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Summer Volleyball

The Sacandaga Summer Volleyball League is playing matches every Wednesday through July 26 at Fulton-Montgomery Community College at 5:30 p.m. The league includes teams from Galway, Middleburgh, Fonda-Fultonville, Johnstown, Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons, Broadalbin-Perth, Mayfield, Amsterdam, ...

Gloversville’s Bruce wins Schenectady County Tennis Association tourney

SCHENECTADY — Gloversville’s Damian Bruce won all three of his matches to win the Schenectady County Tennis Association 16-and-younger tournament at Central Park in Schenectady. In the quarterfinals, Bruce, who was seeded second, posted a 6-1, 6-1 victory over East Greenbush’s Joshua ...

Getting Their Kicks

A youth soccer camp is taking place this week at Boulevard Elementary School in Gloversville. The camp is focused on individual skill emphasis, as well as small-sided games. This camp will be directed by Gloversville girls varsity soccer coach Mike Hallenbeck.

Mang wins two classes at Twister Valley

FORT PLAIN — A field of 222 riders was in attendance for Sunday’s Central New York Motocross Racers Association event at Twister Valley Sports Complex. Fort Plain’s Spencer Mang won both motos to win the 122-250 expert class. He also swept both motos to win the 122-open expert ...

Annual hillclimb Sunday at Royal

CAROGA LAKE — The 35th annual Monster motorcycle, ATV and snowmobile hillclimb will take place Sunday at the Royal Mountain Ski Area. All hillclimbers must be signed in by 10 a.m. with racing at 11 a.m. The event is the highlight of the racing season at Royal with more than 200 of the ...

Mohawks shake off slow start, rally past Elmira

AMSTERDAM — After hammering out a 22-12 victory over the Adirondack Trail Blazers on Sunday, the Amsterdam Mohawks returned home and continued to swing a hot bat. Facing the Elmira Pioneers for the only time in the regular season, the Mohawks erased an early five-run deficit to pull away to ...

Fonda-Fultonville hosts baseball camp

FONDA — Fonda-Fultonville baseball coach Rick Palumbo is hosting his 12th annual summer baseball camp this week at the Fonda-Fultonville Little League Park.The camp features baseball stations with an emphasis on throwing, catching and hitting. There are games every day to go along with the ...

Constantino rallies for Glen Ridge feature win

FULTONVILLE — Getting through traffic on a tight quarter-mile dirt track can be difficult and lead to changes at the blink of an eye. With the 25-lap 602 modified feature going caution free it came down to who got the break between Brian Calabrese, Chad Edwards and David Constantino as they ...

RIDING AT TWISTER VALLEY

Above: Riders leave the starting line to begin the first plus-30 novice moto during Sunday's Central New York Motocross Riders Association event at Twister Valley Sports Complex in Fort Plain. Right: Scott Phelps (420) clears a jump during a plus-40 expert moto at Sunday's Central New York ...

Varin registers modified victory at Fonda

FONDA — Two weeks ago, Bobby Varin had engine trouble with his primary Saturday night ride in the No. 00 so he brought the Palmer’s Service 76 to the track to compete. He opted to bring the Palmer 76 back to the speedway Saturday and won an epic battle with Tim Fuller to pick up his ...

All-Star Tournament

JOHNSTOWN — Fonda-Fultonville won the District 12 Triple AAA 11-and-12-year-old all-star tournament. Fonda-Fultonville went 4-0 in the tournament and defeated Gloversville in the championship game, 12-2. Johnstown Little League hosted this year’s tournament at Peter Hand Field in ...

Mohawks rally past Saugerties, 5-4

SAUGERTIES — Liam Wilson belted a two-out, two-run home run in the top of the ninth inning to lead Amsterdam to a 5-4 victory over Saugerties in a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League contest Saturday at Cantine Veterans Memorial Field. Wilson finished the game 3-for-5 with a home run, ...

Kline, Menis earn Fulmont Roadrunners’ Dern Memorial Scholarships

FORT HUNTER — Alice Menis of Schenectady High School and Timothy Kline of Amsterdam High School are winners of the Fulmont Roadrunners Club’s 2017 James R. Dern Memorial Scholarships. The scholar-athletes excelled in the classroom, as well as in long-distance running and extracurricular ...

Mohawks blank Albany Dutchmen

AMSTERDAM — Thomas Lane, Ben Anderson and Brandon Reitz combined on a three-hitter to lead Amsterdam to a 9-0 victory over Albany in a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League game Friday at Shuttleworth Park. The win was the 15th in the last 16 games for the Mohawks. Anderson earned the ...

Mohawks hold off Dragons’ rally for eighth-straight home victory

AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam Mohawks needed all of a 10-run advantage they built early in Thursday’s Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League game with the Glens Falls Dragons. The Mohawks jumped out to an 11-1 lead after five innings of play but Glens Falls battled back to put the tying ...

Six area riders post wins at Royal

CAROGA LAKE — Six area riders were among the winners during STR/Monster Energy Supercross competition Wednesday at Royal Mountain Ski Area. Fonda’s Tyler Blowers, Johnstown’s Casey Battisti, Johnstown’s Maxx Miller, Stratford’s Tom Hogan, Johnstown’s Todd Cleveland and ...

Amsterdam’s Reitz, Jamestown’s Stack earn PGCBL weekly honors

The Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League has named Jamestown Jammers outfielder Collin Stack (UMBC) the Player of the Week and Amsterdam Mohawks right-hander Brandon Reitz (Florida State) the Pitcher of the Week for the fourth week of the 2017 season. For the league-leading Jammers (21-5), ...

Mohawks roll past Adirondack, 12-4

BOONVILLE — Anthony Gonnella slugged three home runs to power Amsterdam to a 12-4 victory over Adirondack in a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League contest at Robert Smith Sports Complex on Wednesday. Gonnella finished 3-for-4 with five RBIs and three runs scored for the Mohawks, who ...

FORT PLAIN BASEBALL CAMP

Photo submitted The Fort Plain baseball team hosted its annual camp June 26 to 30. The camp was open to players age 6 and older. It took place at the Fort Plain Sports Complex and it was directed by Fort Plain varsity coach Craig Phillips, who has more than 700 career victories. The camp ...

Five Dolgeville baseball players earn Center State Conference honors

DOLGEVILLE — Five Dolgeville baseball players were among those named to the Center State Conference Division III all-star team. Jacob Farquhar and Dylan Walrath were named all-stars for Dolgeville, which finished its season with an 11-7 overall record and a 5-6 mark in CSC ...