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Boys Soccer Roundup: Dragons top Sir Bills for first win

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Dragons started their second trip through the Foothills Council off on the right foot. Celebrating senior night, the Dragons picked up their first victory of the season, defeating inter-city rival Johnstown 2-1 Friday night under the lights at Gloversville ...

H.S. Football Roundup: Hudson rolls past Johnstown, 66-8

JOHNSTOWN — Josh Wallace rushed 13 times for 320 yards and four touchdowns to power Hudson to a 66-8 victory over Johnstown in a Class B crossover contest Friday at Knox Field. Wallace scored on runs of 72, 50, 56 and 5 yards for the Bluehawks, who led 14-0 after one quarter and 46-8 at the ...

Frisen picks up victory at Fonda

FONDA — Stewart Friesen and David Constantino kicked off their Thunder Along The Mohawk Weekend with victories Friday night at Fonda Speedway. Friesen picked up the win in the 60-lap, DIRTCar Series 358-modified feature with Bobby Varin second, Pat Ward third, Erick Rudolph fourth and Jeremy ...

Girls Soccer Roundup: Lady Wolves blank Golden Eagles, 4-0

GALWAY — Four different players scored for Oppenheim-Ephratah in a 4-0 victory over Galway in a Western Athletic Conference girls soccer contest Friday. Alexis Klock, Rebecca Trumble, Madison Johnson and Abby Johnson all scored for the Lady Wolves, while Ashley Engle had two ...

H.S. Volleyball Roundup: Gloversville sweeps Schuylerville, 3-0

SCHUYLERVILLE — Aireana Muhlberger posted 11 assists to help Gloversville to a 3-0 victory over Schuylerville in a Foothills Council volleyball match Friday. The Huskies won by scores of 25-13, 25-11 and 25-23. Macey Salvione finished with 10 digs and eight kills for Gloversville (2-3 ...

H.S. Golf Roundup: Broadalbin-Perth tops Amsterdam, Johnstown

AMSTERDAM — Stuart Bond carded a 37 to lead Broadalbin-Perth to wins over Johnstown and Gloversville in a golf match at Amsterdam Municipal Golf Course Friday. The Patriots finished with a total of 162, Amsterdam posted a 173 and Johnstown finished with a 177. B-P’s win over Amsterdam was ...

Lady Bills rally past Gloversville

GLOVERSVILLE — On a night when the Gloversville girls soccer team honored its senior players, the Johnstown Lady Bills played the part of spoiler. Led by two goals from Jenna Thompson, the Lady Bills rallied for a pair of second half goals, with the game-winner coming off a direct kick with ...

Johnstown hosts Hudson tonight at Knox

With just four weeks left in the regular season, two of the area’s seven high school football teams will play key divisional contests this weekend. Gloversville is scheduled to travel to South Glens Falls today for a Class A Grasso Division game, while Canajoharie-Fort Plain set to make the ...

Johnstown shuts out Greenwich; improves unbeaten streak to nine

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Lady Bills ran their record to 9-0 overall with an 8-0 non-league victory over Greenwich Thursday at Knox Field. The Lady Bills (9-0 overall, 6-0 Foothills) got a four-goal performance from Anna Lee, while Taryn Ringer added two goals to go with goals from Emily ...

Galway outlasts Mayfield in conference showdown

GALWAY — In a showdown of undefeated teams, the Galway Eagles prevailed in a five-game match to defeat Mayfield 3-2 in Western Athletic Conference volleyball action Thursday at Galway High School. The Lady Golden Eagles posted scores of 19-25, 25-21, 24-26, 25-10 and 25-18 to improve to 4-0 ...

Sir Bills top Patriots with tie-breaker

JOHNSTOWN — Broadalbin-Perth’s Matt Danise and Johnstown’s Ethan Wager tied for medalist honors with rounds of 38 in a Foothills Council Thursday at Fox Run Golf Course. The teams finished tied with team scores of 170 with the Sir Bills winning with the tiebreaker with their fifth ...

Ryder, Weaver playing for Sage volleyball

ALBANY — The Sage women’s volleyball team hosted Hartwick in its Empire 8 Conference opener Wednesday. The Gators lost 3-2 to the Hawks by scores of 23-25, 25-13, 25-19, 13-25 and 15-7). Hartwick improved to 6-5 overall and 1-0 in the league, while Sage dropped to 3-8 overall and 0-1 ...

Milestone victory

ST. JOHNSVILLE — Veteran Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville coach Zale Benton did not want her team to know that a win in Wednesday night’s match against Fort Plain would be the 300th of her varsity coaching career. She wanted the Lady Wolves to concentrate on the game, not the ...

Benton marks milestone win surounded by former, current players

ST. JOHNSVILLE — Through her coaching career that started in 1986, coach Zale Benton has seen many changes in the sport of girls’ soccer. But one thing has remained constant, strong, competitive, well coached teams in St. Johnsville. Wednesday night the Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville ...

Boys Soccer Roundup: Brundage powers OESJ past Fort Plain

FORT PLAIN — Jack Brundage netted a hat trick and had an assist to lead Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville to a 4-0 victory over Fort Plain in a Western Athletic Conference boys soccer contest Wednesday. Andrew Snell also scored for the Wolves, while Mason Snell, Jaedyn Logan-Dillenbeck and ...

Girls Soccer Roundup: Lady Braves blank Galway, 4-0

FONDA — Alyssa Duval scored twice to lead Fonda-Fultonville to a 4-0 victory over Galway in a Western Athletic Conference girls soccer contest Wednesday. Stella Williams had a goal and an assist for the Braves, while Carly Atty also scored. Lyndsay Lombardoni and Janiece Williams each had ...

H.S. Golf Roundup: Johnstown drops pair of matches

SCHENECTADY — Justin O’Neil carded a 39 to lead Scotia-Glenville to wins over Amsterdam and Johnstown in a non-league golf match at Stadium Golf Club on Wednesday. The Tartans finished with a total of 162, the Rams had a 167 and the Sir Bills added a 169. Tyler Cannoe and Addison ...

AHS girls tennis loses to Glens Falls

AMSTERDAM — Glens Falls won three of five singles matches and one doubles contest to post a 4-3 victory over Amsterdam in a Foothills Council girls tennis match Wednesday. Anna Liu, McKenna Clark and Ella Hartenberg all won singles matches for the Indians. Margie Layden and Julia Westfall ...

FMCC men’s soccer edged by TC3

DRYDEN — Hugo Sauriat had a goal and an assist to lead Tompkins Cortland Community College to a 2-1 victory over Fulton-Montgomery Community College in a Region III men’s soccer contest Wednesday. Kemar Tyndale also scored for the Panthers (3-4 overall), while Noah McPherson added an ...

Fonda to host two days of racing

FONDA — Thunder Along the Mohawk Weekend at the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway has been an annual event at the Montgomery Fairgrounds facility for many years and 2018 will be no different as the tradition continues with the annual event which will take place Friday and Saturday. On ...