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Lady Braves win TCITL track meet

TROY — Led by Brittany Castelluccio’s three individual victories, the Fonda-Fultonville girls indoor track team took top honors at the Tri-County Indoor Track League meet Sunday at Hudson Valley Community College. The Lady Braves edged Saratoga Springs 118-114 to win the meet, while the ...

Golden Eagles post 5-0 record at Sabre Duals

ROTTERDAM — The Galway Golden Eagles posted a 5-0 record to win the team title at the Sabre Duals wrestling tournament Saturday at Schalmont High School. The Golden Eagles had six wreslters post 5-0 records on the day as they defeated runner-up Shaker 57-30, Corinth 54-30, Schalmont 54-28, ...

2017-18 High School Indoor Track Preview: On Track

By JAMES A. ELLIS The Leader-Herald With an eye on making their marks in the championship meets, the local indoor track and field teams have hit the ground running with record-setting performances. The Amsterdam Lady Rams 1,600-meter relay team of Brenda Santana, Lauren Santiago, Olivia ...

2017-18 High School Wrestling Preview: Shooting for success

The area’s five high school wrestling teams have plenty of experience returning as they head into the new season. Fonda-Johnstown, Canajoharie-Fort Plain, Amsterdam, Dolgeville and Galway all return sectional place finishers. Fonda-Fultonville and Johnstown are competing in the Western ...

Boys Basketball Roundup: Wells picks up first win of season

WELLS — Wells had four players finish in double figures as it picked up its first victory over the season Friday — a 61-43 Mountain and Valley Conference win over Bolton. Justin Foster scored 17 points to lead Wells (1-3 overall, 1-2 MVAC), while Shane Kennedy finished with 14 points. ...

Mayfield boys defeat Duanesburg, 3-1

GUILDERLAND — Adam Colby finished with a 252-592 to lead Mayfield to a 3-1 victory over Duanesburg in a Western Athletic Conference boys bowling match Friday at Town N Country Lanes. Tyler Cramer rolled a 211-578 for the Panthers, while Gio Angelo added a 187-544. Mayfield finished with a ...

Braves hold off Wolfpack in battle of unbeatens

FONDA — Fonda-Fultonville High School was the site of the battle between two unbeaten teams Friday night. The Braves put their 5-0 record on the line as the played host to the Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville Wolfpack, also 5-0. After building a 13-point first-half lead, the Braves had ...

Horses saddle Dragons with 53-39 loss

GLOVERSVILLE — Wednesday night against Queensbury, the Gloversville Dragons poured in 13 3-point goals en route to handing the Spartans their first league loss of the season, 72-69.. Friday night against Schuylerville, the long-range shots did not fall for the Dragons as they fell to ...

Boys Basketball Roundup: Sir Bills end 10-game losing streak against Patriots

JOHNSTOWN — Matthew Boyle scored the game-winning basket with two seconds remaining to lead Johnstown to a 51-49 victory over Broadalbin-Perth in a Foothills Council boys basketball game at Fulton-Montgomery Community College. It was the first win for the Sir Bills over the Patriots since ...

Girls Basketball Roundup: Bulldogs get past Panthers

MAYFIELD — Taylor Meacham scored 27 points to lead Berne-Knox-Westerlo to a 63-53 victory over Mayfield in a Western Athletic Conference girls basketball game Friday. The Bulldogs led 36-24 at the half on their way to the victory. It was the first loss in five games this season for the ...

Dolgeville volleyball defeats Cooperstown

COOPERSTOWN — Lauren George finished with 15 digs, 15 assists, five aces and four kills to lead Dolgeville to a 3-2 victory over Cooperstown in a Center State Conference volleyball match Friday. The Blue Devils won by scores of 25-15, 19-25, 25-21, 23-25 and 25-22. Bobbie Lee Hall had 14 ...

H.S. Bowling Roundup: Schoharie defeats OESJ, 3-1

LITTLE FALLS — Perry Lawyer rolled a 222-570 to lead Schoharie to a 3-1 victory over Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville in a Western Athletic Conference match at RD's Gorge View Lanes. Louis Hardendorf posted a 173-476 for the Indians, who finished with a 2,180-2,122 advantage in total ...

C-FP wrestlers top Little Falls, 48-30

CANAJOHARIE — Canajoharie Fort Plain won eight of 13 weight classes on its way to a 48-30 victory over Little Falls in a non-league wrestling match Thursday. Jared Bentz (113 pounds), Adam Oertel (120), Derek Countryman (126), Lucas Sunderland (132), Orion Burke (152), Andrew Towse (160) ...

Gloversville, Johnstown girls victorious

GLOVERSVILLE — After starting the season off with four-straight losses, the Gloversville girls basketball team finally tasted victory. Powered by Harmony Philo’s 19-point performance, the Lady Dragons cruised to a 64-38 victory over Schuylerville Thursday night at Gloversville High ...

Gloversville, Johnstown girls victorious

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Lady Bills took the court at Warren Street Elementary School Thursday night to face off against the Broadalbin-Perth Lady Patriots. Both teams were in search of their first win of the season and when it was over, after a fourth quarter scare from the Lady Patriots, ...

Rams pin loss on Fo-Jo wrestlers

FONDA — In its first home match as a combined squad, the Fonda-Johnstown wrestling faced a familiar foe Thursday. Fo-Jo, which is competing in the Western Athletic Conference this season, hosted former Foothills Council rival Amsterdam at Fonda-Fultonville High School. The Rams won 11 of ...

Girard III nets 48 in Glens Falls’ 87-70 victory over Johnstown

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Sir Bills put up 43 second-half points against Glens Falls but it was not enough to overcome the Indians 55-point first half performance en route to registering an 87-70 Foothills Council victory Thursday night at Fulton-Montgomery Community College. Glens Falls ...

Sea Dragons, C-FP swimmers post wins

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville-Mayfield Sea Dragons won 10 of 12 events Thursday as they defeated Glens Falls 102-81 in Foothills Council swimming action at the Gloversville Middle School pool. Danny Helou, Dane Dillenback and Brandon Becker posted two individual victories apiece for ...

H.S. Wrestling Roundup: Galway defeats C-FP, 45-36

GALWAY — Galway won eight of 15 weight classes on its way to a 45-36 victory over Canajoharie-Fort Plain in a Western Athletic Conference wrestling match Wednesday. Brandon Grupe (120 pounds), Billy Ous (138) and Sam D’Alessandro (195) won by pin for Galway (3-0 overall, 1-0 WAC), while ...