Jeremy Wilder powers his way through turns three and four en route to winning his heat race Saturday night at Fonda Speedway. Wilder notched his first win of the season in the 30-lap modified feature. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Wilder picks up modified win at Fonda

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FONDA — In the 2016 racing season at Fonda Speedway Jeremy Wilder picked up three feature wins at Fonda Speedway, all coming after the first week in August. He turned in strong, consistent finishes all season but came up second to Ronnie Johnson in the final points standings. Wilder took a ...

Past Gloversville Little League presidents, from left, John Walrath, Charlie Truby, Duke Caruso, Dave Refue, Lou Carter, Mike Hauser and Don Landrio along with Gloversville varsity baseball coach Mike DeMagistris prepare to throw out the ceremonial first pitch on the 62nd opening day of the Gloversville Little League at Parkhurst Field in Gloversville on Saturday. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Opening Day

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Gloversville Little League hosted its opening-day ceremonies Saturday at Parkhurst Field.

Track & Field Roundup: B-P’s Derwin doubles up at Luciano meet

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HUDSON FALLS — The Broadalbin-Perth boys track and field team placed seventh at the Anthony Luciano Invitational on Saturday. Shaker won the team title with 87 points, Shenendehowa was second with 74 and Guilderland was third with 69. B-P placed seventh with 38 points, Galway was ninth ...

Boys Lacrosse Roundup: Johnstown loses to Maple Hill

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JOHNSTOWN — Cole Cioffi scored the game-winning goal in overtime to lead Maple Hill to an 8-7 victory over Johnstown in a Wasaren League boys lacrosse game at Knox Field on Saturday. Cioffi finished with four goals for the Wildcats, while Joe Merihage scored twice. Seth Roberts added a goal ...

Galway splits pair at tournament

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CORINTH — The Galway softball team went 1-1 at the Corinth Tournament, losing its first game and winning the second game. The Golden Eagles lost their first game, 13-0, to Salem, before rebounding to win the consolation game, 18-0, over Schroon Lake-Bolton. In the first game, Lauren ...

Mowrey scores twice for Cobleskill

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COBLESKILL — The SUNY Cobleskill men’s lacrosse team closed out the home portion of its schedule Saturday by dropping an 18-9 decision to visiting Bryn Athyn College in North Eastern Athletic Conference contest. Junior attackman Jeremy Mowrey, a Johnstown graduate, had two goals and an ...

Sturdivant, Coveney compete for Albany

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ALBANY — The University at Albany track and field team competed in its final split weekend of the 2017 outdoor season with one week to go before conference championships. Saturday saw the conclusion of the Penn Relays, where the competing Great Danes had already broken four school records, ...

Twister Valley hosts season-opening event

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FORT PLAIN — Twister Valley Sports Complex opened its season April 23 with a Central New York Motocross Association event. Fort Plain’s Spencer Mang picked up wins in the 122 open amateur and 122-250 amateur classes. Tyler Loud (122-250 expert, 122-250 expert), Anthony Hill (59-65cc ...

H.S. Softball Roundup: Johnstown falls short at Queensbury

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QUEENSBURY — Ashley Rosario and Justice Colvin connected for home runs to lead Queensbury to a 10-2 victory over Johnstown in Foothills Council softball action Friday at Queensbury High School. Colvin added a double and a single to go with four RBIs and three runs scored for Queensbury (5-6 ...

Ehrenreich named B-P athletic director

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BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin-Perth Board of Education approved the appointment of Matthew Ehrenreich as district director of athletics on Monday. Ehrenreich is scheduled to start in the position July 1. A Canajoharie native, Ehrenreich will return to the region after working as a physical ...

JHS boys lacrosse loses to Hoosick Falls

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JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown boys lacrosse team dropped a 12-3 decision to Hoosick Falls in a Wasaren League boys lacrosse game Friday. Garrett Way scored twice for Johnstown (1-9 overall, 0-7 Foothills), while Kerry Blackwood also scored. Trevor Murphy and Ryan Crooker each had one assists ...

AHS boys tennis loses two matches

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AMSTERDAM — Schuylerville picked up a pair of victories over Amsterdam in a Foothills Council boys tennis doubleheader Friday at Amsterdam High School. In the first match, the Black Horses prevailed, 7-0, before claiming a 4-3 victory in the second match to earn the sweep. Kai ...

Talarico records ace at Fox Run

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JOHNSTOWN — Craig Talarico of Johnstown recorded his first hole-in-one.   He notched his ace on the fifth hole at Fox Run Golf Club. Talarico was playing with his wife, Lucy.  

Johnstown third baseman Trevor Porter stretches to make the catch on a fly ball off the bat of Fonda-Fultonville'[s Massimo DiCaprio during non-league action Thursday at Johnstown High School.
(The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Johnstown baseball team wins on last-inning error

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By JAMES A. ELLIS The Leader-Herald JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Sir Bills benefited from an unusual call in Thursday’s non-league game against Fonda-Fultonville. Trailing 8-7 heading into the final at-bat, the Sir Bills put runners on first and second only to have the Braves get two ...

Glens Falls lacrosse team tops Amsterdam, 16-2

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GLENS FALLS — Amsterdam got second-half goals from Anthony Barone and Anthony Noce but it was not enough as the Rams fell to Glens Falls 16-2 in Foothills Council action Thursday at Glens Falls High School. Aiden DeFelice connected for five goals for the Indians, while Andrew Stamatel added ...

Gloversville tops Schuylerville in tennis

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SCHUYLERVILLE — Gloversville got singles victories from Nicholas Bruce, Cam Biche and Ryan Issa to go with a victory from Rami Issa and Kaden O’Shaughnessy in second doubles to take home a 4-3 Foothills Council victory against Schuylerville Thursday at Schuylerville High School. Bruce ...

Galway rec soccer program begins May 6

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GALWAY — The Town Of Galway Youth Commission Spring Recreation Soccer Program will take place starting May 6 through June 17. The program  will be held for youth Pre-K through sixth-grade at the Town Of Galway Fields. The fields are located on Sacandaga Road, across from the Ballston ...