Local Sports

H.S. Softball Roundup: Fonda-Fultonville gets past Gloversville, 9-7

FONDA — The Gloversville Huskies battled back and put themselves in a position to win their season-opener, but Fonda-Fultonville’s Shelby Crahan had different plans. With the tying runs on first and third and two outs, Crahan knocked down a hard-hit ball by Sheyenne Beach, scrambled to ...

H.S. Baseball Roundup: FFCS tops Canajoharie in non-league contest

FONDA — Max Shirley collected six RBIs in a 3-for-3 effort at the plate with a double and two singles to lead Fonda-Fultonville to a 12-7 victory over Canajoharie Wednesday at Fonda-Fultonville High School. Dylan Hamlen went 3-for-4 with a double, two singles and an RBI for the Braves (2-1 ...

Girls Lacrosse Roundup: JHS girls lacrosse defeats Greenwich

GREENWICH — Playing for the third time in three days, the Johnstown girls lacrosse team posted its third straight win Wednesday. The Lady Bills posted a 15-6 victory over Greenwich in a Foothills Council girls lacrosse game. Alexandra Queeney had six goals and an assist for Johnstown (3-0 ...

Boys Tennis Roundup: Gloversville tops South Glens Falls

SOUTH GLENS FALLS — Gloversville won three of five singles matches and both doubles contests to post a 5-2 victory over South Glens Falls in a Foothills Council tennis match Wednesday. Damian Bruce, Ryan Issa and Cam Biche won singles matches for Gloversville (3-0 overall, 3-0 ...

Fox Run set to open for season

JOHNSTOWN — Fox Run Golf Club will open for the season, weather permitting, Friday at 10 am. The course will be open for walkers only until further notice. For tee times, call Rich Scott at 518-762-3717.

Track & Field Roundup: Johnstown boys, Gloversville girls post wins

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown and Gloversville track and field teams split their season-opening Foothills Council meet Tuesday at Knox Field Led by a pair of individual victories from Sebastian Mills the Johnstown boys defeated Gloversville 73-53, while Rhea Winter was a double winner for the ...

JHS girls lacrosse tops Schenectady

SCHENECTADY — Abbey Hollister and Maddie Etherton each had two goals and an assist to lead Johnstown to a 7-6 victory over Schenectady in a non-league girls lacrosse game Tuesday. The Lady Bills led 6-3 at the half on their way to the win. Alexandra Queeney had a goal and two assists for ...

AHS boys lacrosse loses to Saugerties

AMSTERDAM — Tavin Rell finished with five goals and three assists to lead Saugerties to a 14-6 victory over Amsterdam in a non-league boys lacrosse game at Lynch Literacy Academy. Robbie Martin had four goals and three assists for the Sawyers (2-1 overall), while Caleb Edwards added four ...

FMCC baseball splits doubleheader

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College baseball team opened up its northern schedule on Tuesday against Jefferson Community College. The Raiders split the doubleheader with the Cannoneers. FMCC lost game one 12-6 and bounced back to win game two, 6-5. FMCC jumped out to a ...

2018 Track & Field Preview: Back on Track

The local track and field season gets under way today with some of the top talent in the state seeking berths at the season-ending state championship meet on June 8 and 9 at Cicero-North Syracuse High School. Foothills Council The Gloversville Huskies are scheduled to open their new track ...

Second-half surge lifts Lady Bills to victory

AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam girls’ lacrosse team put together a strong first-half holding Johnstown to five goals, while putting seven in the back of the net. The Lady Bills shook off the first-game nerves during the intermission and came out firing, putting seven unanswered goals on the ...

H.S. Baseball Roundup: Canajoharie slips past OESJ, 4-3

ST. JOHNSVILLE — Joe Trembley had a bases-loaded RBI single in the bottom of the seventh inning to lift Canajoharie to a 4-3 victory over Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville in a Western Athletic Conference game at Soldiers & Sailors Field. The Cougars were the home team as the game was ...

Boys Tennis Roundup: Gloversville picks up two wins

HUDSON FALLS — The Gloversville tennis team opened its season with two wins over Hudson Falls in a Foothills Council doubleheader Monday. The Huskies won both matches by scores of 7-0. In the first match, Damian Bruce, Ryan Issa, Kaden O’Shaughnessy, Devina Eberts and Cam Biche all won ...

JHS boys lacrosse tops Hoosick Falls

JOHNSTOWN — Trevor Murphy finished with three goals and two assists to lead Johnstown to a 12-6 victory over Hoosick Falls in a Wasaren League boys lacrosse game Monday at Knox Field. The Sir Bills led 8-2 at the half on their way to the win. Kerry Blackwood had three goals and an assist ...

Mowrey honored by SUNY Cobleskill

COBLESKILL — The SUNY Cobleskill Department of Sport & Exercise announced Monday that senior Jeremy Mowrey, a Johnstown graduate and member of the men’s lacrosse team, has been named the athletic program’s Fighting Tiger Athlete-of-the-Week for the week end April 8. The senior ...

2017 Champions honored at Fonda Speedway awards banquet

ROTTERDAM — The management of the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway put a period on the 2017 racing season at Mallozzi’s Restaurant on March 31 with the annual awards banquet honoring the track champions in their respective divisions and other members of the Fonda Speedway staff as ...

Adirondack Thunder clinch division title

GLENS FALLS — The Adirondack Thunder clinched their second consecutive North Division title with a victory over the Brampton Beast on Sunday evening at the Powerade Centre. With the victory, Adirondack will take on the Worcester Railers in the first round of the 2018 Kelly Cup ...

2018 High School Softball Preview: Slow start

Through the first full week of the regular season, just two games have been played for area high school softball teams. Fonda-Fultonville split a pair of games with Canastota and Poland at the Mudville Softball Complex in Herkimer on Monday. The rest of the area’s teams are still waiting ...

Sir Bills hold off Scotia-Glenville, 12-11

JOHNSTOWN — When the Johnstown boys lacrosse team was a member of the Foothills council, they played Scotia-Glenville twice every season, and usually came up on the short end of the final score. Since 2014 when the Sir Bills moved to the Wasaren League the two teams have not played, until ...

Mowrey scores two in Cobleskill loss

MARCY — The SUNY Cobleskill men’s lacrosse team suffered through a long afternoon at SUNY Polytechnic Institute on Saturday as the Fighting Tigers dropped a 15-6 North Eastern Athletic Conference action. With the loss Cobleskill falls to 3-4 overall including a 0-2 mark in NEAC action while ...