Community Sports

McGuire records ace at Amsterdam Muni

AMSTERDAM — Kevin McGuire recorded a hole-in-one during the Swing Fore Kids Tournament at Amsterdam Municipal Golf Course. McGuire used a pitching wedge to ace the 110-yard fourth hole. His shot was witnessed by Barney LaGrecca, Mike Smith, Ed Niski, Ron Barone, JP Barone, Frank Riley ...

Empey posts ace at Fox Run

JOHNSTOWN — Derek Empey, formerly of Johnstown, recently recorded a hole-in-one at Fox Run Golf Club. He used a 50-degree wedge to ace the fifth hole.

Pedrick registers ace at Fox Run

JOHNSTOWN — Nelson Pedrick recently recorded a hole-in-one at Fox Run Golf Club. Pedrick used a 9-iron to ace the fifth hole. His shot was witnessed by Debbie Pedrick, Gail Dougherty and Pete Dougherty.

Three golfers shoot age at Amsterdam Muni

AMSTERDAM — Three golfers recently shot their age at Amsterdam Municipal Golf Course. Chuck Kuiber (79), Tony Diaute (87) and Bob Donohue (82) all recently carded their ages.

JHS announces fall practice schedules

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District has announced the starting dates and times for its fall sports programs. The varsity and junior varsity football teams will practice Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Knox Field. The boys varsity and JV soccer teams will practice Monday from 8 to ...

Northville teams to begin practice

NORTHVILLE — The Northville Central School District has announced the starting dates and times for its fall sports programs. All varsity teams will begin practice Monday. The Northville-Mayfield golf team will practice at 8 a.m. at Sacandaga Golf Club. The girls varsity and junior ...

Fort Plain sets fall athletic schedules

FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain Central School District has announced the starting dates and times for its fall sports programs. All varsity teams will begin practice Monday. The golf team will practice at 9 a.m. at Canajoharie Country Club, while the varsity and junior varsity volleyball ...

Tennis tournament set for Sunday

GLOVERSVILLE — To celebrate the newly-resurfaced tennis courts at Darling Field, the Gloversville Open Tennis Tournament will take place Sunday at 9 a.m. The tournament will feature open singles, women’s doubles and men’s doubles divisions. To sign up for the tournament, visit the ...

AGSA schedules softball skills clinic

AMSTERDAM —  The Amsterdam Girls Softball Association will host a skills clinic for girls of all ages at Shuttleworth Park the week of Aug. 13. Hitting, fielding, position play and base running will be featured. There will be sessions on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. ...

Racing hall set to host book signing

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Author Greg Veitch and his father, author Michael Veitch, will be speaking about their books and signing copies at the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame on Monday at 7 p.m. The event is free to attend and books will be available for purchase. Greg Veitch, the ...

Byrnes records ace at Holland Meadows

JOHNSTOWN — Rick Byrnes recorded a hole-in-one at Holland Meadows Golf Course on Tuesday. Byrnes used a 9-iron to ace the 110-yard, par-3 17th hole. It was witnessed by Danny Gatto.

Busch posts ace at Nick Stoner

CAROGA LAKE — Bruce Busch of Caroga Lake recently recorded his first career hole-in-one at Nick Stoner Golf Course. He used a 7-iron to ace the 170-yard, par-3 11th hole. Busch was playing with Matt Hillock, Dave Kruger and Jim Brockhum.

Gloversville to host sports physicals

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Enlarged School District athletic department has rescheduled fall sport physicals for grades seven to nine for Aug. 10 at Gloversville High School at 8 a.m.

Area Aces

Vincent records ace at Fox Run JOHNSTOWN — Todd Vincent of Johnstown recently recorded a hole-in-one at Fox Run Golf Club. Vincent aced the 289-yard, par-4 fourth hole. it was the first ace on that hole in recent memory. It was witnessed by Jay Hillabrant, Steve Mraz and Ryan ...

Fulton United Soccer Club sign-ups slated

The Fulton United Soccer Club will host sign-ups for its fall season through Monday. Sign-ups for the fall season are online only at www.FUSC.info. The registration fee will be $35 for the fall season. There will be no late sign-ups. For more information, visit the Fulton United Soccer ...

Fonda set to host induction ceremony

FONDA — The Fonda Speedway Museum will host its annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony Saturday. The event will begin at 4 p.m., with the induction ceremony set for 4:30 p.m. This year’s induction class includes drivers Jerry Cook, Earl Mewhorter, Jim Luke, John Constantino, John Kollar ...

Johnstown hoop clinic set for Aug. 2

JOHNSTOWN — Johnstown will host a basketball training clinic Aug. 2 at Fulton-Montgomery Community College. The clinic is open to boys and girls in grades seven through 12. The seventh- through ninth-grade clinic will take place from 6 to 7 p.m. and the grades 10 to 12 clinic will take ...

Softball sign-ups slated for Saturday

AMSTERDAM — Amsterdam Girls Softball Association will host fall ball registration this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the concession stand at Shuttleworth Park. All girls in Fulton, Montgomery and surrounding counties are eligible and welcome to play for Amsterdam travel teams. Fall ...

Fort Plain to host sports physicals

FORT PLAIN — Fort Plain Central School will host pre-screening for summer sports physicals Aug. 8 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. The pre-screening consists of height, weight, blood pressure, pulse, standard urine sample for kidney function and a health history. The pre-physical screening must be ...

Free tennis clinic set in Gloversville

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Recreation Commission is sponsoring community tennis clinics for children ages 8-and-older. The clinics will take place from 11 a.m. to noon at the Darling Field tennis courts Tuesday, as well as Aug. 8 and 15. All are welcome and no experience is ...