Local Sports

B-P grad Herba earns USCAA honors

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The United States Collegiate Athletic Association released last week its women’s basketball Division II All-Americans and All-Academic Team. Sophomore Samiaya Salley (Highland Falls/James I. O’Neill) was named an All-American for the second straight year, garnering ...

Raiders run ends in regional final

HERKIMER — The postseason run by the Fulton-Montgomery Community College men’s basketball team came to an end Sunday in the NJCAA Division III, Region III tournament. The eighth-seeded Raiders led 35-31 at the half but could not hold off second-seeded Herkimer College as the Generals ...

FMCC bowlers place at National tournament

BUFFALO — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College men’s and women’s bowling teams completed their season with a respectable showing at Nationals. The men’s team finished 10th out of 20 teams and the ladies finished ninth out of 16. “Conditions at Regionals and Nationals are ...

Kirk leads Castleton to conference soccer title

CASTLETON, Vt. — Former Gloversville Dragon soccer standout Thomas Kirk has completed his junior season as the Captain of the Castleton University men's soccer team. Castleton captured the outright North Atlantic crown for the first time since 2008. The team went undefeated in conference ...

NYSPHSAA holds February Executive Committee meeting in Troy

LATHAM — The New York State Public High School Athletic Association held its quarterly meeting of its Executive Committee in Troy on Feb. 2. The Committee voted on several key proposals important to the Association’s 786-member schools. The Executive Committee approved State Championship ...

FMCC advances to regional title game

HERKIMER — Six players scored in double figures to lead the Fulton-Montgomery Community College men’s basketball team to a 101-94 victory over Cayuga Community College in the semifinals of the Region III Tournament on Saturday at Herkimer College. Darren Demmitt scored 19 points to lead ...

Mohonasen edges Amsterdam for Class A title

GLENS FALLS — Seeking their first sectional championship since 1995, the Amsterdam Rams led three quarters of the Section II Class A title game against Mohonasen. However, the second-seeded Warriors rallied in the fourth quarter then held off the top-seeded Running Rams through the closing ...

Lady Rams fall short in title game

TROY — For the third time in as many years, the Amsterdam girls basketball team had its season ended in the Class A championship by Averill Park. The third-seeded Lady Rams dropped a 79-60 decision to the top-seeded Warriors, who won their fifth straight Class A crown. Amelia Wood ...

Castelluccio places seventh at states

STATEN ISLAND — Fonda-Fultonville’s Brittany Castelluccio picked up an seventh-place finish in the long jump at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association indoor track and field championships Saturday at the Ocean Breeze Track and Field Facility on Staten ...

PIRANHA’S PENTATHLON WINNERS

Trevor Dzikowicz and Emily Miles both won their respective age groups while competing for the Amsterdam Sea Rams at the Piranha’s Pentathlon held at Shenendehowa High School in Clifton Park on Feb 11. Dzikowicz won the boys age 13-and-14 division, while Miles won the girls age ...

Area athletes to compete at state track meet

STATEN ISLAND — Four local athletes and a relay team will be among those competing today at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Indoor Track and Field Championships at the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex. Fonda-Fultonville’s Brittany Castelluccio, along with ...

Rams face Mohonasen for Class A crown

GLENS FALLS — Having last won a sectional title in 1995, the Amsterdam boys basketball team will look to end its drought today when it faces Mohonasen in the Section II Class A championship game at Cool Insuring Arena at 5:15 p.m. “We’re here and we’re going to be ready to play,” ...

Swimmers compete at state meet

EAST MEADOW — Amsterdam’s Thomas Knack and Canajoharie-Fort Plain’s Joe Trembley competed at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Boys Swimming and Diving Championships on Friday at the Nassau County Aquatic Center. This is the second consecutive year the Aquatic ...

Winter weather wipes out local slate

Friday’s winter weather wiped out the high school athletic schedule. The Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville boys basketball team will face Whitehall in the Class D title game today at Cool Insuring Arena in Glens Falls at noon. The other four championship games will take place today as ...

Cousino added to Mohawks’ staff

AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam Mohawks have announced the signing of one of their three assistant coaches for the 2018 summer. Former Kentucky standout and minor league player Austin Cousino was hired as one of the Mohawks hitting coaches for the summer.   Cousino was a third-round draft ...

Championship Weekend:OESJ to play Whitehall for Class D title tonight

GLENS FALLS — Playing in the Class D title game for the second time in three years, the Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville boys basketball team will be looking for a different result this time around. In 2016, the Wolfpack lost to Argyle in the finals. OESJ last won the D crown in 2007 when ...

Amsterdam looks to end Averll Park’s title streak

TROY — For the third time in as many years, the road to the Class A title runs through Averill Park for the Amsterdam girls basketball team. The Lady Rams lost in the Class A championship to the Warriors in 2016 (68-63) and in 2017 (64-43). “Our team is so different from last year’s. ...

Trembley, Knack vying for state swim titles

EAST MEADOW — Amsterdam’s Thomas Knack and Canajoharie-Fort Plain’s Joseph Trembley are both headed to the Section II Division II boys swimming championships today and Saturday at the Nassau County Aquatic Center. For Knack, a senior, it is his first trip to the state championships where ...