Local Sports

Johnstown grad Beck coaching at Briarcliff

BRIARCLIFF MANOR — Brandon Beck, a 2000 Johnstown High School graduate, is the coach of the Briarcliff boys soccer team. Beck has guided the team to a 17-3 overall record this season and a spot in the Class B state semifinals this weekend in Middletown. Briarcliff, which won the Section I ...

Lady Patriots advance to regional finals

BURNT HILLS — The road to the Glens Falls Civic Center will now take a northern turn. The Section II Class B champions took care of business, dominating play against Section VII champion Peru for a 3-0 victory on game scores of 25-5, 25-15 and 25-15 in a sub-regional match that took less ...

Lady Panthers cruise past Lake Placid, 3-0

GLOVERSVILLE — Making its first appearance in regional play since 2015, the Mayfield volleyball team made quick work of Section VII Class D champion Lake Placid on Tuesday. The Lady Panthers scored the first six points of the match, setting the tone for their victory at Gloversville High ...

B-P grad Herba earns ACAA honors

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – As the SUNY Delhi women's soccer team celebrated recently completing a landmark 11-4 season, the Broncos added more accomplishments Tuesday after locking up three of the American Collegiate Athletic Association's major awards. Senior Katie Herba, a Broadalbin-Perth ...

Bucciferro playing for Hartwick

ONEONTA — Broadalbin-Perth graduate Biagio Bucciferro is a senior linebacker on the Hartwick College football team. He is a member of the 1,000-pound club and received the Phillip S. Wilder Award for academic distinction in 2017-18 for achieving distinguish excellence in academic pursuits.

B-P, Mayfield ready for regional play

After both teams won their first sectional titles since 2015 on Saturday, the Broadalbin-Perth and Mayfield volleyball teams begin regional play today. The Lady Patriots will face Section VII champion Peru in a Class B regional semifinal at Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School at 5:30 p.m., ...

CHANGING OF THE SEASONS

The winter sports season kicked off at area high schools on Monday with the first day of practice.

FMCC women top Hostos, 59-53

SYRACUSE — DiAsia DeBoue finished with 21 points, nine rebounds, seven assists and five steals to lead the Fulton-Montgomery Community College women’s basketball team to a 59-53 victory over Hostos Community College in the Onondaga Community College Hoops Classic on Sunday. Hostos came ...

George, Gross earn honors for Herkimer

HERKIMER — The Herkimer Generals women’s soccer team, fresh off their fourth Region III Championship in five years, has placed six athletes on the 2018 All-Region and All-Mountain Valley Conference teams. The Generals enter the NJCAA Division III National Championships at Rock Valley ...

Gottung earns Foothills Council honors

Several area players were among those named to the Foothills Council girls soccer all-star team. Johnstown’s Abby Gottung was named Defensive Player of the Year and a first-team all-star. Libby Cook and Sydney Loux were named first-team all-stars for Gloversville, while Harmony Philo was ...

Gray qualifies for state swim meet in 2 events

CLIFTON PARK — Fonda-Johnstown’s Alayna Gray brought home a pair of Division II sectional swimming championships and qualified to compete at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association championships Nov. 16 and 17 at Ithaca College. Gray, a junior, touched the wall first in ...

JHS Student-athletes honored

Athletic Director James Robare of the Greater Johnstown School District Athletic Department and Johnstown volleyball coach Heather McGuire selected Macenzie Ward, left, and Janay Douglas, right, of the volleyball team as the Student-Athletes of the Week. The award is chosen weekly and ...

Lady Patriots end Hudson Falls’ title reign

SARATOGA SPRINGS — After romping to victories in the first two games of Saturday Section II Class B championship match against Hudson Falls, the Broadalbin-Perth Lady Patriots appeared to struggle in the third match. With the game tied at 15 Madison Fariello stepped to the service line to ...

Voorheesville rallies past Fonda-Fultonville

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Playing in their second Section II Class C title game in four years the Fonda-Fultonville Lady Braves got off to a fast start, picking up a victory over top-seeded Voorheesville in the opening game of Saturday’s championship match. However, the defending Class C ...

FMCC men, women win openers at Onondaga

SYRACUSE — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams picked up victories in their season-opening contests Saturday. Both teams are playing in the Onondaga Community College Hoops Classic this weekend. In the men’s contest, Juwan Malone scored 22 ...

Dolgeville runners compete at sectionals

CHITTENANGO — The Dolgeville boys cross country team placed 13th in the Class D race at the Section III Cross Country Championships on Saturday at Chittenango High School. Beaver River swept the top three spots in the 3.1-mile Class D boys race. Colton Kempney (17:51.0) was first for Beaver ...

Logan scores for Sage in 4-1 loss

HOBOKEN, N.J. — Julia Panko scored two goals to lead the Stevens Institute of Technology to a 4-1 victory over The Sage Colleges in an Empire 8 Conference Women's Soccer Semifinal Game at DeBaun Stadium Friday. Senior midfielder/forward Ariannah Logan, a Canajoharie graduate, scored the ...

Gloversville sets practice schedules

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Enlarged School District has announced the starting times and locations for the winter sports season. The boys varsity basketball team will practice at 5 p.m. Monday at the Gloversville High School gym, while the junior varsity team will practice at 3 p.m. at ...

Upstate N.Y. Sports Lore: UFC 1 reunion comes to Upstate N.Y.

On Nov. 12, 1993, a new sports competition took place at the McNichols Sports Arena in Denver, Colo., that allowed fighters of different fighting disciplines to show how their skills matched up against those of other styles of fighting. It was “bare knuckle-anything goes” fighting, with ...

More to see and do at 2018 Lost Speedways event

SARATOGA SPRINGS — From the time the Saratoga Automobile Museum opens at 10 a.m. on Nov. 24, visitors will be able to enjoy a variety of activities related to the day’s featured program, Lost Speedways 2018. Thanks to Bob James of Bobco Video, videos featuring racing legends CD ...