Local Sports

Brundage, Atty chosen as WAC MVPs

Several area players were among those named to the 2018-19 Western Athletic Conference boys basketball all-star team. Fonda-Fultonville’s Jackson Atty was named the Hudson Division Most Valuable Player, while Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville’s Jack Brundage was named the Mohawk Division ...

Spring in their steps

Several area high school teams took advantage of Wednesday's warm weather by getting outside.

2019 FMCC Baseball Preview: Raiders head south to open season

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College baseball team is kicking off its season with a trip south over spring break this week. The Raiders are coming off a 2018 season where they finished with a 15-13 overall record and a 14-6 conference record.  The Raiders earned a spot in ...

STRONG SHOWINGS

Royal Mountain Racing Team members Jill Sandel of Gloversville and Carson Cheney of Johnstown competed in the Kandahar Championship races at Toggenburg Mountain in Fabius last weekend. The competition consisted of skills training on Saturday and one run each of Giant Slalom and Kombi on Sunday. ...

FMCC baseball drops season opener

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — Michael Brown had a solo home run for Fulton-Montgomery Community College in a 12-1 loss against the Methodist University junior varsity team. Dan Parslow, William Newcomb, Alex VanDeusen and Derek Lee all had singles for the Raiders, who trailed 6-0 after the first ...

POWERING UP FOR THE PURPLE AND GOLD

JOHNSTOWN — Students and athletes of the Greater Johnstown School District got together Saturday for a Lift-A-Thon, sponsored by the Purple and Gold Sport Booster Club, in an effort to raise money to help equip the new weight room at Johnstown High School. The machines currently in place ...

GLL softball program seeking players

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Little League girls softball program for minor league (ages 8 to 10) and major league (ages (10-12) has openings for the 2019 season. Players need to be residents of Gloversville or Mayfield. Both prior players and new players are encouraged to signup. For ...

OESJ boys fall short in Class D title game

BINGHAMTON — For the better part of the first two quarters of play in Sunday afternoon’s New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class D boys basketball championship game between Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville and Section X champion Harrisville, things could not have been ...

Leon’s four-point play helps OESJ to title game

BINGHAMTON — With time winding down inside Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena on Saturday afternoon, the Panama Panthers appeared to have a semifinal victory over Section II champion Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville tucked away, ready to advance to today’s New York State Public High ...

Fonda launches new era at car show

ROTTERDAM — A new era at Fonda Speedway kicked off this weekend with the annual Northeast Racecar Show at Viaport Mall. With more than 60 cars lining the hallways track managers Jamie and Denise Page greeted race fans on behalf of new speedway promoter Brett Deyo. “The show has been ...

Saratoga announces 2019 stakes schedule

OZONE PARK — The 2019 meet at historic Saratoga Race Course will feature 76 stakes across 40 racing days, highlighted by the 150th running of the Grade 1, $1.25 million Runhappy Travers and the Grade 1, $1 million Whitney as the anchors of two of the biggest racing days in North ...

Johnstown raising funds for weight room

JOHNSTOWN — On behalf of the students and athletes of the Greater Johnstown School District, The Purple and Gold Sport Booster Club will be seeking donations from sponsors to help equip the new weight room at Johnstown High School. The machines currently in place are in need of replacement ...

Harlem Rockets to play in Northville

NORTHVILLE — The Harlem Rockets showtime basketball team will play an exhibition game against Northville Central School's all-stars at 7 p.m. on March 29. The game is being sponsored by the NCSD PTO. Discounted individual and family-pack pre-sale tickets are available; contest Cristen ...

GLL softball program seeking players

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Little League girls softball program for minor league (ages 8 to 10) and major league (ages (10-12) has openings for the 2019 season. Players need to be residents of Gloversville or Mayfield. Both prior players and new players are encouraged to ...

Hall of Fame seeking candidates

With Olympians, NCAA champions and long-time state record holders already in the fold, the Greater Capital Region Track, Field and Cross Country Hall of Fame is now accepting nominations for its second class of inductees. New this year is the inclusion of road racing stars. They join ...

Final Four

BINGHAMTON — When the season began, the Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville boys basketball team hoped to make an extended postseason run. Heading into today’s state semifinal game against Panama, the Wolfpack is just two wins from a state title. “When the season began we hoped to make ...

Benton playing for Sage softball

CLERMONT, Fla. — Sage’s softball team was in action on Thursday in Florida on the final day of their 2019 Spring Training Trip. Sage fell 7-3 to Beloit College in the first game before closing the week with a 14-0 win over the College of Mt. St. Vincent. For the week, Sage went ...

COTTER TO COMPETE AT WHITEFACE

Royal Mountain ski racer Colin Cotter will compete this weekend in the Eastern Championship race held at Whiteface Mountain in Lake Placid. The top 13 skiers from the New York State Championship race held at Whiteface two weeks ago qualified to compete. Cotter and the New York state team will ...

Car show to be held at the Viaport Mall

ROTTERDAM — In less than a week, on the traditional St. Patrick’s Day weekend as it has been held for many years in the past, the 2019 version of the Capital District Racecar Show will be held at the Viaport Mall (formerly known as the Rotterdam Mall) today through Sunday. The car show ...

Jay Hadcock Jr. rolls 300 at Arterial

GLOVERSVILLE — Jay Hadcock Jr. rolled a 300 game Wednesday night at Arterial Lanes Hadcock’s perfect game came as part of his league-high 774 triple rolled in Hump Day Hellers league action.