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Wagner, Blowers win twice at CCR

EPHRATAH — Caroga Creek Speedway hosted 86 karts in 14 divisions of competition Saturday night with Jeremiah Wagner and Tavien Blowers picking up two victories apiece. Wagner took home top honors in the Stock Heavy and Wing Champ divisions, while Blowers topped the podium in the Junior 1 ...

Sharpening their skills

The Gloversville Girls Varsity Soccer team guided by varsity coach Mike Hallenbeck and assistant coach Wendall Edwards conducted a youth soccer camp for students ranging from grades pre-kindergarten to eighth grade at the Boulevard Elementary School. 83 campers participated in the camp and ...

Edwards claims modified feature win at Glen Ridge

FULTONVILLE — Last Sunday David Constantino made a late-race pass to grab the 602 crate modified feature away from Chad Edwards. Edwards did not let it happen two weeks in a row as he got to the front and held off Constantino through a series of late-race restarts to pick up the victory in ...

A DAY ON THE SLOPES

Dolgeville’s John Steele controls his Artic Cat Snomobile after clearing a jump at the 200-foot mark as he attempts to complete a run toward the finish line at the 600-foot mark on the Royal Slope during the annual New England Hillclimbers Association event Sunday at Royal Mountain.

Friesen claims fourth win of the season at Fonda

FONDA— Stewart Friesen made his fourth win of the season look easy, coming from the 11th starting position to the lead on lap 10 of the 30-lap modified feature event. He led the remaining laps in the Halmar No. 44 Cyclone Chassis DKM car and the 45th of his career at the “Track of ...

Gallup scores in Team Fredette loss

LAS VEGAS — Gloversville’s E.J. Gallup connected for three points in Team Fredette’s 100-97 loss to Team Utach Saturday in their opening round game of The Basketball Tournament. Gallup came off the bench and connected on one of two 3-point attempts. Brandon Davies led Team Fredette ...

LEARNING THE GAME

John Petrucelli of the Erie BayHawks talks with participants in the 10th Annual Harley Fuller Basketball Camp Thursday at Northville High School.

PGCBL announces all-star and prospect game rosters

AMSTERDAM — The Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League announced the rosters for the East and West divisions for the upcoming 2017 PGCBL All-Star Game, which will be hosted by the Amsterdam Mohawks at Shuttleworth Park on Tuesday. The East Division, which is comprised of the Albany ...

Saratoga meet set to open Friday

SARATOGA SPRINGS — The 2017 meet at historic Saratoga Race Course will again be highlighted by the Grade 1, $1.2 million Whitney and the Grade 1, $1.25 million Travers, the centerpieces of two of the biggest days in North American racing. The 40-day meet, which includes 69 stakes worth ...

Mohawks rally to beat Dutchmen, 5-4

ALBANY — Following a tight battle, the Albany Dutchmen (21-13) fell to the Amsterdam Mohawks (27-8) by a final score of 5-4, on a ninth inning RBI double by Dylan Reynolds (Fairfield). After rallying back from a 4-2 deficit to tie the game at four, Albany allowed Amsterdam to regain the ...

Saratoga Race Course ready for opening weekend

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Racing fans will be greeted by a series of exciting new attractions, perennial-favorite events and world-class thoroughbred racing when they return to the Spa for opening weekend of the 2017 racing season at Saratoga Race Course. The 2017 season will get underway Friday ...

Several special events highlight 2017 meet at Saratoga Race Course

SARATOGA SPRINGS —With five days until opening day, The New York Racing Association, Inc. announced a 40-day lineup of entertainment and special events for the 2017 summer season at Saratoga Race Course. The event schedule for the annual summer meet will feature a number of new happenings ...

King’s Bishop renamed in honor of Jerkens

ELMONT —  The New York Racing Association is proud to announce that the Grade 1 King’s Bishop at historic Saratoga Race Course, New York’s premier summer race for 3-year-old sprinters, will be renamed in honor of H. Allen Jerkens, recognizing the legendary late trainer’s immeasurable ...

NYRA announces giveaway items for Saratoga season

SARATOGA SPRINGS — The New York Racing Association, Inc. will continue its tradition of premium giveaways with four giveaway days scheduled for the summer 2017 meet at Saratoga Race Course. All giveaways are free with paid admission, while supplies last. The 2017 Saratoga Race Course ...

Dutchmen end Mohawks’ win streak

AMSTERDAM — For the second time this season it was the Albany Dutchmen who ended the Amsterdam Mohawks’ win streak. The Dutchmen downed the Mohawks Friday night by a score of 10-4 preventing Amsterdam from getting their ninth win in a row. Nick Estrella had 4 hits, 2 RBI’s and ...

Parslow earns Skyline honors

NEW YORK — Skyline Conference Commissioner, Linda Bruno recently announced the Academic Honor Roll for the 2017 Spring sports season, which honors student-athletes in the conference with a 3.3 grade point average or better while competing in men’s and women’s lacrosse, men’s and ...

Mohawks top Newark for 20th victory in 21 games

AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam Mohawks continued to dominate the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League by overpowering the Newark Pilots on Thursday night at Shuttleworth Park. The Mohawks extended their league-best record to 26-7 with a 7-3 victory over the Pilots at Shuttleworth Park. The ...

Learning the Game

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville field hockey program is hosting a summer clinic on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The clinic began July 6 and continues until Aug. 10. The clinic is open to third- through six-graders and takes place from 6 to 7 p.m. at Gloversville Middle School. For more ...

Caroga Creek to host special event

EPHRATAH — Caroga Creek Speedway owner/promoter Todd Moran announced that announce that a special three-division program will take place for the first time at his 1/5-mile track Aug. 3. Two of the divisions, Junior 2 Turquoise and Stock Heavy, compete on a regular weekly basis at the track ...

Area riders post wins at Royal

CAROGA LAKE — A total of 10 area riders were among the winners Wednesday during STR/Monster Energy Supercross competition at Royal Mountain Ski Area. Johnstown’s Casey Battisti swept both motos to win the 122-250 amateur class. Battisti also won the 122-open amateur class, finishing ...