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ALL-TOURNEY HONORS

Several area boys and girls basketball players were among those named to Section II all-tournament teams in their respective classes. Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville's Tyler Leon was named Most Valuable Player in the Class D boys tournament, while OESJ's Jack Brundage was named to the ...

Hinderliter scores six in HVCC win

TROY — The Hudson Valley Community College men’s lacrosse team gave the home crowd an offensive clinic in their 19-7 season opening win over Union County on Saturday at the Vikings Outdoor Athletic Complex.  In the second half, sophomore Austin Hinderliter (Johnstown) exploded for all ...

Brado, Boucaud compete at meet

ITHACA — The SUNY Cobleskill men’s indoor track & field championship team posted a score of 14 points to place tied for 20th overall in  a field of 40 teams at the 2019 All-Atlantic Regional Indoor Track & Field Championships hosted by Ithaca College over the weekend. The Fighting ...

Area athletes compete at state track meet

STATEN ISLAND — Four area athletes competed Saturday in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Indoor Track and Field Championships at the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex. Amsterdam’s Lauren Santiago, Charli Beekman and Gabby Stanavich, and Broadalbin-Perth’s Sean ...

Wells claims first sectional title since 2002

PLATTSBURGH — After trailing for much of the game, the Wells boys basketball team found itself in a fourth-quarter slugfest with Willsboro in the Section VII Class D championship game at the Plattsburgh State Field House on Saturday. The top-seeded Indians and second-seeded Warriors traded ...

OESJ rolls to 47-25 win over Clippers

GLENS FALLS — It may sound old, but defense truly does win championships. For Oppenheim-Ephratah-St Johnsville Wolfpack, defense did just that in their 47-25 victory over the Germantown Clippers for the Section 2 Class D championship last night at the Cool Insuring Arena. After a ...

Dragons fall to Troy in Class A title game

GLENS FALLS — The Gloversville Dragons quest for their first sectional title in 30 years came up short Saturday at the Cool Insuring Arena. Facing top-seeded Troy in the Section II Class A championship game, the second-seeded Dragons matched the Flying Horses in the opening quarter. ...

Lady Braves run ends in finals

TROY — Halfway through Saturday’s Section II Class B championship game the Fonda-Fultonville girls basketball team found itself with a 22-19 lead over Mechanicville. Having knocked off three straight higher seeds to reach the title contest, the 13th-seeded Lady Braves were 16 minutes from ...

Championship Saturday

Three area boys basketball teams will be playing for sectional championships today. Gloversville, Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville and Wells all will be looking to take home titles. The Dragons will face Troy in the Section II Class A championship game at 1:45 p.m., while OESJ will face ...

Lady Braves one win from Class B title

TROY — As the lowest remaining seed left in either the Section II girls or boys tournaments, the Fonda-Fultonville girls basketball team is looking to pull off one more upset today. The 13th-seeded Lady Braves will face second-seeded Mechanicville for the Section II Class B title at Hudson ...

SET FOR STATES

Four area athletes will compete at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Indoor Track and Field Championships today at the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex in Staten Island. Amsterdam’s Lauren Santiago (300 meters), Charli Beekman (55-meter dash) and Gabby Stanavich ...

Dillenback competes at state swim meet

EAST MEADOW — Gloversville-Mayfield swimmer Dane Dillenback turned in a time of 54.40 in his preliminary for the 100-yard butterfly, but failed to advance to the championship round of the New York State Public High School Swimming and Diving championships Friday at the Nassau County Aquatic ...

Gloversville ousts defending champion Mohonasen, 50-41

GLENS FALLS — For the first time in a decade, the Gloversville Dragons are heading the the Section II Class A championship game. Thursday, the second-seeded Dragons defeated defending Class A champion Mohonasen 50-41 at the Cool Insuring Arena to punch their ticket to the championship game ...

OESJ returns to title game with 50-32 victory over North Warren

GLENS FALLS — Having lost in last year’s Section II Class D championship game, the Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville boys basketball team earned another opportunity at a title Thursday. The top-seeded Wolfpack posted a 50-32 victory over fifth-seeded North Warren at Cool Insuring Arena to ...

Swimming at the State Meet

Gloversville-Mayfield’s Dane Dillenback will compete at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Swimming and Diving Championships today at the Nassau County Aquatic Center on Long Island. Dillenback, a freshman, qualified for the state meet in the 100-yard butterfly with ...

JHS spring sports practice schedule set

JOHNSTOWN — Spring practice will get under way Monday for Johnstown High School teams. The girls varsity and junior varsity softball teams will practice at Johnstown High School School from 5 to 7 p.m. The varsity and junior varsity baseball teams will practice Monday from 3 to 5 p.m. ...

Wells boys to play for sectional title

CLINTONVILLE — Coby Stuart finished with 25 points to lead the top-seeded Wells boys basketball team to a 58-47 victory over fourth-seeded Schroon Lake in a Section VII Class D quarterfinal contest Wednesday at AuSable Valley High School. With the win, the Indians will play for the Section ...

Amsterdam’s season ends in semifinals

TROY — Queensbury and Amsterdam split their season series and shared the Foothills Council championship this season. Wednesday, they squared off for a third time, this time with a berth in the Section II Class A championship on the line. The Lady Spartans got off to a fast start, putting ...

Lady Braves to play for Class B title

AVERILL PARK — When the pairings for the Section II Class B Tournament were announced, the Fonda-Fultonville girls basketball team was determined to make their 13th seed unlucky for everyone but themselves. The Lady Braves continued their magical postseason run Tuesday, knocking off ...

Mayfield girls place second at state meet

NORTH CREEK — Madison Relyea proved she was one of the fastest girls on skis in New York State on Monday, and backed it up again Tuesday as Mayfield’s girls relay team placed sixth at the Gore Mountain Ski Bowl. Relyea placed second in Monday’s New York State Public High School Athletic ...