Ben Ross and Jeff Carlson each had one. BJ's goals were scored by Jay Burnett, Mike Nelson (2) and Brian Wojcinski with assists being picked up by Wojcinski, Andy Wheelock (2), and Scott Wojcinski (2).
DHS Sports Booster Meeting
There will be a meeting of the Dunkirk High School Sports Boosters on Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 6 p.m. in Mr. Pietro's room.
All coaches, parents and interested community members are asked to attend.
Dunkirk softball clinic
There will be a girls' softball clinic sponsored by the Dunkirk softball program in coordination with the Boys and Girls' club and the 21st century grant program.
The clinic is open to all city resident girls currently in grades 4-6 and will be held from 5-6 p.m. at the Little League complex in Wright Park.
The clinic dates are: Sept. 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27 and Oct. 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23 and 25.
Registration forms are available in all city schools as well as at the Boys and Girls club.
Fredonia Basketball Clinic
The Fredonia boy's basketball program will be hosting open basketball "Drills & Skills Clinic" for all boys who are residents of Fredonia entering grades 2-8.
The clinic begins Wednesday, Sept. 12 in the Fredonia High School gym. This weekly clinic will take place on Monday and Wednesday nights from 6:30 to 8 p.m. during the months of September and October.
Participants will focus on learning the game of basketball with an emphasis on skill development and game participation. Contact coach Lauer or coach Bertrando at 679-1581 for more information.
Nativity of Orchard Park 8, Northern Chautauqua 7
The NCCS Monarchs (0-1) opened the 2012 fall season on the road and lost a heartbreaker at Our Lady of Nativity. Leading 6-0 in the sixth inning, the Purple and Gold surrendered eight runs in the final two innings to lose on a walk-off single.
Daniel Barnes had three hits in the loss while Charlie Roth (two runs), Bryan Dempsey and Hannah Cybart all collected two hits each. Barnes (nine strikeouts) and Jack Gaken shared the pitching duties.
The Monarchs try to even their record this coming Wednesday at Bob Patterson Field in Dunkirk against St. Peter & Paul of Hamburg.