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O'Brien notches ace at Amsterdam Muni AMSTERDAM — Tim O’Brien Sr. recently recorded his first hole-in-one at Amsterdam Municipal Golf Course. O'Brien used a 7-iron to ace the 150-yard 16th hole. He was playing with Jim Kunz.   Papura records double eagle at Amsterdam ...

Summer athletic programs scheduled for Johnstown

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District will sponsor several clinics and leagues this summer. Football Team Install When: June 28 to July 26, Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. Where: Knox Field Grades: JHS varsity and junior varsity football teams Instructors: ...

Youth baseball sign-ups today

AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam Youth Baseball League will hold an in-person registration for the upcoming fall season Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at the concession stand at Isabel’s Field. You can also register online by logging on to www.amsterdamyouthbaseball.org. The league plans on ...

Fuller to host basketball camps

NORTHVILLE — Harley Fuller will host his 10th annual basketball camp during the month of July at Northville High School. The camps will take place July 10 to 14. The hoop school for first through fourth grades will take place from 9 a.m. to noon, while the elite camp for fifth through ...

Amsterdam summer camp to begin July 5

AMSTERDAM — The City of Amsterdam’s 2017 Summer Camp will run for six and a half weeks starting July 5 and ending Aug. 18. Camp will be held at the Youth Center at Bacon School at 40 Henrietta Blvd. in Amsterdam from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday each week with pickup ending at ...

Holland Meadows offers junior golf

VAIL MILLS — Holland Meadows Golf Course will conduct a Junior League, an eight-week summer golf program, each Friday starting this Friday. Golfers can sign up Friday for tee times at either 8 or 10 a.m. The league is for golfers ages 7 to 16. There will be an opening day clinic Friday, ...

Some of the Rifleman's Challenge competitors pause for a photo at Pine Tree Rifle Club in Johnstown. Pictured, from left, are Lance Hicks, Ken Benton (fifth place), Dr. Richard Maretzo (IBS world record holder), Harold Miller (champion), Blaine McRay (second place), and John DelSavio (third place). Missing from the photo is Mark Duesler (fourth place). (Photo contributed by Harold Miller)

Miller wins Rifleman’s Challenge

JOHNSTOWN — A total of 17 shooters descended upon the Pine Tree Rifle Club’s rifle range June 10 to participate in the Rifleman’s Challenge. The Rifleman’s Challenge event was first hosted at the PTRC in 2002 under the direction of John DelSavio and it was very well attended. ...

Pictured, from left, are Ben Russo, Ben Wager, Sam McInnis, Charlie Osborne, Brandon Mraz, Payton Sardella, Claire Guzielek, Chloe Salisbury, Michael Fraser and Johnstown athletic director James Robare. (Photo submitted)

Wells Home Visit

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown High School Captain’s Council recently went on a field trip to the Wells Nursing Home to enjoy a luncheon.  

Ashley Dona, a 2013 Johnstown High School graduate and 2017 Siena College graduate, recently was selected as a player and ambassador to play and represent the United States at the 2017 Scottish Friendship Field Hockey Series tour in Scotland. (Photo submitted)

Dona plays for USA

Ashley Dona, a 2013 Johnstown High School graduate and 2017 Siena College graduate, recently was selected as a player and ambassador to play and represent the United States at the 2017 Scottish Friendship Field Hockey Series tour in Scotland. The tour took place May 22 to 31. Dona ...

Hales Mills to host glow ball event

JOHNSTOWN — Hales Mills Country Club will host its annual glow ball tournament July 7. The tournament will be played as a nine-hole, four-person scramble. The entry fee is $50 per person for non-members and $40 per person for members. The fee includes dinner. There will be an optional ...

FMCC to host youth soccer camp

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College will host a youth soccer camp will be held July 24 and 28. The camp welcomes players of all ages. Campers can participate in this popular camp in half-day (9 a.m. to noon) or full-day (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.) week-long sessions. The camp’s ...

Youth field hockey sign-ups scheduled

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Field Hockey Youth Program will host sign-ups July 6 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Knox Field. The program is in its sixth year and runs from the last week of August through September. Players will have two practices per week and will participate in four youth play ...

Fulton United Soccer Club sign-ups slated

The Fulton United Soccer Club will host sign-ups for its fall season through July 31. Sign-ups for the fall season are online only at www.FUSC.info. The registration fee will be $35 for the fall season. There will be no late sign-ups. For more information, visit the Fulton United Soccer ...

Russell claims victory in Lexington Run 5K

JOHNSTOWN — After winning the first two legs of the 5K Triple Crown on May 6 and 20, Amsterdam’s Cody Russell completed a three-race sweep June 10 in the Lexington Run. Russell finished the 3.1-mile course in a time of 18:26. He also was the top overall finisher in the Glove Cities ...

Baisley wins Run for the Violets 5K

DOLGEVILLE — Dolgeville’s Jake Baisley won the 19th annual Run for the Violets 5K on June 11. Baisley, who also was the top Dolgeville finisher, covered the 3.1-mile course in a time of 18:15, finishing more than 3 minutes ahead of second place. The event was part of Dolgeville’s ...

Scheckton records ace at Amsterdam Muni

AMSTERDAM — Jim Scheckton recorded his first hole-in-one recently at Amsterdam Municipal Golf Course. Scheckton used a 7-iron to ace the 150-yard 16th hole. He was playing with Tony Condello and Pete Bennice.

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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 is $50 per person for non-members and $40 per person for members. Registration will ...

Triple J Club

Members of the Johnstown Triple J Club pose for a photo at the Johnstown senior athlete banquet on June 5 at the Winner’s Circle in Fonda. The Triple J Club members participated in all three sports seasons during their senior year.

Gloversville to host field hockey clinic

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville field hockey program will host a summer clinch on Tuesdays and Thursdays from July 6 to Aug. 10. The clinic is open to third- through six-graders and will take place from 6 to 7 p.m. at Gloversville Middle School. Registration will take place the first ...

Gloversville to host youth soccer camp

GLOVERSVILLE — A youth soccer camp will take place at the Boulevard Elementary School from July 10 through July 14. The camp will run daily from 10 a.m. to noon and is open to boys and girls in grades one through eight. The camp will focus on individual skill emphasis, as well as small ...