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H.S. Bowling Roundup: Johnstown sweeps Glens Falls, 4-0

JOHNSTOWN — Andy Sitterly finished with a 665 series to lead Johnstown to a 4-0 victory over Glens Falls in a Foothills Council bowling match Friday. Ethan Hadcock posted a 658 for the Sir Bills, Hunter Meher had a 640 and Sam Miller rolled a 629. Matt Salamack registered a 612 series for ...

Fo-Jo boys lose to Bethlehem, 89-53

FONDA — Bethlehem won seven of 11 events on its way to an 89-53 victory over Fonda-Johnstown in a non-league boys swim meet at Fonda-Fultonville High School. Jason Wu (200-yard freestyle), Max Kaback (200 individual medley), Keith Winne (50 freestyle), Josh Zheng (100 butterfly), David Berin ...

Dolgeville volleyball sweeps Remsen, 3-0

DOLGEVILLE — Frankie Jenison finished with eight kills and three aces to help the Dolgeville volleyball team post a 3-0 victory over Remsen in a Center State Conference volleyball match Friday. The Blue Devils won by scores of 25-14, 25-16 and 25-9. Bobbie Lee Hall had 10 digs, five kills ...

Dolgeville wrestlers top C-FP, 43-36

CANAJOHARIE — Dolgeville won eight of 14 weight classes on its way to a 43-36 victory over Canajoharie-Fort Plain in a non-league wrestling match Thursday. David Pierce (138 pounds), Andrew Brado (145), Jacob Null (152) and Mike Krasko (285) won by pin for the Blue Devils, while Treay ...

JohnstownÕs Abbygail VandeWalker, left, drives past Scotia-GlenvilleÕs Asia Winney during ThursdayÕs Foothills Council South Division girls basketball game at Warren Street Elementary School in Johnstown. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

Girls Basketball Roundup: Lady Bills fall short in season opener

JOHNSTOWN — Playing its first game of the season in its temporary home, the Johnstown girls basketball team gave Scotia-Glenville all it could handle for half of Thursday’s Foothills Council South Division contest. After leading 31-26 at the half, the Lady Tartans outscored the Lady ...

AmsterdamÕs Thomas Knack, foreground, and GloversvilleÕs Jacob Sweeney battle during the breaststroke leg of the 200-yard medley relay in ThursdayÕs Foothills Council boys swim meet at Gloversville Middle School. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

Gloversville swims past Amsterdam in its season-opening meet

GLOVERSVILLE — Gloversville won seven of 12 events on its way to a 99-56 victory over Amsterdam in a Foothills Council boys swim meet Thursday at Gloversville Middle School. Danny Helou won the 50-yard freestyle and 100-yard butterfly for Gloversville, while Brandon Becker (200 freestyle), ...

Galway wrestling wins opener, 64-6

SCOTIA — Galway won 11 of 15 weight classes on its way to a 64-6 victory over Scotia-Glenville in a non-league wrestling match Thursday. Brandon Grupe (113 pounds), Billy Ous (138) and Riccardo Dery (152) won by pinfall for the Golden Eagles, while Dillan Palaszewski (160) won by major ...

Mayfield bowlers lose to Duanesburg

GLOVERSVILLE — Eland Colon rolled a 202-585 to lead Duanesburg to a 3-1 Western Athletic Conference victory over Mayfield at Arterial Lanes on Thursday. Tyler Drexel posted a 199-566 for the Eagles, while Austin Kellerman added a 180-503. Adam Colby finished with a 214-570 to lead ...

Boys Basketball Roundup: Fort Plain drops season opener, 63-50

DAVENPORT — Nick Lutz finished with 21 points to lead Charlotte Valley to a 63-50 victory over Fort Plain in a non-league boys basketball game Wednesday. Ryan Finney scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for the Wildcats, while Greg Zuill added 13 points. Jacob Hisert led Fort Plain ...

Amsterdam's Deanthony Colon works to tackle Gloversville's Korey Cotugno as he looks to turn up field after making a catch during a Class A game at the Lynch Literacy Academy on Sept. 23. Both were named Section II Class A all-stars. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Several Huskies named all-stars

Several Amsterdam and Gloversville players were among those named to the recently announced Section II Class A all-star team. Amsterdam had wide receiver Louis Fedullo, offensive lineman Nico Orengo and kicker Misha Murdoch named to the first-team offense, while the Rams’ Nate Lucente ...

H.S. Bowling Roundup: Sir Bills roll past Patriots

JOHNSTOWN — Andy Sitterly posted a high game of 279 on his way to a 709 series to lead Johnstown to a 4-0 victory over Broadalbin-Perth in a Foothills Council bowling match at Perry Lanes on Wednesday. Hunter Meher had a 246-699 for the Sir Bills, while Matt Salamack added a 230-642. Ethan ...

Racing Around: Saying goodbye to a fan and friend

You don’t have to race cars and win feature events to be a champion at the track. That is what Max Phillips was. With his family by his side, Max passed away Tuesday at the age of 76 after a long bout with cancer. Max was a friend, confidant, advisor and a race fan through and ...

Boys Basketball Roundup: Mayfield tops Greenwich, 51-46

MAYFIELD — Garret Delaney and Trevon Gifford each scored 15 points to lead Mayfield to a 51-46 victory over Greenwich in a non-league boys basketball game Wednesday. Mayfield ran out to a 11-0 lead to start the game and led 22-8 after one quarter on its way to the victory. Evan Lehr had 14 ...

Girls Basketball Roundup: Northville girls prevail in overtime

NORTHVILLE — Hannah Coupas scored a game-high 29 points to lead Northville to a 62-58 victory over Loudonville Christian in a non-league girls basketball game Wednesday. Bri Strouse had 11 points for the Lady Falcons, who outscored the Eagles 9-5 in overtime to earn the victory. Kirsten ...

Dolgeville volleyball wins opener, 3-0

OLD FORGE — Emma Bilinski finished with 10 aces to lead Dolgeville to a 3-0 victory over Old Forge in a Center State Conference volleyball match Wednesday. The Blue Devils won by scores of 25-9, 25-14 and 25-10. Bobbie Lee Hall had 10 digs and six kills for Dolgeville (1-0 overall), while ...

Dukes helps Sage men record victory

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The Sage Colleges’ men’s basketball team posted a 98-88 win over MCLA on Tuesday night for a non-conference win. Senior Barceem Dukes, a Gloversville graduate, had 10 points for Sage (2-2 overall). Sage is back in action Saturday, traveling to SUNY Canton for a 3 ...

Fort Plain defender Eryka Swank (22) clears the ball away from Northville's Grace Forsey (11) as Lady Hilltoppers' goalkeeper Jayde Cotton looks on during a Section II Class D semifinal match Oct. 28 at Fonda-Fultonville High School. Forsey was named a second-team overall Western Athletic Conference all-star. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Area soccer players named WAC all-stars

Several area players were among those named to the Western Athletic Conference girls soccer all-star team. The league has all-stars for Division I and II, as well as an overall all-star team. Northville, which won the Section II Class D title, had Brianna Bace, Brytney Moore and Hannah ...

FMCC women defeat SCCC, 60-45

JOHNSTOWN — Julie Hampton finished with 17 points to lead Fulton-Montgomery Community College to a 60-45 victory over Schenectady County Community College in a Mountain Valley Conference women’s basketball game Tuesday. Diasia DeBoue finished with 15 points for FMCC and Shaun Smith added ...

FMCC men top SCCC, 74-68

JOHNSTOWN — Dante Morgan and Darren Demmitt each scored 15 points to lead Fulton-Montgomery Community College to a 74-68 victory over Schenectady County Community College in a Mountain Valley Conference men’s basketball contest Tuesday. Courtney Darnley finished with 12 points for the ...

Canajoharie boys lose to Mekeel

CANAJOHARIE — Jordan Jackson finished with 22 points to lead Mekeel Christian Academy to an 87-34 victory over Canajoharie in a non-league boys basketball game Tuesday. Deonte Holder scored 21 points for the Lions, while Carter Stewart (13 points), Cameron Stewart (12) and Gideon Aglo (10) ...