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Girls Soccer Roundup: Mayfield falls short in overtime

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BOLTON — Gabrielle Mowery scored the lone goal in overtime to lift seventh-seeded Bolton-Warrensburg to a 4-3 victory over 10th-seeded Mayfield in a first-round Class C girls soccer tournament contest Saturday. Mowery finished with two goals and an assist for Bolton-Warrensburg, while Leah ...

Nethaway, Nellis help Sage earn split

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ALBANY — The Sage Colleges’ women’s volleyball hosted an Empire 8 tri-match on Saturday with Elmira College and Houghton College. The first match went to Elmira College, 3-1 (17-25, 32-30, 25-15, 25-22). In the second match, Elmira came back from a 2-0 deficit to Houghton, to win, 3-2 ...

Goodemote scores in Sage victory

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ALFRED — Sage’s men’s soccer team travelled to Alfred University on Saturday in an Empire 8 match-up and posted a 2-0 victory. Broadalbin-Perth graduate Griffin Goodemote, a freshman, scored for the Gators. Sage (8-5-2 overall, 3-2-1 Empire 8) is scheduled to host Elmira on Friday at ...

AHS swim team tops HF-SGF, 87-78

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AMSTERDAM — Amsterdam won four of 11 events on its way to an 87-78 victory over Hudson Falls-Falls South Glens Falls in a girls swim meet Thursday at Lynch Literacy Academy. Olivia Brahler won the 100-yard butterfly for the Rams, while Juilanna Busseno won the 500-yard ...

Dolgeville's Nic Bailey breaks a tackle by Sandy Creek's Joe Benedict en route to a touchdown in the fourth quarter of Saturday's Section III Class D football game at Dolgeville High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Dolgeville dominates Sandy Creek, 62-26

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DOLGEVILLE — The Dolgeville Blue Devils played host to the Sandy Creek Comets in a Section III Class D quarterfinal match-up Saturday at Bynon Field. Behind their high powered offense, the second-seeded Blue Devils advanced to the semifinals with a convincing 62-26 win over the ...

Canajoharie-Fort Plain's Nick Suits (42) hauls in a pass from Nick Kocjan the ball during Friday's Class D Division II game against Hoosic Valley at Canajoharie High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

C-FP falls short in battle for playoff spot

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CANAJOHARIE — The Canajoharie/Fort Plain Cougars shrugged off a slow start to outscore Hoosic Valley 20-14 in the second half of Friday’s key Class D football game against Hoosic Valley. However, the second-half rally was not enough to erase a 14-0 halftime score as Hoosic Valley held on ...

Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville's Jack Brundage (7) drops a pass toward the top of the box while under pressure from Northville defender Michael Dickey during a Section II Class D quarterfinal match Friday at Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville blanks Northville, 3-0

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ST. JOHNSVILLE — Jack Brundage finished with a goal and an assist to lead second-seeded Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville to a 3-0 victory over seventh-seeded Northville on Friday. The Wolves led 1-0 at the half before sealing the victory with a pair of second-half goals. Braden Frederick ...

Johnstown's Tanner Fahr is tackled by Fonda-Fultonville's Brady Miles (12) during Friday's Class B/C crossover game at Fonda-Fultonville High School. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

Johnstown rolls past Fonda-Fultonville, 40-13

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JOHNSTOWN — The Sir Bills of Johnstown traveled to Fonda-Fultonville to take on the Braves in a Section II Class B/C Crossover game Friday night. Both teams were looking for their second win of the season and, in the end, it was Johnstown getting that win by a score of 40-13 over the ...

Mayfield's Drew Snyder, left, controls the ball in front of Berlin's Connor Douglas during Friday's Section II Class C quarterfinal contest at Mayfield High School. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

Boys Soccer Roundup: Top-seeded Panthers stunned by Berlin

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MAYFIELD — Heading into the postseason as the top seed, the Mayfield boys soccer team seemed primed for a deep playoff run. Instead, the Panthers were stunned in their opening contest, dropping a 1-0 decision to ninth-seeded Berlin in the Section II Class C quarterfinals Friday at Mayfield ...

H.S. Football Roundup: Schalmont rolls past Broadalbin-Perth

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ROTTERDAM — Shane O’Dell passed for 319 yards and six touchdowns to lead Schalmont to a 48-7 victory over Broadalbin-Perth in a quarterfinal game Class B football tournament Friday. O’Dell threw TD pass of 7 and 29 yards to Darnell Green and 44-yard, 63-yard and 26-yard TD passes to ...

H.S. Volleyball Roundup: Mayfield outlasts Gloversville, 3-2

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MAYFIELD — Mikayla Myers piled up 19 kills, 16 digs, 11 service points and three aces to lead Mayfield to a 3-2 victory over Gloversville in a non-league volleyball match at Mayfield High School on Friday. The Lady Panthers won by scores of 25-18, 25-19, 16-25, 23-25 and 25-14. Emily ...

Area players competing for Sage

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ALBANY — The Sage Colleges’ women’s volleyball hosted the Wildcats of SUNY-Polytechnic on Wednesday in a non-conference match. The Wildcats posted the 3-1 win to improve to 9-12 overall, while Sage falls to 7-19. The Wildcats took the first two sets, 25-16, 25-12, before Sage won ...

Gloversville football banquet set for Nov. 8

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Huskies football banquet will take place Nov. 8 at 6 p.m. The banquet will be held at the Gloversville High School cafeteria. The event will be catered by The Hot Dog Hut. Each player will receive two free tickets for family members. All others will be at a ...

Bowling meeting slated for Oct. 29

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GLOVERSVILLE — There will be a meeting between the Johnstown Women and the Fulton County Men about the upcoming merger of the two associations. Anyone interested in being a part of this, should try to attend. The meeting will take place at Arterial Lanes on Oct. 29 at 2 p.m. For more ...

Fort Plain to host baseball camp

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FORT PLAIN — Fort Plain High School is hosting a six-week baseball camp starting Jan. 7. Fort Plain High School head coach Craig Phillips will direct the program in conjunction with U.S. Baseball Academy. Classes are available for players in first- through 12th-grade and are limited to ...

Johnstown's Taryn Ringer, left, shoots on Greenwich goalie Kylee Masse during Thursday's Section II Class C quarterfinal game at Knox Field in Johnstown. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

Lady Bills beat Greenwich 5-0, advance to Class C semifinals

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JOHNSTOWN — For the first time since 2013, the Johnstown field hockey team is headed to the sectional semifinals. The fourth-seeded Lady Bills posted a 5-0 victory over 12th-seeded Greenwich in a Class C quarterfinal contest Thursday at Knox Field. “We finally got that monkey off our ...

Postseason begins for some area squads

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For two area teams, the postseason begins this weekend. For two others, the playoffs don’t officially begin until next weekend, but both face must-win games this week to earn a sectional spot. Broadalbin-Perth and Dolgeville open the postseason this weekend, with the Patriots travel to ...

Patriots, Lady Dragons, Lady Blue Devils fall in quarterfinals

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VALATIE — Top-seeded Ichabod Crane got goals from Kevin Winglosky and Anthony Carlucci to defeat eighth-seeded Broadalbin-Perth 2-0 in the quarterfinal round of the Section II Class B tournament Thursday night at Ichabod Crane High School. Winglosky’s goal came just over eight minutes ...

Caroga Creek crowns track champs

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EPHRATAH — Caroga Creek Speedway owner/promoter Todd Moran recently announced his 2017 track champions after the completion of 12 point events. The champions along with several other track competitors will receive their awards at the 2018 annual banquet with a date and site announced next ...