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MANCHESTER, Vt. (TNS) — Before long, fly fishermen and women will descend on the Battenkill River, which starts near here in the Green Mountains and connects with the Hudson at Schuylerville. These anglers will start their annual compulsive quest to capture brook trout at the end of an artif…

ELLICOTTVILLE — Holding on to an 11-point halftime lead, the Ellicottville boys basketball team completed a sweep of Randolph Wednesday night to keep the Eagles’ undefeated record intact.

FILLMORE — Despite losing most of the scoring and rebounding from last year’s 16-5 squad, the Fillmore boys basketball team continues to be one of Allegany County’s dominant programs.

MADISON, Wis. — Hunters and trappers blew past Wisconsin's wolf kill target in less than 72 hours, forcing a premature end to a hunt that initially wasn't supposed to happen for another nine months and raising the ire of animal rights activists. 

BOLIVAR — In a matchup of perennial Section 5 small school wrestling powers, Canisteo-Greenwood bested Bolivar-Richburg, 48-20, in an Allegany/Steuben County matchup on Tuesday.

National Sports

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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Jill Townsend scored 23 points, LeeAnne Wirth added 16 and Jenn Wirth surpassed 1,000 career points as No. 21 Gonzaga routed Pepperdine 95-49 on Thursday night.

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COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jr. Clay had a career-high 31 points, hitting the clinching free throws with three seconds left, and Tennessee Tech narrowly defeated Austin Peay 81-76 on Thursday night.