Community Sports

Kidder records ace at Nick Stoner

CAROGA LAKE — Paul Kidder of Caroga Lake recorded a hole-in-one Monday at Nick Stoner Golf Course. Kidder used a 6-iron to ace the 160-yard 17th hole. It was his first-ever hole-in-one. He was playing with Doug Smith, Dennie Young and Jim McGrattan.

GOLF TOURNEY SLATED

Johnstown High School/Knox Junior High School Parent Teacher Student Association will host its second annual golf tournament Sept. 22 at 9 a.m. at Fox Run Golf Club. The tournament will be sponsored by Miracle Ear and Dan’s Excavation. All proceeds will benefit the Johnstown High School/Knox ...

FMCC to host basketball clinics

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College basketball program will run preseason clinics Sept. 30, Oct. 7, Oct. 14 and Oct. 21. The clinics, which are open for boys and girls in third- through eighth grades, will be held from 6 until 8 p.m. in the FMCC gymnasium. The cost will be ...

Iannotti tourney slated for Oct. 20

VAIL MILLS – The annual Roger Iannotti Memorial Tournament will take place Oct. 20 at Holland Meadows Golf Course. The four-player scramble event will begin with an 11 a.m. shotgun start. The entry fee will be $75 and includes golf, cart, food, beverages on the course, buffet and prizes ...

UPSTATE N.Y. SPORTS LORE: Baseball’s Clown Prince appears in Gloversville

Orion Pictures and writer/director Ron Shelton released the blockbuster baseball movie called ‘Bull Durham’ 30 years-ago this summer. The movie is a comedy that centers around a 12-year minor league baseball player who is sent down to the Durham Bulls of the Carolina League single-A level ...

St. Mary’s golf tourney scheduled for Thursday

FORT JOHNSON — A brand new Chevy provided by Mangino Chevrolet of Amsterdam will be available to the golfer who is skilled and lucky enough to hit a hole-in-one at the St. Mary’s Healthcare Memorial Golf Classic, set for Thursday at Rolling Hills Country Club in Fort Johnson. The ...

Afternoon Delight practice scheduled

GLOVERSVILLE — The Afternoon Delight bowling league will have its free practice Oct. 6 at 4 p.m. at Arterial Lanes. The regular season will start Oct. 13. All league members should attend the practice along with any bowlers that would like to bowl in the league. For more information, ...

Johnstown to host alumni night Friday

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown football program will host an alumni football night Friday. All Johnstown football alumni are invited to attend the game. The alumni will be honored before the game with a special ceremony. Johnstown is scheduled to face Hudson Falls at Knox Field at 7 p.m. All ...

Hales Mills to host glow ball event

JOHNSTOWN — Hales Mills Country Club will host its annual glow ball tournament Friday. The tournament will be played as a nine-hole, four-person scramble. The entry fee will be $50 per person for non-members and $40 per person for members. The fee includes dinner. There will be an ...

Fort Plain hosts annual spring sports reception

FORT PLAIN — Kendall Kennedy and Jason Huang were named the Williams Doerrer & Sons Jewelers Outstanding Senior Athletes of the Year at the Fort Plain Central School Spring Sports Reception on June 14. Rhyonn Ford and Michael Hoffman earned the FPCS Board of Education Senior ...

Martial artists compete at Northeast Open

ALBANY — Recently members of Pazzaglia’s Kenpo Karate competed in the Northeast Open Martial Arts tournament at the Capital Center. This was the 12th anniversary of the event, which is one of the largest open tournaments in the capital region. “Although we were unable to have more ...

SHARPSHOOTERS

The Rifleman's X-Treme Team Challenge centerfire match took place Aug. 11 at Pine Tree Rifle Club in Johnstown.

Bond records ace at Holland Meadows

VAIL MILLS — Stuart Bond recorded a hole-in-one at Holland Meadows Golf Course on Aug. 13. Bond used a pitching wedge to ace the 145-yard 18th hole. His shot was witnessed by Mike Piska and Matt Danise.

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 ...