Local Sports

Coveney competing for UAlbany track

STATEN ISLAND — The University at Albany track and field program fielded competitors at two meets last weekend. The bulk of the competitors returned to Ocean Breeze for the Villanova Invitational, while a handful ventured to Boston University for the Scarlet & White ...

GHS grad Kirk earns NAC honors

CASTLETON, Vt. — Castleton student-athlete Thomas Kirk, a Gloversville graduate, has been selected to the fall 2016 NAC all-academic team. The NAC all-academic team recognizes student-athletes on varsity sports teams who have earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.50 or higher on a ...

Parslow scores nine points in Sage loss

ALBANY — The Sage Colleges’ women’s basketball team hosted Farmingdale State College on Wednesday in a Skyline Conference contest. The Rams posted the 67-59 win to collect the road win over Sage, improving to 12-9 overall and 10-5 in the league. Fonda-Fultonville graduate Emily ...

Dolgeville volleyball advances

WESTMORELAND — Raquel Borst piled up 18 kills, six blocks and five digs to power the ninth-seeded Dolgeville volleyball team to a 3-1 victory over No. 8 seed Westmoreland in Section III Class C first-round contest Tuesday. The Blue Devils won by scores of 25-19, 18-25, 25-16 and ...

FMCC bowlers end first regular season

TROY — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College bowling team closed out its first regular season Tuesday at Hilltop Lanes in Troy. The Raiders clinched a fourth-place overall finish in the Mountain Valley Conference. “None of the teams bowled particularly well today, it was a really ...

Winter weather alters local slate

Tuesday’s winter weather forced the postponement of several area athletic contests. The Gloversville boys basketball team had its game at Schuylerville moved to today at 7:30 p.m., while the Amsterdam at Broadalbin-Perth boys game also was moved to today at 7:30 p.m. The Northville boys ...

C-FP swim team drops 91-72 decision

CANAJOHARIE — Guilderland-Voorheesville won seven of 11 events on its way to a 91-72 victory over Canajoharie-Fort Plain in a swim meet Thursday at Nellis Pool. Benjamin Brkanovic (200-yard freestyle, 100-yard backstroke) and Joseph Gravino (50 freestyle, 100 butterfly) each won two events ...

Royal Mountain racers compete

SPECULATOR — The Royal Mountain Junior Racing team competed at Oak Mountain for a two-run super combined race Sunday. This was the third race of the season. The team has also competed at Royal Mountain and Whiteface Mountain this year. Isabella Fluty was third in the 8-and-younger ...

Gloversville's Kendra Lavery (23) grabs a rebounds as she is surrounded by Schuylerville's Cassie Patrick, Devynn Hough and Alison Burnham (11) during Monday's Foothills Council game at Gloversville High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Girls Basketball Roundup: Lady Dragons roll past Schuylerville

GLOVERSVILLE — With sectional play starting in just over a week, the Gloversville Lady Dragons are rounding into shape for a post-season run. Harmony Philo and Kerri Hauser combined for 49 points for the Lady Dragons as they defeated Schuylerville 68-40 on Monday night at Gloversville High ...

Boys Basketball Roundup: Mayfield falls short against ND-BG

MAYFIELD — Zyir Beverly converted two free throws with 13 seconds remaining to lift Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons to a 72-71 victory over Mayfield in a Western Athletic Conference boys basketball game Monday. Beverly finished with a game-high 32 points and 15 rebounds for the Golden Knights, ...

Skiing Roundup: Mayfield team places fourth at Scotia-Glenville Relays

SCHENECTADY — The Canajoharie, Johnstown and Mayfield nordic ski teams competed in the Scotia-Glenville Relays on Monday at Maple Ski Ridge. In the girls race, Queensbury’s Eliza Blood, Bailey Gengel and Emily Atamanchuk won with a combined time of 19:31.1. Shenendehowa’s Julianne ...

Fort Plain bowlers second at WAC tournament

LATHAM — The Fort Plain boys bowling team placed second at the Western Athletic Conference Tournament at Spare Time Latham on Monday. Middleburgh won the boys team title with 5,950 pins, while Fort Plain (5,634) was second. Canajoharie (5,509) was third, Bishop Gibbons (5,306) was ...

Dolgeville volleyball earns ninth seed

DOLGEVILLE — The Dolgeville volleyball team earned the ninth seed for the Section III Class C Tournament on Sunday. The Blue Devils (10-6 overall) will travel to eighth-seeded Westmoreland (12-6 overall) today for a 6:30 p.m. first-round contest. The winner will advance to the ...

FMCC bowlers place 14th at tourney

SCHENECTADY — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College bowling team competed in its first Boulevard Bowl College Classic on Saturday in Schenectady. The Raiders finished 14th out of 15 teams. “Yet again we struggled to make our spares and it cost us. If we would have made half of the ...

Edward Tucker (11) competes during the Adirondack Motor 
Enthusiast Club event Sunday at Lake 
Algonquin in Wells.
(Photos by
Paul Wager
The Leader-Herald)

Chilling the racing fever

Top: Edward Tucker (11) competes during the Adirondack Motor Enthusiast Club event Sunday at Lake Algonquin in Wells. Right: Dave Burnham (48) and Dan Schulz (9) race together during the Adirondack Motor Enthusiast Club event Sunday. Photos by Paul Wager The Leader-Herald

Dolgeville wrestlers place second at tourney

BEAVER RIVER — The Dolgeville wrestling team finished second in the team standings at the Section III Class D Tournament on Saturday. Sherburne-Earlville won the team title with 164 points, while Dolgeville was second with 152 points. Onondaga (144) was third, Copenhagen/Beaver River (142) ...

Dolgeville players named CSC all-stars

Several Dolgeville players were among those named to the Center State Conference boys soccer Division II all-star team. Anthony Chromczak and Chandler Riddell were named first-team all-stars for the Blue Devils, who went 2-14 overall. Andrew Mosenthin was named honorable mention for ...

NYSPHSAA announces partnership with NYSCOPBA

LATHAM — The New York State Public High School Athletic Association has announced a new partnership with the New York State Correctional Officers and Police Benevolent Association. Through the partnership NYSCOPBA will support championship events and be the official presenting sponsor of ...

Johnstown's Molly Lake makes her ay through a series of gates on her second run at the Johnstown Invitational Saturday at Royal Mountain Ski Area in Caroga Lake Ski Area. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Johnstown skiers post solid showing at Royal

CAROGA LAKE — Molly Lake posted a second and a fourth-place finish for the Johnstown Alpine ski team at the annual Johnstown Invitational Saturday at Royal Mountain. Lake turned in the second-best time of 41.00 in the first run and the fourth fastest time of 41.53 in the second run of the ...

H.S. Wrestling Roundup: Amsterdam takes sixth at Class B Tournament

QUEENSBURY — Amsterdam had nine wrestlers finish in the top six in their respective weight classes, earning spots in next Saturday’s Section II Division I (large-school) Tournament at the Glens Falls Civic Center. Host Queensbury won the team title with 236.5 points, Burnt ...