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Saratoga Roundup: Gun Runner wins Woodward Stakes at Saratoga

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SARATOGA SPRINGS — Gun Runner, the 5 ¼-length Grade 1 Whitney winner went postward with a target on his back in the Grade 1, $750,000 Woodward presented by NYRA Bets. The 4-year-old son of Candy Ride accepted the challenge and, under rider Florent Geroux, answered by opening up through the ...

Gloversville falls to South Glens Falls

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GLOVERSVILLE — Big second-half plays by the South Glens Falls Bulldogs spoiled the season-opener for the Gloversville Huskies. The Huskies put together a strong second-quarter effort to cut South High’s lead to 7-6 at the half, but a 95-yard kickoff return to start the second half by the ...

H.S. Football Roundup: Patriots lose to Bulldogs in season opener

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BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin-Perth Patriots opened their 2017 football season with a Class B match-up against the Cobleskill-Richmondville Bulldogs Friday night. After a slow start the Bulldogs found their rhythm and stunned the Patriots by a score of 28-7. “Hats off to Cobleskill,” ...

Girls Soccer Roundup: Gloversville tops Mayfield, 5-1

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GLOVERSVILLE — Angel Anderson finished with two goals and an assist to lead the Gloversville girls soccer team to a 5-1 victory over Mayfield in the opening round of the Gloversville Tournament on Friday at Husky Field. Taylor Mee and Sydney Loux each had a goal and an assist for ...

OESJ boys top Canajoharie, 2-0

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CANAJOHARIE — Jack Brundage and Braden Frederick scored to lift Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville to a 2-0 victory over Canajoharie in a Western Athletic Conference boys soccer contest Friday. Elias Sanchez made six saves to post the shutout in goal for OESJ (2-0 overall, 2-0 WAC). Mack ...

H.S. Golf Roundup: Johnstown defeats Queensbury

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Johnstown golfers defeat Queensbury JOHNSTOWN — Ethan Wager posted a 38 to lead Johnstown to a 166-188 victory over Queensbury in a Foothills Council golf match at Fox Run Golf Club on Friday. Jarred Brown and Jake Miller each carded a 42 for Johnstown (5-0 Foothills), while Colin ...

Holz leads Patriots in 10-1 rout of Rams

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BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin-Perth boys soccer team did not take long to put Monday’s loss to Schuylerville behind them. The Patriots came out on the attack, putting their first goal of the night into the back of the net just under two minutes into the game as they rolled to a 10-1 rout of ...

Johnstown shuts out Scotia-Glenville, 3-0

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JOHNSTOWN — Halfway through the first game of the season, the Johnstown field hockey team found itself trailing everywhere but the scoreboard. The Lady Bills were outshot 11-6 by Scotia-Glenville in the first half of Thursday’s Foothills Council game at Knox Field and the Tartans also ...

High school football season kicks off today

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CANAJOHARIE —When the 2017 high school football season kicks off this weekend, there will be a new look among the local teams. After playing together on the modified and junior varsity level the merger of a dozen players from Fort Plain into the Canajoharie varsity football lineup will come ...

Dolgeville opens with 46-19 victory

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SHERBURNE — The Dolgeville Blue Devils kicked off their season Thursday night with a dominating 46-19 victory over Sherburne-Earlville. Chase Doxtader opened the scoring with a 55-yard first-quarter touchdown run and finished the game with 181 rushing yards and two touchdowns on 15 ...

Mayfield volleyball sweeps Amsterdam

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MAYFIELD — Mikayla Myers finished with 14 digs, 11 service points, eight kills and two aces to lead Mayfield to a 3-0 victory over Amsterdam in a non-league volleyball match Thursday. The Lady Panthers won 25-20, 25-16 and 25-20. Emily Mormando posted 19 assists, 10 points, eight digs ...

B-P golfers roll past Hudson Falls

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VAIL MILLS — Stuart Bond finished with a 38 to lead Broadalbin-Perth to a 165-187 victory over Hudson Falls in a Foothills Council golf match at Holland Meadows Golf Course on Thursday. Mike Piska posted a 40 for the Patriots, while Matt Danise had a 42. Connor Canale carded a 45 for B-P ...

Amsterdam girls tennis tops Hudson Falls, 5-2

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HUDSON FALLS — The Amsterdam girls tennis team picked up a Foothills Council victory Thursday, defeating hudson Falls 5-2 at Hudson Falls High School. The Lady Rams’ Molly Monge, Natalie Flint and Brianna Ziobro picked up singles victories, while the teams of Helen Flint and Andie Gannon ...

Griffin to return for 10th season

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AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam Mohawks announced Wednesday that Keith Griffin has agreed to return for his 10th season as the Mohawks head coach in 2018. This past season, Griffin reached the milestone of winning his 300th game as the Mohawks head coach and won his 1,000th game overall. The ...

Girls Soccer Roundup: Lady Bills top Hudson Falls in opener

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HUDSON FALLS — Madison Delgado and Jesse VanNostrand scored to lift Johnstown to a 2-1 victory over Hudson Falls in a Foothills Council girls soccer contest Wednesday. It was the season and league opener for both teams. Brinley Inglee scored the lone goal for Hudson Falls (0-1 overall, ...

Boys Soccer Roundup: Mayfield blanks Mekeel Christian, 6-0

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SCOTIA — Colby Brandow scored twice to help Mayfield post a 6-0 victory over Mekeel Christian Academy in a Western Athletic Conference boys soccer contest Wednesday. The Panthers scored four times in the first half on their way to the victory. Alex Ringer had a goal and two assists for ...

Pritchard to play for WPI football team

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WORCESTER, Mass. — Amsterdam graduate Marcus Pritchard will play for the Worcester Polytechnic Institute football team this season. Fresh off back-to-back winning seasons for the first time in nearly 25 seasons, the Engineers begin conference play in the NEWMAC, continuing league rivalries ...

Catholic Boy claims With Anticipation Stakes

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SARATOGA SPRINGS — Robert LaPenta’s Catholic Boy overcame a bump at the start and traffic in the final turn, before finding space in the stretch and pulling away from a talented field of 2-year-old turf runners to win the Grade 3, $150,000 With Anticipation by one length on Wednesday at ...

H.S. Golf Roundup: Johnstown gets past Glens Falls

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QUEENSBURY — Ethan Wager finished with a 36 to lead Johnstown to a 160-168 victory over Glens Falls in a Foothills Council golf match at Bay Meadows on Wednesday. David Malagisi and Jake Miller each had rounds of 40 for the Sir Bills, while Jarred Brown and Colin Kowalski each had rounds of ...