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FMCC women lose season opener, 65-56

DRYDEN — MacKenzie Kenyon finished with 20 points and 11 rebounds to lead Tompkins Cortland Community College to a 65-56 victory over Fulton-Montgomery Community College in a Region 3 women’s basketball contest Sunday. Taylor Day had 17 points and eight rebounds for the Panthers, while ...

FMCC men lose to Tompkins Cortland

DRYDEN — Tahleek Weekes scored 19 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Tompkins Cortland Community College to an 83-70 victory over Fulton-Montgomery Community in a Region 3 men’s basketball game Sunday. Jonathan Baker posted 16 points and grabbed seven rebounds for the Panthers, ...

Fulton-Montgomery Community College’s Charlie Cusano returns to lead the Lady Raiders’ squad. (The Leader-Herald/Bill Trojan)

2017-18 FMCC Men’s & Women’s Bowling Preview

JOHNSTOWN — In its inaugural season, the Fulton-Montgomery Community College co-ed bowling team battled to a fourth place finish in the Mountain Valley Conference standings. With an expanded roster this season, the Raiders will field full men’s and women’s squad with an eye on the top ...

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ON THE RUN

Photos by Paul Wager The Leader-Herald

Curtis competing for SUNY Cobleskill

BRONXVILLE — The SUNY Cobleskill women’s swimming & diving team lost a 113-31 road decision to Sarah Lawrence College on Saturday. With the loss the Fighting Tigers fall to 1-1 overall on the season versus head-to-head competition. Gloversville graduate Sara Curtis was part of the ...

The Dolgeville football team won the Section III Class D championship on Friday with a 50-38 victory over Bishop Ludden at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse. (Photo submitted)

Blue Devils claim sectional title

SYRACUSE — After coming up on the short end of the score against Onondaga in the 2016 Section III Class D championship game, the Dolgeville Blue Devils have been on a mission. Friday night the Blue Devils reached one of their goals in their mission, defeating top-seeded Bishop Ludden 50-38 ...

Northville's Kerrigan Groff gains possession of the ball as Eldred's Julia Foster defends during Friday's NYSPHSAA Class D regional girls soccer final at Faller Field in Middletown. (Mike Zummo/For The Leader-Herald)

Northville edged by Eldred in OT

MIDDLETOWN — No one had scored for the game’s first 77 minutes. Then with two minutes to go in regulation, a flurry of offense from both teams sent the game into overtime. Then four minutes into the first overtime period, Eldred’s Lenae Kelty snuck the ball past Northville goalkeeper ...

Hudson Falls' Naesha Kelley (5) and Moira Hogan (4) go up for a block against Broadalbin-Perth's Cassy Bown during Friday's Section II Class B championship match at Saratoga Springs High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Lady Patriots lose to Hudson Falls in title match

SARATOGA SPRINGS — When the Broadalbin-Perth and Hudson Falls volleyball teams met earlier this season the Lady Patriots took the opening game of the match but could not hold off the Tigers in a 3-1 loss. In a rematch of the 2016 Section II Class B championship match, the Tigers and Lady ...

Johnstown's Julia Sarullo qualified for next weekend's New York State Public High School Athletic Association Cross Country Championships at the Section II Cross Country Championships on Friday at Saratoga Spa State Park. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

Lazarou, Relyea, Sarullo earn state-meet spots

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Three area runners earned state-meet spots at the Section II Cross Country Championships on Friday at Saratoga Spa State Park. Amsterdam’s Olivia Lazarou, Johnstown’s Julia Sarullo and Mayfield’s Madison Relyea all qualified for next week’s New York State Public ...

Area swimmers advance at sectionals

CLIFTON PARK — Several area swimmers advanced to the finals of the Section II Division 2 Championships at Shenendehowa High School on Friday. Fonda-Johnstown’s Emily Miles placed fourth in both of her preliminary races. Miles was fourth in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 54.58 ...

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Dolgeville set to play for sectional title

SYRACUSE — After outlasting Onondaga in a rematch of last year’s Section III Class D championship game in the semifinals, the Dolgeville football team earned a return trip to the Carrier Dome. The second-seeded Blue Devils will face top-seeded Bishop Ludden in a battle of 9-0 teams today ...

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READY FOR REGIONALS

Captain Hannah Coupas accepts the Section II Class D championship plaque from Northville coach Doug Hammons after the postgame ceremonies Wednesday at Lansingburgh High School. The Lady Falcons won their first sectional championship since 2011 to advance to the quarterfinal round of the New ...

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PLAYING FOR A TITLE

Broadalbin-Perth’s Sydney Rogers, left, and Cassy Bown (5) look to block as shot by Holy Names’ Cece Myers (53) as Holy Names’ Kelsey Neff backs the play up during Wednesday’s Section II Class B semifinal match. The second-seeded Lady Patriots will face top-seeded Hudson Falls ...

Jets damage Bills’ AFC East standing, 34-21

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Matt Forte ran for two touchdowns four days after complaining the Jets didn’t run the ball enough, and an overwhelming defense sacked Tyrod Taylor seven times Thursday night in New York’s 34-21 demolition of the Buffalo Bills. Buffalo (5-3) came in having ...

The Northville girls soccer team celebrates after winning the Section II Class D championship 3-1 over Fort Ann Wednesday at Lansingburgh High School to advance to the quarterfinal round of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association tournament on Friday at Middletown High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Northville claims Class D crown

LANSINGBURGH — After a two-hour bus trip home, the day was not over for the Northville girls soccer team. When the Lady Falcons arrived home they were greeted by fans as their bus was led through the village streets with a firetruck-led parade in celebration of their 3-1 victory over Fort ...

The Broadalbin-Perth volleyball team poses with coach Mike Calvello after his won his 400th career match Wednesday. The Lady Patriots posted a 3-0 victory over Holy Names in the Section II Class B semifinals at Voorheesville High School. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

Memorable night for Lady Patriots

VOORHEESVILLE — It was a memorable night for the Broadalbin-Perth volleyball team. Playing Holy Names in the Section II Class B semifinals at Voorheesville High School, the Lady Patriots earned a spot in the championship match in the process, B-P coach Mike Calvello earned his 400th career ...

Johnstown's Alexys Hutchins (7) and Hudson Falls' Moira Hogan battle at the net during Wednesday's Section II semifinal match at Voorheesville High School. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

H.S. Volleyball Roundup: Johnstown swept by Hudson Falls in semifinals

VOORHEESVILLE — After losing its regular-season meeting 3-0 at Hudson Falls on Sept. 13, the Johnstown volleyball team was looking for a different result in the semifinals of the Section II Class B tournament at Voorheesville High School on Wednesday. However, the top-seeded Tigers punched ...