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Fonda-Fultonville’s Giuliana Capparello takes off from the board in the long jump competition at Thursday’s Western Athletic Conference meet at Fonda-Fultonville High School.
 (The Leader-Herald/Bill Trojan)

Fonda-Fultonville sweeps WAC meet

By JAMES A. ELLIS The Leader-Herald FONDA — Competing on its new track for the first time, Fonda-Fultonville swept its Western Athletic Conference double-dual meet against Galway and Middleburgh Thursday at Fonda-Fultonville High School. The Fonda-Fultonville girls topped Galway 101-39 ...

Lamont leads Amsterdam to 11-4 win over Johnstown

AMSTERDAM — Megan Lamont connected for a triple and a single and scored three runs to lead Amsterdam to an 11-4 victory over Broadalbin-Perth in Foothills Council softball action Thursday at Shuttleworth Park. Nicole DeRose also tripled and singled and scored a run, while Emma Patrei had a ...

Glens Falls pitcher Brandon Shufelt (2) reacts as Indians' catcher Connor Girard tags Gloversville's Anthony Ponticello at the plate in the ninth inning of Wednesday's Foothills Council game at Husky Field. (The Leader-Herald/james A. Ellis)

Glens Falls edges Gloversville

GLOVERSVILLE — For nine innings, the Glens Falls Indians and Gloversville Huskies were able to come up with an answer for the challenge the other team threw at them. Until the 10th inning. The Indians broke a 6-6 tie with a four-run at-bat but Gloversville again battled back to score a ...

Fonda-Fultonville's Brianne Egelston, center, pitches to Fort Plain's Micheala Stockwell who prepares for a bunt attempt during WednesdayÕs Western Athletic Conference softball game. (The Leader-Herald/Bill Trojan)

High School Softball Roundup: Fort Plain posts victory over FFCS

FONDA — Sierra Logan had a home run and single to lead Fort Plain to a 4-3 victory over Fonda-Fultonville in a Western Athletic Conference softball game Wednesday. Michaela Stockwell struck out eight and allowed four hits to earn the win for the Lady Hilltoppers. Alexis Hagadorn and Emily ...

Gloversville's Damian Bruce hits a return to South Glens Falls' Mike Boyce during Wednesday's Foothills Council match at Knox Field in Johnstown. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

Gloversville sweeps South Glens Falls

JOHNSTOWN — Gloversville won all five singles matches and both doubles contests on its way to a 7-0 victory over South Glens Falls in a Foothills Council boys tennis match at Knox Field in Johnstown. Damian Bruce. Brian Hugo, Nicholas Bruce, Cam Biche and Ryan Issa all won singles matches ...

JHS girls lacrosse loses to Scotia, 13-3

SCOTIA — Alexis Zatlokowicz and Abby Marola each scored three goals to lead Scotia-Glenville to a 13-3 victory over Johnstown in a Foothills Council girls lacrosse game Wednesday. Lillian Murphy finished with two goals and an assist for Scotia_Glenville, while Christiana Bianchi scored ...

FMCC softball splits doubleheader

JOHNSTOWN — The Lady Raiders Softball team got their 2017 season started at home against the Cayuga Spartans on Wednesday. FMCC dropped the 1st game of the doubleheader 9-0, but bounced back to win Game 2 in extra innings, 3-2. In Game 1, the Raiders had a slow start and Cayuga took ...

Fox Run slated to open Friday

JOHNSTOWN — Fox Run Golf Club is scheduled to open for the season Friday at 8 p.m. For more information, visit the club’ s website, www.foxrungolfclub.net.

JHS grad Bartlett honored by SUNYAC

CORTLAND — Fredonia senior Meghan Bartlett, a Johnstown graduate, has been named the top student in her sport by the State University of New York Athletic Conference. Bartlett, a six-time NCAA Division III All-American in springboard diving, was named as SUNYAC Women’ s Swimming & ...

From left, Broadalbin-Perth’s Jonathon Simmons, Broadalbin-Perth’s Christopher Wagner and Johnstown’s Erik Frank compete in the boys 110-meter hurdles during Tuesday’s Foothills Council meet at Patriot Field in Broadalbin. (The Leader-Herald/Bill Trojan)

Track & Field Roundup: B-P sweeps Johnstown in Foothills Council meet

BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin-Perth track teams hosted Foothills Council rival Johnstown Tuesday at Patriot Field and picked up a pair of closely contested victories. Led by Ivan Roberts’ triple individual victory performance, the Patriots topped Johnstown 88.5-52.5, while the B-P girls ...

Johnstown pitcher Mike Brown, back, touches first to force out Schuylerville's Cameron Alber during TuesdayÕs Foothills Council game at Johnstown High School. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

Sir Bills come up short against Schuylerville, 20-8

JOHNSTOWN — Derek Willson finished with three doubles and five runs scored to lead Schuylerville to a 20-8 victory over Johnstown in a Foothills Council baseball game Tuesday at Johnstown High School. Carson Dunkel had three doubles, four runs scored and seven RBIs for the Black ...

FMCC baseball loses doubleheader

JOHNSTOWN — Playing its third doubleheader in as many days, the Fulton-Montgomery Community College baseball team was swept by Hudson Valley Community College at Joe Bruno Stadium on Tuesday. The Vikings won the first game, 17-1, and the second game, 14-4. In the first game, Nicholas ...

OESJ softball loses to Schoharie, 14-7

SCHOHARIE — Caroline Wetsel had a double and two singles to lead Schoharie to 14-7 victory over Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville in a Western Athletic Conference softball game Tuesday. Bryn MacDonald added a double and a single for the Indians. Caitlin Handy finished with two doubles and ...

AHS girls lacrosse loses to Glens Falls

AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam girls lacrosse team slipped to 0-5 overall and 0-5 in Foothills Council play following a 16-11 loss to Glens Falls on Tuesday at Lynch Literacy Academy. Lucia Liverio scored four goals for the Lady Rams, while Kayli Hoefs had three goals. Hope Adair scored twice ...

Boys Lacrosse Roundup: Johnstown loses to Maple Hill, 9-6

SCHODACK — Nick Morris scored three goals to lead Maple Hill to a 9-6 victory over Johnstown in a Wasaren League boys lacrosse game Tuesday. Seth Roberts finished with two goals and two assists for the Wildcats, while Cole Cioffi and Ben Sherwood each had two goals and an assist. Harry ...

Gloversville's Tyler Quinones slides under Hudson Falls catcher Raven Carlisle after he missed a high throw on Dylan Sweeney's fourth-inning squeeze bunt to score what proved to be the winning run in Monday's Foothills Council game at Husky Field. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Huskies edge Hudson Falls in season opener

GLOVERSVILLE — Coach Mike DeMagistris wasn’t quite sure what to expect from his players in Gloversville’s season opener. The Huskies had only been on the diamond one day before hosting Hudson Falls. However, the Huskies were ready and used strong performances on the mound from Anthony ...

FMCC baseball picks up two wins

SCHENECTADY — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College baseball team extended its win streak to four games with a doubleheader sweep of Schenectady County Community College on Monday at Central Park. The Raiders won the first game, 11-1, and the second game, 9-1. In Game 1, the Raiders ...