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FMCC men’s soccer loses in overtime

JAMESTOWN — Donald Amborski finished with a goal and an assist to lead Jamestown Community College to a 3-2 overtime victory over Fulton-Montgomery Community College in a Region 3 men’s soccer game Saturday. Felipe Diaz and Tyler Pride also scored for Jamestown, while Jackson Rybicki had ...

FMCC cross country competes at Hamilton

HAMILTON — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College men’s cross country teams competed at the Hamilton Invitational on Saturday. For the FMCC men, Travis Geniti was the top finisher, covering the 8k course in a time of 31:23.0. Clane Newcomer (31:59.5) was 77th for the Raiders, Nick ...

OESJ volleyball third at tourney

BERNE — The Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville volleyball team placed third in the Bulldog Blast Invitational at Berne-Knox-Westerlo on Saturday. The Lady Wolves lost 2-1 to Waterford-Halfmoon by scores of 25-11, 25-19 and 13-25, and 3-0 to BKW by scores of 25-14, 25-14 and 25-21. OESJ posted ...

Johnstown volleyball defeats Scotia, 3-0

SCOTIA — Janay Douglas finished with eight aces, six kills and three digs to lead Johnstown to a 3-0 victory over Scotia-Glenville in a Foothills Council volleyball match on Friday. The Lady Bills won by scores of 25-16, 25-12 and 25-12. Macenzie Ward posted 21 assists, three aces and two ...

Broadalbin-Perth's Alex Gardner (32) is driven out of bounds by Hudson Falls' Kyler James after making a catch during a Class B North Division game Friday night at Patriot Field at Broadalbin-Perth High School. Following the play are Hudson Falls' Trevor Hill (55) and the Patriots' Glenn Buyce (33). (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

H.S. Football Roundup: Broadalbin-Perth edged by Hudson Falls, 22-20

BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin-Perth Patriots used three second-half turnovers to claw their way back into the game and the lead. However, it was a pair of late-game turnovers that led to the Hudson Falls Tigers escaping Patriot Field Friday night with a 22-20 victory. “Hudson Falls kind of ...

Green Tech outlasts Johnstown in offense-filled contest, 44-36

JOHNSTOWN — Knox Field played host to a game between Class A, Green Tech and the Johnstown Sir Bills (Class B) Friday night. In a game that highlighted plenty of offense, the Eagles managed to score with seconds left in the game to come out on top by a score of 44-36. After the Sir ...

Broadalbin-Perth's Cassandra Bown (5) and Kayla Weaver (7) watch as Eliana Fraser (2) drives the ball past Hudson Falls' Moira Hogan (4) during a Foothills Council match Friday at Broadalbin-Perth High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

H.S. Volleyball Roundup: Hudson Falls gets past Broadalbin-Perth

BROADALBIN — Reagan Collier-Hogan finished with 38 digs and 10 kills to lead Hudson Falls to a 3-1 victory over Broadalbin-Perth in a Foothills Council volleyball match Friday. The Tigers won by scores of 25-19, 25-15, 21-25 and 25-20. Megan Gebo posted 26 assists and 24 service points ...

Boys Soccer Roundup: Mayfield slips past Berne-Knox-Westerlo

MAYFIELD — Having played to three straight ties in its previous three games, the Mayfield boys soccer team headed to overtime once again Friday. This time, the Panthers avoided the draw when Daniel Leach scored on a Drew Snyder assist to lift Mayfield to a 1-0 victory over ...

Girls Soccer Roundup: Northville girls blank BKW, 7-0

NORTHVILLE — Hannah Coupas finished with a hat trick to lead Northville to a 7-0 victory over Berne-Knox-Westerlo in a Western Athletic Conference girls soccer contest Friday. Brytney Moore had a goal and two assists for the Lady Falcons, while Grace Forsey finished with a goal and an ...

GHS field hockey tops South High

GLOVERSVILLE — Jenny Vickery scored twice to lead Gloversville to a 3-2 victory over South Glens Falls in a Foothills Council field hockey game Friday at Gloversville High School. “We played hard and got the win. Our offense has been stepping up and giving our defense a much needed ...

Ravena swims past Lady Sea Dragons

RAVENA — Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk won 10 of 12 events on its way to a 100-79 victory over Gloversville-Mayfield in a non-league girls swim meet Friday. Emily Sulik (100-yard freestyle, 100-yard breaststroke) and Gillian Burch (200 freestyle, 100 butterfly) each won two events for the ...

FP grad Potter helps Cobleskill to victory

COBLESKILL — The SUNY Cobleskill women’s volleyball team returned to North Eastern Athletic Conference action Thursday, posting a 3-1 victory versus the Wildcats of Cazenovia College by set scores of 25-13, 25-22, 22-25 and 25-22. With the win, the Fighting Tigers improve to 6-10 overall ...

FMCC cross country competes at Delhi

DELHI — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in the 2017 SUNY Delhi Bronco Classic on Wednesday. The Raiders posted some solid times and came in eighth place in the 5K race as a men’s team. Travis Geniti came in 24th out of 66 ...

Scotia-Glenville's John Cremo leaps in an attempt to block Brent Muhlberger's shot during Foothills Council action Thursday at Gloversville High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Dragons earn share of Foothills South lead with 2-1 OT victory over Tartans

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Dragons have been on a roll, winning five of their last six games. That late season success and Thursday’s 2-1 victory in overtime over Scotia-Glenville has vaulted the Dragons into a first-place tie with the Tartans in the Foothills Council South Division ...

Gloversville's William "Buck" Galster and Trevor Mee break up a pass play intended for Green Tech's Rayshawn Dukes (4) during a Class A game last Saturday afternoon at Robert E. Gould Stadium at Husky Field in Gloversville. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Canajoharie-Fort Plain faces Week 6 test

The high school football season is heading into its final weeks and most area teams remain in the hunt for a postseason spot. Dolgeville and Canajoharie-Fort Plain enter the sixth week of the regular season undefeated and both will hit the road this week. The Blue Devils will travel to ...

Broadalbin-Perth's Rose Barnhart (15) battles Gloversville's Kerri Hauser (5) for control of the ball during Foothills Council action Thursday at Gloversville High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Gloversville shuts out Broadalbin-Perth, 7-0

GLOVERSVILLE —The Gloversville Lady Dragons found a way to honor the people they were play for and in memory of during their annual Pink Out Game. The Lady Dragons got scoring from seven different players in a 7-0 victory over Broadalbin-Perth Thursday night at Gloversville High ...

Mekeel Christian downs Fonda-Fultonville, 3-2

FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville Lady Braves battled Mekeel Christian Academy through a five-game match before the Lions were able to keep their Western Athletic Conference record perfect with a 3-2 victory over the Lady Braves Thursday at Fonda-Fultonville Elementary School. Mekeel Christian ...

Johnstown’s Molly Lake (2) looks to pass as Queensbury’s Chloe Liles defends during Thursday's Foothills Council field hockey game at Knox Field in Johnstown. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

Lady Bills down Queensbury, 4-1

JOHNSTOWN — After posting a 3-0 victory over Gloversville on Tuesday, the Johnstown field hockey team put that many goals on the board in the first half of Thursday’s Foothills Council showdown with Queensbury. “We wanted to score fast and score early,” Johnstown coach Christine ...

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Amsterdam rallies past Johnstown

JOHNSTOWN — Trailing 1-0 heading into the final 20 minutes of the contest, the Amsterdam girls soccer team rallied for a 2-1 Foothills Council South Division victory over Johnstown at Johnstown High School on Thursday. Both Lady Rams goals came from Lucia Liverio. Liverio evened the ...

FoJo swimmers top Holy Names, 90-77

FONDA — Emily Miles and Emma Rizzo both posted a pair of individual victories for Fonda-Johnstown as they defeated the Academy of Holy Names 90-77 Thursday at Fonda-Fultonville High School. Miles claimed victories in the 200- and the 100-yard freestyles, while Rizzo touched the wall ...