Community Sports

BYC offers Little League sign-ups

BROADALBIN – The Broadalbin Youth Commission will offer Little League baseball, softball and T-ball programs for all youths living in the Broadalbin-Perth School District or attending BP schools. The age brackets for the programs will be: Baseball (ages 6-12), softball (ages 8-18) and ...

Handy, Ahrens roll 300’s at Arterial

GLOVERSVILLE — Jim Handy Jr. and Ryan Ahrens rolled 300 games during Premiere Scratch League play Friday at Arterial Lanes. Handy finished with a 734 series, while Ahrens posted a 664 series.

The Greater Johnstown School District physical education department hosted its annual foul shooting contest for students in third through sixth grade at Warren Street Elementary School on March 11. This year's winners were: Baylee Cooper and Cole Downing (third grade); Casey Lamori and Devin Ward (fourth grade); Isabell Ropeter and Kaden Chittenden (fifth grade); Ayaka Sasaki and Branden Jones (sixth grade). (Photo submitted)

Johnstown hosts annual foul shooting contest

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District physical education department hosted its annual foul shooting contest for students in third through sixth grade at Warren Street Elementary School on March 11. As part of physical education classes at Glebe Street and Warren Street, ...

FUSC set to meet on Wednesday

GLOVERSVILLE — Fulton United Soccer Club will host a meeting Wednesday at Dunkin Donuts in Gloversville at 6 p.m. Plans for the 2017 season will be discussed and the meeting is open to anyone interested in attending.

Johnstown LL to host sign-ups

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Little League Baseball program will host one final sign-up this Saturday.  Sign-ups will take place at the Johnstown High School at 1 p.m. in the lobby.  Those registering are asked to bring a copy of birth certificate and a proof of residency to the sign ...

Fort Plain baseball to host fundraiser

FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain baseball program will host a car wash/bottle drive Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Fort Plain bus garage.

Fort Plain to host baseball clinic

FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain baseball program will host a fundamentals of hitting clinic Saturday and Sunday at the Fort Plain High School gymnasium. Little league and modified players will meet from 9:30 a.m. to noon on both days, while junior varsity and varsity players will meet from 1 ...

GHS grad Pettit helps Cobleskill to title

CAZENOVIA — The SUNY Cobleskill men’s swimming and diving team recently captured its second North Eastern Athletic Conference championship in the last three seasons at the 2017 NEAC Championships, hosted by Cazenovia College. The Fighting Tigers posted a team total of 621 points to ...

Area bowlers compete in CDYST tourney

SOUTH GLENS FALLS — Jenna Lemke of Delmar won three matches in the stepladder finals; including a 179-169 victory over Tom Hankey of Great Barrington, Mass. to win the Capital District Youth Scholarship Tour tournament held at Kingpin’s Alley on Feb. 25. The stepladder finals began with ...

Albany-Saratoga crowns 2016 champions at annual awards banquet

SARATOGA SPRINGS — The Albany-Saratoga Speedway officially concluded the 2016 racing season just a few miles up the road from the four-tenths of a mile oval. The annual awards banquet took place at the Holiday Inn Saratoga Springs. The evening started with a message from track promoter ...

JHS spring sports practice schedule set

JOHNSTOWN — Spring practice will get under way Monday for Johnstown High School teams. The girls varsity and junior varsity softball teams will practice at the high school from 5 to 7 p.m. The varsity and junior varsity baseball teams will practice Monday from 3 to 5 p.m. at the high ...

Meet-the-coaches night slated at JHS

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District athletic department will host a meet-the-coaches night March 28. Team pictures will be taken at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium, followed by the meet-the-coaches event at 7:15 p.m. in the performing arts center.

Johnstown to host volleyball tourney

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown High School Student Council will sponsor its fourth annual volleyball tournament on Thursday. The JHS student tournament will take place from around 3 to 5 p.m. in the high school gym, and the district-wide staff tournament will directly follow. There will ...

Fort Plain to honor winter sports teams

FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain varsity and junior varsity winter sports teams will be recognized at a reception at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday in the junior-senior high school auditorium. Family members and friends of the junior varsity and varsity winter sports teams are invited to attend.

Streeter promoted to seventh-degree black belt

JOHNSTOWN — Robert Streeter, the Chief Instructor at the Zen-Do Kai Karate and Self-Defense Studio in Johnstown, was recently promoted to seventh-degree black belt (shichidan) by the ZDK Martial Arts Association International. Streeter, a native of Tribes Hill, came to the ZDK with a ...

Jake Spraker, left, poses in Victory Lane at Fonda Speedway with Ronnie Johnson after Johnson won the 2016 modified track championship on Aug. 20. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Fonda drivers honored at annual NYSSCA banquet

FONDA — On Jan. 28, the New York State Stock Car Association celebrated its 48th annual awards banquet at the Polish Community Center in Albany. More than 350 people filled the banquet room as drivers, owners, fans, and sponsors celebrated the accomplishments of their race teams for the ...

Local bowlers post solid showings at CDYST Tournament at Sportsmans Bowl

SCHENECTADY — Andrew Hall of Westborough, Mass., defeated Andrew Kopec of Auburn 268-212 to win the Capital District Youth Scholarship Tour tournament held at Sportsmans Bowl on Feb. 11. The stepladder finals began with third-seeded Tom Hankey of Great Barrington, MA defeating ...

Royal Mtn. racers compete at Willard

GREENWICH —  The Royal Mountain Junior Racing team participated in the Willard Cup race at Willard Mountain on Thursday.   In the 10-and-younger boys division, Brady Cotter (22.40 seconds) was first, Jakob Hana (25.02) was second and Noah Stock (26.05) was fourth. Samantha Sandel won ...

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.