Community Sports

Family fun night set for March 8

JOHNSTOWN — A family fun night will take place at Johnstown High School from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on March 8. There will be several kinds of family fitness activities for all, including an open pool. Other activates include a rock wall, basketball, obstacle course and community information ...

Marshall rolls 300 at Arterial Lanes

GLOVERSVILLE — Jimmy Marshall rolled a 300 game during Hump Day Hellers league action Wednesday at Arterial Lanes. Marshall rolled games of 247 and 198 to go with the 300 for a 745 triple.

Nathaniel Andersen of the Amsterdam Sea Rams swims the freestyle at the Cabin Fever Invitational at Ballston Spa High School on Jan. 21. (Photo contributed by Sarah Dzikowicz)

Sea Rams compete at Cabin Fever Invitational

BALLSTON SPA — The Amsterdam Sea Rams swim team competed in the Cabin Fever Invitational at Ballston Spa High School on Jan. 21. In the boys 13-and-older division, Thomas Knack won 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:06.18 and the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:58.64. He also was ...

Johnstown schedules make-up physicals

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District will host make-up sports physicals March 1. Physicals will take place at Knox Junior High School from 9 to 10 a.m. and Johnstown High School from 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. Those who do not have a current physical should make arrangements to ...

YMCA set to host boys lacrosse league

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County YMCA is now accepting signs ups for its lacrosse league for boys in fifth- through eighth-grades. The YMCA league, under the direction of coaches Scott Petrie and A.J. Sainato, promotes sportsmanship, teamwork, individual improvement and fun at all times. ...

Royal Mtn. racers compete at meet

ROME — The Royal Mountain Junior Racing Team competed in the two-run paneled slalom at Woods Valley on Sunday. Isabella Fluty was second in the 8-and-younger girls division with a two-run time of 57.59 seconds. In the 8-and-younger boys division, Carson Cheney (55.17) was first and Tanner ...

YMCA to host youth golf lessons

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County YMCA will host youth golf lessons on Wednesdays, March 8 to 29. The lessons will be conducted by certified teaching professional Mike Iannotti. The program will cover all aspects of the game from swing to proper etiquette. The 6-to-10-year-olds will meet from ...

Royal Mountain racers compete

SPECULATOR — The Royal Mountain Junior Racing team competed at Oak Mountain for a two-run super combined race Sunday. This was the third race of the season. The team has also competed at Royal Mountain and Whiteface Mountain this year. Isabella Fluty was third in the 8-and-younger ...

Harvey Donaldson, right, presents a trophy to Darce Crowther during a 1951 competition. (Photo courtesy of Pine Tree Rifle Club archives)

Upstate N.Y. Sports Lore: Pine Tree Rifle Club

When you think of the origins of International Sports with their beginnings in the United States, baseball has Cooperstown, football has Canton and basketball has Springfield. And when it comes to the sport of benchrest shooting (shooting very accurate & precise rifles at small paper ...

Area bowlers compete in CDYST tournament at Alpha Lanes

TROY — Katie Lynch of Troy edged Jeh’ron Cherry of Albany 192-189 to win the Capital District Youth Scholarship Tour tournament at Alpha Lanes on Jan. 28. The stepladder finals began with fourth-seeded Jenna Lemke of Delmar finishing with nine consecutive strikes to defeat third-seeded ...

Rorick rolls 300 at Arterial Lanes

GLOVERSVILLE — Rob Rorick finished with a 300 game during Hump Day Hellers League play Wednesday. Rorick finished with a 711 series.

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 Feb. 4, 11 and 18 at the Amsterdam High School gymnasium. The clinics, which are for girls in grades two through eight, will be free of charge and run from 10 a.m. to ...

Fulton United Soccer Club sign-ups slated

The Fulton United Soccer Club will host sign-ups for its spring season from Wednesday through March 27. Sign-ups for the spring season are online only at www.FUSC.info. The registration fee will be $35 for the spring season or $40 for both the spring and fall seasons. There will be no ...

Winter Wimp results announced

HAGAMAN — The 31st annual Winter Wimp Foot Race took place in Hagaman on Jan. 14 under sunny skies and typical winter temperatures. The race is put on the Fulmont Roadrunners Club every year and is directed by Rick Vertucci with assistance from volunteers and the Hagaman Volunteer Fire ...

Kayla Dzikowicz competed for the Amsterdam Sea Rams at the Starfish Invitational at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. (Photo contributed by Sarah Dzikowicz)

Amsterdam Sea Rams compete at Starfish Invitational

TROY — Several Amsterdam Sea Rams swimmers competed in the Starfish Invitational at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute on Jan. 6 to 8. Thomas Knack placed seventh in the individual standings in the 15-to-18-year-old boys division with 79 points. Knack was second in the 200-yard ...

Amsterdam’s McGaffin wins tourney

SOUTH GLENS FALLS — Billy McGaffin of Amsterdam defeated Jeh’ron Cherry of Albany 166-145 to win the Capital District Youth Scholarship Tour tournament held at Kingpin’s Alley on Jan. 7. The stepladder finals began with third-seeded Dominick Favata of Niskayuna defeating fourth-seeded ...

Britten, Romano team up to race at Albany-Saratoga

MALTA — “I’ve never seen him race. Not once,” declared Andy Romano, owner and retired driver of the famed no. 97 out of Andy’s Service in Johnstown. The “him” Romano was referencing is competitor Peter Britten, the driver who will be behind the wheel of the Romano no. 97 Big ...

Renovated courtyard to be named in honor of Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney

SARATOGA SPRINGS — In recognition of a $250,000 gift from prominent racehorse owner, philanthropist and Saratoga icon Marylou Whitney, the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will name its courtyard in honor of Mrs. Whitney’s late husband, Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney. The ...

Gloversville to host free throw event

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Knights of Columbus Council #265 will host a free throw competition Jan. 29. The event will take place at 3 p.m. in the Gloversville High School gymnasium. The competition is for boys and girls from ages 9 to 14 in the Gloversville Enlarged School ...

Bowling association set to meet Sunday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Fulton County USBC Bowling Association will host a special meeting Sunday at Arterial Lanes at 11 a.m. Many important issues will be discussed, including the local association tournament. The association is open to any bowler that wishes to get involved. The ...