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JHS Student-athletes honored

Athletic Director James Robare of the Greater Johnstown School District Athletic Department and Johnstown boys swim coach Ken Hoefs selected A.J. Peck, left, and Ryan Nawrot, right, of the boys swim team as the Student-Athletes of the Week. The award is chosen weekly and submitted by the ...

Gloversville-Glens Falls boys basketball game tickets on sale

GLOVERSVILLE Pre-sale tickets for the Gloversville boys basketball game against Glens Falls, featuring Syracuse-bound Joe Girard III on Feb. 1 will go on sale Tuesday in the Athletic Office at GHS. Entering the final weeks of the season the Foothills Council title is still up for grabs as ...

Boys basketball state championships set to return to Glens Falls

LATHAM — The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) held its quarterly meeting of its Executive Committee in Saratoga Springs on Friday and voted on several key proposals. The Executive Committee approved the Cool Insuring Arena in Glens Falls as the host of the ...

Johnstown skiers second at invitational

CAROGA LAKE — The Johnstown Alpine ski teams posted second place finishes in the team standings at the annual Johnstown Invitational Saturday at Royal Mountain Ski Area. The Johnstown boys were runner-up to Niskayuna, 36-47 in the team standings, while Shenendehowa placed third with 49, ...

Lady Bills rally for non-league victory

FONDA — Johnstown put a turnover-plagued first half behind them and outscored Fonda-Fultonville 21-11 in the second half to pick up a 43-38 non-league victory over the Lady Braves Saturday at Fonda-Fultonville High School. Anna Lee led Johnstown with her 13-point performance, while Amber ...

Fonda-Fultonville runs win streak to 8

FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville Braves ran their win streak to nine with a 67-39 non-league victory over Johnstown Saturday afternoon at Fonda-Fultonville High School. The Braves were led by Jackson Atty who hit five 3-pointers in a game-high 25-point performance. John Mancini finished with ...

Area wrestlers advance to sectional championships

Several local wrestlers punched their tickets to the Section II championships with podium finishes at the respective sectional meets Saturday. At the Class B championships held at Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School, Fonda-Johnstown’s Owen Hicks and Amsterdam’s Nick Rodecker took home ...

GHS-Glens Falls game set for Feb. 11

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville boys basketball team will host Glens Falls on Feb. 11 at 7 p.m. at Gloversville High School. The game was originally scheduled to be played at the Washington Avenue Armory in Albany on Jan. 19. Pre-sale tickets for the game will go on sale Tuesday in the ...

Fultonville’s Webb part of historic baseball series in Cuba

In 1918 a boy named Frederick Webb was born into a farming family in Randall, New York, just a few miles South of Fultonville. One of four children, he was a typical active and hard-working farm boy until he developed rheumatic fever at the age of 12. The illness caused him to be bed-ridden ...

Bethlehem tops Sea Dragons, 107-71

GLOVERSVILLE — Dane Dillenback, Jacob Sweeney and Yxlphrm Burke posted victories for Gloversville-Mayfield as the Sea Dragons dropped a non-league swim meet 107-71 to Bethlehem Thursday at the Gloversville Middle School pool. Dillenback won the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 56.80, while ...

Mayfield girls win Lake George Invy

GLENS FALLS — The Mayfield girls Nordic ski team took home the team title at the Lake George Invitational Thursday at Crandall Park. The Lady Panthers topped Scotia-Glenville for the team title, 13-28, while Shenedehowa placed third with 37 points. Johnstown finished eighth with 96 ...

Dolgeville win sets up three-way tie

DOLGEVILLE — The Dolgeville girls volleyball team swept Herkimer 3-0 Friday to set up a thee-way tie for the top spot in the Center State Conference Division II standings. The Lady Blue Devils (16-3 overall, 6-2 CSC D-2) posted the victory with game scores of 25-15, 25-16 and ...

Boyle is first Sir Bill to score 1,000 points

JOHNSTOWN — In a night that was surrounded with honoring greatness in Johnstown school history, the Schuylerville Black Horses played the roll of spoiler and escape with a 67-51 victory over the Sir Bills in a Foothills Council contest Friday night at Johnstown High School. Before the game ...

South High captures Foothills tourney title

GLOVERSVILLE — The South Glens Falls Bulldogs turned in a strong afternoon performance to capture the Foothills Council Bowling Tournament title Friday at Arterial Lanes. The Bulldogs edge host Gloversville 5,899-5,787 for the championship. Schuylerville placed third with 5,433, with ...

Area wrestlers earn sectional tournament seeds

Several area wrestlers were among those seeded in the top four in their weight classes for this weekend’s sectional classification tournaments. The seedings for today’s five Section II classification wrestling tournaments were announced Thursday. Amsterdam and Fonda-Johnstown will ...

VanSlyke reaches 1,000-point milestone

CANAJOHARIE — Luke VanSlyke delivered a 35-point performance as he topped the 1,000-point career scoring plateau for Canajoharie in an 82-62 non-league victory over Dolgeville in Friday at Canajoharie High School. Isaiah Logan added 19 points for the Cougars, while Max Prime had 11. Gerg ...

Dolgeville holds off Herkimer, 66-60

HERKIMER — Hannah Stack finished with a double-double of 26 points and 13 rebounds as Dolgeville held off Herkimer 66-60 in Center State Conference action Friday. Sandra Gonyea finished with 15 points for the Lady Blue Devils and Bella Nichols chipped in with 12 points, four rebounds and ...

Philo nets 31 in Lady Dragons’ 62-46 victory over South High

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Lady Dragons ability to make free throws proved to be the difference in Thursday’s Foothills Council game against South Glens Falls. The Lady Dragons and Bulldogs both sank 16 shots from the field but Gloversville converted on 24 of 28 attempts from the ...

FoJo wrestlers romp to 71-6 win over Bulldogs

JOHNSTOWN — In its final tuneup before Saturday’s Section II Class B Tournament, the Fonda-Johnstown wrestling team rolled to a 71-6 victory over Berne-Knox-Westerlo on Thursday at Johnstown High School. Fonda-Johnstown won 12 of 13 weight classes on its way to the Western Athletic ...

Delaney leads Mayfield to WAC victory

MAYFIELD — Garrett Delaney hit six 3-pointers en route to his game-high 28 points as the Mayfield Panthers defeated Middleburgh 79-61 in Western Athletic Conference action Thursday night at Mayfield High School. Trevon Gifford added 17 points to the Panthers attack, while Evan Lehr had 11 ...