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Hind paces Cardinals over Eagles in regular season finale

Tyler Hind poured in 26 points and Kaleb Steward notched 11 to power Randolph on Thursday in a regular season-ending boys basketball victory over Ellicottville. The Cardinals pulled away with a 70-45 win. Logan Grinols and Steven Rowland scored 14 and 11 points, respectively, while Clayton Rowland pulled down nine rebounds and Wyatt Chudy had seven rebounds and five steals ... Read More »

Eagles jump on Pine Valley early with 15-0 1st quarter

By Sam Wilson Powered by 18 points, 15 rebounds and three steals from senior Linnea Jimerson, the Ellicottville girls basketball team snapped a four-game losing streak on Friday, improving to 5-2 in CCAA East II. The Eagles won a nail-biter, 44-39, at Pine Valley last month, but took control with a 15-0 first quarter and led by 24 at halftime ... Read More »

Led by Smith, ECS girls pull away in second to beat CLV

League play appears to suit the Ellicottville girls basketball team well. The Eagles improved to 4-1 in the CCAA East II division on Monday, handing Cattaraugus-Little Valley a 57-32 loss at “The Ward” gymnasium. Also Ellicottville’s fifth win in its last six contests, Monday’s game lifted the Eagles over .500 (6-5) for the first time this season. The crucial stretch ... Read More »

Elliot Bowen earns first Empire 8 Rookie of the Week honors

The Alfred University men’s basketball team had its second Empire 8 Rookie of the Week this season as Elliot Bowen, a Salamanca native and Ellicottville High School graduate, was the conference’s selection on Monday afternoon. The Saxons already had Brewster Marshall (Horseheads) as an Empire 8 Men’s Basketball Rookie of the Week after a big game against Rochester Institute of ... Read More »

Health & Fitness: Posture

By Kim Duke There is a physical deformity crisis that has been developing for years. I see it on a daily basis on the streets, in restaurants and even in my studio. I refer to it as “schlumpiness.” That’s right, schlumpiness, which means posture befitting our prehistoric predecessors. Just picture the prehistoric man with rounded shoulders, slouching necks, dragging their ... Read More »

Health & Fitness: New Classes at Core Performance

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By Kim Duke NETA & AAFA Certified Trainer Core Performance Fitness and Training is very excited to announce a variety of new classes for this Spring season.  As many of you have seen, Pound Class has come to Core Performance.  Core was able to import a fabulous instructor, April Woolley, who is a traveling Pound instructor.  In real life, April ... Read More »

Health & Fitness: Stretching Rules

NETA & AAFA Certified Trainer There is a part of a fitness regime that often gets overlooked— stretching. Believe it or not— stretching is actually pretty controversial in the fitness industry.  Some studies have shown that stretching before you begin a workout can be counterproductive and even dangerous.  “Before a workout, a cold muscle is like a frozen elastic band, ... Read More »

Health & Fitness: Small Changes for Big Results

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By Kim Duke NETA & AAFA Certified Trainer Make small changes to your diet like swapping a cheese stick or a handful of nuts for the chips and soda.  Take mini walking breaks when you feel fatigue setting in instead of looking for a caffeine/energy drink fix.  These are small changes that will give you big results.  To exemplify this, ... Read More »

Health & Fitness: Posture Perfect

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By Kim Duke NETA & AAFA Certified Trainer There is a physical deformity crisis that has been developing for years.  I see it on a daily basis on the streets, in restaurants and even in my studio.  I refer to it as “Schlumpliness.”  That’s right— schlumpliness, which means posture befitting our prehistoric predecessors.  Just picture the prehistoric man with rounded ... Read More »

Health & Fitness: Short & Sweet Workouts

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By Kim Duke NETA & AAFA Certified Trainer A couple of my clients told me they do not read my articles because they are too long.  My knee-jerk reaction was to be annoyed, but then, I also find myself skimming articles that I find interesting, but go on and on. So, I thought I would write an article this week ... Read More »

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