Local Sports

Next Level Camp scheduled for July

GLOVERSVILLE — The Next Level Basketball Camp will take place at Gloversville High School on July 16 to 20. The camp is for boys and girls entering grades three through nine, who are looking to improve their basketball skills in order to take their game to the next level. The focus of ...

Miller, Petersen, Phillips post wins at Royal

CAROGA LAKE — Three area riders were among the winners on the first day of Monster Energy Motocross competition at Royal Mountain Ski Area on Saturday. Fonda’s Carter Petersen won the 122-250 novice and 122-125 two-stroke classes, and Amsterdam’s Kaitlyn Phillips won the women’s ...

Friesen notches third win of season at Fonda

FONDA — After a strong run but disappointing finish in the NASCAR Camping World truck series race at Chicagoland Speedway Friday night, Stewart Friesen returned home to Fonda Speedway. This time Friesen’s strong performance was rewarded with his 50th career modified feature win Saturday ...

Mohawks post win over Oneonta, 9-2

ONEONTA — Michael Ludowig finished 3-for-4 with three RBIs to help Amsterdam post a 9-2 victory over Oneonta in a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League game Saturday at Damaschke Field. The win moved the Mohawks into sole possession of first place in the East Division. Cole Barr was ...

Mohawks notch 7-3 victory over Albany

AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam Mohawks squared off with the Albany Dutchmen at Shuttleworth Park on Friday night in a battle between top division contenders. With a strong outing by pitcher Peyton Plumlee, the Mohawks were able to pick up their fourth win against the Dutchmen this season by a ...

GETTING THEIR KICKS

The Coerver New York Soccer Academy conducted a camp this week at Darling Field in Gloversville. The camp was open to players age 8 to 18. The age 8 to 14 group met from 9 a.m. to noon each day, while the age 15 to 18 group met from 1 to 4 p.m.

Strong pitching keys Mohawks win over Dragons

AMSTERDAM — After dropping the last two games the Amsterdam Mohawks were in need of a win as they played host to the Glens Falls Dragons Thursday night at Shuttleworth Field. A win, combined with losses by Saugerties and Albany, would put the Mohawks back on top in the East Division. The ...

SUMMER SWINGS

The Gloversville Huskies baseball camp took place this week at Husky Field in Gloversville. The camp was open to players in grades three through eight. The camp was conducted by Gloversville High School coaches and players.

LEARNING THE GAME

FONDA — The 18th annual Fonda basketball camp is taking place this week. The camp is for boys in grades three through eight.

Racing Around: Tribute to ‘Bill Ag’ at Fonda

Saturday night Fonda Speedway will salute a man who always seemed to be in the Winner’s Circle. The Track of Champions will host the fourth annual “Bill Ag” modified elimination race in honor of Bill Anagnostopulos a long time sponsor and supporter of the speedway and the popular ...

Mohawks’ game postponed by rain

AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam Mohawks had their Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League game at Adirondack postponed by rain Wednesday. No make-up date has been announced. Amsterdam is scheduled to host Glens Falls today at 6:35 p.m. at Shuttleworth Park

Royal Mountain supercross postponed

CAROGA LAKE — Wet weather forced the postponement of Wednesday’s Monster Energy Supercross event at Royal Mountain Ski Area. The season will now be extended one week, with the final race now scheduled for Aug. 29. Royal Mountain is scheduled to host a two-day Monster Energy Motocross ...

Mohawks struggle in loss to Outlaws

AMSTERDAM — For the second night in a row, the Amsterdam Mohawks offense was lacking. After falling to the Glens Falls Dragons 5-1 on Monday, the Mohawks were held to two hits through the first seven innings by Oneonta starting pitcher Tom Kretzler as the Outlaws rolled to a 9-1 Perfect ...

SUCCESSFUL SEASON

Trevor Dzikowicz and Kayla Dzikowicz recently concluded their New York State high school mountain biking seasons. Trevor finished third overall for junior varsity boys and Kayla finished sixth overall for junior varsity girls. As Kayla is a senior, this was her last year racing in the ...

Fuller named to Siena coaching staff

LOUDONVILLE — New Siena Basketball Head Coach Jamion Christian announced his inaugural staff for the 2018-19 season Monday. Assistant coaches Graham Bousley, Ryan Devlin and Carmen Maciariello and director of basketball operations Harley Fuller comprise Christian’s first Siena ...

Dragons get past Mohawks

GLENS FALLS — After a rainout the night before, the Glens Falls Dragons were back in action at East Field on Monday night as they met PGCBL East Division rival Amsterdam. Glens Falls scored three times in the seventh and twice in the eighth to earn a 5-1 victory. Amsterdam scored first ...

Rain halts Mohawks game against Saugerties

AMSTERDAM — The Saugerties Stallions brought a four-game win streak in to Shuttleworth Park Sunday night as they took on the Amsterdam Mohawks in a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League East Division match-up. The rivalry between the Stallions and the Mohawks made itself known but, in ...

Lazarou, Porter, Iefield earn scholarships

FORT HUNTER — Olivia Lazarou of Amsterdam High School, Jordan Porter of Canajoharie High School, and Hali Ielfield of South Lewis High School were the winners of the Fulmont Roadrunners Club’s 2018 James R. Dern Memorial Scholarships.  The scholar-athletes excelled in the classroom, as ...

Rain postpones Mohawks game

ALBANY — The Amsterdam Mohawks had Saturday’s Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League contest at Albany postponed due to rain. The game was rescheduled as part of a doubleheader (two seven-inning games) on July 8 at Connors Park at Siena College. Game one will begin at 3 pm. Amsterdam ...