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Gloversville's Damian Bruce (3) nd Hudson Falls' Justin Fenton battle for control of the ball during first half action in Wednesday's Section II Class A opening-round match at Gloversville High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Dragons edge Hudson Falls in OT

GLOVERSVILLE — For the first time since reaching the Class A semifinals in 2009, the Gloversville boys’ soccer team is moving on in the Section II tournament. After squandering a 3-1 halftime lead to Hudson Falls, the Dragons’ Damian Bruce finished off a hat trick to lift Gloversville ...

Gloversville goalkeeper Brittany Johnson makes a save on a close range shot by Emma Willard's Isla Lyons as Kat Fousek (7) looks for a rebound off the pads and Gloversville's Jenna Carbone and Nia Person prepare to clear the ball during a Section II Class B first-round match Wednesday at Gloversville High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Gloversville loses in Class B quarterfinals to Emma Willard

GLOVERSVILLE — A season of firsts continued Wednesday for the Gloversville field hockey team. After a long absence from postseason play, the Huskies returned to sectionals with the sixth seed in the Section II Class B tournament to host No. 3 Emma Willard in a quarterfinal match at ...

Boys Soccer Roundup: Northville cruises past Germantown, 4-1

NORTHVILLE — Nate Reidell scored twice to lead seventh-seeded Northville to a 4-1 victory over 10th-seeded Germantown in a first-round Class D matchup Wednesday. Michael Kalkbrenner and Lucas Jetty each had a goal and an assist for the Falcons, who led 2-0 at the half. William Salas ...

H.S. Volleyball Roundup: Broadalbin-Perth defeats Johnstown, 3-1

BROADALBIN — Cassy Bown finished with 10 kills and four blocks to lead Broadalbin-Perth to a 3-0 victory over Johnstown in a Foothills Council South Division match at Broadalbin-Perth High School on Monday. The Lady Patriots won by scores of 25-18, 18-25, 25-20 and 25-9. Eliana Fraser ...

Hudson's Monsur Choudhury (9) challenges Broadalbin-Perth's Zach Monks (7) as he sends the ball forward during first-half action of a Section II Class B first-round match Tuesday at Patriot Field at Broadalbin-Perth High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Patriots blank Hudson in sectional opener

BROADALBIN — Using a relentless first-half attack, the Broadalbin-Perth Patriots were able to get a leg-up on Hudson Tuesday night and come away with a 2-0 victory in the first round of the Section II Class B boys soccer tournament at Patriot Field at Broadalbin-Perth High School. “We had ...

Girls Soccer Roundup: Dolgeville rolls past Onondaga

DOLGEVILLE — Rylee Lamphere finished with two goals and an assist to lift eighth-seeded Dolgeville to a 5-1 victory over ninth-seeded Onondaga in a Section III Class C first-round contest Monday. Paige Crum, Isabella Nichols and Patricia Cool also scored for the Blue Devils, while Gabby ...

Fonda-Fultonville's Aiden Zenzen (329), Shane Viscosi (328) and Myles Anderson (321) lead Galway's Holden Decker during Tuesday's Western Athletic Conference cross-country meet at Sand Flats Orchard in Fonda. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Cross Country Roundup: Fonda-Fultonville boys, girls sweep WAC meet

FONDA —The Fonda-Fultonville boys and girls cross-country teams both picked up a pair of wins during Tuesday’s Western Athletic Conference meet against Galway and Mayfield at Sand Flats Orchard. In the boys meet, Fonda-Fultonville topped Galway, 19-36, and notched victory over an ...

Galway volleyball loses to Hudson Falls

GALWAY — Carlee Horstmann finished with 10 kills and five blocks for Galway in a 3-0 loss to Hudson Falls in a non-league volleyball match Tuesday. The Tigers won by scores of 25-21, 25-20 and 25-18. Sydney Crawford finished with six blocks and five kills for Galway (10-3 overall).

Johnstown's Molly Lake (2) pushes the ball past Germantown's Leah Foster during Monday's Section II Class B first-round game at Knox Field in Johnstown. The Lady Bills won, 7-0. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

Lady Bills blank Germantown in playoff opener

JOHNSTOWN — After earning the No. 4 seed for the Section II Class C field hockey tournament, Johnstown opened the postseason Monday at Knox Field. The Lady Bills scored three times in the first 20 minutes on their way to a 7-0 victory over No. 13 seed Germantown. “We were hoping to get ...

Northville girls seeded No. 1

A total of 10 area girls soccer teams will take part in the Section II girls soccer tournament. The seedings were announced Monday at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association office in Latham. Amsterdam and Gloversville are competing in the Class A tourney, while Johnstown ...

Mayfield boys seeded first

The Mayfield Panthers rolled through the regular season with a 12-1-3 record and won the Western Athletic Conference Division I title. On Monday, the Panthers were rewarded their standout season by receiving the top seed in the Section II Class C bracket for the postseason ...

FMCC volleyball goes 3-0 in pod play

LAKE PLACID — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College women’s volleyball team finished regular season play on Saturday at the North Country Community College pod. FMCC went 3-0 on the day defeating North Country Community College, SUNY Adirondack and Hudson Valley Community College. ...

FMCC men lose to Finger Lakes

CANANDAIGUA — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College men’s soccer team lost its regular-season finale at Finger Lakes Community College, 3-2, on Saturday. FMCC led 2-0 in the first half, before the Lakers scored the final three goals to secure the victory. Aiden VanLoan had a goal and an ...

Girls Soccer Roundup: Gloversville tops Amsterdam, 1-0

AMSTERDAM — Tenecia Beckford scored the game’s only goal to lift Gloversville to a 1-0 victory over Amsterdam in a Foothills Council South Division girls soccer contest Saturday at Lynch Literacy Academy. Amsterdam seniors Lucia Liverio, Haley Madej, Emma Patrei, Kelsey Bogdan and Jada ...

Boys Soccer Roundup: Galway blanks Glens Falls

SCHODACK — Jake Restivo netted a hat trick to lead Galway to a 4-0 victory over Glens Falls in the consolation game of the Maple Hill Tournament on Saturday. Erik Matthews had a goal and an assist for the Golden Eagles. Henry Flint made four saves to post the shutout in goal for Galway ...

Nellis helps Sage volleyball to win

ALBANY — The Sage Colleges' women's volleyball team hosted the Pioneers of Utica College on Thursday in an Empire 8 match at Kahl Gym. Sage collected the 3-1 win to earn the program's first win in Empire 8 play as the newest member of the conference and is now 7-18 overall and 1-5 in the ...

WEB FFCS HoF

FFCS Athletic Hall of Fame inducts 2017 class

FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville Central School Hall of Fame Selection Committee inducted its Class of 2017 on Saturday. It is a distinguished class with many outstanding accomplishments. Inductees were honored at halftime of the homecoming football game against Holy Trinity on Saturday. ...

The Broadalbin-Perth Cheerleaders used pink pom-poms during the Patriots foortball game against Hudson Falls on Oct. 6. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

THINKING PINK

Several area fall sports teams have held pink games this month in honor of breast cancer awareness. The teams have worn special pink apparel for the games.

Holy Trinity's Nelon Priest (34) closes in on Fonda-Fultonville's Jon Flander as he turns up field after catching a pass from quarterback John Mancini during Saturday's game at John G. Boshart Field at Fonda-Fultonville High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Holy Trinity defeats Braves, 48-0

FONDA — The Holy Trinity Pride rolled into John G. Boshart field Saturday to take on the Fonda-Fultonville Braves in the final Class C North match-up of the regular season. The Pride brought their high-powered offense, averaging nearly 40 points per game, and overwhelmed the Braves by ...