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FMCC players earn regional honors

Several Fulton-Montgomery Community College men’s and women’s basketball players were named to the Division III Region III and Mountain Valley Conference all-star teams. FMCC coach Ed Collar was named the MVC and Region III Coach of the Year. The Raiders’ Amadou Diakite was named a ...

CHOOSING THEIR SCHOOLS

Two area athletes signed their letters of intent to compete in college next year. Gloversville's Libby Cook will play soccer at Elmira College, while Amsterdam's Gabby Stanavich will run track and field at Saint Francis University of Pennsylvania.

FOOTBALL PLAYERS HONORED

Several area football players were among those honored at the Capital District Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame dinner on March 4 in Albany at the Red Lion Hotel. Gloversville’s John Carpenter, Johnstown’s Victor Orsell, Broadalbin-Perth’s ...

Area girls earn scholar-athlete honors

Several area girls basketball players were among those honored at the Section II Girls Basketball Scholar-Athlete Banquet on Sunday at the Albany Marriott. Gloversville coach Molly D’Arcy earned the Section II Sportsmanship Award, while Gloversville’s Harmony Philo was named the top ...

JHS Student-Athletes Honored

Athletic Director James Robare of the Greater Johnstown School District Athletic Department and Johnstown nordic skiing coach Matthew Brower selected Justin Ferrara, left, and Abby Gottung, right, as the Student-Athletes of the Week. The award is chosen weekly and submitted by the Johnstown ...

Strong second half lifts OESJ past Wells

TROY — If there was any doubt by Wells coach Adam Clute of how his team was going to react playing in the Regional Championship game, his got his answer early. The Section VII champions outscored Section II champion Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville 10-9 in the opening quarter and backed it ...

Boucaud competes at DIII championships

ROXBURY, Mass. — SUNY Cobleskill men’s indoor track & field team senior captain Zach Haskin (Cobleskill-Richmondville) earned NCAA All-American honors in the heptathlon at the 2019 NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships hosted by The University of Massachusetts at ...

UPSTATE N.Y. SPORTS LORE: Brian Mee … Great players make great coaches

In the 1950s, one of the most prolific athletes to come out of Johnstown High School was Brian Mee. As an academic and 3-sport athletic standout (football-basketball-baseball), Mee was the MVP of their 1954 football team. From the quarterback position, he led Johnstown to two Eastern Conference ...

RENEGADE SNOW DRAGS

Fort Plain’s Jeremy Wilder pilots a D&D prepared Polaris on a prep run for Saturday’s Renegade Snow Drags at Royal Mountain Ski Area.

Clash of the Champions

TROY — After both won sectional titles last Saturday, the Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville and Wells boys basketball teams will meet today at Hudson Valley Community College with a spot in the state Class D semifinals on the line. Last Saturday, OESJ topped Germantown in the Section II ...

DiMezza, Winton ready to compete at state tourney

SYRACUSE — A pair of local bowlers will represent Section II at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association championships Saturday at Strike N Spare Lanes in Syracuse. Johnstown freshman Mick Winton and Canajoharie senior Cian DiMezza are members of the six-man Section II ...

Area girls basketball players named WAC all-stars

Several area girls basketball players were among those named to the Western Athletic Conference girls basketball all-star team. Fonda-Fultonville’s Abby Lombardoni and Mayfield’s Lindsey Hampton were named first-team all-stars in the Hudson Division, which includes Mayfield, ...

Area players named Foothills Council all-stars

Several area players were among those named to the 2018-19 Foothills Council boys basketball all-star team. Gloversville’s Joey Rowback and Dante Bouchard were named first-team all-stars, along with Johnstown’s Matthew Boyle. Gloversville’s Julien Deumaga was named a second-team ...

Royal Mountain Racing Team hosts kombi event

CAROGA LAKE — The Royal Mountain Racing Team hosted the Adirondack Council kombi race on Sunday. Top Royal Mountain finishers were Samantha Sandel of Gloversville, who won the girls U12 age group, and Jakob Hanna of Johnstown, who won the boys U12 age group. Embree Fielding of Caroga Lake ...

SPRING IS IN THE AIR!

Dawson Sanges works off the batting-tee during the first day of practice for the Johnstown baseball team Monday at Johnstown High School.

AHS grad Boucaud to compete at nationals

COBLESKILL — The SUNY Cobleskill men’s track and field team will be represented by two team members at the upcoming 2019 NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships to be hosted by The University of Massachusetts at Boston at The Reggie Lewis Center on the campus of Roxbury ...

Royal Mountain to host snow drags

CAROGA LAKE — Royal Mountain Ski Area and Renegade Racing will host snowmobile drag racing again this winter. The final event will take place Saturday. Registration for riders will take place from 4 to 6 p.m., with racing to follow a 6:30 p.m.. There are classes for all abilities from ...

Gloversville’s Philo named Foothills MVP

Several area players were among those named to the 2018-19 Foothills Council girls basketball all-star team. Gloversville’s Harmony Philo was named the league’s Most Valuable Player. Amsterdam’s Jackie Stanavich and Kendra Lavery were named first-team all-stars, while Johnstown’s Anna ...

FMCC men, women lose in semifinals of regional tournament

The Fulton-Montgomery Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams saw their seasons come to an end in the semifinals of the Region III Division III Tournament on Saturday. The FMCC men lost 84-82 in overtime to Mohawk Valley Community College at Herkimer College, while the Lady ...

FMCC bowling teams wrap up season

BUFFALO — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College men’s and women’s bowling teams completed their seasons with a two-day competition in Buffalo at the NJCAA National Championships.  The men finished 11th among 24 teams and the women finished 10th against 16 teams. “I was pretty ...