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Dolgeville's Sarah George, left, and Northville's Brytney Moore battle for a loose ball during a  Jan. 7 non-league game at Northville High School. George recently was named a first-team Center State Conference all-star. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Dolgeville players named Center State Conference all-stars

A total of three Dolgeville players were among those named to the recently announced Center State Conference Division II boys and girls basketball all-star teams. Sarah George was named a first-team all-star for the Dolgeville girls, while Zach Smith and Shawn McGraw were named all-stars for ...

Dolgeville's Treay Jaquay, right, battles Fonda-Fultonville's Josh Hemdinger during their 113-pound bout in a Dec. 13, 2016, dual meet. Jaquay recently was named a Center State Conference all-star. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

Dolgeville wrestlers named CSC all-stars

Several Dolgeville wrestlers were among those named to the recently announced Center State Conference all-star team. Brad Lamphere (99 pounds), Treay Jaquay (106) and Justin Kopet (195) all were named all-stars for the Blue Devils, while Jacob Null (138), David Pierce (138), Justus Richardson ...

Kylie Cotugno swims the butterfly during the Adirondack Gold Short Course Championships meet at Robison Pool at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy. (Photo contributed by Sarah Dzikowicz)

Sea Rams compete at Adirondack Gold Short Course Championship meet in Troy

TROY — A total of seven swimmers from the Amsterdam Sea Rams youth swim team competed in the Adirondack Gold Short Course Championships meet on March 11, 17 and 18 at Robison Pool at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy. In the girls senior (age 15 and older) division, Kylie Cotugno ...

Mowrey scores two in Cobleskill loss

ASTON, Pa — The SUNY Cobleskill men’s lacrosse team dropped an 18-9 decision at Neumann University on Tuesday. With the loss the Fighting Tigers fell to 2-1 overall on the year, while the Knights improved to 2-4. Junior attackman Jeremy Mowrey, a Johnstown graduate, scored two goals, ...

Nordby playing for Westminster

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. — Tyler Nordby, a member of the 2016 Section II Class A champion Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake lacrosse team and former member of the Amsterdam lacrosse team, is playing lacrosse for Westminster College. Nordby has a goal and two assists in four games this season. On ...

Northville’s Danny Reidell, left, drives to the basket as Galway’s Jake Restivo defends during a Dec. 9, 2016, Western Athletic Conference game. Reidell recently was named the WAC Mohawk Division’s Most Valuable Player. (The Leader-Herald/Bill Trojan)

Northville’s Reidell named WAC Mohawk Division MVP

Several area players were among those named to the recently announced Western Athletic Conference boys basketball all-stars. Northville senior Danny Reidell was named the Most Valuable Player in the Mohawk Division, while Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville’s A.J. Hayes was named a first-team ...

Locals compete for Herkimer swim team

BUFFALO — The Herkimer Generals swimming and diving team finished the season with 25 best times and five school records set at the National Junior College Athletic Association national championship meet March 1-4.  Sophomore Cameron Roten, a Johnstown graduate, set a best time in the ...

Fonda-Fultonville's Julianna Taylor (2) shoots over Middleburgh's Lyndsey McCoy (10) and Kelsey Campbell (30) during a Western Athletic Conference crossover game at Fulton-Montgomery Community College on Feb. 14. Taylor and McCoy recently were named a first-team Western Athletic Conference Hudson Division all-stars. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

Several area players named WAC all-stars

Several area players were among those selected to the recently announced Western Athletic Conference girls basketball all-star team. Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville’s Merari Freeman and Northville’s Hannah Coupas were named to the first team in the Mohawk Division, while OESJ’s ...

Hinderliter playing for HVCC lacrosse

LINCROFT, N.J. — The Hudson Valley Community College lacrosse team defeated Brookdale Community College in its season opener Friday, 12-8. Johnstown graduate Austin Hinderliter had three goals for the Vikings in the victory. HVCC (1-0 overall) is scheduled to travel to Ocean County ...

Sturdivant competing for UAlbany track

GURABO, Puerto Rico — The University at Albany track and field program competed in its first outdoor meet Saturday during the team’s annual visit to Puerto Rico’s Spring Break Classic. This year, the Classic hosted a more competitive contingent of local university teams, because for the ...

Several Johnstown High School student-athletes were honored for their efforts during the winter sports season. (Photo submitted)

Johnstown athletes honored

Several Johnstown High School student-athletes were honored for their efforts during the winter sports season. Alayna Gray of the nordic ski team and Molly Lake of the alpine ski team were alternates for the Section II state meet team. Matthew Boyle and Benjamin Wager, from the boys ...

Mayfield's Madison Relyea skis during the NYSPHSAA girls nordic individual classic state championship at the North Creek Ski Bowl on Feb. 27. Relyea recently was named a second-team Section II all-star. (Adirondack Daily Enterprise/Justin A. Levine)

Three Mayfield skiers named to Section II all-star team

Three Mayfield skiers were among those named to the 2016-17 Section II Nordic Skiing all-star team. Josh Febbie was named a boys second-team all-star for the Panthers, while Maggy Lambo and Madison Relyea were named girls second-team all-stars. Febbie was an alternate for the Section II ...

Race fans file past Brian Nelson's modified Saturday at the annual Northeast Auto Racing Expo at the Via Port Rotterdam Mall. The show concludes today at the mall from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Car show feeds race fans’ need for speed

ROTTERDAM — Tuesday’s Nor’easter may have pushed back opening day but it did little to stop race fans from flocking to the Via Port Rotterdam Mall for the annual Northeast Auto Racing Expo on Saturday. “The storm may have set us back one or two weeks and delayed the schedule a little ...

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, ...

The Raiders' 3.0 Club was honored at a luncheon Thursday. In the back row, from left, are Cameron Monks, Justin Putnam, Miriama Jaw, Miranda Nethaway, Sabriana Franck, Brittany Orminski, Emily Orminski, Charlene Moreira and athletic director Kevin Jones. In the front row, from left, are Chris Rogers, coordinator for student-athlete academic success, Jenna Putnam, Gabrielle Smith, Ashley Garcia, Julie Hampton, Emily Towne and Chantel Vactor. (Photo submitted)

FMCC honors student-athletes at 3.0 Club luncheon

JOHNSTOWN — The Raiders’ 3.0 Club was honored at a luncheon in the Large Lounge on Thursday.  The luncheon recognized the Fulton-Montgomery Community College student-athletes who earned a 3.0 or better grade point average during the fall semester or have a cumulative grade point average ...

JHS grad Brandt earns honors

GENEVA — The William Smith College field hockey team was named a 2016 Zag Field Hockey/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Academic Team. In addition, 12 student-athletes were named to the 2016 ZAG Field Hockey/NFHCA Division III National Academic Squad. The National ...

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Fulton-Montgomery Community College’s Kyle Sherlock throws long toss during a recent practice.

FMCC baseball team headed south to begin its season

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College baseball squad has been hard at work this pre-season and the players are ready for the season to begin.  Head Coach Dave Hennessey and Assistant Coach Scott Mastroianni have been working with the team for weeks in the weight room ...

Racing Expo this weekend at Via Port

FONDA — The Northeast Auto Racing Expo will be held today through Sunday at the Via Port Rotterdam Mall, during normal business hours. Hosted by the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway and the Glen Ridge Motorsports Park drivers will unveil their rides for the first time with the racing ...

Amsterdam’s Nina Fedullo (11) goes up for a shot during a Dec. 19 game against Queensbury at Amsterdam High School. Fedullo recently was named a first-team Foothills Council South Division all-star. (The Leader-Herald/Bill Trojan)

Area players named Foothills all-stars

Several area players were among those selected to the 2016-17 Foothills Council girls basketball all-star team. Amsterdam senior Nina Fedullo and Gloversville sophomore Harmony Philo were named to the all-league team. Fedullo and Philo also were named South Division first-team ...

Johnstown’s Na’jon Subik, top, put the finishing touches on his pinfall victory over Duanesburg’s Jake Karandy during their 220-pound bout at the Section II Division 2 Tournament at the Glens Falls Civic Center on Feb. 11. Subik recently was named a first-team Foothills Council all-star.
(The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

Area wrestlers named Foothills Council all-stars

Several area wrestlers were among those named to the recently announced Foothills Council all-star team. Johnstown’s Na’jon Subik (220) was the lone first-team selection, while Johnstown’s Marquise Johnson (113), Johnstown’s Jared Ercolino (182) and Amsterdam’s Francisco Alejandro ...