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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 ...

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 Greater Johnstown  School District and were recognized for their
leadership, scholarship, 
athletic ability and 
community service. 
(Photo submitted)

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.

Fonda-Fultonville’s Justin Kearns, left, and Galway’s Joey Scheeren battle during their 99-pound bout at the Section II Division 2 Tournament at the Glens Falls Civic Center on Feb. 11. Kearns and Scheeren shared first-team Western Athletic Conference all-star honors. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

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 ...

Gloversville's Richard Taylor warms up for the Huskies' Foothills Council match against Queensbury on Nov. 14, 2016, at Arterial Lanes in Gloversville. Taylor recently was named a first-team Foothills Council all-star. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Area bowlers named Foothills all-stars

Several area bowlers were among those selected to the 2016-17 Foothills Council all-star team. Amsterdam, which won the Foothills Council South Division and tournament titles, had Brendan McGillin, Mike Hughes and Jon Schultz named to the first team. McGillin also qualified for the New York ...

The Amsterdam Sea Rams youth swim team will send seven competitors to the Adirondack Gold Short Course Championships meet, which will take place starting Sunday at the Robison Pool at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy. Pictured, from left, are Nathanial Andersen, Trevor Dzikowicz, Thomas Knack, Emily Miles, Kylie Cotugno, Kayla Dzikowicz and Cecelia Mowrey. (Photo submitted)

Sea Rams qualify to compete at short-course meet in Troy

TROY – A total of seven swimmers from the Amsterdam Sea Rams youth swim team achieved qualifying times for the Adirondack Gold Short Course Championships meet, which will take place starting Sunday at the Robison Pool at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy. To qualify for the meet, ...

AHS grad Rouse honored by MAAC

EDISON, N.J. – For the second consecutive week and the second time in his career, Marist baseball junior Andrew Rouse, an Amsterdam graduate, was named the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Player of the Week the conference announced Wednesday for his performance in three games at the George ...

SUNY Cobleskill's Anthony Yevoli, left, controls the ball during a men's lacrosse game against Lyndon State College at Frank Bailey Field on the campus on Union College in Schenectady on Feb. 26. Yevoli, an Amsterdam High School graduate, recently was named the "2017 Boy of the Year" by the Upstate New York/Vermont Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. (Photo submitted)

Yevoli honored by Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

ALBANY — SUNY Cobleskill sophomore lacrosse player Anthony Yevoli, an Amsterdam High School graduate, was named the “2017 Boy of the Year” by the Upstate New York/Vermont Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Yevoli was honored by the society at its annual Leukemia and Lymphoma Society ...

Six members of the Royal Mountain Junior Racing Team competed in the Kandahar State Championship race last weekend at Gore Mountain in North Creek. In the front row, from left, are Brady Cotter and Jill Sandel. In the back row, from left, are Andrew Lake, Colin Cotter, Emily Fleming and Carter Cheney. (Photo submitted)

Royal Mountain racers compete at Gore Mountain event

NORTH CREEK — Six members of the Royal Mountain Junior Racing Team competed in the Kandahar State Championship race last weekend at Gore Mountain in North Creek. Emily Fleming of Johnstown placed fourth overall in the girls U14 age group, earning a spot on the state team that will compete ...

Yevoli, Mowrey help Cobleskill to victory

LA PLUME, Pa. — The SUNY Cobleskill men’s lacrosse team took to the road Wednesday afternoon and posted a 16-2 victory over Keystone College in non-league action. With the victory, Cobleskill improved to 2-0 overall on the season while the Cougars now fall to 0-4 overall on the ...

Fulton-Montgomery Community College's Kerome Grant (32) puts the ball up over SUNY Broome's Kenneth Davis (10) during a Nov. 6 game. Grant recently was named third-team all-region and second-team all-conference. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

FMCC players earn region, conference honors

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College men's and women's basketball teams combined to have five players earn all-region and all-conference honors. From the women's team, My'eesa Grant, Moet Jenkins and Rylie Smith were honored, while Kerome Grant and Dante Morgan were honored ...