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Gloversville overwhelms Johnstown

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JOHNSTOWN — The Gloversville Dragons were on a mission Friday night. Looking to lock up the first Foothills Council championship, the Dragons were firing on all cylinders as they romped to a 104-43 victory Friday over inter-city rival Johnstown. The Dragons got a little help from ...

Girls Basketball Roundup: Second-half surge lifts Mayfield to win

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JOHNSTOWN — After trailing 31-18 at the half, the Mayfield girls basketball team used a huge second-half rally to post a 59-55 victory over Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons in a Western Athletic Conference crossover contest Friday at Fulton-Montgomery Community College. Lindsey Hampton scored 19 ...

Wrestlers ready for state tourney qualifiers

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The postseason continues Saturday for several area wrestlers who will be competing in the Section II and Section III state qualifiers. Amsterdam will compete in the Section II Division 1 (large-school) Tournament, while Galway, Canajoharie-Fort Plain and Fonda-Johnstown will be part of the ...

Area swimmers post solid showings

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CLIFTON PARK — Gloversville-Mayfield’s Dane Dillenback posted the top time in the 100-yard butterfly in the swim preliminaries of the Section II Division 2 Boys Swimming and Diving Championships at Shenendehowa High School on Friday. Dillenback posted a time of 52.34 seconds to finish ...

Royal Mountain racers post solid showings

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CAROGA LAKE — The Royal Mountain Racing Team hosted the ADK Slalom race at Royal Mountain on Sunday. The top finishers for Royal were Samantha Sandel of Gloversville and Noah Stock of Johnstown. Sandel won the girls U12 division, while Stock won the U12 boys division. In the boys U8 ...

LEAGUE CHAMPS

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AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam Tourism, Marketing and Recreation Basketball League recently crowned its 2019-20 season champions. Brown’s Collision won the regular-season and playoff championships in the fifth- and sixth-grade boys division. Southside Beverage won the regular-season and ...

Lady Patriots top Schuylerville, 63-38

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BROADALBIN — It took the Broadalbin-Perth Lady Patriots a quarter to get into rhythm, but once they did, it was smooth sailing as they took down the Schuylerville Black Horses 63-38 in a Foothills Council match-up at Broadalbin-Perth High School Thursday night. With the second quarter ...

Gloversville finishes third at Class A tourney

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SCHENECTADY — The Gloversville bowling team placed third at the Section II Class A bowling Tournament Thursday at Boulevard Bowl. The Huskies compiled a 6,153 team total, finishing behind champion South Glens Falls with 6,428 and runner-up Columbia with 6,382. Amsterdam placed 10th in the ...

WAC crossover schedule announced

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JOHNSTOWN — The Western Athletic Conference will host its annual crossover and championship game at Fulton-Montgomery Community College. The games will take place today, Saturday and Tuesday. There are three crossover games scheduled for today and six set for Saturday. The boys and girls ...

OESJ bowlers defeat BKW, 4-0

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GUILDERLAND — Steven Johnson finished with a 171-491 to lead Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville to a 4-0 victory over Berne-Knox-Westerlo in a Western Athletic Conference boys bowling match at Town N Country Lanes on Jan. 29. Jaden Etherton posted a 183-489 for the Wolves, Chris Hurteau ...

FFCS freshman boys win TCITL meet

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TROY — The Fonda-Fultonville boys topped the team standings at the Tri-County Indoor Track League meet at Hudson Valley Community College on Sunday. The Braves finished with 69 points, while La Salle was second with 59 points. Scotia-Glenville (43 points) was third, South Glens Falls (39) ...

Mayfield girls claim sectional title

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BENSON – The Mayfield girls Nordic ski team is heading back to the state championships. The Lady Panthers made the most of their home-course advantage, dominating Wednesday’s Section II championships, placing four skiers in the top 12 to claim their second-straight championship at Lapland ...

Lady Bills get past Glens Falls, 49-41

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JOHNSTOWN — With the regular season winding down, the Johnstown girls basketball team came into Wednesday’s Foothills Council looking to continue to build momentum. The Lady Bills extended their win streak to five games with a 49-41 victory over the Indians. Abby VandeWalker and Jaidyn ...

Fort Plain girls finish third in Section II Class C Tournament

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SCHENECTADY — The Fort Plain girls bowling team finished third in the Section II Class C Tournament at Boulevard Bowl on Wednesday. The Lady Hilltoppers finished with a total of 5,023 pins. Middleburgh won the Class C title with a total of 5,351, while Maple Hill (5,096 pins) was third. ...

Area teams set for sectional swim meet

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CLIFTON PARK — The area’s four boys swimming and diving teams will compete in the Section II Division 2 Championships beginning today at Shenendehowa High School. Amsterdam, Fonda-Johnstown, Gloversville-Mayfield and Canajoharie-Fort Plain all will compete in the meet. The three-day ...

FMCC women lose to North Country

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SARANAC LAKE — Kayla Carder finished with 18 points to lead North Country Community College to an 81-47 victory over Fulton-Montgomery Community College in a Mountain Valley Conference women’s basketball game Wednesday. Carder also scored her 1,000th career point for the Saints, who ...

FMCC men edged by North Country, 80-77

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SARANAC LAKE — Vondell Livingston scored 17 points to lead North Country Community College to an 80-77 victory over Fulton-Montgomery Community College in a Mountain Valley Conference men’s basketball contest Wednesday. Tarique Foggie finished with 16 points for the Saints, Carol Davis ...

Johnstown sending two skiers to states

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QUEENSBURY — Johnstown will send two skiers to the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Alpine Skiing Championships. Colin Cotter and Robin Kruggel both qualified with their performances at Tuesday’s Section II Alpine Skiing Championships at West Mountain. Cotter ...