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Broadalbin-Perth's Justin Shannon (15) and Gloversville's Joshua Nails battle for a rebound during Friday's Foothills Council game at Broadalbin-Perth High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Boys Basketball Roundup: Ladipo leads B-P past Gloversville

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BROADALBIN — Friday night’s game against Gloversville was an emotional roller-coaster for the Broadalbin-Perth Patriots. During the second quarter of play, their five-year floor general Preston Taylor suffered a shoulder injury and left the game. Instead of putting their heads down, the ...

Girls Basketball Roundup: FFCS girls fall short at Mekeel

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SCOTIA — Elizabeth Singleton scored 20 points to power Mekeel Christian Academy to a 66-29 victory over Fonda-Fultonville in a Western Athletic Conference girls basketball contest Friday. Mekeel Christian jumped out to a 29-8 lead after one quarter on their way to the victory. Rebekkah ...

Area ski teams compete at Lapland Lake

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BENSON — The Canajoharie, Johnstown and Mayfield boys and girls nordic ski teams competed in the Guilderland Invitational at Lapland Lake. In the girls race, Queensbury won the team title with 17 points. Shenendehowa (21 points) was second and Mayfield was third with 26 points. Johnstown ...

Dolgeville volleyball sweeps Cooperstown

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DOLGEVILLE — Raquel Borst posted 16 kills, nine aces, two blocks and two digs to power Dolgeville to a 3-0 victory over Cooperstown in a Center State Conference volleyball match Friday. The Blue Devils won by scores of 25-19, 25-8 and 25-15 to record their fifth win in their last six ...

H.S. Bowling Roundup: Mayfield boys top Schoharie, 3-1

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GLOVERSVILLE — Anthony Brandow posted a high game of 247 and a 665 series to lead Mayfield to a 3-1 victory over Schoharie in a Western Athletic Conference bowling match at Arterial Lanes on Friday. Nikoli Yudin had a 212-601 for the Panthers, while Adam Colby rolled a 210-549. Tyler Cramer ...

GloversvilleÕs Alex Benfatti (24) puts up a shot as Broadalbin-PerthÕs Ali Visco (20) and Kacie Coruera (15) close on the play during Foothills Council action Thursday at Gloversville High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Lady Dragons win third-straight league game

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GLOVERSVILLE — After seven-straight road games, the Gloversville Lady Dragons returned to their home court for the first time since Dec. 22. Coming off back-to-back victories over Foothills Council North opponents Queensbury and South Glens Falls, the Lady Dragons returned to Foothills ...

Johnstown’s Chelsea Cirillo is challenged by Hudson Falls’ Sophie Labrun as she puts up a shot during Foothills Council action Thursday at Johnstown High School. (The Leader-Herald/Bill Trojan)

Johnstown unable to tame Tigers in 50-44 Foothills loss

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JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Lady Bills squared off against the Hudson Falls Tigers in a Foothills Council match-up Thursday night at Johnstown High School. After a slow start, the Tigers were able to hold off the Lady Bills and pick up their first league win of the season, 50-44. “It’s a ...

Fonda-Johnstown’s Derek Lee swims the backstroke Thursday at Johnstown High School. (The Leader-Herald/Bill Trojan)

FoJo swimmers fall in Foothills Council meet

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JOHNSTOWN — Glens Falls won seven of 12 events to post a 100-78 victory over Fonda-Johnstown in a Foothills Council boys swim meet Thursday at Johnstown High School. Sean Ash won the 50-yard freestyle and 100-yard freestyle for Glens Falls, while Hogan Fox (200 freestyle), Tyrae McIntosh ...

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Fonda-Fultonville's Justin Kearns, left, puts the finishing touches on his pinfall victory over Schoharie's Carter Ludewig during their 106-pound bout during Thursday's Western Athletic Conference wrestling match. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

Fonda-Fultonville posts five victories, fall short to Schoharie

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FONDA — Despite coming into Thursday’s Western Athletic Conference match with Schoharie with just six wrestlers, Fonda-Fultonvlle made the most of their sparce lineup. The Braves posted five victories, but came up short on the scoreboard to the Indians, 42-30. Forfeits proved costly for ...

Fulton-Montgomery Community College’s Julie Hampton (1) puts up a shot over Clinton Community College’s Tori Trim (10) during Mountain Valley Conference action Thursday at FMCC. (The Leader-Herald/Bill Trojan)

FMCC sweeps MVAC games from Clinton CC

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JOHNSTOWN — Nigel Hemingway finished with 17 points, 10 assists and four steals to lift Fulton-Montgomery Community College to a 79-73 victory over Clinton Community College in a Mountain Valley Conference men’s basketball game Thursday. Clinton led 41-40 at the half before the Raiders ...

Johnstown bowlers sweep Hudson Falls

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FORT EDWARD — Ethan Hadcock finished with a 258-680 to lead Johnstown to a sweep of Hudson Falls in a Foothills Council crossover match Wednesday at Broadway Lanes. Garrett Way recorded a 279-610 for the Sir Bills, who finished with a 3,531-3,284 advantage in total pins. Zach Weller paced ...

Wells boys basketball team falls in OT to Crown Point

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WELLS — Chad Stevens finished with 17 points to lead Crown Point to a 63-61 overtime victory over Wells in a Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference contest Thursday at Wells Central School Zach Spaulding scored 12 points for the Panthers, while Hunter Pertak added 11 points. Tre ...

Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons' Manuel Santiago (15) tracks Northville's Nate Reidell (3) as he dribbles toward the hoop during Wednesday's Western Athletic Conference game at Northville High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Boys Basketball Roundup: Northville edges Bishop Gibbons in OT

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NORTHVILLE — The Northville Falcons hosted the Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons Golden Knights in a Western Athletic Conference contest Wednesday. Both teams were hoping to get their third win in a row, but when it was all done it was the Falcons earning the victory with a 74-73 overtime win over ...

Johnstown's Brandon Crisafulli, right, turns South Glens Falls' Adam Basile during their 160-pound bout during Wednesday's Foothills Council wrestling match at Johnstown High School. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

H.S. Wrestling Roundup: Sir Bills drop home finale, 48-18

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JOHNSTOWN — Competing in its final home match of the season, the Johnstown wrestling team dropped a 48-18 decision to South Glens Falls in a Foothills Council match at Johnstown High School on Wednesday. “It was a real emotional night,” Johnstown coach Jim Rodecker said of ...

Girls Basketball Roundup: GHS girls defeat South Glens Falls

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SOUTH GLENS FALLS — Harmony Philo connected on five 3-pointers on her way to a 22-point effort to lead Gloversville to a 54-46 victory over South Glens Falls in a Foothills Council girls basketball game Wednesday. Gabrielle Langley finished with 22 points for Gloversville (7-6 overall, 5-3 ...

JHS alpine skiers post solid showings

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QUEENSBURY — The Johnstown boys and girls alpine ski teams competed at the Glens Falls Invitational on Wednesday at West Mountain. The race was a one-run slalom event. In the boys meet, Saratoga Springs won the team title with 26 points, while Niskayuna was second with 27 points. Johnstown ...

Weather alters local schedule

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Wednesday’s weather forced the postponement of several area athletic contests. The Mayfield girls basketball team had its game at Middleburgh moved to today at 7 p.m. The Galway at Canajoharie girls basketball game was moved to Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. The Mayfield boys basketball game had its ...

The Johnstown golf team had three of its players earn individual scholar-athlete awards from the New York State Public High School Athletic Association. (Photo submitted)

Several area fall sports teams earn state scholar-athlete awards

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LATHAM — A total of 42 area fall sports teams were among those honored by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association as scholar-athlete team award winners. This is the 25th year the NYSPHSAA has conducted the Scholar-Athlete program, which is sponsored by Pupil Benefits ...

Indoor Track Roundup: Fonda-Fultonville girls win track meet

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SCHENECTADY — The Fonda-Fultonville girls indoor track and field team won Saturday’s Tri-County Indoor Track League meet at Union College. The Lady Braves finished with a total of 117 points, while Schenectady was second with 77 points. Broadalbin-Perth placed ninth with five ...

Weather alters local schedule

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Tuesday’s winter weather forced the postponement of several area athletic contests. The Gloversville boys had their non-league game at Cohoes moved to today at 7:30 p.m. The Mayfield boys basketball team had its home game with Middleburgh moved to today at 7 p.m. The Northville boys ...