Community Sports

Bowley rolls 300 game at Perry Lanes

JOHNSTOWN — Shane Bowley rolled his first career 300 game during Midnighters League play Tuesday at Perry Lanes. Bowley finished with a 738 series.

Breakaway hoop to begin today

PERTH — The 2018 Breakaway Basketball program kicks off today at Perth Bible Church. The program is open to boys and girls in first through 12th grades. For more information, visit www.PerthBibleChurch.org.

Galway to offer youth wrestling

GALWAY -—The Galway Youth Commission pee wee wrestling program will take place for boys and girls in first grade through sixth grade that reside in the Galway School District. The program will meet Mondays and Wednesdays at Galway Central School in the lower level wrestling gym of the ...

Winter Wimp race slated for Saturday

HAGAMAN — The Fulmont Roadrunners Club’s annual Winter Wimp foot race will be held “snow or shine” on Saturday, at 1 p.m., in Hagaman. This will be the 32nd running of the race, at which competitors may run 2.2 or 4.4 miles (one or two loops around the Hagaman course). The Hagaman ...

Loveless rolls 300 at Starlite Lanes

GLOVERSVILLE — Adam Loveless rolled a 300 game during Starlite Juniors league action Saturday at Starlite Lanes. Loveless also posted games of 256 and 195 en route to his league-high 751 triple.

Upstate N.Y. Sports Lore: Wachters put Gloversville on basketball map

In 1961, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame held its third induction class ceremony in Springfield, Mass. In that class was the Buffalo Germans team (one of only 10 teams in the hall). The Buffalo Germans were a group of six Buffalo New York players (from the Buffalo YMCA) who ...

Lady Rams slated to host youth clinics

AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam Lady Rams girls basketball team will host youth basketball clinics. The clinics will take place Sunday, as well as Jan. 14, 21 and 28 at the Amsterdam High School gymnasium. The clinics, which are for girls in grades two through eight, will be free of charge and ...

Matt Van Nostrand and Mary Hallett bow as they are officially recognized by the International Panel having successfully completed and passed their test. (Photo submitted)

Two area martial artists earn black belts

JOHNSTOWN — Pazzaglia’s Kenpo Karate has been up and running for nearly 18 years and in that time only one person has achieved the rank of black belt or higher and it’s not for a lack of people trying, Until now. Matt Van Nostrand has been training under owner and chief instructor Joe ...

Seven-time Oswego Speedway track champion Otto Sitterly of Canajoharie is now 13th in all-time points for the supermodifieds. (Photo courtesy of Sue Kells)

Sitterly, Lavery and LaTulip crack top 25 in Oswego’s all-time points

OSWEGO — Following a six year hiatus, all-time points for Oswego Speedway’s trademark 900-horsepower supermodifieds have finally been completed and posted up to date ahead of the track’s 68th consecutive season of action set to begin May 26. Besting a total of 588 drivers who have ...

Youth wrestling program offered

JOHNSTOWN — The Fonda-Johnstown youth wrestling program take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Fonda-Fultonville Middle School gym. The registration fee will be $20 (cash only) and participants are required to fill out a youth wrestling application, as well as a youth wrestling ...

Dolgeville to host benefit match

DOLGEVILLE — The Dolgeville Girls’ Varsity and Junior Varsity volleyball teams will be taking to the court for Tuesday’s matchup with Old Forge looking to score, not only a home victory, but also some additional support for the American Cancer Society. The school will host heir second ...

Natoli rolls 300 game at Starlite Lanes

GLOVERSVILLE — Nick Natoli rolled a 300 game during Gloversville Merchants League play Tuesday at Starlite Lanes. Natoli finished with a 749 series.

Taylor rolls 300 game at Arterial Lanes

GLOVERSVILLE — Ernie Taylor rolled a 300 game during Afternoon Delight League play on Saturday at Arterial Lanes. Taylor also rolled games of 246 and 236 to finish with a 787 series.

Johnstown graduate Trevor Askew posted several top-10 finishes at the ECAC Winter Championships as a member of the Monmouth University men's swim team. (Photo submitted)

Askew competing for Monmouth

EAST MEADOW — Johnstown High School graduate Trevor Askew, a freshman on the Monmouth University men’s Division 1 swimming team, posted several solid finishes at the 2017 Eastern College Athletic Conference Winter Championships.  The meet took place at the Nassau County Aquatic ...

Julie Hampton of the women’s basketball team was named the female Raider of the Month for December by Fulton-Montgomery Community College. (Photo submitted)

Morgan, Hampton earn FMCC honors

JOHNSTOWN —Dante Morgan of the men’s basketball team and Julie Hampton of the women’s basketball team were named the male and female Raider of the Month for December by Fulton-Montgomery Community College. Hampton, a Mayfield graduate, is a sophomore guard for the Lady Raiders ...

Joelle Bump, left, Grace Giarizzo and their travel softball team, the Rotterdam Reign, won the highly competitive 14U indoor fast-pitch softball tournament Dec. 3, at the Adirondack Sports Complex in Queensbury. (Photo submitted)

Successful Season

Joelle Bump, Grace Giarizzo and their travel softball team, the Rotterdam Reign, won the highly competitive 14U indoor fast-pitch softball tournament Dec. 3, at the Adirondack Sports Complex in Queensbury. This is their third straight tournament win and ninth this year. Together, they have 21 ...

Gieseler rolls 300 game at Starlite

GLOVERSVILLE — Mike Gieseler rolled a 300 game during Gloversville Merchants League play Tuesday at Starlite Lanes. Gieseler finished with a 718 series.

Indoor tournament at Holland Meadows

VAIL MILLS – Holland Meadows will host a Black Friday indoor golf tournament Friday at 8 a.m. The tournament will be played in a two-person scramble format. The $45 per player fee will include greens fees, lunch, prize fund and skins game. For more information, call 883-3318.

Meet-the-coaches slated for Monday

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District athletic department will host its winter meet-the-coaches night Monday at the high school at 7:15 p.m. Pictures of each of the winter teams will take place at 6:45 p.m. in the gymnasium. All varsity, junior varsity, freshman and modified ...

Fort Plain to host baseball camp

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 ...