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August 9, 2022

OLEAN, NY — Former Niagara University and Hofstra University men’s head basketball coach Joe Mihalich will receive the 2022 Jim Satalin Award from the American Cancer Society’s Coaches vs. Cancer program on Aug. 29 at Bartlett Country Club, 32 Euclid Ave. Mihalich will receive the award at the ...

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CORTLAND, NY — The Olean Oilers, following a prosperous summer season, fell to the Cortland Crush in the three-game New York Collegiate Baseball League championship series played this past weekend. After taking Game One on Friday 5-3, the Oilers lost to the Crush in a pair of extra-inning contests ...

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OLEAN, NY — The old train depot on SUNY Jamestown Community College’s Cattaraugus County Campus has mostly lain dormant the last four years. The hustle and bustle of the building’s prior life is on schedule to return this fall, however, with JCC introducing an eSports team that will compete ...

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OLEAN, NY — The Oilers are headed to the New York Collegiate Baseball League championship after defeating the Hornell Steamers for a second-straight game on Wednesday. After trailing 2-1 early, the Oilers exploded in the middle innings and ran away with the game, cruising to a 14-2 victory that ...

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OLEAN, NY — In front of a feverous Bradner Stadium, the Oilers made light work of their first postseason game, crushing the Hornell Steamers, 13-2 in Game One of the Western Division finals on Tuesday.   With a fresh three-game battle awaiting them at the start of the night, the team and city ...

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OLEAN, NY — The Oilers will begin postseason play in the New York Collegiate Baseball League’s Western Division finals on Tuesday. Olean, which won the division, will face the Hornell Steamers, who are fresh off defeating the Dansville Gliders in a single elimination game Monday. Tuesday's ...

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OLEAN, NY — In their final game of the 2022 regular season, the Oilers triumphed over the Dansville Gliders, 14-2, in a mercy rule victory on Friday. Matthew Gullotti, a lefty from Kennedy, New York, got the victory in his first start of the season. Gullotti allowed just one hit as his run ...

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HOUGHTON, NY — With Thursday's game spiraling out of control, the Oilers turned to the bullpen twice in the sixth inning as the Genesee Rapids scored six runs. After relieving starter Paul Tripi, California-born Vance Williams recorded just one out before giving way to Matthew Gullotti.Poor ...

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OLEAN, NY — After trading late-inning blows with their division rival, the Oilers held on to top the Dansville Gliders 7-6 at Bradner Stadium on Wednesday. Capitalizing off 11 hits, a home run and a solid outing from their ace, the Oilers clinched the New York Collegiate Baseball League’s Western ...

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OLEAN, NY — Coming off a two-game skid, the Oilers started their road date against the Hornell Steamers with a bang. Olean’s speedy right fielder, Taiga Sakuma, led off the game with a triple and soon scored on third baseman Toran Smith’s single to left. Five more Oilers runs would cross the ...

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OLEAN, NY — Monday’s Olean Oilers game against the Hornell Steamers at Maple City Park in Hornell has been postponed until Tuesday at 7 p.m.   Olean, 25-12, and in first place in the Western Division of the New York Collegiate Baseball League, will be looking to break a two-game ...

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OLEAN, NY — Tabitha and William Dombrowski are looking for volunteers to help them with the inaugural CHD HeartRaiser scheduled for July 30, 3-8 p.m., at Forness Park, 740 Hoop St. And they also are seeking teams to play in a kickball tournament. The HeartRaiser, which Tabitha foresees as ...

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DANSVILLE, NY — The Olean Oilers picked up a win Saturday, defeating the Dansville Gliders, 7-2, in the completion of a game that was suspended on July 1, but they fell to Dansville, 8-5, in the’ regularly scheduled contest that followed. The Oilers took a 4-2 lead in the seventh inning of the ...

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OLEAN, NY — Chris Napoleon and his daughter, Angelina Napoleon, both representing Napoleon Engineering Services, were named Fastest CEO and Fastest Woman, respectively, at the Southern Tier Corporate Challenge Run on June 23. The Fastest CEO title was a second for Chris Napoleon. The prize for ...

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HORNELL, NY — The Steamers put up a six spot in the very first inning to knock Olean starter Carson Whiteman out early on Thursday at Maple City Park. After both teams scored plentifully in the middle and later innings, the Oilers failed to catch up, losing 10-7 to the New York Collegiate Baseball ...

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LAS VEGAS — Jalen Adaway, a former St. Bonaventure University basketball star, got his first start for the NBA Miami Heat Tuesday. In nearly 20 minutes of action, Adaway scored 9 points, grabbed four rebounds in the Heat’s 95-88 loss to the Atlanta Hawks. The Heat will take on the ...

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OLEAN, NY — After falling behind in the first inning, the Oilers snapped into a frenzy, putting up 17 runs in their victory over the Mansfield Destroyers on Sunday.   Starter Paul Tripi got the win on the mound, giving up three hits in five innings. Tripi advances to 4-2 on the season, with a ...

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HORNELL, NY — The Olean Oilers lineup exploded for another mercy rule victory on Friday. The game against the Hornell Steamers lasted seven innings and finished with a lopsided 15-3 score line.   The Oilers struck for nine runs in the first three innings, wasting no time to assert their ...

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OLEAN, NY — The Oilers smoked the Genesee Rapids in front of a home crowd Wednesday to snap a three-game slide. For fans gathered at Bradner Stadium, the game served as a showcase of the Oilers' frightening lineup as Olean won 16-6. The explosion did not come, however, until the Oilers trailed ...

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OLEAN, NY — “And at the end of four, the score is still even at zero,” said the announcer over Bradner Stadium’s loudspeaker as long, dark gray clouds mingled the sky. The Olean Oilers, wanting to keep their distance in the New York Collegiate Baseball League’s Western Division, had runners left ...

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SAN FRANCISCO — Former St. Bonaventure University basketball star Jalen Adaway scored 6 points Tuesday in the Miami Heat's 94-70 win over the Golden State Warriors in the California Classic in San Francisco. In 15 minutes of action, Adaway shot two for three from the field and two for two from ...

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MANSFIELD, Penn.  — Game 1 ended in heartbreak, and the Oilers dropped both Independence Day games to the Mansfield Destroyers on Monday. Olean’s starting ace Luke Roggenburk remained on the mound for all of Game 1, including the game's seventh and final inning, where Mansfield walked it ...

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HOUGHTON, NY — The Oilers struck early with three runs in the second inning of their 11-1 victory over the Genesee Rapids on Sunday. Second baseman Mitchell Grosch, who recorded three hits, put a pair of runs on the board with one swing in that big second frame. Grosch, a junior at Mercyhurst ...

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SAN FRANCISCO — Former St. Bonaventure University basketball star Jalen Adaway played the last one minute and 42 seconds of the Miami Heat's loss to the Los Angeles Lakers in Saturday's California Classic in San Francisco. Adaway did not score, but he was credited with one assist. The Lakers ...

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Michael Krauza, a pitcher who played for St. Bonaventure University for three seasons, has been signed by the New York Mets organization. Krauza was playing in Texas for the Cleburne Railroaders of the American Association of Professional Baseball when the Mets signed him on June 24. He was ...

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DANSVILLE, NY — Friday's Olean Oilers game with the Dansville Gliders was suspended because of rain during the bottom of the fifth inning with the two teams tied 2-2. Oilers first baseman Dylan Vincent recorded two early hits in the game, including a solo homerun, before the suspension.   On ...

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SAN FRANCISCO — Former St. Bonaventure University basketball star Jalen Adaway will begin his professional career Thursday when the Miami Heat begin practice sessions for the California Classic in San Francisco. Adaway, a 6-foot, 5-inch forward, is one of 15 players on the Heat’s summer ...

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OLEAN, NY — The Oilers tasted defeat twice Saturday, losing 9-4 and then 9-1 to the Cortland crush at Bradner Stadium. Cortland, the first-place team in the Eastern division, got the better of their western counterparts, the Oilers, who even in defeat, keep the NYCBL’s best record.  Early season ...

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OLEAN, NY — A hot Oilers lineup made life easy-peasy on the mound for Olean starter Carson Whiteman, who recorded his first win of the season. Whiteman, who had been struggling with a 0-2 record, struck out five while his teammates slugged their way to a huge 17-4 win over the Hornell ...

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ROCHESTER, NY — The Oilers scored two afternoon victories Tuesday in Rochester. Matched up with the Ridgeman out of the NYCBL’s Eastern Division, the Oilers used stellar pitching to stay in front, never trailing in either seven-inning game.   In game one, Olean staved off a late Rochester rally ...

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