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Schuylerville's Emily Vallee (1) and Johnstown's Olivia Weiderman (21) chase down a ball during Thursday's Foothills Council girls soccer contest at Johnstown High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Schuylerville rallies for 2-0 victory over Johnstown in Foothills soccer

JOHNSTOWN — Emma Nesbitt scored to break a scoreless tie at halftime to lead Schuylerville to a 2-0 victory over Johnstown Thursday night at Johnstown High School. Amy Moreau received the assist on the play and the Black Horses’ second goal of the half came off a own goal by the Lady ...

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Lady Bills topple Glens Falls, 6-2

JOHNSTOWN — Fresh off a 1-0 road win at defending league co-champion Queensbury on Tuesday, the Johnstown field hockey team posted another impressive win Thursday. The Lady Bills scored four first-half goals on their way to a 6-2 victory over Glens Falls in a soggy Foothills Council ...

Danise leads Patriots past Huskies in Foothills golf

GLOVERSVILLE — Matt Danise fired a round of 38 to lead Broadalbin-Perth to a 170-198 victory over Gloversville in Foothills Council golf action Thursday at Kingsboro Golf Course. Stuart Bond turned in a 43 for the Patriots (7-3 overall, 5-3 Foothills), while Dom Zippiere shot 44 and Connor ...

Amsterdam tops Glens Falls, 5-2

AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam Lady Rams swept the singles matches, while Glens Falls claimed both doubles in the Lady Rams 5-2 Foothills Council victory Thursday at Amsterdam High School. Molly Monge, Prabha Singh, Natalie Flint, Brianna Ziobro and Isabella Agresta took home the singles ...

Fonda-Fultonville's Myles Anderson (1) battles for control of the ball with Mayfield's Colby Brandow during a Western Athletic Conference match Wednesday at Mayfield High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Mayfield blanks Fonda-Fultonville, 2-0

MAYFIELD — The early-season success of the Mayfield boys’ soccer team continued Wednesday. The Panthers got goals from Drew Snyder and Josh Wasson as they improved to 5-0 on the season with a 2-0 victory over Fonda-Fultonville in Western Athletic Conference action at Mayfield High ...

Mayfield's Brianna Hubiak (22) battles Fonda-Fultonville's Sierra Rose for the ball during Wednesday's Western Athletic Conference contest at John G. Boshart Field in Fonda. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

Girls Soccer Roundup: Lady Braves outlast Lady Panthers, 5-3

FONDA — Alyssa Duval netted three goals to lift Fonda-Fultonville to a 5-3 victory over Mayfield in a Western Athletic Conference girls soccer contest Wednesday at John G. Boshart Field. Emma Rhodes finished with a goal and three assists for the Lady Braves, while Abigail Lombardoni also ...

H.S. Golf Roundup: Amsterdam edges Broadalbin-Perth

AMSTERDAM — Mike Hughes carded a 44 to help Amsterdam post a 184-188 victory over Broadalbin-Perth in a Foothills Council golf match at Amsterdam Municipal Golf Course on Wednesday. C.J. Durinick posted a 46 for Amsterdam, while Erin Rivera and Ryan Welch each had rounds of 47. Dom ...

H.S. Volleyball Roundup: B-P sweeps Schuylerville

SCHUYLERVILLE — Cassy Bown finished with 22 service points, including 14 aces, to lift Broadalbin-Perth to a 3-0 victory over Schuylerville in a Foothills Council volleyball match Wednesday. Bown also had three kills and three blocks for B-P. The Lady Patriots won by scores of 25-9, 25-11 ...

AHS girls tennis loses to Emma Willard

TROY — Emma Willard won four of five singles matches and both doubles matches to hand Amsterdam its first loss in a non-league girls tennis match Wednesday. Grace Sun, Erica Li, Michaela Benton and Grace O’Connor all won singles matches for Emma Willard. Kayla Gutheil and Katherine ...

FMCC volleyball goes 1-2 in pod play

BUFFALO — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College women’s volleyball team traveled to Erie Community College on Saturday to compete in the first pod play event of the season. FMCC competed against host Erie, Jamestown and Niagara. The Raiders dropped their matches to Erie and Jamestown, ...

Broadalbin-Perth's Cassy Bown (5) strikes the ball as Gloversville's Abbey Johnson (14) goes up in an effort to block the attempt during a Foothills Council South Division action Sept. 6 at Broadalbin-Perth High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

2017 High School Volleyball Preview: Championship drives

With a deep local talent pool, the area volleyball teams have reloaded to make runs at the Foothills Council and Western Athletic Conference crowns again this year, as well as making their presence known as contenders for Section II championships again this year. Last year, the Galway Golden ...

Gloversville's Angel Anderson (3) sends the ball upfield as Broadalbin-Perth's Ava Naple (8) defends during Tuesday's Foothills Council South Division contest at Patriot Field in Broadalbin. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

Girls Soccer Roundup: Gloversville blanks Broadalbin-Perth, 5-0

BROADALBIN — After going scoreless until just 1:06 remained in the first half, Gloversville scored four times in the final 40 minutes in a 5-0 Foothills Council South Division victory over Broadalbin-Perth on Tuesday at Patriot Field. Taylor Mee scored the game’s first goal for the Lady ...

Cross Country Roundup: B-P boys, girls post wins over Gloversville

DAY — The Broadalbin-Perth boys and girls cross-country teams opened their Foothills Council schedule with victories over Gloversville on Tuesday at Saratoga Biathlon Club. In the boys meet, B-P prevailed over an incomplete Gloversville squad. Gloversville’s Skyler Reed won the 3.1-mile ...

H.S. Volleyball Roundup: Mayfield sweeps Fonda-Fultonville

MAYFIELD — Mikayla Myers finished with 10 kills, nine service points and eight digs to lead Mayfield to a 3-0 victory over Fonda-Fultonville in a Western Athletic Conference volleyball match Tuesday. The Lady Panthers won by scores of 25-19, 25-16 and 25-23. Emily Mormando posted 14 ...

Field Hockey Roundup: Johnstown blanks Queensbury

QUEENSBURY — Anna Lee scored the game’s only goal in the first half to lift Johnstown to a 1-0 victory over Queensbury in a Foothills Council field hockey contest Tuesday. Abby VanValkenburgh made four saves to post the shutout in goal for the Lady Bills, who improved to 3-1 overall and ...

Boys Soccer Roundup: Dolgeville boys lose to Westmoreland

DOLGEVILLE — Devon Slaboc finished with a goal and two assists to lift Westmoreland to a 5-1 victory over Dolgeville in a Center State Conference boys soccer contest Tuesday. John Domenico had a goal and an assist for the Bulldogs, while Andrew Pysnik, Colton Davis and Trevor Tamburino also ...

H.S. Golf Roundup: Johnstown tops Scotia, 173-179

SCHENECTADY — Ethan Wager carded a 42 to lead Johnstown to a 173-179 victory over Scotia-Glenville in a Foothills Council golf match Tuesday at Stadium Golf Club. Colin Kowalski posted a 43 for the Sir Bills, while Tyler Kortz and Jarred Brown each finished with rounds of 44. Chris Hillier ...

Johnstown's Tyler Benton and Gloversville's Tyler Kemmett (18) work to move each other off the ball during Foothills Council action Monday night at Husky Field in Gloversville. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Boys Soccer Roundup: Strauser’s hat trick leads Dragons past Sir Bills

GLOVERVILLE — Having the ability to move the ball quickly over a long distance proved to be a big factor in the Gloversville Dragons success Monday night. Facing rival Johnstown, the Dragons broke open a close match with a three-goal second half to defeat the Sir Bills 6-2 in Foothills ...