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OESJ girls lose to Bishop Gibbons

ST. JOHNSVILLE — Madison Meyer scored 17 points to lead Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons to a 52-40 victory over Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville on Friday in a Western Athletic Conference girls basketball contest. Fontana LaCoppola finished with 11 points, five steals, four rebounds and two ...

Askew competing for Monmouth

EAST MEADOW — Johnstown High School graduate Trevor Askew, a freshman on the Monmouth University men’s Division 1 swimming team, posted several solid finishes at the 2017 Eastern College Athletic Conference Winter Championships.  The meet took place at the Nassau County Aquatic ...

Morgan, Hampton earn FMCC honors

JOHNSTOWN —Dante Morgan of the men’s basketball team and Julie Hampton of the women’s basketball team were named the male and female Raider of the Month for December by Fulton-Montgomery Community College. Hampton, a Mayfield graduate, is a sophomore guard for the Lady Raiders ...

Successful Season

Joelle Bump, Grace Giarizzo and their travel softball team, the Rotterdam Reign, won the highly competitive 14U indoor fast-pitch softball tournament Dec. 3, at the Adirondack Sports Complex in Queensbury. This is their third straight tournament win and ninth this year. Together, they have 21 ...

Quick start lifts Rams past Sir Bills

By JAMES A. ELLIS The Leader-Herald JOHNSTOWN — Fast starts to each half provided the Amsterdam Rams the energy they needed against the Johnstown Sir Bills. The Rams bolted out to a 19-4 first-quarter lead then came off the break with a pair of baskets by Ozzy DeJesus in the first 25 ...

Boys Basketball Roundup: FFCS tops Galway, remains unbeaten

FONDA — The Galway Golden Eagles traveled to Fonda-Fultonville Friday night to square off against the Braves in a Western Athletic Conference match-up. The Braves jumped out to an early lead but had to hold off the Eagles in the final quarter to get away with a 55-50 win. Fonda-Fultonville ...

Girls Basketball Roundup: Lady Braves rout Galway in WAC play

GALWAY — Eighth-grader Carly Atty finished with 20 points, including four 3-pointers, to lead Fonda-Fultonville to a 68-21 victory over Galway in a Western Athletic Conference girls basketball game Friday. Atty also had four assists and three steals for the Lady Braves, who led 33-5 at the ...

H.S. Bowling Roundup: Fonda-Fultonville boys defeat Berne-Knox-Westerlo

AMSTERDAM — Dylan Livingston finished with a high game of 200 on his way to a 560 series to help Fonda-Fultonville to a 3-1 victory over Berne-Knox-Westerlo in a Western Athletic Conference boys bowling match at Imperial Lanes. Connor Barnes posted a 180-514 for the Braves, who finished with ...

Barnhill playing basketball at RPI

TROY — Gloversville graduate Asa Barnhill is a member and a captain of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute men’s basketball team and has helped the Engineers win six of their first seven games, including a 2-0 record in the Liberty League. Barnhill, who has started in all seven games ...

Parslow scores 10 in loss by Sage

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. — The Middlebury women’s basketball team extended its winning streak to eight-straight games, as the Panthers posted a 56-50 victory Thursday over Sage. Fonda-Fultonville graduate Emily Parslow finished with 10 points for the Gators. Sage (4-3 overall) is back in action ...

Dukes playing for Sage men’s hoop

ALBANY — The Sage Colleges’ men’s basketball team hosted the Raptors of Bard College on Thursday. Senior forward Barceem Dukes, a Gloversville graduate, scored 10 points for the Gators.  Sage (3-4 overall) is back in action today, hosting SUNY-Polytechnic at 2 p.m.

Lady Tartans nip Gloversville 41-39 with last-second basket

GLOVERSVILLE — Despite being plagued by turnovers, the Gloversville girls basketball team held tough and put themselves in a position o pick up their first win of the season. The Lady Dragons got a game-tying 3-pointer from Harmony Philo with 42.3 seconds left and had the chance to shoot ...

Lady Rams roll past Johnstown in Foothills contest

JOHNSTOWN — The Amsterdam girls basketball team travelled to Warren Street Elementary School in Johnstown Thursday night to take on the Lady Bills in a Foothills Council match-up. The Lady Rams took advantage of their size and conditioning to overpower the Lady Bills, 80-45. Amsterdam ...

Boys Basketball Roundup: Braves rout Hilltoppers in home opener

FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville boys basketball team opened its Western Athletic Conference season Wednesday night playing host to the Hilltoppers of Fort Plain. Behind 23 points from sophomore Jackson Atty and an aggressive man-to-man defense, the Braves christened their new court with a ...

H.S. Bowling Roundup: Meher leads Johnstown to win over Hudson Falls

JOHNSTOWN — Hunter Meher rolled a 679 series to lead Johnstown to a 3-1 victory over Hudson Falls in a Foothills Council bowling match at Perry Lanes on Wednesday. Ethan Hadcock posted a 668 series for the Sir Bills, while Andy Sitterly had a 620. Johnstown finished with a 3,675-3,175 ...

FMCC Roundup: FMCC men claim fifth straight win

JOHNSTOWN — Jaleel Jean Jacques finished with 12 points to lead the Fulton-Montgomery Community College men’s basketball team to an 80-75 victory over North Country Community College in a Mountain Valley Conference game Wednesday. It was the fifth straight win for the Raiders, who ...

Amsterdam wrestlers blank Glens Falls, 69-0

GLENS FALLS — Amsterdam won all 13 weight classes on its way to a 69-0 victory over Glens Falls in a Foothills Council wrestling match Wednesday. Daniel Montalvo (126 pounds), Anthony Kelly (132), Tyler Krackow (138), Nick Rodecker (145), Jacob Garcia (152), Randy Faria Jr. (170), Robert ...

Dolgeville girls top New York Mills

DOLGEVILLE — Hannah Stark finished with 21 points and 18 rebounds to lead Dolgeville to a 42-37 victory over New York Mills in a Center State Conference girls basketball game Wednesday. The Blue Devils trailed 35-29 after three quarters before outscoring the Marauders 13-2 in the final ...

C-FP swimmers lose season-opening meet

CANAJOHARIE — Guilderland-Voorheesville won eight of 11 events on its way to a 96-72 victory over Canajoharie-Fort Plain in a non-league boys swim meet Wednesday. Benjamin Brkanovic (200-yard freestyle, 500-yard freestyle), Joseph Gravino (100 freestyle, 50 freestyle) and Michael Ardito ...

Sir Bills hold off Bulldogs, pick up first win

JOHNSTOWN — Having lost its first two games of the season, the Johnstown boys basketball team picked up its first win Tuesday. The Sir Bills outlasted South Glens Falls, 58-50, in a Foothills Council contest at Warren Street Elementary School. “It’s always nice to get a win,” ...