Local Sports

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Brown, Sear earn honors

Johnstown's Michael Brown and Molly Sear were among the honorees at the 18th annual NYS AHPERD Capital Zone Physical Education Student Leadership Awards Program at Mallozzi's Banquet House in Schenectady on Feb. 12. Brown and Sear were selected by physical education professionals in the ...

Three roll perfect games at Arterial

GLOVERSVILLE — Matt Town, John DiMarco and Jim Handy Jr. all rolled 300 games in Premiere League action Friday night at Arterial Lanes. Town’s perfect game came as part of a league-high 820 triple, while DiMarco finished with a 756 series and Handy had a 730 triple.

Dolder records 300 game at Starlite

GLOVERSVILLE — Rick Dolder rolled a 300 game in Friday Nite Combos league action Friday at Starlite Lanes Dolder’s perfect game came as part of a 706 triple.

Area wrestlers named WAC all-stars

Several area wrestlers were among those selected to the recently announced Western Athletic Conference all-star team. Fonda-Fultonville had Justin Kearns (99 pounds), Clane Newcomer (132) and Nate Rose (285) named to the first team, while Canajoharie-Fort Plain had Hunter Congdon (160) ...

Go-Kart show to be held at Runnings

GLOVERVILLE — The Wing Cart Racing Series will be hosting in inaugural Go Kart Show on March 25 and 26 at Runnings on Fifth Ave. The show will run from 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sunday featuring karts from Caroga Creek and Dodge City raceways. For more information ...

Johnstown LL hosts final sign-ups today

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Little League Baseball program will host one final sign-up today. Sign-ups will take place at the Johnstown High School at 1 p.m. in the lobby. Those registering are asked to bring a copy of birth certificate and a proof of residency to the sign up. For ...

Fort Plain baseball to host fundraiser

FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain baseball program will host a car wash/bottle drive today from 9 a.m. to noon at the Fort Plain bus garage.

Raiders baseball to host clinic today

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College Raiders baseball team will host a baseball clinic from 9-11 a.m. today in the FMCC gym. The clinic is open to all players between the ages of 5 and 17-years old at a cost of $20 per player or $30 per family. Players are asked to bring ...