Westfield Republicanhttp://www.westfieldrepublican.com/page/category.detail/nav/5007/Local Sportsen-usFri, 24 Feb 2017 16:44:28 EDTFri, 24 Feb 2017 16:44:28 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssNot all coaches are in favor of new high school pitch-count rulehttp://www.westfieldrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/536189.htmlEditor's Note: The following is part two of an ongoing series looking into the new pitch-count rule for the upcoming high school baseball season. Last week's piece looked at the rule itself and many of the benefits it presents.Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EDTSherman's Swanson to end memorable coaching careerhttp://www.westfieldrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/536188.htmlBy Mel Swanson <a href='mailto:editorial@westfieldrepublican.com'>editorial@westfieldrepublican.Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EDTCelebrating the area's besthttp://www.westfieldrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/536187.htmlLAKEWOOD - Long before Charlie LaDuca was coaching baseball, he grew up spending many afternoons with his father at the old Offerman Stadium in Buffalo.Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EDTMayville legend Francis 'Doc' Malinoski did it allhttp://www.westfieldrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/536176.htmlFrancis "Doc" Malinoski, a man whose athletic influence in Mayville spanned decades, will join 10 other inductees at the sold-out Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame's 36th annual banquet, which will be held Monday, Feb. 20 at the Lakewood Rod & Gun Club.Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EDTThunderbirds win battle of the longball, 77-65, over Fredoniahttp://www.westfieldrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/536175.htmlMAYVILLE - In a battle fought behind the arc for much of the game, it was the Chautauqua Lake Thunderbirds (17-3, 10-2) who came out on top of the Fredonia Hillbillies (6-14, 4-8), 77-65, Monday in a CCAA West I boys high school basketball matchup.Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EDT