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Mohawks take no-hitter into eighth inning, beat Dutchmen, 10-2

ALBANY — The Amsterdam Mohawks (7-6) scored eight runs in the first four innings and went on to defeat the Albany Dutchmen (7-5), 10-2, on Sunday. Zane Stephens (Mississippi State) started for the Mohawks and pitched five hitless innings before Nick DeBrino (Canisius) pitched two hitless ...

Drellos posts first career win at Fonda

FONDA — After being mired deep in the pack for the majority of the race Jeremy Wilder, Bobby Varin and Josh Hohenforst broke out and turned the final lap of the 30-lap modified feature into a cavalry charge to the checkers. But Demetrios Drellos was on a charge of his own. Drellos paced ...

Jammers get past Mohawks

AMSTERDAM — Jamestown took advantage of 11 Amsterdam walks to post an 8-2 victory in a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League contest at Shuttleworth Park on Saturday. Amsterdam scored the game’s first run in the bottom of the third inning on an RBI single by Joe Genord. The ...

Johnstown hosts senior athletes banquet

FONDA — The Johnstown Senior Athlete Banquet at the Winner’s Circle on June 4 was well attended by students and community. More than 105 attended as Lexi Swatt and Jeremy Mowrey (2013 Johnstown graduates) were the keynote speakers. “I would like to thank the Purple & Gold Club ...

Area martial artists earn rank promotions

JOHNSTOWN — Recently, members of Pazzaglia’s Kenpo Karate tested for rank in front of an international certified panel of instructors and were able to successfully meet the standards for their new ranks. Johnathan Smith and Brandon Walton both of Johnstown trained hard to get ready for ...

POWERFUL PERFORMANCE

The YMCA team of powerlifters, sponsored by the Johnstown Lions Club, recently competed in the 2018 Gorilla Warfare push/pull powerlifting competition at the Concordia Club. They won the competition with five first-place class winners and two second-place class winners. In the back row, from ...

AWARD WINNERS

On May 7, 12 students from the Greater Johnstown School District were recognized at the Sandra G. Morley Physical Education Leadership Award ceremony held at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy. These students were selected by their physical education teachers for exhibiting sportsmanship, ...

Summer athletic programs scheduled for Johnstown

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District will sponsor several clinics and leagues this summer. Field Hockey Clinic When: June 28 to July 24, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6 to 8 p.m. (for kindergarten through sixth grade — 6 to 7 p.m., for grades seven to 12 — 6 to 8 p.m.) Where: ...

Liberty Foundation hosts annual tournament

FORT JOHNSON — The Liberty Foundation hosted its 24th annual golf tournament June 7 at Rolling Hills Country Club. Golfers were there to support Liberty Foundation and individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities who benefit from programs funded by Liberty ARC. ...

Fort Plain’s Stockwell named Mohawk Division MVP

Several area softball players were among those named to the recently announced Western Athletic Conference all-star team. Fort Plain’s Michaela Stockwell was named the Mohawk Division Most Valuable Player and a Section II all-star, while Mayfield’s Jillian Botch was named a Section II ...

Several area baseball players named WAC all-stars

Several area baseball players were among those named to the recently announced Western Athletic Conference all-star team. Galway senior Nick Hanna was named the Mohawk Division Most Valuable Player. Galway also had senior Graham Willbrant and junior Erik Malanoski named Mohawk Division ...

Plumlee strikes out 11 in Mohawks’ win

ELMIRA — Starting pitcher Peyton Plumlee got Amsterdam off to a solid start, allowing one hit and striking out 11 in five innings of work and the Mohawks held on to defeat Elmira 3-2 in Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League action Friday night at Dunn Stadium. Amsterdam put two runs on the ...

Hales Mills to host junior golf camp

JOHNSTOWN — Hales Mills Country Club will host its junior golf camp from July 16 to 19. The camp will be taught by head professional Christopher Mathewson. The camp will cost $150 per child and lunch is included. For more information, call (518) 736-4622.

Area players named Foothills all-stars

Several area baseball players were among those named to the recently announced Foothills Council all-star team. Gloversville senior Aaron Dona and Broadalbin-Perth junior Brodryk Benton were named first-team all-stars. Dona was named to the first team as a pitcher and shortstop, while ...

Mohawks roll past Dutchmen, 9-3

AMSTERDAM — Michael Ludowig and Sam Praytor hit home runs to power Amsterdam to a 9-3 victory over Albany in a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League contest at Shuttleworth Park. Ludowig belted a three-run home run in the bottom of the third inning, while Praytor added a two-run home run ...

Seven area riders post wins at Royal

CAROGA LAKE — Seven area riders were among those picking up victories during the second week of Monster Energy Supercross competition at Royal Mountain Ski Area on Wednesday. Fonda’s Carter Petersen won the 122-125 two-stroke and 122-250 novice classes. He also placed second in the ...

Amsterdam gets past Jamestown, 8-6

JAMESTOWN — In the first meeting between the teams, Amsterdam rallied for an 8-6 victory over Jamestown in a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League contest Wednesday at Diethrick Park. Jamestown scored twice in the bottom of the first inning to take a 2-0 lead before the Mohawks answered ...

Racing Around: Cosselman celebrates first win in pro stock

After nine years of racing in the street stock division, Randy Cosselman was looking for a bigger challenge. “We had won a couple races in the street stocks and had a bunch of seconds, but it seemed we were pouring as much into the street stock as we would have been in the pro stock,” ...

Mohawks fall short against Mohawk Valley

AMSTERDAM — In a rematch of the 2017 East Division finals, the Amsterdam Mohawks squared off against the Mohawk Valley DiamondDawgs for the first of two regular-season games between the teams this season. The host Mohawks found themselves in a hole early but battled back to put the tying ...

Area players named Foothills all-stars

Several area softball players were among those named to the Foothills Council all-star team. Amsterdam freshman Sydney Szczepanik was the area’s lone first-team selection. Amsterdam’s Megan LaMont (junior), Shelby LaMont (eighth-grader) and Emma Patrei (senior), and Gloversville’s ...