Community Sports

Golf Briefs

Hales Mills to host member-guest event JOHNSTOWN — Hales Mills Country Club will host a member-guest tournament Sept. 16. The event will begin at 9 a.m. with a shotgun start. The tournament will use a nine-hole scramble, nine-hole best ball and nine-hole modified alternate shot ...

CUBBY FAVILLE MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT

The fifth annual Cubby Faville Memorial Golf Tournament took place Aug. 11 at Hales Mills Country Club in Johnstown. The mission of The Cubby Faville Memorial Fund is to help promote education and sports among local youth. The event is made possible because of all the generous donations, the ...

Area riders compete in Nightcross event at Twister Valley

FORT PLAIN — For the first time in several years, Twister Valley Sports Complex hosted a Nightcross event on July 20. Several area riders were among those posting victories. Gloversville’s Damien Voght won the junior 50cc 4- to 6-year-old class, Gloversville’s Salvatore Attigliato won ...

Baffert to be inducted into Walk of Fame

SARATOGA SPRINGS — The New York Racing Association, Inc. recently announced the 2018 inductee to the Saratoga Walk of Fame: four-time Eclipse Award-winning trainer Bob Baffert, who is one of only two trainers in history to win multiple Triple Crowns. The Saratoga Walk of Fame, which opened ...

Wager records ace at Holland Meadows

VAIL MILLS — Bill Wager registered a hole-in-one Monday at Holland Meadows Golf Course. Wager used a 7-iron to ace the 120-yard fifth hole. Wager's shot was witnessed by Mark Lane.

Gao posts ace at Sacandaga Golf Club

NORTHVILLE — Ya Gao, a pre-med student at Hollins University in Roanoke, Va., had a hole in one Wednesday at Sacandaga Golf Club. She used an 8-iron to ace the 115-yard eighth hole. The shot was witnessed by Scott Frasier, PGA pro at Sacandaga, Mark Bentley, Karen Frasier and Debbie ...

Zen-Do Kai black belts promoted

JOHNSTOWN — Two members of the Zen-Do Kai Martial Arts Association headquartered in Johnstown recently tested for Black Belt rank certification. Advancing in rank to first-degree black belt were Schuyler Claes and Matthew Bowler of the American Zen-Do Kai studio in Johnstown. They both ...

ALUMNI FUN

The Gloversville Huskies Volleyball Program hosted its first Gloversville Huskies volleyball alumni match on July 27 at Gloversville High School. Any and all former Gloversville volleyball players were invited to participate.

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS

The Raptors won the 2018 Gloversville Little League Minors Division championship.

GHS announces fall practice schedule

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Enlarged School District recently announced the beginning of fall practice. All varsity and junior varsity sports will begin practice Monday. Varsity and JV football will begin practice at 7:45 a.m. at Park Terrace Elementary School. The varsity and JV ...

Little Huskies sign-ups continue

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Little Huskies youth football programs will continue sign ups at Littauer Field today from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  The cost will be $50 for one player, $80 for two players and there is a family cap of $100. Those who are playing tackle football need to come ...

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 Aug. 13 from 3 to 6:30 p.m. at Knox Field. The boys varsity and JV soccer teams will practice Aug. 13 from ...

Midnighters league to host practice

JOHNSTOWN — The Midnighters bowling league will host a free practice night Aug. 28 at Perry Lanes. The regular season is scheduled to begin Sept. 4. Those interested in bowling should call Marv Meher at (518) 275-6806.

Coaching class offered in August

GUILDERLAND — One of the courses required to coach in New York state high schools will be taught at Vent Fitness. The theories and techniques of coaching high school athletics course will take place Aug. 25 and 26 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both days. Participants must attend all class ...

Free softball clinic slated for Saturday

GLOVERSVILLE — P.J. Anadio’s Klutch Performance, Future 1’s and Herkimer College softball will offer a free softball clinic Saturday at the Gloversville Little League complex on Harrison Street. Registration will take place for 8 to 8:30 a.m., with an overview and introductions set for ...

FMCC softball hosting fundraiser

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College softball team is hosting a bottle and can drive at C & M Bottle and Can Return Center. Those interested may drop off their cans and bottles this August to support the Lady Raiders softball team. The team is looking to raise money for ...

JHS Meet the Coaches night set for Aug. 27

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District athletic department will host its fall meet-the-coaches night Aug. 27 in the high school auditorium at 7:15 p.m. Pictures of each of the varsity and junior varsity fall teams will take place at 6:30 p.m. in the high school gymnasium. All ...

JHS announces fall practice schedules

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 Aug. 13 from 3 to 6:30 p.m. at Knox Field. The boys varsity and JV ...

BYC set to host football clinic

BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin Youth Commission will offer a two-day football clinic Wednesday and Thursday at Broadalbin-Perth High School football field.  The clinic starts at 6 p.m. each day. This is also the last day to sign up for the Little Patriots football program.  The youth ...

Cops and Joggers 5k slated for Sept. 8

AMSTERDAM — The fifth annual Cops and Joggers 5k will take place at Amsterdam’s Riverlink Park on Sept. 8. All of the event information and directions for signing up online may be found at www.zippyreg.com?event=1132.