Local Sports

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 ...

Coaching class offered in November

GUILDERLAND — One of the courses required to coach in New York state high schools will be taught at Vent Fitness. The theories and techniques of coaching high school athletics course will take place Nov. 17 and 18 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both days. Participants must attend all class ...

Johnstown to host fall awards night

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District athletic department will host its fall awards night Nov. 13. The event will take place in the JHS PAC at 7 p.m.

YMCA to host youth basketball

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County YMCA will once again host its youth basketball program for boys and girls for ages 7-9. Players will improve their basketball skills through various drills and positive competition with their peers. The league promotes sportsmanship, teamwork, individual ...

Fort Plain to host fall sports reception

FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain fall varsity and junior varsity sports teams will be recognized at a reception to be held Nov. 8 at 6:30 p.m. the reception will take place in the junior-senior high school auditorium. Family members and friends of the fall varsity sports teams are invited to ...

Mayfield bests Galway for Class D title

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Having been denied the Western Athletic Conference regular-season and tournament titles as a result of losses to Galway, the Mayfield volleyball team looked to make the most of its third and final shot at the Golden Eagles on Saturday. The second-seeded Lady Panthers did ...

Northeast Racecar Show set for March

SCOTIA — The 2019 version of the Northeast Racecar Show will be held at the Viaport Mall in Rotterdam on March 15 through March 17. Spots for the car show will be available to any driver from any racetrack in the northeast, including go-karts and slingshots. A total of 75 spots will be ...

Truex trying to keep focus on title shot

By STEPHEN HAWKINS The Associated Press FORT WORTH, Texas — Martin Truex Jr. has promised that Joey Logano won’t win the NASCAR Cup title. That is a score that can’t be settled at Texas. For now, defending Cup champion Truex is trying to stay focused on winning at Texas, or next ...

Five local runners earn state meet berths

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Five area runners were among those earning spot at next weekend’s New York State Public High School Athletic Association Cross Country Championships on Friday at the Section II Cross Country Championships at Saratoga Spa State Park. Mayfield’s Madison Relyea, ...

Gray eyes sectional swim titles

CLIFTON PARK — Fonda-Johnstown’s Alayna Gray took her first steps toward a Section II Division II swimming championship Friday at the Shenendehowa High School Aquatics Facility. Gray posted the top times in both the 50- and 100-yard freestyle preliminaries and will swim for the sectional ...

Several area runners named WAC all-stars

Several area runners were among those named to the 2018 Western Athletic Conference cross country all-star team. Mayfield’s Madison Relyea and Fianna Halloran were named to the girls all-star team, along with Fonda-Fultonville’s Madison Nichols and Canajoharie-Fort Plain’s Sherry Huang. ...

Practice schedules slated for Johnstown

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District has announced the starting times and locations for the winter sports season. The boys varsity will practice at Johnstown School on Monday from 3 to 5 p.m., while the junior varsity basketball teams will practice from 5 to 7 p.m. at Johnstown ...

YMCA to host youth basketball

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County YMCA will once again host its youth basketball program for boys and girls for ages 7-9. Players will improve their basketball skills through various drills and positive competition with their peers. The league promotes sportsmanship, teamwork, individual ...

Northeast Racecar Show set for March

SCOTIA — The 2019 version of the Norheast Racecar Show will be held at the Viaport Mall in Rotterdam on March 15 through March 17. Spots for the car show will be available to any driver from any racetrack in the northeast, including go-karts and slingshots. A total of 75 spots will be ...

Area swimmers ready for sectional meet

CLIFTON PARK — A total of 24 area swimmers will be in competition in individual events at the Section II Swimming and Diving Championships at Shenendehowa High School today through Saturday. All of the area competitors will take part in the Division II (small-school) meet. Leading the way ...