For the record


Sports meeting

planned for CLCS parents

All Chautauqua Lake Central School student athletes interested in participating in a modified, junior varsity or varsity sport at any time during the 2013-14 school year are strongly urged to attend a sports information meeting, along with their parents, on Thursday, Aug. 15 at 6 p.m. in the district auditorium.

Coaches will review a variety of topics, including season expectations, requirements and other pertinent information. All required athletic forms will be handed out and can be completed at the meeting. One set of forms will be used for the entire school year, eliminating the need to complete separate forms for fall, winter and spring seasons.

The sports information meeting is an opportunity to ask questions and obtain information about athletics at CLCS. For more information, call Secondary School Principal Josh Liddell, who supervises athletic programs at CLCS. He can be reached at the Secondary School Office, 753-5881.

Adult hockey

The Chautauqua County Hockey Association will offer three levels of adult play this season. All games are played at Fredonia State University. The divisions are: A Division (advanced), B Division (intermediate) and C Division (novice).

Anyone interested in participating in any one of the three divisions or have any questions should contact Bill Anderson at 679-1665. The season begins Aug. 30.

Dunkirk Little League

There will a sign up for those from the Dunkirk Little League who want to play Fall Ball.

Sign ups will be held Sunday, Aug. 4 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Dunkirk Little League Complex. The cost is $20.

Nathan George

Softball Classic

The Nathan George Foundation, Inc. will be hosting The 5th Annual Nathan George Memorial Coed Softball Classic on Saturday, Aug. 10th at Promenschenkel Stadium, School No. 7 and Koch’s softball fields in Dunkirk beginning at 8 a.m.

Teams will compete for the championship title with cash prizes to the top two teams. Each team is guaranteed at least two games. Team slots are still available. Players must be over the age of 16 to participate.

The tournament will feature music by DJ Don Gould, prize raffles, 50/50 drawings, appearances by the Buffalo Jills and Dan Palmer from WDOE.

The Kids Korner, sponsored by Pride and Joy Child Care (NYS licensed day-care facility located in Fredonia), will also be available. This service is free of charge to parents while they participate in the tournament. It will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with crafts, games, pinatas, sand tables and more. All activities will be supervised by certified first aid, CPR and AED staff members. Children of non-players are welcome if accompanied by an adult.

Food and beverages will be provided by Don Bennice, Rinconcitto Criollo, Coughlan’s Pub and a chicken BBQ by Mike Porpiglia. An awards celebration and after party will take place at Rookies On The Lake immediately following the tournament.

On Friday, Aug. 9th, a Pig Roast, sponsored by Beaver Tail Catering and Chinese Auction will be held at the Fredonia Beaver Club. The dinner and auction will begin at 4:00 p.m. with live music by The Porcelain Busdrivers starting at 8 p.m. and live broadcast with Mark James and 96 KIX.

All proceeds will benefit The Nathan George Foundation, Inc., which supports youth sports programs in need and awards annual scholarships to local high school athletes.

Registration forms and schedule of the events can be found at For more information, contact Sandy George at, or Michael Cerrie at

Interested sponsors or volunteers can email Donations can be made payable to The Nathan George Foundation, Inc. P.O. Box 1315, Dunkirk, NY 14048.

Adult Golf

Vineyards Golf Couse

League: Gene Andolina League – Low scratch scores: Dan Alessi 33, Bob Tripp 36, John Bongiovanni 38, Joe Favata 39, Dave DeJoe 39, Mike Rosario 39, Sam Tabone 39, Joe Bifaro 39. Low handicap scores: Phil DeJoe 27, Mike Rosario 27, Joe Favata 29, Bob Tripp 29, Pete Criscione 30,Dan Alessi 30, Sam Tabone 30, Joe Bifaro 30, Steve Gloss 31, Jim Sedota 32, Don Cotton 32, Dave Polechetti 32, Tony Nasca 32. Scratch skins: Bob Tripp (No. 8). Handicap skins: Mike Rosario (No. 7), Sam Tabone (No. 8). Closest to the pin: Joe Favata (No. 3) and Joe Bifaro (No. 9).

Cassadaga Country Club

Thursday Night Men’s Golf League – Tim Bulger 33, Scott Johnson 33, Mike Lawhead 37, Tom Gauronski 38, Bob Smith 39, Fred Chamberlin 40, Ron Mason 40, Kerry Murphy 40, Matt Wallace 40, Ken Mantai 41. Closest to the pin: Bill Baker (No. 15). Low net: Mike Lawhead 31. Skins: Mike Lawhead (No. 11, birdie and No. 16, birdie), Bill Baker (No. 15, birdie), Scott Johnson (No. 18, eagle).


ParTee Girls – Trudy Gollnitz ,Carolyn Rawlinson, and June Beers led the ladies with a low gross of 48, followed by 49 shot by Amy Swanson, Amy North, Kathy Brown, and Kim McMahon (sub). The low net scores were shot by Swanson 28, Tammy Ahrens 30 and Gollnitz, Eileen LaPorte, Colleen Paradis and Bert Vilardo 31. An eagle on No. 9 was fired by June Beers. Closest to black/white stake on No. 3 was Margie Coran and closest to pin on No. 4 was McMahon.

Wednesday Travel League

Gary Richardson shot the low round of 82 at Whispering Pines Golf Course in Meadville, Pa. The victory was the 25th of Richardson’s career, and included the low front nine score of 39. Ken Kaus was low on the back nine with 40. Flight winners were Adam Gornikiewicz (B), Joe Michalski (C) and Jim Ellman Sr. (D). Winner of the Commissioner’s Award was Bob Stone.

Untied birdies were recorded by: A Flight: Dennis Gawronski Sr. (No. 1), Al Etzel (No. 6), Jeff Kubera(No. 11), Ed Tofil (No. 12) and Bill Merryweather (No. 15); B Flight: Gary Haase (No. 1), Butch Mackowiak (No. 10), Bob Thompson (No. 12) and Tim Siragusa (No. 18); C Flight: Jack Griswold (Nos. 1 and 8), Pat Weaver (No. 3), Dave Franklin (No. 10), Joe Bifaro (No. 14) and Mike Willoughby (No. 15); D Flight: Ellman (No. 7), Stone (No. 8), Angelo Leone (Nos. 9 and 10), John Slaughter (No. 14) and John Waterman (No.17).

Closest to the pin were Kaus (No. 2), Griswold (No. 8), Kubera (No. 11) and Etzel (No. 17). Top point winners were Kubera (48), Griswold (24) and Etzel (20). Season points leaders: 1) Franklin (302), 2) Michalski (254), 3) John Bongiovanni (242), 4) Richardson (234), 5) Dave Criscione (205).

Next week the league travels to Scenic Heights in Waterford, Pa. First tee time is at 10:16 a.m. Golfers need to sign up with Butch Mackowiak(679-4027) by Monday.

Hillview Golf Course

Thursday Morning League – Low score: Tim Siragusa 42, Stephen Raghurath 42, Bob Welch 42, Joe Piwowarski 42, Jack Hood 43, Brian Manning 44, Domenic Lamattina 45. B Division: Ang Leone 45, Walt Koba 46, Bob Manning 46, Rich Cieslewicz 48. Closest to the pin: Pat Mackowiak (No. 5). Skins: A Division: Brian Manning (No. 3), Jack Hood (No. 4), Stephen Raghurath (No. 7), Tim Siragusa (No. 8). B Division: Walt Koba (No. 2), Ang Leone (No. 3), Rich Cieslewicz (Nos. 5 and 6), Pat Mackowiak (Nos. 5 and 9). Top points: Pat Mackowiak 28, Rich Cieslewicz 14, Tim Siragusa 7, Stephen Raghurath 7, Jack Hood 7, Brian Manning 7, Walt Koba 7, Ang Leone 7.