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Dukes scores 10 for Sage in loss

HOBOKEN, N.J. — The Sage Colleges’ men’s basketball team travelled to New Jersey to take on Empire 8 opponent Stevens on Thursday. The host Ducks rallied from down 10 points to earn the 73-72 win. With the victory, Stevens improves to 11-3 overall and remains unbeaten at 5-0 in the ...

Parslow scores 16 to help Sage to win

HOBOKEN, N.J. — Sage’s women’s basketball team used a strong second half to mount a huge comeback road win over Stevens on Thursday night. The Gators were down 26-10 at the end of the first quarter and trailed 36-30 at the break but emerged in the fourth quarter to overtake the Ducks, ...

Bowling tourney slated for Jan. 21

GLOVERSVILLE — A bowling fundraiser for the Pleasant Square Volunteer Fire Department will be held from noon to 3 p.m. on Jan. 21, at Arterial Lanes, 140 N. Pine St. Teams of four can sign up for $60 with $30 deposit. No handicap. A 50/50 raffle and basket raffles will be ...

Fulton County Y offers pickleball

JOHNSTOWN — Pickleball, a combination of tennis, badminton and ping pong, is offered at the at the Fulton County YMCA Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Thursday nights from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Sign up is free to members and $52 for the general public for each seven-week ...

Fonda Speedway crowned its 2017 track champions on Aug. 19, 2017. Pictured, from left, are Cory White (limited sportsman), Tim Fuller (modified), Rocky Warner (sportsman), Ken Hollenbeck (four-cylinder), Ken Gates (pro stock), Matt Demitraszek (promoter), John Young (street stock) and Pete Demitraszek (promoter). (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

A look back at the 2017 season at Fonda

FONDA — The 2017 track championships at Fonda Speedway were won by drivers in two completely different ways, either multiple victories or consistency brought the title to the drivers in the five different divisions run regularly during the 2017 racing season. Tim Fuller led the consistent ...

NYSSCA Hall of Fame inductions scheduled for Saturday

CLIFTON PARK — Pioneering car owner Allie Swears, superstar driver Jimmy Horton, longtime driver and chassis builder Dave Kneisel and fabricator/mechanic Dick Hicks will be the 2018 inductees for the New York State Stock Car Association Hall of Fame. Swears started out driving his own #36 ...

Amsterdam's Willie Brown goes for the block as Gloversville's Joey Rowback (23) puts up a shot during Friday's Foothills Council game at Amsterdam High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Boys Basketball Roundup: Gloversville gets past Amsterdam in OT

AMSTERDAM — Gloversville’s Julien Deumaga hit 1 of 2 free throws with no time on the clock to force overtime during Friday’s Foothills Council game with Amsterdam. In overtime, Deumaga scored 10 of the Dragons’ 16 points to lead Gloversville to an 85-79 victory at Amsterdam High ...

H.S. Bowling Roundup: Canajoharie boys earn split with Schoharie

MIDDLEBURGH — Cian DiMezza rolled a 233-574 to help Canajoharie earn a 2-2 tie with Schoharie in a Western Athletic Conference boys bowling match Friday at Middleburgh Lanes. Ethan France had a 203-543 for the Cougars. Perry Lawyer posted a 242-642 to lead Schoharie, while Tyler Lawyer ...

Winter weather alters local slate

Two of the three games in the Section II-Section III Challenge at Fulton-Montgomery Community College were postponed to Jan. 21. The Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville boys will face Herkimer at 1 p.m., while Fonda-Fultonville will face Adirondack at 4 p.m. The Northville-New York Mills game set ...

C-FP swimmers edge Albany Academy

CANAJOHARIE — Friday’s swim meet between Albany Academy and host Canajoharie-Fort Plain came down to the final event, the 400-yard freestyle relay. With C-FP holding on to a two-point lead going into the final event, Danion Jonker, Matthew Travis, Dale Plant and Joseph Trembley blasted a ...

Galway wrestlers top Schoharie, 48-26

SCHOHARIE — Galway won nine of 13 weight classes on its way to a 48-26 victory over Schoharie in a Western Athletic Conference wrestling match Thursday. Billy Ous (138 pounds), Ddraig Bouchard (220) and Dominic Snyder (285) all won by pin for the Golden Eagles, who improved to 18-5 overall ...

Gloversville's Harmony Philo (12) is tracked by Amsterdam's Lucia Liverio (14) as she brings the ball upcourt during Thursday's Foothills Council game at Gloversville High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Lady Dragons deal Amsterdam first loss

GLOVERSVILLE — When Gloversville’s leading scorer Harmony Philo arrived at Thursday game against Amsterdam without her home jersey, she could have panicked. Instead, she donned a spare No. 12 jersey in stead of her regular No. 10 and poured in a season-high 35 points to lead Gloversville ...

Sea Dragons swim to 95-61 win over FoJo

GLOVERSVILLE — Danny Helou was a double individual winner for the Gloversville-Mayfield swim team as the Sea Dragons defeated Fonda-Johnstown 95-61 in Foothills Council boys swimming action Thursday at the Gloversville Middle School pool. Helou posted victories in the 200-yard freestyle ...

Sir Bills split match with South High

SOUTH GLENS FALLS — The Johnstown Sir Bills and South Glens Falls Bulldogs split their Foothills Council bowling match Thursday at Kingpin’s Alley. The Sir Bills won the second game 1,332-1,159 and total pins 3,720-3,715 for their points, while South High won the opening game ...

FoJo wrestlers pin 61-9 loss on BKW

BERNE — Kyle Gray, Chris Estep and Zach Maxon wrestled to victories on the mat as the Fonda-Johnstown wreslters collected eight forfeits in their 61-9 Western Athletic Conference victory Thursday at Berne-Knox-Westerlo High School. Gray earned a pin fall over Nick Pidgeon in 1:08 in the 160 ...

Johnstown's Abbygail Vandewalker (14) shoots over Queensbury's Hailey Ballard (5) during Wednesday's Foothills Council game at Warren Street Elementary School in Johnstown. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

Queensbury rolls past Johnstown, 75-48

JOHNSTOWN — After a hard-fought battle with Hudson Falls which resulted in a one-point victory on Tuesday night, the Johnstown girls basketball team had to face off against the Spartans of Queensbury at Warren Street Elementary School on Wednesday in their second of three Foothills Council ...

Fonda-Johnstown's Tyler Benton, right, and Amsterdam's Sam Phetteplace dive into the pool to begin the 100-yard breeaststroke event during Wednesday's Foothills Council meet at Fonda-Fultonville High School. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

Fonda-Johnstown edges Amsterdam in Foothills Council meet

FONDA — In a meet that went down to the final event, the Fonda-Johnstown boys swim team posted an 81-75 Foothills Council victory over Amsterdam on Wednesday at Fonda-Fultonville High School. “We knew it would be a close competitive meet,” Fonda-Johnstown coach Ken Hoefs said. “It ...

Boys Basketball Roundup: Schoharie hands Mayfield 62-58 loss

MAYFIELD — Mitch Barton finished with 23 points, including 12 in the fourth quarter, to lead Schoharie to a 62-58 victory over Mayfield in a Western Athletic Conference boys basketball contest Wednesday. The Indians outscored the Panthers 21-15 in the fourth quarter to rally from a 43-41 ...

H.S. Bowling Roundup: Sir Bills sweep past Glens Falls

SOUTH GLENS FALLS — Hunter Meher rolled a high game of 268 on his way to a 654 series to lead Johnstown to a 4-0 victory over Glens Falls in a Foothills Council bowling match at Kingpin’s Alley on Wednesday. Mick Winton posted a 236-643 series for the Sir Bills, while Ethan Hadcock posted ...