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FMCC men prevail in OT, 107-100

JOHNSTOWN — For the second time in three days, the Fulton-Montgomery Community College men’s basketball team headed into overtime Saturday, and once again gutted out another win. This time around, it was against the Columbia-Greene Twins, and the Raiders came out on top 107-100 in their ...

FMCC women top Columbia-Greene

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College women’s basketball team dominated on Senior Day in its last regular-season contest. FMCC hosted Columbia-Greene Community College and finished out the regular season 18-6 after a 76-57 victory to finish out the regular season against ...

Broadalbin-Perth's Joey Ladipo (24) and Voorheesville's Sean Nolan look on as the Patriots' Preston Taylor works the ball against the Blackbirds' Cooper Smith during Section II Class B quarterfinal action Friday at Shenendehowa High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

B-P edged by Voorheesville in OT

CLIFTON PARK — With the score tied at 54 apiece, a controversial foul call with one second left in overtime put Voorheesville’s Ryan Daly at the free throw-line. The senior missed the first shot but made the second to help the Blackbirds deal Broadalbin-Perth its third-straight ...

Girls Basketball Roundup: Northville falls short at Heatly

GREEN ISLAND — Cameran Henderson finished with 24 points to lead second-seeded Heatly to a 56-36 victory over 10th-seeded Northville in a Section II Class D girls basketball quarterfinal contest Friday. The Hornets jumped out to a 15-3 lead after one quarter, but the Lady Falcons cut the ...

Galway's Dillan Palaszewski, top, controls the action during his 138-pound bout with Locust Valley's Jack Ward in a Division II Tournament match at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Wrestling Championships at the Times Union Center in Albany on Friday. (Photo contributed by Valerie Wager)

Galway’s Palaszewski eliminated from state tourney

ALBANY — Galway junior Dillan Palaszewski saw his bid for a state championship come to an end Friday on the first day of competition at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Wrestling Championships at the Times Union Center. Palaszewski went 1-2 on the day and was ...

Royal Mtn. racers compete at Willard

GREENWICH —  The Royal Mountain Junior Racing team participated in the Willard Cup race at Willard Mountain on Thursday.   In the 10-and-younger boys division, Brady Cotter (22.40 seconds) was first, Jakob Hana (25.02) was second and Noah Stock (26.05) was fourth. Samantha Sandel won ...

Parslow helps Sage notch victory

NEWBURGH — Seeded third in the 2017 Skyline Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament, Sage’s team travelled Thursday night to face second-seeded Mt. St. Mary College in the semifinals. With the 52-32 win, Sage improves to 19-8 overall and will face the defending league champions ...

Glode to compete for Morrisville

MORRISVILLE — The Morrisville State College western riding arena will again serve as the site for the 2017 Intercollegiate Horse Show Association Zone 2, Region 3 Championships on Sunday at the Swamp Road western indoor riding arena. The Mustangs will have a wide representation across the ...

Area student-athletes honored by Sage

NEW YORK — Skyline Conference Commissioner, Linda Bruno has announced the Academic Honor Roll for the 2016 fall sports season, which honors student-athletes in the conference with a 3.3 grade point average or better while competing in men’s and women’s cross country, men’s golf, men’s ...

Scotia-Glenville’s Mikyla Mitchell steps in front of Gloversville’s Harmony Philo (10) as she drives to the hoop for two of her game high 26 points during Thursday’s Section II Class A quarterfinal game at Averill Park High School.
(The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Gloversville girls basketball team reaches Class A semifinals

AVERILL PARK — After falling to Mohonasen in the opening round of the Section II Class A tournament last year, the Gloversville Lady Dragons made it a priority not only to qualify for postseason play, but to win a sectional game. Mission accomplished. Thursday, the fourth-seeded Lady ...

Amsterdam’s Lucia Liverio (14) controls the ball as Lansingburgh’s Nylasia Sutton (10) defends during Thursday’s Section II Class A quarterfinal game at Amsterdam High School.
(The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

Amsterdam girls basketball team reaches Class A semifinals

AMSTERDAM — In the postseason, it’s all about winning and advancing. The Amsterdam girls basketball team accomplished both goals Thursday despite a less-than spectacular shooting night in a victory over Lansingburgh in the Class A quarterfinals at Amsterdam High School. The ...

FMCC, MVCC split conference games

JOHNSTOWN — Mohawk Valley Community College and Fulton-Montgomery Community College split the Mountain Valley Conference basketball games Thursday night at the Route 67 campus. The Raiders worked overtime to defeat Mohawk Valley 84-80. while the MVCC women rallied to defeat the Lady ...

Gloversville's Joey Rowback (23) jumps in front of Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake's Jack Wyatt to grab an offensive rebound during Wednesday's Section II Class A opening-round game at Gloversville High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Burnt Hills ousts Gloversville, 72-58

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Dragons season came to a halt Wednesday night in the opening round of the Section II Class A boys basketball tournament at Gloversville High School. After earning a home game with the eighth seed in the tournament, the Dragons faced No. 9 Burnt Hills-Ballston ...

Northville's Andrew Klingbeil (21) puts up a shot as Loudonville Christian's Adam Mead defends during Wednesday's Section II Class D first-round game at Northville High School. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

Northville cruises into quarterfinals

NORTHVILLE — The Northville Falcons hosted the Loudonville Christian Eagles in a Class D Boys Basketball first-round match-up Wednesday. After a relatively slow start, the Falcon defense took over and led Northville to a 77-45 win over the Eagles. “I’ve been saying it all year, our ...

Fulton-Montgomery Community College’s Rylie Smith puts up a shot during Wednesday’s game against Hudson Valley Community College. (The Leader-Herald/Bill Trojan)

FMCC Roundup: Lady Raiders roll past Hudson Valley, men lose to Vikings

JOHNSTOWN — Rylie Smith connected on seven 3-pointers to lead Fulton-Montgomery Community College to an 81-55 victory over Hudson Valley Community College in a Mountain Valley Conference women’s basketball game Wednesday. Smith finished with 23 points and 10 rebounds for FMCC. The Lady ...

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Herrlett, Roten earn all-region titles

HERKIMER — The Herkimer Generals swimming and diving team brought home four all-region titles this season. Sophomore Cameron Roten, a Johnstown graduate earned second-team all-region honors in the men’s 50-yard freestyle stroke. Sophomore diver Nicholas Herrlett, a Gloversville ...

Dolgeville’s Fake wins for Morrisville

MORRISVILLE — The Morrisville State College western equestrian team completed the regular riding season schedule Sunday, earning high point team and reserve high point team honors in the double show. Morrisville State edged Cobleskill in the first of the day’s two shows for high point ...

Yevoli, Mowrey playing for Cobleskill

COBLESKILL — The SUNY Cobleskill men’s lacrosse team enters the 2017 season ranked seventh in the North Eastern Athletic Conference preseason coaches poll. The Fighting Tigers are coming off a 2016 campaign which saw them post a 3-11 overall record including a 1-7 record in conference ...

Broadalbin-Perth's Joey Ladipo, center, dives between Cohoes' Shelley Walker (35) and Dominic Costantini (44) as JP Person, left, and Dante Calderone (22) also scramble for the loose ball under the basket during Tuesday's Section II Class B first-round game at Broadalbin-Perth High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Patriots punch ticket to Class B quarterfinals

BROADALBIN — Playing on their home court for the final time this season, the Broadalbin-Perth Patriots did not disappoint their fans. Sparked by a 23-point second quarter, the sixth-seeded Patriots defeated No. 11 Cohoes 55-37 Tuesday to advance to the the Section II Class B tournament ...

Fonda-Fultonville's Alyssa Duval drives to the basket as Voorheesville's Rebecca Clair defends during Tuesday's Section II Class B first-round game at Fonda-Fultonville High School. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

FFCS shakes off slow start, tops Voorheesville

FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville Lady Braves hosted the Voorheesville Blackbirds in a Section II Class B first-round game Tuesday night at Fonda-Fultonville High School. The Blackbirds jumped to a commanding first-quarter lead, literally from the tip-off, but the Lady Braves weathered the ...